Essays Tagged: "caribbean island"

Ponce de leon

he unknown.In 1493 he joined Columbus on his 2nd voyage to the Americas. After that he settled on a Caribbean island named Hispaniola to improve his fortunes and start a warlike life. At that time on ...

(1 pages) 34 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


BarbadosBarbados is a small country located in the Caribbean Sea.The capital is Bridgetown with a population of about 8,789. Thehead of state of Barbad ... igion 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 about 100 miles East-South E ... wer fromthe Democratic Labor Party to the Barbados Labor Party. Barbadoscarries on trade with other Caribbean nations and does havediplomatic relations with Cuba. Their closest relations are withthe U ...

(3 pages) 100 0 3.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


Jamaica is located in the Caribbean, Island in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba. The absolute location is 18 15 North, 77 30. ...

(1 pages) 39 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The conquest of Peru

e of Spain's poorest regions. He apparently never learned to read or write.Pizarro travelled to the Caribbean island of Hispaniola in 1502. Upon arriving in the New World, Pizzaro served as a member o ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The essay is about the life of bob Marley.

ke Bob Marley used it to spread Rasta thought all over the world. Reggae music had developed in the Caribbean island such Jamaica, Trinidad, and Puerto Rico. Bob Marley is a legend to reggae music in ...

(8 pages) 99 1 3.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Caribbean Cusine. The different foods eaten in the Cairbbean.

Caribbean CuisineThe weather isn't the only thing that's hot down in the Caribbean. Caribbean cuisin ... as diverse as it is bold, which isn't surprising considering the amount of islands that make up the Caribbean, as well as it's history. Caribbean cuisine is a mixture of culinary influences, including ... e is a mixture of culinary influences, including African, French, Spanish, Indian and Dutch. In the Caribbean it's a blend of people. Each Caribbean island shares some dishes in common, and each has d ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This was an poetry practice assignment where we chose a color and wrote a descriptive sentence with it. The same thing was done with rain.

s coming to a close.Green:An endless meadow swaying in the springtime wind.The tropical waters of a Caribbean island.Orange:The shower of dead tree leaves in the autumn.A freshly picked orange, plumb ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Montserrat Volcano Eruption.

Montserrat, a small Caribbean Island southeast from Puerto Rico, made headline news in July 1995, when the country's dom ... ere is less danger of volcanic activity.What caused the Soufrière Hills Volcano to erupt?The Caribbean island of Montserrat is situated on a destructive plate boundary. A plate boundary occurs ... urface of the earth meet. Underneath Montserrat the Atlantic plate is slowly being forced under the Caribbean plate. This happens because the oceanic plate is denser than continental plate. Convection ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Colonization of America

In 1492 the colonization begun with the arrival of Christopher Columbus to one of the Caribbean island, the Spanish people wanted to find China to get an cultural exchange but instead th ...

(3 pages) 41 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

"the cuban missile crisis" 2500 words detailed analysis of the cuban missile crisis 1962, including long and short term causes, the crisis itself, and the long and short term consequences

end of World War Two, climaxed when the USA discovered Soviet supplied nuclear missile bases on the Caribbean island of Cuba, a mere 90 miles from US coastline. What followed was the Cuban Missile Cri ... to their economic interests in the southern American countries as it provided a vital link from the Caribbean to the Pacific and, if occupied by communist governments, would represent a massive loss t ...

(10 pages) 128 1 2.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Lithospheric Process & Hazards Essay on Soufrière Hills

ritory located in the LeewardIslands, part of the chain of islands called theLesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea. It measuresapproximately 16 km long and 11 km wide,giving 40 km of coastline. Montser ... canic island arc formed alongthe junction where the Atlantic tectonicplate is subducted beneath the Caribbean plate.Nearly all the islands along the arc are the resultof subduction related volcanism. ...

(4 pages) 1818 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

International Business

ain your reasoning.The multinational enterprise of choice is Mittal Steel, which is situated in the Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago. Other sister companies are located in the U.K, U.S.A, Canad ... ted on the industrial estate with its own port, Mittal Steel also facilitates shipment to the local Caribbean region as well as to the Americas. Being strategically positioned on the leeward part of t ...

(8 pages) 65 1 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management