Essays Tagged: "Pennsylvania"

Humanity is the Greatest Failure of Evolution. Strong introduction, weakens as it reachs the end. Includes reference to 1984 and Animal Farm by George Orwell

f all possible resources. states that in 1891 enough oil was produced from Pennsylvania to power the US for 7 months, in 1997 that time declined to 3 hours. With current consu ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

To Pay or Not to Pay, That is the question-explaining if we should or not pay for peoples organs- "lets pay for organs" time article.

Krauthammer, questions if it is right for humans to pay for organs from either live or dead people. Pennsylvania wants to pay 300 dollars toward funeral expenses for the donor's family. They are hopin ...

(3 pages) 138 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Andy Warhol!

ces.Andrew Warhola (his original name) was born one of three sons of Czech immigrants, somewhere in Pennsylvania on either August 6, 1928 or on September 28, 1930 (the date on his birth certificate). ...

(8 pages) 195 1 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Three Mile Island Near Disaster

t because of the knowledge gained from the event.It was 3 A.M. in a small town set in the middle of Pennsylvania. In fact, the town was named Middletown. It was here on March 28, 1979, that an event t ... n was named Middletown. It was here on March 28, 1979, that an event that would scare the people of Pennsylvania and even the rest of the country would begin. It was very warm in the Unit 2 reactor bu ...

(9 pages) 59 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The differences of teaching certification in Pennsylvania and Alaska.

ery state's standard vary in requirements.I am currently interested in becoming a teacher in either Pennsylvania or Alaska when I receive my teaching degree. Therefore, I wanted to get knowledge of th ... ion on the Internet and used books to help me figure out the specifics of teaching certification in Pennsylvania and Alaska.One of Pennsylvania's highest priorities of state government is the educatio ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Amish. This a group Reort. The findings and information was a colaborative effort.

ey are a branch of the Mennonite church and are descendents of the Swiss Anabaptists who settled in Pennsylvania during the 1700s. Groups settled in Indiana and Ohio in the 1800s. Their conservative l ... ss. Farming and agriculture are the primary occupations. The largest Amish populations are found in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana. New communities are established almost annually and can be found in ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"The Identity of an American Citizen." This essay explains in great detail what the "identity" of an American citizen was like in Pennsylvania during colonial times.

The American Citizen of Pennsylvania valued many different things. Some of the main things they valued were family, religion ... izen has greatly changed through out the years.Family is a very important part of life to people of Pennsylvania. Most families during the 1700's were very big. Household often contained Parents, chil ... women still worked under their own roofs.Religion and Education were also a very important part of Pennsylvanians daily lives. Sundays was the holy day. People would go to church for several hours in ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Fetal Homicide: Crime or Accodent?

s because of the many cases of fetal homicide showing up across the nation. During March of 2003 in Pennsylvania, a woman was "convicted of murder after she kicked a pregnant woman in the stomach duri ...

(4 pages) 59 1 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger Holden's Character

ing characters I have ever come across. He is about sixteen years old and he goes to Pencey High in Pennsylvania. Stradlater is Holden's roommate. Holden is a mean kind of guy but he never shows it. H ...

(1 pages) 39 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Major Andrew Ellicot

r in the Maryland militia, Major Andrew Ellicott was a highly accomplished surveyor who, along with Pennsylvania's David Rittenhouse, extended the Mason-Dixon line westward to its originally intended ... tended the Mason-Dixon line westward to its originally intended terminus at the southwest corner of Pennsylvania in 1784. English surveyors Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon had been forced to halt the ...

(2 pages) 32 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Important Facts About William Penn

William Penn is known, of course, as the founder of Pennsylvania. He is also known as a famous Quaker and for his Great Treaty wit hthe Delaware. What i ... wanted to call the colony New Wales or Sylvania but King Charles II intervened, suggesting instead Pennsylvania. It was the father after all, who left Penn his wealth, including the King's debt to hi ...

(1 pages) 22 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Similarities between the Presidencies of Jefferson and Jackson

yflower landed in the wrong place, Rhode Island was inhabited by dissenters from Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania was created to be a haven for Quakers. Each colony grew differently from one another. W ... ony grew differently from one another. Whereas the Massachusetts Bay Colony became a large seaport, Pennsylvania profited by trading furs. The three primary regions of the east coast colonies also bec ...

(3 pages) 25 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Biography of B.F. Skinner, Psychologist

B. F. SkinnerBurrhus Frederic Skinner, psychologist and behaviorist, was born in Susquhanna, Pennsylvania in 1904 to William Skinner and Grace Burrhus. His father was a lawywer and his mother w ...

(3 pages) 95 2 4.6 Jan/2005

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

The catcher in the Rye.

s story begins on the Saturday following the end of classes at the Pencey prep school in Agerstown, Pennsylvania. Pencey is Holden's fourth school; he has already failed out of three others. At Pencey ...

(7 pages) 30 1 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What is a Hero?

y life because they spend their whole lives saving others. And I look up to those passengers on the Pennsylvania flight on 9/11 because they fought back. So how do we define a true hero? Everyone's de ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My dog

ear Port Jervis, New York on a business trip. She had some free time before she had to come home to Pennsylvania so she decided to stop at the local SPCA. Her intentions were to simply look at the ani ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Life, Influence, and Works of Architect Louis I Kahn.

the rest of his life. In 1904, he and his family immigrated to the United States.In his new home in Pennsylvania, Kahn was often made fun of by other children for his scars. He was often rejected by t ... ship from a prestigious university in order to attend the architecture program at the University of Pennsylvania. It is here where he developed his passion for unique use of light in buildings. While ...

(6 pages) 43 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Life of Andy Warhol

eces.Andrew Warhola (his original name) was born one of three sons of Czechimmigrants, somewhere in Pennsylvania on either August 6, 1928 or onSeptember 28, 1930 (the date on his birth certificate). H ...

(7 pages) 41 0 4.1 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Ashland Oil Spill - A Petroleum Tragedy - Legal and Ethical Issues

esponsibilities that must be met to build a tank such as this. Without knowing the specific laws in Pennsylvania, generalities must be used. The builder must obtain a type of building permit. The purp ...

(8 pages) 103 1 4.5 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

World trade center

the World Trade Center (WTC), one into the newly renovated part of the Pentagon, and one crashed in Pennsylvania. That one crashed in Pennsylvania because the passengers of the plane tried to overthro ... rs. There was a battle between the passengers and the hijackers and eventually the plane crashed in Pennsylvania. At 8:46 and 9:02 a plane had hit the WTC two towers. One tower stood for 56 minutes an ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History