Winston Churchill

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  • Short Essay On The Movie Dunkirk

    called the evacuation of British forces in 1940 during World War II but in reality, was so much more. More than 300,000 troops were evacuated from Dunkirk and the surrounding beaches in May and June 1940. At the time the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill said it was "a miracle of deliverance". The “miracle” was that it was not naval vessels that rescued them but instead ordinary people that sailed across the English Channel in their own boats. Recently, as part of my history class, we…

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  • Winston Churchill: The Man Who Saved Britain

    Winston Churchill is remembered as the man who saved Britain in World War II, as the greatest statesman in British history, and as the man who coined the term “the iron curtain.” Early life was hard for Winston or “Winnie” because although he adored his mother and father, they barely gave him the time of day. As a student, he “prefered games and play to school” (Winston Churchill, Contemporary Heroes 2) and his father ,Randolph, “feared he was intellectually challenged.”(Winston Churchill,…

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  • Essay On Selfishness

    When I realize how far the world has come in the decades of the past, I marvel at man’s ability to efficiently collaborate and make good things come out of teamwork, even through the barriers of the varying cultures in the world, including different languages, governments, and the great distances that lie between our countries. Together, our world has accomplished incredible tasks—from organizing the Olympic Games to our willingness to help after tragedy strikes. Though much has been achieved,…

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  • The Best War Ever Analysis

    Americans felt that being in a war was great and something to be excited about. They were proud of their contribution in the war and believed they were doing the right thing. It seemed like a fairy tale, where everyone was happy and war was the best thing that was happening to America. The Best War Ever: America and WWII by Michael CC Adams, supports the idea that Americans were blinded by being ignorant on what was actually happening overseas. Having propaganda promote war and popular products…

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  • Julius Caesar And Brutus Speech Analysis

    In William Shakespeare's play the Tragedy of Julius Caesar, two speeches are given to the people of Rome about Caesar’s death. Brutus and Antony both try to sway the minds of the Romans towards their views. Brutus tried to make the people of Rome believe he killed Caesar for a noble cause. Antony tried to persuade the people that the conspirators committed an act of brutality toward Caesar and were traitors. The effectiveness and ineffectiveness of both Antonys and Brutus’s speech to the people…

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  • Cardinal Wolsey's Relationship With France

    Throughout this period it became apparent that Wolsey impeccably gifted when dealing with foreign quarrels and consequently peace conferences. After the war with France was over and Henry’s alliance with Spain eventually shattered, Wolsey turned his skills towards peace with France. The Anglo-French treaty of 1514 saw Mary Tudor and King Louis XII of France. Wolsey was becoming a real power from behind the throne, and everybody knew this, apart from the King himself. Wolsey, never letting Henry…

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  • Special Relationship

    Being a newly formed nation, America did not share the same intelligence institutions as its counterpart, Britain, and therefore relied on the British for their, for a lack of a better term, brains and geographical advantages. The American department of state policy outline in the creation of the Atlantic Alliance that the United Kingdom should ‘retain control of her outlying possessions’ so that certain territories such as Malaysia would not ‘fall into less friendly hands.’ The phrase ‘less…

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  • A Rhetorical Analysis Of Their Finest Hour By Winston Churchill

    Analysis of: “Their Finest Hour” by Winston Churchill A. 10 forms of rhetoric in the speech i) Metonymy: “We have under arms at the present time in this Island over a million and a quarter men.” Winston Churchill substitutes the Island of Great Britain with the word Island, acting as a figure of speech that means the same thing. ii) Connotation: “If Hitler can bring under his despotic control the industries of the countries he has conquered...” By referring to Hitler's control as being…

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  • Winston Churchill: Great Men Are Never Good Man?

    “Great men are never good men.” To be great is to be considerably above average in terms of ability, quality or eminence. To the British, Sir Winston Churchill was indeed a great man and he is most well known for rallying and leading the British during the Second World War during his term as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, inspiring them to strive for victory. However, not all of his actions were “ethically sound”, or morally good or correct, possessing and displaying moral virtue, as…

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  • Winston Churchill: How The Characteristics Of An Effective Leader

    His passion for the organization and his charismatic personality gains the respect of his followers. He values his employees and realizes that, without the continued effort of everyone, we would be unable to operate. He is also like Mr. Churchill because he is straightforward and does not hold anything back. He likes to paint a realistic picture of the organization’s situation so his employees can be prepared for any situation, good or bad. When there is down time at work, he is also the…

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