Essays Tagged: "harsh conditions"

Westward Expansion. Talks about people moving west and dealing what Natvies and the harsh weather.

is full of daring heroes, crooked criminals, savage Indians, and undaunted frontiersmen braving the harsh conditions of the western wilderness. Typically, the portrayal of what life was like during th ... n Creek in Alaska. This is not a glamorized Hollywood tale, but rather a realistic statement on how harsh life in the west could be. According to the author, the young man is quick and alert to things ...

(4 pages) 142 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Age of Reform.

the state of their environment and the need to reform these entities. They saw the hypocritical and harsh conditions that lay within their country. They saw it in education, mental health, women's rig ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Fugitive Pieces" by Anne Michaels, "The Power of One" by Bryce Courtenay and "Empire of the Sun" by J.G. Ballard

urage from fear and their informal education. With these elements they were able to survive through harsh conditions to develop as individuals.The main characters were able to overcome adverse situati ...

(7 pages) 73 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

A book review on Upton Sinclaire's The Jungle.

he story tells us about immigrants seeking the concept of the America dream. They end up working in harsh conditions in the meat factory that are not sanitized, and treat animals with such cruelty. Th ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why apartheid was bad for the blacks in South Africa? Durin9 1948 Apartheid was made to driscriminate native south africans.

didn't like apartheid one bit. They who protested against this matter was put in jail and underwent harsh conditions. Outside countries helped the Blacks' calls by enforcing sanctions. Sanctions were ...

(1 pages) 54 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Canada during the Great depression.

vernment introduced relief camps. During the 1930's in Prairie Canada, the Great Depression created harsh conditions and it was a struggle until it ended. The event which triggered the Great Depressio ...

(12 pages) 99 0 5.0 Dec/2003

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

This is a speech about my hobby, Kayaking

t food. There wasn't much time for recreation. To obtain food they used kayaks to hunt in extremely harsh conditions. Archaeologists have found evidence that indicates kayaks to be at least 4000 years ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The ways in which the Häftlinge in Primo Levi's 'If This is a Man' and zeks in Alexander Solzhenitsyn's 'Ivan Denisovich' overcome the dehumanisation through the formation of friendships

imilar in one aspect. Both of them write about the degradation of the human soul as a result of the harsh conditions in the camp. However, despite cold, hunger, humiliating treatment, and omnipresent ... es not only material benefits to Levi (through this friendship Levi gains more food, crucial in the harsh conditions of the lager) but also moral power. Discussing daily events with Alberto, speaking ...

(6 pages) 84 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"To S. M., a Young African Painter, on Seeing His Works" by Phillis Wheatley

's expressionwas extremely limited, and the essence of what a person was about was nullified by the harsh conditions of the present day culture. Given the circumstances, the black population werenot a ... skiesElate thy soul, and raise thy wishful eyesThe message here is clear. They seem to accept their harsh reality of a mortal life in favor for what is to come. By raising your eyes to the sky above, ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The World Bank - Friend or Foe to the Developing World?

ld Bank for loans. However, these loans come with strings attached - the World Bank imposes certain harsh conditions on debtor countries to ensure that their loans will be repaid. The Fund's standard ...

(11 pages) 218 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

King Solomon's Mines

ines" is intended to be based around the epic journey of Allan Quatermain and his partners into the harsh conditions of stretching desert and steep mountains in search of adventure and riches. But it ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

Child Labor

rtunity" and therefore feel there is no reason a child should have to toil day in and day out under harsh conditions instead of spending their childhood in schools receiving their education and growin ...

(3 pages) 138 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Woodland Succession in Britain Josh de Salles

are autotrophic and provide a base for food chains and food webs. These plants are resilient to the harsh conditions on this barren area; lack of shelter from the wind, temperature fluctuations - hot ...

(7 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Could the Great Depression be describes a time of desperation?

c desperation; it was however a time of social adversity. While many millions of people endured the harsh conditions that occurred during the Depression, the hardship was not uniform; the levels of pe ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

What Were the Terms of the Treaty of Versailles? Analyze the Reason for These Terms, and the Possible Damaging Consequences for Germany

ctantly signed the treaty, which was later named "The Shameful Dictat of Versailles" because of its harsh conditions and humiliating terms. In this essay I will be analyzing the reasons for the main t ... eved that Germany should pay. However, he feared the possible consequences of punishing Germany too harshly. He also believed that investing on Germany so that it could become a possible future tradin ...

(6 pages) 50 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Performance of Nylon Climbing Ropes

rope then they do with their significant other--and trust it more too." (Rock and Ice) Some of the harsh conditions which ropes are subjected to while being climbed on are; abrasion from rocks and eq ...

(12 pages) 38 3 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Manufacturing Engineering

Rural africa

(Finley 6). They have to deal with the water absence, witch leaves them dehydrated (Finley 6). The harsh conditions and constant searching for food, water, and grass leaves them looking for other lan ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The effects of the industrial revution"

Throughout different places in the world the people that worked as laborers had to go through many harsh conditions that affected their health conditions. The working conditions were not fair at all ... vely fatigued by the labor since they would not get more than four hours of sleep. There were other harsh things that the workers had to face like the rigorous environment. From the novel, The Jungle ...

(3 pages) 40 0 2.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Social Consequence of Industrialisation in Britain (using Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell)

in Manchester, England in the 1830's. It follows the story of a working-class family suffering the harsh conditions of factory labour. Gaskell worked in Manchester helping the poor during the height ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Nazi Rise To Power

he end of World War I; resentment toward the Versailles treaty, which had ended the war and imposed harsh conditions on Germany; the worldwide economic depression of the 1930s; fear of the spread of C ...

(4 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History