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  • France's Help To The Republicans
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    THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR: A DRESS REHEARSAL FOR WORLD WAR TWO In June 1931 the Republicans called for a parliamentary election to be held and the Cortes elected Nice to Alco la Zamora, a leading liberal, as the first president of the Republic; a Republican government was formed in Spain. However, political unrest still existed in the country because some Spaniards still favored monarchy. In 1936, Spanish army units stationed in Morocco raised a revolution against Spain's government. The rebels hope...
  • Home And Watch Over The Farm
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    What was World War Two like? 1. What was your / your family's reaction to hearing about the war? Everyone was scared. I remember sitting in the front room listening to my aunt tell us. 2. Where were you when you heard about the war? I was at home, on the farm. We didn't have a radio so our aunt from Toledo came and told us all about it. 3. Did most of the men go to the war? Oh yes, lots of them. My father didn't go because he was to old, and none of my brothers went because my mother wouldn't le...
  • Machine That Won The War By Isaac Asimov
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    In the next couple of paragraph's, I am going to be explaining the themes of irony and conflict in the short story, The Machine That Won the War, by Isaac Asimov. The setting of The Machine That Won the War is the future of the earth, and a great war had just been won against the enemy race. Two men, Swift and Henderson, are the main characters, and are debating over who really won the war for earth. They are discussing whether or not it was the giant strategy computer known as Multivac, or the ...
  • Womens Role In The War
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    To decide whether or not the First World War was a Total War we have to look at the meaning of the expression. Total War is the total engagement of a nations economic, social, cultural, and political capital in the war. Britain did engage all sides of its capital in the war effort and was successful in its allocation of it. They had to fill posts left by men who had gone to war with women and every side of life had to relate to the campaign. In my opinion the First World War was a Total War for ...
  • Saddam And His Weapons
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    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War On January 16, 1991 the Gulf War had officially started, and for good reason. In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent armies to Kuwait, to take it over. When the United States had unwittingly given Saddam help when fighting against the Iranians, we had also given him a military that was one of the world's largest and most lethal. And so, when Saddam did not comply with the ultimatum that the U.S. had given him, Congress voted for the use of fo...
  • Great Britain's Aid
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    Some people say that the most devastating war in the history of the world has been World War II. First of all, what is a war? Webster's Dictionary says that the definition of war is an armed contest between states or nations any contest or strife, such as a war of words. As one can see, World War II was a contest between states or nations. It began with a simple little conflict in Europe in 1939. This conflict involved Germany and an Anglo-French coalition but eventually widened to include most ...
  • Shelters For People At Their Homes
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    1939-1945 1. How was everyday life in Britain affected by the wartime conditions with challenges like "the blitz"? "Blitzkrieg"- lightning war, a swift intensive attack designed to defeat the opposition quickly. "You must not be taken by surprise", warned a Ministry of Information leaflet issued as the threat of invasion loomed in Britain. Long before the war broke out families were introduced to gas masks, air-raid drill and bomb shelters, and mass evacuations were planned. The blitz affected t...
  • War The U.S. And Many Other Nations
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    Since the end of World War II, the United States has increasingly become involved in other countries affairs. There are some countries that are okay with this, but others are not quite so thrilled. While we meant to help other nations with their problems all we have done is made ourselves a target for hate. The hate comes from many different things. It could be avoided though if we just stayed out of other countries business. During the early years of WWII the U.S. played things pretty cool. The...

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