James Longstreet

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  • Gettysburg The Culp Family Essay

    The land we call home is no stranger to war. Unfortunately, it was all too common for families to become divided. It is even documented that President Lincoln’s wife had relatives battling one another. During the Battle of Gettysburg the Culp family from Pennsylvania and the Crittenden family from Kentucky experienced this division first hand. To them loyalty meant more than a line drawn on a map. Five generations of the Culp family lived in the small town of Gettysburg. Henry Culp was owner of…

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  • Michael Shaara's Killer Angels

    The book Killer Angels, by Michael Shaara, illustrates the American Civil War at the Battle of Gettysburg. This was a three-day battle in 1863. This book draws you in and really makes grasp what it was like to be a witness as well as apart of the Civil War. The battle was in no way humane. Shaara conveys the brutality of both views from the Confederates and the Union side, emphasizes humanity of army generals, and showed each side could not comprehend their opponents’ way of thinking. Shaara…

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  • Descriptive Christmas House Research Paper

    facing the tree looking beyond into the black abyss and twinkling lights. I pull out my grandpas fly fishing book like I do every year. I read the cover, “ The Complete Angler” by James Prosek. Every year I can never seem to finish the book but I get closer every year. This time I skip ahead to where I stopped last year. James Waldon’s trip through the Scottish country side looking for a rare species of native trout. The book is way ahead of my level but my level of fishing knowledge is there to…

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  • Description Of The Groundhog Day

    counting down the minutes. At 12:50 on the dot, I heard muffled noises outside my window. I sat up and looked outside. There was James and his horse and carriage. At that moment, I grabbed and put on my coat and boots. He was driving one of my favorite holiday carriage and horse called Dale. They decorated the carriage with assorted ornaments and lights. As James became closer, I got excited.…

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  • Personal Narrative: Rasta Man's Cousin

    Rasta Man’s Cousin And Another Dream One day when I went out to get something to eat, I bumped into Rasta Man’s cousin. She told me that he had been asking about me and she asked if I wanted his number. I told her no. She was like girl, you better go ahead and get that money. I told her again no thanks. She was like I’m gonna tell him you acting funny. I just smiled and walked away. Weeks later after encountering Rasta Man’s cousin, I had a dream. I was awakened out of my…

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  • Soccer In America Speech

    -6- On Monday, I go to my first day of summer school. When I arrive, there is my old teacher, Mr. James. I say, “Hello, Mr. James! Lucky day! Guess what? It’s me! Francisco!” Mr. James says, “Yes, I see that. Please sit down. It’s time for our very first test. You did do the pre-reading, right?” I say, “I did not do the pre-reading. Or the reading. Or the post reading. I did not do any reading at all because it is summer and that is just wrong.” He says, “Well. Here’s your test. It is…

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  • Should Students Receive Dps Points For Effective Writing Assignment

    Mrs. French, I hope you are feeling well today. I am sending this report by email as my handwriting is very hard to read. The first block class was very loud. I asked the students to talk quietly with their partners as they worked. Several students would converse loudly to others across the room regarding matters unrelated to the assignment.I began putting a check by the students name when I had to remind them to refrain from talking loud and from talking about issues unrelated to their math…

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  • Confidentiality Essay

    Mr. Wilson and I sit down to start his assessment. I explain what the assessment is for and confidentiality. We first start by obtaining personal information. He gives me his full name, his address, and talks about his wife who passed away. While talking about his wife I asked if he had other family members. Mr. Wilson told me he had a daughter and a pet dog. He told me he used to work as a farmer but know he just enjoys siting with his dog on the porch. I asked if he had any close Nabors…

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  • The Professor And The Madman Analysis

    Simon Winchester’s book, The Professor and the Madman, is a tale of tragedy, insanity, and academia. The book tells the story of two men, Dr. James Murray and Dr. William C. Minor. These men were very similar in nature, but led very different lives due to circumstances of environment and mental health. Dr. Murray was a lifelong academic, always pursuing education. Dr. Minor was a surgeon for the Union Army in the United States Civil War, who grew increasingly madder until he murdered a man in…

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  • Literary Techniques In The Turn Of The Screw

    Techniques and the Horror of The Turn of the Screw One purpose of Henry James’ gothic novella The Turn of the Screw is to instill fear in the reader. There are several features of this work that make the story horror inducing; first, James’ deals with the idea of the corruption of innocence of children. In the story’s opening chapter, the observation is made that the corruption of a child in a ghost story “adds a particular touch” (James 115). Fear is also associated with the novella because…

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