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The Cause of War

- "We will bring the terrorists to justice; or we will bring justice to the terrorists. Either way, justice will be done." George Walker Bush, 2001. This quote made by President Bush in 2001 after the September. At the time, this quote was exactly what most Americans wanted to hear. The word Revenge perfectly describes what we wanted from Saddam Hussein. As the years have gone by, Revenge has been in the back of our heads. As the intensity of war has dropped, we have gone on with our lives. The cause of the war has affected our lives today....   [tags: war, ]

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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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The War Of The World War II

- During WWI the Central Powers—Germany, Austria, Hungary and the Ottoman Empire would threaten freedom all over Europe. In August of 1914 German forces would quickly invade the neutral country of Belgium and part of northern France however they were not able to push any further and the French were unable to push German forces out, and for the next four years neither German nor French trench lines would move in any direction. (580) These trench lines would not move in either direction until the U.S....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, World War I, Korean War]

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The War Of Vietnam War

- Other veterans are welcomed by their family and fellow Americans, but for the most part, they faced a nation weary of war and troubling questions raised by that war. Coming back home, Vietnam War Veterans received various opinions from the public. Some of these opinions were favorable to them and the war, but most of them were not. The veterans were seen as victims of an immoral war by antiwar liberals while pro-war conservatives believed that they were heroes who wrongfully suffered in the war that everyone wanted to forget....   [tags: Vietnam War, Cold War, Korean War, Army]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- When I was about twenty three, my husband was drafted in the Vietnam war. Of course, our entire family was filled with overwhelming sadness and guilt once we found out, and it didn 't help that both of us saw no reason for the war to exist in the first place. Charles and I lived together, along with his mother and our two daughters, Althea and Louise. We had become very dependent on each other, and once we found out about my husband 's draft, his mother felt it the worst. "This war," his mother began, after finding out, "is just an excuse for our country to display its ego....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Vietnam War, Korean 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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War Photograph and War Photographer

- “Feeling sorry for her”. Kate Daniels uses the iconic photo of the child, hurt in a napalm attack on a Vietnam village who is screaming in pain and fear, to show the extent of the suffering that innocent civilians have to go through in war time. She wants people to be aware of the pain and to show what the reality is like for them in the war, focusing on the horrors in particular. The poem uses this to instil emotions such as sympathy and compassion but also to make people feel appalled by the war....   [tags: Horrors of War]

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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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Funding For the War in Iraq and Afghanistan

- The term terrorism has been difficult to define in the past couple of decades. The old definitions are no longer valid and new definitions are coined every day. Terrorism is the act of frightening or killing of people or destruction of any physical things to create a fearful or life-threatening environment. Terrorism is an organized crime. The general examples of terrorizing people are kidnapping, hijacking, bombing, murder, threatening and so on. They generally do these kinds of things to gain more power and they want to prove their superiority over another group of people....   [tags: War]

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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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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 Disastrous Consequences of a Nuclear War

- Carl Sagan (1934 – 1996), an American-born renowned astronomer, defined and explained the phenomenon of Nuclear Winter for the first time in 1983. In the article Nuclear Winter, based on the scientific paper “Global Atmospheric Consequences of Nuclear War”, Sagan explained and analyzed an unanticipated consequence, a drastic drop in world’s temperature, of a nuclear war. In a historical context, potential use of nuclear warheads in Cold War (1947-1991) influenced the writer to highlight the consequences of a nuclear war....   [tags: War]

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The Pain and Suffering of War

- Twenty nine million casualties and eight and a half million deaths was the final tally for the four year conflict known as the Great War. Dubbed the First World War, the clash between the Allies and the Central Powers encompassed almost all regions of the globe. The war was triggered by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary. Because the perpetrators, a terrorist group called the Black Hand, were situated in the nearby country of Serbia, the Austrian-Hungarian monarchy sent the Serbs a list of uncompromising demands....   [tags: War]

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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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War or Peace?

- If you think about war and then think about peace is war really all that bad. Without wars there would basically be no human life because no one would have anything really. Wars are defiantly not all good but they are also not all bad if there are not a bunch of them. A successful war in transition to peace was the Guatemalan war of 1960-1996 because they are still living in a bit peaceful country today but are making major progress. An example of an unsuccessful war in transition to peace is the 1991 Somalia Civil War which is still ongoing today....   [tags: War]

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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 World War II

- World War II was the biggest wars in history. Most countries such as Britain, German, and Japan were damaged and a lot of people died in the war. Albert Einstein assumed that “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones”(Albert Einstein). After the World War II, United States, the Capitalism country, and Soviet Union, communist country, were in the Cold War, but it didn’t go to bigger war because they were afraid of the future world war....   [tags: Korean War, World War II, Cold War, Joseph Stalin]

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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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Cruelty in times of war

- It is a well-documented fact that war can bring out the worst in people, especially in regards to racism. The Yugoslav wars that took place from 1991 to 1995 exemplify this fact. During the Yugoslav wars the Serbs attempted to create an independent united nation and in order to do so endeavored to eliminate the Bosnia Muslims. “Often described as Europe's deadliest conflicts since World War II, the conflicts have become infamous for the war crimes involved, including mass ethnic cleansing” (Wikipedia contributors)....   [tags: War]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- “War is organized violence often on a large scale, involving sovereign states or geographic parts of the same state or distinct ethnic or social groups within a given state (civil war) (Magstadt, Thomas).” The three wars I will be covering are the Just Wars, Total Wars, and Proxy Wars. A common form of warfare, the Just War can be seen in World War Two, the Vietnam War, and the Persian Gulf War. A just war is “a war fought in self-defense or because it is the only way a nation can do what is right (Magstadt, Thomas).” The Vietnam Civil War began in 1959 and ended in 1975....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, United States, Korean War]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- The year was 1967 when Charles Haug returned home from Da Nang, Vietnam. Charles is a veteran of the Vietnam War. In Vietnam, Charles Haug was a mechanic who worked on different types of heavy equipment; such as forklifts, cranes, and military vehicles. While in combat, he was moved from Khe Sanh, Vietnam to Da Nang, which was his home base in Vietnam. At that moment he was moved between those two locations, Charles had confidence that he was going to make it back home to Indiana after being away for nineteen months....   [tags: Vietnam War, Cold War, United States, Korean War]

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The War Of The Cold War

- War is an idea that has existed since the dawn of humanity, and with every war there are goals and motives, the Cold War is no different. The turmoil of the first World War in set the global stage for the future of relations between the United States, Russia, Britain and other countries. As the Russian civil war grew fiercer, allied forces, including U.S. forces, laid foot on Russian soil, at which point things took a turn for the worst. The Cold War was a war of competition, in every sense of the word; and although both the United States and the Soviet Union were teetering-tottering on the brink of war for many years after the first World War, ultimately the United States is to blame for in...   [tags: World War II, Soviet Union, Cold War, World War I]

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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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Korean War : The Cold War

- Korean War The WWII had left the Asian country Korea divided. In June 25, 1950, North Korea invaded South Korea without declaration. It marked the beginning of the three-year long Korean War. Soon, the Soviet Union and communist China joined the combat on the side of North Korea, a communist state. A United Nations force led by the Unites States, who was in the stage of the Cold War with the Soviet, supported South Korea which had a fragile democracy. The Korean Conflict proceeded in between the Second World War in 1939 and the Vietnam War in 1955, two of the largest military conflict in world history....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, Korean War, United States]

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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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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

- It is October 1862, one year and six months since the start of the Civil War. An envelope is printed, painted and dispersed. Unnamed, the print is referred to as a Civil War envelope showing woman pouring a drink for a wounded soldier as a battle rages in the background. Although it does not contain a formal title or a claimed artist the print depicts various social constructs and developing principles that were in attendance throughout the Civil War. The establishment of Lithography on envelopes became a key component of social change during the civil war....   [tags: American Civil War, Union Army, Civil war]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- The human race has long been assumed to have a warlike nature, involving itself in many violent endeavors. Philosophers such as Hobbs firmly asserted such an ideal throughout their teachings, their theories revolving around said notion. Yet some occasions throughout history point to the contrary, specifically those in which war was the unpopular choice. Perhaps the most exemplary of unpopular wars was the Vietnam War, which spurred a myriad of anti-war sentiment. These ideals manifested themselves in a wide variety of protests and draft evasion....   [tags: Vietnam War, United States, Cold War]

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The War Of The Cold War

- During 1945-1991 the two major superpowers, Russia and the United States, engaged in a war known as the Cold War. The reason this war is known as a cold war is because the two superpowers never engaged in a full on war against one another, instead they used the media against each other, they used international events as a cover, and “they fought their battles through various countries across the globe.” (Class Notes) What this means is that the US and the USSR fought the war through events such as the Second Front 1944, the bombing on Hiroshima 1945, and the Berlin Blockade 1947....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, Soviet Union]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- The war effort in Vietnam was quite possibly one of the most controversial the United States has ever been involved in. Almost the entire country was divided over their thoughts, with the majority being against this war. The people of the United States weren’t always opposed to involvement in Vietnam, that is until the truth started leaking to the public. Over the course of roughly twenty years somewhere between one and two million Vietnamese lives alone were lost (Overview of the Vietnam War)....   [tags: Vietnam War, Cold War, South Vietnam, Vietnam]

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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 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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The War Of The Vietnam War

- The time period from 1920 through 1991 was a time of war and struggle for independence. There were many wars fought when countries were trying to establish their independence, and rid themselves of tyrant dictators. The Vietnam War, also known as, the Second Indochina War, 1954 to 1973.Refers to the period when the United States and other members of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, joined the forces of the Republic of South Vietnam in contesting communist forces comprised of South Vietnamese guerrillas and regular force units, generally known as Viet Cong, and the North Vietnamese Army....   [tags: Cold War, Vietnam War, John F. Kennedy]

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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 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 War Of The Vietnam War

- Shortly following World War II came a war that was widely opposed in America. This became known as the Vietnam War or the Second Indochina War. Following World War II America and the Soviet Union became enemies that suffered from conflicting ideologies. The conflict was such a big deal because these two nations were the superpowers of the world. Democracy and communism were the most prominent forms of government in the world and both America and Russia felt as if their form of government was superior to the other....   [tags: Vietnam War, Cold War, Vietnam, South Vietnam]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- I sat on my front porch steps, eating my lunch and watching the cars zoom by. I was beginning to become upset by sitting on the couch with my family, watching television. There was no more family game show night; it was now only news coverage of the Vietnam War. From news teams on the front lines to news anchors talking about the war, like it was an overview of sports game. I outraged that my parents found this entertaining and continued to watch the reportage, even though all of the coverage was gruesome and disgusting....   [tags: Vietnam War, Vietnam, United States, Cold War]

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The War Of War Against America

- His hand dropped and I backed up in pain and horror. I ran for my mother is fear and sadness quivering from my grandfather’s death. How could he leave me. How could he leave us. The words hit me as I took them in “The war is bigger”. I concluded that he meant that the war is bigger than any war before a war that will last forever. When I reached my mother’s car I wept unable to tell her of the tragic happenings I had just been through. She began telling with tears in her voice that it was his time and he had lived to a good age of eighty-five....   [tags: Nuclear weapon, War, World War II]

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The War Of 1812 And The American War

- The War of 1812 was a battle fought between the United States and Great Britain, along with help from Canada and the Native Americans, from June 18, 1812 to February 18, 1815. The United States declared war against Great Britain due to multiple disputes that included trade restrictions against the United States, the capture of American sailors and the support of Native American tribes fighting against American settlers. These issues led to the War of 1812 which Americans ultimately declared the “Second War of Independence”....   [tags: United States, War of 1812]

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The War Of The World War II

- War in 1937, and completed in just one year. It was used to transport war supplies” (World War II). After the Japanese took control of the Chinese coast and Indochina and cut the road, traffic has increased in importance to China “supplies could come only through the air. The U.S. Air Transport Command flew the dangerous 500-mile route, known as the Hump, over the Himalayan Mountains” (World War II). Allies trying to end the war and called for an invasion of Japan “invasion of Japan with the code name Operation Olympic....   [tags: World War II]

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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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The War Of The Vietnam War

- Surrendering Innocence “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.” Dwight D. Eisenhower (Eisenhower 1)....   [tags: United States, Vietnam War]

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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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War in Iraq: An Unnecessary War

- America Troops Are Fighting an Unnecessary War In excess of 600 billion dollars has been spent on the war in Iraq since it began in 2003, plus over four thousand U.S. troops have died because of this war, and despite a struggling economy the US government is keeping our troops in Iraq with no end in sight. The war in Iraq is a current military operation that began, without a declaration of war, on March 20, 2003 and is still taking place today in 2009(Rogalski). Americans have been shielded from this war and have forgotten why we went to war in the first place....   [tags: War on Terror, Terrorism, Terrorist]

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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 War Of War During The Gulf War

- Just Say No If it didn’t result in death or permanent injury, I figured it wasn’t important. —Female POW in Iraq during the Gulf War, describing how she coped with her brutal treatment. Military heroes spill blood, sweat, and tears over the their respective flags, yet their governments neglect soldiers both home and abroad. The word “stress” is defined as pressure or tension, and soldiers endure stress due to war have used since As early as World War I, drugs and alcohol are common substances that soldiers use to cope with the stress of war....   [tags: Iraq War, 2003 invasion of Iraq, Psychology]

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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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The War I And The Great War

- World War I, also known as “The Great War”, was a global war that revolved mainly around Europe. It took place from 1914 to 1918. This was a very brutal war that caused many casualties. The soldiers who survived experienced severe trauma and mental discomfort. This trauma was a direct result of the violence and agony they experienced during the war. Motivation for this war was the idea of nationalism and the pride in one’s country. This war was the cause of disillusionment among many of the soldiers that were involved in it....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare, Fascism]

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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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World War I Was A War

- World War I was a war that was fought between July 28, 1914, and November 11, 1918. It was known as the Great War and in the United States, people knew it as the European War. There were many casualties that took place, both sides lost millions in total. It is widely known that World War I took most of the time in trenches in which soldiers of both sides fought. Extremely lethal new technologies arose. It was the first time that a massive war was fought not only on land and sea but in the skies with airplanes and below the sea....   [tags: World War II, World War I, United States, Tank]

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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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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 Effects Of War On The Vietnam War

- Review of My Research Wars inflict a lot of damage onto soldiers, both physically and mentally. One of the most well known wars is The Vietnam War. This war negatively impacted the men who fought in the war, because it was very intense during and after the fight. Soldiers that fought in the war, were left with a lot of stressful memories. In addition they were dealt permanent damage to their brain and body parts. The Vietnam War was very gruesome, it involved a lot of very disturbing events such as the massacre of village communities and torture....   [tags: Vietnam War, Posttraumatic stress disorder]

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The Civil War : The War Of A Revolution

- The American Civil War or officially known as the War of the Rebellion began in 1861 and ended in 1865; it was a war fought between the Union and the Confederacy states which means the Northern and the Southern states of the United States of America. This event was one of the most destructive events in American history. This war cost more than 600,000 lives; many Americans thought the Civil War would help shape the character of the American people. The South believed that the war was a “War of Rebellion”, or a War for Southern Independence....   [tags: American Civil War, United States]

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World War I And The War

- As World War I begun in August of 1914, many leaders had split views on the thought of war. Many political leaders noted the numerous economic and political rises and that it was not worth fighting. Others believed that “rational diplomatics” had the war under control. However, the war would create new thoughts and ideas, as these would be shattered. The start of the war provided many individuals with enthusiasm instead of fear. Middle-class crowds that composed of students & peasants were excited for war, whereas working people were not....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare, Tank]

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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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The War Of The Vietnam War

- TO BE WASTE OR NOT TO BE. When a country goes to war based on its superior protectors it 's out of loyalty but when a country follows the protector to the end and gives all the money and troops and develops the same foreign Policy then it’s a problem and that needs to be reconsidered reports Ainya Schefe. What Australia sacrificed for the Americans in the Vietnam War can never be replaced, Australia gave the US, men that were slaughtered out of sheer spite and fear for communism, Australia then gave money to a cause that would never be won and now Australia wants to take on the foreign policy of the very country that destroyed precious human life and wasted $218 million dollars that could h...   [tags: Cold War, Vietnam War, Ho Chi Minh, South Vietnam]

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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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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 War Of The Vietnam War

- Throughout history the United States has been portrayed as a country that fights wars for democracy and against the oppression of the people. After World War II and the U.S. playing a crucial role in the defeat of the Axis powers, America became a world power that Americans took pride in. Afterward, post WWII to serve in the military honorably at a time of war was the “American” thing to do since at the time they served they were chartered as the citizen-soldier figure (Moser 24). Although the U.S....   [tags: World War II, Army, Vietnam War, United States]

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The War Of The Civil War

- In the short history of the United States of America, it has been involved in its fair share of military conflicts and wars. Many of these military actions were not always popular with the American people that would fill the combat boots and pull the triggers of the weapons at war. Because of this, the United States has had to force able Americans to enter the military by way of drafts, also known as conscriptions. The Civil War The first official drafts occurred in the Civil War era by both the Union and the Confederate forces....   [tags: United States, World War II]

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The War Of World War I

- “Let months and years come, they can take nothing from me, they can take nothing more” (Remarque 295). This sentence is one that may have passed through the minds of many soldiers during World War I. World War I was very different than any other war ever fought, and it literally took everything from these soldiers. There were new inventions on weapons and fighting techniques that changed the meaning of war completely. In the book, Paul talks a lot about facing machine guns and gas. These were two types of weapons that were new, and that were used for the first time during this war....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Nationalism, Combat]

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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

- 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

- 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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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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The War Of The Vietnam War

- When one ponders vital characteristics, one of the initial traits that comes to mind is bravery. Raised in a culture swarming with images of brave acts, children hastily develop a desire to express bravery themselves. They yearn to show courage in the face of danger; to stand up for their beliefs. It is due to this culture that war is consistently glorified; fighting for peace appears to be the most honorable thing for a man to do. As a result, war may often have a robust backing as a powerful tool for change....   [tags: Vietnam War, Posttraumatic stress disorder]

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The War Of The Cold War

- A common desire among those who study history is to determine who is to blame for the occurrence of significant events; but can it be done. Since the late 1940’s, historians have been engaged in a running debate over who caused one of the longest and most complex conflicts in US history, the Cold War. The tension between the communist Soviet Union and capitalist United States originated in 1917 with the Bolshevik revolution in Russia, when the communists expressed their hatred of western capitalism and desire to “communize” the rest of the world (Gardner, 403)....   [tags: Soviet Union, World War II, Cold War, Russia]

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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 War Of War And Nazi Atrocities

- The search for bodies of soldiers who are killed in dishonorable wars deserves special attention. For instance, Japan and Germany could not use the repatriation of soldiers’ bodies to legitimize their actions in WWII or to encourage similar sacrifice in the future. Instead, they collected the bones of their servicemen in the name of promoting peace and highlighting the unnecessary squandering of lives by the wartime authorities. In Germany, the state steps back and depends on the “German War Graves Commission” to reinter the remains from scattered burials of German soldiers and to maintain 832 cemeteries in 45 countries....   [tags: Cold War, Communism, Soviet Union, World War II]

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The Vietnam War And The Cold War

- The United States used a giant lie of freedom, democracy, and a communism scare to invade Vietnam. Of course, the United States was only interested in the “rice, rubber, teak, corn, tin, spices, oil, and many others” (Zinn 475) that the country had to offer. The Vietnam War had absolutely no connection to the Cold War. The Cold War, in contrast, focused on Stalin’s dictatorship over Communism, while Vietnam had always been a quiet communist country. The war was simply over exploiting this country’s resources that it could be coerced into giving the United States....   [tags: Vietnam War, South Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, Cold War]

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A Costly War: The War of 1812

- A Costly War The Napoleonic Wars was a series of battles between France and Great Britain. Conflict that lasted over a decade included numerous countries that were ultimately fighting to conquer European Supremacy. Napoleon Bonaparte, ruler of England, conquered a vast majority of Europe’s land, before being brutally defeated during the Invasion of Russia in 1812. On the retreat France was meet with the Peninsula War and at Waterloo. As a result of being defeated at both wars and all land being conquered by the victors, this set the fall of Napoleon’s empire....   [tags: US history, second war of independence]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- War brings to people pain, loss, hurt, and regret. This was because of a number of things. The amount of money it was costing, the amount of disabled people, but it originated largely from the massacre. People always appreciate the peace when they suffered hard time in war. That’s why there are so many Peace Protest Movement when people disagreed with making war. Vietnam war is one of famous war which there are so many protesting organization in USA and all around the world that saw what was actually happening to innocent citizens who had done nothing wrong, as a result of unnecessary thing....   [tags: Vietnam War, Vietnam, South Vietnam]

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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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The War Of The Vietnam War

- The Vietnam War was the most protested and opposed War in the history of America. The main reason people protested the War was because they did not understand why America became involved. “The Draft” also caused protest because many people did not agree with the random enlistment of people ages 18-26. Vietnam War protest and support tore apart at the fabric of the United States at a national level. This Vietnam War tension affected the life of millions of people in America. The media had broadcasted and exploited tragedy and violence against the War, which heightened the pressure between the two sides....   [tags: United States, Vietnam War, Protest]

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The War Of The Vietnam War

- The vietnam War, was difficult war as it was a War with no fronts. It was fought in the Southern part of Vietnam from 1968-1973. The death tolls reached 60,000 Americans and almost 2 million North Vietnamese. These staggering numbers do not tell the horrors of what happened during the war nor do they conclude a victor. To this day Americans still question if the war was a blunder or justiable as stood to protect the South Vietnamese from communism. The war by definition could not be won even if the United States dominated every statistical category....   [tags: Vietnam War, Posttraumatic stress disorder]

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World War II And The Cold War

- During World War II and the Cold War America used the policy of containment. However our "containment" policy and actions deferring from the policy were not always justifiable. And although there were moral, philosophical, and political instances where it was justified, not all of our actions were. For moral reasons containment was mostly justified. Communism made its people live in poverty and many times hunger, with no say in anything political. American people saw it as something that we must rid of from the face of the earth, and in getting rid of Communism all of these other problems would also disappear with it....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Korean War, Vietnam War]

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The Civil War And The War

- Though debated by many historians, the Civil War is often referred to as a “total war,” meaning that the conflict permeated every aspect of life in the United States. The home front of both the Union and the Confederacy played crucial aspects in supporting their armies; however, there were many issues that both sides faced. On both sides the respective home fronts faced a failing economy and inflation as well as shortages of material and labor. There was the controversial question of slavery and whether emancipation was approaching and the political tension that traveled with it....   [tags: American Civil War, United States]

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The War Of World War II

- December 7,1941 was a crucial day in time that impacted more than one 's life. Finding itself involved in a war that was spreading across nearly every continent, the United States took shelter as the attack by Japan on Pearl Harbor began. America worked hard in the following months to build up support and necessary needs. They built tanks, planes, ships and weapons to fight the war with great power. The American government then went on to build support through the people, mostly by creating posters advertising ways to financially support the war and the troops....   [tags: World War II, United States]

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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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