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US Loss in Vietnam

Vietnam War stands out in US history as one of Americas greatest traumas. For the American people, it was a bewildering affair fro...

Civil Rights and the Civil War

In five pages this paper discusses the impact of the Civil War in terms of the reasons why the South was defeated and also examine...

The First Modern War in America was the Civil War

limited (Vasile The Union Soldier, His Life and Times: A Modern Interpretation of a 19th Century Experience). However, technologi...

Reasons Behind States Engaging in War

can control it" and when there is an intense pressure to stop this natural reality, "it explodes destructively, in war" (SSFI, 200...

U.S. Civil War and Reasons for the South's Loss

that served as the primary reason that numerous white Americans were able to participate in other interests and occupations withou...

World War I Entrance by Germany

alliances played an extremely important role in the occurrence of World War One (Kwong, 1999). The reasons for these alliances wer...

Navy Personnel and Military Bearing

the way they care for their troops. They must be compassionate as well as inspiring, and the troops must know that they can go to ...

Just Following Orders

equipment someone has the responsibility of guarding it. These watches, like most everything else in the military, begin and end a...

National Security in a Time of Change

more area than it already occupied. The result was a greater and greater polarization between Russia and the US. By the time Ken...

Our Fondness for the Civil War

the Civil War. Those that supported the Civil War justified it on a number of grounds. Many even did so in religious terms, hai...

The Importance of Military Bearing

The writer discusses why military leaders must display military bearing if their units are to be successful in mounting the missio...

Too Late for Compromise

would join as slave states and those north of it would come in as free states (Faragher et al, 2000). But there was still no defin...

The Cold War and Its Significance

War that followed seemed like fighting through one nightmare only to wind up in the middle of another one, only the second one las...

The Missouri Theater Warfare at Wilson’s Creek

The American Civil War shook our nation like it had never been shaken before. It was a time...

A Need for Government Regulation

this will create a suitable environment for the rest of the year. In the real world, however, the social contract provides rules s...

Why Did the United States Lose the Vietnam War?

could perhaps subtly support South Vietnam and thus bring order back to the nation. They did not take into consideration that the ...

The Horrors of WWI

often referred to as a trench war. And, as one author notes, "There had never been anything like it before and there wont ever be ...

Capital Punishment: How Americans See It

DNA testing and the overturn of convictions, two thirds of Americans still support capital punishment ("The Death Penalty - Americ...

Lincoln and/or Johnson

swearing-in as Vice President" (MrLincolnWhiteHouse.org). In truth, this does not appear to be the actions or thoughts of a man wh...

Academic Honesty

most obvious forms of dishonesty involves plagiarism, whether it be intentional or otherwise. It appears as though the most common...

X- AND Y-THEORY AND LOGISTICS

empowerment and the taking of responsibility. Though it might seem as though these two are at the opposite end of the spectrum, le...

The Importance of the Industrial Revolution

While the Industrial Revolution was instrumental in the creation of cities and provided many jobs, it had a dark underside as well...

A SAMPLE PAPER DISCUSSING GOALS

solid B-plus average). This is more than about making my report card look good. This focuses on developing solid work habits, some...

What are Critical Thinking Skills

of the time. Even critical thinkers get stuck in ruts and do not see their own blind spots in their thinking (Foundation for Criti...

HALF THE SKY AND EDNA’S HOSPITAL

This 3-page paper discusses why "Edna's Hospital" is an important story in the book "Half the Sky."...

Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin

and achieve the goal of freedom. After Legree learns that Tom encouraged two of his slaves, Cassy and Emmeline to escape, he vows ...

The Australia Support for the War in Terror Following 9/11

disagreement regarding nuclear submarines (Brown and Rayner, 2001). It has also been speculated that the Australia-United States F...

American Civil War and its Inevitability

This 5 page essay presents the writer/tutor's argument as to why the American Civil War was unpreventable and could not be avoided...

War Perspectives in Alfred Lord Tennyson's The Charge of the Light Brigade and Carol Ann Duffy's The War Photographer

important at all. The theme is war itself, the suffering, the realities that many simply ignore. And, perhaps most importantly, in...

Answering Cold War Questions

arms in Germany, which appeared to Stalin that the US was rearming that country. He was enraged at this perceived betrayal (Vidal...