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  • France's Defeat

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    How would you account for France’s defeat in June, 1940? The succinct defeat of France can be attributed largely to inferior French and, conversely, superior German tactics. As plans were being drafted for the invasion of France, Hitler endorsed the plan crafted by Generals Erich von Manstein and Gerd von Runstedt. Crudely, the plan laid out that the Germans would invade the low countries, chiefly Holland and Belgium, and lure the Franco-British forces north into defending the two. Once they took

  • Santiago's Defeat

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    Throughout life, things can go wrong. Many times in life, something that you may have worked exceedingly hard on, can fail you. It is difficult to swallow the defeat and to truly keep moving on, but your defeat will not destroy you. In Ernest Hemingway's 1952 novella, The Old Man and the Sea, the theme of, "A man can be destroyed but not defeated.", can be explored to show its relevance to the novel. In The Old Man and the Sea, the main character, Santiago, has been jipped of a life where he can

  • The Effects Of Deindividuation And Dehumanization On Human Behavior

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    In beginning studies, it was shown that people developed deindividuation when presented with an opportunity of anonymity. Deindividuation is when people lose sense of self awareness. This is brought on by anonymity and has led to aggression and antisocial behavior. It has been shown that other things such as group size has led to deindividuation. Dehumanization is defined as one person treating another person or persons like objects or animals instead of human beings. The person has said or done

  • A Glorious Defeat

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    For the Glory of Mexico In this book, Timothy J. Henderson examines the origins, outcomes, and modern-day consequences of the Mexican-American War (1846-1848). A Glorious Defeat is organized around two central questions: why did Mexico go to war with the United States in 1846 and why did the war go so badly for Mexico? Henderson does provide the answers to these questions, based on the reader having some knowledge of the expansionist history that the US partook in with its southern neighbors, but

  • Defeat Of Cancer

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    The Defeat of Cancer Daniela Gutierrez Physics Period 2 Introduction Particle accelerators have a lot of energy running through them and this energy is used to transform particles. There are various types of procedures and methods that are used to transform the cancer cells and stop them from spreading further. At times the cancer is to strong and the treatments, such as, chemotherapy, or surgery, do not help. The particle accelerators have energy that is believed to equal the energy that

  • Napoleon's Defeat

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    The year is 1815 June, 18 the balance of Europe hangs on the fate of this battle. As we all know this is one of the most important battles of the war with so much at stake. If Napoleon is victorious, it will greatly injure the resistance. But if the loses the campaign is basically over. Napoleon is a very strong leader, on the battlefield with his men. “His presence on the field made the difference of forty thousand men.”~Wellington. The battle is taking place near Brussels. If Napoleon can gain

  • The Defeat Of The South

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    Many historians offer various reasons for the defeat of the South (Confederacy) in its battle against the North (Union) during the Civil War. Some of the theories historians offer include the overriding Union power in people, manufacturing, raw material and other reserves; financial failure, due to the Union blockade of ports and ruining the railway structure; political infighting among the Confederacy; and persistent loyalty to states’ rights causing opposition between the government in Richmond

  • Freigned Defeat

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    once. Should a feigned retreat work, however, usually by drawing the opposing line into a celebratory pursuit, the battle would be over quickly. On the other hand, should it not work, military history had shown that, demoralized by their failure, those who had attempted the tactic might actually flee the field in earnest. At Hastings, the feigned retreat worked well. Some Anglo-Saxon troops were able to remain in their lines, but many others broke and pursued the “retreating” Normans, only to

  • Defeat Of The Plains Indians

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    Many people associate the beginning of the defeat of the plains Indians with the Fort Laramie Treaty signed in 1868, yet ever since the Spanish set sail for the New World in 1492, European and American Powers tried to push out the natives. Throughout 1870-1900, better known as the Gilded Age, the federal government attempted, but failed to confine Native Americans to specific areas. The plains Indians were ultimately defeated because of the governments willingness to deploy military forces, construction

  • Reasons For The Defeat Of Germany

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    Analyse the reasons for the defeat of Germany in the First World War The 3rd of March 1918 was a fateful day for both Germany and Russia as the Treaty of Brest- Litovsky was signed. This treaty confirmed the end of the eastern front and Russia's defeat. Therefore, Grmany was no longer fighting a war on two fronts and hence, they were able to transport several units to the western front war with France as reinforcements. As a result of this, a concentrated offensive on France was able to be launched