Slavery was the main reason why the Confederacy and the Union went to war back in 1860. After reading about this monumental event in our country’s history I have been able to find two other differences that the two regions of our country had. These were very significant in the times that they were...
Living in this cruel world today, there are not many things that are for certain. It’s scary
to watch the news and hear about wars, shootings and bombings. It makes it very difficult to
walk through the halls to class, through the food court at the mall, and even going to the movie
Why did the US lose the war in Vietnam?
When the year 1973 came around, the most powerful economic and military force America, were being forced to come to terms with the fact that they had suffered defeat in their war in Vietnam. Despite the vast gulf in financial and military prowess which swung...
Why did civil war break out in 1642?
Why did civil war break out? Well for about 17 years parliament and king Charles 1 hadn’t been getting on well and it didn’t help that parliament hadn’t really got on with Charles’ dad James 1 or Charles’ close advisors. They mainly got on each other’s nerves...
America a huge margin believed in using torture during the war to gather intel. Half of the participants even accepted rape of a prisoner to be acceptable. I choose this topic mainly because I have to write a report on it in my peace and war in the 21st century class and I now feel quite knowledgeable...
Estonia and Tuva. Some territories were annexed to the USSR, such as West Ukraine and West Belorussia, Baltics, Bessarabia and North Bukovina, the Tuvan People`s Republic, Transcarpathian region . The collapse of the USSR occurred due to the processes of system disintegration, which were happening in national...
All Quiet on the Western Front
People go to war for many valid reasons, but many ultimately join because they are ignorant to the horrors that accompany war. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque clarifies that people are immensely patriotic so they feel the need to contribute...
A War Not Worth Fighting
“We say to George Bush, as Canadians: Read our Canadian lips. We say peace. Not war” (Former NDP Leader Jack Layton). Staying out of the 2003 War in Iraq was a good decision for Canada. This was a good choice for...
Why Nations Go To War
In John Stoessinger’s work on “Why Nations go to War” he examines ten wars that have occurred since 1914 and the one currently taking place today. These wars include World War One, World War Two, Korean War, Vietnam War, Yugoslavian War, Indo-Pakistani War, Arab-Israel War, Iran-Iraq...
hy people go to war?
People go to war for the following reasons:
- economic reasons
- natural resources
- more land
- expand its power on territory control
- dragged into war due to alliance
There are so many reason's why countries go to war the worst part about it is that known are good,...
WHY NATIONS GO TO WAR
John G. Stoessinger
WHY NATIONS GO TO WAR is a unique book and a product of reflection by author, Dr. John G. Stoessinger. First published in 1978, its Eleventh Edition with additions came out in 2010.
It is built around ten case studies, culminating...
In the recent war with Iraq Americans wants to really know why did the United States go to war with Iraq? There are several conclusions that people have come to. Some of the main reasons that the United States went to war with Iraq was because of the belief that Saddam Hussein was harboring terrorists...
On Love and War
It is evident that the Civil War was affected by such things as politics, the opinion of the
civilians and most of all, slavery. But what about such things as love and heartbreaks? It is
extremely difficult to think about problems that seem so minor compared to the major problem ...
Why did people go on crusades?
In 1095, Pope Urban II called for an army to go to the Holy Land, Jerusalem. This was what was later known as the ‘First Crusade’. A crusade is a religious war or a war mainly motivated by religion. The first crusade consisted of 10’s of thousands of European Christians...
General James Longstreet has been referred to as Lee’s Old War Horse, Old Pete, and Old Gloomy Pete, but there have been other names that have been used for him such as scapegoat, scalawag, Judas, or traitor. Civil War soldiers have condemned Longstreet for his actions at the battlefield of Gettysburg...
we Stay or Should we Go
"Does war bring out the worst in men, or does the worst in men bring on war?"
The afghanistan war has been going on for ten years, has been over for two, and is the longest war the United States has ever been in. So the question is, "why are we still there?"...
By Tan Kabra
April 29th, 2009
Why Countries Go To War
There are many reasons why countries go to war. One country may want to go to war to take revenge on something that another country or countries did to them. Germany, for example, wanted to take revenge on the rest of the...
Warfare of World War 1
Page 2: Introduction
Page 3: Why did WW1 start?
Page 4: Alliances, The Schlieffen Plan and why it went wrong
Pages 5-9: Trench warfare
Pages 10-11: Weapons
Pages 12-14: Changes in WW1
Page 14-15: Battles on the Sea and in the Sky
Page 16: Russia joining...
paper: War versus Peace
Should the United States have gone to war in Iraq? The United States has been in a war with Iraq for over a decade. They say they are in it for the protection of the American people. There are three groups of people whose decisions should be taken into consideration. People who...
stable nation. There are many people in this nation that 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...
According to Hitler, why must Germany resort to war, and under what circumstances should Germany go to war?
Adolf Hitler was the Chancellor for Nazi Germany. Under his regime the world entered the era of history known as World War II and the signs of this war were first shown in this document known...
‘People should never go to war’, discuss.
‘People shouldn’t go to war’ this statement is important as it is a contradicting point in the bible and is a question asked by many people as it addresses several moral issues for Christians.
Christians who think that we should never go to war and agree...
Why fighting when there is communication
War is always a matter of doing evil in the hope good may come of it. While the killing of a person is a crime and it’s punishable, but indeed war is not even though thousands of innocents die for it. War is something that happens...
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; they are still in the process of...
Is Iraq a Just War? With the always looming possibility that the draft may be started again someday in the near we must begin to think what we will do if this possibility becomes a reality. The Just-War theory is a very good guideline available to us and may be used to assist in our own decision making...
Why the US Should Not Have Joined the Great War
In the early 1900's, Europe went into a great war due to the MAIN causes of militarism, alliances, imperialism, and nationalism. The United States managed to stay out of the war and remained neutral for three years all the while selling weaponry to...
Why Did the World Go to War in 1914?
Why did Europe go to war in 1914?
The ‘Great War’ of 1914-1918 became the first war anyone had ever seen of its kind, not only that, but it was the First World War. It did not, however, begin as a world war. It started in Europe for several reasons.
Why Go To War
When We Cold Just Play Sports
SSC 200, Social Sciences and Contemporary America
September 25, 2013
Why Go To War, When We Could Just Play Sports
I have been trying to find my personal connection to globalization issues...
immigrate to Australia because of the war in Afghanistan and as they did it illegally they were put in a detention centre in Western Australia. In this journal entry I will be focusing on immigration and the reasons why people immigrate and the effects it has on people.
Illegal immigration occurs when...
Why Nations go to War Review
Why do notions go to war? What is the reasoning behind their actions? John G. Stoessinger analyzes these questions in his book, Why Nations go to War. Stoessinger believes that to understand the war, you must understand the leaders of the war. When you understand...