Essays Tagged: "North Carolina"

Book report on "Look Homeward Angel" by Thomas Wolfe

his wife died before they had been married long. Gant, looking for a better place to work, moved to North Carolina.he finally settled in a young, bustling town named Altamont. He set up his own shop a ... s a year younger than most incoming college students, he went anyway. He left for the University of North Carolina. College was not what Eugene had expected. Hed not seem to fit into the social scheme ...

(7 pages) 49 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Lost Colony at Roanoke

xteenth century, at Roanoke Island. Starting in 1584 efforts were made to explore the east coast of North America as far south as Spanish claims. It was in 1587 that a permanent colony was finally cre ... lony was discovered abandoned in 1590.Roanoke Island is an island just off the coast of present day North Carolina. The Albemarle Sound, Croatan Sound, Roanoke Sound, and the Pamlico Sound are four bo ...

(7 pages) 77 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Trail of Tears, Indians.

treaty that said that the Cherokees owned land in four US states, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina. The white settlers who lived in these areas did not like the Cherokees living with t ... ted many Cherokee Indians and destroyed their villages and crops.A group of Cherokees that lived in North Carolina helped the whites attack their fellow Cherokees in order to get special permission to ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The History of the Dividing Line

account of the surveying trip that William Byrd led to draw the boundary line between Virginia and North Carolina. The History of the Dividing Line is a story about the early travelers' journey to Am ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

About mari wallace...

born on February 15, 1988, in Okinawa, Japan. She has lived in two different states, California and North Carolina, to include Okinawa, where she has lived for two years. Mari is sixteen years old and ...

(1 pages) 34 1 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Why I decided to go back to school

model for my children and personal satisfaction.Higher Paying Jobs: I relocated to California from North Carolina about 4 and ½ years ago. What was I thinking? The cost of living here is outra ...

(4 pages) 80 0 2.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Constitutional COnvention of 1787

were nine men who had studied under Presidents Burr, Finley, and Witherspoon:Alexander Martin 1756 (North Carolina)William Paterson 1763 (New Jersey)Oliver Ellsworth 1766 (Connecticut)Luther Martin 17 ... (New Jersey)Gunning Bedford, Jr. 1771 (Delaware)James Madison 1771 (Virginia)William R. Davie 1776 (North Carolina)Jonathan Dayton 1776 (New Jersey)Five of the college alumni at the convention had att ...

(5 pages) 63 0 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Capital punishment

s the externalities of capital punishment.A Duke University study found... "The death penalty costs North Carolina $2.16 million per execution over the costs of a non-death penalty murder case with a ... ty murder case with a sentence of imprisonment for life." ( The costs of processing murder cases in North Carolina / Philip J. Cook, Donna B. Slawson ; with the assistance of Lori A. Gries. [Durham, N ...

(14 pages) 115 1 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

"The Mullet Girls": A Rhetorical Essay.

n the narrator and her family. She describes her memory of a specific summer spent at the beach in North Carolina. At 13 she was dividing her time between sun bathing and fishing. The family spends ...

(1 pages) 29 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Same Sex Marriages Pros and Cons.

say that I have walked a mile in the shoes. I know from my own personal experiences that living in North Carolina my entire life that people are very opinionated and judgmental. Anything out of the " ... "normal". I have an older daughter who lives in California and what seems to be not normal here is North Carolina is an everyday part of life there in California. What does this have to do with the d ...

(3 pages) 72 0 1.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Sit Back and Enjoy the Ride

t tropical destinations and now I was one step closer. I had been to several places such as Mexico, North Carolina and Florida several times before but never had I been to a tropical island in the Car ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Clown

mprove ourselves.Thursday, October 28, 1976, in a small rustic town on the eastern coastal plain of North Carolina is where I, Angel Le-Nise Blount, was born. In a substandard community of about 3,500 ... pay them a lesser amount with no benefits.I was the elder of two children, born to Denise Blount of North Carolina and Willie N. Blount of New York. Dan is what my father called her, worked at the loc ...

(5 pages) 313 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cheech And Chongs Up In Smoke

In the spring of 1838, the Cherokees were forcefully removed from their land in Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. General Winfield Scott took several units, including artillery, ...

(2 pages) 326 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

General Charles Cornwallis:Britain's Smart, Yet Stupid Mistake

ve battles; Brandywine in Birmingham Pennsylvania, Camden in New Jersey, and Guilford Courthouse in North Carolina. Cornwallis proved himself to be an asset to the British, since he could triumphantly ...

(3 pages) 2967 0 0.0 Jan/2008

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


t was the name of her third child?….Johnny 11. Why is it against the law for a man living in North Carolina to be buried in South Carolina?…Because he is still living 12. There was an ai ...

(3 pages) 365 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Andrew Johnson

the state decide, he was actually giving the right to the whites. When he created the government of North Carolina, he gave the decision of who voted to people that took the oath of amnesty and voted ...

(3 pages) 510 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Changing Moments

his with my mother, sammy Follis, and her mom. It was when sammy and I went to a basketball camp in North Carolina. on the way down the trip was long and all i could think about was yes, i am finally ... t all their teeth, and looked as though they had not taken a shower in about a month.When we got to North Carolina, things were much different from Wisconsin. We were just about the only whites; and d ...

(1 pages) 298 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare And Contrast

came to college I have changed in many ways and I have remained the same in some ways. Coming from North Carolina to Arizona, showed me very quickly how to mature and put on a different learning mode ... were mine, and the decision I had to make would and should be the most responsible one.Moving from North Carolina to Arizona made me more mature and responsible. With making the right decisions, it w ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Was Frankie Silver Hanged Justly?

Frankie Silver we have all heard her name. The first woman hanged in North Carolina, or was she. The ballad of Frankie Silver is a story of a young woman who murdered he ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Functions of Management

8 million residents in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Texas, New Jersey, Indiana, Virginia, Florida, North Carolina, Maine, Missouri, New York and South Carolina. Aqua America also provides water and w ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management