Essays Tagged: "plantations"

why koreans came to usa

or forty years.Many of the Koreans came because of the sugar industry in Hawaii. It was booming and plantations needed more workers than the native population could supply. (Moynihan 45) At this time, ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Roots of Blues Music

s were also the people who started the blues.The Blues started in the late 1800's in levee camps or plantations in places like Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas were many African Americans lived. The ...

(2 pages) 141 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Legalization

ust one ofthe main debates over legalization.In the past marijuana was required to be grown on most plantations inthe southern region. It could be purchased in one ounce packages for onlytwenty five c ...

(3 pages) 77 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

John Brown's Push for Secession

took over the federal armory and attempted to stir up a revolt among the slaves of the surrounding plantations. Brown easily took the armory for it was not heavily guarded but a slave revolt was virt ...

(7 pages) 126 0 4.8 Dec/1996

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

This essay is a breif discripition of how the KKK formed and who the founding fathers were.

southern people had suffered greatly from the effects of the war. Many of them lost their homes and plantations. The people needed a release from the sorrow of everyday life.In 1865, six men from a sm ...

(3 pages) 97 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This essay is a reaction piece to the philosopher Cicero's quote "To educate citizens is to free them from the tyranny of the present"

t was feared that once educated, the slaves might begin to communicate with slaves from surrounding plantations and organize a revolt against their rules - the slave masters. The only way for these sl ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Child Labor issues, solutions

the land and in the village; in and around the home; on the streets; in the crafts and trading; in plantations, in mines and factories. They are found almost everywhere under varying forms and terms ...

(7 pages) 336 1 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Causes of the Civil War

feelings were on the rise in the North, Southerners were concerned mainly on the maintenance of the plantations and believed blacks belonged under captivity. This is the point where mistrust came into ...

(4 pages) 212 1 4.5 Dec/2002

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

Short answer question on the American Civil War: Explain the 'total war' policy of General Ulysses S. Grant. Do you approve of this policy?

that killing the enemy's army isn't enough in a war. One should destroy all buildings and shops and plantations (for the Southern states). He wanted to destroy all the means by which the enemy could m ... ns by which the enemy could make war. This included factories making weapons and clothes, shops and plantations where required provisions such as food can be found. In other words, he wanted to destro ...

(2 pages) 85 1 1.7 Dec/2002

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

Cash Crops: The Devastation of Latin America. L.A.contains two valuable commodities,one being cocaine,and sugar, the people will continue to suffer due to the lack of distribution of wealth

t producer of sugar until the mid 17th century. Sugar is a more profitable crop when grown on large plantations. For this reason came was the spread of plantations over the Northeast. With the expansi ... ds and wealth in the hands of a few powerful people. They became Brazils first big land-lords.These plantations were a chief market for slaves. Thousands of hands were needed to prepare the ground for ...

(4 pages) 569 12 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The North American Civil War.

he geographical differences. The South was known for its warm climate, and fertile soil perfect for plantations and farming. In the North there was a much cooler climate, and the rocky soil made it ne ... he North there was a much cooler climate, and the rocky soil made it nearly impossible to establish plantations or large farms. Due to the inability to farm the North favored the growth of cities, and ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.6 Mar/2003

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

The events that led up to the Civil War.

ds, wheat, and raw materials. On the other hand, the South was very agricultural, consisted of many plantations and small farms. The North was far more advanced in the technological field. Because of ...

(3 pages) 91 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Slavery and the Underground Railroad.

America thrived and continued to growbecause there was a scarcity of labor. Cultivation of crops onplantations could be supervised while slaves used simple routines toharvest them, the low price at w ... ess dependent on slave labor. The South, however had rich fertileland mostly used for farming. Huge plantations were cleared and neededto be worked. The people of the area tended to be more genteal, a ...

(5 pages) 81 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Slavery.

merica thrived and continued to grow because there was a scarcity of labor. Cultivation of crops on plantations could be supervised while slaves used simple routines to harvest them, the low price at ... ss dependent on slave labor. The South, however had rich fertile land mostly used for farming. Huge plantations were cleared and needed to be worked. The people of the area tended to be more genteal, ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Sociology essay on governing powers of societies and the effects of maintaining the social structures.

s of the world. 2) Life in all forms is being destroyed to make way for large company factories and plantations to feed these "rich countries". The poor people of the world suffer because of this new ... ustrates the Atlantic rain forest being almost completely destroyed in order to make room for large plantations, cattle ranches, and a chance for poor people to survive in today's market world by sell ...

(3 pages) 66 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Frederick Douglass and Olaudah Equiano

r long.Their masters very harshly put upon slaves of the United States. Most of the slaves lived on plantations and farms where they worked in the fields. They worked from sun-up to sunset in all kind ... to lose face in their society. The work also wasn't as hard for a city slave as a slave out on the plantations. The city slaves weren't worked from sun-up to sunset and were given decent quarters to ...

(10 pages) 117 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Questions and answers to American Realia. Culture and politics

s.It all began in 1517 when the Spaniards imported black slaves from Africa to do the work on their plantations. They used to have native Indians but they all had died from the abuse and the diseases ...

(6 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How did economic, geographic, and social factors encourage the growth of slavery as an important part of the economy of the Southern colonies between 1607-1775?

oney. These were the people who brought indentured servants to the New World to work on the wealthy plantations. The indentured servants would serve out their terms and be free. The majority that beca ... parated mainly because of their skin color. They were made as slaves and were forced to work on the plantations. The Bacon's Rebellion in 1676, the indentured servants' uprising, lead to the idea of t ...

(2 pages) 107 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Causes of the Civil War. It is based on the book called The Coming of the Civil war by Michael Perman. It discusses the arguments in the book as to why the war took place.

that they went to war to defend them. The South was an aristocratic society. It mainly consisted of plantations full of cotton and tobacco with many slaves working hard to produce these crops. The Nor ...

(8 pages) 296 1 4.3 Feb/2004

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

Business Economics: A basic understanding of the Four Factors of Production (Essential for those just starting to learn Business Economics and understanding the production process)

, iron, coal and orec)Fisheries - fish, crayfish, abaloned)Forestry - timberThis includes farms and plantations, as well as land where roads and buildings are constructed. Supply of minerals is limite ...

(2 pages) 214 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers