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    cavalry and artillery. Right after 5 am the Union second corps, led by Winfield Scott Hancock, drove back the Confederates nearly a mile. James Longstreet arrived to aid the Confederates helping the fighting to be even more intense than the first day of the battle. Unfortunately for James and many others, the smoke from the canons and guns along with the early morning fog, made it almost impossible to see. This forced soldiers to fire blindly-often hitting people on their own side, which was the…

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    longer as effective as it had once been, a development seen especially in the events of the Pottawatomie Massacre. The massacre took place from May 24th to May 25th, 1856 and is considered one of the most noted massacres that occurred during the battles of Bleeding Kansas. It resulted in the death of five proslavery men, which caused outrage amongst the slavery supporters (McPherson). The Pottawatomie Massacre began to illuminate the flaws in the idea of compromise. John Brown was incredibly…

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    to slavery was seen as a threat to the economic interest of the southern states. The South responded by seceding from the Union and founding the confederate States of America in 1861 with Jefferson Davis as their president. South Carolina was the first to secede, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana secede in January 1861. The war effectively began the moment South Carolina passed the act of secessions. The south that the union remove its forces from government installations…

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    I have always spoke out against slavery, for which I paid dearly in the loss of many friends. But I was never a fanatic” (American Civil War Story-Elizabeth Van Lew). When she was a young teenager she bagged and bagged her dad to let their slaves run free. However, her dad never agreed. In the year 1843 her dad died. Her mother, after a lot of bagging, gave into letting the slaves…

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    capitol, Richmond, the Battle of Wilson’s Creek occurred. It was one of the most significant battles in the Civil War, as it was the first battle fought West of the Mississippi River. The subtle causes of this battle led to drastic effects following the battle at Wilson’s Creek. From this battle, we learn how an unexperienced military commander managed to win a battle that changed the course of the entire war, and therefore, changing American history. Before the Battle of Wilson’s Creek was…

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    overpriced and has failed too many times, from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to the almost death of President Ronald Reagan. In 2012 the President 's Protection Act was passed which gave permanent Secret Service security to former first ladies and children of the President until they reach the age of 16 (H.R. 6620 112th). Our government which is in debt currently pays the Secret Service around 10.8 billion dollars a year (The Black Budget). In the current economy we have one…

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    man, emergence of writing, there are many startling occurrences in this epic story which clearly categorizes it as a first horror story. After reading and analyzing this epic poem, I am satisfied that this is a first in horror. This is because the story contains supernatural beings as well as terrifying events. Thus, causing fear, anxiety, and suspense among other elements of a first horror story. To start with, the poem starts by instilling fear when describing the kind of a person Enkidu…

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    elephant place to get the teeth of the bull sea elephant to make good spears because she has to get rid of the wild dogs with the spear. Fortunately, she found two bull sea elephants were battling. While she was watching this battle, the old bull tried to attack her, so she tripped over a stone and fell to her knee. It took a while until she reached the house. Her leg had swollen so badly, so she stayed at house for seven days. Even though the warter run out and the basket was empty, nobody…

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    In the 1850s, slavery, and other political issues between the states, became a sizable issue. Slavery began to dissect people. For example, the Northerners began to begin support free soil and abolition. However, the Southerners disagreed, and tension increased dramatically. Soon, the Southern slaveowners felt that their rights were no longer being illustrated, and felt that they must succeed (secession is the act of withdrawing from an organization, union, military alliance or especially a…

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    The union went across Missouri to Arkansas in march 1862. WOn the battle and it ment that there would be no confederate empire beyond texas. The battle of Shiloh in Tenesee marked the end of the confederate 's bid to controll the western theater. The far west and most of the Mississippi valley was the unions. Since the confederates were blockaded in they made…

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