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  • Did Atomic Weapons Cause The Cold War?

    A difficult question that surrounds the idea of the Cold War is what we all have heard since high school history class, did atomic weapons cause the cold war, or at the very least, accelerate it? According to many historians, the Cold War was a conflict of two main objectives; the development of nuclear weapons and the fear of communism and soviet expansion. With these two key characteristics, it is only logical to say that the Cold War was a spawn of both of them combined. It began as a…

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  • Argical Analysis Of Eric Schlosser Today's Nuclear Weapons

    Nuclear weapons have come into existence within the last decade. They have changed the way wars are fought as they could lead to the total extermination of humanity. These weapons can lead to mutual destruction of nations, which really have caused humans to reevaluate the way they conduct foreign affairs. Eric Schlosser’s article “Today’s nuclear dilemma” is about the nuclear weapons that countries control and what should be done with them. Schlosser argues that the current nuclear weapons…

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  • Robert Oppenheimer: The Greatest Leader To Atomic Weapon

    Robert Oppenheimer was the greatest leader to atomic weaponry because of his leadership shown in putting together the atomic bomb. Before he was born his parents devoted their lives to making Robert’s life the best it could. In his early life he wasn’t normal. His parents wouldn’t even let him go play in the streets or parks! His parents taught him to not be noisy and just be polite. But a sad thing was that because he was so smart by the time he was five he didn’t even know how to play with…

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  • The Race To Build, And Steal, The World's Most Dangerous Weapon By Steve Sheinkin

    The book Bomb: The Race to Build–and Steal–the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon is a thrilling, fast-paced story that refines a great deal of history into interesting and understandable literature for practically any age reader. The author, Steve Sheinkin, writes to tell the story of the first atomic bomb, the people who made it possible, and those who challenged its progress. Any person who is interested in science and history, or who likes “a quick read” can easily understand the creation of…

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  • The Manhattan Project: The First Nuclear Weapons During World War II

    The Manhattan Project was a project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II. It all started when Einstein found out the Germans were working on a new and more powerful weapon for war. Einstein wrote a letter to the president which helped initiate the effort to build an atomic bomb. In December 1941 the government launched the Manhattan project. The project was originally named Development of Substitute Materials. It included over 30 different research and production…

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  • How Did Truman's Decision To Drop Nuclear Weapons Affect The World

    world would change forever when the United States dropped the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. These nuclear weapons affected the earth 's environment. It also negatively affected people 's health around the world. In addition it significantly affected how dangerous the Cold War could have been. How did President Truman 's decision to drop nuclear weapons impact the world going forward? In late 1941, the United States government started to try and create an atomic bomb and…

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  • How Did Harry S. Truman's Decision To Use Nuclear Weapon

    Japan was the legacy of previous the United States president Franklin Roosevelt. This commitment to following the path designed by Roosevelt was explained by Barton J. Bernstein where he wrote: “Acting on the assumption that the bomb was a legitimate weapon, Roosevelt initially defined the relationship of American diplomacy and the atomic bomb. He decided to build a bomb, to establish a partnership on atomic energy with Britain, to bar the Soviet Union from knowledge of the project, and to…

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  • Non Lethal Weapons By Law Enforcement Case Study

    Use of Non-Lethal Weapons by Law Enforcement. This paper will answer the five questions offered below: 1. When did law enforcement start using non-lethal weapons and the different types of non-lethal weapons? 2. The two primary continuums and the significance of Non-lethal weapons and why law enforcement needs non-lethal weapons? 3. What are the causes and effects of non-lethal weapons, in regards to Tasers and pepper spray on a suspect? 4. When a subject is sprayed with pepper spray, can OC…

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  • Sioux Tribe Weapons

    The Sioux Tribe’s Weapons The Sioux Tribe used many different materials to create their own weapons. Their weapons were used for different purposes, such as hunting and fighting. Some weapons include bows, arrows, and spears. One of the mostly used weapons in the Sioux Tribe is a double curved bow, which was used for fighting and hunting. This Sioux bow is double curved and has red flannel at the handle and at the curves in the limbs.These bows were prepared according to the length of each…

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  • Siege Weapons Tactics

    Perhaps one of the driving factors in the rise of arquebuses was that the previous siege revolution made commanders feel that they had to innately aggressive in their battle tactics. It also made commanders see guns as the future of warfare, even if firearms at the moment still had some drawbacks. This mentality resulted in that the defensive tactics of the fifteen century saw a huge decrease in their effectiveness when artillery emerged on the battlefield at the battle of Crécy in 1346. Siege…

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