Stop the War Coalition Essays

  • Distinguish Between Sectional and Promotional Pressure Groups

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    Distinguish Between Sectional and Promotional Pressure Groups Sectional groups seek to represent the common interests of a particular section of society. As a result, members of sectional groups are directly and personally concerned with the outcome of the campaign fought by the group because they usually stand to gain professionally and/or economically. Trade unions, employers' associations and professional bodies are all sectional groups and membership is usually restricted. Promotional

  • Child Combatants

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    Sometimes dealing with children can be a battle in itself, but in many countries, children fight the battles that adults have created. These young people are known as children warriors, soldiers, and combatants. The use of children in war is an unfortunate issue; but it is part of some people’s everyday life. Whether the child is fighting for their government or their life, they are often in constant danger. The foreign policies that have been put in place to protect children have yet to halt the

  • Napoleon

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    his advisors. At the beginning of Napoleon’s reign, there was peace in Europe. But Napoleon became power hungry, and sought to conquer the European continent. Eventually Britain, Russia, and Austria became allies and formed the Third Coalition. Their goal was to stop Napoleon from overtaking the continent. Napoleon’s only allies were the ones that he conquered, and they all eventually gained freedom and left him. Napoleon managed to lead his armies to victory because of his brilliant military mind

  • The Pros And Cons Of Humanitarian Intervention

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    justify their invasion as a humanitarian endeavor. This post-hoc justification called into question whether the Iraq War was actually a humanitarian intervention. The 2003 war represents one of the first times a group of intervening states have justified their actions citing the humanitarian outcomes that came about from non-humanitarian concerns. A major concern with the Iraq War was that the United Nation’s Security Council did not authorize the intervention, calling to question the legality of

  • An Essay On The Iraq War

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    In 1980, the militant state of Iraq, led by President Saddam Hussein invaded the Republic of Iran. Predicted to be an overwhelming victory for Iraq, the war took a different turn. It was an even battle, one that lasted eight years. After these eight years, the Iraqi economy was in a dire situation. Iraq's oil business was losing to other Arab countries such as Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, who were producing more oil for less money. Iraq needed more oil money to support the massive military it had amassed

  • The Legacy of Jesse Jackson

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    and 1988 presidential nomi... ... middle of paper ... ...13. "A 'Day of Direct Action' In the Nation's Capital." Medical Jane, June 18, 2013. The Rainbow PUSH Coalition. 2014. Organization and Mission.Rainbow PUSH Coalition [cited May 15, 2014]. The Rainbow PUSH Coalition. 2014. Reverend Jesse Jackson, Senior.Rainbow PUSH Coalition [cited May 13, 2014]. Available from Unknown. 2012. "Rev. Jesse Jackson Arrested During Workers Protest." The Huffington

  • Operation Iraqi Freedom

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    annual revenue. Saddam Hussein had the nearly hopeless task of justifying the invasion. He plead the fact that Kuwait had been part of the Ottoman province of Basra, a city in the south of Iraq. However, the Ottoman province collapsed after World War I and today's Iraqi borders were not created until then. There was also a further and more obvious blunder in a bid to justify this illegal invasion. Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, had namely recognized Kuwaiti independence in 1963. Furthermore, Hussein

  • Samuel Adams Leadership During The American Revolutionary War

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    political leader as well as one of the most celebrated and influential leaders throughout the American Revolutionary War, 1763-1776 (The American Republican Social Studies book). Adams created the Sons of Liberty, helped the colonists with the actions to take away unnecessary taxations by the British. Adams seeking guidance through his political career; not to mention he help stop the British from performing such horrific acts against the colonists. He helped support the five Bostonians who were

  • Napoleonic Wars: The Impact Of The Battle Of Napoleon

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    The Napoleonic Wars made a tremendous impact on Europe and the most important impacts resulted from victories by Napoleon. As a result of Napoleon’s victories, European countries were able to form alliances. The Battle of Marengo ended the Second Coalition and enforced Napoleon’s position as First Consul. The Treaty of Pressburg, as well as the Confederation of Rhine were subsequent results of The Battle of Austerlitz. The Battle of Wagram lead to the Treaty of Vienna and territory gains for Napoleon

  • The Reason for Going to War

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    The Reason for Going to War Since the beginning of the war on Iraq, over 8243 civilians, 11000 Iraqi soldiers and 642 Coalition soldiers have died. There has not been one day since a US soldier was killed and since the beginning of the occupation, 39750 bombs have been dropped and $117 billion dollars have been spent. And no weapons of mass destruction have been found. This was precisely the reason that President George Bush wanted to go to war over. In his speech to the nation informing

  • Causative Factors of the Spanish Civil War in 1936

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    Why did the Spanish Civil War Break Out in 1936? The Spanish Civil War broke out in 1936 due to economic differences leading to divisions and a lack of understanding causing people to desire change and therefore turning to extremist parties, religious conflicts and differences again dividing Spaniards, the role of the military becoming a radical anti-republic movement due to their desire to squash unconventional change with persistent action, and also politically due to the failure of Primo De

  • Napoleon Bonaparte Superpowers

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    the 3rd coalition. The 3rd coalition included such superpowers as Britain, Russia, Sweden, some German states, and Austria. Frances odds for winning the battle were beyond scary. France had only 68,000 troops, a small number compared to Russia’s 90,000. Knowing that he was outgunned and outmanned “the French emperor developed a ruse.” (Kagan). Napoleon employed strategy instead of sheer manpower to emerge victorious at the Battle of Austerlitz. The Battle was “the first engagement of the War of the

  • Kids on Death Row

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    the state of Mississippi sought the death penalty for juveniles as young as thirteen years of age (1998, February 17). In 1999, a Texas legislator announced his plan to lower the state's minimum age to eleven. The youngest person killed since World War II in the United States was George Stinny, a fourteen year-old black boy. George Stinny was so small that when he was being executed his mask fell off. Some argue that children mature enough to murder are mature enough to be punished for it. The

  • Napoleon

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    five years, there was warfare in Spain. British troops came to aid Spain. This led to the defeat of Joseph, death of thousands of French troops and it inspired patriots and nationalists of other lands to resist Napoleon. This war between 1808 and 1813 is called The Peninsular War. In Germany, anti-French feelings broke out. However, the French invasions carried German nationalism beyond the small ranks of writers. In 1807, writers attacked French occupation of Germany. This nationalistic feeling

  • First Persian Gulf War: 1990-1991

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    First Persian Gulf War: 1990-1991 The First Persian Gulf War between 1990 and 1991 was the most militarily efficient campaign in US history where comparatively few lives were lost. This war accomplished many goals, including that it secured the economic advantages for the “Western World”. It encouraged a free flow of natural resources, established the value of air power and superiority, and verified that a free alliance for justice will prevail over armed aggression. In the end, the United State’s

  • American Revolution Dbq

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    protect natural human rights, the government becomes a tyranny. European nations generally supported the Americans in the Revolutionary War. France supplied gunpowder and weapons to Americans and even offered a formal alliance with America. A French nobleman, the marquis de Lafayette became a well-trusted general for Washington. Spain and the Netherlands declared war on Britain during the Revolution. The American Revolution was really revolutionary because it showed that the ideas of representative

  • Peace and Security

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    Collective security is one type of coalition building strategy whether global or regional in which a group of nations agree not to attack each other and to defend each other against an attack from one of the others, if such an attack is made. The principal is that "an attack against one is an attack against all." It differs from "collective defense" which is a coalition of nations which agree to defend its own group against outside attacks. It can also be described as a system where states attempt

  • A Brief Look at the Persian Gulf War

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    rising, the Persian Gulf War was a significant war in terms of modern American history. The Cold War was a time of unease throughout the nation, from the end of World War Two in 1945 to the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. After the Vietnam War ended poorly in the early 1970s, the United States remained out of war for another 20 years. When Iraq was threatening to invade Saudi Arabia in late 1990, the United States knew it had to intervene. After roughly two decades without war, America did not know

  • Operation Desert Storm

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    forces thousands of tons of bombs on military targets throughout Iraq. Saddam Hussein had not heeded the coalition’s threats and would pay dearly.(Pike) In the years prior to 1990, Iraq and Iran had fought in an 8-year war that had put an extreme financial strain on Iraq. The war began on September 22, 1980, when Iraqi troops launched a full-scale invasion of Iran. Iraq had hoped for a lightning victory against its neighbor that was in the midst of revolutionary outburst. This, however, was a terrible

  • Spanish Civil War and World War II

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    is not a collection of unrelated events, but it is instead an account of various causes and their effects. World War II was not an isolated event. It was a product of numerous events in Europe which included the Spanish Civil War. Spain prior to World War II was an area of crucial political and strategic importance. By analyzing the events of the Spanish Civil War, the events of World War II can be understood in greater detail. Hitler’s confident foreign policy, the quick surrender of France, the forging