Essays Tagged: "Jay Gould"

Creationism vs. Evolution

Creationism vs evolution: through the eyes of Jay Gould It has been over 100 years since English natural ... is back with greater force than ever. This is why this subject is more important now than ever. In Jay Gould's book The Panda's Thumb, an overview of and an argument for Charles Darwin's evolutionary ... s underlying opinion, it would had been beneficial for Gould to have done more in this area. Jay Gould's essay 'Natural selection and the human brain' is one that strikes the readers mind with ...

(4 pages) 473 7 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Law and Regulation, The Apitome of American Capitalism? The Emergance of Wall Street and New York as an International Financial Icon 1900-2002. Steele's novel "The Great Game"

anced market in which small shareholders were the primary losers. Men such as Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, Jim Fisk, Daniel Drew and Andrew Carnegie were all guilty of taking advantage of the syst ...

(7 pages) 92 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"The second Industrial revolution and historic happenings of that time"(Includes the idea of laissez fairieism and the New Deal)

ustrial revolution. Carnegie became the "father" of steel, integrating it into our railroad system. Jay Gould had originally dominated the railroad but due to his obvious lack of care for the people h ... ransportation. The Americans made Carnegie popular, they were excited to steer away from Gould. "If Jay Gould was the man Americans loved to hate, Andrew Carnegie was one of America's heroes. The infa ...

(10 pages) 83 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ulysses S. Grant: A Presidency Plagued with Scandals

refore signed legislation declaring the government's intention to cash in the paper money for gold; Jay Gould and Jim Fisk were ready. The Secretary of the Treasury controlled about a hundred million ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2005

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

The Gilded Age

one of corruption and greed. Two of the financially notorious millionaires in society, Jim Fisk and Jay Gould cornered the gold market in 1869. Using the delicate combination of physical power and men ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Testimony before the U.S. Senate, 1883" and "The Political Economy of Seventy-three Million Dollars, 1882," to compare and contrast the two different view points.

ompare and contrast the two different view points of industrialization. The first document is about Jay Gould, as a very rich "self-made man" speaking to the U.S. Senate about the problem between the ...

(7 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


York and Washington: Notorious in the financial world were two millionaires, "Jubilee Jim" Fisk and Jay Gould. The corpulent Fisk - bold, impudent, unprincipled - was often seen in public with "cuddle ... in plundering the Erie Railroad of millions. If Fisk provided the brass, the undersized and cunning Jay Gould provided the brains of the operation... (Terrell "Gould and Fisk")The naïve Grant all ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers