Essays Tagged: "factories"

Henry Ford

in the automobile industry. He was a friend to the middle classpublic as well as the workers in his factories. For this he was rewarded withfinancial success by the same people he looked out for. More ... in 1916.Ford believed that most of the profits should be used to increase the size ofthe company's factories. This was an unusual practice at the time. The otherstockholders wanted to split the profi ...

(4 pages) 155 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Global Warming

occurring now and it's changing global climate.'(1989 Koral). After the 1900'speople started making factories and started using fossil fuels like coal, oil, and aluminum.It was the industrial revoluti ... the burning of fossil fuels.Fossil fuels are coal, oil and natural gases. We use these fuels to run factories, powerplants, cars, trucks, buses, air conditioning and etc. The people of the earth are p ...

(9 pages) 663 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A review of Gone to Soldiers

s are persecuted, but everyone is connected by the war. War freed women by allowing them to work in factories and defy their husbands by hiding resisting French Jews. Piercy makes history exciting by ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Cheese We Eat

tritious food products available to us.Cheese is now produced on a large scale in highly mechanized factories. The factories bought mass production to the cheese industry, this mass production made ch ...

(2 pages) 72 1 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Great Depression

ssion grew deeper, assurance faded and many lost their life savings. Businesses closed their doors, factories shut down and banks were unsuccessful. Farm profits dropped 50 percent. By 1932 around one ...

(1 pages) 129 1 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


e forever if we keep treating it as we are. No plant or animal can survive long without water. Many factories need water in order to operate their machinery. Other people such as Farmers need water in ...

(1 pages) 95 1 3.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Plight of Worker during the Industrial Revolution: A Paradigm Shift from Agriculture to Industry

a lot of people in a situation in which they simply needed a job, any job. Owners of newly founded factories took advantage of these people.The idea of industrialization had hit America by storm. The ... ook advantage of these people.The idea of industrialization had hit America by storm. The owners of factories justified poor conditions by saying that they were doing the "poor" people a favor and tha ...

(2 pages) 100 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Economic policy in The United States

e would be able tobuy more cars, refrigerators, homes etc. The businesseswould be able to build new factories with better moreefficient high tech equipment. These new factories andexpanded businesses ... buying more highly priced items. Withthis money the business will be able to invest in buildingnew factories and new products, which will in turn make morehigh paying jobs for the for the hard workin ...

(5 pages) 285 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Robotics, excellent report on the history and applications of robots

ay lead is beyond our imagination.Robots exist today. They are used in a relatively small number of factories located in highly industrialized countries such as the United States, Germany, and Japan. ... ore directly from the Industrial Revolution and the systems for mass production to which it led. As factories developed, more and more machine tools were built that could perform some simple, precise ...

(5 pages) 146 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Ferninand Porsche, Life and achievements of a pioneer

work was not limited to one factory, but instead he worked in many of the most renowned car-making factories of the time.His life as an engineer started early, at the age of 22, when he designed an e ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

John Muir, his achievements and his journeys

John Muir worked at a factory in Canada. He invented time and money saving machines for the factories. But one day an accident changed his whole outlook on life. As he was tightening a machine ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

The appeal of Socialism. Refers also to Sinclair's "The Jungle is a 'subliminal"

ean immigrants encountered a lack ofjobs. Those who were lucky enough to find employment wound up infactories, steel mills, or in the meat packing industry. Jurgis Rudkus wasone fo these dissapointed ...

(2 pages) 80 1 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Economic Changes in England During Eighteenth Century That Caused The Industrial Revolution

bors, rivers, and canals. (Squitiere)Thirdly, more people were willing to invest their money in new factories and inventions. Not as many people invested their money in new businesses before the indus ... ho invested their money in preindustrial times owned businesses such as trading companies and small factories for production of essential goods. Furthermore, this demand for goods helped England's eco ...

(10 pages) 426 0 3.9 Jun/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Shoe Industry. Facing many changes, rushes, and difficulties

the other companies are trying to be like. Some changes are the industry as a whole is moving there factories to the far east such as China. The reason for this is they are trying to save costs for pr ... lit, its second in many years. Nike and Reebok are far ahead than the other companies because there factories are already in the far east, and other companies are just starting to build them. With Nik ...

(3 pages) 198 0 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Global Warming. 5 pages. Causes, effects, and possible solutions, such as: the kyoto treaty, "sinks", and hemp.

d to the global warming problem. The fuels burned to heat homes and businesses, run cars, and power factories are responsible for 98% of carbon dioxide, 24% of methane, and 18% of nitrous oxide. That ...

(4 pages) 352 0 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Education outside the US and how it compares to education in the US

ople that didn't try too hard in school to achieve their best grades, have to settle for working in factories producing clothes and shoes for little wages, because they have no chance to go to a colle ...

(2 pages) 118 1 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

karl marx vs. max weber

al Revolution came to Western Europe in the mid 1840's, Marx saw that the capitalists who owned the factories, and the workers who filled them, were growing further and further apart in class standing ...

(4 pages) 446 2 4.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Reconstruction in Early America

of time many people suffered from the great amount of property damage done to such things as farms, factories, railroads and several other things that citizens depended on to keep their economy strong ...

(4 pages) 271 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Urban Heat Islands

temperatures to rise higher than in rural areas. Additional city heat is given off by vehicles and factories, as well as by industrial and domestic heating and cooling units.At night, the solar energ ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This Is an Essay about women's Gender roles in the 1920s, specifically the issues surrounding the youth and women in the workplace.

e inferior, thus obliged to be submissive to wills of their male partners. The women working in the factories were seen as housewives out of place; society had no intention of supporting any of their ...

(5 pages) 327 0 4.7 Oct/2002

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