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    Kenneth Brazile Jr Essay

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    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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    A boomerang was originally used for a tool to kill animals when there were no guns. The boomerang it supposed to come back to you after you throw it so you can use it over and over. The wooden ones are the original ones but they come in plastic too sometimes. Some are cheap but they still can work. Also a boomerang can be used to hunt and kill animals. Most boomerangs were utilized by gatherings of individuals in Australia. These weapons, now and then called "toss sticks" or "kylies", were…

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    a war. There are pitched and siege battles. Pitched battles consist of a clash between two armies in an open position. A siege battle is similar but one tries to take hold of a fortified position. Different weapons have been used throughout the ages, whether it will be the guns we use nowadays, to the ancient but commonly used spear, or even more complex and rare used weapons such as the hunga munga. Military tactics have also evolved and become more sophisticated throughout the ages. They would…

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    to disappear; others chose to devour the rotting maggoty carcasses of horses or other animals that were laying in the streets (Hastings 168; Reid 183; “Siege of”). In a like manner household pets-including Pavlov's dogs-were also not spared as people's dogs and cats were fed to starving residents (Hastings 168; “Siege of”). As a result of the drought of flour, several flour or bread replacements were concocted. Moldy grain was extracted from sunken ships in the Baltic Sea; floor sweepings,…

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    culprit responsible for the bombing. Hanger had recognized McVeigh’s face shortly after his arrest when he saw the wanted poster sketch. (Walsh,1995) Planned attack on 2nd anniversary of Waco branch Davidian’s ridge siege , which had personally affected him, due to the deaths of the branch Davidians, burning to death. McVeigh claimed the bombing was retaliation against the govt. for the end events of the Branch Davidians’ siege. With the help of Terry Nicolas, a former military friend, he…

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    John Trumbull was born into a wealthy and politically grounded family stemming from Connecticut. He was recognized in his early twenties for his ability to accurately draw maps by General George Washington. Despite the fact of the Revolutionary War, in 1780 the young painter was able to travel to London to study under the master artist Benjamin West. As described by Stuart Murray “Trumbull was especially drawn to West’s historical paintings… were the kinds of pictures Trumbull most loved to…

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    The movie “The Patriot” was made in 2000 and directed by Roland Emmerich, written by Robert Rodat, and the producers were Dean Devlin and Mark Gordon, and the composer was John Williams. Some of the main actors are Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Chris Cooper, and Logan Lerman. This fictionalized movie is based on a militia in the American Revolutionary war who is helping the Continental army defeat the British so they can have independence. This film had three Academy Award nominations, it was also…

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    Cults use the psychological methods normative social influence, groupthink and foot-in-the-door to manipulate individuals and control their thoughts as seen in the cults Jonestown and The Branch Davidians. Cults are defined as an ideology of religious worship and adherence directed toward a particular figure or object. Cults are everywhere. Some are normal and widely accepted. Others are isolationist and hide from investigation. Some cause great suffering while others appear very helpful and…

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    The Third Crusades

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    The Third Crusade was recognized as one of the most belligerent, unsettled disputes in the books of history. This religious movement transpired in the Middle East, when the Muslims reclaimed the Holy Land, compelling the Christians to fight back. Not many good things happened in this movement, since many people had died from fighting each other. King Richard I was known as the chief leader of the Christians, while Saladin was perceived as the sultan of the Muslim people. These men were known as…

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    Third Crusade Causes

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    to recapture the Holy City Jerusalem,but they also meant to free the entire land from the clutches of the muslims and they intended to do so by capturing every city they came across. There were numerous battles throughout the third crusade but in this presentation I will speak of two,The siege of Acre, and the battle of Jaffa.(Hist) The siege of Acre was the first battle in the 3rd crusade. This was also the most deadliest event for the christians throughout the time of the…

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