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  • Why Britain Won the Battle of Britain

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    Why Britain Won the Battle of Britain After taking France in addition to his list of captured countries on mainland Europe, Adolf Hitler set his sights on Britain. After the success of Blitzkrieg, the evacuation of Dunkirk and the surrender of France, Britain was by herself. However, before Hitler could contemplate undertaking an invasion he was advised by his generals that Germany had to destroy the Fighter Command of the Royal Air Force in order to gain superiority

  • Why Britain Won the Battle of Britain

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    Why Britain Won the Battle of Britain By the summer of 1940, the Germans under Hitler dominated most of Europe. His one remaining active enemy-Britain, under a new prime minister, Winston Churchill-vowed to continue fighting. Whether it could was debatable. The British army had left most of its weapons on the beaches at Dunkirk. Britain stood alone as Russia led by Stalin had signed a non-aggression pact with Hitler and the U.S. A. although shocked by the fall of France

  • American Revolutionary War

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    charter ended Britain took over and there was the beginning of the American Revolutionary war. The American Revolutionary war was the start of a great county. The battle was with the thirteen colonies wanting independence from Great Britain. The thirteen colonies didn’t want to follow any of Britain’s undeserved laws anymore. The American Revolutionary war was the most life changing event in U.S. history because it was started by Great Britain, many people died, and the United States won the war. First

  • The Relations Between Britain And Its American Colonies

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    altered the political, economic, and ideological relations between Britain and its American colonies. It was the last of four North American wars waged from 1689 to 1763 between the British and the French. In these struggles, each country fought for control of the continent with the assistance of Native American and colonial allies. The French and Indian War occurred to end the land dispute between the British and French. Whoever won, in reality, gained an empire. It was a determined and eventually

  • If Germany had won the First World War

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    What if Germany had won the First World War? How would the world be different? Would the economy be the same? Would Germany be a world power? Would we have countries such as Finland or Latvia exist today? Would the United States still be a democracy? Would there have been a Second World War? The outcome of the First World War directly and indirectly effected the way we live today. This might come as a surprise to some, but Germany almost won the First World War. Germany was once very close to

  • Who Won the War of 1812?

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    The War of 1812 otherwise known as the “Forgotten War”, was a three year military conflict between America, Britain and their Native allies. It was a relatively small war that arguably shaped a continent for centuries to come. Around the time of 1812 there was tension in and around America because of several controversial acts that Britain had passed out. Because of the Napoleonic Wars Britain had a “You are either with us or you are against us”, approach to other nations. However the British did whatever

  • The Great Journey to Freedom

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    great and tremendous time for Canada in their journey to gain independence from Britain. Before, Canada started demanding for freedom, they were a part of the Commonwealth of Britain. Britain controlled many countries but Canada’s actions in the twentieth century made Britain feel as if Canada needed an identity of their own. The years 1900 – 1929, saw Canada taking their first steps in attaining independence from Britain. Their involvement in World War I, especially at the Vimy Ridge Battle made Canada

  • Winston Churchill: A Brief Biography

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    influential people in British history. Churchill became one of the greatest wartime leaders by creating his first naval army in 1911 to help with WWI efforts, gave moving speeches to rally the British people during bombings in WWII, and eventually won WWII with the aid of his good friend president Franklin Roosevelt. Churchill’s greatness began from a childhood that is not typical of a great leader. His parents, Lord Randolph Churchill and an American Jennie Jerome, didn’t care a great deal about

  • World War Two

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    nothing left when the game was set. Britain had much of the African territory in the game. Germany was a very strong power, but they couldn’t reach some parts of Africa which made it easy for Britain to take these parts and obtain more territory. These other parts of Africa were taken by the allies. Belgium and France were allied with Britain. Britain earned these territories because they were allied. Britain had a strong defense because it was an island. Britain was surrounded by water, which meant

  • The Political Career of James Madison

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    took on the job of writing the Bill of Rights, the amendments he had created were ratified and accepted into the Constitution, giving people the freedoms and rights they desired.(Banfield 31). During the years of Washington’s presidency, Madison won a spot in the House of Representative. Madison supported Washington and his ideas for dealing with U.S. financial issues. But, when his former colleague Alexander Hamilton, secretary of treasury during the Washington administration proposed the creation