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  • Essay On The Gilded Age

    Much of the economic advancement that is seen during the gilded age was brought about because of a handful of successful businessmen. Andrew Carnegie was the sole man responsible for the advances in steel production. Carnegie, like many other wealthy, rose from the bottom, beginning as a mailboy in a telegraph office to a job at the railroad all the way up to his successful steel company. he made farsighted investments in iron which ended up paying very well. he built the largest steel mill in…

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  • Honda Tadakatsu Essay

    Honda Tadakatsu was born on March 17, 1548 and died on December 3, 1610. He is also known as Honda Heihachirō. Honda Tadakatsu was a Japanese general, who later became a famous shogun and daimyo. He was also one of the Four Heavenly Kings who severed Tokugawa. He was known as the warrior who surpasses death because he fought in 100 battles and was never defeated by another samurai. Honda Tadakatsu wore a helmet with deer antlers and carried a special sword called the Dragonfly Cutter. If a…

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  • Advantages Of North And South In Civil War

    Advantages of the North and South in Civil War Both the north and south had many advantages during the Civil War. However, the north didn’t just win the war by chance, they still had more major advantages that the south did not have. The south had many advantages as follows. Firstly, the south had many of the best officers in the whole country. A lot of America’s best military leaders and commanders supported the South, which held as a major advantage for them. Another advantage the South…

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  • Jefferson Bussey Character Analysis

    Jefferson “Jeff” Bussey is a 16 year old boy from Linn County, Kansas.. Who later enlists in the Union Army in 1861. Jeff is the protagonist of Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith. The novel takes place in between the years of 1861 to 1864 during the peak of the Civil War. Jefferson Bussey is a character who has left me with a strong impression. Because of his personnel growth from the beginning of the novel to the end,with the largest reason being the war. Jeff's physical traits in the novel…

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  • Analysis Of Michael Shaara's The Killer Angels

    led many to become blind towards other possibilities of resolution. Shaara explains the importance of how this blindness altered the outcome of the Battle of Gettysburg and later, the Civil War. In support of his theory, he visualizes how General Lee was unwilling to fight towards the right of the Union army and his reluctance to retreat in the face of the…

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  • Remember The Titans Film Analysis Essay

    Film Analysis: Remember the Titans Remember the Titans has the setting to be in the early 1970s, two high schools in Virginia integrate forming T.C. Williams High School. The movie is about a football team, starring Denzel Washington who took the role of Herman Boone, the head coach of the Titans. At first, Boone is brought in as an assistant coach to an all-white staffing coach but he is then appointed to be the head coach over the current one. Herman Boone was hesitating in the beginning…

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  • How Was The Union Victory In The Civil War Inevitable

    The statement “Union Victory In The Civil War Was Inevitable” is faulty because the North has more power, heavy-duty guns, and has a well-balanced leadership. The South had it better; they knew their surroundings, had a great leader and could have been two steps ahead if they thought logically. What that means is if the South just used their heads instead of jumping into battle the entire time, they could have thought their way out of this instead of losing to the Union. The Union saw this…

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  • Ulysses S. Grant Biography

    Ulysses S. Grant is an American hero who defeated the Confederate Army during the Civil War. As general of the Union Army, his tactics and strategies led to his victory. He did not start off as an American hero that people see him as today. Through his experiences in his early life, in school, and in a previous war, led him to be the great general he turned out to be. Hiram Ulysses Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio; on April 27, 1822. Grant was the son of Jesse Root Grant and Hannah…

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  • Winfield Scott's Anaconda Plan

    winning a single decisive battle to the complete annihilation of the Confederate’s army. For Grant, this general goal remained intact in both spheres of the war. The Confederate Army in the Eastern Theater largely sought to outlast the Union Army, though Lee did…

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  • Abraham Lincoln's Potomac Campaign

    On December 1st, 1861, Abraham Lincoln sends a memorandum inquiring on the Potomac Campaign to George B. McClellan, Commanding General of the Army of the Potomac. In the memorandum Lincoln, asks three questions to McClellan, but his first question, “.. how long would it require to actually get in motion?” followed by the subsequent campaign plan to attack the Confederate Army at Centerville, highlights an underlying tone of anxiety. Furthermore, Lincoln suggests that the Confederates, if…

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