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Term Papers on Economic Policies Behind Stalin and the Bolsheviks Effects of World War II

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Iraqi War and Its Impacts on the U.S. Economy »

A 3 page overview of the two views regarding the economic impact our current war with Iraq will have on the American economy. Those who support the war often contend that it will positively impact the economy much like World War II was successful in bringing us out of ...
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Gearing Up for War: Europe 1939 »

This 8 page paper discusses conditions in Europe on the eve of World War II. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Consequences of the Cold War »

The Cold War was a war of ideology that had it's beginnings in the aftermath of World War II and the redistribution of power. The two great powers, the United States and the Soviet Union struggled for a balance of power in a world where even the definitions of peace ...
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Analyzing Homeward Bound American Families in the Cold War Era by Elaine Tyler May »

A 6 page paper which analyzes Elaine Tyler May's 1988 book "Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era," which asserts that after World War II, Americans preferred marrying young, perpetuating traditional gender roles and a secure home life, because of the unsettling experiences of the Great Depression, World ...
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A World War II Submarines History »

A 7 page review of the factors that interplayed in determining the utilization of submarines in World War II. The author notes the development of the submarine in the U.S. Civil War but contends that it was largely ignored by world powers until World War II. The Germans distinguished themselves ...
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Military Prowess Assessment of Joseph Stalin »

A 7 page paper on the leadership talents and military campaigns of Joseph Stalin. The writer focuses upon Stalin's activities just prior to and during World War II-- particularly the Red Army's conquests in the Far East and elsewhere. It is argued that Stalin should be commended for playing such ...
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Second World War's Mythological Nature »

A 4 page analysis of the book 'The Best War Ever: America and World War II,' by Michael C.C. Adams. The writer demonstrates how Adams explores and debunks the myths that Americans have insisted on associating with the 'last good war' - World War II. No additional sources cited.
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Economic Stimulation of War »

The costs of war almost always increase the budget deficit and spur a downturn in the economy. Short, well-run wars such as World War II and the first Gulf War, provide a springboard for economic growth after completion because budgeted capital, earmarked and just joining the war effort, is suddenly ...
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The Specific Causes of the Two World Wars »

A 5 page paper that discusses the causes and events leading up to these two world wars. Historians do not agree as to the events leading up to the Great War but they do agree on the causes of the second world war. Some say the first war never really ...
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The Cold War: Causes, Treaties, and Ongoing Tensions »

This 6 page paper traces the root causes of the Cold War all the way back to the Russian Civil War and discusses how the tensions between the US and Russia magnified during the middle war years and World War II. Incidents such as the Cuban Missile Crisis almost ...
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Link Between the Civil Rights Movement and Black Missississippians Service in the Second World War »

A 14 page (13 pp. + 1 pg. outline) paper which examines how serving in the U.S. armed forces during World War II in World War II influenced black Mississippians to become prominent members of the civil rights movement, specifically considering Medgar and Charles Evers and Amzie Moore. Bibliography ...
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Compare and Contrast: The Two World Wars »

A 12 page paper which details some of the circumstances of World War I and II. World War I took place in the beginning of the century and changed the balance of powers that were in existence for centuries. Europe was virtually devastated by the war and the United States ...
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Changes in the 20th Century »

A 6 page outline on the societal changes which occurred during the Twentieth Century. Discusses some of the major events such as World War I, World War II, and the Cold War. Coordinates the technological evolution experienced in this century with the societal changes which have occurred and ...
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America's Wars »

This 5 page paper examines the American rationale for its involvement in the Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam and the latest conflict—Iraq. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Tone Setting Early 20th Century Conflicts »

This 6 page paper examines the twentieth century and how early conflicts predicted the rest of what would occur. World War I and World War II are examined along with conflicts like Vietnam and the Cold War. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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The Postive and Negative Impacts of the Two World Wars »

6 pages in length. Postwar activities inherently reflect the inevitable process of catch-up and convergence; while this process takes place, scores of people work diligently as a means by which to piece their lives back together. In assessing the positive and negative impacts of both World War I ...
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The War in Iraq and Economic Ramifications »

A 4 page paper discussing the economic effects of the Iraqi war. War nearly always provides an economic boost, even if only temporarily. The war in Iraq lifted the American economy to an extent, but the benefits of the gains will not be lasting ones as the federal ...
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Forces That Led to the U.S. Emancipation Proclamation »

The Civil War was the most devastating event in the history of the United States. The political, social and economic effects of that particular war are still being felt today. The 'cause' of the Civil War is generally understood to be the controversy surrounding slavery and the abolition of that institution. ...
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Churchill/The Gathering Storm »

A 5 page book review that examines Winston Churchill’s World War II memoir. Churchill, as Prime Minister of Great Britain, played a pivotal role in the cataclysmic conflict known as World War II. After the war, Churchill focused on his considerable literary talent and penned a six volume, comprehensive history ...
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War and the Economy »

A 4 page paper answering several questions along the lines of “Consider a poor, underdeveloped country. Would you expect such a country to maintain a trade surplus or a trade deficit? Why?” The unnamed country undertakes a quick but successful war, and many of the questions refer to that ...
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Impact of the Great War on Western Literature »

A 4 page essay that discusses the impact of the “Great War,” that is, World War I on Western literature. World War I is known for its “mindless squandering of human life with negligible results” (Hull 17). During its era, it was known as the Great War, the war to ...
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A Personal View of The End of Victory Culture »

A 5 page paper in which the writer provides an overview of his concepts in The End of Victory Culture, especially as they relate to the transition in perceptions of the American war story in post-World War II Cold War America. No additional sources cited.
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1941 through 1951 America's Changing Decade A Decade of Change »

This 3 page paper explores U.S. history and the impact that World War II, the Korean War and the cold war had on the nation. Both the economy and the American psyche are discussed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Labor Unions and War »

24 pages in length. The role labor unions have played with regard to wartime activities has been historically conspicuous. As integral as these unions were when it came to the comprehensive influence of war, they did not always fare well in the aftermath. Indeed, it can be argued ...
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Overview of the Austro Prussian or 7 Week War »

Known as the Seven Week War because of the limited time that troops were in the field and the extremely quick and efficient political and military maneuverings by Bismarck, the circumstances leading up to the Austro-Prussian War were a culmination of political gambits, military leadership and economic policies. This is a ...
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1898 to 1948 Spanish History »

Spain was forced to grant independence to most of its colonies during the 1800s. The remaining colonies (Cuba and the Philippines) were lost to the United States in 1898 at the end of the Spanish-American War. This 5 page paper explores fifty years of Spanish history, from the end of the Spanish ...
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United States Special Forces History and Uses »

A 10 page overview of the history of the Special Forces. Emphasizes how World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War shaped these forces. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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War Without Mercy by John Dower »

A 5 page summation and analysis of the major points in John Dower's War Without Mercy. In this book, Dower examines the conflict in the Pacific during World War II from the perspective of how it represented long-standing attitudes and racial prejudices. Dower shows how both sides—Axis and Allied—saw ...
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Causes of War »

A 5 page research paper that discusses the true causation for war. Some theorists emphasize the material causes for war, that is, the desire for territory, economic factors, etc., while others focus on the ideological causes for war, that is, nationalism, religion, etc. There is seldom one specific cause that ...
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19th and 20th Century Naval Power »

A 4 page discussion of the relative importance of the world's naval forces. By World War II, in fact, the battleship had come to be regarded as the ultimate offensive weapon. During this time the theories of Clausewitz, a Prussian military strategist, were commonly employed by most of ...
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Ambiguities Throughout the History of Politics »

6 pages in length. The writer discusses historical ambiguities as they relate to civil rights, World War II and the rise and fall of the Cold War. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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The Reasons Cited for the Onset of World War I »

This 5 page essay analyzes four specific essays regarding the origins of World War I and comments on how Kaiser Wilhelm II would feel about the writers' comments. Different theories for the reasons for the War are discussed with contradictory evidence offered. No bibliography.
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A Consideration of American History from 1865 until 1945 »

16 pages in length. The writer touches upon important events that took place in America between 1865 and 1945, including slavery, civil rights and the Reconstruction; political machines; industrialization; the Progressive Era; and the Spanish/American War and World Wars I & II. Bibliography lists 18 sources.
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Women's Peace Movement in Israel and Ireland »

A 20 page research paper that explores how and why the women in Ireland and Israel combine to resolve ethnic conflict through peacemaking activities. The writer focuses on the effects of civil war on the women's experience in those countries, and argues that it is 'war at the door' ...
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World War II the US and Japan »

This 14 page paper considers the essential question of what really prompted the US to enter World War II. Roosevelt's actions and desires are focused on alongside Japanese reasoning. The three part thesis is broken down into claim, grounds, and warrant. Includes a one-page Roman numeral outline. ...
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Economic Impacts of War »

An 8 page paper discussing the effects of war on the national economy. Though the "typical" response to wartime activity is that the national economy improves, this is no typical situation. We are not officially at war with any particular country, which likely has a dampening effect on ...
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Economics and War »

A 6 page paper discussing the general positive effects that the outbreak of war typically brings, followed by a discussion of conditions in Iraq prior to the beginning of Iraqi Freedom. War typically elevates a sagging economy, and such was the case with the short-lived Iraq war. Those ...
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Trade Unions, etc. »

An 8 page research paper that answers four questions pertaining to economic conditions in Europe in the nineteenth century. Topics explored are the relationship between union and socialism; difference between liberalism and conservatism; causes behind imperialism and causes and effects of population expansion. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Blue Sky Dream by David Beers »

A 5 page analysis of the book Blue Sky Dream by David Beers. In this book, Beers offers his readers an unusual combination of personal memoir and commentary on the psychology behind the Cold War. This unusual perspective is half autobiography, half political commentary. Beers pictures his family as part ...
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1980s' Soviet Union »

A 5 page research paper that examines the end of the Cold War, focusing on the arms race and the Soviet Union. After World War II, the world faced another crisis, in the form of expansion by the Soviet Union of its sphere of influence. While historians and scholars differ ...
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US Economy and the War Against Terrorism »

A 12 page overview of the impact of our current world fight against terrorism as it applies to world economy. This paper reviews the impacts this fight has had on American economy in comparison with other regions of the world. The contention is presented that despite the criticism our current ...
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Hiroshima Devastation »

A 5 page paper that argues the point that President Harry S. Truman was presented with a number of alternatives other than the bombing of Hiroshima in bringing about the end of World War II. These alternatives are discussed, with the focus being placed on Truman's failure to clarify ...
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Truman Proclamation/Continental Shelf »

A 5 page research paper that discusses this document. Shortly after World War II, the U.S. government, realizing that petroleum resources would be integral to the future and that there would soon be technology capable drilling offshore for oil, drafted a presidential proclamation to ensure that the U.S. had a ...
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America's Sexism and Racism History »

A concise 5 page essay on the historical origin of racism and sexism in the Americas. The writer details how the White Man brutally conquested the Native Indians and continued a reign of racist oppression thereafter. Sociopolitical examples such as The Chinese Exclusion Act, the persecution of Japanese-Americans during World ...
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History of the UN and its Influences »

A 6 page overview of the post World War II history of the United Nations. Discusses its objectives and driving forces. Identifies the United Sates as being one of the largest shapers of the UN. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Warfare Technological Change and Sociological Impacts »

This 6 page paper analyzes these three major periods of war. The analysis focuses on technological change and sociological impacts. There are no sources listed.
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The Causes of the Second World War »

This 3 page paper argues that the cause of WW2 was the first World War and the Treaty of Versailles that ended it. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Global History from 1870 Until 1945 »

A 5 page research paper that examines global history between 1870 and 1945. The writer argues that the most important political revolution of the twentieth century was the changing nature of the international community in this era. The writer offers an examination of the economic forces and world events behind ...
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History of U.S. Army Aviation »

This is a 5 page paper giving an overview of the history of U.S. Army Aviation. In 1861, during the American Civil War, hydrogen filled balloon were used by Union and Confederate forces to direct artillery fire. These balloons were considered to be the origins of U.S. Army Aviation. Over ...
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European History and Confrontation »

A 5 page paper discussing several of the most dramatic moments in European history in regards to military involvement and revolution. The books used in this examination are “The Challenge of The West,” by Lynn Hunt, “Nineteenth-Century Europe,” by Jan Goldstein and John Boyer eds., “Death's Men,” by Denis Winter, and ...
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