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Yassir Arafat : a man of conviction and courage

Yasser Arafat: A man of courage and conviction AT 2:30 (GMT), an eerie silence shrouded the military hospital in Paris. A hope, an inspiration, a man of courage and convictions died. Yasser Arafat (1929-2004), president of Palestinian National Organization (PNO), chairman of Palestine liberation organization (PLO) and Nobel laureate (1994), who had led the Palestinian Read more about Yassir Arafat : a man of conviction and courage[…]

Yalta Conference

The Yalta Conference was one of the most important events in history, let alone, this century. It took place from February 4 to February 11, 1945, at Yalta,Crimea, a port/resort. The three main individuals at this meeting were Churchill of Great Britain, Roosevelt of the United States and Stalin of the U.S.S.R, known back then, Read more about Yalta Conference[…]

wyatt earp

Wyatt Earp, born Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp, was born on March 19, 1848 in Manmouth, Illinois to Nicholas and Virginia Earp.When Wyatt was two, his parents moved him across the Mississippi River to Pella, Iowa.He was considered a great western lawman.Hisfirst experience as a lawman was as a constable of Lamar, Missouri for four months Read more about wyatt earp[…]

WWl

There were many pros and cons of the United States getting involved in World War I.Some reasons are as follows. Economics – trade, banking, industry – all are affected by war.A permanent stance of neutrality by the U.S. would have permanently scarred our relationships with GBR and France.Possible protection of our borders, with the Zimmerman Read more about WWl[…]

WWII5

Pursuant to the agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China on 1 July 1997. Under the terms of this agreement, China has promised that under its “one country, two systems” formula its socialist economic system will not be practiced Read more about WWII5[…]

WWII- quotes

Post World War I two specific events which occurred possibly inspired, or allowed rise to, the era of totalitarianism. This idea, for the most part, was responsible for a second world war so soon after thefirst. Thefirst issue was the Treaty of Versailles, which was the peace treaty post WWI. Woodrow Wilson, following the war, Read more about WWII- quotes[…]

WWII on the Homefront

Question: How were the majority of Americans affected on the Home Front? The majority of Americans were greatly affected on the Home Front. Almost every family lent out a father or brother to the army, and a mother or sister to the work force. Every one contributed all that that had and then some. Anything Read more about WWII on the Homefront[…]

WWII could have been avoided

After World War I, the world was a chaotic muddle of unresolved issues including international distrust, resented economic hardship, and repressed feelings.Political conditions that existed after World War One created a tense atmosphere filled with international distrust, and aggression.Treaty of Versailles, which formally ended the war, did little to address the unresolved issues and actually Read more about WWII could have been avoided[…]

WWII and the homefront

Civil Defense and Race Relations in World War Two Civil defense and race relations were two current topics during World War Two. There was a plethora of racism throughout the country at this time. At the same time because of the possible threat of bombings by Hitler's Luftwaffe or his new age V-rockets there was Read more about WWII and the homefront[…]

WWII

Was there really a need to drop the atomic bomb on Japan to end the second World War? Most of the American people will say that yes, it was necessary. American soldiers were dying. The Japanese soldiers were fanatics, happily giving their lives for their country. The atomic bomb provided a quick and easy solution Read more about WWII[…]

WWII

The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 marked the involvement of the United States of America into World War Two (II).The domineering of the German and Italian powers, as well as the attack by the Japanese threatened the freedom and democracy of the United States.As the young men of America were shipped off to war, Read more about WWII[…]

WWII

American involvement in World War II led to an isolationist temperament. Despite victories in east and west, American society was willing to lick its wounds and regroup to the temporary exclusion of any further foreign entanglement.The continued crisis with Russia further secured American foreign involvement.The sudden influx of money and labor into an economy gauged Read more about WWII[…]

WWII

World War I was to end all wars.The people of that generation truly believed that the aftermath of WWI had been destructive and painful for everyone.However, within almost thirty years racism, hatred and a man by the name of Hitler, who will remain one of the most ruthless men in history, sprung into existence like Read more about WWII[…]

WWII

World War II affected people's lives in many ways especially women. If World War II had not happened many women today would not obtained their positions in office that they hold. The reason that World War II affected women is because many men had gone off to war and women took their jobs temporarily until Read more about WWII[…]

WWII

During World War II many significant factors helped Germany become a powerful country, however many factors led to Germany's fall.Two things that increased Germany's power were Tanks, and there Aircrafts.Germany also had a very powerful tactic they used.Although Germany had these powerful weapons of war, Russia and the United States had many powerful weapons too, Read more about WWII[…]

WWII

World War II had great impacts on the lives of everyone alive during that time period. It affected the people at war as well as the people in the homefront. To see how much it did change the lives of people we were asked to interview someone that was alive during that time period. I Read more about WWII[…]

WWI Essay

World War I was supposed to be the war to end all wars- but it wasn't.The war was not necessary and to some unjust.How could such a terrible war start over an assassination?The truth is that it wasn't.The real cause of WWI a single isolated incident, but rather though a series of clumsy, complicated and Read more about WWI Essay[…]

WWI essay

Wars are outbreaks of violence between opposing sides.Wars are fought because of beliefs, political views, power control, and many other motives. The World War of 1914-18 "The Great War" as some call it was thefirst man made catastrophe of the 20th century. This war raises many question such as, why it happened, how was the Read more about WWI essay[…]

WWI BLAMES GERMANY

Throughout history, the loser had always been the ultimate evil, especially in a world war, in Germany's case. However, it is true that Germany did have responsibilities of starting the war, although she was not the one who sparked initial dispute. She was taking part in the imperialistic game, which made other overseas empires. She Read more about WWI BLAMES GERMANY[…]

WWI and WWII

World War I and II were both very harmful to the lives of all the countries involved in the war, and to the countries that weren't involved in the war.Many people believed that the wars were inevitable, while some believed that they were avoidable.The two great wars affected many aspects of life, some aspects good Read more about WWI and WWII[…]

WWI and WWII

I am sure that everyone can agree that war is a terrible thing.Even so, wars are very complex and interesting.There are many facets that one can explore about wars.For instance, one is the similarities and differences of the causes of World War I and World War II..Another interesting thing to talk about when you think Read more about WWI and WWII[…]

WWI

War does not always have the simple goal of killing as many of the enemy as you can.The motives behind war are often complex and not always vicious attempts to gain power.Often times a nation must enter a war to secure peace in the future.This was the case when Woodrow Wilson asked Congress for a Read more about WWI[…]

WWI

War does not always have the simple goal of killing as many of the enemy as you can.The motives behind war are often complex and not always vicious attempts to gain power.Often times a nation must enter a war to secure peace in the future.This was the case when Woodrow Wilson asked Congress for a Read more about WWI[…]