Essays Tagged: "Mississippi"

Destroying Racism

al with what really is in front of us.When I first really thought about this, I thought, this is notMississippi, or Alabama; this is Michigan, and it's in my grandma'sneighborhood. And the thing is, t ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.5 Aug/1996

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

History in Langston Hughes's 'Negro'

. The murderous oppression that Hughes speaks about uncovered when he says, 'They lynch me still in Mississippi' (16). Hughes has made his poem more understandable by the use of such elements as setti ... otional ties he has with Africa (3). When Hughes says, 'I've been a victim...They lynch me still in Mississippi,' we see his real feelings (16). Since, in 1922, the reading audience consisted of a pre ...

(4 pages) 142 0 2.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Why Abortions Should be Illegal".

tions withinthe United States should not be legal for any reason because it is murder. Early in 1966Mississippi passed a law that legalized abortion for those women who had been raped.Within four year ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Jefferson Davis.

rson's family moved from place to place. The Davis family finally settled at Rosemon, their home in Mississippi.In Mississippi, Jefferson attended the Woodville school. Soon after Davis' father decide ... r, Sarah Knox, in 1835. In 1835, Davis resigned his commission and became a planter near Vicksburg, Mississippi, on land given him by his rich eldest brother, Joseph. Within three months, his bride di ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty.

1946.Welty's last work was "Country Churchyards," a book of 90 black-and-white photographs taken in Mississippi graveyards during the 1930s and 1940s. She said the pictures were taken at a time when " ...

(4 pages) 172 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is basically, a broad and at times advanced summary of the fur trapping and trade companies at the beginning of the 1800's.. written as if the buisness was recently created...

ts long before our competitors were born. We managed to set up multiple posts on the rivers of; The Mississippi, The Ohio; and The Hudson. As of now we are sponsoring an expedition to set up a post in ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American Dreams in Mississippi

American Dreams In MississippiConsumers, Poverty, & Culture 1830-1998Ted Ownby was born on July 1,1960, in Knoxvill ... Ph.D in 1987. He is now an associate professor of history and southern studies at the University of Mississippi. He is a member of the American Historical Association, Organization of American Histori ... Historians, and Southern Historical Association. He has written only two books, American Dreams In Mississippi and Subduing Satan. The point he was trying to make with this book was that he was tryin ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry

Hear My Cry, by Mildred D. Taylor, presents the lives of the sharecroppers and land owners of early Mississippi with such real characters and a credible plot. The story starts off mellow with everyday ... "place" in life and uses this knowledge to her benefit.This novel takes place in the Deep South, in Mississippi. The year is 1933, where the population lives in a tense, segregated society. The mood o ...

(5 pages) 74 2 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cause and Affect Essay on "A Worn Path" By: Eudora Welty

old lady named Phoniex Jackson.The Story is about Phoenix going into town during the of December in Mississippi to get her grandson medicine. Three of the causes that were in the story are she had to ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Research comparing the fines of reckless driving to other states in the US

Delaware / MississippiDefinition of reckless driving:~No person shall drive any vehicle or wanton disregard for ...

(3 pages) 29 1 3.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

A worn path

ort story Ms. Jackson also has to deal with the obstacles of people. This story takes place in 1940 Mississippi, which is pre-civil war era. The only people she encounters is white. Ms. Jackson deals ...

(4 pages) 65 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ethical Behavior

oken by the employees of some of the world's leading corporations.Worldcom brought great promise to Mississippi; the establishing of such a company in a small Southern state like Mississippi started a ... Worldcom scandal ruined the lives of many people who had their life savings in the company's stock. Mississippi was proud to be the birthplace of such a reputable company, it was unfortunate to find o ...

(8 pages) 169 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Growing Up Black In Rural Mississippi

Growing Up Black in Rural Mississippi by Chalmers Archer Jr. Growing Up Black in Rural Mississippi, Memories of a Famil ... ily. The Archer family truly experienced the rural south. They relay the unwritten history of rural Mississippi life in the 30's and 40's. It draws on Black experiences throughout 1955 as well as sign ... hilltop of 400 acres that the Archer family rented from a wealthy white landowner. It was in Tchula Mississippi and was where Chalmers was born and spent the first 10 or so years of his life. He recol ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jackson And His Importance.

idered "God forsaken". Under his presidency Andrew Jackson was able to push westward past the Mississippi adding several new states as he went. The increase in land lead to an agricultural boom ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Rotten Rose- "a Rose For Emily"

ur lives.Emily Grierson was an older woman in William Faulkner's fictional county of Yoknapatawpha, Mississippi. She lived a rather spoiled life in the care of her father, a wealthy landowner. They en ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John grishams the partner

er again throughout this book. The Partner is a fictitious legal thriller based in Mississippi. It exposes to the audiences what careful planning and good timing can do in the world o ... d either just getting out of law school or trying to make it big. This story takes place in Biloxi, Mississippi and the main character was once an overweight lawyer in his thirties, but things changes ...

(7 pages) 1162 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Canterbury tales the knights t

t things but it take serious thinking to decide what it truly relates too. Set in the deep woods of Mississippi in the early 20th century the story tells about a young boy who goes through a journey t ...

(5 pages) 409 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Medgar Evers

I went to see a film about Medgar Evers. Medgar was an African American that lived in Mississippi. He had a good education, which was not common where he grew up. He also enlisted into t ... he NAACP noticed he was a good public speaker and he was later assigned to be a field secretary for Mississippi's NAACP district. He did what he could to help African Americans out. Medgar was once at ... was the killing of an innocent black boy. One day, a black boy from Chicago, walked into a store in Mississippi and asked the white cashier for a date. When her husband heard of this he sought after t ...

(1 pages) 634 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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


lkner's writing that inrigues me a great deal is his Yoknapatawpha County. This fictional county in Mississippi is the setting for many of his novels and stories. It is peopled with families and chara ... lkner's writing that inrigues me a great deal is his Yoknapatawpha County. This fictional county in Mississippi is the setting for many of his novels and stories. It is peopled with families and chara ...

(3 pages) 388 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Necessity Of Car Insurance

or she is an extremely good and cautious driver. This fact is probably why every state except for Mississippi, New Hampshire, and Tennessee require every driver to have at least liability coverage, ...

(4 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues