Essays Tagged: "Western United States"

The Colorado River

orsparse human settlement. We ask ourselves, did the Colorado River helpor hinder settlement in the Western United States?As settlers began to move westward, the Southwest was consideredto be a place ... anyon beingthe most popular, which is visited by numerous tourists every year, playsa large role in western tourism. The Grand Canyon is in fact one of theWorld's Seven Wonders. The Colorado Basin cov ...

(14 pages) 152 1 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

It is a description of a poisonous plant Monkshood, Aconite. It describes the plant and how it poisonous to humans and animals.

through Europe to Great Britain, Aconite is now found wild in a few parts of England, mainly in the western counties and also in South Wales, but can hardly be considered truly indigenous. It was very ... ocabularies of plants from the tenth century downwards, and in Early English medical recipes.In the Western United States, most suspected cases of Aconitum poisoning prove to be due to tall larkspur w ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.2 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Gordon Biersch Brewery background info and business suggestions for future success

the first Gordon Biersch brewery in Palo Alto, California. One of the most popular breweries in the western United States, Gordon Biersch has microbreweries, or brewpubs, in California, Nevada, Arizon ...

(13 pages) 165 1 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck.

is set during the Great Depression when thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in the mid-western United States. Along their journey west, the Joads encounter many people, some of whom are i ...

(3 pages) 69 2 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"The Wild Horse Controversy" in Nevada and the western states.

ls at all but domesticated animals gone feral. Wild horses are non-native animals that populate the Western United States. Wild horses compete for habitat with other wild animal species, such as elk, ...

(5 pages) 38 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"The Heasrst Castle". In this report i talk about the history of the heasrst castle and talk about all the important events and facts about it.

and I find this amazing that he became so smart.George Hearst owned many important mining claims in western United States. He owned the Comstock Lode in Nevada, the Ontario Silver Mine, the Homestake ...

(11 pages) 44 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The amulet by Hal Borland (book report)

gh action and the story is really boring. The setting of this book mostly takes place in the western United States.Quincy Scott - A brave young man.Jake - An older man who is very brave. ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Abe Lincoln

glas proposed. He believed the principle was false and that slavery wasn't just going to affect the Western United States, but in reality the nation as a whole. He stated that the U.S. government coul ... f the West by signing three important acts in 1862. The Homestead Act offered settlers 160 acres of Western land each. The settlers were required to live on and use the land for five years and pay a s ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.3 Mar/2005

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

Fedex corporation

a business-to-business ground package carrier; Viking Freight, which offers freight services in the western United States; Roberts Express, a shipment company for express deliveries; and FDX Global Lo ...

(2 pages) 82 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Manifest Destiny, Slavery, and the Breakdown of the Union

ed primarily by Jackson Democrats in the 1840s to promote the annexation of much of what is now the Western United States (the Oregon Territory, the Texas Annexation, and the Mexican Cession). Slavery ...

(5 pages) 111 1 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Vail Resorts Case Analysis

industry, segmented into the ski destination resorts. They currently hold six major resorts in the western United States. Among them are Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone which are locat ... summer sports to reap the benefits of the summer climate in the United States, particularly in the western region.RecommendationAs listed in the strategic alternatives section, all three possible alt ...

(27 pages) 249 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Oregon Trail

s much more than a pathway to the state of Oregon; it was the only practical corridor to the entire western United States. The places we now know as Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Idaho and U ... ere Marcus and Narcissa Whitman; who made the trip in 1836. Marcus and Narcissa started the wave of western migration that started in 1843, when about a thousand pioneers made the journey. That 1843 w ...

(3 pages) 38 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Problem Solution: Burns Auto Corporation

Burns Auto Corporation owns 25 car dealerships in the western United States. Tom Burns, a former athlete built the company over a five year period with th ... is.Sensitivity analysis.Time series analysis.Game theory.*Burns has a major presence throughout the western region of the United States.oDifferent market factors.oDifferent dynamics.*"Turn and earn" a ...

(20 pages) 230 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Symbolism in "The Grapes of Wrath"

ind work in California. However, the novel is more than just about the Joads' expedition across the western United States. Symbols play a key part in the meaning of Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath.One ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Immorality Of A Collective Conscience

mplies, but more specifically she explains how the concept of morality exists and is applied in the Western United States. The author contends that essentially, beyond a fundamental loyalty to those w ... ner, who was directed by a sense of "moral duty" to stay with a deceased body of a boy in the Western desert, until a coroner arrived. The author does not "distrust" the role of morality i ...

(2 pages) 679 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ansel Easton Adams is a photographer I truly admire. Asnel

tional Park. He also took many famous shots of the California coast and many other landmarks of the western United States. He is considered unequaled in the respect of his black and white perfectionis ...

(1 pages) 743 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Analysis of Citizens Communication Co.

cal exchange carrier (CLEC) services to business customers and other communications carriers in the western United States.Industry ComparisonProfitabilityCitizens' net profit margin, increased from 20 ...

(10 pages) 50 0 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Ecosystem Structure- Resource shortage.

the problems that the United States is facing right now is the shortage of water. Many parts of the western United States such as the Colorado River Basin are experiencing severe droughts. This partic ...

(2 pages) 23 0 2.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Chevron: company overview-role of government regulations for oil company and issues and opportunities companies face

ing, the company became an emerging leader. Standard Oil was the major marketer for kerosene in the western United States lighting 96.5% of the western United States. Lacking the savvy of Standard Oil ... for its oil, gas, and coal markets in Africa, Asia-Pacific, South America, North America, Nigeria, Western Australia, New Mexico, Wyoming, Alabama, and Europe among others (Chevron, 2009). According ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Overview, History and Current Structure

f the 1,000-store chain, Thrifty Payless Holdings, Inc, which is the largest drugstore chain in the Western United States, Rite Aid expanded its operation to the West Coast. In 1999, Rite Aid made a m ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jan/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers