Essays Tagged: "first wave"

Corruption in "the Gangs of New" York by Herbert Asbury

gration increased tremendously during the Gilded Age in three large waves to the United States. The first wave occurred from 1815 to 1860, an estimated five million immigrants, mostly English, Irish a ... immigrants created a huge competition for jobs, wages and votes. The immigrants that arrived in the first wave who began to establish themselves eventually developed a sense of citizenship that they b ...

(3 pages) 53 0 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The challenges faced in life by first and second generation asian americans.

challenges that Asian American individuals face in the world, from the period of the1800's when the first wave of immigration began to appear in America, to the year of 2003 today. Each Asian American ... one Asian American and another is their generation of existence.One of the most important things to first clarify is what an Asian American is. "A person is classified as an Asian American if they are ...

(6 pages) 231 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Jewish community has changed New York City and some of the famous Jewish people who were born in the city.

united community that has helped make New York City the great city it is today. Since 1654 when the first wave of Jews came to New York City, individuals from many different cultures comprised the bac ...

(2 pages) 45 0 2.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This provides examples of writing a lede and descriptive piece for publication.

David Glenn12/3/01DeterminationLedeSt. Louis, MO- -Thump, thump, thump,thump...Now the first wave of perspiration starts on the nurses face as she wrestles with the task at hand.As the pa ... receive the treatments to stay alive."David however, handles this with a very positive attitude, " First of all I am so happy to be alive. I feel that it is a true blessing because I should have been ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Boundaries of Eros (by Guido Ruggiero) - Summary Sex and how it was viewd in Renaissance Venice. Examines the society's view of acceptable sexual conduct while maintaining the fabric of society.

lly augmented by diaries and details of dowry prices. At the time Venice was a city state concerned first with the Goninan threat and then later from the Turks as each struggled for economic and milit ... rvals which was seen as an act of God for decent too far into unnatural and decadent practices. The first wave of the plague, circa 1340, removed a third to a half of the population. Venice offered in ...

(7 pages) 55 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Negative Impact

When Europeans first began to settle in British North America, they had, had a positive impact upon Canadians, but ... nd beginning religious conversion, the Europeans created this ultimately negative impact. When the first wave of European settlers came to British North America, the disease that they brought with th ... was all that they had ever traded with the Europeans, and nothing had ever changed since when they first started. In the previous paragraph, it was mentioned that the population in British North Ame ...

(4 pages) 37 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Essay on Kipling's novel Kim - search for identity

Frozen Pot:Kim's Search for IdentityDuring the first wave of immigration, the ethnic composition of the United States had been greatly altered. Mil ... mber his father and was not raised under British control, he withholds an inherited supremacy. When first meeting with the lama, Kim automatically assumes ownership of him. Kim states, "The lama was h ... nor the end does he think of himself as a sahib, and his encounter with the white man's world is at first a shocking experience which he opposes with all his strength.When Kim first encounters his fat ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

MOre WWII two essays each about 100 words(this is different then the other one)

enly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." At 0750, the first wave of Japanese aircrafts began to attack. The fighters consisted of three groups. The first, ... torpedoes. The next group had 51 Vals, armed with general-purpose dive bomb. The final group of the first wave was 43 Zeros each armed with a 20mm cannon. The second wave had 54 Kates. They were armed ...

(2 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jun/2004

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

Impact of Feminism It's about the meaning of feminism and the feminist movement around the 19th century. There is a works cited as well as notes at the end of the essay.

n discrimination against women. Early feminists and primary feminist movements are often called the first wave and feminists after about 1960 the second wave. There is also a third wave. These three " ... and especially in the reform movement of the 19th century. The organised movement is dated from the first women's rights convention at Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848.Emmeline Pankhurst was one of the ...

(21 pages) 494 0 3.9 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Plan Today for E-Business Future" e-bus 400

already started to see the signs of change for the future. The article states that commerce was the first wave of Web site development, and was used for simply capturing transactions. The second wave ... roduction of this new "third wave" combines the fundamental nature of the new applications with the first and second waves. The result will be the intelligent combination of content management, analyt ...

(2 pages) 315 1 4.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


t is globalization and internationalization1.2 Timeline of globalization1.2.1 Pre 18th Century1.2.2 First wave of globalization and the age of mass migration (circa 1870-1913)1.2.3 War, instability, d ... the need for re-design.(Grossman & Helpman, 1999)* Internationalization can also be seen as the first stage of the globalization.1.2 TIMELINE OF GLOBALIZATIONWhile globalization is often referred ...

(38 pages) 2262 2 4.9 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Gallipoli and the Anzac Legend

possession of Constantinople.On the 25th April 1915, just over a month after the navy had left, the first wave of Australians landed at Ari Burnu (renamed Anzac Cove shortly after). Their aim was to s ... led by Mustafa Kemal, who later became Atatürk, the leader of modern Turkey.By the end of the first day the Anzacs had gained a few hundred metres but the defences were too strong for the Anzacs ...

(8 pages) 42 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Korea Movies Reaction Paper - Movie1: Arirang; Movie2: Tae Guk Gi - Brotherhood of War. Mainly focused on personal reactions, such as why you like/dislike the movies.

y the determination, sacrifices and patriotism of her people overseas. We learn how, soon after the first wave of migration, Korea was taken over and annexed by Japan, which attempted to stamp out the ... ependent Korea alive throughout Japan's half-century occupation of the Korea. They quickly acquired first-rate educations, established businesses and entered the professions - all the while drawing on ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2006

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

Immigration is overall bad for america

The first wave of 5 million people came from 1815 to 1860. More recently, from 1990 to 2000, 33 million ... re added to the U.S. population, 40% from immigration. That's 13 million, 200 thousand people!*On a first visit to the United States in search of the "real America," foreigners find the U.S. to be a " ... ng used to say, "God bless America." Now, we're not sure what to ask Him to bless! It's a mess!* My first point is that Immigration costs our country a lot of money.- You may remember, I mentioned the ...

(7 pages) 111 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


used mainly in the Pacific war during World War II. During the attack at Pearl Harbor, D3A led the first wave of attacks and was the first aircraft to drop bombs on American targets. The Aichi Val, w ... s. The three companies who replied to the requirement were Aichi, Mitsubishi, and Nakajima, and the first two that replied received a contract for the two prototypes. The main manufacturer ended up be ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2006

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

Polish Immigration

will be clear.There were four main waves of Polish immigrants to the United States (Jones 426). The first wave began in 1800 and ended in 1860, approximately 2,000 Poles came to America during this pe ... 5 million Americans claim Polish descent, the ninth largest ethnic group in America (Reardon 2).The first Poles came to America in 1608 because they were hired by the London Company to bring their ind ...

(7 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Attack On Pearl Harbor

er pulled such a stunt on us before, and it was because of that that we didn't see it coming in the first place, though that last statement will be argued against further into this paper. The attack o ... had not taken place.It was approximately 8:00AM, or more like 7:53AM on December 7th, 1941 when the first wave of Japanese bombers encroached upon Pearl Harbor, a US naval base on the island of Oahu, ...

(6 pages) 51 1 1.0 Jun/2001

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

Bombing Pearl Harbor

as bombed by two different air raids. At 7:02 A.M radar picked up a swarm of 50 or more planes. The first wave was at 7:53 A.M. which had 183 ships. The second wave began at 8:55 A.M. which had 167 pl ... which had 183 ships. The second wave began at 8:55 A.M. which had 167 planes. OF PEARL The First Air Raid The first air raid began at 7:53 A.M. Ten minutes after the raid began the Japanese b ...

(2 pages) 24 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


THE UK'S OPT OUT FROM THE EURO The UK has opted out of the first wave of Euro countries and there must be a referendum before the UK decides to enter the new c ... pe economy's more closely THE EURO TIMETABLE EMU started in January 1999 with eleven nations in the first wave. The Currency will be in full and active circulation from 2002 - and from July 2002, nati ...

(7 pages) 60 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Religion In Ireland

Timeline Of basic Irish history · 8000 B.C.- First humans arrive in Ireland.· 4000 B.C.- Irish tribes move inland to begin farming ... r minerals. The Irish tribes begin trading with other European people.· 300 B.C.- The first Celts arrive in Ireland.· 835- The Vikings invade Ireland, destroying settlement ... ying settlements and murdering farmers and Monks.· 1002- Brian Boru becomes Ireland's first Christian high king.· 1170- Strongbow leads the first wave of Norman invaders at ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History