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...
on the damage war does to people that war is still glorious? Posters, advertisements and even books show war to be heroic, amazing and in some ways a holiday. I mean if you were homeless and got told you could be covered for the rest of your life in both health and riches you’d go to war, however let...
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...
War Is Never Justified
War is never justified, this is a very diverse topic seeing as there can be so many
opinions about it. I feel that war is never justified regardless of its purpose. There is no
correct meaning for taking another human life, let alone taking thousands. War can never...
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...
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...
The objective of this paper is to ascertain public understanding of the Cold War. Three people have been questioned for this interview project, each from different backgrounds and generations. Each were asked the same questions and some of their answers were similar when it came to the basics, but...
Why did the US enter the Vietnam War?
The Vietnam War was fought during the cold war on 1 November 1955 - 30 April 1975. The Vietnam War was a war fought between the North and South Vietnam mainly, but in later year the US would join in to help South Vietnam ward off the communist mind of Ho Chi Minh...
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...
War in Iraq
The war in Iraq was one of the worst things the American people have undertaken in a long time. They had no reason to invade Iraq except for the idea that the Iraqis had nuclear weapons of mass destruction. At least that was their stated motivation for going into Iraq.
First of all...
Covering the War on Marijuana
Com 318: Concepts in Mass Media
The “war” of legalizing marijuana has been on-going since the early 20th century. Marijuana, also referred to as cannabis, is the most commonly used drug in the United States, according to the National Institute...
Why Study Philosophy?
What does it mean to be a wise person and to make wise decisions? (For example: You are planning to start your own business after you graduate from KIMEP and in doing so you know that you will need a financial partner in order to get things going. A close friend recommends...
Consequences of the Vietnam War
Loss Of innocence
In ‘Born on the fourth of July’ we meet Kovic, who before the war, believes in God and the government. He believes the words spoken by President John F. Kennedy: “ Ask Not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country....
1. According to Albom’s story what do most people think about Heaven? Describe what Albom’s heaven is like.
According to Albom, everyone has a different view as to what Heaven it is. They each have a different “background” that represents that one period of time or that one place that they would love...
joined World War I in 1914. Although it was a war focused in Europe, the Australian government at the time decided that it should help and defend the ‘Mother Country’, Britain. This was Australia’s main reason for involvement in World War I. Although many Australians objected to joining the war, majority...
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...
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...
Charlie Wilson’s War
Directed by Mike Nichols
1. Framing of the movie:
A. How has the director chosen to frame the movie? What is the opening scene and the closing scene?
The director attempts to get the United States Congress to begin funding and educating the Afghan people following the...
Why do those who are stronger have a natural right to dominate those who are weaker? Imagine a world, where you have to listen to the strong and listen to the weak. Only the strong can stop you from what your hearts desire. The world would be catastrophic because of how the government and the president...
‘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...
2nd Draft – Should Other Countries Pull Out of the Iraqi War?
17th of July 2009
By Christina Kolding 10W
I strongly believe that other countries (such as the US, UK, Germany and Italy) should pull out all their troops from Iraq. I believe this because if we leave Iraq alone, the conflicts would...
There are many reasons to why Australian’s went to war in the 1914; everyone had different reasons for applying for this life- threatening job. Some went for the thrill, to get a job, to get away from the drought and some people even had war fever. On the other hand, some people went because they felt like...
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...
Iraq War: War or Occupation?
The Iraq War, also known as the Second Gulf War or the Occupation of Iraq, is an military campagin which began on March 20, 2003 with the Invasion of Iraq, now led by troops from the united states and United Kingdom.
The main question people ask is how and...
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.
The text deals with a brand new kind of Tourism – War Tourism. Our society has changed and some people want another kind of Holliday than the generally popular and common charter-Holliday. These people are not youngsters but frequently adult which apparently want some other experiences....
freedoms, rights, and equality for everyone no matter who they are. This country is plagued by a few things though, one of them being racism. Racist people are everywhere, from schools to offices, from the streets to grocery stores. Racism is not a good thing and is the reason I am writing this report...
Reflection Paper 1: Just War
Many people ponder to the question: when is war just? We also ponder if war is necessary and when is it necessary and if there are other ways to settle the discrepancy. Throughout time war has brought on a lot of pain, pressure and countless number of casualties. And...
just been flying planes for a few short years. My uncle Bill had joined the Airforce when he graduated college in the mid fifties and fought in Vietnam War. He had flown fighter planes all throughout his time over there so he had experience under his belt. He came home to see Michael, who was excited to...
The Holy War Crusade of Middle Europe
Why is the idea of the Holy War in Middle Eastern Europe so important to the people that lived there? The peasants and villagers that lived in those regions didn’t ask for the Holy War, but when it came it was a force to...
to being the leading cause for the American Civil War. Slavery was a major political issue during the 19th century ultimately ripping the United States of America into three sects. People who believed that slavery was just and supported the idea, people who believed that slavery was wrong and inhumane...
Why did the Greeks go west?
• Around 1200 BCE, the ancestors of the Greeks, the Mycenaeans discovered what we now know as Italy and Sicily
• They traded with the nomadic people who lived there, until a dark age set upon their civilization
• All memories of Italy were transformed...
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...
Case Study: George Plimpton
WORLD WAR ONE CASE STUDY: GEORGE PLIMPTON
Q1) What should George do? ...
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...
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:
ANZUS Treaty (1951)
SEATO Alliance (1954)
Australia’s response to the threat of communism...
War in Afghanistan and Iraq
The United States of American is the greatest country in the world and because of that, the attraction for terrorism is always a concern. On September 11, 2001, the concern became reality when the world trade centers were attacked by terrorists and as a result, thousands...
span of the Vietnamese war, 2.5 million people died, and millions more displaced. More bombs were dropped than all of World War II, and over one quarter of Vietnam's forests were killed by Agent Orange. No war has divided the American public like the Vietnam War.The American people wanted nothing to do...
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...
Holy War Essay
Holy war. How can the word holy be put together with the word war? In the Old Testament though, holy war is presented in such a good light. You were going to war for Yahweh’s command. Holy war was only engaged when Yahweh summons Israel to war. Holy war was initiated when something...
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...
Why did war break out in 1914
The War of 1914-18 began in August 1914. There are various reasons as to why the war started, and everyone has been debating what the main cause was for years.
3 fuses – empire, an arms race, allies
Spark- assassination of archduke Franz
Many countries had signed treaties...
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?"...
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...
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...
Is war the right way?
Why do people resort to such violent acts as bombing, assassinations, and hi-jacking? How do individuals and organizations justify these acts of terror? These acts can be described as terrorist actions. Terrorism is a growing international problem. During the last twenty years...
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 the world were...
When people first think about the American Civil War, their first thought is that of slavery. They automatically think, "North is good, South is bad" merely for the sake that the South was pro-slavery and the North was anti-slavery. However, at the beginning of the war, the North did not care anything...
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,...
the Right Choice?
Should the colonists have gone to war with Britain?
Wounded, having just been shot in the stomach, the soldier lay on the ground, as he was slowly drained of his blood. This is what it was like during the Revolutionary War. American soldiers lay on the ground, slowly dying. They...
America And Unilateralism In Iraqi War
Unilateralism in this case means America’s decision to go into the war with or without the UN support. Such concern follows decisions and acts which indicate a “go-it-alone” attitude and the question of the United States’ participation in multilateral treaties...
Point of View on the Iraq War
Those who supported the war, I am the complete opposite. I opposed to the war greatly ever since the beginning. There was no rush to why we should’ve started the war so soon. There was no evidence of weapons of mass destruction. The one reason why we started to attack Iraq...
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...
A Deeper Look at Patriotism, Conscience and the Mexican War
The Mexican war (1846-1848) was very divisive. Though many people saw the western frontier as the key to prosperity, it was also viewed as a threat against national security not to push the United States border to the Pacific Ocean. Some...
and helpless neighbor. Kuwait -- a member of the Arab League and a member of the United Nations -- was crushed; its people, brutalized. Five months ago, Saddam Hussein started this cruel war against Kuwait. Tonight, the battle has been joined.
This military action, taken in accord with United Nations resolutions...
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...
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...
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...
Thousands of young men and women are sent overseas to be killed or injured only to return crippled for life or in a coffin. People continually ask why thousands of men and women injured or now dead may not know the purpose of this war. The purpose of this war has been faulted from the...
See I wasn't old enough during the war to sell, during the Army. And uh, my father got killed in the Army, you know. So it left us small children just to live on whatever people choose to, uh, give us. I was, I was bound out for a dollar a month. And my mother used to collect the money. Children wasn't...