Essays Tagged: "Harvard College"

John Adams, his work and politcal career, precedency and his life.

ed a normalcolonial life.THE STUDENTDeacon Adams wanted John, just like his uncle, to graduate from HarvardCollege in Cambridge, Massachusetts and continue on to be a minister. John hadother plans. He ... day and showed him how muchwork it was.When he was sixteen, John was persuaded to be interviewed at HarvardCollege. He was given a very hard passage in Latin to translate into English.He thought he wo ...

(16 pages) 181 0 3.3 Jun/1996

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

The description of the life of Robert Frost

hom he held valedictorian honors with at Lawrence High School. From 1897 to 1899 he was educated at Harvard College, but ended up leaving without a degree. He wrote for the next ten years while stayin ...

(1 pages) 38 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Emerson, Ralph Waldo.

the next five years until he made his final step up to a higher education. In 1817, Emerson entered Harvard College as the "President's messenger" (Johnson 133). Having this role at the college allowe ... o a great deal of pressure, he decided to study ministry. Throughout his four years of education at Harvard College, his aunt Mary Moody had convinced him to write poetry on subjects such as the victo ...

(7 pages) 99 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Ralph Waldo Emerson.

he worked diligently on mastering verses for poems. (Yannella, 2) Emerson later went to college at Harvard College in 1817. Attending Harvard College was a prestigious achievement in Emerson's life, ... College was a prestigious achievement in Emerson's life, Emerson's ancestors and his father attend Harvard College. During his four years of college Emerson studied and excelled at languages, arts, a ...

(11 pages) 127 1 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A biography of Robert Frost including his decendence. education, and information about his family. This essay covers Frost's life from childhood to death.

and public servants. William Frost hated New England and only stayed there until he graduated from Harvard College, with honors, in 1872. Afterwards, he headed to Pennsylvania where he met his wife a ... chool. He spent two years helping his mother run a small private school. Then he spent two years at Harvard as a special student hoping to teach college subjects. Then in 1899, because of health probl ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

George Ripley.

apart, and drastic changes needed to be made in order for people to be happy.Ripley graduated from Harvard College in 1823 and from Harvard Divinity School in 1826. Upon become the pastor of a newly ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Title: College Athletics: How far is too far?

ke of your younger brothers and sisters and friends and perhaps your family in the future.When John Harvard founded Harvard College in 1636, the college itself did not focus much on athletics, but on ... published in 1643, justified the college's existence being to advance learning and posterity ("The Harvard Guide" np). Since the very first college began, the priorities of such institutions have les ...

(6 pages) 89 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Theodore Roosevelt

as Dutch but they moved to New York in the seventeenth century. When he was only eighteen he joined Harvard College. He was a very good student and also a good athlete there for four years. In 1880, h ...

(3 pages) 44 1 3.7 Aug/2004

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

Good and Evil Through the Eyes of Cotton Mather

der, Cotton Mather was raised to follow in his family's footsteps. He graduated at age sixteen from Harvard College, where his father, Increase Mather, was president. He later went on to become the pa ...

(4 pages) 67 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

With Age Comes Wisdom - Henry Adam

talented novelist and historian who published many books. Adams also was a professor of history at Harvard. His most famous Pulitzer Prize winning essay called "The Education of Henry Adams" is an au ... e winning essay called "The Education of Henry Adams" is an autobiography about Adams' education at Harvard College class of 1858. His essay goes on to discredit Harvard's educational system, stating ...

(3 pages) 32 1 3.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Binge Drinking

hs. Binge drinkers are not necessarily alcoholics, although many alcoholics are binge drinkers. The Harvard College Alcohol Study determined that "two in five college students, including freshmen, can ... vandalizing property, and driving a car- all without memory of what had happened."(Welscher159) The Harvard College Alcohol Study showed that one out of every four students who drank reported having f ...

(5 pages) 32 0 3.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


etors who would engender the creation of the towns. In 1636 the Massachusetts Purtitans established Harvard College the first college, unlike the Virginians who established there first college around ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Biography Of Samuel Adams

second president of the United States. By the age of eighteen, he had received a full education at Harvard College, which is today's Harvard University. He graduated from Harvard in the spring of 174 ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Crucible - Character List and Personal Reactio

The Crucible Arthur Miller Characters Reverend Paris - A graduate of Harvard College who is a preacher in Salem, Massachusetts. In his mid 40's. Tries to make pe ...

(3 pages) 1230 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Rise of the American Revolution

nd and the colonies. These difficulties assisted the colonists in developing an independent spirit. Harvard College allowed most Americans to read protests against British injustice printed in papers, ... ois. 1997. Pg. 270-274.Bailyn, Bernard. The Ideological Origins of the AmericanRevolution. Press of Harvard University Press. Cambridge: Massachusetts. 1967.Goldfield, David. The American Journey: A h ...

(6 pages) 34 2 2.3 Oct/2009

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

Education system in the USA

established the Boston Latin School, colonial America's first secondary school, in 1635 and founded Harvard College in 1636. Other colonies followed this example in one form or another. Free education ...

(11 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Waste Not Get Not

f figuring out how much weArcher 3 really waste," and then out of nowhere turns combative towards Harvard graduates claiming, "In recent years, for instance, 40% of Harvard graduates have gone into ... o identify the endless opportunities each person's path has to make the world a better place. These Harvard students are not wasting their life away as the author put it, but instead practicing their ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing