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03 Mar 2011

Analyze the evolution of the Cold War between 1945 and 1949

Thesis - 5 pages - Modern history

After the end of the Second World War, the victorious Allies split the post-war world between them. With each superpower focusing on their personal ideological interests, historians have found critical information that would foreshadow future tensions between the Big Three. The harmony which...

27 Jan 2011

Geopolitical stakes of the polar regions

Essay - 16 pages - Geography

The Polar Regions are among the major terrestrial deserts. These areas are virtually uninhabited and the climate is very harsh. It is very cold and precipitation is also low. These regions receive only 41% of heat from the Equator, the photoperiod is original: a month of dawn, day time for five...

27 Jan 2011

Was Bismarck Prussian or a German nationalist?

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck, Count and Prince (born April 1, 1815 - Died July 30, 1898), was the Chancellor of the Kingdom of Prussia from 1862 to 1890. A Junker's son rose in strict discipline, he studied law at Gottingen and Berlin. He entered the Prussian administration in 1836. In...

27 Jan 2011

The crisis of the years 1590 in England of Tudor

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

In 1588, Queen Elizabeth I, was seated on the throne for 30 years. Although she had to overcome various obstacles and conspiracies, those years were marked by peace and prosperity in general. However, due to several factors, the situation really began to deteriorate during the last decade of the...

27 Jan 2011

The Kennedys

Essay - 10 pages - Modern history

We primarily think of John F. Kennedy when we talk about the Kennedy dynasty, United States. This is so not only because of his worldwide fame as the president of the United States acquired within a short span of time but also because of his assassination on November 22, 1983 in Dallas under...

27 Jan 2011

The Atlantic facade of North America

Essay - 6 pages - Geography

Defining keywords: A coastline is a coastal area, which provides an interface (space contacts, exchanges) between a continental hinterland and a foreland ocean connected by dense and varied communications. This is an area of production and trade activities which led to a phenomenon of coastal...

27 Jan 2011

Britain's stance towards the Briand Plan

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

"Among people who are geographically grouped as the people of Europe, there must be some sort of federal link.” This is how the French foreign minister Aristide Briand presented his plan for a federal European Union or the Briand Project of European Union, as it is known today, for the first...

27 Jan 2011

Germany in the middle of international relations of 1945 to 1990

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

On February 11, 1945, at the Yalta conference, even before its capitulation was signed, Germany was aware of its defeat against its counterparts. The Allies, the United States, Great Britain, the USSR and France, united for the occasion against the common enemy, Nazism, decided that if they won,...

27 Jan 2011

Disputes and protest movements in the United States of 1960 to 1980

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

In 1968, Richard Nixon proclaimed:''If I could choose a time and a country to live in, I would choose the United States of America in 1968.'' The United States enjoyed a peaceful period in 1968; this economic superpower does not have to worry about its industry, its...

27 Jan 2011

The current political organization of Romania

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

After fifty years of communist dictatorship in Romania, they had the opportunity to choose democracy and freedom. For fifty years, Nicolae Ceausescu and his party violated the rights of the people of Romania especially those of freedom. The democratization...

27 Jan 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa, of the middle of the years 1950 at the end of the Eighties

Case study - 8 pages - Geography

The process of colonization was marked by dominance and imperialism and dates back to the 16th century. From that time, the Portuguese and Spanish shared the known world and established colonies (territory under a foreign state, the mainland). A new doctrine called colonialism was born and called...

27 Jan 2011

Nazism and totalitarianism

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

Nazism was an ideology that was derived from Italian fascism. It appeared during the twentieth century with the rise of the German far right party, the NSDAP that was led by Adolf Hitler. On 30 January 1933, Hitler obtained power legally and quickly established a totalitarian...

27 Jan 2011

Anti-semitism in Europe before 1914

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

"The Jews find their greatest interest in a lot of things." Barres cited this sentence when the Dreyfus affair, showed contempt and distrust of the French population against the Jewish people. The ‘uprooted' people, that is to say, the Jewish people, had no nation nor a state, they were...

27 Jan 2011

Can one compare Nazism with Communism?

Essay - 11 pages - Modern history

The only truth that the totalitarian power recognizes is the one needed at the time, and the only freedom that the power recognizes, is that of expressing the "truth". It is in these very powerful words that Vaclav Havel described a characteristic of totalitarian rule in his Political Essays in...

27 Jan 2011

Tyranny under ancient Greece

Essay - 3 pages - Ancient history

Between the seventh century and first decades of the sixth century BC, the Hellenic world witnessed a series of tyrannical regimes that seem to have first developed in the Asir colonies (Ephesus, Miletus, Chios, Lebos) and then in the cities of European Greece (Corinth Sieyone etc.). There are...

13 Jan 2011

Nazism in South America: Chronicle of a secret war 1930-1950 - by Sergio Correa da Costa

Thesis - 7 pages - Modern history

Historian and diplomat, Sergio Correa da Costa had the chance to serve his country in the city of Buenos Aires, during the Second World War. Correa lived in the Argentine metropolis during the reign of the GOU (United Officers Group) and later that of Juan Domingo Peron and Evita Duarte...

13 Jan 2011

Women during the Second World War (1939-1945)

Thesis - 10 pages - Modern history

The Second World War, which lasted from 1939 to 1945, was more terrible than the First World War. The First World War was fought in France, and did not have any particular villains. However, the Second World War involved conflict at the global level as almost all major nations of the world were...

13 Jan 2011

Prostitution in the Middle Ages

Thesis - 10 pages - Medieval history

Urban prostitution has become one of the most pressing social issues of today. Innocent girls, who are always on the look out for greener pastures, have become easy targets. Pimps lure these girls away to cities, and force them into prostitution. Many developing and developed countries have been...

10 Jan 2011

Georges Scott (1873 - 1943)

Thesis - 7 pages - Modern history

This document will be about Georges Scott. We have very little documentation to highlight about him who was one of the greatest illustrators of his time and an outstanding war reporter, working for major newspapers such as L'Illustration, the intransigent, the Graphic, Mame and the Daily...

10 Jan 2011

The Treaty of Utrecht (1713)

Thesis - 5 pages - Modern history

This text is an excerpt from the Treaty of Peace and Friendship signed in Utrecht on 11 April 1713 between France and Great Britain. This treaty precedes that of July 13, 1713 of the agreement between Great Britain and Spain. After fourteen months of arduous negotiations interspersed with...

10 Jan 2011

The American revolution: Case study in detail

Thesis - 17 pages - Modern history

In 1763, the Treaty of Versailles ended the Seven Years War between France and Spain against Great Britain. The victory of the latter (gain of French, Canada, of all the territories east of the Mississippi except New Orleans, and with Spanish, Florida) was certainly a matter of immense pride in...

10 Jan 2011

International relations from 1944 to 1946

Thesis - 3 pages - Modern history

In 1944, the world entered its sixth year of conflict. Thus, the desire for peace and reconstruction could be felt increasingly in international relations. And so, the leaders of major powers in this period of history, such as the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR),...

10 Jan 2011

Mao's 'Strategic Problems of China's Revolutionary War'

Essay - 6 pages - Modern history

The "encirclement chess" or the game of Go is a typical Asian game of strategy which is popular among Chinese generals. The preparation of strategic action in time of peace, the primary objective of control of a sphere of influence, the action developed from the periphery to the center or during...

10 Jan 2011

Short history of United Fruit Company - the case of Guatemala

Essay - 8 pages - Modern history

A small country located at a key point of Central America, Guatemala has a troubled and tragic history, and was thus told by a specialist that it was a "gift from the devil". Recent history seems to confirm this grim diagnosis. The civil war in Guatemala (1962-1996) was one of the longest and...

10 Jan 2011

American colonies

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

The colonization of North America began in the early seventeenth century and was mainly carried out by Spain, France and England. British colonization was inaugurated in 1607 by the establishment of the first colony, organized around the city of Jamestown, Virginia. Throughout the century, the...

10 Jan 2011

Xenophon's views regarding the Conspiracy of Cinadon

Essay - 6 pages - Ancient history

The Spartan system appears as an exception among the many plans that were born and developed in Greece during antiquity. Often admired but also strongly criticized, it was an oligarchy, where power rested in the hands of an elite few, but it was also an aristocracy, where the civic body...

10 Jan 2011

The Priests of Ancient Egypt

Book review - 3 pages - Ancient history

While some aspects of Egyptian civilization have changed over the centuries, their concern for religion has remained immutable. Historical documents have left the image of deeply devout priests (a good example is the biography of Petosiris included in his tomb of Tuna el-Gebel) yet we...

10 Jan 2011

The United States from 1918 to 1945

Worksheets - 15 pages - Modern history

This is a study of the social, political and economic scenario in the U.S. in the crucial period from 1918 to 1945, when it faced new challenges. It gained an important role on the world stage at all levels, but at the same time experienced divisive forces and had to overcome internal...

10 Jan 2011

Financing of the war (1914 - 1918)

Worksheets - 3 pages - Modern history

The issue of funding does not arise at the beginning of a conflict, during a war,the people live on rations. Belligerents merely suspend the convertibility of their currencies into gold (except England where the pound is convertible), with the idea of restoring them when the war is over. It is...

20 Dec 2010

A retelling of history through underrepresented eyes-another side of Haitian-Dominican relations in 20th century Hispaniola

Thesis - 6 pages - Modern history

History, lauded for its immortality and ability to put into perspective the present, is a double-edged sword. As Cicero put it, “history is the witness that testifies the passing of time; it illuminates reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in our daily lives, and brings us tidings of...