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Fascism like a system of action and a system of thought

...In the “Hymn to Stalin”, Evidence praises Stalin for being a great leader. He acts as if Stalin is a God by evidently worshiping him. Since communists do not believe in the existence of God, they use the philosophy “the end justifies the means”. For them, if a lie or even murder promotes their course to advance communism then that is not sinful. If there were no religion in communism, the state would have to protect its citizen or establish laws so as to bring order and curb injustices. ...

The significance of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

...Clinton’s administration was aimed at curbing international and domestic terrorism. Clinton administration efforts were aimed at rewarding those who worked. WTO is a basic international body which is aimed at assisting in the free trade. Controversy has faced WTO where it has been hijacked through county interests therefore worsening the lot of poor, intense criticism and inviting protest (Retrieved May 6, 2014, from http://www.globalissues.org/article/42/the-wto-and-fre...

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation NATO

...In Afghanistan, NATO send more than one hundred thousand troops to help restore peace and the nation’s security forces. The NATO forces have also led to improved access to education, and health services in Afghanistan. In 1995 and 1996, NATO led multinational peace restoration activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This relieved the United Nation’s peacekeeping for UNPROFOR, which had previously deployed in 1992. About 60000 NATO troops were deployed in Bosnia to help r...

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Touchstone anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction

...Generally, by comparing the two pieces of writing, I can conclude that they portray the same message but in a different manner and style because both stories focuses heavily on the conceit of war and violence in relation to the society. Harrison brings a clear perspective of the soldiers who were simply unexperienced youths, fighting ineffectively for meaningless ideals. Naomi Shihab brings a general explanation that blaming all Arabs for behavior of the few terrorists is ...

The Cuban Missile Crisis

...  The crisis demonstrates the antagonism and repressions that existed between the three countries. Although people see the war as a supreme battle between America and the Soviet, Cuba’s involvement in the crisis demonstrates that the crisis was between America and Cuba with the help of the Soviet for some times. However, after the agreement to withdraw the missiles the crisis remained a contention between America and Cuba. Indeed, the countries did not resolve the crisis since the ...

The West won the Cold War” Discuss

... As it turned out, the Cold War strategies by the USA led West convergedto finish off the Soviet Union. The covert actions, economic sanctions, military build-up and support of socio-political upheavals in Soviet controlled stateswere more than the Soviet Union could take. The Soviet Union’s ultimate surrender and loss of control in their earlier controlled sections such as arms and states such as Poland signified defeat. With the strategies, it had worked out as planned. The ...

Nuclear Weapons Persuasive Essay

...To conclude, the fact is that if every country were to have the right to possess nuclear weapons we would all be living in constant fear of attack. Our lives would be very different; we would be insecure with regards to our safety and this would impact greatly on how we lived our lives – we would need to be significantly more vigilant. A small example of this is the potential effect that liquid explosives has on air travel where we can’t take any fluids that are more than 100ml into an airpo...

Best War Ever

...Teens were getting into trouble cutting school and joining gangs. It was hard for schools to maintain a strong education among the youth and so a decline in intellectual quality began in young Americans. Media also had a small part to play in this lack of education. Mass entertainment was trying to win over the youth through T.V. and movies and because of this the armed services saw that students in this generation weren’t as prepared as generations before them, they lacked skills learned in h...


...Bell, N. (November 1, 2011). Data Sources: International Comparisons of Educational Attainment. Council of Graduate Schools. Retrieved from: http://www.cgsnet.org/data-sources-international-comparisons-educational-attainment Brian, M. (August 21, 2012) Impressive: Nearly Two-Thirds of South Koreans Now Own a Smartphone. The Next Web. Retrieved from: http://thenextweb.com/asia/2012/08/21/impressive-nearly-two-thirds-south-koreans-now-smartphone/ Cooper, J. (September 1, 2012). South Korea's Shift...

Analysis of “The Singer Solution To World Poverty”

...In conclusion, although Singer does have a good meaning behind his essay, he fails to persuade his audience by being too demanding. Although poverty is in fact an issue, he uses mostly exaggerated examples and guilt trips his readers by comparing them to Nazis and leads them to feel bad about themselves. Not everyone is able to help due to their own financial responsibilities, and it’s unrealistic people will give up most of their income for strangers in other countries. Despite his tone, I do...

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DBQ- minorities in world war II

...NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the statutes, and as a prerequisite to the successful conduct of our national defense production effort, I do hereby reaffirm the policy of the United States that there shall be no discrimination in the employment of workers in defense industries or government because of race, creed, color, or national origin, and I do hereby declare that it is the duty of employers and of labor organizations, in furtherance of said ...

Lord of the Flies (Men are inherently evil)

...Despite being first published fifty years ago, Lord of the Flies is still studied and read to this day as it shows that it is brutality of the second world war. Golding subtly passes through his message that what happened in Germany could occur anywhere and that sometimes, it is necessary to be evil. Throughout the novel, we see the lengths some of them, in particular Jack, go to for survival. We are shown that it is necessary to pursue evil acts in ‘life or death’ situations and that it is ...

World Dangers

...In conclusion, these are just some of the dangers that we face, and they prove that this world is an increasingly dangerous place. We don’t know when misfortune may befall us so we have to be cautious all the time. With the increase in nuclear weaponry, natural disasters and resource depletion we are spiraling into a dangerous state. The decline in general health standards and fast passed living riddled with increased crime and corruption are concerning factors. All these things I have indicat...

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

...Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet did a good job at alternating between telling the story at adolescent Henry's war years with his later life in 1986. The author manages to tell the story of the Japanese evacuation, of the struggles between generations in immigrant families, and of the friendship that later turned into love between Henry and Keiko. This book also tells an important story, that of the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II and it was heartbreaking to watch Kei...

Causes and Consequences of Hitler becoming Fuhrer

...Hitler taking power had negative consequences on the whole world, due to his changes in foreign policy. Hitler’s changes to foreign policy were geared towards destroying the ‘diktat’ Treaty of Versailles. He achieved this by re-occupying the Rhineland, re-arming and achieving Anchluss with Germany’s traditional ally- Austria in 1938. His changes also revolved around the concept of “Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Fuhrer” which encompasses the idea of one people, one nation and one leader. H...

Philips vs. Matsushita: A New Century, a New Round

...As Philips success initially was in developing new products, though they were not able to successfully introduce them in the markets, this is an area they should exploit further. Also in this area they have capabilities that competitors do not possess. They need a better relationship and coherence between the NOs, PDs and the head quarter to be able to successfully introduce new technologies and products to the market. Also they need to make the whole company adopt the product and not just parts...

“Night demonstrates the potential of man’s inhumanity to man”

...By doing whatever he needed to so he could survive, Wiesel’s identity had truly changed in the concentration camps. Elie survived the concentration camps for nearly two years. Even though he often claims that he wanted to give up, that he wished he would die, he still fought against death. He writes “our first act as free men was to throw ourselves onto the provisions. We thought only of that. Not of revenge, not of our families. Nothing but bread.” This quote shows that, though Elie has l...

Much Ado About Nothing - Theme of Deception

...Deception plays a huge role in the plot of Much Ado About Nothing, from the major dramas of Don John and Claudio’s love to the duping that led to the bringing together of Benedick and Beatrice. Although to many deceit has a negative connotation, in the play it all depends on the intentions of the trickers. The characters that misled Benedick and Beatrice, manipulating their arrogance and personality meant only to spread love and entertainment, which it certainly did – so that sort of decepti...

Kenya DBQ

...The education of Africans was provided, even though it was not compulsory, with 3,442 schools (Doc 10). In total, there were 395,000 students that attended these schools (doc 10). And within 50 years there was a substantial amount of growth in both Railroad and Road networks throughout Kenya (Doc 11). The cause for the majority of economically growth came from all the raw materials and cash crops that were being sold and produced for Britain. Politically, there were differences amongst both the ...

Treaty of Versailles essay

...Money had to be spent on making weapons, supplying the army with what they needed, rations etc. This caused life in Germany to be very hard for civilians, food and other essentials were limited. To conclude I believe that the Treaty of Versailles was only to blame for the economic instabilities Germany faced between the years 1919 to 1923. This is because the large reparations term of treaty which Germany had to pay. Reparations ruined the German economy and having 92 years with £59million to ...

McCarthyism and the Red Scare

...The last major reason why all this was not justified is because they interrogated hundreds and thousands of innocent people who didn't even believe that communism should exist in our country. Refusal to cooperate with the HUAAC could ruin careers. If a witness refused to testify about past political associations, relying on the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the witness would be cited for contempt of Congress. The government would then prosecute the witness for criminal contempt of Co...

Inhumanity in Night

...When the time for the hanging approaches, the Lagerkapo refuses to kick out the chair, so SS officers are assigned to do it. Unlike the necks of those he is hanged with, the young boy's neck does not break when he falls, and he suffers for over half an hour. The suffering of the child is comparable to the suffering endured by many Jews during the Holocaust. He fought for his life, at times even seeing a bit of hope, only to be destroyed in the end. The Jews struggled for everything they had, fr...

Ronald Reagan

...Reagan uses logos in his speech to make his argument based on factual evidence and logic, giving it more believability. When Reagan says 'The Founding Fathers knew a government can't control the economy without controlling people. And they knew when a government sets out to do that it must use force and coercion to achieve its purpose.' He's showing that he has done research on the founding fathers and their beliefs when founding the country, in support of his argument. Another example of this i...

We Were Soldiers vs. Platoon

...Platoon is semi-autobiographical. Stone, who served as an infantryman in Vietnam, has grafted many of his experiences into the film, and the primary characters are based on individuals Stone served with. The lead, Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen), represents the filmmaker. One could reasonably argue that the reason Platoon is so good is because it has such a deeply personal meaning for Stone. Consequently, his tendencies to over-direct and show off, which have marred some of his other efforts, are n...

Yusef Komunyakaa’s Facing It

...The "brushstrokes" in lines twenty-two through twenty-four break our narrators dream state and bring him back the awareness of his surroundings. The soldier is no longer staring blankly at the wall while his inner turmoil eats at his guilt and plays on his emotions. There are many variations to the title of this poem and one may see that after finishing it. "Facing It" shows the literal meaning of the soldier staring at himself in the wall. However, by “facing it” one is able to stand up aga...

The House I Live In

...The vicious cycle known as America’s “War on Drugs” is merely a front for behind the scenes, corporate backroom dealing. Whether or not there is a motive based on race and the discrimination of an entire group of people, or the exponential growth in profits alongside the rapid growth of prisoners in the United States, some form of corruption seems to be more than prevalent. However, exposing this corruption is next to impossible when dealing with such a sensitive issue. Not only is this ho...

?What role did Nicholas II play in his own downfall?

...Nicholas himself, was the main reason why he failed as his role as the Tsar of Russia. Although the Tsar was able to keep power in 1905, after losing the support of his army and not fulfilling the promises stated in the October Manifesto, growing unrest among the people was inevitable. It was no surprise that by 1917 he had lost support from his country. Nicholas was not brought up to be a leader and to be in control and so when the time came for him to lead, he was unable to do so properly. His...

The origins of public health in the UK from the 19th Century to the present day

...Also, due to research in 1957, we found out that smoking cigarettes is a huge contributor to cancer. Because of this, the smoking percentages since 1974 to 2012 has dropped by 29% in men and 22% in women. (http://ash.org.uk/files/documents/ASH_106.pdf, ASH Fact Sheet) A comparison between England in the 1900's and England now is that even though the UK is the seventh richest country in the world, in 2012 it was measured that 1 in 6 (5.6 million, 17%) adults in the UK are living in poverty. Durin...

Western Civilization

...Frankfurt Assembly - May 1848-June 1849. German national parliament that tried and failed to create a united German state during the 1848 revolutions. First meeting in May 1848, the convention was populated by middle class civil servants, lawyers, and intellectuals dedicated to liberal reform. However, after drawing the boundaries for a German state and offering the crown to Friedrich Wilhelm, the Kaiser refused in March 1849, dooming hopes for a united, liberal Germany, and the Frankfurt assemb...

?Better to be Feared or Loved?

...Being feared can cause a mass of destruction, but being loved by people can cause a more healthy relationship between others and the society. In conclusion, people who are loved are more valued than being feared. Whether people are of a high authority or just a common citizen, it is better for people to be loved than feared. Having hatred towards others or yourself will only cause loneliness and heartache. For example, Adolf Hitler, the dictator of Nazi Germany during World War II, may have had ...

Rhetorical device Project on Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation

...Roosevelt’s tone was very calm yet very powerful as it is shown in Fig. 1, when he is presenting his speech to Congress and the nation. As a result of Roosevelt’s capability to address two audiences at once and to deliver the speech with an appropriate and effective tone the speech was very successful. He successfully informed the audience about what happened without causing confusing in neither of them. He used the appropriate language to address both the Congress and the nation. Roosevelt ...

Cold War: Question and Answers

...In conclusion, the Cold War began because fear of the spread of communism that the United States and West Europe had hated. This prevented chances of negotiations and friendly approach in diplomacy and foreign policy. Another reason on how the Cold War began was grouping of world nations in rival alliances such as NATO and the Warsaw Pact members. The Warsaw Pact members were German Democratic Republic, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and the Soviet Union as shown in...

Anne Frank Reaction paper

...The events that Anne frank describes in her diary are very important. The passages in her diary portray discrimination in its purest form. The diary shows the prejudice and discrimination that millions of Jews underwent. It shows to the rest of the world how people can act. It is eye opening to how people treat others in today’s society, but most importantly it gives us insight to ourselves and how we have been treating others. It shows how one person’s beliefs can be passed on to an entire ...

Summary of Churchill's Iron Curtain speech and Stalin's election Speech

...The difference in that Stalin uses his way of speech as a command while Churchill uses his as more of a suggestion. They both address foreign policies of their countries and discuss war. Neither likes the results of war, but Stalin takes a more ignorant stance against it while Churchill is completely against war. Both speeches had dramatic effects on the foreign policies of the nations they were given in. Winston Churchill ‘s speech led to the United States further emphasis on the containment...

The Book Thief - Power of Words Essay

...There would be no limping prisoners, no need for consolation or wordly tricks to make us feel better” (Zusak 521). Hitler’s word bank is just as strong as the Nazi’s machine gun bank; his words are persuasive enough to convince the country of Germany to be murderers. Six Million, nearly an entire race of people are wiped out because of the gargantuan ability for words to be powerfully evil. The thing of greatest importance in life is living; it is the most sacred thing to have. Everything ...

Winston Churchill: An Inspiration

..."Churchill - A Biography of Winston Churchill." About.com 20th Century History. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Apr. 2014. . "Essay on Winston Churchill's 'We Shall Fight on the Beaches' Speech." The New Earth Works : Essay on Churchill's 'We Shall Fight on the Beaches' Speech (For EPGY English Course): December 2011. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Apr. 2014. . "We Shall Fight on the Beaches." We Shall Fight on the Beaches. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Apr. 2014. . ""We Shall Fight Them on the Beaches!" A Speech Analysis of Winst...

FAQ about War

Why the Cold War never became hot

...- http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/detente.htm [accessed 6/10/09] - http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/yom_kippur_war_of_1973.htm [accessed 19/10/09] This is an educational website that has clear and reliable information on the United Nations a ...

Why did the US enter WW1

...World War l was avoided by the United States because they did not want to pick sides and spend money but when benefits were being shown and encouragement was given it was unavoidable. America’s late entry caused them to have no destruction to their ...

?The Geography of the Cold War: What Was Containment?

...The Soviets had suffered terribly in World War II, losing more than 27,000,000 soldiers and civilians. Stalin was determined that Germany would never be able to strike Russia again. To protect Russia, Stalin wanted a buffer zone in Eastern Europe. It ...

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