Essays Tagged: "miners"

Living Conditions

the goldfields and until then, there was no law of any kind. At first there were no stores and the miners had to buy what they could from the local landowner. Prices were very high. In time, though, ... started to improve. The stores supplied essential goods and the troopers controlled the more unruly miners.There were hardly any vegetables or fruit and many men fell into illnesses. Not only did keep ...

(1 pages) 365 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Theodore Roosevelt's 3 Major Contributions

e contributed in the industrial area facing monopolies and worker strikes. An example, was when the miners set out a strike and caused a decreased amount of much needed coal. Roosevelt provided immedi ...

(3 pages) 49 1 4.8 Nov/2007

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

Reality of a dream (roughing i

urney across the U.S. Twain depicts many aspects of the west such as outlaws, Indians, Mormons, and miners. All of the mentioned were and still are stereotyped by people not possessing the entire trut ... misinformed on the truth of these different sections of the western culture. Twain writes about the miners in Nevada and California. All of the miners were looking for the quick dollar but, most found ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Work and labour

s. The mining company came up with, what they thought, was a solution. Before entering the mine the miners were put in a sealed room where they would inhale aluminum dust that was supposed to prevent ... together and fought for more ventilation and better working conditions. What about the hundreds of miners who died and left families behind? "They were proud women, ashamed to go before the compensat ...

(6 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Case 31: First Greyhound, then Greyhound Dial, then Dial, now

ts in Greyhound's growth and development over time? Founded in 1914 as a transportation company for miners in Minnesota, Greyhound's success came very fast and the company started to expand its routes ...

(8 pages) 1850 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Collectivisation and Industrialisation in Stalinist Russia

y ratios were good. Nove points out that the period was beneficial to some especially the Stakhanov miners who exceeded the arbitrarily set productivity quota and due to this, received many benefits s ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Billy Elliot -Stephen Daldry Although Billy Elliot is an entertaining film, it has little depth and nothing to teach us. Discuss.

their struggle to survive due to there poverty. Jackie and Tony are both out of work because of the Miners strike. Jackie barely has enough money to buy adequate food for the family, when he goes to b ... . Every day Tony and Jackie go to the picket lines to protest. When the buses drive past taking the miners to work they began to shout and throw things at the buses. Tony and Jackie struggle to unders ...

(5 pages) 11 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

To what extent was Stalin's collectivization and industrialization successful for Russian society following World War I?

y ratios were good. Nove points out that the period was beneficial to some especially the Stakhanov miners who exceeded the arbitrarily set productivity quota and due to this, received many benefits s ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Sea and its moods

istening surface hoping for a naïve fish to swim too close to their open mouth as if they were miners searching for diamonds in the colossal Kimberley mining pit. Someone shouted out my name and ...

(4 pages) 1261 1 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Unification of Colonial British Columbia with the Confederation of Canada_edited

us winning their support.In 1858, the discovery of gold along the Fraser River brought thousands of miners and economic prosperity to the Fraser River area. Higher tax revenue, sales of prospecting eq ... the mid-1860 the gold rush had collapsed from a $4 million dollar industry to a mere $1.3 million; Miners left the colony, exporters stopped exporting gold, and eventually, the colony imported more t ...

(7 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2009

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

Discuss the importance of predicting yield in the identification, mining and extraction of commercial ore deposits and Justify the increase recycling of metals in our society and across the world

the minerals need to be greater than all the costs involved. These costs include, the wages of the miners, surveyors and financial analyzers, the costs of the mining process itself including the clea ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An overview of The Eureka Stockade's Rebellion

On December 3rd 1854, courageous miners in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, revolted against unreasonable actions implemented by domine ... revolted against unreasonable actions implemented by domineering authorities. The repression of the miners was a struggle in which shaped the future of Australian society. Though they were defeated, k ... otestors were achieved. Their demands were to disband the office of Gold Commissioners; abolish the miners' licence tax; have political representation; have manhood suffrage and to have no property qu ...

(4 pages) 10 1 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Barkerville: The Rise and Fall of British Columbia's Famous Gold Mining Town

ered gold in Williams Creek in the Cariboo area. The news of his finding spread like wild fire, and miners flocked to the area, hoping that they too might strike it rich. The miners travelled to the a ... of makeshift cabins and tents. Transportation from Barkerville to the Mining fields was difficult. Miners hauled their supplies on their backs or in a pack train. Because of the difficulty in getting ...

(3 pages) 2219 0 0.0 May/2009

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

Knowing Your Audience: Communication Release

ttle Coppermine that's situated in Chile, experienced a cave in that caused a total of thirty-three miners to be trapped underground August 5, 2010. The miners were trapped without sufficient oxygen, ... 010. The miners were trapped without sufficient oxygen, water, or food; no one knew for sure if the miners would stay alive. These miners were stuck underground for four tiring days; there was nothing ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

coal mining

ut five steps. The first step in mountain top removal is forest are cleared-cut and in this process miners must destroy wild life habitat and also using explosives to get deep into the core of the mou ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Uranium in America

uth secreted mountain to the Navajos. This leading "Mining throughout the U.S. Employed over 10,000 miners, of which approximately 3,000 were Navajos" (Panikkar & Brugge, 2007). "Work became avail ... omic bomb" (Brugge, Benally, &Lewis, 2006). And also the raise of health concerning the working miners in the four corners area of New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, and Utah have amplified. Meanwhile ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers