Essays Tagged: "1600s"


ine what substances make plants grow and the composition of plants. This dates back as early as the 1600s. Plants were being grown in a soil less culture far earlier than this. There were hanging gard ...

(10 pages) 137 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Eighteenth Amendment. Reason, analysis, and the cause of the Ammendment.

AmendmentIt all began on board ships that were bringing the first Europeans to America back in the 1600s. Alcohol was a very popular drink and was considered a necessity. Water could not always be tr ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Richard Nixon

itage. His father's side of the family were Methodists originally from Scotland. Then, in the early 1600s, they migrated to Ireland, and to America in the 1730s. His grandfather, George Nixon, died in ...

(7 pages) 102 0 2.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The Fate of the People of the "Scarlet Letter". What Nathaniel Hawthorn was trying to describe throughout this book.

The book in which he portrays this is entitled The Scarlet Letter, A book set in New England in the 1600s, about the aforementioned characters, their sins, and their redemption or lack thereof.Hester ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Shakespeare´s presentation of Ophelia in the world of 'Hamlet'.

in the play 'Hamlet', she is still an important one. Since Shakespeare wrote the play in the early 1600s, depending on the theatrical performances and director's view, audience's and critics' interpr ... , in the portrayal of Ophelia shows how men in a strong patriarchal society controlled women in the 1600s. The influence of men in Ophelia's life is evident throughout by the relationships with the me ...

(8 pages) 122 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Scarlet Letter.

es three scaffold scenes to identify the development of Hester Prynne. The story takes place in the 1600s in a small Puritan village in Boston. Hester on the scaffold is a symbol of her forced isolati ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Light and colour.

time ago. A big breakthrough happened when Newton started to break light up with prisms in the late 1600s. Only recently have scientists begun to understand how light works and its connection to every ... Those bits that enter our eyes allow us to see. So, where does the colour come from?Starting in the 1600s with Sir Isaac Newton, scientists have believed that there are different kinds of photons. Dif ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

What influenced european migration to america?

brighter future have always attracted immigrants from all parts of the world to America. The early 1600s saw the beginning of a great tide of emigration from Europe to North America. Spanning more th ... nd some were lost at sea.Political considerations influenced many people to move to America. In the 1600s, arbitrary rule by England's Charles I gave impetus to the migration to the New World. The kin ...

(6 pages) 124 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Impact of Colonization in America.

North America saw a great tide of immigration from England and France in the early 1600s. Many of the immigrants traveled to North America in hope of finding religious freedom or rich ...

(2 pages) 74 2 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Child Rearing in sixteenth century English Upper Classes. How did adult views of children shape adult practices toward their children?

t nature, and these views led to drastic changes in how children were reared.In the 1500s and early 1600s, aristocratic mothers often hired, after giving birth, a wet nurse, a woman whose job it was t ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ships of the Honourable East India Company J Murdoch The Honourable East India Company was a response to the Dutch East India Company . This paper discusses the evolution and design of their ships

shionable desire for nutmeg. There was typically a 16 fold profit margin on this spice in the early 1600s. Little did anyone know that the desire for nutmeg would create a company that ruled the Asian ...

(11 pages) 49 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Biography of Davy Crockett and the battle of the Alamo.

escendants traced his paternal family ancestry to Antoine de Crocketagne, a Norman Huguenot. In the 1600s, he fled from Bantry Bay, Ireland, to England. Then someone in his family immigrated to New Yo ...

(6 pages) 66 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Scarlet Letter and The Crucible - Comparison of Proctor and Dimmesdale.

at these two men are relatively the same age, and living in approximately the same time period, the 1600s. In each Puritan society both men are well respected because of their role in the community. D ... ing from Arthur's society to John's society. It is clear that each was a Puritan society set in the 1600s in Salem, Massachusetts. It is very noticeable, however, that in The Crucible, everyone is str ...

(5 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

How would a modern audience respond to Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'?

A modern audience would respond to Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice' differently to the early 1600s audience because the play is meant to be comedy. The first audience would laugh and a modern a ...

(6 pages) 49 1 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Study guide on the early time periods of the united states, and how british ruled them leading to rebellions

s credited with the theory of natural rights? John Locke-What laws did the British pass in the late 1600s in pursuit of economic self-sufficiency? Navigation acts-How did Americans react to the Naviga ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Biofilms: The Who, What, Where, Why, and How's

ria in dental plaque, making him the first oral microbiologist and biofilm experimenter back in the 1600s. Biofilms form when bacteria adhere to surfaces and begin to excrete a slimy, glue-like substa ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Housing and homelessness in New York

Homelessness in America first appeared in the early 1600s with the beginning ofimmigration, which mainly consisted of poor people looking for a job ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Contrasting the viewpoints between aristotle and galileo methods

re then backed by the Christian Church so Aristotle remained the authority of many things until the 1600s. His authority was declined when a man named Galileo used mathematics and quantitative observa ...

(3 pages) 44 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The significance of Italian scientist Francesco Redi's expiriments.

appenings in life.For instance, due to the fact that there were no refrigerating devices during the 1600s, meat often rotted. As a result of the meat rotting, people came to believe that the meat spon ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Racism: The Distortion of Science and Religion

"Racism" in America began in the early 1600s when the English were in need of a cheap, durable labor source to build colonial foundations t ...

(5 pages) 128 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays