Essays Tagged: "Honduras"

Maya Creation

re' Grolier). Their ancestors had crossed the Bering land Bridge from Asia (Miller 'Maya' Grolier). Honduras was once a part of the Mayan Empire. It had flourished between 250 and 950 A.D. (Seligson ' ... son 'Honduras' Grolier). The Mayans also had lived in Mexican states: Yucantan and Chiapas, British Honduras, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador (Burland 1770)By 1200 B.C., they had dominated trade ...

(5 pages) 149 0 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is an article about the CIA sponsored Contra group in Nicaragua.

backed military operation in Nicaragua known as the Contras. The Contra group is currently based in Honduras where they train under CIA supervision. From this base of operations they plan out raids th ...

(1 pages) 54 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

HOW THE POWERFUL MAYAN CIVILIZATION COLLAPSED & HOW THE SAME WILL HAPPEN TO NEW JERSEY IN THE CASE OF A DRAUGHT. for a cultureal anthropology class: research paper

phic area in Central and South America. Their civilization extended to parts of what is now Mexico, Honduras, and El Salvador, and most of Guatemala and Belize. From the third to the ninth century, Ma ... such a society could collapse.Clues to this collapse can be found at Copan, a Maya site in western Honduras. Copan was once a Classic Maya royal center, the largest site in the southeastern part of t ...

(4 pages) 138 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

"Fugitives" A simple short story in script format.

>> You are the one who arranged the stealing of the diamonds in the U.S.Alex >>We're in Honduras. How was I supposed to know they'd still come after us?Sydney >> Because this is the ...

(3 pages) 94 2 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Mayan Architecture

nce was a enthralling civilization spanned through the countries of Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, and some of Mexico. This area is known commonly as "Mesoamerica". In Maya were many active ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

An essay on the novel Mosquito Coast written by Paul Theroux, which discuss the setting of Hatfield and how Theroux creates a believable start to his thrilling novel.

eaction. The reaction in this situation is Allie Fox leaving Hatfield with his family and moving to Honduras. The cause in this instance is not Hatfield itself but the corruption, the poverty and the ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.3 May/2004

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

Hurricane Mitch, costs, records and statistics

k at 180 mph.27 October: Mitch starts to weaken, but turns southwards towards the northern coast of Honduras.29 October: Mitch is downgraded to a tropical storm and makes landfall over Honduras.31 Oct ... troyed during the storm. However, some records which survived indicated rainfall totals in Southern Honduras of 25" in 36 hours and 10" in 6 hours between 29 and 31 October.The CostThe human cost of H ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Organization as an Instrument of Domination

r Wal-Mart in developing country are not safe. Most of Wal-Mart's clothes are mad in Bangladesh and Honduras. In these factories workers are forced to work 14-24 hours a day. If a worker cannot work t ... hours a day. If a worker cannot work these long hours they are suspended or fired. The base wage in Honduras factories is 43 cents per hour. The majority of the factory workers are women. Some as youn ...

(2 pages) 51 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Analysis of Guajilote Cooperativo Foresta de Honduras

s before setting them loose.2. Conduct a SWOT Analysis of Guajilote.Guajilote Cooperativo Forestal, HondurasStrengths· Dedicated and determined members and employees. There also exists a strong ... mbers and employees. There also exists a strong bond among the members.· Only cooperative in Honduras with rights, granted by COHDEFOR, to harvest rare natural resource, mahogany.· Santo ...

(6 pages) 298 0 1.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Hypothesis Analysis.

nts who used to take Prozac. For this study, the participants went off their medication and went to Honduras for two weeks. After two weeks the patients reportedly had no side effects. The control gro ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Toyota Solara Public Relations Plan

ed over the years with an operations plant in El Salvador in 1953, another in Saudi Arabia in 1955, Honduras in 1956, 1957 saw the birth of three plants Costa Rica, Thailand and Toyota Motor Sales in ...

(16 pages) 166 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

The Country of Honduras: A brief report on Honduras, including its economy, culture, environment, etc.

Pablo Bryce AmackerSra. RobinsonSpanish 14/17/07HondurasHonduras is located south of Nicaragua and on the west of Guatemala. It is the second larges ... is Tegucigalpa, a word which means "silver hills", derived from a dead Indian language. Even though Honduras has a population of 1,200,000 people, it is still Latin America's 2nd poorest nation. About ... on. About 80% of Hondurans live in poverty and 40% are unable to read or write. High metro areas of Honduras, such as capital cities and other major cities are harsh places to raise young children, as ...

(2 pages) 53 1 4.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Latin America

America that is very important. The five countries are Mexico, Brazil, The Bahamas, Argentina, and Honduras. All five of these countries play important roles on the entire region. Mexico is on ... Although they have one of the higher unemployment rates they are one of the most productive. Honduras is another important country in Latin America. Although it is one of the least populated co ...

(5 pages) 66 1 3.5 Oct/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

King Philip II

Charles V. Philip inherited a lot of land in South America, including most of modern Brazil, Peru, Honduras and Mexico. Despite all he owned, King Philip still managed to mount debt throughout his re ...

(1 pages) 20 1 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Colonialism 2

d by the various stages of capitalism brought by Great Britain in India and by the United States in Honduras respectively. The core periphery relations between these countries lead to many societal pr ... It also led to a shift from peasantry to proletariats. Elvia lived in a semi-feudalistic system in Honduras with highly unequal distribution of land and wealth. The whole of Honduras, including vario ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Huge franciscus

aughter as happy as possible even though Imelda dies.Before Imelda had showed up at the hospital in Honduras, Hugh Franciscus had been a doctor with a fixed schedule where everything went exactly as p ...

(2 pages) 599 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Public Schools

iteracy in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Cuba and Costa Rica, to less than 60 percent in Guatemala and Honduras, and 21 percent in Haiti" (Athey).This material tells us a lot about what it means to be hu ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.8 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Clean Air : OPERATION NEW HORIZON

merica. It leveled homes and killing tens-of-thousands of people. No place was hit the hardest than Honduras. Honduras was hit harder than any other place. The president of the United States decides t ... tunate, we of Foxtrot Company have been assigned the mission of helping in the rebuilding effort of Honduras." I remember those words as if I had just heard them yesterday. The mission would be called ...

(7 pages) 13 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Dictatorship, the United Fruit Company, In S. America

nown as bananas. Bananas became a prized commodity in many countries within Central America namely: Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. UFCO was the primo leader of produce after the First World War ... Guatemala's transcontinental railway in 1908, and railroads in Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Honduras. Honduras became the highest banana producing country in Central America where bananas were ...

(11 pages) 3210 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Aztecs

The Aztec empire dominated Mesoamerica from Mexico and Guatemala to the territories of Salvador and Honduras for nearly 100 years. The people of Aztec civilization migrated from the Pacific Northwest ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History