Essays Tagged: "Ransom"

Terrorism

for them oncethey're on the run just adds to the problem. Hijackers can take their hostages, get theransom and fly the plane to the country of their choice. That country is usually ready towelcome the ... untry of their choice. That country is usually ready towelcome the criminal, for a small cut of the ransom. Algeria used terrorism as a businessto raise capital. By providing immunity, they became a h ...

(11 pages) 566 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

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

o on an outing.8.Angela McNeely will keep the money at all 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 ... nell is the President and she makes the final decision. If you argue she can ELIMINATE you.13.Kathy Ransom is the Vice President. She will hold all meetings and discuss the most important topics.14.An ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"There's Nothing Worse THan A Woman" Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer

his time:I would no longer stay in the bedif I felt my husband's arm over my sideuntil he paid his ransom to me;then I would allow him to do his bit of business.Therefore I tell this moral to everyon ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Wage differentiation

into a unified framework. In particular, this paper shows how the work of Oaxaca (1973), Oaxaca and Ransom (1988), Neumark (1988) and Reilly and Wirjanto (1999) are just special cases of what will be ...

(19 pages) 524 1 1.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Caesar the mighty biography

l operation.Caesar was a very courageous; he was once kidnapped and told by pirates that they would ransom him for 20 talents. Caesar showing his confidence laughed at them and told them he was at lea ...

(4 pages) 38 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Nucor: A Moral Company

The history of Nucor starts with Ransom E. Olds. Olds, founder of Oldsmobile, created Reo Motor Cars in the early part of the twentie ...

(4 pages) 142 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Jesus' title and other things

similar to what Jesus did because he dies so that we can be freed of sin. Jesus received the title ransom because he gave his life as a ransom for many. At that time a ransom was a payment to free a ... as a ransom for many. At that time a ransom was a payment to free a slave from slavery. The idea of ransom can help us understand the cross if we recognize Jesus' death as liberating us from our slave ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Along Came A Spider by James Patterson

y. When he's one Gary, he can't remember the other Gary. Gary Soneji kidnapped these two kids for a ransom of 3 million dollars. Alex Cross is a detective who is out to get Gary. Gary Soneji went afte ...

(2 pages) 16 0 2.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Physician's Tale

g though was as an author. During his services as an English soldier he was captured and held for a ransom of sixteen pounds. A few years later he married one of the queens servants named Philippa Pan ...

(2 pages) 10 0 1.0 Apr/2005

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

Caesar

onius Hibrida. He then left Rome for studies in Rhodes but was captured by pirates. After obtaining ransom, he recruited private troops, captured the pirates, and had them executed in.His studies on R ...

(7 pages) 28 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Perelandra by C.S. Lewis

In C.S. Lewis' sequel to Out of the Silent Planet, the main character Professor Elwin Ransom goes on yet another interplanetary voyage, this time to the planet Venus (or Perelandra). He ... landra). He is told by the benevolent eldil spirits that he is being sent for a reason, that reason Ransom does not know. Upon his arrival, Ransom finds the planet Venus both wild and holy. It is seem ... tures where graze the tame and gentle beasts of Perelandra.While exploring these raft-like islands, Ransom discovers a young lady. Ransom and the Lady spend several days together. Ransom learns that s ...

(8 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

New Testament: Ransom in Mark and Luke.

0:45 Jesus says, " For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many." Jesus used the metaphor of ransom because it would have had a very specific meanin ... aintained the same.Rephrasing Mark 20:45, it can be seen, that the phrase "to give his life as a ransom to many" can be equalized to "giving his life to redeem many". The meaning of the word "redem ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

POW/MIA

shed in 1648, at the end of The Thirty Years War. It was ruled that prisoners were released without ransom. During the American Civil War, a German US political reformer Francis Lieber drafted the fir ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Saladin

gentle to the poor of any nation he had control of." It was typical for Saladin to pay half of the ransom of any of his knights. He also gave the spoils for any city he conquered and took to his emir ...

(1 pages) 11 0 1.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The role of women in "The Iliad" by Homer.

This is shown from the beginning with Chryseis when Chryses, her father, brings "a rich treasure to ransom his daughter" (11) because rather than viewing her simply as property, he loves her more than ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Illiad" Brief Summary

hilles, the greatest greek warrior. When Chryseis' father demands her back in return for a generous ransom, Agamemnon gives up his prize reluctantly, and then takes Briseis from Achilles. This conflic ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2006

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

Redemption in "The Scarlet Letter"

Redemption is the act of rescuing oneself as by payment of ransom or by complying with specific peremptory requests and demands. Traditional Puritan society be ...

(3 pages) 10 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Book Report "Out of the Silent Planet" by C.S. Lewis

"Out of the Silent Plane"t by Clive Staples LewisScribner Classics, New York, 1996Ransom's Escape from MalacandraI enjoy the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis and they are my favori ... books. However, I dislike Out of the Silent Planet, because it is slow and boring. It is about Dr. Ransom escaping a planet, Malacandra, after Devine, his former classmate, and Weston capture him and ... and Weston wants to conquer Malacandra for the people of Earth to live in. Also, I am surprised how Ransom is an extremely courageous man and manages to escape Malacandra and his capturers Devine and ...

(4 pages) 17 0 1.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ceaser

onius Molon. In the winter of 74 B.C. he was captured by pirates. He was held for a large amount of ransom. While awaiting for the ransom money Ceaser was able to escape from them and capture many of ...

(5 pages) 562 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Rise And Fall Of Julious Caesar

going to come back and crucify every last one of you". Well after the pirates received their silver ransom and Caesar was let free he held a small group of troops to the pirates hide out and wouldn't ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History