Five Thousand Men Enemy
783 wordsThe soldiers of my army were pounding at the walls of the enemy base, ramming into the thick stone and metal with tanks and bulldozers. There was little left on the interior of those walls, having been blown away by mortar shells or destroyed by howitzer fire. The few buildings that retained anything more than a foundation were scarred black and had walls that had fallen in. The base was completely lost, or so I thought. I was in command of the regiment that destroyed the base. I thought myself ...
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German Workers Party Adolf Hitler
1,557 words... l education system, religious freedom except for religions which endanger the German race, and a strong central government for the execution of effective legislation. His speech lasted for nearly four hours. After which Hitler knew that a fire was started within the German people that would one day be great. Shortly after the rally he realized that he lacked one thing, a symbol or flag. He came up with the Swastika. He described the symbolism involved "In red we see the social idea of the mo...
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Twenty Years Ago Columbine High School
1,480 wordsDont kid yourself. Theres trouble in paradise that escapes the vision of folks wearing rose-colored glasses. Im not a contemporary Chicken Little running around screaming The sky is falling! And Im not a little boy crying out Wolf! I am a former English teacher with thirty-four years classroom experience. Ive taught through wars, recessions, political assassinations and public anti-war protests. Ive seen and broken-up hundreds of bloody student fights. Ive been threatened by enraged students and...
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The Cavalry During Civil War
878 wordsThe Civil War played a crucial role in American history. Many different types of soldiers fought in this war, such as Cavalry soldiers, who fought on horseback. The Cavalry played a strong role in the fighting and used many different weapons and tactics. One type of Cavalry weapon was the revolver. Only one hand was needed in the firing of this type of weapon. This was very important since the soldier's other hand was used to manage the horse. The Colt was the most popular brand of revolvers dur...
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City Hall Ferdinand Allowed To Ride Archduke
828 wordsFrancis Ferdinand was born in Graz, Austria in 1863. His father is Archduke Charles Louis. He received the title archduke of Austria-Este in 1875. Francis became heir to the thrown after two deaths in the family. The first was the death of his cousin, Crown Prince Rudolf, who killed himself and his sixteen year old mistress in 1889, and the second was the death of his father in 1896. Ferdinand was a reformist with his new political ideas. As stated in the website The assassination of Archduke Fr...
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Founding Fathers Bear Arms
1,163 wordsGun control has always been a splitting issue with activists and politicians. The question that is frequently asked is, How far is too far when it comes to controlling guns? Gun control has boiled down to three essential points, which are continually being debated within the United States government. The most common point that is made is that the American people have a right to bear arms according to The Constitution. The second issue is that guns are not what kill people; People kill people. Th...
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Law Enforcement Officer Washington D C
952 wordsSince disarming the citizens of this country is the objective of the federal government, and since the federal government proclaims this to be a democratic country based upon equality, then any gun control measures adopted by the government should be democratically applied. If law abiding citizens are to have their guns taken from them then let the law abiding police agencies of the state be disarmed also. (Those in law enforcement who are crooked can keep their guns just as the drug pushers and...
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Pretty Good Three Years
1,236 wordsWhy did dad send me here? He knew that Asuro was a corrupt company with a tendency for false advertising. Relaxing, exotic military colony my-ass. Its more like planet of the damned. Theres not too much I can do about it now, though. Here I am on Pluto. I think its 2155, but after working in the mines for years Ive pretty much stopped keeping track. All the miners work for at least 14 hours day, sweating in our enviro-suits and tediously working in the drillers, constantly searching for an iota ...
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Plays A Big Crime Scene
681 wordsA decent amount of murderers always leave behind clues for the FBI to allow them to figure out who was the culprit in the crime. One really big clue is DNA or blood on the crime scene. In our chemistry mystery, our murderer slips some sodium solid into a mixed drink, then finishes him with a pistol, but the evidence remains on the scene and it is blood. Blood is something that every living Human Being has. Human red blood cells may contain one or both or neither of 2 antigens, named A or B. Your...
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Cause For Hedda L Voor And Mrs Hedda's
531 wordsA spider becomes caught in its own web. This is an example of an attempted manipulation that went awry. Hedda Gabler, by Henrik Ibsen, is a work about a woman who manipulates the fates of others in order to fulfill her own desires. The title character is a woman who has recently returned from a six month honeymoon with her groom, Tesman, a man whom she does not love. She yearns for freedom, but she feels as if she cannot leave her marriage. To occupy her time, she manipulates the lives of everyo...
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Family Of Four Amir Pulled Aaron
1,035 wordsCreative Writing: Unhappy Meal Aaron lit a Basic brand cigarette as Amir pulled his beat up 1976 snot green Chevy Nova into the crowded parking lot of the McDonalds on Route 1 in Saugus, Massachusetts. He always seemed to do this to himself; lighting cigarettes when hed just have to snipe them out on the bottom of his tattered army boot. He put his pointer finger to his head and pantomimed shooting himself. Amir glanced at him uneasily, then scanned the lot for an open space. Aaron drew hard on ...
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Mood Of The Story Na Ve
1,216 wordsDistinguishing Characteristics On The Writings Of Cheever Distinguishing Characteristics On The Writings Of Cheever And Joyce Distinguishing Characteristics on the Writings of Cheever and Joyce James Joyce and John Cheever were two influential writers of the late 1800 s and early 1900 s. James Joyce was an Irish author that wrote various short stories, novels, and poems. In Dubliners, he is noted for his epiphanies and objective correlatives. John Cheever, is an American short-story writer and n...
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State Game Departments Bow And Arrow Hunting
758 wordsAmong small arms, the RIFLE and shotgun are both long-barreled weapons used for long-range shooting; the PISTOL has a shorter barrel and is accurate only at relatively short ranges. The REVOLVER, usually a pistol, has a revolving cylinder that allows repeat firing. The precise origin of firearms is unknown, although they were certainly in use by the early 14 th century and were fairly common in Europe by mid-century. These early guns were little more than large-caliber tubes of wrought iron or c...
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Compressed Air Game Played
1,114 wordsHave you ever played Paintball? Then you defiantly missed a look stuff. Paintball is about the coolest sport I know of. There is alot of rumors about it. Some people say its bad and violent and its supposed to glorify war. But the truth is, none of those lies are true. Paintball is a team game, it takes a lot of effort to succeed. Teamwork is one of the most important words. The fact that you play paintball with equipment that looks warlike is the only connection reminding of guns and war. But i...
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Tale Of Two Cities Madame Defarge
1,455 wordsA Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities opens in the year 1775, with the narrator comparing conditions in England and France, and foreshadowing the coming of the French Revolution. The first action is Jarvis Lorry's night journey from London, where he serves as an agent for Tellsons Bank. The next afternoon, in a Dover inn, Lorry meets with Lucie Manette, a seventeen-year-old French orphan raised in England. Lorry tells Lucie that her father, the physician Alexandre Manette, is not dead as she...
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Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen
949 wordsCritical Analysis of Ibsen? s Hedda Gabler 9; A spider becomes caught in it? s own web. This is an example of an attempted manipulation that went awry. Hedda Gabler, by Henrik Ibsen, is a work about a woman who manipulates the fates of others in order to fulfill her own desires. The title character is a woman who has recently returned from a six month " honeymoon" with her groom, Tesman, a man whom she does not love. She yearns for freedom, but she feels as if she cannot leave her m...
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Things They Carried Henry Dobbins
833 wordsAll of us have baggage that we choose to proudly carry or shamefully shove in our deepest, darkest closets. We have possessions that are extensions of our own personalities and each have our own sob stories just the same. They all tell their own tales and have great meaning. In the first chapter of The Things They Carried, with the same name, author Tim O Brien simply, yet skillfully informs his readers of the literal and figurative things that his characters carried throughout the war, the oute...
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World War Ii Japanese Soldiers
887 wordsThe movie a thin Red Line was mainly about a battle that happened during World War II. It showed realistic examples of the combat style of the World War II, and how the Japanese fought. The movie? s title was named because it was said at the beginning that there is a thin red line that divides the sane from the mad. In this movie some will earn metals others will do anything to get out of the war before they die. This movie was an excellent example of combat and face to face fighting. At the beg...
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Boy Couldn T
738 wordsThe Witness The dark sedan pulled quietly up outside a comfortable family home in Quarter Close. The brick residence stood silent and dark in the early hours of the morning, looking much like the rest of the houses in the Grove. However, inside this house lay the prosecution? s sole witness in the most important case in the history of the state. Without him, the trial could not go to court. His life was in danger. Joel Granger stepped from of the car with two colleagues and the three men made th...
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King Henry Iv Henry Iv Part
1,302 wordsPrince HalS Detachment From The Tavern Life Prince HalS Detachment From The Tavern Life And Development As A Leader Although William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1 depicts Henry Bolingbrokes troubles following the usurpation of England's thrown, the more consequential plot concerns the transformation of Prince Hal from a tavern crony into the next King of England. This is a play of contrast where Prince Hal is caught between two father figures who represent contradicting ideals. The figure most ...
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