Essays Tagged: "1970s"

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

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 perform m ... ency network) as part of the Department of Defense. The network opened to non-military users in the 1970s, when universities and companies doing defense-related research were given access, and flouris ...

(6 pages) 275 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Hong Kong Immigrants in Vancouver

l colours the way in which we view one another.The recent wave of Hong Kong immigrants began in the 1970s. This group is different from most others before it because of it's scale and the fact that th ... in Vancouver. No longer is Chinatown the destination of chineseimmigrants into Vancouver. Since the 1970s the new wave of immigrants hasbeen moving out of the central city, usually skipping it altoget ...

(15 pages) 203 1 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

David Williamson. Essay dealing with themes/ideas in Williamson's "The Club" and "The Removalists"

Part AIn his play The Club, David Williamson presents numerous Australian attitudes of the 1970s. However, many of these attitudes are still relevant and fairly accurate representations of Au ...

(8 pages) 106 1 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The New Economy

ators performingcomplicated or tedious and lengthy sets of arithmetic operations.--But by the 1970s it was clear that the computer was at least as useful instuffing information into and pulli ... to be surprised by what willbe the most valuable uses fifteen years from now.--Who in the mid-1970s before VisiCalc understood that thegreatest value of a computer to an office worker would ...

(5 pages) 149 1 3.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Making of An Army of One In response to our military's racial animosity, the armed forces implemented affirmative action plans during the 1970s.

to our military's racial animosity, the armed forces implemented affirmativeaction plans during the 1970s. President Clinton's 1999 review of affirmative action confirmedthat these plans have succeede ... s with the challenges of diversity is critical to national security. Experience duringthe 1960s and 1970s with racial conflict in the ranks was an effective lesson in the importance ofinclusion and eq ...

(6 pages) 160 0 3.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security


n be moved from one type of cell to another, altering a cell's properties accordingly."In the early 1970s Herbert Boyer (University of California Health Science Center in San Francisco) and Stanley Co ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Equal Rights Amendment

made unconstitutional any laws that grant one sex different rights than the other. However, in the 1970s, the Era was not passed, and therefore did not become law.The idea for an equal rights amendme ... introduce plans that will exemplify equal rights for women in society.Opposition to the ERA in the 1970s was similar in some ways to opposition in the 1920s. Conservative politicians and organization ...

(4 pages) 170 0 3.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Revenue Sharing between the States and the Federal government

government stillremained involved through the use of federal grants to statesand localities. In the 1970s, Nixon's New Federalism put aheavy emphasis on federal grants. Revenue sharing gave federaldol ...

(2 pages) 61 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)

' (the case was unknown). Judging from the literature, EPM wasn't very common in those days. In the 1970s the disease was described as equine protozoal myeloencephalitis for the first time, but the ac ...

(5 pages) 41 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Watergate & Nixon: A Political Chameleon

Nixon: A Political ChameleonThe 1970s was a decade of tumult with the war in Vietnam and the Watergate conspiracy in the White House ... le in the United States and is why Nixon resigned as president. Although Nixon was hated during the 1970s, there are still people today who feel as Bob Dole who, at Nixon's funeral, spoke of "How Amer ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Summary of the novel "Ordinary People"

Ordinary People is set in Lake Forest, Illinois, during the 1970s. The action focuses on the Jarrett family--Calvin and Beth and their son Conrad. Before the ac ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

SITUATION COMEDY: CHARACTERS, STEREOTYPING and IDEOLOGIES - a 400-word hand-out for Popular Television module seminar.

more general ideological formations, like the spy thrillers in the 1960s or the crime series in the 1970s.Ryall suggests that genres can be defined as patterns, forms, styles and structures, which mea ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Marketing Northern Ireland.

t Britain, ROI and overseas increased steadily through the 1960s then declined sharply in the early 1970s. In 1967 60,000 visitors came from the USA, 15,000 from Europe, and 20,000 from other overseas ... s and tranquillity prevailed. In the 1960s serenity was a dominant component of the the 1970s we see the dominant component this time is scenery the brochures of the 1980s we see a ...

(16 pages) 226 0 2.7 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Modernism and examples from literature, painting, sculpture, and architecture.

As an art historical term, "modern" refers to a period dating from roughly the 1860s through the 1970s and is used to describe the style and the ideology of art produced during that era. It is this ...

(3 pages) 185 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Gore Vidal's argument for the legalization of Marijuana.

In the 1970s, the drug issue was a very controversial subject, just as it is today, and there were many arg ... will only grow worse." Studying history, one can reasonably conclude that Vidal was right. From the 1970s, when Gore Vidal wrote the article, the drug problem has only worsened. Thus, Vidal's argument ...

(3 pages) 131 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Use the Marketing Techniques and develop a company dealing with the childcare industry in Malaysia

e most promising service sectors because it is one of the fast developing sector in Malaysia. Since 1970s, the Malaysian Government emphasized the importance of education and childcare and this create ...

(13 pages) 117 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Performance appraisal.

position where they can perform better next time around.A number of writers, especially during the 1970s, expressed pessimistic views about the future of performance appraisal schemes, and the assump ...

(8 pages) 1067 0 2.6 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The changing role of indigenous people in Australia from 1960 to 1975.

alia' However, politically, the extreme opinionated activities which occurred from the 1960s to the 1970s label that era as one of constant change in the lifestyle of the average indigenous person of ...

(4 pages) 137 4 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Cloning. Is cloning right?

aper will prove that cloning should be legal because of the many benefits it has. During the 1970s, people could not clone mammals successfully, but they did clone amphibians. They just could n ...

(6 pages) 273 3 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Virgin airline case study

EXECUTIVE SUMMARYVirgin began in the 1970s with a student magazine and small mail order record company. Virgin's growth since then has no ...

(21 pages) 903 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies