Essays Tagged: "state of virginia"

Robert E. Lee: The Greatest General

ilitary leaders in American history. He led brother against brother, and he did it all for his home state of Virginia. Not because he agreed with all the politics of the South, but he loved where he h ... e was then put in command of the Virginian forces and devoted all his energy into building a strong state defense and army. The Confederate president, Jefferson Davis, recognized Lee's efficiency. Lee ...

(10 pages) 137 2 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Book review of Noble E. Cunningham Jr. In Pursuit Of Reason.

en eighty years in the country he so admired and had worked so hard to preserve. He was born in the state of Virginia and would die only miles away from the location where he was born. Thomas Jefferso ... ee her son fight for the right of every person living in Virginia and the rest of the future United States of America.Thomas Jefferson was a very educated man. He was brought up with money and with th ...

(16 pages) 77 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why is our constitution called "a bundle of compromises?"

On May 25, 1787, fifty-five delegates from twelve states met in Philadelphia to revise the Articles of Confederation. Instead, they decided to totally ... t the Constitutional Convention, such as representation, slavery, and laws concerning foreign/ interstate imports and exports.The compromise of most importance was named the "Great Compromise." Delega ... e of most importance was named the "Great Compromise." Delegates were quite interested in how their state will be represented in this recently independent country. Edmund Randolph, speaking for the st ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr

7, Aaron Burr was tried by the Supreme Court in Virginia on the count of treason against the United States. During the period of 1804 to 1807, Burr allegedly committed several overt acts, which are ac ... ns. The trial was about treason, which the Constitution defines as "levying war against [the United States], or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid or comfort," (Art. III, Sect. 3) and the p ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Financial Accounting

The accounting cycle refers to the process by which companies produce their financial statements for a specific period of time. It is called a cycle because the steps are repeated each r ... le monthly. The organization is a privately owned nursing facility licensed and incorporated in the state of Virginia that has been in business since 1966. An explanation of the overall accounting cyc ... the preparation of the adjusted trial balance. Once this is checked, final copies of the financial statements are printed and filed with the appropriate annual reports. These reports include an incom ...

(4 pages) 305 0 4.8 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Supply, Demand, and Pricing

Interest rates will continue to rise as the economy changes. In the state of Virginia there has been a clear shock of house shopping. In Virginia the immediate cities t ... of those goods and services can increase prices. A strong economy therefore results in higher real-estate prices, higher rents on apartments and higher mortgage rates.Reference ... sfaq/faq/whyrateschange.htm. 1995-2005 Myers Internet, INC. "The Good, the Bad, the Ugly and the Very Ugly of Virginia Real Estate in 2005" b ...

(3 pages) 83 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Revocation of Virginia General Durable Power of Attorney

___________________________[Printed Name of Grantor]ACKNOWLEDGED BY:________________________________STATE OF VIRGINIACOUNTY OF ___________________On __________________________ [date] before me, ______ ...

(1 pages) 466 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Business Entity Regulations in Virginia

register. This entity affects liability, tax requirements, insurance and ownership control. In the state of Virginia, there are six different types of business formations: sole proprietorship, genera ... s who have limited personal liability (Commonwealth, 2005).To form a business entity in Virginia, a statement of registration must be completed and sent to the State Corporation Commission at P.O. Box ...

(2 pages) 67 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


an elaborate escape network for slaves, was responsible for the abolition of slavery in the United States. Today, in most countries, our freedoms are protected by law and often taken for granted. We ... an history, many have lived enslaved, with little or no personal freedoms. In Canada and the United States, slavery was a reality just a few generations ago. The first slaves arrived in British North ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Notes On The State Of Virginia

In Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia he both accepts issues regarding technology. Financing of technology is a reoccurr ... gs built of brick and stone. He has a few reasons for these, all of which are technology related.He states that stone houses are more energy efficient because they stay warmer in the winter and cooler ... el the foreign made clothing is of a higher quality, therefore preferring it over American made, he states the a country dependant on another for goods is "subservient". This leads me to believe ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Robert E. Lee

ade the north. One of his motives for this is that he wants to get the fighting out of the war-torn state of Virginia and enter a campaign into the north to interrupt the north's supply lines. This ca ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Pros and Cons of Inner City School Vouchers

e civil war started. But, not all schools are able to teach effectively with such ease. Within the state of Virginia over 90 percent of the schools are labeled “failing” because students are not ... into a private or parochial school for the same price? It is possible, in the form of a publicly, state sponsored voucher program. This program would transform the educational process and open new ...

(7 pages) 50 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

No "Butts" About It

Virginia Governor Tim Kaine is trying to pass a law banning smoking in bars and restaurants state-wide. He argues that this law would be beneficial to everyone because of the "health effects a ... compelling enough to pass a law that would eliminate this risk in public facilities throughout the state. Thomas A. Firey and Jacob Grier, the authors of the article "Please Do Smoke, If You Like," a ...

(5 pages) 13 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A look into the Foster Care System

same year over 50% of children were reunified with their birth parents or primary caregivers.In the state of Virginia in 2005, there were 53,792 referrals for child abuse and neglect. Of those, 27,937 ... fference. If more people had this feeling, I believe the system would not be in such a deteriorated state.A look into the Foster 7Buxton, Michael. Personal Interview. 20 September 2008.Cambria, Nancy. ...

(6 pages) 84 0 4.3 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Constitutional Convention

the delegates.In September 1786, a gathering was called in Annapolis, Maryland to deliberate on the state of commerce throughout the nation. The national government had no power to control trade among ... , at the desire of one of its greatest intelligence of the time, James Madison. Only five of the 13 states sent any delegates at all (Mont, 2006).Unable to come to the conclusion, the assembled organi ...

(6 pages) 20 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History