Essays Tagged: "Oklahoma"

Character Al Joad and Setting description for "The Grapes of Wrath"

at needs motivation from the start, but once he getsgoing, he won't stop.Setting Description Oklahoma could best be described as one large dustbowl. All rainhas ceased to fall. The dry wind wis ...

(2 pages) 45 1 3.3 Mar/1997

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

Brush with Death- this is a story of irony and my brush with death and an unlikly saviour.

I was born in a small country town in Oklahoma so intially the move to NYC was quite the shocker. I went from a 200 person class to a 2,00 ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Barbara Kingsolver's "The Bean Trees".

throughout this book was as mother. When Taylor first picked up Turtle on an Indian reservation in Oklahoma, she didn't quite know what to do. Turtle had been abused physically and sexually and neede ... really loved and wanted to care for Turtle. As a result of this change, Taylor decided to drive to Oklahoma to legally adopt Turtle; she was ready to be a full time mom. "I know it's been confusing, ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Capital Punishment for Juveniles- i believe this to be a well written arguementive paper stating juveniles should not recieve death penalty

olent juvenile offenders and numerous contentions to the death penalty's legality. A recent poll of Oklahoma residents revealed that 62.8% of those surveyed would support a legislative ban on the exec ... rs if the alternative sentencing option of life without the possibility of parole were offered (The Oklahoman). As the poll shows, many believe that the justice system should not identify people under ...

(5 pages) 198 2 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Black Wall Street Reparations

is case is well deserved due to the severity of loss the African American community of North Tulsa, Oklahoma faced. The Black Wall Street is the name that was given to the successful Greenwood ... The Black Wall Street is the name that was given to the successful Greenwood Avenue of North Tulsa, Oklahoma which was completely destroyed by the worst race riot in U.S. history on May 31, 1921. Dr. ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Analysis of four types of conflict in John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath", man versus man, man versus nature, man versus society, and man versus himself.

lict in the novel is man vs. society. The first example is the Joads being forced off their land in Oklahoma. The corporations are becoming bigger in America, and are driving all the small farmers off ... ads and society starts when they leave their farm for the west. Almost immediately after they leave Oklahoma, they start to feel out of place, and later are directly ostracized by people in the west, ...

(6 pages) 57 0 4.5 Jul/2004

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

Business Proposal for American Democracy project conference

To identify the needs of each ADP group for potential project ideas and cooperation between Oklahoma member schools;2) To determine a day-long conference schedule that would provide th ... ulty, staff, and administration in their cause.The activities that were organized to promote ADP in Oklahoma are as follows:1) The College of Math and Science, in collaboration with Gwen Dobbs ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Cheyenne Indians

e and Two Moons. After these defeats, the Northern Cheyenne were resettled in Indian Territory (now Oklahoma) along with the Southern Cheyenne, who had settled earlier in southern Colorado. Several at ... with the Southern Cheyenne, who had settled earlier in southern Colorado. Several attempts to leave Oklahoma failed; the last was in 1879, when 64 Indians were killed by troops and 78 recaptured. Late ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Civil rights to marriage.

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Chickasaw Nation

About 4,900 tribal members were forced to relocate to the Indian Territory which is now present day Oklahoma. "When Oklahoma was made a state in 1907, new settlers flooded Chickasaw lands, and the Chi ... lers flooded Chickasaw lands, and the Chickasaw had to take political measures along with the other Oklahoma tribes to protect their remaining lands and preserve their culture" (Sturtevant, 1988, p223 ...

(7 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Coyote in Native Mythology: Thomas King's "The One About Coyote Going West"

with.Cherokee are a Native American tribe who mainly live in the southeastern United States and in Oklahoma. They believe that are two classes of the thunder beings, those who live close to the Earth ...

(18 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Acculturation

hat chose acculturation is the Choctaw tribe. TheChoctaw tribe were the first tribes to be moved to Oklahoma in 1830 on the Trail of Tears. Once in Oklahoma, the Choctaw quickly adapted to white cultu ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analysis of "A Fear Born of Sorrow"

out of necessity as a part of life. Throughout the essay he/she reflects on the similarities of the Oklahoma Federal Building in 1995 and what happened on 9/11. Some of the differences the author poin ... differences the author points out is the fact that since we found the person behind the bombing in Oklahoma, his motives were deduced, and justice was served the world was able to keep it's composer. ...

(3 pages) 9 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To California and Back.

Growing up in Oklahoma has always invoked fond memories. When I reminisce about my childhood, I think of my grandp ... f my grandparents, fishing trips, neighborly visits, and a multitude of friends. Although raised in Oklahoma, I grew up and became an adult after I moved to California. I settled in Sacramento with my ... s. After almost thirty years of residing in California, I was fed up. It was time to return home to Oklahoma. My own memories of childhood convinced me that my children and grandchildren deserved the ...

(6 pages) 23 0 3.4 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Bootleggers boy

glamorous, it was always successful. Switzer grew up in Arkansas, but will always be connected with Oklahoma. He is one of the best coaches to ever coach college football, and reached a hundred wins f ... layed for four years and often said he was never good enough player to play for one of his teams at Oklahoma.At the beginning of his senior year, he met his future wife. He was talking to one of his t ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Culture

cation is a means to an end education needs to be opened up as well."rainbow coalition of the mind" Oklahoma has a large American Indian population and hardly anyone knows about it because it was supp ... nd But now I know an Indian chief-Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma-whose struggle is also a struggle with language and representation. The Cherokee are also i ...

(3 pages) 489 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Culture

cation is a means to an end education needs to be opened up as well."rainbow coalition of the mind" Oklahoma has a large American Indian population and hardly anyone knows about it because it was supp ... nd But now I know an Indian chief-Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma-whose struggle is also a struggle with language and representation. The Cherokee are also i ...

(3 pages) 11 0 1.0 Feb/2008

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

Cherokee Indians The tribe I did my report on was

United States. Some lived in North Carolina, but most of the tribes almost 100,000 members lived in Oklahoma. Many others migrated elsewhere.The Cherokee Indians existed from the 1700's through the 18 ... ter of 1838-1839, U.S troops forced from 13,000 to 17,000 Cherokee to move to the Indian Territory (Oklahoma). Thousands died on the way. About 1,000 Cherokee escaped. Their forced march became known ...

(2 pages) 1902 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Cherokee

the Cherokee Nation died because of the forced relocation to Indian Territory that is now known as Oklahoma.They had a three-part government that they restored after they were finally settled in the ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abolish the Bowl Championship Series

th ranked Michigan did receive a BCS bowl invitation (Wikipedia, 2009).During the 2000-2001 season, Oklahoma was the only team to finish the regular season undefeated. There were three legitimate one- ... ish the regular season undefeated. There were three legitimate one-loss teams who could have played Oklahoma in the national championship game. Florida State was chosen to be Oklahoma’s opponent ...

(8 pages) 738 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues