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  • Winston Churchill

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    leadership. He is the man who assumes control. He is Winston Churchill. Winston Churchill is widely considered influential to all with whom he graced his presence with. His ability to lead the United Kingdom, enduring the perils of both World War II and the Cold War, go beyond his decorations in the military and literature. Sir Winston Churchill was born into affluence. He was born on the 21,000 acre estate of the Dukes of Marlborough (Churchill1.) The day was the last of November; the year 1874. Blenheim

  • Europe and World War I

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    Europe and World War I Although this is a period of history of which there is as much controversy as there are resources, it is difficult to determine the beginning of the causes for war, or the motives of the Powers. Some historians would date the beginning of the amenity and discord between the European Powers that eventually led to "the Great War" from as early as the end of the Franco- Prussian war and the unification of Germany in 1871. Since then, there followed a period of peace,

  • Propaganda During World War Two

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    Propaganda During World War Two Needless to say, every one of the wars just mentioned was advertised as a defensive, moralistic, and completely national expedition. Bismarck even went so far as to make an unworkable treaty with Austria so that he could claim, when Austria broke it, that he was waging war in defense of the sacredness of treaties. But no one should be deceived by such propaganda. All these wars were waged in order to maintain certain groups in control in the belligerent countries

  • Winston Churchill

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    Most, if not, all of Britain loved him. They loved him because he was a noble genius. He stood as a figure of motivation, revolution, and morality. Churchill made sure to let the people of Britain know what he believed and why he believed it. Once a war hero, Churchill became a trusted political hero, and able to help. His early life in England made him the man he became. The interactions and challenges he faced molded him into the political leader who would take Britain through the unknown and come

  • Mahatma Gandhi: A Hero to All Indians

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    voice foe south Africa, he was also in the in the British army during the Boer war as a Indian medical commander . He ended up staying there until 1914 and his wife and children came in1896. In 1914 he returned as a hero to all Indian people and was considered a holly man, because of this he was often referred to as Mahatma which means great soul. Wile in India the British started to take Indian civil liberties after world war one, hence Gandhi protested fallowing his own nonviolent ways when the Amritsar

  • Article 231 of The Treaty of Versailles

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    order to be able to analyse its judgement about Germany's responsibility for the war. After the war had ended, Europe's, especially France's economy was devastated. There was also a general desire for such a war never to repeat itself, as the first proof of modern warfare proved to be ruinous. To deal with this two issues the allied powers made Germany sign the "war guilt clause" which made it accept all the guilt for the war and because of this, pay reparations to the affected states. In this way France's

  • Winston Churchill: A Brief Biography

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    being a wartime genius. In 1895, he took a leave from being a soldier to put his other skills to work and became a reporter (web.a.ebscohost.com). He mainly reported wars such as the Cuban War of Independence for The Daily Telegraph, and Boer War in 1899 for The Morning Post (web.a.ebscohost.com). During his reporting of the Boer War in South Africa, he was captured and put in prison (web.a.ebscohost.com). He escaped to tell of this story, and he became known throughout Great Britain for this adventure

  • The Life of Winston Churhill

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    The electorate after the Second World War was not fond of Winston Churchill. His wartime speech during 1940 impressed Keegan. Churchill imagined and knew the history of his country a+nd the people. These people are patriots, loyal, and courageous. Churchill was also straightforward when noting the hardships that are in store for his people. He had little education, though he did go to Royal Military School. Not only was he interested in his own views, his writing reflects the historical process of

  • Analysis Of The Long Fuse By Laurence Lafore

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    The Long Fuse, this memoir, by Laurence Lafore, describes the lengthy chain of events that led to the First World War. He begins his work by thrusting the reader in the midst of 1870 Europe and her hopeful situation. Nations were developing nationalism at every turn and were vying for a better world. The Second Industrial Revolution was in full swing and was changing how the world, and war, operated. Education and literacy were taking root in average lives and, in turn, the idea of Liberty took off

  • Writing the History of the World

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    try and concentrate on the more forgotten theatres of war such as the Italian, North African and Russian. I would conclude World War II with an in depth study of the Holocaust, from the effects on the common person to the Nuremberg trials. After World War II, I would conclude my year, partly because it's long enough to fill any remaining gaps, and partly because the events of the Cold War are too plentiful to squeeze in. The Cold War alone could easily fill a year's classes, so cramming