Essays Tagged: "Connecticut"

Benedict Arnold

hen he was 21 he settled in New Haven. In time he became a prosperous merchant and a captain in the Connecticut militia. He married Margaret Mansfield in 1767. They had three sons.Arnold played a gall ... 6,300. He served with the British for the rest of the war, leading troops on raids in Virginia and Connecticut. After the war he lived with his family in England. He failed to obtain a regular commis ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Catcher in the Rye-Sequel

clearly not,that just makes me so...MAD. Huuuuaaaaaaa I just gotta sit down, all of this new school,Connecticut business is getting to me. I mean where is Connecticut, I never was reallygood at geogra ...

(2 pages) 42 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

founding fathers essay

Oliver WolcottOliver Wolcott was born in Windsor, Connecticut in 1726. He was the youngest member of his family. His father, Roger Wolcott served as t ... as the youngest member of his family. His father, Roger Wolcott served as the colonial governor for Connecticut in 1751-54. In 1747 he graduated from Yale and was commissioned by the governor of New Y ... and Indian War. He was promoted to major general. At the end of the war he returned to Litchfield, Connecticut where he practiced law. He was then appointed the sheriff of the county Litchfield in 17 ...

(6 pages) 102 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Essay looking at the abortion issue from a strictly legal standpoint, with opinion based thesis pro-abortion. From 1973 to 1995, landmark cases, political climates and bibliography included.

legislation to be enacted.In 1800 abortion was legal. Beginning with an 1821 anti-poison statute in Connecticut, state governments began to restrict abortion in response to pressure from doctors who w ... doctors who were trying to oust midwives and other competition from the medical profession. As the Connecticut example indicates, doctors were concerned about the dangers of poisonous abortifacients ...

(7 pages) 140 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

A breif narration of the Pequod War.

are not something you usually hear of, but they were a variety of Indian that lived in the area of Connecticut. The new settlers of Connecticut did not know these Indians very well. They would later ...

(2 pages) 54 1 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is about teens and high risk behaviors (drugs) why not to do them and where they will bring you with three examples why teens may choose to try drugs

t some mushrooms and got high or started tripping. I had a great time on them so when I got back to Connecticut for Christmas break, my friend from home and I did it again. Again I was getting high on ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Harriet Beecher StoweBorn: 1811 in Litchfield, Connecticut, United StatesDied: 1896 in Hartford, Connecticut, United StatesOccupation: writerBorn i ... nited StatesDied: 1896 in Hartford, Connecticut, United StatesOccupation: writerBorn in Litchfield, Connecticut, in 1811, Harriet was the seventh of LymanBeecher's nine children by his first wife, Rox ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ella Tambussi Grasso This is a brief expository essay on Ella Tambussi Grasso. I'm sorry but I must ask you to read the first paragraph because I cannot insert it here or I think it won't submit.

Ella Tambussi GrassoElla Tambussi Grasso was born in Windsor Locks, Connecticut on May 10, 1919. She was a daughter of two Italian immigrants. She lived in Windsor Lock ... her M.A. and B.A. degrees. During World War II she served as assistant director of research for the Connecticut office of the War Manpower Commission.Ella Grasso became active in the Windsor Locks Dem ... ame active in the Windsor Locks Democratic Town Committee. In 1952 and 1954, she was elected to the Connecticut General Assembly. She served on the Democratic National Committee in 1956-1958. In 1958, ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day." Critical Lens on Nine Stories and The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

oving. J.D. Salinger's book Nine Stories shows that this quote is true in the story Uncle Wiggly in Connecticut. Eloise is forced to face the fact that she is stuck in her past when she was happy, bef ... in their lifestyle and must change completely. In both of J.D. Salinger's stories, Uncle Wiggly in Connecticut and The Catcher in the Rye, characters are faced with the fact that adult-hood is upon t ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aggressors of the Pequot War. Essay explores controversy over the war and argues that statue of Major John Mason should be removed, instead of glorified.

The Aggressors of the Pequot War In 1889, the state of Connecticut raised a memorial statue of Major John Mason in a spot near where he and his comrades ki ... dren during the Pequot War. A few years ago, the statue was moved to the Palisado Green in Windsor, Connecticut. The statue was moved because the Pequots felt that the English were the aggressors of t ... to Virginia in a short while. He planned to travel with Capt. Norton who was sailing in through the Connecticut River. Capt. Stone, having some relations with the Dutch, sent two of his men, along wit ...

(4 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

In the Elephant, the zoo was like the miniature world.

y 10 kilometers an hour when they drive dogs through the streets of towns or villages or the law in Connecticut which states that a person cannot walk across a street on their hands.The children were ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Abortion and Government

e in our abortion laws is difficult, the battle hardened cases such as Poe vs. Ullman, Griswold vs. Connecticut, United States vs. Vuich, Doe vs. Bolton, and of course the widely known and publicized, ...

(14 pages) 90 0 4.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Comic in Time Travel Stories (Mark Twain's "Connecticut Yankee on King Arthur's Court" and Douglas Adams' "The Hitchhikers' Guide Through The Galaxy")

ed and very obvious in a different setting. That's how Hank Morgan is a typical man from industrial Connecticut, or how Arthur Dent is a typical Englishman from the second part of the 21st century.Twa ...

(8 pages) 22 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

American Beauty

Back in Connecticut, twenty minutes from the New York border, I've lived with my family for the last twenty- ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Finding A Home Using online Resources

e price drops significantly until the surplus is eliminated.When I viewed houses in my own State of Connecticut I found that the prices were extremely high. The same 3 bedroom 2 bath home was listed f ... 9,000. Factors that were taken into consideration with this increase I was able to realize that one Connecticut is a common wealth state, the houses are more highly taxed and the demand for houses in ...

(3 pages) 55 0 1.4 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Entrepreneurial Business Plan

siness of making sandwiches or a Subway. The concept was introduced by Fred De Luca; in Bridgetown, Connecticut in the year 1965 is now a business in 83 countries with 25,000 counters. This paper offe ...

(8 pages) 224 0 4.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


he French National Assembly feel that the death penalty is pure ?savagery? (Lacorne 51). Apparently Connecticut agrees with Raymond Forni because they have not executed anyone in 41 years (Margolis 21 ...

(13 pages) 46 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Democracy in America

ing the changes in politics, religion, property distribution, and social structure in Wethersfield, Connecticut between 1750-1780, one can see the growing reality of democracy, which swept through Ame ... o you think judged when rebellion was justified? The people.Documentary evidence from Wethersfield, Connecticut demonstrates the shift in thought and governance toward democracy, although democracy re ...

(8 pages) 35 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Democracy on a Leash (Wethersfield DBQ)

The founder of the Connecticut colony, John Winthrop Jr., believed that some people must stay rich and some must remain ... state affairs. In Jared Ingersoll’s 1765 account of “The Wethersfield Affair” in the Connecticut Gazette, Ingersoll provides evidence that the common people’s defense declined in W ... group of people threatened him and forced him to resign his position as a distributor of stamps for Connecticut, thereby subverting the Stamp Act.On the religious front, the church was the state. The ...

(4 pages) 2307 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History