Essays Tagged: "Barbados"

Barbados

BarbadosBarbados is a small country located in the Caribbean Sea.The capital is Bridgetown with a po ... n the Caribbean Sea.The capital is Bridgetown with a population of about 8,789. Thehead of state of Barbados is Queen Elizabeth II and she isrepresented by General Dame Nita Barrow. The total populati ... nglish andthe predominant religion is Christianity. Their date ofindependence was November 30, 1966.Barbados is the eastern most Caribbean Island. It is about200 miles North-North East of Trinidad and ...

(3 pages) 100 0 3.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The Devil's Shadow" by Clifford Lindsey Alderman

t.Main Characters: One of the main characters in this story was Tituba, an African slave woman from Barbados. She was purchased in Barbados by a merchant named Samuel Parris. She lived in Barbados unt ... ecome a minister before he left Harvard. He was a business man who traded slaves, sugar, and rum in Barbados. Things began to not work out for him when he started making less and less money. He gave u ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

1 page response paper on narrative of the life of Olaudah Eqiano (a slave)

ve every single penny that he received. He worked up and down the eastern seaboard from Virginia to Barbados. While he was living such a horrible life, he kept thinking that he would never want anyone ...

(1 pages) 52 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay is about the prevelance of drug use amongst teenagers in Barbados.

e statistics mentioned above, the misuse and abuse of drugs by adolescents are global problems, and Barbados is no exception. In Barbados 31% of the admissions to the psychiatric hospital were linked ... nt drugs specifically for recreational human consumption.PRESENTATION OF FINDINGSDRUGS OF CHOICE IN BARBADOSBefore discussing the choice of drugs abused among children and youth, a brief overview of t ...

(10 pages) 82 0 4.0 Oct/2003

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

"My Experience of '9/11'" 580 words. Narrative Essay - Writing from Recall.

that saved me. That morning, I was to do some last minute shopping in Manhattan before returning to Barbados the following day. However, I just did not feel able to move."Do NOT go outside!" These ...

(2 pages) 172 4 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Summary of A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

r food or to become thieves. If they cannot survive by doing this, they have to "sell themselves to Barbados" (801). Swift then says that his solution to the overpopulation of children does not affect ...

(4 pages) 163 1 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Problems facing sugar planters in the British colony of Jamaica during the period 1850-1900, and the solutions used to solve them.

ana and Cuba. However, by the 1860's, due to a loan from the British government, Trinidad, Antigua, Barbados, British Guiana and St. Kitts all survived the equalization crisis. The sugar industry in J ... like those of the Royal Commission. His suggestion was that sugar should remain the staple crop in Barbados, Antigua and St. Kitts. He encouraged all other islands to search for new crops.Also, Briti ...

(3 pages) 46 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The History of Social Work in the Caribbean

r the purpose of this essay, specific focus will be on two of its English speaking countries namely Barbados and Guyana.Compton and Gallaway (1990) defined Social welfare as "an organized set of norms ... of Poor Laws between the mid 1300s and the mid 1800s which were adopted by English colonies such as Barbados and Guyana. It should be noted however that these laws were not established due to the decl ...

(13 pages) 88 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Child Abuse in the region

es, kidney, ruptured blood vessels and inflammation of the abdomen. Physical abuse has increased in Barbados from 213 in the year 2000 to 270 in 2002 however there are some behavioural indicators, whi ... ual beatings.NeglectThe incidence of neglect has been on the increase within the Caribbean. In 2002 Barbados recorded 611 cases of neglect when compared with 405 for the period of 2001. Child neglect ...

(15 pages) 185 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Identity

time.Passage one shows the identity through the eyes of a young girl, who visits her grandmother in Barbados for the first time in her life. When she arrives, she describes the grandmother's identity ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

CARICOM(Caribbean Community and Common Market)

would be particularly important as well, the Caribbean Development Bank established in Bridgetown, Barbados. The idea of CARICOM first started to be tossed around in the early 1970s. It was founded i ... d in 1973 with the July 4 signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas. This treaty was initially signed by Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago. Eight other territories would soon follow and ...

(8 pages) 58 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Author Paule Marshall and her book "Praise song for the widow"

e Widow”, was born in Brooklyn, New York City. Marshall was born to African Barbadian parents. Barbados is an island nation located in the east of Caribbean Sea. Marshall went to Brooklyn College ... l was a start for his career as a writer. In the beginning of her career, she mostly wrote poems on Barbados but later but later she came back to the fiction. She has written many short stories and ar ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Shirley Chisholm Vs. Barbara Jordan

was born on November 30, 1924, in Brooklyn, New York. Shirley's mother, Ruby Seale was a native of Barbados. Her father's name was Charles St. Hill, but he was born in British Guinea. He was brought ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Devil In Massachusetts

nd Samuel Parris, the newest minister to the Salem Village church.Tituba is the Parris's slave from Barbados. She mostly takes care and looks after the girls, for Mrs. Parris is always running around ... nd town helping where she can. Tituba was also the girls' playmates teaching them many lessons from Barbados. Girls from all around the town gathered in the evil that was occurring in the Parris house ...

(2 pages) 517 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The witch of blackbied pond

lizabeth George Spear's book, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, must leave her carefree life in tropical Barbados, and go and live in Connecticut. She learns that playing is what is to life, but hard work. ... ticut, where the last of her relatives live. When she arrives she is hit with a new way of life. In Barbados, slaves did the work, so Kit never worked before. She comes dressed in a Silk dress, which ...

(2 pages) 322 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Drugs In Caribbean

FFICIALS NEVER PUBLICLY SAID SO, OFFICIALS IN SEVERAL CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES, MOST NOTABLY JAMAICA AND BARBADOS, FELT THEY WERE IN JEOPARDY OF BEING DECERTIFIED BY THE U-S.CERTIFICATION -- THE PROCESS BY ... GS AND SECURITY IN THE CARIBBEAN. HE SAYS THINGS BEGAN TO CHANGE WHEN PRESIDENT CLINTON TRAVELED TO BARBADOS FOR HIS SUMMIT WITH CARIBBEAN LEADERS LAST MAY./// INSERT GRIFFITH ACTUALITY /// THE SUMMIT ...

(27 pages) 49 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

THE CRUCIBLE

is acknowledging as Parris' Carib Indian slave, while in the outline she is an African female from Barbados. Another noticeable difference was many characters were said to have done different ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Struggles of Olaudah Equiano

ntill he arrived at the coast where he was loaded onto a slave ship. While crossing the Atlantic to Barbados on the slave ship he and the other victims went through horrific traumatizes you could hard ... and almost drowned. Many slaves would get sick and die in this terrible place and never make it to Barbados. Shrieks of women and the groans of the dying made the whole scene a nightmare. This caused ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

History of Child Abuse, the Types of Abuse, and Effects on Juveniles

es, kidney, ruptured blood vessels and inflammation of the abdomen. Physical abuse has increased in Barbados from 213 in the year 2000 to 270 in 2002 however there are some behavioral indicators, whic ... ual beatings.NeglectThe incidence of neglect has been on the increase within the Caribbean. In 2002 Barbados recorded 611 cases of neglect when compared with 405 for the period of 2001. Child neglect ...

(15 pages) 68 0 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Atlantic Slave Trade

an for rest to make them more healthy and appealing for buyers. The english preferred the island of Barbados for this4resting period. Barbados experienced a jump in its slave population from 1,000 to ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History