Essays Tagged: "Levee"

The Roots of Blues Music

frican Americans were also the people who started the blues.The Blues started in the late 1800's in levee camps or plantations in places like Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas were many African Americ ...

(2 pages) 142 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Flood Mitigation

of engineering skills, heavy machinery and voluntary groups."North Coast Flood Debrief" emphasises "Levees do not get rid of all the risk and so managing the continuing risk is the issue". It discusse ... nformative; it includes a brief history of floodplain management and of flood protection works with Levee's originally constructed in 1958 to protect the area between Kempsey-Frederickton. The report ...

(10 pages) 67 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

History of Tap Dance in Performance

were viewed in a locale that later became known as Minstrel Stages. Black faced performers known as Levee dancers, would clog out rhythms throughout the south in 1830. It became necessary to develop a ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Great Flood in Mississippi of 1927

g of 1927 rained a lot, it basically never quit. The water kept getting higher everyday next to the levee, about 10 inches a day. Levee guards would have to put sandbags on top of the levee as soon as ... o be above the water, but it just wasn't enough. On the morning of April 21, in Bolivar County, the levee gave way.Many people left Greenville by train before it was too flooded to use. Some just went ...

(1 pages) 405 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Justification

Justification Levees Firstly I decided to use levees as they blend in with the surroundings, they are very aesthet ... y are very aesthetic. Levees don't cause much disruption to natural habitats and they look natural. Levees enable the river to hold a bigger capacity of water. This will reduce the risk of flooding. L ... priced in comparison to other strategies.Flood Fields Flood fields are needed on the other sides of levees as if the water spills over the top of levees there is an area, which can store the water unt ...

(1 pages) 302 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Elvis Aron Presley

o a small house in East Tupelo, a poor section of Mississippi, separated from the rest of town by a levee and a set of railroad tracks. Vernon built a sturdy two-room home on Old Saltillo road that in ...

(10 pages) 13 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Elvis Presley

o a small house in East Tupelo, a poor section of Mississippi, separated from the rest of town by a levee and a set of railroad tracks. Vernon built a sturdy two-room home on Old Saltillo road that in ...

(10 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists