Essays Tagged: "California"

The 19th Century "Railroad Boom".

The Central Pacific, lead by Leland Stanford, began construction on the west coast, in Sacramento, California. Simultaneously, the Union Pacific was to begin construction in Omaha, Nebraska. The two ... nion Pacific was to begin construction in Omaha, Nebraska. The two railroads were to connect at the California-Nebraska line. After many complications due to Indian troubles and delays, the two railro ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Affirmative Action.

s. From affirmative action's introduction in 1969, to the recent abolishment of it in the states of California and Washington, affirmative action has dominated many hiring practices, promotions, and p ... s, in fear of having lawsuits brought against them under Title VII. In Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978), the Court ruled it was unconstitutional to have a certain number of seat ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The advantages and disadvantages of traveling; by plane, train, and car.

The down fall is a flight is also the most expensive way to travel out of the three. A flight from California to New York (round trip) could cost anywhere from $500.00 to $2,500.00+, depending on whi ...

(4 pages) 71673 1 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Affirmative Action

s need affirmative action.Bibliography1. Rockwell, Paul, "Angry White Guys for Affirmative Action", California, 1996.2. Algeo C., "Affirmative Action", California, 1996.3. Hirsch, J., "Affirmative Act ... sch, J., "Affirmative Action", California, 1996.4. Rockwell, Paul, "Four Affirmative Action Myths", California, 1996.

(5 pages) 165 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Affirmative Action; This essay is an argument essay for my wrt 101 class

a County. In 1987, a man by the name of Paul Johnson applied for a job as a dispatcher in San Jose, California. Over the past four years, Diane Joyce had worked patching asphalt with a Santa Clara cou ... ovement on the subject of schools and affirmative action came in November of 1996 when the state of California passed the California Civil Rights Initiative, proposition 209. This proposition stated " ...

(5 pages) 183 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

34 Ways to Make Your Clinic More Productive

bene-fits by increased employee capabilities.3Train all staff to answer the telephones. A clinic in California wanted to know why their call-waiting times were so long and why the patient complaints a ...

(11 pages) 99 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


ns me to see him suffering. My parents are divorced and have been for some time, my father lives in California and before his injury I would visit at least two times a year for extended periods of tim ...

(3 pages) 60 2 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Affects of Divorce on Children

ost common side effects. In a study done in 2001, 957,200 reported divorces occurred (not including California, Colorado, Indiana and Louisiana) out of 2,355,005 annually celebrated marriages (includi ...

(2 pages) 69 1 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


her or couple want the baby back.Statistics show that the vast majority of independent adoptions in California are completed without a hitch; less that 2 percent are even contested. But when an adopti ...

(3 pages) 71 0 1.0 Jul/2006

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

Affirmative Action

and Jonathan Hsieh are both Asian Americans born from immigrants, and both attend the University of California. Nailat抯 father was a Filipino immigrant who was a civil engineer in the Navy and ... n is one the main places that Affirmative Action is used. In the case, Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, it involved the use of racial quotas in admitting students to the medical schoo ...

(7 pages) 56 2 3.3 May/2007

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

Affirmative Action

ate admissions to universities, contracting and employment. This was made possible by the voters in California against Affirmative Action in November 1996. Precedence of this event dates back in Novem ...

(4 pages) 27 0 2.3 Jun/2007

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

2nd Degree Murder

ther of a six-month-old baby girl who resides in Chicago wanted to visit her fiancé in California. She made plane reservations and left her six-month-old baby girl Alison in her apartment ... aby in her arms. Mary than told the policeman that she left the baby with a babysitter and left for California and when she returned she found the baby die in the apartment. In the conversation Mary h ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Affirmative Action

affirmative action to different people depending on the state and city. For example, let's look at California and Colorado.California's majority population is Blacks, Hispanics, and Asians. Their min ... t's vice-versa. The majority is the white's and the minority is Blacks, Hispanics and Asians. So in California affirmative action should be towards the whites and in Colorado towards Blacks, Hispanics ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Affirmative Action

s. A case in point, Asians and various ethnicity's in the Latino communities have not benefited. In California the four underrepresented minority groups are: African Americans, Native Americans, Mexic ... y of slavery. But on what grounds are Mexican Americans on the list and other Hispanics numerous in California-Guatemalans, El Salvadorans, Cubans-not" (301). Clearly, it is viewed as shifting d ...

(6 pages) 31 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Affermative Action

would also be willing to wager that these are the same people who, when Proposition 209 came up in California, supported it. Proposition 209, by the way, is California's law that negates all Affirmat ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


d to be prepared by increasing security on many major landmarks including the Golden Gate Bridge in California. The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the finest bridges in the world as was the Twin Towers ...

(1 pages) 354 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

        The U.S. economy changed in many ways, mostly because the

e banks recalled the farmers mortgages some of them sold their house and moved to the ?dream land? (California).

(1 pages) 320 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Abortion : Silent Victims

mb and most importantly feels pain. Doesn't this qualify as human? It is sad that minors in California must have permission from their parents to get their ears pierced, yet a girl can receive ...

(2 pages) 524 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Accounting Cycle

e, beverage makers and bottlers, and appliance manufacturers. Riordan has three operating entities, California, Georgia, and Michigan, each having its own Finance and Accounting department. Each depar ... t could be used.Flow of Accounting InformationRiordan Manufacturing does business in three states - California, Michigan, and Georgia. The finance accounting system for each location is different. The ...

(5 pages) 128 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Accounting Cycle Description Paper

international plastic manufacture who operates four separate facilities. These sites are located in California, Georgia, Michigan, and China. The accounting cycles are performed at each individual fac ... ividual facility. Once the accounting tasks are completed they are sent to the corporate offices in California for consolidation. Some of these accounting cycles include general ledger, accounts payab ...

(7 pages) 144 1 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting