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  • Florida De Leon's Expedition

    Florida is such a rich and diverse piece of Earth that many nations wanted ownership of it. It was originally claimed by Spanish conquistadors in 1513 and then transferred into British ownership in 1763, only to be turned back over the Spaniards 20 years later in 1783. Florida then became a U.S. territory in 1822 and won its statehood in 1845. Florida also had a very rich and diverse Native American population before conquest by the Spanish. Everyone knows the story of Juan Ponce de Leon, the…

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  • American Serial Killer: Ted Bundy

    beginning of his life he was deceitful. As he got into more trouble with the law, he was diagnosed as bipolar disorder, multiple personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, antisocial personality disorder. Around 1:30 a.m. on February 15, a Pensacola police officer noticed a stolen orange Volkswagen beetle driving west on Cervantes Street, the officer had no idea who the driver was in the car, but Bundy was quickly identified with the help of the FBI’s fugitive flyer and was…

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  • Attitude Behavior Consistency Examples

    Attitude-Behavior Consistency Decisions What is meant by the term Attitude-Behavior Consistency? Attitude-Behavior Consistency according to Psychology Dictionary is “the extent to which a person's behavior is consistent with his or her attitude associated with that object” (Nugent, 2013). Therefore, one could interpret the definition as how an individuals thoughts align with what actions they actually take. A basic example of this would be when an individual thinks and proclaims that they would…

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  • Advanced Leadership Reflection

    naysayers and doubters about ALC leading up my departure. I arrived with a positive attitude, thirsty for knowledge. I was already comfortable being a leader of soldiers. The challenge was remembering everything I had learned from my training in Pensacola, Fl. The first month of ALC was fantastic, as I learned about analytical, critical and creative thinking. A topic I find extremely valuable with my career.…

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  • Florida's Role In The Civil War

    The Blockade occupied the following ports: St. Augustine, Jacksonville, Key West, and Pensacola (Florida Center of International Technology). To help support their Confederate soldiers, people raised cattle and grew crops to send to their troops, mostly beef, pork, fish, fruit, and salt were sent (Florida Center of International Technology)…

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  • Barry Sanders Accomplishments

    As he began his Pro career, he was known as an electrifying runner. Barry Sanders rushed for more than 1,000 yards in each of his 10 seasons with the Detroit Lions. He was the first running back ever to do so in Detroit's history. With Sanders is the 1988 Heisman Trophy winner, he was also just the third person to gain more than 2,000 yards in a season back in 1997 (Barry). During the years he was playing, he was arguably the best running back in the league. He had won the Rookie of the Year…

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  • The Florida Seminole War

    Throughout the United States early history Florida was the site of the countries deadliest and most ferocious military battles in the country. With the expansion of the United States came the acquisition Native American Territories. This vast expansion left the United States at odds with the natives and many times the government simply forced the Natives to relocate to distant lands without any form of compensation. These disagreements would culminate in Florida in the 19th century with three…

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  • Davy Crockett: Mythologized Figure In American History

    David Crockett was clearly an outstanding frontiersman, a successful Tennessee politician, and a colorful congressman, but these attributes alone would not have earned him lasting fame. Davy Crockett was one of the most celebrated and mythologized figures in American history. David Crockett was born in 1786 to a pioneer family living on the Nolichucky River in east Tennessee. Davy Crockett was the fifth of nine children born to parents John and Rebecca (Hawkins) Crockett. Crockett's father…

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  • Macroenvironmental Factors Case Study

    they need vehicles to assess the damage. As result, we’re prepared to respond quickly and move our fleet seamlessly into affected areas to ensure vehicles are available” ( For example, On April 2014, coastal flooding in Pensacola, FL, left many with water – logged vehicles. Enterprise brought in vehicles from surrounding areas, prioritizing insurance rentals and extending service hours for customers to satisfy customer want and…

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  • Case Study: The American Legion

    1. How does the group define itself? Where does this come from? Congress enacted the American Legion in 1919. It is a veteran’s organization whose mission is to help, including mentorship, wholesome community programs, and advocating patriotism and honor. These members devote itself to fellow military members and veterans. The American Legion is a non-profit organization. The success of each American Legion lies within an active membership and volunteer work. The American Legion serves its local…

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