Essays Tagged: "canals"

Panama Canal

The idea for a sea-level canal has been around since the 16th century when canals were first developed. The Panama Canal, an artificial waterway across the Isthmus of Panama i ...

(2 pages) 91 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ray Bradbury

dinto books. He dreams dreams of magic and transformation, good and evil, small-town Americaand the canals of Mars. His dreams are not only popular, but durable. His work consists of shortstories, whi ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Nazca Art

gation system; one composed of slightly downward tilted tunnels that eventually supplied water tocanals ( Moseley 1992: 186).Little information regarding Nazca political organization has survi ... gation system; one composed of slightly downward tilted tunnels that eventually supplied water tocanals ( Moseley 1992: 186).Little information regarding Nazca political organization has survi ...

(15 pages) 85 0 3.9 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Economic Changes in England During Eighteenth Century That Caused The Industrial Revolution

ces were abundant. Transportation was also extremely excisable by traveling in harbors, rivers, and canals. (Squitiere)Thirdly, more people were willing to invest their money in new factories and inve ... was partially the reason everyone made England the trading center of the world. There were many new canals, harbors, and roads which people could travel on to get from place to place. There was also a ...

(10 pages) 426 0 3.9 Jun/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Erie Canal and impacts that it had on commerce, trade, and development of New York and the US at that time.

epeatedly when the Western Inland Locks Navigation Company established a system of travel by use of canals (Shaw, 59). Although the company was ultimately defeated, the initial idea of canals and lock ...

(6 pages) 108 1 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Positive Impact of British Imperialism on India

art of British economy. They gave Britain a balance of trade.The British had built roads, railways, canals, irrigation, mills, and factories to further the increase in economy and transportation. They ...

(3 pages) 81 0 2.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Analyse the impact of the invention and development of railways on everyday life in Victorian Britain.

s important as we are often led to believe.Before railways, main forms of goods transportation were canals, packhorses and carriages. Canals in particular were an excellent method of transportation, m ... leading down to the universal highroad, the sea itself '. Although they were cheap and accessible, canals were also slow and as such were limited in what goods they could transport.Alternate methods ...

(9 pages) 97 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"John Mackasey" This is a short paper on John Mackasey, an Irish Catholic and other irish immigrants living in Canada during the late 1800s.

rked as longshoremen, as ditch-diggers, as construction workers, as builders of the nation's roads, canals and railroads. Even middle class Irish Catholics experienced barriers to success and respect, ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.3 Mar/2003

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

Britian and the industrial revolution.

ace earlier and faster than other countries at the time. The lack of physical barriers and the many canals helped with transportation of goods. Coalfields and thick forests, located close to large dep ...

(8 pages) 160 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Venice : City of Dreams this a descriptive essay about the city of Venice.

them to wander deep into its alluringstreets. Built entirely upon water its streets are really wide canals that runthroughout the entire city. They carry people from one enchanted building to thenext ...

(2 pages) 105 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Scottsdale, Arizona. Economic history and how it was effected by the search for now water sources -- Vanderbilt

t and would disappear in the summer months when water was in highest demand. The Hohokam people dug canals by hand that diverted water from the Salt River to their fields. Without modern tools or air- ... kam people built over 200 miles of canal in Arizona, much of which is still used to this day. These canals allowed them to begin subsistence farming and create communities. In the mid-1300s there was ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Industrial Revolution technological advancements.

lead to led to the development of the first steam engines and the construction of improved shipping canals a new transportation infrastructure emerged. In a push towards newer, more efficient and inno ...

(6 pages) 100 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Ecological Restoration of Coastal Wetlands of Santa Barbara Area

ists. The lagoon itself is plagued by high nutrient levels and an overgrown algae population. Tidal canals and increased circulation is necessary to continuously recycle the water from the ocean to th ... sh nutrients into the sea, and begin to attack the menacing algae population. I believe a system of canals need to be dredged to establish a tidal flow from the ocean into the lagoon. Presently, pumps ...

(10 pages) 61 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

This is a biology paper about the Phylum Porifera!!! Uses the example of Sponges(a member of the phylum Porifera)

- PoriferaSponges are the simplest of the multicellular animals. They are characterized by numerous canals, tunnels, and chambers that open to the outside by way of pores which giving this phylum its ... in one ton of water only to receive one ounce of food. Sponges actively pump water through its tiny canals and chambers. The interior of the sponge is lined with flagellated cells called choanocytes. ...

(1 pages) 26 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What led the South to ceded from the Union; Was Slavery an issue? Did it lead to the Civil War?

nted internal improvements sponsored by the federal government. This was more roads, railroads, and canals. The South, on the other hand, did not want these projects to be done at all. In addition, th ...

(6 pages) 65 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Early Century Transportation Methods

The various methods of transportation such as canals, steamboats and railroads changed the culture and the political shape of the United States in ... the other newer ways to get around places like steamboats to sail along the waterfront and various canals to get to certain places. One of the things about the railroad that stands ou ... teamboats were a great use specially in the new acquired land in Louisiana where there are a lot of canals and many areas of rivers that made it useful to go back and forth along the waterway. These a ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Essay on the Mesopotamian civilization

ood in case of a bad famine. In case of a drought they have an irrigation system. It is made out of canals, gates, and artificial lakes. They grew barley, wheat, vegetables, and grapefruits. A stable ... time leaders. The people voted on kings to rules. The kings looked over the temples and ordered new canals. A system of government satisfied the needs of the people by laws protected them. They had th ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Describe the changes occuring in America in the 1810-1830's thru the eyes of a foreign visitor, like Alexis De Tpcqueville.

ignificant economic developments were the invention of the cotton gin, the development of roads and canals, the success of new technology, new ways of transportation, and the growth of factori ... ered. Flatboats were replaced by steamboats, providing a faster way for people and goods to travel. Canals were built which connected existing rivers together. The most well known canal built during t ...

(4 pages) 39 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Travelling Broadens the Mind

magine what will be the feeling when you read about the beauty of Venice and see some photos of its canals and squares, compared to the one when you are there. When you travel in a boat along 'Canale ...

(1 pages) 26 0 2.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Transportation in the 19th Century

lf of the 19th century, improvements in transportation developed rather quickly. Roads, steamboats, canals, and railroads all had a positive effect on the American economy. They also provided for a mo ... now able to purchase southern goods. While steamboats sparked the economy on the western frontier, canals became increasingly popular on the east coast. Although expensive ($25,000 per mile), and dif ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers