Essays Tagged: "crossroads"

Balance of Values and Academic Freedom of Inquiry

In the process of life we face many challenges and manycrossroads. We have many choices and many decisions to make.In making these decisions we must keep i ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


a n Sea, in that partof southwestern Asia known as the Middle East. Because of its location -at the crossroads of Asia, Europe, and Africa - Lebanon has been the centerof commerce and trade for thousa ...

(9 pages) 99 0 4.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is about the life of Chinua Achebe.

an churchman, and Janet N. Achebe. Achebe describes growing up in Eastern Nigeria as "living at the crossroads of cultures".Achebe was raised an Ibo Christian, which made him stand out among his peers ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Baseball is in Dire Need of Changes Talks about revenue sharing, salary cap, playoff system, expansion, and realignment

Baseball is America's pastime and a game that most of us love. However, baseball has hit a crossroads and there are some serious issues that need to be tackled before the game can be fun agai ...

(10 pages) 109 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The essay on "The journey" by Peter Kreeft. Cover 1-3 chapters, analyzing two major themes.

The JourneyLife is a journey with many crossroads and everyone requires a choice. What we have today is the result of the choice we made in ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

How Oedious came to experience his final downfall.

lace.After leaving Corinth and entering Thebes, Oedipus said that he was "near the branching of the crossroads," (pg. 45) when he met with an old man in a carriage and his entourage. The old man wante ... o realize his fate. By first learning from Jocasta that Laius was the old man that he killed on the crossroads. At first, Oedipus thought nothing of this because he still believed that Polybus and Mer ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Discussion on the Secularism of Turkey in it's politics, culture and international relations.

The Republic of Turkey: Secularism at the Crossroads of Europe and AsiaThe area of modern day Turkey has always been the crossroads of Europe, ...

(14 pages) 238 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

A Conflict After High School Descrides two boys after graduation, what to do with thier lives. What college to go to.

nd Erik doing what we did best with nothing else to and needing to conversant about life.I was at a crossroads in my life, finishing up high school, about to make a decision some said was the biggest ...

(6 pages) 98 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A walk in life.

s it twists and turns,But when the path's regained again,Lessons have been learned.And when we to a crossroads come,Unsure of the path to take,We boldly step forth and take a chance,A part of life is ...

(1 pages) 62 1 4.1 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

China Syndrome.

The world economy is at a crossroads. Continental Europe is stuck, emitting only faint signals of revival. Little surprise--no ...

(3 pages) 136 0 4.0 Oct/2003

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

An Essay for a Financial Scholarship.

ay.It was not until near the end of the semester did my parents tell me that we were at a financial crossroads. I could not register for the next semester because the loans and financial aid was not e ... sure of a successful education. As I muster the courage to partake full-time classes, the financial crossroads seem more familiar. Ms. Charlotte Newcombe's philanthropic scholarship can provide me wit ...

(2 pages) 276 1 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This analyzes two works that describe ancient rome from a philosophical point of view.

g a basic overview of how the city is laid out, which "is divided into fourteen districts", has 265 crossroads, and "no other place in the world can vie with it in size"(Pliny). Rome actually wasn't a ...

(3 pages) 128 6 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Fall of Rome.

pital there. First,it was easily defended since it was surrounded by water on three sides and it wascrossroads of trade. Secondly, the hills allowed citizens to spot invading ships or armiesfar away. ...

(1 pages) 70 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Japan and China: Paths Toward the World Community

of Japan and China, two of the most influential and nationalistic nations in East Asia, at fateful crossroads in the respective histories. Japan, a historically isolated nation now confronted by a cr ...

(6 pages) 120 2 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Ukrainean Culture

back to Rjurik Dynasty, the governors of Kievan Rus.Ukraine is located in the central Europe at the crossroads between Europe and Asia. Ukraine borders on Romania, Moldova, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"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?

ited too long. [In defending the US today] we face a threat with no precedent [due to] the perilous crossroads of radicalism and technology coupled with the ability of weak nations and small groups to ...

(10 pages) 122 0 4.0 May/2004

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


CROSSROADS ASSIGNMENTOn the one hand, this generation is more affluent and has greater opportunities ...

(8 pages) 125 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Doing Business in Lebanon

r its diversification and openness to the world since ever.At the heart of the Middle East, and the crossroads of three continents, Lebanon is where the East meets the West. A convergence point of tra ...

(9 pages) 74 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Issues related to returing to school gen 300

ife I had some problems and made some wrong decisions and it was those choices that brought me to a crossroads in my life. In November 1999 I decided to join the U.S. Army. The Army gave me four years ...

(3 pages) 75 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


munity Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), burst on the world.But today, the world is once again at the crossroads and no thanks to the malevolent and mutant virus, which is causing devastation in its wak ...

(4 pages) 51 2 3.4 Jan/2005

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