Essays Tagged: "Miami"

What is an American? Describes what I believe an American and what "Americanism" is

uage and culture is one facet that defines an "American." However, I have lived the past 3 years in Miami, Florida and I do not believe that statement is completely credible. In this city alone we hav ...

(2 pages) 168 0 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Crimes of the Infamous Cali Drug Cartel

ing their own buissness,instead they were busy in the three year case of the Orejuela brothers. The Miamicourt now plans on including President Samper in the charges because of hisacceptance of the dr ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Analysis essay of the film "Falling Down".

t the gang members. The scene contains his second outburst.The film takes place in a city much like Miami. The mood in the metropolitan city is very busy, fast-paced, defensive, and stressed. The film ... d" in his car while stuck in traffic due to road construction. This is very typical of life here in Miami. The issues raised by the film are relative to the Miami lifestyle. Many of us can relate to t ...

(3 pages) 171 3 4.2 Nov/2003

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

Coalition vows legal battle over FCAT because students are not passing,students will not graduate with diploma

Curry and Democratic Senator Frederica Wilson.According to the FCAT scored,about 4,800 students in Miami-Dade and 1,500 in Broward county will receive certificates of completion instead of high schoo ... h school diplomas because they have yet to pass the FCAT.Furthermore,nearly 12,000 third graders in Miami-Dade and Broward counties may be prevented from moving up to the fourth grade due to their poo ...

(2 pages) 43 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Belize

us and we wouldn't fit in there. We like the city life and Belize doesn't have any big cities like Miami and new York, it's biggest city is more or less like Ft. Lauderdale and that is not what we wa ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Amelia Earhart

t this time in the opposite direction around the world. When she took off again, her first stop was Miami, Florida. The rest of her flight was as scheduled until she left New Guinea and was nearing Ho ...

(1 pages) 51 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language This was and Exemplification paper for ENC1101. The paper gives examples of situations in which speaking a foreign language could benefit someone.

, and often unexpected, scenarios. In the state of California, as well as some large cities such as Miami, Caucasian people are becoming a minority. Getting directions anywhere in Miami is difficult i ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Burger King and its franchisees operate more than 11,400 restaurants in all 50 states and 57 countries and territories around the world.

Burger King started with one restaurant in Miami in 1954 and now the corporation and its franchisees operate more than 11,400 restaurants in al ... KING(R) restaurants owned and operated by independent franchisees. Since the company's founding in Miami in 1954, the Burger King brand has become recognized for the great taste of FLAME-BROILING, HA ...

(3 pages) 116 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

What are "concentric eyewall cycles" (or "eyewall replacement cycles") and why do they cause a hurricane's maximum winds to weaken?

even stronger. A concentric eyewall cycle occurred in Hurricane Andrew (1992) before landfall near Miami: a strong intensity was reached, an outer eyewall formed, this contracted in concert with a pr ...

(1 pages) 969 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

I Am Hispanic

ge. I now know that I am truly Hispanic because I look a lot like the other people who live here in Miami. I now know I am Hispanic because the people I encounter automatically assume that I speak a l ...

(2 pages) 311 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Will Burt

ty lawsuit.The lawsuit started when a structure containing the parts they manufactured collapsed in Miami in 1980, killing one and injuring another. During the legal proceedings, Will-Burt's CEO died ...

(2 pages) 421 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cocaine

ency(DEA) in south Florida since the 1960s. Drug cartels ship coke to the United States frequently, Miami being the main port. Cocaine has several nicknames: C, cream, snow, powder, and blow. This dru ... ucted, killed, and stuffed with the drug in Mexico to be smuggled into the U.S. as sleeping chilren.Miami International Airport is a popular place used to import cocaine. On August 30, 1998, 2720 poun ...

(1 pages) 346 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Crash Of The Value Jet

e Glades? 31) was just another day for Value Jet flight 592, The airplane was scheduled to fly from Miami, Florida to Atlanta, Georgia (Larson 30). At the Miami airport that day, the weather was consi ... fifteen minutes later (NTSB Preliminary Report 1). Eight minutes into the flight, the crew radioed Miami tower and reported they had smoke in the cockpit (Warner 1). Just after that, the first office ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Airport Security

Miami is endorsed as one of the safest US airports Federal undercover inspectors in the United State ... sts at 32 major airports.How the airports check out Slackest controls: Los Angeles Model screeners: Miami, Newark, New Jersey, Fort Lauderdale and Honolulu Strictest checkpoint: Bradley International ... aff there missed prohibited items 41% of the time.Among the airports scoring best for security were Miami, Newark, New Jersey, Fort Lauderdale and Honolulu, which all had detection rates of at least 9 ...

(1 pages) 656 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Bermuda Triangle

. the Devil's Triangle) is a triangular area in the Atlantic Ocean bounded roughly at its points by Miami, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico. It's a phenomenon that has puzzled many people, it's a name that is ... commercial flight traveling from Puerto Rico to Florida, met a similar fate. NC-16002 DC-3 radioed Miami that they were 50 miles out and ready to receive landing instructions. Miami radioed back the ...

(4 pages) 23 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Case Study Analysis Part A (Power Play for Howard)

other guaranteed seven years in Washington for Juwan. He also stands to substantially gain from the Miami Heat being that they are offering him twenty two million dollars more than the bullets, plus i ... years. Juwan also gets the chance to play along side Alonso Mourning who was being acquired by the Miami Heat around the same time of Juwan's negotiations. The general managers of the bullets and hea ...

(6 pages) 788 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Case Study Analysis Part A ("A Power Play for Howard")

the Washington Bullets' star player Juwan Howard, the Washington Bullets' General Manager, and the Miami Heat's General Manager in a "bidding war" for Juwan Howard's employment with the NBA (Brubaker ... m. At this point in negotiations, another team showed interest in signing Howard. Pat Riley and the Miami Heat were busy trying to create space in the team budget so that they would have enough money ...

(7 pages) 422 0 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Leading Marines

ake care of us? Why would she leave us like that? I was so lost in my own life. Misty moved away to Miami with her father. Out of all of us children she was the only one with a good relationship with ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry