The Nuremburg TrialOn October 18, 1945, the chief prosecutors lodged an indictment with the War Crimes Tribunal charging 24 individuals with variety of crimes and atrocities. This included the deliberate instigation of wars, extermination of racial and religious groups, murder and mistreatment of prisoners of war, and the murder, mistreatment, and the deportation of slave labor of the inhabitants of countries occupied by Germany during the war. The men accused at the trial were the...
Why was there economic prosperity in American in the 1920’s?I know that America on it’s surface was prosperous during the 1920’s. I know this because of the physical signs, and the evidence I have found supporting this concept. Some of the physical signs of the then prosperity are evident today, like the skyscrapers and Empire State building. There were the inventions of manufactured fabrics and materials such as Bakelite, artificial silk and Cellophane. Airlines carried...
History on the Founding Fathers of AmericaPhiladelphia, PA. 1787, the Founding Fathers set before them foundation for a new nation. This nation was to be formed in the interest of its people: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their...
Comparison of Trade RivalriesThe German-Great Britain trade rivalry like the U.S.-Japan trade rivalry involved a rising power cutting into the trade of an already dominant trading power. There were several causes of the German-Great Britain trade rivalry according to Hoffman. The first was German's industry's zeal in procuring new contracts and expanding markets. They did this by fulfilling contracts even if they were very small and constantly trying to stay up with market demand. Second,...
Which of the factors listed below do you think was responsible for changing attitudes towards women by 1920?a) The campaigning of the Suffragettes b) Women’s work in WWIc) Articles and Magazinesd) Women’s increased confidence and assertivenessAll of the above factors played a part in the change in attitude towards women. However, some of them were more important than others; Women’s work in WWII, Articles and Magazines, and the campaigning of the suffragettes, among many...
The Origin of Primate Cities in Africa: How European Colonies Have Led to Urban PrimacyA country's urban system has a strong affect on national and regional economies, and for this reason, the governments of developing countries are greatly concerned with the factors influencing the development of urban primacy. Particularly in Africa, many people migrate to primate cities to find new opportunities, and governments are concerned that this urban growth will have adverse affects. If such...
World War I BreakdownA cool, sunny summer morning some 87 years ago, two bullets were fired in a Sarajevo street that would soon set in motion a series of events that would throw the world into a struggle against itself. Gavrilo Princip was the young man who fired those two fateful shots that hit Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and his wife Sophie. The royal couple was returning from City Hall and was in route back to the Capitol. Princip, fueled...
The Military Expeditions of the CrusadesCrusades were military expeditions planned and carried out by western European Christians. The crusades began around 1095. In order to takeover and gain control of the Holy Land from the Muslims. The Holy Land was located in Jerusalem and the Christians believed that gaining control of it was their destiny. The origin of the crusades was a result of the expanding the area in the middle east for the Turks. The Turkish people forcfully invaded...
America Was Built By ImmigrantsAmerica was built by immigrants. From Plymouth Rock in the seventeenth century to Ellis Island in the twentieth, people born elsewhere came to America. Some were fleeing religious persecution and political turmoil. Most, however, came for economic reasons and were part of extensive migratory systems that responded to changing demands in labor markets. Their experience in the United States was as diverse as their backgrounds and aspirations. Some became...
National Socialism between 1920 and 1945 can best be described as an era of constant change. Hitler's enrollment in the German Worker's Party provided him the foundation needed to propel his idealistic views of anti-Semitism and Aryan superiority. Soon after Hitler's enrollment the party's name was changed to the National Socialist German Worker's Party and in the summer of 1921 his talents as an orator and propagandist enabled him to take over the leadership of the Nazi Party. Hitler's...