Essays Tagged: "caribbean islands"

Similarities and Differences between English and Spanish New World Colonies

were the first action of the explorers of the new land. Immediate metal wealth was not found in the Caribbean Islands, but it was found later on the Americas mainland. England was then enticed to clai ...

(2 pages) 166 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Comparison of columbus' journal vs. Champlain's.

the most influential explorers in the history of the Americas. Columbus "discovered" the area near Caribbean Islands while Champlain explored the St. Lawrence Seaway. Their journals were very similar ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Technology's impact on Caribbean Ecnomies.

Imported technology, in context of the statement, refers to machines that are not indigenous to the Caribbean. These machines allow little or no manual effort used in order to complete tasks. The moot ... al effort used in order to complete tasks. The moot suggests that, these technologies have advanced Caribbean economies only a little bit. Imported technology has not marginally improved Caribbean eco ...

(2 pages) 77 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Ethical Dilemma of Surgery vs. Religion involving a 12 year-old-child visiting the US.

isit to relatives in New York when the need for surgery is diagnosed. The family is from one of the Caribbean islands, and they practice a religion that forbids surgical cutting. The physicians explor ... s not what is keeping Kallie's parents from consenting to the operation.Kallie's family is from the Caribbean Islands and they practice a religion that forbids surgical cutting. Her parents have been ...

(4 pages) 80 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Why did the number of people migrating to Britain increase during the three decades following the Second World War?

overseas communities were made to join armed forces. Many men from the Indian sub-continent and the Caribbean islands contributed to the war effort. This therefore emphasised their view of themselves ... e of the British life. Several of them decided that after the war they would remain in Britain. The Caribbean and Asian soldiers assumed that if they came to Britain they would be treated equally as B ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

What specific influence if any has indigenous religion had on modern society?

rt, African spiritual influence came from Santeria. The evolution of Santeria started mostly in the Caribbean Islands and Brazil. Santeria is more popularly know as "The Way of the Saints". Santeria h ... large part of the Santerian way of life. Voodoo came with the slaves when they were shipped to the Caribbean to be slaves on sugar plantations. The people were baptized Catholic when they arrived and ...

(1 pages) 734 0 4.1 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Should American citizens during the time of the American Revolution have become Patriots or Loyalists

oximately 143,000,000 pounds. Britain also gained from the French; Canada, the Ohio Valley and some Caribbean islands. The new territory the British gained came at far too high a price, for the cost o ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

"The Autobiography of My Mother" by Jamaica Kincaid as an anticolonial text

s literature mainly as a means of unveiling deeply hidden truths about the impact of colonialism in Caribbean islands. If in 'A Small Place' she had adopted a rather acidic tone in her criticism of th ... es back to Gayatri Spivak's question 'Can the subaltern speak?' She gives voice to the Black female Caribbean. Xuela herself points out that:"I am not a people, I am not a nation...I only wish from ti ...

(6 pages) 59 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Hard Times Living In New York

half the size of Rhode Island, was discovered in 1502 by Christopher Columbus, as were many of the Caribbean islands. In those days the island was inhabited by the Carib Indians who had already chase ... in 1974 it was further assimilated into the political fold as a region of France. Both of France's Caribbean outposts, Martinique and Guadeloupe, use French currency and stamps and fly the French fla ...

(2 pages) 525 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

My Vacation to Puerto Rico

I thought going to Puerto Rico would be a great trip and get out. Puerto Rico is located in the Caribbean Sea. Puerto Rico has long bean known as one of the most beautiful islands and one of the m ... own as one of the most beautiful islands and one of the most popular tourist attractions of all the Caribbean islands. Its rugged mountains colorful plant and beautiful seas and sunsets that ripple of ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Global Warming: A Threat to Our Future

t ice sheets on the land that the sealevel was more than 300 feet lower than the current level. The Caribbean islands of today wereall part of a single larger island. A broad land bridge existed betwe ...

(11 pages) 60 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Economic development in the Caribbean: from the perspective of the comparison of Martinique and the Bahamas Assignment COURSE TITLE: "REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT"

III. SemesterEconomic development in the Caribbean: from theperspective of the comparison of Martinique and theBahamasAssignmentCOURSE TITLE: ... lip;…. p. 2131. INTRODUCTIONIn the 14th century Europe largely benefited from colonising the Caribbean islands. These islandswent through five decades of cultural and political impact, piracy, ... arge influence onthe countries' economy.The Bahamas and Martinique are two groups of islands in the Caribbean that experienced similarcolonisation history with the difference of having been occupied b ...

(33 pages) 34 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Toward Independence

ish offered France a choice of either its North American possessions east of the Mississippi or the Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique, which had been occupied by the British. France chose ... mall islands in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and fishing rights in the area. The economic value of the Caribbean islands to France was greater than that of Canada because of their rich sugar crops, and t ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Prohibition: Rum Runners and the Bahamas

ts was high and supplying that demand was profitable. Smugglers in Florida and New York worked with Caribbean islands to establish exchanges, with the Bahamas playing a significant role due to its pro ... nvestment pushed Bahamian development forward through a difficult environment that left most of the Caribbean struggling. The 1920s and early 1930s provided the colony with a catalyst for success, ess ...

(11 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers