Essays Tagged: "small group"

Persian Wars

ersian army then landed at Marathon in 490 BC. The 10,000Athenian infantry were supported only by a small group of soldiers fromPlataea (Sparta procrastinated because it was in the middle of a festiva ...

(2 pages) 104 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Man Who Stepped into Yesterday

orest there were birds and lakes and rocks and trees and rivers. the forest was also inhabited by a small group of people called the lizards. the lizards were a simple people and they had lived in the ... on in silence, deeper and deeper into the heart of the forest until they came to the outskirts of a small community. tela explained to forbin that they had reached the base of the revolutionaries. the ...

(8 pages) 76 1 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Where did UNIX come from and why are there different versions of UNIX?

1969 and 1970, Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchiebegan to develop their own single-user, multi-tasking small operating system and they chose the name UNIX. Their initial goalwas simply to operate their D ... ively. In 1971, UNIX became multi-user and multi-tasking, but itwas still just being developed by a small group of programmers who were trying to take advantage of the machines they had athand. (In ot ...

(1 pages) 125 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

m, Massachusetts. It shows the people's fear of what they felt was the Devil's work and shows how a small group of powerful people wrongly accused and killed many people out of this fear and ignorance ... wrong though because they feel the people will rebel if they now come out and say 'sorry, we made a small mistake'. So, since they won't let Mr. Proctor go, they want him to confess to save his life, ...

(6 pages) 109 1 3.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Gold mining Techniques

od consisted of a pick, a shovel and a washing dish and people either worked by themselves, or in a small group.First of all, panning was a simple method but required a lot of skill. It worked by load ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.5 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

"KKK" The Ku Klux Klan. The origin of the Klan and what they pursued

x years, but left tactics and rituals that later started in generations. (Ingalls, 9) The Klanwas a small group very much in secrecy at first. The exact date of the beginning is unknown.Despite all of ...

(7 pages) 224 0 3.5 Jan/1997

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

Popular Culture - displayed by the film; james bond - The World Is Not Enough

e consists of the customs and civilizations of a particular group. Popular culture is produced by a small group of people, some of which include movie stars."Nowadays, character James Bond has the sam ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays


a republic known as ademocratic republic. A republic is a government where officials, elected by a smallgroup of people, make the important decisions.Democracy has been around for almost 2500 years s ... hich was made of volunteers from all ten districts, helped sort out the assembly'sbusiness. An even smaller council, a counsel of fifty men, made the daily decisionsof the city-state. The largest prob ...

(6 pages) 230 2 3.3 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


milar fate, except that he had known neither so resounding a success nor so complete repudiation. A small group of the faithful had kept the flame going until the memorable year 1829. In that year Men ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Political Parties

to aide their cause.In the early 1900's, parties solely were in charge of thenomination process. A small group of party leaders, also known as acaucus, would choose who would run against the opposing ... to be more pragmatic as far as lobbyinggoes. They don't expect overnight changes, but prefer making small,lasting changes. Interest groups with an ideological membership domore confrontational lobbyin ...

(5 pages) 124 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This essay is a reaction piece to the philosopher Cicero's quote "To educate citizens is to free them from the tyranny of the present"

izens are aware of their rights and their own power as an individual and as a group, do you think a small group known as the government can take complete control of them? The odds are in favor of the ... about it that will free someone from this severity. For example, say some older boys are bullying a small schoolboy and they steal his lunch money on a daily basis. This can be considered tyranny. The ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

This essay is a book report of The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton.

' reside and on the East are the poor and filthy looking 'Greasers'. The town is full of alleys and small cramped homes while big mansion-like houses exist on the West Side. There is only one school i ... ne school in the whole area. The setting is what a normal city would look like with movie theatres, small pubs, local gas stations and such. In addition, just like a big city, there are small gangs an ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Active Listening

ny people think about their response while the other person is talking.During our Interpersonal and Small Group Communication two-day seminar, we did many exercises that made ourselves very aware of o ... o understand, and straight to the point. As I have found out since the seminar on Interpersonal and Small Group Communication, knowing how one should listen is never sufficient, it is in implementing ...

(8 pages) 457 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

To what extent were the years 1925 - 1929 a time of economic and political stability for the Weimar republic?

both politically and economically, with things such as Two Putsches' (attempts to seize power by a small group of men) and Hyperinflation occurring. This was mostly due to the impact of the loss of w ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Essay is about Ecstasy, the drug.

ug that was popular in the 1960s. In the late 1970s, MDMA was used to facilitate psychotherapy by a small group of therapists in the United States. Illicit use of the drug did not become popular until ...

(3 pages) 119 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Sony Corporation

d sonic. The other is "sonny" meaning little son. The words were used to show that "Sony" is a very small group of young people who have the energy and passion toward unlimited creation.Sony was found ...

(3 pages) 343 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Frank Auerbach - A very good essay

igure and face is one of Auerbach's constant themes and he has painted portrait studies of the same small group of people close to him over many years. 'To paint the same head over and over' Auerbach ...

(2 pages) 68 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Jane Austin's novel, "Emma".

n world.As we the readers can see, in Emma, there is a complex class system that is present in this small group, the image and connections that a person had were more important than their personality. ...

(5 pages) 90 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Salem Witch Trials", heavily citing examples from "The Crucible".

Parris was hired to preach to a separatists group led by the Putnam family. The Putnam's and their small group of supporters were those in favor of separating Salem Village from Salem Town. These sep ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Rick Bass's short story "Antlers".

if not non-existent plot, I thought it was rich with meaning. Packaged as a glimpse of life into a small group of people, set in a beautifully rustic and occasionally harsh environment, the story elu ...

(4 pages) 102 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American