Essays Tagged: "Great Britain"

Galileo vs Darwin

was buried at the Westminster Abbey, an honor reserved for only the most illustrious personages of Great Britain. The reason for the two scientists' very different fortunes is simple: Galileo couldn' ... eded for a scientific hypothesis to succeed. There were many differences in the worlds of these two great scientists that lead to the reaction to their respective scientific hypothesize. It was not th ...

(7 pages) 118 0 3.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Preparing for war.

tes imperialism atpresent.Wall Street's dollars and marines are extending their domination over evergreater sections of the world. Wherever there is a revolutionary upheavalUnited States imperialism i ... ates imperialism is on hand and ready to crush it. United Statesimperialism is in a conspiracy with Great Britain against the Russianrevolution. It cooperates with Japan and England in the interventio ...

(5 pages) 179 0 4.1 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

The Tempest. An Imperialist Heaven or Hell?

ociety was branching out and making itself known throughout the world by colonizing other cultures. Great Britain was reaching for new heights of power. In the play Shakespeare questions the value of ... Ariel's speech throws the nobles back, but contests their power. As Europeans, they view themselves greater than any, which is challenged by Ariel, who obviously posses more power than them. This is d ...

(5 pages) 149 1 4.5 Apr/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Gun it a problem

nited States. This number, by far, out weighs those gun related deaths in countries such as Sweden, Great Britain, and Japan, which number 13, 22, and 87 respectively.What is the reason for such drast ...

(2 pages) 122 0 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


l area of Ukraine is 603,700 sq. km (compare the areaof France - 551,000 sq. km; Germany - 356,000; Great Britain - 244,000; Italy - 301,000; Spain - 505,000). The areaspanned in a west-east direction ... south - 900 km.The population of Ukraine is 52 million (Germany - 78 million; France - 56 million; Great Britain - 58 million; Italy - 59 million;Spain - 40 million).Ukraine's state border extends fo ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.2 Apr/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Clockwork Orange: Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish

, and was nominated for various awards; however, this esteemed film was outlawed from the nation of Great Britain in order to curb its immoral content from permeating society. Before all the controver ... Metal Jacket. In each of these movies the audience delves into the evil side of the main character. Great Britain had this film removed from theaters across the country because the government justly i ...

(7 pages) 164 3 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Thomas Paine-Common Sense and related writings. How do his ideas about the British Constitution compare with his ideas about nature?

its bloodiest and pivotal part. The moral of the American militiamen was optimistic for they showed Great Britain that they had the potential to do considerable damage to the British army. However, th ... any thing is, the less liable it is to be disordered, and the easier repaired when disordered."(76) Great Britain boasted how great their constitution worked, but it lacked simplicity and order. Paine ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

political Systems: Name three politcal systems around the world and compare and contrast them. Give examples(i.e. countries)

on record as being democracies (Sussman PG). Even in countries as similar as the United States and Great Britain this is often the case. The way the United States views representative democracy varie ... d by countries around the world. To these fledgling countries, countries like the United States and Great Britain stand out as example of what can be. The United States in particular is heralded the w ...

(9 pages) 345 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

USS Maine, Sinking of

olicy seems to be one of conquering and imperialism. In the Alabama Claims, we claimed damages from Great Britain to some of our ships and responded with threats. Finally, an agreement called the Trea ... squabbled over property ownership of certain areas of Venezuela. Gold had been found there and both Great Britain and the US wanted ownership of the lands that contained it. Justifying our actions wit ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


tic Ocean. It is called the Emerald Isle because of its green color. Its people derived mainly from Great Britain. Most of the population is Roman Catholic. The Climate is much like ours.The republic ... aining the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, is separated by the original ruling country of Great Britain by way of the Irish Sea.Ireland is actually a detached fragment from the European Main ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.2 Feb/1994

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


ach developed their own systems at the same time. In 1935, the first radar systems are installed in Great Britain, called the Early Warning Detection system. In 1940, Great Britain and the United Stat ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Presidential Biography of JFK

17 in the Boston suburb ofBrookline. Kennedy was the son of Joseph P. Kennedy a formerambassador to GreatBritain. Kennedy was much like his father, possesing a delightful sense of humor, a strongfamil ... arty, Kennedy emerged as a national figure in largedemand."John Kennedy was not one of the Senate's great leaders" (Sorensen 43). Veryfew laws of great importance bear his name. Even after his initial ...

(14 pages) 150 0 3.0 Nov/1996

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

Acronyms, Idioms, and Slang, the Evolution of the English Language.

. As R.Walker writes in his essay 'Why English Needs Protecting,' 'the moral andeconomic decline of Great Britain in the post-war era has been mirrored bya decline in the English language and literatu ... tone anddirection (save for the uneducated). The days when it was looked uponfavorably to write in great length and use as many 'big' words as werepossible is over. That style, albeit elegant, does n ...

(4 pages) 167 0 4.4 Sep/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Coca-Cola. Management's Achievement Claims Perspective

ty to its investors by never over-promising, just consistently hitting long-term growth targets. In Great Britain, Coca-Cola surpassed two leading teas of consumption per capita. People said it would ... r consumers. Since 1994-1995, Canada's unit per case volume increased 4%. Coke is expecting an even greater increase in 1996 because their Canadian bottler signed with two major grocery retailers. Coc ...

(3 pages) 273 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Golding's Reality fact or Fiction. Speaks of "Lord of the flies"

the book, Lord ofthe Flies, to build and support his vision of reality.William Golding was born in Great Britain in 1911 and throughout his whole lifehe has witnessed the true evil in man. As an adul ... themselves. The boyshave got it in their minds that there is a monster on the island so they are in great fear ofthat. This causes the death of Simon because when Simon was coming back from one ofhis ...

(7 pages) 173 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Jay's Treaty in the States

egarding the public's uproar following the release of information on the status of the discord with Great Britain. The people had just been informed of the contents of the Jay Treaty which were: 1) Br ... , and furthermore by standing up to congress to get this treaty ratified. He demonstrates again his great moral courage for the welfare of his country.Although Washington himself did not write the tre ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.8 Nov/1996

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

The American Revolution of 1789

merica went from a period of tyranny by a strong central government under the king and Parliment of Great Britain to government by a loosly connected confederation to a system of strong federal govern ... g federal government somewhat similar to that of the tyrant of which they fought so hard to be free.Great Britain, during is colonial period and especially after the French and Indian war around 1763, ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.0 Sep/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Crimean War, why do some historians refer to it as " the first modern war"

tain and France were involved. In fact, the military conflict was between Russia and a coalition of Great Britain, France, the Kingdom of Sardinia, and the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). Some historians ... t used in previous wars.The Congress of Vienna introduced new rules into the balance-of-power game. Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia, and Austria were now dedicated to a European territorial set ...

(4 pages) 95 0 2.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Events Leading to the American Revolution

During the late seventeen hundreds, many tumultuous eventsresulted in Colonial opposition to Great Britain. The conditionsof rights of the colonists will slowly be changed as theconstriction of ... lish crown.'I.That his Majesty's subjects in these colonies, owe the sameallegiance to the Crown of Great Britain that is owing from hissubjects born within the realm, and all due subordination tothat ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.2 Apr/1997

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

Dbq on views of Americans towards Britain in years before revolution

Between the years of 1763 and 1776, the worsening relations between the colonies and Great Britain were illustrated by the views colonists had towards the British Parliament and King Ge ...

(5 pages) 84 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History