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    Third Crusade Causes

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    by land. Once the French arrived to the Holy Lands their first place to attack was Acre and thus begun the battles.(wiki Phillip) Important Battles throughout the Third Crusade The Crusades main goal was 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 crusades(Historynet). Before Richard and Philip arrived there were many efforts from other crusaders in trying to capture this great city. This city stood as one of the strongholds of the muslims and was a key city in the Holy land,with its fortified walls and well equipped muslims soldiers inside the crusaders stood little chance. The siege of acre was about to come to an end as the crusaders were low on food,morale,troops, and were struck with sickness. The siege was going to end,but didn 't as the french were the first to come and aid the crusaders,they were simply the tip of the spear as soon reinforcements from Richard would arrive.(A&E)Richard(Lionheart) led the attacks against the wall attempting to cross with siege weapons,though the attempt to cross over failed he succeeded in distracting them…

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    The most important one of all would have been the Port of Acre. The Port of Acre provides supplies to the Muslims, acts as a dock for ships, and is near the city of Jerusalem. Richard was known to think through his problems and did not want to rush into any unnecessary complications. The Battle of Acre took twenty-three months of non-stop bloodshed, until the Muslims were finally besieged. Saladin wanted the remaining refugees alive for a ransom, but Richard did not know that, due to a collapse…

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    The pavement surface also precludes crop growing in underlying soil; raised soil beds will need to be constructed. Moreover, litter and pollution from surrounding urban surfaces must be closely monitored and mitigated to ensure healthy plant growth. Location 5: Phelps Hall roof (on-campus) 3 rectangles: (69ft x 250ft) + (70ft x 190ft) + (100ft x 260ft) = 56,550 sq ft (56,550 sq ft) x (1 acre)/(43,560 sq ft) x (1 hectare)/(2.47105 acre) = 0.5254 ha Shading from tall trees and raised portions of…

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    Strengths Ownerships/Partnerships One of the main key strengths that Zenda Farms contains is their relationship with the Thousand Island Land Trust (TILT). TILT acquired Zenda Farms through the MacFarlane gift in 1997. Ever since then, TILT has dedicated itself to preserving the local wildlife, as well as Zenda’s own buildings and infrastructure. TILT manages over 7,000 acres of land in the surrounding region and has much knowledge about land conservation, and land practices, so they are…

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    The Forest Acres community offers a number of opportunities to those who live in the area. As a city that has increased from two square miles to approximately five square miles in the area size, and from 375 to around 10, 500 in population size, it is understandable why this community appears to be becoming more upscale when compared to other local communities. After visiting different areas of this community, Forest Acres appears to be a community that is populated mostly by upper middle class…

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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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    King Lear and A Thousand Acres: A Comparison William Shakespeare 's tragedy King Lear, originally performed in 1606, chronicles the downfall of a king. Three hundred-eighty-five years later, Jane Smiley published the novel A Thousand Acres which parallels King Lear,with a few exceptions. Both tragedies present the tale of a father who divides what he owns amongst two of his daughters while rejecting the third, who later comes to the father’s aid. In one story the father is a king and in the…

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