French and Indian War

Northern America was under control of the Spanish, French and British governments in the 18th century. It had been subdivided into sections according to the controllers. Florida was being controlled by Spain together with northern and central parts of Northern America. The eastern part was under the British control. During this period, all powerful nations of the world were scrambling for wealth that is money and land. The war took around a century for it to subside. Although it was not all that serious, it had some negative impact on the economic growth. The main cause of the French and Indi ...

Events of the Iraq War

“It is about time that we restored peace in this country.” General Ricardo Sanchez says to himself. It is early in the morning when he is about to have breakfast with the President Bush at White House. General Sanchez is expected to brief the president on the current events taking place in Iraq so that the president can make decisions. Additionally, General Sanchez is also expected to offer the president advice on whether to withdraw military troops in Iraq or not. After the general has finished preparing himself, he heads straight to the White House where the meeting is taking place. On reach ...

Development of the Cold War

The Cold War was one of the most devastating episodes in the world’s political history. It involved aspects of political as well as economic tensions between the two super powers of the time: the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (the USSR) (Painter 112). In order to effectively understand the Cold War, one needs to recall the destruction that the two powers had witnessed, especially during the Second World War. Since the U.S. and the USSR both possessed nuclear weaponry, direct military combats would have led to self-destruction. Ideally, the U.S. was trying to stop th ...

Cold War and International Relations

The last half of the 20th century was characterized by prolonged war. In fact, there was an evidence of war during the entire half of the century. In order to effectively understand the context of the war during the second half of the twentieth century, there is a need to understand at least the preceding two world wars. The First World War (1914-1918) and the Second World War (1939 to 1945) were precursors of the Cold War. The fact that the Cold War overlapped with World War II demonstrates their interdependency. Since these wars were brought about between nations, the question of internation ...

Civil Wars in America

During the civil wars in America, the issue of the civil liberties became a menace as the government that comprised of the president and the judiciary that involved the courts did not agree on their fate. But later on the matter was discussed when Lincoln was suspended when the citizens decided to have a petition so that they would be relieved from unnecessary imprisonment that had increasingly risen among them. The exercise of petitioning was referred to as habeas corpus, whereby the one who was petitioning had to sign a legal document that was issued by the courts. The document would lower t ...

Civil and World War I

During the different significant event of the history including as the Civil War and World War I, They could able to persuade women such as the Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony to craft the sturdy resolution of commencing fundraisers to prop up Union troops or to sustain women’s suffrage. Women ultimately commenced to achieve force in their attempts during World War I. Though it had observed that women could establish their rights in a few places among them Wyoming (1869) and Utah (1870) were notable. But dolefully, U.S. Congress snatched away the voting right of Utah women in 1887. ...

Canadian Unions during World War Two

1.The men travelled across country to find decent job in the time when there was extreme scarcity of resources and opportunities 2. Work camps were places with inhumane conditions, low wages, and no respect for the human being while being a “hobo” provided at least a sense of freedom and ability to decide what to do. 3. The workers started realizing their worth and refused to work for extremely low wages. Moreover, the demand for labor allowed them to demand this increase of wages. 4. MacDowell argues that the war situation created increased unrest and tensions between organized labor and busi ...

American Involvement in World War I

The turning of the tide in World War 1 was manifested by the Second Battle of the Marne (Lengel et al, 2004). German led forces began the offensive during the conflict and the first European allied offensive retaliated with a victory in the year 1918. In the first and last advances, the American troops were extremely instrumental; fighting with more than 1 million troops under General John J. Pershing, and taking final direction from the European Allied Supreme Commander. The United States however suffered a major setback with more than 30,000 soldiers killed and 117,000 badly wounded. The Gre ...

American Civil War

The American civil war ended on April 9, 1865. Since then historians have been seeking for the reasons why the north won the war and the south’s confederacy was defeated. In this essay we will examine the reasons as to why the north defeated the south in the civil war. Reasons why the north won. When the civil war broke out, the north otherwise known as the Union had several advantages than the south, or the Confederate. From manpower ratios where the north had about 22 million out of the total population of 31 million, the north had had greater amount of resources that the south did not have. ...

Albums of War

The United States of America remains as the most powerful nation on earth. Its political, social, economic and military influence across the globe cannot in any way be doubted as one of the best structural unit that has ever been combined or rather build by mankind. Yet, one cannot ignore the fact that this nation has a rich history that reveals the ups and downs that has enabled it to come this far. Among the historical issues or happenings that shaped and prepared it for such a time as this is the American Civil War. The American Civil War was fought between different states and other groups ...