Alamo Mission in San Antonio

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  • A Line In The Sand Analysis

    A Line in the Sand is a written documentary created by Randy Roberts and James S. Olson in which analyzes several aspects of one of the most famous events in Texas history, the battle of the Alamo. The battle of the Alamo was and has been controversial in that very little is known about what exactly happened during the siege. It was an event that caused a massive uproar during the Texas revolution and it also added more ire and will to succeed to the rebels at the time. The Alamo in blood in memory is the subtitle of the book and it implies that the event had left an imprint in Texas history and influenced the future and what Texas would become. In blood the Alamo will be remembered to some as a massacre, to others as a siege, and to others…

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  • The Alamo Battle Analysis

    The Battle of the Alamo was a significant turning point in the war for Texas Independence. This battlefield analysis will briefly explore the reasons behind why the battle took place, the strategic significance of the Alamo, who the participants were on both sides, what actions took place, and the failures that occurred both strategic and tactically. We will present an alternate outcome of this battle and explore what may have happened if the Texan defenders would have won the battle. The…

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  • The Alamo Movie Analysis

    The most heroic, critical and significant battles of our Texas history is of the infamous battle for the Alamo. This essay is to provide a very short comparsion of the old and newly revised version of the Alamo. Is the revised version a myth? Or was it created to be more modern and understandable? The fact is that the Texas solders who defended the Alamo were not properly armed, trained and were greatly outnumbered, but had a heart of bravery the odds were truly against them, but that didn’t…

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  • Essay On Riverwalk

    It’s New Year’s Eve 2015. My family and I are walking the streets of downtown San Antonio heading to the Riverwalk. My heart is already pumping blood uncontrollably, not because of the lengthy walk we had to take in order to reach the Riverwalk, but of excitement. The feeling of excitement due to that I will once again be reunited with the Riverwalk; my favorite place in this whole world. This small stretch of river, which I’ve visited two times previously, has a special place in my heart. When…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Basketball Team

    He caught the ball with eight seconds left in the game. A defender ran towards him, one hand in the air to try to block the shot. As he jumped up, the entire crowd held their breaths. Everything was moving in slow motion; his arm extended and the ball spun out of his hand, gliding up into an arc headed towards the hoop. As the ball neared its highest point, the shot clock went off, and the shrill buzzer pierced through the silence. Everyone in that arena was focused on one thing: the basketball,…

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  • Gender Barriers In Sports

    typically brought against women in the NCAA are significantly more pronounced at the professional level. In this manner, the assistant coach position is the dominant role that women are given, which is reflected in the example of Becky Hammon at the Sacramento Kings. More so, Hammon’s success is a reflection of the ongoing problem of sexism in the NCAA: On Tuesday, the San Antonio Spurs hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach, making her the first female full-time member of an NBA coaching…

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  • Coachup Rhetorical Analysis Essay

    “Being a superstar means you’ve reached your potential, and I don’t think I’ve reached my potential as a basketball player and as a leader yet.” Stephen Curry, professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors, is the spokesperson for a one-on-one coaching company CoachUp. The most recent commercial advertisement to come out by CoachUp has Stephen Curry reading his scouting report from the 2009 NBA Draft. His readings are about how he will not be a dominant athlete in the NBA. The…

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  • Brooklyn Nets Payroll Case Study

    When did the Brooklyn Nets become a savvy, resourceful franchise? How does a team with little to no assets add draft picks and even a former lottery player? Welcome to the New Nets. The Brooklyn Nets are no longer the laughing stock of NBA front offices (take that Knicks!), after Marks and Co. have made this an organization players actually want to join. On July 13th, the Toronto Raptors officially sent DeMarre Carroll, a 2018 lottery-protected first-round and 2018 second-round to the Brooklyn…

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  • Julius Winfield Erving: The Greatest Basketball Player

    they still could not win a title. The Squires were thinking over what they needed in a team and needed some cap space to fulfill the effort so they traded Jukius Erving to the New York Knicks. The following season he was ready to win a championship and he had every thing he needed to do so. That season he was named the ABA 's MVP. He led his team to a championship over the Utah stars in six games. Throughout his whole five year career in the ABA he received many accolades like, two…

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  • Differences Of Michael Jordan Vs. Kobe Bryant

    Michael Jordan Vs. Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant has throughout his life been compared to Michael Jordan in almost every aspect. Some say that Kobe Bryant steals Michael Jordan’s moves, even Michael Jordan thinks that Kobe steals his moves. Kobe and Michael are both champions, shooting guards, and they both had very successful careers. In 1991, Michael Jordan won his first NBA championship in only five games. At the time the Playoffs were four game elimination, meaning that first team to win four…

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