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  • Similarities Between Dune And Star Wars
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    Compare and Contrast: 'Dune' by Herbert and 'Star Wars' by Lucas The novel Dune by Frank Herbert, and the novel Star Wars by George Lucas have many comparisons and contrasts. Even though they were written more than 10 years apart, they are both very entertaining. In Dune the story takes place on a dry desert planet called Arra kis, where water is very scarce, and only the rich own it. Similarly, in Star Wars the story starts out on a desert world called Tatooine, where water is very scarce and e...
  • Iraq War
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    War and Bush War has taken place all over the world. It is brutal at times even necessary, and the United States of America has seen its own share of wars. Since September 11, 2001, the President of the United States has launched a war on terrorism, and currently we are still at war. The War on Terrorism has been one of the most important battles our country has ever had and overall it has been the best for the U.S. as well as Iraq. The United States does have its motives for the war, and those ...
  • Religious Difference Present Within A Country
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    Wars are constantly being fought in the world. Bloodshed had taken place as top leaders ponder their every move in their game of victories and conquests. Behind each and every war that has taken place, there will always be a reason for it. The most predominant causes are greed and rising ambitions. Greed is inborn and present in the character of every human being. Hence we can see unscrupulous leaders, at the expense of the people, go to wars as a result of their quest for power and territorial ...
  • Mental And Physical Left By War
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    2". War leaves mental as well as physical scars". Discuss the truth of this statement using evidence from No Pretty Pictures, short stories, extracts (from Night and other text) and poetry. When something drastic happens in your life it always leaves an impact on your memories. This has happened to those who have lived through wars, not only memories but also mental and physical scars. Some of those who have endured wars first hand and have suffered with scars both mental and physical left by wa...
  • Thirty Years War
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    MOTHER COURAGE The education system has always tried to figure out new ways of teaching certain matters of interest, like history, where there are many points to be discuss that can be left out by authors. Text books do not fill everything that should be filled, and it is impossible to do so because there are too many things to tell and not enough space to write. There is also the fact that every professor wants to give his or her own approach to the topic, and sometimes there is not one source ...
  • War And People
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    Despite the fact that the war happened in continents far away, the war had a great effect on modern North American life. For one thing, it helped end the depression. The poverty of the 1930's seemed to disappear almost overnight as North America made weapons for the war effort. The economy was re energized. Finally, people had jobs again. The second world war also lead to the development of the atomic bomb. This helped to make America the super-power that it is today. People are scared of the U....
  • War On Russia On Aug 1
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    Canada has been shaped by the historical influences of World War 1, The Roaring 20's & Dirty 30's and World Was 2; setting the basis for the society for which we live in today. World Was 1 had a big impact on Canada because it started the process of giving woman rights and showing people that they can do the same jobs men can do. The Roaring 20's & Dirty 30's has a big effect on the country because people went from having a lot of luxuries in the 20's, To having no luxuries in the 30's. When Wor...
  • Excitement Of War
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    Modern European History 1. What did Paul Valery mean in saying that the mind of Europe doubted itself profoundly? Before 1914, people in Europe believed in progress, peace, prosperity, reason, and rights of individuals. During that time, people began to believe in the Enlightenment, industrial developments were just starting and scientific advances began to take place. People then really believed in progression and further developments. Unfortunately, World War I broke out. Nevertheless, the opt...
  • War Commemorations
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    Should we continue to commemorate wars? Discuss with reference to specific examples. Throughout the course of this essay I will be discussing whether or not we should continue to commemorate wars, I will be mainly referring to Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday as my examples because these are the biggest commemorations for any of the wars in British history. Among all of the ceremonies and silences that occur throughout the year, there is still a tendency for people to forget what they are co...
  • American People
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    My report is on how the first world war effected the American people, and how the war helped shape the country we know today. The war started when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were touring the city of Sarajevo in the newly acquired country of Serbia. The Serbian Nationalistic group the 'Black Hand' plotted to assai nate him, so, Gavril lo Princi p shot Franz Ferdinand in June of 1914. Anyway this led to a big conflict in Europe, and all the major powers took their sides. This war...
  • Five Million People
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    "There's no security in this area, people are always fighting, and that's why they do this. This war has turned everyone into an outlaw - Agawai Akot, a former slave, commenting on the revival of the trade in southern Sudan in 1995 "If there is no general and massive distribution of food, we are going to have a major crisis in the Sudan in the coming weeks, months, and it is going to last for years - Marc Hermant, head of mission for the humanitarian group Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) in south...
  • Deep Divisions In The Australian Society
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    It is a strange dichotomy that wars both can create unity and promote divisions on the home front, as was the case in Australian 1914-1918. Australians greeted the news of the outbreak of war in 1914 with almost indecent enthusiasm. They were excited by war's adventure and they were incredibly over - confident. Patriotic unity was high when the war began, but as it progressed, serious rifts and divisions in society developed. The war, no matter how important historically and influencing national...
  • People Towards The End Of The War
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    Up until 1941 the people of Britain went through a lot of problems regarding many issues such as supplies, bombing and keeping up the countries general morale. However in 1941 Britain had managed to turn the war round, in the battle of Britain, so that the Allies were now on top of the German army. As the war then progressed for the allies, the British population started to find that their situation was getting better, and by the end of the war the society was in a better shape than it was befor...
  • War In Vietnam
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    There were many different reactions to the involvement in the war as there were many different opinions and reasons for these opinions, the pro and anti reactions of the war were changing dramatically as the war intensified. Aswell as the media coverage, all showing the brutality of the war. When the war began only a small percentage were against it, such as pacifists, and those people supporting communism in the left wing. However many people where all for the war in Vietnam, people such as pat...
  • Quebec's Politics During The War O Godbout
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    World War I (September 1939 - May 1945) o France declared war on Germany along with Canada one week later. o The United States stayed out of the war until 1941 (Japanese force made a surprise attack on US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii). o The United States retaliated with nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. (Hostilities against Japan ended in August 1945) Participation of Canada during World War I o Canada far from fighting zones. o Provided food, clothing, and arrangements to suppor...
  • American Independence War
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    War, was born with human beings, has been a feature of the whole human history. Where there are men, there are wars -- -all varieties of wars from fighting for one!'s basic needs such as food, or for the existence and development of a nation. People usually regard war as a bad thing, and consider it as hateful as disasters like famine and earthquakes though it is so closely tied up with us. I don! t think this attitude towards war is correct. It is not accurate because there are still many advan...
  • Sacrifice Of Thousands Of Men For Words
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    The Tragedy of war. Two armies organize and prepare for battle; soldiers, armed to the teeth and equipped with the most modern of equipment embark on a journey of death and destruction. Both sides intoxicated with nationalistic pride conjured up by propaganda with ideologies and doctrines etched in stone where men would sacrifice life and everything they cherish for mere words. Sound familiar? This scenario has been rehearsed countless times in the texts of history books and the cauldrons of the...
  • The Divine Wind Hart And Mitsy Relationship
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    The Divine Wind Shows That the Casualties of War can be felt at Home 'In the final weeks of 1941, when I was adrift in life and my sister was missing in a war zone... ' the war was happened in Broome, small town in North-West Australia on 1939. It was World War II. Japanese was invading Australia at the time. The war has affected people in Broome, especially to Hart and Mitsy's family and also brings many casualties that can be felt at home. War has changed everything. It changed the way peoples...
  • Sense Of The Whole War On Iraq
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    War on Iraq Is war evil when it comes to protecting our own safety and freedom? Certain people take patriotism for granted, or just plainly regard it as though they do not care. War is there to protect our freedom. Thus, we sleep better at night not worrying about ourselves, our loved ones, and what happens around us. The local news reported that the United States converted about 60% of the Iraqi cities. The other 40% is the cities that are still fighting. It is not a total victory yet. I suppor...
  • Gene At The Start
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    A SEPARATE PEACE Gene and Finny are two individuals with their own characteristics. They are the best of friends since opposites tend to attract. Among there different characteristics there is the fact that they are totally separate people who compliment each another. Leadership skills are definitely in Phineas he posses the ability to get people attention and then make them listen to him. He also is an instant leader he takes charge of situation's which everybody else sits back and watches. He ...

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