Essays Tagged: "Caribbean"


ibutory cause of local earthquakes, rises between the lakes and the Pacific coast. In the east, the Caribbean coastal plain known as the Costa de mosquitoes (Mosquito Coast) extends some 45 mi. inland ... orest. The four principal rivers, the San Juan, Coco (Wanks), Grande, and Escondido, empty into the Caribbean.The natural resources of Nicaragua are primarily agricultural. Deposits of volcanic materi ...

(4 pages) 82 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Columbus Day, as celebrated by people in the United States annually, is a total joke, as you will consent to after reading the article below.

hed Asia, which he did not, and was ignorant enough to have called the people he encountered in the Caribbean "Indians". It was not his love for the sea that induced Columbus to set out for the land o ...

(3 pages) 111 1 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

how Egypt can market its tourism and travel industry to increase it's tourism volume from the current 4 million to over 50 million

rect investments by developing countries. In a variety of countries and regions (Egypt, Greece, the Caribbean, Polynesia), tourism is already the most important economic sector and provides the princi ...

(5 pages) 195 2 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The events and terms during the Progressive Era in the United States beggining with Teddy Roosevelt entering office.

my was going from domestic to worldwide. America's interest expanded to China, the Pacific, and the Caribbean. People say that Teddy Roosevelt was a visionary and a genius. He truly held both these tr ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Quality control processes of the cuban cigar industry.

INTRODUTION.............This project is about identifying the control process of a Caribbean company analysing them to see if there meet an acceptable standard.The company I choose wa ...

(8 pages) 85 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Increasing volume of tourism in Egypt

rect investments by developing countries. In a variety of countries and regions (Egypt, Greece, the Caribbean, Polynesia), tourism is already the most important economic sector and provides the princi ...

(5 pages) 42 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Understanding Spain's Contact with the Natives.

Spanish began their conquest, near the end of the fifteenth century, with creating an empire in the Caribbean. Eventually the Spanish developed a one-way transmission of power through the sixteenth ce ... ually the Spanish developed a one-way transmission of power through the sixteenth century, from the Caribbean to Mexico and finally Peru. Their goal was focused on obtaining gold to reestablish Christ ...

(4 pages) 92 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Wide Sargasso Sea Landscape & identity

ast of everything that surrounds it. In the postcolonial novel Wide Sargasso Sea, by Jean Rhys, the Caribbean landscape is used as an agent to be interpreted by two different characters, Antoinette an ... orts to us what Antoinette says, which will show us how each one feels about their belonging in the Caribbean. "Everything is too much [...] Too much blue, too much purple, too much green. The flowers ...

(6 pages) 89 1 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Development of economics.

, which can be classified as poor countries, includes the Middle East, all of Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and Asia except Japan.In this essay two main factors that causes the gap between c ...

(8 pages) 204 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Compare the condition of white indentured servant with that of the slave in the seventeen- century Caribbean.

The seventeenth century Caribbean can be described as a time of transience and disaster as well as fortune and growth. The E ... this region increased during this century, geographically and in terms of trade. Economically, the Caribbean was looked upon as the "gem of the crown" after the introduction of the sugar crop in the ... the white indentured servant in comparison with that of the black slave in the seventeenth-century Caribbean is an interesting situation that can be seen in terms of what the Planters had to gain fro ...

(7 pages) 75 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History


lobalization since engaging in Caricom on July 4, 1973. This has enabled us to join forces with our Caribbean counterparts in order to have a larger impact on Global matters.Many years ago the Bahamas ... ents that provide concessionary access of goods produced in The Bahamas to major world markets. The Caribbean Basin Initiative, established under former US President Ronald Reagan, allows over 3,000 t ...

(4 pages) 99 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Apple Vacations Vs. Thomas Cook

a major vacation tour operator to Mexico, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Bahamas, Bermuda, Costa Rica, and the Caribbean, with offices in Pennsylvania, Illinois and California.Correspondingly, Thomas Cook AG is ... air service vacation packages out of many gateway cities across the country to Mexico, Hawaii, the Caribbean and ski packages to Colorado, Salt Lake City and Whistler.Thomas Cook AG, on the other han ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Parallels of the Spanish American War and the Iraq War

t be imperative "To detach that island from the Spanish dominion."Cuba was thought to be the key to Caribbean relations as a democratic Iraq is considered the key to friendly and tolerant middle-easte ... iendly and tolerant middle-eastern relations. American expansionists longed for a stronghold in the Caribbean, and the horrible mistreatment and unjustified imprisonment of the Cuban people seemed to ...

(1 pages) 36 1 3.8 Apr/2004

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

Slave Resistance

Europeans first came into contact with the Caribbean after Columbus's momentous journeys in 1492. Columbus came in contact with much different ... were the peaceful and the Caribs were more like warriors and cannibal. During the discovery of the Caribbean's many of the Islanders were not as happy to see how their Island was being invaded.The Ta ... ge their way of living.In the early19th century, after the European colonist had taken over all the Caribbean countries and had claim all the lands and have enslaved Indians. The remaining islanders w ...

(3 pages) 67 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Rastafarianiam : How did it emerge and survive?

The Caribbean faith of Rastafarianism emerged in the early 20th century and follows the teachings of the ... and its beliefs are nothing short of fanaticism. However, this is not the case and this particular Caribbean faith is no different from the other religions of the world today.In his "Back to Africa" ... ld have been impossible. If all persons of African descent who live in the Western world and in the Caribbean, were to go back to Africa, it would become greatly over-populated and poverty would be ra ...

(3 pages) 100 4 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Should Mnadatory School Uniforms be implemented in public schools?

ed In Public Schools?This question is one that comes up often. In some countries, especially in the Caribbean, uniforms in public school is standard practice. Even in New York, there are some school d ...

(2 pages) 84 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Involvement of Unfree Labor in the Coffee Trade

In the 18th century, Europe's coffee demands were met by plantations in the Caribbean. Plantations were large farms run usually by one rich family on which worked many slaves t ... led to the enormous increase in the importation of slaves from Africa. Most of the slaves on Caribbean plantations worked in the fields cultivating the plants and harvesting. The majority of th ... reat of force. North American unfree labor systems were modeled after the plantations in the Caribbean, so there are many similarities between the two. In both instances, slaves were imported f ...

(2 pages) 33 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The developing of North American to United states

Columbus found America when he landed in the Caribbean looking for a Western route to Asia, but found North America. After that settlers from dif ...

(4 pages) 73 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Presidents during the Progressive Era

er.Theodore Roosevelt is said to have two foreign policies. One policy was in Latin America and the Caribbean, where he was aggressive, bombastic, and imperialistic because the United States dominated ... er there.William Howard Taft was an aggressive and imperialistic president only with respect to the Caribbean, much like Roosevelt. Taft had the same goal as Roosevelt, which was to make the Panama Ca ...

(14 pages) 69 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Female pirates in the Caribbean: role status and Contribution.

violence for private ends, on the high seas or in the air above the seas (Encarta 1). Piracy in the Caribbean was a tough life that was only for certain men. Yes, that's right, for men. Life as a pira ... y recognizes the few pirates that were women. There were a couple of notorious women pirates in the Caribbean. Two pirates in particular had extraordinary and exciting lives.It all started from a brav ...

(11 pages) 31 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers