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  • WWII Impact

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    Australians at War World War II (WWII) made a significant impact in shaping modern Australia. This war contributed to social, political and technological developments throughout Australia and the world. SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTS WWII had a big impact on the social changes in Australia before and after the war. One of the reasons it had such an impact on Australia was due to the immigration policy, which was made to increase Australia’s population. The immigration policy is a policy on legal migrants

  • Women In WWII

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    During WWII, the role of Canadian women in the labour force greatly amended the rise of women, in terms of their struggle to achieve equal status with men in society. The position of women in Canada had always been placed limitations on in order for them to fit with the female stereotypes of the time. When WWII came around, things began to change, and those changes caused differences in the lives of women. In Canada, many women took on nontraditional military positions, dared social stereotypes and

  • Women in Wwii

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    Women for the Win! Women served an important role in WWII. They not only took the challenge and stepped up to take the places of the men off fighting in the war to work in factories, but they also fought side by side with those risking their lives and fighting for their country. They were needed everywhere during the war. There were an unbelievable amount of job opportunities for women during the war and many supported the brave acts of voluntary enlistment. “‘A woman’s place is in the home’

  • Essay on WWII

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    Junior English WWII “The world must know what happened, and never forget.” (World War 2) General Eisenhower reflecting upon the world war II, and acknowledging it as a pertinent event in the history of the United States of America. War is war, it is not pretty or humane, but what it is, is a diplomatic way in which to settle disputes and aggressions between countries. By analyzing these wars of the past, the people of the country can learn many things, be it mistakes made by one

  • Wwii And The Cold War

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    discussing WWII and The Cold War from an American perspective, the focus is likely to be centered on the wartime efforts of the country while debating strengths and shortcomings within those efforts. However, while the physical and psychological wars waged on, America’s homefront saw a continuation of fighting in the form of social movements aimed at attaining equality for all Americans. Minorities like African Americans and Mexican immigrants continued to face discrimination and racism during WWII but

  • The Crutality Of WWII And The Holocaust

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    Although the personalities of the leaders at the time had an impact, the driving force behind the brutality of WWII and the Holocaust was fascism. The fascist belief in “neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace” caused WWII and the Holocaust to be so horrific (Doctrine of Fascism). This quote simply means that fascism believes war is good. This belief causing brutality can be seen when Hitler invaded Poland. Germany had previously taken over both Austria and Czechoslovakia with

  • The Importance Of Technology In WWII

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    Technology played a very important role in WWII and the ability to have certain technologies was key to winning on the battlefield for both the United States and its allies. Most of the technology used in WWII were based on already existing technology, however a lot of it was changed and modified due to lessons learned from WWI and these advancements in technology helped America and it allies greatly during WWII. Advancements in medicine, transportation, and weapons played a major factor in the success

  • Role of Women in Wwii

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    Role of Women in World War II “Our women are serving actively in many ways in this war, and they are doing a grand job on both the fighting front and the home front.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt, 1944 World War II (WWII) is often described as defining America’s “Greatest Generation.” That image was portrayed by a young, dapper, American airman, full of patriotism, courage, and a desire to make the world a better place. He was eager to conquer the world and return to the home front to make a better life

  • WWII at Home Essay

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    For the United States the event of WWII was most likely the single largest factor in determining the nation’s financial, political, and social prowess in the 20th century. Where most have knowledge of the war itself, few understand the sheer reach it had and the massive effects it produced globally. At home, it ended the great depression and strengthened our government’s ability to manage the economy. Leading up to the war virtually all industry in the country was majorly crippled if not dead, a

  • Interpretations of the Origins of WWII

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    Interpretations of the Origins of WWII World War Two began on September 1st, 1939, with the German invasion of Poland, and the French and British declarations of war on Germany two days later. From even before this official beginning to the war, people have continually tried to analyze what actually brought about the most destructive war in history, with many different interpretations having been put forward. Richard Overy's argument is a complex one, involving a look at each of the major