Essays Tagged: "Iowa"

Essay: Broken Heartland, discusses issues in rural society such as the farm crisis

risis and the evolution of America's Heartland as a rural ghetto. The author characterizes parts of Iowa as a rural ghetto due to its increase in poverty from the farm crisis.The farm crisis brought a ... on uses much emotion to describe some of the events and hardships faced in the small town of Tipton Iowa. Grace Countryman a clerk of over 14 years in a variety store explains how Wal-mart shut down t ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Educational Budget cuts in iowa (negative)

Iowa Educational Budget CutsIowa is one of the highest- ranking states in education; as of last year ... ry high possibility that this status will drop. The budget cuts are creating devastating effects on Iowa schools. School budgets cannot afford to be cut anymore without sacrificing the quality of educ ... ood education. Education should be the number one priority of the United States.Last year, eight of Iowa's largest school districts had a combined loss of $20.1 million. Although school districts have ...

(3 pages) 82 2 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The court case of Tinker Vs. Des Moines.

Tinker v. Des MoinesPetitioners, three public school pupils in Des Moines, Iowa, were suspended from school for wearing black armbands to protest the Government's policy in Vi ... years old, and petitioner Christopher Eckhardt, 16 years old, attended high schools in Des Moines, Iowa. Petitioner Mary Beth Tinker, John's sister, was a 13-year-old student in junior high school.In ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This is a fictional story that I wrote over a period of a week.

ber the exact emotion I was feeling at that point, but I was probably the happiest person in all of Iowa that day.After taking a trip to New York to tour the campus of NYU, I was convinced that it was ... of the world." Little did he know that if I didn't do well in school, I would be on my way back to Iowa.Two months had passed. At this point, I was ready to just give up and take that long hard trip ...

(15 pages) 79 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This essay deals with predictions of the 2004 Iowa Caucus.

On January 19th, 2004, the Iowa Caucus, the first of the pre-elections to select the democratic candidate that has the best cha ... resident George Bush. However, out of the many applicants, Howard Dean stands above all the rest in Iowa. The three main reasons for this pertain to the current Iowa polls, past elections, and his pol ... s pertain to the current Iowa polls, past elections, and his political views.As stated, the current Iowa polls give us a clear view on who will win the caucus. For instance, on the DC Political Report ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Living Well In Place

est presentations and class discussions. From what I have heard and read, I'm able to describe what Iowa has about these values.Ecologically means the relationships between human and their environment ... dings. There are wonderful examples of schools where the local place is becoming the curriculum. In Iowa, there is H.C.O.P program brings students from different schools together to use the building a ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Barbeque

me of Mary, began insisting I should stay for a meal."Oh go on! We have the best steak this side of Iowa. And you look like such a swell guy, I'm sure I could manage a little discount for you!"Althoug ...

(8 pages) 117 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Corn

merican diet would have to be corn. Being raised and having worked on a large grain farm in central Iowa, I have had a lot of experience in the production of this crop. The main steps involved include ...

(3 pages) 493 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Clinton

NESS,ANXIETY,DEPRESSION.What good has it done for you here in the CMB school district, the state of Iowa, and for the nation? Braught families together, more talking to each other about it, more praye ...

(2 pages) 262 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

College Essay

ith Ten Grand?: A college essay The colleges I chose to compare and contrast were the University of Iowa and Luther College. The U of I is a large state school located in midsize Iowa City. Luther Col ... located in small Decorah. The reasons I chose these are because I wanted to stick with colleges in Iowa and also contrast public and private schools. My first priority was to look at the diffe ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Compare And Contrast

Nebraska on April 22, 1982. I am the middle child in our family. I live in the small town of Tabor Iowa. I have a brother, John, who will soon be twenty and a sister, Kara, who is five. My brother an ... 13 when my sister was born. I get along with her very well. I attended Hillside pre-school in Tabor Iowa. I lived on the farm with my family for the past 18 years. As a young child I enjoyed he ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The American Voter

(1 pages) 517 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Caffeine

tober 1995 also discusses the risks and benefits of caffeine. An experiment done on 34,000 women in Iowa proves that caffeine does not contribute to an increased risk of developing breast cancer. For ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Eye Of The Storm

supplied to us by textbooks? In 1962, one third grade teacher from a small Anglo Saxon community in Iowa thought so. With a bit of creativity and motivation from the brutal death of a National hero Ma ... scrimination, the eye colour experiment that the children would never forget.The children from this Iowa third grade class entered the classroom one morning unprepared for the lesson they would leave ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Childhood Influences

al heritage. She decided when I was 13 that I should spend the summer with my grandparents in rural Iowa. I would have preferred a root canal without anaesthetic.Don't get me wrong: it's not that I di ... urity system that contributed to our self-imposed isolation. I began to appreciate the quietness in Iowa, the sweet smell of fresh air, and the security in being surrounded by neighbors you have known ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Field of Dreams

s can come true then you should go out and see Field of Dreams. The drama begins in a small town in Iowa where a farmer begins to hear a voice that says "If you build, he will come." At first the farm ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Information Technologies

The mission of the Office of Academic Information Technologies (AIT) at Iowa State is to support campus academics through information technology (IT). It seems in the "info ... ructure.Quality: In rankings based on computing resources and services available to undergraduates, Iowa State was ranked 20th in the most recent (AIT, 2000) research university category of Yahoo's "M ... tion of a Microsoft Licensing Agreement which students believe to be a waste of their student fees (Iowa State Daily, 2002). Although quality, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder, the quality o ...

(3 pages) 17 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Juvenile Offenders with Mental Health Issues

offenses such as burglary or possession of a controlled substance, or even more serious charges. In Iowa, adolescents exhibiting behavioral issues become involved in the Juvenile Court system, which s ... To administer grants from the Federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, the State of Iowa manages programs through the Iowa Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning (CJJP), a ...

(8 pages) 7 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Modern vs Cultural

ist lived many years apart influenced the meanings behind their art. However, their artwork here at Iowa State influences each student that passes by everyday. Their art is well known across campus. ... ork. His work is directed to a broader group of people. His art is directed to the dairy farmers of Iowa and America. The mural incorporates cows, which gives any viewer that has been in the dairy far ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Art Essays