Essays Tagged: "mining town"

There's Gold in them Hills!

in AlaskaTerritoryIt was late summer when the reports came in like wildfire to that smallCalifornia mining town. They'd found gold in the Klondike! That worthlesschunk of land wasn't so worthless afte ... before you can say U.S.Geological Survey!' We near busted our asses that fall working, and not justmining neither: we needed cash for the trip and to buy supplies when we gotthere, so we did most any ...

(4 pages) 36 0 1.8 Sep/1996

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

'October Sky' film reveiw

ver Coaltown, in 1957, teen Homer Hickam's dreams and destiny change forever. Set in the small coal-mining town of Coalwood West Virginia Homer is your average underachieving teenager destined and exp ... oviet satellite Sputnik changes him forever. He sees a future for himself other than a life of coal mining. Homer, with the help of his friends and teacher Miss Riley (Laura Dern) sets about making hi ...

(3 pages) 85 0 3.0 Sep/2002

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

Natural Resources and managment

          a Victorian house                 an historic mining town        an irrigation canal        a dam   ...

(2 pages) 94 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"October Sky" by Homer Hickam.

October Sky was written by Homer Hickam. Describes Homer growing up in the small mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia. He became fascinated with rockets and began the BCMA (Big Cr ... at made them fly. Written as an autobiography about his life. The story takes place in a small coal mining town in West Virginia from 1957 on. The main form of conflicts in October Sky are man vs. man ... rockets.Homer Hickam Jr. is the main character in the book October Sky. He grows up in a small coal mining town in West Virginia. He is not good at football like his brother Jim, but he wants to find ...

(3 pages) 125 4 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Describe the problems of living in a newly set-up town in the west:

In the Wild West there were four main types of town. These were mining towns, cattle towns, Mormon towns and homesteader towns. In these towns the inhabitants suffe ... rent problems to different degrees, such as communication, law and order and other various problems.Mining towns were built to provide accommodation for the miners to live. An example of a mining town ... is Denver. In these towns the law and order was a severe problem. A common crime that took place in mining towns was claim jumping where a miner would find gold on a piece of land and someone else wou ...

(6 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

COMMENT IN DETAIL ON THE POEMS BY TED HUGHES. AS A FINAL CONCLUSION, CHOOSE TWO OTHER POEMS WHICH DEAL WITH THE SAME THEME AND DISCUSS AND COMPARE THEM WITH HUGHES' POEMS

Ted Hughes all have the same common theme, nature. He was born to a working class family in a small mining town in Yorkshire, and was obsessed with and became famous for describing the power and myste ... benefit - this is the message that Hughes is trying to portray in that it could be a vehicle for examining life, as no matter how hard you work, it can be taken away in one fell swoop (anticipation ha ...

(5 pages) 51 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Frank Gehry

Biography Frank Gehry was born at Toronto in 1929 and raised in the mining town of Timmins, Ontario. His father was a pinball and slot machine supplier and also an arti ...

(8 pages) 41 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Art Essays

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1928 and was raised in a coal-mining town in Philadelphia. Andy always had a problem with grammar school. He was not a social chil ...

(4 pages) 7 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Beginnings of the stock market

y, boasting a list of business contacts made reporting on gold and silver prospecting in a Colorado mining town called Leadville, Charles Dow left the frontier for the nation's financial hub, New York ...

(1 pages) 520 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The man who liked slow tomatoe

American mystery writer. Mario Balzic a proud from origin Italian police chief in Rocksburg, a coal-mining town in Pennsylvania will solve a crime, which is not even there at the beginning. But before ...

(4 pages) 437 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Stalin as a continuation of Le

Stalin as a continuation of Lenin Communism is like a mining town. The government owns the people. They are forced to buy government food, work for the go ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

John L Lewis

907 he ran for mayor however he was not elected and all the Lewises left Iowa and moved to southern mining town in Illinois. There the men in the family soon established themselves among the large lab ... selves among the large labor force as hard workers. In 1910 John was elected president of the local mining union 1475, one of the largest in the state. Shortly before leaving Iowa, he had married Myrt ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Parents and kids relationships

ic their relationship as father and son. In "October Sky", the story takes place at a West Virginia mining town during the 1950's. People could only survive working in coalmines. John is a mine superi ...

(7 pages) 601 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Oath

The Oath The Oath written by Frank Peretti is about a mining town, a strange oath taken by the town's people and a deadly and evil presents in the mountai ... l presents in the mountains of Hyde River. The story takes places in Hyde River n Pacific Northwest mining town where Steve Benson is investigating the savage and brutal murder of his brother.Through ...

(1 pages) 605 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Turn Of The Century America (1900)

Linda Gordon shows many of these issues by telling the story of Catholic white children going to a mining town to be adopted by Mexican-Americans of the Catholic faith. Gordon is looking back at the ... book that shows how republican theory worked in this time is the strike of 1903. During this time, mining towns went from individuals looking for work in copper mining to corporate money machines (cl ...

(9 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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Linda Gordon shows many of these issues by telling the story of Catholic white children going to a mining town to be adopted by Mexican-Americans of the Catholic faith. Gordon is looking back at the ... book that shows how republican theory worked in this time is the strike of 1903. During this time, mining towns went from individuals looking for work in copper mining to corporate money machines (cl ...

(9 pages) 15 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Smart Weaponry

on can be thrown totally off its target by smoke, fog, haze or clouds. Recently, in a small Serbian mining town called Aleksinac, a smart weapon missed its target and flattened 2 residential areas and ...

(2 pages) 364 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

My Favorite Hobby : Reading

ng village called Lancaster, 200 miles northeast of Anchorage, Alaska. It's strictly a fishing and mining town with a year-long population of 424. We're a loyal, self-sufficent group, and count amon ...

(3 pages) 10841 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy