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    What Are Pirates Weapons

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    Pirate Weapons By: Adriana POW! Boom! Bang! The Guns were fired at the ship across the sea. The pirates joined together and fought off their enemies with the different varieties of weapons: guns, cannons, and knives. Pirates used different weapons because each type of weapon had varying effects on their targets. To begin with pirates used guns, such as muskets. They were best for long range shooting because of the long barrel in the front. Muskets weren’t that accurate compared to other guns. Muskets are also known to be really slow with reloading so pirates preferred Blunderbusses. Compared to muskets, blunderbusses were best with close range battles. Another Gun that was preferred over the other guns was a Pistol because it was easy to…

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    Essay On Gunpowder Weapons

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    predominantly caused the knightly class in Europe to disappear, because unlike previous ranged weapons developments, firearms took no skill to operate and had the power to punch through the armor of knights. Without the protection afforded by armor, knights had no reason to continue using it. Afterall, it was heavy, cumbersome, and expensive. It became more economical and effective for kings to create standing armies supplemented…

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    [Title]: [Subtitle] Do you agree that people should have concealed weapons with them? In fact is we live in a corrupt world, everyone needs to have at least one weapon to protect themselves. In the article, “5 arguments against gun control — and why they are all wrong,” Evan DeFilippis and Devin Hughes discusses how lethal weapons could help and harm the people. According to the author, some people who know how to use weapon the right way could help to the society. But for people who don’t know…

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    America is caught up in an important war and the problem is that very few people realize this fact. The war in which I am referring is whether or not to ban assault weapons. Now I’m not proposing a complete ban on all guns as that would be a violation of the 2nd Amendment which we will examine later. However, as we will see in the examples highlighted below, assault weapons are not normal guns and consequently I believe that they must be banned from civilian use. What are the problems? Let’s…

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    There were many weapons in Medieval times, but some of the most effective were long range weapons. There were many types of long range weapons, the most influential were the longbow and the crossbow. Some other long range weapons that were not so effective compared with the crossbow and longbow were slingshots and throwing axes. These weapons may not have been as effective but they were much cheaper and easier to use. How were long range weapons made? Two main weapons dominated in the Medieval…

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    Concealed Guns: Self-Defense or Self-Harm? Does carrying a weapon really lessen your chances of being attacked? Being able to carry a concealed gun has been a controversial topic for years. Many people are for being able to carry concealed weapons because it is a form of self-defense. If someone carrying a concealed weapon is attacked, they will have something to fight back with. However, people who are against carrying concealed guns say that it is not an effective form of self-defense.…

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    citizens feel that with the availability of the guns on campuses means that there will be more of a temptation for the ill minded to cause mass shootings. In the general public, there was been an increase of 2% between the years of 1972-2010, and an increase of 9% in rape, aggravated assault, robbery, and larceny. Many also argue that the public’s safety should only be held in the hands of professionally qualified police officers and military personal, not citizens with little to no actual…

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    The Civil War was one of the most significant wars that America fought in. “War means fighting, and fighting means killing.” (Nathan Forrest) This is what the new technologies of the Civil War meant for the two American armies. Wartime is a time for expansion of military technology. During World War I we invented the first tanks, during World War II we invented the atomic bomb and just like those wars; during the Civil War, they had their own line of technological breakthroughs. The weapons used…

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    Autonomous Weapons

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    force, the United States has had ‘fire and forget weapons’ since the late 1950’s. These weapons have been able to detect and track a target without additional input from the firing unit since their inception. But, they have always had a weakness, or a control, they had to be fired by a human hand. Until now, we have never had the technology that combines lightning fast decision making, mobility, and lethality. Now that we do, the question we must ask is ‘should we’. It is at this stage of…

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    The world we live in today is changing into a very scary place for normal, peaceful, people like you and I. Why is it that fear of personal harm or death by some stranger, something that we think about on a daily basis? Is there a way to stop it? How can we feel just a little safer in our everyday lives? The idea of going out to a movie or to a public place and feeling safe has long gone because of criminals and mentally ill people who think its ok to terrorize and kill the weak and helpless. I…

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