Essays Tagged: "Harvard"

Theodore Roosevelt This essay is about the life of Theodore Roosevelt.

, and wrestling. He was educated in expensive private elementary and high schools.Roosevelt went to Harvard from 1876 to 1880, where his hard work led him to the Columbia University Law School. During ...

(5 pages) 183 1 4.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - A Man of Many Faces. This biography deals with Emerson and his diverse lifestyle and writing practices throughout his life.

follow. Emerson lived in poverty during his early days. Yet, through hard work, he was accepted to Harvard but graduated without distinction in 1821. His family's high thinking and plain living thoug ... ich is looked upon as a masterpiece even today. He also gave his "American Scholar" address for the Harvard Phi Beta Kappa society in which he expressed his basic doctrine of self-reliance. Yet, Emers ...

(2 pages) 118 0 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Asian (Chinese) Immigration into America

n many people think of American Immigrants, Asians are on the last of their lists. In The Uprooted, Harvard historian, Oscar Handlin, prize winning book with the subtitle 'the Epic Story of the Great ...

(6 pages) 353 0 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Ordinary Resurrections" by Jonathon Kozol. Do poor people remain poor because of irrational behavior?

er daughter was well-justified...The dean, who was my father's friend and classmate, talked me into Harvard and assured me I didn't need to bother filing other applications." People can push and push ... a good conversation all because daddy has friends. I'm not saying Kozol didn't deserve to get into Harvard, but I'm sure this was the case for many students who go to Harvard, Princeton, Brown Univer ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Washington vs Dubois a comparison between these two authors writings

other hand, was born a free man and attended Fisk University. After graduating from Fisk he went to Harvard and became the first African American to receive a PhD from Harvard. Dubois also wrote a boo ...

(3 pages) 138 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

An essay book review of My Antonia, by Willa Cather.

after her father's suicide, and how Jim went on to further his education. While Jim graduated from Harvard, Antonia is at home with her baby which Jim felt was very courageous of her. Twenty years ha ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Civil Disobedience" By David Henry Thoreau

thor and naturalist, Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Mass, in 1817. Thoreau, a graduate of Harvard in 1837, is considered one of the most influential figures in American thought and literatur ...

(4 pages) 227 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How to become a successful creative writer

nk deep and concentrate on every sentence, every word. You don't have to be a college graduate from Harvard. Once you've proved that you're a good writer, you'll get plenty of documents in. You must h ...

(12 pages) 349 6 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

This is a short 1 page biography on Timothy Leary. It explains his life from birth to death.

hes his interest and he decides to do research on the chemical. He begins his job as a professor at Harvard. In 1962 after Leary does his research on mushrooms and discovers that the chemical Psilocyb ...

(1 pages) 34 1 2.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


is the source of a severe psychological disorder. This disorder is known as anorexia. According to Harvard's eating disorder center , one out of every one hundred young women between ten and twenty a ... the families of anorexics do have an impact, the real problem lies within the patients themselves. Harvard's eating disorder center found that there are psychological patterns that characterize many ...

(3 pages) 119 4 3.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Federalism and the French Canadian - Pierre Trudeau.

he farmers and blue collar workers with whom he shared so little. He received the finest education: Harvard, Paris, and London. Yet, a teaching position in Quebec was long denied him. Not surprising t ...

(6 pages) 50 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"Rob Parsons at Morgan Stanley"

ollow the chain of command. However, it is this innititive that I admired. He did not graduate from Harvard and does not act as properly as others from these types of elite schools. Should this be fro ...

(5 pages) 340 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Essay questioning the NCAA and its policies such as title IX and the BCS system.

s purpose.In what historians have declared the first American intercollegiate contest, Yale took on Harvard in a boating race. The year was 1852- well before any corruption of collegiate athletics, ri ...

(6 pages) 93 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Six Thinking Hats.

he Royal University of Malta as a doctor. Then he went of to study Psychology at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and in London.In 1969 he wrote the book "The Mechanism of Mind" and soon after created as to ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

T.S. Eliot and The Waste Land (This is a rewrite of someone else from here's material.)

d Family, Eliot was given the best education possible in schools such as Smith Academy, Milton, and Harvard. He received his Bachelors in Arts after three years, instead of the usual four. As a part o ... elors in Arts after three years, instead of the usual four. As a part of the literary high group at Harvard he received influences from men such as: George Santayana, Irving Babbitt, Charles Baudelair ...

(6 pages) 105 0 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

A biography on the life of Sylvia Plath

nistry. He received a master of the arts from Washington University, and the doctor of science from Harvard. After that, in 1928, he became a biology professor at Boston University. Sylvia's mother, A ...

(3 pages) 47 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Emotionale Intelligenz. Der EQ.

ler an der Highschool, mit einem Notendurchschnitt von eins, hatte sich zum Ziel gesetzt Medizin in Harvard zu studieren. Als jedoch Mr. Pologruto ihm in einer Klas-senarbeit "nur" eine glatte zwei ga ...

(18 pages) 43 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

were Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Kennedy. He had three brothers and four sisters. He graduated from Harvard in 1940.John Kennedy wanted to serve in World War II but was rejected by the U.S. Army becau ... War II but was rejected by the U.S. Army because of an injury he received while playing football at Harvard. He was so determined to serve his country that he did special back exercises so that he cou ...

(2 pages) 48 0 5.0 Feb/2004

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

Analyze How Ishmael Reed Is A Prophet And Oracle

1960s. He also has held visiting appointments at many other academic institutions, including Yale, Harvard, Dartmouth, Washington University in St. Louis, and Buffalo. In addition to winning several ...

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Puritan Beliefs and Values

d?"C. Value of education1. Publicly supported schools needed to oppose Satan ("Old Deluder" laws)2. Harvard founded in 1636 to train ministers3. Probably 70% of New England literate in 1770D. Intolera ...

(1 pages) 44 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History