Category Archives: 16 year olds

Komal, aged 16

The relationship between USA and USSR which developed after the World War Two is known as the Cold War. The “friendship” between USA and USSR only existed as they both had a common enemy which was Germany. It was understood that by 1946 the wartime friendship between the allies had fallen apart due to suspicion and they saw each other as profound enemies. Continue reading

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Lara, aged 16

The Dalai Lama is the temporal and spiritual leader of the Tibetan people; he received the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, the Raoul Wallenberg Congressional Human Rights Award and the Nobel Peace Prize. He is a man who embodies actions of peace. Continue reading

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Lukas, aged 16

The USA and USSR have fallen apart because at the end of WWII, the USSR has taken over the whole Eastern Europe, saying that they need a sphere of influence, a buffer zone in case that Germany rises back and tries attacking the USSR like they did before. Continue reading

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Nadia, aged 16

When you see someone in need, give them a helping hand.
Not so you can say you have done something good, for the sake of saying it, but for yourself, to be a better person, because you know it is the right thing to do. Continue reading

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Shivani, aged 16

What is peace? Generally, when people are asked this question, they would look it up in the dictionary and then answer by saying, “It is a state of quiet, freedom from war.” Factual but not accurately defined. It is not wrong by saying that peace signifies the absence of wars but it is also true that the word “peace” means a lot more. Continue reading

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Sonia, 16 ans

La paix est un mot qui signifie selon le dictionnaire quelque chose qui met fin à un conflit armée. Selon moi, la personne de ma connaissance qui incarne le plus cette action serait mon arrière grand-mère. Continue reading

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Tahir, aged 16

The cold war, a vast topic that is difficult to comprehend. The period of time when the world was in chaos and the two most dominant countries strive to attain world power and mass destruction was the main policy. There were lots of factors that endangered peace during this period of time. Continue reading

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