Stand Watie

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  • Civil War: The Cherokee Nation

    The whole Cherokee nation was not involved with the Confederates, though. The Cherokees were divided in half and some fought with the Union soldiers. Many other tribes from the Northern United States were; portions of the Creek and Seminole, Kickapoo, Seneca, Shawnee, Iroquois, and many more. Principal Chief John Ross and Stand Watie were rivals. Chief Ross believed that if they remained neutral, they would have a better outcome. Stand Watie was a member of the Confederacy. Their rivalry caused Stand Watie to be hesitant in joining the Confederacy. Stand Watie did not want to remain neutral, he wanted to ally with the Confederacy, where he became a full general. The Cherokee Indians used a variety of weapons that they invented. They made blowguns, darts, and spears. Cherokees created poisonous darts that could be deadly to the person that they were shot at. The darts were made by being soaked in snake venom, or plant juices and extracts that were deadly to humans. Spears were made out of solid wood and they were shaped using deer antlers. Lastly, blowguns were used in games or warfare. Blowguns were mainly a Cherokee invention. They could be three to nine feet long and could…

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  • Overland Park Farmers Market Analysis

    corner of Marty Street and Santa Fe Drive. The voices of lots of people all mix together in a loud, low hum. The Overland Park Farmers’ Market is flooded. Every once in a while you hear the shrieking of a toddler running through the cold fountain spurting up from the concrete patio break through the hum. Kids sit and draw with chalk on the floor; stepping carefully is a must to avoid little hands. Music notes can be heard floating over the top of the hum. This week’s local band stands center…

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  • My Norm Violations

    gave her an extremely ugly look. Once the young beautiful girl spoke up and asked them for directions the guys girlfriends changed the way she was looking at her and politely directed her where the building was located and gave her a smile. The young girl thanked both of them and walked away. This is a norm violation because the young girl went to the couple when they were having a conversation yet the guy’s girlfriend gave her an ugly look when not knowing all she was asking for was directions…

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  • Good And Evil In Stephen King's The Stand

    Stephen King’s The Stand is said to be an extremely lengthy novel about the hardships of mankind and the battles of good and evil. At first sight, while it may seem to be all about how the extremes of good and evil fight and give balance, The Stand goes deeper than that. Stephen King isn’t writing about our extremes, but about how we perceive them. People see the world in extremes: black and white, good and bad, etc., but the vast majority of the things that make up our world fall somewhere…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Perfect Beach Day

    This day was like most here at the Jersey Shore. The sun was shining, the water was glistening and the sky was cloudless. It was the epitome of the perfect beach day. Everything seemed perfect, but almost too perfect. As we finished our morning workout the other guards and I waited for stand assignments of the day. As always, I was hoping to have one of the more popular streets, so my day could be a little more exciting than usual. But of course I was disappointed yet again and was placed on H…

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  • Dutch Vs Starbucks

    The company is small enough to be noticeable in Oregon and California, but not enough to be overbearing, like their competitor, Starbucks. Dutch is the new Google in terms of employee and customer appreciation. Google has slides in their office; Dutch promotes happiness and wholehearted living. Their Creed represents how important customers are, and how beneficial a positive lifestyle can provide. Each Dutch stand strives to bring that positive lifestyle to each customer, in each cup of…

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  • Stand Frames: Netting Placement And Stand

    Netting Placement and Stand Frames Specifications and Use Netting Placement There are four 190 foot long nets connected between the two stands. There are two on the sides oriented vertically and connected to the upright supports. These two nets are connected at the bottom just above the bases of the stands and stretch four and half feet up the upright supports (figure 4). Another net runs the length of the longer of the two angled beams and is 12.5 feet in length, while another runs the length…

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  • Build A Tree Stand Essay

    Have you ever thought of how safe you are in your own tree stand? How well do you think it was built? Is it safe, comfortable, and useful? These are questions you should ask yourself when thinking of building your very own tree stand. Therefore, will include many specific items about making a tree stand and other certain specifications. These will include: treestand safety, supplies, cost, accessories, versatility, and stand location. These are all very important topics you need to think about…

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  • Reflective Essay: Technical Aspects Of Drama Tech

    minutes later, Rachael came out from backstage gave me the same conversation sonja had. “Yeah; just for future reference, you should wear something sorta fancy if you’re gonna be working house crew. Actually, go ask Madison if you can borrow a suit from the prop loft.” Madison was an advanced drama tech student who handled painting and costuming, and was at every show that the school put on to help actors with their costumes, as well as coordinate I have to say, I grew very attached to that…

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  • Narrative Essay About Hunting

    seen a single deer on stand but I did spook one in the dark making my way back to the boat and I will set up on it tomorrow evening just to see what it might be. I know you can never be sure but its hoof beats were heavy and it was alone. That always peaks my interest when I am hunting a known big buck area so we will see tomorrow. My wife came down and we spent our 10 year anniversary together here in camp today and I cooked Pigs In The Cornfield in the Dutch oven for dinner and served it up…

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