- 1919 (new)
‘How fair were the peace settlements of 1919-20?’
The treaty of Versailles was probably the most important peace settlement of 1919-1920. It was about how Germany should be treated after the War. It was a very harsh treaty and there are different views on whether it was fair or not.
It was fair for Germany to receive total blame because they encouraged Austria Hungary to start the war. Germany deserved to be treated harshly because they enforced an extremely harsh treaty on Russia in 19...
- Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the Bolshevik party, drew influence from the works of Karl Marx, a German revolutionary, philosopher and economist. Marx’s theory is seen as the basis for communism: a theory which questioned the way in which history has unfolded and provided an explanation of how society worked, all while unfolding an account of capitalism. Marx regarded capitalism as unsatisfactory, begging the question of whether Russian society would be better off as socialist, rather than conti...
Al-Qaeda after Osama Bin Laden’s Death
After years of terrorist activities, violence and bloodshed, Osama bin Laden is dead. The man who changed the whole picture of the globe is finally dead now but the most important question that his death has left is ‘does the death of Osama bin Laden mark an end to terrorism in the world and what will be the future of his organization, al Qaeda: the largest and the most well established terrorist organization of the world. Osama’s last message to his son a...
- Sacco & Venzetti
The Sacco and Vanzetti film was about the murder trail of two Italian immigrants, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti. It was one of the most controversial legal cases in American history that is still being analyzed, compared, and talked about to this day.
The film was very insightful. It showed the viewer about the struggles many immigrants, mostly Italian immigrants had to go through as they came to the land of dreams and opportunity.
Many Italian immigrants took dangerous industrial jo...
- Pearl Harbor
We are all vaguely familiar with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The destruction of all our warships and death of so many soldiers and citizens was tragic. December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii suffered from an air raid by the Japanese military. 2,400 men died that day and 1,200 more servicemen and civilians were wounded. Along with practically every ship under water or destroyed, 180 planes were devastated by Japanese bombers. (Tindall and Sh...
Globalization is such a commonly used term in the twentieth century. It simply means that the world has become integrated economically, socially, politically and culturally through the advances of technology, transportation and communication. It is undeniable that globalization has resulted in both positive and negative effects which must be addressed accordingly.
To begin with, globalization has contributed to the world’s economies in many beneficial ways. The advances in science and techno...
- french revolution
Topic: The French revolution was caused by political incompetence and indecisive leadership.
In this essay I will be going through prior events explaining king Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette’s indecisiveness and incompetence leadership in France first of all these two were in reign while the country was on the verge of bankruptcy which meant they had lots on their plate and had to be very careful with what they do. They were very young to rule this country which meant that they did not hav...
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- the progressive era
The progressive movement is stated to have occurred during the early 19th century, but with the significant contributions it sparked in American society, it has impacted the country as a whole beyond those years. Before the progressive moment, America has had multiple attempts of reforming certain situations as in women suffrage, African American rights, and endless types of improvements the citizens demanded. The difference of the previous reform attempts and the progressive era is the people...
- Rise of American Industry
Rise of American Industry
When one thinks of the United States of America in terms of the super powers of the world, they tend to think of it as a very young country. However, when one thinks of the world before the United States emerged, it was not the modern world that exists today. The United States is a young country; however its inception came along as the world was developing. This gave the United States an opportunity to compete in vital aspects of modernization, for instance industry...
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What are the pros and cons for outsourcing? First of all let me explain what is outsourcing. Outsourcing is usually used in business. Outsourcing is when a business hires someone to do the work for them. For example a business needs an online website made and them hiring someone to do the web for them is Outsourcing.
There are lots of pros for outsourcing but I will only share three. First outsourcing will save your time. Imagine that you are starting a big business and you nee...
- D-Day: Memorial
In the predawn of what was known as the largest armada in history, more than 156,000 Allied troops from The United States, The United Kingdom, Canada, Free France and Norway sat and awaited the orders from Dwight D. Eisenhower to begin the attack on the Normandy Beaches (National WW2 Museum). With a tense atmosphere of unpredictable weather, disagreement on strategy, and with the anxiety from all the troops, the early morning of June 6 1944, was a morning of uncertain chaos and ultimate victor...
- Meaning of life
Maus: A Survivor...
- Effects of the Five Year Plans
In 1928, Stalin introduced a series of Five-Year Plans. He believed that they were the only way to turn the Soviet Union into a modern industrial society. This would give him full control and this plan would enable him to produce the weapons needed to survive an attack. Stalin motivated his people mainly with fear, using the Purges, as seen in Source B. In all the plans lasted from 1928-1941. Nevertheless, not all goals were achieved. Due to the Five Year plans there were both positive and neg...