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Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt is among the most remembered U.S. Presidents. Serving as President for more than twelve years, he was the only President to be elected four times. Roosevelt led the United States through its worst depression and its worst war. He tried his best to stay optimistic with our country and the decisions he made. In Roosevelt\'s first inaugural address, he asked for faith in America\'s future. He told the country, The only thing we have to fear is fear it
Concepts of evil
Concepts of evil
concepts of evil The purpose of this paper is to show examples of evil both individual and institutional. Adolf Hitler’s vision of war and genocide was chosen as an example of individual evil. What other person in the 20th century defines evil better than Adolf Hitler? The Japanese invasion and subsequent rape of the then Chinese capital city of Nanking (Nanjing) in December 1937, was chosen as an institutional example of evil. These pages will show how a man rose to power in Germany and set in
Atomic Bomb
Atomic Bomb
Atomic Bomb Now imagine yourself for a while being in one of the following Japanese cities, Hiroshima or Nagasaki. You are having a normal day like always when suddenly you look up at the sky and see an airplane drop millions of papers warning you to get out of your city. The paper fliers tell you to leave your city because you are about to be bombed by a single bomb capable of destroying the entire city. You think it a joke so you do nothing as everyone else does. Three days pass and you are st
D-day
D-day
D-day pg. 1 In 1942 General Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, had warned Germany to, "Beware the fury of an aroused democracy." On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the Allies mounted the largest amphibious assault in history and redeemed Eisenhower\'s warning. The invasion force consisted of more than 5,000 ships, 1,200 warships and 13,000 airplanes. Some 90,000 U.S., British, Canadian, and free French troops landed on the beaches of Normandy while about 20,000 more came by parachute or glider. The Inva
Tojo Hideki
Tojo Hideki
Tojo Hideki Tojo Hideki lived from 1884-1948 and he was a Japanese political and military leader. The premier who ordered the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, he personified Japanese militarism. Tojo Eiku (his name before he became premier) was born in Tokyo on Dec. 30 1884. The son of an army general, he graduated from the Japanese Military Academy in 1905, and 10 years later completed with honors his studies at the army war college. After World War I, he became an exponent of the theory of tota
Animal Farm, the significance of Squealer
Animal Farm, the significance of Squealer
Animal Farm, the significance of Squealer Animal Farm, the significance of Squealer The novel Animal Farm, by George Orwell, is an allegory portraying the dangers of a totalitarian government. It seeks to show how a society where all live completely equal has not been, and cannot be achieved. Orwell, through the use of the character Squealer, shows how propaganda can affect members of a communist society in a negative way. By drawing parallels to events in communist Russia, Orwell\'s Animal Farm
Oppenheimer And The Atomic Bomb
Oppenheimer And The Atomic Bomb
Oppenheimer And The Atomic Bomb Julius Robert Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb J. Robert Oppenheimer was a brilliant physicist and known as the "Father of the Atomic Bomb". A charismatic leader of rare good qualities and commonplace flaws, Oppenheimer brought an uncommon sensibility to research, teaching, and government science. After help creating the atomic bomb with the Manhattan Project he was banned from the U.S. Government during the McCarthy Trials. He opposed the idea of stockpiling nucle
A Comparison between 1984 and Animal Farm with reg
A Comparison between 1984 and Animal Farm with reg
A Comparison between 1984 and Animal Farm with regards to Totalitarianism George Orwell: The Callous Nature of Totalitarianism The establishment of an elite power in a society produces feelings of hopelessness and fear. George Orwell, a world-renowned poet and author is known for his politically influenced works regarding socialism. In Animal Farm, Orwell creates a satire based on the communist regime in Russia from 1917–1943. The animals seeking freedom under their liberators the Pigs’, revolt
Imperialism
Imperialism
Imperialism Pablo Picasso was probably the most influential modern painterof the 20th century. Born in Spain, he lived in France much of his life painting, sculpting, making ceramics, and doing graphic artwork. His style was quite avant-garde and unique, and he changed it many times during his career. Picasso was one of the artists to lay the foundations for Cubism, a style that used angular, cube-like structures to depict people and things. He loved to shock the public with his strange, powerfu
death penalty
death penalty
death penalty Whenever the word "death penalty" comes up, extremists from both sides start yelling out their arguments. One side says deterrence, the other side says there's a potential of executing an innocent man; one says justice, retribution, and punishment; the other side says execution is murder. However, all the arguments aside, the best way and the only way to truly make a rational. Decision about capital punishment is to examine the purpose of our criminal justice system. Once the purpo
Five Questions For Vladimir Lenin
Five Questions For Vladimir Lenin
Five Questions For Vladimir Lenin Vladimir Ilyich Lenin The most dedicated leader of the revolution, and future leader of the Bolshevik Party in Russia, was Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov. He was born in 1870 in Simbirsk, Russia, a small town on the Volga River, to a family of hereditary nobles that were not wealt but quite comfortable. Vladimir Ulyanov, who would later change his name to Lenin, was the third of seven children. His oldest brother, Aleksandr, was hanged in May of 1887 for having joined
Containment Of Communism
Containment Of Communism
Containment Of Communism The Cold War is the closest the world has ever come to complete destruction. In this period of time, two world super powers were in a stalemate economically and militarily and were constantly competing to be the superior. The Cold War started as result of World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union had some differences on their perspectives of the world. United States being the richest country in the world promoted democracy and capitalism in the world. The newl
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich (1894-1971), Soviet
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich (1894-1971), Soviet
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich (1894-1971), Soviet Communist leader, who was first secretary of the Soviet Communist party from 1953 to 1964 and premier of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1958 to 1964. Born in Kalinovka, the son of a miner, Khrushchev worked in his early years as a shepherd and locksmith. After serving in the czarist army in World War I (1914-1918) and participating in the Russian Revolution, he joined the Communist party and the Red Army in 1918 and fought i
Communism
Communism
Word Count: 803 In the beginning Communism seemed to the people of Russia as a utopian ideal. The promise of the elimination of classes, of guaranteed employment, The creation of a comprehensive social security and welfare system for all citizens that would end the misery of workers once and for all. Lenin's own interpretation of the Marxian critique was that to achieve Communism there would first have to be a socialist dictatorship to first suppress any dissent or protest. Through coercive tact
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin Joseph Stalin Joseph Stalin�s official reign of terror ended with his death in 1953, but the effects of his autocratic rule continued for many years to follow. His lasting hold on the people of the former Soviet Union still lingers in a few brainwashed minds. In the article Stalin�s Afterlife and the movie Russia�s War - Blood Upon the Snow , Stalin is portrayed as the monster really was and should be remembered as. It said in Stalin�s Afterlife that Stalin�s policies cre
Animal Farm - Animalism vs Marxism
Animal Farm - Animalism vs Marxism
Animal Farm - Animalism vs Marxism Characters, items, and events found in George Orwells book, Animal Farm, can be compared to similar characters, items, and events found in Marxism and the 1917 Russian Revolution. This comparison will be shown by using the symbolism that is in the book with similarities found in the Russian Revolution. Old Major was a prized-boar that belonged to Farmer Jones. The fact that Old Major is himself a boar was to signify that radical change and revolution are, thems
Stalins Great Purges
Stalins Great Purges
Stalins Great Purges Stalin’s great purges had a distressing significance during the 1930’s. The purges, in effect, started on December 1, 1934 with the murder of Sergei Kirov, a Leningrad party leader. This act, in fact, helped shut ‘Russia’s window to the West.’ These great purges brought on ugly results and severely menaced the Soviet Unions power and future. The purges were designed to expunge any threats of political resistance. ‘An important aspect of all Soviet Purges has been elimination
Animalisn Vs Marxism
Animalisn Vs Marxism
Animalisn Vs Marxism Characters, items, and events found in George Orwells book, Animal Farm, can be compared to similar characters, items, and events found in Marxism and the 1917 Russian Revolution. This comparison will be shown by using the symbolism that is in the book with similarities found in the Russian Revolution. Old Major was a prized-boar that belonged to Farmer Jones. The fact that Old Major is himself a boar was to signify that radical change and revolution are, themselves, boring
Animal Farm - Allegory to the Russian Revolution
Animal Farm - Allegory to the Russian Revolution
Animal Farm - Allegory to the Russian Revolution The content of the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell is satirical to the Russian Revolution. The narrative is developed by means of an establishment of events that correlate directly to changes that occurred in Russia [mainly] in the early 1900s. The events and characters in the book are comparative to important figures and affairs in the Russian Revolution. Although Orwell wrote the book to clearly reflect that distinct era, this novel can also
George orwells satirical appro
George orwells satirical appro
George orwells satirical appro George Orwell once said the Animal Farm, an anti-Soviet satire, was "the first&in which I tried, with full consciousness of what I was doing, to fuse political purpose, and artistic purpose into one whole." Animal Farm has masked as a manual's guide for many governments around the world. Orwell wrote Animal Farm as an attempt to make people notice the cruelty of Stalin's way of governing, Russia's new government and his opinions of revolutions. The goal of Animal F
McCarthyism
McCarthyism
McCarthyism ÿ The McCarthy Hearings Senator Joseph McCarthy instilled fear into the minds of the Americans with his anti- Communist thinking, with his ideals. Senator McCarthy, during 1950-1954, disrupted the United States with the HUAC ( House of Un-American Activity Committee) Hearings. These hearings brought government workers, college professors, playwrights and Hollywood screen writers, actors, artists, musicians, gays, Jews and anyone with a goatee under suspicion. Joseph McCarthy was an u
Hiroshima, the world is no lon
Hiroshima, the world is no lon
Hiroshima, the world is no lon Ideas of creating this first nuclear fusion reaction had been around for quite some time. Wanting to explore new levels of advancement in science technology were scientist all around the world, working to create, what was termed �Nuclear Fusion�. There had been a few attempts at making, if possible, the impossible dream come alive. The idea of splitting an atom, which contains neutrons, electrons, and protons, had been floating around in the scientists� minds
Timetable of Significant Events since 1918
Timetable of Significant Events since 1918
Timetable of Significant Events since 1918 Since the year 1918, there have been many political events that effected the world. These caused conflicts among people but they have also helped the society. One of ten significant events is the space race. During the late 1950s, 1960s, the United States and the Russians were competing for domination in their space programs. The race heated up after the launch of the first artificial satellite; the Sputnik. The battle kept on going as the Russians and
THE ALLEGORY OF ANIMAL FARM
THE ALLEGORY OF ANIMAL FARM
THE ALLEGORY OF ANIMAL FARM BY: JENNIFER ARNER The introduction to Animal Farm states that the entire book is an allegory. C.M. Woodhouse makes it clear that the story is about Russia and Germany’s communist societies. Almost everything in the book stands for something else in the political world. Most prominently are the characters and their equals in the USSR. These characters are the basis of the story; therefore, they are influential in finding the meaning of the allegory of Animal Farm. For
McCarthyism
McCarthyism
McCarthyism McCarthyism Vivian Gonzalez Mr. Martinez-Ramos A.P. United States History May 3, 2000 McCarthyism was one of the saddest events of American history. It destroyed people�s lives and shattered many families. It threw innocent people into a whirlwind of mass confusion and fictional portrayals of their lives. McCarthyism spawned for the country�s new found terror of Communism known as the red scare. McCarthyism was an extreme version of the red scare, a scare whose ends did not justi
Socialism
Socialism
Socialism The term socialism is commonly used to refer both to an ideology--a comprehensive set of beliefs or ideas about the nature of human society and its future desirable state--and to a state of society based on that ideology. Socialists have always claimed to stand above all for the values of equality, social justice, cooperation, progress, and individual freedom and happiness, and they have generally sought to realize these values by the abolition of the private-enterprise economy (see CA
Problems of History in The Theory of Knowledge
Problems of History in The Theory of Knowledge
Problems of History in The Theory of Knowledge Critical examination of the Problems of History in the Theory of Knowledge by exploring and discussing the statement, “Every work of history is at least as revealing of the person who wrote it, and of the period in which it was written, as it is of the events it portrays.” “Every work of history is at least as revealing of the person who wrote it, and of the period in which it was written, as it is of the events it portrays.” The problem with the pa
League of Nations
League of Nations
League of Nations The League of Nations was an international organization created after the First World War. The Covenant establishing the League was part of the Treaty of Versailles. The aims of the League were to promote international co-operation and to achieve international peace and security. The League of Nations was an association of states which had pledged themselves, through signing the Covenant not to go to war before submitting their disputes with each other, or states not members of
Animal Farm in Relation to the Russian Revolution
Animal Farm in Relation to the Russian Revolution
Animal Farm in Relation to the Russian Revolution ANIMAL FARM IN COMPARISON TO THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION Animal Farm is a satire on the Russian Revolution. You can look at this story as a fairy tale about the animals, or on a deeper level, as an account of the events in the Russian Revolution. I chose to learn more about the real meaning of Animal Farm, which Orwell indirectly explains throughout the story. Animal Farm starts out with introducing us to life on the Manor Farm, and Old Major\'s opini
Animal Farm
Animal Farm
Animal Farm George Orwell was a great writer; he created a book with many different qualities. Animal Farm is an allegory, fable, and a satire. He made the characters in the novel relate to real people and events in history. Examples such allegory would be Animalism compared with Communism, Snowball compared with Leon Trotsky, and Napoleon compared to Joseph Stalin. Animalism in many ways does symbolize Communism. Animalism for the animals would be a perfect land, no rich, no poor, and everyone
