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1,563 wordsH 2 >The U. S. embarked on one of the greatest periods of economic expansion in its history. America did indeed embark on one of the greatest periods of expansion in the postwar years. People had money, consumers were spending that money, and corporations were profiting from that. New types of companies got started and were succeeding, and older businesses folded because of this. New industries were created which opened many possibilities for the near future. Current workers were getting...
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World War Ii Northern And Southern
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2,474 wordsIt was a war to surpass all wars. It began as a disagreement; who had the right to succeed, and whose power was more effective. The Civil War began as a test of states? rights versus federal rights, and augmented into the bloodiest battle to ever be fought on American soil. When it began, both sides were certain that the war would be quick, ninety days at most, and God would see to it that the one in the right was victorious. As the days progressed, and the ninety days passed, the fate of the wa...
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1,221 wordsSmall battles to big battles, no matter where it was fought, many of our soldiers died, for there side. There were many problems that lead to the Civil War. One issue was the spread of slavery to the west (the territory where they won from the Mexican War). The South claim that the slaves where properties and wanted to take there properties with them. The North didnt want that to happen. Also they wanted to make new states into slaves states and some into free states. Since they couldnt compromi...
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822 wordsFour Dead in Ohio On Thursday, April 30, 1970, President Richard Nixon told the American people that we were sending troops into Cambodia. This upset many Americans because Nixon was brought into office due to his promise to end the war. In his first year of presidency it looked like the end of the war was near, but with this announcement the end of the war was not evident. This pro-war decision by Nixon upset many people and led to riots all over the country. How could the President make the de...
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1,104 wordsGEORGE BUSH The votes were in; the election was over. On the 20 th of January 1989, Republican George Herbert Walker Bush became the forty-first president of the United States. After serving two previous terms as Ronald Reagan's Vice President, he defeated Governor of Massachusetts Michael S. Dukakis to earn his new title. Bush had become President at a time when many Americans were uncertain about their countrys future. The federal government was intensely in debt due to prior years of budget d...
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Amounts Of Money End Of The War
2,185 wordsGlobal Effects of World War I- Everywhere in the world was heard the sound of things breaking. Advanced European societies could not support long wars or so many thought prior to World War I. They were right in a way. The societies could not support a long war unchanged. The First World War left no aspect of European civilization untouched as pre-war governments were transformed to fight total war. The war metamorphic Europe socially, political, economically, and intellectual. European countries...
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German Worker Party First World War
4,150 wordsThe Life Of Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was born on April 20 th 1889 in Braunau-am-Inn, Austria. The town is near to the Austro-German border, and his father, Alois, worked as a customs officer on the border crossing. His mother, Klara, had previously given birth to two other children by Alois, (Gustav and Ida) but they both died in their infancy. Adolf attended school from the age of six and the family lived in various villages around the town of Linz, east of Braunau. By this time Adolf had a yo...
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End Of The War Make The World
4,784 wordsCountries crumbled, cities Hitler HITLER Countries crumbled, cities fell, and people were slaughtered. It was all part of the plan, a plan to unify Germany under the control of one man, Adolf Hitler. Over six million innocent people were massacred under his command. In an age when an insane leader could lay waste to the planet and yet managed to lead a major power of destruction, was it justifiable? (Green V) For the first thirty years of his life, Adolf Hitler was a nobody. In the last twenty-s...
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Angel Of Death Group Of People
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Seven Years War Taxation Without Representation
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End Of The War War Criminals
2,096 wordsOn the night of October 15, 1946, ten of the twelve major war criminals, condemned to death at the Nuremberg trials, were executed. Of the two who eluded the hangman, one was Reich Marshal Hermann Goring, who committed suicide by swallowing a lethal vial of cyanide two hours before his execution. The other man was Reichsleiter Martin Bormann, who had managed to gain an enormous amount of power within the Nazi Party. He was virtually unknown outside of the Party elite as he had worked in the shad...
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End Of The War Queen Victoria
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases National Catholic Reporter
6,360 wordsThe Unspoken History of The Comfort Women Overview The story of comfort women has been a story of silence for the last 50 years. Comfort Women was a term used by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II, to refer to the women and girls who were coerced into sexual slavery. Between 1932 and 1945, approximately 200, 000 women were forced into prostitution. The women came from China, Philippines, Taiwan, Burma, Indonesia, Japan and Korea. They were recruited through deceit or by force. Some w...
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