Essays Tagged: "Florida"

Acid Rain

Highly alkaline or acid soils can harm many plants. Neutral soilscan support most of the processes.Florida's sandy soils are naturally acidic, but the soil is easily changed fromacid to neutral or ev ... kaline soil ) by the small amounts oflime and calcium that come from tiny shells often found in the Florida's sandybeaches.When acid rain falls from the sky it gets into the soil. The plants only have ...

(6 pages) 63 0 2.7 Sep/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Advance Directives: A Matter of Life and Death. Describes importance of a living will.

hiavo has been in a permanent vegetative state since 1990 when she collapsed in her home in Naples, Florida from heart attack when she was just 26 years old. This heart attack cut off the blood supply ... ever help Terry recover.Terry is now at the center of a very emotional court battle in the state of Florida which has polarized the nation. There are some people who believe that Terry's life ended th ...

(6 pages) 210 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

The american crocodile

ve an erroneous image of the American Crocodile. Frank Mazzotti, a biologist from the University of Florida, says "there are a really gentle species". "I have captures them and prodded them in the mos ... arious scientists estimate that between five hundred to one thousand two hundred crocodiles live in Florida." The crocodile tries to make a comeback on its own, but when they try to inhabit the lands ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Analysis of Compensation and Benefits

In this particular case, a New York company allowed an employee to telecommute form her home in Florida. The employer for whatever reason decided that her position should be held in New York and o ...

(3 pages) 115 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Analysis of an essay by George Orwell criticizing the euphemisms used by the U.S. government + other examples of today's euphemisms

to justify their actions regarding economy, external and internal political issues. For example, in Florida, orange growers planned to aim a satellite at Brazil's orange groves to count how many trees ... d to aim a satellite at Brazil's orange groves to count how many trees they have producing oranges. Florida orange growers are complaining that Brazil's crop forecasts are too inaccurate and are drivi ...

(4 pages) 61 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Who am I?

today I do not have a defined accent. I remember one time, while living in New York, I traveled to Florida. While in Florida I was asked several times by the group I was visiting to say words: the mo ... e way they say the vowel 'o'. Instead of an 'o' sound the vowel comes out as an 'ah' sound. When in Florida I had not realized I spoke differently then those there. I did not hear anything wrong with ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Aging: a Natural Process

theme is clearly shown in E.B. White's essays "Once more to the lake" "The Ring of Time" and "On a Florida Key".Essay "Once more to the lake" is about generation, birth, death and rebirth. White is r ... ll not able to keep beauty forever.Finally, the theme of aging is also developed in the essay "On a Florida Key". White states, "The sound of the sea is the time-effacing sound there is" (91). He vivi ...

(3 pages) 55 2 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Agenda Setting

ate-by-state coverage of the counting of the ballots. Of course, they (the media) gave the state of Florida to Gore. Here we are looking directly at the numbers wondering how they could go ahead and g ... Here we are looking directly at the numbers wondering how they could go ahead and give the state of Florida to Gore; the numbers were so close! That right there set the agenda for what we would see, h ...

(1 pages) 424 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


A few of you might know about the manatee I adopted a few years ago through an agency based in Florida. I actually came across this agency when I visited their booth at a concert. Anyway to make ... s. It was a good two and a half hour drive from the airport to this Podunk down on the gulf side of Florida and it was hot as hell. I was glad to get there when I did but it was already dark so I deci ...

(15 pages) 553 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

2000 Presidential Election

d modified by the 12th Amendment. The question is was equal protection applied to all the voters in Florida during the 2000 Presidential election.Amendment 12 states that : " ...the person having the ... s means Al Gore won the popular vote of the country but was not elected president by the college.In Florida the poplar vote was very close between Al Gore and George W. Bush, but George W. Bush had ve ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Analytical Essay

(1 pages) 344 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ant Foraging

is invicta) habitats are in fields, woodlands, and open areas, in dry to moist soil. Their Range is Florida and Gulf states to Pacific Coast, north to British Columbia.( Hoelldobler, B) This insect is ...

(4 pages) 17 0 5.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Antrax This journal review is about a high school in Florida that has been affected by the widespread Anthrax scare. The students and Faculty at Spanish ...

(1 pages) 385 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


n with Attention Deficit Disorder succeed in a normal environment. From one parent support group in Florida, the organization grew dramatically to become the biggest and most respected national organi ...

(11 pages) 49 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

American alligator

itats (Mazzotti, 485).PRIMARY HABITATS The American alligator is one of the keystone species in the Florida everglades and other marsh systems. It is the only large, abundant, widespread nonmarine car ... quality. Humans as usual are a threat to any type of wildlife including alligators. Thirty farms in Florida's swampland are currently raising an estimated 100,000 alligators. They sold nearly 26,000 a ...

(5 pages) 14 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

American Dream

ample a poor man's dream may to own a home, where a rich man's goal may be to own a summer house in Florida on top of his penthouse in Manhattan. The American dream is what keeps people working long, ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Al Jones, Client

____________/I. INTRODUCTIONAl Jones is a prominent land developer within the city of Jacksonville, Florida. The city was inspecting Mister Jones' newest project and discovered an easement for a city ... s (Cornell University Law School, n.d.). Congress has established 94 United States District Courts; Florida Middle District Eleventh Circuit Court would be the court system to hear the possible cases ...

(12 pages) 96 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Accounting Code of Ethics

unethical behavior, and explains standards, rules and technical requirements of the profession. In Florida, the State provides a Code of Ethics applicable to CPAs, but there are other organizations t ... ng agreement, like doctors or lawyers, published by the State. Board of Accountancy of the State of Florida is the entity charged with defining and enforcing these rules, in conjunction with Florida D ...

(9 pages) 53 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting


anuary 28 1986, 73 seconds into its flight.Where? Over the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of central Florida.What? The space shuttle challenger broke apart and exploded when it was only 73 seconds into ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Angel above me

knew where I was going in life. Like I knew everything as any teenager does. That summer I went to Florida to stay with oldest sister Cindee and her husband. During that summer my sister Crystal was ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Art Essays