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    Declaration for War in 1917 Welcome fellow Senators. We are here today to discuss what the United States should do following Germany’s announcement of unrestricted submarine warfare and the sinking of the three American merchant ships. A resolution is put forth in front of the senators. The first section of the resolution says that: The U.S. Government authorizes President Wilson to use the Armed Forces of the Unit6ed States to wage war against the Nation of Germany. The second section says that:

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    The Declaration of Independence is possibly the most important document for the American people to this day. The Declaration came about in July 1776 after the colonists were tired of being ignored and taken advantage of by King George the 3rd of Great Britain. In September of 1774 all 13 colonies, aside from Georgia, came together to discuss how to approach this ever growing problem that Great Britain is causing to their country. They decided that if they could not reconcile with Great Britain, then

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    no longer be spectators of the war and engaged them into direct conflict during World War II. On the day after the attack, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt spoke before a joint session of the Congress, requesting for a declaration of war against Japan. Throughout his infamous speech, he utilised diction, literary devices, and his simple organization of text to urge the Congress to formally declare war on Japan and rally the American population to support the war effort, thus establishing a sense

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    trading with France while they were in all-out war with them. Napoleon was making his rounds within Britain and with all the things that Britain had pulled on us from the year before up to the now, the good people of America figured it would be a good chance to show Britain that we were not kidding when we said we wanted independence. And what better time than to do it while they were at war? There were many causes of the declaration regarding the war, with the first one being that Britain, abducted

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    My hands traveled to chapter three, section two, and they dog-eared the American Revolution. Pages came and left. An introduction to the Declaration of Independence. The battles of Lexington and Concord. Surviving the War. The experience of a male soldier. Pages came and left. I failed to care. It was a history I knew far too well to enjoy. The last page encroached upon me without warning, and I found my gaze focused upon it

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    The Undeclared War With France At the end of the 18th century, an undeclared war was going on between the United States and France because of the recent XYZ affair; triggering a positive reaction by Federalists like Fisher Ames to convince the authorities to make the war official. Not knowing what to do, President John Adams appointed former-President George Washington as commander of the army to hopefully resolve the issue with France through diplomacy (as was Washington's stance). A close friend

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    Schwarzkof once said, “It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of the men to go into battle”. As young adults, many of us have a preconceived notion that being a hero is in some way the same as being a leader. In times of war, being a leader defines ones as a superior that others look to for guidance and direction in predicaments; not necessarily a hero. The true heroes are not always the ones calling the shots, but the soldiers who courageously leave their comforts behind

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Declaration of War Speech President Franklin D. Roosevelt was one of the most powerful and remembered presidents in United States history. When he spoke his words authorized a sort of empowerment and relief to his audience. On December 8, 1941 Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered a Declaration of War speech that would be remembered for years to come. Aside from the subject, this speech has been remembered because the arguments are well supported. Also, Roosevelt’s excellent

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    legislative action proposed by Senators John McCain and Tim Kaine. In January of 2014, they announced legislation that would give Congress increased control over how the US uses the military in foreign conflicts. The proposed legislation would repeal the War Powers Resolution of 1973 and replace it with legislation gives Congress even more oversight over how the US uses its military in foreign engagements. This not only unnecessary, it is also a terrible idea. If passed it would severely compromise national

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    ten battles, it is obvious that war plays an important part in The Lord of the Rings. However, even in this case, all roads lead to Augustine as he is credited for being the creator of what we know as the Just War Theory. Augustine was a fifteenth century theologian and Bishop of Hippo. His views on warfare and morals were especially imperative to the Christian development of the Just War Theory values. However, Tolkien also had fairly strong feelings about war, as having spent a part of his life

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