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U S President Alger Hiss
787 wordsThe Cold War was a war of words, not violence, that began in 1946. This was signified by competition, tension, and conflict between the Soviet Union, and the United States. In 1946, Sir Winston Churchill gave an address at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo, about foreign affairs of the time. In it he uttered the following quote: "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent (of Europe). " These words, in some respects, were the beginni...
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German Air Force World War Ii
1,750 words... written in our century, an inexhaustible mine of political wisdom and understanding. " As Churchill studied his forebear's work in building and maintaining an alliance against the French king Louis XIV in the early 18 th century, he turned his attention to current politics and became one of the most forceful and steady critics of the government. He organized opposition to the plan to grant self-government to India, an unpopular stance at a time when the British people wanted relief from the ...
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U S Congress U S President
1,548 wordsU. S. Policies towards Cuba Cuba was a Spanish colony. The country's economy was based on agriculture, with its sugar, coffee, and tobacco plantations. These goods were exported to Europe, and later to the North America. In 1762 the country was seized by the British, however, in a year it became Spanish territory. In 1820 s, when the other parts of Spanish Empire in Latin America formed independent governments, Cuba remained in Spanish possession; however, some Cubans strived for independence. T...
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Ho Chi Minh U S Troops
1,282 wordsIn the late 1800 s a French missionary had raised a missionary force to help Nguyen Anh become Vietnam's emperor in hope that the new emperor would look favorably upon France as a trading partner. After this new bond was formed France fought for possession of Vietnamese land so they granted the French land in the Mekong Delta. France grew greedy and proceeded to fight for North Vietnam as well, but the North created the Vietminh to fight off the French and their influence (Karnow). The impositio...
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U S Government U S Embargo
3,119 wordsHistory of Cuba Christopher Columbus landed on the island of Cuba on October 28, 1492, during his initial westward voyage. In honor of the daughter of Ferdinand V and Isabella I of Spain, his benefactors, Columbus named it Juana, the first of several names he successively applied to the island. It eventually became known as Cuba, from its aboriginal name, Cubanascnan. Colonization by Spain When Columbus first landed on Cuba it was inhabited by the Ciboney, a friendly tribe related to the Arawak....
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Methane Nitrous Oxide Carbon Dioxide Emissions
1,396 wordsGlobal Warming The Greenhouse Effect The greenhouse effect is a term that is used to refer to an atmospheric process. The greenhouse effect is the inability of long wave radiation to escape the atmosphere causing increased air temperature and increasing impurities in the atmosphere. During the last 20 years the media and public have given the topic priority consideration. There is some evidence that the atmosphere is warming and strong indications that the greenhouse effect is responsible. It is...
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Israeli Prime Minister President Bill Clinton
1,039 wordsNext weeks peace talks between Israel and Syria are expected to focus on the future of the Golan Heights strategic land that Israel captured from its Arab neighbor in the 1967 Middle East war. Israeli and Syrian leaders agreed Wednesday to resume their negotiations, which broke off in 1996. The talks are to pick up where they left off nearly four years ago. Analysts say Syria and Israel were close to agreement then. During the renewed negotiations, Israel is expected to insist on security guaran...
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U S President Political Change
547 wordsIn Political Change Political Change In the French and Russian Revolutions, could political change have occurred without bloodshed and the use of force? In the French and Russian Revolutions, there was a lot of force and bloodshed used. Can political change occur without the use of bloodshed and force? I think it can happen, although there are very few people that have done it. There is still many years to come yet so people still have their chance to change from wars and violence to means of pe...
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