• Korean War
    The Korean War has often been referred to as the "forgotten war" because it came on the heels of World War II and was overshadowed by the Vietnam War. Korea like Vietnam, was part of the Cold War to stop the advancement of Communism in Southeast Asia. When the Communist troops of North Korea invaded...
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  • The Korean War
    The Korean War For hundreds of years Korea was dominated by the Chinese empire. After Japan was defeated by the allies in WW II., Korea became occupied by the Russians in the North and the Americans in the South. Both the U.S. and the Soviets realized that Korea was a strategic country. It was im...
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  • The Korean War
    The Korean War took place between the years of 1950 and 1953. The cause of the war was that Korea was under Japanese rule ever since the end of the Chinese-Japanese war in 1895. After World War II, in 1945, Korea was freed from Japan. The United States troops occupied the southern part of the c...
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  • Korean War
    On 26 June, one day after 90,000 North Korean troops, armed with Soviet weapons, crossed the 38th parallel to invade South Korea, President Harry Truman directed U.S. military forces to assist South Korea. This began the Korean War, which came at a time when America was becoming more and more fearfu...
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  • Korean War
    The Korean War is a war that many people will never forget. All wars in American history fought before the Korean War was based on either national survival or the gain of territory. A strong conflict was created between the Soviet Union and the United States. The conflict was so strong that wars...
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  • Korean War
    Throughout the history of mankind there has always been war. Nations have always had disagreements with one another and the result is the death of many young soldiers. Although many men die in war, not as many men die if the war was fought to win and not only to stop the enemy. However, the wars tha...
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  • The Battles of the Korean War
    On June 25, 1950, a war broke out on the peninsula of North and South Korea. The causes of this war were mostly attributed to North Korea's attempted conquest of the entire Korean peninsula. North Korea invaded the South and thus began the Korean War. This was a war that ultimately involved the f...
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  • Korean War
    The Korean War A cry rang out, June 24, 1950, from a small country half way around the world and America listened. Korea was engaged in a civil war as an attempt to keep North Korea from thrusting its influence on South Korea. Communist Russia and China were strong supporters of the North,...
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  • Korean War
    The Korean War originated in the division of Korea into South Korea and North Korea after World War II (1939-1945). Efforts to reunify the peninsula after the war failed, and in 1948 the South proclaimed the Republic of Korea and the North established the People's Republic of Korea. In 1949, border...
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  • Korean War
    Korea was engaged in a civil war as an attempt to keep North Korea from thrusting its influence on South Korea. Communist Russia and China were strong supporters of the North, and to keep Communism contained the United States sent troops to the South. USA troops spent years fighting and...
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  • Containment as U.S. Policy During Cold War Era
    Containment as U.S. policy during Cold War Era From after World War II and up until 1991 the foreign policy of the United States was based on Cold War ideology and the policy of containment; to prevent nations from leaning towards Soviet Union-based communism, as first laid out by George Kennan...
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  • Cold War
    Click here for more essays on COLD WAR Cold War PropagandaThe Cold War never presented any real threat on America. It was nothing more than thepropaganda of two battling super powers. The two super powers involved in the Cold Warwere The United States of America and The Soviet Union. The two countr...
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  • The American Strategy Throughout the Cold War and After
    THE AMERICAN STRATEGY THROUGHOUT THE COLD WAR AND AFTER PREFACE The intent of this essay is concerned with the "American grand strategy in Europe and more broadly in the world, in the decades which followed the end of the Second World War up to the early nineteen's in the years following th...
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  • The Significance of Vietnam War
    The Significance of The Vietnam War Within one generation, The United States have experienced The Second World War, The Korean War and fifteen years of The Cold War crisis. The Vietnam War was the last drop into the cup of American patience. The costs of The Vietnam War were intolerable, because th...
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  • War from the Cold War to Present
    2 SEP 2002 WAR FROM THE COLD WAR TO PRESENT The end of World War II was the spawn of a new war that would continue for over fifty years: The Cold War. Technically this war was not a fifty-year physical confrontation between two countries but more of a political confrontation between the wor...
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  • Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War is a very complicated and opinionated subject. The causes of the war can be confusing, and often times vary from source to source. In this paper I will examine the situation in Vietnam and try to explain the root causes of the war. I will also offer a comprehensive explanation of why...
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  • Why Are Big States More War Prone Then Small Ones
    "War! Huh! Good God y'all! What is it good for? Absolutely nothing!" (Springsteen). Contrary to the immortal words of Bruce Springsteen, there is a purpose to war. The world has many different states and nations, and not all have similar interests; and when the interests of two or more countries c...
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  • A Brief Overview of the Cold War 1945-60
    As soon as World War II ended, the old war alliances crumpled as the United States and Soviet Union rose as superpowers. It was a battle between democracy and communism. By 1947, the communist threat had grown so much that Winston Churchill described it as "an iron curtain" dividing the European co...
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  • American Dream: the Civil War
    This paper will prove that the American Dream can best be explained as a city upon a hill, meaning being above and superior over those below. The Civil War, the imperialistic race of the 19th century, the Korean War, the KKK, and the Gulf War are all examples of the American Dream of superiority pla...
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  • War
    Recent photographs of Iraqi Prisoners Of War (POWs) being humiliated and abused by United States armed forces have caused uproar and disgust throughout the world. The sole purpose of any war is to win; either through destroying the enemy, or the achieving a specific goal. Why then should coalitio...
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