Destalinization
Destalinization
Destalinization Politics has always been about image. A good image leads to power, it\'s that simple. Sometimes it is hard to draw the line between a leader who is genuinely interested in improving the lives of his people and one that is interested in filling a few more pages of the already crowded History book. A good example of this is the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in its transition time between 1953 and 1964. The tyrannical rule of Joseph Stalin in the USSR was finally over, and the
The Catastrophe of War in Slaughterhouse Five
The Catastrophe of War in Slaughterhouse Five
The Catastrophe of War in Slaughterhouse Five The Catastrophe of War in Slaughterhouse-Five Russian Prime Minister Joseph Stalin once said, "A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic." The impersonalization of war and death that he shares is an realistic characterization of war; originally intending to improve the lives of people, yet inevitably leading to the destruction of human life. Author Kurt Vonnegut endorses this view in his novel Slaughterhouse-Five; he shows that war
Cuban Missile Crisis
Cuban Missile Crisis
Cuban Missile Crisis During the administration of United States President John F. Kennedy, the Cold War reached its most dangerous state, when the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) came to the brink of nuclear war in what was known as the Cuban Missile Crisis. What was the Cold War? What started the tensions between the United States and the USSR? What actions were taken and how were the problems resolved? All of these questions and more shall be answered in this p
Socialism
Socialism
Socialism Socialism The term socialism is commonly used to refer both to an ideology--a comprehensive set of beliefs or ideas about the nature of human society and its future desirable state--and to a state of society based on that ideology. Socialists have always claimed to stand above all for the values of equality, social justice, cooperation, progress, and individual freedom and happiness, and they have generally sought to realize these values by the abolition of the private-enterprise econo
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin Joseph Stalin was a Georgian Marxist revolutionary leader and later dictator of the USSR. He was born in Gori, Georgia. He studied at Tiflis Orthodox where he was expelled from in 1899. After joining a Georgian Social Democratic organization in 1898, he became active in a revolutionary underground, and he was twice sent to Siberia. As a leading Bolshevik he played an active role in the October Revolution. In 1922, he became general secretary of the Party Central Committee, a positi
Why The Marxist Ideal Cannot Work
Why The Marxist Ideal Cannot Work
Why The Marxist Ideal Cannot Work The Marxist ideal, a highly appealing, almost Utopian society, is impossible to achieve due to the fact that it demands that the human mind be almost without flaws. It asks of society and its members to be absolutely without ranks, without greed or leadership. This has been clearly impossible for society. Each step to achieving a communist establishment has been, continues to be, and will be, in actuality, a step towards the totalitarian societies of past and cu
Communism vs Democracy
Communism vs Democracy
Communism vs Democracy Communism, a concept or system of society in which the major resources and means of production are owned by the community rather than by individuals. In theory, such societies provide for equal sharing of all work, according to ability, and all benefits, according to need. Some conceptions of communist societies assume that, ultimately, coercive government would be unnecessary and therefore that such a society would be without rulers. Until the ultimate stages are reached,
Chaing Kai
Chaing Kai
Chaing Kai Chiang Kai-shek, also known as Chiang Chung-cheng, was born in 1887 in a remote farm village in the eastern province of Zhejiang, to a middle-class wine merchant. He began working at the age of nine after his father died. (Reese 7) When he was fourteen years old, following the Chinese custom of that time, his mother arranged his marriage. This would in fact be his first marriage, he married again years later. He dreamed of becoming a soldier. He saw adventure in a military career and
Russias History
Russias History
Russias History Joseph Stalin (1927-1953) led the Soviet State through the challenges of World War II. Although the war was a terrible drain on the already impoverished and exhausted society, it resulted, paradoxically in strengthening the Soviet dictatorship. The war distracted the Soviet people from Stalin\'s excesses in previous years and generated patriotism and national unity. It also greatly strengthened the Soviet military. The Soviet Union emerged from the war as second in power only to
Pigs and People
Pigs and People
Pigs and People The purpose of the Russian Revolution was to fix problems from Czar Nicholas II. The purpose of the Animal Farm Revolution was to make life better for all the animals. However, both revolutions made life worse afterwards. All of the characters in Animal Farm have counterparts in real life. This book was based on the Russian Revolution, and all the important populace of the revolution are symbolized. Some of the animals represent individuals in the Russian Revolution, and some typ
The Rosenbergs
The Rosenbergs
The Rosenbergs The history of the United States is full of unsolved mysteries. One of the greatest mysteries which occurred in 1953 was the electrocution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg under the Espionage Act. They were convicted for giving the secret information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union. The anti-communist sentiment that characterized the Cold War and McCarthyism led to their trial and execution. Even though there is some evidence of the Rosenbergs\' guilt, numerous facts which
Containment Of Communism
Containment Of Communism
Containment Of Communism The Cold War is the closest the world has ever come to complete destruction. In this period of time, two world super powers were in a stalemate economically and militarily and were constantly competing to be the superior. The Cold War started as result of World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union had some differences on their perspectives of the world. United States being the richest country in the world promoted democracy and capitalism in the world. The newl
Stalin Vs. Hitler
Stalin Vs. Hitler
Stalin Vs. Hitler Run to the Top Josef Stalin, a politician from the earliest beginnings of his life, strove to achieve a national sense of power during his reign over the citizens of Russia. Adolf Hitler, however, a born high school dropout somewhat longed for a place in life. He rather fell into his role as a politician, after his brief shortcomings in arts and sciences. These two individuals developed varying ideas to put their controlling minds to work to lead their political parties in the
Animal Farm
Animal Farm
Animal Farm George Orwell was a great writer; he created a book with many different qualities. Animal Farm is an allegory, fable, and a satire. He made the characters in the novel relate to real people and events in history. Examples such allegory would be Animalism compared with Communism, Snowball compared with Leon Trotsky, and Napoleon compared to Joseph Stalin. Animalism in many ways does symbolize Communism. Animalism for the animals would be a perfect land, no rich, no poor, and everyone
Moscow
Moscow
Moscow The Emergence of Capitalist Economy in Russia Noen H. Loquiño I.Introduction: A Newfound Freedom II.The Beginnings of Socialism A.Karl Marx and the Communist Manifesto B.The Theory of Socialism C.The Dual Revolution in Russia III.History of the Soviet Union A.The Early Years B.Stalin\'s Reformation C.World War II D.The Soviet Union\'s Postbellum Period E.The Cold War IV.The Fall of Communism A.Gorbachev\'s Visions B.The Reunification of Germany C.Freedom for the Republics V.An Economy In
Hitler /stalin
Hitler /stalin
hitler /stalin Hitler and Stalin will probably go down in history as two of the greatest known evil leaders of the 20th Century. You might ask what could bring two men to become the menaces they were. What kind of upbringing would cause someone to turnout the way they did? December 21, 1879 in Georgia, Joseph Stalin is born. Around the time of Stalin’s birth Georgia was not the best place to be. They were at a miserable level of poverty, there was no industry, and they had a 75% illiteracy rate
HITLER, MUSSOLINI, STALIN
HITLER, MUSSOLINI, STALIN
HITLER, MUSSOLINI, STALIN Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin….. These three names have a vast impact on the idea of dictatorship. These men established dictatorship and guided this type of rule throughout most of their lives. Dictatorship is a form of government in which absolute power is exercised and practiced by one person without hereditary right or the free consent of the citizens living in the country. It takes a person with a lot of courage and grit to become a dictator. These three proletariats
Enemy at the gates
Enemy at the gates
enemy at the gates Enemy at the Gates Rating: ***/***** Cast: Jude Law, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Bob Hoskins, Ed Harris, Ron Perlman, Gabriel Thomson Written by: Jean-Jacques Annaud and Alain Godard Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud Running Time: 131 minutes Synopsis: Enemy at the Gates was inspired by a true story and set against the siege of Stalingrad during World War II. This is the tale of a young Russian sharpshooter, Vassili, who becomes a legend by shooting numerous high-ranking Germ
Rise Of Communism
Rise Of Communism
Rise Of Communism There were many events that lead up to the Bolshevik Revolution. First off, in 1848, Karl Marx and Fredrich Engels published a thought-provoking book. The Communist Manifesto expressed their support of a world in which there was no difference in class. A world in which the workers and commoners ran the show and there was no high and supreme ruler. Many intellectual Russians began to become aware of this pamphlet as well as the advanced state of the world compared to Russia. Oth
Cuban Missile Crisis
Cuban Missile Crisis
Cuban Missile Crisis During the administration of United States President John F. Kennedy, the Cold War reached its most dangerous state, when the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) came to the brink of nuclear war in what was known as the Cuban Missile Crisis. What was the Cold War? What started the tensions between the United States and the USSR? What actions were taken and how were the problems resolved? All of these questions and more shall be answered in this p