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    one of the most important examples is the battle of Cannae. Facing all-out war against Rome for the second time, Carthage employed tactics the likes of which had not been seen. Hannibal Barca during the second Punic war forced Rome’s hand at the Battle of Cannae. Utilizing previous battle experience, the unorthodox makeup of his army and his overwhelming military tactics. Following the events of the first Punic war between Rome and carthage, Spain was divided into two parts. The Ebro River…

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    object is to fight, not to maneuver.” – Colonel C.E. Callwell, in Small Wars; Their Principles and Practice. Asymmetric warfare is typically a war between a standing, professional army and an insurgency or resistance movement. It is warfare between opposing forces that differ greatly in military power resulting in the use of unconventional weapons and tactics (tactics usually associated with guerilla warfare.) The South African War of 1899-1902, the first major military clash of the 20th…

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    down many Islamic institutions to fit existing religious beliefs. However, this changed in 1784 under the Naqshbandi Sufi purification efforts of Sheikh Mansur. Combining the ideas of implementing sharia law with the declaration of a gazavat, or holy war, Mansur routed out impious Chechen Sufi beliefs. Additionally, he directly connected Islamic revivalism with defiance towards the Russian Empire. After Russia’s discovery of Sheikh Mansur’s religious and nationalist sentiments, in 1785,…

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    Research Paper On Chechnya

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    secession. Why was Russia so adamant upon refusing Chechen independence? In this essay, I will try to identify the foremost reason for this intervention, primarily in regards to the First and Second Chechen War. Scholars have disputing…

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    Essay On Boxer Rebellion

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    The Boxer Uprising of 1898-1900 , is a peasant movement which was doomed to fail from its conception primarily due to its divided and leaderless structure, was a reaction to a series of factors, most of the factors were caused by western imperialsm and Japanese imperialism and the weak and again also caused by divided Qing government. One of the most important factors for this rebellion was arguably the western religious influence in china. The rebells as the western called the rebels the…

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    good for crops (Bradford 22). As Carthage found more and more land, it found the perfect place to build a new city, Sicily. However, Greece also wanted Sicily. Both wanted the island, and a war…

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    Second Punic War

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    After 210 BC, Roman decided to advance against Cartagena and open a second front in Spain, under the leadership of newly assigned consuls. Two of them were brothers: Publius Scipio and Gnaeus Scipio, lead Roman army and gain strategic advantages by defeating the Carthaginian forces. Both of them died in battles, in 211 BC. Then the Roman voters assigned the new commander Publius Cornelius Scipio, in fact that was the son of Publius Scipio and nephew of Gnaeus Scipio. Publius Cornelius Scipio…

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    The Second Punic War, of course after the first, dated 218-202 BC. Rome and Carthage were fighting this war. The Romans were known for fighting on land, and The Carthaginians were known for being one with the sea. Carthage also had Hannibal, son of a general during the First Punic War Hannibal, arguably the greatest general of all time, “...no Roman could compare with him,” was known for his creative and unique tactics (Outlines of Roman History). Even fighting against the Carthaginians again…

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    was fair. Lieutenant Morant and Handcock were sentenced to death while George Whiton was given a life in prison sentence. Lieutenant Morant was accused of killing a Boer prisoner named Visser, and the killing of eight Boers that were prisoners of war. The first case was that of Visser who was a Boer commando. He was taken prisoner after the death of Captain Hunt, and Lieutenant Morant gave the order to kill him because he was wearing a jacket that belonged to Captain Hunt. Morant testifies…

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    while living in the Congo as a missionary’s daughters. Leah Price is exiled from her father, her homeland, and her entire belief system, all of which she believed defined her as a young woman. Through this ostracism Leah develops her own sense of self and is able to grow…

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