Henry Ford and Walter Reuther are two of the biggest names in the world of automobile industries and organized labor. They were both activists in their own way. Also, they were completely different from each other, one could even argue that they were opposites. Their ideas were contradicting, but still both of them had positive effects on society. Henry Ford was a captain of industry. He owned Ford Motors, which was an automobile company. Ford was a man who always wanted his own way and...
Even though the United States won most of the battles up until 1968, nothing could have prepared them for what was to happen on January 30-31, 1968. Prior to the “Tet,” otherwise known as the Chinese Lunar New Year, some small battles along Rt.9 nearby Khe Sahn, had been taking place. The Tet is the same as our new years day, but instead of celebrating number years, they celebrate years of different animals, such as, 1968 was the year of the monkey. After two weeks of silence,...
The decision of Eamon De Valera not to travel to the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations was a very contentious and divisive one. In this study I will attempt to figure out if this decision of De Valera’s had an influence on the outcome of the negotiations and I will also look at the possible reasons why De Valera came to the decision to stay at home. In order to fully comprehend the decision by De Valera to stay in Dublin during the Treaty negotiations, we must first look at the...
The War Between the Classes By Gloria D. MiklowitzTable of contents • 1. Introduction -1.1 General information and the process of analysing different aspects • 2. Main Part -2.1 Biography of Gloria D. Miklowitz -2.2 Summary of the novel -2.3 Background information of the course of the colour game -2.4 Characterisation of Amy & Adam and the relation to their families -2.5 Analysis on the relationship between Amy & Adam -2.6 Amy's journal entries during the 'Colour Game' -2.7...
Past or Present: What can we believe?Theory of Knowledge EssayWith so much uncertainty about the future, most people long for certainty about the past and present. Is it really possible, though, to be sure about the past? When looking for a lost set of keys, are you sure of the past (where you put them) or the present (that you are looking for them)? The reasons for the differences in certainty are the different forms of knowledge involved in learning and perceiving the past and present. ...
Misfortunes of the Native American IndiansThe name Indian was first applied to Native Americans by Christopher Columbus, who mistakenly believed that the mainland and islands of America were part of the Indies, in Asia. Native Americans are true to their cultural and have a strong bond to nature and its many creatures. The spirit that these people so highly prize was taken from them and has not yet been fully regained. Through decrease of population, enforced migration, and racism,...
IB Extended Essay: The Tsarist Downfall of February 1917Word Count: 3298On 2 March, 1917, Tsar Nicholas II abdicated in favour of his brother Michael(1). With the stepping down of the Tsar, the autocratic regime that had ruled since the inception of Russia many hundreds of years earlier came to a final end, replaced by a provisional government that was itself to be replaced shortly with communists that held power until 1991. The downfall of the autocracy in Russia was undoubtably one of the...