Essays Tagged: "United States Military Academy"

Robert E. Lee

Long. Some personal and regional points should be changed. Recomended reading "Introduction to the United States" by Noel Ignatiev Great. Check grammar, structure, usage more.IntroductionFew episodes ... tCarroll. This was to be his last engineering project because his next stop, in August 1852,was The United States Military Academy. He became Superintendent at West Point in1852. In his three years of ...

(13 pages) 171 1 3.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Robert E. Lee - A paper about him

American Studies Term PaperThe Civil War of the United States of America was a grave time for the whole nation. Many thousands died on each side and ... y (U*X*L Biographies).After his formal education in his home state of Virginia, Lee enrolled in the United States Military Academy, also known as West Point Military Academy, in 1825. He quickly excel ... t was not until the Mexican War, did he truly gain fame for being a soldier. Beginning in 1846, the United States and Mexico fought over land in the southwest region of the United States. Lee was a ch ...

(10 pages) 55 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

To Be and What Not to Be: A Critical Analysis on Anton Myrer's Once An Eagle

o read because it is a clear representation of what it means and takes to be a great officer in the United States Army. It has taught me a lot of positive and negative attributes of leadership. Sam Da ... w smitten'"In my opinion this "eagle" is actually Sam Damon. An eagle has become the mascot for the United States, an all-powerful, ever-graceful animal. This reflects how Sam Damon's troops feel abou ...

(6 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

General Grant Bioagraphy/Battle of Shiloh

t spent 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-on ...

(1 pages) 49 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Was Dwight D. Eisenhower an ordinary president?

however he learned that by attending West Point he could get a college education.In 1917, when the United States entered World War I, he was being picked to be a captain, and he was assigned to train ... d soon after, he advanced to major and commanded the 301st Tank Battalion. After he returned to the United States, he attended the Command and General Staff School. After graduation, he entered the Ar ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Jun/2004

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower

h complete 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 ... inning 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 train ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Biography of Robert E. Lee

e to as 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,lead ... n in New 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 underGene ...

(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

ctive Duty 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 ...

(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+

ing finishes 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 Confe ... a near-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 ceme ...

(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.

a in 1824. 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 ...

(4 pages) 21 0 4.8 Nov/2005

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

Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

oon married. 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 ... an outstanding 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 ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jefferson Davis

s Jeff was turning sixteen, he received a letter telling him he had been accepted as a cadet by the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. Young Davis, however, greatly preferr ... e South's interests, he decided he would rather accept another offer, and he became a member of the United States Senate. As a Senator, then as Secretary of War under President Pierce, then as a Senat ...

(8 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

1800-1810

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 durin ... The different 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, ... xploring 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 1 ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Cold War Affects To The Space Race

.B. Summary of evidence During the Cold War, which involved a period of tense relations between the United States and the USSR, both countries dispensed huge amounts of money into their space programs ... e exploration became possible at the height of the Cold War, and superpower competition between the United States and the USSR gave a boost to space programs in both nations. Ever since Sputnik was la ...

(9 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Bobby Knight

) tournaments 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 Ga ... ity, where 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 Unive ...

(1 pages) 784 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The American Experience: Ulysses Simpson Grant In the PBS documentary

d military 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, whi ... s some 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 t ...

(3 pages) 559 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Biography On Edgar Allan Poe

llan in 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 ...

(2 pages) 29 2 4.7 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies