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    The development of cannons was a significant part of history in wartime and surprisingly, physics. The very motion of a cannon ball is so similar to projectile motion that it isn’t too hard to figure out that there exists a connection between the two. Projectile Motion, which is a part of mechanics, is the motion of an object in a two-dimensional world. Since a cannon travels in these two dimensions, making a similar curve, they are a prime example used in applying concepts of projectile motion.

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    The Cannon and Gun Powder The developments of gunpowder and the cannon were the most important advances during the Middle Ages. If it weren't for these inventions, who knows how we would be fighting today, possibly still the wars of Ancient Rome. The development of gunpowder meant that soon the use of knights would be useless because of the projectile that could easily knock a knight off his horse, rendering him helpless. The gunpowder enabled this projectile. The development of the cannon goes

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    Distance and Height of Cannon Projectiles

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    Distance and height of cannon projectiles For the mathematical investigation, I want to focus on angles and trigonometry and differentiation, since these areas are the ones interesting me the most in the SL syllabus, and connect it to war history, and weapons used in wars, which are some of my other interests. I take history on higher level in the IB, and war has always been one of my interests. The cannon has improved over the past 1000 years and has been an effective way for an army to shoot

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    Cannon, Lou. Reagan. New York: Putnam, 1982. Lou Cannon has covered Ronald Reagan for thirty-six years, first as a reporter for the San Jose Mercury News, later as the White House correspondent for the Washington Post. He began with covering Reagan's first campaign for governor of California in 1966 and continued until Reagan's recent death in 2004. His other books on Reagan include Ronnie and Jesse: A Political Odyssey, Ronald Reagan: The Presidential Portfolio, President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime

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    Annie Jump Cannon

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    Quiet Heroes of Science For my first Extension I have chosen to research about a woman named Annie Jump Cannon. She was a renowned astronomer who lived from 1863-1941. She was a true pioneer for women everywhere and greatly contributed to the field of astronomy. This is an essay about her accomplishments as a Quiet Hero of Science. Annie Jump Cannon was born in Dover Delaware on December 11, 1863. As a young child and throughout her life she was not able to hear as well as other people. Despite

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    Boy Genius by Carl M, Cannon, Lou Dubose and Juan Reid is a good read about Karl Rove. Karl Rove is a republican political constant. He is most famously known for being the force behind George Bush and George Bush Jr campaigns. Bush Sr. actually gave him the nickname Boy Genius because he is a genius at getting his candidates elected, but sometimes bush would call him blossom. It depended on the mood he was in. The book goes into details about the behind the scenes of what happens within the campaigns

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    mayor Patrick Cannons

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    Information Patrick D. Cannon is the former mayor of Charlotte, NC. Cannon served on the Charlotte city council from 1994 to 2013. He was elected Mayor of Charlotte in November of 2013. Allegations In 2010 federal authorities launched an investigation on corruption involving bribery. In five separate cases between January 2013 and February 2014 Cannon accepted more than $48,000 in cash, airline tickets, hotel rooms, and a luxury apartment from undercover FBI agents. In the last case Cannon accepted $20,000

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    In the article “The Priest Scandal”, by Carol Cannon expresses her views in the American Journalism Review regarding the scandals within the Catholic Church. She continues to explain how the Catholic Church has been trying to keep the whole issue hidden from society. Carol Cannon makes a point how the media has struggled with pursuing this issue for many years, while America wasn’t ready to hear the truth on such a controversial topic. Carol Cannon is writing to many different groups. Catholics

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    not have gained our independence. Without weapons how could you kill the enemy? I will be talking about different weapons used in the Revolutionary war and how the specifically worked Such as: long range rifles, the sabre, the musket, pistols, and cannons. I will also be talking about how they benefits in the revolutionary war. I will also talk about war tactics. The flintlock musket was the weapon used the most in the revolutionary war. The flintlock musket was the most essential weapon used in the

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    fighting the French. The use of artillery change the war the war especially for France, cannons that were made weighed about 3 tons and the stone cannon balls were about 300 pounds. It took many men to just make one of these cannons. Portable hand cannons were made because it would be easier house kill the enemy. The hand cannon had a small piece of metal with a wooden rod for the recoil of the mini cannon. When the gunpowder was reduces it would be still a powerful weapon. Artillery was an important

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