Essays Tagged: "cotton fields"

A Step of Equality and Freedom for African Americans

s were at times counter attacked by southerners who believed that "The only place for blacks are on cotton fields"( Ku Klux Klan Collection, Michigan state university) it still proved to be a good ste ... s were at times counter attacked by southerners who believed that "The only place for blacks are on cotton fields"( Ku Klux Klan Collection, Michigan state university) it still proved to be a good ste ...

(7 pages) 161 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Case Study Delta Airlines

he world's first crop-dusting service, as Huff-Daland Dusters, to combat boll weevil infestation of cotton fields. Not too long after the company was founded it moved to Louisiana, in 1925. Three year ...

(4 pages) 239 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Did civil war help or hinder the efforts of women in the american society?

for the American women. Men were at the battlefields there was no one to run the factories and the cotton fields. Women of America had a great opportunity to show their greatness and that they deserv ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

The Scarlet Ibis Short story written by James Hurst

and he was going to cling to me forever, no matter what I did, so I dragged him across the burning cotton fields to share with him the only beauty I knew, Old Woman Swamp."The brother also didn't wan ...

(1 pages) 33 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A fictional story, depicting the escape to freedom of several slaves.

id. She said that they would meet again there, someday...Zoe was now 13 years old and worked in the cotton fields 6 long days a week, was served 3 cold and horrible meals, and slept in a straw hut on ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The New South

Northern capital erected the modern textile industry in the New South by bringing factories to the cotton fields. The term "New South" arose because the region was allowing the North to industrializ ... those in the North were treating them as colonies rather than as equals.The south produced more cotton than ever before in the end of the 1880's. Towns were growing throughout the region, industr ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Slavery's impact on Raleigh, North Carolina

e 19th and 20th centuries.Most slaves in the piedmont region of North Carolina worked in tobacco or cotton fields (Boyken 15). In the 1860s, approximately 25-50% of the total population of Raleigh was ... ely 25-50% of the total population of Raleigh was slaves (Powell, “Encyclopedia” 45). The cotton industry was literally blooming in the late 1800s, and from 1860 to 1880, the number of bales ...

(5 pages) 12 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Child Labor

rom coal with torn and bleeding fingers. Small girls tended noisy machines in the spinning rooms of cotton mills, where the humid, lint-filled air made breathing difficult. They were actually kept awa ... ctually kept awake by cold water being thrown in their faces. Three-year-olds could be found in the cotton fields, and twelve-year-olds on factor night shifts. Across the country, children who should ...

(9 pages) 73 0 4.6 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Huckleberry Finn

It's late 1800's in the deep south. Cotton fields are blooming on large plantations and mosquitoes are at their prime. During this perio ...

(2 pages) 3 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Growing Up

und that no amount of allowances could make her happy in a home where she was forced to work in the cotton fields. Her stay at Aunt Nadine?s also supported this new view of money not meaning so much a ...

(2 pages) 429 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

U.S. History Study Notes - Radical Reconstruction

establish new rules and regulations to control their new black population)-need them to work on the cotton fields --> want to create a new system of restricted behavior (since slavery is dead)-ther ...

(5 pages) 25 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Creative Thinker Outline

ied during an epidemic of yellow fever. Both Sarah and her oldest sister survived by working in the cotton fields of Delta and Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sarah married Moses McWilliams at age fourteen an ...

(3 pages) 80 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management