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    Physics Behind Archery Physics A Exam Paper Morgan Avink 11/18/13 The bow and arrow have been around for many years. The bow and arrow were used for wars in the beginning however they were more efficient for hunting and that is what they are continually used for even today with the dangerous substance of gunpowder that could be used. Guns are cool however the physics behind them is nowhere near to the elaborate physics involved in archery. Today we have three common bow types; the longbow, the recurve bow, and the compound bow. Within these three different types of bows physics applies the same to all of these. In archery you take a bow and you knock an arrow to the string (connect the back of the arrow to the string), Then you use your…

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    One weapon the English used, leading them to many victories, was the English longbow which was hard to master and use. The english longbow impressed the kings of England, making it very popular when it was first used in the Battle of Crecy. The kings of England were so impressed by the longbows that they encountered from expeditions against Wales, that they adopted it and ordered the people of every village to practice it regularly. By the time the Battle of Crecy came, the longbow that they…

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    Compound Bow Essay

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    Compound Bow: Introduction Introduction Bows are tools or weapons used by archers and archery hunters to compete in competition and harvest wildlife for food and trophies. The compound bow in particular, is a mechanical tool/weapon that enhances the primitive technology originally created by man to enhance accuracy when hunting or shooting at a target. Compound bows can be used for hunting various types of game as well as used for competition shooting. People of most ages with practice and…

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    [Name] Aaron McCoy Ms. Herring 7th Grade ELA 11/10/17 Have you ever wondered if the longbow was new or old? My hypothesis is that it’s centuries old, older than the musket! Here is my reasearch. The longbow had a huge effect on the outcome of English military dominance, because from research found that in history we can find this “Battle of Poitiers in 1356, the longbow was responsible for the deaths of 2,000 French mounted knights.“ Two more are “At the Battle of Sluys in 1340, English…

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    Thanks to the ingenious use of the longbow in the Battle of Crecy, the English king, Edward III, and his army were able to win the battle with under 100 casualties while the French having over 10,000(Kops). Because of the outcome of the war, the longbow earned the name “The Medieval Machine Gun” (Kagay). Many of the tactics used during the Battle of Crecy by the English army were considered to be great breakthroughs in warfare and were the basis of some of the tactics used by modern warfare.…

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    Tudor Longbows Analysis

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    Tudor longbows were most prevalently featured as the primary projectile weapon of war during the reigns of King Henry VIII because of their success against similarly equipped enemies and their regulatory aspect. Before archery transformed into a source of luxury entertainment for the upper classes, it was a necessary skill demanded by the monarchy to preserve national defenses through a trained civilian army. King Henry VIII even instituted ordinances and parliamentary statutes that required men…

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    The English Longbow was the machine gun of the middle ages, it was the deadliest weapon on the battlefield. The English Longbow contributed greatly to their military dominance against the French in the Hundred years war. After the hundred years the English longbow started to slowly fade away. The English longbow was the most important English military invention of the 1300s and it changed the political face of Europe forever. The longbow was invented by the Celts in Wales around 1180 C.E. but…

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    I found that the fridging of Dinah Lance in Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters, was a bit different that the traditional definition of the act. Though Dinah is brutally tortured, she is not killed or disabled afterwards, so her death isn’t a meaningless act. However, the purpose of the scene is to force Ollie or Green Arrow to kill her torturer, without hesitation, an act only solicited by Dinah’s kidnapping. Also I did find that females were objectified throughout the comic, or at least stripped…

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    Thanks to the ingenious use of the longbow in the Battle of Crecy, the English king, Edward III, and his army were able to win the battle with under 100 casualties while the French having over 10,000(Kops). Because of the outcome of the war, the longbow earned the name “The Medieval Machine Gun” (Kagay). Many of the tactics used during the Battle of Crecy by the English army were considered to be great breakthroughs in warfare and were the basis of some of the tactics used in modern warfare.…

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    many types of long range weapons, the most influential were the longbow and the crossbow. Some other long range weapons that were not so effective compared with the crossbow and longbow were slingshots and throwing axes. These weapons may not have been as effective but they were much cheaper and easier to use. How were long range weapons made? Two main weapons dominated in the Medieval period: the longbow and the crossbow. These two weapons were the best in their time, so how were they made?…

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