Essays Tagged: "military commander"

Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wesley, known as the Duke of Wellington, accomplished many great goalsas a military commander. He won many battles and he also defeated one of the greatmilitary leader of all ... lin, to the first Earl of Mornington. As a child, he attended Eton school and later he went on to a military academy in France. At the age of eighteen, he was commissioned and became lieutenant colone ... e kingor his government may think properly to employ me.'After his tasks Wellington went on a brief military expedition in Copenhagen and defeated a small Danish force, which made the Danes firm allie ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ponce de leon

Hispaniola to improve his fortunes and start a warlike life. At that time on Hispaniola he became a military commander and a deputy governor. In 1506, he discovered a close-by island named Borinquin w ...

(1 pages) 34 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Ender's Shadow by Orison Scott Card, a parallel novel to Ender's Game.

her street kids call him Bean because he's tiny. He saves himself from the street and ends up a key military commander of future Earth. Its possible to be successful even if u are starting out in the ... iendship is, and the importance of having loving parents.Only after the point that he gets into the military academy is bean a believable character. Bean's was born as a genetically engineered child i ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Napolean

including Italy, Poland, Holland, Austria, Prussia, Wurttemberg, and Westphalia (pg. xv, xx). As a military commander, Napoleon was, and still is, known for all of his many achievements. He was esp ...

(7 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This was a speech where I acted like a councilor in the Legislative Assembly. We had to express why we believed that Napoleon would be a bad ruler for France.

here today to express my deepest regrets on what has become of the republic because of this greedy military commander, Napoleon Bonaparte. If he becomes dictator and emperor of France, in a second he ... ng French men will be for nothing, just because Napoleon believes he can push us around and style a military takeover. If he will not leave peacefully then we will fight to our deaths to get him out. ...

(1 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

War and peace, leo tolstoy

egitimate son of a rich count, and Andrew Bolkonski, the intelligent and ambitious son of a retired military commander. We also meet the sneaky and shallow Kuragin family, including the wily father Va ... 812, Napoleon invades Russia, and Tsar Alexander reluctantly declares war. Andrew returns to active military service. Pierre observes Moscow's response to Napoleon's threat and develops a crazy sense ...

(4 pages) 27 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Political Influence of Islam

ted by a man named Muhammad. He was everything you can possibly be when it started: arbiter, judge, military commander, political leader, and much more things. He controlled both the religion and poli ...

(2 pages) 48 2 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

My complete refutation of the book of Genesis verse by verse.

f speech and belief are essential values from which our Western notion of democracy is based as any military commander will tell you in Iraq. However, there is a worrying trend, particularly in the Un ...

(62 pages) 214 3 2.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Adolf Hitler's role as a military commander between 1939 and 1945.

sed during World War II. He did however possess several strengths that are characteristic of a good military commander. He had the uncanny ability to commit precise details of historical information, ... and what guns should be used and would offer suggestions to improve machinery and ship designs.As a military commander Hitler had a strong will, the appearance of nerves of steel and intelligence. Hit ...

(9 pages) 18 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Why was it that a great many of Americans opposed US involvement in the Vietnam War?

ricans oppose their country's involvement in this war in the late 1960s and early 70s. Ranging from military to social and economic factors, and the propaganda in America also played a significant rol ... Offensive launched by the North Vietnamese in 1968. Ten weeks before the Tet Offensive, the senior military commander of the US forces in Vietnam, General William Westmoreland said in a televised new ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

"Russia's Salvation"-The Russian Orthodox Church under the Soviet Union

In the third century A.D. under the Roman Empire, a military commander for Rome stood up against the Emperor's persecutions of Christians and publicly c ...

(10 pages) 36 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Was Napoleon A Great Man?

f history, although with both positive and negative consequences. He was one of history's greatest military commanders and succeeded in conquering most of Europe and did much to modernize the nations ... was also too ambitious, and made the fatal mistake of invading Russia.Napoleon's strength as a military commander was a major contributing factor to his success in conquering much of Europe. Nap ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Social Change And The Position Of Women In Silla And Koryo

way and results are satisfactory, why change a good thing? Koryo, a dynasty founded and ruled by a military commander named Wang Kon (T'aego), did just that. It kept many of the female-centered featu ... ure Silla's elite families maintain similar statuses as before. The ruling class consisted both the military and civil, was called the yangban. Below the yangban were the commoners (sangmin), and belo ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Social Change And The Position Of Women In Silla And Koryo

way and results are satisfactory, why change a good thing? Koryo, a dynasty founded and ruled by a military commander named Wang Kon (T'aego), did just that. It kept many of the female-centered featu ... ure Silla's elite families maintain similar statuses as before. The ruling class consisted both the military and civil, was called the yangban. Below the yangban were the commoners (sangmin), and belo ...

(6 pages) 1680 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

George Washington as Commander of Continental Forces

ce to the common cause in which we are all engaged.” Washington would prove to be an excellent military commander and leader. However, he was human. He made mistakes (some which nearly cost us ou ... y made possible by John Adams. One reason he was selected was because of his proven competence as a military commander. In the French and Indian War, he showed his aggressiveness, as well as his uncan ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Jeanne La Pucelle (Joan The Ma

France and take his seat in the throne. At age 17 in 1429 she gained access to the King through the military commander in Vaucoulaurs.Charles was desperate because the English had captured almost half ... her to be Satanic, but Joan was approved. Charles fitted her with armor and gave her command of the military. Soon after she set out to free Orleans from a brutal siege. The other French commanders he ...

(3 pages) 429 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An Article from the Colorado Daily published By Alex Lubin,

us setback to any attempt at a just peace for Palestinians. Sharon has been lionized in Israel as a military commander. Yet to Palestinians Sharon will always be remembered as the general responsible ... ny concessions to Palestinians. Sharon's election only adds weight to the harsh history of Israel's military occupation of the Palestinian homelands. I write this editorial to voice my opposition to t ...

(10 pages) 963 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Napoleon Buonaparte, who was quite possibly the greatest military commander

Napoleon Buonaparte, who was quite possibly the greatest military commander of all time, was born on August 15, 1769. His genius military mind made it possi ...

(4 pages) 421 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Influence of Media on War

etween protecting one right over another. A classic battle has been waged between the media and the military since the beginning of our great nation around our right to free speech. It is easy to unde ... ess to every battle and operation along with the desires to report what, when and how it wants. The military, for safety and operation issues, wants to control the flow of information. The greatest fe ...

(41 pages) 190 2 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Benedict Arnold, a Great General

rican Revolutionary War, he is considered one of the greatest Revolutionary leaders. Benedict was a military commander and a general, during the American Revolution, and he was able to lead the Patrio ... this seemed like a loss, Benedict proved that the Patriots could actually stand up to the strongest military in the world, the British.After the near run in with death, Benedict was outraged when he w ...

(13 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars