Essays Tagged: "forerunners"

Al capone and the business of crime

for bigger and better things. There Capone had prominencesupremacy as one of the giant bootlegging forerunners. Hiscollected and composed ways, made crime into a business that wesee in today's mafia. ...

(5 pages) 186 0 1.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

History of Double Reeds

of the modern day instruments such as the oboe and bassoon. They are also thought by some to be the forerunners of the modern day clarinet as well. The history of these double reeds have changed great ... Since the oboe along with other instruments had evolved greatly since the loud harsh sound of their forerunners, more and more music was written for them during the Renaissance Period. Because these a ...

(6 pages) 73 2 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Study the evolution of armor throughout the Middle Ages. How did the armor of the barbarians differ from that of the Carolingian period?

ns into the Empire--thus, leading to the eventual 'barbarization' of the entire Roman army (and the forerunners of the Empires that spawned at the Empire's end). Because most of the Germanic barbarian ...

(5 pages) 55 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Imperialism and the Conquest of Africa -History of the European conquest for Africa (1870-1914) -Brief overview of Imperialism in general -Key people in the European conquest of Africa

time period was a time of the desire to acquire different colonies in the name of your country. The forerunners of this movement were the British.The Europeans practiced imperialism since the 1400s, b ... was based on access to raw materials and if a new market could be obtained by building empires. The forerunners of the movement (the British) received most of their materials from the newly overtaken ...

(6 pages) 223 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Jacksonian Democracy was or was not justified?

social class. Despite how democratic Jackson may seem, he appeared more tyrant-like than any of his forerunners. His major offerings to the nation included expansion of land (like Florida) and a gover ...

(4 pages) 70 2 3.3 Dec/2003

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

Philosophical Comparison Darwin & Bergson

with the fact that in 1859 the social climate was now open to new concepts, thanks in part, to such forerunners as French Evolutionist Jean-Baptist de Lamack and the German Naturphilosophs. This is no ...

(8 pages) 31 1 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Culture in the American Colonies

the laws governing human social arrangement and build a more perfect order. These persons were the forerunners of the modern "social scientist," and in the course of their musings about history and s ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Identify data sources and gather secondary information to describe the probable origins of the Universe.

ientific understanding, matter collected into clouds that began to condense and rotate, forming the forerunners of galaxies. Within galaxies, including our own Milky Way galaxy, changes in pressure ca ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Atomic Theory

mic theory but he produced a much more elaborate and systematic view of the physical world than his forerunners. He developed a theory of matter that wasn't based on evidence from experiments but on p ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Trends, Which Will Impact On The Marketing Manager Over The Next 20 Years.

mpetition. The technology that drove the sales figure also created other industries that emerged as forerunners to today's marketing avenues.So, where do we find ourselves today? Current Trends Curren ...

(4 pages) 105 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Legacy of the Samurai: The characteristics, philosophy, and history of the samurai.

rivate guards that the clans employed. They also acted as a police force in and around Kyoto. These forerunners of what we now know as samurai had ruler-sponsored equipment and were required to hone t ...

(10 pages) 56 1 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The History of Nylon

re, this molecule was later renamed nylon.Nylon created a revolution in the fibre industry. Nylon's forerunners, rayon and acetate had been made from plant cellulose but nylon was synthesised complete ...

(1 pages) 2363 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Time Management in Practice

he issues that currently exist and exactly what the project is expected to deliver. These steps are forerunners to Activity Definition.For the steps described in the PMI standard under the heading Act ...

(15 pages) 102 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management