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Winston Churchill: The Great Communicator - Winston Churchill was perhaps one of the greatest public speakers in history. Some of the best speeches have come from being in life or death situations, Winston was known best for this. His small sound clips like, “this was their finest hour”, and “this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning”, encourage his troops and his people that they will win this war and will overcome the greatest odds. Although Churchill told many speeches, his speech on June 18, 1940 showed the most emotion and courage of any other speech he told....   [tags: Winston Churchill Essays] 1031 words
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Winston Churchill: A Brilliant Politician - Businessdictionary.com defines an expert as “A professional who has acquired knowledge and skills through study and practice over the years, in a particular field or subject, to the extent that his or her opinion may be helpful in fact finding, problem solving, or understanding of a situation”. Throughout history many have earned the title of expert through studying and practicing their specific fields, but few have earned the title of expert in the field of politics. Someone in the field of politics must have a combination of unique traits to be considered an expert....   [tags: politics, winston]
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Sir Winston Churchill - Winston Churchill had many accomplishments during his life. He was a remarkable politician but also a great solider, speech writer, and artist. He was considered one of the best politicians and speech writers of both his time and ours. He was born into the upper class but was able to sympathize with the poor and working class too. Churchill was loved and respected by all. Of all his great accomplishments, Churchill was best known for his two terms as prime minister. Winston Churchill was the son of Lord Randolph Churchill and Jennie Jerome....   [tags: Biography, Churchill, Politics] 2314 words
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The Life and Experiences of Winston Churchill - ... During fighting the war Winston Churchill knew that he wanted to get into politics to make policies to make a difference. Winston Churchill experienced war and was well educated so at age twenty five he returned to England where he was famous as a writer and a war hero; this is what helped him get his foot into office to run for politics. Winston Churchill knew exactly what he wanted but getting there was a challenge because as a young boy he had a major stuttering problem. He was humiliated early in his political life....   [tags: childhood, politics, stuttering]
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Amazing Feats of Winston Churchill - “You have enemies. Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life” (Churchill). These are beautiful words from the famous, poet/role model Winston Churchill. Sir Winston Churchill has saved Britain, and perhaps the world, with his strategies and literature. Winston Churchill, with his brilliance succeeded in becoming knighted in Britain, all the way to Prime Minister, and author. “In 1953 Churchill was knighted, and awarded the 1953 Nobel Prize in literature for his writing and oratory” (Sir Winston Leonard)....   [tags: literature, military, leader]
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The Story of Winston Churchill - The story of Winston Churchill’s upbringing and life through politics and war did not begin as one might expect. More often than not, fictional stories usually portray our main character as a man of little things who climbs the social ladder through their own achievements and intelligence. Instead, Churchill began and ended his extensive life as a privileged being, but it is in the middle where the most interesting facts lay. Winston Churchill is the most influential man in European History. Beginning as a boy who hated school to a man who could sway another with a single speech, his personal change was drastic; but so was the change that he brought to the world and Great Britain....   [tags: western front, politics]
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Winston Churchill: A Brief Biography - ... This was the time that Great Britain needed a leader more than ever. Some of the first words he said after his election were that “All I have to offer is blood, sweat, and toil” (http://www.u-s-history.com). Germany was gaining ground quickly, and had already taken over almost all of the surrounding countries. When Germany was taking over Western France, Churchill made one of the toughest decisions of the war and refused to send soldiers to aid France because he knew he would need it to defend the homeland (www.winstonchurchill.org)....   [tags: important, influential people in British history]
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Biography of Winston Churchill - ... Even though he had strong conservative beliefs, he would join the Liberals in 1903, due to their support of free trade and individual freedom (Rasor 191). Churchill supported the ideals and practices of the Liberals, but there were certain ideals that he did not support. He especially disliked ideas of socialism, centralization, or state control (Addison 112-5). These clashes between his party’s and his own beliefs would make him politically unstable, as well as show his lack of cohesion with political parties....   [tags: victorian era, british empire, germany] 1141 words
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Winston Churchill - 'We'll shall fight them on the beaches', 'we'll shall never surrender these are the famous words of Winston Churchill which are forever remembered in history, as he rallied his country before the battle of Britain against Germany in world war two. Good After noon Miss Taaffe and fellow Aston.    Winston Churchill was born 30th of November 1874 and lived through the 19th and 20th century in Great Britain. He was a British prime minister from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. He is mainly known for his leadership in the United Kingdom during World War II because of the great support and leadership he gave to the people....   [tags: Biography]
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Winston Churchill - “I have nothing to offer but blood, tears and sweat” (Churchill, Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer)) these words are from Winston Churchill. You may know him from his time spent as Prime Minister or from some books he wrote. He was a stubborn yet courageous leader. In this biography you will hear all about Nobel Prize winner and Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Winston Churchill was born on November 30, 1874 in Oxfordshire, England. The home in which he was raised in was called Blenheim Palace. This home was given to one of his ancestors, the Duke of Marlborough....   [tags: Biography ]
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Winston Churchill - On Britain’s quiet streets, nothing seems to disturb the peace that dusk delivered. But, mere miles from the Kingdom’s coast, the sea is abundant with violence. German submarines slink below, prepared to strike, prepared to kill; prepared to make an enemy. As history was to be made on this day, it seems that there was no man more fit to craft it. This enemy once said “History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it myself.” He decided that if something were to be fixed, he’d be the one to do it....   [tags: Biography] 1348 words
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Winston Churchill - When someone is elected to a major government position, it is because he reached a national consensus with voters and politicians alike. In the case of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, this fact was exceptionally self evident. Most, if not, all of Britain loved him. They loved him because he was a noble genius. He stood as a figure of motivation, revolution, and morality. Churchill made sure to let the people of Britain know what he believed and why he believed it. Once a war hero, Churchill became a trusted political hero, and able to help....   [tags: biography, speech]
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A Brief Biography of Sir Winston Churchill - ... After the disastrous Norwegian campaign, Chamberlain resigned in May 1940, following his place: Winston Churchill, trying desperately to remove Britain from the Labour Party who were staging reforms to control education and transportation, etc. In Spain, General Franco had recently overthrown the republic and set up his Falange Francoist Spain refusing to take part in World War II (Berdichevsky). Mussolini, in Italy, was using his charms and the media to portray Italy as a huge economic and military force, using people used to being treated like dirt as his wormhole, while isolating is people from the fact that they didn’t have the military force to fight and refused (Johnson 58),(Zegart...   [tags: notorious British prime ministers, WWII]
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The Odyssey of Heroism: Odysseus and Winston Churchill - As time moves on, and empires rise and fall, new cultures are developed, each with different values and traits. Glory in battle, saving repressed people, and other such great tasks win individuals the public’s veneration. While human civilizations have evolved, the idea of what characteristics a hero embodies has endured. By comparing the values of justice, intelligence, and courage in Odysseus, the king of Ithaka in ancient Greek mythology, and Winston Churchill, the leader of Great Britain during the Second World War, the similar traits displayed will prove the continuity of the heroic ideal, as well as Odysseus’s validity as a modern-day hero....   [tags: Heroic Ideal, Speech Before War]
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Winston Churchill: Effective leader of Britain - ... “The effects of Churchill’s zeal were felt immediately in Whitehall... A sense of urgency was created in the course of very few days and respectable civil servants were actually to be seen running along the corridors.” (Best, G. 2005) It can be seen that he abruptly gained respect and support from England’s citizens once in power. His effect towards his comrades is increasingly important for the reasons that the country required action to be taken, and Churchill gladly filled in the position to take charge....   [tags: England, World War II, History]
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The Foundation Behind Winston Churchill's Reputation - ... Military school seemed to be the only hope for this delinquent, poor student who showed no promise in academics. Military school proved to pay off, he graduated top of his class. Churchill showed interest in the military and politics even before being in Britain’s government (Jenkins 63). Of course, being born into political royalty set a predisposition to have an interest in governmental affairs. He helped modernize the British Navy by demanding new warships and using oil-burning engines rather that coal (Jenkins 86)....   [tags: politics, childhood, career] 710 words
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Winston Churchill and His Leadership Attributes - Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born on November 30 1874 and died on 24 January, 1965. He was the son of politician Lord Randolph Churchill and Jennie Jerome (an American). He was a direct descendant of the first Duke of Marlborough. Physically he was a small man at 5 feet tall. Churchill attended Harrow and Sandhurst. When his father died in 1895, Churchill was commissioned in the fourth hussars. He later obtained a leave and worked during the Cuban war as a reporter for the London Daily Graphic....   [tags: Biography ]
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How Winston Churchill Rewrote History - ... He saw brief but eventful action in the Battle of Omdurman in 1898. In 1899, Churchill left the army and became a war correspondent for The Morning Post. While reporting on the Boers War in South Africa, he was taken captive by the Boers. Upon escape, Churchill traveled almost 300 miles to Portuguese territory in Mozambique. He wrote various books on his experience in the army and in The Boers Wars. In 1908, he was elected a Member of Parliament and was appointed to the Prime Minister’s cabinet as President of the Board of Trade....   [tags: education, politics, prime minister] 777 words
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Winston Churchill: Britain's Guardian Angel - ... Once out of college, Churchill joined the 4th Hussars, a gentlemen cavalry regiment, and served in India and Sudan, protecting British colonial borders. His military experience proved essential to his political career. While deployed, he also worked as a reporter for several London newspapers. Churchill was taken captive by the Boers of South Africa while reporting on the Boer War. He had to trek over 200 miles to escape, and made headlines when he arrived to safety in Mozambique. Deciding to take a hiatus from his reporting career, Churchill returned to Britain to find himself famous, which garnered him many votes when he ran for Parliament....   [tags: influential world leaders] 770 words
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Winston Churchill's Quote on Democracy - Winston Churchill's Quote on Democracy "Many forms of government have been tried and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others that have been tried from time to time." - Winston Churchill, 1947. This quote represents the views of Winston Churchill, the former Prime Minister of Great Britain, not only on democracy, but on government as a whole....   [tags: Papers] 361 words
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Winston Churchill and His Reinnvent of the Art of War - ... The entire British population found a unity under Churchill’s leadership. Churchill set his vision of victory in a wider context. He saw it as a fight for all that was good, for civilisation and for freedom. He illustrated his vision with both tangible and moral reasoning. His clartiy of the vision left no one in any doubt and this built the confidence of a nation. As illustrated in both Seven Habits and Art of War the leader the top ingredients are common amoung all lists. Winston Churchill exemplified character and many of the other traits in his business, political and military leadership....   [tags: authority, influence, persuasive, leadership] 1276 words
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Winston Churchill: We Shall Fight on the Beaches - ... He conveyed a message of necessary unity that was required to win the war and to fend off the Nazi influence and assault. Churchill wanted the people of the UK to realize that while Nazi Germany seemed overpowering at the time, the British nation, if united, could overthrow the Nazi’s. Churchill makes good use of pathos. He uses dismal facts like, “Even though large tracts of Europe and many old and famous States have fallen or may fall into the grip of the Gestapo and all the odious apparatus of Nazi rule, we shall not flag or fail.” This is intended to conjure negative emotions with his audience so they can understand how dire the situation truly was....   [tags: speech analysis, nazy power] 930 words
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FDR and Winston Churchill - Between the years of 1939 and 1945 the world was sent spiralling in a mess of corruption, violence and uncertainty. Allied powers were faced with the unparalleled task of protecting the world from tyranny. In terms of political power, this weight was bestowed upon the shoulders of two memorable individuals. By and large Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt can be labelled as beacons of democracy and leaders of the free world in their time. Winston Churchill, the son of Lord Randolph Churchill, became an officer in the 4th cavalry in 1894....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Winston Churchill - Winston Churchill One of the most famous and loved men on the allied power side was Winston Churchill. Winston Churchill’s full name was Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. He was born at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England on November 30, 1874. Churchill was the oldest son. His father was Lord Randolph Churchill and Winston, like his father, was British. Mr. Churchill was a statesman, a soldier, an author, and a journalist but the one job that he did best and was most important was Prime Minister....   [tags: Biography] 351 words
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Winston Churchill - Winston Churchill There were many important leaders in World War II. Winston Churchill was one of these men. Many believe he was one of the best Prime Ministers Great Britain has ever had. His life was full of tremendous amounts of success. Winston Churchill was a very well respected man before, during, and after World War II. Winston Churchill was born on November 30, 1874 in Oxford, England. His father was Lord Randolph Churchill. He was neglected in his childhood. Winston Churchill served in Sudan, India in 1899 with the Malakand Field Force....   [tags: Papers] 814 words
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Winston Churchill - Winston Churchill Winston Churchill was a man full of principle, courage, and compassion. Nevertheless, it was his excellent leadership skills, his instinct for making beneficial wartime decisions, and motivational speeches, which inevitably lead to the success of Great Britain in World War II. Britain and the world free of Hitler and the Nazis looked to Winston Churchill for leadership. Because of his soldier's training, his historical knowledge, and a statesman's beliefs that had filled his mind for a long time, he considered the burden of leadership to be very light....   [tags: Papers] 1462 words
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Winston Churchill - Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill Winston Churchill was one of the most influential people in this century. He held many offices, jobs, and positions that greatly affected the life of the British, and the history of the world. In Blenheim Palace at Woodstock on November 30th, 1874, Winston Churchill was born.1 He grew up as the first child of Lord Randolph Churchill.2 Lord Randolph Churchill held a seat as a member of Parliament and was considered a notable politician.3 Churchill's mother, the former Miss Jennie Jerome, was an American, whose father was a newspaper proprietor.4 Being in politics, Lord Randolph and his family traveled much, and bonded rarely....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Winston Churchill - Winston Churchill: Britain’s Man of the Century     Never give in–never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. 							Winston S. Churchill It was words such as these and the certitude in which he said them that played an important role in guiding Britain’s people through the trials and tribulations of the Second World War....   [tags: essays research papers] 1196 words
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Winston Churchill - Winston Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace on Nov. 30, 1874. His father was Lord Randolph Churchill, who descended directly from the 1st duke of Marlborough, of whom Winston was to write a biography. His mother was Jennie Jerosme, an American. Churchill's childhood was unhappy. He spent most of his time at school, something he didn't really love. His teachers caracterized him as bright, but stubborn and obstinate. He loved to read history and poetry, however, and was fascinated by soldiers and battles....   [tags: essays research papers] 1375 words
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Winston Churchill - Winston Churchill Analysis of the biography based on "Churchill: Statesman of the Century" by Robin H. Neillands Life of Winston Churchill could be a script to more than one motion picture, plot of a fascinating novel, or some other spectacular fiction story. In fact, his life constitutes remarkable landmark in the real history of the modern world. There are many exciting episodes in life of this most famous Briton, too many to tell in a massive book and far too many to summarize it in this short paper....   [tags: Biography] 1229 words
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Winston Churchill - Winston Churchill SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, (1874-1965), British leader. English on his father's side, American on his mother's, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill embodied and expressed the double vitality and the national qualities of both peoples. His names testify to the richness of his historic inheritance: Winston, after the Royalist family with whom the Churchills married before the English Civil War; Leonard, after his remarkable grandfather, Leonard Jerome of New York; Spencer, the married name of a daughter of the 1st duke of Marlborough, from whom the family descended; Churchill, the family name of the 1st duke, which his descendents resumed after the Battle of Wate...   [tags: essays research papers] 3436 words
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Winston Churchill - Winston Churchill was born on November 30, 1874, at Blenheim Palace, the famous palace near Oxford that was built by the nation for John Churchill, the first duke of Marlborough. Blenheim meant a lot to Winston Churchill. It was there that he became engaged to his wife, Clementine Ogilvy Hozier. He later wrote his historical masterpiece, The Life and Times of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough. With English on his father's side and American on his mother's, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill expressed the national qualities of both his parents....   [tags: essays research papers] 1763 words
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Winston Churchill - Winston Churchill Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, his family's ancestral seat in Oxfordshire, on November 30, 1874. He was the older son of Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill, a British statesman who rose to be chancellor of the Exchequer and leader of the House of Commons. His mother was an American, Jennie Jerome, the daughter of a New York financier. Churchill inherited a family tradition of statesmanship that went back to the great English general John Churchill, the 1st Duke of Marlborough, in the 17th century....   [tags: History] 3496 words
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Winston Churchill - Those eleven burning words summed up the nature of Britain's war, turned Britain's back on the weaknesses of the past, set her face toward the unknown future. Because of them the rest of that speech has been forgotten. It should not be forgotten, for it is not only a great example of Winston Churchill's eloquence, but the epitome of the movement which he leads. After a brief report on the formation of his Government, Winston Churchill said: "You ask, what is our policy. I say it is to wage war by land, sea and air--war with all our might and with all the strength God has given us--and to wage war against a monstrous tyranny never surpassed in the dark and lamentable catalogue of human...   [tags: essays research papers] 2114 words
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Winston Churchill - Winston S. Churchill, M.P. FIFTY years ago, the Second World War was approaching its crescendo. A million British and Commonwealth and a million American troops were preparing to hurl themselves across the English Channel to storm Hitler's Atlantic Wall and embark upon the noble task of liberating Europe from the scourge of the swastika. I am therefore especially delighted to be asked to address you on the role of my grandfather as a War Leader. Everyone has his or her favorite Churchill story, some true, others apocryphal....   [tags: essays research papers] 2663 words
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Sir Winston Churchill - Sir Winston Churchill Introduction Few leaders stand out in the history of the twentieth century more than Sir Winston Churchill. Remembered mainly as Great Britain's prime minister who led the first successful stand against Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany, he showed the world the importance of democracy and liberty by leading the battle against fascism and dictatorship. Churchill appeared headed for greatness even at his birth in 1874; his grandfather was the first Duke of Marlborough and his parents were Lord Randolph Churchill and Jennie Jerome, the American daughter of the New York Times proprietor....   [tags: Papers] 1235 words
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Winston Churchill as Man of the Twentieth Century - Winston Churchill as Man of the Twentieth Century During the twentieth century, there were many people, some well known and others not so well known, who contributed to society in one way or another. When determining which one of these people was the biggest contributor to society during the twentieth century, and, therefore, the person of the twentieth century, their lives as a whole should be taken into consideration. In addition to contributing much to society in various ways, the best candidate for person of the century should also have had struggles and experiences that they overcame or went through and from which they learned....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Sister College: Trinity College Oxford: Men and Women - ... Churchill was in the first wave of all-male colleges to admit female members who entered in 1972. Women now make up one third of student numbers. A huge area of 42 acres, previously farmland, was purchased in north Cambridge, about a 12-minute walk away from the city centre (but only 5 minutes from the University Library). The original ground plan adopts a largely traditional layout with accommodation set around courts, planted in a variety of styles to give an illusion of steady growth. However this college is unashamedly and purposely modern with monumental brick and concrete surfaces stripped of detail, owing nothing to the ancient styles found in central Cambridge....   [tags: founded by Sir Winston Churchill] 768 words
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‘We Shall Fight on the Beaches’- A Rhetorical Analysis - ‘We Shall Fight on the Beaches’- A Rhetorical Analysis I have, myself, full confidence that if all do their duty, if nothing is neglected, and if the best arrangements are made, as they are being made, we shall prove ourselves once again able to defend our Island home, to ride out the storm of war, and to outlive the menace of tyranny, if necessary for years, if necessary alone. –Sir Winston Churchill, ‘ We Shall Fight on the Beaches’. Sir Winston Churchill’s speech, ‘We Shall Fight on the Beaches’ was a wonderful piece of moving rhetoric....   [tags: Winston Churchill, nazi, message] 1568 words
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The Big Three and Their Decisions in World War II - Soon, the Crimean Peninsula of the Ukraine is scheduled to secede from the nation and join Russia, which has sparked several debates within the Ukraine, Russia and the United States. Many other countries, including Great Britain, have warned Russia to pull its forces back out of the Ukraine. The irony however is not lost, because almost seventy years ago, the Crimean Peninsula was home to one the greatest negotiations in history. The Big Three were all present, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt of the United States, Joseph Stalin, Premier of the Soviet Union, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill from Great Britain....   [tags: roosevelt, stalin, winston churchill]
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The Battle of Britain and Sir Winston Churchill - The Battle of Britain and Sir Winston Churchill Shortly after the Battle of Britain Sir Winston Churchill, the prime minister of Great Britain, is quoted as exclaiming, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." The few that Churchill was referring to were the brave aircrew that undertook the daunting task of repelling the massive offensive by the dreaded German air corps, the Luftwaffe. In the year 1940 Adolf Hitler ordered an offensive in coordination with an attempted invasion of the isle of Britain....   [tags: Papers] 1869 words
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Abraham Lincoln's The Gettysburg Address and Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain - Abraham Lincoln’s The Gettysburg Address and Winston Churchill’s Iron Curtain are two important speeches that are remembered for their grand deliveries and detailed content. Both of these speeches are known for rallying their listeners but their message is vastly different. Additionally, the two speeches have made lasting impacts on the nation’s history, but each in opposing ways. The speeches set new standards in public speaking. The Gettysburg Address and the Iron Curtain are very comparable speeches, in content and delivery....   [tags: comparing and contrasting speeches] 1236 words
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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill - Winston Churchill was an important figure in history and society during the late 1800’s and 1900’s. Throughout his lifetime, Winston Churchill always wanted to be at the forefront of all the action. This paper will focus on the life of Winston Churchill and his accomplishments as a soldier and war journalist as well as his role in politics and government. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born on November 30, 1874 in Marlborough, England. He was born the son of Lord Randolph Churchill and Jennie Jerome....   [tags: Historical Figure, Society, World History]
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Democracy: An Analysis - Winston Churchill once remarked that “democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried”. In agreement with his statement, this paper will examine the problems of democratic governments using specific examples, and compare it to the failure of fascist governments in Nazi Germany and Italy and communist governments in the Soviet Union and China. Theoretically, democracy is a stable form of government where power is in the hands of the people. In a democracy, people have the liberty to elect officials that best represent their interests, and political institutions exist as a result: Benjamin Constant argues in The Liberty of the Ancients Compared with that of...   [tags: Analysis, Winston Churchill] 1361 words
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The Life of a Great Leader, Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill - Childhood Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was descended from a long line of English aristocrat-politicians ("Winston S.”). His father was Lord Randolph Churchill was the descendant of the First Duke of Marlborough, while his mother was Jennie Jerome, an American whose family had fought for independence of the American colonies in George Washington’s armies ("Winston Churchill Biography”). Jennie Jerome’s father was also a stock speculator and part owner of The New York Times (“Winston S.”). Winston Churchill was born at the large palace of the Duke of Marlborough on November 30, 1874 (“The Life”)....   [tags: england, aristocrate, prime minister] 1133 words
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Biography of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill - Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill believed success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is courage to continue that counts. This is the way he lived his life, he never gave up he continued to move forward. Churchill, a man ahead of his time, doing his very best to bring the future into the present. His story is one that stretches all the way back to November 30th of 1874, though his story does not truly begin until a cold November day in 1899. November, 1899, Churchill a young man on an armored train loaded with British soldiers....   [tags: government job, nazi, communism]
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Mechanisms Conducted by Interrelated Leaders: Comparison of Characters in Lord of the Flies and Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin - “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character.” Evidently, Norman Schwarzkopf adopts the belief that one’s character directly influences the motive and course of action that an individual is to pursue. Rather, a leader who holds possession of good character generally takes an approach that enables a whole society to benefit, while an individual of dishonorable character makes decisions to solely improve their own situation. In the novel, Lord of the Flies, William Golding introduces two central characters who adhere to diverse leadership qualities, of which mirror the traits and tactics of influential leaders in history....   [tags: Parallels, Human Character]
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The Power of Mark Antony’s Speech in Julius Caesar and Winston Churchill’s Speech, Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat - Speeches are weapons; words that can be manipulated to attack a subject or person in a way that the author must decide. In the case of Mark Antony’s speech at Caesar’s funeral in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar and Winston Churchill’s speech at the start of World War II, “Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat” are two speeches dealing with aggression towards a certain matter. Antony’s speech was created to gain the trust of the Plebeians and take sides with him concerning whether or not Caesar was killed for the good of Rome claimed by Brutus....   [tags: Rhetorical Analysis]
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Three Important Conferences Held During WWII with Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin - During the midst of World War II There were many conferences between Franklin D. Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin, and Winston Churchill (The Big Three) . These conferences are where all the decisions were made by the allied leaders of their countries. The countries that I am talking about of course are The United States (represented by Franklin D. Roosevelt 32nd U.S President) , The United Kingdom (Represented by Winston Churchill Who is the prime minister of Great Britain) , and finally The Soviet Union (Represented by Joseph Stalin leader of Soviet Russia) ....   [tags: Politicians, World Leaders] 563 words
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The United States Air Force - ... Not only is insurance helpful and important to many airmen, but so are retirement plans. An airman can retire after twenty years in the service (Retirement). Unlike the Air Force, civilians have to wait until a certain age which can range from sixty-two to seventy years, which is actually considered an early retirement (Social Security). Insurance and retirement are the most thought about when thinking about the future. The United States’ Air Force provides a sense of easiness in both areas of economic safety....   [tags: United States, Winston Churchill, air force]
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Churchill and the Battle of Brittain - ... The British had lost some of their best trained fighters in the war against France and they were not replaced but they still remained strong. The Germans, however, had suffered greater losses when they fought in Western Europe. Although they were able to conquer much of Western Europe, their air defense was weakened. They relied on their Messcherschmitt Bf110, Messcherschmitt Bf109 and their dive bombers. To that point, the Germans also had poor leaders in place. They were not able to calculate British intelligence....   [tags: world war II, Hitler, air attacks] 823 words
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The Fight for What Is Right - In Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey, Odysseus demonstrated many heroic traits, much like Winston Churchill, who demonstrated heroic traits during his lifetime. In The Odyssey, Odysseus faced many obstacles, such as the sea monster Scylla on his journey to get back to his homeland of Ithaca. On his journey home, Odysseus was never afraid to put himself at risk when his ship and crew were in danger. Odysseus, an epic hero, and Winston Churchill, a human hero, demonstrated many admirable traits throughout their adventures and lives, such as courage and perseverance....   [tags: Homer's The Odyssey]
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The Life and Times of War Leaders - Out of the many great and famous leaders of the world, two important men are universal household names. Winston Churchill, through his bravery and calm during World War II, achieved world renowned honor. President George W. Bush’s poor handling of the Middle Eastern wars and conflicts, however, left a bitter taste in the global community’s mouth. Though British Prime Minister The Right Honourable Sir Winston Churchill and President George W. Bush were both wartime leaders with similar upbringings, they had very different speaking styles and tactics in their addresses and public receptions....   [tags: World History]
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Winston Smith: A Tragic Hero - A tragic hero can be described as a great or virtuous character in a dramatic tragedy who is destined for downfall, suffering or defeat. In George Orwell's 1984, the protagonist Winston Smith is best described as a tragic hero. 1984 presents an imaginary future world where a totalitarian state controls all aspects of people’s lives. Oceania’s entire population is under totalitarian rule and is completely ignorant to the ideas of freedom of speech, action and thought. Winston Smith lives in a society where everyone must abide by government rules and regulations....   [tags: George Orwell, 1984]
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A Man of Many Words - Winston Churchill was said to be an accomplished speaker, author, painter, soldier and war reporter throughout the First World War and the Second World War. He was born in Great Britain November 30, 1874, and he died on January 24, 1965. He was married to his wife Clementine. He lived an adventurous life and wrote several literature masterpieces describing the life he led, the lives he witnessed, and the struggles of living and serving through two world wars. Winston Churchill began his career as an author after a career in the army as well as holding many government positions....   [tags: Biography ]
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