Essays Tagged: "American Heritage"

Is An Oppressive Government More Desireable than No Government?

ment.'Before I continue, I'd like to define a few key terms in the topic. [All definitions are from American Heritage.]Oppressive is defined as unjust or difficult to bear.Government is the exercise o ...

(4 pages) 129 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Forms of Imprisonment. This deals with the mind of criminals and how they phsyically are in a prison but also how normal indivduals with mental disorder are in a state of imprisonment.

te can be defined as: 1. A mental or emotional condition. 2. A condition of excitement or distress (American Heritage Fourth Edition). We can plainly see that imprisonment can generally occur both in ...

(3 pages) 188 5 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The uncommon struggle of all men -The Great Depression

BIBLIOGRAPHYThe American Heritage-History of the 20's and 30's, Editor in Charge-Ralph K. Andrist, 1970, American He ... doin' some hard travelin', Lord.'This was the tune or the song of almost everyone during the Great American Depression. People faced struggles everywhere they turned. Webster's Intermediate Dictionar ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

Title: Was the Moon Landing A Hoax? This report has information on the Moon Landings and if it was a hoax. Many research proofs support it.

e flight through the Van Allen radiation belts without a single side effect? The Van Allen belts by American-Heritage definition reads, "Two zones of high-energy particle radiation trapped in earth's ... et to the moon, there is a possibility that we will never succeed.Works Cited"Van Allen Belt." Def. American-Heritage Dictionary. Page 888. 3rd Edition.Branley, Franklin Mansfield. The Great Moon Hoax ...

(4 pages) 154 3 3.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Heart Attacks

upply to the heart muscle, especially when caused by a coronary thrombosis or a coronary occlusion (American Heritage, 95)."The big scientific names for heart attacks are myocardial infarction or in s ...

(5 pages) 167 1 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Reconstruction was or was not radical

ter the Civil War (1865-1867), also know as Reconstruction, marked the time of progress for African Americans' legal rights. Although the major goals (reuniting the Confederate and Union states and gr ... conomically. Black Codes, Jim Crow laws, the Ku Klux Klan, and the shady methods to prevent African Americans from voting are several examples of how Reconstruction was a disgrace to the American Heri ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay explains why justice cannot be served until there is agreement on capital punishment.

omes straight from the mouth of a member of a national organization against capital punishment. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the EnglishLanguage, Third Edition defines execution as The act ... ed. No longer can we sit back and watch criminals be released and then kill again. No longer must weAmericans or anyone live our lives in fear. We must come together and draw the line on crime. We mus ...

(6 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Faith-expository essay

Every living being possesses at least one type of faith in many diverse ways. It is defined by The American Heritage Student Dictionary that faith is "A loyalty, confidence, or trust in a person, thi ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Civility and morality in civilization represented in The Jungle Book and showing how danger threatens society.

the type of culture and society developed by a particular nation or region or in a particular era" (American Heritage 246). Each animal in The Jungle Book represents a different part of the "city." In ... ltures as being threatened by "danger." A danger is an "exposure or vulnerability to harm or risk" (American Heritage 334). This danger can be represented by many different things: war with other nati ...

(9 pages) 99 2 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Flaw of Utilitarianism

definition of morality is "The quality of being in accord with standards of right or good conduct" (American Heritage). Utilitarianism would indicate that "in being in accord with the standards of rig ... that one should do whatever creates the greatest amounts of happiness, is also immoral.Works Cited:American Heritage. March 3, 2006 ( Argument for Utilitari ...

(3 pages) 83 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

"Ethical axioms are found and tested not very differently from the axioms of science. Truth is what stands the test of time." Critically evaluate this claim.

principle or one that is accepted as true without proof as the basis for argument; a postulate (The American Heritage Dictionaries). Ethical axioms in essence are those principles that are accepted by ... as proved this axiom wrong by claiming the earth was spherical.Work Cited List:"Axiom." Def. 3. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. 4thed. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.Bernoull ...

(7 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Wilder Mansion Restoration essay

Mansion has stood predominantly in the Elmhurst community since 1868. The mansion is a part of the American heritage and to destroy it for a frivolous reason like a parking lot is to sell out ones he ... l has it rich history engraved in it, with its cobble stone streets and ancient architecture. We as Americans are a relatively young country, but we still have a rich history. We need to learn to pres ...

(2 pages) 13 0 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Analyzing the use of Databases in an Organization

According to the American Heritage New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy Third Edition, (n.d.) a "database consists of ... ns to the common place client based software like Microsoft Access.References:database. (n.d.). The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. Retrieved April 16, 2007, ...

(4 pages) 176 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Colonial Times

here are several different types of literature. Colonial literature is a very important part of our American heritage. Colonial literature includes historical, religious, and political events that tak ... cused around historical events. "It was an oddly assorted group that established the foundations of American literature: the Native Americans with their oral traditions, the Puritans with their preocc ...

(2 pages) 602 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

With The President's Body

With the President's Body The article With the President's Body is an article from American Heritage. This article consists of 3 people's "brushes with history". The purpose of the ar ... s unique because there are few people who have encountered the same situations in which these lucky Americans have experienced. They are very original stories described in a very original article, in ...

(2 pages) 633 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Some Hope For Americas Troubled Youth

ve alternatives to prevent miscreants from doing wrong . Juvenile delinquents are, according to The American Heritage Concise Dictionary, young people who are guilty of antisocial or criminal behavior ... There are many different types of people that range from the wealthy to the poor, White to African American, elite to the masses, and male to female that reach law breaking, dishonest levels. However ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


onstrued as inaccurate or accurate. We must first define the words "good", and "person". The American Heritage defines "good" as being; (1a) "Virtuous; Valid or True". It also defines "person" ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

What impact does the denial of socialization and enculturation have if the development of the individual?

believe isolation can affect cognitive development: The growth of a person's ability to learn (The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition). It is inevitable that th ... confined space and the harsh beatings of her father.Cited SourcesCognitive development. (n.d.). The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. Retrieved April 25, 2007, ...

(6 pages) 40 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Role of Human Resources

(4 pages) 159 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Racism and Discrimination in Country Lovers and Everyday Use

lacks wanted to “rediscover” their African roots, and were ready to reject and deny their American heritage, which was filled with stories of pain and injustice. In “Everyday Use”, ... ith stories of pain and injustice. In “Everyday Use”, Alice Walker argues that an African-American is both African and American, and to deny the American side of one’s heritage is disre ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American