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  • Causes Of Just War

    Just Wars: Wars Others Start There is no simple answer for the causes of war, but many would probably attribute the ferocity and frequency of war to religious zealotry, especially with our current “war on terror.” The Crusades and other wars are marked by unmerciful slaughter that, paradoxically, has often been followed by the conviction that “God is on our side” While religion has helped fuel many regional and local wars, it only played a minor role in most of the wars of the twentieth century, which are often attributed to nationalism or the arms race that preceded certain wars (for example, both the World Wars). Oftentimes, when there is a problem, we seek to find a solution, which is what many philosophers and theologians have done. Clearly,…

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  • War Of 1812 War Causes

    The War of 1812 has been called America's forgotten war. Wedged between the Revolution and the Civil War, its causes, battles and consequences are familiar to few. The American-British war that went on from 1812 to 1815 was the first war that the United States engaged in after gaining independence. Since 1789, America had kept a policy of a neutral stance and consecutive administrations had kept in line with this policy until 1812. Due to a arrangement of many naval, trade and industry and…

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  • Causes Of The War In Iraq

    highlighted causes leading up to the war in Iraq that will be discussed are, September 11th, airport security, and the worlds view terrorism. The effects that will be highlighted and discussed are, American lives lost, countries debt increased, change in Iraqi Government, new terrorist cells, and America having the biggest…

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  • Causes Of Persian Wars

    The Persian wars were battles between Greece and the Persian empire, this war started in 490 BCE and ended in 479 BCE. Greece is a country in the south eastern area of Europe and wasn’t united as a country but split into many different city-states. Athens and Sparta(who were great enemies) eventually combined forces to fight against Persia. At the time, the Persian empire was the biggest empire that conquered from southern Egypt to Eastern India. It was founded in 550 BCE by Cyrus the great.…

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  • Cause Of War Essay

    the early modern era there were varied causes for the wars, some more significant than others. Three of the main causes for the wars at this time were power and territory, material wealth, and nationalism. Power and territory influenced the rulers of each country that were trying to expand their nation and power, by gaining more territory. Material wealth was fought over, to expand the resources of the country and to have more personal gain. Nationalism was the third cause of warring in this…

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  • Causes Of The Syrian Civil War

    complete chaos and violence. Political turmoil and sectarian violence swept the Arab world after the Arab Spring in 2011. There are civil wars, riots and protest, religious conflict and the ongoing genocide in Arab countries. Many people who follow current events are aware of the civil wars in Syria and Yemen or have a general idea of what’s going on, as it is all over TV and internet. When people grew tired of their failing dictators they began protest. Peaceful protesting soon became violent…

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  • Iraq War Causes

    Iraq War, which is known as the Second Gulf War, is a military action led by the United States against the regime of Saddam Hussein, the authoritarian leader of Iraq. American president George W. Bush, who announced the commencement of the war in March 2003, explained that the goals were to free the Iraqi people and claimed that the Iraq government had weapons of mass destruction.(Beirut, 2011)Many factors went into the decision of United States leaders to engage in war with Iraq in 2003. These…

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  • Causes Of The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam war (1950 - 1975) was a significant event for New Zealand and its involvement in it. It was commonly known as the Second Indochina War. It was the first time that New Zealand had not allied with its usual countries e.g.Great Britain. The Vietnam War was fought between North Vietnam/Viet Cong (communist - run by Ho Chi Minh) and American ran South Vietnam. As the war raged on in the early 1960’s, and the Viet Cong got closer and closer to the south, namely Saigon, America decided to…

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  • Cause Of The Trojan War

    by Homer. The Trojan War happened during the late Bronze Age, approximately 750 B.C. The Trojan War happened thousand upon thousands of years ago. There were two kingdoms feuding; the town of Troy located in Anatolia and Mycenaean Greece. This conflict went on for about 10 years. What caused this war against the Spartans and the Trojans? According to Historylink101, “the cause of the Trojan war can be traced all the way back to the courtship of Helen”. (Bandinelli, Uffizi, Florence). Helen the…

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  • The Vietnam War: The Causes Of The Vietnam War

    The Causes of the Vietnam War Callum Pastuszak The Vietnam War was one of the bloodiest conflicts post WWII, it is important to understand how it started and learn from our mistakes so nothing like this happens again. It was a war that revolutionised warfare for ever with the first widespread use of Grulla warfare and introduce many new tactics and weapons. It involved some 2.2 Million soldiers and $150 billion ($950 billion in todays USD). It is a war that should be used to learn off…

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