Essays Tagged: "wagons"

Castles

ines or quarries if possible, but sometimes they had to be carried long distances by water or on ox wagons. The roofs of castles were covered with slates, clay tiles, or wooden shingles.Castles were b ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

History of Early Castles. This essay describes the purposes of medevil castles.

ines or quarries if possible, but sometimes they had to be carried long distances by water or on ox wagons. The roofs of castles were covered with slates, clay tiles, or wooden shingles.Castles were b ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Trains

railway in the world opened in 1825. It ran between Stockton and Darlington in England. Thirty-four wagons carrying coal or passengers were pulled by the steam engine (called the 'Locomotion'). George ...

(1 pages) 56 1 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Character Analysis: Colonel Sherburn The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The town Huck ventures into a town that is in the middle of a festival; all the families have their wagons and are eating their dinners in them. During their dinner many begin to drink whiskey very he ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner.

" only now Miss Emily's house was left, lifting its stubborn and coquettish decay above the cotton wagons and gasoline pumps-an eyesore among eyesores" (331). It is ironic that the same description " ...

(4 pages) 210 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Roman Roads

Roman roads were built with military purposes in mind, and were made by their peacetime army. Roman wagons couldn't turn easily so the roads had to be built as straight as possible. Some roads were 6 ... ngly, they had few traffic laws, except about what and when you could drive. The main rule was that wagons weren't allowed on roads during the day because they made traffic worse. Except in major citi ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

A paper encompassing how "knights" in the midieval times grow to what they are. Through chivalric values and hard work they become defenders of their society

istic virtue and value. This was a time when people rode horseback into the city, bought bread from wagons, and where kings ruled the land and chivalry made you a noble person. Little technology, at l ...

(10 pages) 33 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Conflict of the past and the present in "a rose for emily" by William Faulkner. A short story analysis

, "only now Miss Emily's house was left, lifting its stubborn and coquettish decay above the cotton wagons and gasoline pumps-an eyesore among eyesores." The same words, "stubborn and coquettish decay ...

(3 pages) 91 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The battle oa isandlwana the british army fighting the zulu impi

rising plain approximately 10 mi (16 km) from Rorke's Drift. Because of poor roads and the unwieldy wagons, it took Lord Chelmsford 10 days to make the passage from Rorke's Drift to the foot of Isandl ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The pullman strike

y couldn?t do themselves, early American turned to local craftsman and shopkeepers. Everything from wagons to leather shoes was made by hand one item at a time. Even work was different from what it is ...

(7 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Maglevs - Magnetic Levitation

1550. These primitive railed roads were comprised of wooden rails, over which horse-drawn carts or wagons moved with more ease than they did over dirt roads. These wagonways were the first phase of m ... Europe, although horses still pulled the vehicles. Later in 1789, William Jessup designed the first wagons with flanged wheels. The flange was a channel that allowed the wheels to achieve a better gri ...

(8 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Decline of Presidential Reconstruction and Rise of Congressional Reconstruction. Cite from "Voices from the Reconstruction Years" by Glenn M. Linden

every building of any value; my mules, horses, cattle driven off and carried away, or butchered. My wagons, ploughs, implements, all destroyed; and I am here, temporarily destitute, without money to s ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Inventions During the Industrial Revolution

ere developed by George Stephenson. Stephenson has responsibility for the steam engines that pulled wagons up from the pit face. He built a locomotive in 1814.All these three inventions were and still ...

(1 pages) 36 3 2.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

History Of American Railroads

t 2,000 years. The ancient Greeks built roads paved with stone blocks that had grooves cut in them. Wagons that had wheels the widths of the grooves were pulled over the roads by horses. The grooves k ... hat had wheels the widths of the grooves were pulled over the roads by horses. The grooves kept the wagons on the road, and the stone paving was much smoother than dirt roads so heavier loads could be ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Manifest Destiny

a's trust in God.To the left of the lady, everything is old and dull -- people are traveling in old wagons, on horses and by foot. To the right of her, where she has already passed, everything is indu ... d by foot. To the right of her, where she has already passed, everything is industrialized. The old wagons turn into stagecoaches and the horses and people who are walking turn into trains. Also, you ...

(1 pages) 1257 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Donner party

The Donner brothers and their family, were in even worse condition. They had many problems with the wagons, and George Donner injured himself trying to make the repairs. The family was forced to endur ...

(2 pages) 444 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Traveling To The West

ative Americans. Thus they all left with hope, although some with a little regret, and packed their wagons to leave to settle new land.The Mormon exodus was different from the rest, in the way that th ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Donner Party

y's Donner Party Site:12/19/00) The page 2 Donners wouldn't be as fortunate with hundreds and large wagons they would not make it through. They would be stranded in the Sierra. The wea ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Stuff

lues. Her house, which was described as "lifting its stubborn and coquettish decay above the cotton wagons and the gasoline pumps--an eyesore among eyesores" emblematically, symbolizes Emily. One exam ...

(3 pages) 930 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The California Gold Rush was a very significant event that

e from all of the US and the world were ?rushing? to California. They came to California in covered wagons usually pulled by oxen or mules. They had to travel thousands of miles across rugged terrain ...

(2 pages) 638 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History