Essays Tagged: "fifty percent"

Effects of divorce on children

Divorce in our society has become increasingly common. Fifty percent of all marriages will end in divorce and each year 2 million children are newly introd ...

(9 pages) 811 2 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Ability for Hire

at which workers quit) of these employees is a modest twenty percent compared to a one hundred and fifty percent turnover of employees without disabilities.It is this kind of thinking that limits the ...

(3 pages) 162 2 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Children and divorce

ing the twentieth century family has suffered the most dramatic change, the increase of divorce. 2A fifty percent of all Americans marriages end in divorce. The children are the ones who suffer most o ...

(3 pages) 374 1 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

eel, machinery and other goods, which dealt Japan adevastating blow, because Japan bought more than fifty percent of its imports from the United States. TheBritish and Dutch later put similar embargoe ... uld betwo waves of planes to attack. The first wave would consist of forty-nine horizontal bombers, fifty-one divebombers, forty torpedo planes, and forty-three fighter planes, one hundred eighty thre ...

(6 pages) 358 2 3.8 Jan/1995

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

Tourettes syndrome

transmitters dopamire and serotonin. It is genetically transmitted from parent to child. There is a fifty percent chance of passing the gene on from parent to child (Gaffy,Ottinger). Those most at ris ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

College Level Biology 101 essay on scientific inquiry and an experiment to boot! Thought provoking :)

Assume that your yard has many tall trees that result in about fifty percent of the yard being shaded and fifty percent of the yard being exposed to full sun. The ...

(3 pages) 161 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

The bubonic plague.

sia to the Middle East) By the time the plague played it self out it was three years later and over fifty percent (50%) of Europe had died out. The plague struck with rapid speed. "People lay ill litt ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What is Abortion, and should is it Moral?

e in twenty-four experience immediate complications. In addition to that there is a one hundred and fifty percent increased risk of cervical injury, and an one hundred and sixty percent increased risk ... ease in ectopic (tubul) pregnancies in the U.S. since abortion was legalized. Out of all abortions, fifty percent experience chronic depression, insomnia and other mental disturbances. There is also a ...

(6 pages) 120 1 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Basic Essay on Voting Systems

hree different types of voting systems. One is majority rule in which one must receive greater than fifty percent in order to win the election. The second is plurality which allows you to win an elect ... allows you to win an election with more votes than any other candidate without receiving more than fifty percent. The final voting system is proportionality which awards the political party seats equ ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The goal of this research paper is to describe rain forests, demonstrate some of the causes and effects of deforestation, and explain what is already being done to prevent it.

hough they account for less than seven percent of the land surface on Earth, they contain more than fifty percent of its plant and animal species. When first discovered, many creatures of rain forests ...

(6 pages) 103 1 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biological causes of schizophrenia

on people have long-term schizophrenia, and 100,000-200,000 people become schizophrenic every year. Fifty percent of people in hospital psychiatric care have schizophrenia (Boyle 2002). The cause of s ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Bush's Welfare Reform Bill

ased from thirty. Also the percentage of welfare recipients who must hold jobs would be raised from fifty percent to seventy percent by 2008. (Peterson) When the bill arrived in the Senate, it was sen ...

(1 pages) 39 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This essay looks at Abortion. The thesis is that abortion is wrong, ethically, religiously and medically.

embryo or of a fetus." Recent polls have shown that from the number of people that have abortions, fifty percent of people are under twenty-five, sixty-four percent are single, and forty-five percent ...

(4 pages) 239 2 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The Impact of Illegal Mexican Immigrants on the U.S. Economy

llegal immigrants from other countries. As indicated by the chart below, Mexicans make up more than fifty percent of the total number of immigrants to the United States in 2000. By the year 2050, the ... 29.4% are still using one major welfare program. (Camarota, 35) The use of welfare benefits remains fifty-two percent higher among Mexicans than Americans.According to the National Commission for Empl ...

(9 pages) 562 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A Case of Athlete's Foot

y their hearts out, they play a game they truly love, they give it their all, their one-hundred-and-fifty-percent day in and day out. Right?I can no longer respect the modern day athlete.Back in the d ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Britain - What were the causes and the consequences of the General Strike of 1926?

ded to give the mines back to their previous owners.The price of coal had gone down dramatically by fifty percent and Britain was now able to import cheap coal from Germany and Poland. As a result of ... d back to their private owners and the miners faced demands for very substantial wage cuts of up to fifty percent. The dispute escalated as the crises was seen by all the key players (government, empl ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Compare the importance of three problems which contributed to the overthrow of the Tsar in 1917.

ferent peoples had existed long before the 1900s. However, by 1900, its population had increased by fifty percent, increasing the competition of land between peasants. The workers' poor living conditi ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

National Debt

crease an average of $202 million per day since February 26, 1999! As the growing debt approaches fifty percent of GDP, it is one of the largest economic problems facing the United States today. The ...

(10 pages) 163 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Ethical Issue Analysis - The Sandy Berger Scandal

when a new or ongoing ethical problem is not being discussed in the news. One could wager that over fifty percent of the hard working Americans have been affected financially and ethically by business ...

(6 pages) 251 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Personal healthcare providers

est level of trust was as followsNurses at sixty-five percentDoctors at sixty-one percentDentist at fifty-six percentPharmacies at forty-nine percentHospitals in general at forty-four percentPharmaceu ... The percentages are as follows:Nurses at sixty-three percentDoctors at sixty percentDentist rose to fifty-eight percentPharmacies rose to fifty percentHospitals rose to forty-seven percentManaged care ...

(2 pages) 62 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management