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Essays 571 - 600

American Civil War: Just or Unjust?

Orend points out that the mere threat of war, or mutual dislike and disdain, are not necessarily indicators of war. "The conflict ...

The Causes of War; Nationalism and Social Darwinism

that brought the political tensions to a head was the assassination of the heir to the Austrian throne; Archduke Francis Ferdinand...

"The Cold War Blinders And The Tragedy Of Vietnam" - Critical Essay

about much of its own global discord by virtue of its imperialistic mindset. While opinions about why Vietnam occurred are as vas...

US Foreign Policy, Israel & Cold War Era

of petroleum for the United States and its European allies" and also to "prevent or minimize Soviet involvement in the region" (Ge...

Orwell/1984 Overview

and the public. Party slogans exemplify doublethink, as they proclaim that war is really peace, freedom is really slavery, etc. Wh...

The Paraguyan War (The War of the Triple Alliance)

Triple Alliance. Slavery was abolished as a result of the war but the military took greater and greater predominance in Brazil. ...

A Memo on the War on Terror

military action in the province if the tribal leaders would promise not to give shelter to foreign elements or allow border attack...

Born on the Fourth of July

person that John F. Kennedy was addressing when he said "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your co...

All Quiet on the Western Front & Iraq

by the reality of war. Their psyches have been reduced to the common denominator that is dictated by whatever has to be done in or...

Postrel & O’Brien/Aesthetics & The True War Story

summarizing the work of both Postrel and OBrien. Aesthetics, according to Postrel, aid people in defining themselves by the "loo...

Zuckerman's Playing a Real Bad Hand (Article Summary and Review)

Iraq fares will determine the direction of the global war on terrorism" (Zuckerman, 2007). Zuckerman concludes that because of th...

Women's Role In WWI And The Agricultural Adjustment Act

hospitals. Under her wings, she took care of the soldiers while at the same time training other women to "nurse" them back to hea...

Armor Development

broke down and even when they were working, "were not capable of performing on a real battlefield" (Tank history, 2004). French ...

Second World War Crimes and Japan

things. Resulting in 200,000 deaths, "The Nanjing Massacre is one of the best documented of Japanese atrocities because independen...

Modern Technology and the U.S. Civil War

new technology. With these elements in mind, the following paper examines railroads, weaponry, and ironclads as it relates to the ...

Violence and War in Michael Cimino's Film The Deer Hunter

there are individuals who either remember it or have hand one reason or another to study it. Americans themselves, in fact, held ...

An Analysis of the Graphic Portrayals of Violence in 'Saving Private Ryan'

period between September 1, 1939 (the date of Germanys invasion of Poland) and September 2, 1945 (the date of the Japanese surrend...

Vietnam War and the Agency Concept

can imagine that carrying letters around are testaments to the fact that he has a life at home. Vietnam provides a backdrop of cha...

Analyzing World Wars I and II

the first of the two great wars where Europe all but destroyed itself began in 1914. And in some sense one can begin to see the si...

Vietnam War and the Themes of Change and Endurance

Kevin Sims "Four Hours in My Lai." A Rumor of War In Caputos work he states, in the beginning, "In a general sense, it is simply...

Buddhism and the Impact of War

a Buddhist monk, Venerable Thich Nhah Hanh, "whether he would rather have peace under a communist regime that would mean the end o...

U.S. Cities Growth

moved to the cities (War and prosperity, p. 231). "By 1950, 64 percent of the countrys total population lived in urban areas..." (...

The Changing View of Warfare

First World War, and similarly beggared the ability of contemporaries to imagine its sweep, duration and consequences."5 For one...

The Changing Nature of War

been various "military revolutions"-new ways of thinking about warfare that have caused complete changes in the way combat is cond...

The War in Iraq and The Iliad

deliberation," much like Nestor had cautioned "Agamemnon against hasty judgment" (Gore on War). In both cases, despite any heeding...

The Cold War as Compared with the Conflict in Iran

the conflict in Iran is not over, the Cold War is, and when looking back from a twenty-first century perspective, the U.S. looks a...

The Relevance of the Air Campaign During the Gulf War

was able to be waged. There are two things that differentiated the air campaign from other prior conflicts. One difference is that...

Poland: During and After World War II

get their forces together and attack from the west" (The Second World War). Common wisdom says that Germany stomped Poland flat w...

A History of Values and Attitudes in America

et al, 2000). And the settlers brought diseases with them against which the Indians had no defense, wiping them out in large numbe...

Hoge, Understanding the War on Terror

is, the mobilization of all available resources against a dangerous, antisocial activity, one that can never be entirely eliminate...