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    history. It all started in a bar “Tun Tavern,” and this could of never happened without famous people like Ben Franklin, Robert Mullen, and Samuel Nicholas, first Marine Commandant, and some of the battles that put Marines on the map. It all began in 1685, when Samuel Carpenter…

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    On May 2, Stonewall Jackson unwittingly got shot by one of his own men while in battle at Chancellorsville,Virginia. Saturday night, at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Tom Jackson, a Lieutenant General of the South, got shot by one of his own men while they were planning a night attack. When the surgeon arrived he decided that Jackson had blood clots in his wound. The surgeon had to act fast or the Union would come and attack them. On the way to the field hospital, the doctors decided that they…

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    Sitting Bull and the Battle of Little Bighorn with Custer’s last stand but there is a battle that was more devastating and more impacting to the U.S. government that history seems to have forgotten. That battle is the Battle of Wabash that happened in the early stages of our country in the year of 1791. This battle would be a crucial point in our young countries history and the way we would have to overcome the issue of the Indian wars that would continue for another 100 years. The Battle of…

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    star quarterback Michael Vick was arrested and charged for dog fighting on his property. On April 25 2007, authorities raided a house in Surry County, Va., owned by Vick and reportedly found -- among other things -- 66 dogs (most of which were pit bulls), a dog-fighting pit, bloodstained carpets and equipment used in the fights (Carney). The American public was shocked at the behavior of a national role model and Michael Vick, for the most part, fell from the grace of the National Football…

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    There was a four-year bloody battle during the civil war. Both the northerners and southerner took fighting each other very seriously, and they both thought it would be a short war and minimal casualties, but that did not become the case. When the southerners talked about the northerners, they called them cowards and they did not think that they had the courage and strength to sustain in a long drawn out battle. The northerners really expected the southerner will to fight to weaken quickly and…

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    One of the major ill-decisions made by Lee that contributed to the overall defeat of the Confederate army at the Battle of Gettysburg was the ordering of Pickett’s Charge. Pickett’s Charge is considered one of the most famous events during the three day battle. It took place on the third day when Lee ordered General George Pickett plus six brigades from adjacent corps to charge up the middle of Cemetery Hill where the Federal center was located and ultimately unhinge Meade’s entire force. The…

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    Liar, Temptress, Spy Essay

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    dressed as a guy and enlisted in the 2nd Michigan Infantry, she thought it was her duty to serve her country and named herself Franklin Flint Thompson. When she finally got into the Infantry, she first served as a male field nurse, where she was in several campaigns including both Battles of Bull Run, Antietam, Vicksburg, and the Peninsula Campaign, many historians now a days say there was no way she was able to be at all of them at the same time. Emma’s career then took a sudden turn after a…

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    Justice is a term that people use to describe as an act or behavior that represents the good people present to others and themselves. It serves as a moral high ground that people strive to be, although sometimes these thoughts can be twisted into its opposite and cause pain, anger, and other negative emotions and acts arise within people. This pain erupts into what is known as injustice and is the epitome of what people should not strive for due it bringing so much negativity. It is a moral…

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    South Carolina was first and six others followed. These states then formed their own government in February of 1861, and became the Confederate states. On April 12th, 1861, the Confederate states ultimately began the Civil War when they fired upon Fort Sumter, South Carolina. This battle began when United States Major Robert Anderson and his eighty-five men made the move from Fort…

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    Unknown Soldier Tomb

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    Henson who was the first person to reach the North Pole. The cemetery is made of 624 acres and consists of about 400,000 graves. Most graves are a white…

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