Essays Tagged: "1960s"


to such great intellects as Newtonand Albert Einstein. Yet it should be noted that since the early 1960s he has beenthe victim of a progressive and incurable motorneurone disease, ALS, that nowconfin ...

(6 pages) 123 1 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Nation of Islam

n of Islam(NOI), as it is officially known, came to the attention of the general publicin the 1960s as the 'Black Muslims.' (1) It is well-known for its doctrinethat the White Man is a devil ... 40)Quietly growing through the 1940s and '50s, the NOI came to enjoy phenomenalgrowth in the 1960s owing to media exposure and the charismatic gifts of itsnational spokesman, Malcolm X. As ...

(20 pages) 333 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

A brief history of led zeppeln, and it's musical impact

Tell someone to name a band from the 1960s and '70s and you could probably listen to a dozen answers before hearing the same one twice. T ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Love In the 1990s

g from my idol Jim Morrison. Not only is he the perfect voice of the volatile sex revolution of the 1960s and 1970s; his work captures the profile of a rock star who undoubtedly acquired his domineeri ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

basic essay on computers from pc to mainframe with case study on networking

uters, or PCs, are many times more powerful than the huge, million-dollar business computers of the 1960s and 1970s. Most PCs can perform from 16 to 66 million operations per second, and some can even ...

(6 pages) 275 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Hong Kong Immigrants in Vancouver

that Canadian immigration policy was historically ethnocentric and only began to change in the late 1960s. It was at this point that we see a more multicultural group of immigrants into our nation. Th ... ctive applicants from Europe, the US, New Zealand, and Australia preferential treatment. During the 1960s this distinction between preferred and non-preferred contries was replaced with a points-syste ...

(15 pages) 203 1 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Censorship on the Internet

on the Internet is an international issue. The Internet was constructed by the U.S. military since 1960s, but no one actually owns it. Thus, the Internet is a global network, and it crosses over diff ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Peregrine Falcon

kings to hunt and bring back kills. This sport, called Falconry, is still popular. However, in the 1960s the American falcon came close to extinction. Most of the damage was done by poisons that farm ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The correlation between socioeconomic status and student performance

ility of genetic structure.'(Bowles and Gintis 22) According to the statistical studies in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and interpretation of the role of IQ in the structure of inequality has been ... ought to be the drug of wealthy whites.(Nogera)'When the integration effort began in earnest in the 1960s, the goal of integration was to equalize access to educational resources and thereby bring abo ...

(10 pages) 421 1 3.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Civil Rights: Are We Free? This is essay about black civil rights explaining some of the things that happened is history to blacks and a brief description of the current civil rights movement.

r Americans of African descent continues despite the significant advances made during the 1950s and 1960s. the question arises as to whether the struggle for Civil Rights has actually benefited the de ...

(2 pages) 386 1 2.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"My Favorite Martian" This is a research paper about Mars and possible manned flights to the planet. It includes five references.

the imagination after landing of man on the moon. The Soviets have wanted to go to Mars since the 1960s after it was clear that they lost the race to the moon. (3) Recent statements by key players h ...

(5 pages) 108 0 4.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Analytical essay on the Internet

ol) number which distinguishes itself from other computers on the network.The original goal, in the 1960s, was a sharing of resources. Soon the Internet became a reference medium, where research paper ...

(3 pages) 222 1 3.9 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Vietnam War & the 1960's Fthe political changes to the Civil Rights Movement.

Vietnam War and the 1960sThe decade of the 1960s was a very violent and socially changing time in the United States. Fro ... tnam was formally reunified in 1976.The counterculture, which arose in the United States during the 1960s, was a social revolt among middle-class young people. Opposition to the Vietnam War, and to a ... rily gained momentum during the Great Depression, underwent a vigorous, worldwide resurgence in the 1960s. In particular, many young people were shocked into fervent radicalism by the extensive realit ...

(14 pages) 370 1 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Welfare and Drug Testing

opularity increased in the 1950s, when writers and social figures started popularizing them. In the 1960s, drug use took on a whole new meaning. It became a way of rebelling, particularly among colleg ...

(2 pages) 125 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

TITLE- EASY RIDER This essay looks at the use of music in the film Easy Rider and how the film used pop music to guide and infulence the story.

"EASY RIDER"Easy Rider is a late 1960s "road film" a story about the search for freedom in a conformist and corrupt America, in the m ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Affirmative Action

mative action has had its greatest amount of success in city, state, and government jobs. Since the 1960s the area of law enforcement witnessed the greatest increase in minority applicants, and in job ... mative action has had its greatest amount of success in city, state, and government jobs. Since the 1960s the area of law enforcement witnessed the greatest increase in minority applicants, and in job ...

(7 pages) 487 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


ther by parents or tutors. Public education started in the middle of the 19th century. When, in the 1960s, an education reformer named John Holt began pushing home schooling as an alternative public s ...

(3 pages) 134 0 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)

in the research of the disease.HistoryThe first cases of EPM in North America were recorded in the 1960s. The disease was then known as 'focal or segmental myelitis/encephalitis' (the case was unknow ...

(5 pages) 41 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Women's Liberation Movement (1960's)

Women's Liberation Movement (1960's)Imagine yourself as a woman in the 1960s. They are denied basic rights, trapped in the home for life, and discriminated against in the ... ed basic rights, trapped in the home for life, and discriminated against in the workplace. Then the 1960s came along with it, the thought that women could have a say in their government, that they cou ... d that they could receive a job and earn wages just like men.The women's liberation movement of the 1960s helped all these changes to come about, through its record number of policies and radical ways ...

(5 pages) 8782 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

A description, with proof, of problems facing Russia since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, these problems include economic ails, and political leaning back towards communism.

urn back to communism in hopes that all will be returned to the condition that the state was in the 1960s. This revival of communism is an issue that invariably touches all people in Russia in differe ... ssia. For some, a revival of the old system would bring back the supposed prosperity enjoyed in the 1960s, for others, a return to the communist system would create more jobs in the newly nationalized ...

(3 pages) 113 1 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science