Essays Tagged: "portion"


d safety hints.Surfing is a water sport that involves planing, "in a controlled way,"on the sloping portion of a wave as it moves toward shore. The most basicform of the sport is body surfing. It is d ...

(1 pages) 81 2 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

An Analysis of the Final Scenes of Alfred Hictcock's NOTORIOUS

t obvious recurring object in the final scenes is thepoisoned coffee cup. In the first scene of the portion being analyzed,Sebastian suggests to Alicia that she drink her coffee, and Hitchcockzooms on ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Legaliize marijuana

on has failed to reduce demand. It's just too hard to monitor illegal substances when a significant portion of the population is committed to using drugs. (Inciardi and McBride 260)Marijuana comes fro ... murdering (Buckley 39A).The drug laws imprison a multitude of otherwise law abiding people, a disproportionate number of them who are poor or minorities, for non violent acts that are directed at no o ...

(10 pages) 545 1 4.6 Apr/1997

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

Economic issues facing the nation today. Speaks of the 401(k) Plans

mount of dollars (usually pre-determined personally by the employee) before taxes are withheld This portion of the employee's paycheck is put toward his or her retirement. What some companies prefer t ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

United Nations. Speaks of Reform Japan fith committee

of the larger industrial countries, such as the United States and Russia, have been with-holding a portion of their assessed contribution due to their dissatisfaction with certain aspects of UN admin ...

(2 pages) 54 1 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

The Graying of America - Population aging.

the 'graying' of America and the increased number of elderly who will collect benefits for a longer portion of their lives, coupled with a reduction of the number of workers available to pay for their ... working.As the 'baby-boom' generation begins retiring, around 2010, America will have a greater proportion of elderly citizens than it ever has. Approximately 24 million people over the age of 70 liv ...

(4 pages) 192 0 3.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Atmospheric Ozone Layer

ce is crucial for life on earth as we know it, because the ozone layer controls the absorption of a portion of the deadly ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. UV-A rays, including wavelengths between 3 ... zone Hole' to describe this phenomenon and unfortunately its importance has been expanded out of proportion to the global total ozone situation. By definition, the 'hole' represents a depletion of ozo ...

(10 pages) 97 0 2.8 Apr/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This essay discusses the assumption, made in the Crito, that "one should never do wrong in return" within the context of civil disobedience.

that is corrupt or unjust. They feel that in general most of society is not corrupt, just a certain portion. A civil disobedient must be willing to accept responsibility for their actions. This is cru ...

(3 pages) 88 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

17th Century Jamestown

inced that the settlers at Jamestown would have to do some type of work, such as growing at least a portion of their own food. According to Edmund S. Morgan the English people were basically a lazy lo ...

(14 pages) 169 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Enlightenment of the Buddha" Critical Analysis

stinguish between fact and fiction, a story that has survived for over 2500 years must contain some portion of fact. But do the facts inspire or is it how the story is told?Approximately 500 - 600 yea ...

(4 pages) 101 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Is Censorship Wrong and Cynical? Censorship opinion essay

, entertain, or relate to the public. To alter these things is to change their meaning.Despite that portion of the public that finds some of these things offensive, the majority of society would be pr ...

(1 pages) 82 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Importance of Structure, People, and Politics in Projects

ng these three aspects of organization will help ensure a successful project.StructureThe structure portion of a project is probably the most important part of undertaking a new project. The structure ... structure also entails all of the deadlines to meet. Deadlines are the probably the most stressful portion of the structure part of a project. They give the project manager aRelative Importancetimeli ...

(4 pages) 144 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Maybe" by Lillian Hellman.

manMaybe written by Lillian Hellman in the 1980's, is a short story in which the author describes a portion of her life during which reality and fantasy were put side by side. Though Maybe seems more ...

(6 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Feast" written by Randy Lee Eickhoff

e trouble maker his is decides that it would be funny if all the men were to fight for a champion's portion. He invites them one by one telling each man that he would be fed a champions portion becaus ... portion because of his greatness. All of the men show up and begin fighting over who deserves what portion. One by one each of the so-called-champions falls, and the strongest prevails. I wouldn't wa ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A cultural analysis of Mexico.

great deal of pride in its vast history and signs such as icons and landmarks make-up a significant portion of the country's cultural environment through its practices, stories, and its architecture. ... inominal electoral districts and 200 deputies who shall be elected according to the principle of proportional representation (500 seats in total). Senators are elected by direct popular vote for a ter ...

(19 pages) 539 1 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Decomposition of Organic Material.

two plastic bags of the same size were filled with exactly the same amounts of organic material, a portion of banana peel, some bread, and some soil. The initial weight of each bag was 30.45 grams. O ... h bag, exactly the same amount of each different organic material was to be placed. I chose a small portion of a banana peel, a small piece of bread, and ¼ cup of soil. I weighed out, and place ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Not all Abolitionists of 19th century America were alike.

Having traveled over a considerable portion of these United States, and having, in the course of my travels, taken the most accurate obs ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Poetry response to the lyrics from the song "Shooting Up In Vain" by Eagle Eye Cherry

hese aspects using imagery throughout this poem. The main character in this poem feels the physical portion with his "Body all in pain"(2), and the mental drag when he feels sells everything that mean ...

(1 pages) 23 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Club Rules. These are my club rules. they might be of use to you.

times.9.If anyone steels the money Kathy Ransom will pay it all back.10.If Angela McNeely spends a portion of the money she has to pay all of it back plus 10%11.If Angela McNeely spends all of it she ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Anti-Gun Control: Upholding the Second Amendment.

e right to keep and bear arms, then so be it. If Americans give up the right that is stated in this portion of the U.S. Constitution, then there is a dangerous chance that they will begin to lose othe ... nd lobby their representatives and officials. If Americans give up the right that is stated in this portion of the U.S. Constitution, then there is a dangerous chance that they will begin to lose othe ...

(6 pages) 132 1 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control