Essays Tagged: "one hundred years"

The Future of NASA

The Future of NASAOne hundred years from now, NASA's space program will not be so faradvanced that people will be able ... in space. It is used in places such as Sportsland, for kids totwirl around in.In the future, telephones with picture screens, much like those used tosee astronauts in space with, will become common o ... ered energysources will also be available. Space Internet may be created, so thatastronomers and anyone else that happens to be in space can upload picturesand chat with the rest of the world while th ...

(1 pages) 122 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Drugs and Athelets

the 1880's Bolivian soldiers were given the drug to help them gain endurance and overcome fatigue. One hundred years later as many as 90 percent of the natives of the Andes Mountains in Peru regularl ... tly used illicit drug in the United States(Marijuana).Steroids are man-made derivatives of testosterone, the male hormone. For performance enhancement, anabolic-andogenic steroids are today's sports d ...

(15 pages) 333 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Statue of Liberty New York

y on October 28, 1986. The people of France gave the Statue to the people of the United States over one hundred years ago in recognition of the friendship established during the American Revolution. O ... democracy as well as this international friendship.Sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was commissioned to design a sculpture with the year 1876 in mind for completion, to commemorate the centennial ...

(5 pages) 148 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Our Living Constitution: An modern interpretation of the flexibility of the constitution and how much foresight our fore fathers had in the wording of it, not much history, mostly interpretation

wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man," said William Gladstone, almost one hundred years after the ratification of the American Constitution (Ross, 29). I agre ... collapse of the authority of the Constitution. I believe that there are four main reasons, cornerstones, one might say, that have allowed the Constitution to today, still be what it was originally cr ...

(4 pages) 274 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

One hundred Years of solitude- by Gabrial Garcia Marquez- this paper discusses the repitition of life patterns in the Buendia family.

One hundred Years of solitudeThe village Mocondo is founded by the fated cousins Ursula and Jose Arc ... ly. Melquiades, the gypsy who befriends the family, refers to the village as "The city of mirrors"; one where the past is reflected again and again and no Buendias are able to create their own history ... nce the Utopian Society is corrupted, solitude becomes a reclusive monster during the war years. Colonel Aureliano, during the height of his career, comes to a revelation that he is only "fighting bec ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

In reading Ibsen's A Doll's House today, one may find it hard to imagine how daring it seemed at the time it was written one hundred years ag ... ted in Nora physically than emotionally. When Nora responds by saying 'Go away, Torvald! Leave me alone. I don't want all this', Torvald asks 'Aren't I your husband?'. By saying this, he is implying t ... es as his wife is to physically pleasure him at his command. Torvald also does not trust Nora with money, which exemplifies Torvald's treating Nora as a child. On the rare occasion when Torvald gives ...

(3 pages) 273 1 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Working in the Clouds, airplanes

cation, it also offers great beauty and the satisfaction of accomplishing an important goal. Nearly one hundred years ago the idea of human flight was thought absurd. Flying was something one only did ... n flight was thought absurd. Flying was something one only did while he was dreaming; but presently one can fly to his destination in the utmost comfort and safety, thanks to the airplane.The first fl ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

A definition of what Science Fiction is in the 20th Century,

The rapid pace of technology and the advancement of scientific understanding in the past one hundred years are at the backbone for the distinctly twentieth century genre -- science fiction. ... ment in these fields of technology have opened up literally worlds of possibilities for the future. One hundred years ago the possibility of simply flying from city to city may have seemed nothing mor ... ved -- a human being on the moon. Since technology has brought as much change as it has in the past one hundred years the next hundred should be entirely incomprehendable to us. Who knows what to expe ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The portrayal of women in the novels "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Marquez and "The House of the Spirits" by Isabel Allende.

The portrayal of women in the novels One Hundred years of Solitude and The House of the Spirits differs greatly. In One Hundred Years of ... onal role of subservience and remain staunch in their conservatism are shown to finish their days alone and mostly forgotten as is seen with Ferula and Nana. As the novels were set in first half of th ... ez's well documented anticlericalism this idea in church ideology of the temptress is paralleled in One Hundred Years of Solitude albeit the figure of Eve in her roles is split between the matriarchs ...

(6 pages) 116 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Lost Horizon" by James Hilton

Shangri-La. Shangri-La was a uncommonly strange place. It was isolated, it wasn't on any map and no one had heard of it before. Shangri-La was also unusually peaceful. Everyone was polite and moderate ... ers, courts, or jails. The aging process in Shangri-La was prolonged; most people lived well beyond one-hundred years. This was due to the lack of stress and anxiety in Shangri-La, and also due to a s ...

(6 pages) 73 0 2.6 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Lost Horizon" by James Hilton

Shangri-La. Shangri-La was a uncommonly strange place. It was isolated, it wasn't on any map and no one had heard of it before. Shangri-La was also unusually peaceful. Everyone was polite and moderate ... ers, courts, or jails. The aging process in Shangri-La was prolonged; most people lived well beyond one-hundred years. This was due to the lack of stress and anxiety in Shangri-La, and also due to a s ...

(6 pages) 41 0 4.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The Impact of His Work on Latin America

ism in the 1960's but later turned to writing such famous novels as The Autumn of the Patriarch and One Hundred Years of Solitude. The writings of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, because of both their ingenui ... equent worldwide acceptance of Latin American literature in the twentieth century.Garcia Marquez is one of the most successful Latin American writers in the past century, receiving many prestigious aw ...

(4 pages) 154 0 3.3 Feb/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on Martin Luther King and Frederick Douglass

y.However, this did not put an end to racial tension or to the black man's hope for racialequality. One hundred years later, segregation was the prevailing system, a system notnearly as cruel as slave ... 127) King's rationalewas simple.Applying King's arguments and knowledge to Douglass's stories helps onerealize more significant ideas dwelling in Douglass's story. In fact, there is a major parallelbe ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.6 Mar/1997

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


erland (Marsh, 37-41). These books and many more have all been challenged and or banned in the last one hundred years. Many great novels, music artists, and internet sites are censored every day in ou ... any people. A better definition of censorship would be: the practice of controlling and closing someone's mind over a long period of time. So many things are censored now, that it is hard to tell wher ...

(5 pages) 140 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is an in-depth 10 page paper on schizophrenia.

thinking or emotions are produced, then he or she has a mental illness called schizophrenia. About one hundred years ago schizophrenia was first recognized as a mental disorder and researchers have b ... cause of schizophrenia is still unknown and scientists are certain that schizophrenia has more than one cause. Scientists have developed dozens of theories to explain what causes this disease, but res ...

(10 pages) 282 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

The Future of Warfare- Thought Paper

duate of USC with a degree in Political Science. He said to me, ?War is nothing more than politics gone awry. Just remember- It's all shades of gray, my son. Ain't any black and white except on an old ... y, we can draw the conclusion that global conflict as we know it is nearing an end. Within the next one hundred years, warfare maybe all but over. Advocates of both liberalism and realism can see beyo ...

(6 pages) 127 1 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Why animals should be used in biomedical research.

seases by using animals in biomedical research. Animal research has played a major role in the past one hundred years by improving the lives of humans and animals. Even though the topic of animals use ... f the organism. Animals and humans have very similar living systems. They can be easily compared to one another making it easy to practice crucial procedures and create vaccines on animals before it i ...

(2 pages) 65 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How can the division of law-making powers between Commonwealth and states be altered? (Australian Legal System)

ing powers will shift with time and this has definitely been the case with Australia. Over the past one hundred years, the Commonwealth has become more politically powerful by a variety of means, incl ... t must pass this proposal. However, special provisions involving the Governor-General do exist when one house rejects a referendum proposal twice. After the bill is passed in both houses, the amendmen ...

(5 pages) 89 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"Thoreau's Code of Ethics"

dards it is far easier to live by Thoreau's code of ethics than it was back in Thoreau's time, over one hundred years ago.Even though our government has grown more strict and has a tighter grasp on th ... contrast to these times, in Thoreau's time it would have been outrageous and quite unlikely for anyone (especially a group) to go against their American government in such a way as these people are p ...

(3 pages) 112 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Chocolate: the historical background of the cacao plants origin.

down to six meters, so that they are easier to maintain and harvest. They trees can live for up to one hundred years, but the cultivated trees are only economically productive for sixty of those year ... pigments. The tree needs a consistent climate that is never lower than fifteen degrees Celsius and one hundred to two-hundred and fifty centimeters of rainfall distributed evenly throughout the year, ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry