Essays Tagged: "1930s"


he use of marijuana as an intoxicant in the United States became a problem of public concern in the 1930s. Regulatory laws were passed in 1937, and criminal penalties were instituted for possession an ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.8 Mar/1997

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

Capital Punishment

ople have been legally executed sincecolonial times, most of them in the early 20th Century. By the 1930s, asmany as 150 people were executed each year. However, public outrage andlegal challenges cau ...

(7 pages) 400 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Essay on the paper: "Mary Jane: The Devil Weed?"

l offenseunder federal law' (Jaffe, 659). Andrews pointed out that 'not until sometime in the early 1930s did the Louisianna legislature pass a state regulationmaking use of the drug illegal' (5). Jaf ...

(3 pages) 90 1 3.9 Nov/1995

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

Of Mice and Men

clearly, holding on to thin dreams as they go about their thankless business. The novel, set in the 1930s, is a story of friendship of migrant workers George Milton and Lennie Smalls. The pair travels ...

(5 pages) 140 2 3.8 Feb/1997

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

Rock and Roll of the 50's

During the late 1930s, the young saw their fathers and brothers enrobed in uniforms and disappeared to places far aw ... ase rock and roll was a slang expression for lovemaking used in many blues songs dating back to the 1930s. Depending on the regional and musical backgrounds of the performers, early rock music tended ...

(4 pages) 199 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Love In the 1990s

I have chosen a poem by W.H. Auden to represent the early portion of this century- specifically the 1930s and 1940s. I knew I had to include a song from my idol Jim Morrison. Not only is he the perfec ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

To kill a Mockingbird (Film Review)

iquely strong and sensitive about racism and the ways of the Old South during the Depression in the 1930s. It is accurately portrayed and still remains one of the most powerful arguments against racis ...

(5 pages) 229 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The cuases of the Showa Restoration In Japan

arliamentary government of the 1920's to the Showa Restorationand military dictatorship of the late 1930s was not a sudden transformation. Liberal forces were nottoppled by a coup overnight. Instead, ... actors.The history that links the constitutional settlement of 1889 to the Showa Restoration in the 1930s isnot an easy story to relate. The transformation in Japan's governmental structure involved; ...

(14 pages) 156 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Jews In Nazi Germany

ddle Ages Europeans had tended to blame the Jews for their misfortunes and many nationalists in the 1930s believed the Jews were to blame for the Germany had had since World War I. Hitler had also as ... a Jew, and so a major cause of Hitler's acceleration of his persecution of the Jews during the late 1930s.On the 15th November 1938 Jewish children were confined to Jewish schools.In late November law ...

(5 pages) 109 1 4.1 Jul/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Cesar Chavez

ildren. His parents owned a ranch and a small grocery store, but during the Great Depression in the 1930s they lost everything. In order to survive, Cesar Chavez and his family became migrant farm wor ...

(4 pages) 154 2 4.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


and duties of the individual. It can also be described as a way of ensuring that the events of the 1930s, particularly the rise of facism and dictatorship, will never recur.As a result of historical ...

(17 pages) 165 0 4.1 Oct/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Revenue Sharing between the States and the Federal government

n and retraction of the size of thefederal government. The federal government began expanding inthe 1930s to deal with the Depression. It used federal agenciesto directly deal with problems. As time w ...

(2 pages) 61 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

What factors accounted for the rise of Hitler, which was the most critical?

ion, and the passing of the Enabling Act were of the more critical ones.The depression in the early 1930s helped Hitler's rise to power, because during a time when people were in need, he was able to ...

(2 pages) 90 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Thesis paper on anabolic-androgenic steroids.

ion, and alleviating symptoms of arthritis and asthma. Anabolic steroids were developed in the late 1930s primarily to treat hypogonadism, a condition in which the testes do not produce sufficient tes ... me types of impotence, and wasting of the body caused by HIV infection or other diseases.During the 1930s, scientists discovered that anabolic steroids could facilitate the growth of skeletal muscle i ...

(5 pages) 131 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Mobilizing for World War 2 did more to rectify the Great Depression than all of the programs in effect in the late 1930s and early 1940s.

hatrestored the country's economy.The reform movements did not end the Great Depression in the late 1930s.Through policies such as the TVA project, and the Works Progress Administration, thedownward e ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

To Kill A Mockingbird essay on how setting effects conflict, character, and mood.

The novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee takes a reality look at life in the South and 1930s. The trial in this book is affected by setting and changes the result of the trial, Atticus, a ...

(4 pages) 87 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Discuss the notion of realism in "The Prime of Miss J. Brodie".

r if these people, from Miss Brodie to Mary McGregor, really existed.The setting is Edinburgh early 1930s, only a few years after Spark's childhood. Firstly we must ask why Edinburgh? The setting comp ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Title: Police Abuse. The essay includes the definition of "police abuse", the causes, examples of police abuse, relationship with racial profiling, suggestions of solutions about the problem.

orms a corruption in America when opportunities of bribery were widespread. Police reforms from the 1930s to the 1950s sought to establish professionalism among police forces by introducing military-l ...

(5 pages) 562 4 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

A description of the Folk Urban Continuum as depicted by Redfield and Chan Kom: A Maya Village.

lk to the urban end of the continuum are based on studies conducted in the Yucatan during the early 1930s. It's essential elements focus on the fact that as a community moves from the folk to the urba ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Provincialism in to Kill A Mockingird

The 1930s was a time when the U.S. was undergoing major changes. As well as the economic depression whic ...

(6 pages) 47 1 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee