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    The Attitudes of British Soldiers to their Commanders During the First World War On their own they are not very useful to a historian studying the attitudes of soldiers to their commanders in World War I. However, if used together and with some of my own knowledge, they could be useful in creating a picture of what the attitudes of soldiers towards their commanders were like. Time would have been a major influencing factor on the attitudes of the soldiers to their commanders. As the

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    The Impact of Western Front on the Lives of British Soldiers at War 1914-1916 The Great War was a war of uncertainties. At 1914 the war set to end by Christmas, but was still going by 1916 and the attitudes of war lifestyle differed. The perspectives of the already-recruited soldiers and the public in England, contrasted. Initially soldiers flocked to join the army they had a vision of them returning as heroes also the ‘Pals Battalion’ scheme further encouraged people to recruit, as they

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    rest of my life! I just need to face it; I need to stop acting like a little baby. I am now a British Soldier, which now means that we are rrequired to buy my uniform, gear, and weapons with my money. Since I am a newly enlisted soldier my pay will be about only twenty cents a day after all the deductions that they take away for clothing, weapons, gear and Surgeon. I know that the British Soldiers are forced to endure such miserable conditions; as a result, there will be strict discipline. If

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    joined the army. The British and French united together to battle the Germans on the North-West of France. In September 1914, after the battle of Marne, German soldiers where forced to retreat to the river Aisne (West of France). German commander, General Erich von Falkenhayn, ordered his men to dig trenches that it could hold onto the parts of Belgium and France that they still had and it also could provide the Germans with a defence from French and British soldiers. A couple of months later

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    fight that marked the first war-like conflict. It took place on the morning of April 19, 1775, when about 70 colonial minutemen, commanded by Captain John Parker, collided with about 800 British soldiers marching their way to Concord, Massachusetts, to steal some equipment from the colonial militia. The British soldiers were under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith (Lexington, Battle of). The first shot fired at this battle was the famous "Shot heard around the world." It was called that

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    Major Campaigns of the American Revolution The New York and New Jersey Campaigns Actions: -British attacked New York City -The Battle of Staten Island -July 3rd, 1763 British were successful -this drove the Americans back to Manhattan - Drive for Manhattan -12,000 British soldiers moved to take New York City - This was accomplished successfully -Cornwallis manhandle of Americans - Chased Americans through New Jersey until they withdrew to Pennsylvania -Battle of Trenton -This was Washington’s

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    Battle of Lexington

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    tell others that the British are coming. It is evident that he has to be in a rush because Lanier says, "While the way is clear". This shows that this option might not be open for a long time so Mr. Revere will have to ride fast. In the next stanza, the British are starting to cross the river and so a man name Deven, is trying to help Paul Revere. As he leaves Deven watches him ride into the night with what I think admiration. Also as he is leaving Deven is watching the British come closer and so I

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    would have to be the concept of "Taxation without representation" and the famous Stamp Act. Many colonists were not so concerned with taxes so they sided with the reason of the British restricting their westward expansion. But those colonists who did not go along with those excuses for rebellion just plain hated the British for invading their homes. But a single question arises: "What put all of these strong feelings toward Britain into the minds of the colonists?" The answer is simple: Propaganda

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    Britain. The British put numerous taxes on the colonies, which they sought to be unfair. The stamp tax and the tea tax were just a few of the taxes that made the colonists upset with the British. Colonists protested these acts in many ways. The Son's of Liberty were a group that was created to protest and they were responsible for such demonstrations as The Boston Tea Party. Then there was actually violence involved in the 1760's. This is when the Boston Massacre happened, where British soldiers in Boston

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    Women in War

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    Both men and women fought on the battlefield. Hundreds of women served as nurses, laundresses, cooks and companions to the male soldiers in the Continental Army.6 In addition, there were some that actually engaged in battle. Seeing "no reason to believe that any consideration foreign to the purest patriotism,"7 Deborah Sampson put on men's clothing and called herself Robert Shirtliffe in order to enlist in the Army. "Robert Shirtliffe" fought courageously; "his" company defeated marauding Indians

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    matters just as it was in the time before and during the Revolution. The British fighting the French and Indian War was a base for strong financial changes that led to the Revolution. This was closely followed by the Declaratory Act that allowed the taxing of the colonies and the Intolerable Acts made by the British. They all had strong influences in the economics of the country that led to the Revolutionary War. In 1754, the British fought the French for the final of four wars in what we know as the

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    About My Home Town Ooty

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    years ago. This state is the home to some of the most ancient architectural beauties, sculptures and the natural beauties of which Ooty is one among them. In 1821 a batch of British soldiers discovered Ooty. The gusty evenings, the cold nights, the grassy downs, the hills and dales gripped the imagination of the British. They surveyed and mapped the hills and started filling in what they felt as missing parts of the landscape. Thus spacious Victorian houses, country-style churches and spruced

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    Baden-Powell

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    for the defense of Mafeking, a small town in South Africa. With 800 men, he was besieged by a force of 9,000 Boer soldiers. His small force held out against these immense odds for 217 days -- until a relief column of British soldiers arrived. At Mafeking B.-P. organized his "Messenger Cadets". Trained in efficiency, obedience and smartness, they performed many tasks -- relieving soldiers for active defense of the town. After the Boer War, B.-P. organized the South African Constabulary and designed

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    Bridge On The River Kwai by Pierre Boulle The title of my book was Bridge on the river Kwai. The Bridge on the River Kwai is an epic tale of the struggle of British POWs in a Japane se prison camp during WW II. Lt. Colonel marches his men into Prisoner of War Camp 16, commanded by Colonel Saito As the troops enter the camp, they are observed by long time captive Shears, an American sailor, who has bribed a guard to be put on the sick list. Saito announces that their job will

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    South Africa

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    across the river at Rourke’s Drift. Ironically, the mountains surrounding Rourke’s Drift present an untamable foe to the one hundred forty British soldiers camped there. The soldiers have been informed that the Zulu are coming, and the audience is drawn into the soldiers’ world while together they watch for the destined attack along the elevated landscape. The soldiers find themselves facing thousands of skillful and determined native warriors who seem to appear from nowhere with the help of the natural

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    views of war. Alfred Tennyson wrote the “Charge of the Light Brigade” in 1854 and it is about the battle of Balaclava in the Crimean war. Although this battle had no real influence on the outcome of the war it showed the bravery of six hundred British soldiers who charged into almost certain death. The poem itself is a patriotic ballad keeping up with the tradition of the time. The poem is heroic and romantic. “Dulce ET Decorum EST” was written by Wilfred Owen. It is based on World War 1 in which 

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    Relativism

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    Hitler's orders. In the two years that followed, millions of Jews were killed and only a fraction survived the painful ordeals at the Nazi German prison camps. However, all of the chaos ended as World War II came to a close: the American and British soldiers had won and Hitler's Third Reich was no more. A certain ethical position would state that the anti-sematic Nazi German culture was neither right nor wrong in its actions. In fact, it is this view of the cultural relativist that assumes all

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    that marches and parades were usually an excuse for violence and rioting between Catholics and Protestants. Therefore on August 9th 1971 all marches in Northern Ireland were banned under the Special Powers Act 1922. At dawn on that same day British soldiers entered a number of Catholic homes and took away suspected IRA men, which of hundreds were put in internal camps. A march was then organised on January 30th 1972 by a Catholic group, although it was illegal they said so was interning. The

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    Indira Gandhfemalei

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    and became a quiet, serious child, fired by a sense of mission she did not quite understand(Currimbhoy 31). 	Even the games Indira played had to do with politics. Her dolls were divided into freedom fighters. who formed picket lines, and British soldiers, who clubbed them on the head and ragged them to off to jail. Her aunt remembers her out on the porch, eyes burning, arms dramatically outstretched, playing Joan Of Arc leading her people to freedom. By the time she was twelve, Indira was making

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    The Symbol of Ignorance

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    " Despite this legal shield, gun control laws need to be enacted. "The right to bear arms" should be loosely interpretated. It was created in 1791 to protect the American colonists in times of crisis with either the Native Americans or the British soldiers. Instead, the members of the NRA take this right to the extreme and argue that any form of arsenal is appropriate to own. A few problems arise with this belief. No one can argue validly that owning a machine gun or an AK-47 is necessary.

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