Assignment On The Berlin Wall

328 words - 2 pages

Great Floods of Destruction! The stories of the Epic of Gilgamesh and Genesis 6-9 are both about great floods of destruction that almost wiped out the human race, as well as everything on the planet. Even though both stories are about great floods, they have some similarities and many differences. The similarities of the two stories are that in Genesis God was v ...view middle of the document...

God in Genesis was angry at the evil in the world, and the gods in the other story were angry at the noise the humans made. Both Noah and Utnapishtim sent out many birds to give them a sign that there was dry land. Finally both Noah and Utnapishtim had divine warnings by their god(s) to build an ark to be safe from the flood. Even though the stories are a lot alike, they are different in many ways. The first is that the flood in the bible was 40 days and 40 nights, and the flood in The Epic of Gilgamesh was only 6 days and 6 nights. Noah was a very nice and wonderful guy, and Utnapistim was a very greedy person. Noah brought bare essentials, and Utnapishtim brought gold and wine. Last but not least, the god in Genesis made a decision and stuck with it without feeling bad, but in the Epic of Gilgamesh, the gods felt bad about killing most of the humans. In Conclusion The major points of these stories are similar, but if read close enough, they are totally different. This shows how much religions will change the story to fit individual beliefs.


Western Reaction to the Berlin Wall - University of Texas HIS 350L - Essay

1255 words - 6 pages Ben de Alvarez Dr. Brown Research on the Global Cold War 18 September 2017 Western Reaction to the Berlin Wall Perhaps the most critical moment of the Cold War, the Berlin Wall crisis of 1961 presented a precarious quandary for John F. Kennedy and his administration. Since the division of Germany post World War II, thousands of East Germans fled the Soviet controlled German Democratic Republic to seek economic opportunity in West Germany. Berlin

Berlin Blockade - Causes and Consequences - Year 10 - Assignment

1510 words - 7 pages repose to NATO. Soon, the Soviet Premier demanded that the United States and its allies to relinquish their occupation roles in Berlin, by using their post war agreement as a lever, however, by the spring of 1949, it became clear that the Alliances would not give up residency of West Berlin. With this promising news, the endless flow of refugees from east lowest Germany began. This effectively lead to the creation of the Berlin Wall. The Soviets

Histoy modern world revision treaty of Versailles etc - Seconary year 11 - revision document

2331 words - 10 pages captured Gary Powers alive. When the summit met on 14 May, the first thing Khrushchev did was to demand that the US president, Eisenhower, apologise. When Eisenhower refused, Khrushchev went home. The Cold War had just become substantially more dangerous. Effects of the U2 incident 1. The Paris meeting collapsed and there was no Test Ban Treaty. 2. There was no discussion about the problem of Berlin - which, ultimately, led to the Berlin Wall. 3

Stasiland Reading Response on Ostalogie - FDU History - Essay

1098 words - 5 pages individuals from living in the German Democratic Republic after the fall of the Berlin Wall. These themes also challenge rational and understanding attitudes on the past and future, emphasizing ostalgie. Even while people of former East Germany struggle to cope with the the unforgiving capitalist society, with his or her own deprivation and psychological legacy of Stasi surveillance, Funder insists that all of them reflect upon the darkness of the

Cold War Study Guide with answers - World History - Study Guide

633 words - 3 pages Soviet Union. Free elections didn’t happen even though the USSR promised them. 20.What was the Berlin Wall? ​A wall around West Berlin to keep east germaners and east berliners from easily getting into the city and escaping a west Germany country. 21.Why was the west afraid of communism? ​People were afraid of it spreading throughout Europe ending the strong history of predominate monarchies and democracy 22.What is containment? ​NATOs plan to prevent

The Cold War And Technology Essay

1179 words - 5 pages First Secretary of the Communist Party, Khrushchev actually disagreed with Stalin's methods and spoke out against him, shocking both the East and the West. Khrushchev used his rising power to ease restrictions that Stalin had created.One problem that the Soviets had was people fleeing from the Communist East into the West. As a result, Khrushchev had the Berlin Wall built between the East and West. However, this didn't help the international image

The 50's And 60's

778 words - 4 pages that took place was the Cuban Missile Crisis. The Russians had moved their nuclear weapons to Cuba and had plans of using them on the United States. Due to this the U.S. military was put on maximum alert. The Cuban Missile Crisis lasted 13 days, and it turned out that everything was fine between the United States and Russia. In October of 1961 the Berlin Wall was built and Germany began to have problems of their own, well back in the U.S. the

the reasons for hitlers rise to power - history - essay

1603 words - 7 pages The reasons for Hitler’s rise to power essay 1. The treaty of Versailles 2. Weaknesses in the Weimar republic= hyperinflation, occupation of the Ruhr, the great depression, economic downturn, fear of communism, wall st crash, extremism on the rise 3. Nazi party organisation, Hitler appealed to all classes, being able to deal will the communists, SA, Harzburg front 4. Tactical skills 5. Hitler Role of Hindenburg- used article 48, authoritarian

Feminism In The Handmaid's Tale - English 102 - Research Paper

1662 words - 7 pages living in West Berlin, which was still encircled by the Berlin Wall: the Soviet empire was strongly in place and not to crumble for another 5 years” (Atwood, NY Times). In a journal entry by Shirley Neuman she also describes Atwood's situation, stating “By 1984, Ayatollah Khomeini had forced women out of Iranian universities, out of their jobs, and back into their burqas and their homes. Iranian prison refugees reported torture including the use of

konrad adenauer : life and his commitment to eu - canterbury uni - speech

1067 words - 5 pages leave their mark on the EU · Summary of how important he has been in the context of European integration and the eu “was first chancellor of west Germany, an office he held for 14 years in which the country recovred from the nazi dictatorship built up europes strongest economy, dealt with the berlin wall and cold war and gained a leading role in europe

JFK Speech We Choose To Go To The Moon - History II - Effective speech in world history

2780 words - 12 pages ] Thus, when the two came face to face in Berlin, crisis quickly developed. Yet the blockade around West Berlin, followed by the airlift and the building of the Berlin Wall, can be considered minor when compared to other events that took place during the Cold War. For almost fifty years, the Unites States and the Soviet Union faced a series of conflicts in various locations due to opposing views on Communism. [1: Michael Agnes, Websters New

Comparative Essay of Othello and Handmaids Tale - American school in London - Research

1708 words - 7 pages : Farmer, A. ‘British Foreign Affairs: Saving Europe at a cost? 1919-1960’, p.5] Self-security failed due to the Great Depression, lasting for a staggering 10 years, causing economic restraint in Europe. The Wall street crash took place on 24th October 1929. Over 2000 banks failed in 1931. By 1932 over 20% of the British work force was unemployed. Giving Germany the opportunity to re-arm after Hitler made the public announcement on March 16th, 1935

Factors that led to the rise of the Nazis - history - A level

2803 words - 12 pages the previous year. However, Germany’s economy was dangerously dependent upon the continuation of American loans. When the Wall Street Crash of October 1929 occurred, these loans ‘dried up’ and America demanded the repayment of the short-term loans. Unemployment rose to ‘5.6 million’ within 3 years as German export value fell by 55 percent[10]. The middle and working classes ‘struggled to survive in a world where there was little demand for their

Deregulation was the main cause of the 2008 financial crisis. - UCC, banking law - essay

1933 words - 8 pages the economy in the years leading up to the financial crisis. “The Great Moderation” is term given to the period of decreased macroeconomic volatility from the late-eighties (collapse of the Berlin Wall) right up to the great recession of 2008 (Investopedia, 2018). It is a common theory among economists (like Ben Bernanke) that this period of stability in economy can be mainly attributed to good luck but researchers at the European Central Bank

How effectively did Weimar governments deal with the problems faced between 1919-1929? - History - essay

2036 words - 9 pages Free (Spartacus revolt) in 1918-1919 in both Berlin & Munich. The communists wanted Germany to be run by the working classes, they believed that power and wealth should be shared equally among the population. The communists wanted to: overthrow the central government, establishing soviets (workers’ and soldiers’ councils) in place of central government in German towns/cities, and using violent methods. However, the republic survived all attempts to