Essays Tagged: "military academy"

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

Private Education in relation to book: 'Private schools: Essential or undemocratic' by Nelson, J.L., Carlson, K., & Palonsky, S.B.

distinct advantage of private schools istheir abilities to satisfy their students' special needs. A military academy, for example,provides the strict discipline that some students need. Basically, a p ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.2 Sep/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The life of Napoleon I

. When Napoleon was just 10 years old, his father helped to get him a mathematical scholarship to a military school at Brienne. In the school, Napoleon was hated and considered a foreigner. With no fr ... academics, but still only graduated 42nd in us class of 58. he then continued his education at the Military academy of Paris. After one year there, he became second Lieutenant of artillery, at the ag ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Russian Imperial Army Reforms: The Reliance on the outdated Bayonet while Gunpowder emerged as Supreme in European Armies.

Reforms of the Imperial Army (RUSSIAN) in 1870s, do you agree or disagree with the viewpoint of the Military Academy Elite that "The bullet's a fool, the bayonet's a fine lad."Answer:I highly disagree ... ia. On the plus side, albeit at the cost of over 20,000 Russian casualties, at the close of the war Military tacticians and strategists began compiling reports on the affair and thus admitted that a n ...

(2 pages) 75 1 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A report for Confederate general "StoneWall" Jackson

Jackson, Stonewall (1824-1863)considered by military authorities an outstanding leader, a skilled tactician, and one of the ablest Confederate c ... on January 21, 1824, in Clarksburg, Virginia (now in West Virginia), and was educated at the U.S . Military Academy. Following his graduation (1846) from West Point he participated in the Mexican War ... m West Point he participated in the Mexican War until 1848. He became an instructor at the Virginia Military Institute in 1851, and the next year he resigned from the army. On the outbreak of the Amer ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Brief Biography of Ulysses S. Grant.

a bit closer to home. Not much longer afterward, Ulysses' father learned of an opening at the U.S. Military Academy. Jesse Grant was determined to get his son the best education possible, so he asked ... that the adolescent would decide to keep for the rest of his life.Grant was accepted into the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. There, he was a decent pupil, but in no means was he superb. Ulysses ...

(4 pages) 89 1 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Egyptian Alliance Under Nasser". An analysis of the Soviet influence on Cold War Egypt.

t Union.Nasser had become an Egyptian nationalist as a young boy (St. John, 1). After attending the Military Academy he led the Free Officers coup of July 23, 1952 that removed a corrupt monarchy, dec ... 247-8). Nasser's European foes quickly responded with Britain's Cairo protest, France's favoring of military occupation, and Dulles' comment that nationalization upset world confidence (St. John, 248) ...

(7 pages) 78 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

This Essay is about Napoleon and two of his great battles.

after it became French property. As a boy, Napoleon hated the French. Still, he attended the Paris Military Academy, and became a French lieutenant at age 16.Napoleon was in Paris during the French r ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Napoleon's downfall

cess.Napoleon was educated at three different schools: briefly at Autun, for five years at the military college of Brienne, and finally for one year at the military academy in Paris. It was duri ... He assumes the position of head of the family before he was 16. In September he graduated from the military academy. That's where his career began.In 1795 he was given an opportunity of a lifet ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Bloodiest Days in Georgia, It describes the days leading up to and of The Battle of Chickamuaga during the civil war.

agg. Both generals were great leaders. General William Rosecran (1819-1898) graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at Westpoint in 1842. He led several great battles. General Braxton Bragg (1817-187 ... 1842. He led several great battles. General Braxton Bragg (1817-1876) also graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at Westpoint in 1837.The Union had an army of about 55,000 men, and the Confederate ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Gods and Generals

author tells of two amazing things that happened in the middle of the 1940's. First, West Point, a military academy, graduated several classes of outstanding cadets. The second thing that happened wa ... ield Scott Hancock was a quarter-master in California. Hancock hated his job. He wanted to see some military action. They are all recruited into the Military. Robert E. Lee ends up as the Gener ...

(3 pages) 41 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The life of Edgar Allan Poe.

o Baltimore to live with his aunt, Maria Clemm, and her daughter Virginia, and enlisted in the U.S. Military Academy in an effort to attain his uncle's respect. When Frances' Allan died and Poe's uncl ...

(1 pages) 25 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Saddam Hussein

rtured them. Saddam in 1956 joined the B.S.P (Baath Socialist Party), and in 1957 he applied to the military academy, and they denied him, so he joined the B.S.P. In 1958 Saddam married Sajida and lat ...

(2 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Napoleon Bonaparte Biography

pportunist who gained acceptance into the French aristocracy. At the age of 10 Napoleon entered the military academy at Brienne, France. In 1784 he won a place at the prestigious Ecole Militaire in Pa ... storming of the Tuileries and the arrest of King Louis XVI . Due to this Napoleon took a break from military life. In 1793, he rejoined his regiment who were stationed in Italy. He was here given his ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Who was Napoleon Bonaparte?

to France. He accomplished and gave a great deal to the French nation and its' people.Starting his military career very early in life he attended military academy in Paris as a boy. He went on to com ... ry early in life he attended military academy in Paris as a boy. He went on to command and win many military victories. Politicians promoted him into more and more positions of power. This enabled him ...

(2 pages) 38 1 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

William Wentworth

father made unsuccessful efforts through his friend, Lord Fitzwilliam, to have him admitted to the military academy. He stayed in England to be educated for seven years and returned to Sydney in 1810 ...

(6 pages) 30 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History


eed for special gifts, young Napoleon had them, however.. His father managed to get him enrolled to military academy at Brienne, from where Napoleon transferred to ecole de militare de Paris, the mili ... sful attack on Sardinia, which belonged to prince of Savoij.At 1793, Napoleon had his first true military success. This happened at Toulon, which had been captured by the British, because of Toulon ...

(8 pages) 9 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


since his family's financial situation didn't allowed to afford college he was appointed to the U.S Military Academy at WestPoint but was eliminated because of his poor eyesight. For the next ten year ... ates have known after the World War I, he also insisted on transferring the nuclear energy from the military to the civilian Atomic Energy commission and on placing authority to use the bomb solely wi ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte was possibly Frances greatest military mind ever. He was promoted through the ranks by hard work, dedication and his ability to th ... f North Africa. Napoleon's parents Letizia and Carlo Bonaparte reserved Napoleon a spot at a French military school, and when Napoleon became old enough his parents sent him away to the school which w ... ecame a loner devoting all of his time to his studies. After Napoleon's graduation he continued his military schooling by going on to attend the Cole Military Academy in Paris. Napoleon spent one year ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Franjo Tudjman

his academic work. He published more than 150 essays and articles on topics ranging from history to military theory. In 1957, he completed his schooling in the Higher Military Academy. Then in 1960, h ... the Higher Military Academy. Then in 1960, he was promoted to general, but he decided to leave the military to devote himself to academics and written work. In 1961, he founded the Institute of the H ...

(1 pages) 650 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science