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    Trebuchet Research Paper

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    is metric!) projectiles at their enemies. “Trebuchet” is derived from the Middle French verb trebuch, meaning “to tumble or fall over,” in reference to the throwing arm of the trebuchet. Though the first instance of tension or torsion-based artillery is thought to have originated in China as early as the fourth century, the trebuchet was the first war machine to use gravitational and leverage principles to launch a projectile. A catapult uses the elasticity of different materials to provide the launching force, like a bow or slingshot,…

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    a rifle was when I was sixteen years old and I was sitting in a tree stand with my friend’s dad. A deer was feeding at one hundred and sixty yards so I lined my shot up, looked through the scope and pulled the trigger. At that point I was so excited only until I realized that I missed. My disappointment seemed louder and larger then the report of my gun. Even though it was a miss, it had me wanted to come back for more. Ever since that moment, I have been hooked. Hunting became more than just…

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    IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVNAIA, Plaintiff v. Crim. No. 5678 of 2015 GUETTER BALL, Defendant MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN THE CONVICTION OF INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER The Defendant has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, this is from his actions on December 12, 2015. Guetter Ball [hereinafter, “Ball”] was running across a road trying to evade Officer Tray Bagger [hereinafter, “Officer Bagger”] when Bagger was struck by car driving on the road,…

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    Ammunition and firearms were designed for one's protection or used in hunting. However, in today's society people see it as a burden or a danger to many citizen. People see it as a danger due to the fact that there have been numerous amounts of injuries and deaths with the involvement of firearms. Many seek for a solution to solve this nuisance of a problem but none have arose. Unfortunately, California wants to pass a proposition puting background checks to purchase ammunition for a gun. They…

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    The Swiss Way-Gun Control

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    The Swiss Way- Gun Control Theodore Roosevelt once said, “We should encourage rifle practice among school boys, and indeed, among all classes. The first step in the direction of preparation to avert war if possible, and to be fit for war, if it should come, is to teach men to shoot.” One of the biggest debates in the United States at the moment is whether or not there should be a tighter control on guns. If one were to look at the statistics around the world, the country that seems to have one…

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    Gun violence with has been the cause of the deaths of many American adults and children. According to BBC News, there were about 372 mass shootings in the United States in the year of 2015. There was 2015 Umpqua Community College shooting that had killed ten people and wounded 20 by the end of the day. People thought of the shooting with a collective shrug which means that they saw it as another common occurrence and ignored it. The collective shrug shows how America has been comfortable about…

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    Vulpix: A Short Story

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    Destiny Vulpix; Chapter 1 Boom! An explosion bellowed through the city air. I kept running, the ground cooling beneath my feet. I saw a building in the distance. Then half of the first and second floor disappear, unnoticeable to the helicopters in air and hardly to the hovers on the ground. A Hover bursted through the roof behind me I jump off and deployed a parachute, only to have it blown up by the Hovers’ projectile, shaped like a little football but it is propelled through the air by a jet…

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    Toy guns were created around eighteen sixty-five, following the Civil War and were intended for the playful use of children. By giving them an object similar to a real gun, it gave children an opportunity to escape the harsh aftermath of the war through pure imaginative roleplay including but not limited to: cops and robbers, war play, etc. Sadly, in today’s society the facetious nature of toy guns has been altered from what it was originally intended for. Because of the unforeseen affects it…

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    Firearms vs without firearms We can protect ourselves better with guns so much better than any other weapons, but we must know how to use them properly and correctly or it would hurt us instead of protecting us. Firearms can protect us so much better if we compare them with knives, nun chucks, machetes and spears. It takes about approximately three seconds for us to get the handgun out to fire if anything bad is going to happen. Most of us do not have the same concept about guns, and a lot of…

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    Essay On Bullet Shooting

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    Bullets that were lodged in the victim skull were sent to ballistics to determine what type of gun was used to commit the murder, the make and model, toolmarks on the bullet casing also determine the make and model of the gun, before all this is determine the bullets must be placed in an evidence bag and then placed in an evidence locker until it is sent over to ballistics for testing. “With the exception of a shotgun, whenever a gun is fired, microscopic characteristics or imperfections are…

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