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  • John Bull

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    John Bull When discussing the work of John Bull and how very different it is and how this may be because unlike other carvers he traveled as a sailor and clearly saw many different cultures, but which? I thought I might Find out where the major trade roughs running out of Newport when he lived and therefor what possible places Bull might have been. Such as did he see the Sistine chapel himself or was that just from the new books and did he go to Africa and where else ? Can many if any

  • Essay On Phyviraj

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    spilling blood for it . He and his followers were beaten , imprisoned for years and house arrested for many years , yet he never gave up . When the British imposed tax on Salt , he with his followers walked 400 km and made their own salt , defying the British orders. His “No Cooperation Movement” in 1927 and “quit India Movement” in 1942 made the British realize there days are numbered in India . This man , without one blow , took India to its freedom. The man remains number one on this list because

  • The Battle of Sullivan’s Island

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    pieces of artillery defending an un-finished fort would be no match for three thousand men and nine war ships armed with 270 cannons. Contrarily, on 28 June 1776 during the Revolutionary War, the American Forces proved a decisive victory against the British, and the signing of the Declaration of Independence was days later. The Patriots, under the leadership of Colonel William Moultrie, made a fort of the indigenous Sabal (cabbage) Palmetto Palm tree and took advantage of the British’s poor planning

  • Benedict Arnold

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    Arnold was a troublesome kid that would try just about anything. As a 14-year-old boy, he ran away from home to fight in the French and Indian War. Later, Benedict Arnold left and returned home through the wilderness alone to work with his cousins. The army had excused him without penalty because of his young age. In 1762, when Benedict was just twenty-one years old, he went to New Haven, Connecticut where he managed a book and drug store and carried on trade with the West Indies. (B Arnold) In 1767,

  • Exploring Why the British Troops Were Sent into Northern Ireland in 1969

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    Exploring Why the British Troops Were Sent into Northern Ireland in 1969 Ireland was once a Nation they claimed a moral right to live in Ireland. Before 1500 the Gaelic lived in Ireland, they shared a language and political structure. They were separated into smaller groups. In the 5th century the Gaelic were converted to Christianity by missionaries. After 1500 the English took control for the first time by way of force due to the Irish being loyal to Catholicism and the English were

  • Major-General James Wolfe

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    Wolfe as one of the founding fathers of our country. During the Seven years War he served as part of the British military and was the commander-in-chief of the British, American, and Highlander forces at the Battle of Quebec. His plan of attack up the Anse du Foulon to the Plains of Abraham was not only incredibly daring, but highly effective as it was this decisive move that allowed Wolfe’s army to capture the city of Quebec. He caught the French forces completely off guard and was therefore able

  • Hard Times of World War I-Personal Narrative

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    French army attempted to attack the German forces on the Western Front. They moved through Arras and Lens. The French army was forced to withdraw because of a German counter attack. The French army was able to keep Arras, but lost Lens to the Germans. This was called the battle of Arras. Arras is where my father was killed only two years ago. We studied many other battles too. My mother began keeping a diary when she found out my father, Edward Thomas, enlisted in the British army. Today

  • The Gains and Losses of the Battle of the Somme

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    The Gains and Losses of the Battle of the Somme Here, on behalf of the British Government, December 4th, 1916, I am obliged to investigate the gains and losses of the Battle of the Somme. The government has asked me to investigate and find out about this battle to know their faults and report back to them. In this case, they won't loose any battles in the future. The attack was launched upon a 30 kilometre front from north of the Somme river between Arras and Albert and was between July

  • Causes And Effects Of The Boston Massacre

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    to the actions of British soldiers in the area. Tensions were high on King Street, as the citizens became more and more outraged at the British’s taxation of Boston residents. Despite the small number of casualties, this event became pegged as the Boston Massacre. The event, as well as the aftermath, caused a stir with the American public. Due to massive propaganda, it became a crucial event that sparked the Revolutionary War and many American citizens’ feelings towards the British. Ultimately, this

  • General Haig's Background and Military Experience

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    of the most important men in world war history, made famous for his tactics of the battle of the Somme, where thousands of soldiers died, apparently needlessly. In this question, I will be looking into Haig's life, and how it shaped him into the army leader in 1915. [IMAGE]Text Box: Haig at private school in 1887. He is at the extreme left of the back row. Haig was born in 1862, the youngest of eleven children, to a rich family that had made their money out of whiskey. His father died when