Essays Tagged: "blocks"

"Gun Control"

es. Two weeks before Christmas Day, 1987, 17 year-old Kendall Merriweather was shotand killed a few blocks from his high school in southeast Washington, D.C. Police arrested twoteenage students who th ...

(4 pages) 252 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Person Behind The Mask

t he could take his son to the circus. Hand in hand they would walk to the circus, just a couple of blocks away. He would have a big smile on his face, because it was the only time he would feel bette ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Censorship. What it includes and the different aspects of it.

rch, and the state.I think that this essay is more about 'UNCENSORSHIP' than censorship. Censorship blocks out the inappropriate material. Material that is not censored is the problem. Although people ...

(3 pages) 114 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Christian catacombs

he Romans used it to describe a place where there were caves that they used for the removal of tuff blocks of rock. It is near this place that the catacombs were dug for Saint Sebastian. By the ninth ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

My favorite place

n Fort Lauderdale, unlike the cold, rather freezing water here in California. If I walk a couple of blocks, I see a pier where many people take a walk. The beach is crowded with people. I guess they a ...

(1 pages) 193 0 3.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Communication NEW

up an alphabet.Books and PrintingAs early as the 7th century, the Chinese carved word pictures onto blocks of wood. They spread ink on the raised parts, pressed paper on top, peeled it off and made a ... essed paper on top, peeled it off and made a print.Later they cut all their words on separate small blocks so they could move them round to make different sentences. This is called moveable type.Until ...

(4 pages) 149 3 4.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Brush with Death- this is a story of irony and my brush with death and an unlikly saviour.

fee in the city". Everyone in the city drinks coffee. After taking a wrong turn and walking about 6 blocks out of my way I decided I should double back and try again a different day. Just as soon as I ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Divided We Govern David R. Mayhew's ideas along with other research. Divided vs. United

olled by the same political party have a stronger tie and connection and encounters fewer stumbling blocks as they move forward with national policies and issues. There is a sense that divided party c ...

(2 pages) 113 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Science fiction story about a kid being abducted and never seen again

something R.J. had enjoyed ever since he was little, even if it was just building something out of blocks. He had a lot of dedication for his job; he was never late, and never called out sick!About t ...

(5 pages) 61 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Outside stares.

as noticeable where people live in the suburb at their cottages, as it is noticeable living in the blocks of flats. All the neighbors there are divided into three categories - spies, concealers and s ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

JPEG2000 - The New Graphical Format.

to incorporating wavelet technology. The existing DCT-based algorithm divides images into separate blocks that are visible in decompressed JPEG images saved with high compression. Wavelet technology ... compression. Wavelet technology however stores its information in a data stream, instead of storing blocks of image data, avoiding the blockiness common in highly compressed JPEG images.HistoryThe ori ...

(6 pages) 52 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

A essay describing the faults and flaws in evolutionary theory and the alternative explantion. Titled: "Can Evolution Explain Anything?"

ry of today deals with. Other important points, such as comparisons of genetic makeup, are founding blocks of evolution as we know it today.Most scientists state evolution as fact and will not admit t ...

(10 pages) 134 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This essay deals with all that leads to a life of crime.

one truly wishes to reach and understand the answer, they only have to walk to the corner of their blocks.On that corner, like so many other corners within Brooklyn, there is a person, age ranging fr ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How bad were living conditions for the poor in the newly industrilised towns and cities of the 1840s. This is for Britain, referring to the industrial revoloution.

to go to the toilet. The first way was to walk up the road and use the toilets at either end of the blocks. Once there they would deposit their body waste into the cess pool via a wooden bench. Flies ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Everything to Nothing

epressing the button to the alarm on my key chain, two beeps of an aggravating sound was heard from blocks away. The locks on the doors quickly unlocked without hesitation. As I pulled the handles to ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Computers in Society

e students having easy access to computers for various school related tasks' like changing complete blocks of text on a term paper in a split second, using graphics to better express a particular poin ...

(2 pages) 97 4 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


hments and the ways used to achieve his success - "Out of the corner of his eye Gatsby saw that the blocks of the sidewalk really formed a ladder and mounted to a secret place above the trees - he cou ...

(3 pages) 35 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Karl Marx

t Berlin and then edited a radical newspaper, which argued that the privileges of privileged groups blocks progress. This brought him into conflict with the authorities, and he had to flee from German ...

(2 pages) 94 2 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Hate Speech.

ir targets and expand the growth of their group or as they call it, their Church. There aren't many blocks or screens on the Internet so it is easy for them to send pretty much anything they would lik ...

(1 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

How America Kept the British Cool

us, ice is a required thing in people's life, and people may get and keep it by many ways. However, blocks of ice from the lakes and rivers of Massachusetts were shipped across the Atlantic to London ... eveal the crystal ice. Next workers used metal teeth and long hand chisels to cut the ice, and that blocks of ice transferred to the timber icehouse. These blocks of ice slid down a chute to be shippe ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers