“Girding for War: The North and the South 1861-1865”
I. the menace of secession
A. What were the key assertions Lincoln voiced in his inaugural address of March, 1861?
He said splitting the country up is not possible because geographic reasons.
B. If/when the South seceded, what issued remained...
did the US lose the war in Vietnam?
Answer with reference to the concept of insurgency/guerrilla warfare.
The longest war in the history of the United States of America has taken place in Vietnam during the Cold War. “The US fear of a communist Europe led them to intervene in a war that was not seen...
When the Civil War began in 1861, the issue of slavery was not the central focus of the war effort on the side of the Union. While it was still important to many in the North, the main war aim of the Union side was to preserve the Union and make sure it remained intact. As the war dragged on and more...
To what extent was World War II Hitler`s war?
The second World War can be considered “Hitler`s war” due to Adolf Hitlers responsibility and actions that caused the war. He had an enormous impact and role on many events such as secretly increasing the size fo the army,which made World War 2 possible...
is King,” Document Library, March 4, 1858) The Confederates have their advantages and weaknesses in their economy, diplomacy, and military and so do the Union. However, the Confederacy stood above the Union with their advantages of the southern states. They were determined to protect their laws to maintain...
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...
How competitors affect competitive advantage of Pepsi
Pepsi is one of the world’s top carbonated drink company established in 1893. Today it has grown into a multibillion company which produces some of the most popular soft drinks, cereals and franchise eateries (Our History 2011). But Pepsi, like...
The Cold War
A. The Problems of Peace
a. Germany was practically in ruins due to the war ending in Europe; consequently, the Allies had begun to plan for Germany’s future and agreed on several major issues.
i. Allies agreed to temporarily divide Germany into four zones of occupation...
ever made successful war against a
nation of mechanics
You are bound to fail." Union officer William Tecumseh Sherman to a Southern friend.
"Why did the North win the Civil War?" is only half of a question by itself, for the other half is "Why did the South lose the Civil War?" To this day historians...
3. To what extent can the Spanish Civil War be considered both a national and international conflict?
One of the biggest civil wars, the Spanish Civil War, can be considered both a national and international conflict. The main reasons for its outbreak, as well as the goals of both sides during the...
“Julius Caesar”, a play created by William Shakespeare revolves around the assassination of Caesar and the ensuing civil war. Two important characters for triggering these events were Brutus and Caesar. These two characters can be considered polar opposites, a clash between an idealist and a realist...
of Wellington, whose father had vanquished Napoleon, greeted Grant as a military genius, the primary architect of Union victory in the American Civil War. Parading English workers hailed him as the man whose military prowess had saved the world’s leading experiment in democratic government and as a Hero...
Initial German Advantage
In the beginning of the Second World War, Germany seemingly had an advantage economically over its opponents, at least militarily speaking. Adolf Hitler had earlier converted a portion of Germany's economic sector to producing the armaments necessary for waging war. Germany had...
The Crimean war (1854-1856) demonstrates fundamental changes in the nature of warfare.
* Identify the ways in which wars were changing with examples (tactical implications of the changes)
* Explain root causes of these changes
The Crimean war demonstrated the fundamental changes in the nature...
Explain what the Nazis made of the Reichstag fire in the 1933 election campaign?
Hitler took advantage of the fire to get majority in the march 1933 elections. He wanted to get rid off opponents, and to gain more power to do so.
The Nazis took the fire to there full advantage, in order...
and interpretting the events of the Cold War and its origin. Generally, it is understood there are three main categories an historian may fall in to: a 'Realist', 'Liberal', or 'Critical' approach. To compare Realist and Liberal understandings of the Cold War with those of Critical understandings it...
in the Middle East was a intercrural but one of the war that lead up to the Afghanistan and the second Iraq war in the Middle east. The first war that fueled the conflict was operation Desert Storm Desert Shield.The Desert Storm Desert Shield war started when saddam hussein Invaded the small country...
If war is necessary, it is a necessary evil. Its evil is sometimes concealed for a time by its glamour and excitement but when war is seen in its reality, there is a little glory about it. At its best, it is hideous calamity. It brings in awful loss of life. In recent great wars, millions of men, women...
military justified their reasons for military action in Iraq in 2003.
First of all, what does Herman and Chomsky mean by ‘manufacturing consent’? In primitive terms it means creating public acceptance to go to war.
" Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the (U.S.) media." 
To what extent was a Nationalist victory in the Spanish civil war inevitable?
The Spanish civil war broke out in 1936 due to many factors. The Nationalist were likely to win the war due to Franco, as he was able to resolve the tension among the factions on the Nationalist side and also they he the support...
1. Be careful about misreading your competitors’ actions Often price wars are started due to misreading competitors’ actions or intentions. The results can be a downward spiral in prices that ruins profitability. In the packaged goods industry, a company recently discovered the cost...
The Civil War and Appalachian Geography
Did Appalachian geography have an effect on the civil war?
Every major war in history has two things in common: a winner and a loser. There are many factors of war that decide the winner and the loser, some going unnoticed. The geography of a war has an impacting...
The Revolutionary War
American Public University
HIST 101 B018
November 15, 2014
During the American Revolution approximately one percent of the American population died. Though the number does not seem vast if we compare it to the population of...
Seven Years’ War
Many eighteenth-century Americas spent their time raising families and crops, making agricultural popular in the south and industry prominent in the north. Within these early eighteenth-century colonies where I live there is much diversity with the immigrant peoples living here...
Civil War Paper
March 3, 2013
Historian Shelby Foote said:
Any understanding of this nation has to be based . . . on an understanding of the Civil War. . . . The Civil War defined us as what we are, and it opened us to being what we became...
Spies in the Cold War
Spies had a great role in the cold war, a lot of spies were in different areas to find out what other countries were doing or planning to do to then bring back the information to the country they were working for. There were many types of espionage in the cold war for different countries...
and just kicked you out of it? Well that is just what we are doing to Mexican settlers in California and New Mexico, if we go to war with them. I have some persuasive reasons why we shouldn’t. My first reason is that I don’t think Mexico is ready for war. They have just gained their independence from Spain;...
The Civil War is a dark mark on America's History, that helped define who we are today. Brothers fighting brothers, fathers fighting sons, and families devastated over a fear of change and compromise. Change, compromise, and leadership are all needed for a nation to succeed, but is bloodshed necessary...
The Second Anglo-Dutch War
The Second Anglo-Dutch War lasted from around the years 1665 to 1667. Unlike the First Anglo-Dutch War, which was fought under the leadership of Cromwell from 1652 to 1654, the Second Anglo-Dutch War was fought under the leadership of Charles II after...
important change in lives and attitudes of British people towards the Great War during the years 1914-1920?
Important shifts took place regarding the emotions and attitudes of the British people towards the Great of war of 1914. Feelings of patriotism were replaced with feelings of distress...
Feminist Perspective on War
A feminist perspective on war is useful because it sheds lights onto the struggles and hardships that both young and older women experience. A feminist perspective is geared more onto shading a light on the experiences of women; not just as victims but as...
War with Iraq: Is it necessary for War?
As the United States has increased its stature as a democratic imperialistic super power, so has the threat to its nation’s security both to its citizens and its military. The events of September 11th changed the way Americans viewed the world. We once thought...
War is Sometimes Necessary
The purpose of this essay is to show that war is sometimes necessary to resolve conflicts. I am going to show this by analyzing Eli Weisel’s claim that war is sometimes necessary when a group is being oppressed. I will then discuss Wesley K. Clark and his belief that...
To what extent was the growth of democracy in Britain after 1860 due to social and economic change?
“Parliamentary reform was largely a reflection of changes in the economic and social structure of the country.” (D. G. Wright ‘Democracy and Reform’.)The industrial revolution changed the way people...
The Art of War
In Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War”, Tzu illustrates the importance of all parts of war and essentially turning war into a form of art in which aspects must be fulfilled to become ‘graceful’ at war, so to speak. Although this text which was originally written in Chinese many hundreds...
believe war has caused too many deaths and has brought too much pain to families. War can only cause death and destruction right? How are we supposed to trust a government that solves conflicts with violence? War seems to have this never ending cycle to it, causing an uproar in society. What society...
World War II: The Loss of Human Value
With over 25 million deaths throughout the war, World War II was a very poorly thought out war (Wikipedia). Aside from the drastic numbers of battlefield causalities caused by the natural outcome of war, a near equal amount...
The Cold War and the United States Diplomacy
The Cold War and the United States Diplomacy
The Cold War was the state of military and political tension between Western countries, especially the United States, its NATO allies...
10 Day Unit Plan
Grand Canyon University: SED 444
September 28, 2014
This unit will focus on the Civil War and the different lessons that pertain to the history of the war. We will explore the different battles...
“The console wars”
We have analysed the game console industry with the help of game theory to try to understand the players, their strategies, industry dynamics and boundaries and to try to predict the eventual victor. While Nintendo had the clear first mover advantage with a long...
Primary Factors of the Great World War
On June 28, 1914, as the deafening sound of the gunshot that killed Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife echoed briskly throughout Sarajevo, the news of this unexpected assassination spread quickly throughout the world. Surprisingly, whether or not it was known...
industry total of stock are unsold .Honda’s simple and counterattack strategy such as massive price cuts continued to prosper during the motorcycles war. The Honda-Yamaha rivalry alarmed U.S manufacturer Harley-Davidson and Harley persuaded the U.S International Trade Commission (IT) to give it import...
A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF WAR
Written by Yuzheng Shao
Translated by Lisheng Wu
Air Force Command College
Volume Ⅰ. The Art of War………………………………………8
VolumeⅡ . Introduction
ChapterⅠ . General Introduction
shifted back in time to include more on the colonial period and much more on the prehistory of the Native peoples.
Indigenous people lived in what is now the United States for thousands of years before European colonists began to arrive, mostly from England, after 1600. The Spanish had small settlements...
Christianity preaches peace and loving your neighbor but for the history of christianity, there has been violence and war in its name. For Many years people have been killing other human beings in the name of christ or justifying their killings by saying that the war is in the name...
How far do you agree with the view that the development of the Cold War in the years 1945-8 owed more to Soviet expansionism than to USA’s economic interests?
The Cold War, dated from 1945 to 1991, was a sustained state of political and military tension between powers in the Western Bloc, dominated...
What was the political impact of the war?
The outbreak of war in August 1914 led to a wave of patriotism and anti-German feeling and all-party support for the Liberal government’s declaration of war. Until May 1915, Asquith attempted to conduct the war through existing structures of party government...
The Mexican War wasn't about the nation’s defense from the Mexican people as President Polk made it out to be, but it was more about expansion of the United States manifest destiny. President Polk deceived the people in believing that the Mexicans had invaded the territory and shed blood on the American...
in the history of America. As he writes, many people are unaware that the very first foreign war fought by Americans occurred in the region called the Barbary States, [Barbary Coast] and thus the Barbary War, of which there were actually two of them. Most importantly, Mr. Medved directly addresses and...
The Americans were brought into The Spanish and American War on February 15,1898. The Americans came into this war because a naval boat of ours called the Maine was blown up. On that boat, 327of our sailors were killed in the explosion. With this explosion, the navy used it by having a slogan ,"Remember...
The Civil War marked a defining moment in United States history. Long simmering sectional tensions reached a critical stage in 1860–1861 when eleven slaveholding states seceded and formed the Confederate States of America. Political disagreement gave way to war in April 1861, as Confederates insisted...
Before the United States went to war in Vietnam, there were many lessons they should have learned from the French defeat to the Vietminh. The only problem is between ignorance and greed they did not learn the lessons which were so obviously set before them.
both. Flames began to ignite when war between
the mother countries of England and France broke out. Tensions
increased when trading and rivalry between two colonies increased.
Soon war broke out and it became known as the French and Indian War.
Both sides had advantages and disadvantages and there were...
anger Mexico, because they had never officially recognized Texas' independence. Congress was concerned that annexation would start a war with Mexico. The possibility of war was not the only deciding factor, if Texas were to become a state, it would be a slave state. At the time, the United States had an...
To what extent would you consider the failure of the Provisional Government and the success of the Bolsheviks in October 1917 to be a direct consequence of Russia’s involvement in World War 1?
Russia’s involvement in World War One had been a topic of much bitterness within Russia for a number of years...
Boers have lost the Second Boer War if the British did not make use of concentration camps?
The second Boer War also known as the Anglo Boer War which started in October 1899 and ended with the signing of the Treaty of Vereenigingin in May 1902, the war was between the British Empire and...
The American Civil War
In 1860, arguably the world's greatest nation was locked in Civil War. The
war divided the country between the North (Union) and South (Confederate).
The war lasted five years and by 1865 the Confederate forces were truly
beaten. Out of this horrendous war though, where some...
To what extent is today’s world “borderless” and are the advantages of globalization diminishing for US.
Only a few decades ago the world was strictly divided according to each country’s economic development, domestic and foreign policy, religious and social differences. Most countries were following...
“In only twenty years there was a second world war. Why and how was this possible?”
World War 1, the war that would end all wars, that’s what people, thought at that time but little did they know World War 2 arrived 20 years later. There were many causes of WW2 but it is mutually agreed that...
The space race was an important aspect of the Cold War. Both the Soviet Union and the United States wanted to prove who the superior superpower was. Each had launched satellites with varying degrees of success until the U.S had ultimately landed on the moon.The space race was more than just space exploration...