1944 Changed the World for the Better and the Worse The year 1944 was one of the most influential years in all of history. Throughout this year many prominent events have occurred. This year is notorious for World War Two and various massacres. The Year 1944 was important because D-day commenced, The Battle of Bulge killed 19,000 US soldiers, and the Coca-Cola Company was founded in Georgia. In 1944, one of the greatest battles of all time took place. It took much preparation. It was difficult for anyone to imagine that Hitler’s domination would be coming to a close. D-Day Memorial Foundation states, “The landing included over 5,000 ships, 11,000 airplanes, and over 150,000 service men. After years of meticulous planning and seemingly endless training, for the Allied Forces, it all came down to this: The boat ramp goes down, then jump, swim, run, and crawl to the cliffs” Everything would be on the line. When D-day came, so did dreadful weather. Soon the storm was so awful that the soldiers postponed the invasion for a day. Through much discussion they decided to continue with the operation the next day, praying that the storm would pass. D-Day Memorial Foundation says, “They faced over 200 yards of beach before reaching the first natural feature offering any protection. Blanketed by small-arms fire and bracketed by artillery, they found themselves in hell”. Some men were aboard assorted ships and began to become seasick. The war had not started yet, and the soldiers already felt like they had been run over. The men could not understand what could be worse than what they were already going through. D-Day was the term for the day and hour when an operation or warfare would break out. D-Day Memorial Foundation says, “They designate day and hour for an operation when the actual day and hour have not yet been determined or announced. The letters are derived from the words for which they stand, ‘D’ for the day of the invasion and ‘H’ for the hour the operation actually begins”. The final result of D-day was that nearly 10,000 were injured and more than 4,000 were dead. The united powers were able to surmount German resistance and establish a foothold in France. All around the world, many people turned on their radios, listening to the events of D-day. Birdie says, “My mom’s birthday was on D-Day and I remember my mom and dad listening to news reports on the radio. I knew something important had just happened” (Birdie Basset). D-day changed the course of European and American History. D-day was one factor that adjourned the spread of Fascism which allowed the spread of Communism. In late 1944, after the successful D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, it seemed World War II would soon be coming to a close. PBS says, “They were confident that the war would soon be over”. This was before one of the deadliest battles in all of American history. Millions of inexperienced American soldiers died atrociously, as they fought for their lives. The Battle of Bulge was gruesome and troubling. This war was significant because it was the largest land battle in World War Two that The United States had participated in. PBS says, “It came as a total surprise when, on December 16, 1944, 30 German divisions a quarter of a million men strong -- roared across an 85-mile Allied front, from southern Belgium to the middle of Luxembourg. Secretly planned down to the detail by Hitler himself, the invasion was designed to split the American-British alliance, setting them to quarreling and permitting the Führer to negotiate a peace. The losses on the first day were massive; in some places, the Allies were outnumbered ten to one”. This caused excessive chaos in the United States. In the U.S., in 1944, there was much rationing, and people worked many hours, supporting the War effort. Many supplies such as clothing, sugar, meat, butter, coffee, gasoline and tires were rationed. Rationing indicated that each family could only get a
fences and trapping those concealed in a man made Hell, it seems that it would be a “one time thing”, but in reality? The past is repeating itself as we know it.
In World War II, the human race saw a genocide of those of Jewish descent, those of homosexuality, disability, and many others. It started in 1933 when Hitler and his Nazi party changed the course of history with speeches filled with propaganda, and a mindset of the most evil intentions. After this rise of power, detention facilities were set…
WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.
The WTO's predecessor, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), was established after World…
For centuries, Central Europe had always been a subject of concern and an interest to countries and territories that border the area. Whether the area is in the form of separate individual states or a unified country under one ruler, Central Europe is the heart of Europe and it affects the whole Europe economically, politically, and militarily. This “German” question of whether having a unified country or separate states continues to resurface other familiar questions as history repeats itself once…
Gene is going to take over this conflict and be better than his friends. |
6. Essential Element | Quote | Sentences |
Symbolism | “The traditions had been broken, the standards let down, all rules forgotten.” Pg. 66 | Devon was falling apart. This problem is symbolic to the relationship of Gene…
SS8 Unit 1, Part 1
Maturing of an Industrial Society:
Second Half of the 19th Century
A) Problems and progress in American politics
1) New problems created a changing role of government and the political system
2) Scandals, economic depressions, limitations of traditional politics resulted in
a) Civil Service replaced the Spoil System after the death of President
b) misuse of government funds…
haven’t reached there yet, inspire you to move forward.
-Leadership and Genuine Leadership Presence
-The Abraham Walk – Being the third side
-Creating perfect Harmony without Saying a Word. Doing by not Doing
-Travel the World
-Approach yourself with honesty and thoroughness- be responsible do not blame,
-Faith, Spirituality, Trust
-Be Educated (watch thought speakers, coaches, expertise in a field, scientists…
any confrontation of
theory with data via statistical models, was unsustainable. At about the
same time, Haavelmo published his seminal papers explaining the necessity of a probability approach to specifying and estimating empirical
economic models (1944) and laying out an internally consistent approach
to specifying and estimating macroeconomic time series models (1943a).
Keynes’s irritated reaction to the tedium of grappling with the many
numbers and equations in Tinbergen’s book finds counterparts…
World War I was a monumental war that shifted the geopolitical landscape of Europe, and ultimately the world, forever. It was the world’s first completely global conflict that saw the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire square off against the Allied Powers of the United States, France, Russia, Italy and Japan. The outcome of World War I, specifically the measures taken by the victorious nations in their treatment of Germany, laid the foundation for the outbreak…
complex something.” Interpretive in character
Theories of the world- systematic efforts in identifying patterns of how things work. Theories build upon one another. Interpretive frameworks intended to impose order on a phenomena. Theory and research go hand in hand.
Social theory is unusual because it’s not obvious but once pointed out it’s blatant. We view things as second nature. The theorists wrote about the social world that envelops us and frames various beliefs and behaviors. “The…
process i.e. machines in a factory
Enterprise: organizing the above three in the production of goods or services
Ceteris Paribus: All things being equal – one of the assumptions used in many economic models, where an individual factor is changed while all others are held constant. (Use it!!)
Choice: The result of the economic problem of scarcity, and how you allocate resources to deal with the economic problem.
Utility: Benefits or satisfaction gained from consuming goods and services…