Essays Tagged: "overseer"

Harriet Tubman

ter day in a world filled with torture and pain, slaves suffered servile lives under the feet of an overseer. During these times, when freedom and liberty were merely the topics of dreams, one outstan ...

(4 pages) 99 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

US Civil War

nd again about noon to dine. The length of the rest they received was at the discretion of the paid overseer or drivers. Each overseer was responsible for approximately 100 slaves. Slaves were planter ... utensils and cloths. Owners usually tried to keep their slaves adequately fed, clothed and housed. Overseers did not always feel the same because they did not own the slaves. A slave owner with fifty ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.0 Feb/1994

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

The Longest Memory by Fred D'Aguiar

veteran slave Whitechapel. He inadvertently causes the death of his son Chapel in the hands of the overseer of the plantation, who just so happens to be Chapel's halfbrother. Prejudice shatters any f ... hitechapel, sentenced to 200 whips, which eventually killed him.Is also ironical that Chapel is the overseer's halfbrother, conceived as the result of rape by the current overseer's father. Cruelly ig ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Longest Memory" by Fred D'Aguiar.

r than to "abandon him to the horrible fate he might bring on himself". When the boy is caught, the overseer of the plantation orders a punishment of 200 lashes, which results in the death of the slav ... techapel is in effect, one of the heroes of the play due to his loyalty and vision.In contrast, the overseer of Mr Whitechapel's plantation - Sanders - is a villain. It is his arrogant and overbearing ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The "One-woman Man" Qualification for an Elder. This essay is based on the qualifications for an elder set forth in the book of Timothy in the Bible.

s one of the three main offices of the church. In the New Testament church, elder (presbyteros) and overseer (episkopos) referred to the same office. The term elder put special emphasis on the maturit ... (episkopos) referred to the same office. The term elder put special emphasis on the maturity, while overseer emphasized the role of the office-bearer. Paul addresses the role of the elder in 1 Timothy ...

(5 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Harriett Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad by Ann Lane Petry Biography

ter day in a world filled with torture and pain, slaves suffered servile lives under the feet of an overseer. During these times, when freedom and liberty were merely the topics of dreams, one outstan ... small child. At the age of 12 she was seriously injured by a blow to the head, inflicted by a white overseer for refusing to assist in tying up a man who had attempted escape. At the age of 25, she ma ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Explain the economic and social contribution of slaves and freedmen to Roman Society. AUTHOR: PETER LI

ves working in chain gangs and housed in slave prisons, which were notorious for their severity. An overseer would be chosen among the slaves to run the estate on behalf of the master. Slave breeding ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

How slaves were affected physically, mentally, emotionally, and economically due to slavery

es in the board and they feets tied together and they naked behinds to the world. Solomon the [sic] overseer beat them with a big whip and massa look on. The niggers better not stop in the fields when ...

(7 pages) 34 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Race and Alienation - This analytical essay describes a person who has been alienated and how he/she is similar to a character in "To Kill A Mockinbird"

he had been young, Harriet Tubman had blocked a doorway to protect another field hand from an angry overseer. The overseer picked up and threw a two-pound weight at the field hand. It fell short, stri ... in which she would fall into a deep sleep. The event was one moment of alienation, because when the overseer picked up the weight and threw it at the escaping field; he was disregarding Harriet Tubman ...

(4 pages) 28 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest": Analysis of Nurse Ratched.

Nurse Ratched--as the supreme, authoritative, and callous overseer for the mental ward--probably believes that she is crucial to the mental-health recovery of ... as the evil antagonist. Clearly, however, she believes her role in the institution as a therapeutic overseer and leader is crucial to the patients; this is why she feels challenged when McMurphy dares ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What are some of the likely environmental impacts of a 'free market' economic system?

-all. But this free-for-all has consequences, the free market system has no guidelines or rules, no overseer and no one to tell you no. The main goal is money and greater profit for the stock holders. ...

(5 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Encumbrance Of War

t. Cross and these mementos he carried, would they ultimateky be his short coming as an officer and overseer of the platoon. At this time they had undertaken a mission to search and destroy a complica ...

(1 pages) 383 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Road Between Good And Evil

g Captain Anthony whip his Aunt Hester.Likewise to Captain Anthony, Mr. Severe, Colonel Lloyd's new overseer, was also a heinous man. Mr. Severe ""¦ t [o][o] k great pleasure in manifesting his ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hector a fiction tale

dds. He was born into the world as Adam Growling, the second son of sir Luke Growling IV the king's overseer of the treasury. Fate dealt him a devious blow, however, for at the age of fifteen he was s ...

(6 pages) 411 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Casina

e side of her son and wants one of his slaves Chalinus to marry Casina. However Lysidamus wants his overseer, Olimpio, to marry Casina and therefore making her belong to Lysidamus. This is the basis o ...

(3 pages) 496 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Frederick Douglas

fe, when he watched his own aunt whipped until bloodied. She was whipped by Mr. Severe, who was the overseer of the slaves on the plantation. The master?s family consisted of two sons, Andrew and Rich ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What Is Mythology

ned why things happened. The gods and goddesses in the myths were thought of as the creator(s) and overseer(s) of the universe and people believed in them and had great fear and respect for them. Pe ...

(2 pages) 49 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Harriet Tubman

r, defiant and rebellious. When she was fifteen, she was caught trying to help a runaway slave. The overseer hit her in the head with a lead weight.Tubman fell into a coma, which took months for her t ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Harriet Tubman

fields when she was 5 years old. She was whipped many times when she was small.When she was 12 her overseer or her master intensively wounded her. They hit her over the head with a heavy weight, this ...

(3 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Biography of Nat Turner

sold to different owners.(www.anb.com) He ran away from Turner's plantation when a harsh and cruel overseer was hired and when he was free he started having visions of God. His first vision told him ...

(5 pages) 15 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History