Free Essays on Family Life During The War Years

  1. The Sorrow of War

    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...

  2. Cold War Interview

    2012 Block 5 Mrs. Hughes Cold War The cold war affected many countries and people. It lasted about 46 years and it had the most casualties. It worried and hurt millions of people world wide. There was so much that happened during the cold war. Throughout the war it seemed that people all around...

  3. 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...

  4. My Journey through Life

    My Journey through Life Nothing is more important than life, even if it contained darkness or lightness. Everyone on earth has a special life; your life is different from others. Life has a lot of good and bad things, a lot of fun and unhappy situations we face during our lives. My mother has always...

  5. Family as a Social Institution in Odyssey by Homer

    Family as a social institution in Odyssey by Homer One of the social institutions that play a very important role in the Odyssey by homer is the family. The importance of the family and home are highly extrapolated in this work of art, the main character, Odysseus really demonstrates the role of home...

  6. Kim Phuc- the Vietnam War

    Kim Phuc was abused during the Vietnam war in 1972. She saw fire around her everywhere from bombs that had gone off, there was fire all over her body and her clothes had been burnt off. She was only nine years old at the time. She thought from that point that she would be ugly and that everyone would...

  7. Hardships of the Irish Family

    Hardships of the Irish Family The hardships experienced by families have been the focus of many cinematic depictions of Irish history. After the Republic of Ireland was partitioned, families were forced to endure civil war, religious pressure, depression, poverty, and more. Surviving and persevering...

  8. Drug Wars

    1010 and College Government 19 December 2008 Drug Wars in Mexico September 2008, in a town called Morelia, Michoacán, a grenade attack took place where eight were killed and hundreds were injured, bringing the death toll this year to more than 3,700 people (Miller). This is just the latest...

  9. The Cold War

     The Cold War Kaplan University May 1, 2012 The Cold War The Cold War was unlike any other conflict the United States was a part of. This was not a war fought on a battlefield with soldiers and guns, but instead a conflict between countries whose relationship was severely strained. Although...

  10. life"s measurement

    Age is not only measured in years. Personally, I’m three houses, approximately 6,000 songs, and 1,825 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches old. I can also measure my life in trips to the airport. Each time I fly, one more trip documents my life. When I was six airport trips old, my mother, sister, and...

  11. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

    Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Prompt #8 People go through many changes throughout their life. They encounter many of these changes at an early age, theses encounters can change a person in many different ways. Louies life is like a rollercoaster, he has...

  12. The Life of Henry Knox

    The life of Henry Knox Early Life Henry Knox was born on July 25, 1750 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the seventh of ten children to William Knox and Mary Knox. In 1759 William Knox a migrant captain died at the age of fifty after suffering financial difficulties. Three years after the death...

  13. National Identity during Antebellum and Postbellum Period

    Joseph Sims Professor Gudgeirsson History 17A 12 May 2014 National Identity During The Antebellum Period Slavery is a practice that has been used since the dawn of time. Humans have always forced other humans to do different things: whether it is forced labor, forced child labor, forced marriage...

  14. War on Drug

    Running head: WAR AGAINST WOMEN The War on Drugs as a War against Black Women Rutgers University Abstract This paper explores the war on drugs and its effects on the African- American Female. The War on Drugs was implemented to curb the inflow of narcotics into the United States. The...

  15. Five-Year Plan

    History Essay: Soviet Union What were the effects of the Five Year Plan on Soviet industry in the years 1928-41? The First World War followed immediately by the Civil War had left Russia’s economy in a mess that few thought could be put right in a short-term period. However, Stalin’s main aim...

  16. The Daily Life of a Union Soldier

    set in stone. This was the root of the bloody Civil War. Millions of Americans enlisted in the army to support their beliefs and half of the nation. Soldiers faced harsh conditions not only on the battlefield, but also in their camps. The daily life of a Union soldier consisted of hours of drills, minimal...

  17. How War Traumatizes Individuals in the English Patient

    During war soldiers are seen fighting bravely for their countries. With the sound of shots and the pounding of missiles going off, lives are lost and conflicts are resolved. However, when the fighting seems to be over, for some, the memories of the affected individuals last a lifetime and its effects...

  18. An American Cult: Charles Manson and the Manson Family

    The Effects of an American Cult: Charles Manson and the Manson Family Abstract America’s foundation is based off of freedom. We generally have the right to do what we want, granted we don’t inflict any harm to any other individual. This includes having the control of our own thoughts and of the...

  19. 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...

  20. The impact of World War 1 on Japanese development in the early 20th century

    'Assess the impact of World War 1 on Japanese development in the early 20th century.'"World War 1 and its' aftermath, together with the great Tokyo earthquake of 1923, brought profound changes in social, intellectual, and urban consciousness." (Jansen 496)World War 1 caused many changes in the nation...

  21. Discrimination and the Family

    How Discrimination/Prejudice Affects Families Discrimination and prejudice can have a generational impact on families and family members. I believe that a person can experience discrimination and prejudice in many different ways during their lifetime and that these experiences can produce this generational...

  22. Industrial after the civil war

     Industrialization after the Civil War Industrialization after the Civil War was a period where Industrial city were being built, there was jobs for people and the political aspect was having corruption. In my paper I am going to discuss the three major aspects of the Industrial Revolution and how...

  23. Vietnam War

    Responses to communism: How did Australia respond to the threat of communism after World War II? (Syllabus Question) Australia’s response to the threat of communism in Asia after WWII included: Korean War ANZUS Treaty (1951) SEATO Alliance (1954) Australia’s response to the threat of communism...

  24. Scholarship Essay - My Family Background

    2010 Title: My Family Background Product. Prompt: How has your family background affected the way you see the world? I am the product of my family’s influence and background. The way I view the world has been molded and shaped by my siblings, parents, grandparents, and extended family members. My...

  25. How Have War Memorials Changed over Time and What Does This Tell Us About Wider Societal Attitudes to the Commemoration of Warfare and Its Victims?

    The twentieth century, the century of total war, of industrial warfare and of conscript armies, has left behind survivors and later generations who engage time and again in memorialisation and acts of remembrance as commemoration. In combatant countries there is a proliferation of memorials; memorial...

  26. Horrors of War

    |Explain how R.C Sherriff conveys the horrors of war to the audience of “Journey’s End” | | | |English | |...

  27. This essay in on "Paul's changes through out all Quiet on the Western Front" describing traits of Paul Baumer that changed during the war.

    am twenty years old; yet I know no thing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow...." said by Paul Baumer during his time at war in All Quiet on the Western Front. This quote represents how the war changed Paul's view and attitude toward life. Paul, a...

  28. The Life and Legacy of Thomas Jefferson

    of man” (Whitney 27). This quote from Thomas Jefferson which is carved on his memorial in Washington, D.C., is the philosophy by which he lived his life. Jefferson is a truly iconic figure through American history, he has helped pave the way for America as we live in it today. He was a firm advocate...

  29. war crimes

    War Crimes War Crimes are some of the worst crimes that have occurred over the course of history. A war crime is any of various crimes, such as genocide or the mistreatment of prisoners of war, committed during a war and considered in violation of rules of warfare. War crimes are...

  30. internal effects of children after war

    A Look at the Internal Impact of War on Children and Possible Psychological: View from a Terror Management Perspective Olivia Daskaloff University of New York in Prague To understand the impact of war, it helps to look at the underpinnings from which war come from. Psychologists have examined...

  31. Women In The Civil War

    Civil War Submitted By: Tierahnee Balfour History 2010 Enhanced Mrs. Teresa Prober 19 October 2012 It is an accepted convention that the Civil War was a man’s fight, but to the women in that time period, it was not. Many women sacrificed their lives to fight for their family and for...

  32. Benny the War in Europe

    Benny, the War in Europe, and Myerson’s daughter Bella This short story takes place in Montreal in a Jewish family. It begins during WW2 and continues 5-10 years. It appears to be a small and mainly poor working class community. Benny’s family seems to be wanting more from life, especially his father...

  33. Life span development

    ORDER TO UNDERSTAND change over time in patterns of individual and family development, social historians have made extensive use of three important analytical constructs: the life stages, the family cycle, and the life course. The life stages such as infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old...

  34. woman who has made significant contributions to the field of psychology between the years 1850 and 1950

    spoke of her feelings of rivalry against her older sister Sophie, being labeled the beautiful Freud child and Anna being labeled the brains of the family. The bond with Anna's mother Martha was strained as Anna and her siblings were mostly raised by their nanny, Jose fine Cihlarz. Anna completed her...

  35. View of War in All My Sons

    play by Arthur Miller, tells predominantly the story of the Kellers. This play takes place after World War II, in the year 1947. It is a criticism of the “American Dream,” which can be defined as a life of personal happiness and material comfort as traditionally sought by those in the U.S. The pursuit of...

  36. Women During the Civil War

    Women During the Civil War " ‘I want something to do…' ‘Write a book,' Qouth the author of my being. ‘Don't know enough, sir. First live, then write.' ‘Try teaching again,' suggested my mother. ‘No thank you, ma'am, ten years of that is enough.' ‘Take a husband like my Darby, and fulfill your mission...

  37. Religion in the Irish Life

    Religion in Irish Life Religion is a specific fundamental set of beliefs or practices; however the definition is not an absolute one. Generally, when the topic of religion is brought up, the prevalent ones (i.e. Christianity, Buddhism, ect.) or perhaps even atheism are discussed. In Ireland today...

  38. Robert Ross - Tragic Hero ("The Wars").

    Since man has walked on earth, he had always been in conflict with himself and other human beings. For thousands of years, there have been many furious battles fought among rival groups over different issues that seemed big at that time. The end results of each of the conflicts were always pretty much...

  39. The Frank Family

    The Frank family all began in the German city of Frankfurt-am-Main in the early 17th century. Otto Frank, her father, came from a prosperous family, and at age twenty moved to America and worked at Macy’s, the famous department store. When his father died he moved back to Germany and worked at an engineering...

  40. The Lives of Civil War Soldiers

    The Civil War was a war that was between both the Union and Confederacy. The Civil War lasted for 4 years. The war started when South Carolina seceded from the Union and attacked Ft. Sumter. The Confederacy consisted of Eleven slave states led by Jefferson Davis and the Union was led by Abraham Lincoln...

  41. Life Magazine Womens History

    Life Magazine Jan-June 1943 History of Women in the United States Paper #1 04/29/08 The date 1943 conjures up many images from History. Swastikas, Adolph Hitler, war aircraft, and tanks are only a few...

  42. Children During the Holocaust

     Children during the Holocaust were prime targets that Hitler took advantage of and were killed just because they were Jewish. Unlike adults Children had very little chance of coming out of the war safe and unharmed. Children were ripped from their mother’s arms screaming and were thrown into the gas...

  43. Thoughts on War

    The debate has raged for years about war and its affect on humanity. Is it necessary for cultural change? Is war something that should be avoided at all cost? These questions are just a couple of the thousands of questions surrounding the topic of war. I believe that war is directly related with death...

  44. Roles of Important Women During the Civil War

    played an important role during the American Civil War but it wasn't until 100 years afterwards that they received recognition. Even today history books skip over the important roles women had during the Civil War. Wives, mothers, daughters, and grandmothers impacted the War both at home and on the battlefield...

  45. Disabled War Heroes, True Heroes or Not?

    DISABLED WAR HEROES, TRUE HEROES OR NOT? Since the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom that began in March 20 2003, the United States government has been struggling with the social and public health crisis among U.S Veterans, which is destroying the balance between social harmony and global endeavor. ...

  46. 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...

  47. Life of Burrhus Frederic Skinner

    Frederic Skinner, more commonly known as B.F. Skinner, was born on 20 March, 1904 in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania. He was born into a middle class family where his home life was considered “warm and stable” (Barash, 2005). His father was a young lawyer working his way to the top while his mother was a housewife...

  48. Boys and Girls at War with Love and Hate

    Since the beginning of time there has been “war”. With war come those who support it and those who do not. There are many ways to define “war” and many arguments for both sides of war. The word war cannot just simply be defined in one sentence, and its meaning cannot be expressed in only...

  49. Domestic Changes After Cold War

    The Cold War, lasting from 1945 to 1991, was a period of time where the United States undertook a numerous amount of social, physical, and domestic changes. As the nations economy prospered due to the war, the citizens grew more comfortable with certain social modifications. In other words, the American...

  50. Change in the Nuclear Family

    Evolution of the American Family Structure from WWII to Present Day Everyone on the planet has a family, but not everyone sees eye to eye about what constitutes as a “real” family. Since WWII, the structure of the American family has been constantly changing. The “normal” American family is known as the nuclear...

  51. how did the civil war affect the south

    States. In April 1861 Confederate soldiers attacked the Union's Fort Sumter in South Carolina. Before anyone knew it, The Civil War had begun. During the and after the war the South was affected in many ways including politically, geographically, economically, and socially. Most of the battles were...

  52. Universal Family Theme in Art History

    Theme of Family Mother & Child There are many definitions of family. I prefer the definition I found at “brainyquote.com”: Those who descend from one common progenitor; a tribe, clan, or race; kindred; house; as, the human family; the family of Abraham; the father of a family. I prefer...

  53. 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...

  54. Rationing During World War Ii

    Rationing During World War II 30 March, 2012 Rationing During World War II Rationing is defined as a fixed allowance of provisions of food, especially for soldiers or sailors or for civilians during a shortage (dictionary.com). In 1942 a rationing system began to guarantee minimum amounts of things...

  55. The Wars of Roses

    The Wars of the Roses were a series of bloody dynastic civil wars between supporters of the rival houses of Lancaster and York, for the throne of England. They are generally accepted to have been fought in several spasmodic episodes between 1455 and 1487 (although there was related fighting both before...

  56. War 1

    people hear the word, “war”, many people view war as an organized army of men and women who have responsibilities to carry out such as defending the nation they are fighting for, and eliminating hostile threats. These people could be considered as being on the defensive side of war. However, there is another...

  57. Women in World War I

    Women in World War I On June 28, 1914, Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austrian-Hungarian and his wife Sophie were assassinated. A month later World War I was declared, which changed women’s lives forever. Most of Europe became involved right away, sending soldiers to battle for their country. When...

  58. The Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War Since the beginning of time the man’s lust for power, greed, and money has lead people into wars. There were also times where people fought for their freedom, for their rights and other noble causes. United States has seen its share of wars, and the most significant has been...

  59. Manson Family

    The year is 1967 and Charles Milles Maddox, later to become known as Charles (Charlie) Manson is released from Terminal Island Penitentiary in California after serving a 7-year sentence for forging cheques and pimping. He claims to be a Scientologist and has adopted some of the teachings of L. Ron Hubbards’...

  60. Major life Events of Abraham Lincoln

    Book #1 Major life Events of Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809, the second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Lincoln in the Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kentucky. Thomas was a strong and determined pioneer who found...