• Meiji Restoration Modernization Of Japan
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    In 1868, The Meiji Restoration in Japan begins as the Emperor Meiji oversees an era of rapid modernization, creates a conscript army, and abolishes the samurai-class ranking which has defined order in Japan since the 1600's. Education is reformed, a constitution is created; a parliament established. Victory in wars with Russia and China will begin the dominant period of Japanese nationalism and influence leading to World War II. Japan in modern times is one of the most technologically advanced c...
  • Entrance Into The American Legion
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    Instructor: XXXX XXXX College Writing 16 June 2000 The American Legion: A Right To Membership Introduction The United States Congress chartered the American Legion in 1919. Its purpose was to benefit veterans and their families, promote Americanism and serve the greater good of communities nationwide. First welcomed to membership were veterans returning home from the battlefields of Europe. But over the years, Congress amended the Legion's charter so as to include those who had served in World W...
  • The Bolshevik Revolution Provisional Government
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    The painting was done in the 1920 s some time after the actual event making it secondary evidence. To a certain extent it is historically accurate because the storming of the Winter Palace did take place but it is inaccurate as there was not a great struggle between the Bolsheviks and Provisional Government. The only Provisional Government soldiers present that night were a womens battalion because the Russian soldiers were fighting in the war. This is obviously propaganda by the artist who show...
  • World War Hitler Germany Poland
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    M@ Hix A Glorious Plan When Germany was under a monetary crisis after having to pay reparations for World War I, people had turned to Adolf Hitler. He made promises of restoring Germany to its original form and many people were willing to support him. However, the failure of the Munich Putsch in 1923 had failed and had led to his imprisonment. Here, Hitler wrote a book, Mein Kampf, where he introduced his ideology of Germany, his aims and ambitions. (Giblin, 156) In January 1933, when Hitler was...
  • War Powers Act Congress President States
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    The farmers of our Constitution recognized the need for separate powers as well as checks and balances among the executive, legislative and judicial branches. This in turn helps to provide for the common defense. Separation of powers prevents one branch from becoming excessively dominant over the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare and secure the blessings of liberty to o...
  • Women In Combat Military Holm Roles
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    Women in Combat Women have played a tremendous roll in many countries armed forces from the past to the present. Women have thoroughly integrated into the armed forces; all positions in the armed forces should be fully accessible to women who can compete with men intellectually and physically. Yet, many argue that the distinction between combat and non-combat becomes blurred in the context of women warfare (Ladin; Holm, Hoar). In actuality, many women are assigned to jobs that will expose them t...
  • The President National Security
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    The President and National Security The Presidents role in National Security has been a topic of enduring debate in U. S. politics from the Constitutional Convention to our present day situation in Kosovo. Nearly every American President has had to struggle with this issue and deal with the Constitutions separation of power between Congress and the Executive. The President and Congress share the war-making powers, treaty-making and foreign policy powers, and among many others, the power to place...
  • Gays In The Military
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    "Gays in the Military, is it right"? For nearly 50 years, it has been the U. S. military's official policy to exclude homosexuals from service. In November 1992, President - elect Clinton told Americans that he planned to lift the military's long - standing ban on gays and lesbians. Homosexual men and women, he said, should not be prevented from serving their country based on their sexual orientation. Soon after taking office in 1993, Clinton faced powerful military and congressional opposition...
  • Patriotism Americans America Blood
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    Patriotism Patriotism is defined as a love for or a devotion to one's country. With the events that happened in America on September 11 th, patriotism has been in everyone's mind and heart. Young men and women have been enlisting in the armed forces to support America. Americans are flying flags on their cars and homes to show their patriotism. Millions of Americans are donating money and blood in support of the victims of the attacks. I would define patriotism as a loyalty and commitment to Ame...
  • Analysis Of Women In The Military
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    Women have been compared to the frailty and beauty of ripe apricots in modern poetry; the reference could be construed as sexual. However, in spite of their frailty and beauty, women have served in combat positions in one capacity or another since the beginning of the United States, long before the establishment of the Army Nurse Corps in 1901. Many women willingly entered the pits of battle, disguised as men and using male names in past wars. With growing numbers of women in the military and th...
  • Military Defense Policy Armed Forces
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    Dear Mr. President, As a proud American and veteran of our great armed forces, I strongly advocate that you initiate a new policy regarding the maintenance and strategic welfare of our nations forces. The current conditions of our military are not in sync with the needs of the 21 st century challenges and objectives. There is numerous issues that need to be addressed such as: new weapon development, increase in pay, consolidation of various programs, review of oversea deployment policy and so fo...
  • Adultery In The Military
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    Adultery Debated Issue In Military In 1995 Lieutenant Kelly Flinn became the United States' first female B-52 Bomber pilot. One year later Lt. Flinn began a relationship with a man who was legally separated from his wife with a divorce pending. Eventually Lt. Flinn fell in love with the man and the Air Force charged her with adultery. The charges against Lt. Flinn left her facing dismissal from the military and the possibility of serving up to nine-and-a-half years in prison. In military trials...
  • Terrorism United States
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    Terrorism... This is a very common word in today's society. What does it mean? Or more importantly how do "we" prevent it and if necessary combat it? The word most commonly used to explain this is counter terrorism, but is also known as anti-terrorism. The military is a great force in combating terrorism with specialist groups in nearly each branch of the armed forces. Prior to the September 11 attacks the United States Armed Forces worked hand in hand with NATO and the United Nations combating ...
  • Gruhzit Hoyt Women War Army
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    There are many unsung heroes who served in World War Two. For my research, I will explore some of the many ways in which courageous women served in the armed forces. I will investigate the following questions: how they were recruited; what types of obstacles, barriers and / or prejudice they encountered; what types of jobs or duties were available to them; and what type of treatment they received in the military as well as in the public sector. Women played a major part in war efforts of World W...
  • Christy Girl Poster Navy War
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    "Christy Girl" Howard Christy was known for his famous "Christy Girl" exemplifying proud American values and beliefs believed to be consistent with every American female. He became known for his work on war posters to support enlistment for the armed forces. This poster targets the male half of the population, particularly young (teenage) boys. Here we have a picture of a "Christy Girl" dressed in a United States Navy uniform with a sailors hat on her head. She exemplifies grace and charm as she...
  • Military Career Armed Forces
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    The role of the officer in the armed forces is to provide leadership for all operational commands. Military officers are expected to command the managerial, executive, scientific and technical centers of high-level military operations. In the U. S. Army, the officer will command a fort or a brigade. In the Navy, he or she will command a ship, submarine, or aircraft squadron. In the Air Force, officers command space shuttles or engineering, airlift wing, medical staff, or logistics centers. In t...
  • Deeper Than War Tuskegee Airmen
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    World War II was a devastating time for Americans and countries around the world. There is so much that went into the war and so many aspects that are deeper than the war itself. Often left out of conversation and partly in remembrance of this particular occurrence include an unparalleled feat of patriotism and bravery during the war. There were many events during the war that would alter history forever. This was the first time that women were given a chance to be apart of a war. This was the ...
  • Executive Order War Blacks Civil
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    1. Wartime Black Migration During WWI, southern Blacks began to move north, where there were more jobs and less racism. The increased number of Blacks led to a White backlash and conditions like Southern racism. During the war, blacks left their traditional homes in the South and migrated North for job opportunities in the war industries. About 500, 000 blacks migrated North during the war. This led to racial tension and violence in the North. This growing concentration of blacks led to the Har...
  • Essay About Muhammad Ali
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    Some people viewed me as a hero. Some said that what I did was wrong. But everything I did was according to my conscience. I wasn't trying to be a leader. I just wanted to be free." Muhammad Ali made this statement at the conclusion of his lengthy battle with the United States over his conviction of refusing to submit to his induction into the Armed Forces. Ali's actual conflict with the United States began in 1964 with his refusal to accept his induction into the Armed Forces, and ended in...
  • Czech Republic Nato Percent Poland
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    So far, these countries have been most successful in preparing small units assigned to NATO missions. In effect, one could argue that each Central European ally has "two militaries" - the small, better equipped and NATO compatible force, and the bulk of the armed forces that have some way to go to meet NATO standards. This imbalance needs to be corrected through the greater allocation of resources and through a personnel policy that would rotate officers and NCOs with experience in NATO-compatib...