Essays Tagged: "catastrophic"

Biological Warfare/Terrorism

uickly the disease-causing agent can spread from person to person. Pastevents have demonstrated how catastrophic these diseases can be when unleashed on apopulation and are now becoming a favorite by ... ively small area, a subway in this instance, the affects of a nation wide biologicalthreat would be catastrophic. It is no wonder that since the incident in Tokyo morehoaxes and plans to use these wea ...

(10 pages) 399 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Man Vs. Machine

of working against man through wicked plans. In the Terminator the view of the future is even more catastrophic: robots will become intelligent and self-aware and will take over the human race.The du ...

(3 pages) 170 3 3.1 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Money in America. A basic idea of how the money goes through everyone's hands

ing in a particular region of the countrycould cause inflation. In the long run, the flooding may becatastrophic for businesses because it could cause ashortage of products. In order for the businesse ...

(2 pages) 142 0 3.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

NATO and the Warsaw pact

o shots were fired, but was a thousandfold more dangerous than any other conflict. This potentially catastrophic struggle for world domination was caused by diverse international factors, however, one ...

(5 pages) 89 1 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Economic, Political, and Social Effects of the Black Death

the plague on human and certain animal populations from East Asia to as far west as Greenland were catastrophic. All facets of society, from peasant to king were affected; no one was safe. All of soc ...

(5 pages) 238 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Cornelius Vanderbilt.

nk.Cornelius Vanderbilt was born on May 27th, 1794 in Staten Island, New York. His early years were catastrophic to say the least. His parents, both rough and abusive alcoholics, constantly fell deepe ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Holocaust, its about the holocaust and it explains what it was and what happened. It explains the event that took place.

The holocaustThe Holocaust was a catastrophic, cataclysmic event in history that took placeover 55 years ago, but why is it still so ...

(10 pages) 262 2 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Terrorism in the mind of god.

are sure to occur. If nothing is done soon to dampen the effects of terrorism, panic could cause a catastrophic global recession.The word "terrorism" was first used in 1789 during the French Revoluti ... terrorist got a canister of anthrax and started pumping it into the building. The results would be catastrophic. Almost everyone would become infected with a highly deadly virus and thousands of men ...

(9 pages) 178 2 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A short essay about The Fall of MaBeth, with great citations from the play.

rises to great heights, but through the choices and actions taken, the character is condemned to a catastrophic fall. This is perfectly illustrated in Macbeth. As Macbeth ascends he gains the Thane o ... tantly his place in society.Overall, Macbeth produces exceptional calamity and in the end suffers a catastrophic end. Nothing more could be taken away from Macbeth for he lost everything; his fall was ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Assess the current global performances of McDonnalds. What impact will this have on the fast food service industry as a whole?

been doing to well of late. Over the last three years we have seen their stock slide 60%, which is catastrophic by any organisations standards. This year McDonalds had their first quarterly loss in t ...

(6 pages) 308 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The World Bank - Friend or Foe to the Developing World?

tandard package is designed to "get the economy going again", but the consequences for the poor are catastrophic because the World Bank, to put it loosely, "encourages" more land to be put into export ...

(11 pages) 218 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"The Donner Party" Analysis of Events

nger that lie before him, but ignored it in order to make up for the slow start. Reed's mistake was catastrophic; I learned through Reed's blunder that the quickest or easiest way is not always the ri ...

(1 pages) 29 0 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nuclear Retort--A Classical Argument

as the nation's prime source of energy. The results of an accidental meltdown are irreversible and catastrophic.Achieving nuclear power requires the splitting of uranium atoms. The actual division of ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Tess of the D'Urbervilles- written by Thomas Hardy Tess's downfall and the men in her life

Tess of the D'Urbervilles is considered to be a tragedy due to the catastrophic downfall of the protaganist Tess. From the early days in her life, her father John had ... to hurt her and cause her pain, which eventually caused her downfall. Therefore it is correct; the catastrophic downfall of Tess is due to the men in her life.

(3 pages) 73 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"A pre-emptive strike against a potentially belligerent nation state is a legitimate form of self-defence." Is this a sound policy for the future?

f radicalism and technology coupled with the ability of weak nations and small groups to attain the catastrophic power of striking with chemical, biological and nuclear weapons. New threats require ne ...

(10 pages) 122 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Robert C. Noble's, There is No Safe Sex

least once during the course of their relationship to use a condom, even though the result could be catastrophic.Dr. Noble cites government studies where STD rates climb rapidly despite public educati ...

(1 pages) 23 1 2.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

The Reformation in England

of disaster arising among them. A number of problems within the Catholic Church attributed to these catastrophic feelings that the people were facing. Society had also played a major role in the opini ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Should Bangladesh proceed with plans to control its annual river flooding? Why?

and life could continue without the threat of flooding, but would it ensure future protection from catastrophic flooding? There are presently many arguments on whether the floods in Bangladesh should ... th rate Bangladesh certainly needs flood defences, as with an increasing population when there is a catastrophic flood huge numbers of people will die. Many arguments against construction of defences ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Have historians in the past tended to exaggerate the negative economic impact of plague in late medieval society?

ance of three interrelated forms during the same epidemic but coming at the time it did was just as catastrophic as the nature of the disease itself.1 The effects of the plague were made worse because ... rade within England and abroad.20Although the Black Death was significant, it was economically less catastrophic than many historians generally perceive. "The death-rate of a single year cannot explai ...

(8 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Review: Henry Kissinger

s in large part from worldwide groups that, if they obtain weapons of mass destruction, could cause catastrophic, even severe damage. The security challenge and the justification of the war are some i ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers