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  • Massacre: The St. Valentines Day Massacre

    by eyewitness accounts, the assailants were seen exiting the garage…the two who were dressed as policemen, ushering their accomplices before them with their hands in the air and guns at their backs in an effort to mislead any potential witnesses. They entered a black Cadillac touring car, used by policemen of the day, and sped off. Those killed in the garage or in the throes of a bloody death were auto mechanic and ex safe cracker, Johnny May, Frank “Hock” Gusenberg (October 11, 1892 – February 14, 1929), known as Moran’s enforcer, and his brother, Peter “Goosy” Gusenberg (September 22, 1889 – February 14, 1929), Albert Kachellek (alias, James Clark), Moran’s brother-in-law; Adam Heyer; and Al Weinshank. Another among the dead was Dr. Reinhardt Schwimmer, an optician who tagged along with the crime gang for thrills and giggles. Frank Gusenberg was still clinging to live despite being riddled with 14 bullet wounds. He was rushed to the hospital after the murder was reported by a witness, Mrs. Landesman. When the doctors had Gusenberg stabilized and ready for questioning as to who carried out the shootings, he replied, “I’m not talking.” Famous last words. He died three hours later. Fortunately, “Bugsy” Moran, accompanied by fellow thugs, Willie Marks and Ted Newberry, had gotten a late start on the day of the massacre. Reports say upon approaching the garage, Bugsy spotted the black ‘cop’ car outside the garage and sped off into the sunset…or around the block to have a…

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  • The Impact Of Charlemagne On Christianity In The Carolingian Period

    After he would conquer a region, he would require the defeated Saxons to convert to Christianity, and be baptised. When the war finally ended, the terms Charlemagne laid out for and accepted by the Saxons included, “...namely that they would reject the worship of demons, abandon their ancestral [pagan] rites, take up the Christian faith and the sacraments of religion, and unite with the Franks in order to form a single…

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  • Amy Winehouse's Concert Report

    The concert that I will be critiquing is the late Amy Winehouse, Live at Shepherds Bush Empire in London, England. On May 29th 2007, solo artist, Amy Winehouse performed along with her backing band, a soul group called The Dap-Kings. I chose to view this concert because Amy is my all-time favorite jazz/ soul singer. Amy performed songs from her masterpiece album "Back To Black" and a few songs from her debut album, "Frank". The Dap-Kings, male only band, consists of Dale Davis on the bass, Zalon…

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  • Charlemagne Dbq Analysis

    Charlemagne reformed Europe for the better. He was a real force in the European empire; his people idolized him during his reign. He really innovated the empire. Charlemagne united the Germanic tribes because he forced them to convert to Christian (R) (P), he had a good relationship with foreign dignitaries (P). Finally, he created a one rule set.(P) (S) Charlemagne forced the Avars to accept Baptism. For example the document shows,”Charlemagne's armies would force the Avars to accept…

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  • Analysis Of Alfred In G. K. Chesterton's The Ballad Of The White Horse

    Alfred the Great, the famous Saxon King during the late 800s is the main character in G.K. Chesterton’s The Ballad of the White Horse. History tells us that Alfred is the one responsible for protecting England’s Christian religion from Danish pagans in England. Alfred lost much of his authoritative power as a result of the successful attacks from Danish tribes. Reacting quickly, Alfred constructs an army by asking three of his closest friends, better known as chiefs, to each assemble an…

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  • Charlemagne: The Father Of Medieval Europe

    Charlemagne is considered as “the father of Europe.” During the years that Charlemagne ruled, he made many contributions for the future of medieval Europe. “Charlemagne was a determined and decisive man, intelligent and inquisitive. A fierce warrior, he was also a wise patron of learning and a resolute statesman.” (Spielvogel 215). Although Charlemagne corrupted the system of government to where we would maintain power, Charlemagne made many contributions for the success of medieval Europe. The…

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  • Joan Of Arc Research Papers

    Joan of Arc A simple, small farm girl made a great difference when possibly saving the French from the English command. She is an inspiration who would lead the French to many victories. This inspiration is knows as Joan of Arc. Joan of Arc a girl living in a small town had enormous dreams of forever fighting for her country. Joan wanted to show to the world that even if you didn’t know how to read, write, and have no background with the military you can still be able to do amazing things. Joan…

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  • Animal Farm Essay: Is Lying Ever Okay?

    Research for Reason #2 (at least 2 sources) The Diary of Anne Frank- Anne Frank and her family are Jews in the 40’s hiding from the Nazis in fear of being taken to a concentration camp. They end up hiding in a part of her father’s office called the Annex, and others must lie saying there are no Jews living there in order to spare the Franks’ lives. http://www.officer.com/article/10232601/ends-justify-means-every-time This article discusses why lying can be beneficial in a hostage situation, as…

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  • Charlemagne's Expansion Of Christianity

    universal expansion of Christianity. Pagans proved to be exceptionally defiant toward converting to Christianity, which led the Franks to believe they rightfully needed to enforce a religious transformation across Europe by any means possible. The Saxons Wars and Vikings raids in Paris stressed the need for Franks to define violence as God’s tool…

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  • The Magyar People: A Comparative Analysis

    In the latter half of the ninth century AD, a tribal confederation from the Asian steppes began a migration into eastern and central Europe. Initially staying on the fringes of Christendom, these peoples soon came head-to-head with the established power of central Europe, the kingdom of the Eastern Franks. In the opening years of the conflict, the Magyars, as they were known (later known as the Hungarians) created a crisis which threatened the survival of the Eastern Frankish kingdom. The…

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