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    call for retreat. The Greeks effectively employed deception in order to convince Xerxes to attack in a limited area and to reduce the number of enemy ships directly attacking which led to the overtaking of the restricted Persian ships and the defeat and retreat of Xerxes. Likewise, Datis and Artaphernes used deception during the second campaign of the First Persian invasion of Greece in 490 BC, in order to convince the Athenians to assist Eretria and draw their forces out of Athens, leaving them vulnerable to invasion and a surprise attack from behind. Hippias planned the Persian invasion to target Naxos, followed by Eretria, and ultimately Athens in order for Darius to get his revenge for the Ionian Revolt in which both Athens and Eretria aided the revolters during the Ionian Offensive. Despite Eretria being a target of revenge, the main plan of attack was to lure the Athenians out to aid the Eretrians, given their close proximity. Since neighboring city-state Eretria was under a siege, the Athenians tactically chose to send a relief force to help aid them. The Persian invasion plan deceived the Athenians into assisting the people of Eretria without realizing they were the main target, which enabled the Persian forces to sail to the coast of Attica and land at the Bay of Marathon. Although deception was one strategy used during the first Persian invasion of Greece, during the Battle of Marathon the strategy of prolonging the amount of time before fighting the enemy…

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    document is said to have been the recollection of an “Indian Juan.” However, he does not personally write the declaration. The author very well could have construed his words to fit the narrative the Spanish wanted to publish. Previous plans or feelings of Pueblos towards the Spanish would be helpful in identifying the validity of this declaration. Traditional Pueblo culture would also be useful in the analysis of this piece to better understand the reverting back to ancestral culture. The most…

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    of the poor, non-land owning immigrants who came to America to start a new life for themselves. Because of their poverty they were forced to live and cultivate on land that was on the outskirts of Virginia, which also happens to be Indian land. This led to a secondary tension between the Indians and the lower class farmer’s, which caused Indians to attack some of the farms. The main tension came when the Nathanial Bacon asked Governor William Berkley to help defend them from the Indians and he…

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    The Importance of Friendship Friendship is, by definition, a relationship between two friends. Some believe that friendships are a necessity for human life. Joseph Conrad was a man who grew up not having many friends. As a young child he had missed school quite a bit from illnesses (Kathleen Wilson 200). This made it hard to have close relationships with other children. He did however gain a love for literature and the sea from his father at a young age (www.notablebiographies.com). This is…

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    Feast Of Souls Summary

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    they rebelled to exterminate the Spaniards, such as the Pueblo Revolt. In addition, this book contributes to the question whether Indians truly converted and accepted Christianity, or whether they did it to conform and survive, as the book says that Indians saw the water in baptism as having a curing power related to their Native religion, and that some exchanged religious conversion for food and shelter. Liebmann, Matthew. Archaeology of Colonialism in Native North America: Revolt: An…

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    Pueblo Revolt Causes

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    What Caused the Pueblo Revolt? History 1301 Sagun Khadka The “Pueblo revolt” which is also known as the “pope’s revolution” was a rebellion made by the all indigenous pueblo people against the Spanish colonizers. It was a mass revolution started on August 10, 1680 and ended on August 21, 1680 which result in killing almost 700 civilians. It actually happened when the Indian finally decided they had enough of the Spanish enslaving, murdering, and making them believe in Christianity and when Pepe…

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    John Gower's Tale Analysis

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    There is always a desire as a reader to be able to identify a hidden meaning in a tale or story, especially middle English literature. Geoffrey Chaucer and John Gower were two famous authors of that time and conveniently wrote tales that seem to relate to each other in many ways, and are opposite in many ways as well. Both tales have knights being asked to make a choice, one that will affect their knighthood as well as their future. Both tales have an old hag challenging the morals of the…

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    Wyatt’s rebellion posed a threat to Tudor governance but it was not aimed at deposing Mary and thus posed Mary’s hold on the throne less of a threat. Richards suggests that Wyatt 's rebellion posed a serious threat to Mary. She argues that by virtue of the numbers involved, Wyatt was set to march on and challenge London, the hub of Tudor power. However, Guy has a different view. He points out that Wyatt was isolated with the other uprisings failing to materialise and also was stopped by the…

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    Peasant Revolts DBQ

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    groups and revolt against the upper classes of Germany. If the German authorities were not so greedy they could have ended the peasant results with no trouble at all but instead they were greedy and the peasants took advantage. There were many causes that lead to the peasant revolts in Germany. One being that the peasants of Wurzburg believed that there should be equality between everyone (doc. 8). They believed that if a person were rich they should share with a peasant. This did not…

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    placed to be ruled under by tyrant Aristagoras, who tried to revolt against the Persians. Originally, when Aristagoras wanted to make a name for himself, he had convinced the Persians to conquer Naxos in a way to secure their place and positions but had failed in doing so. In his attempt of failure, Aristagoras worried that his place as tyrant ruler would be removed so he changed sides leading to the Ionian revolt soon after on. When the Ionians decided to revolt, Aristagoras had first tried to…

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