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  • Democracy In The 70's

    Back in 1848 a wave of revolutions swept across Europe, where rebels took power in Hungary. Eventually, Hungarians and Croats developed problems with one another and they went to war. Later the Austrian monarchy soon reclaimed power and both Hungary and Croatia became a part of the Austrian Empire, again. Then in 1867 the Austrian Empire split into two halves, one half Austria and the other Hungary. This caused Croatia to split. Hungary completely controlled Croatia while Dalmata controled most of Austria. In the late 19th century Croatian nationalists were divided into two groups. One group wanted a new state uniting all Southern Slavs, while other wanted an independent Croatia…

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  • Propaganda In Modern Society

    Yugoslavia was composed of 6 different Republics (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia) and 7 different ethnic groups( Bosniaks, Croats, Slovenes, Serbs, Montenegrins, Macedonians, Albanians) which were apart of Yugoslavia from 1945 to 1991. Yugoslavia was held together and was under the rule of a communist leader named Josip Broz Tito. From 1945 until his death in 1980 he was able to run the country under peace and great economic prosperity. He was able to…

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  • American Influence On The 21st Century

    and America, there were immigration restrictions created in 1921 and 1924 that controlled how many Yugoslavians entered the United States. Each acts depended on a specific year’s census of immigrants in that year. These Quota Acts also applied to any immigrant group trying to come into the country. The number of Croatian immigrants coming into the United States slowed down during World War I (History of the Croatians in America), which also meant that the number of immigrants leaving the United…

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  • World War I: Germany's Alliances

    The author of the source, Gary Sheffield, believes that Germany was completely aware that, with their actions and decisions, they would be creating a major war. Sheffield uses case studies such as Germany’s alliance with Austria and the fact that Germany broke a French-Russian alliance to support his view. As well as this, Sheffield states that WWI was utterly and completely Germany’s fault as he states that Britain, Russia and France’s stance in the war was completely defensive, and so, they…

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  • The Bosnia List: A Memoir Of War, Exile, And Return

    and especially getting to participate in karate. Kenan was outstanding at the sport and loved the challenge of bringing pride to his coach and father. “If I nailed this, at ten years old I’d be the youngest brown belt in my division. It was the biggest challenge of my life. One little slip could embarrass coach Pero, the brilliant black belt I’d looked up to for the last six years. I wanted to make him proud.” (Trebincevic 15) The amount of pride that he took in the sport and gratitude he shared…

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  • Croatia Immigration Crisis

    Croatia is currently an independent nation in Eastern Europe. It has rich culture and a compelling past. Since 1918, Croatia was one of fourteen different nations that made up the country of Yugoslavia. Although many Croats felt connected to the other citizens of Yugoslavia, nationalistic movements gained popularity due to ethnic tensions between the republics. The Croatian government felt that the government was not benefitting them as much as it should, and therefore declared independence in…

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  • Causes Of World War 1

    A chain of five events occurred in 1900’s that would lead to World War I otherwise known as “The Great War”. The five events made an acronym known as MANIA: Militarism, Alliances, Nationalism, Imperialism, Assassination. Militarism was the creation of armies, was the biggest problem in Germany, and other countries followed to have the strongest military. Alliances were a problem, but the main problem about them was secret alliances. Nationalism was a pride in one’s country and people were…

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  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand Essay

    One of the world’s most devastating and history-changing wars was caused by the assassination of Austria-Hungary’s Archduke Franz Ferdinand. He was next in line for the throne to govern over the Austria-Hungary empire in the beginning of the 20th century, and he was rising at a very dangerous and tense time. In the early 1900s, Austria-Hungary was in a stressful conflict with the country of Serbia. The Serbians wanted the land of Bosnia, in which the Austria-Hungarian empire had annexed into…

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  • Who Is To Blame For The Great War?

    The Great War or First World War broke out on 28th July 1914. It took more than nine millions combatants and seven millions civilian’s lives. Many intellectuals of the time grieved over the catastrophe and expressed their views, trying to analyze the possible causes of such a great and unprecedented catastrophe. In Lenin’s words The war is a product of half a century of development of world capital and of its billons of threads and connections. It is impossible to escape from the imperialistic…

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  • Why Did Nationalism And Militarism Contribute To The Tensions In Europe

    1. How did nationalism and militarism contribute to the tensions in Europe prior to 1914? Prior to 1914, nationalism became more popular among the ethnic groups who still wanted to achieve the goal of being an independent nation. However, it wasn’t just one or two ethnic groups, but several who had struggled for a long time in attempt to win their independence. As a result, the ethnic groups with their ideal of nationalism contributed to the increased tensions within Europe, but militarism…

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