- Die Bausoldaten
Der waffenlose Widerstand in den Baueinheiten der Nationalen Volksarmee war ein eigenartiges und in den Staaten des Warschauer Paktes einzigartiges Phänomen. Es kann in gewisser Weise sogar für die Problemlösungskapazitäten realsozialistischer Staatsgesellschaften als prototypisch gelten. Denn die SED-Ideologie, welche auf der Zweiteilung des Klassenkampfes basierte, konnte Wehrdienstverweigerung im eigenen Land nur als eine ihrem Weltbild „feindlich“ gegenüberstehende Haltung def...
- How far was the policy of appeasement justified?
How far was the Policy of Appeasement Justified?
Appeasement was a foreign policy during the 1930\'s Britain and France let Hitler have what he want in order to maintain peace in Europe. They believed that Hitler had certain aims and that once he had achieved these he would be satisfied. So they allowed him to re-arm, invade the Rhineland.
Appeasement policy was justified as many people was pity with Hitler\'s claims and accepted that the Treaty of Versailles was too harsh. They think tha...
- League of Nations
From the outset, the League of Nations was destined to fail unequivocally. This facility to which governments could discuss international tensions and problems, was inadequately structured to allow the means with to maintain peace in Europe, and the rest of the world for that fact. At its inception it lacked three of the worlds major powers: America, Russia and Germany. The League was left to rely heavily on Britain and France, but both had entirely different interests which left pushe...
- Was the League of Nations A Failure?
The League of Nations was formed in 1919 to encourage the member countries to co-operate in trade, improve social conditions, complete disarmament and to protect any member country that was being threatened with war. The League of Nations was the initial idea of Woodrow Wilson, the president of the USA, and was formed to make sure such world atrocities like the First World War never happened again. However, we know that a Second World War with even greater loss of life took place, and therefore ...
- Cold War DBQ
During World War II the United States and the Soviet Union were allied in their quest against Germany. But with the fall of Germany and the closure of World War II the strengthened superpowers of the Soviet Union and the United States ended their alliance and turned away from friendship and towards rivalry in order to become the one and only superpower of the world. In the next fifty years their rivalry escalated to a war of nuclear proportion. This war was known as the Cold War. Due to many...
- how was the Persian wars were to supremacy of Athens as the Peloponnese wars were to the supremacy of sparta?
“The Persian Wars were as important to the supremacy of Athens, as the Peloponnesian Wars were to supremacy of Sparta”. It started with the Greeks growing population, and some migrated along the Mediterranean Sea for new land. They settled along the eastern side of the Aegean Sea, right next to Persia. Thus, Persia taxed them, which resulted in a war breaking out. Persia conquered everyone they met at first. King Darius (king of Persia) sent messages to Athens and Sparta, telling them surrender;...
- Achieving the Good Life
“Enlightenment is man leaving his self caused immaturity,” (Kant 408)
Many individual societies have different opinions and outlooks on exactly what their definition of the good life is. The Romans, Greeks, and the French have all displayed certain aspects of the good life. The best way of pursuing the good life is obtaining a solid form of government where the people have freedom and a sense of security, developing an adequate health care system that caters to the specific needs and basic...
- Role of Women
From 10,000 to 600 B.C.E the status of women dramatically decreased due to a change in the division of labor, brought on by the invention of the plow, while, the role of women in raising children remained constant because women’s sexual behavior was very important in creating a social distinction among classes.
Around 10,000 B.C.E, men and women were considered equals. This was largely due to the importance of the role of women in hunter gatherer societies. In hunter gatherer societies, women ...
- Battle of Saratoga
Battle of Saratoga
The battle of Saratoga was the considered as the major event happened in the American history. This battle was a proof that the American army was more powerful and capable of handling the highly trained and experienced British forces. This battle attracted the attention of the European powers, which started supporting the Americans.
In the year 1977, Major general Burgoyne planned the attack on the Americans and advanced the three army battalions to New York 1st one along t...
- american history
History 114 – 02
I. Reconstruction: Option 2 “Reconstruction can be summed up this way…”
During reconstruction a major shift took place in our government. With the passing of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments the United States had become a nation pressing toward equality. With the newly granted freedom to learn how to read and write, marry, practice religion, and vote it seemed as if blacks were in store for a better life. However for freed blacks most aspects of life...
- Jesus Christ
“History comprises many stories – they compete with one another.”
Bob Carr (former Premier of NSW), 2006
With reference to the above quotation, explain why historians interpret events so differently.
Bob Carr’s statement “History comprises many stories – they compete with one another” could be no truer than in the study of Jesus Christ. It almost beggars belief that one figure in history could have brought about so much controversy and debate regarding every aspect of their existence. Yet, ...
- The Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution of February 1917 was a huge turning point for Russia and even the world. The revolution began in Petrograd as a workers’ revolt in response to bread shortages, and was aimed at the Tsarist system because it was believed that the government was hoarding the bread in order to drive up prices. However a workers’ revolt, by itself, is very unlikely to result in the removal of the Tsar, and a critical phase of the revolution was the mutiny of th...
- With the Old Breed
Eugene Sledge: With the Old Breed
In With the Old Breed, Sledge clearly explained all the hardships along with the good times he experienced while in the military. The fight against the Japanese caused many soldiers to give their lives, health, and sanity for the country (introduction). Sledge fought with Kilo Company, Third Battalion, and Fifth Marines on Peleliu and Okinawa.
Instead of advancing in his education at the Marion Institute, Sledge made a conscious decision to join the military ...
- The Medici
Social Studies Essay
“The Medici’s were the Godfathers of the Renaissance”.
The Medici family were the godfathers of the Renaissance, with their unique support of the arts and exploration within the arts of new concepts and ideas. The Medici led the way in new discoveries and were the patrons of many new and upcoming artists and engineers that would go on to develop some of the greatest machines known to man. The Medici started as a merchant and banker family in the 13th century and by the 15t...
- In what ways did the work of the League improve the problems of drugs and refugees?
The League of Nations (LON) was an international organization which was founded at the end of the First World War, in 1919. It was the first permanent international organization whose principal mission was to maintain world peace. During the year of 1920\'s a Russian civil war took place and what seemed to the League as a temporary problem turned worse during the year of 1921 millions of Russian civillians were escaping the war,a refugee is a person who flees for refuge or safety in a foreign co...