Second Punic War

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  • Colonized Congo Analysis

    Leopold and belgians colonized congo in 1885, due to the industrial revolution which made raw goods, money, and resources more desirable. Because this new found governmental power construct, western empire’s greed for control, as well as influence over neighboring rivals increased. Alongside this greed for power, came the thought process that Africans were inferior, and needed the help of European countries to make them more civilized, further motivating Western societies to take over, or at…

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  • Ethnic Conflict In Chechnya

    international spotlight for the last several years. After the extreme violence experienced during the two Russo-Chechen wars in the 1990s and early 2000s, recent news of increased stability in the North Caucasus are quite welcome. Ethnic conflict in Chechnya goes back much longer than the start of the first Russo-Chechen war in 1994, and tensions in the region were not soothed when the second war ended in 2009. However, with the advent of Vladimir Putin’s strategy of “chechenization,” or giving…

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  • Summary: Asymmetric Warfare

    object is to fight, not to maneuver.” – Colonel C.E. Callwell, in Small Wars; Their Principles and Practice. Asymmetric warfare is typically a war between a standing, professional army and an insurgency or resistance movement. It is warfare between opposing forces that differ greatly in military power resulting in the use of unconventional weapons and tactics (tactics usually associated with guerilla warfare.) The South African War of 1899-1902, the first major military clash of the 20th…

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  • Obama Administration's Policy Toward The Democratic Republic Of The Congo Case Study

    The Obama Administration’s policy toward the Democratic Republic of the Congo is centered on helping the country become more democratic, at peace within its region, and more able to provide for the basic needs of its citizens. The U.S. provided $277 million in bilateral aid to DRC in 2016, along with $166 million in emergency assistance. Targeted sanctions under Executive Order 13413 (2006) focus on human rights issues such as sexual violence and child soldiers, both of which are exacerbated by…

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  • Wilfrid Laurier's Decision To Participate In The Boer War

    join Britain in the Boer war in 1899 and how imperialism played into this decision. The war for South Africa’s independence, commonly known as the Boer War where Britain and regions of the British empire fought the South African Republic with the support of its colonies, the war ended with the annexation of the republic with victory for Britain. During this time Canada was still under the severe pressure of imperialism and still felt duty to be at war when Britain was at war. Further this paper…

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  • Second Boer War Analysis

    The second Boer war took place between 1899 and 1902. It was a conflict involving the British Empire and the Boers, descendant Dutch settlers of the Eastern Cape Frontier. After an initial dispute based on the colonial policy of Joseph Chamberlain and Alfred Milner concerning the issue of independence of the South African Transvaal region, the war campaign was initiated in South Africa in 1899. Since the war, there has been much analysis as to why, what at the time seemed like a small, isolated…

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  • Battle Of Dundee Research Paper

    The battle of Talana Hill also known as Battle of Dundee would start on October 20th 1899. The battle would occur in the beginning of what the British would call the Second Boer War. The battle would be fought between the British and the Boers at the town of Dundee, which is located in Northern Natal in South Africa. The Boers made the decision to invade Natal to destroy the British forces before they could be reinforced. The Boers would have the upper hand in surprise and tactical advantage…

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  • Japanese History: A Historical Analysis

    that they killed all of these Chinese people in Nanjing and following it, while also covering up the fact that they attacked America at Pearl Harbor after they openly intervened in their war against China by offering assistance in the form of economic sanctions. (HistoryUK) After all, these could be considered war crimes and Japans guilt in this case is one that they keep classified. Unfortunately, it remains to be a significant part of WWII that may be taught in other schools worldwide. Even…

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  • Japan Ambassadors China Research Paper

    Ambassadors China and Japan Han-Tang Period Before the 10th Century, history shows that contact between Japan and China was done through ambassador diplomacy. Tribal leaders in Japan in the early second century would seek knowledge and support from China to strengthen their position within their tribe at home and to exert military influence upon Korea (pg. 1). Throughout the centuries, Japan would use the ambassador to gain knowledge and insight from China and they would make sure they used…

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  • A Long To Water Quotes

    What the refugees of the second sudanese war had to go thru. “I was born into Sudan's civil war, and before I could read or write, I was using an AK47 in the conflict between the Muslim north and Animist/Christian south over the land and natural resources.”-Ger Duany.During the sudanese war many young boys who are known as the lost boys of sudan were forced to either flee their home or to fight in the sudanese war just as Ger Duany was.During the war the boys who didn't end up fighting…

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