Essays Tagged: "Robert Menzies"

The Affects of Prime Minister Sir. Robert Menzies and the turn around of Austraila's economy during his stint as prime minister.

Sir Robert Menzies stint as a prime minister for Australia lasted from 1949 to 1966. During this period ... is period Australia experienced such an increase in prosperity that it raises the question: Was Sir Robert Menzies the sole reason why the Australian economy was so successful during the time he spent ... smokescreen for the government to hide behind until they figured out a solution to the problem.Sir Robert Menzies served as the Australian Prime Minister for 16 years (1950-1966) he was the only Prim ...

(6 pages) 82 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The History of Austraila's economic recovery after the first World War, and the affects various leaders of the country had on the country.

ad eased with the return to a buyers market for the first time since the war. (Boehm, E.A P. 51)Sir Robert Menzies served as the Australian Prime Minister for 17 years (1949-1966). Menzies' rise to po ... alians. It also should be noted that Australia had its lowest rate of unemployment in its history. (Robert Menzies)Sir Robert Menzies' tenure as Australians' Prime Minister experienced an increase in ...

(11 pages) 87 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Australian Experience in the Vietnam War.

get involved in a conflict that had no direct effect on the people. The prime minister of the time, Robert Menzies, now Sir Robert Menzies, would like us to believe that we got involved due to the dom ... ustralia.One of the biggest results of the Vietnam War could be the change of political government. Robert Menzies had lead the Liberal Country Part to victory over Ben Chifley's Labor government in 1 ...

(12 pages) 146 1 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Feminism, quotes complied form various web pages, many from cromptons Australian Infopedia.

ose of Spadgers, 1924I am one of the few men honest enough to say they do not understand women. Sir Robert Menzies, Sydney Morning Herald, 25 April 1964`Ar, women,' said Dag. `They're like choclates. ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Robert Gordon Menzies

Robert Gordon Menzies was born on the 20th of December 1894 in japarit, Victoria, Australia and died ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Australia's Relationship with Britain and America During WW2

When the war first broke out in 1939 the Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies immediately sent Australian troops overseas to the middle east to help the British em ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Why did Australia join the Vietnam War?

Australia joined the Vietnam war for many reasons. The major reason was Robert Menzies, the Prime Minister at the time, fear of communism and that the "domino theory" would ... lso meant that communism was stopped in Vietnam and would stop moving south, making Australia safe. Robert Menzies told Australians that if South Vietnam was taken over it would be a direct military t ...

(1 pages) 29 0 4.7 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Policies enacted during the Vietnam war

ng Australia’ (Mediansky, 1992) and in that case, communism. This policy was introduced by Sir Robert Menzies in the 1950s. It was believed that it would increase security and the ability to cont ... : Australia's ten year war, 1962-1972 ‘, 1st edition. Prahran, Vic, Hardie Grant Books, 2006.- Robert Hillman, ‘Australians at war : on the world stage’, 2nd edition, Port Melbourne, Vi ...

(7 pages) 30 0 4.8 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Sociology of Sport: Rock 'n' Roll

ports were also high, ensuring rising incomes.During this period the serving prime minister was Sir Robert Menzies. Politically during this period the white immigration policies began to be relaxed. A ... blican South Korea. Also tensions between the U.S and the Soviet Union also resulted in a cold war. Robert Menzies sent out scares about this cold war, in order to be voted as prime minister once agai ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Australian involvement in the vietnam war.

get involved in a conflict that had no direct effect on the people. The prime minister of the time, Robert Menzies, now Sir Robert Menzies, would like us to believe that we got involved due to the dom ... ustralia.One of the biggest results of the Vietnam War could be the change of political government. Robert Menzies had lead the Liberal Country Part to victory over Ben Chifley?s Labor government in 1 ...

(12 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Impact of Australian Involvement in the Vietnam War

the nation socially.Those who were in favour of going to the war were mostly Liberal supporters, as Robert Menzies, who was Prime Minister at the time, was from the Liberal Party. Those who were again ... war, such as the defoliant chemicals used by the Americans, are still wearing off.History Zone 2 be Robert Darlington, Vicki Greer and John Hospodaryk.

(3 pages) 26 2 2.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Impacts of the Vietnam War on Australian Society

way that wouldn't impact on Australian citizens welfare.Primary source: Quotes from Prime minister Robert Menzies: "There can be no doubt of the gravity of the situation in south Vietnam. There is am ... d Cambodia were also guaranteed protection under the treaty's security arrangements).Reference: Sir Robert Menzies, 29 April 1965, sited in Anderson, Maureen, Retroactive 2. Stage 5: Australian histor ...

(7 pages) 40 0 5.0 Jul/2008

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.

a response to the threat of communism from the North. �Australia and the Vietnam WarWhen Sir Robert Menzies announced that Australia was committing an infantry battalion for service in Vietnam ... ecially to those investigating American aspects of the Vietnam War, as well as everyone else.Lewis, Robert. Voices of Vietnam. Melbourne: History Teachers Association Victoria, 1991.This source was re ...

(19 pages) 32 0 4.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Australia and Anti-Communism Description: discussion about how anti-communism in Australia influenced Australian politics and foreign policy.

ties within the government and the decisions made by Australia.The stance of the Coalition, lead by Robert Menzies had a substantial impact on Australian Politics. The government, especially the Prime ...

(7 pages) 21 1 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

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

ng the perils and pains of war, Australia declared its immediate support to Britain. Prime Minister Robert Menzies’ war declaration on 3rd of September 1939 states that Australia stands with Grea ...

(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 message was ‘save and save Australia”.Upon the outbreak of World War II, Prime Minister Robert Menzies instituted conscription for militia operating in Australia and its territories. All u ...

(4 pages) 2208 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Petrov Affair in Australia

political assylum in the middle of the Cold War. He defacted to Australia in 1954, causing a stir. Robert Menzies believed he could win the election by announcing there would be a Royal Commission In ... em if communism invaded and took over government.The Liberal leader and prime minister at the time, Robert Menzies, used the petrov affair to his own political advantage by heightening fears of commun ...

(1 pages) 15 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Explain why the 1967 referendum and the Native Title Act were important for Aboriginal people.

them, this was the start of the push for land rights. In January 1966 Sir Harold Holt succeeded Sir Robert Menzies as Prime Minister. As Prime Minister of Australia he signed the United Nations Intern ...

(3 pages) 956 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

The reason for and importance of domestic politics, great power alliances, and foreign policy makers in the involvement of Australia in the four post World War II Asian conflicts.

en Australia and Asia. They were followed by the newly elected Liberal Country Party Prime Minister Robert Menzies and Ministers for External Affairs, Percy Spender in 1949, who were responsible for t ... police action' (Encyclopaedia Brittanica, Vol. V, pp.892 - 893). The new Australian Prime Minister, Robert Menzies, wasted no time in placing warships HMAS Shoalhaven and HMAS Bataan at the disposal o ...

(19 pages) 32 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

What are the principal philosophies of the Liberal Party? Why had the Liberal Party been so electorally successful over the years? Why did it lose the last election?

gh with obviously varying lengths of time in government, can be found at the state level. In short, Robert Menzies brain child has been extremely successful. This essay analyses and explores the princ ... not far from Old Parliament House in Canberra in 1944. This meeting was initiated and organised by Robert Menzies, the then Leader of the United Australia Party. Menzies had already served as Prime M ...

(14 pages) 37 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History