Essays Tagged: "Washington (state)"

This essay is about Mt. Saint Helens erruption.

vation of the mountain dropped from 9,677 feet to 8,363 feet. What was once the 9th highest peak in Washington state was suddenly reduced to the 30th highest peak. The intense high pressure/high teper ...

(1 pages) 49 1 3.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

"An American Indian Wilderness" by Louis Owens.

end, pessimistic persona. As a young man Owens works as a park ranger in the American Wilderness of Washington State. He has the task of burning down an old log shelter in the wilderness, to return th ...

(2 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

This paper is a research and persuasive paper on the legalization of euthanasia.

y can decide. On July 26, 1997, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upheld decisions in New York and Washington State that criminalized assisted suicide. These decisions overturned rulings in the 2nd a ...

(7 pages) 450 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

The Advantages of Tobacco advertising.

n to more and more people. What most people don't know is the benefits of the tobacco industry. The Washington State's teachers' retirement fund comes from the tobacco industry's profits. The jobs and ... their hard work. It is getting very difficult to find qualified candidates for opening position in Washington State, if new teachers are not going to be guaranteed good retirement benefits. The decre ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Kill and Let Live: Ending of the Green River Murders (an expository essay)

For the past 19 years the slayings of runaways and prostitutes in the Green River area of Washington State has been the largest unsolved serial murder case in the country. The first victim, ... ictims?Since 1976, when the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for capital punishment, the State of Washington has carried out four executions. But keep in mind the language of the law for the death p ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

State versus Federal Systems

deemed constitutional to the residents of that state. Recently, the state that I am a resident of, Washington State, made somewhat of a groundbreaking decision in a civil rights case decision. In the ... decisions of law for the citizens in each state.As stated in the article Employment Discrimination: Washington posted on the transgender crossroads website, "a Washington state appeals court recently ...

(3 pages) 523 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Information to think about concerning the Washington State Assessment of Student Learning or WSAL.

The WASLStudents across the state are failing the Washington State Assessment of Student Learning or WASL. It is an epidemic that has yet to be cured. ... arning or WASL. It is an epidemic that has yet to be cured. The WASL was created in 1993 to improve Washington's statistics on SATs and other like tests. I was unable to find out if this has happened. ... er like tests. I was unable to find out if this has happened. The WASL was designed to determine if Washington students were meeting the rigorous standards set in reading, writing, mathematics and oth ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Problem Analysis final project: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

l, during what is considered to be the "shoring up" period.1. Closure of the remote base located in Washington and liquidation of one EC135 helicopter.2. Maintain the base operation in Washington curr ... sure of the base in Lake concerned many of the medical crew members, clearly closure of the base in Washington would have open the company up to competition from Oregon. It was also identified that th ...

(6 pages) 129 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

State and Federal Systems Paper

ication of employment law as well as an example of an employment protection law that is provided by Washington State but not by the federal system.The United States court system is unique in that it i ... y their employees.Another way that the state and federal systems may differ falls under disability. Washington State has the strongest disability law in the country. According to Frank Vinluan of the ...

(5 pages) 183 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"Defending The Homeland" by Jonathan R. White

a suspected terrorist, and was being watched by United States Special Forces. Atta was spotted by a Washington state trooper early in the morning on September 11, 2001, and the trooper did not take an ... olice officers are already busy, especially in big cities such as Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington DC. Also, most cops do not trust or like the FBI, so if the information were going to be ...

(10 pages) 75 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Children's Online Privacy And Protection Act Of 1998

he Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act of 1998 On May 2, 2000 Representative Jay Inslee of Washington State told his colleagues on the floor of the House why he supported the Children's Onlin ... ,(2000). "Enactment Of The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act."� United States Senate. Washington D.C., 02 May, 2000.Jamtgaard, L., (2000). Symposium On Internet Privacy: Big Bird Meets B ...

(14 pages) 32 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Snow Falling On Cedars

The book is set in an island off the coast of Washington State known as San Piedro. It is here, not long after the Second World War, where all the ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mnt. St. Helens

he mountain Mount Saint Helens is the youngest of the mountains located within the cascade range in Washington State. The volcano is now considered to be active because it has erupted within in the pa ... ion as compared with its older, more glacially scarred neighbors - Mount Rainier and Mount Adams in Washington, and Mount Hood in Oregon. As geologic studies progressed and the eruptive history of Mou ...

(14 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Public Policy Issue

hat will be more successful than those that have already been tried.BackgroundIn November voters in Washington state were asked to pass initiative 4204 which according to Banks (2007), "would change t ... re asked to pass initiative 4204 which according to Banks (2007), "would change the constitution of Washington state to replace the decades old requirement that school district levies must pass by a s ...

(13 pages) 131 0 3.8 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Assisted suicide or euthanasia

or euthanasia On July 26, 1997, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upheld decisions in New York and Washington State that criminalized assisted suicide. As of April 1999, physicians-assisted suicide i ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

        It is clear that an abortion is a deliberate removal

determines the method used. Abortion like any other surgical operations has risks. In the state of Washington abortion is legal. In 1973, it was made legal through Washington and other states through ... other states through the case Roe vs. Wade. Initiative 694 was proposed to outlaw partial-birth in Washington State was defeated by 57.1% to 42.8% in 1998. After this Initiative was defeated NARAL st ...

(3 pages) 462 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Mbrook

out in the US in year four and five to cyclist communities such as Portland, Minneapolis, Boulder, Washington, and San Diego. This expansion plan will allow us to build credibility in the early stage ...

(43 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays