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  • The Lost Honor Of Kattherina Blum Analysis

    During the 1960s and 1970s in Germany, there was a new era beginning. This era started with student’s movement. During those years, the younger generation start asking questions. They believed that their parents didn’t do the right thing, and instead of fighting Hitler and not letting him do whatever he wants, they just stayed quiet and so he did whatever he wanted. One of the groups that were fighting the government and generally older generation, and were hoping for a change, were Lefties. But one problem with them was the fact that some of them turned to terrorist acts, and so the government see it as its responsibility to fight back. They start to investigate as many people as possible. According to Jack Zipes “Since 1971, over 800,000 people have been investigated and interrogated by a special police force which has expanded its authority and powers during this period.” And also, as it was mentioned in Lisa DiCaprio’s article Marianne and Juliane/ The German sisters “at the height of Baader-Meinhof activity, from 1969 to 1977, the German state engaged in massive wiretapping, intimidation, and harassment of radicals. Over 300,000 members of the Left were interrogated.” During this period, media and press had a very important effect on these people 's lives. Because of the fact that the press and media were mostly controlled by government and the police, they were writing and reporting anything that the police would say. They wrote a lot of lies and caused a lot of people…

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  • Global Effects Of The Soviet-Afghanistan War

    Soviets’ actions and wanted to mend relations in the west. In addition, the war effort had a crippling effect on the economy and the fate of Soviet Russia would be determined by the outcome of the war. Once defeat was imminent, Gorbachev wanted to prevent further damage and decided to withdraw his army. The last soldier to cross the Friendship Bridge to the border city of Termez, in Uzbekistan, did so on February 15, 1989. Although the withdrawal was called a year earlier, it was hard for the…

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  • Divergent Film Analysis

    To begin with each individual being born into a faction, which places as a label on them and divides them from the rest of the society, the factions being classes in a society. Beatrice Prior, later known as Tris was born into Abnegation, she took the test but did not belong to any particular faction which left her with dilemma of belonging in a certain faction (Fisher, Shabazian, Wick and Burger, 2014). The different factions in the dystopian society with power divisions that Erudite the…

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  • Divergent Argument Essay

    When ideas are created, they are just thoughts; yet no one ever knows just how extreme those thoughts can become. In the book Divergent, written by Veronica Roth, there are many ideas that cross the line of good and bad. A good idea has become extreme when the outcome has a negative influence on people or a civilization. Paragraph 1: The main idea that went to the extreme and created a rubber band effect is the idea of having factions. There are five factions; Abnegation, Amity, Candor,…

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  • The Perfect Prince And Machiavelli

    Machiavelli, a Renaissance philosopher, had an ideal image for a ruler as he discusses in his book, The Prince. The perfect prince should institute fear, punish the criminals, and know how to handle the hate. However, the prince must also have the qualities of cleverness, wiseness, and to be manipulative. Joseph Stalin, a ruler of the USSR, is often compared to Machiavelli’s idea of a leader. Stalin used tactics to institute fear, control his population, and control others, just like Machiavelli…

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  • Analysis Of The Molotov Ribbentrop Pact

    influence to these regions. With the non-aggression pact, Ribbentrop had secured a safe border with Russia, and through the invasion of Poland had consequently bloodied the hands of Russia in the eyes of the West. When trying to understand why Stalin would authorize Molotov to agree to such a deal one must first understand the specifics of pre-war Russia. Stalin had held effective power in the Soviet Union since Lenin’s death, but had only recently, late 1930’s, finished purging the Red Army…

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  • Operation Barbaross Joseph Stalin And Wolfgang Horn

    the crucial decisions for the future of Russia. Whilst Wolfgang Horn did not play a powerful role during WWII, he did fight the Soviet Union on the Eastern front, and can provide us with his first hand experiences when fighting the Red Army. (Adams, 2009). What is your opinion of the Treaty of Versailles? Stalin: Russia never received an invitation to the Paris Peace conference because of the allies distrust in our communist government. I suspect they were threatened by us, and our communist…

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  • Norman Naimark's Genocides Analysis

    Norman Naimark argues in Stalin’s Genocides that the dekulakization, the Holodomor, attacks on enemy nationalities, and the purges of 1937-38 purges should all be classified as the “crime of crimes”: genocide. Currently the four events are simply viewed as massacres or mass killings of a gargantuan scale. He goes further to assert that it was Stalin alone who facilitated and enabled these genocides to occur. By reclassifying them as genocide, Naimark hopes that Stalin’s crimes will finally get…

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  • Reasons For The Failure Of Operation Barbarossa

    Winter, and Stalin’s actions. Hitler’s poorly planned operation led to the end of Germany’s expansion. The German-Soviet nonaggression pact, Hitlers desire for Lebensraum, and the unrealistic goals and timeframe were all things that led to Operation Barbarossa. The planning of the operation was full of shortfalls and overestimations, meaning the German army wasn 't properly prepared and were unable to successfully invade. The German war method of Blitzkrieg failed with help of the Russian Winter…

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  • Lack Of Innovation In Germany

    get through”, it offered justification to parsimonious politicians elected to limit spending. In interwar France, the loss of almost 1.7 million soldiers and citizens degraded public support for attrition warfare, and contributed to the systematic suppression of tactical innovation in favor of tightly controlled offense, and centralized command and control. To illustrate, the French Army allowed Marshal Philippe Petain’s pyrrhic victory at Verdun in 1916, to supplant the enduring lessons of…

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