Public opinion in 1938 seemed reasonably in favour of Neville Chamberlain and what was later to be termed appeasement when he returned with “peace in our time” after the September 1938 Munich Agreement. Opinion polls appear to show that the majority of the nation was in support of the stance taken by Chamberlain.
The number and types of pressure groups in America have grown rapidly in recent years. More and more pressure groups have found it useful to locate their headquarters to Washington DC. Almost half the pressure groups represented in Washington DC are corporations or business trade associations. Economic Pressure Groups This group includes business and trade union groups as well as individual companies which maintain full-time officers and staff in Washington DC.
The structure of the United Nations is based around its charter. The United Nations Charter consists of 111 articles. These articles explain how the United Nations works. The charter established six parts of the United Nations: General Assembly Security Council Economic and Social Council Trusteeship Council International Court of Justice Secretariat The General Assembly has the brief to discuss and decide on issues of international peace and security.
Leon Trotsky Leon Trotsky was one of the foremost figures in the Russian Revolution. Trotsky, along with Vladimir Lenin, gave the move for revolution both drive and organisation. Trotsky's leadership during the Russian Civil War probably saved the Bolshevik Revolution of November 1917. Leon Trotsky was born in 1879 at Ianovka in the Ukraine.
Götterdämmerung is the name given to the last few days in Hitler's bunker during the Battle for Berlin and before the surrender to the Soviet forces. Götterdämmerung comes from the final part of Adolf Hitler's favourite Richard Wagner opera 'Der Ring des Nibellungen' which ended in mass destruction. Götterdämmerung did just this - Hitler ordered the total destruction of Berlin to punish those who had betrayed him -this was never carried out.
Henry VII needed to develop a positive relationship with the major states in Europe if he was to maintain credibility as a king. Henry also needed leaders in Europe to stop pretenders to the throne from congregating in their states and he could only achieve this by developing good diplomatic ties with the likes of France and Spain.