Essays Tagged: "West Coast"


IntroductionThis paper is about a small country on the west coast of Africa called Liberia. It is a country built with the help of The American Colonizatio ...

(7 pages) 150 0 3.9 May/1994

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


e more money to pursue a better life. But after the depression of 1873, unemployment mounted on the West coast and native-born workers found it necessary to limit the number of immigrants to create av ... an alien. To stop illegal entry by the Chinese People, California created the "Ellis Island of the West;" Angel Island. Government officials screened and did background checks on any Immigrants enter ...

(4 pages) 159 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Kurt kobain

Donald Cobain was born on February 20,1967 in the town of Aberdeen, Washington. Aberdeen is on the west coast and is about 108 miles southwest of Seattle. Aberdeen is a dreary place with about seven ...

(8 pages) 84 3 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Understanding homelessness. Personal experience

just about everybody I knew had something to say about the rumors they'd heard filter over from the West Coast. Coming from New York, however, I figured I'd seen it all, and would be in control over w ... atter if he was given ten dollars worth of pennies, because needing those pennies represented the lowest he could possibly reachCONCLUSIONWhat does any of this mean? What can we gain from looking at t ...

(8 pages) 204 0 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

America - The Decisive Years a discussion on slavery; Britain's treatment of the colonies and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.

rrival.John Barbot, an agent for the French Royal African Company, made at least two voyages to the West Coast of Africa, in 1678 and 1682 (Mintz, Stephen, 2002). Barbot recounts that "those blacks" w ... ot, 1732). Barbot was also amazed that families sold their own children (Barbot, 1732). In fact any West African could be enslaved regardless of their standing. Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, a well to do Mus ...

(5 pages) 147 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Earthquake In Chile, May, 1960

f Chile, Closing seismic waves and tsunamis To hit To Hawaii, Japan, and a small part of the united west coast. Besides the major death and injury tolls that these countries faced, They all faced seri ...

(1 pages) 96 2 2.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Hurricane Andrew - The Facts and The Experience

in history.Satellite pictures indicate that Andrew was formed from a tropical wave coming from the West Coast of Africa towards the north Atlantic on August 14th, 1992. On August 16 Andrew became a t ... g time. On August 17th, 1992 it became the first tropical storm of the season. The storm moved northwest, and on August 22nd it reached the strength of a Hurricane. On August 24th it reached the South ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Information on the Franz Joseph Glacier in New Zealand + the distance of the Glacier from Australia. (very short)

The spectacular Franz Josef Glacier, located on the West Coast of New Zealand's South island, descends to just 250 meters above sea level amidst the gre ... line, the Southern Alps have been pushed up, and continue to rise. The weather that flows on to the West Coast is forced to rise over the Southern Alps, thereby cooling and dropping most of its moistu ...

(1 pages) 60 1 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Mount Pinatubo, the volcano itself.

th century took place on the island of Luzon in the Philippines, only 90 kilometres (55 miles) northwest of the capital city, Manila. Up to 800 people were killed and 100,000 became homeless following ... over the next few years. Mount Pinatubo is part of a chain of volcanoes along the Luzon arc on the west coast of the island. The arc of volcanoes is due to the subduction of the Manila trench to the ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

lie of Alfred Louis Kroeber.

is heart and dreams and did what he wanted to do, and not what other people told him to do. For the west coast United States Anthropology, Kroeber was at the top of the field. He had visions of what h ... in Kroeber, was an importer of European clocks. Florence was born in 1840 in the city of Paderborn, Westphalia, Germany. His parents had come from Germany in hopes to prosper and get a new start on li ...

(12 pages) 55 0 2.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The 19th Century "Railroad Boom".

cribed as the "Railroad Boom" due to the enormous amount of time and money spent to unite America's west coast through the use of railroads.The connection of the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific ... e of the railroad industry. The Central Pacific, lead by Leland Stanford, began construction on the west coast, in Sacramento, California. Simultaneously, the Union Pacific was to begin construction i ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"How Steve Kluger's book "Last Days of Summer" fits into American History, and the events and obstacles the main characters face throughout the novel.

Government was concerned that any Japanese American could be a spy, especially those living on the West Coast. Craig had just recently moved out to Santa Monica with his family. Soon thereafter FDR p ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Italian Cuisine.

cover much of Italy. Most of the country's population lives in northern Italy, particularly on the west coast around Rome and Naples, and in the Po Valley. Southern Italy is more rural, even though t ...

(3 pages) 95 2 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Black Dahlia Mystery.

he capital of motion pictures, youngsters have left their hometowns seeking fame and fortune on the West Coast. Rags to riches stories are few and far between and most people find nothing more than br ... his form of entertainment. She saw it as a way to escape her poverty and so she decided to head out west and become a movie star. The beautiful young woman sought out the father who abandoned her as a ...

(5 pages) 66 1 2.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Persian war.

had a major threat to the fledgling states of Greece. The resolution of the clash between East and West was to shape the entire future of the region. For the Greeks, it was a question of survival; fo ... antry and 800 cavalry. The Greeks met this force with 10,000 troops at the plain of Marathon on the west coast of Attica. The combination of Greek tactics, the superiority of their armor, and the new ...

(1 pages) 56 2 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A brief discription of the Lousiniana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark expedition. Paper concludes with their legacy and benifits to America.

just 20 years old. There were 17 states in the Union and the American territory reached only as far West as the Mississippi River.On the other side of the Mississippi between the river and the Rocky M ... pain who ruled it since 1763.President Jefferson did not want the French army threatening America's western boarder. He wasn't ready to risk the closing of the port of New Orleans at the mouth of the ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Role of Plate Tectonics, In Natural Disasters on the West Coast: How the Great Alaskian Earthquake, Eruprion of Mt. St. Hellens, and the Loma Prieta Earthquake are connected.

The Role of Plate TectonicsIn Natural Disasters on the West CoastOn March 27, 1964 an earthquake shook Anchorage Alaska. It was 5:36 P.M. local time. The q ... the sky, where the prevailing wind carried about 490 tons of ash across 57,000 square miles of the western United States.8The eruption of May 18, 1980, was caused by a sudden collapse and sliding of ... from all three geological occurrences proves that the role of plate tectonics widely influences the west coast. Movement of plates along the San Andres Fault caused all three of these events. This is ...

(8 pages) 157 5 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Hip Hop Vendetta.

is what is really happening out there. It is not fake. Right now, there is a major conflict between West Coast and East Coast rappers. East and West are fighting in a vicious battle that leaves hundre ... o be going on.(pressman)Back in the early '90's, when rap was beginning to become popular, the East/West war was not quite there yet but it was slowly becoming increasingly obvious that there was a co ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Middle Passage-Movie.

The "Middle Passage" was the journey of slave trading ships from the west coast of Africa, where the slaves were obtained, across the Atlantic, where they were sold or i ...

(2 pages) 53 2 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Day in the Life: Intel

organized the visit. The original DITL was set at Riverton, Utah. But to accommodate my trip to the West Coast Forum, Larry kindly offered a visit to the Folsom office near Sacramento, California to a ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers