Essays Tagged: "1940s"


itstime. He was a man of pioneering spirit, ingenuity, and daring, whorevolutionized Detroit in the 1940s with his stunning car of tomorrow.It was streamlined, futuristic, and fast the car every Ameri ...

(2 pages) 86 1 3.7 Mar/1997

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

Love In the 1990s

sen 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 perfect voice of ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.3 Feb/1996

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

The Necessity of Computer Security

When the first electronic computers emerged from university and military laboratories inthe late 1940s and early 1950s, visionaries proclaimed them the harbingers of a second industrialrevolutio ...

(7 pages) 341 0 2.8 Jul/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Fantasy - An Essential Component of Reality - a look at mindplay versus real world as showcased by the game, Dungeons and Dragons

Fantasy - An Essential Component of RealityMany boys who were born in the late 1940s to early 1950s amused themselves in the long hours of their growing up by playing at war. Toy ...

(3 pages) 121 4 4.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Effects of terrorism on the economics of America

and fires his pistol. The Archduke Ferdinand dies. Within weeks, the first world war has begun. The 1940s: the French resistance kill occupying troops when and how they can. June 1944: at Oradour-sur- ...

(2 pages) 194 0 2.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security


George Wells Beadle and Edward Lawrie Tatum, provided one of the first important clues in the early 1940s. Working with the fungi Neurospora and Penicillium, they found that "genes direct the formatio ...

(8 pages) 172 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Australia in the 1950s and aboriginal life.

AUSTRALIA IN THE 1940s AND 1950sReflectionsAustralia was a very different country from what it is today.The populatio ... aper than today.Unfamiliar migrants and the low cost of living were only two aspects of life in the 1940s and 1950s that are unrecognisable to us today.From the first European settlement, Australia wa ... am employment confining them to unemployment, poverty and low paid work as domestic servants.In the 1940s and the 1950's, they were denied the full civil and human rights enjoyed by other Australians. ...

(2 pages) 98 3 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

To what extent can we adequately study people who do not share our views?

ret radiation experiments carried out on sick and healthy people by the US Energy Department in the 1940s and 1950s, and the Tuskegee study to investigate the effects of untreated syphilis on illitera ...

(12 pages) 277 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The Holocaust and opinions on it. It contains two quotes from "Night" by Elie Wiesel.

set up in the early 1930s, but the most infamous and deathly camps didn't come into play until the 1940s. For example, Auschwitz, on of the most notorious death camps that had both a gas chamber and ...

(2 pages) 69 1 4.3 May/2003

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

"The Outsider".

us dialogues and the actions of the protagonist within the novel.Set in the conservative society of 1940s Algeria, Meursault, the protagonist, is faced with dealing with death and it is in his reactio ...

(4 pages) 68 1 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Holocaust Museum.

he exhibit walks you through the process of how the Nazi party raised support in Germany during the 1940s. The use of propaganda primarily against Jews and other groups such as Catholics, gypsies, and ...

(1 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jun/2003

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

Harley Davidson has long been an American Icon.

became the world's largest motorcycle company by producing 28,000 motorcycles annually.In the early 1940s (during WWII) Harley-Davidson had another chance to increase production. The company's motorcy ...

(8 pages) 476 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A cross-cultural comparison of political attack ads in Brazil and the United States.

ates.A Brief History of Political Advertising in BrazilDuring Getulio Vargas administration, in the 1940s, Brazil saw the dawn of political marketing. His title "father of the poor" seemed to be more ...

(13 pages) 165 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Where is Psychoanalytic Criticism coming from? And What does that mean?

First introduced to literary studies in the 1920s and 1940s, Freud's psychoanalytic criticism still survives today. Psychoanalytic criticism provides a st ...

(3 pages) 101 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

"A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty.

rds," a book of 90 black-and-white photographs taken in Mississippi graveyards during the 1930s and 1940s. She said the pictures were taken at a time when "Mississippi had no art but cemeteries."She w ...

(4 pages) 172 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Kurdish Genocide in Iraq.

"Never Again??" The Kurdish Genocide in IraqAfter the Holocaust occurred in Europe during the 1940s, the world promised that they would never again allow a case of genocide to go unnoticed for s ...

(8 pages) 114 2 3.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

"Marijuana in the Land of the Free".

his. It is not a lie, but a sublime truth."Cannabis, an herb of countless uses, has been, since the 1940s, an illegal substance in these United States of America. This should not be so. For many, cann ...

(2 pages) 69 3 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Mexican Americans.

s, La Raza, and Mex-Americans. While the term Chicano has gone in and out of fashion since the late 1940s, it is still the preferred identification for many Mexican Americans. The term Mexican America ...

(2 pages) 148 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Media Violence: Not the Real Culprit for the Problems of Society

ehavior is a very complex issue, some people have wanted to find a quick fix to the problem. In the 1940s and 50s, comic books were named the number one reason for the rise in juvenile delinquency. Fe ...

(9 pages) 201 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

This essay is about causes of the great depression.

ollapse in the history of the modern industrial world, lasting from the end of 1929 until the early 1940s. Beginning in the United States, the depression spread to most of the world's industrial count ...

(28 pages) 392 3 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science