Essays Tagged: "set in motion"

Wind chimes

clear, pure tones when struck by a mallet or suspended clapper. A wind chime usually consists of a set of individual alloy rods, tuned by length to a series of intervals considered pleasant. These ar ... centrally suspended clapper can reach and impact all the rods. When the wind blows, the clapper is set in motion and randomly strikes one or more of the suspended rods-- causing the rod to vibrate an ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


used the word ''calling" to suggest that God wants a Christian to be dedicated to his vocation. He set in motion epochal changes in the culture and politics of 16th-century Europe, changes that helpe ... , and civil wars, there had been no respite from the threat of death and no guarantee against the onset of disaster. A high level of death-consciousness was fertile soil for the Reformation, and offer ...

(6 pages) 259 3 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Dyslexia awarness in teaching adult students. word count 1576 words

Stage One; each has been evaluated and assessed with improvements and the implementation of changes set in motion.I have written the course curriculum for Indian Head Massage for Self, Family and Frie ...

(6 pages) 135 0 2.1 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The New Economy

--The economic changes new technology has set in motion are more interestingand important than the technology per se.--The technology ma ... ginning computers were seen as powerful calculators performingcomplicated or tedious and lengthy sets of arithmetic operations.--But by the 1970s it was clear that the computer was at least as u ...

(5 pages) 149 1 3.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

500 word essay on Spanish American War

When the Cuban population revolted in 1895 it set in motion the next war in American history that is known as the Spanish-American War. Varied vie ... being given to the Cuban people. After the uprising the Spanish sent General Weyler. General Weyler set about crushing the rebellion with a simple philosophy, the less people there are around to betra ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

ABout the periodic table element of Mercury

o process gold ore for ancient Rome; when their mercury supply ran out, gold production dropped and set in motion the decline of the Roman Empire. Today mercury poses a serious threat, this time envir ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Camp David I and II: Negotiation Similarities/Differences

-1978A dramatic event took place in November of 1977. Anwar Sadat decided to visit Jerusalem, which set in motion a series of developments which were to have far-reaching implications for the Arab-Isr ... Israel, even though he also gave increasingly clear indications that he was indeed interested in a settlement and believed that this could be achieved only by political means.At the time, Sadat's bar ...

(17 pages) 139 0 4.3 Mar/2003

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

What problems have rendered a European Constitution necessary?

The forthcoming expansion of the EU with its burgeoning responsibilities for greater integration set in motion a reform process at the Nice Summit in 2000, which issued a declaration calling for a ... dopted in 2000 and is seen by many Federalists as a key element of the EU Constitution. The Charter sets out a whole range of civil, political and social rights of EU citizens, going beyond the conten ...

(8 pages) 136 1 3.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

Drugs in society.

drugs and alcohol have little power against these moral reform movements. Anti-drug movements were set in motion as far back as the early nineteenth century, dealing more with socio-economic power st ...

(11 pages) 362 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Drum history information.

he end of a stump or log and this began the history of drums.If you are referring to the modern drumset,they started out as separate items:a bass drum,a snare drum a tom tom and cymbals.It took 3 or 4 ... at stand of today.Drums work on the principal of a vibrating membrane.When you strike an object,you set in motion,vibrating.Our ears pick up the vibrations and we hear the sound.Low sounds=slow vibrat ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

All about Rosa Park

arrest for refusing to give up her seat on a bus triggered the 1955-1956 Montgomery bus boycott and set in motion the test case for the desegregation of public transportation.Rosa Parks was the grandd ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Unintended Cosequences of Information Age Technologies

significant risks and generates considerable concern.The explosion of information technologies has set in motion a virtual tidal wave of change that is in the process of profoundly affecting organiza ... e commands and intelligence, is not provided in real time, but serves to shape the culture and mind sets of the individuals involved. Thus, information has, until recently, been inseparable from comma ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.7 Mar/2004

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

Outline the immediate events (ie June-August) leading to the outbreak of war in Europe in 1914.

he events of 1914 were similar to many previous conflicts, it was those of June-August that were to set in motion the outbreak of "one of the most important events of modern world history". It can be ... he events of 1914 were similar to many previous conflicts, it was those of June-August that were to set in motion the outbreak of "one of the most important events of modern world history". It can als ...

(5 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


h to stay strong in a competitive environment. Hence, immediately after taking the charge, Schaefer set in motion a series of strategic and organizational changes that he hoped would firmly reestablis ... ced under license by independent manufacturers all around the world.New product introductions to offset slow market growth.Marketing leverage: A strategy of outsourcing products to sell through Cat's ...

(4 pages) 217 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal and its impact on US.

in 1932 the voters elected Franklin Delano Roosevelt, along with a heavily Democratic Congress, and set in motion the radical restructuring of government's role in the economy known as the New Deal. I ...

(3 pages) 164 2 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

What reasons motivate people to immigrate to the United States

ty of natural disasters, environmental crises, overpopulation, wars, and civil unrest to uproot and set in motion millions of people around the globe and refugee and asylum policies that extend relief ...

(5 pages) 161 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Essay Question: Discuss at least three reasons that you feel best explain why the Cold War began, how it affected the peoples of the world, and why it lasted for such a long time.

There were many factors that caused the Cold War be set in motion, however most of these factors can be generalised into a common mistrust between the t ... e with Germany. The East's main cause of friction was the amount of time that the Americans took to set up a second front against Germany by invading German-occupied France. This meant that the Soviet ... 1945 where the three leaders Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill met at the seaside resort of Yalta to settle their differences. This however, like the Nazi-Soviet pact, was just a pact of convenience. I ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The Scientific Revolution: How Scientists and Philosophers Changed Medieval Ideas on Science and Natural Law

e included with peasants at the trunk and roots of the tree. These and other types of theories were set in motion by many Greek philosophers and had been accepted by society for centuries. This way of ... Locke's philosophy that "a government's power comes from the consent of the people" (W.H. 461-462) set the stage for people to rebel against unjust rulers. Some monarchs supported the ideas of the ph ...

(9 pages) 89 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Making the Elephant Dance Through Capital Account Convertibility

plementing full convertibility of rupee on Capital Account.The inevitable globalization process has set in motion a mega change, which has motivated a big elephant, Indian Economy, to move with the ch ... urrency for transactions on capital account. CAC refers to the freedom to convert local financial assets into foreign financial assets and vice versa at market-determined exchange rates. It is associa ...

(8 pages) 55 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

December 1, 1955, Montgomery, Alabama, when Rosa Parks refused to move

ly segregated Montgomery, Alabama bus. By this simple act, which today would seem unremarkable, she set in motion the civil rights movement, which led to Civil Rights Act of 1964 and ultimately ensure ...

(2 pages) 51 1 4.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History