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  • Bosnian Genocide: A Simple Thing In History

    Cassie Niemeier Bosnia List Paper Anyone who says that history is black and white clearly slept through class. There is no simplicity to history. Most events in history are like a Jenga tower. Events stack on top of each other creating a less stable structure until it collapses in on itself, or war breaks out. The Bosnian genocide seems very simple on the surface. In fact, genocide is a rare simple thing in history, a group of people want to eliminate another group of people because the…

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  • Main Causes Of World War 1 Essay

    Main Causes of World War 1 There are a lot of things that factor in when discussing what caused World War 1. The main causes of World War 1 was; militarism, alliances, imperialism, and nationalism. Some things that led to these factors was the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand. His assassination triggered the outbreak of WWI. After his assassination is when Austria declared war on Serbia. Nationalism was also another cause. Nationalism encouraged the public people to support military…

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  • The Importance Of Humanity In The Cellist Of Sarajevo By Steven Sarajevo

    Humanity is very delicate during wartime, and takes a lot courage to retain it. The novel, “The Cellist of Sarajevo” by Steven Galloway, is based on a real historic event. This novel is based on the Siege of Sarajevo (1992-1996). Galloway created fictional characters that could very well be real to demonstrate the damage and suffering of Sarajevo and its people within. One of main themes of this novel is that it is possible to retain one’s humanity during wartime, provided that hope of returning…

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  • The Role Of PTSD In World War I

    At the time, World War I was the deadliest and most destructive war the world ever experienced. Within the span of four years, more than 25 countries involved themselves in the war (“World War I”). All the soldier and civilians involved with the war experienced a great deal of trauma. Each individual deals with traumatic experiences differently; however, the war left a negative impact emotionally on a portion of those involved. They did not know it at the time, but these people suffered from a…

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  • WH Test Prep

    Term 2 WH Test Prep Section A 2. Which of the following -isms was the main cause of WWI? Nationalism was the main cause of WWI in two forms: the desire of minority groups to become independent from nations and the desire of independent nations to gain more international power. Nationalism is the belief that one’s own nation, in which language, ethnicity, etc are shared, is superior to any other nation. In turn, it provides impetus for people in a country that has a government of a different…

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  • Germany Defensive Alliances

    To continue, nationalism was an element of growing popularity and importance among nations worldwide. There were countries seeking to become the most powerful nation that they could possibly be, but there were also some groups of people wishing to achieve national autonomy. For instance, Slavic people living in Austria Hungary wished to achieve sovereignty as a common ethnic group. “Many small nations under Turkish or Austro-Hungarian rule seethed with nationalistic fervor. These Balkan nations…

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  • Battle Of Verdun Significance

    The Impact of the Battle of Verdun on the Course of Historical Events Alethe de Vaulgrenant 21st April 2016 Word Count: 1441 Identify the significance of the Battle of Verdun during the course of World War I. “Death to the tyrant” was the battle cry of the teenage terrorists working for the Young Bosnia organization, who assassinated the heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, on the 28th of June, 1914. Soon after, European powers began being skeptical of one…

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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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  • Zlata's Diary Summary

    to play the piano, listens to MTV, and plays with her friends in her nearby park. All of that changes on March 1st 1992 when the Bosnian war breaks out in Zlata's home country. As a young girl, she never expected the war to reach her hometown of Sarajevo. When it did, she learnt the lesson of war- that people she love can die by a bullet or a bomb, life is harder without electricity or water, and that one of the most important things is family. As the war became harsher, she kept on writing in…

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  • The Cellist Of Sarajevo Character Analysis

    In the novel, The Cellist of Sarajevo, written by Steven Galloway, introduces the character of Kenan who struggles facing reality and is unable to make a difference due to his lack of confidence. Kenan attempts to live a life in which he disregards reality, which enables himself to not make a difference in a destructive city. Initially, Kenan was identified as a shy man who focused on illusions instead of the frightening present his family and the rest of Sarajevo is facing. In the beginning,…

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