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    this time were in the need of men during World War 2. Many of them had colonies, and in these colonies, many men were willing to lay down their lives in the name of the Queen. My research question is, To what extent did the Indian Military contribute to Allied victories in World War 2 from 1939-1945? Indian soldiers were selected from many different castes, and religions, including Hindus, Muslims, Christians, and Sikhs. Many, many soldiers were used extensively during the First World War. Lots of them sacrificed their lives for a less purposeful war. A lot of Indian soldiers also had no choice to fight. This subject has greatly interested me because I was only notified of India’s involvement in the Second World War when…

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    comes to an end with a picture of Columbus lying on his deathbed, sick, and surrounded by friends, family, and priests. This ending makes readers sympathize for Columbus. It is sad and emotional to see a man being depicted as a national hero to die. The way Zinn ends his first chapter is also in a benevolent way, but with a dark undertone. Zinn discusses how Indian society worked and interacted with each other before the introduction of Europeans. Zinn tells how the Indian people were peaceful…

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    Native American Struggles

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    European exploration began with the desire for trade and to spread religion. Finding the Indians offered them the chance to do both. These people had never seen anything like the Europeans and were mostly receptive to new goods to trade, and were willing to listen to new religious ideas. No one was prepared for the Old diseases that the Europeans brought with them. Disease swept across the continent in the years of European settlement, paving the way for the European dream of controlling the…

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    Inaccurate Indian Stories

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    This picture of the Indians presents one aspect of their culture in which they might recognize themselves. This is a way of shaping identity or reputation, a good way but there is also a bad way. This happens when Indians confess that: “We didn’t begin that way. We haven’t always been entertainment” but due to the lies and deceit and their effects on the Indian people “we ceased being people and somehow became performers in an Aboriginal minstrel show for whites in North America” (King 68). In…

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    The Hindu Caste System, originally brought by the Aryans, defined the Ancient Indian people’s lives. This system defined the people’s lives because their caste was their job forever. They were born into their role and could not interact with anyone outside of their caste. This system practically controlled the Indians’ lives. It was separated into four classes, with a group at the bottom not considered in the system. The four castes in Ancient India considered in the system were Brahmins,…

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    This observation was probably made by the novelist as he had travelled all over India, even to the Punjab, during his service in the army. However, this is a very dispassionate description of the carnage, although its horrors have been described very graphically. He too must have been stunned by the violence and the carnage that was the culmination of the freedom struggle. Manohar Malgonkar has also drawn the attention of the reader towards the ideals which no longer hold water and the creed of…

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    As the war began to take shape George Washington stressed the need of a standing formal army, going against the principles of Whig ideology. Many people were willing to participate in the standing army at the beginning of the war, but as it progressed the enthusiasm began to fade. After the Battle of Saratoga and addition of the allies, enlistments dropped. General Washington’s goal was to lead the nation with a large standing army, and without growth this goal could not be met. At the time…

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    Ww1 Romantic Perspective

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    book Storm of Steel, describes the occupants of both trenches exchanging gifts, tools and other helpful goods amongst one another, and later describing a meeting with another officer and a polite negotiations ending with a “good-night!” and “Au revoir”. The most important detail of Ernst Junger’s perspective however, was the way he viewed the British, saying “... it was always my endeavour to view my opponent without animus, and to form an opinion of him as a man on the basis of the courage he…

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    celebrate much, and I don’t want to ruin the mood. This morning I was ecstatic to be part of General Morgan’s Rifleman on defend the Upstate New York area, now I’m far from a party mood. I’m not much for glory or fame for the job of a soldier. My country is the only reason I signed up…and those Indians that plague us every day in our country, but that neither here nor there. I guess I’m a pretty good shot, but that’s god given where I come from. Nobody survives a frontiersman without being a…

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    In Leslie Marmon Silko’s novel Ceremony Tayo suffers from PTSD after he serves in a American War. Tayo only decides to sign up for the army because his brother Rocky decides to join, Rocky is later killed in the war right in front of Tayo. Tayo later goes through many different ceremonies and finally comes up with his own in hopes to cure his culture and the world. Tayo rebels with white culture many times when he does these ceremonies after he gets out of the hospital, the white people think…

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