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  • Summary Of 1776 By David Mccullough's 1776

    to or willing to be trained and the fact that many of his troops would just walk off to tend to their harvest or work on their trade or simply left because of the harsh weather, to make matter worse many of the troops would just walk off with their musket dispute having a lack of supply of them. This further complicated any military action that Washington wanted to…

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  • Environmental Effects Of The Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution that occurred in Great Britain throughout 1760 to 1830, was a time in which many advancements in technology and industry occurred. However, the repercussions of the revolution are often overlooked, due to the focus on the positive elements. Certain advancements were made to the agricultural industry, the process in which textiles were made was improved, the growth of the mining industry occured, iron products were created, basic transportation such as railroads were…

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  • Violence In America

    Presently in the 21st Century, gun violence is at an all-time high in the United States. There have been shootings across the country from San Bernardino, California to Newtown, Connecticut; from acts of terrorism to incidents of work place violence the shootings continue. The shootings have exposed a weakness in the structure of the country which has sent the citizens of the United States to opposite sides of the spectrum when it comes to how to deal with a situation that is quickly becoming an…

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  • Causes Of Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation

    Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation is thought to have been a war strategy. People believe this because when Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation, he made slaves free only in confederate states. This strategy hurt the south and the plantation owners that lived there. By taking slaves away from plantations, the south became limited on resources. This weakened the confederacy which gave the north a better chance in the war. During the course of the Civil War, Britain relied on the…

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  • Comparison Of The Battle Of Lexington And Concord

    The beginning battles of the Revolution, such as the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge and the Battle of Lexington and Concord, were a key morale boost for the Patriots in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War. The Battle of Lexington and Concord occurred on April 19, 1775. However, before the Battle of Lexington and Concord came to be, representatives of the colonists gathered for the First Continental Congress in Massachusetts. As the meeting adjourned, the colonies decided to…

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  • Explain Why I Want To Be A Service Academy

    success of a democratic government requires the active participation and support of its citizens. While the needs of the military and the nature of the threats to the United States have changed significantly since the minutemen first picked up their muskets in defense of the Union, the need for young adults to volunteer to serve in the military is still critical for the continued security and safety of our country and its citizens. My five years of service with the Civil Air Patrol has provided…

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  • The Boston Massacre: The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre The Boston massacre was a significant event that didn’t happen until March 5, 1770. The colonists used it as propaganda. The Boston massacre only lasted about twenty minutes. Shortly after the Boston massacre the Boston tea party took place. There were five people that were killed in the Boston Massacre. One victim was, Crispus Attucks. He was a dock worker who was killed instantly when the british fired their guns. Another victim was, Samuel Gray. Samuel Gray, a worker at…

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  • Timbuktu Dbq

    Cities in the early world were very important for establishing a kingdom’s dominance, and educating the future leaders of the world. Education, Scholarship, and strong financial and political leadership led to the creation and empowerment of great cities. Timbuktu was a very prosperous city. Timbuktu was raised on the principles of trade and education. The main products traded along the routes of the Timbuktu and ultimately the Songhai Empire were gold and salt. Timbuktu received praise from…

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  • Fort Rouille Description

    the fur trade. For those of you who don’t know what the fur trade is it was a huge part in Canada's history. In the fur trade the French and British fought and even killed each other just to trade with the natives. They traded goods like iron tools muskets and ammo and many other things to help the natives The wording on the monument of Fort Rouille Description: Fort Rouille was an armed French trading post that was made for about ten soldiers who slept in the barracks. There were also…

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  • Tale Of Two Cities Historical Analysis

    A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, takes place during the French Revolution. During this time period, Dickens writes of townspeople who face incredibly unjust acts as a result of the start of the French Revolution. Poverty and the corruption of the ruling class are common in this moment and the cause of many problems. A Tale of Two Cities takes place during a historical time, yet has its own narrative, making it a historical novel. A man named Georg Lukacs, who was a Marxist, wrote a…

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