Essays Tagged: "war america"

Explains the United States' and the USSR's political and economic concerns at the end of World War II

The United States and USSR's political concerns couldn't have been more different. Before the war America was going through the depression without any logical way out. The war increased the econ ... s of life was nothing in comparison to the 25 million in Russia. America's big concerns were a post war slump and the role of the government which was in question again since they were afraid of falli ...

(1 pages) 29 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Comparative essay "The Great Gatsby" and "Talented Mr Ripley"

corruption of the American Dream and self reinvention to reflect the futility of pretence in a post war context.In The Great Gatsby, self reinvention mirrors the rapidly changing society of post war A ... the American Dream to reflect the materialistic values and loss of spirituality in the 1950's post war context. Tom's reinvention is explored, and also, he experiences the negative consequence of car ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

How Revolutionary was the American Revolution?

America stopped all the unnecessary taxes that they were liable to pay due to the French and Indian war. America was able to succeed without the help of some great method of transportation such as rai ...

(2 pages) 25 1 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

America the great

America the Great ? After the Spanish-American War, America became a super power of the world. That title has stuck since then. However, different ... ost of these leaders were democrats, such as JFK and Bill Clinton. History has also shown that most wars have been won while republicans were holding office. Terrorist actions were stood up to more of ... munists in the USSR and China. Another was a group of rebels in Panama. These rebels used guerrilla warfare trying to gain control of the Panama Canal. President Reagan finally decided to attack the r ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Jack Kerouac And The Beat Movement

"World War II marked a wide dividing line between the old and the new in American society and the nation's ... new in American society and the nation's literature"(The World Book Encyclopedia 427) . When world War II ended there was a pent up desire that had been postponed due to the war. Post war America bro ... act that Jack couldn't commit himself to one woman at a time shows his insecurity and uncertainty towards his sexuality.This uncertainty shows that Jack is obviously unsure about himself. It may just ...

(4 pages) 493 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

American Idealist And Realism Views

American idealist and realism views Idealism and realism are two motivational factors for American war and peace. America has always been more of an idealist when going to war and realist at the peac ... to war and realist at the peace table. Evidence of this can be seen in two of the earliest American wars, the Revolutionary war and the Mexican war. From the willingness of Americans to get up and fig ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The American Experience in Vietnam War

The book covers information from the early years of the war in 1954 to the end in 1975. It is written by Grace Sevy, who is a freelance teacher at Stanford ... cal order that analyze the major battles, the role of media and the aftermath and importance of the war. America was able to make full use of the latest developments in the war against North Vi ... retaliatory strike into the night. The two ships began firing into the night rapidly with American warplanes supporting the showcasing of the American firepower. By 1967, USA was issuing optim ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The War of 1812----General, Glorious, Great

The war is commenced,And the army condensedDevoid both of eating and fearThey look for the presence;Of a ... e;Of all soldiers, the essence,Of glorious, great, granny Born-dear.This is one of the songs of the War of 1812. The War of 1812 was the first major war fought by the United States under the Constitut ... s the first major war fought by the United States under the Constitution. The United States went to war to force the British to give up the Orders-in-Council, which regulated American trade with the E ...

(2 pages) 21 1 1.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Articles of Confederation

ress has no right to impose itself upon the independent but "united" states. Having just survived a war, America was suffering immense debt and needed to revive the damaged economy. But having no righ ... ent and failing economy personally affected individuals and veterans who have lent money during the war or served in the army (Carnes). The veterans and creditors recognized the "inability of Congress ...

(4 pages) 19 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Gorge In The Mountains by Sanford Robinson Gifford

capes and genuine beauty despite the harshness of the time. Another American theme at this time was war. America was in the midst of a harsh Civil War which makes it very interesting that Gifford avoi ... #146;s beauty. This suggests that Gifford was not interested in the impurities of the world such as war and instead focused on the pureness of the world: nature. The peacefulness exhibited in the pain ...

(1 pages) 10 0 1.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists