Essays Tagged: "hundred years"

Darwinism - The Theory That Shook The World

nbelief as a simple mathematical equation such as two plus twoequals four; but in the year eighteen hundred and fifty nineDarwin not only risked his reputation with these far fetchedfindings but also ... nicated from thechurch. Previous to Darwin the thought had been that the worlditself was only a few hundred years old and that all creatureswere made by God in those seven days as they lived exactly t ...

(7 pages) 200 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin


eople. This conflict deals with Jewish nationalism, distribution of resources, and politics.About a hundred years ago, Jews underwent a drastic change in their view of themselves. At first a few, and ...

(5 pages) 455 4 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Black Civil Rights

More than a hundred years ago the Europeans brought slaves to North America. Theblacks found themselves in the m ...

(2 pages) 191 0 3.8 Mar/1997

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

Julius Caesar

s very helpful to understand Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar. The setting of this play took place hundreds of years ago, so if one knows a little bit of Roman history, it would help very much in und ... d be aware of Brutus' (one of the conspirators against Caesar) ancestors, the Tarquins. Nearly five hundred years before Caesar was even born, a cruel, unscrupulous leading family had seized the riens ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.2 Mar/1996

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


ess then one half of one percent of women wereemployed gainfully outside of the home. Over the next hundredyears, women have not only gained access to jobs outside of thehome, but also fought for equa ...

(5 pages) 130 1 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


common era. Together, these threefaiths have shaped Chinese life and thought for nearly twenty-five hundred years (Hartz 3).One dominate concept in Taoism and Buddhism is the belief in some form of re ...

(8 pages) 271 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Context of the Second Amendment

ution of the United States of America has been a topic of controversy since its acceptance over two-hundred years ago. This controversy stems from the fact that the amendment was written for reasons f ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

'The Half Brothers' and 'Of Mice and Men'. Life is Sad, difficult and full of Self Sacrifice.

difficult and full of Self Sacrifice.It is not obvious that these two stories are separated by two hundred years, apart from the way in that they are written. The two stories both share life as being ...

(7 pages) 100 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Early History of the Pipe Organ

essure, hence the use of the terms hydraulic and hydraulis.Hydraulic organs were in use for several hundred years before the concept of bellows, similar in concept and style to those of a blacksmith, ...

(6 pages) 66 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


s that were examples of "hydroponics" culture. Egyptian hieroglyphic records dating back to several hundred years B.C. described the growing of plants in water.The earliest recorded scientific approac ...

(10 pages) 137 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Eighteenth Amendment. Reason, analysis, and the cause of the Ammendment.

Colonial times, there were no refrigerators. In fact, electricity would not be invented for several hundred years. Milk would spoil very quickly. Tea and Coffee needed to be imported from Europe. Alco ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The scientific explanation for the existence of Vampires

e. The chaldeans, who livednear the Euphrates river in the southwestern part of Asia more than five hundred yearsbefore the time of Christ , feared vampire or creatures similar to vampires enough so t ...

(7 pages) 62 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Clash of Titans

eligious ideology was the most accepted way of explaining the unexplainable. During the next couple hundred years, many members of academia, using science to back them up, came up with new ways of dea ... s were completely wrong, yet they were believed to be the truth and therefore went un-contested for hundreds of years. Even if a scientist set out to prove the church wrong and can up with some very s ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Phantom limb phenomena

For more than a hundred years, physicians have published accounts of people who perceive an amputated arm or leg as ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Characteristics of The Beowulf Poem

any because 'it is the oldest of the English long poems and may have been composed more than twelve hundred years ago.'(Beowulf 19) It deals with events of the early 6th century and is believed to hav ...

(4 pages) 153 0 5.0 Jul/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Protecting A Computer

About two hundred years before, the word 'computer' started to appearin the dictionary. Some people even didn' ... ftware thatprevents employees to steal the data from the company's computer. The billcan range from hundreds of dollars to many millions, depending on thedegree of assurance sought.Although it needs t ...

(9 pages) 207 0 4.6 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Fanons three stages related to the indigenious people of chiapas

ed all three of Fanan's stages during their struggle for the development of a national culture.Five-hundred years ago when the first Europeans came in contact with the Mayan Indians, the first stage o ... comes a leader. Presently the campesinos of Chiapas are revolting. During a peaceful demonstration, hundreds of indigenous chiapian people walked 1,106 kilometers to the capital of Mexico to get an in ...

(5 pages) 95 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why do good things happen to bad people/vice versa. Shows the example of Job

aling of these tragedies when they arise.Take the story of a man named Job for example. Twenty-five hundred years ago when the earth was ridden by sin and disarray Satan appeared to God and told him t ...

(6 pages) 168 0 3.6 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Poe's "Cask of Amontillado"

Firstly I will make a brief summary of the short story: the story is supposed to happen more than a hundred years ago ( it was first published in 1846 ) during Italian Carnival festivities. The main c ...

(2 pages) 342 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

The Bear

ng pines of Grand National Park. The sun illuminated the landscape. Those pines were more than five hundred years old. They stood unchanging like the forest itself. The animals lived in a flawless bal ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays