Lincoln County War

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  • Billy The Kid: The Lincoln County War

    In the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid was a friend of the English businessman, John Henry Tunstall, and had vowed to avenge the death of Tunstall after he witnessed the Englishman’s assassination. Tunstall came to New Mexico well aware of the corrupt business that Lawrence G. Murphy had created and aimed to make a competing business to profit off of the monopoly, of practically everything, that Murphy controlled. Once Tunstall founded his company Murphy had already grew ill and the business was then primarily ran by John Dolan and John Riley. Tunstall had acquired land and cattle to make a ranch, which is where he befriended Billy the Kid whom he hired as a chuck wagon cook and later, a cattle guard. Billy the Kid and Tunstall developed…

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  • Billy The Kid's Gang During The Lincoln County War

    Twenty-one Back in 1881 the Lincoln County War started, it initiated the beginning of the Regulators, a ferocious gang, better known as Billy the Kid’s gang.(CX) Billy, the youngest, was the best at handling a gun.(S) Strangely, with this type of talent he wasn’t given the title of the leader because I, Doc Scurlock, was; however, Billy and I have remained best friends since he began working for me.(CD-CX) In the beginning, Billy and I were attending to some business affairs when five guys…

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  • Billy The Kid Research Paper

    McCarty returned to New Mexico under the alias of William Bonney. Hired as a ranch hand by local cattle rancher and businessman, John Tunstall, Billy finally obtained a legitimate job (Watson). Furthermore, Tunstall slowly took the young man under his wing, creating a powerful bond between the two. Resultantly, the fatherless Billy began looking up to his employer as a father figure. The British born Tunstall was a threat to the rival cattle operation of cattle barons and Irish immigrants, Dolan…

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  • Enterprise Risk Management Planning

    Types of external considerations within Rutherford County are related to natural disasters, political disasters and macroeconomic shifts, including inflation, rate of growth, and unemployment. As a measure to offset natural disasters, we have relationships with other counties across the state coordinate efforts with our Emergency Management team. Indeed, the county 's mitigation planning efforts consist of local, state, and federal assistance. Unfortunately, there are few measures to plan for…

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  • Public Campaign Finance

    City-states of the ancient world were one of the first political entities with democratic governance. Part of the democratic process is authorizing individuals to make decisions, holding these individuals accountable, and for these individual to be responsive to the needs of the community (Pitkin, 1957). Today, cities have low levels of democratic participation that hold elected officials accountable and authorize them to have the power to make a decision. At the same time, a majority of the…

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  • Pivot Table Report Observations

    Pivot Table / Chart Report Exercise There are four observations in the pivot table, and the one part of pivot table report is about the annual adult care facility, total number of census, SMI and SSI. The other part is about New York State Population, total population and total number of race and ethnicity distribution. The results that I received are come from the data Adult Care Facility Annual Survey and New York State Population. I use the pivot table or chart to get the observations. At the…

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  • Count/Verification Assistant: A Case Study

    Jill started a new job as a count/verification assistant for the Johnson County Board of Elections. After completing her degree, she believed she would have the greatest chance of making a difference in her community and society as a whole. She had completed the counties required training and briefings, read and agree to the terms of the Statement of Secrecy, and she would have no problem with acting impartially at all times and respect confidentiality of material handled. Mark the senior…

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  • Haunted Courthouses By John G Browning

    2015 a trial at the Sevier County Courthouse in De Queen, Arkansas was disrupted by 30 bats that flew in to the courtroom. Although the ensuing “disorder in the court” subsided when the lights were turned off and the trial was relocated to another location, it probably doesn’t bode well that, according to the county’s…

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  • Wyoming Stock Growers Analysis

    historian and authority on Wyoming history ranked this event as “the most notorious event in the history of Wyoming” This historic event focused on Johnson County and the city of Buffalo,…

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  • Blue Valley Multi Service Center Case Study

    For the purpose of this assignment, I chose Blue Valley Multi Service Center which is located here in Overland Park, KS. Overland Park is about 40 minutes southwest of Downtown Kansas City. It is part of Johnson County which is a fairly large county. The county itself is drastically different from the KC Metro area because it is known to be a very affluent area, especially the south half of Johnson county. Overland Park itself is one of the highest priced living areas. I chose this location…

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