Leonard Wood

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  • Theodore Roosevelt's Legacy

    the Spanish American War that lasts to this day (Konstam). Teddy Roosevelt’s decisions were instrumental in winning the battles at San Juan and Kettle Hills. Theodore and the Rough Riders were amazing soldiers and were obvious choices to fight in the Spanish American War. Theodore Roosevelt quit his job as the assistant secretary of the Navy to create the voluntary regiment called the Rough Riders (“Eyewitness to History”). Teddy deferred leadership to a war hero named Colonel Leonard Wood. The Rough Riders were a nickname for the First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry (“T.R. the Rough Rider”). They were originally supposed to be made up of men from Indian territories (“The World of 1898”). The Rough Riders were actually formed from many different states and races. They were pictured as a posse riding after the bad guys in an old Western film (“Teddy Roosevelt”). The Rough Riders trained in San Antonio, Texas waiting to fight in the Spanish American War (“ The World of 1898”). While they were there Colonel Wood was promoted giving command of the Rough Riders to Roosevelt (“T.R. the Rough Rider”). Not only was Roosevelt ecstatic at this opportunity, but the soldiers were happy as well. A quote by Richard Harding Davis proves that point by saying “ Roosevelt... made you feel like you would cheer.” (“Eyewitness to History”) Although they had Roosevelt, the Rough Riders did not have an easy time. They lost 89 out of 490 men in that fateful war (“Theodore Roosevelt Association”). Theodore…

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  • Rough Riders: The Battle Of San Juan Hill

    The Battle of San Juan Hill was the engagement between the United States and Spain that concluded the Spanish colonial control. The most acclaimed unit that was in Cuba at the time was the “Rough Riders”. Led by Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt and Colonel Leonard Wood. The Rough Riders were camped along the Santiago Road in Cuba during the first day of July of 1898 getting ready for battle. The Battle of San Juan Hill was a pivotal battle for both antagonist. Teddy’s “Rough Riders” was a…

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  • Ecological Species Observation Report

    comparing sites. The second half of our hypothesis was supported based on our data. We then hypothesized that the spatial distribution of trees will differ between the two sites, as will the age structure of the trees. The mean distance to tree ratio for Burr Oak was 3.5 meters compared to North Farm that was 3.1 meters. Although there is a difference in the mean when compared, the variation was not significant. The measurement of spacial distribution between trees did not support or…

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  • Carpentry Research Paper

    Carpentry- "The activity or occupation of making or repairing things in wood." A carpenter regularly uses trigonometry on an everyday basis to assist with the job. Making precise cuts (On wood, braces, etc) can make or break a person in this profession. Math plays a very heavy role in carpentry, specifically the branch of trigonometry. (Carpentry). There is a variety of skills needed for carpentry. One needs to especially be skilled in math, particularly trigonometry. A carpenter on site,…

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  • Difference Between Varnish And Paint For Wooden Furniture

    With paints, you can be as imaginative as possible. Paint comes in different colours, creates a thick layer over wood and masks the natural look of the wood. The number of coats depends on the age and quality of wood that is being used to make furniture. Old wood usually soaks a good amount of paint and would have to apply as many as four to five coats to get the perfect look and finish. Though, by using paint, you might lose the natural beauty of wood but the final look would not make you…

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  • Northeast Lumber Case

    Darren Hall (General Manager of Northeast Lumber) started his 8 a.m. daily production meeting like most days. His meeting routine was to have each of his mill superintendents report on what was occurring in his/her respective area of the mill. Only this day was a bit different than any Darren had ever experienced. Wes, the wood yard Superintendent, had just left the meeting. This was not unusual in that frequently one or two Superintendents might leave the meeting for a few minutes to respond…

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  • Narrative Essay: The 5 Kids Were Getting Up

    fishing. “Hey guys look what I caught !“said Jaxon It was a giant fish it might be able to feed them for a whole day,so they put it in a bucket to save for dinner. “Good job Jaxon this will help us a lot for the trip tomorrow!” said Luke “Thanks!” said Jaxon “But it not enough for the trip”said Zoe “Yeah she’s right”said Declan “I know we could go into the woods to hunt”said Ethiopia “We should go home and leave the fish in ice,then we could grab our bows and arrows and go into the…

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  • Frankenstein-Personal Narrative

    It was a pleasant day in the bucolic. The sun was shining and a cool breeze was coming from across the pond. I was standing in the grass next to it smiling as I watched the ducks play about in the water. Nobody was around except for the ducks or so I thought. I lived in a little bungalow next to the woods where the scenery was always fetching. It was a place where nothing bad could ever happen. I had decided to go on a walk when all of a sudden I saw a strange figure creeping about in the…

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  • Hopi Katsina Analysis

    At first glance the figure is definitely out of the ordinary, the foot and a half tall sculpture is larger than doll sized and much too large to fit in a child's hand. The measurements for the figure are 5.6 inches in lengh, 4 inches in width, and 15.3 inches in height. The sculpture is split into four parts the three base parts feet, torso, and head, each around 2-3 inches each. The last part is the head decorations probably added on after the base was carved out. judging by the size of the…

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  • Double Fall Short Story

    The Double Fall It was a beautiful April weekend and I had just turned 12 years old. It was the day after my birthday, April 25 to be exact, and my friend had spent the night at my house. The fresh smell and sound of leaves, it sounded like the sound of wind through a forest with all the trees swaying and hearing the leaves flap in the wind. It was the late afternoon and my brother, a friend, and me were playing in the woods. We had these pellet guns and we were having a battle. It was fairly…

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