Essays Tagged: "World War I"

Norway and the world war 2

Norway and World War IINorwegians were surprised and unprepared when Nazi Germany, with its superior military m ... blic, and their political leaders, had believed that Norway would be able to stay out of the second world war, just as the country had maintained its neutrality in World War I. They believed that Norw ... rman navy had not forgotten how their surface fleet had been trapped in the Baltic during the first world war, and understood that their submarines could have been more effective with more bases in th ...

(13 pages) 82 0 4.4 Mar/1997

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

The Fall of Germany in World War I

None of the European power wanted World War I, but they feared Germany. Germany was newly unified, and was beating the European powers ... joyed relative peace and prosperity. In 1926 Germany joined the League of Nations. In 1929 when the worldwide depression hit it plunged the city into disaster. Million of unemployed, disillusioned by ...

(4 pages) 88 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Adolf Hitler Q: What is this essay about? A: Adolf Hitlers Life Q: How long is it? A: 4 pages plus cover page and bib./ works cited page make 6 Q: how many words? A: Body is 1,100 words.

d to Munich, which was at that point in time the center of German artistic life. At the outbreak of World War I Hitler enlisted in a Bavarian regiment. Twice, he was decorated for bravery and, late in ... ates extended the National Socialist Party organization throughout Germany. With the beginning of a worldwide depression in 1929, the party spread rapidly. Some leading German industrialists and other ...

(5 pages) 197 2 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The life of Hitler. Hitlers rise to power.

n 1909 and 1913, he lived in Vienna. He moved to Munich (Germany) in 1913, and was still there when World War I broke out in August 1914.Hitler enlisted in the German army and saw four years of front- ... were tantamount to indefinite imprisonment. There they were beaten, abused and frequently murdered.World War II began in September 1939 with the German attack on Poland. By mid-1940, Germany had conq ...

(3 pages) 126 1 3.7 Apr/2002

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

Alienations and "All Quiet on the Western Front"

All Quiet on the Western FrontAccording to the Webster's New World College Dictionary, alienation is 1. Separation, aversion, aberration. 2. Estrangement or deta ... etachment. 3. Mental derangement; insanity.The theme of All Quiet on the Western Front is about how World War I destroyed a generation of young men. It has taken from them the last of their childhood ... specific disillusionment with the leaders of his own country. From a broad study of literature and world history, we can see that these older people were not individually to blame for their views. Th ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

WWI & WWII, Same War Different Time

WWI-WWII: Same War, Different DatesA number of historians view World War II as the sequel to, or the finishing of the World War I. Although the two wars were in re ... hapters of the same war. When evaluating Hitler's rise to power, there is a definitive link between World War I and World War II. This same 'link' is evident in the Treaty of Versailles and the articl ... II. This same 'link' is evident in the Treaty of Versailles and the articles therein.At the end of World War I, soldier Adolf Hitler lay wounded in a military hospital. The armistice had been declare ...

(3 pages) 200 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Rise and Fall of Prohibition in Canada

emperance groups began to rally for prohibitionduring the 1840's and 1850's. It was not until after World WarI began in 1914, that the temperance groups' support forprohibition grew. A need for grain ... Canadian response to prohibition helped makethis nation among the largest liquor industries in the world,with distilled liquors being the sixth largest of Canadianexports.Temperance in Nova Scotia ha ...

(11 pages) 119 0 4.3 Mar/1995

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

Italy Post-world war I and the political, social, economic structure.

Jonathan ThenHistory 1000CEssay 3 (Midterm)Italy After World War I show how each of the following led to the rise of a dictatorship:a.Economic conditionsb. ... Marche, which was precipitated by the killing of three antimilitarist demonstrators at Ancona. When World War I broke out in August, the Salandra government stayed neutral and began to negotiate with ... 0, when Fiume became, briefly, an independent republic.The development of the Italian economy after World War II has been one of the country's major success stories. The period of economic reconstruct ...

(6 pages) 93 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Mohandas Ghandi, about Ghandis works to bring peace to India

s and religious sects. Gandhi meant not only technicalself-government but also self-reliance. After World War I, in which he played an activepart in recruiting campaigns, he launched his movement of p ... thedemands were granted. The Mahatma again became the most important political figure inIndia.When World War II broke out, the congress party and Gandhi demanded adeclaration of war aims and their ap ...

(4 pages) 168 1 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The Gruesomeness of world war I. Speaks of the poem "Greater love" by Wilfred Owen

'Greater Love' is a poem about the painful memories experienced by Wilfred Owen in World War I. These memories seem to overshadow the memories he has for his love. All Quiet on the We ... ow the memories he has for his love. All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel whcich is also about World War I. The description of the war is similar in both works. Experiencing the terrors of war ch ... . Owen expresses regret for letting comrades fall in his place and because he can no longer see the world or his love the way that he once could. The mood of the poem is one of sorrow. The author is s ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Truth and Consequences: taking Advantage of the Loser. On The Treaty of Versailles, Wilson's 14 Points, and their effects on World War I

Western CivilizationsAlthough the costs and strain that World War I placed on the countries involved init were unimaginable, the peace treaty Germany was fo ... or not only its own actions, but for those of its allies. Even though Germany was themajor cause of World War I, they should not have had to agree to such a harsh peacetreaty. The Treaty of Versailles ... aying 'In war, the loser always pays.'Bibliography:1) Bennett, Geoffrey, Naval Battles of the First World War (1969)2) Clark, Alan, Aces High: the War in the Air over the Western Front (1973)3) Compto ...

(4 pages) 174 0 3.0 Jan/1997

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

Woodrow Wilson and His Ability To be an Effective President

fraid to show a bit of a radical side when it came to making changes. He was constantly pushing for world peace and the avoidance of World War I. Even though he was unsuccessful in avoiding the war he ... t interests of the blacks.Woodrow Wilson did how ever show weaknesses during his presidency. During World War I he often took his time in making decisions. He wanted to make sure that there wasn't any ...

(5 pages) 158 0 3.9 Mar/1996

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

F. Scott Fitzergerald "Great Gatsby" Interplay of reality and illusion

Gatsby reunite with Daisy Buchanan, with whom he has been in love with since 5 years before, during World War I. The affair between the two fails, however, and ends in Gatsby being shot and killed. Th ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.0 Oct/1996

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

The progressive era

The period of time between the Spanish-American War and World War I is knownas the Progressive Era. It was a period marked by idealism, reform, and signific ...

(2 pages) 242 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Russia 1900-1995

ssful.Two more revolutions soon would occur and be successful. The first revolution occurred during World War I while the Russian military was pressed by war with Germany. The March Revolution of 1917 ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lenin's Problems after the October Revolution, how did he deal with them?

ime left Lenin to face a country wrought with war, devastated economically. Russia's involvement in World War I, followed by its Civil War, wide spread famine and a change in political and social ideo ... volution can be more critically assessed.Lenin knew the importance of ending Russian involvement in World War I. On March 3, 1918 Russia lost 1/3 of its fertile farm lands, 1/3 of its population, 2/3 ...

(3 pages) 74 0 2.8 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Modern European History. Speaks of Paul Valery and what he meant by saying that Europe doubted itself profoundly

an to take place. People then really believed in progression and furtherdevelopments.Unfortunately, World War I broke out. Nevertheless, the optimistic people ofEurope still did not doubt the outcome ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Jews In Nazi Germany

es and many nationalists in the 1930s believed the Jews were to blame for the Germany had had since World War I. Hitler had also as a tramp in Vienna been very jealous of the wealth and the status of ... 939, the Nazis gained in confidence. The Nazi leaders were no-longer afraid of what the rest of the world thought about their anti-Jewish policies. Germany was now playing a more active part in Europe ...

(5 pages) 109 1 4.1 Jul/1997

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

World War II

icits during the War of 1812, the recession of 1837, theCivil War, the depression of the 1890s, and World War I. However, assoon as the war ended the deficit would be eliminated and the economywhich w ... n in 1931, went up to nearly$7 billion in 1934 and to over $8 billion in 1936. Then, U.S. entry intoWorld War II sent annual Federal spending soaring to over $91 billion by1944. Thus began the ever in ...

(6 pages) 85 0 3.0 Nov/1997

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

Hitler and His Downfall

To many World War II has been the most devastating war in human history. It had been global military conflic ... marked by the British government as V-E (Victory in Europe) Day. The outcome of this war left a new world order dominated by the United States and the Soviet Union.Adolf Hitler was born in Braunuam In ... ing individual and contempt for the masses. By volunteering for service in the Baverian Army during World War I, he proved himself as a dedicated and courageous soldier. Since his sponsors felt that h ...

(18 pages) 169 0 4.8 Nov/1996

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