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    Historical accounts give swords the status of legendary, mystical, impervious, and empowering. Swords were seen as giving the wieldier power, and the wieldier seen as being of high social standing, according to the quality of the sword. Both the Viking sword and Katana were masterfully designed according to the environment and materials available in both demographics. The Vikings were not one specific organized group of people. They started out as multiple smaller unorganized tribes. The Vikings were Norsemen originating from Scandinavia in norther Europe. They are known for fighting, steeling, and pillaging other lands to expand their wealth, influence, and power. The Vikings were, however, not as savage as they were made out to be. In trying…

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    The Shuriken was one of the most influential and psychological handheld weapons at its time. Before the Shuriken was invented, there was no other weapon known to mankind that could be as capable, and accomplish as many things, as the shuriken. As many don’t know yet, but the Shuriken has influenced many of the present day actions. This handheld weapon was unique and important at its time. In the past, samurais and ninjas had weapons that could be used in close combat only, such as swords.…

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    Online Fraud Case Study

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    ISSUE Under Arkansas case law regarding the tort of fraud, does an online purchaser of a sword have a claim for actual fraud, when (1) the sword that the seller displayed online turned out to be a replica; (2) the seller was gifted the sword from his brother, and only pulled the sword from the sheathing once prior to placing it in storage; (3) the seller afforded the buyer the opportunity to inspect the sword prior to the sale but the buyer declined due to time constraints; (4) the seller…

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    The Kawakawa Indians had a great ability to imagine, which means they could use flint (rock) for weapons or tools. They didn’t have any fishing rods or fishing hooks like we do, so they used their arrows and traps to fish. The Karankawa's favorite weapon, the weapon they are famous for, is the long bow. The Karankawa used powerful bows that were as long as the bow user was tall. Remember, the Karankawa men were often over 6 feet tall. The arrows they used were long lengths of slender cane.…

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    Mikatsuki Blade made by Sanjo Kokaji Munechika By the Heian period (794-1185), Japan had become well renowned among the neighboring nations for its swordsmiths. Though for most of history prior, China had been the main producer of swords (and pretty much everything else) Japan had managed to make a name for itself by innovating on Chinese designs. Several swordsmith guilds appeared throughout the Heian period and were very wealthy and influential. One of those guilds was started by a man named…

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    Samurai Vs Knights Dbq

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    battle, a samurai or a knight? I say a samurai would win in a fight and I have evidence to back this up. The first way that samurais have an advantage is because how they fight and how they train to fight. In document C1 it states “The young warriors studied kendo (the art of fighting with bamboo) the moral code of the samurai, and zen buddhism. This is explaining that the samurais simulated fighting with katanas or other weapons by using sticks of bamboo so they don’t get injured…

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    The Samurai is a very formidable warrior in Japan, wielding many weapons including the Naginata, Katana, bow and arrow and spear. Samurai means one who serves. Unwavering loyalty is expected from these warriors who only practice martial arts. Whether it be to their Daimyo, lord or Emperor they were expected to put their life down before the enemy was able to reach their leader. Honor is one of the biggest and most important of Samurai beliefs. It is more commonly referred to as Bushido. Without…

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    Samurai Weapons Dbq

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    Even though some might say the lack of armor was a disadvantage to a samurai it benefitted them very much so. If the samurai had more flexibility in his armor he could attack his opponent more swiftly whereas a knight is covered in head to toe of heavy steel. Also, the samurai used a sword called the Katana. The Katana was 42 inches long and the first 5 inches of the blade were razor sharp for obvious reasons such as slicing an attacker. But above all of this the Katana was a symbol of respect…

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    taking the main characters and minorities having the “extra” characters. The extra character is when actors barley say anything and when they say something it is based on stereotypical expectations. Television is an essential element to be informed and entertained, this is why now media shapes the views of minority communities and it limits diverse viewpoints. An example of how media limits minorities to acting in movies is in the movie Suicide Squad (Saturday at 4:00). In this movie Karen…

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    Have anyone always wondered who was the better warrior in the medieval times? In my opinion the samurai is the better warrior during the medieval times because of their honor, they are more adept. The samurai is the most competent warrior because the samurai had more information about their training so they must be a skilled fighter and a kind person as well. If a samurai had an adequate sword, that means that specific warrior was an adequately trained. In the magazine article, The Sword of the…

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