Essays Tagged: "railways"

The Structure of the Canadian Government

eries. The courts have also awarded to the federal Parliament such powers as aeronautics, shipping, railways, telecommunications, and atomic energy.The provincial legislatures are responsible for such ...

(4 pages) 114 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Gilded Age, it earned a reputation of widespread corruption in government and business, as well as persistent economic, social, and political problems facing the nation.

mposed of managers and shareholders. The United States built up a national marketplace connected by railways in which mass marketing and national product lines developed. Business operated largely und ...

(3 pages) 235 1 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Positive Impact of British Imperialism on India

as a big part of British economy. They gave Britain a balance of trade.The British had built roads, railways, canals, irrigation, mills, and factories to further the increase in economy and transporta ...

(3 pages) 81 0 2.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Analyse the impact of the invention and development of railways on everyday life in Victorian Britain.

e of the major influences of the time. Many in their attempt to aid society's progression supported railways. At the same time for others the railways were unwelcome and were responsible for reaping h ... lcome and were responsible for reaping havoc on everyday life.To enable me to analyse the impact of railways on Victorian society, I will provide a brief overview of life before the invention of the r ...

(9 pages) 97 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Hemingway's Juxtaposition at the junction

Hemingway should choose, as a setting for his story a junction--that place where lines, roads, and railways come together or cross.The American and the girl are at a junction of their own, a point at ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What Factors Made Rapid Industrialisation Possible In England (British Isles) Between 1750 - 1850?

o the urban areas and were employed in various jobs, either in large factories, shops, offices, the railways and other businesses operating to serve the needs of the industrial sector. This shift can ... t they went through. Many men came from far and wide to build them, and also to build the roads and railways. As transport improved and became cheaper it was easier to move a long way to get work, so ...

(5 pages) 100 2 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies


h of Poland's air force on the ground. Then another wave of bombers took out the nation's roads and railways, assembly points, and munitions dumps and factories. German planes also attacked civilian c ...

(3 pages) 63 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Bryce Courtenay - Power of One - Peekay speaking eulogy for Geel Piet.

far more respectable name for a young man than my boarding school nickname. Hoppie Groenewald, the Railways Champion of the Transvaal, gave me the dream to become the next Welterweight Champion of th ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

The High-Speed rail and the TGV

ays go faster. The railway is a very good example. From the very beginning, the developments in the railways were driven by the need to carry goods and passenger at a faster pace than the one availabl ...

(2 pages) 38 1 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Meiji Restoration: why did Japan decide to 'modernise' their country, and how effective was this program in the fifty year period from 1854 to 1904?

doing so foreign experts were brought to Japan to instruct on western methods including education, railways, banking and law and training was sought for her army and navy. Japan wanted to modernise h ... brought schools to the villages and growing contact with the outside world in the form of roads and railways. Government instructors gave advice to the farmers on new crops and methods of farming.3Jap ...

(6 pages) 80 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Building of European Supremacy: Society and Politics to World War I - Study Notes

ation of peasants lessened the authority of landlords and made legal movement and migration easier. Railways, steamships, and better roads increased mobility. Cheap land and better wages accompanied e ...

(17 pages) 149 1 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How we cme about to having federation

in 1901 the six colonies of Australia joined together to form the Commonwealth of Australia. Railways helped connect people in different parts of the country, helping them feel closer together ... n different parts of the country, helping them feel closer together and more united as one country. Railways would also make it easier to have inter-colonial sport competitions. Foreign countries woul ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

DBQ: The Federal Government and Laissez-Faire, 1865-1900

step in. The Interstate Commerce Act was enacted to limit the freedom and wrongful capital gain of railways to benefit the people. The Senate passed the Sherman Antitrust Act, heavily influenced by t ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analysis of economic growth in the US 1815-1860

ecially in the Northeast and later the West. From the invention of cotton gins to the adaptation of railways one can see how the United States used their opportunities and resources to their full adva ...

(6 pages) 72 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Great Britain's role in establishing an industrial society in Europe. (within the period of 1750-1899)

ces at hand, especially in northern Britain, which was needed for the fabrication of machine parts, railways, tools, buildings, naval vessels, and other products of the industrial revolution. In the m ... arge factories were visible all over Britain and production was booming. The introduction of railways into the industrial revolution provided Britain with the transportation needed to move reso ...

(6 pages) 52 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

European Imperialism in India

The British were also able to create laws that were unjust to the Indians. By supplying India with railways, roads, canals, and telegraph systems, the British were able to control India better by mak ... In his writings, Austin tells us, "They [British] develop the territory by building roads, canals, railways, and telegraphs. The progressive nations can establish schools and newspapers for the peopl ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Populist Party.

with inflation more could be possible, or the other problems would be solved. Government control of railways was less important because it had little effect on anything else, and monopolies had the le ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Concentration camps: Where were they located? How many were established? What was camp life like? etc.

choslovakia, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Most of the camps were constructed near railways which was mainly how the prisoners arrived at the camps. Other times prisoners were forced ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Paris Peace Talks- Objectives of the Big Three.

In World War I 60,000,000 fought and millions and millions died. All the factories, railways, houses, mines etc. were all destroyed were in the region of France and so it was reasonabl ...

(3 pages) 18 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Why did antagonism occur between the USA and Cuba between 1959 and 1961?

er before 1959, the US and Cuba were really close, nearly all its industry, electricity production, railways and the entire telephone system were owned by the Americans. What happened that had changed ...

(4 pages) 36 0 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History