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    Annie Jump Cannon

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    Annie Jump Cannon was a female astronomer born in 1863 in Dover‚ Delaware. She was the eldest daughter of Delaware state senator Wilson Cannon. Annie became interested in astronomy as a child‚ as her mother‚ Mary Jump‚ taught her about the constellations. During her childhood‚ she developed a cold‚ which eventually made her go deaf‚ although it took years to go completely deaf. She attended Wellesley College to study physics and astronomy; she graduated in 1884. Ten years after graduating‚

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    Dolores Cannon

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    List of modern channelled texts From Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (August 2011) Part of a series on Spiritualism Spirit Spiritualism Spiritualist beliefs Spiritism Practices Mediumship Faith healing Psychometry Automatic writing Related topics Afterlife Spirit world Spirit guide Shamanism Animism Psychic

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    The Musical Cannon

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    The Musical Canon The musical canon put simply‚ is a form of disciplining music. As Augustine once suggested “Music is the art of measuring well”. “The canon is a list of composers or works that are assigned value and greatness by consensus” 1 However‚ the canon will always call into question the nature of its exclusions and which composers make it in and which composers do not. “The Canon‚ promotes proper decorum‚ and ensures proper conduct”2 Authors such as Adorno and Horkheimer‚ members of

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    Carefully review the Grading Rubric before beginning the assignment. Read "Lab 3: Biodiversity." This lab will allow you to investigate how various organisms alter their environments. Additionally‚ it will allow you to assess the health of ecosystems based upon their biodiversity. Then‚ you will utilize this information and your eScience lab kit to complete Demonstration 1 and Experiment 1 on the Week Three Lab Reporting Form. Make sure to complete all of the following items before submission:

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    Terry Cannon Mba

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    Case Study: Terry Cannon‚ MBA As the business world continues to evolve and change with improved technology‚ more money is being spent to develop robust IT departments to meet the needs and myriad of challenges faced on a daily basis. Companies both large and small are able to access markets across many different boundaries through the internet or other means of communication. Managers in today’s work environment must be able to make decisions based on awareness of all aspects affecting the

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    sophisticated. Weapons have increasingly become more efficient and accurate‚ but they have had a model to work with. First‚ you have cannons and mortars. These could use a wide range of ammunition and had a long range. A mortar could fire with a range of two miles. The cannon and mortar could fire grape shot‚ cannon balls‚ bar shot‚ and other ammunition. Cannons were used on ships later on throughout history‚ such as merchant and pirate ships. Another contribution was the Gatling gun‚ or the

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    The Fort Cornwallis

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    The Fort Cornwallis Penang Island‚ as of today‚ is synonymous with its delectable hawker fare and its trails of heritage buildings and walkway. Among the many infamous historical landmarks of Penang Island - the Fort Cornwallis‚ which has a rich history of more than two centuries‚ stands out in the forefront. It is today‚ the largest and most intact fort that can be found in Malaysia. Fort Cornwallis’ history dated back to the starting point when Sir Captain Francis Light from the British

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    of guns appeared in the 1320s‚ and from the late 1330s the number of references to them rose dramatically. The early guns were of large calibre and used almost exclusively for sieges‚ although as early as Crécy in 1346‚ the English "fired off some cannons which they had brought to the battle to frighten the Genoese." Guns were made in one of two ways. Firstly‚ there were cast metal guns‚ usually of bronze‚ which were made at the foundry. These were usually the better weapons because they were made

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    Charge of the Light Brigade This poem‚ written by Alfred Tennyson‚ is called the Charge of the Light Brigade. Judging from the context of the poem‚ it appears to be on a small army charging into enemy territory. This poem talks about how the soldiers fought. Alfred Tennyson considers the Light Brigade as heroes because he writes about them as courageous and worthy of praise. Research I researched on the charge of the Light Brigade and this is what I found: * The Charge of the Light Brigade

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    The innovation in gunpowder firepower realised a far-reaching change in infantry tactics to make use of and defend against the new technology. The sixteenth century marked a fundamental shift from anti-personnel small-calibre cannon on board ships to ‘ship-killing’ cannon; this shift has been termed the ‘Dreadnought Revolution’. A consequence of the new technology and the new tactics was a marked increase in the size of a state’s armed forces. In the early modern period there was a change of perception

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    of the cannon‚ which was able shoot iron or stone balls. This device could take down city walls or fortresses. A western technician built 56 small cannon’s and gigantic gun that could hurl stone balls weighing 800 lbs. The gun could only be loaded and fired only by about a hundred men working together‚ and reloading took 2 hours. Although the cannon had serious land warfare difficulties they could be used at sea. The mounting of cannons on ships gave impetus to European expansion. The cannon was used

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    UDWPA QUESTIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 22‚ 2011 SCROLL DOWN FOR SEPTEMBER UDWPA TEXT Question 1 In her essay “Shooting Dad”‚ Sarah Vowell describes her attempt at “becoming a better daughter.” Her effort to understand her father’s interest in guns is a potential model for resolving disagreements. Do you believe her approach—trying to understand the other side—could be used to address conflicts you’ve experienced or observed? Why or why not? Write an essay that answers this question with specific

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    Warfare During the Renaissance Warfare did not get invented during the Renaissance‚ but there were some significant innovations. Feudal cavalry lost its strength of the battlefield‚ infantry gained in stature‚ states learned how to field large armies for long periods of time. Most important of all‚ however‚ was the use of gunpowder. The chief result of these innovations was that warfare once and for all was taken out of the hands of private individuals (the nobility) and was taken over by the

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    Equipment and Impact Demetrius Fitzgerald‚ Deneen White‚ & Kimberlee WestbrookVCT/236 Introduction to Image Editing and Formatting2/17/14David McComberEquipment and Impact When a business does not deal with certain material then that company will need to go out and purchase products that will help in the new business endeavors (Yahoo‚ 2014). In this case Kudler fine foods will be attempting to establish an in-house photo studio. Because of the fast change in technology the photography

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    at the time‚ and many unsuccessful attempts were made to ban the weapon (Weapons). One of the most powerful ranged weapons during the Medieval Ages was the cannon. By the 1400s‚ cannons could fire cannonballs weighing 800 pounds‚ which was brought the downfall of Constantinople (“Weapons”). Ranged weapons such as bows‚ crossbows‚ and cannon brought great military advantages in

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    12th July 1588 We set sail: Today the Spanish armada set sail from Corunna with 130 ships with 7000 sailors and 21000 soldiers most of whom are priests‚ its purpose: to conquer England. Philip II king of Spain assembled the armada because Spain is the greatest power on earth but England also has a lot of power so Philip wants to take over England to gain more power. Also its a religious crusade‚ Philip wants‚ to kill Elizabeth so he can turn England into a catholic country as well as the fact

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    to a point; this makes the reader more aware of the word ad so the poet can stress the importance. Also during the charge‚ Tennyson shows that there was no way back for the soldiers. I can tells this as the quotation says “cannon to right of them‚ cannon to left of them‚ cannon behind them” this tells us that there was no way out other than going into ‘the mouth of hell’ which was going forward and their only option. Alternatively‚ it could be interpretated that Tennyson doesn’t just write this poem

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    I was only a member of the Fallen Lamb for a few nights at the time‚ but never had I seen the sea as beautiful as it was then. She glistened a deep blue‚ and clashed against the hard wood of the ship‚ waves rising until it hit the hull then falling back into the sea. Getting used to the constant rocking of the ship was incredibly difficult at first‚ but I managed to retain my balance after a week or so. Anyways‚ I made my way to the main deck‚ passing through the kitchen first so I could grab a bite

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    flammable powder and considered a “low explosive”. It consists of a mixture of Sulfur‚ Charcoal powder‚ and Potassium Nitrate (saltpeter). When put under pressure and lit‚ it will deflagrate and explode. Gunpowder was widely used in China in hand cannons (early firearms) and firecrackers (early missiles). The earliest recorded usage of gunpowder in a weapon were Chinese land mines developed in the 9th century. Gunpowder is not widely used as an explosive today‚ however‚ because more sophisticated

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    the 54th Massachusetts‚ first into battle to try to capture Fort Wagner from the south. Then when they start to charge‚ and the Fort Wagner troops begin to shoot cannons at the 54th. The cannons are so powerful men start dropping like flies. So‚ Robert decides to take his men behind the sand dunes. When Robert sees they have a lot of “cannon power” left at fort Wagner‚ he decides to charge and fight man to man. While doing this‚ he was shot and killed instantly. Then‚ the rest of 54th Mass. charged

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