Essays Tagged: "Gold"

Gender Stereotypes

r generation does. It is the role of the parents to teach them that not everythink that glitters is gold and to give them a better perception of the world. That of course does not mean that parents ar ...

(6 pages) 286 0 3.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Broken Spears. Speaks of the conquest of the Aztec empire

hree of the most substantial factors that reflect the cultural differences are their perceptions of gold, warfare, and religion. (In my opinion,) The differing views of gold was the most important fac ... edition Hernan Cortes The economic motive of the Spanish conquistador Cortes was based primarily on gold. This was what ultimately drove to the Spaniards to the destruction of Aztec empire. To the Azt ...

(6 pages) 154 1 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Jamestown Colony. Goes into detail about the near failure of the colony as well as how it overcame hardship

any hadin mind for the colonist to produce on the land they acquired were three primarycommodities: gold, grapes, and sugar. A modern company would have ascertained thatthese commodities could be prod ... hat the colony was notrealistically equipped for the area in which it was established. There was no gold in thewhole of Virginia or anywhere within a thousand miles of it. And the climate was wrongfor ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why does the United States have an inconvertible money standard?

dollars of the growing economy and the growing population of the nation. The second reason is that gold is a very scarce resource and gold cannot be produced or created, it occurs naturally in the ea ... e resource and gold cannot be produced or created, it occurs naturally in the earth. To begin with, gold had a value of 1/20.67 of an ounce for every dollar when there were several million people in t ...

(1 pages) 87 3 1.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

What does Jack London mean by "The Love of Life"?

et remarkable story concerning two men who sought out to the frigid, arctic Yukon in search of some gold. They had accomplished their task and earned each of themselves fifteen pounds of gold. The two ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How American Indians were treated by the English and Spanish when they first arrived in the "New Land"

y over time. The Spanish were after everything the Indians had, whereas the English were only after gold and land. The economic and cultural responses of the English and Spanish to the Indians was ver ... the early settlements was not to settle with large amounts of land or agriculture, but was to find gold and trade with the Indians. The English hoped that trading with the Indians would become a majo ...

(3 pages) 59 0 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Document based essay reporting the westward migration across America in the mid 1800's. Deals with "Manifest Destiny" and the California Gold Rush.

ns for the expansion as well. One of the main economic attractions of the west was the discovery of gold ion California in 1848. People went west at the thought of becoming rich fast. They had no idea ... nd many results. Reasons for the migration, backed by the concept of manifest destiny, included the Gold Rush, securing commerce with India and China, and the transcontinental railroad. Furthermore, o ...

(2 pages) 111 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Two Gold Hatted Sage Men".

Two Gold Hatted Sage MenFamily is a very important part of life when it comes to succeeding. They will b ...

(6 pages) 28 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

William Faulkner's "A Rose For Emily" The Character Miss Emily.

house, and even rests above her coffin.When Faulkner describes Emily as an old woman, he mentions a gold watch she wears around her neck. The watch hung so low on the chain it is obscured by her belt. ... nseen its constant ticking is heard. "They could hear the invisible watch ticking at the end of the gold chain." The watch symbolizes the passing of time as generations pass and go by. Emily seems to ...

(1 pages) 203 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Transatlantic Encounters.

barely any South American natives still alive today was caused by the insatiability greed for land/gold by the European explorers. Cortez's annihilation of the Aztec Empire, Pizarro destruction of th ... c Empire. In less than two years Cortez conquered the Aztec Kingdom and enslaved the people to mine gold and work for him. Most of the aborigines had not died of war, they were too terrified of the Sp ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Spark of a Match: Colonial rebellion against British mercantalism. AP US History Free.

he colonies. Mercantilists believed that wealth was power, which could be measured by the amount of gold or silver in its treasury. In order to amass this gold or silver, the country needed to export ...

(3 pages) 76 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ripples, the Grateful dead.

RIPPLEBY:"Ripple"Words by Robert Hunter; music by Jerry Garcia.If my words did glow with the gold of sunshineand my tunes were played on the harp unstrungwould you hear my voice come through th ... ness.Using a bright, but mellow tone Hunter eases into, Ripple with, "If my words did glow with the gold of sunshine/and my tunes were played on the harp unstrung/ would you hear my voice come through ...

(4 pages) 28 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Jamaican Flag: very short description of the flag, meaning, and short history

lmer by the request of the queen of Jamaica Elizabeth the second.. The three colors of the flag are gold, green and black. The gold represents the national wealth of and beauty of Jamaica. The Spanish ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

GCSE Physics Coursework - Resistance of a Wire Coursework Resistance of a Wire

aterial and more free electrons means a better conductor, i.e. it has less resistance. For example, gold has more free electrons than iron and, as a result, it is a better conductor. The free electron ...

(6 pages) 141 0 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Plains Indians. With America now expanding West, the Plains Indians had to fight with limited technology against the armies of America.

ighting commenced.When the Civil War ended, whites began to move to the West in search of land, and gold. The problem was that the Indians had settled in scattered parts of the West already. As a resu ... iment in the Black Hills of South Dakota, which was Sioux Territory, and they claimed to have found gold. The Sioux were angry that people were trespassing on their territory they readied for an attac ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Essay on the significance of the California Gold Rush

America is based around the quest for lands unknown, the promise of freedom, and, most importantly, gold. Therefore it is no surprise that the discovery of gold in California came to be known as the n ... series of tests that took all of 20 minutes, Marshall was convinced that the substance he found was gold (Wright 265-267). With this discovery, he and his fellow crew members brought the substance to ...

(6 pages) 181 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Italy: Coming to a new world.

e literally starving to death. To top off the already wonderful sounding America, there was word of gold in the heartland of the U.S.A. Fertile farmland was everywhere. Farming was a big business in t ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Thermal Decomposition of Metal carbonates

rk that I have already done I know that Potassium and sodium are the most reactive metals, and that gold and platinum are the least reactive metals. To determine the order of how reactive a metal is a ... s there is no reaction at all. These are the metals at the bottom of the reactivity series, such as gold. Also the most reactive metals form their oxide much quicker than the less reactive metals. Thi ...

(12 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"The Golden Rule- One or Many, Gold or Glitter?" Jeffrey Wattles.

RESPONSE TO "THE GOLDEN RULE-ONE OR MANY, GOLD OR GLITTER"(quotations page numbers from 'Inquiry: Questioning, readin ... stioning, reading, writing", second edition by Lynn Z. Bloom and Edward M. White)In his essay, "The Golden Rule- One or Many, Gold or Glitter?" Jeffrey Wattles discusses the many carnations of the uni ... This widespread advice from the Gods found in almost every religion is under scrutiny; "Is the rule golden? In other words, is it worthy to be cherished as a rule of living or even as the rule of livi ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A brief history of the African American Experince, a take home exam but is a good jumping off point for any number of papers.

8 mi (13 km) north of the Niger River. In the 14th century Timbuktu became the focal point for the gold-salt trade. During the height of Timbuktu's history it became a gathering place for Muslims sch ... history it became a gathering place for Muslims scholars and Moroccan traders who traded slaves and gold for the clothes and horses of other lands.B) The Liberator was an anti-enslavement paper publis ...

(5 pages) 121 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History