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  • Analysis Of Fever 1793 By Matilda Cook

    that the fever was contagious, therefore she sent them off to go to the countryside. They had gotten on a wagon and the went off. She fell asleep in the searing heat. Mattie woke several hours later when the wagon came to a stop. Four horsemen with muskets blocked the road. They told everyone on the wagon that they needed to pass a medical test in order to enter the country side. Unfortunately grandfather did not pass the test. That left Matilda and her grandfather alone with no food in the…

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  • How Did Europeans Influence The Age Of Exploration

    The europeans were one of the most influential people during the time of the Age of Exploration in the 1400s. Sailors set out to explore the new world each with their own reasons from looking for wealth to seeking the thrill of adventure. The discovery of settlements greatly impacted the influence of European in places all over the world. The beneficial influence from the europeans created new settlements with diverse culture, which helped spark the revolution of worldwide trade and the growth…

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  • Essay About Civil War

    Two of the biggest inventions that caused a considerable amount of damage were the minie ball and the rifled musket. The minie ball was a new type of bullet that was highly destructive. It was shaped and made for higher accuracy and an ability to shoot from farther range ( Alchin, Linda ). Before the minie ball there were just round balls which were highly inaccurate. The rifled musket was also an improvement on accuracy and range, as the grooves in the barrel made it so the bullet was…

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  • American Pageant Chapter 1 Summary

    trying to tax her colonies to pay off her debts. Through a series of acts, Britain angers the Thirteen Colonies. C. In March of 1770, snowballs were thrown at a group of British soldiers. One of the soldiers was hit by the snowball and fired his musket. This shot caused others British soldiers to open fire as well killing five colonial civilians. D. The colonies stopped taking imports from Britain. E. Britain stopped all taxes except on tea. F. Defiance exploded in the form of the Boston…

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  • DBQ: The American Revolution

    During the war, women adopted the ideals of Republican Motherhood in order to instill nationalist values in their children. This is seen in propaganda such as the woodcut of a patriot women, which portrays a colonial woman with a musket (Document A). However, women such as Molly Wallace believed a woman’s role extended beyond the duties of motherhood and desired a higher position in society (Document J). Furthermore, the post Revolutionary era brought about societal progress for…

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  • Italy During The Renaissance

    THE RENAISSANCE The Renaissance was a period in European history from the 14th to the 17th century. It was known as a cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history. It was a time of great innovations, political dissolution, religious turmoil, and remarkable literary creations. Innovations. The Renaissance was a time of celebrated innovations. Some of them include the Blast Furnace, which enabled iron to be produced in significant quantities. The Finery Forge, which enabled them…

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  • Discipline And Punish By Michel Foucault

    In Michel Foucault’s book Discipline and Punish, he writes of the dramatic increase in military effectiveness as a result of changes in the methods of discipline. These changes “increases the skill of each individual, coordinates these skills, accelerates movements, increases fire power, broadens the fronts of attack without reducing their vigour, increases the capacity for resistance” (210). Foucault also states that before these changes, military discipline was merely a device used as a means…

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  • Blacksmithing History

    Have you ever been bewildered about what life was like on a Texas plantation? After reading this you will hopefully have solved some of those absurd mysteries. What was life truly like as a slave? How did the ancients endure? How do you get tools when you can’t go to the store? Well, if you needed any weapons in the past, you would generally go to the blacksmith. Blacksmithing is a fascinating job that keeps the culture of medieval castles and knights alive. Understanding blacksmithing is a…

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  • The Role Of Crispus Attucks In The Revolutionary War

    important role in the American Revolution by his role in the Boston Massacre. On the night of March 5, 1770, Private Hugh White, a guard on duty outside Boston’s customs house,was surrounded by a jeering crowd.He reacted by hitting one of them his musket. The crowd grew larger, and eight redcoats came to rescue White. A redcoat fired into the crowd, possibly by accident, and the people panicked. In the chaos that followed, five men were killed. Samuel Adams later described the event as…

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  • Jamestown: Similarities And Differences

    Jamestown and the Plymouth had many differences but also had some things in common. Like [John smith] said ‘’ you don't work, you don't eat’’. They both had many rules and beliefs that were strict. In this essay i will talk about both of the colonies and their similarities and differences. On May 14, 1607, 100 members of a joint venture called the Virginia Company established the very first English settlement in North America on the banks of the James River.Tobacco became Virginia’s first…

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