Essays Tagged: "explorers"

Ancient Egypt

olorful, active, and eventful lives. Many were creative artists, skilled craftsmen, and adventurous explorers. Bold Egyptian warriors won many battles, and their rulers governed wide areas of the know ...

(7 pages) 300 0 4.4 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

The Unholy Crusade, a look into Oliver Stone's War film, Platoon.

he time, their attempt to spreadChristianity on less civilized people came to a fatal enddue to the explorers' detrimental actions. The moviePlatoon reenacts this theme in a modern true life event.Aft ... aught raping a villagewoman. The actions taken by the soldiers are Stone'scomparison to the Spanish explorers' actions, whichfinally led to both nation's failed expeditions.To add depth to his religio ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Theology and Falsificaiton. Refers to Antony Flew's speech

begin with the parable. Antony Flew starts off his speech by telling the audience this story of two explorers that accidentally came upon a garden in a jungle. In this garden, there were many beautifu ... ome gardener must tend this plot'. While the other disagrees, 'there is no gardener'. So, these two explorers tried to figure out who was right and who was wrong. They waited the whole night, but no g ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Panama Canal

.In history people had interest in a shorter route from the Atlantic toPacific. This began with the explorers of Central America early in the 16thcentury. Hernan Cortez was a spanish conqeror of mexic ... rtez was a spanish conqeror of mexico who suggesteda canal across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Other explorers had favoredroutes through Nicaragua and Darien. The 1 st for a canal through thePanama was ...

(3 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

why do we remember James Cook?

Do you know who the worlds greatest explorers are? One of them is the topic ofthis essay. This essay is about James Cook. The objective ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Anthropoligical view of John Davis - Explorer

r, colonization, or even to explore and give an anthropological look at what really happened. These explorers are comparable to present day anthropologists because some of them kept excellent records ... the natives. By keeping accurate records of their civilization, Davis helped in education of future explorers and of the people during that time - a true anthropologist.

(3 pages) 54 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Beggining of the Second Seminole War. Speaks of what a series of writers believe to be the reasons for going to war and first battles fought and the result of them. Includes personal opinion

matter how hard we try, we can neverget away from war. We can trace it all the way back to thefirst explorers. After the first explorers came the settlerswho were greedy for land and power. Since they ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.1 Mar/1997

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

The Crucible. The question is how do greed and private motives of characters play a part in the novel and have consequences that extend into the lives of all the Salemites. Includes direct quotations.

eme situations of greed and personal motives lie in the past. The list ranges from the gold-seeking explorers in the 1500's to the genocide in the Middle East nowadays. One particular example of the i ...

(3 pages) 92 1 4.1 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sex in Anthropology

as 'arm chair' anthropologist. These were 'anthropologists' who relied on merchants, missionaries, explorers, ect. as informants for their ethnographic presents. All of the latter professions were pr ...

(4 pages) 185 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

John kennedy toole confederacy of dunces analogous to portrayal of alcohol

Alcohol has been present in peoples lives for hundreds of years. It arrived in America with the explorers and colonists. Even before the United States became a nation, the Spanish missionaries bro ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

creative writing assignment... about 4 men in antarctica (this is a SHORT STORY)

tures as evidence of his accomplishments.As planned, on August 1, 1988, Jim Johnson and his team of explorers set out for the most inhospitable place on Earth. They left from the southern tip of Austr ... r way to the bottom of the earth. Eventually, the ice got so thick the ship had to stop.The team of explorers unloaded their cargo and began their trek to the South Pole. About a day into their voyage ...

(2 pages) 83 1 3.7 Feb/2003

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

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

the glory involved with planting their countries' flag at90° south was very luring for restless explorers, and in 1910 the first serious effort was organized(Neider, 456). There were two prominent ... Shackleton,284). Hoping that what they had endured won't be forgotten or underestimated, these earlyexplorers used the devices they had at hand to convey images of pain and suffering to readerswho can ...

(7 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Surviving Columbus.

standing from both sides growing up believing Christopher Columbus was a hero and that's he and his explorers taught the Indians how to be civilized. Now I realized that you need both sides of the sto ...

(3 pages) 65 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Festivals in Spanish speaking countries-withn 100 spanish words included- references included

, Argentina and Costa Rica, Mexico.Christopher Columbus fue an Italian explorer who along con otros explorers in the late 1470's was looking for a rapido path to get to Asia from Europe. He pensamient ...

(6 pages) 83 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Comparison of columbus' journal vs. Champlain's.

ly Explorer's JournalsChristopher Columbus and Samuel de Champlain were two of the most influential explorers in the history of the Americas. Columbus "discovered" the area near Caribbean Islands whil ... ed the St. Lawrence Seaway. Their journals were very similar in the way they described what the two explorers saw. Yet they have some differences as well.There are some small differences that these tw ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Conquestador invasion on the Aztec empire in Mexico and how it affected both the europeans and the Aztecs.

pher Columbus marked a milestone in the history of European travels. Columbus just like many of the explorers that followed set out with good intentions to find new land and resources. Open new trade ... to a few thousand in the 1540s (Bentley 670). Deposits of gold in the Caribbean were slim, Spanish explorers found deposits of silver in Mexico and Peru. Spanish interest shifted from the Caribbean S ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Tracing the American Identity - The evolution thereof.

The American Identity could be considered and oxymoron in and of itself. Fromthe very inception of explorers to the "New Land" to American culture today, Americansstill don't have a firm grasp of who ... n that there was also great turmoil involved when approaching the indigenouspeople of America (121).Explorers came from Spain, France, and England. All of which were in conquestof new lands, fauna, ri ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

xploration 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 nations what Africa ... colonization of Africa possible by showing the European nations what Africa held for them. Although explorers were the key that would open up entirely new issues of rivalry and conflict between the Eu ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

My Commitment to America's Future.

ay. As the United States of America had been born with only a small group of courageous, colonizing explorers, this mass of territory must also prosper with the same amount of virtue. My commitment to ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Green History of the World - The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations by Clive Ponting. A summary of the book and his theory

tions declined in terms of changes in their environment. The book starts off at Easter Island where explorers found evidence of an advanced culture demonstrated by the huge statues but the current inh ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History