Essays Tagged: "Columbia"

Drug Prohibition

lated crime, save the U.S. billions of dollars In 1984, a kilogram of cocaine worth $4000 in Columbia sold at wholesale for $30,000, and at retail in the U.S. for some $300,000. At the time, a ... ted that the wholesale price doubled in six months 'due to crackdowns on producers and smugglers in Columbia and the U.S.' The consequence of this drastic factory-to-retail escalation is a rise in cri ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Energy Flow Systems

o think about nature and its relationship with humanity.White explains how the river is energy. The Columbia River works as gravity pulls it to the Pacific Ocean. The Columbia is continuously cutting ... sly cutting into the terrain that it flows through. Over millions of years water rushed through the Columbia Basin to form the Columbia River. Water carries soil, silt, and debris downstream. The cons ...

(6 pages) 66 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Canada's History at the Pan Am Games

al baseball country.Looking to build on the 1967 Games, Canada's fortunes improved in 1971 at Cali, Columbia. They finished in fourth place with a record of four wins and four losses, and nearly won t ... with a record of four wins and four losses, and nearly won the bronze medal. A round robin loss to Columbia, who had an identical record, dropped the Canadians out of medal contention. Regardless, 19 ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Organizational Behavior MGT/331.

e second article "NASA 'Culture' to Blame Shuttle Report: 'Ineffective' NASA Leadership at Fault in Columbia Tragedy" by Paul Recer, analyzes internal problems and the organizational culture NASA, the ... 'Culture' to BlameThis article subtitled "Shuttle Report: 'Ineffective' NASA Leadership at Fault in Columbia Tragedy" by Paul Recer, focuses on the reported findings and recommendations of the Columbi ...

(4 pages) 471 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Response to the 2002 Washington Post article by Glenn Kessler, "Powell Pledges More Support For Colombia's Anti-Rebel War" Very opinion oriented.

he right from Congress to increase foreign aid to Colombia, as a corollary to the war on terrorism. Columbia has already received 1.8 million dollars, to spend on things like helicopters, and, well, h ... received 1.8 million dollars, to spend on things like helicopters, and, well, helicopters. In 2003, Columbia is expected to receive more than 500 million dollars. They are the third-largest recipient ...

(4 pages) 29 0 1.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Political: Student Rights Radical activists are taking over our schools

generation to the next. As Horowitz says, "Modern radicalism is the return of the repressed." (338)Columbia University has recently appointed a professor who has been a very outspoken critic of the U ... ight at either home or abroad." He openly blames the horrors of 9-11 strictly on the United States. Columbia's aggressive pursuit and hiring of Khalidi is a vivid reflection of where its political sym ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

La Cordillera de Perú

s que dependen en alpinismo.Works Citedhttp://www.redtailcanyon.com/items/15655.aspxhttp://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/edu/dees/ees/ies2/masswasting/sld011.htmlwww.peakware.com/encyclopedia/peaks/alpamayo.h ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Comparison Essay on The University of Oregon and The University of South Carolina

lated options: attending the University of Oregon and attending the University of South Carolina at Columbia. For my future, I am hoping to trek down the track that ends somewhere in the science/techn ... 348). USC's entire campus measures 351 acres and is located in an urban area in the downtown area ofColumbia. USC has a total of 151 buildings in its campus, including residence halls and special lear ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Success through failure

d. However, just because an endeavor was unsuccessful does not mean it is without value. The failed Columbia mission and the Vietnam War are two such examples.The goal of the Columbia space shuttle mi ... ilure.It would be preferable if we did not have to pay such a high price to learn such lessons. The Columbia space tragedy and the Vietnam War both demonstrate how events perceived as failures can sti ...

(1 pages) 34 1 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Captain Robert Grey

ns, for goods in China. He also traded his ship, the Lady Washing ton, for another ship called, the Columbia Redidiva.Three years later he set out of Boston to go back to explore the Northwest Coast. ... .In 1792, after the ship was built, he started sailing south along the coast in his other ship, the Columbia. After sailing south of the Oregon coastline, he turned around and headed north, looking fo ...

(1 pages) 780 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jack Kerouac And His Great Works

nd given a scholarship, but on the last game of the season he performed superbly and was noticed by Columbia, Duke, and B.C. who vied for Kerouac. Of the three colleges who offered Kerouac a full scho ... d B.C. who vied for Kerouac. Of the three colleges who offered Kerouac a full scholarship, he chose Columbia. B.C. was so furious with Kerouac's decision that they had Kerouac's father fired from the ...

(8 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Here in the US, we have a lot of things

ational name? It's quite simple. República de Panamá. Panama gained independence from Columbia back in 1903. Immediately after they gained independence, they signed a treaty with the USA ... tries.Like all countries, Panama has celebrations of its own. They declared their independence from Columbia on November 3rd. 1903. On Independence Day, the Panamanians celebrate with fireworks and pa ...

(2 pages) 378 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays