Essays Tagged: "economic boom"

Why has Hawaii's cultural identity been lost? It goes into some history of hawaii...has past and current stats on tourist pop.Im a senior but this paper would be better for a ninth or tenth grader.

Because the islands were considered such an excellent retreat, builders saw the opportunity for an economic boom. Hotels began to pop-up everywhere. Builders were in such competition one man created ...

(1 pages) 56 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Description of how conformity affected the 1950's American lifestyle.

r and Father Knows Best. Deviating from this popular culture was the "Beat Generation."The post-war economic boom of the 1950's in the U.S. resulted in overwhelming prosperity in comparison with the r ... 50's in the U.S. resulted in overwhelming prosperity in comparison with the rest of the world. This economic boom produced a white, middle-class consumer culture in which that population had more mone ...

(3 pages) 243 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Korean War

is not forgotten.During the 1950's, the Americans were anxious to forget the war and enjoy the long economic boom (Butler). "The economic boom of the 1950s and 1960s was sparked by pent-up demand but ... armed forces more than doubled from 1.5 million to 3.5 million" (Butler). After trying to start an economic boom, the United States ran into a hurdle, and had to divide more part of the budget for mi ...

(6 pages) 140 1 3.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Essay on The Great Depression in America during the 1930's and what people thought of President Herbert HOover.

h had been one of the richest and industrially advanced in the world.Before the 1930's there was an economic boom, but in 1929, the economy of the country began to decline. On October 1929 the share v ... ry began to decline. On October 1929 the share values on the New York Stock Exchange collapsed. The economic decline continued for several years with little signs of improvement. Production fell drama ...

(2 pages) 83 1 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

To what extent was the Civil War an important watershed in US social and economic history?

The period in American history prior to the Civil War was known as the "Great Expansion". Economic boom followed the expansion of the railroads westward across the continent and southward in ... southward into Florida. The Civil War punctuated Florida's growth but left it relatively unscathed. Economic growth quickly followed the end of the Civil War.The Civil War split the nation. It was the ...

(7 pages) 134 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Industrial Revolution.

nding change. People all over were looking to progress into a new direction not only in social, but economics life as well. Most were looking for stability while they saw numerous economies toiling ba ... Countries, who may have had sputtering economies, would now start to enjoy prosperous moments of an economic boom. Inventors were creating new and useful tools and machines to improve not only the qua ...

(6 pages) 180 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The major shifts in American foreign policy between Reconstruction and World War I

ncluding it civil war period, from which it bounced back even stronger than before, politically and economically. America first began developing foreign interests because after the American Civil War, ... rapidly growing economy coupled with rapidly shrinking frontiers and markets. In order to keep the economic boom churning, America was forced to look to foreign markets. It was these economic reasons ...

(5 pages) 136 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Façade of Heroism -- Discusses the Presidency of John F. Kennedy; his successes and failures, and that his success resulted more from inspirational demeanor than true talent.

ished the better half of nothing in his eight years in office. Additionally, despite the continuing economic boom, the obsequious societal tension produced by the enduring Cold War, the escalating civ ... iscrimination, federal aid in education, Medicare for the elderly, and the cessation of the current economic recession. After serving three years of his intended four in office, Kennedy had managed to ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

March 2nd 2004 "The weakness of peace treaties is that they tend to address the past war rather than the future peace." With reference to WWI, show how far you concur with this assertion?

usbands and countries had lost many millions of workers. Mostly all of the war belligerents were in economic devastation except for the USA who saw a great economic boom during the early and middle 20 ... there would be a "corridor" that would divide Germany and give Poland access to the Baltic Sea. The economic provisions surrounding the Versailles treaty included reparations of 33 billion US Dollars ...

(5 pages) 28 0 4.5 Mar/2004

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

This is an essay that argues as to whether or not the "Progressive Era" was truely progressive or really retrogressive

rished and foreign policy was overly aggressive, there was an increase in political equality and an economic boom.The first example of how the United States retrogressed socially was the fast increase ... one who was different below them.Another example of how the United States retrogressed socially and economically was the United States overly aggressive foreign policy. The United States was very forc ...

(5 pages) 80 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

North America, 1920's Economical Boom.

the most important reason for the economic boom was the Technological progress that the US had, that also includes Fordism. I will sta ... lso the luck of getting so many technological advancements on that decade influenced greatly on the economic boom for a lot of new products were being taken out on the market, which also made it easie ... atest impact on the United States of America because it affected all aspects directly, socially and economically (maybe not politically), thus being the most important reason of them all.

(1 pages) 44 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Comparison of the French and Russion Revolutions

n there? The odd thing about the French revolution is that before it started, France experienced an economic "boom" of sorts. There were industrial advances, the production of wine, grapes, and other ...

(3 pages) 111 2 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Describe the development of the Nazi Party in Germany (1922-1939), and analyse Hitler's role in this.

is being historically the unpopularity of the Weimar Republic, demonstrated by political unrest and economic instability. The contemporary factors being the apparent economic boom fuelled by the Dawes ... ed to the unpopularity of the Weimar Republic, a direct result of political unrest characterised by economic instabilities and the lack of political decisiveness illustrated by; the acceptance of the ...

(11 pages) 106 1 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

ARCHITECT Pier Luigi Nervi the Master Builder

triumph to the landscape of Italy during a forty-year period that spanned from Fascism through the economic boom years.Nervi was born in 1891, in the last decade of the nineteenth century in the Ital ... te, ideally suited to the realization of large structures. It was the answer to the two fundamental economic questions of reinforced concrete: how to reduce the cost of forms, and how to manufacture a ...

(10 pages) 57 0 4.1 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Population Growth in Mexico City

there are over three million registered vehicles in Mexico City.During the war years, there was an economic boom in Mexico City, and the population went up, following those years, the population stil ... create work for themselves by making useful objects and helping others.The governments of the more economically developed and the lesser economically developed are trying to work together to create a ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This book report on "The modern Temper: The American Culture and Society in the 1920s" by Lynn Dumenil summarizes the content of the book and praises Dumenil on her unique insight of this period.

n a capitalist society. The war period simply served to expedite the process by contributing to the economic boom that created the prosperity of the twenties, sparking the migration of the rural popul ... rosperity. The author mentions how the farming industry had never fully recovered from the negative economic effects of war which caused many farmers to live in poverty throughout the entire period of ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ethical Behavior

ssissippi; the establishing of such a company in a small Southern state like Mississippi started an economic boom that we are still enjoying today. The Worldcom scandal ruined the lives of many people ...

(8 pages) 169 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"The Great Gatsby", F. Scott Fitzgerald - Critism of American Society.

uld become successful through hard work and perseverance. But this dream was corrupted as the great economic boom came into turn. People received higher wages, spending in enormous amounts, drawn by u ...

(6 pages) 49 0 4.5 Jan/2006

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

What were the causes & consequences of the Wall Street Crash?

1) The economic boom in the 1920s contributed to the Wall Street Crash. America at the beginning of the 192 ... g-term and short-term causes contributed to The Wall Street Crash. The long term causes such as the economic boom of the 1920s led to a short term cause of overproduction in the car and consumer durab ... onsumer durable industries. America began becoming richer and richer during the 1920s. This was the economic boom of the 1920s as America followed a policy of isolationism ignoring the problems in Eur ...

(8 pages) 37 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Jamaica, A failed State

to England by proclaiming itself an independent nation. At that time the island was one of the most economically viable in the Caribbean because it was rich in natural resources such as sugar and baux ... lify as one of the greatest understatement of the century.One only has to look at the present socio economical conditions and make comparison with that of our Caribbean neighbours to realize the poten ...

(4 pages) 43 1 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays