Essays Tagged: "world war 2"

Margaret Atwood - relationship between three of her poems.

noted for her feminism and mythological themes. She was born in 1939 in Ottawa, about the same time World War 2 started. Her life was lived in a time of male dominance, which she did not like. She exp ...

(7 pages) 95 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Man's Evil Nature in Lord of the Flies by Golding

the British author, William Goldings novel, Lord of the Flies, written and published in 1954 during World War 2. Comparing the characters of Jack, Ralph, Piggy and Simon with Freud's theory of id, ego ... oung children are typically thought of as more pure and innocent that those more experienced in the world. If they are capable of such acts, it is sad to think what the rest of the world is capable of.

(3 pages) 69 0 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Nuclear activities in todays world.

Nuclear Activities Intoday worldThe Science of thingsApril 16, 2002Nuclear HistoryThe history of Nuclear Energy Came fromthe de ... ame fromthe development of nuclear warfare.Nuclear warfare was developed mainlydurring the years of world war 2.Many sicentists and physicists acrostthe globe were experimenting withspliting atoms and ... eeks of testingthe new bomb, the United StatesMilitary droped it in Japan. The result,The ending of world war 2. The worldhad stepped into a new age.Scientists pushed further and further intothe scien ...

(2 pages) 82 1 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

First generation of computers

The first generation of computers, beginning around the end of World War2, and continuing until around the year 1957, included computers that usedvacuum tubes, dru ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Evaluation of Lord of the Flies, a story by William Golding

mselves. While on the island, they discover quite a bit of evil within themselves.A few years after World War 2, a planeful of boys as young as 5 or 6 but most no older than 11 or 12 crashes near an u ... who put the spear through Ralph and dropped the stone on Piggy. If it was not for the Rogers of the world, much of the mindless, cruel suffering which is so often explained away through 'But I was onl ...

(7 pages) 67 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

The Vietnam War

The Vietnam war started after the disagreements between the French, who had ruled Indochina before World War 2, and the communist Vietminh, founded and led by Ho Chi Minh. The communist Vietminh were ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This essay is about the threat from weapons of mass destruction to the United States.

August 9, the U.S. dropped another atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki. (Encarta "Hiroshima") Since World War 2 nuclear weapons have not been used to attack another nation. The atomic bomb used on the ... able of mass destruction. Many countries may be able to obtain nuclear missiles to gain leverage in world diplomacy.Chemical weapons have also been used many times in wars during the twentieth century ...

(6 pages) 225 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


Hitler's MistakesOne of the biggest questions of World War 2 had to have been, was the lose of the war a result of one big mistake or many mistakes b ... he powerful Americans and the side switching of Italy it was inevitable that the Germans would lose World War Two I just think that the mistakes he did make quickened the German lose and leaded to his ... aded to his demise. Hitler who brought Germany back to the top of European powers after the lose of World War One did many great things for Germany but in the end he was too much like all the other gr ...

(5 pages) 136 2 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

"The Pianist" the new movie by Roman Polanski. Review 5 pages. Nazi Hitler World War 2.

'The Pianist'This film is about the true life of a Polish Jew named Wladyslaw Szpilman who survived World War 2. It basically is about how he escaped the evil ways of what the Nazis did to the Jews. W ... me. Some of the other Jews still lived on the outside. The outside was considered a whole different world to everyone living in the ghetto. This is where all the Germans lived and still some Jews wher ...

(7 pages) 86 0 3.6 Mar/2003

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

The Holocaust

o. My family origins in Canada as well as the rest of North America start in the early 1950's after World War 2 and the holocaust. All of my fathers family that remains had survived the Nazi's in Euro ... n left with little possessions, and no place to live, so they had to travel to an other part of the world in an effort to start over. Many Jews went to Palestine, which soon after became the land of I ...

(3 pages) 46 1 4.7 Apr/2003

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

Why did the US become involved in military conflict with Vietnam?

am.The events began with the French, who had returned to Vietnam to claim it for their empire after World War 2. It wasn't expected that this would take as long as it did. Incredibly the French were d ... promote communism in Vietnam.Communism was feared in America, the largest capitalist country in the world. The American government felt if one single country became communist, it would eventually lead ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Randall Jarrell.

greyer style which recreated the daily life and feel of the barracks and disaster of combat during World War 2.After the war Randall also spent a year as a literary editor of the Nation. He filled th ... begin to understand Randall we need to look back at his childhood and his first steps into the real world. Randall was born in Nashville, Tennessee. Soon after his birth, he moved with his parents to ...

(8 pages) 51 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The causes of WW2.

CAUSES OF WORLD WAR 2Many historians have traced the causes of World War II to problems left unsolvedby World ... torians have traced the causes of World War II to problems left unsolvedby World War I (1914-1918). World War I and the treaties that ended it also created newpolitical and economic problems. Forceful ... d Japan toconquer additional territory brought them into conflict with the democratic nations.After World War I ended, representatives of the victorious nations met in Paris in1919 to draw up peace tr ...

(5 pages) 157 0 4.8 May/2003

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

The Stolen Generation - Implications of Australian law on the children of the stolen generation.

irst taken fromtheir families and placed in missions and institutions.(OHP 2)But, it was only after World War 2 that the number increased,because of the introduction of the "Assimilation Policy".Earli ...

(4 pages) 172 4 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Benito Mussolini and the rise of fascism.

played a critical role in the growth of fascism as well as Italy's decision to side with Germany in World War 2.Before Benito Mussolini and his fascist regime came to power, Italy was in a horrible st ... cist regime came to power, Italy was in a horrible state. Italy had suffered badly during the First World War having lost hundreds of thousands of soldiers and the country was heavily in debt. Britain ...

(4 pages) 96 0 0.0 Jun/2003

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

Australian history.

'World War 2 was the first total war... In Australia, the government took control of ordinary peoples ... ute a great deal of there time and strength to the war effort and this all helped to the victory of World War 2. Throughout this essay the following statement has been reinforced and the discussion ha ...

(6 pages) 80 2 2.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

An essay about the comparision of two novels with intertextual links.

he Divine Wind deals with Hartley Penrose reflecting back on his life in Broome during the years of World War 2. Whilst Children Of The River deals with the story of Sundara Sovaan, an escapee of the ... panese." This shows the extremities of the government and society towards Japanese in Broome during World War 2. Children Of The River takes a different approach to stereotyping as in the novel Sundar ...

(7 pages) 55 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The royal canadian air force in world war 2.

The Royal Canadian Air Force During World War 2During world war 2 The Royal Canadian Air force (RCAF) became one of the most formida ... world war 2 The Royal Canadian Air force (RCAF) became one of the most formidable Air forces in the world and became the fourth largest of the allied powers if not for Canada and the Royal Canadian Ai ... r Force (RAF) would not have been as effective in defending the British skies and else where during World War 2.After the fall of France on the 22nd of June, 1940 Great Britain was the only nation ...

(7 pages) 32 1 5.0 Oct/2003

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

A description of the commencement and unexpected stop to the production of the canadian Avro Arrow by the US government.

The Avro ArrowAfter World War 2 in the 1950's the A.V. Roe aircraft company was restructuring and looking for new aviati ... . Mostly created from titanium, it produced more thrust than any other engine built anywhere in the world and was very lightweight. (The Arrow 23.)Suddenly, on Feb. 20, 1959, Canadian Prime Minister J ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Atomic bombing of hiroshima and nagesaki.

lated mountain setting, known as Los Alamos, New Mexico, to designand build the bomb that would end World War 2, but begin seriouscontroversies concerning its sheer power and destruction. I becameinte ... of my interest in science andhistory. It seemed an appropriate topic because I am presentlystudying World War 2 in my Social Studies Class. The Hiroshima andNagasaki bombings were always taught to me ...

(6 pages) 82 2 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History