II. What is History?
History is a record of events and times, especially in connection with the human race. Everything in the universe has a history. It is critical to inquire about the particular brand of history being used as a framework in either written pieces or conversation. Traditional history, or rather the discipline of history, was founded by Leopold von Ranke. Ranke believed that its was a historian’s job while studying the past to be somewhat detached from it. This is necessary…
World War II left a large majority of Europe divided, broken, and war-torn. Nazi Germany was defeated and dismantled yet much of Europe appeared the same way. Europe was forced to endure countless political, economic, and social challenges. The solution to many of these issues turned out to be the pact of peace, commonly misconceived as the welfare state. State intervention into the market economies was largely, and for the most part, accepted but not to the point of the Soviet Union’s standards…
European revolutionary politics often used stencils to communicate their propaganda. These stencils were created to speak to the masses, and were generally very simple in their design. They were employed most effectively by Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. Images of his face were created into stencils and painted on walls all across Italy. This idea of some image or icon being repeated over and over again has become a staple characteristic of street art (“Martin, Thinking About the…
b. Herbert Hoover
c. Franklin D. Roosevelt
d. Harry Truman
_____343) Laissez-faire policies of the U. S. government helped bring about the depression by
a. Overextending trade agreements.
b. Giving businesses too many loans.
c. Encouraging people to invest in the stock market.
d. Not doing anything to help solve the country’s economic problems.
_____344) Georgians did not feel the impact of the stock market crash because
a. the state was already in a depression.…
Chapter 3: Pinter’s Political Activism and Political Plays
Can art be separated from politics is a question which has been debated upon by many critics. Personally, I feel that since art is a representation of life, and politics in life begins when at least two individuals are involved, it can never be separated from politics. However hard an artist tries to separate his work from the tricky games of politics, his efforts turn out to be futile as the artist’s own idea in his work is a political…
* Phony War
* Period between 1939- 1940
* there was very little combat as both sides built up their armies and arsenals
* Alliance between Germany, Italy and later Japan
* The 'Blitz'
* in September of 1940, bombings of London and other major cities occurred in what the British called `the Blitz`
* Italian Campaign, 1943
* in July 1943, Canadian, British, and American forces launched an assault on the Italian island of Sicily