Essays Tagged: "17 years old"

Stephen Biko

s a clerk and his mother was a housemaid. Following the Sharpeville massacre in 1960, Biko was just 17 years old when he became a political activist. He started to become active when he got expelled f ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Holiday

ave been penfriends for years and years and openly write to each other on a regular basis, Sofie is 17 years old. It is the first week of the school holidays and being rather bored at home I decide to ... 30, Mum was still yelling about the phone bill, wearily entering the door waiting for the impact. '$170 dollars worth of international calls' Mum bellowed at me. I will pay for them out of my trip mon ...

(4 pages) 92 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

George Washington

George Washington was born in 1732 into a Virginia planter family, he learned the morals, manners, and body of knowledge requisite ... en he was eleven. He dropped out of school when he was 14 years old. He started to work when he was 17 years old and got his first land when he was 18 years oldHe was an experienced military leader. I ... art in the making of the constitution and the movement for its approval. Its success was assured by 1797, at the end of the second term of his presidency. In 1799 the country included nearly all its p ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

How to make money in the stock market. It discusses various techniques that will yield a profit.

How to Make Money in the Stock MarketWhen I was 17 years old, I was always looking for a quick way to make a fast dollar. I invested my hard earned ...

(4 pages) 310 2 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

"Fahrenheit 451" and Guy Montag.

son who challenges the laws and eventually becomes an "outcast".In the book Clarisse McClellan, the 17-years old girl, questions Montag about his life now and the life he has always lived. Near the st ...

(3 pages) 85 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Leonardo da Vinci, The life and Artwork of Leonardo da Vinci

r. His father acknowledged his paternity and agreed to pay for his education. In 1469, da Vinci was 17 years old and his father apprenticed him to the workshop of Verocchio. Verocchio was a master of ...

(1 pages) 101 0 2.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Essay on The Crucible by Arthur Miller

st people in Salem, especially the women and especially Abigail Williams. Abigail Williams is about 17 years old and is known as the town trollop. She is the type of the girls that gets anything and a ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What should the minimum age for executions be set at?

to place someone on death row is 18 years old, while other states have the minimum age set at 16 or 17 years old. I believe, for several reasons, that the minimum age to set a person for execution sho ... ts that they should. Erik Erikson, author of The Life Cycle Completed said, adolescences from 12 to 17 years old undergo a stage of "identity confusion." I do not feel this age group should be punishe ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An investigation of telepathy.

a representative sample of other similar people.The selection of people will be children, all 16 or 17 years old, from a further mathematics class. These children are similar in age and assumed to be ... ly stating the suit of card is as follows,where X is the number of suits correctly chosen.x p(x)0 3.1712 x 10-31 2.1141 x 10-22 6.6695 x 10-23 1.1339 x 10-14 1.8969 x 10-15 2.0233 x 10-16 1.6861 x 10- ...

(4 pages) 67 2 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A teenagers view on politics

Being 17 years old, I didn't fully comprehend why every news broadcast opened and closed with some referen ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Colleen and Anorexia Nervosa

as so weak, she ended up in the hospital.So here we are about a year later and Colleen is not quite 17 years old and being force fed through invasive tubes because she refuses to eat. At times she wou ...

(3 pages) 60 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

My Soul Was Set Free

over.As I leaned against the large oak, I thought of the possibility that I might die. I am only 17 years old. When Billy and I was going over the escape plan we never discussed the possibility of ...

(2 pages) 48 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Ring of Truth

e problem is a great one, and needs to be dealt with accordingly by parents. By the time a child is 17 years old, they would have spent 40,000 hours watching movies and other types of media and only: ...

(1 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media


omestic power that Washington himself had quested to attain.George Washington was born Februrary 22,1732 in Westmoreland County Virginia.Washington had inherited much more than a good mind and a stron ... respect for God. He also persued two intertwined interests, military arts andwestward expansion. At 17 years old, Washington began traveling across rivers, mountains,and Indian trails to isolated part ...

(5 pages) 116 0 5.0 Mar/2005

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

Jesse Ernest Wilkins Jr.

to the University of Chicago at the age of 13 and received his B.S. in Mathematics when he was only 17 years old. During the course of his career Wilkins published around a 100 research papers in the ...

(1 pages) 1687 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Current Situation in Uganda.

ubjected to in the Lord's resistance army at the Gulu district in Northern Uganda. Children of 8 to 17 years old are being abducted and kidnapped by the brutal rebels. The LRA has abducted more than 2 ...

(1 pages) 30 0 4.4 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Speech: Three tragic points in my life.

ell.MP#1: Falling in love is a very special moment in one's life, I was no exception to this. I was 17 years old when love came knocking at my door and at first I did not know how to handle the situat ... love came knocking at my door and at first I did not know how to handle the situation. What does a 17 year old know about love, not much, I can attest to that. But with all the fear and all the uncer ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Case Scenario: Grocery, Inc.

l corporations. Tom Green works as the produce manager for the store in My Town, U.S.A. Jeff Fresh, 17 years old, is spending his summer vacation working for Tom in the produce department.Assignment: ...

(9 pages) 890 1 4.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting


's brother who was 26 years old at the time when he was accused of statutory rape. The victim was a 17 years old girl. For the purpose of this essay, I'd like to refer to the accused as Sone and the v ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ere my best friends since we were in middle school. Paco and Francisco were older than me, Paco was 17 years old, Francisco was 16 years old and I was 15 years old. Paco lived 3 blocks away from my ho ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2001

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