Essays Tagged: "John Curtin"

Essay for the "Shoe Horn Sonata"

Essay for Dramatic TechniquesThe drama "Shoe-horn Sonata", by John Misto, presents a relationship between two women Bridie and Sheila during and after Would War T ... d.The "Keep Smiling" incident is presented to the audience as coming from Australian Prime Minister John Curtin. Black humour is used here as well as irony because the women are directed to keep smili ...

(7 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Australia during World War 2: Wartime government controls and the changing role of women.

ns on the amount of types of goods they were able to buy. It was first introduced by Prime Minister John Curtin in 1943.The government introduced this rationing system because goods were in short supp ...

(6 pages) 33 0 3.5 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

How and why did Australia's relationship with Britain change as a result of World War 2?

from the Japanese. To protect Australia from the advancing Japanese forces, the new Prime Minister John Curtin, asked the US to help defend Australia. He brought Australian troops home from overseas ...

(6 pages) 25 0 4.4 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Vietnam was the result of American alliance for future security insurance rather than a response to the threat of communism from the North.

stralian's own regional and national security being in jeopardy. Newly elected Labor Prime Minister John Curtin broke our conventional ties and revealed our new alliance in his New Year's message of 1 ... was not obliged to enter the war under the terms of SEATO. Notwithstanding this, in 1964 President Johnson called on SEATO members to 'show their flags' in Vietnam; however none did until April 29 19 ...

(19 pages) 32 0 4.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Was the fear of the Japanese aggression in South-East Asia in World War 2 justified?

g. Australian reactions at the time were embodied in an article written by the then Prime Minister, John Curtin�. It showed the realisation of the wavering support of Britain and the need for a ... y seeking other allies, especially the US"�. In December 1941 the new Labour Prime Minister, John Curtin appealed to the USA for military assistance "free of any pangs as to our traditional lin ...

(7 pages) 20 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

How did Australia's relationships with Britain and the US change during WWII?

the Japanese failed and also the American General MacArthur noted this when he told Prime Minister John Curtin in June 1942 that Britain had not sent ‘an additional ship, soldier or squadron ... tralia had ties of blood, allegiance to the crown and was part of the British Empire.Prime Minister John Curtin’s speech in December 1941, came with the acceptance of Australians that they were a ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Describe the controls on Australian civilian life imposed by the war time government.

e business activities, a power the government did not have prior to the war.The new Prime Minister, John Curtin, set up the Production Executive of Cabinet which was responsible for devising an able p ... lian public did not like the idea of mandatory overseas military service for its citizens. In 1941, John Curtin was elected Prime Minister of the Labor government. In World War he argued aggressively ...

(4 pages) 2200 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History