World War 2 started on 3 September 1939. Although there were many cause for the war, like the failure of the Treaty of Versailles, threat of communism, and appeasement. Hitler and the Nazi party were the main cause, they were linked with all other causes, making them stand out as the ‘main cause’. Everything that had happened after World War 1; the Treaty of Versailles, the Great Depression, Communism and Fascism, all helped Hitler gain trust from the Germans, as he said he would ‘make Germany great again’. Starting another world war within 20 years of the ‘war that was meant to end all wars’.
The morning of Tuesday September 11, 2011 is one of the biggest tradgies of all time. On this specific day four airlines were hijacked by an Islamic group that goes by the name al-Qaeda. The attacks took the lives of 2,996 innocent people, injured nearly 6,000 people, and caused at least $10 billion in infracture and property damage. These attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks, will forever be remebered as one of the most horrific days for so many people around this world.
During this war, because of the advancement in weaponry and technology, the excessive amount of death was a supreisment to the different powers. Specifically, the global war took the life of more than 9 million soldiers and wounded more than 21 million (“World War I history”). In addition, there were about 20 million civil casualties. Although the United States weren’t the who was affected the most in death, the war had an impact on American literature (Dayton). During the war, the American literature started off by author having their perspective on the idea of United States entering the war, which eventually change because of the involvement.
Almost all of Europe was involved, and several alliances were formed, the Triple Alliance, being Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy. While France, Russia, and Britain became early on allies. and America eventually joined to help its allies, due to unrestricted submarine warfare (Adelblue “An End to the Great War”). Militarism, alliances, and nationalism fueled one of the worlds biggest wars, World War I.
The use of pathos is a speech is very persuasive especially when there has been a tragic event that has taken place. Pearl Harbor was a very tragic event in the history of the United States. “With confidence in our armed forces - with the unbounding determination of our people - we will gain the inevitable triumph - so help us God.” , Franklin Roosevelt use’s “we” in his speech to unite everyone together and show what he is on their side.
In a matter of seconds, the lives of thousands of citizens were ruined as a result of the civil war breaking out. The child that Ishmael was before the breakout of the war greatly contrasts the soldier that the war molded him into which shows how much such of an effect such an event can have on someone
He will stop at nothing for the win. The setting of the speech established a inspiring mood because he came with the plan to better the military so they could prepare for the war. The speech is accredited for the victory of the British against Germany. Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat was a speech given by Winston Churchill. This was his speech promising the British of his nonstop work to get the victory against Germany.
As World War Two was coming to an end, the United States shocked the world with the power of science. Two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan giving a great moral boost to the Americans and the Allies, while also bringing a lot of threat to the outside world. As the countries felt vulnerable to the might of the bomb, the Soviet Union found itself in a hard situation of trying to assert itself as a superpower while also recovering from the war. As Stalin slowly came to power, he gradually became more and more controlling and finally became a dictator. Watching the USSR’s gradual climb to power, the U.S. found it important as the police of the world to keep the USSR in check.
Although Mitchell’s strong advocacy for aerial warfare led to his Court Marshall he publicly criticized the United States Army and Navy up until his death, Mitchell paved the way for the Air Force as he understood the importance of the war in the skies. It is clear why he is viewed as “the father of the Air Force”. Modern warfare such as the air campaign of the Gulf War, also known as the 1991 bombing of Iraq, was an all-embracing aerial campaign that only lasted from the month of January to February, further illustrates Mitchells point. Coalition forces flew over 100,000 sorties dropping 88,500 tons of bombs, extensively destroying vital military targets and civilian infrastructure.
The country found itself in utter terror and a sense of paralysis immediately following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on American soil by the al Qaeda network. “In the aftermath of the first attack on the American continent since the War of 1812, and the deadliest in the nation’s history, the country rallied behind the president” (Milkis & Nelson, 2012, 445). During this heightened time of support, the Bush Administration worked to expand the presidential powers. One of his most immediate decisions was to work with the National Security Agency (NSA) to monitor communications traffic between the United States and foreign countries in an effort to catch unknown terrorists before they acted against the United States again. According to Eichenwald,
Possibly the most significant event in the 1940s was the second world war, and its end. This war involved many countries and leaders, and claimed several lives in its 6 years of duration. Not only did it contain the rise of one of the most vengeful leaders, but it also caused the collapse of entire countries. Adolf Hitler was the beginning of WWII, as he tried to take over and rule the world. During those dreadful
At the turn of the century, we read how Progressivism and Imperialism conquered the minds of the American people (and the eyes and attention of the rest of the world). We reviewed the war and savagery destroyed the civilized world during the Great War. Finally, we took part in learning about the Roaring Twenties and
Some examples of everyday security being, border control, airline security, and cyber networks (Homeland Security – Our Mission). The U.S Customs and Border Protection is a branch in the Department of Homeland Security that states their mission statement is, “to safeguard America’s borders, thereby protecting the pubic from dangerous people and materials while enhancing the nation’s global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel” (About CBP). This statement from U.S. Customs and Border Control helps to back up President George Bush’s words in his address to the United States the night of the September 2001 attack. That night he explained how the economy will remain strong and keep pushing forward. With a stronger border control the United States is able to keep the economy prospering just as Bush had promised over a decade ago.
The Battle of Stalingrad, and the attack on Pearl Harbor were all battles that had a devastating ending, with many deaths. Germany at the time in World War (WWII)was part of the Axis Powers, joined by Japan. The United States was part of the Allied powers. Both of these battles were significant because they had deep importance in the expansion of their country 's involvement in the war and to showcase their power.