Essays Tagged: "Bus driver"

Rosa Parks

at gave her courage and strength.One day, Rosa Parks had so much courage and strength that when her bus arrived to pick her up, she got on the bus, put her money in the slot, and sat in the front of t ... ey in the slot, and sat in the front of the bus. Black people were supposed to sit in the back. The bus driver told her to move to the back, but she just sat there and refused to move. The driver call ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"Of Mice And Men" By John Steinbeck

ew job on a ranch in the Salinas Valley. They are hot and tired and bothered after being duped by a bus driver into walking about four miles. At this point they stop for a drink and a rest at a little ... h, George tells Lennie to run like the wind and return to this place near the water and hide in the bushes for George to come.After spending a night at the riverbank... Lennie and George head up to th ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck


ur daily live, but it was neglected or was seemed to be normal. I remember the time when I caught a bus in the public. The bus driver embarrassed me, as an Asian, by asking cruelly my age to make sure ... , the depression brother me was that he had ignored other people before me and let them came in the bus easily. They were also students at my age, but they were Whites. In finding the answer for the q ...

(5 pages) 258 0 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

An Essay for a Financial Scholarship.

aged through my backpack for a #2 pencil, I wistfully looked up to see the students converge at the bus stop. The first day of classes always sent an overwhelming sensation through my anxious nerves. ... vered to be presented with the opportunity that lay before me. As I climbed the steps of the campus bus, a profound revelation struck my determined mind. I looked the bus driver in the eyes and said " ...

(2 pages) 276 1 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Balancing the Scales of Justice (Rosa Parks)

ers ached from her hard day's work. Her evening was made worse when she accidentally got on board a bus driven by Joseph Blake, a driver who Mrs. Parks had previous bad experiences with. (Patterson) I ... es with. (Patterson) It was late, Mrs. Parks was tired, and she wasn't paying full attention to the bus driver at first. Any other day, she would have walked home in the rain instead of riding with Jo ...

(5 pages) 98 1 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Gary Leon Ridgeway: The green river killer (bibliography included)

eon Ridgway grew up, and where he always returned." Gary's father, Tom Ridgway, was a Metro Transit bus driver. His parents and family were generally very reserved people. They kept to themselves and ... ois15.Mary B. Meehan16.Andrea Childers17.Constance E. Naon18.Kelly M. Ware19.Linda Rule20.Denise D. Bush21.Shirley M. Sherrill22.Shawnda L. Summers23.Cheryl L. Wims24."Jane Doe B-10"25.Colleen R. Broc ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sample Police Report Essay

ut a stop to this for her daughter's sake and other children's sake too. The eledged molester was a bus driver for Southwestern Elementary School. I then asked, "Do you think he is doing the same thin ... Mr. John James " If he had a guy working for him by the name of John Doe?" He told me yes he drives buses heir. I asked Mr. John James "If he was a good worker?" He answered me by saying he didn't hav ...

(7 pages) 87 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This is the book report of, "Of Mice and Men." by John Steinbeck. Also includes my opinion of the book.

and the other was named George. As they were walking, George was cursing and complaining about the bus driver, who had dropped them off four miles to early. They now had to walk the four miles, until ...

(6 pages) 32 2 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Civil Rights Timeline

ement," Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, b. Tuskegee, Ala., Feb. 4, 1913, sparked the 381-day Montgomery bus boycott that led to a 1956 Supreme Court order outlawing discriminatory practices on Montgomery ... uses. In December 1955, returning home from her assistant tailor job in Montgomery, Parks refused a bus driver's order to surrender her seat to a white man. She was jailed and fined $14.Dec. 5, 1955 - ...

(6 pages) 99 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

wouldn't have thought this so bad if he could have been spared being strangled and slammed into the bus window. The bus driver didn't even notice.Roy is a very sensible and wise kid, about twelve year ... . However, Dana played an important part to this story. For if Dana hadn't shoved Roy's face to the bus window, Roy wouldn't have seen the running boy.If he hadn't run after the running boy, then he w ...

(9 pages) 31 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book report: "After the first death" by Robert Cormier

events from each of their point of view. The book starts when a group of foreign terrorists takes a busload of children on their way to school hostage. The terrorists say that they will kill the child ... children on their way to school hostage. The terrorists say that they will kill the children on the bus if there demands are not met. One of the narrators is the youngest of the terrorists. The other ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.4 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Swwet Hereafter Novel Compared To The Movie

l U.S town and the people who dwell in it. A saga of four vivid, sensitive souls linked in a school bus tragedy: the bus driver, the widowed Vietnam Veteran, the lawyer who tries to shape the heartach ... ginning of the novel the reader is introduced to Dolores, she was the woman behind the wheel of the bus when it plunged into a reservoir. She is a sympathetic character in the book; the reader shares ...

(5 pages) 856 0 1.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Descriptive Essay

fifteen. It was my eighth grade year and our class took a week trip to Washington D.C. As usual our bus driver was late picking us up, we were waiting in front of the state treasury. An erie hush come ... the poorly made glasses. The Principle waddles over to us, his silver hair swept to one side, "the buses should be here in about another 15 minutes or so," his right hand grasping a teal, kidney-shap ...

(2 pages) 1059 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


r Girls which was located in Montgomery.She had to walk to school and whites were able to catch the bus. She quotes, “I’d see the bus pass everyday… But to me, that was a way of life; w ... ay… But to me, that was a way of life; we had no choice but to accept what was the custom. The bus was among the first ways I realized there was a black world and a white world.” In her life ...

(5 pages) 28 1 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Black like me 2

t in their town.The ignorance of whites or their "misunderstanding" is clear when Griffin is on the bus and requests to get off at his stop. The bus driver refuses;"I can't leave the door open all nig ... affic. Griffin at the time was exhausted and he was trying hard not to release his rage towards the bus driver. Griffin later writes in his journal "this is the only deliberate act of cruelty that I e ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Profile of a United Airlines C

irlines Captain: Unfortunately, the publics' perception of the airline pilot is that of a glorified bus driver. The public has a vulgar lack of respect for the demanding responsibilities of the airlin ... the massive importance the aviation industry has on the rest of the economy. Today, every aspect of business is some how related to aviation industry. For example, Motorola Inc., a large telecommunica ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Bus Stop: Play Review

Todd Siegel 11/15/01 English IIAA Mrs. Noble Bus Stop Review In a small town outside of Kansas City in the 1950s, lies a small, street-corner res ... imple discussion covering each others love life. Grace soon takes off for most of the play once the bus driver Carl () arrives. Carl wants to spend time "getting to know" Grace better and excuses hims ... where she sings. Bo apparently wants to take Cherie to his Montana ranch and make her his wife. Bo busts in yelling about anything and everything while Virgil seems to pick the mess he leaves behind. ...

(1 pages) 540 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Nine-year-old Cassie Logan heads to school on her first day

Every day in October, the children walk to school in the rain and mud and get splashed by the bus driver of the white school's bus. After being forced off the road into a muddy ditch, Stacey tal ... unchtime to make it look like the road was flooded. After school, they watch from the forest as the bus drives into it, breaking its axle, flooding its engine, and leaving the white students without a ...

(6 pages) 1678 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Should School Buses Have Seatbelts?

e,, it states that normal school buses are so far the safest vehicles. Every year there are about seven to eight accidents pertaining ... er of students that get in accidents using other ways of getting to school. Even though most school buses don't have seatbelts, it doesn't mean that there won't be any in the near future. School buses ...

(2 pages) 18 1 3.7 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

School Bus Safety

ely fallen on deaf ears. A popular cartoon, The Simpsons illustrates this point best with Otto, the bus driver, often neglecting stop signs, driving wildly, and even having his license revoked. Curren ... is license revoked. Current vehicle accidents could easily be avoided even if you have Otto as your bus driver, especially incidents relating to school-transportation if emergency procedures were foll ...

(3 pages) 1230 0 1.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues