Frank Serpico

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  • Serpolis Police Department

    The Mayor was under pressure to investigate the NYPD for possible corruption after a few news articles were printed with details of the corruption within the department. The first article was written by a reporter named David Burnham with the article appearing in the New York Times. Mr. Burnham’s article was sourced by 2 NYPD officers, Frank Serpico and David Durk that had previously tried to report the corruption to supervisors with no results. Serpico and Durk became frustrated with the corruption and finally made a complaint to the District Attorney’s office. Finally tired of seeing the corruption occurring they approached David Burnham with their story. On April 25, 1970, the article about the corrupt activities of the NYPD appeared on the front page of the New York Times which forced the Mayor to form the commission in…

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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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  • Charles I As A Hero In Einhard's The Life Of Charlemagne

    According to The Life of Charlemagne, the King of Franks was a very patient man who showed constant respect for all those he came into contact with. From his family to those he met on campaigns, Charlemagne gave great hospitality and charity to anyone he felt needed it. Coming from an educational and broad upbringing, there wasn’t much the king wasn’t intrigued by. Showing interest in math, literature, astronomy, and even several other languages, Charlemagne was a ruler that was hard to dislike…

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  • Two Lives Of Charlemagne Analysis

    The book Two Lives of Charlemagne contains two different biographies of Charles the great or “Charlemagne”, who was king of Franks from 771-814 A.D. The first biography is titled “The Life Of Charlemagne” and is written by Einhard. The second biography is titled “Charlemagne” and is authored by Notker the Stammerer. Both biographies of Charlemagne are classical medieval literature, but they differ in their points of view and focus. Einhard mostly talked about the actual life of Charlemagne,…

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  • Charlemagne: The Importance And Influence: Charles The Great

    There was once a beloved ruler, who encouraged schools and knowledge for everyone, while conquering territory and governing the city to the best of his ability. Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, was a widely known emperor who ruled most of Western Europe from 768 to 814. His father, Pepin the Short, was Mayor of the Palace to king, who ruled over the Frankish kingdom for fifteen years until his death in October 768 AD. When his father died, the Franks placed the two brothers,…

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