Essays Tagged: "first woman"

The struggle of women in the 20's century presents the life of Elizabeth Gregory Macgill

poseful citizen who had done a lot to help Canadian women and other women in the world. She was the first woman in Canada to earn a degree in electrical engineering, she became the first woman in Nort ... e became the first woman in North America to hold a degree in aeronautical engineering, she was the first woman to design and witness an airplane based on her design, and she was a strong advocate for ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.1 Mar/2002

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

Maria Montessori

ng from high school, Montessori pursued an advanced degree at the University of Rome and became the first woman physician to graduate in Italy. Her interests drew her to work with children, mainly tho ... t the Orthophrenic Clinic, her decisions about working with children were made up by observing them first. She was not trained as an educator, so her decisions were based upon watching what children d ...

(3 pages) 93 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Amelia Earhart: A biography about the woman aviator.

egan in Los Angeles in 1921 when, at age 24, she took flying lessons from Neta Snook and bought her first airplane-- a Kinner Airstar. Due to family problems, she sold her airplane in 1924 and moved b ... ial worker. Four years later, she returned to aviation bought an Avro Avian airplane and became the first woman to make a solo-return transcontinental flight. From then on, she continued to set and br ...

(3 pages) 76 2 4.7 Apr/2002

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

The view of women in varios cultures

cal, and professional areas than many Aliberalized@ Western nations. After all, India boasts of the first woman Prime Minister in the world! However there are no end of reports of wife burning, female ...

(5 pages) 124 0 4.7 Jan/1996

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

This essay supports male professional golfer Brian Kontak's attempt to play in this summer's US Women's Open.

ing down barriers.Kontak, a professional golfer, is fighting discrimination by trying to become the first man ever to play in an event on the professional women's tour. But he'll probably never be men ... lay in the Colonial, a PGA Tour event, in May. If she follows through with her plans, she'll be the first woman to play in a PGA Tour event since Babe Didrikson Zaharias 58 years ago.Sorenstam has abs ...

(2 pages) 51 1 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The controversial issue of death penalty

in 1993 shooting an Opelika police officer, her name was Lynda block.barring a stay, Lynda was the first woman excuted in Alabama 1975.the first of may 2002, Christopher Simmons died after a death se ...

(5 pages) 219 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

A comparative between the "The Lone Ranger" and "Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven", by Sherman Alexie and Ceremony, by Leslie Marmon Silko.

ake nothingI have made my self what I am."Tecumseh -Shawnee chiefWhen the world was created and the first man and first woman walked the world alone, there were no tribes. From them selves they create ...

(3 pages) 80 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Amelia Earhart.

y rising 14,000 feet just one year after learning how to fly. Seven years after that she became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic, which took 20 hours and 40 minutes. Returning to New York af ... t with Fred Noonan to fly around the world. This was such an amazing thing because she would be the first woman to do it. On July 2, one month later, their plane disappeared. The radio would not work ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

A brief history on Wyoming State- also includes valuable facts.

as divided into two parts. The section west of the Continental Divide was part of three territories first Oregon, then Utah and Idaho. Eastern Wyoming was included in Nebraska and Dakota. Finally, in ... e following year legislature granted that woman had the right vote and the right to hold office the first such legal recognition in the United States. In 1924 Wyoming elected the first woman governor ...

(5 pages) 48 1 2.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Thr trials of Bridget Bishop.

confessing, one person was pressed to death, using heavy weights that were placed on the chest. The first woman to be trialed was Mrs. Bridget Bishop.Bridget bishop was born in England in 1640, when s ...

(4 pages) 22 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Expedition guidelines, Mount everest expedition plan, including information on environment, climate, equipment, physiological demands, medical considerations, preparation and training.

e climbed Mount Everest in 1924 however there is still controversy whether or not he succeeded. The first woman ever to climb Everest was Juko Tabei who climbed the mountain in 1975. (Microsoft Encart ... e camp the route of the expedition will take us on the Khumbu glacier past the Khumbu ice fall. The first camp will be established at 5000m, where we will stay for around 3 weeks. Camp 2 will be estab ...

(11 pages) 65 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Ella Tambussi Grasso This is a brief expository essay on Ella Tambussi Grasso. I'm sorry but I must ask you to read the first paragraph because I cannot insert it here or I think it won't submit.

atic nomination for governor. She won a vital victory in the November election. Ella Grasso was the first woman to serve as governor of Connecticut, and not only that, but was the first woman in Ameri ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Leadership of Margaret Thatcher, the first woman Prime Minister of Britain.

ular woman in Britain, Margaret Thatcher revived a nation that was in a state of chaos. She was the first woman elected Prime Minister of the country and the only in the 20th century to serve three co ... degrees in chemistry and law, also earning a Master of Arts degree. While at Oxford she became the first woman president of the Oxford Conservative Association, which would prove to be a many of her ...

(14 pages) 154 4 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Women's rights and how several women in the 1920's who have change the future for all women. Women used to not be able to wote, they werent considered a "person", and were only housewives..

the right to be appointed to the Canadian Senate.Agnes Macphail ran for office in 1921, became the first female member of the House of Commons. Macphail held the seat for 19 years. Agnes Macphail fou ... ently for women's rights and social welfare legislation.In 1916 in Alberta, Emily Murphy became the first woman magistrate in the British Empire. Murphy's appointment was challenged. Under the law, wo ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart was famous for being the first woman to fly almost all the way around the world. No one knows what happened to her or her pla ... ke flying lessons and back then, that was a lot of money. She took her lessons from Neta Snook, the first woman to graduate from the Curtiss School of Aviation. First, Ms. Snook told Amelia about the ... got her pilot's license.I learned a lot of facts that I didn't know about Amelia's flights. On her first trip around the world, she flew from California to Honolulu, Hawaii. When she was taking off f ...

(1 pages) 51 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ernest Hemingway's Love Life

love interests played a unique and interesting role in Hemingway's life.Agnes Von Kurowsky was the first woman to enter Hemingway's life. Hemingway was an army man who fought in World War II at a you ... o attracted him seriously was Agnes," (Kert 57). Agnes had come from Washington, D.C. Milan was her first foreign assignment since nursing school. Hemingway was nineteen at this time. He won over Agne ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Marie Curie, biography and major achievements

Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. She was renown for her work with radioactivity, the work that even ... e were devoted to the study of radioactivity, a term that Marie herself coined. They were among the first to work with radium and polonium. Marie discovered polonium and named it after her home countr ... r findings in 1903. In 1903 the Curies along with Antoine Henri Bacquerel, the French physicist who first discovered natural radioactivity, won the Nobel Prize. In 1906 Pierre Curie was hit and ...

(1 pages) 41 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Mythology of Lilith. A very short essay about the Lilith myths.

n fact a very vengeful god.        It is generally agreed upon that Lilith was the first woman, created at the same time as Adam. My main source was a site called The Gnosis Archive, ... to the Liltih myth, if Lilith hadn't left Adam, there would be no more story. God then created the first Eve, unfortunately, God allowed Adam to watch as he did so, and Adam was so disgusted by watch ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Tainted Studs: A Comediac Cautionary Tale of Teen Sexuality.

e to eat, I'll provide the dessert, "Merlin ala mode".Martika: I'd like that.Merlin: You're not the first woman to say that. (He licks his lipes), You know, they call me Merlin for a reason?Martika: W ... but the bus hits Kalvin and kills him)Scene 8: (Budjamin walks down the hall very sullen)Budjamin: First Merlin, then Kalvin, all because of there promiscuous ways, That's it, I'm going to change my ...

(5 pages) 50 1 3.9 Oct/2004

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

Marie Curie

1867 in Warsaw, Poland. She's famous for her extensive research on radioactivity, and for being the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. Her work has effect the world in incredible ways.Marie's maiden na ... k has effect the world in incredible ways.Marie's maiden name was Marya Sklodowska. She changed her first name when she enrolled in school in 1891, and her last when she married Peter Curie July of 18 ...

(6 pages) 34 1 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry