Essays Tagged: "Louisiana"

A biography of Kate Chopin

and two daughters. Because Oscar was not a very good business man, he and his family moved back to Louisiana with his family, but Oscar later died of swamp fever in 1882.Kate took over his plantation ... gun to write, and was immediately successful. She wrote short stories about people she had known in Louisiana, Her first novel was At Fault, which was published in 1890. Others she had written include ...

(2 pages) 95 0 2.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Book Critique: Louisiana Purchase

Donald Barr Chidsey wrote Louisiana Purchase in 1972. General Publishing Company published it in Canada. The author, Donald B. ... n1951 and Colonial Dames of American annual book award for the Birth of the Constitution in 1965.In Louisiana Purchase, Donald B. Chidsey told us about the stories behind the Louisiana Purchase, the b ... the stories behind the Louisiana Purchase, the biggest real estate deal in the history. What led to Louisiana Purchase? And what were the great consequences of the purchase?When France owned the huge, ...

(6 pages) 80 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Black Codes in the Former Confederate States

roots is indicated by an ordinance passed immediately after the war in the small town of Opelousas, Louisiana; it stated that "no negro or freedmen shall be allowed to come within the limits of the to ... would result in a sentence to labor for a period ranging from six months to a year.A section of the Louisiana code stipulated that "every adult freed man or woman shall furnish themselves with a comfo ...

(12 pages) 80 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of "the awakening" by kate chopin

ic, theatre, swimming, and strolling around the neighborhood of either one of her homes in Southern Louisiana. Throughout a good portion of the book, Madame Pontellier was in an extremely depressing m ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

All the Kings Men: Film review

en in 1949, All the Kings Men focuses on the political life of Willie Stark, An up and comer in the Louisiana political scene, by running on the platform of reformations and the removal of corrupt pol ... icials. This film won the best picture award in 1949. This movie was lightly based on the real life Louisiana governor, Huey Long. Stark at the beginning of the film is a young country boy prot ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Nov/2004

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

The Affects of Divorce on Children

y done in 2001, 957,200 reported divorces occurred (not including California, Colorado, Indiana and Louisiana) out of 2,355,005 annually celebrated marriages (including the afore mentioned states). It ...

(2 pages) 69 1 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Conflicts in the Film Version of "A Lesson Before Dying".

t the religion of the blacks is really the white man's religion, and thus rejects it. Growing up in Louisiana, he has been treated as inferior by the white majority his entire life, producing a racial ... cated than them. Wiggins has known nothing but segregation and racism his whole life, growing up in Louisiana. He resents his background, and even resents the poor black children he teaches, secretly ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2005

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

"black Like Me"

els that he wants to know how it feels to be a Negro. To find out, he traveled to the deep south of Louisiana. People were giving him hate stares, whispering amongst themselves calling him racist rema ...

(1 pages) 338 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

1800-1810

s time period were the Bankruptcy law, Tripolitan War, United States military academy is establish, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clarke Expedition begins, and Treaty of Fort Wayne. There was law maki ... Through bargaining and purchasing, the United States acquired a large quantity of land. First, the Louisiana Purchase, which happened in 1803, was the purchase of a lot of territory that America need ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Americans

itions. For without the production worker there would be no product.AT&T for example closed its Louisiana plant in favor of a plant in Singapore then when it found that labor costs would be less i ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

American alligator

surveys of juveniles and adults show a male-biased ratio, although a female-biased ratio exists in Louisiana. From a study of 25 nests with 778 hatchlings a ratio of 1 male to every 3.8 females was d ...

(5 pages) 14 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Pollution Summary

Geography Summary The article I read talked about pollution. It talked about how Louisiana is one of the most polluted states in America. In this article it showed pictures of a Lou ... starvation due to swallowing plastic.The article I read talked about pollution. It talked about how Louisiana is one of the most polluted states in America. In this article it showed pictures of a Lou ... starvation due to swallowing plastic.The article I read talked about pollution. It talked about how Louisiana is one of the most polluted states in America. In this article it showed pictures of a Lou ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Pollution Summary

Geography Summary The article I read talked about pollution. It talked about how Louisiana is one of the most polluted states in America. In this article it showed pictures of a Lou ... starvation due to swallowing plastic.The article I read talked about pollution. It talked about how Louisiana is one of the most polluted states in America. In this article it showed pictures of a Lou ... starvation due to swallowing plastic.The article I read talked about pollution. It talked about how Louisiana is one of the most polluted states in America. In this article it showed pictures of a Lou ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Kindness: A Personal Experience Essay

it to Texas and had a great week. My car was running fine until we started back for Mississippi. In Louisiana, the engine was running hot and smoking. We pulled over; my brother believed that the fan ... mad when we told her that we were in Texas, but I knew she would be furious if she had to drive to Louisiana to get us. We pulled into the parking lot; Jason and I got out of the truck. I assu ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Huey P. Long

He started by getting roads paved and bridges built so it would be easier to cross the waterways in Louisiana. Next he started trying to give the poor homes, education by giving free school books to t ...

(1 pages) 851 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How Hurricane Katrina Affected Me

I recently moved back to Louisiana from La Crosse, WI. Living there when Katrina and Rita hit affected me in such a way, I kn ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Report on hurricane Katrina

ating damage to New Orleans, had an effect on the population of New Orleans and it had an effect on Louisiana. Because of this the preparations and emergency services were quite important. We also hav ... ricane in only 9 hours. Normally, it takes a lot more time. On August 29th Katrina made landfall in Louisiana as a category 3 hurricane (sustainable wind speeds of 125 mp/h) where it had devastating e ...

(6 pages) 67 1 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Case of Plessy v. Ferguson

ch a thing is unlikely to happen.7.According to the decision, the standard of reasonableness in the Louisiana legislation is that it should act with reference to the established usages, customs, and t ... rder.' In essence, the legislation is deemed reasonable if it is acting in defense of the people of Louisiana and making them comfortable, even if that means to defend their prejudices.Dissenting Opin ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Why is dropping out of school a bad idea?

of College." Clues to the College Blues. Web. 11 Oct. 2011. . "Rural Students at Risk in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas: Why Students Drop Out." Welcome to SEDL: Advancing Resear ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers