Essays Tagged: "coal mines"

South Africa's Energy Outlook

a is a nation with many reasources. It has many mines, that mine many different minerals, including coal, uranium, and diamonds. South Africa only has six-percent of the total population in Africa, bu ... nly has six-percent of the total population in Africa, but it produces sixty-percent of it's energy.Coal mines fill the country. It currently has more than sixty open mines open. In total, the country ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Corporate Development During the Industrial Revolution in the US

s vertical integration. This means that he cut out the middle man. Carnegie bought his own iron and coal mines because using independent companies cost too much and were inefficient. By doing this he ...

(2 pages) 100 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lenin's Problems after the October Revolution, how did he deal with them?

ar I. On March 3, 1918 Russia lost 1/3 of its fertile farm lands, 1/3 of its population, 2/3 of its coal mines and oil fields and 1/2 of its heavy industry to German peace terms. Though the treaty of ...

(3 pages) 74 0 2.8 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Uranium.

Uranium.Uranium was discovered in the 1700's in the coal mines of bohemia and Jachlovikna.Uranium's atomic number is 92, its Symbol is U and the atomic ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Uranium.

Uranium.Uranium was discovered in the 1700's in the coal mines of bohemia and Jachlovikna.Uranium's atomic number is 92, its Symbol is U and the atomic ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Booker T. Washington

to West Virginia where he, as well as his stepfather and brother worked in the salt furnace and the coal mines. Booker would attend school whenever he could, hardly finding time for sleep. In 1872, he ...

(4 pages) 216 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Canals.

horse and carriage!The man most associated with early canals was the Duke of Bridgewater. He owned coal mines in Lancashire but he needed to get the coal to the big market of Manchester which was nea ... al which was completed in 1761. The canal had a series of tunnels which were linked directly to the coal mines. But its most famous section was the Barton Aqueduct which took the canal over the River ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Booker T Washington Biography

d Hale's Ford. He was an American educator and a black leader. When Booker was a child he worked in coal mines for nine months a year and spent the other three attending school. In 1875 he graduated a ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Booker T. Washington

o Malden, West Virginia. Since his family was poor, he could not attend school. He began to work in coal mines and salt furnaces at the age of nine. When he was sixteen, he quit working so he could go ...

(3 pages) 135 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Britain - What were the causes and the consequences of the General Strike of 1926?

In 1919 the government set up the Sankey Commission to decide what should be done with the coal mines. It was recommended by the Commission that the coal mines should be nationalisation, keep ... Conservatives and in 1921 they decided to give the mines back to their previous owners.The price of coal had gone down dramatically by fifty percent and Britain was now able to import cheap coal from ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why is Dai Williams Involved in the Building of a New Japanese Restaurant in Wales?

s to be built in South Wales. The reason for this stretches right back to the reduction in usage of coal.Mr Williams was previously a miner in the local coal mines. The demand for coal soon began to d ... began to decrease drastically. New forms of fuels such as Petroleum and Natural Gas were replacing coal. Dai Williams was left unemployed following the closure of the mine. Alongside his mine, many m ...

(1 pages) 30 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Bookrt t washington

the American Civil War, his family moved to Malden, W.Va., where he worked in a salt furnace and in coal mines, attending school whenever he could. From 1872 to 1875 he attended a newly founded school ...

(1 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Booker T. Washington

nt freed all slaves in 1865, his family moved to Malden, West Virginia. There, Washington worked in coal mines and salt furnaces. From 1872 to 1875, he attended the Hampton Institute, an industrial sc ...

(2 pages) 67 1 4.2 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

STRESS - in the work place

ted to a few industries. Black-lung disease, for instance, strikes workers who spend their lives in coal mines. Radiation affects nuclear-power-plant workers. Job burnout, on the other hand, is not a ...

(10 pages) 203 0 4.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

How important is discipline in society?

Among those who work in difficult or dangerous jobs, for example in coal mines, there is often a discipline that comes not from being subject to the will of any person, ...

(12 pages) 219 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Six Degrees of Separation" Final Essay

ion towards people of lower classes. When Flan and Ouisa are talking to Geoffrey about visiting his coal mines in Africa, Ouisa says "Are you sure they're worst off? I mean, we've come all this way. W ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Was the Treaty of Versailles harsh or lenient to Germany?

ration, it cannot rebuilt its economy.Secondly, Alsace-Lorraine was forced to return to France. The coal mines of Saar Basin in Germany was put under the control of the League of Nations for 15 years. ... control of the League of Nations for 15 years. During this time, the French had the control of the coal mines. Danzig became a free city under the rule of the League of Nations. The German province w ...

(1 pages) 2107 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

"An inspector calls" by J.B Priestly

ough business. Working class people were much poorer and tended to work in places like factories or coal mines. Many working class people were unemployed and poverty stricken.In the play Gerald Croft ...

(1 pages) 13 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Aborigine Studies - The Rhoburn Community

dvantaged. This is evident with the situation in Roebourne (located in Western Australia). When the coal mines were discovered in Roebourne, it opened up many work opportunity for the locals. This was ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Child Labor

to be done with the work situation of children. Some were the 10 hour days in factories, working in coal mines, sweatshops and working with glass furnaces. This were very dangerous and hazardous jobs ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers