Essays Tagged: "collapse"

Mind over Matter

ith his inner being and body, which results in a greater understanding of the barriers that need to collapse before nirvana can be achieved. This practice of meditation was the Buddhist practice that ...

(5 pages) 133 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Gorbachev and Perestroika

ic growth, thegrowth of hopes for the 'brighter future', and then the sudden and expected by no one collapse ofthe whole system leading to chaos, wars, and confusion. One period is especially importan ... easy immediate answer. Some scholars argue that the reforms that lasted from 1985 to 1990caused the collapse of the Soviet Union, leaving the country on the verge of crisis, with economy inchaos and n ...

(14 pages) 225 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is a policy paper. Social Security.

, and that is the optimistic number.With the Baby Boomer generation about to retire, the funds will collapse and the peoplewho have given money out of every paycheck they have ever received just might ...

(6 pages) 460 2 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Cuba vs. America

der blockade since 1961 and losing 85 percent of its exports and 70 percent of its imports with the collapse of the Soviet Bloc in 1989, Cuba has managed to maintain its high levels of health care, li ...

(7 pages) 321 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Tribulations of Sharecrop farmers in the 1930's

travelers passing through the southeast saw the tenant farmer's houses as mere huts on the verge of collapse. To add to the list of utility problems was the usual pools of water which surrounded the s ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This Essay is a case study on Nick Leeson and the Barings Bank fiasco. It is aptly titled: "THE COLLAPSE OF BARINGS - WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH £827 MILLION?"

, but it is now just another example alongside the likes of B.C.C.I. What is interesting is how the collapse actually happened. Surely one man could not solely be responsible for the fall of such a we ... le for the fall of such a well-established institution? Within this essay the facts surrounding the collapse of Barings will be discussed as well as plausible reasons as to why it happened and possibl ...

(17 pages) 254 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Chando and Wittus, 1964 (originally published in 1932), 213 pp.

ley taught at Eton), whose vision of the future had the touch of prophecy. The modern world did not collapse into the cold, damp totalitarian hell Orwell described in his 1948 novel 1984. What has hap ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

report on redgiants and typeII supernovae

time left.Red giant phase occurs in stars, which weigh less than 4 solar masses. The star starts to collapse towards the centre causing the star to heat up. The fusion rate increases within the outer ... ng contractions and variability. The star mass is too small for carbon fusion to occur, so the star collapses.The sun will increase its luminosity by 10,000K. It will cool down to 4,000K and expands 2 ...

(2 pages) 50 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

From the sylabus: Write a personal narration of important issues in your life, the United States and the world

t understand or do not care that distorting the system for their own ends will inevitably lead to a collapse of the system. These corruptions run the gamut from giving a "friend" a break at the DMV by ...

(5 pages) 131 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What led up to the signing of the American Constitution.

, the states were forced to accept the new federal Constitution.The alternative was anarchy and the collapse of the ideals of America.The new government organized by the Constitution had three branche ...

(2 pages) 82 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ethics in Politics and Business, an oxymoron? Speaks of the theories of Sisselia Bok, Douglas Lackey, and Milton Friedman. Includes personal opinion

universal rules in its life, society would end up as being another on of Darwin's Islands. With the collapse of societal ethics and morals, the collective (i.e. society) would prosper by Darwin's noti ...

(17 pages) 330 1 4.1 Oct/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The progressive era

of forces in American life. Thereform spirit of the 1880's and 1890's was still strong, despite the collapse of the PopulistParty after the election of 1896. After the hard times of the 1890's, many A ...

(2 pages) 242 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Effect of the Philosophers on 17th and 18th Century Society

morally, they undermined the values of the traditional society in which they lived and prepared its collapse.' This quotation, though, is not totally correct, nor incorrect. Most 'propagandists,' or p ... outlook of society, though, did cause much change in the society itself, and eventually led to some collapse.They define a conservative in Webster's Dictionary as, 'one who wishes to preserve traditio ...

(5 pages) 108 1 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

The American Revolution, an unified movement of colonial forces fighting against the imperial British

evolutionary leaders. Early forms of republicanism emerged in the early 18th century when after the collapse of Catholicism, English philosophers began to reflect upon the first of the great republics ... nists who beleived in republicanism saw England as horribly corrupt, bordering on tyranny, and near collapse. Meanwhile, colonists viewed colonial society as a rustic one, composed up of simple people ...

(11 pages) 321 0 4.0 Mar/1997

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

Spain's Pre-War Years, speaks of why the years before the Spanish Civil War of 1936 so confusing and unstable, resulting in the need for a totalitarian leader?

at it's a wonder Spain did not self-destruct, with all the potential for conflict. Spain almost did collapse through several civil wars, finally coming to a head at what historians call the Civil War, ... r the monarchy was ejected from Spain, it was called back to rule again in 1875. Unfortunately, the collapse of Spain continued. Anarchism was flourishing at home, resulting in strikes, riots, and gen ...

(11 pages) 106 0 2.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Jay Gatsby compared to a hero. Title of the Essay The "heroic" Gatsby?

e Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, portrays a sarcastic fable of the pursuit of success and the collapse of the American dream. The author shows many aspects of greatness and courage portrayed by ...

(1 pages) 69 1 2.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

$New Money, Old Money, or No Money$ is the title of this essay. Compares Nick and Gatsby.

e Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, portrays a sarcastic fable of the pursuit of success and the collapse of the American Dream. In the novel similarities and differences between two friends, Nick ... difference between reality and dream. This off-putting habit of Gatsby results in his death and the collapse of his dream.

(3 pages) 86 1 3.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Course of the Second World War

re fought in both the European and Pacific theatre that led to the success of the Allies and to the collapse of the Axis Powers.On September 1 1939 Hitler attacked Poland and two days later Britain an ... the Japanese were conflicting with US rights and interests. Since the imperial powers of Europe had collapsed they left their colonies in South-East Asia weak the Japanese saw this as an opportunity t ...

(7 pages) 160 1 4.4 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

A MLA paper for the life of Al Capone. Includes works cited and orks consulted.

it into a modern American criminal enterprise"(Bardsley). He was the "single greatest symbol of the collapse of law and order in the United States during the 1920's"("Al Capone"). There where a few ma ...

(4 pages) 200 0 3.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History