Essays Tagged: "odd jobs"

Herman Melville

ol, New England (Hillway 13). He returned to New York in October of the same year and continued his odd jobs. Mr. Melville shipped off again on January 3, 1841 as a common seaman aboard the whaling sh ...

(5 pages) 133 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Adolf Hitler, the chancellor of Germany

t. He tried again and failed. His mother died and he decided to settle in Vienna. In Vienna he took odd jobs and made very little money. In Vienna he was described as odd, moody, and ill tempered. He ... t. He tried again and failed. His mother died and he decided to settle in Vienna. In Vienna he took odd jobs and made very little money. In Vienna he was described as odd, moody, and ill tempered. He ...

(7 pages) 93 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Richard Nixon

ther died when he was only 7, and he left home when he was only 14. He went from town to town doing odd jobs and eventually made his way to California where he met his future wife, Hannah.Nixon's moth ... The lemon ranch didn't make enough money to provide for the family of seven, so Frank started doing odd jobs (namely building houses) AND ran the lemon ranch to provide for his family. In 1922, the Ni ...

(7 pages) 102 0 2.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

"Weegee", a famous photographer.

New York's Lower East Side in 1910. He quit school at age 14 to help support his family, working at odd jobs and as an itinerant street photographer and assistant to a commercial photographer.Fellig h ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Henry Louis Gehrig (Lou Gehrig).

able to maintain good grades. He never missed a day of school, and between studying and working at odd jobs, Lou still found time to play high school sports which were more organized than the games t ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Al Capone.

Thieves Juniors "kid gangs." Capone quit school at age fourteen in the sixth grade. He worked a few odd jobs in Manhattan in a bowling alley and a candy store. Then Capone took a position as a bouncer ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Well written and descriptive essay/bio on Washington Irving, from a B to an A- paper

cially dependent on hisfamily until the publication of The Sketch Book. In the meantime, Irving did odd jobs for the family asagent and lobbyist. It seems like he worked as little as possible, and for ...

(4 pages) 92 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Carl Sandburg.

rade and worked in his hometown shining shoes, delivering milk and newspapers, and performing other odd jobs. His thirst for travel and adventure, along with a railroad pass borrowed to him from his f ... be free. His works included the use of free verse, colloquialisms, an original type of rhythm, and oddly structured, prosaic poetry that emphasized key phrases and images. Sandburg was the first of a ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Abraham Lincoln His policies in the civil war

ringfield, he was known for his sincerity and his character. Up to his political career he did many odd jobs, including rail-splitting and grocery store manager, but in the end he found his true calli ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 May/2004

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

Jack London and Individuality

amazing life experiences that not many other Americans knew at the time. Jack London had to take on odd jobs as a child in order to support his family, who were on the move constantly throughout the S ...

(6 pages) 46 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Profile of Randle McMurphy from "Cuckoo's Nest"

he is nomadic in character. Having no permanent base or home, he travels around the country, doing odd jobs. Being discharged from the army for insubordination to his superiors, he is an indiscipline ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Martin Luther King Jr.

e age of sixteen, with nothing but a sixth-grade education and a pair of shoes.In Atlanta he worked odd jobs and studied, and slowly developed a reputation as a preacher. While preaching at two small ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Hitlers biography. Adolf hitlers life. Born,ect............

year later and failed again. He did not have steady work in Vienna, but, instead, took a variety of odd jobs. He lived in cheap rooming houses or slept on park benches and he often had to get meals fr ...

(3 pages) 21 0 2.3 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Harry S Truman-The Early Years

ence, MO where they remained until 1902.After graduating from High School, Truman worked at several odd jobs until landing a position as a clerk at The Union National Bank. Eventually in 1906, Truman ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Harry S Truman--The Early Years

nce, MO where they remained until 1902. After graduating from High School, Truman worked at several odd jobs until landing a position as a clerk at The Union National Bank. Eventually in 1906, Truman ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

An essay on themes concerning John Stienbeck's "Of mice and Men"

t man on the ranch and is crippled. The only work he can do is cleaning out the bunkhouse and other odd jobs. His only companion is his old dog who stays by his side. One night however, a fellow ranch ...

(2 pages) 776 0 1.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Analysis Of Faulkner's A Rose For Emily

nd the United States, living with a friend at Yale, briefly joining the Royal Air Force, performing odd jobs, working for three years as postmaster at the University of Mississippi, traveling to Europ ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Why People Act

d stayed at the Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut for a short while. He juggled through many odd jobs, before he decided to be a playwright. His first play was written in just three weeks in 19 ...

(2 pages) 400 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Inheritance Of Tools

hours watching my grandfather working with the press, drilling holes in decoy bodies or just doing odd jobs for the neighbors. He always told me the sang "keep your eye on the metal and not on the bi ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Antrax

who work in the office to sort the mail. He then hired a retired federal government lawyer who does odd jobs for the school's office, to take over the duty of sorting through the mail. At a tim ...

(1 pages) 393 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers