Essays Tagged: "Waco Texas"

Dangers of Obedience: David Koresh.

to think rationally and eventually sometimes leads to death. The explanation for events such as the Waco Texas Suicide can be explained in the ability of a charismatic leader to control reality for hi ... n the CNN Interactive article, "Mass Suicides Raise the Question: Why," by Al Hinman.For 51 days in Waco, Texas a religious sect or what some would call a cult called The Branch Davidians were engaged ...

(6 pages) 105 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Prophet or Psychotic: David Koresh.

overnment action against the Branch Davidians, presenting a history of the group, daily life at the Waco compound, and damning weapon related allegations are necessary. The possibility that all actio ... in a fiery apocalypse, the death of all sinners and the salvation of true believers. (Massacre at Waco, Texas) In 1935 Seventh Day Adventist Victor Houtoff declared himself a prophet, formed the She ...

(14 pages) 70 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Hoof and Fin Restaurant

ix years, first as an assistant manager, and currently as the manager for the restaurant located in Waco, Texas. This year is his first year as a manager.The principal attraction of the restaurant, an ... n period which lays the foundation for future success. This year, my first as manager, provided the Waco Hoof & Fin with this foundation. While profits were $52,157 below the projection, the incre ...

(4 pages) 146 0 3.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

ADD vs. Short Attention Span

ot of proof and facts. Many people dislike this, such as debate coaches at small private schools in Waco, Texas. Waco is often said to be the place of the Branch Dividian incident. Interestingly enoug ... the Branch Dividian incident. Interestingly enough, this actually occurred at a different location, Waco was just the biggest recognizable city in the area. Waco is not that big at all though. A big c ...

(4 pages) 91 10 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Protestant Reformation

ay people view religion. Examples include the Holocaust and, more recently, the Branch-Davidians in Waco, Texas. Even a more spectacular event in history occurred when a group of people decided that j ...

(4 pages) 56 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Oklahoma City Bombing

and got out of the military in the fall of 1991. He returned back to his life before enlisting.The Waco, Texas stand off between federal agents and the branch davidians angered McVeigh because he was ... off and on at the same Michigan farm. They later sold military surplus at gun shows. Angered by the Waco tragedy and suspicious of the federal government, Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols began plott ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lynching in the 1930's

ury, he was castrated, mutilated and burned by a mob that included the mayor and chief of police of Waco Texas. Jesse was one of nearly 5,000 people that were killed by lynching from 1880-1940.Lynchin ...

(2 pages) 1622 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History