Essays Tagged: "Lithuania"

"The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair. A story of many characters

dely in their professions, social status, and economic status. The main character in the novel is a Lithuanian named Jurgis Rudkus. His wife is Ona Lukoszaite, also a Lithuanian. Their son is named At ... he feast at Jurgis and Ona's wedding in America, but soon flashes back to the time before they left Lithuania. Jurgis met Ona at a horse fair, and fell in love with her. Unfortunately, they were too p ...

(6 pages) 143 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Treaty of Versailles and its effects on Germany" is a summary of the most important aspects concerning this treaty.

oThe main part of West-Preussen (to Poland)oDanzig becomes economic partner of PolandoMemelland (to Lithuania)oHultschiner Ländchen (to Czechoslovakia)oLoss of all colonies-Article 228 designates ...

(1 pages) 96 1 2.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Why did Finland remain a democracy between the two World Wars, whereas the Baltic States developed authoritarian regimes?

Between the First and Second World Wars, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania all experienced political turmoil. In all four countries parliamentary democracy was threa ... League and the Thunder Cross and how the authoritarian regimes were set up in these two countries. Lithuania is largely excluded, as it is a distinct case from the other two Baltic countries. Not onl ... ter a threat from the right, but through a military coup d'etat against a leftist government. Also, Lithuania's fascist movement, the Iron Wolf, was set up after the fall of democracy while the Thunde ...

(13 pages) 54 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Chapter 18 outline (World Civilizations)--The rise of Russia. What the book misses and what's wrong in it.

783, to be exact. Also, Poland continued to rival Russia until it got divided between three powers, Lithuania didn't. Instead, Russia and Poland competed for the influence of Lithuania, each demonstra ... strating Orthodox and Catholic religions, respectively. Poland won the diplomatic battle, and pagan Lithuania became Catholic. However, Russia won the influence of Ukraine, and Ukraine became Orthodox ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Save the Baltic Sea ! Efforts that should be made!

Save the Baltic SeaBaltic Sea is bounded by Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, and Germany. It covers an area of 422,000 sq km and there are 85 million ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Is it better for a small country to join militaristic organizations?

med various treaties among themselves to feel more secured, but what should small countries such as Lithuania do in such circumstances. Is it better to join these militaristic treaties or to stand asi ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Is Latgalian a language?

her with Kurzeme (together with Zemgale) and Vidzeme it duly belonged to Holy Roman Empire, Poland- Lithuania, Russia. While ruled by Russian empire- there was a very important difference- Kurzeme and ... is only a dialect derived from Latgale?s different history.Latgalian is very similar to Latvian and Lithuanian while Liv language is not. And, as Latvian is the official language, all Latgalians shoul ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Crime situation in Latvia. Writing a report.

y. A major part of groups have contacts with organised crime groups abroad, mainly Russia, but also Lithuania and other neighbouring countries. The activities requiring such cooperation are typically ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair; book review.

urgis Rudkus and Ona Lukoszaite, a young man and woman who have recently immigrated to Chicago from Lithuania, held their wedding feast at a bar in Packingtown, where they prepared to reside, with the ...

(2 pages) 38 1 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Challenges Which Young People Face in Present-Day Lithuania

The life in Lithuania in recent years has changed extremely. These changes could be observed in all spheres of l ... e changes could be observed in all spheres of life and effect people of all ages and social layers. Lithuania has gained independence, joined the Common Market and is on the threshold of joining the E ... ntioned changes have influenced the younger generation in the first place. Nowadays young people of Lithuania face challenges in three basic areas: they have a possibility to get education in a foreig ...

(2 pages) 35 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Economic Impact of Integration into the European Union

icient and to promote peace and co-operation. Membership of the EU is one of the main objectives in Lithuania's foreign and general policy. Joining the EU is a really important historical step which w ... uch as environment, health, social security and many other spheres of live. Economic development of Lithuania will experience the most significant impact by way of financial support, development of sm ...

(2 pages) 136 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Latvia's issues pertaining to terrorism

terrorism magnet. Latvia is located in Eastern Europe bordering the Baltic sea, between Estonia and Lithuania. Latvia currently has a population of 2,348,784 people. It is a total of 64,589 square kil ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Analyse the main advantages and disadvantages of European Union enlargement for a) existing members and b) for applicant countries

olicies. The countries joining the EU in 2004 are Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia and will expand the European Union from currently 15 ...

(6 pages) 157 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Pros and cons of establishing a in Lithuania

Pros and cons of establishing a in LithuaniaIdea or more than that?Nowadays new ideas are the basis of the world and Lithuania ... to forget the other side of the advantageous look .Firstly, the fact that not so many people in Lithuania are using credit cards or have online bank account should be taken into consideration as t ... onsideration as this would radically decrease the number of potential customers.Furthermore as Lithuania has just recently entered online banking, the privacy security is not highly developed wh ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Country report for Poland.

Introduction.Poland is one of the largest countries in Central Europe. It borders on Russia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Germany. With 39 million people, Polan ... is projected at 3.9%, Poland at 4.4% and the entire EU at 2%. Exceptions to slow growth are Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia at a high of 6%. Germany is the slowest growth country at a feeble 0.8%. (15)D ...

(42 pages) 173 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Lithuania - The Country Of My Birth

Lithuania is a small spot of land near the Baltic Sea. It's not so simple to notice it on the map, a ... s not so simple to notice it on the map, among large, rich and prosperous other European countries. Lithuania is said to be a geometrical centre of the continent. Some people agree, some doubt, but wh ... nent. Some people agree, some doubt, but what I know for sure, that it's in the centre of my heart. Lithuania is a very beautiful country and it has a rich history too.It is believed that Lithuania go ...

(2 pages) 5 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Technology Versus Hapiness

ew myself up? These are the words from the popular song of one of the most popular teenage bands of Lithuania, expressing how today?s youth feels about the freedom of their lifestyle. Modern world is ... late 80?s bananas were one of the most expensive and rare fruits found in the stores of Russia and Lithuania. People were standing in longest lines to get it. It would have been the top Christmas pre ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


Journal on "Regional Policy" and "Crime" It's very sad to state that the whole situation in Lithuania is very tough when considering territorial disparities and the weaknesses of the regional ... evident in the past ten years: especially in urban-rural areas, private or public sectors, because Lithuania is not a homogenous country. However, it's very disappointing that " Regional policy and r ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

working-man.The Jungle's main character, Jurgis Rudkus, immigrates with his family to America from Lithuania with hopes of living the "American Dream". Instead, their dream is torn apart by the dread ...

(4 pages) 39 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Responding to topic Education and Others. "Learning Is a Journey"

sually everybody is speechless," said Ms Joanna Clancy, an English teacher at Kaunas High school in Lithuania. She laughed while she told her story. She simply loves her job - teaching and also intera ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories