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- There was stalemate on the western front, several efforts were made to make a breakthrough, but every one resulted in failure with thousands of casualties. The Germans were too dug in to make the British artillery bombardments effective and so there were massacres such as the Somme. • Turkey had joined the war by attacking Russia, although this attack was easily beaten off by the Russians, turkey was now an enemy and it controlled the only entrance to the Black sea at the Dardenelles. This prevented Russia from receiving supplies and trade from the Mediterranean, an important link to the other allies • If Turkey could be crushed then it would perhaps cause other powers in the area s...   [tags: World War II, Germany, British, History]

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Why the South Fought the War

- D. W. Griffith's film "Birth of a Nation" shows that the South fought the war not only to protect slavery, but also to preserve a whole culture, a way of life. Their wealth and identity belonged to the land they lived on. Southerners fought to protect sovereignty, pride, identity, and their decision to secede which was under attack by a despot - President Lincoln. Few of the southerners could give up their culture without a fight. "Birth of a Nation" tells the story of the Civil. One of its main missions is to portray the true southern way of life....   [tags: American History]

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War with Iraq

- War with Iraq I strongly believe that the United States should go to war with Iraq. I feel this way because by the United States going to war with Iraq it will give us, as United States citizens, a feeling that we are safer. The citizen of United States of America will feel safer because if the United States is at war with Iraq, Iraq will have a lesser chance of producing weapons of mass destruction. I believe that going to war with Iraq will be beneficial to the citizen of the United States because with weapons of mass destruction out of the hands of Iraq it will proved more of a lesser chance for the United States to get hit by another big terrorist attack....   [tags: War]

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The Use of the Nuclear Bomb to end World War II

- The Use of the Nuclear Bomb to end World War II Technology is a great thing, it aids man in the exploration of the universe, and himself. But there are times when technology can be the greatest downfall of man. One such time was when the creation of the nuclear bomb. Which was to be used in the War in efforts to end it. In 1939, a group of scientists, including Albert Einstein, wrote a letter to President Roosevelt to warn of the Nazi's effort to purify Uranium-235, which would be used in the creation of a bomb of mass-destruction....   [tags: Papers]

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Different Types of Hurracanes

- ... The center of a hurricane is call the “Eye of the Hurricane” and is about 20-30 miles wide (32-48 kilometer wide). The eye is the calmest part of a hurricane and surrounding the eye is something call the “Eye Wall”. When a hurricane makes a landfall, it often produces a strong storm surge that can reach 20 feet (6 meters) long and spread 100 miles (161 kilometers).Hurricanes cause catastrophic damage to coastlines and several hundred miles in land. Hurricanes can produce winds exceptional to 155 miles per hour as well as tornadoes and microbursts....   [tags: swirling tropical storms, winds]

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Fighting in a War You Disagree With

- O’Brien says “I would go to the war—I would kill and maybe die—because I was embarrassed not to” while describing his reason for ultimately deciding to go to war. This statement exhibits embarrassment’s ability to overpower a man’s fear of war and even his drive to follow his notions and stand up for what he believes in. O’Brien disregarded his hatred for this “wrong war” along with his fear and reluctance to die for it. He decided that he would rather go and fight simply because he couldn’t “endure the mockery, or the disgrace, or the patriotic ridicule” that he knew would come his way soon after skipping town and heading for Canada....   [tags: War]

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Trade Winds of Hawaii

- Feel the Winds Blow Latitude The Kona Hawaii coastline has some unique geological and geographical characteristics. The coastline lies along a latitude of 19° 38' 54" (19.648333°) north, and a longitude of 155° 59' 53" (155.998056°) west. In the Hawaii coastline, there are characteristic trade winds that blow from North East to the western region. During winter, these winds are prevalent in Hawaii than in other regions. The waters of the ocean are warm and at the best condition for surfing (Hawaii Scuba Diving, 2011)....   [tags: Weather, Seasonal, Conditions]

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How Wilfred Owen Uses Language and Imagery in His Poetry to Communicate his Attitudes of War

- How Wilfred Owen Uses Language and Imagery in His Poetry to Communicate his Attitudes of War Wilfred Owen was concerned to emphasise the hardships and trials of the soldiers who fought in the First World War. Wilfred Owen, who died subsequently after receiving mortal wounds while in combat in the war, had some strong viewpoints and messages about war which he tried to convey through his poetry. He had three main viewpoints which included most or all of his feelings. These were firstly, that war is futile and pointless; secondly that men lose their humanity and dignity through war; finally, he wants combat the Government propaganda that painted a sweet picture of w...   [tags: Papers]

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Facing the Winds of the Open Sea

- Thump thump. I have been repeating back handsprings nonstop for thirty minutes, putting continuous pressure on my wrists, yet my body felt that I could recap these efforts for hours on end. The feeling of delight was monumental and dulled the splintering impulses my nerves were sending; after months of practice to obtain my back handspring, the day was finally here and I was overcome with ecstasy. I threw myself backwards to make myself comprehend that this was not a dream, much like pinching oneself....   [tags: Personal Ambition]

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How the Airplane Changed War

- How the Airplane Changed War In many ways World War II presents post Civil War American attitudes about technology and science. Trace either the most relevant technology or scientific assumption from 1865 to 1945 showing how it changed or why it stayed the same from the Civil War for the end of World War II. (Length 3 pages) America has faced several major wars including the Civil War, World War I and II. These wars have cause great advances in technology and different techniques of fighting....   [tags: Papers]

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Herman Wouk's The Winds of War How Should One Read A Book?

- Herman Wouk's  The Winds of War - How Should One Read A Book.       While reading Herman Wouk's classic tale, The Winds of War, I came across several passages describing a young man's vision of Germany. Although the author supplies me with his ideas, his desire and his provocative details on how this young Major views Germany at the time of the second world war, I still find myself wondering and questioning aspects of the written text before me. Apart from being drawn from my sub-conscious state to a more subtle and unconscious condition, several questions begin to from within my mind....   [tags: Winds of War Essays]

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Pride and Racial Inferiority in Blue Winds Dancing

- There is a fine line between admiration of one's own culture and contempt for those who are different. Where is the line drawn between pride and prejudice. A society will always feel as though their system of beliefs and way of life is superior and opposing culture are lacking in dignity. In "Blue Winds Dancing" Tom Whitecloud's unnamed character is at that crossroad in his life. Is his Indian culture truly inferior to that of the White man; is his honor to not drift away from his own culture leading to prejudice for the White man....   [tags: Blue Winds Dancing Essays]

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The War Of The Revolutionary War

- The Revolutionary War. A war that completely changed history. Americans gained their independence, and it was a big step forward towards America like we know it today. We all know the outcome that it had on Americans, but what about the slaves of that time. The British. What about the American woman. The war’s outcome had a lot of different outcomes on several groups of people, as we will see. One group that benefited a lot because of the war was women. Their role with society completely changed because of the American Revolution....   [tags: American Revolutionary War]

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The War Of The World War I

- Wilson call to war was an address to Congress calling for the United States to declare war on Germany and enter into World War I. To this point and time the US government had remained mostly neutral with both sides of the conflict, while U.S. companies were still allowed to trade goods with all nations on both sides. However this created tensions on both sides of the War in Europe. The UK would seize neutral countries merchant ships and Germany would do the same, or even attack these merchant ships....   [tags: World War II, United States, Laws of war]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- Music written during the 1960s and 70s characterized the discontent of American youth with the escalation of America’s involvement in the Vietnam war. In April 30,1954 the Vietnam war took place at an unusual time in the United States of America history. There was a myriad of women giving birth in the years 946 to 1959, they called this babies baby boomers. This baby boomer created a full-fledged youth culture by that time, it was a culture based largely on music. So when public sentiment turned against the war, so did popular songs at the time....   [tags: United States, Vietnam War, Martin Luther King]

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Seeking Power Through War and Destruction

- Human nature will always corrupt the mind of modern man and send him down the destructive path of war. Due to this, the chronology of war is a constant stream of events that have dated back to the creation of civilization. The inevitability of it is based off something within the mind, that we call human nature. This phoneme pulls the attentions of man towards the path of greatest gain in the quickest amount of time. A part of this is due to mans greed to obtain as much power as possible. Power doesn’t hold one meaning however, it can be broken down into many aspects of appeal for man, creating even more of attraction....   [tags: War]

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The War Of The Civil War

- The War of Secession, or universally known as the Civil War, was a war unlike any other. The war began on April 12, 1861 after the Confederacy’s attack on Fort Sumter. According to the Civil War Trust, “ it was the largest and most destructive conflict in the Western world between the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and the onset of World War I in 1914.” It was also the first modern war because it used 20th century technology and strategies. The Civil War was severely catastrophic for both the Union and the Confederacy....   [tags: American Civil War, Robert E. Lee]

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Causes of World War 1

- Causes of World War 1 World War 1, also known as “The Great War” occurred due to many causes. It was the result of aggression towards other countries. Rising nationalism of European nations, economic and imperial completion, and fear of the war prompted alliances and increase of armed forces. This created tension contributing to the outbreak of war. But it was assassination in Sarajevo that triggered World War 1. In the 19th Century, people of the same nationality united under one border. Many countries wanted to have people of the same nationality live within the same border....   [tags: War]

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Search for Self in Blue Winds Dancing

- Search for Self in Blue Winds Dancing      Blue Winds Dancing by author Tom Whitecloud, is narrated by the story's unnamed main character. The young Indian man's persona is brought to life through his own recollection and spoken words. We recognize the turmoil this character faces as he is away from "his people," attending college in White man's society. He doubts his place in either world, believes he must choose between them, and realizes finally that being an Indian is only one part of who he is....   [tags: Blue Winds Dancing Essays]

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The Cold War And The Soviet War

- If we were to stop learning are history, we would not be prepared for the future eras. The Cold War as it was fought over four decades. Since the era after the World War II, on or after 1947-1991 a battle had taken place between the two powerhouses of the world at the time, the United States vs Russia. Being that the Cold War would be best described as a state of conflict that does not have direct military action, but it’s primarily pursued through economic and political goals, such as espionage, propaganda, or forms of more passive warfare....   [tags: Cold War, Nuclear weapon, World War II]

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The War Of The Civil War

- Every person who has taken an American history class has, most likely, at some point, learned about a war that began in the April of the year 1861, and ended in April of 1865. Chances are, when learning about this war, it was referred to as The Civil War. This war was indeed a tragedy. It was America’s bloodiest conflict, and many lives were lost. However, the title this war is most often given, The Civil war, is not all that fitting. In order to fully understand why, one must first know a little bit about events leading up to this “Civil war”....   [tags: American Civil War, United States]

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Game Analazation: Goober's World, Legend of Kindara, and Castle of the Winds Online

- Goober's World (Platform Game) by Emergency Studios, Legend of Kindara by BlueGalaxy Digital, and Castle of the Winds Online by Andrew Dahl are the three games that I chose for finding elements common to unsuccessful games. Once again, I have chosen games that are very different in genres. Finding common elements in games, especially ones that can make them un-successful, can often be challenging. There are so many different aspects in which to look from when determining if a game will be successful or not, including the players, the developers, and the publishers just to name a few points of view....   [tags: pc games, multiplayer online, platform game]

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The War Of World War Two

- Many times the buildup to World War two is mainly a discussion of politics in Europe. Both China and Japan were going through drastic social and political changes of their own. Japan would turn to industrialization and militarism, while China would mostly remain an agricultural society. This would lead to military clashes between the two nations in the desire for control of land within the region. This escalation of military strength would lead up to WWII, and arguably some of the first atrocities of the war itself....   [tags: World War II, Communism, Second Sino-Japanese War]

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The War Of The American Civil War

- From 1860 to 1865, the United States faced one of the most divisive events in its history, known as the American Civil War. The war pitted families, neighbors, and friends against one another, resulted in high rates of casualties, and ended slavery in America once and for all. Much debate about the war and precisely what it meant for America has occurred since the time. President Abraham Lincoln once referred to the Civil War as a “new birth of freedom” in the United States, however the war more closely resembled the last fight of the American Revolution....   [tags: American Civil War, United States]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- The piece of music that I chose to write on is titled “Born in the USA”, a song that gave tribute to the troops coming home from the Vietnam War. “Born in the USA”, originally titled “Vietnam” was written by Bruce Springsteen and was released in 1984. “Springsteen wrote this about the problems Vietnam veterans encountered when they returned to America. Vietnam was the first war the US didn 't win, and while veterans of other wars received a hero 's welcome, those who fought in Vietnam were mostly ignored when they returned to the states.” (Born In The U.S.A....   [tags: United States, Vietnam War, Cold War]

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The War On The Afghanistan War

- It is time we put all the war in Afghanistan to a stop and live at peace with the Afghanistan people so that we can free our soldiers from the war. Soldiers are at risk of Diseases such as mental disorders. Our troops need the opportunity to live a normal life without having to face challenges that will destroy their life in the future. Moreover, the war in Afghanistan has been going on for years and it is time we reunite all our soldiers with their families. Our soldiers that serve in Afghanistan don 't have the chance of living their normal lives, chances are soldiers won’t return back to their normal lives after fighting in Afghanistan war....   [tags: United States, Iraq War, George W. Bush]

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Why Were Women Treated As Minorities?

- Why were women treated as minorities compared to men even when they had played major roles in Greek Mythology. Women have always played a very important role in Greek Society, either they were portrayed as a victim, heroine, or villain. Some women that were portrayed as these roles were Antitope, Leda, Athena, Antigone, Clytemnestra, and Medea. Antitope and Leda were portrayed as victims. Athena and Antigone were portrayed as a heroine. Clytemnestra and Medea were portrayed as villains. Antitope and Leda were portrayed as victims of rape....   [tags: Greek mythology, Zeus, Trojan War, Helen]

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Analysis Of The Story ' Blue Winds Dancing '

- “Blue Winds Dancing” is a short story by Thomas S. Whitecloud. The story is about the narrator a Native American student living in a white civilized culture. The narrator portrays the struggle he faces between a civilized and uncivilized culture. His struggle is both internal and external as he searches for his true identity. The narrator finds himself with contrasting views of both cultures making it harder to identify with one. In the beginning of the story, the narrator is home sick and wants to go home....   [tags: White people, Race, Want, WANT]

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War is Hell, War is Peace - War is Necessary

- War is controversial, unfortunate, and certainly misunderstood; it is a transforming agent, a catalyst for change. Nonetheless, many people focus on war's negative consequences, while positive effects are downplayed. War is a necessary evil in the sense that it stabilizes population, encourages technological advances, and has a very high economic value. Without war, the overpopulation of the human race is inevitable. It is this reason that war is a useful tool by not only Mother Nature, but also humans themselves to institute population control....   [tags: War]

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The War Of 1812 And The Forgotten War

- There has been a great deal of controversy between the interpretations of the war of 1812, also know as, “the forgotten war.” Some say it’s the efforts of James Madison to try and measure up to great leaders like Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, of Franklin Roosevelt. But, was this really because of James Madison’s own pettiness or because of miscommunications between countries. One war or another, this war was to lead us towards independence, but some historians might not agree on the easy answer, but go deeper into the source of the war and its effects in America....   [tags: United States, War of 1812, World War II]

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Desert Winds And Electrical Energy

- Desert Winds and Electrical Energy The energy of the wind can be channeled into other forms of energy besides the energy used as an erosional agent. This is especially true of desert winds. Today, some desert wind is used to make electricity. Wind velocity is affected by air temperature. When air warms and cools, it changes density, which creates air pressure differences that cause wind. In the desert, temperatures may range from 40º F at night to more than 120º F in the daytime. Because of this temperature fluctuation, wind is generally stronger in desert areas....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Winds Of Change '

- Chandi Weber GES 101 Critique #1 Years of Living Dangerously Episode 6 In the episode “Winds of Change” in Years of Living Dangerously, America Ferrera looks into renewable energy and how important it is to change our environment. Ferrera interviews various people for their opinion and expertise on the source and focus on the critics who people aren’t fully committed on renewable energy. In the video she discussed the need for renewable energy; she did that by viewing solar and wind energy, discussed how critics like James Taylor of the Heartland Institute are trying to shut it down, and lastly how the power plants that are carbon emitters want a change too before destroying the environment...   [tags: Wind power, Renewable energy, Global warming]

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Comparing Odysseus And The Odyssey

- The Odyssey’s protagonist, Odysseus, King of Ithica, husband of Penelope and father of Telemachus was reknown for his craftiness. When Helen is abducted and Menelaus calls upon his allies to honour their oaths and help him to retrieve her. Odysseus tries to avoid going to war by feigning lunacy and starts sowing his fields with salt, as an oracle had prophesied a long-delayed return home for him if he went. However, Palamedes, sent by Menelaus’s brother Agamemnon places his infant son Telemachus in front of his plow....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Iliad, Trojan War]

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Poetry Of The First World War

- English - Poetic Movement Speech Good morning/afternoon 10 English 2 and Miss Cush. Today I will be comparing 2 poems from our poetic movement of poetry of the first world war and outlining how they reflect the social, cultural and historical influences. The poems I have chosen to compare are ‘Exposure’ by Wilfred Owen and ‘Counter Attack’ by Siegfried Sassoon. Owen’s poem ‘Exposure’ is focused on what the soldiers felt on the battle field. Although there is absolutely no engagement with the enemy directly from beginning to end, they are still exposed to the elements of nature surrounding them and the psychological tension of warfare....   [tags: Poetry, Siegfried Sassoon, World War I]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- The Vietnam War is the longest war fought in American history, lasting from November 1955 to April 1975. The Vietnam War greatly changed American forever. It is one of the most important events in the history of the United States. During the late 60’s and early 70’s, anti-war movement was steadily progressing in the United States. The peace movement was directed to stop all forms of war. During this time, many artists produced songs either with or against the protesting. Merle Haggard wrote the song, “Okie From Muskogee” during this time....   [tags: United States, Vietnam War, Anti-war]

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The First World War

- The First World War c) The Following were equally important reasons why the stalemate on the Western Front was finally broken: new technology like the tank the American entry into the war the blockading of German ports the German offensive in March 1918 Explain how far you agree with this statement. All of the reasons suggested above do play a part in why the stalemate on the Western Front was finally broken. Although, each reason stated is not equally important and there are other reasons as to why the stalemate did break and these must be considered also....   [tags: Papers]

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The War Of The World War

- Throughout the semester a lot was covered, through in class lecture as well as some extra details from the books “A War to be Won: Fighting the Second World War”, “Twelve Turning Points of the Second World War” and “Cry Havoc: How the Arms Race Drove the World to War”. Starting from East Asia moving west towards England, with the rising power of the Nazi regime and the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese the fight for power was seen across the globe. With the massive industrial and military advances of war fighting countries, the development of new and improved weapons increases immensely and the way that wars would be fought in the future would be changed forever....   [tags: World War II, Adolf Hitler, World War I]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- Vigilantism is where individuals take the law into their hands to maintain justice. Which is a controversial subject that can be seen either in a positive or negative perspective in our society. Normally, in a superhero genre we believe it is best if the superheroes take the law into their hands to maintain justice. They tend to make society feel safe and protected. Whereas, Watchmen the superheroes are more imperfect and more humanlike. They either protect for a better place or to gain fame; others rape, kill innocent people and have a changed perspective of their world....   [tags: Vietnam War, Cold War, South Vietnam]

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The Civil War Was A War Of Aggression

- The Civil War Was a War of Aggression That the Northerners Launched in the Name of Emancipation Although the American Civil War achieved emancipation objectively, it was essentially not about the freedom of slaves but an unconstitutional and aggressive war launched by the North. The northerners used slavery as their excuse to conquer the South. Just like Abraham Lincoln addressed in his speech in Baltimore, “We all declare for liberty; but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing”, the North and the South always had different understanding on liberty and freedom during the Civil War (doc....   [tags: American Civil War, Slavery in the United States]

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Six War Poems and the Theme of War

- The first poem i will be discussing is The charge of the light Brigade. Written by Alfred, Lord, Tennyson in 1854. The poem is about the battle of Balaclava in the crimean war which was between Russia on one side and England, France and turkey on the other. The poem is also about battles and the deaths of hundreds of loyal soldiers and the experice of war the writter portrays is very different than lots of the other poems. Through out the poem the writter tells us how great war is despite over six hundred soldiers were sent to their graves.The poem is also about how the brave British soldiers went into battle knowing they would be killed....   [tags: war, poetry, ]

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The War Of Vietnam War

- VIETNAM WAR 8 Among Americans, soldiers and civilians alike, racial difference was still a problem. Tension between blacks and whites had been intensifying in the years before the war due to segregation and Jim Crow laws. When the war started and black men were drafted along with whites it brought instability at home. Many blacks said Vietnam was a “white man’s war, but a black man’s fight” (“Vietnam War”, 2016). This saying didn’t much make sense to many people, but in a time of stress and tension things are said that sometimes stick....   [tags: Vietnam War, United States, Viet Cong]

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The War Of The Civil War

- The War of Succession, universally known as the Civil War, was a war unlike any other. According to the Civil War Trust, “ it was the largest and most destructive conflict in the Western world between the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and the onset of World War I in 1914. The Civil War was a severely catastrophic event. “ On April 12, 1861, some Confederate troops attacked Fort Sumter, this was the beginning of the war. The Civil War was a severely catastrophic event for both the North and the South....   [tags: American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln]

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Gender Roles in the Play: Agamemnon by Aeschylus

- In the play Agamemnon, Aeschylus depiction of gender roles are both typical and atypical of a standard male or female behavior in the culture and era because male characters in ancient Greece resemble the powerful nature of a warrior. They are seen as the head of the household where the male role is to go out and do hard labour to provide for the family and bring honor to the country, while females are to stay home to tend the kids and do house chores. This is most typical when looking at the gender role in Ancient Greece....   [tags: War, gods, Death]

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The Great Depression During World War I

- In 1929, the United States economy hit a major hardship that we now know as the Great Depression. After the stock market crash in October, the crisis began and our country’s business activity was at a concerning low. This economic catastrophe plummeted the family income in the years to follow. Aside for just the economy itself, the Great Depression had a major impact on the farming. Families turned to farming as a major way to cope with the tragedy. This impact on farming began soon after World War I....   [tags: Great Depression, Dust Bowl]

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The War of 1812 or the Forgotten War

- The War of 1812, also known as the Forgotten War or the Second War for Independence, was a two year battle that ended with the signing of the Treaty of Ghent in Belgium December 1815. This battle was very similar to the American Revolution, since it too was a two front battle. The American’s were once again defending themselves from England and the Indians. Several events contributed to the start of the war and perhaps one of the biggest was the fact that Britain had declared America independent, but refused to treat them as an independent nation simply because they had trade agreements with France....   [tags: Second War for Independence]

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I Am Apart Of Is The Y Generation

- The culture that I am apart of is the Y generation. My generation is social media focused, technology enhanced, Politically Correct individuals who seem to have lost the value of hard work. In terms of the hardest working generations I can think of, no other generation to compare to than the G.I Generation. In terms of relationship to the Y generation, the G.I’s seem to be long gone with a few remaining members around to tell the impressive stories of a time long past. They seem to now be Legends of hard willed soldiers and strong willed women who lived through tough and rocky times and came out clean on the other side....   [tags: World War II, United States, Great Depression]

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World War I And The War

- World War I The World War I was fought between Great Britain, France, Russia and more in 1914-1918. In this war, more than nine million people died towards the cause of the world war. This was known as the bloodiest war in history by many soldiers risking their life for freedom. But not just soldiers died also animals like horses. The horses were used for transportation and to carry goods. The southern Calvary was better horseman so they use horses to their advantage. Soldiers would’ve not been able to fight the war without the help of the horses....   [tags: World War I, Death, World War II, Napoleonic Wars]

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On The Beach by Nevil Shute

- In Nevil Shute’s On the Beach, the story of the last days of the lives of the last humans on Earth is told. Victims of Global-Thermonuclear war, which they took no part in, they are aware of the massive radiation cloud drifting south towards Australia. The main focus of the novel is not the plot, but the characters, who they become and what they do in their last days. Two such characters are John Osborne, a scientist studying the effects of the radiation, and Mary Holmes, a Navy-wife and recent mother....   [tags: global-thermonuclear war, humans, earth]

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Analysis of Wilfred Owen´s Poems Regarding War

- In this essay I shall compare the ways in which Owen suggests that war is futile, I will be comparing poems Anthem for doomed youth is a well-known poem written by Wilfred Owen that incorporates the theme of the horror of war, it was written between September and October 1917 whilst Owen was in the hospital. In sonnet form, ANTHEM FOR DOOMED YOUTH is an elegy, a lament for the dead, a judgement on Owen’s experience of war rather than an account of the experience itself. Doomed youth is right, Futility a short poem of two stanzas written in the First World War and Exposure transports the reader into the pitiless trench warfare of the First World, It takes the form of a short elegiac lyric the...   [tags: Futile, Death, Youth]

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Why Did the US Bomb Japan, but Not Germany?

- On August 6, 1945, at 9:15 AM Tokyo time, the "Enola Gay", which is a big airplane controlled by Paul W. Tibbets dropped “Little Boy”, which is an atomic bomb, on Hiroshima, Japan. In a short period of time, half of the city totally disappeared on the map. At least 60,000 people were exterminated or missing, and it is most like about 100,000 thousand people killed 140,000 were injured badly. Many more people were homeless as a result of the bomb. In the blast, thousands died fast as lightning....   [tags: World Politics, War, Little Boy]

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Odysseus and the Trojan War

- Oh how I wish I were home. I miss my wife Penelope deeply. The Trojan War is finally over after 10 long years of lonesome battle. Praise Zeus for his ending of the war. A lot of my men are lost. They died a painful death. We buried our dead today and made a cairn for remembrance. Six benches, six lonely oars are empty. This is one of the many heart-breaking scenes I've seen. Now those lonely spirits for a journey uplift me back to my homeland. But I solemnly vow to relay the heroics of those men who died to save the queen....   [tags: Papers]

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The War Of The American Civil War

- The American Civil War, for the most part, was an over glorified, under anticipated duel between two rival political parties as an excuse to incapacitate and, for all intensive purposes, mutilate each other for not sharing similar views on popular and controversial topics. The president, at the time, was Millard Fillmore of the Know Nothing Party, who was essential and significant to the forming of such a lengthy dispute. In December of the year previous to the events of 1854, the Gadsden Purchase was, for the most part, considered finalized, which is not very significant to the point I am trying to prove however it rounded out modern-day Arizona and New Mexico territories....   [tags: American Civil War, Slavery in the United States]

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The War Of The World War I

- The World War I, was fought among Great Britain, France, Russia and more in 1914-1918. In this war, more than nine million people died towards the cause of the world war. This has been recognized as the bloodiest war in history by many soldiers risking their life for freedom. However not just soldiers died as well as animals like horses. The horses were employed for transportation and to carry goods. The southern Calvary was a better horseman so they use horses to their advantage. Soldiers would’ve not been able to fight the war without the help of the horses....   [tags: World War I, Death, World War II, Napoleonic Wars]

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The Winds of Change (The Lady)

- When you look back in time, remembering events that have happened, only the important and most significant moments stick with you. The memories may be slightly foggy, details and dates may be mixed but the main memory is always intact. When I look back at growing up in Jeffersonville, Indiana I have many of these memories. Jeffersonville is a city where not that much happens. Most people who live here go to the surrounding towns and cities, such as Clarksville, IN and Louisville KY to enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment so it was to our excitement when an artist installed a 20ft statue in the industrial area of our boring town....   [tags: statue, memory, commitments, love, Jeffersonville]

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Xenia Is The Ancient Greek Concept Of Hospitality, The Generosity And Courtesy

- Odyssey Essay “Xenia is the ancient Greek concept of hospitality, the generosity and courtesy shown to those who are far from home and/or associates of the person bestowing guest-friendship.” This concept includes the guest reciprocating the generosity and kindness to the host. In Homer’s The Odyssey the concept of Xenia is prominently shown throughout the story and used to both help and hinder the characters’ journeys. In most cases, the hospitality displayed between the characters mutually benefits both host and guest....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Trojan War, Greek mythology]

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The War that Never Was

- For more than forty years, the threat of nuclear armageddon hung over the world, and only faded from consciousness following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the implosion of the Soviet Union. Although the threat of nuclear war no longer occupies the publics attention, other threats have arisen to take their place. The Cold War left a legacy on the United States, the Soviet Union, and the entire world. Although some may argue that the negative effects of the cold war outweigh the positive, some good and some bad came from the Cold War....   [tags: the Cold War between USA and USSR]

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The Vietnam War And World War I

- The Vietnam War was a rough time for many soldiers. Memories of home, loved ones, comfort, happiness, a normal life, everything was left behind to do their duties as soldiers. They carried with them many mementos of their life at home; that way they had some kind of life to hang onto to give them the hope and comfort they needed to keep themselves pushing forward. Though, many others have done the same and kept objects to hold onto to remind themselves that there is hope and that there is light at the end of the tunnel....   [tags: World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War]

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War I And The Cold War

- War is when two opposing countries or political parties fight and a conflict is carried on by warfare on the land, in water or in the air. Most people in the past that were in the war would have most likely agreed. They might have even added what one general in the past had stated, “War is hell”. Hell is a place or state of death, torment, misery, pain, punishment and evil to its highest point . When World War One is compared to other wars fought in history it is sometimes said to be the worst war fought in history, but it does not fit the definition of hell....   [tags: World War II, Nuclear weapon, Adolf Hitler, War]

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The War Of The Cold War

- The cold war which is the period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union drastically altered life for Americans. The tensions have still been escalating to this period. In World War 2 Russia was an ally of the us and England because the war against Germany. Although Stalin was considered a devil because of how he treated his people; he was a totalitarian dictator murdered people left and right, the political and military relationship between Russia has been on rocky ground ever since then....   [tags: World War II, Cold War]

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Characteristics Of Odysseus From The Book ' Odyssey '

- Laney Hutchings 10-18-15 Dottarar Period 5 Characteristics of Odysseus Nowadays, most people think of a hero as a mentally/physically strong person with superpowers and the ability to save people. Odysseus from the book, Odyssey, represents a hero through his intelligence, slightly foolishness, and bravery. During Odysseus’ journey back home to Ithica, him and his shipmates encountered many difficulties along the way resulting in Odysseus getting back home with a few cuts and bruises. Odysseus managed to get himself through dozens of obstacles, and in his often success, he showed intelligence, foolishness and bravery....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Poseidon, Trojan War]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- There is a stark parallel between the Vietnam War and the circumstances under which life is maintained on Potrero Hill. The soldiers in Gods Go Begging are poor, uneducated, and trapped fighting in a war they do not support; the boys on Potrero Hill are also poor, uneducated, and unable to escape the war into which they were born. They are victims of their circumstances and their government. Some of the boys that Jesse meets in Vietnam are there because they were drafted. Unable to get a deferment, either due to a lack of funds or because no higher education establishment would accept them, boys are forced to go off to war....   [tags: Vietnam War, Cold War, United States, Communism]

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History and Future of Military Drones

- What is the future of the military. Many people would argue that drones are the future. Drones have a long history of development tracing back to the America’s Civil War. A large issue that drones had during this time was that they were highly ineffective, this continued until the war in Afghanistan ware started. During the Afghanistan war, the production of the Predator Drone was commissioned. This has been the military’s most successful military asset because of its many different application that the Predator drone has....   [tags: Military, War, History]

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Sophocles ' Antigone : The Greatest Civilization On Earth

- Around the time where Greece was known to be the greatest civilization on earth, many people used myths and stories as an extension of their belief because they were culturally significant and important. Ancient Greece was a male-dominated civilization that created laws which would benefit only those with power, which let to the suffering of those without power. The relationship of the sexes was very important, because it showed how men were more superior and woman were frowned upon because they were treated more like minorities....   [tags: Sophocles, Oedipus, Trojan War, Oedipus the King]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- War is Finally Over The Vietnam War was one of the most controversial and politically opposed in history. It was one of the first wars to really been shown to the American public because a lot of the action was televised so the American public had a first person view of the war and they were outraged. It was not the fact that the United States did not win, which was the first time since the War of 1812 that they were not successful in their war agenda, but more of the fact the people did not believe the war really meant anything....   [tags: Vietnam War, United States, South Vietnam]

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The War Of The Civil War

- On July 1st, 1863 Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Union General George C. Meade transformed Gettysburg, Pennsylvania into a battleground for the Civil War,the battle ended July 3rd, 1863. David Wills was charged by Pennsylvania 's Governor Andrew Curtin to clean up after the battle, part of the battlefield was converted into a gravel site for the soldiers. Later on November 2nd, 1863 President Abraham Lincoln received an invitation from Wills to speak at the dedication ceremony for the soldiers who lost their lives....   [tags: Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War]

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The War Of 1812 : The Forgotten War

- The War of 1812 is often considered as “The Forgotten War” in our American history. Schools and prior generations have not focused a lot of time and effort on learning about this vital war. However, many positive aftereffects came from this important war. Since 1803, France and Great Britain had been at war and Great Britain had created a blockade, which violated the Treaty of Amity and Commerce between America and France. Through a series of Orders in Council the British blockaded most of Europe’s seaports....   [tags: War of 1812, United States, James Madison]

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The War Of The Korean War

- War. Division. Terrible battles. Pestilence. And prisoners. What do these things have in common. Are all a part of history. Yes. Have they all happened in most, if not every country in the world. Yes. Do they prove that mankind is corrupt. Yes. War is a terrible but common event in our recorded history. Many places have seen scores of battles fought upon their land. Many people living in the Unites States today have at least one family member currently serving in U.S. military. In fact, the United States itself has seen one civil war, two world wars, and many others in which it has either directly or indirectly been involved in the action....   [tags: Korean War, World War II, North Korea, Kim Il-sung]

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The Revolutionary War And The Civil War

- I believe one of the ways our government is like that of Ancient Greece is in regards to war. War is a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state. America has been involved in numerous wars on their on soil as well as in foreign territory. The Revolutionary war and the Civil war were fought on American soil. While World War I, World War II, the Vietnam war, our current war in Afghanistan as well as many others were fought on foreign territory the means is ultimately the same....   [tags: United States, World War II, Ancient Greece]

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The War Of 1812 As The Forgotten War

- The War of 1812 The war of 1812 is often referred to as the Forgotten War. This is because it is America’s least known war. Although the war of 1812 is the least known, it was also one of the most dangerous wars for America. The war lasted for two and a half years and was a conflict between the United Stated of America and the British Empire. If America lost the war, then the people would become subjects of the British again and if America won the war then it was possible that Canada could be a part of America....   [tags: War of 1812, United States, World War II]

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The War Of The American War

- The War Road to Freedom For nearly two hundred years, the bottom class of the social hierarchy in the colonies had gone abused and ignored, but the revolution gave them the chance to have a voice and make an impact. African Americans were finally able to make decisions and choices about their future. They were given hope and that hope was portrayed differently for each slave, whether they be located in the North or the South. The Revolutionary War transformed African American freedoms in many ways and that was shown through the evolution of their relationships....   [tags: American Civil War, Black people]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- Many of those supporting the Vietnam War would argue with those against the war saying that it was winnable. There have been plausible evidence and information found suggesting that the war was not unwinnable. Lewis Sorley wrote in his book, A Better War, that the “fighting wasn’t over, but the war was won.” He states, “…the VC had virtually been exterminated and the NVA, which had endeavored to go big time with divisional sized units, had been drive across the border of Cambodia.” The war was winnable because of the experience of America 's military and the amount of provisions America had....   [tags: Vietnam War, United States, Vietnam]

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The War Of The World War II

- Oscar Wilde once said, “When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.” In reference World War II wilde has a point. In Europe more than 10 countries under axis control by 1941, even though the ‘hostile takeover’ of most of Europe began two years earlier. One of the many included the impressive country of France, which was conquered in 1940. One of the only countries left standing against the Axis Powers was the country of Great Britain which was hanging on by a thread following the Battle of Britain....   [tags: World War II, Empire of Japan]

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The War Of World War II

- The whole world was effected by the results of World War II, the United States did its best to stay away from the war. After fighting in the last world war only years before, America was not ready to jump right back into another. The events that lead the United States into the war made us not only fighters on the Homefront but pioneers in change for our country. World War II officially started on September 19, 1939 two days after Nazi German invaded Poland. The alliance of Great Britain and France were the first to declare war on Germany....   [tags: World War II, United States]

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The Earth 's Oceans And Winds Are Two Sources Of Primary, Renewable Energy

- Two Form of Renewable Energy The Earth’s oceans and winds are two sources of primary, renewable energy (RE). Historical records show the use of sails as a means of propulsion for watercraft on the Nile River in 5000 BC. On land, humanity converted wind energy to pump (move) water and mill (refine) grains. Windmills are thought to have developed in the East, in Persia, India and Tibet. The technology traveled west into Europe where counties such as the Netherlands, exploited the technology to pump water for land reclamation....   [tags: Wind power, Fossil fuel, Renewable energy]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- Both the student protestors and VVAW noticed the racism that was involved with the draft system that chose which civilians would be chosen to fight in the Vietnam War. The anti-war movement was, in part, expanding because of how the United States was creating its army. The Vietnam War is often described as “a white man’s war, a black man’s fight,” and this is because of the disproportionate amount of African American soldiers compared to white soldiers. Minorities were usually the least educated and would not be attending college or university, which was one wat to avoid being drafted....   [tags: United States, Vietnam War]

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The Epic Of The Iliad

- “To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title” Albert Pike. Wars throughout the ages have changed drastically between their weapons, the reasoning, and the strategies used. But it seems there is a constant from cavemen to present day; the higher the rank and position of power that one is in, generally keeps them from having to do their own dirty work. Throughout The Iliad, the only person that does not seem to pull the “rank” card is Hector, Homer put Hector into The Iliad as a contrast to men such as Zeus and Agamemnon....   [tags: Trojan War, Iliad, Achilles, Greek mythology]

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The War Of The Cold War

- As America grew in history, it was not one to stay way from wars after the second world war. It led to the Korean war and then the Vietnam war to finally the overall blanket of the cold war. It was to protect democracy, protect land, and to protect the world from a horrendous end. These wars gave growth and despair to the United States however it led to the rise of peace. Before the second world war, the world was in turmoil. The depression had spread across the globe and with that different political groups started to rise to give the people hope....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, Vietnam War]

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South Korea 's Economic Impact On Its Infrastructure

- South Korea South Korea is also known as The Republic of Korea consists mostly of hills and mountains with wide coastal plains. It is home to over 50 million people and is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia, which is on the Korean Peninsula, below the border of a heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). This is in use mainly by its Republic of Korea Army since the end of the Korean War in 1953. South Korea’s economy has grown faster than North Korea since the 1960s. South Korea has many land variants, which also help with its trades, resources and its ability to mass produce crops due to favoring lands and technology which has made a positive impact on its infrastruc...   [tags: South Korea, Korean War, North Korea]

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The World War I Was A War

- World War One was a war that was many years and conflicts in the making, With many powerful empires on edge and wanting to be the best, they did whatever they could to make this happen. The first world war was not sparked by one event or motive, but in turn was started due to many major factors. World War One was the product of the empires long-term factors such as nationalism, imperialism, militarism and the alliances. The short term event that was the final push to start the war was the assassination of Franz Ferdinand....   [tags: World War I, Otto von Bismarck, World War II]

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Literary Analysis : Dark They Were And Golden Eyed

- Literary Analysis: DARK THEY WERE AND GOLDEN-EYED During the the 1940’s the great depression was at full swing and World War 2 had just ended in 1945. These two events not only played a large role in history but may have also greatly influenced one of the greatest authors, Ray Bradbury. Ray Bradbury saw first hand the effects of the great depression and war and it’s evident that his writings “Dark They Were and Gold-Eyed.” Superficially it may seem like a simple and meaningless story about a family that traveled to Mars with the intent of of escaping the catastrophic war going on Earth and unfortunately became consumed by Mars and became martians as a result....   [tags: World War II, Nuclear weapon]

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