Essays Tagged: "Rhine"

Police Racism: Fact or inner city demagoguery.

crime ridden inner cities?In April of 2001, a riot broke out in the black neighborhood of Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio. The spark was the shooting by a white police officer, Stephen Roach, of a ... us injuries and untold damage to business and property.During the 80s through the mid 90s, Over-the-Rhine was so overrun with crime and drugs that the rallying cry was "More Police, Better Response Ti ...

(5 pages) 143 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

On the history of the Catholic church from Rome, Byzentine to monestaries.

5th Century: The Rhine and the Danube rivers formed a northern boundary of the empire. In earlier times, they had sta ...

(4 pages) 95 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

This is biograph about Sister Hildegard Von Bingen.

er, Sister Hildegard was consulted by bishops, popes, and kings. She was known as the "Sybil of the Rhine."Hildegard was born into quite a large family of nobility, herself being the tenth child. It w ... the spread of her fame.Around the year 1150, Sister Hildegard moved her convent to Bingen, near the Rhine River. Later, Sister Hildegard had another convent across from Bingen at Eibingen. Until she d ...

(2 pages) 45 1 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Biography of Michael De Nostradame (Nostradamus)

dWill be against Hister"This describes the rise of Adolf Hitler (Hister) as the Germans crossed the Rhine to attack France. "The great part of the battlefield" is describing the Allies. In another pro ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Caesar's campaigns in Gaul.

hin eight years he brought under his power all the territory bounded by the Pyrenees, the Alps, the Rhine, and the Atlantic Ocean, or about what corresponds to the modern countries of France, Belgium, ... at slaughter.After many failed attempts at negotiation with the Germans who had settled west of the Rhine, and was under the rule of Prince Ariovistus, Caesar waged war against them. Although the Germ ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

"Discuss the reasons for the decline and ultimate fall of the western Roman Empire, evaluating internal and external influences."

d Ireland were barbarian (non-Roman, or non-civilised). The northern borders of the empire were the Rhine and Danube Rivers. The lands north of these rivers were occupied by a variety of tribes of Sca ... rians of Germany back. Then in the third century A. D. the Roman soldiers were pulled back from the Rhine-Danube frontier to fight civil war in Italy. This left the Roman border open to attack. Gradua ...

(7 pages) 92 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

River Rhine Case Study

River Rhine Case StudyThe Rhine is only 775 miles long but it's a major artery in Europe. It flows through ... It is heavily populated with 50 million people live along its banks in a number of major cities.The Rhineland supports a great deal of industrial plants, and is responsible for 10% of the world's chem ... ks, plastic and textile manufacturers.No other waterway in the world carries as much traffic as the Rhine. Every year the river transports 40 million tons of cargo by barge and ocean-going vessels. It ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.8 May/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Europes' Ideologies --- Conservatism and Liberalism.

strengthened countries around France. They created the kingdom of Netherlands. Also Prussia gained Rhine lands. Another goal of conservatism was to return Europe to the way it was in 1792 before Napo ...

(1 pages) 35 1 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A quick summary of the German state known as Rhineland in English. History, culture, geography, future.

ndent state, it adopted its own unique customs. The capital Mainz, which is located just off of the Rhine River, is a huge economic leader.Rheinland-Pfalz used to be called Rheinland-Palatinate. Palat ... er." After World War I, France, Great Britain, and the United States controlled the area called the Rhineland through the Treaty of Versailles. France created Rheinland-Palatiniate as a part of its Oc ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Comparison of the flood in the Netherlands in 1995 and the Flood of Bangladesh in 1998: Going by Geography, Impact and Effect.

In 1995 in the rain poured over in the Netherlands in large parts of the Rhine and the Maas that the rivers broke their banks, causing flooding in Germany, France, Luxembour ... delta is the largest in the world.The Netherlands is divided into two main parts by three rivers Rhine, Waal, and Meuse. The southwestern part of the Netherlands is actually one big river delta of ... nous heartland of Europe and extremely heavy rainfall downstream combined to burst the banks of the Rhine and the Maas. Once the crisis was over, the province most seriously affected turned out to be ...

(7 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Killer Whales

is that the killer whales have been seen in fresh water rivers around the world! Places such as the Rhine, the Thames, and the Elbe. One even traveled 177 km up the Columbia River to eat fish! Althoug ...

(3 pages) 14 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ce you into the Anglo-Saxon Period, and how it started. In AD 406, on the last day of the year, the Rhine river froze, and about fifteen thousand Germanic tribesmen crossed in Roman territory. For the ...

(1 pages) 495 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Fall Of Rome

ractical purposes many decades earlier. The proximate cause of the collapse was invasion across the Rhine and Danube Rivers by Germanic settlers. Feudalism was a system by which lords granted their va ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Reformation History

d. In 1503 he preached an indulgence mission for the Teutonic Knights and in 1506 another along the Rhine. In 1517 his promotion of the indulgence for the erection of St. Peter's Church aroused the in ...

(6 pages) 36 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


nd the winters are mild but stormy. The mildest and warmest climate occurs in the southwest, in the Rhine Valley and in protected sites on the shore and islands of Lake Constance. Germany is flat in t ... west is -7 feet below sea level near the North Sea coast. Most of western Germany is drained by the Rhine River, which flows into the North Sea through the Netherlands. Smaller rivers and different wa ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Hildegard Von Bingen

s the first woman to accomplish many things. Hildegard Von Bingen also known as Sybil of the Rhine was born into nobility in 1098 in a castle in Germany. She was the tenth child in her family a ... ldegard. About 15 years later she moved the growing convent to Bingen, which was on the edge of the Rhine, thus the origin of the names Hildegard Von Bingen and Sybil of the Rhine. She also establishe ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Short Story Analyst - Soldier’s Home

e took his religion, his way of thinking, and his attitude towards life. When he returned from ?the Rhine,? he was bewildered about the life he was going to lead. He was somewhat disoriented. His rout ...

(5 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Emily Dickinson: Poetry Impact

fe and nature.The tankards are large mugs with lids and they are made of pearl. In reference to the Rhine, a river in Germany and Germany is known for their alcohol she is saying that what she is drun ... s saying that what she is drunk of, is better than anything from Germany "Not all the vats upon the Rhine Yield such an alcohol!". In the next stanza she is saying that she is drunk from air and dew, ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


groups of soldiers placed permanently at the border. he took local soldiers from the region of the Rhine and Danube rivers. These type of soldiers lived with their families in a village setting, and ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History