Free Essays on Family Life During The War Years

  1. Women Contribute to World War 1

    How Did Women Contribute To World War 1 By: Jeff M. Lerio History 30 Mrs. C. Lenz-Fabian Nov.19,2012 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...

  2. A Long Way Gone: 4 Way Response

    Response 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...

  3. anne frank

     The Life of Anne Frank Jane Smith Mrs. Joyner Language Arts and Literature May 15, 2010 Outline 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...

  4. Civil War Homefront

    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...

  5. The Boom

    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...

  6. Across Five Aprils

    the civil war tears apart a family during the hard times of the civil war. The book Follows the life of Jethro Creighton, a young farm boy in rural Illinois as he grows from a protected and provided for nine year old, to a educated and responsible young adult during the chaos of the civil war. In the beginning...

  7. The Longterm Psychological Effects of War

    The long-term psychological effects of war Introduction When we examine the language of the military strategy, it is clear that what was intended was to deliberately inflict psychological...

  8. Aviation

    determined to change his status quo, that of the family and a defender of the nation he loves. This is a man who overcame many hurdles to achieve heroic triumphs. Born of poor Mexican Emigrants, the young Acosta did not get the opportunity to have the finest in life but his determination pushes him up the rungs...

  9. anne frank

    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...

  10. Abraham Lincoln

    Presidents this country has ever had. Not only did he help bring an end to slavery, he also helped mend the war torn feelings between the Union and the Confederacy after the conclusion of the Civil War. He was responsible for reuniting and reconstructing America, and leading the way for his successors to...

  11. My Brother Sam Is Dead

    Meeker. It recounts the hardships endured by Tim and his family during the Revolutionary War. When Tim's older brother Sam joins the rebel forces, it impacts the rest of his family who wish to remain neutral and/or avoid war with England. Tim's family is Anglican and thus loyal to the Church of England;...

  12. The Nuclear Family

    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...

  13. The Lost Generation

    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...

  14. Creative Writing on Change

    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...

  15. Lee-Jackson Essay Contest

    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...

  16. How far did the Second World War affect family life in Britain between 1939 and 1945?

    Family life in 1938 would have been ordinary for most; some of the older generation would be recovering from the First World War, others would just have been born or starting school and the adults would be doing their day-to-day, unknowing. Then, on the 3rd January 1939, at 11:15am, Neville Chamberlain...

  17. Ruth Hartz

    still living with the consequences of World War II, the most titanic conflict in history. 70 years ago on September 1st 1939, Germany invaded Poland without warning sparking the start of World War II. By the evening of September 3rd, Britain and France were at war with Germany and within a week, Australia...

  18. Mrs. Miniver

    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...

  19. Happy Days

    positive and negative. The decade had its downfalls, but they were nothing compared to the improvement of life in all aspects. The economy was booming, making families feel more stable then they had in years. There was also a boost of science and technology. There were medical advances, at this time, including...

  20. Uganda War

    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...

  21. Week 1: Assignment: Journal Entry

    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...

  22. Comparison Paper Final

    Concept of Love in Times of War The books, Night by Elie Wiesel and The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, exemplify the life of families living in war. Wiesel discussed his own experience in concentration camps with his fellow Jews. Zusak used “Death” as a narrator to talk about the life of a foster girl, Liesel...

  23. Anne Frank: the Diary of a Young Girl

    and translated by B. M. Mooyaart. It is the story of a 13-year-old Jewish girl and her family who are forced into hiding by the Nazis during World War II The book is written over a two-year period, tells about her life while she and her family are in hiding in Holland. On her birthday she received a...

  24. Leaving My Country

    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...

  25. “Safe Places” and What They Meant to the German People During World War Ii.

    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...

  26. Ww2

    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...

  27. Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt

    civil war tears apart a family during the hard times of the civil war. There were 239 pages it this story. The book follows the life of Jethro Creighton, a young farm boy in rural Illinois as he grows from a protected and provided for nine year old, to a educated and respectable young adult during the...

  28. A Year in the South Book Review

    Name Class Teacher Date 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...

  29. History

    Life on the Home Front during World War II Tyler Pappas Western Civilization II Professor Wade December 10th,2013 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...

  30. Vietnam War

    Chapter 10: A Generation in War and Turmoil: The Agony of Vietnam It has been known that the Vietnam War affected many American soldiers who were involved in the war physically and psychologically. The Vietnam War was one of the most memorable wars in history. Many Americans' lives lost for...