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The Versailles Treaty
The Versailles Treaty
The Versailles Treaty Unknown In the peace settlement Germany was forced to accept sole responsibility for causing World War I. This was a totally justifiable demand on the part of the victorious powers. The Treaty of Versailles was enacted into history in June 1919 with Germany forced to accept sole responsibility for causing World War I. Since then there has been considerable debate concerning the war but even today historians still cannot fully agree upon the causes. Some support has been giv
Veering Point
Veering Point
Veering Point Unknown What were the causes and effects of World War I? The answer to this seemingly simple question is not elementary. There was more to the onset of the war then the event of an Austrian prince being murdered in Serbia, as is what most people consider to be the cause of World War I. Furthermore, the effects of the war were not just concentrated to a post-war era lasting for a generation of Westerners. No, the effects of the war were widespread throughout the world and can be tra
Michelangelo
Michelangelo
Michelangelo Unknown Michelangelo was pessimistic in his poetry and an optimist in his artwork. Michelangelo's artwork consisted of paintings and sculptures that showed humanity in it's natural state. Michelangelo's poetry was pessimistic in his response to Strazzi even though he was complementing him. Michelangelo's sculpture brought out his optimism. Michelangelo was optimistic in completing The Tomb of Pope Julius II and persevered through it's many revisions trying to complete his vision. Sc
Social, Political And Economic Effects Of WWI
Social, Political And Economic Effects Of WWI
Social, Political and Economic Effects of WWI Unknown Everywhere in the world was heard the sound of things breaking. Advanced European societies could not support long wars or so many thought prior to World War I. They were right in a way. The societies could not support a long war unchanged. The First World War left no aspect of European civilization untouched as pre-war governments were transformed to fight total war. The war metamorphed Europe socially, politicaly, economically, and intell
Causes Of WWI
Causes Of WWI
Causes of WWI Unknown The First World War had many causes; the historians probably have not yet discovered and discussed all of them so there might be more causes than what we know now. The spark of the Great War was the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, and his wife by a Serbian nationalist on the morning of June 28, 1914, while traveling in a motorcade through Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Archduke was chosen as
The Holocaust
The Holocaust
The Holocaust Unknown Of all the examples of injustice against humanity in history, the Jewish Holocaust has to be one of the most prominent. In the period of 1933 to 1945, the Nazis waged a vicious war against Jews and other lesser races. This war came to a head with the Final Solution in 1938. One of the end results of the Final Solution was the horrible concentration and death camps of Germany, Poland, and other parts of Nazi-controlled Europe. In the aftermath of the Holocaust, people ar
Americas Involvement In WWII
Americas Involvement In WWII
America's involvement in WWII Unknown When war broke out , there was no way the world could possibly know the severity of this guerre. Fortunately one country saw and understood that Germany and its allies would have to be stopped. America's Involvement in World War two not only contributed in the eventual downfall of the insane Adolph Hitler and his Third Reich, but also came at the precise time and moment. Had the united states entered the war any earlier the consequences might have been worse
Menschenschreck
Menschenschreck
Menschenschreck Unknown If the international financiers in and outside Europe should succeed in plunging the nations once more into a world war, then the result will not be the Bolshevizing of the earth, and thus the victory of Jewry, but the annihilation of the Jewish race in Europe. Adolf Hitler- Jan 30, 1939 When the Nazi party came to power in January of 1933, it almost immediately began to take hostile measures toward the Jewish people. The government passed special legislation that exclu
The Effects Of The P-51 Mustang In World War II
The Effects Of The P-51 Mustang In World War II
The effects of the P-51 Mustang in World War II Unknown Abstract This paper deals with the contributions of the P-51 Mustang to the eventual victory of the Allies in Europe during World War II. It describes the war scene in Europe before the P-51 was introduced, traces the development of the fighter, its advantages, and the abilities it was able to contribute to the Allies' arsenal. It concludes with the effect that the P-51 had on German air superiority, and how it led the destruction of the Lu
The Sudetenland
The Sudetenland
The Sudetenland Unknown On January 30, 1933, the Nazis acquired mastery of Germany when Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor. That evening Hitler stood triumphantly in the window of the Reich Chancellery waving to thousands of storm troopers who staged parades throughout the streets of Berlin. The Nazis proclaimed that their Third Reich would be the greatest civilization in history and would last for thousands of years. But the meteoric rise of Hitler and national socialism was followed by an a
Attack On Poland
Attack On Poland
Attack on Poland Unknown At daybreak on the first day of September, 1939, the residents of Poland awakened to grave news. A juggernaut force of tanks, guns, and countless grey-clad soldiers from nearby Germany had torn across the countryside and were making a total invasion of the Pole's homelands. Germany's actions on that fateful morning ignited a conflict that would spread like a wildfire, engulfing the entire globe in a great world war. This scenario is many people's conception of how World
Truman Doctrine
Truman Doctrine
Truman Doctrine Unknown The Truman Doctrine was the impetus for the change in United States foreign policy, from isolationist to internationalists; thus we were drawn into two wars of containment and into world affairs. The Truman Doctrine led to a major change in U.S. foreign policy from its inception - aid to Turkey and Greece - to its indirect influence in Korea and Vietnam. The aftermath of World War II inspired the U.S. to issue a proclamation that would stem Communist influence throughout
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler Unknown 1.The Beginning At half past six on the evening of April 20th, 1889 a child was born in the small town of Branau, Austria. The name of the child was Adolf Hitler. He was the son a Customs official Alois Hitler, and his third wife Klara. As a young boy Adolf attendated church regulary and sang in the local choir. One day he carved a symbol into the bench which resembled the Swastika he later used as the symbol of the Nazi party. He was a pretty good student. He received good
Hitlers Weltanschauung (World View)
Hitlers Weltanschauung (World View)
Hitler's Weltanschauung (World View) Unknown In the early quarter of the twentieth century, a young man was beginning to fill his mind with ideas of a unification of all Germanic countries. That young man was Adolf Hitler, and what he learned in his youth would surface again as he struggled to become the leader of this movement. Hitler formed views of countries and even certain cities early in his life, those views often affecting his dictation of foreign policy as he grew older. What was Hitler
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Unknown The third president of the United States, a diplomat, statesman, architect, scientist, and philosopher, Thomas Jefferson is one of the most eminent figures in American history. No leader in the period of the American Enlightenment was as articulate, wise, or conscious of the implications and consequences of a free society as Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743, at Shadwell, a tobacco plantation in Virginia. His father, Peter Jefferson, was a sel
Multiculturalism In Canada
Multiculturalism In Canada
Multiculturalism in Canada Unknown Canada has long been called The Mosaic, due to the fact that it is made up of a varied mix of races, cultures and ethnicities. As more and more immigrants come to Canada searching for a better life, the population naturally becomes more diverse. This has, in turn, spun a great debate over multiculturalism. Some of the issues under fire are the political state's policies concerning multiculturalism, the attitudes of Canadians around these policies, immigration
How Nationalism In The Balkans Contributed To The Outbeak Of WW1
How Nationalism In The Balkans Contributed To The Outbeak Of WW1
How Nationalism in the Balkans Contributed to the Outbeak of WW1 Unknown Nationalism in the Balkans helped contribute to the outbreak of WWI. Beginning in the late 19th century, the social unrest in the Balkan States became the focal point of many European powers. The Balkan peninsula was that of great importance due to its territorial and economic significance; however, the Balkan States consisted of many proud ethnic cultures who did not wish to be ruled by any authority other than themselves.
Karl Marx
Karl Marx
Karl Marx Unknown Karl Marx was the greatest thinker and philosopher of his time. His views on life and the social structure of his time revolutionized the way in which people think. He created an opportunity for the lower class to rise Above the aristocrats and failed due to the creation of the middle class. Despite this failure, he was still a great political leader and set the Basis of Communism in Russia. His life contributed to the way people think Today, and because of him people are more
What Drives History?
What Drives History?
What Drives History? Unknown History is the Essence of Innumerable Biographies -Thomas Carlyle What drives history? Before we answer this question, we must go deeper and answer a more important question: What is history? History is, simply, all of the events, ideas, people, and occurrences that have existed in the past. These things have been driven by one common factor: individuals. Although individuals driving history may seem like a rather simple answer, it is the only one that provides no
The Roaring Twenties
The Roaring Twenties
The Roaring Twenties Joe G. Americans, in the years following the end of World War I found themselves in an era, where the people simply wished to detach themselves from the troubles of Europeans and the rest of the world. During the years of the Twenties, the economy was prosperous, there was widespread social reform, new aspects of culture were established, and people found better ways to improve their lifestyle and enjoy life. The 1920's exemplified the changing attitudes of American's toward
Soccer
Soccer
Soccer Unknown Introduction Soccer is the world's most popular sport. It is the national sport of most European and Latin-American countries, and of many other nations. Millions of people in more than 140 countries play soccer. The World Cup is held every four years. Soccer is one of the most famous international sports. Soccer is known world wide and is played in the Olympics. In a soccer game there are two teams of 11 players who try to score a point by kicking a ball into the opponents net. S
Greek Mythology And Religion
Greek Mythology And Religion
Greek Mythology and Religion Unknown Mythology is the study and interpretation of myth and the body of myths of a particular culture. Myth is a complex cultural phenomenon that can be approached from a number of viewpoints. In general, myth is a narrative that describes and portrays in symbolic language the origin of the basic elements and assumptions of a culture. Mythic narrative relates, for example, how the world began, how humans and animals were created, and how certain customs, gestures,
The Truth About Orthodox Christianity
The Truth About Orthodox Christianity
The Truth about Orthodox Christianity Anonymous As described in The Grand Inquisitor by Dostoevsky The writings of Fyodor Dostoevsky and Helen Ellerbe show substantial evidence that the orthodox Christians did in fact steal from humanity the divine freedom it was promised by Jesus Christ. This thesis is supported in Dostoevsky's The Grand Inquisitor from his book The Brothers Karamazov. The dark side of Christian history by Helen Ellerbe also supports this theory. The Inquisition itself shows
The Renaissance In Italy
The Renaissance In Italy
The Renaissance in Italy J. Rich The Italian Renaissance was called the beginning of the modern age. The word Renaissance itself is derived from the Latin word rinascere, which means to be reborn. Many dramatic changes occurred during this time in the fields of philosophy, art, politics, and literature. New emphasis was placed on enjoying life and the world around you. Talented individuals sought self-gratification through art, literature, and architecture, and their achievments would influence
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler eric de compiegne The seeds of Hitler's rise to power were planted following the outcome of the First World War. With Germany's defeat, many German men returned to Germany feeling betrayed by their country and government. Among them was Adolf Hitler, a young Austrian Corporal who had fought bravely for Germany. When the World War broke out, Hitler was very happy. The War had been a blessing to the young Hitler, who had been unsuccessful in civilian life. When Germany was defeated, H
French Literature In The Age Of Reason
French Literature In The Age Of Reason
French Literature in the Age of Reason Carri Fjell The Age of Reason, or the Enlightenment, was a period in France during the 1700's following the classical age. Within this time, philosophers placed the emphasis on reason as the best method for learning. It explored issues in education, law philosophy, and politics. It attacked tyranny, social injustice, superstition, and ignorance. This time produced advances in such areas as anatomy, astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. These were
PTSD and Chemical Dependency
PTSD and Chemical Dependency
PTSD And Chemical Dependency Early man faced attacks from saber-tooth tigers and other vicious predators. European peasants dealt with the suffering and horrors of war torn England under the Nazi reign. Modern soldiers, despite all our technological superiority, must still face and deal with the same basic emotional problems faced by countless generations of combatants before them. It is only recently that this phenomenon has been addressed and studied in a proper manner befitting of the scope o
Capital Punishment
Capital Punishment
Execution of criminals and political opponents has been used by nearly all societies?both to punish crime and to suppress political dissent. In most places that practice capital punishment it is reserved for murder, espionage, treason, or as part of military justice. In some countries sexual crimes, such as rape, adultery, incest and sodomy, carry the death penalty, as do religious crimes such as apostasy in Islamic nations (the formal renunciation of the State religion). In many countries that
Humans cause their own suffering as an insane matter of course
Humans cause their own suffering as an insane matter of course
In the past century dreadful diseases like diphtheria, leprosy and typhoid were halted; sterile women have been given children; numerous devices have been developed to let handicapped people participate in society. Many of the things we prayed for during ages have been achieved by means of expensive scientific research. What is hard to understand however is that humans spent even more scientific efforts and even more finances to destroy all those benefits. For each disease we have overcome, we h
Benjamin Rush
Benjamin Rush
Benjamin Rush was born December 24, 1745 on a plantation near Philadelphia, in an agricultural community of Byberry, Pennsylvania. He was one of seven children. His father, John Rush, was a yeoman from Oxfordshire that came to Byberry in 1683. He was a gunsmith and a farmer, and would die when Benjamin was about five years old. He would then be raised by his mother, Susanna, who ran a grocery store to support and educate all seven children. At age eight Benjamin was sent to an academy conducted
Underground Railroad
Underground Railroad
The Underground Railroad was a major development that united a diverse group of people for a common goal. Slaves were able to escape and went to a free land where they were considered free. The slaves would have to live in seclusion to avoid being found by slave catchers and returned to the terrible conditions from which they fled. Helpers, also known as conductors, assisted many slaves on their journey to freedom by concealing them in secure places and provided the slaves with food and informat
costa rica
costa rica
Table of Contents Background Masculinity versus Femininity Power Distance Interval Individualism versus Collectivism Uncertainty Avoidance Confucian Dynamism Recommendations To: The Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors Subject: Overall analysis of Costa Rica and the possible impact of company expansion Country Background Costa Rica, which means ?rich coast? (www.cyborlink.com.) is a beautiful country filled with plush rainforest and beautiful coast lines. Costa Rica was found in 1611 a
Global warming
Global warming
Meghan McDonald McDonald 1 Mr.Hrkal OAC World Issues December 18th, 2000 Global Warming Now, for the first time in Earth's history, humans may be a decisive factor in future climate change. The actions we make towards the temperature of the earth and the depletion of the ozone layer are irreversible. A warmer future could result from present-day human activities releasing large amounts of heat-trapping gases into the air. These greenhouse gases are part of the reason for the 1?F (.5?C) rise in g
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fggs
Paradise Found and Lost from Daniel J. Boorstin's The Discoverers, embodies Columbus' emotions, ideas, and hopes. Boorstin, a former Librarian of Congress, leads the reader through one man's struggles as he tries to find a Western Passage to the wealth of the East. After reading Paradise Found and Lost, I was enlightened about Columbus' tenacious spirit as he repeatedly fails to find the passage to Asia. Boorstin title of this essay is quite apropos because Columbus discovers a paradise but
Literature
Literature
How is Holden Caulfield presented to the reader in The Catcher in the Rye? The initial view of Salinger?s moaning teenager disguises a character which is used as a vehicle for exploring and exposing some of the disingenuous facts of modern America and the American Dream. Therefore, his presentation with it continuous references to suicide, death and insanity can be seen as an internal microcosm of the wider problems that Salinger wishes to contest about the seemingly perfect world of post World
Battle of Saratoga
Battle of Saratoga
Battle of Saratoga The battle of Saratoga was the considered as the major event happened in the American history. This battle was a proof that the American army was more powerful and capable of handling the highly trained and experienced British forces. This battle attracted the attention of the European powers, which started supporting the Americans. In the year 1977, Major general Burgoyne planned the attack on the Americans and advanced the three army battalions to New York 1st one along the
Case study: Major Painting Movements in Art History
Case study: Major Painting Movements in Art History
Visual arts Art history spans from prehistoric times to the twentieth first century. However the focus for this case study is from the time period of the High Renaissance (1450 ? 1530) to the painting movement or time period of Abstract Expressionism (1950-1960). High Renaissance The Term Renaissance means rebirth referring to the rebirth of interest into art and the involvement of new ideas being an artistic revolution. The High Renaissance occurred during the time period of 1450 to 1530 AD and
Dud paper
Dud paper
History [edit]The early years ? This is London calling - 2LO calling. Here is the first general news bulletin, copyright by Reuters, Press Association, Exchange Telegraph and Central News. ? ?BBC news programme opening during the 1920s[5] The British Broadcasting Company broadcast its first radio bulletin from radio station 2LO on 14 November 1922.[6] Wishing to avoid competition, newspaper publishers persuaded the government to ban the BBC from broadcasting news before 7 PM, and to force it to
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Charles\' George Orwell Links - Home Biographical | Chronological | Essays & Journalism | Books | Images | Miscellaneous Search This Site HINT Use the SEARCH function to see how Orwell repeated the same words/themes in his writings. Share | Translate This Page Powered by Translate Background information for George Orwell\'s Animal Farm Penguin 1989 edition of George Orwell\'s Animal FarmAnimal Farm is a satirical novella (which can also be understood as a modern fable or allegory) by George Orwe
My paper
My paper
My paper I. Introduction a. On February 16th, 1564 a man was born who would help challenge the most influential group in the history of mankind. Galileo Galilei grew up a staunch Catholic. His first lectures were on the geography of Hell. Both his daughter’s were nuns. Everything in his life pointed to a man who was devoted to Church in a way that so many others were as well. Eventually, however, an incredible discovery brought him into a fierce battle. Galileo was persecuted by the Christian Ch
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler With all the power of great, long-term, political, social, economical and cultural forces that shape human history, historians are awed by the great role of key individuals, the ability of the right person at the right time and place to deeply affect the direction of history. When World War 1 ended in a German defeat and the large German military was dismantled, most Germans accepted the new reality and did their best to build their new post-war civilian life, in difficult economic
Fame
Fame
Fame Learn by Example When learning how to write an essay, sometimes the best way to learn is to look and analyze essay examples. Following are excerpts from narrative essays: Looking back on a childhood filled with events and memories, I find it rather difficult to pick on that leaves me with the fabled warm and fuzzy feelings. As the daughter of an Air Force Major, I had the pleasure of traveling across America in many moving trips. I have visited the monstrous trees of the Sequoia National
William of Tyre: The Foundation of the Order of Knights Templar
William of Tyre: The Foundation of the Order of Knights Templar
William of Tyre: The Foundation of the Order of Knights Templar The primary source that I decided to read up on and study was about William of Tyre and The Foundation of the Order of Knights Templar. I chose this piece of work because I have always been interested in learning about the Crusades and the Knights Templar. I also thought it would be interesting to learn how they were founded and who lead the way. I had previously read articles about how the Knights Templar started and what they stoo
Decline of the roman empire
Decline of the roman empire
Decline of the roman empire The Decline of The Roman Empire. The Roman Empire at its height was undoubtedly the greatest empire. Prominent historic figures like Julius Caesar and Augustus are associated with the Roman Empire. At that period of time the Roman Empire thrived in every aspect required to run a successful empire. Later in the hands of weak emperors the Roman Empire started to fall gradually. There were several factors leading to the decline of the Roman Empire. The overexpansion of t
The Atomic Bomb
The Atomic Bomb
The Atomic Bomb The Atomic Bomb Brandie Elizaitis The atomic bomb is a powerful, explosive nuclear weapon. It is fueled by the fission of the nuclei of specific amounts of plutonium or uranium, in a chain reaction. The strength of the explosion created by one of these bombs is equal to the strength of an explosion created by thousands of tons of TNT. To detonate one of these bombs, enough mass of plutonium or uranium must be provided to reach what is known as critical mass. Critical mass is th
ASSESS THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON GENDER EQUALITY IN THE PHIILIPPI
ASSESS THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON GENDER EQUALITY IN THE PHIILIPPI
ASSESS THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON GENDER EQUALITY IN THE PHIILIPPINES Our world today is fast changing than ever and one of the greatest change we are experiencing is related to globalization. “The term globalization is widely used to describe a variety of economic, cultural, social and political change that have shaped the world over the last fifty (50) years (Guttal, 2010).” It is treated to be the product of fast phasing technological change, societal and economic progress. Song (2006
Art through the ages
Art through the ages
From stick figures in the sand and the earliest animals painted and carved in stone, people worldwide have reacted to the world by making images. The fundamental goal of art, especially in the past, was to convey meaning and express important ideas, revealing what was significant to every society, by arresting images. In recognizing the subject matter of any painting, you have to look at the artist's intentions, which are regularly connected to social conditions, national or global issues and t
Austria
Austria
Table of Contents Population Culture Tradition Way of Life Vegetation and Animal Life History Religion Arts Language Education Health Government Climate Trade Resources Agriculture Bibliography Austria Austria, a small country in Central Europe famous for its gorgeous mountain scenery. The towering Alps, and the foothills stretch across the western, southern and central parts of the country. Broad green valleys, lovely mirror lakes and thick forest cover a good portion of the land. Austria with
Vietnam
Vietnam
VIETNAM. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam consists of the former Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the former Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). The division of the country resulted from the defeat of the French by Communist-inspired nationalists in 1954. A prolonged civil war resulted in a victory for the Communist north, and reunification occurred in mid-1976. Physical Setting Vietnam has an area of 127,207 square miles (329,465 square kilometers) and is located in Southea
Colombia
Colombia
COLOMBIA Climate The climate, however, varies with the elevation. The low regions along the coast and the deep Patía and Magdalena river valleys are torrid, with mean annual temperatures of 75° to 80° F. From about 1500 to 7500 ft the climate is subtropical, and from about 7500 to 10,000 ft it is temperate. Above about 10,000 ft is the cold-climate zone, where temperatures range from 0° to 55° F. The average January and July temperatures in Bogotá are 58° F and 57° F, respectively. The averages