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...
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...
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...
Functionalism – Early 1800’s.
Family life during the early 1800’s children as young as 6 year olds started to work in a mill, factory or a farm. The women were treated as slaves and were controlled by the male characters in their lives. First it would be their fathers...
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...
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...
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...
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...
More and more marriages are ending in divorce, whereas back during World War II, the marriage rates were at an all-time high. The marriage rate in the United States dipped during the Depression, and then peaked sharply just after World War II. The divorce rate has risen since the 1920’s; it peaked...
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...
Background of the author
Fritz Vincken tried to find the seven soldiers after the war. It wasn't until the story was featured on a March 1995 "Unsolved Mysteries" television episode that Vincken learned about a man at Northampton Former Honolulu baker Fritz Vincken died Dec. 8 in Oregon, 16 days before...
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...
Vietnam War: 1955-1975
The Vietnam War was highly controversial throughout the world it was one of the most recent wars as it occurred between 1955-1975 this was primarily a civil war until the United States got involved this in turn pulled several other countries into the midst of the war. This was...
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...
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...
Job Opportunities for Women during World War II
During World War II there were many job opportunities for women. The war opened new doors during a time of depression. As husbands, fathers, sons, and brothers went to fight in the war the women went to work at factories, offices, and even...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Times, Bad Times” is about the contrast between the ways typical working Germans perceived the years before and during Hitler’s appointment as Chancellor, his rise to dictator, and during and after and World War II. The article cites a survey conducted by the Institut für Demoskopie (Public Opinion Institute)...
"The Spirit of Hope" A Family's Triumph
Over A Storm Of Evil!
This is a true story of a family whose lives were turned upside down with uncertainty as the
struggled to survive each passing day during a dark, despairing time of utter chaos. It is a
heroic account of hope and a father's determination...
Throughout history and cultures, children have been extensively involved in military campaigns. The earliest mention of witch was before the Middle Ages during the age of antiquity. Today it is estimated that 300,000 children under the age of 18 are involved in more than 30 combat associated conflicts through...
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...
America. They were also a major part of the American Civil War. The moment they got off the ship there were union recruiters. There is perhaps no other ethnic group so closely identified with the Civil War years and the immediate aftermath of the war as Irish Americans. Of those Irish who came over much later...
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...
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...