Essays Tagged: "expeditions"

Global social change

led as a great power among other nations. Its empire began when, in 1492, Spain financed Columbus's expeditions and explorations to conquer territory in the New World. Once it held its new established ...

(7 pages) 174 0 3.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays


s, if noteworthy naval warriors. The profit motive was the driving force behind almost all of their expeditions, and a successful privateer could easily become quite wealthy. In times of peace, these ...

(9 pages) 37 0 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

A Wonderfull Life by Stephen Jay Gould

rst Walcott placed these organisms into phyla that were present at the time. Years later though two expeditions were released one by the Canadians and one by the Americans the purpose of both was to f ... anadians and one by the Americans the purpose of both was to follow up Walcott's research. In these expeditions the scientists started to discover that these species didn't belong in the phylum's they ...

(9 pages) 52 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Discusses the world market from 1300 to 1700 and the first trading network between America and China

(Asia) traded porcelain, paper, silk, spices, and gunpowder.Starting in 1405 the Chinese commenced expeditions exploring lands touched by the Indian Ocean. A Muslim from Western China, Cheng Ho used ... to take back ostriches, zebras, and giraffes for the imperial zoo. In 1433, bureaucrats halted the expeditions because of high costs for the campaigns against the Mongols, internal development, and o ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Empress Elizabth Petrovna of Russia daughter of Catherine the Great

cation. Her reign of power was a decadent affair involving endless shopping trips, palaces, hunting expeditions and an enormous national budget deficit.In 1741 Elizabeth made her ascent to the throne ...

(4 pages) 36 0 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Lord of the Flies" By William Golding How Golding created an atmosphere of fear within the first 5 chapters

leep. The days following that meetingwere different than they had been. From that time on they sent expeditions ofhunters to find this "beasty" thing. At night some of the little boys had nightmares.T ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Writing styles used by the early Antarctic explorers, taking into account their unique situation and mental pressures.

of the accounts andtheir companions.The remaining texts are those written as journals by members of expeditions, and it iscertain that it was performed painfully, as even in their tents the extreme co ...

(7 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Albert Einstein's life from when he is 4 till he dies.

ld. This prediction was tested during the May, 1919 Solar Eclipse by two British Astronomer eclipse expeditions. The results from these expeditions agreed with Einstein's' theory, and laid the foundat ...

(2 pages) 29 0 2.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Lewis ans Clark Expedition.

1801Having tried three times before to send expeditions across the continent, President Thomas Jefferson decided to try once more.Jefferson aske ...

(3 pages) 62 0 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How the presence of european explorers affected the conlonial move in Africa during "the Scramble for Africa"

ations, the age of exploration in Africa opened up many parts of the continent's interior. Numerous expeditions of many explorers made the rapid colonization of Africa possible by showing the European ... and missionary. He was sent to South Africa as a medical missionary during 1840, and thanks to his expeditions and discoveries many parts of the African map were revealed. Among his many important co ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

HSC Ancient History Assessment Task 1 Greek World 500 - 400BC

and representative of King Darius the Great. He was the commander of the Persian troops during twp expeditions to Greece in 492 and 480/479 BCE. Modern and Ancient Historians portray Mardonius' role ... set out to him by Darius, as his successor, and contributing as a commander for a number of Persian expeditions. He also played the role of a strategic thinker and leader and is portrayed as significa ...

(4 pages) 45 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

In the Renaissance, choice of genre depended, in large part, upon the desire to find a form in which to 'speak out' about political realities that could not be addressed directly. Discuss.

anslates as "re-birth," suggesting knowledge and discovery of the self as well as of the world. The expeditions to distant lands contributed to the breeding of the humanist movement as a simultaneousl ...

(10 pages) 89 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Margaret Mead- this was written for an anthropology class

t the serious work of Anthropology into the public consciousness." ( _fossil/ Treasures/Margaret_Mead/mead.html?cults). She was a world-renowned ant ... thropology.SourcesAmerican Museum of Natural History: Margaret Mead, Tarraugh. Women's Intel ...

(3 pages) 78 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Ming Dynasty

ny, the most mitigating factor in stopping the voyages was the sheer scale of costs involved in the expeditions and with an increasing preoccupation with defending the North against the Mongols, it be ... btedly led to a restoration of a strict agrarian-centered society. There was much opposition to the expeditions "and moreover the people who met their deaths may be counted in the myriads" said Liu.Un ...

(1 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

First Half of US History

ish to try again with Jamestown even after their earlier failures, and motivated people to join the expeditions. These reasons include..."Overcrowding" - England had experienced a dramatic population ... itizen Genêt - in April 1793 this guy began traveling around America recruiting Americans for expeditions against the British and Spanish. The US responded w/a a declaration of neutrality, but e ...

(139 pages) 930 0 3.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Brief history of the War between Muslims and Christians in the Philippines

ved to be the start of the relentless rivalry between the Muslims and Christians. The crusades were expeditions undertake in fulfillment of a solemn vow to deliver the Holy Places from Mohammedan Tyra ...

(4 pages) 30 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Australian Explorers - Edward John Eyre

se of his poor health. He met Charles Sturt, whom encouraged him to explore. Eyre went on four main expeditions.The first began in May 1839. Three Europeans and two Aborigines accompanied Eyre and the ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Congo / Michael Crichton. A description of the plot and of the main characters.

e- the succeeding of the mission verses the threat on their lives.Through the story, we witness the expeditions fight for their lives, while never stop searching for the rarediamonds.The end of the st ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My favourite books

use generally I like all kinds of books but especially adventure books about climbing and mountains expeditions. They excite me and give me an escape from the real world. I am interested in climbing a ...

(1 pages) 8560 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Harvest Moon: Unhappy Harvesting

playing rough with the boys. Amelia had been known to run around the valley with Hugh, and head the expeditions to inspect different types of dirt. James however, was now ten and quite content to sit ...

(54 pages) 63 2 3.9 Jul/2005

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