Essays Tagged: "Hudson River"

The Seven Hats of a President. Speaks of Roosevelt

mplished a many great tasks and feats.Roosevelt was born Jan. 30, 1882, at the family estate on the Hudson River near Hyde Park, N. Y. 'His father, James Roosevelt, was a wealthy landowner and railroa ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.7 Jan/1997

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

Dredging the Hudson River for PCBs - The history of the Hudson, Pros and Cons of Dredging,

Dredging The Hudson RiverFor PCBsTens of thousands of years ago, glaciers carved out the Hudson River. It is an e ... tion to the open sea and within which sea water is diluted by fresh water"(life.bio.sunysb.edu).The Hudson River begins in Lake Tear of the Clouds on the southwest side of Mount Marcy, the highest pea ... w, it is three and a half miles wide. "From Troy south to the river's mouth in New York harbor, the Hudson takes on the properties of the ocean as well as a river. As the tide rises in the Atlantic, s ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Erie Canal and impacts that it had on commerce, trade, and development of New York and the US at that time.

the 1700's the goal of the company was to create an uninterrupted route of transportation from the Hudson River to Lake Ontario for which trading could transpire. The accomplishment for the attempt t ... n-made, the Erie Canal had a significant impact on New York States geography. From Lake Erie to the Hudson River hard work, sweat, and tears allowed for the completion of the canal in 1825.On October ...

(6 pages) 108 1 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dredging the Hudson River

1947 to 1977, GE plants north of Albany poured more than 1.3 million pounds of PCBs into the upper Hudson and PCBs continue to leak out of two GE plants." PCBs are chemicals used for a wide variety o ... hundred thousand pounds of PCBs from a 40-mile stretch by means of dredging the river. Dredging the Hudson River in this area may have many negative effects on those who live in the surrounding areas ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) in the Hudson River. Natural Recovery Vs. Dredging

When 60 Minutes' correspondent Lesley Stahl asked about G.E. polluting the Hudson River, G.E.'s chairman, Dr. Welch insisted, "We didn't dump. We had a permit from the U.S. Go ... onsibility for the Company's manner in delaying and avoiding clean up of the firm's PCB mess in the Hudson River. What once was an amber manufacturing oil, is now an invisible plague on New York's sig ... y minor adverse impacts (Heller, 2000). Compared to natural recovery, dredging buried PCBs from the Hudson River bottom would be a significantly faster and more efficient way to reduce sediment PCB le ...

(15 pages) 129 2 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

U.S.A's Economic Growth

ddition to the U.S.A. By 1825 it advanced New York's ports and harbors. The Erie also populated the Hudson River. The New York City harbor before the establishment of the Erie was ranked the fifth lar ... on, made repeated efforts between 1810 and 1816 to obtain federal financing for a canal linking the Hudson River and Lake Erie.The T.C.R.R connected the United States. It was made by the Central Pacif ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Hudson Bay Company

ut there is only one that has lasted as long, been the most powerful, and been as successful as the Hudson's Bay Company.The quest for the North West Passage started in 1576 by a man known as Martin F ... rent times; failing each time he tried to find the Northwest Passage. These failures prompted Henry Hudson to try and find the North West Passage. Henry Hudson was the first man to successfully sail t ...

(6 pages) 46 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Vocab for ap us history class, about the puritans and great migration

Puritan ideas. He later established Rhode Island and helped it to foster religious toleration.Henry Hudson - Discovered what today is known as the Hudson River. Sailed for the Dutch even though he was ... utes of the Christian Religion"Patroonship - Patroonship was vast Dutch fuedal estates fronting the Hudson River in the early 1600's. They were granted to promoters who agreed to settle fifty people o ...

(6 pages) 56 1 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Whale Rider

iti Ihimaera, originally from New Zealand, now living in New York City, saw a whale stranded up the Hudson River. This sight brought back memories of his people and made him homesick for the area he g ...

(6 pages) 96 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Fish: Biology Related Info on the Shortnose Sturgeon

The Shortnose sturgeon is found on the Hudson river, from the southern tip of Manhattan, in the lower seas. They are restricted in range to ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Lenape Indians

could be blamed on one thing, it would be the introduction of the fur trade. Dutch explorer, Henry Hudson, was sent out to find a new passage to the Orient. Instead, his travels took him to the Delaw ... nt out to find a new passage to the Orient. Instead, his travels took him to the Delaware River and Hudson River where he first met the Lenapes on shore. Early accounts of these meetings between Europ ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why are Brown Trout being introduced into the Hudson river when the native trout, Brook Trout is already present?

Abstract:The purpose of our paper is to investigate why brown trout are being introduced into the Hudson River when the native species, brown trout is present. Out study began when we went to the Co ... comparing the two species. Our goal is to understand why brown trout have been introduced into the Hudson River.Background:The Cold Spring's hatchery is responsible for the many trout that have survi ...

(14 pages) 17 0 2.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving- Icabod Crane

This story takes place in Tarry Town also known as Sleep Hollow, New York alongthe Hudson River. Ichabod Crane is a main character who is the teacher. He is very tall with long arms a ...

(3 pages) 33 1 4.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lenape Indians

In 1609, when Henry Hudson sailed up the “Henry Hudson” river, now bearing his own name, the Lenapes had been ... napes' way of life 300 years ago could surely be blamed on the introduction of the fur trade. Henry Hudson, famous Dutch explorer, was sent out to locate a new route to the Orient. Instead, his journe ... ocate a new route to the Orient. Instead, his journey had caused him to find the Delaware River and Hudson River, where he first encountered the Lenapes on shore. Ancient records of these meetings amo ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.5 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hudson River

General Electric (GE) has dumped nearly 1.3 million pounds of toxic man made chemicals into the Hudson River since the late 1940's. These chemicals have traveled down stream polluting nearly190 mi ... er and has issued it to GE. However, General Electric doesn't want to spend the money to dredge the Hudson River. Part of GE's plan against dredging the Hudson river, is to persuade surrounding commun ...

(4 pages) 430 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Miss Liberty

Island. This is where Miss Liberty stands, well erected in the mouth of a very wide and a very deep Hudson River, which leads to the New York Harbor. All throughout the day she is welcoming outsiders ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.8 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Marketing Mix Paper

g managers can control in order to best satisfy customers in the target market (QuickMBA, 1987).The Hudson River Group® states that "Business performance in any industry is impacted continually by ... ended to put a marketing plan in place, paying careful attention to the 4 P's of marketing.ReferenceHudson River Group® (1989) "Marketing Mix Modeling" Retrieved on 09/04/07 from: http://www.hudso ...

(4 pages) 331 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow's setting is in a small village on the Hudson River known as Greensburgh, or Tarry Town. The main character in the story, is Ichabod Crane. ...

(1 pages) 522 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Inside The Morbid Writings Of Edgar Allan Poe

tation was taken from "Annabel Lee a poem written about the death of his wife who was buried by the Hudson River. Of my darling- my darling, my life and my bride, In the sepulcher ther ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Organizational Culture

unique learning environment. A tree lined campus dotted with new looking buildings over looking the Hudson River. In the middle of the campus, you see a modest round building with a large cross sprawl ...

(4 pages) 103 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology