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  • War -- What Is It Good For?

    War -- What Is It Good For?

    Is war really ever justified? All different kinds of people, in all different corners of the world have different opinions on this controversial issue. Many people think that war is never justified, many think that war is always justified, and there are some people who think that it completely depends on the situation of the battle. This situation is not a new one, it has not become easier to understand over time, and will never

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    Submitted: May 2, 2011
  • Civil War- Sectionalism

    Civil War- Sectionalism

    North and South The United States of America, the great democratic experiment, was just that. Not since the great Greek culture had a government of, for, and by the people existed. The entire world felt, that on a large scale, democracy would inevitably lead to anarchy; our founding fathers were determined to prove them wrong. But as the political stand off with the British became a secession issue, a great issue split the future nation.

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    Submitted: July 12, 2010
  • Good

    Good

    J.CO, si Donat Lokal Latar Belakang. Produk Doughnuts, Donuts, atau Donat, sebenarnya bukan barang baru di Indonesia khususnya di Jakarta. Sejak tahun enampuluhan, American Donuts sudah muncul di kota-kota besar di Jawa, khususnya Jakarta dan Bandung tapi pada umumnya hanya muncul sebagai kueh donat saja bukan sebagai donat yang branded atau bermerek seperti yang kita saksikan dewasa ini. Kemudian sekitar tahun 1970, muncul berbagai merek global dalam wujud makanan siap saji, dan di antara itu

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    Submitted: July 15, 2010
  • Why The Persian Gulf War Was Not Iraqs Fault

    Why The Persian Gulf War Was Not Iraqs Fault

    At 2:00 A.M. (local time) on August second 1990, Saddam Hussein sent the Iraqi military across the border into Kuwait, and sparked a war whose repercussions are still being felt. Today what eventually became known as the Persian Gulf War, featured the largest air operation in history; and a senseless destruction paralleled only to Danzig or Hiroshima. Even though Saddam was the one who physically invaded Kuwait, is balking at United Nations resolutions, and is

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    Submitted: August 21, 2010
  • War Of 1812

    War Of 1812

    The War of 1812 The United States of America began to see the effects of Anglo-French War by the early 1800's. This European quarrel began affecting the United States shipping industry. Britain and France were violating neutral shipping rights of American merchants. They thought of America as weak due to inadequate time the nation had to develop. These violations were the first and primary provoking factors that led to war with Britain. There was reason

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    Submitted: August 21, 2010
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War

    Vietnam War Encarta Encyclopedia defines the Vietnam War as a military struggle fought in Vietnam from 1959 to 19, involving the North Vietnamese and the National Liberation Front (NLF) in conflict with United States forces and the South Vietnamese army. The Vietnam War was the longest and most unpopular war in which Americans ever fought. From 1946 until 1954, the Vietnamese had struggled for their independence from France during the First Indochina War. At the

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    Submitted: August 21, 2010
  • King Philips War

    King Philips War

    American History 19 October 2001 King Philip's War: An Exercise In Failure In 16, the Algonquian Indians rose up in fury against the Puritan Colonists, sparking a violent conflict that engulfed all of Southern New England. From this conflict ensued the most merciless and blood stricken war in American history, tearing flesh from the Puritan doctrine, revealing deep down the bright and incisive fact that anger and violence brings man to a Godless level

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    Essay Length: 2,165 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: August 21, 2010
  • War Of 1812 Pointless?

    War Of 1812 Pointless?

    The War of 1812 proved to be the most serious challenge to face the United States since the country's birth. This 'Second war of Independence' perhaps changed American history as we know it though. This essay will discuss the causes for this war assessing whether there actually were valid reasons for the United States and Britain going to war or whether the whole 1812 war was just born out of "pointless aggression" The war of

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    Essay Length: 1,254 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: August 22, 2010
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War

    MY VIETNAM HISTORY REPORT In the 1950's, the United States had begun to send troops to Vietnam and during the following 25-year period, the ensuing war would create some of the strongest tensions in US history. Almost 3 million US men and women were sent thousands of miles to fight for what was a questionable cause. In total, it is estimated that over 2 million people on both sides were killed. This site does not

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    Submitted: August 22, 2010
  • Causes And Effects Of The Civil War

    Causes And Effects Of The Civil War

    Did you know America's bloodiest battle fought on their own soil was the Civil War? The Civil War was fought on American soil between the northern states and the southern states. Many causes provoked the war, which would affect the nation for decades to come. Slavery, the Missouri Compromise, and John Brown's attack on Harpers Ferry, Virginia, were some of the many causes. In turn hundreds of thousands of soldiers died, the South's economy

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    Submitted: August 22, 2010
  • Causes Of The Great War

    Causes Of The Great War

    Causes of the Great War The impact of the First World War is still with us. In many respects the events of modern Europe are a direct result of what happened during World War I. Adolph Hitler himself was a product of the First World War. World War I also gave Russian communists opportunity to overthrow the government in Russia and proclaim communism. The events that took place in "No Mans Land" definitely had an

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    Submitted: August 22, 2010
  • War

    War

    CONFIRMED KILLS IN THE HUNDREDS' The commander of the operation near Gardez said the U.S.-led offensive had cleared several enemy caves honeycombing the mountains. "We've got confirmed kills in the hundreds," Maj. Gen. Frank Hagenbeck told a news conference at Bagram air base north of Kabul. "We truly have the momentum at this point." He said U.S. intelligence had pointed to 150 to 200 enemy fighters in the hills of the Shah-e-Kot mountain range when

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    Submitted: August 22, 2010
  • Causes Of The Civil War

    Causes Of The Civil War

    Rhys Arnott The American Civil War is one of the most significant and controversial periods in American history. The Civil War was caused by mounting conflicting pressures, principles, and prejudices, fueled by differences and pride, and set into motion by unlikely set of political events. At the root of all of the problems was the establishment of slavery, which had been introduced into North America in early colonial times. The American Revolution had been fought

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    Submitted: August 22, 2010
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War

    France occupied all of Vietnam by 1884. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when communist forces under Ho Chi Minh, who took control over the north, defeated them. Eisenhower's advisers believed that Ho Chi Minh's powerful communist-nationalist appeal might set off a geographical chain reaction. As Ho Chi Minh's government established itself in North Vietnam, Eisenhower supported a noncommunist government in South Vietnam and ordered

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    Submitted: August 22, 2010
  • The Civil War

    The Civil War

    Being a typical and traditional father has always been the role of every father. Every traditional father has a different attitude towards his son, they want their son to see life the rough way, be responsible, and have a very typical attitude towards life. In the story "Powder" written by Tobias Wolff the fathers thoughts are not traditional and typical, like most fathers. The father in the story wants his son to experience life in

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    Submitted: August 22, 2010
  • Civil War

    Civil War

    Alpha -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Alpha The first Greek alphabet alpha symbolizes the beginning of an event. Here, of course, we are talking about the beginning of the Civil War. Conventional history claims that the American Civil War started on April 12, 1861 at the bombing of Fort Sumter. Is it true? We CW buffs probably would not quite satisfy with this answer, and we know there were armed hostile incidents happening long before Ft. Sumter, and

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    Submitted: August 22, 2010
  • War On Iraq Article In High School Newspaper

    War On Iraq Article In High School Newspaper

    At 7:12PM on Wednesday, March19, 2003, President Bush authorized a full-scale war on Iraq and the Saddam Hussein led regime by uttering just two simple words. "Let's go," President George W. Bush said to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfield Wednesday at the close of a nearly four-hour meeting in the Oval Office. The war on Iraq, which has been given the title "Operation: Iraqi Freedom", is the result of months of Hussein's refusal to let United

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    Submitted: August 23, 2010
  • Medicine During The Civil War

    Medicine During The Civil War

    Medicine During the Civil War 1861-1865 When Walt Whitman wrote that he believed the "real war" would never get into the books, this is the side he was talking about (Belferman 1996). Yet, it is important that we remember and recall the medical side of the conflict too, as horrible and terrifying as it was (Adams 1952). Long before doctors and people knew anything about bacteria and what caused disease was the time of Civil

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    Submitted: August 23, 2010
  • The Cold War: Nuclear Weapons Of The 1980's

    The Cold War: Nuclear Weapons Of The 1980's

    THE COLD WAR NUCLEAR WEAPONS OF THE 1980'S The pope quickly organized a meeting to prepare the world for a weapon that would destroy all life on earth. "Pope Innocent II organized the conference in 11391" because of a crossbow. Approximately 800 years from this conference, the Cold War has begun. The potential of mass destruction could occur at any moment. More efforts for mining and technology went toward constructing nuclear weapons. Missiles, such as,

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    Submitted: August 23, 2010
  • A Dna Bank Is Good For All

    A Dna Bank Is Good For All

    Imagine that a convicted child molester is released from jail and that he is now traveling around the country looking for work. One day this criminal returns to his old ways and he attacks a young child whose dead body is found in a deserted field the following day. The only trace of evidence at the crime scene is a semen specimen on the boys clothes. Now this specimen could be useful if the

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    Submitted: August 24, 2010
  • Saddam, Iraq, And The Gulf War

    Saddam, Iraq, And The Gulf War

    War, justifiable or not, is complete madness. It is hell. No matter what the cause, or what the reason is, war remains mankind's greatest source of tragedy, the plague of mankind, and the plague of this country. Our country has existed for only 200 years, a relatively short time, and already we have been involved in over eleven major wars. Four have been fought this last fifty years. We are a nation of freedom, but

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    Submitted: August 25, 2010
  • Eco-Wars

    Eco-Wars

    In recent years, a new force has been introduced to the struggle for environmental protection. The world's military looms as an ominous threat above our fragile eco-system. Even during years of peace, the military's havoc is wreaked "Not in some remote sandbox or sea lane, but within the heart of a rapidly unraveling planetary ecology, whose intricate web of intertwined lives, often trigger complex feedback processes." (Thomas). The greatest crime perhaps is the slow

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    Submitted: August 29, 2010
  • War For Independence-Mexico

    War For Independence-Mexico

    War for Independence The war of independence is thought to have been a war of revolution. It is not, it is the breaking of colonial rule. It was based on politics and a separation of powers. In my paper I will go from the start of a rising discontent amongst the indigenous population and how those above them exploit the failures for their own gain in a system where they have always been favored more

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    Submitted: August 30, 2010
  • Effects Of World War I On American Society

    Effects Of World War I On American Society

    My report is on how the first world war effected the American people, and how the war helped shape the country we know today. The war started when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were touring the city of Sarajevo in the newly acquired country of Serbia. The Serbian Nationalistic group the "Black Hand" plotted to assainate him, so, Gavrillo Princip shot Franz Ferdinand in June of 1914. Anyway this led to a big

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    Submitted: August 30, 2010
  • War On Drugs

    War On Drugs

    A News Analysis By Terence T. Gorski (5-28-01) Tom Cohen of the Associated Press reported on May 28, 2001 that Canada's drug control policy is slowly but clearly shifting toward decriminalizing marijuana. This Canadian political movement is in opposition to current trends in US drug law and could influence future direction of drug policy in the United States toward a public health addiction policy that focuses upon prevention and treatment and away from a criminal

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    Submitted: August 31, 2010

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