World War I

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  • Woodrow Wilson's Foreign Policy

    in the transformation of his nation. Woodrow Wilson, who had once seen the Confederacy’s President Jefferson Davis carried off in chains, lived with America’s collective memory of the devastating Civil War it had just experienced, while anticipating the nation’s growing influence throughout the world. Whether or not Wilson was responsible for the failures of his 14 points proposal domestically or internationally, the political clout he wielded, particularly in relation to other countries, would…

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  • World War 1 Causes

    Many historians agree that the assassination was a significant event however; the writer would argue it was not the major cause of World War 1. The writer would suggest that the major powers had been ready to go to war long before the assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand. This was the spark that ignited the war. The writer would argue the major causes of World War I were nationalism, militarism, leadership, imperialism, colonialism and alliances. Nationalism is extreme patriotic feelings…

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  • The Poet As Hero Analysis

    World War I gave birth to many stories, and with those stories came many pieces of literature. Some of the main ones include All Quiet on the Western Front, a book by Erich Maria Remarque, “The Poet as Hero”, a poem by Siegfried Sassoon and “Who’s for the Game”, a poem by Jessie Pope. These literary pieces had some key differences. Although Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front, Sassoon’s “The Poet as Hero”, and Pope’s “Who’s for the Game” all shared their opinions on how soldiers should…

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  • Medical Aid In Ernest Hemingway's Shell Shock During World War One

    Great War, medical aid became a major key to winning the war and saving people’s lives from the countless difficulties. Soldiers were shot, infected, and were prone to serious diseases. Because of these horrendous aspects, medical aid had to adapt quickly to the new-age warfare. Medical aid in World War I improved trauma aid because of the injuries and all the adjustments doctors had to fabricate. Ernest Hemingway experienced this first hand as an ambulance driver during the war. World War I…

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  • World War 1 Trench Warfare

    all—the Great War, the War of the Nations, the end of all wars—World War I. Due to the assassination of Ferdinand, a chain reaction of war declarations spread throughout Europe. This war lasted four years and was fought on every ocean and on almost every continent. World War I changed the future of wars forever with the first use of more advanced equipment, the first and last use of trench warfare, and the transformation of the United Stated into the largest military power in the world. The…

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  • Fordism: The Progressive Era

    Fordism- Fordism was a term coined in the early twentieth-century describing the economic system created by Ford Motor Company based on high wages and mass consumption. During a time when businesses were solely focused on profit, Ford was criticized for providing his workers with high wages. However, this system was efficient due to the reasoning that his workers must be able to afford the goods turned out by American factories. Seventeenth Amendment- The Progressive Era was a time of many…

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  • Essay On Trench Life

    Trench Life Trenches in world war one (1914-1918) are one of the most important places on the battle field. It is also the most dangerous. Living conditions were tough, and knowing that any minute could be your last, defiantly made an effect on the soldier’s mental state, causing them to be left with “Shell Shock”. In this essay I will explain how the trenches were used in warfare, the impact it made on the soldiers physical and mental health, the harsh conditions these trenches implied to these…

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  • The Armenian Genocide In The 20th Century

    Armenian Genocide was the first genocide in the 20th century. It was a cruel event much like other genocides, but this particular one killed an estimation of 1,500,000 people. Armenians were blamed by Turkish for partnering up with the Russians during World War I. The consequence for the Armenians resulted in being forced to give up their weapons; Also those that were in the army were killed or put into slave work until they died. The Turks would find any way to get rid of the Armenians. There…

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  • All Quiet On The Western Front: A Character Analysis

    For years people that express anti-war feelings can be seen throughout media, like in books, news and TV or even through protest. The novel All Quiet on the Western Front written by WWI veteran Erich Maria Remarque is no exception as it delves in the horrors of war through its main character Paul Baumer, a German soldier who fights in the infamous Western Front during WWI while truly questioning if the war is worth fighting. Paul and his comrades face the disgusting conditions of the trenches as…

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  • The Great Gatsby's Life

    The Great War, which took place from 1914 to 1918, exposed the world to brutality and horrors that it had never before seen. As a result of the upheaval of the war, a generation of young men and women were suddenly freed from the social constraints of the previous decades; as a result, they went mad with freedom and new ideas. A decade of partying, loose morals, crazed dancing, and ever-changing fashions entered the American life-- a decade that confounded the older generation, and fascinated…

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