The Length of Ww1

The Length of Ww1

English Channel to the northern borders of Switzerland as each army tried to outflank the other. No one in 1914 would have predicted the stalemate that was to follow; it was a common belief back home in Britain that it … Continued
The Reluctant Fundamentalist Nostalgia

The Reluctant Fundamentalist Nostalgia

To understand the concept of nostalgia and how it is a theme in ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’. A warning: This will stray a little into ‘Whose Reality? ’ territory, but remember that this is a text response and whenever you mention … Continued
Emergence of the Cold War

Emergence of the Cold War

By the end of the war, the United States stood alone. The end of World War II virtually left two of these superpowers, who helped end Hitler’s realm, at a crossroads. The rivalry between the Soviet Union the United States … Continued
A Farewell to Arms – Analysis

A Farewell to Arms – Analysis

After high school, he got a job writing for The Kansas City Star, but left after only six months to join the Red Cross Ambulance Corps during World War I, where he was injured and awarded the Silver Medal of … Continued
King Philip’s War

King Philip’s War

King Philip’s War lasted from 1675 to 1676. It was the bloodiest conflict between American colonists and Indians in the 17th century New England. By 1600, colonial settlers no longer depended on the Indians for survival; therefore they pushed into … Continued
Analysis of Prompt and Utter Destruction

Analysis of Prompt and Utter Destruction

He contends that because of their lack of knowledge of the actual damage that the force of the explosion would cause, that American politicians including President Truman made a decision based on certain assumptions. Now to address the query, was … Continued
Construction Project and Procurement

Construction Project and Procurement

In the 1950’s the Phillip’s report reiterated the recommendation in the use of selective tendering and explained the need for co-operation from all parties in the construction process (HMSO 1950). However by this time new procurement systems such as negotiated … Continued
An Eventful Year in American History

An Eventful Year in American History

In the early part of the year, the Tet Offensive occurred in Vietnam. It was actually a ‘win’ for the US forces, but so many Americans were killed or wounded, it was seen as a defeat. It was a PR … Continued
An Analysis of Coming of Age in Mississippi

An Analysis of Coming of Age in Mississippi

These groups include NAACP, SNCC, and CORE. The NAACP, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, states that is purpose is “to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate … Continued
When the War Began

When the War Began

When the War Began Written by John Marson, Directed by Stuart Beattie Released 2 September 2010 (Australia & New Zealand) Synopsis: Tomorrow, When the War Began is about the journey of eight high school friends in a remote country town … Continued
Involvement in the Vietnam War

Involvement in the Vietnam War

In 1954, the Geneva agreement ended the fighting and declared Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam independent countries. The agreement also split Vietnam into two countries; communists governed North Vietnam and South Vietnam became a democratic country. North Vietnam reneged and the … Continued
Private Military Companies Mere War Profiteers

Private Military Companies Mere War Profiteers

This war has been privatized more than any other war in history… forty cents of every dollar Congress controls goes to private contractors. ”1 In Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers Robert Greenwald shows how private companies have made millions … Continued
Swamp Fox

Swamp Fox

Along with 70 or 80 other Huguenot families, they farmed the banks of the Santee River near Charleston, South Carolina, where the land proved ideal for growing rice and indigo, a highly treasured blue dye which brought a good price … Continued
Positive Influence of Hippies on Canadian Society in the 1960s

Positive Influence of Hippies on Canadian Society in the 1960s

The word hippies generally invoke sterotypes that involves drugs, sex and bare feet. Though it is true that many hippies did practice these sterotypes, they were people who fought for rights and freedom without violence. They gave up the traditional … Continued
Vietnam and Iraq War Comparison

Vietnam and Iraq War Comparison

The Vietnam War was a bad decision made by the United States government. There was no reason for the United States to start a war with this foreign country. The Defense Department released a film in 1965 addressing why the … Continued
Right Wing Dictators

Right Wing Dictators

A significant part of his thesis is that the Vietnam War unsettled the consensus about foreign policy and, particularly in the guise of the investigative work of the Ghurch Gommittee, led to a more probing examination of U. S. foreign … Continued
Security Issues

Security Issues

Security has been the source for much debate within International Relations; ranging from the optimum way to provide security, through to the definition of security itself. Neo-Realism has, in the past, been the dominant approach to security issues within International … Continued
The Fate of Death- the Iliad

The Fate of Death- the Iliad

Achilles is the man who shows pity toward King Priam in Book Twenty-Four; but he still fails to prevent from his death. The Iliad is about death, it emphasizes in mortality; it shows the limitation of human- being in which … Continued
Separate Peace Research Paper

Separate Peace Research Paper

A Separate Peace,” John Knowles once said, “Looking back now across fifteen years I could see with great clarity the fear I had lived in, which must mean that in the interval I had succeeded in a very important undertaking: … Continued
Minority Dbq

Minority Dbq

At the same time, the Japanese faced radical discrimination for the events in which provoked the United States entry in to the War. In the years incasing WWII opportunity opened to those who had been affected hardest but the great … Continued
Film Review: All Quiet on the Western Front

Film Review: All Quiet on the Western Front

After being put through training camp under the harsh command of Corporal Himmelstoss, the group of friends is shipped out to the front lines. It is there that they see firsthand the tragic and often bloody effects of war. The … Continued
Training and Experience

Training and Experience

Would I make it through the end? Would I even get past the first battle? According to WW1 historical facts, only 35% of men that joined the German army came back home which in theory does not make much sense … Continued
The Cold War in the 1960s

The Cold War in the 1960s

LBJ and the Escalation of the War * Credibility * Feb 1965: air strikes started * July 1965: ground troops * Why there was no military victory in Vietnam? * The strength of the enemy * The weakness of the … Continued
School Lesson Mr. Know All

School Lesson Mr. Know All

Know-All W. Somerset Maugham The title. The title is very sarcastic; someone who thinks they know everything. Someone who is a show off The writer British writer, he writes English criticism The story set on a ship after world war … Continued
Ms – Mahathir Foreign Policy

Ms – Mahathir Foreign Policy

Subsequence to the persistence, a resolution has been taken in the 38th session of the United Nations where the General-Secretary of United Nations must make a thorough study on Antarctica issues which included the distribution of natural resource which available … Continued
What Methods Did Stalin Use to Control the Soviet Union?

What Methods Did Stalin Use to Control the Soviet Union?

This idea of propaganda had helped manipulate fellow Russians to believe that Stalin was somehow god-like due to his superior rank. Education and censorship were strictly controlled and played an important role in part of Stalin’s key features of control. … Continued
Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

The things we did –’” (157). In this quote, Ralph is experiencing a personal loss of identity after he participated in the murder of Simon. The child soldiers in the Ugandan civil war can be compared to the Lord of … Continued