Essays Tagged: "Sailing"

Frederick Douglass

d the shipyard for two years until he had another great escapeidea, this one would work though. The sailing papers of a sailor had beenborrowed, and disguised as a sailor, Frederick Douglass made his ...

(2 pages) 93 0 3.3 Jan/1997

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

European Expansion beyond territorial borders between 1450 and 1650

for maneuvering was created. This ship was known as a caravel. This ship was small light and had 3 sailing masts to give it wind power. While slower than a galley, it was highly maneuverable, fitted ...

(1 pages) 99 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Man and Ocean

% of the Earth's surface. It is use to produce us many things. It is more than a place to swimming, sailing and other recreation. The ocean serves as a source of energy, raw materials and most of all ...

(5 pages) 121 0 5.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Wind in His Sail

ved on high winds and rough seas, whohas accomplished everything there is to accomplish in Canadian sailing. He is the envy ofevery young sailor and child. They wish, aspire, and dream to be like Cobi ... and prayed on hisevery move and breath. Cobi Jones was not only very skilled in the nautical art of sailing,he was the most popular, the best looking, and even one of the smartest kids in school."Hi J ...

(3 pages) 45 1 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Review of the film, Double Jeopardy

heir house on the lake. There is a big party, and to Libby's surprise, Nick has offered to take her sailing for the weekend and maybe buy the sailboat. Libby's sister, Angie, offers to baby-sit Mattie ... ffers to baby-sit Mattie, Libby and Nick's four-year-old son, for their trip. So, Libby and Nick go sailing on the beautiful clear ocean doing the wonderful things that grown-ups do, but to Libby's ho ...

(3 pages) 64 3 3.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This is an analysis of the characters in the old man and the sea

even though his parents have ordered him to sail with a luckier fisherman. Whenever Santiago is not sailing, the boy faithfully remains nearby to listen to the old man's stories. Manolin demonstrates ...

(2 pages) 66 2 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Shakespeare's definition of love in Sonnet 116.

use it further enhances the instability of the word.One of the main images of the sonnet is that of sailing and journeys. These images are all elements of Shakespeare's definition of love. There are t ...

(3 pages) 107 0 3.0 Jul/2003

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

Position about cloumbus.

ng that Columbus did on his voyage to find new lands.For many generations Columbus whole family was sailing, they have some blood in them that make them love sailing or good at them. Every since he wa ... is flat and he would fall to the edge. The strong belief that he has nothing could stop him. He was sailing with three ships. The journey took a long time and the crews were discussing that they want ...

(4 pages) 80 0 1.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Analysis of Book IX in the Odyssey.

Book IX of The Odyssey describes various adventures of Odysseus and his men when they are sailing back from Troy. The events in Book IX tell us that greed leads only to trouble and problems. ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

THE DEFENCE OF SEVASTOPOL (1854 - 1855) (Undying Pride of the Ukraine)

were much greater than those of Sevastopol. Sevastopol being a city on coast had a big fleet of 14 sailing battle ships, 6 sailing and 6 steam engine frigates as well as other ships and 24.5 thousand ...

(8 pages) 42 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"European Exploration" (rough draft of what will be a more detailed essay)

tion as a result. Then, on top of this source of funds, money came in from exploring.The ability of sailing was a huge factor for technology. Without being able to sail, or without the needed navigati ... ground, and by doing so, able to reach more people. Technology also allowed them to do this due to sailing abilities.The political factor was played out by the rulers of different European areas. If ...

(1 pages) 55 1 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

God Creates a Lesson Learned From Tragedy The essay is written as a news reporter, who is telling how the religous community felt about the titanic sinking.

Line was the largest ship the world had ever known. (The Sinking of the S.S. Titanic). The ship was sailing from Southampton to New York. The ships makers where Messrs. Harland & Wolff, at Belfast ...

(3 pages) 36 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Hunter Turns Into Prey

Agroup of hunters were sailing by Ship Trap Island on Wednesday, August 6th, 2003. The night was thick and dark, "like mois ...

(6 pages) 21 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Look carefully at Jacob Isaacksz van Ruisdael's 'Wheatfields'. Please give an account of the composition of this painting.

n expansive view to both the left and right. To the far left we can see the sea, on which boats are sailing. From the middle to the right we see intricately painted trees and an old brick building thr ...

(1 pages) 153 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

World's Transform

nned by this lack of supplies, however, even in this midst, they never retuned back, but kept their sailing toward their destination. On the following day, October the 11th , the ships landed to the s ...

(1 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sea for Yourself Sea for Yourself is the title of my essay.

rees, the meandering roads undulate enough to deceive the blind man and make him believe that he is sailing the seas. The canyon will not be tainted by tourists, for they always travel to the cove. Th ...

(3 pages) 27 1 3.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Exporting Jobs

n the nation's companies best interest to yield to "protectionism"--trying to prevent the jobs from sailing offshore. It has become too expensive to manufacture goods and offer services with the Ameri ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

George rogers clark/ john paul jones/ Burgoyne, John

47, in Kirkcudbright, Scotland. At the age of 12 he went to sea for the first time, as a cabin boy, sailing to Fredericksburg, Virginia. By 1766 he was first mate of a slaver brigantine. While sailing ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


areas that were rich in natural resources.The Portuguese voyages demonstrated the practicability of sailing long distances. Oncethis inconcievable feat was accomplished the Portuguese were able to set ...

(2 pages) 43 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


of the Washington. The Amistad had been taken over by the slaves on board, and after two months of sailing in the Atlantic Ocean the ship was seen by the naval brig. The cargo, the remaining 45 slave ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community