Essays Tagged: "states military academy"

General Grant Bioagraphy/Battle of Shiloh

most of his time until he was seventeen. At the age of seventeen Grant was appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point though congressman Thomas Hamer. He graduated twenty-one out o ...

(1 pages) 49 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dwight D. Eisenhower

ete their education. In 1910, Eisenhower found that he could get a free college education at United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. The prerequisite for obtaining such involved passin ... decisive victories and helping push America forward even before his own presidency. When the United States entered World War I in 1917, Eisenhower was promoted in the army and assigned to training dut ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Biography of Robert E. Lee

strict as they are now. It still was not that easy tobecome a cadet. Robert Lee entered the United States Military Academyat West Point where his classmates admired him for his brilliance,leadership, ... w Yorkharbor, where he took charge of building fortifications.When war broke out between the United States and Mexico in1846, the army sent Lee to Texas to serve as assistant engineer underGeneral Joh ...

(8 pages) 48 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Subject for this Essay should be under "Information Technology" I will discuss Army Kowledge Online and the Army Knowledge Management strategy

uty Army, Army Reserve, Army National Guard, Department of the Army Civilians, Retired Army, United States Military Academy Cadets, select ROTC Cadets, and Army sponsored guest accounts. I will also d ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Biography report for a military class on GEN JOHN J "BLACK" PERSHING, the great WWI General. 5 pages, B+

ishes first out of sixteen applicants in a competitive examination for an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point. After attending a tutoring academy run by former Confederate ... miraculous recovery and the planning for his funeral halted. In 1939 Pershing warns that the United States active and reserve forces were no longer adequate. He makes his last visit to the cemeteries ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Biography on Civil War General Ambrose Burnsides, and why he was so ineffective.

teristics just as leaders of today's modern Army are. One more famous leader of the War Between the States is Ambrose Burnsides. Known more for his daring fashion sense than his tactics and stratagem, ... 24. He became a tailor's apprentice in his home town until he received an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point. He graduated from West Point in 1847, low in his class and sh ...

(4 pages) 21 0 4.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

ried. After Jackson's death, his widow married hisbrother-in-law.Thomas Jackson attended the United States Military Academy at West Point. "Jackson graduated in June 1846, standing 17th out of 59 grad ... standing leader, a skilled tactician, and one of the ablest Confederate commanders. He was a United States Army Officer. Jackson served in the Mexican War from 1846 to 1848. "During the Mexican War, h ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


American History 1800-1810 There was a lot of action going on in the United States between the time periods of 1800 through 1810. The different events that went on during this ... fferent events that went on during this time period were the Bankruptcy law, Tripolitan War, United States military academy is establish, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clarke Expedition begins, and Tr ... g that went on in the Americas between 1800 and 1810. Through bargaining and purchasing, the United States acquired a large quantity of land. First, the Louisiana Purchase, which happened in 1803, wa ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Bobby Knight

aments in 1976, 1981, and 1987 and the 1979 National Invitational Tournament. Knight coached United States basketball teams to gold medals in the 1984 Olympic Games and the 1979 Pan American Games.Rob ... ere he played on the basketball team that won the 1960 NCAA championship. Knight coached the United States Military Academy basketball team from 1965 until he became head coach at Indiana University. ...

(1 pages) 773 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The American Experience: Ulysses Simpson Grant In the PBS documentary

ary officers. It also explores Grant's road to the White House, as our 18th President of the United States and through the trials and traumas of his life.As depicted in the PBS documentary, which aire ... of the toughest times he had ever encountered as a youngster. Grant's father sent him to the United States Military Academy at West Point at the age of 16, but he was considered a failure. As the War ...

(3 pages) 552 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Biography On Edgar Allan Poe

1829, John Allan tried to make amends with Edgar and signed his application to West Point. (United States Military Academy)Whilst waiting to enter West Point, Edgar lived with his grandmother and his ...

(2 pages) 29 2 4.7 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies