The Great Dictator

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    The most brutal event in the 20th century based on the topic this class had covered are the World War I and the World War II. Each war has its own reason. The World War I started with the assassination of Franz Ferdinand from Austria that triggered hatred to Serbia. There was also a grudge between France and Germany because France lost in Franco-Prussian war. The other reason with a different angle for the cause of World War I is imperialism and colonialism. In the 1910s, wealthy countries had…

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    On March 4, 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was sworn in as the President of the United States of America. On this day, he gave his first inaugural address to the American people. He pledged “an end the bureaucratic stagnation that plagued the administration of his predecessor.” (Pbs). He promised to lift America out of the worst economic depression, it had ever seen with rapid action. Roosevelt won the Presidential nomination over Herbert Hoover by an outstanding margin. March 4th, 1933 marks…

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    President Woodrow Wilson once stated, “The President is at liberty, both in law and conscience, to be as big a man as he can. His capacity will set the limit.” After the negligent actions of Americans during the roaring twenties, the United States was left in ruins; the Wall Street Crash of 1929 left the nation in a financial crisis, which resulted in millions who were homeless, unemployed, and famished. Citizens desperately sought assistance from the government; nonetheless, President Hoover’s…

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    come to power in Germany during the 1920-1930s. Hitler rose to power in German politics as leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party, also known as the Nazi Party (or NSDAP). He was elected chancellor of Germany in 1933, and served as dictator from 1934 to 1945. Even at a young age, Adolf Hitler had a strong passion for German nationalism. This became evident in his early beer-hall speeches, specifically the famous coup of 1923 in which he announced that the national revolution had…

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    Beating the waves of differences between the geography in The Great Gatsby In The Great Gatsby geography repeatedly underscores the established social differences between the “nuevo riche” and “old money” (or the established social elite). But it doesn’t stop there. Geography also helps deliver many of Fitzgerald’s important messages such as commentary on the cost and quest for success, both economic and social. Indeed , Fitzgerald’s political views even factor in at times. We see this over and…

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    country's most notorious dictators. There is, however, bitter irony when talking about the lies that lay within his accomplishments where the benefits were said to be felt by the very few of well off. This of course does not dismiss the obvious truth that he did in fact bring Mexico into the modern age that allowed the country to achieve financial solvency under his regime. Diaz ruled with an iron fist and during this time is referred to as the Porfirio that is again marked by great advancement…

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    New Deal Apush

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    Brain Trust - This was a joke about Roosevelt’s top advisors when he was in office and after. They advised him on the creation of new policies throughout the New Deal New Deal - This was FDR’s method of helping the United States out of the Great Depression. It consisted of numerous policies to provide relief, help the country recover, and to reform prior policies. Hundred Days - This was the name for the first 100 days after FDR was inaugurated. This time period consisted of a never before seen…

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    Stalin's Personality

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    Union. Stalin’s true “cult of personality” showed itself when tens of thousands of Soviet citizens travelled to Moscow in order to see and pay respects to Stalin’s body. Soviet citizens wept in the streets and left roses and wreaths for the deceased dictator. After Stalin’s the party had to decide what their next actions were going to be. Post-Stalin leadership was very nervous of Soviet people and did not want Stalin’s death to send them into mass hysteria. There was a radical shift away from…

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    Throughout history, the world economy faced severe ups and downs, taking a tumble in no time; Stock markets were one of the major causes a country’s economy collapsed, but there is no comparison to how severe the Great Depression impacted the world. The Great Depression was a major downfall in the world economy, starting off from the United States, which inevitably spread all over the world during the 1930’s. This was a period of time which caused chaos, demanding world leaders to contemplate…

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    FDR was “step by step” taking over America by first, reorganizing the government, second supreme court revision, and lastly taking the position of the first American Dictator (Warren). This was thought because FDR's plan was to add more justices to the Supreme Court, the problem they had with this was that by doing this FDR would be pinpointing all the justices that were in favor of him and the result would allow him…

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