World War Essays and Term Papers

The Extradition Of Nazi War Criminals

The following paper was used as a term paper for a sophomore level Political Science class centering on international relations. The class was taken at a popular university in the state of Massachusetts. The paper deals with the legal issues surrounding the act of extradition of Nazi ...

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How The Decision To Declare War Was Influenced

The decision to declare war on Germany was greatly influenced by allied propaganda, American economic interests, and German naval policies. Although most Americans were against involvement in a European war these influences increased its position in the war. The loss of money and the demand for ...

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The War In Vietnam

Direct U.S. military participation in The Vietnam War, the nation's longest, cost fifty-eight thousand American lives. Only the Civil War and the two world wars were deadlier for Americans. During the decade of Vietnam beginning in 1964, the U.S Treasury spent over $140 billion on the war, ...

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Persian Gulf War-the Feat Of T

On August 2nd, 1990 Iraqi military forces invaded and occupied the small Arab state of Kuwait. The order was given by Iraqi dictatorial president Saddam Hussein. His aim was apparently to take control Kuwait's oil reserves (despite its small size Kuwait is a huge oil producer; it has about 10 per ...

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The United States' Rise To A World Power After 1930

In the thirty years that passed between 1930 and 1960 a lot happened in America and Britain, making the first a new World Power while the latter saw its international influence diminished. The main reason for this was the Second World War. It left Britain in ruins, physically and ...

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The Vietname War In "America's Australia: Australia's America" And "Into The Dark House"

The Vietname War in "America's Australia: Australia's America" and "Into the From 1961-1975 the United States, Australia, Korea and New Zealand represented the Free West democracies, engaged in a conflict against a communist revolution in Vietnam. A conflict which according to JFK was of utmost ...

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Psyche And War

The experience of war places stresses on the human spirit that can scarcely be imagined in peacetime. Dilemmas that can be largely avoided in time of peace must be faced in a time of war. Concern for one’s own physical safety is often at odds with concern for the wellbeing of one’s countrymen. The ...

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Who Started The Cold War?

Who started the Cold War? The Cold War began almost immediately after World War II1. The tensions between two Super Power nations2 erupted into a “war”, but it wasn’t a people war, it was a political battle. But who started the Cold War? Who was to blame? Winston Churchill’s Iron Curtain ...

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Purpose of War

There is no place and time in human history that was free of wars. Human males enjoy fighting and when they do, they destroy property and kill other humans, often in a cruel, extravagant manner. As populations increased, the magnitude of wars increased. Somehow, even in relatively civilized ...

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Hollywood and the Vietnam War - Alibi, Not Actuality

Hollywood and the Vietnam War- Alibi, not Actuality About two decades ago, film critics and observers lamented Hollywood’s avoidance of the Vietnam War. However, in recent years, Hollywood has produced Vietnam War films at a rapid rate and, the focus has shifted from the lack of Hollywood films ...

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Ending The War

Brando Acevedo Mr. Hayword Friday, May 04, 2012 Ending the War It was the last days of World War II. The data shows that the United States did not want to risk millions of American solders' lives by invading Japan. They had to come up with an alternative way to end the war as quick as ...

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Morality of War

Any psychological examination of war will center on four general questions: What is war? What causes war? What is the relationship between human nature and war? Can war ever be morally justifiable? Defining what war is requires determining the entities that are allowed to begin and engage in war. a ...

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The Korean War

For Americans, the end of World War II brought a lot of peace. But between the Soviet Union and the United States, apprehension grew because the U.S. was worried that the Soviet Union would spread communism to other nations. In the midst of the Cold War, and with the Truman Doctrine, the U.S. was ...

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Canada and the Two World Wars

The horrors of the two World Wars are often examined from the viewpoint of the countless soldiers who fought stoutheartedly on the war front. However, it is paramount to apperceive that the war has a definite impact on the home front as well. In Canada, participation in the World Wars have had ...

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Frequency of War

Patricia Walker Dr. Steele POLS 3361.002 3 March 2014 Problem Theme Six: Frequency of War According to the image, Global Trends in Armed Conflict the trends display that while interstate war has decreased since 1945, societal warfare and warfare totals have increased. Depicted on the ...

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World Leaders: Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, and Moa Zedong

The years preceding and following World War II had a profound effect upon the entire world. Especially important to world events were the reigns of four particular leaders, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, and Moa Zedong. Joseph Stalin ruled the U.S.S.R. from 1929 to 1953. Born ...

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War and The African American Community

The importance (and lack of importance) of war in the African American Community In the lived, non-fictional reality of today's present, many individuals such as the African-American politician Representative Charles Rangle of New York City have called for the reinstatement of the draft policy. ...

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Causes Of The Cold War

The Cold War occurred during a time of rebuilding for Europe. It characterized international relations and dominated the foreign policies of Europe. It affected all of Europe and determined lasting alliances. The Cold War was caused by the social climate and tension in Europe at the end of World ...

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Korean War 2

The Korean War was the first war in which the United Nations played a major role in. It was also part of the cold war between the US and Soviet Union. One of the deadliest war in history, it took many lives in such a short span of time of three years. Even after all these deaths, the conflict ...

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Cold War 2

The start of the cold war was due to many aspects that were present during this time period. Because of these aspects it is dificult to say one specific issue was responsible for the start of the Cold war. To say which one of these aspects played the major part in starting the cold war perhaps we ...

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