Super Hero Project Social Studies 11 Essay example

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Brandon Jang
11

Social Studies
Mr. Lee
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Rex of the Red and White

Real Name: Unknown
Nickname:
Rex1 of the Red and White2
Identity/Class:
Regular Human
Occupation:
Strategist + Tactician
Enemies:
The Axis (at the time)
Known Relatives: None known (By name)
Aliases:
The Allies (at the time)
Base of Operations: Canada
Province:

Nova Scotia
, Canada
Birth Place (City/Place):
Chester, Nova Scotia
Powers/Abilities
: The ability to strategize and come up with unique tactics. As well as see the current state of any given battle via use of his weapon, the chessboard which can be manipulated through is mind.
Weapon:
The chessboard, made of
Thuja Occidentalis which (In Latin it means “Tree of Life”, but also referred to as white cedar) is found in the south east of Canada.
Weaknesses:
● Close range combat 1

Latin for “King” Each nation had their own colours Britain white and France red, the Red and White symbolizes the unity between
Britain and France within Canada. http://www.pch.gc.ca/pgm/ceem­cced/symbl/o4­eng.cfm 2

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Brandon Jang
11

Social Studies
Mr. Lee
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Strengths:
● Can stay calm in the most fearsome battles, even if it looks to be impossible.
● Can come up with a decisions in a split second, that not only are good but superior to any tactic in the day and age. No matter what condition he is in even under extreme pressure he still performs to the best of his ability.
History:
Rex was a commander for the Canadian army in secret, who was the Allies (Canada mainly) answer to the Axis. Operating on his promise to his brother, some refer to him as saviour of the world, while the others say he never existed. Life Story/Back Story:
Rex’s mother died when he was born
, leaving him with his father and brother. He lived moderately until a month and a half after his 5th birthday, the outbreak of World War I had started (July 28th,1914).
Rex’s brother had joined the military at the age of fifteen, six months after, his brother was brought back to Canada and was deemed “unfit” for combat because he had lost an arm and a leg. While his brother was recovering in hospital his father would teach him how to craft things from wood and make fun toys out of it. On his 7th birthday his dad had taught him how to play the game of chess, however he wasn’t average at it, he was the best at it, he beat everyone in his small town, everyone was shocked. His father then introduced him to history books on the middle ages, every day his dad would read about the progression of Europe, but
Rex seemed to focus all attention on the battles, no one really understood what he was thinking or why he was so keen on them. He could listen to the situation and look at some pictures and instantly come up with an image in his head and create the same scenario on the chessboard, which he would win the most impossible scenarios. Everyone was dumbfounded by his abilities and people even suggested that he join the war, but after seeing and hearing the stories from his brother he refused.
Shortly after World War I the depression hit, and it hit him hard, his family lost almost everything. So to pass time his father and his brother would take him to a local forest to play, however, one day he had found a dying
Thuja Occidentalis3 tree that had been cut down by a local forestry industry. The wood looked great and was in very good condition considering it had been cut down so his brother and father helped him bring it home. From this piece of wood Rex had this feeling that it would be for something great but he didn’t know what, just something important, and so…