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  • American Poet Among His Generation
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    The Influence of War in Poetry and Modernism Between the years of 1912 and 1914 the entire temper of the American arts changed. America's cultural coming-of-age occurred and writing in the U.S. became modernized. It seems as though everywhere, in that Year of 1913, barriers went down and People reached each other who had Never been in touch before; there were All sorts of new ways to communicate As well as new communications. The new Spirit was abroad and swept us all together. These new changes...
  • American Legion's Membership Policies
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    Instructor: 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 War II, Kor...
  • German Americans
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    When the guns of August 1914 shattered the peace of Europe, pitting Germany and Austria-Hungary (the Central Powers) against Britain, France, and Russia, President Woodrow Wilson on August 4 issued a proclamation of neutrality. Two weeks later he urged Americans to be "impartial in thought as well as in action". But in the realms of both official policy and public opinion, neutrality proved difficult to sustain. Wilson insisted, for reasons of both principle and economic advantage, on full neutr...
  • American War As The Vietnamese
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    Upon reading the novel After Sorrow, written by Lady Borton, I have realized that my view of the Vietnam War was skewed. Although I didn't live through the Vietnam War unlike my parents and their peers, I thought I was close enough in age to fully understand what happened during that time in my countries history. This novel gave the account of the Vietnamese War told by the people of Vietnam who lived there during that time. The American soldiers used bombs, napalm, Agent Orange and other horrib...
  • W.W. II War In America
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    Visions of WWI 1. Compare and contrast the fashions of the W.W.I. with the fashions of W.W. II a. What does hairstyle, length and width of skirts, jewelry, bathing suits, make-up, cigarette smoking, etc. indicate about W.W.I. and W.W. II: During W.W. I the Austrian wore the pike gray 1909 pattern tunic and trousers. They have three white stars on the collar which indicate Sergeants rank. Some have leather gaiters worn by mountain troops; others wore the ordinary trousers with the integral gaiter...
  • War Americans
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    Social Change in the United States During World War II As the possibility of a second World War arose people began to form opinions on the United States' role in Europe. The general population disagreed on whether or not to get involved in the conflict with Germany. Some people believed in interventionism, the theory that the United States should do everything it could to support Britain without declaring war on Germany. Along with William Allen White they formed the Committee to Defend America ...
  • Stephen Crane And Robert E Lee
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    Early American Literature by Stephen Crane and Robert E. Lee About War American Literature consisted of many well known writers. These writers wrote excellent pieces of literature which are widely read today. These writers wrote about some aspect of American life, and they depicted America very well. Some of these writers are Stephen Crane and Robert E. Lee. Lee wasn't exactly a writer, but he wrote a good piece of literature which really showed the peoples attitude during this time. War was a m...
  • Americans In Their Victory Over The British
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    American Revolution One of the central myths that many Americans entertain about the Revolutionary War is that victory over the British redcoats was quick and easy. A united, freedom-loving country rose up in righteous anger at the King's tyrannical actions, grabbed their trusty flintlocks, hid behind trees and walls, defeated the dull British soldiers who were sitting ducks in their scarlet uniforms, and established the United States of America. Throughout the story, there is a certain inevitab...
  • War On Terrorists
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    Brian PinnowAmerican Government Bush's Address Before this speech I didn't know what to think about Bush as a president. After reading his speech my view on him has changed greatly. Not only did talk about the American people but also other countries. Through out his speech he pleased both the anti-war Americans but the pro-war American's also. Bush has a lot of respect, or bravery for saying that 'the United States respects the people of Afghanistan -- after all, we are currently its largest so...
  • Generation Of World War II
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    Quite often the publicity are deceived to believe in the fabricated conditions of our history that are portrayed to people as some beautiful stories and myths where nations are viewed as being superior in morality and union. This is mysterious constructed political technique that is fairly often used as persuasive tool that could help to dissolve the problems within nation or in the other case to develop patriotic feelings. Now days we may find a abounded range of cinemas and books that describe...
  • Persian Gulf War
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    The Persian Gulf War, also known to Americans a Operation Desert storm, was one of the most defining events in American history. "It was the one war that Americans fought in and had very little loss of life!" Said mother when I asked her about the war and what she thought of it. And that was very true since almost all of the 500,000 troops sent into Kuwait came home safe and sound. This war was also one of technological superiority which greatly favored American forces. The use of guided bombs, ...
  • Was The American Revolution Inevitable
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    In 1775, war broke out between the British and the American colonists. By 1776, the colonists had declared themselves independent and in 1783, following a prolonged and bloody war, Britain was forced to recognise the independence of the United States. Was American independence inevitable? Some historians have suggested that the British army mismanaged the American War of Independence and that the war could have been won. On the contrary, the war was lost on its first day, owing not to 'inevitabi...

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