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  • Kenneth Brazile Jr Essay

    We always appreciate those who served in the United States military because they fought for our freedom, and who is not appreciative of that? People always hear great stories about military veterans who won medals or executed extraordinary task. Not a lot of people hear stories or firsthand accounts from the regular enlisted or ex-soldiers. Kenneth Brazile Sr. was one of those great but average people to serve in this great nation’s military. He was in the Army way back in time around 1989. He was not a special person in the military, just another soldier who was recruited by the army with his personal account on what the service was like back then. Kenneth Brazile continues to serve his community as a police chief in the small town he grew up in. Kenneth Brazile Sr, now 44 years of age, is from a little country town in deep south Alabama named Brewton. He grew up with a single mom and an older brother on the outskirts of town: “I was not very privileged growing up, if I wanted something I had to work for it.” He said. I contacted Mr. Brazile via face-time. He was at his office desk inside his medium-sized office. He was in his white police uniform with a bunch of emblems on his chest and shoulders, most of which I had no idea of what they meant. He is about five foot nine inches tall and he had what appeared to be a military style haircut with a slight bit of grey hair. Kenneth stood with a stiff posture with broad shoulders and an obvious beer belly, but he seemed to be…

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  • The Battle Of Vicksburg: Turning Point Of The Civil War

    The Confederate’s fort at Vicksburg, Mississippi, was essential to the South, as it served as a key vantage point for them over the North. However, if the Union besieged this fort, the North would have control over the lower Mississippi River, which would split the South in half, cutting off the western half of the Confederacy from Virginia. With such an extreme advantage being given to the prevailing side, and the other a great defeat, the Battle of Vicksburg marks the true turning point of the…

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  • A Narrative Of A Revolutionary Soldier Summary

    however the surrounding area including the Delaware River was under the control of General Washington and the Continental Army. The British General Howe was desperate to find a way to transport supplies and food to Philadelphia. In order to do this, he opted to attack American forts along the Delaware River. The Continental Army endured some of the fiercest bombardments of the war for the duration of their stay at Fort Mifflin. In addition to attacks by the British, the soldiers endured…

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  • Essay On Benedict Arnold And Joseph Mccarthyism

    The role of a leader is an incredibly vital and often challenging job. With leadership comes the responsibility to set an example for followers, provide direction for the masses, and work with fellow leaders improve current situations. However, with the task of leadership also comes the unfortunate matter involving the misuse of power. Too often in history individuals have used said power to turn against those they were meant to protect. While there is a substantial time gap between the two,…

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  • George Washington's Involvement In The Revolutionary War

    Revolutionary War In 1776, Washington was guarding the city of New York with his army of 28,000 men. General William Howe’s army, composed of several British regiments and upwards of 9,000 German mercenaries, took New York from Washington with ease. George Washington’s army over the long winter months, dwindled to a mere 3,000 volunteers. Because of this lack of troops, Washington resulted to guerilla warfare, avoiding direct combat. At the start of the Revolutionary War, many wealthy merchants…

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  • How Did Yorktown Win The Revolutionary War

    Young Yorktown The battle of Yorktown is a battle like no other. The battle is the battle that finally won the colonists freedom. There are many important things to know about the battle of Yorktown like who were the leaders of both sides who won. The war and what were the outcomes of the war. This piece will tell you all about that and help you learn more about the battle of Yorktown. Proud people (Notice in this picture how George Washington is on his horse and the…

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  • Benedict Arnold: A Traitor In The American Revolution

    A once very successful war hero turns to treason, for nothing else but money. That is Benedict Arnold a man who was an American General in the American Revolution. He lived a lavish lifestyle of a somewhat high ranking General. This was still not enough for Arnold though, but why would he betray the Continental Army like that. To know this you will need to learn more about Benedict Arnold. January 14, 1741, Norwich, CT the day Benedict Arnold was born one of the greatest traitor not only in…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Criminal Behavior

    What makes a criminal? What makes someone intentionally want to cause harm to other people? The type of environment a person grows up in could dictate whether or not they become a criminal. If a person grows up in a home where criminal behavior is normal, and they become desensitized to that type of behavior, they may grow up believing there is no harm in it. If you look at a criminal’s background, they normally don’t come from a happy home. Drug addicted parents, and police constantly showing…

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  • Oklahoma City Bombing Essay

    McVeigh. He and McVeigh stole blasting caps and other explosive materials from a Quarry in Kansas around the same time. That same November, he robbed a fellow gun dealer in Arkansas of $60,000 worth of product to help him fund the explosive creation. He built the explosives used in the Oklahoma City bombing. Nichols and McVeigh also had the help of Michael Fortier, who was charged with knowing of the bombing and not alerting authorities (CNN Library, 2014). McVeigh and Nichols both had the…

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  • An Analysis Of Da Vinci's Mona Lisa

    “This is infinitely disappointing,” remarks a young man, in a bored tone, standing before one of the world’s most recognizable paintings. “Monsieur, surely you realize that is Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa you have slandered,” retorts a rather indignant Frenchman. The young tourist turns. “Oh, I know.” He shoots back flippantly. “I thought it would be more impressive, less boring.” He adds offhandedly. The Frenchman smiles to himself. “I believe Da Vinci’s Lady would say the same things about you.” He…

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