Lost Children of Bosnia
Imagine a 10-year-old girl falling asleep to gunshots and waking up to the thud of a violent grenade. She risks her life on a daily basis just to fetch food and water, always fearful to go outside. She does not know what is going on and this makes her even more terrified. After...
The Life of Anne Frank
Language Arts and Literature
May 15, 2010
THESIS: This research paper will explore the life of Anne Frank, the Jewish girl who
managed to find hope and goodness in the midst of one of the saddest moments...
Hope & Redemption after WWII
Prompt: Discuss how William Wyler’s The Best Years of Our Lives is an examination of the confusion and emotional turmoil experienced by American military servicemen and their families during the aftermath of WWII. Explain how the film’s focus on the three veterans- Al...
The Great Depression and World War II
The Great Depression and World War II cast long shadows over American life in the 1940s. During the 1930s President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal created a sense of economic optimism and eased the suffering of many, but it did not eradicate poverty...
that were Post World War II Germany. How could one come out, with a sense of starting over after what Germany went through?
One could get through times of uncertainty and chaos with a sort of “safe place.” Usually these places were an actual city or house, the family, or retreating into...
opportunity of interviewing a veteran from the World War II and Pearl Harbor has been the most rewarding experience I have had in a long time. He is ninety-two years old and it is amazing to see how good he still looks. I have known him since my family and I moved to Fort Campbell, KY. He has an amazing...
Wednesday, April 5, 1944
...I Finally realized that I must do my schoolwork to keep from being ignorant, to get on in life, to become a journalist, because that’s what I want! I know I can write... it remains to be seen whether I really have talent...I need to have something...
Here is a story which illustrated how my family and I moved to Utah in the United States. My family consists of seven people. After the war in Cambodia in 1979 which had begun in 1975, my family had a very hard time finding jobs for 10 year ago in Cambodia. There was poverty everywhere in the...
My name is Rose I am 25 years old and the year is 1865. I reside in New York, which I find such a beautiful place to call home. There are so many opportunities for people here. It is hard to believe 20 years ago I was fighting for my life to get here. The year was 1845 my family and I were forced to relocate...
written during World War II while many people were being punished by the leader of Germany, Adolf Hitler for what they believed. Anne Frank and her family were part of the people being punished. Anne is a young girl who is Jewish and was persecuted for her beliefs and the way she looked. Her family went...
occurred over the past few years. As he waits, he can’t help but flash back to the the horrid events he had to go through. The war was a terrible episode within his life. He completely regretted having to enlist to join.
The war is over but the memories stay. His views on life have completely changed...
My name is Phyllis Elliott. It is currently 1945 and the War in Germany is still going on. I was born on May 7th 1928 and I am 17 years old. I was born in San Francisco, California before my parents decided to move south to a small suburb called Alhambra. I am 3rd generation American with German and...
Ishmael Beah was a twelve year old boy who lived in Sierra Leone and his life was about to change when the novel begins. The book starts in 1993 when Ishmael’s village is attacked by rebels. The book then covers the next three years of Ishmael’s life. The story takes place all over Sierra...
suburbia, to how the American dream came to mean fame and fortune. The truth is that our founders got it right; life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness is the American dream.
During the Great Depression the American dream was a nightmare. In the 1930s the United States was experiencing the most...
The Sorrow of War
Bao Ninh’s The Sorrow of War is a novel that is a personal view of the Vietnam War from the perspective of a Vietnamese soldier. Like the American novel “The things they carried”, this novel brings about the effects of war on people, and especially how it defeats the human capacity...
Immigration from pre-1790 to 1930
by Annika Huber
Mary Sevilla Family History
during the Mexican revolution in 1915, Mary Sevilla’s family was in the crossﬁre her grandfather and his whole family was kidnapped since her grandfather was an artist,the revolutionaries wanted him to create the...
the fighting had occurred a far distance from many families, the “War of the Rebellion”, as it was officially named, had immense but different effects on northern and southern families. The men were the ones who participated in the war, but the families were the force that aided them and struggled to survive...
about their ideas how World War One impacted the people of America. The novels The Great Gatsby and Rats Saw God both show how a lost society can relate to people back then and people today. Many historical and political events have taken place during and after World War One, which caused a countless...
ONLY THE HEART
From the chaos and the fear of post-war Saigon, and the terror of pirates on the open ocean, to the triumph and tragedy of a new life, only the Heart, is the story of Toan and Linh, and a family that endures the nightmare, in search of the dream.
AUTHOR- brian caswell
the simple and fulfilling life of Kay Miniver and her family as they go through the struggles of WWII. Struther shows Mrs. Miniver's optimism and vitality despite the effects of the war on her family. A narrator, who watches the family through dialogue between the family and other characters, tells...
WORLD WAR II
After interviewing my Grandpa, William Herman, I found out what it was like during the time of World War II. My Grandpa was able to tell me some basic facts about life through the war. World War II took place during the time of the Great Depression. My Grandpa was thirteen years of age...
time for not only baseball would be America during and post World War II.
After making it through the Great Depression and the threat of German domination going on over in Europe, baseball at this point of time does not come to mind with all of the life events going on. But on that very fateful morning...
Life on the Home Front during World War II
Western Civilization II
The battle at Pearl Harbor was the main event that caused the United States to enter World War II, it started changing many lives and many actions were taken to help the nation’s...
truly be measured. The military lifestyle is a lifestyle that is always full of change. These changes include the change of duty station every three years. Currently, there is also the constant cycle of 15 month deployments. Which by themselves impose permanent physical, psychological and emotional changes...
During the course of Civil War people faced many different hardships and challenges. As the war began secessionist hopes were high and they had control over the unionist. However, as the war progressed this began to change. The men that fought for the Rebels were beginning...
the best strategist ever seen in any war, is a man of many faces. Lee lived a life at peace, at war, and as a Christian in an unsuitable world. Living at peace is hard enough in today’s society, let alone when a young nation is falling apart at its seams. In war, recognition is highly sought after for...
present at an undergraduate conference on “1950s Family Life.” You decide to submit a paper that will use the film Pleasantville as a case by which to show how films can depict particular values and norms of family life in this ‘golden era’ of the family. Use this essay to write the draft of your paper...
story as a nine-year old boy on his first day planting in the fields. His new position in the family gives him the honor of graduating to the adult table during meals. He is youthful and full of ideas and thoughts of his young mind. As the story progresses over the five years of the Civil War, his responsibilities...
How Did Women Contribute To World War 1
By: Jeff M. Lerio
Mrs. C. Lenz-Fabian
A Canadian woman plays an important role and contributions on the home front during the war years. They supported our country’s war efforts not only in traditional roles, but also in unprecedented...
Not most people know that families in the third world countries suffer from sexual abuse, HIV/AIDS, alcoholism and civil wars. In Uganda, there is a war going on between the Lord's Resistance Army and the Ugandan Government. The Lord’s Resistance Army is rebellious group from Northern Uganda that started...