Essays Tagged: "Boston"

A Newspaper around the times of Boston Tea Party

The Boston WeeklyCopyright ® 1773 The Boston Times BOSTON, MA December 16-23, 17732 CENTSOVER 10,000 ... _______________________Passionate Republican Local Hero__________________________By Ismail Bozkurt, BOSTONDec.16-"Fellow countrymen, we cannot afford to give a single inch! If we retreat now, everythi ... hree groups of fifty men who were dressed like Mohawk Indians and dumped 342 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor. Adams, along with his followers had a meeting with Hutchinson today as he also had pr ...

(5 pages) 88 1 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Diversity within English

used as to whether or not itis appropriate.Most people are familiar with regional dialects, such as Boston, Brooklyn, or Southern. These types ofvariations usually occur because of immigration and set ...

(5 pages) 278 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

The Devil in the Shape of a woman. Speaks of examples of women in America being executed as witches.

ho was accused of several different practices. Minister John Hale, who witnessed Jones's hanging in Boston when he was a boy, later said that she 'was suspected partly because that after some angry wo ...

(7 pages) 214 5 4.1 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Thomas P. O'Neill

O'Neill (1912-1994) always knew why he was in Washington, and what he stood for. He was a native of Boston and always prided himself on his theory that 'all politics is local.' (O'Neill 1) Tip was a f ... with only fifteen thousand dollars to his name. He devoted his life and his money to the people of Boston.Tip came of age in the Great Depression, arrived in congress from Massachusetts in 1952 and ' ...

(7 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jan/1993

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government


ON Monday morning, the 29th of November 1773, a handbill was posted all overBoston, containing the following words: "Friends! Brethren! Countrymen! --That worstarrived in the h ... o this last, worst, and mostDestructive measure of administration."Day before. By invitation of the Boston Committee of Correspondence those of Roxbury,Crowds of citizens were pouring into Faneuil Hal ... he wrote to the ministry, advising the prosecution of some of theLeaders of the Sons of Liberty in Boston, for high crimes and misdemeanors. He orderedAdmiral Montague to place two armed ships at the ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Good vs. Evil By JumboMoos An analysis using "A seperate peace" and "East of Eden"

ven when I stood watching him being lowered into his family's strait-laced burial ground outside of Boston. I could not escape a feeling that this was my own funeral, and you do not cry in that case." ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Close reading and analysis of Sherman Alexie's "On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City."

It does not seem hard to understand the basic theme that is present in "On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City" by Sherman Alexie. Many Native Americans today are forced to assimilate int ... er be like they were before the first settlers landed. The setting of the poem, an Amtrak train for Boston to New York, I believe is very significant. The New England Area, especially by Walden Pond i ...

(3 pages) 131 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

September 11, 2001 Impacts and Outcomes.

rorist attacks took place in different areas of the United States.At 8:45am, a plane departing from Boston was hijacked and flown into the north tower of the World Trade Center, located in New York Ci ... the north tower. There were no survivors from this flight.At 9:03am, a second plane departing from Boston was also hijacked. This plane was flown into the south tower of the World Trade Center, in Ne ...

(13 pages) 558 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


on, universities, westward expansion, urbanization and immigration all made the life in a city like Boston full of novelty and turbulence. Transcendentalism was a reaction to an impoverishment of reli ... look at a different angle at his place in the world and society.The world of the nineteenth century Boston was that of emergence of new currents of thought in response to the conservative atmosphere. ...

(13 pages) 300 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Boston Massacre Trial.

s not guilty.By 1770, there were approximately 600 redcoat soldiers of the British army residing in Boston. They were cursed upon by native Bostonians and called "lobsters" in reference to their brigh ... by native Bostonians and called "lobsters" in reference to their bright red uniforms. The people of Boston believed that the soldiers were sent to take away their freedom. Samuel Adams was even caught ...

(7 pages) 72 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Holy Wars: Muslim Vs. Christian.

Introduction"A hijacked passenger jet, American Airlines Flight 11 out of Boston, Massachusetts, crashes into the north tower of the World Trade Center, tearing a gaping hole ... lding and setting it afire."(8:45 A.M.)"A second hijacked airliner, United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston, crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center and explodes. Both buildings are burn ...

(8 pages) 280 2 2.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The Scarlet Letter.

the development of Hester Prynne. The story takes place in the 1600s in a small Puritan village in Boston. Hester on the scaffold is a symbol of her forced isolation; for her rejection from society; ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Death in Early America.

Mather, one of Puritan New England's foremost ministers and scholars, died in 1l723 at his home in Boston. As he lay "feeble and sore broken" upon his death bed, he faced his life's end with desperat ... nd trembling." He was tormented by the thought that he might be bound for Hell. John Tappin died in Boston in 1673 at the age of 18. He, too, suffered bitter spiritual torment in the face of deeath. A ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Declaring Independence.

ngress dealt with the military crisis the colonies were in with England. It organized forces around Boston into the Continental Army and appointed George Washington to commander-in-chief.The Battle of ... war. The colonists had made a fort on Bunker and Breeds Hills to fire on English ships approaching Boston. Thomas Gage ordered his British troops to attack the hills. He believed the task to be an ea ...

(4 pages) 61 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A short biography of Alexander Graham Bell. Tells of his life and his relation to the telephone.

Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3? 1847. Even though Alexander Graham Bell worked in Boston he was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. When he was born he did not have a middle name, he was Al ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Americanisms in England.

ve to submit in the end with the best grace possible.For example, consider caucus. It originated in Boston at some indeterminate time before 1750, and remained so peculiarly American for more than a c ...

(14 pages) 53 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Malcolm X's hierarchy of needs chart.

y, a secure home which he lacked. He achieved it when he went to live with his stepsister, Ella, in Boston. Even if it wasn't that secure, it still was enough to make him feel safer.Love NeedsMalcolm ...

(2 pages) 59 3 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Summary of the book Scarlet Letter using symbolism and quotes from the book.

and of course the symbols that can help understand a story better.The scarlet letter took place in Boston in the year 1642. Hester the protagonist of this story had committed adultery. She had come t ... ew World and was supposed to wait for her husband, who was kept by the indians when trying to reach Boston. Hester was married to to a scholar named Roger Chillingworth, an older men whom hester had m ...

(3 pages) 60 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad in Massachusetts.

of slavery in the south in the nineteenth century. Men such as Wendell Philips and Samuel J. May of Boston epitomized the abolitionist cause in the north, not only by speaking out against the injustic ... e served as a sort of buffer ground for escaped slaves seeking freedom and justice--New Bedford and Boston were primary stops for thousands of northbound escapees. Of the freedom offered by Massachuse ...

(10 pages) 108 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Life in the Colonial Cities. This essay describes in detail how people lived in the early colonial cities of America.

centers for manufacturing and commerce, where industry boomed.The major cities of America included Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Newport, and Charleston. In these large cities, many problems began ... me people were unhappy with Philadelphia's design while others thought the city to be a masterpiece.Boston was another populous city, thanks to its elegance and in general the manners of its people. T ...

(2 pages) 77 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers