Essays Tagged: "crises"

To what extent does Franklin D Roosevelt deserve to be considered a 'great' president?

nsidered a 'great' president?During the time that Roosevelt was president he faced the two greatest crises of the twentieth century, namely the great depression and World war two. Some have labelled h ...

(9 pages) 154 2 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

"The Andromeda Strain" by Michael Crichton, a science fiction book

ield. The book starts out bypointing out that technology is growing so rapidly, there is bound to becrises, like Three Mile Island and Chernobyl, and how the biological field ofscience has never had a ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.6 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay explains the eight stages that Erik Erikson proposes that everyone goes through. I have given real-life examples that has happened to me.

ing and healthy developed life. Those who do not master the task will have a hard time dealing with crises.According to and ... at different points of Erikson's psychosocial stages to see how they are managing the developmental crises of that stage. My first observation was of a fifteen month old, whom I watched to see how the ...

(8 pages) 568 3 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The effects of AIDS and HIV in the world

n which human security and development depend. In some regions, HIV/AIDS, in combination with other crises, is driving ever-larger parts of nations towards destitution. The world stood by as HIV/AIDS ...

(2 pages) 107 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

WEB Duboise stance on the abolishment of women's suffrage.

for the right to vote and equality amongst genders. While attempting to research Cott's source, the Crises Magazine, I was unable to find supporting material in my limited amount of time. But neither ...

(2 pages) 56 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The Causes of World War I.

World War I was the result of chain-reacting events; originated from the Crises in the Balkans which led to the Collapse of Bismarckian Alliances. The creation of The Triple ... Constantinople and the Balkans away from Moscow's dominion. Subsequently, during the Second Balkan Crises, Russia warned it was ready to occupy Bulgaria if it did not yield to Serbian claims, at whic ... f Berlin, and Germany's decision to support Austria- Hungary instead of Russia at the Second Balkan Crises, Russia felt betrayed by Germany. Russia abandoned its alliance with Germany in the Three Emp ...

(2 pages) 96 3 3.5 Sep/2003

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

Capitalism vs Socialism: History and Predictions.

l disasters and each of these two systems has been affected. Both systems have dealt with different crises in their own way, and it would make in interesting comparison how each situation was dealt wi ... he Capitalist society, because they will, most likely, fail to see that in order to emerge from the crises the classes will need to work together.Socialism is a system that has yet to prove itself. Ma ...

(13 pages) 482 4 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

What Problems Faced the New Republic in Germany from 1918 to 1923? Why did it survive?

right wing factions, the burden of the Versailles treaty and hyperinflation. Weimar survived these crises - but why was it able to?Constantly after the break up of the war the Government had to stop ... er effect than just hatred towards the Treaty. Reparations ended up causing Weimar's first economic crises in 1923 - Hyperinflation. Not that hyperinflation was solely caused by the Treaty. The use of ...

(7 pages) 37 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

A Case Study: The General Election of 1951

s ill, dying or resigning. The Governments foreign and domestic policies seemed to be faltering, as crises arose in Iran, Egypt, Sudan and Europe, Morrison (Foreign Secretary) looked unable to cope. I ...

(13 pages) 39 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Causes of World-War-One competing alliances - rival empires - arms race - catalyst

ly. The complex nature of the numerous alliances between the different powers along with the Balkan crises and the significant need for the preservation of Imperial power were largely responsible for ... the neutrality of Belgium that was instigated by Britain in the form of a treaty in 1839.The Balkan crises in 1908 were the result of the gradual loss of power in the Turkish Empire. Russia's support ...

(5 pages) 45 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

The Fall of the Byzantine Empire

re fell, and the eastern half continued as the Byzantine Empire with Constinople as the capital.Two crises between AD 330 and 518 helped shape the Greek part of the empire. The first was the invasion ... ek as its language, which was closely bound to the political world of Constinople. Soon after these crises, Justinian laid the foundation on which the Byzantine Empire would rest for nearly a century. ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

What were the long range and immediate causes of WWI?

y seem: some tensions rose between countries in Western Europe, creating new alliances, and several crises in the Balkans could have quickly led to a major war. Finaly, on June 28 1914, the assassinat ... ups made of powerful countries, which led to an even more destructive world war after new series of crises of the Ottoman Empire in the Balkans. Indeed, we could consider these alliances as the long r ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.3 Mar/2004

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

The Weimar Republic

Between 1919 and 1925 the new German Government, the Weimar Republic, was faced with a number of crises which weakened it. These problems were caused mainly as a result of the war and although any ... man government now lost the support of a majority of German's and so reached its lowest point.These crises weakened the Weimar Republic greatly and caused many to lose faith in Democracy and so they w ...

(3 pages) 35 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Causes of The Dust Bowl

Causes of the Dust BowlOne of the most devastating environmental crises that occurred in the United States was the Dust Bowl. The Dust Bowl began shortly after the G ... erosion is considered to be the most important and the most preventable cause of the environmental crises. It has since been proven that the size of the farm is directly related to the amount of wind ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The advancement, development and integration of the Federal Reserve System

rk could carry out the aforementioned services, whose principles would adapt to economic issues and crises as they arise.The Federal Reserve System--which has changed and evolved since its first conce ...

(3 pages) 152 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

"Interpretation of A Narrative" analysis of an article (A Narrative) written by Absalom Jones and Richard Allen. Yellow Fever outbreak of 1793.

INTERPRETATION OF A NARRATIVECrises such as plagues and outbreaks of disease bring out the best in people, as well as the worst o ...

(9 pages) 58 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

"The IMF in many ways is like a medieval doctor where no matter what the ailment, you apply leeches and bleed the patient". Discuss.

e medium of this essay.To begin, the IMF was established, in its own words (IMF, 2002), to "prevent crises in the system... through monitoring, lending and giving technical assistance... to any of its ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.3 Apr/2004

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

Crisis in Australian History - Australian history: Towards a Marxist analysis.

two periods of extremely severe economic collapse: the depressions of the 1890s and the 1930s.These crises were quite unlike anything we ourselves have ever experienced. In both depressions there was ... utionary socialism can grip the imagination of the masses.What is it that produced two such extreme crises in this country? What forces, what events, what circumstances?Is there any prospect of Austra ...

(21 pages) 64 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

What reasons motivate people to immigrate to the United States

often more complex and numerous than most assume. The capacity of natural disasters, environmental crises, overpopulation, wars, and civil unrest to uproot and set in motion millions of people around ...

(5 pages) 161 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Faith and religion

In every day life we experience many internal conflicts and crisis. These crises often manifest themselves as moral dilemmas and are a part of being human. But the question t ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith