Essays Tagged: "Famine"

Life in England and France in the 14th century was full of unrest and uncertainty. The effects of war, disease (bubonic plague) and famine led to huge deaths in Europe.

of unrest and uncertainty. The late Middle Ages was a time of mass death caused by disease, war and famine. Life during this time was made less stable and prosperous due to many factors. First, Englan ... n the spreading of the bacteria. A climate change occurred in Europe, leading to the beginning of a famine. Because of this little ice age, wheat was unable to grow and ripen. People, as well as farm ...

(5 pages) 236 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Defining of a Nation

late its vast lands. From the beginning of America's young history, immigrants fleeing persecution, famine, tyranny, or looking for a fresh start at a new life flocked to the shores of this nation. Ev ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Refugees in Africa

e than 600 different ethnic groups, has about one-third of the world's refugees, people uprooted by famine or by political liberation struggles and escaping racial and ethnic oppression and economic h ...

(5 pages) 118 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


as blessed. The Jews were first started in Canaan a long time ago. Theylived there for a while, but famine and drought came so they had to move to Egypt. Theylived in Egypt in peace for a while but th ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

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

evastated economically. Russia's involvement in World War I, followed by its Civil War, wide spread famine and a change in political and social ideology were the problems confronting Lenin after the O ... ussia's agricultural production. Drought as well as the failure of war communism led to wide spread famine. At this point Lenin introduced gradual economic measures that began as agricultural policies ...

(3 pages) 74 0 2.8 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Famine In Ethiopia

Not all human-beings are as fortunate as others. People all over Africa are suffering from famine and dying from it. One country in particular stands above all the rest looking back in histor ... a in 3000 BC, when it became the first African nation, has hit its bottom and cannot get any worse. Famine, hunger, fear, and hopelessness are all emotions running through the average Ethiopian. The l ...

(4 pages) 193 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Medevil Famine

t after a couple of bad harvests, thesurplus began to run out. This happened in Europe in 1044. The Famine rearedits ugly head, in part, caused by years of unfavorable harvest and inadequatecrops, but ... erly in England and Angers in France, to St. Gall inSwitzerland and Gembloux in Belgium, reports of famine, disease, and deathcirculated. No relief came in the summer of 1043. In France and Germany, t ...

(6 pages) 67 0 3.2 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Stalin, Did his Rule Benefit Russian Society and the Russian People?

wnfalls for the PeopleIV. Agricultural ChangesA. CollectivizationB. The Liquidation of the KulaksC. FamineV. Social ChangesA. Social BenefitsB. Personal AdvancementsC. Woman in SocietyVI. PurgesA. The ... rvests, grain seizures, and the elimination of the better farmers, the kulaks, there was a man made famine (Lewis 65) . The famine was so bad that some people resorted to cannibalism. Mykola Pishy rep ...

(10 pages) 221 1 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


problems. There has always been someone to blame for the difficulties we face in life, such as war, famine, and more relevant, disease. Hitler blames the Jews for economical woes in a corrupt Germany ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


problems. There has always been someone to blame for the difficulties we face in life, such as war, famine, and more relevant, disease. Hitler blames the Jews for economical woes in a corrupt Germany ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Positive Impact of British Imperialism on India

East India Company. The British did not do much for Indian Economy. In fact, taxes were raised and famine was the aftereffects of it.In the earth 19th century, the British encouraged agriculture, whi ... tain was the one who lifted the economy, improved education, etc. Though India suffered poverty and famine under British rule, it also advanced in economy and administration. I stand to my decision th ...

(3 pages) 81 0 2.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Why are veterans special?

Veterans SpecialWhy are Veterans special? They are still mere human beings susceptible to disease, famine, and even death. So, what makes them special? Could it be their valiant efforts to keep our n ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This essay talks about how Christianity developed from its Judaic roots.

pire had fallen, the poorer part of the population was left without any hope of survival. There was famine in the country, and civil wars, between the people of Rome. Then along came Jesus, talking to ...

(2 pages) 60 1 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Green Revolution agricultural production revolution

high yields. The improved seeds were instrumental in boosting Mexican wheat production and averting famine in India and Pakistan, earning the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for American plant breeder Norman E ...

(5 pages) 124 1 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

"Poverty Anonymous": How the US sould handle foreign aid.

at all. Cousin also points out that, "Once we discover how easy it is to stare without flinching at famine in Calcutta or Dacca, it should be no trick to be unblinking at disease ridden tenements of D ... the outside, the rate of their population growth will be checked periodically by crop failures and famine. Once that realization sets in the only thing they can do is rely on others for help. Even at ...

(6 pages) 83 0 2.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Population Control in India This essay explores the negative impacts of population control and how alternative measures can be set up to prevent this.

drawn up so that the human population will not become extinct in the near future. Over-population, famine and drought in Earth are on the rise. An excellent example of a third-world country with the ... nts lose the right to contest in municipal elections. With uncontrollable population come diseases, famine, over-crowding, pollution, poverty, unemployment and thus the government cannot meet the need ...

(5 pages) 119 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Emigration: Compare and contrast the treatment of emigration and rural life in "The Country Boy" by John Murphy and "Philadelphia, Here I Come" by Brian Freill.

Emigration has been, and still is, a major factor in Ireland. It has been ever since the famine of 1845. Over one million people left Ireland to go to The United States Of America, and Iris ...

(7 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Corruption in "the Gangs of New" York by Herbert Asbury

hines, and bad situations, that helped contribute to corruptions long vibrant history.Due mainly to famine and disease, immigration increased tremendously during the Gilded Age in three large waves to ...

(3 pages) 53 0 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The causes of the great depression.

tors alone could of caused problems, but when combined, they reacted to create the biggest economic famine this country has ever seen.Capitalism, what a concept. In this cruel, yet fair competition we ...

(4 pages) 82 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Irony in "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift.

r Making Them Beneficial to the Public," starts out as an absurd attempt at solving the poverty and famine problem in Ireland. The proposal solves the problem but is in complete conflict with our eth ...

(2 pages) 142 1 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature