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  • Warnings And Predictions By Rothermere

    Rothermere had no reservations in sharing his complaints through editorials in his newspapers and his own written works. In his book Warnings and Predictions, Rothermere lists his concerns with regards to military weakness, the problems with Versailles, the pitfalls of pacifism, and the need to unite nationally as Germany did in order to mount a defense and save the peace. Not unlike the aristocracy at-large, Rothermere did not feel comfortable in his place within Britain and Britain’s within…

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  • Shoot Out Book Report

    Gavin Hoben Mrs. Williams English 9 CP 17 September 2017 Summer Reading Project- Shoot-Out By: Mike Lupica Summary: The book I read over the summer was called Shoot-Out written by Mike Lupica. This inspiring story is about a soccer player named Jake Stuart. The story begins with main character interacting with his first conflict. Jake has to move to a new part of his town. At first, Jake isn’t bothered with this change of setting, but he is bothered by the new soccer team. The team located in…

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  • The Siege Of Sarajevo Poem

    Answer: The siege of Sarajevo was the longest siege in modern history, and an estimated 12,000 people lost their lives. Goran Simic wrote this poem to convey and express his experiences of helplessness, horror, death and fear in Sarajevo during this dreadful useless siege. The title itself implies the sadness and misery the capital of Bosnia was suffering from. “Sorrow of Sarajevo”, this is to show how Sarajevo as a whole, felt grief and anguish after their loved ones were killed for no…

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  • The Schlieffen Plan

    The events leading up to World War I proved to be disastrous, both diplomatically and technologically. With the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of the Austria-Hungary Empire by Yugoslav nationalist Gavrilo Princip on June 28, 1914, the sentiment between European powers was already on the brink of war. An increasingly militaristic German Empire sought to expand their boundaries and diplomatic alliances were failing at an alarming rate between the European powers, shifting military…

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  • Wallace Vs Bouuillon Essay

    During the Medieval Period, there was a lot of fighting among kingdoms. This was the time many people rose as brave and well-known leaders. Two of which are known as William Wallace and Godfrey of Bouillon. These two were alive during this period and fought many battles each with their own cause. Since both Wallace and Bouillon lived under similar circumstances and same era, they were bound to be similar in some areas, both Wallace and Bouillon have very similar achievements yet they are very…

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  • Hitler And Mussolini Essay

    This investigation focuses on how Hitler and Mussolini co-operated in the inter-war period , which led to the Rome-Berlin Axis in 1936. I will focus on how the Abyssinian Crisis, the Spanish Civil War and Hitler’s ambitions for Anschluss, including their common ideologies and enemies, as well as their aggressive foreign policies. I have chosen this topic to understand how the two leaders needed each other in order to revise the consequences of the Versailles Treaty, as well as their envy for…

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  • World Cup Persuasive Speech

    Every World cup fills fans with joy and hopefulness that their country can do them proud and for the top countries there is an unimaginable amount of pressure to win the tournament. The World cup has seen great players like Pele, Franz Beckenbauer, Zinedine Zidane, Diego Maradona and many others grace the tournament and win the competition, but not every world cup goes according to plan as underdogs can rip up the script and ruin what was meant to happen, In this article I will be discussing…

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  • Billy Pilgrim Character Analysis

    Humanity has been drowned in war since the dawn of time. War has evidently caused an immense amount of damage to cities, families, and individuals. Kurt Vonnegut, creator of Slaughter-House-Five, incomparably depicts the harsh struggle of living through a daily war experienced by common people such as the anti-hero, Billy Pilgrim. Pilgrim has lived his future and his past because of the story constantly flashing back and forth in time. As he relives moments in his life, Pilgrim is displayed as a…

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  • The Six Major Causes Of World War II

    Throughout history, there were many disputes among countries in different regions. Through time the arguments between countries led to battles and wars that caused devastations across the world. Out of all the wars our ancestors went through, none of the battles can compare to the World War II. Without any doubt, anyone knows what caused the World War II. However, to bring back some memories, World War II had six major causes: disagreement over the Treaty of Versailles, failure of peace efforts…

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  • Casablanca Film Analysis

    The year was 1942, and Eastern nations were at war with each other, trying to keep Germany out of their beloved countries. America, however, stood at the side, with a neutrality proclamation clear in mind. Even with official neutrality, America started to lean towards helping the countries defend off Germany, ultimately fighting for basic human rights. Casablanca showcases a lone American, Rick, stuck in Casablanca, a French province at the time. The film was appealing to Americans, especially…

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