Essays Tagged: "Nebraska"

alcohol use prior to sex

tell about the next day. The sad thing is, that most of the time it is true. A survey was taken in Nebraska in September of 1995, which said 25.7% of adolescents aged 18 and younger said, they have u ... of adolescents aged 18 and younger said, they have used alcohol before having sex. That is just in Nebraska alone (Courtney, 288, 1995). It is also said that Fraternity and Sorority members drink mor ...

(10 pages) 255 1 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

People accused of Violent Crimes should not be to post bail

last, and final, reason is that my rationale strongly agrees with denial of bail to the accused.In Nebraska, as written in the Statutes of Nebraska, bail is granted after a judge takes into account t ... me to my next point, that these accused people are a threat. The purpose of bail, as defined by the Nebraska Statute, is to ensure that the defendant will show at the trial. I researched a case where ...

(3 pages) 79 1 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

4 page thesis paper on malcolm x. why he had become a racist

begun to think the way he did, started back when he was just a child. His family lived on a farm in Nebraska, and was happily living together. He grew up around the time that racism was execrable. Mal ...

(5 pages) 232 4 4.6 Dec/2002

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

Republican Unfairness (problems with the Electoral College).

for one candidate in each state. All of this is because the United States is a republic. Maine and Nebraska are, however, different. They work under a democratic system, rather than the republican sy ... tate offering twenty-five electoral votes - those votes could be divided in half, like in Maine and Nebraska.The Electoral College has also created unusual and unfair situations in Presidential electi ...

(3 pages) 103 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Technological Revelation: this report takes you through specific technology and how it advanced how we live.

Railroad extending from coast to coast was a big improvement, as new rails were being laid between Nebraska and Sacramento. " On May 10, 1869 at a place called Promontory Point Central Pacific presid ...

(3 pages) 86 1 1.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

This is an essay about "the classical American journey" as portraid in many books and movies

r's My Antonia was novel of the journey of Jim the main character's life. He moved from Virginia to Nebraska when he was nine years old because his parents died. As he grew up he moved from a farm to ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Assess the moral arguments and political actions of those opposed to the spread of slavery in the context of two of the following

the context of two of the following:The Missouri CompromiseThe Mexican WarCompromise Of 1850Kansas-Nebraska Act The moral and political actions of those opposed to the spread of slaver ... actions of those opposed to the spread of slavery in the context of The Mexican War and The Kansas-Nebraska Act are very conflicting. With the upset in balance of the Mexican War, antislavery activis ...

(2 pages) 68 2 2.6 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Comparative commentary: Flann O'Brien's novel "The Third Policeman" and "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac

d to text B; this is a main highway in the night, going 110 miles an hour past the biggest towns of Nebraska. The speed is conveyed into the text by for example using lists: "A hundred and ten miles a ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What the author, Willa Cather, is trying to convey throughout her book "My Antonia".

d when he was very young so he was sent to live with his grandmother and grandfather in Black Hawk, Nebraska. When he arrives, an immigrant family from Bohemia moves in next door. Jim then meets Anton ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Water Quality In Nebraska

NEBRASKA'S WATER QUALITY Water quality in Nebraska isn't too bad right now but our state's legislatu ... ly allowing widespread contamination of our ground and surface water. Over 40% of the facilities in Nebraska had at least one quarter of last year in significant non-compliance of the Clean Water Act. ... at least one quarter of last year in significant non-compliance of the Clean Water Act. This makes Nebraska one of the eight worst states in the nation. Right now our waters may be safe for the most ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

William Jennings Bryan's Childhood

g man into a great leader. From observing the primary sources from the prairie settlement in Nebraska, it would appear that there are some similarities and differences between the two towns. It ... ho knew each other in multiple social settings. Where William's town had advantages over the Nebraska town was in the number of organizations and clubs one could belong to. When looking at the ...

(2 pages) 453 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cooperatives

profitable would it? It's not the kind of life most of us would want to live. Fortunately, here in Nebraska we don't have to live this lifestyle, because many of these services are provided by our lo ... roducts, fruits, and vegetables. For example, Farmland Industries' hog processing plant near Crete, Nebraska buys around two to two and a half million hogs a year. The farmers sell their hogs to Farml ...

(5 pages) 403 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Coperatives

profitable would it? It's not the kind of life most of us would want to live. Fortunately, here in Nebraska we don't have to live this lifestyle, because many of these services are provided by our lo ... roducts, fruits, and vegetables. For example, Farmland Industries' hog processing plant near Crete, Nebraska buys around two to two and a half million hogs a year. The farmers sell their hogs to Farml ...

(4 pages) 413 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Corruption In Sports

vey 2001). According to Eric Christiansen who is a former sports reporter for a local TV station in Nebraska, everybody knows about corruption in today's sports but everybody is afraid to say somethin ...

(2 pages) 2192 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Coming Of Age

de it onto the shore of the United States, her family decided to continue moving until they reached Nebraska. The family had to stay strong throughout the trip or else they would have split upon reach ... ccess in there own ways. Their lives were forever turned around once they reached the small town of Nebraska, and they were much better off because of Nebraska. Without their separate, but somehow con ...

(6 pages) 370 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Letter Of Determination

Nellie Wooster, a husband and wife who chose to make a new life in the western prairie, settling in Nebraska. This document contains letters written between the couple before Nellie joined Charles in ... ng a living off the land. Charles Wooster was the author of the majority of the letters, describing Nebraska to his wife as very different from Michigan. Although somewhat settled, Indians were ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Drink That Will Change Your Life!         Wouldn’t be great

no matter where they play, they will always be hot and sweaty. They could be in Florida, Texas, or Nebraska and they will still sweat. The commercial plants an image into the viewers heads that makes ... he commercial plants an image into the viewers heads that makes them feel as if playing football in Nebraska is much worse than playing football anywhere else. However, in reality the differences are ...

(7 pages) 1607 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Antonia's Character in My Antonia

resents several different things in the novel. She represents the work ethic of the pioneers of the Nebraska landscape, she represents the hardships that faced new American immigrants, and finally she ... n which he sees it.The first thing that Antonia represents is the work ethic of the Pioneers of the Nebraska landscape. She represents this through the way that she worked the fields after the death o ...

(2 pages) 463 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Crisis of the Union DBQ

roceedings Mrs. Stowe is anxious to influence on behalf of humanity… (Document C)"The Kansas-Nebraska act is one more prominent obstacle in the course to avoid Civil War. It was introduced to h ... urse to avoid Civil War. It was introduced to help solve the problem of slavery in the territory of Nebraska, which was to be split into Kansas and Nebraska. Each would then vote to be either a free o ...

(1 pages) 16 0 2.3 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A book report, comparing the immigration in the 1900's to the story line of My Antonia and sociological events at the time which made the book a classic.

Europeans sought to leave the dirty, congested cities in Europe to the peaceful vast countryside of Nebraska hoping to make a new life for them away from the prosecution they faced back in their home ... ter, and the nature of its plots". Cather utilizes these formal aspects in My Antonia with the vast Nebraska landscape, individual characters, and multiple experiences throughout the book to capture t ...

(3 pages) 1100 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American