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  • Fort Ticonderoga Research Paper

    in full vigor. The British having overpowering number, and a dominant arsenal were easily defeating the newly formed Continental Army. A freshly appointed General George Washington knew that in order to push back the British he would have to take back one of the strongest positions and a main supply route. How did a newly formed Continental Army that was outnumbered, with limited supplies and weaponry, defeat the most powerful military force in the world at the time? Fort Ticonderoga was once named Fort Carillon. It was occupied by the French Army. Conflicts elsewhere made the garrison ill-equipped, and the French decided to abandon the fort, but not without blowing up their stockpile of gun powder. British General Jeffrey Amherst, who had been laying siege to Fort Carillon, decided to repair and rename the garrison Fort Ticonderoga. The British then began construction of a major fortress at Crown Point. After a major fire broke out at Crown Point more than a decade later, the decaying Fort Ticonderoga…

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  • Christopher Hibbert's Redcoats And Rebels

    Howe, General Henry Clinton, and General John Burgoyne. While the American generals consisted of General Benedict Arnold, Commander-in-Chief George Washington, General Charles Lee, and General Henry Knox. The rebels led by Benedict Arnold, and aided by Ethan Allen and his band of framers known as the green mountains boys. They captured Fort Carillon, which is now known as fort of Ticonderoga, where they had found 100 iron cannons and mortars to help aid the American rebels in the battle of…

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  • Was Benedict Arnold A Hero Or Traitor?

    British officer, John André, about selling West Point both contribute to the story of Arnold’s cowardly transferring from American to British forces. Clearly, his motivations were his lack of appreciation by other militants and need for a lavish lifestyle. Even though Benedict Arnold won over critical battlegrounds and contributed to the progression of the Patriots in the beginning of the Revolution, there is no excuse for his impulsive actions and attitude. Once a traitor, always a traitor.…

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  • The Importance Of The Mughal Dynasty

    the Mughal empire. The fourth useful action, creating monumental architecture, was extremely useful in the Mughal empire because it showed sovereignty, wealth and combination of culture. Akbar’s Mughal architecture is a mixture of Persian, Islamic, and Hindu styles. Because of the combination, it allows none of those cultures to be left behind and everyone unite together. As a leader, Akbar the Great did a great job because the idea of compromising these cultures together results in less…

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  • Relationship Between Imagination And Technology

    City, Arizona at the time. This is about 5 minutes driving distance from Sierra Vista, Arizona (the next town over), and about an hour south of the next major city, Tucson. She was enrolled in Tombstone High School: a senior, ready to graduate and venture out into the world on her own. She said that the most important relationships at this time for her were certainly with her parents – my great grandmother and my great grandfather. My great grandfather held the value of family to be very…

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  • Military Deployment Essay

    My wife was currently employed at a Child Development Center on Fort Riley. It was raining and she was on her way to work when she lost control of our vehicle skidded off the road and rolled our vehicle over on its top. She was immediately taken to the hospital from the scene of the accident. She was hospitalized for two days and released after a few tests. Two days later around midnight we received a call from Irwin Army Community Hospital stating that the protein in my wife’s urine was too…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Owe My Father

    Many of us do not appreciate our parents until we are much older and, presumably, wiser. For instance, Tim Russert, former host of Meet the Press, put it best: "The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get” (qtd. in Murphy). It is really only now, many years later, that I see that I owe my father, the late Carlos Nicolas Flores, Sr., much. Of course, I owe my mother, Rosa Guzman Flores, much as well but in a different way. He was a smart, ambitious, often authoritarian man while she had…

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  • New Belgium Beer Case Study

    Brewing Social Responsibility Corporate social responsibility is essential to all corporations and how they are viewed by the public. Along with corporate social responsibility, sustainability is also very important to a corporation’s success. New Belgium Brewing has taken sustainability and corporate social responsibility into consideration in their everyday business practices. The corporate culture of New Belgium Brewing will be detailed explaining how they handle environmental issues that…

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  • Police Incident Report Example

    On Wednesday, July 7th 2015 at or about 2302 Hours I was dispatched to 4717 Southwest 39th Way (Aqua Isles) in reference to a suspicious incident that occurred. Upon further investigation it was later revealed that it was a kidnapping that occurred. The information that was given to deputy’s en-route to the scene was “Complainant’s friend called and advised their house was being robber, but complainant does not know the location, just that is near the front gate”. Due to this information, it…

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  • Essay On Military Basic Training

    recruits will arrive for orientation, find their schedules and complete the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT), along with learn about army heritage and core values. There are several different items that each individual must bring to boot camp. Many of those items consist of: required uniforms and other types of appropriate clothing, a lock, toiletries, money, and essential paperwork. Males will need to shave their heads and females will need to have appropriate hairstyles (ponytail, bun,…

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