Essays Tagged: "McPherson"

Overview of the phsyical appearance, human uses, and interesting facts about the Velvet Mesquite tree, with bibliography.

.The wood of P. velutina plants is drought-hardy, an obvious adaptation to the arid desert climate (McPherson and McPherson 1979). It has been called "the mother of all hardwoods" (Kelley). Insects th ... > Accessed 2001 Sep 14McPherson A, McPherson S. 1979. Edible & useful wildplants of the urban west. Boulder: Pruett Pu ...

(2 pages) 25 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Random Facts about the Civil War.

. Not quite believing his eyes nor ears, the officer sent the aged Burns into the woods next to the McPherson Farm, where he fought beside members of the Iron Brigade throughout the afternoon until he ... in on the southern line, many Confederates turned and ran into the deep portion of the cut through McPherson's Ridge. Others retreated across the field from which they had driven Cutler's men only mi ...

(4 pages) 54 4 2.8 Nov/2003

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

Looking for Adriana; an overview of a 15-year-old girl

. I sighed. 'Yep, that's me' I thought. I sighed again, and got ready for school.My name is Adriana McPherson. I am 15½ years old. I live with my mum, dad, and my two older brothers. I am in Ye ...

(4 pages) 67 4 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Case study on the the socialisation of children into sport and physical activity

how a single case reflects the background literature of Payne and Isaacs (1995), Haywood (1995) and McPherson and Brown (1988), on the factors identified as being important to the socialisation of chi ... uenced Jessica's choice of sporting activities however, her peers were also an important influence. McPherson & Brown (1988) states that one consistent finding, which emerges from literature, is t ...

(11 pages) 69 1 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"The Hardcore Healers"

s that consist of many violent, illegal acts where it seems that nobody is in control. In Lionel K. McPherson's essay, "From That Gangsta Hobbes to Radical Liberals," he gives the opinion that rap isn ... aces where people must fend for themselves while others are also fighting for their survival (174). McPherson makes references to the social contract theory of philosopher Thomas Hobbes, stating that ...

(6 pages) 605 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Abraham Lincoln

In the book, Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution, James M. McPherson analytically gives the reader insight to sectionalism occurring between the North and Sout ... ims with powerful facts. The book was extremely informative, but lacked interesting details. McPherson does provide the reader with a better understanding of Lincoln and the sectionalism betwee ... der's attention. Unless the reader enjoys reading material on the Civil War, the book seems boring. McPherson effectively accomplishes his intentions. He justifies his intentions by creating a detaile ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


vities. What was most alarming was that she discovered that her biggest informant was her husband. (McPherson, Spycraft and Soulcraft, pg.1) This situation as bizarre as it may seem is not that unusua ...

(3 pages) 10 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Martha Washington

is great granddaughter Martha Dandridge was born on June 2, 1731 on a plantation near Williamsburg (McPherson 17). She grew up in the Dandridge home "Chestnut Grove" and enjoyed riding horses, gardeni ... ls didn't receive at the time. At the age of eighteen Martha married to Daniel Parke Custis (McPherson 23). He was wealthy, handsome and twenty years older than her (McPherson 21). They had fou ...

(4 pages) 1132 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

A child named Lena McPherson was the last of three

A child named Lena McPherson was the last of three children. She was very special to her parents because she was the on ...

(2 pages) 738 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Strategic Issues Paper

hreat of substitute products and services, potential new entrants, power of suppliers and buyers," (McPherson, (2006).Fragmented industryThe first issue for Starbucks is that they are currently operat ... 2010 from, R. (2006). Managing for organizational effectiveness.Pearce, J., & Robinson, R. (2004 ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Sep/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management