Essays Tagged: "Gulf of Mexico"

This essay describes the economic activity and the history of Pinellas county Florida.

's peninsula. In the region called the Coastal Lowlands. It is bordered by two bodies of water, The Gulf of Mexico on the west coast and Tampa Bay on the southern and eastern coasts. Only two counties ...

(5 pages) 65 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


ates of America; on the south by Belize and Guatemala; on the east by the United States of America, Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.牋牋牋 ...

(3 pages) 88 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The House Of My Dreams - an essay with notes that illustrates both how such a paper might be outlined and the finished product after composition

I would begin to design my dream house. I would build it on the barrier Island, Perdido Key, on the Gulf of Mexico in Northwest Florida to take advantage of warm winters and mild summers.I would build ...

(2 pages) 135 0 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Similarities and Differences between English and Spanish New World Colonies

t based upon the surrounding environment.Spain focused its exploration on the lands surrounding the Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific link on the Western coast of South America. Like the English, the in ...

(2 pages) 166 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The life of Sir Francis Drake.

led by a kinsman of Drake, the English navigator Sir John Hawkins, on a slave-trading voyage in the Gulf of Mexico. Only two ships of the expedition were lost when the Spanish attacked them. In 1570 a ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


weather conditions, but here in tornado alley we can blame the Rocky Mountains to the west and the Gulf of Mexico to the east. Cold air comes off the Rocky's and meets warm air from the Gulf. The col ...

(2 pages) 40 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Kings highway history.

new lands", the land that has become Texas was explored and settled first from the coastline on the Gulf of Mexico and then overland from both East and West by treasure-seekers, the clergy, the milita ... er exploring the Mississippi River and received permission to colonize the area of the mouth on the Gulf of Mexico. Instead, he ended up in Texas and died there in 1687-88.For Fray Damien, the dream o ...

(5 pages) 33 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

MISSISSIPPI "Magnolia state" Dec. 10, 1817

the United States, bordered on the north by Tennessee, on the east by Alabama, on the south by the Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana, and on the west by Louisiana and Arkansas. The Mississippi River forms ... ulation: 2,844,658Governor: 4-year term.Physical Geography: Most of Mississippi is part of the East Gulf Coastal Plain, and the rest of the state is made up of a section of the Mississippi Alluvial Pl ...

(9 pages) 64 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


oltec, and Aztec.The Olmecs lived in the humid lowlands of southern Vera Cruz and Tabasco along the Gulf of Mexico. The word Olmec means "the dweller in the land of rubber". The Olmecs were great scul ... abor to build the pyramids.There are many famous beach resorts along both the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. Some of the most famous are Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, Acapulco, and Mazatlan. There a ...

(9 pages) 171 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Mexico, history, political structure, biography included

orm.GEOGRAPHYThe United Mexican States, Middle America, or Mexico borders the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico between Belize and the US and the North Pacific Ocean between Guatemala and the US. M ...

(6 pages) 170 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Mardi Gras

since the Middle Ages, where it was a major holiday. Iberville, a French explorer, sailed into the Gulf of Mexico, from where he launched an expedition up the Mississippi River. On March 3 of 1699, I ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Essay on a descriptive place you have visited. Using explicit amounts of detail and long, grammar filled sentences

the only place I am truly happy and relaxed. During the day I swim; I feel the warmth of the Gulf of Mexico surrounding me, and I just lay in the ocean, letting its depth take me over and relax ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

International Business

er of the United States where they are divided by the Rio Grande River. The east is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico, while the west coast borders the Pacific Ocean. Mexico is three times the size of th ...

(37 pages) 866 1 2.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

State of Louisiana 2004 CAFR Final Report.

nd also new information on Louisiana financial statements. The State of Louisiana is located on the Gulf of Mexico and is bounded by Arkansas, Texas and Mississippi. Louisiana serves a population of 4 ...

(16 pages) 179 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The French Role in Arkansas.

hey were not successful in finding the route. They found that the Mississippi River led down to the Gulf of Mexico. However, the two explorers did stop in an Indian village near what is present day He ...

(1 pages) 28 2 3.8 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gasoline - Supply, Demand, and Cost

nges for us? Last week Hurricane Katrina did just that; Hurricane Katrina dramatically impacted the Gulf of Mexico where several refineries were disrupted and several ports were closed that were depen ... umer to purchase that product. The price of oil went up considerably when Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast. By having the oil disruption in the Gulf area disrupted as well as the oil in the Iraq m ...

(3 pages) 149 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Mississippi River.

a in the Minnesota North Woods, through the mid-continent United States. The Mississippi enters the Gulf of Mexico about 160km downstream from New Orleans, through a 26, 150-sq km delta.The Mississipp ...

(2 pages) 18 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

What makes a topic worth studying?

ting ill is very big. There were scientists who actually predicted there will be a big storm in the Gulf of Mexico around the time it really did happen. Even though their job is dealing with nature, n ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia, "The Dead Zone"

because of an increase in activities by humans (Diaz and Rosenberg 1995). The northern part of the Gulf of Mexico contains the second largest coastal hypoxia in the world. This region is often called ... trophic reactions, and food webs (Vitousek et al. 1997).Although the hypoxic region in the northern Gulf has been under observance since 1985, records showing the presence of hypoxia have been around ...

(9 pages) 37 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Cargo Possession Dispute: Saudi Aramco vs. AMEX (Hypothetical case)

r departs from Saudi Aramco terminal and starts a voyage to AMEX refinery in Galveston, Texas in US Gulf of Mexico. Just after loading is completed and oil has passed the loading flanges of the ship ( ...

(12 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases