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NATO The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was founded in 1949.

NATO The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was founded in 1949. Which countries were originally involved in NATO? What was the purpose of NATO? What obligations did the member nations have to each other? Did NATO succeed in attaining its purpose? Explain your responses thoroughly.

Conventions & Historical Accuracy of "The Other Boleyn Girl"

1) What were the social conventions of the time? 2) How do these social conventions relate to class and gender? 3) What is the historical accuracy of this book? 4) What are some examples of the inaccuracies that may exist in the book, since it is historical fiction, rather than a biography?

WW II

More lives were lost on the battlefield and in extermination camps during World War II than any other conflict in history. Throughout the war, Axis aggression was met with resistance both on the political stage and in underground movements. What are some various examples of resistance and the effect these had on the outcome of

Influence of the Nazi Party

Adolf Hitler came to power by legal means, appointed by President Paul von Hindenburg on January 30, 1933, according to the constitution of the Weimar Republic. Thereafter, however, he proceeded to dismantle the legal structure of the Weimar system and replace it with an inflexible dictatorship that revolved around his person â

European History since 1900

Compare and contrast Woodrow Wilson's Idealistic View with Georges Clemenceau's Demands for Security and Revenge. What arguments did each use to advance his claims? How did the German Delegation react to the Treaty of Versailles?

European History

Hi, It would be great if you could help me understand these questions...I know the background, I was just wondering about the following questions. 1.) Why did France find it difficult to achieve security after the Versailles Treaty? Was the invasion of the Ruhr wise? 2.) Was the failure of the Weimar Republic in German

WW2 - Operational Theaters

The US fought a "two-front" war in WWII, in Europe and in the Pacific. How did these two theaters of war differ? How and why did America's goals and strategy differ for each front?

Panama - Article Summary

I am in need of assistance generating an article summary for the attached article on Panama. A requirement for the project is that the summary be a page to a page and a half, highlighting the key points and concluding with personal thoughts of the subject at hand. I just need some guidance on what to include. Thank you.

African American studies

How did Enlightenment ideology affect African Americans and the institution of slavery? (I've answered the question and explained some of the background information, trying to make it easy to understand. My explanation is about 5 paragraphs long, and I've also included some links that may be helpful.)

The history of German highways dated back to 1913, when Germans built the first motorway. The German freeways are known as the autobahn. When Italy opened up its express highways, Germany built its "car only roads" between Düsseldorf and Opladen. In 1932 they created another link of road between Cologne and Bonn. Adolf Hitler during 1930s, understood the importance of highways and started a program called Reischsautobahnen, which had connected north-south and east-west of Germany. The first Reischsautobahnen was opened in 1935 between Frankfurt and Darmstadt. Hitler thought that it would increase the employment opportunities and help rapid military movements. By the end of the World War II, German freeway or autobahn had a total area of 2100 kilometers. After the World War II, the German highways or autobahns continued to expand and by 1990 it covered an area of 8800 km. After the German unification, the conditions of the East German roads were pathetic. It remained in a condition as it was in 1945. The precarious conditions of East German autobahns forced the German government to start a program on war footing to improve the autobahns. The vast network of autobahn created finest roads and made Germany the industrial hub of modern Europe. The highways of Germany changed the life of German people. It enabled the Germans to travel fast without speed limits. Autobahns became a part of the German culture, since it had long history. It is passing along the beautiful landscapes with wide range of amenities. Gas stations and cafeterias have enriched the cultural life of people. Above all, it has provided access to various beautiful tourist destinations. The fall of the Berlin wall unified both the country and families. All the states of the communist bloc in Eastern Europe became independent. It was the clear sign of the end of the cold war The iron curtain had fallen apart and it marked the collapse of once mighty Soviet Union. In the long run, it resulted in the unification of Europe or European Union (EU)

The German freeways are known as autobahn. The history of German autobahn dated back to 1913, when Germans built the first motorway. The 19 km road was built on an experimental basis. During that period, Italy also began to build express highways. When Italy opened up its express highways, Germany built its "car only roads"

Booker T. Washington

How did Booker T Washington's teachings and education , help shape the African people to become a more secure and independent races? What events early on Booker T Washington's help shape him as a leader and as a person?

The Crusades & its Implications

I need help to complete a Powerpoint presentation on how history and its methods can be used to approach a specific contemporary problem such as war. I do not have the Powerpoint program on the computer, and I cannot afford it at this time. I do not need any extravagant pictures, but I need 2 slides w/6 bullet points per slide a

Holocaust

Explain the wartime context of the Holocaust, and describe the nature of Nazism.

Wester Civilization

Discuss World War I, its causes, major events, turning point, and peace settlement. What impact did the war and its aftermath have on politics and culture? Describe conditions in the Great Depression, focusing on the countries that suffered most and least. What impact did economic failure have on the era s politics? Discu

Night by Elie Weisel is explicated.

Discuss Elie Weisel's struggles as a teenager when he and his family were taken from their home in 1944 to the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Causes of WW1

What forces were leading to war during the uneasy peace between 1871 and 1914? What were fundamental causes of World War I? Do you think that the war could have been avoided? Explain.

Overview of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact of 1939

The Hitler-Stalin Pact is also known as the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, since the Soviet Foreign Minister of the time was Molotov, and the German Foreign Minister assigned for the negotiations was Von Ribbentrop. It was signed in Moscow August 23-24, 1939 and was, on paper, an agreement between German and Russia to renounce war

Soviet Dominance in Eastern Europe

Identify and explain the sources of disillusionment with Soviet dominance in Eastern Europe after WWII. Please include any references you my have.