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Lieutenant Colonel Vice President
2,009 words... million old Bolivian pesos (3. 07 bolivianos equal U. S. $I; 1990). The Banco Central de Bolivia is the sole bank of issue. Several state-owned development banks provide investment credits to small mining and agricultural operations. Foreign and domestic private financial institutions also operate in the country. Political Instability The period after 1930 was marked by further internal strife. In that year, a revolution overthrew President Hernando Sites, who had governed for two years with...
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Lieutenant Colonel Unfortunate Circumstances
1,898 wordsThe Mystery Surrounding the Dreyfus Affair The Dreyfus affair was the result of many unfortunate circumstances, not the planned premeditated intervention of the French Army. It was the outcome of reasonable suspicion, acted on by contempt, some circumstantial evidence, and instinctive prejudice. However, the intentional army coverup, and shady courtroom procedures, were responsible for suppressing important evidence and keeping an important French Army officer incarcerated in hellish conditions....
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The Tarnished Image Of Canadian Peacekeeping
1,084 words... c opinion, shortly after parliament chose to agree with this request. Serving in the Congo was a challenge for many Canadian service personnel. The heat as well as the sights, sounds and particularly smells (i. e. at the market in Leopoldville), will remain unforgettable. During the course of their stay, a number of Canadians preformed heroic rescues that merited bravery awards. Lieutenant J. T. F. A. Liston, an officer in the Royal 22 e Regiment, was named a member of the Most Excellent Ord...
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Lieutenant Colonel Upper Canada
598 wordsMajor General Sir Isaac Brock, a hero of the War of 1812, was born on Guernesy, in the Channel Islands, in 1769. He commanded all of the armed forces in Upper Canada. He also joined the British army at 15. Promoted to senior lieutenant-colonel at 28, Brock in 1797 was given command of the 49 th Regiment. In 1801, he was made second-in-command of the land forces in Nelson's invasion of Copenhagen. In 1802, Brock was assigned to the city of York, which is now Toronto, in Canada. War with the U. S....
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Social Democratic Party Lieutenant Colonel
1,504 wordsFrench Political Parties Between the 1890 s and 1920 s Between the Dreyfus Affair in the 1890 s and the formation of the French Communist Party (PCF) in 1920, French workers and their representatives were repeatedly confronted with choices - socialism, republicanism, syndicalism, and communism - which involved political goals and tactics. The Dreyfus affair was the result of many unfortunate circumstances, not the planned premeditated intervention of the French Army. It was the outcome of reason...
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Sea Level Canal Panama Canal
10,403 wordsTHE FRENCH CANAL CONSTRUCTION The Geographical Society of Paris organized a committee in 1876 to seek international cooperation for studies to fill in gaps in the geographical knowledge of the Central American area for the purpose of building an inter oceanic canal. The committee, a limited company, La Soci? t? Civile Internationale du Canal Interoc? antique de Darien, was headed by Ferdinand de Lesseps. Exploration of the Isthmus was assigned to French Navy Lieutenant Lucien N. B. Wyse, a grand...
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Dwight D Eisenhower World War Ii
943 wordsDwight D. Eisenhower What do you think of when you hear the name, Dwight D. Eisenhower? For most they think of him as just a president and nothing else, but he was also one of or maybe the greatest general of all time. In 1909, Dwight D. Eisenhower graduated from Abilene High School, Abilene, Kansas. After he got out of high school, he got a invitation to enter West Point Military Academy. He did not want to be in the Army, but he learned that by attending West Point he could get a college educa...
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Yitzhak Rabin Tel Aviv
9,687 wordsThe name Entebbe and the operation with which it is associated hold a special place in the annals of the ongoing war against terrorism. To the people of Israel, and to many others, it was a declaration that free men need not submit to terrorist blackmail and extortion, no matter how impossible the alternatives may seem. Scores of men from the Israeli Defense Force, with unparalleled planning and preparation, made this mission successful in what had seemed to be a hopeless situation. Lieutenant C...
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World War Ii George S Patton
3,707 wordsGeneral George S. PATTON Soldier, General, Pilot, Athlete, Father, Gun Owner, Hero, Legend UNLIKE many war heroes who had no intention of ever becoming famous, George Patton decided during childhood that his goal in life was to be a hero. This noble aim was first inspired by listening to his father read aloud for hours about the exploits of the heroes of ancient Greece. Homers Iliad and Odyssey were particular favourites of young Georgie, who could recite lines from both texts long before he cou...
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Iran Contra Affair Central Intelligence Agency
2,578 wordsIran Contra: Hidden Policy In 1922 President Franklin Roosevelt introduced the Good Neighbor Policy. This policy was created to keep the United States from getting involved in problems that could and would occur in Central America. This policy, however, did not stop many government agencies from interfering and creating a few new problems for United States neighbors. Of course, all of this was done in an aim to better the political position of the United States. In 1953, the Central Intelligence...
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Washington D C Army Of Northern Virginia
2,101 wordsRobert E. Lee was born in Stratford Hall, near Montrose, Virginia, on January 19, 1807. He grew up with a great love of all country life and his state. This stayed with him for the rest of his life. He was a very serious boy and spent many hours in his fathers library. He loved to play with some his friends, swim, and he loved to hunt. Lee looked up to his father and always wanted to know what he was doing. George Washington and his father, Light-Horse Harry Lee, were his heroes. He wanted to be...
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Lieutenant Colonel
891 wordsPaul Paul Revere Paul Revere Paul Revere was an American patriot who, in 1775, carried news to Lexington of the approach of the British. He warned the patriot leaders, Samuel Adams and John Hancock of their danger and called the citizens of the countryside to arms. This was the inspirations of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem Paul Reveres Ride. (Martin 266 - 267) In 1175, King George III instructed General Thomas Gage, the British commander in chief in Massachusetts, to enforce order among the ...
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Iran Contra Affair National Security Council
1,188 wordsIn October and November 1986, two secret illegal U. S. Government operations were publicly exposed. In addition to naming other people as illegal operatives, the scapegoat of it all was Lieutenant Colonel Oliver L. North. Only months before he was being herald in the New York Times as President Reagan's Man of Action, and now North was being handed the blame of all guilty of illegally negotiating deals with Iran and Nicaragua. As the Iran-Contra Scandal was led into the national spotlight, so wa...
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Wadsworth Longfellow Poem Quot
900 wordsPaul Revere was an American patriot who, in 1775, carried news to Lexington of the approach of the British. He warned the patriot leaders, Samuel Adams and John Hancock of their danger and called the citizens of the countryside to arms. This was the inspirations of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem " Paul Reveres Ride" . (Martin 266 - 267) In 1175, King George III instructed General Thomas Gage, the British commander in chief in Massachusetts, to enforce order among the rebellious colo...
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Robert E Lee Ulysses S Grant
2,699 wordsRobert Edward Lee is considered one of the greatest generals in the history of the United States. Lee was opposed to many views of the south, including succession and slavery, yet his loyalty to his native state of Virginia forced him to fight for the south and refuse command of the Union armies during the Civil War. Because of this, he was respected by every man in America including Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant. Robert Edward Lee was born to parents, Henry Lee of Lee sylvania, and mothe...
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