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Essays 601 - 630

War in Africa

starvation (Philips). While this African nation is at peace today, the causes of this conflict, that is, "ethnic rivalry and mist...

International Law And The War In Iraq

42 that give the Security Council the authority to determine if there is cause to use acts of aggression (Dorf, 2003). These Artic...

Interview/Living through World War II

out. You didnt know what the future might bring, or if they would survive. "Did you get married during the war?" I asked. "No, ...

Desmond Seward’s Wars of the Roses

All five opposed King Richard III and, at various times, were personally accused of treason by Richard. Chapter 2 gives a brief in...

The Causes of the Persian Wars, 499-404 BCE

Ionian Greeks under Persian rule, with the other Greeks were free, a state of affairs that was going to cause trouble sooner or la...

War: Civilians and Soldiers

whats going on" (Kaplan, 2007). Realistically any individual in charge of sending soldiers out must be aware of what is going on....

The War of 1812 Was a Necessary War

being neutrali. While the U.S. did its best to try to use the waters, and maintain neutrality, in 1807, the British would fire at ...

Opium War, 1840-1842: Barbarians in the Celestial Empire in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century and the War by Which They Forced Her Gates by Peter Ward Fay

seeking to do business in the area. These included restrictions, such as not being allowed to learn Chinese, only being able to li...

Two Vietnam Books

(Tanenhaus, 1999). The struggle between the two countries was both strategic and ideological, with the "future governance of the i...

Causes and Effects of the Cold War

and property and was on the brink of bankruptcy. Only the United States and Soviet Union remained relatively intact. These count...

Book Report on Alvin Kernan’s Memoir Crossing the Line: A Bluejacket’s World War II Odyssey

San Diego, California. For a young farm boy, the transition was nothing short of culture shock. The boot camp of 1941 was design...

Book Report on William Manchester’s The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932-1972 (Vol. 1)

with seemingly no end in sight. With businesses continuing to fail at record levels and unemployment rates at an all-time high, i...

Philip Caputo’s Policy Paper to Richard Nixon’s 1968 Presidential Campaign on Vietnam

The following represents what Caputos policy paper to the Nixon campaign about the conduct of the conflict might have looked like....

Developing Identity: Gender in the 50s and 60s

to war because they felt it was their calling to engage in warfare. They were all relatively innocent and ignorant about war and a...

O’Brien: “If I Die in a Combat Zone”

United States, and the troops suffered significant losses from problems that had nothing to do with the Viet Cong. In "Days," the...

Was the Cold War in Europe Inevitable?

as necessary and correct (Crockatt, 1995). However, the "second wave" of historians, writing perhaps 20 years later, and informed ...

Star Wars: Jedi Apprentice, Deceptions

to investigate if the residents of a bioship are being brainwashed. (The term "padawan" is the Jedi term for "apprentice.") Obi-Wa...

Terrorism and War

war on terrorism, people were at first agreeable and like most other "wars" on anything, the cause lost its fervor after awhile. P...

The Central Reasons for the Onset of the First World War

history who have sought to elevate themselves by conquering others, including not only Napoleon, but also Hitler, Genghis Khan, Iv...

Nationalism and War's Horrors in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

survival were still slim. Background information on Baumer and his comrades is filled in through flashbacks. In this fashion, th...

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing

reveal, American sentiment during the three day period in August 1945 leading up to the dropping of two atomic bombs on Hiroshima ...

Slavery and the Causes of the U.S. Civil War

Ordinance was one of the earliest reflections of the importance of the issue of slavery in this nation. There were many more refl...

'Just' Revolutionary War According to Thomas Jefferson

to the human condition. In fact, many of the existing laws in England today, are based upon his work. Assuming that his words ar...

US Society and the Impact of Operation Desert Storm

the hands of her leader, Saddam Hussein, a man who now has finally been captured and is under American control. During the origin...

Case Study of PepsiCo in Mexico

it was too late. Molina and his family also controlled a number of other enterprises, including sugar. PepsiCo then made another h...

Vietnam War's Military Operations and the Roles Played by Government Policies and Public Opinion

spread of communism globally. The French government had been in authority over Southeast Asian theater, but when it looked as if t...

U.S. Foreign Policy and Its Domestic Impact

rallying cry (Drew and Snow, 1990). For example, "Remember the Maine" served this purpose during the Spanish American War. The sec...

World War I, Fascism, Nazism, and the Causes of World War II

Program; to be sure, traits such as intolerance and racism do not merely appear in ones life but rather have to be acquired. It i...

The 9 Years War of 1688 to 1697 and Policies of Great Britain and Fance

PG), the Nine Years War was the result of significant - and many say unwanted - change. King William III and Queen Mary held cour...

Post 1875 Influence of the West

recognize that United States, being a newly formed country simply did not initially have the capital and credit markets in place w...