Essays Tagged: "fleet"

Cabeza De Vaca journey in Texas, describes the indians and cultures he discovered. Tribulations he experienced and how he survived throughout his stay in undiscovered Texas

rt of San Lucar de Barrameda on 27 Jun 1527. He was accompanied by Governor Panfilo de Narvaez on a fleet which consisted of five vessels and 600 men. Cabez de Vaca held the position of treasure and a ...

(6 pages) 99 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Fossil Fueled Cars Are History- paper about the decline of fossil fueled cars.

r car. However, they have not started this without a little pushing by the government. Facing clean-fleet laws in the U.S. and "voluntary" restrictions in Europe, the industry is committing to cut emi ... o California regulators this year and plans a rollout in 2004 as well. BMW has even produced a test fleet of 15 hydrogen-powered 7-Series.With all the work that has been done, the technology is still ...

(4 pages) 158 2 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A short essay talking about Gulliver's Travels and how Johnathan Swift uses Satire to poke fun at Europe during the 18th century.

he Houyhnhnms.In his first adventure, in Lilliput, Gulliver becomes a hero by destroying an enemy's fleet of ships. He is constantly under threat of execution by the little people of Lilliput, however ...

(2 pages) 107 2 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Essay on Huck Finn, by Mark Twain. Relationship between Huck and Jim was nothing more than an alliance of two people, who run away from the society for one simple reason - to be free.

es. "Huck Finn" reveals a story about a thirteen-year-old boy, Huck, and a runaway slave, Jim. They fleet down the Mississippi River, meeting new people and lots of exciting adventures on their way. J ...

(3 pages) 123 1 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Description of supply and demand within the US as it relates to the travel industry and auto rental industry post 9/11.

way they do business in response to these changes. Nationally, rental companies have reduced rates, fleet sizes and number of employees in an attempt to find equilibrium within the market place. While ... h this incredible surplus of vehicles. Auto rental companies hoping to scale back the size of their fleets to match reduced demand have been forced to retain their vehicles due to situations related t ...

(3 pages) 302 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Captain William Kidd leading up to his trial for piracy.

of which is an account were he declares to his men: "Come boys, I will make money enough out of the fleet. " in reference to the ship Sceptre of a pilgrimage fleet to Mecca. Though, Kidd was carrying ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Solution to Southwest Airlines 1993 expansion.

short and medium haul market, which allow Southwest to exploit economies of density and maintain a fleet comprised of a single aircraft type, thus minimizing maintenance, spare parts inventory and pi ...

(6 pages) 243 0 4.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Review of Continental Airlines organizational structure.

very low. This airline and its management team have emerged from bankruptcy and now fly the newest fleet of aircraft in the sky today. Chairman and CEO Gordon Bethune with his years of experience in ...

(3 pages) 304 0 2.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This essay is about Admiral Fisher from ww1. We had to write a biography on an influencial figure from that time

Lord and Controller of the navy in 1892 where he was responsible for the material efficiency of the fleet. He was knighted in 1894 and became Second Sea lord in 1902 and finally First Sea Lord in 1904 ... t Sea Lord in 1904.During his time as First Sea Lord Fisher made changes in the organization of the fleet, the administration of dockyards, ship construction, the development of submarines, the conver ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.4 Nov/2003

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

Info on the navel race between germeny and england.

have the most powerful navy. The old rule of thumb had been to ensure that the British possessed a fleet large enough to face both France and Russia acting in harness. Now the rise of the highly indu ... s (thirteen under construction), compared with Germany's thirteen (seven under construction). Other fleets with Dreadnoughts at sea by 1914 were: United States (8), France (8), Japan (4), Austria-Hung ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

THE DEFENCE OF SEVASTOPOL (1854 - 1855) (Undying Pride of the Ukraine)

ion's forces were much greater than those of Sevastopol. Sevastopol being a city on coast had a big fleet of 14 sailing battle ships, 6 sailing and 6 steam engine frigates as well as other ships and 2 ...

(8 pages) 42 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Greek and Persian Wars

a large force to punish Athens and Eretria. The Persians took Macedon and Thrace in 492, but their fleet was badly damaged by storms and they were obliged to withdraw. A second expedition occupied Er ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Persian Invasions

under his young kinsman Mardonius. But disaster befell these at the hands of the Thracians, and the fleet that was to aid them was shattered in a storm; so that they returned to Asia without honour. T ... a bridge over the Hellespont, and the cutting of a canal through the peninsula of Athos, where the fleet of Mardonius had been shattered. And from all parts of his huge empire he mustered his hosts f ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Battle of Midway 1942

ing point for aconquest of Hawaii. If the base was threatened by Japan, Yamamoto reasoned, the U.S. Fleet would have to meet the challenge and could be lured into a hopeless battle with superior Japan ... Midway. Japanese marines would rush ashore and capture Midway's triangular airstrip. When the U.S. Fleet rushed out in defense, it would be crushed by the most powerful armada in history.For more tha ...

(8 pages) 97 0 4.5 Feb/2004

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

Was the use of the atomic bomb justified?

During World War II Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and ruined many of our fleets and military. The decision on what to do to deal with Japan was a tough one. America made the ... n at all because Pearl Harbor is too shallow to drop bombs into it so we had kept almost all of our fleet there. Japan invented something to go over part of the bombs so that it would make it okay to ...

(3 pages) 92 0 2.7 Mar/2004

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

Southwest Airlines Case Study

ime percentage and fast turnaround times; non-adaptation to the hub system operation; maintaining a fleet of exclusively 737 aircraft; short flights (typically 60 to 90 minutes long); and the "what ev ... t, expanded with selected longer flights within the Southwest network, maintain focus on an all 737 fleet, uphold their point to point system, continue employee profit sharing plan, investments refine ...

(2 pages) 290 0 2.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Difference between accumulated depreciation and depreciation expense and how they are related.

al expenses of plant and equipment ownership against produced revenues.A corporation may purchase a fleet of vehicles for business use. Over a number of year, the vehicles would depreciate in value an ...

(1 pages) 145 2 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

FOur Functions of management

superiors in charge. This reasoning is due to the mission critical availability of the craft to the fleet.Functions of Management for Assault Craft Unit FiveCurrently at Assault Craft Unit FIVE where ... e following procedure and the packages are in accordance with the technical manuals provided by the fleet. She makes sure that the qualifications are current and accurate. She ensures that we are up t ...

(4 pages) 68 0 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Comparing Housman's and Updike's poems that have two totally different attitudes toward athletes.

was famous was better than growing old and go through losing it.So set, before its echoes fade,The fleet foot on the sill of shade,And hold to the low lintel upThe still- defended challenge-cup.(955) ...

(1 pages) 47 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The 1st Punic War 264 - 241 BC

from trade. Carthaginian merchants went from one end of the Mediterranean to the other. The city's fleet was huge, and its army was one of the best in the ancient world. These merchants traded in the ... ax and the other side did not think it was necessary. One side Carthage for help.Carthage sends its fleet to Messena. Rome sees this action as a threat to their dominance in the Mediterranean, consequ ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History