Essays Tagged: "creeks"

A review of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mocking Bird"

d said, 'If you want to take a broader look at things, it really began when General Jackson ran the Creeks up the creek, if he hadn't, Simon Finch would have never paddled up to Alabama, and where wou ...

(4 pages) 68 1 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Wetland protection in Minnesota.

ative plants. Have you ever taken a biology course in which you measured nitrates in local lakes or creeks? Were you ever instructed to take a sample of water and soil from a marsh to find indicator s ...

(12 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Rio Lobo, The River Wolf" updated version. A story about two young adventurous wolves. I'm still working on the rest of the story. Suggestions are greatly appreciated.

of them ran through the forest with complete stealth. They knew the forests well, they knew all the creeks, gorges, and valleys. They always left the pack to go exploring on their own. They were told ...

(5 pages) 46 1 3.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

A Morning in Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

e takes the last cigarette out of a mutilated pack, lights it and then gives a long puff. The chair creeks as she reclines to prop her head with a strong, chubby hand. The housewife is up to make some ...

(1 pages) 45 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Contempory geographical issue relating to water management at Lake Parramatta, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Human actions can dramatically increase riverbank erosion. These actions include land clearing near creeks and rivers, rural and urban development, trampling by pedestrians and the introduction of exo ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Convict Lake" A true story about an adventurous day-hike in the Mammoth Lakes area.

a is still active, but you only feel the occasional tremor. There are many hot springs in the local creeks and rivers, many of which contain arsenic. In the winter, Mammoth is a skier's haven. The sid ...

(6 pages) 154 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Pool safety for children and how to ensure that children are safe when playing in backyard pools. it includes government regulations.

lications to families who live or play around water areas such as pools, dams, spas, rivers, ponds, creeks and the beach. Children are not able to competently swim independently and therefore certain ...

(9 pages) 105 4 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This essay is a descriptive essay that uses the five natural senses to describe a road and farm land it is from 1st person written by Kevin Mccurry title Where the Green Grass Grows.

it is secluded and very peaceful. The land consist of farming fields, grassy pastures, thick woods, creeks, rivers, a pond, as well as the farming equipment and the animals. In most peoples eyes this ... as they fly past my ears, and also I can hear the sound of water rushing over rocks from one of the creeks. The closer to the barn I get the stench coming from the hog pen grows more and more extreme. ...

(2 pages) 86 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Essay project on Tinhorn Creek Winery for Foods, Nutrition and Health (Wine Science). A mixture of viticulture practices, marketing approaches and the wine themselves.

rietals Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. The winery's Merlot constitutes a quarter of Tinhorn Creeks total production and will be the winery's first reserve wine, which will be released in 2004 ... of cherry jam and spicy vanilla aromas with a somewhat minty coconut hint in the background.Tinhorn Creeks Merlot has consistently done well, it received a gold medal in 1999, a bronze medal in 2000 a ...

(14 pages) 71 0 4.5 Jan/2004

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

'An Information Report On The Moreton Bay Fig' by Sakshi Kaushik

ws in gardens and naturally in rainforests. The tree prefers warm weather, it grows near rivers and creeks and it can also found in dry rainforests. The Moreton Bay Fig is so tall that it can reach t ...

(1 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Issues concerning wetlands, particularly in Australia.

ground for most of the year'. Some examples of naturally occurring wetlands are billabongs, swamps, creeks, lakes, mangroves, marshes, oases and rivers. Man made wetlands include things like dams, art ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Title: Andrew Jackson Topic: Does Andrew Jackson deserve to be pictured on a twenty-dollar bill?

American history and political life.Andrew Jackson led his troops to decisive victories against the Creeks in Alabama and against the British in New Orleans. In the war of 1812 the Creek Indians, Brit ... In addition, he was able to curb two potential mutinies and lead a successful campaign against the Creeks. A second major battle that brought recognition to Jackson was the Battle of New Orleans. An ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Aug/2005

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

Estuaries, Wonderful Gifts

closed bodies of water where saltwater from the sea mixes with freshwater from rivers, streams, and creeks. Estuaries are enclosed by some of the coastline, mashes, and the wetlands. The seaward borde ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Tiger Snake

nt at night.HABITAT: Tiger snakes prefer swampy or marshy ground, where they cane hunt frogs around creeks, rivers or dams. They will come to farms and outer suburban houses, where they hunt mice and ...

(1 pages) 22 0 2.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

A people's history of the United States - "As Long as Grass Grows and Water Runs" Summary and reflections.

t was "the largest single Indian cession of southern American land." Jackson's 1814 treaty with the Creeks started something new and important. Settlers moved into Indian lands and there fore the Indi ... n killed frame which Indians needed for food. Violence by Indians upon other Indians increased. The Creeks defrauded of their land and were short of money and food, that's why they refused to go west. ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How I started fishing.

would go in the Ono, the Shepthy, and the Manatee River. I can remember floating down the dead calm creeks early in the morning. I could always see gators on the bank and many times, we saw wild hogs. ...

(1 pages) 430 1 1.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing