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American Civil War: Battle of Mobile Bay

Conflict & Dates: The Battle of Mobile Bay was fought Aug. 5, 1864, during the American Civil War (1861-1865). Fleets & Commanders: Union Rear Admiral David G. Farragut Major General Gordon Granger 4 ironclads, 14 wooden warships 5,500 men Confederates Admiral Franklin Buchanan Brigadier General Richard Page 1 ironclad, 3 gunboats 1,500 men (three forts) Background With the fall of New Orleans in April 1862, Mobile, Alabama became the Confederacy's principal port in the eastern Gulf of Mexico.
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Homeschool Planning and Organizational Tips

With the fresh start of a new year, January is a prime time for focusing on planning and organizing. This is true for homeschooling families, as well. This round-up of planning and organizing articles will help you prune time-wasters and become a master planner in your homeschool. How to Write a Homeschooling Philosophy Statement Learning how to write a homeschooling philosophy statement is an often over-looked, but logical first step in homeschooling planning and organization.
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Should I Earn a Business Administration Degree?

The term business administration refers to the management of business operations, including the organization of people, resources, business goals, and decisions. Every industry needs individuals with a solid business administration education. What Is a Business Administration Degree? A business administration degree is a type of business degree awarded to students who have completed a college, university, or business school program with a focus business administration.
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The Grim Sleeper Serial Killer Case

For more than two decades, the Los Angeles Police Department worked to solve a series of 11 murders that occurred between 1985 and 2007 that were linked to the same suspect by DNA and ballistic evidence. Because the killer took an apparent 14-year hiatus between 1988 and 2002, the media dubbed him the "Grim Sleeper.
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Definition and Examples of Back-Formation

In linguistics, back-formation is the process of forming a new word (a neologism) by removing actual or supposed affixes from another word. Put simply, a back-formation is a shortened word (such as edit ) created from a longer word ( editor ). Verb: back-form (which is itself a back-formation). Also called back-derivation .
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The Shocking Aspects of Theater in Ancient Rome

Roman theater began before Roman culture began to emulate the Greeks. However, very little is known of early theater produced by Etruscans and other ancient cultures. The Roman plays that live on in written form were produced in Greek-style amphitheaters, and many of the plays were essentially rewritten versions of Greek stories.
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