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  • Swamp Fox History

    British Army hunted a man by the name Francis Marion. Lt. Colonel Tarleton hunted this man for seven hours through the backwoods and swamps of South Caroline, eventually giving up and stated “As for this old, fox the devil himself could not catch him.” Francis Marion would forever be known as the Swamp Fox. Francis “Swamp Fox” Marion was an important figure in history especially military history because; he was the pioneer of guerilla tactics, was an important and influential leader in the South Carolina Militia, and his humble demeanor that labeled him and anti-hero. Francis Marion was born on his family’s plantation in Berkeley County, South Carolina in 1732. His parents He was the youngest of six children born to Gabriel and Esther Marion. As a young boy Francis enjoyed watching the ships sail in and out of Georgetown and especially enjoyed exploring the swamps and woods around his plantation home. He worked on his plantation farm with his dad learning how to tend the crops and support himself. When he was 15 years old he signed up to be a crewman on one of the ships setting sail out of Georgetown heading for the West Indies. Accustomed to the hard work on his family’s farm he was…

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  • Theme Of Imagery In Gwen Bristow's Celia Garth

    Celia Garth is a novel written by Gwen Bristow. Throughout the novel, Bristow presents realistic elements with the use of imagery as she propels the main character from love to deception to defeat all using the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 1700s. Celia is introduced as a teenage student of a fashionable seamstress, self-centered and far more engrossed in boys and pretty gowns than anything else. Although Celia is required to grow up fast when the obstruction of Charleston…

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  • Francis Marion Research Paper

    Francis Marion was born on February 26, 1732 in Berkeley County, South Carolina. His parents were Gabriel Marion and Esther Marion. He was a small energetic kid and also the youngest in his family. When he was at the mere age of six, his family moved to a plantation in St. George so he could attend a school in Georgetown. Then, when he was fifteen, Francis embarked on a career as a sailor. He joined a schooner headed for the Caribbean. The voyage ended when the ship sank, supposedly by a whale…

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  • Historical Accuracy In The Patriot

    The main character, Benjamin Martin, was portraying Francis Marion during that time period. Throughout the movie Benjamin is portrayed as a family man with strong morals and regret for his actions during the French and Indian War. When in actuality, Francis Marion was known for his love for killing Indians and he also enjoyed raping his slaves as well. This misrepresentation greatly changes the outlook of the protagonist in this film. The filmmakers clearly thought this would put a poor light on…

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  • High School Mission Trip

    In Alvin Mitchel’s research “Determinants of Safety in Urban and Suburban Areas”, it was found that one’s perception of safety outweighs the reality. This is because crime is emotional and often time’s emotion outweighs other aspects (Mitchel 2004, pg 98-111). Because of this perception of crime, one does not often put his or herself in a position where he or she would be affected by crime. Hamilton County, Indiana in 2010 has a crime rate of 48.15 while Marion County in 2010 has a crime rate…

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  • Sample Community Assessment Paper

    resides in Marion County,…

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  • The Western Intellectual Tradition Analysis

    of London for the Promotion of Natural Knowledge. Since the group was mostly Puritans, Charles II must have not liked supporting them. John Evelyn was the one who convinced him to give his name to it. A society in France formed as well in 1666. Louis XIV, not known for his tolerance, ended up giving his name to their society. The name of the French one was The Académie Royale des Sciences. The secretary was mathematician Christian Huygens. Cassini and Roemer used the work of Galileo to spend…

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  • Bioengineering Essay

    Bioengineering is a rapidly developing field that relates the principles of engineering to a wide variety of biological applications. Many applications of bioengineering are crucial for the dietary and medical needs of many people around the world, and without them starvation and disease would be far more widespread than they are today. As bioengineering becomes more widespread foods will become more plentiful, pharmaceuticals will become more advanced, and more people will be able to live…

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  • Michael Sandel The Case Against Perfection Analysis

    Michael Sandel in “The case Against Perfection” talks about benefits and drawbacks in genetic engineering, designer children, and bionic athletes. The benefit is that improving technological advancement, we will be able to treat and prevent many diseases that are prevalent today. The downside is that exponential growth of technologies will allow us to manipulate our own nature, to enhance our cognitive abilities, physical strength, and choose genetic traits of our children to make ourselves…

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  • Essay On Spanish Mass

    Spanish Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church 1. What happened during the services? I arrived at the church a few minutes prior to the service and I was greatly surprised by how well attended the service was. There were dozens of families in a spectrum of Sunday best and work-stained denim jeans and nearly every person wore a yellow and white vest with a red cross embroidered on the lapel. At the entrance there was a small dipping well and although there was no water in it at the…

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