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    Speech On Andersonville

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    Today i was at the Andersonville national park i saw The Camp Sumter military prison at Andersonville. ( It was one of the largest Confederate military prisons during the Civil War. During the 14 months the prison existed, more than 45,000 Union soldiers were confined here. Of these, almost 13,000 died here. Today, Andersonville National Historic Site is a memorial to all American prisoners of war throughout the nation's history. ) google and https://www.nps.gov/ande/ In the andersonville park you can go and look at the cemetery. And at the andersonville park you can look at when the cemetery was made and you can see information of the park like here is some information. After Andersonville part you can look at the lake the cemetery…

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    Andersonville Prison

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    Prisons in the south during the civil war were very brutal towards the inmates, but one of the worst prisons to get sent to was Andersonville. The history being this terrifying building, the people that were killed or barely survived, and the people controlling the prison will make it known that Andersonville was the worst prison you could go to at this time during the civil war. Andersonville prison was founded in early 1864 in Andersonville, Georgia. The prison was surrounded by large pine…

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    Essay On Andersonville

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    From 1864 to 1865 Andersonville, GA was the site of a huge military prison for the confederacy. It was officially called Camp Sumter and was highly known for its horrible conditions and high death rate. In History.com’s article “Andersonville” it says, “In all, approximately 13,000 Union prisoners perished at Andersonville, and following the war its commander, Captain Henry Wirz (1823-65), was tried, convicted and executed for war crimes.” This camp was highly feared and the conditions in which…

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    She also was a phenomenal speaker, but this trait was not something she always had. Carla Barton was always a shy girl, but after her brother’s incident she learned to outgrow that stage. Clara was a young gal when her brother developed an illness and this is what lead to her great journey. She learned to care for him on her own where she gained experience as a nurse (National Women's History Museum, n.d). At the age of 18, she began teaching, but this ended when she moved to a different state…

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    John White was an English painter, explorer and colonist. John White used watercolors to paint maps and objects that he saw while he was exploring Roanoke. Today we use the paintings by John White to try and solve the mystery of the “Lost Colony.” There was three attempts to settle Roanoke. The first attempt was lead by Arthur Barlowe who took more than a hundred men with him to settle in July of 1585. They had a supply shortage and didn’t think the supplies would get to them in time, so they…

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    blood donations. Roughly 4 million people come together annually to aid those in need, contributing over 40% of blood in America alone. In addition, Clara's legacy works to help military families adjust to the separation and other difficulties the service causes in both times of war and peace. Those working with the Red Cross provide different training courses to those within the community. They show members of all ages various tasks, from life saving CPR for adults to swim lessons for children.…

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    The Lost Colony To me the lost colony basically set up for doom all the way from the beginning, they were already struggling settling in a new place with barley any resources. Something was going to eventually happen to them. Even though no one really knows what really happen to them somehow they all disappeared or there was no trace of what happened to the Lost colony. The lost colony was made up men, women, and children that came to Roanoke island with the permission from the queen at that…

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    Clara Barton Essay

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    epidemics in the U.S. after that. She traveled to each disaster to coordinate relief, caring for civilians and soldiers alike which upheld The Red Cross’s fundamental principle of neutrality. In the face of disaster, “…the choices she made were pragmatic—not driven by principle or ideology…” and because of that, she made an outstanding nurse, humanitarian and teacher. Her impact on shaping what the American Red Cross is currently, the lives touched because of her endeavors and years of labor,…

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    A Kingdom Strange Summary

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    A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke The fate of the settlers, who were left on Roanoke Island in the fateful 1587, the current North Carolina, has been a mystery deluding the historians for a long time. Due to the lack of facts as regards what happened to the colonists, theories and guesswork have flourished abundantly. Historian James Horn in his book ‘A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke’ makes an attempt to…

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    Unsolved mysteries are usually talked about for years after the event occurred, just for the solid reason that they are interesting and that we were never able to understand what actually happened. There have been unsolved mysteries dating back to the very first colony to ever set foot on American land. This unsolved mystery is called, “The lost colony of Roanoke” and it’s become a sensation across the globe ever since it happened back in the 1500’s. When a group of 117 people followed John…

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