Expository Essay (Compare and Contrast)

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Imagine that you and family lives in Washington D.C. and out of nowhere you heard an air raid siren. Before you can even have time to think you see a flash coming out the sky, then ten milliseconds later the deafening roar of a sonic boom. After that all you feel is intense heat and see fire all around you. The fire is 10,000°C and spreads out in a 20 mile radius destroy everything in it’s path. Washington D.C has been completely wiped of the map. That is what would happen if an U.S. enemy launched a nuclear weapon at D.C. That is what could happen during war. War is a conflict carried on by force of arms, as between nations or between two parties within a nation; warfare; as by land, sea, or air On July 28, 1914 Austria declared war on Serbia because of the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinad by a Serbian nationalist. Because of countless allies on both sides, other counties were forced into this war. What was seemingly a simple problem between two countries turned into what is known as World War I, also called The Great War. It started in 1914 and ended on November 11, 1981 when Germany surrendered. In end 10 million people were, 21 million wounded, and another 7.7 million missing September 1, 1939 German Continue...


used them on two Japanese cites Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The turning point in the war came on June 6, 1944 when the Allies launched an assault called D-Day. World War I and II were the bloodiest war the world has ever seen. Germany did start the second World War but that was because the were blamed for the first one. After World War I the whole world blamed the war on Germany and made them pay 31 million dollars in war damages. Two years later On December 7, 1941 the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor pulling the United States into WW II. WW II took the machine gun and the automatic pistol and put them together to get the automatic rifle. When it was all said and done 56,125,262 people were dead World War I and II were the worst wars the world has ever seen. They said that World War I was war to end all wars. WW II just took the technology from the first world war and enhanced it. The end of World War II changed relationships between countries the United Nations was formed with philanthropy so as to see that a war of this magnitude would never happen again. These two wars quite different in many ways but in some the are the same.