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compare the character in training day and battle royal

Compare and contrast Alonzo with unnamed narrator "Battle Royal" by Ralph Ellison is a story about an unnamed black youth who was invited to give a speech at the gathering of the town's leading white people due to his well-received speech which urged humility and submission at graduation. The unnamed narrator was invited to participate the brutal battle loyal with other 9 black young boys which was a part of the evening’s entertainment before his speech. "Training Day" by Antoine Fuqua is a film...

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Battle of Leipzig

Battle of Leipzig Battle of the Nations is its other name. It took place between 16th and 18th October 1813 at Leipzig, Saxony. It culminated the German “War of Liberation.” Among all the Napoleonic wars, it was the biggest battle in terms of the amount of artillery and number of troops engaged. A coalition of Russian, Austrian, Prussian and Swedish troops fought against the French Army of Napoleon. Napoleon’s army also included Germans from the Confederation of Rhine, Italian and Polish troops...

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The Ultimate Battle: Pc Versus Mac

The Ultimate Battle: PC versus Mac Throughout the past quarter century there has always been a huge argument between nerds and geeks all around the world: which is better, a PC or a Mac? If you want to get two nerds arguing in front of you that would be the question to ask. I will be discussing what I believe to be the key points in each system where one may outshine the other or where they may be equal, to determine which should be the best choice for the general, everyday consumer.My personal...

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The Battle of Plataea

* The Battle of Plataea (Greek: Μάχη τῶν Πλαταιῶν, Machē tōn Plataiōn) was the final land battle during the second Persian invasion of Greece. It took place in 479 BC near the city of Plataea in Boeotia, and was fought between an alliance of the Greek city-states, including Sparta, Athens, Corinth and Megara, and the Persian Empire of Xerxes * * In the summer of 479 BC, the Greeks assembled a huge army (by contemporary standards), and marched out of the Peloponnesus. The Persians retreated...

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The Battle of Mactan

Name: Dan Kenneth Abellar Course: BSTrM The Battle of Mactan INTRODUCTION: A pleasant morning to all of you tourists! I am Dan Kenneth Abellar, you can call me 'Ken' for short.I am studying at Colegio de San Antonio de Padua taking up Bachelor of Science in Travel Management. I am your tourguide for today and I'll be explaining to all of you a brief history about how the Battle of Mactan started. HISTORY: It was on April 7,1521 when the three remaining galleons under the command of...

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The Battle of Algiers

The main purpose of the film, The Battle of Algiers is to show in detail what happened in battle between the French and the Algerians. This film expresses the Algerians rights, for example, the right to be free in their own country. The Battle of Algiers was specially directed using four tactics to grasp the reality of an historical event. The director films it in black and white, doesn't use unrealistic effects, directs the camera to focus on facial expressions and didn't use well-known actors...

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battle of khaybar

INTRODUCTION 1. The Battle of Khaybar was fought in the year 629 between Muslims and the Jews living in the oasis of Khaybar, located 150 kilometers from Medina in the north-western part of the Arabian peninsula, in modern-day Saudi Arabia. According to Muslim sources, the Muslims attacked Jews who had barricaded themselves in a fort. 2. On the reasons for the attack, Scottish historian William Montgomery Watt notes the presence in Khaybar of the Banu Nadir, who were inciting hostilities...

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Battle of Uhad

BATTLE OF UHAD Objectives: a. Quraish. The main objective of the Quraish, as before, was to eliminate the Muslims and knock out their base at Madina. b. Muslims. For Muslims, it was the battle of their survival. At this stage they could not hope to eliminate their enemies at Makkah. They however wanted to establish their military reputation and consolidate the gains of the Battle of Badr. Contending Forces | | ...

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Battle of Okinawa

April 1, 1945-June 21, 1945 Last and biggest of the Pacific island battles of World War II, the Okinawa campaign involved the 287,000 troops of the U.S. Tenth Army against 130,000 soldiers of the Japanese Thirty-second Army. At stake were air bases vital to the projected invasion of Japan. Japanese forces changed their typical tactics of resisting at the water's edge to a defense in depth, designed to gain time. In conjunction with this, the Japanese navy and army mounted mass air attacks by planes...

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battle of meiktila

BATTLE OF MEIKTILA INTRODUCTION 1. Gentlemen, I welcome you all in today's study period on "Battle of Meiktila" in the context of Burma Campaign. The significance of Burma Campaign in the course of world war II was of equal importance from both Allied and Axis points of view as that of other theatres of war. Burma was turned into the theatre of war during the third year of the world war II. Two major regional powers, one Asian ie Japan and another European ie Great Britain fought this...

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