Essays Tagged: "First World War"

The Cause of Death. Speaks of Erich Maria Remarque's "All quiet on the western front"

Remarque's ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONTis a very interesting and true-to-heart novel based in the first world warwhere many men and women died because someone called them theenemy. The main characte ... experienced ultimatehorror, the horror of war. The novel starts two years after Paul and hisfriends first reached the front and then goes back and forth between2present and past. The main topics throu ...

(3 pages) 139 1 4.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

the son of capt.a o'neill capt.terence o'neil and the role he played as p.m. of northern ireland.

Captain Arthur Son of O'Neill MP; educated at Eton College. His father was the first Westminster MP to be killed in the First World War. He served in the Irish Guards in the Secon ... event was the visit of Seán Lemass to Belfast, at O'Neill's invitation, in January 1965, the first such contact since partition. He met opposition from within his own party and was attacked by ... ons within our community'.Dedicated though he was to the constitutional status quo, O'Neill was the first Northern Ireland prime minister to state clearly that reconciliation was a central part of his ...

(7 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Effects of terrorism on the economics of America

arajevo steps up to a carriage and fires his pistol. The Archduke Ferdinand dies. Within weeks, the first world war has begun. The 1940s: the French resistance kill occupying troops when and how they ... take revenge, massacring 642 villagers. August 1945: the United States Air Force drops the world's first nuclear weapons. Some 190,000 Japanese die, nearly all of them civilians. Within days the seco ...

(2 pages) 194 0 2.8 Dec/1996

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

This essay is about the first world war from Canada's point of view. It tells about what was happening to Canada during the First World War

e Prime Minister at the time.Who was involved?All people in every country fightingWhat happened?The First World War started out with the assassination of the Austrian Archduke. From there on, it was o ...

(2 pages) 118 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Exposure. In Wilfred Owen's poem 'Exposure' what techniques does he use to convey his hatred towards war? Explain in detail all of the techniques he uses to do this.

'Exposure'. This poem is set out to show the reader what the conditions were really like during the First World War and to make it clear that the events that surrounded him, were not pleasant. In this ... lery bombardment. One of the techniques that Owen uses in this paragraph is personification, in the first line. He writes "the merciless east winds that knife us". This helps to show the pain that the ...

(8 pages) 76 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An overview on World War Two, overview what they american public felt about the war, what brought it about and how it ended.

the 1930 did not want anything to do with the war going on over seas. This was partially due to the first World War. A large majority thought that the United States had made a mistake to fight in 1917 ... o expand the army to 2 million men, build new war planes and add ships to the navy. This set up the first peacetime draft, requiring 16.5 million men between the agesof twenty-one and thirty-five to r ...

(2 pages) 132 2 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

essay concerning the causes of world war one

WAS THE FIRST WORLD WAR PLANNED ORTHE RESULT OF ACCIDENT AND MISCALCULATION?In the immediate view, it seems ... ?In the immediate view, it seems that there are two main arguments attributed to the origins of the First World War. One is that the war was planned, the other that it occurred due to accident and mis ... main European powers at the time - Germany, Great Britain, France and Russia.It is my view that the First World War was effectively planned, all be it for a later date, and that due to some miscalcula ...

(11 pages) 310 3 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Set of study notes on Causes of World War I.

April 5th, 2002Causes of World War I1)Nationalism?Biggest cause of the First World War?At the root of all problems-British Nationalism?German rival naval fleet prompts Bri ... nfortunate mistakes?Not open enough so that the people know that's not that badApril 23rd, 2002-The First Moroccan Crisis?1905?Caused by Kaiser William II?He visited Tangier?Goes into Morocco and tell ... example of the tactic "give them what they want to keep them happy"-The Balkan Wars; 1912-1913-The First Balkan War; 1912-1913?War over expansion?Between several countries vying for expansion into ne ...

(10 pages) 118 0 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

World War One.

s as the last. That has never been the case and never will be.' (Foch, 1926)No one had expected the First World War to become the "War to end all wars" as it was hailed at its conclusion. The general ... evolved during World War 1 was the use of poisonous gases. Various gases were put to use during The First World War 1 including the likes of asphyxiating (suffocating), lachrymatory (causes weeping) a ...

(3 pages) 201 4 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Trench Warfare: Characteristics of Life in the Trenches, and how propaganda played a role in trench warfare

number of known dead has been placed at about 10,000,000 men. The main method of combat during the first world war a.k.a. the Great World War, was trench warfare. Trench warfare was one of the main r ... tural inclination to peer over the parapet of the trench into no man's land. Many men died on their first day in the trenches as a consequence of a precisely aimed sniper's bullet. It has been estimat ...

(5 pages) 113 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

"The Second Coming" by William Butler Yeats.

The Second Coming" in January of 1919, three years after the Easter Rebellion of 1916 and after the First World War had ravaged Europe from 1914 until 1918. Chinua Achebe wrote Things Fall Apart, his ... actually more related to each other than just the title.All of the horrors that occurred during the First World War and conflicts between the Irish and English can explain the intricate and chaoticall ...

(5 pages) 192 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The World War one.

changed the shape of the world. But one question that will still make you wonder is what caused the first world war? Sure the common answer would be the assassination of the Archduke of Austria-Hungar ... rt for an arms race that would bring Europe closer to war.How the alliances got involved got in the first world war is quite simple. in 1914, after the death of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Germany p ...

(5 pages) 66 1 2.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Essay on how the first world war changed employment opportunities for women for the better

In this essay I am going to write about how I think the First World War changed the employment opportunities for women and what additional opportunities wom ... before so this was a massive change for them, it meant the men had to leave women in charge, so at first the beginning of the First World War it was to be expected that men weren't completely sure of ... shows that the opportunities for both sexes are more the same. So there were many ways in which the First World War had altered the employment benefits for women in Britain at that time. I think a fur ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Total War in the Twentieth century has proved to be an agency of social division rather than of national integration.

ar which "draws from every political, social, economic and cultural sphere of a nation state" . The first major example of this is the First World War. It is clear that this war changed society and ha ... healthcare. These cutbacks had the greatest effect on the working classes and the poor. Before the First World War governments had brought about measures to alleviate social distress and to decrease ...

(7 pages) 71 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Global Effects of World War I.

to World War I. They were right in a way. Thesocieties could not support a long war unchanged. The First World Warleft no aspect of European civilization untouched as pre-wargovernments were transfor ... n clothing change. The brightblue-and-red prewar French infantry uniforms had been changed afterthe first few months of the war, since they made whoever wore theminto excellent targets for machine gun ...

(8 pages) 100 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

"In What ways and to what extent were the lives of the British people affected by the first world war?"

"In What ways and to what extent were the lives of the British people affected by the first world war?"The first world war began when Germany invaded Poland and during this war many thin ... m, shortages and restrictions which was mainly rationing and women and the parts they played in the first world war.There were many ways in which men were recruited into the army, such as voluntary re ... tween ages eighteen to forty one." Even though the liberal government were against this. It was the first military act, which was all single men over eighteen and under forty one were called to sign u ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

It is a three page overview of World War 2, the rise and fall of Hitler, certain battles, ect.

Here is a brief overview of the rise, peak and fall of the 3rd Reich.It all started right after the first world war. Germany was is turmoil. The economy was through the floor and unemployment was high ... ws, and make the world untied under his rule, a pure Aryan world. The night of broken glass was the first major demonstration against the Jews. Incognito Nazis ransacked Jewish homes and business in a ...

(3 pages) 42 2 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Why was unemployment such a persistent problem in Britain during the inter war years?

stent problem in Britain during the inter war years?Unemployment was an important feature after the First World War and a conditioning influence on the economy and society. The inter-war years saw Bri ... illion tons in 1933.Like the coal industry, the cotton industry reached its peak in 1914. After the First World War it began a decline, which has continued unhindered ever since. There are many reason ...

(8 pages) 60 1 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why was Hitler able to dominate Germany by 1934? The Nazi regime: How effectively did the Nazis control Germany, 1933-45? The Nazi regime: What was it like to live in Nazi Germany?

s the Weimar Republic doomed from the start?-- How did Germany emerge from defeat at the end of the First World War?Germany lost the First World War. People felt let down, and the army and navy were t ... - How did the coming of war change life in Nazi Germany?The WWII was divided into two parts. In the first part from 1939 - 1941, the Blitzkrieg or "Lightning War", Germany was successful. Since Hitler ...

(12 pages) 173 2 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

What has principally interested you in your study of Journey's End so far?

f ten years after the end of World War One. R. C. Sherriff was born in 1896. In the outbreak of the First World War, he joined the army, and served as a captain in the East Surrey Regiment. He had an ... ventually led him to writing. His book Journey's End is about the futility of trench warfare in the First World War.When I first started reading this play the characters were all completely different ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama