"Weapon" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Weapons In Pirates Of The Caribbean

    In the movie series Pirates of the Caribbean‚ the information given on weaponry is mostly historically accurate. The weapons used in the movie are cannons‚ blunder bus‚ grenades‚ cutlas‚ swards‚ and cutlery. In the movie‚ typically cannons were not very accurate at long distances. But they could travel farther then other types of shot‚ making them a popular round at medium to long ranges anyway‚ especially in a defensive role‚which made them popular. Many people filled their cannon with cutlery

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  • Nuclear Weapons and Their Effects

    A nuclear explosion is caused by the release of energy in an atom‚ either through fission or fusion. Fission weapons cause an explosion by the splitting of atomic nuclei. This happens when a neutron collides with the nucleus of an atom. The protons in the nucleus are transformed into a great amount of energy and two or three more neutrons are sent out‚ which go on to split other nuclei. If this continues‚ a chain reaction will occur. The result is a gigantic explosion. To form a chain reaction‚ a

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  • Nuclear Weapon Controversy

    The Nuclear Weapon Controversy The question of whether countries should have nuclear weapons or be able to test them is a very controversial topic among the public. "A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions‚ either fission or a combination of fission and fusion." (Vicky: "Nuclear Weapon"). The destructive atomic bomb is an example of a nuclear weapon. The United States used the atomic bomb to destroy the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki‚

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  • Nuclear Weapons (Dangerous)

    Nuclear weapons are considered threats to the human race and have made the world an insecure residence for living organisms. Nuclear weapons are destructive weapons that obtain its force from nuclear fission and nuclear fusion reactions. Both of these procedures use the process of either splitting the atomic particles apart or joined together to absorb maximum energy. The questioning possibility of generating cumulative energy through the splitting of atoms was discussed during Rutherford’s time

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  • Nuclear Weapon and Science

    SCIENCE IS A THREAT TO HUMANITY * Science has greatly increased the capability of man to kill each other‚ literally threating humanity. Although science is not always the cause of wars the advances in nuclear weaponry have given the man the power to destroy the world. At certain points in history‚ such as the Cuban missile crisis‚ the world has stood on the brink of destruction. *The Cuban Missile Crisis was a confrontation between the United States‚ the Soviet Union‚ and Cuba that occurred

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  • Weapons of Mass Destruction

    The term Weapons of Mass Destruction has two indications. In its broader‚ literal sense‚ it is used to refer to weapons whose destructive power far surpasses that of guns or conventional explosives. However‚ the term is more often used in a narrower sense‚ to refer specifically to nuclear‚ biological‚ and chemical weapons. Since the September 11‚ 2001‚ terrorist attacks‚ which raised awareness of America’s vulnerability‚ the United States has greatly intensified its efforts to stop the spread of

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  • Nuclear Weapons Debate

    Nuclear Weapons Debate The icing of my debate is the use of nuclear weapons. This is all about public controversies relating to the use of nuclear weapons. Nuclear disarmament refers to both the act of reducing or eliminating nuclear weapons and to the end state of a nuclear-free world. It is said by Edward Gladstone. “We look forward to the time when the power of love will replace the love of power. Then our world will know the blessing of peace”- The use of nuclear power is highly fatal

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  • Should Assault Weapons Be Banned Essay

    selling assault weapons to civilians in the United States is a contentious concern across the nation. Assault weapons such as shotguns and pistols are very powerful armaments. Therefore‚ it possess risk instead of giving benefit to people. This essay will argue that the sale of assault weapons in the United States to non-military persons should be banned. To support this claim‚ I will demonstrate that the sale of weapons triggers violence and crime‚ increases incidences of death and weapons do not provide

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  • Global Directed Energy Weapons Market

    Global Directed Energy Weapons Market 2014-2018 Directed energy weapons focus high-energy emissions to launch an offensive against the enemy such that there is minimum collateral damage. Electromagnetic waves (masers‚ lasers‚ radio frequency‚ and microwave)‚ supersonic sound‚ and particles with mass could constitute the energy used to attack the enemy. Directed energy weapons can have vast applications. Some of their potential applications are in damaging armored vehicles‚ missile defense systems

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  • Should Concealed Weapons Be Banned Essay

    Concealed weapons shouldnt be banned nor prohibited My thesis is‚ about having concealed weapons and how they shouldnt be banned. Nor prohibited in any place they are utility used for safety of you and others around you. It is also in our constitution to own one. And as far as i’m aware there has been no real reason to use it for other things. The first reason‚ They’re being banned for no reason in the state of Virginia they have passed a law that you may carry a gun without a permit they are

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