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Essays for History: Wars

  1. The Old Man and the Sea
    1. The Old Man and the Sea was very popular with the critics. It was apparently a very simple story about a fisherman who is trying to win the “battle with sharks over the...
  2. Charcteristics of Orientalism
    There are millions of different races of people that study the Muslim religion. A lot of people argue that Muslims are different from Arabs when really it is not a race but a...
  3. Gender Discrimination: the Main Reason That Women Are Paid Less Than Men
    GENDER DISCRIMINATION: THE MAIN REASON THAT WOMEN ARE PAID LESS THAN MEN SURVEY OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Introduction More than 2,000 years ago the Greek...
  4. Causes and Effects of the Persian Gulf War
    The Persian Gulf War, often referred to as Operation Desert Storm, was perhaps one of the most successful war campaigns in the history of warfare. Saddam Hussein, leader of Iraq, invaded Kuwait in 1990. In 1991, after weeks of air strikes, US...
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  5. Cold War - Space Race
    War is an event that represents the situation of a state and how it is revolutionized. It introduces new factors that sometimes force nations others to join in the enhancing of ideas. In particular, the new face of the ideological or new age...
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  6. Difference Between Today's Media Coverage on the War and Past Media
    Over different wars, media has progressed in its <br /> technology to show viewers more coverage. It has <br /> given us a chance to see a war thousands of miles a <br /> way on their living room television. It shows us <br /> things that...
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  7. 1984 Study Guide
    1984 Analysis Part 1 Chapter 1 The opening image of the work sets the foreboding tone that prevails throughout as the reader is introduced to Winston Smith, the fatalistic...
  8. George Washington in the Revolution
    George Washington is best known as our nation, America’s first president. However, as president, he was also our first commander-in-chief, a role he was unanimously elected into formally on June 16, 1775. Humbly, he expressed in his acceptance...
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  9. Gulf War
    I. Introduction - Why did a coalition of over 30 nations find it was necessary to go to war to help Kuwait after it was invaded by Iraq? How did the coalition defeat the Iraqis? And although the coalition won there were many consequences to face...
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  10. Hitlers Steps to Great Power
    Hitler’s aim was to become the head of Germany and have as much power and love from his people as he could. To get this he had to spend many long years doing work, campaigning and speaking with high dignitaries. <br /> <br /> Hitler’s first...
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  11. Iraq Wars
    Introduction <br /> In 1979, President Bakr resigned under pressure from Hussein, who then became president. Immediately after his succession, Hussein called a Baath Party meeting and had all of his opposition systematically murdered. As president...
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  12. Motivations for Usa and Ussr Entry Into the Korean War
    While both North and South Koreans may have thought they were fighting against each other in a civil war to re-unite all of Korea under a single government and ideology, the Korean War was in fact dominated by the influential power of the USSR and...
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  13. Spanish-Amerincan War
    With the assassination of President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, <br /> not quite 43, became the youngest President in the Nation's history. He <br /> brought new excitement and power to the Presidency, as he vigorously led <br /> Congress and the...
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  14. The Great Ones
    Why the fuck do people want peace? I think people running about screaming for help and die is brilliant entertainment. It’s great with some action in between all the stockmarket-stuff on the nine o’clock news. <br /> Adolf, Osama, Saddam...
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  15. The Impending Threat
    The noose tightens around the People’s Republic, as the United States makes its presence known. The PLA (People’s Liberation Army) is becoming an advanced military force. It continues to expand because of one thing: the United States of...
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  16. The Role of Food in Times of War
    Food means different things to people in different countries of the world; pasta is common in Italy, hamburgers are a favorite in the US and tacos are a typical dish in Mexico. Human existence solely depends on this source of energy. A person...
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  17. The Historical Significance of 9/11
    To answer the question, what is the historical significance of 9/11 the first idea I would like to bring up is that it was the first effective attach on American soil in a...
  18. War of 1812 - Essay 9
    The war of 1812 was fought between the United States and Great Britain from June 1812 to December 1814 when the peace treaty was signed. It was in fact a war that once and for all confirmed American Independence. From the end of the American...
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  19. The Peach Prize
    The Peach Prize Good evening ladies and gentlemen. We’re here tonight to present an award to a man whose efforts in bumbling have far surpassed that which was otherwise...
  20. Crimes Against Humanity: Iraq Under Saddam Hussein
    Crimes against Humanity: Iraq under Saddam Hussein Iraq, a country found in Southwest Asia bordered by Syria, Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, has been constantly...
  21. Patrick Henry "Give Me Liberty"
    “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” Matt Meyers Hist. 2010 WW1 October 16, 2005 Oral History Interview of Patrick Henry...
  22. Was the Gulf War a 'Just War'?
    Aggression is the largest, if only, justification for war, according to the just-war theory outlined by Michael Walzer’s “Just and Unjust Wars”. In performing an act of aggression what Walzer describes as the ‘floodgates of war’ are opened...
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  23. Who Will Be the Winner? (Us-Iraq War)
    War is a sport.. Bush and Hussein are the coaches, and their people are their players. It’s a game between two philosophies from two unique backgrounds and definitely, it will determine which team performed better; the team that outwitted...
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