Essays Tagged: "go to war"

All Quite on the Western Front

e the boys almost innocent asthey sit in class. The teacher in this scene is pressuring the boys to go to war. He preachesthat it is their 'duty' to fight. The teacher seems very pushy and strict. He ... his particular scene, Paul is drawing apicture of a bird. In Paul's family they are glad that he is going to war. His family prays forhim and they pray for the Kaiser, the ruler of Germany. We see her ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Prisoners of War in World War II

vive.They were mistreated, manhandled, beat and even shot defending their country. No one wanted to go to war, but forthose men who did, and for those who survived as POWs will always regret it.The Pr ... h unconditional weather. 1 They had no real shelter, and kept busy by working, andthe odd time even got a chance to play baseball, soccer or some athletic game to stay in shape. 2 They were surrounded ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.5 Nov/1996

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

"A Separate Peace" by John Knowles chapter summaries

or (Gene) returns to the Devon School in New Hampshire, that he graduated from 15 years earlier. He goes to a certain tree and switches back to the past. Phineas dares everyone to jump from a branch i ... epts the explanation because, he, and everyone else, feel sorry for the boys that will soon have to go to war.Chapter 3: The boys join The Super Suicide Society of the Summer Session. The club meets e ...

(6 pages) 48 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Turning Points in WWII

use before the bombing, the U.S. was divided between the isolationists and the people who wanted to go to war. Through bombing Pearl Harbor, Japan had hoped to scare the U.S. out of joining the war, b ... efensive.Another turning point in the war was the Allied victory in El Alamein. Both Rommel and Montgomery were building up their forces that they knew would come. They also both knew that the up and ...

(5 pages) 132 1 2.4 Apr/1996

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

Emancipation proclamation

tly influenced the North's victory in the war.When President Lincoln called for union volunteers to go to war against the Confederacy, it was only made up of seven states - South Carolina, Georgia, Fl ... ich depended on slave labor. Soon after the war had begun, the abolitionists pressured the national government to issue an immediate declaration of emancipation.President Lincoln had long believed sla ...

(5 pages) 104 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Causes and Us involvement in World War I

OutlineI. IntroductionA. QuoteB. Question: What events caused the world to go to war? Why did the United States become involved?II. BodyA. Nationalism and ImperialismB. Assass ... arts, -- for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own government, for the rights and liberties of small nations, for a universal dominion of right by such ... war, while the United States entered the war for yet other reasons. What events caused the world to go to war? Why did the United States become involved?World War 1: Reasons behind the War and United ...

(8 pages) 265 1 3.4 Dec/1996

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

this essay will talk about the conscription crisis that happened in 1917.

Conscription crisis was a very big problem that happened in 1917. In which, the government was forcing men to go to war. Prime minister Borden asked to conscript soldiers, because ... and missing people, was up. Second, the number of enlistments, which means the men who volunteer to go to war, was down. Third, Britain demanded that Canada send more men.On top of that, many groups d ... down. Third, Britain demanded that Canada send more men.On top of that, many groups did not want to go to the war. For example, farmers, food servers and industrial workers, because they produce food, ...

(2 pages) 77 1 3.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This essay is about the effects of going to war with Iraq

otect the Americans from harm and Saddam Hussein's nuclear weapons is bull. President Bush wants to go to war not because of his concern for the Americans but for himself. It all goes back to being th ... s are the best ways. We are the dominant people in the world. We are the best and when something is going to threaten that as Saddam Hussein is appearing to do so, we use what we believe to be the bes ...

(3 pages) 403 5 4.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Shaping of the Middle East

As Bush prepares our country to go to war against Iraq, the Middle East prepares itself for what they see as yet another "invasion". ... xample, which set the tone for today's politics in the region, is Caliphs. They were considered the governing authority in the area, which they controlled, and they used Islam as a tool to control the ... s quote basically means that the Caliphs rooted Islam so deeply in the people, that even though the government lost its power, Islam continued to grow.Politics and religion are closely related to each ...

(7 pages) 245 1 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why fix what isnt broken? Why the Drinking age should be lowered to 18

Why Fix What Isn't Broken?As recently as a few months ago our leaders made a dumb decision to go to war with Iraq. This is not the first nor the last. The ... mb decision to go to war with Iraq. This is not the first nor the last. The capitalist, imperialist government has made other horrible decisions. That includes changing the drinking age to 21. What we ... l can have great adverse consequences. She can beat you, and take your money. Then take more money. Good thing they love kids. By being married you promise the rest of your life to one individual. And ...

(5 pages) 184 3 3.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Why did Britain not go to war in March 1938?

Why did Britain not go to war in March 1938Many historians have traced the causes of World War II to problems left unsol ... ris, followed a long and bitter war. They were worked out in haste by these countries with opposing goals; and failed to satisfy even the victors. Of all the countries on the winning side, Italy and J ... ges).The Treaty of Versailles, which was signed with Germany, punished Germany severely. The German government agreed to sign the treaty only after the victorious powers threatened to invade. Many Ger ...

(8 pages) 34 0 2.7 Feb/2003

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

War with Iraq

8,2003In the recent weeks, U.S. President George W. Bush has been pushing for the United Nations to go to war with Iraq. Bush feels that it is time to neutralize a threat before there is definetally a ... 001, I know what a heartless, cowardly and powerful their country really is. I think that we should go to war with Iraq because we need to disarm Suddam Husseinns' arsenal of weapons of mass destructi ...

(3 pages) 128 3 3.4 Mar/2003

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

What did the Civil War bring to America?

ll try, to the best of my knowledge, to discuss the North's and South's positions and Arguments for going to war, their initial military strategies and their strength and weaknesses. The paper will ac ... from chapter 10 of the book Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era By: James McPherson, "Amateurs Go To War".Before discussing the war itself, one must understand the Union's and the Confederate's a ...

(8 pages) 205 0 5.0 Mar/2003

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

Henry V and his time as king during the war.

King Henry V is persuaded by the Archbishop, of Canterbury and the bishop of Ely to go to war with France to claim his right to the French throne. They are motivated to urge the king t ... hurch. The Archbishop even promises church money to help finance the war.King Henry is reluctant to go to war with France because he is afraid that the Scots will invade England while he is invading F ... army to conquer France and leave the rest to defend England.The French learn of England's plans to go to war and plot to have Henry V assassinated. Henry uncovers the plot and is confronted by the th ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

War engaging with America and Iraq.

The question everyone is debating about is: should America go to war with Iraq? First, the money dispersed in war can be spent on many other necessary items. O ... rs in mind, war with Iraq will not solve every problem out there. Such as world hunger, and the war going on with India and Pakistan. By choosing to go to war with Iraq may have seemed like a good dec ... e is an opposing side to every topic. There are many people in the world that feel America needs to go to war with Iraq. Many people feel that if the US does not go to war with Iraq anytime soon, they ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.8 Apr/2003

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

Should U.S go to war with Iraq?

Should U.S go to war or not?(This is totally an opinion based essay)U.S shouldn't go to war with IraqU.S right ... ht now is faced with a situation where the opinion of people in U.S is so controversial; should U.S go to war with Iraq or not? President Bush say's that U.S should go to war with Iraq because he thin ... eapon inspectors went, they didn't find any Nuclear weapons. I personally think that U.S should not go to war. There are many reasons why U.S should not go to war with Iraq.I think that going to war w ...

(5 pages) 338 8 2.6 Apr/2003

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

War on Iraq should not have taken place.

from a descriptive approach would consider taking immediate action to prevent terrorism . However, going to war is not the solution. There are reasons why it is unjust to go to war. A normative appro ... in the future. In a multi-cultural society such as the US, fosters many opinions on the actions the government takes, as well with the consequences of what happens to get the end result.If I were pres ...

(2 pages) 99 0 4.0 May/2003

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

Germany bears the vast bulk of the blame for the outbreak of WW1.

also contrast with Fischer's thesis. Meanwhile, Taylor believed none of the major powers wanted to go to war and deterrents that failed to deter brought war along. Joll lists what he sees as importan ... s should be revised.Gerhard Ritter was one of Fischer's major critics. He considers that the German government actually considered war as necessary and the July crisis was a favorable opportunity to p ...

(5 pages) 116 2 4.3 Jul/2003

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

WWI Had Many Underlying Causes.

imperialism, and anarchy. Militarism is the building up of armies or navies. Alliances are when you go to war and another country is on your side to help you win the war. The love you show for your co ... your country, it is called imperialism. The last one is anarchy. Anarchy is the lack of control the government has. The immediate cause of war is crisis. Crisis is the cause that can start the actual ...

(3 pages) 100 1 2.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

A breif narration of the Pequod War.

ry Pequods later killed one of the Puritans. This angered the Puritans so much that they decided to go to war with the Pequods. The Puritan settlers went on this journey in 1637.The Puritans set out o ... Day when it came, but great winds arouse on Monday and Tuesday, and as a result they could not keep going on their original decision taking the path by the shore. The next day they moved on. After thi ...

(2 pages) 54 1 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History