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Women In The Combat

In democracy we have a system of checks and balances to protect the people of this country from a tyrannical system of government that would only abuse and destroy. Yet, there is still one part of our most marvelous democratic system that is untouched by the needs of checks and...

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Civil Wars

The Tennessee countryside leading from Nashville to Murfreesboro is rolling and rough. The roads in 1862, were poor and the battlefield selected was no better. The area was relatively flat with few imposing hills for artillery or observation. The terrain had rolling, low hills and shallow swales. The land was...

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American Cival War

The American Civil War The incident that began the Civil War involved the demand for the surrender of Fort Sumter, in Charleston, South Carolina. On April 11, 1861, Brigadier General Pierre G. T. Beauregard requested that the fort be surrendered. The Federal commander, Major Robert Anderson, refused. On April 12,...

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Assess The Reasons For The Failure Of Operation Market Garden

The failure of operation market garden cannot simply be placed on one solitary factor, intelligence interpreters could most definately have improved the job they carried although it is unfair for them to shoulder most of the blame. There are various other themes that must be considered when deciding to what...

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Mid Summers Nights Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream In the novel by Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream a big thing in the story is the plot because it effects everything that happens in the story. Well it is a play that was written in the 1594 or1595 in London. It is a romantic/humorous/fantasy play....

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William The Conqueror

William the Conqueror was a man who gained great power throughout his time on earth. He was put into a leadership position and took great pride in fulfilling the duties that were required of him. The following paper will examine the life of William and will focus on his childhood...

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Robert E Lee as a part of the American Revolution

Robert Edward Lee was born on January 19, 1807 at “Stratford” in Westmoreland County, Virginia, to Henry and Anne Hill Lee. Henry Lee was a distinguished cavalry officer who participated in the American Revolution where he gained the nickname “Light Horse Harry”. Henry Lee moved his family from Stratford to...

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Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson

Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson Thomas Jonathan Jackson, more commonly known as Stonewall Jackson, was born January 21, 1824 to Jonathan and Julia Jackson in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia). Death plagued Thomas’s young life. His sister, Elizabeth, died when Thomas was only 2, and twenty days later his father passed away....

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The Little Snakes

The little snakes On my way to the Lakota reservation, I was thinking at some questions for the wise man I was going to meet with. I was nervous. I made sure that I have everything for the interview. The cassette recorder was not that important as the tobacco for...

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