Essays Tagged: "industrial town"

Air pollution

d,toxins over head,everybodies dead,everybodies dead.(GutterMouth; Nitro Records; 1995)In 1948, the industrial town of Donora, Pennsylvaniasuffered 28 deaths because of the thick smog. Air pollution i ... epletion of the ozone layerwhich results in global warming and melting of the ice caps.Up until the industrial era, the air was fairly clean. The use ofsmokestacks and the burning of fuels put many po ...

(2 pages) 171 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air Pollution

rom health problems, including rashes, respiratory problems and even cancers' (D4). In 1948, in the industrial town of Donora, Pennsylvania, which sits in a valley, had twenty deaths, and nearly 6,000 ... wing up in other parts of the world, like Europe. In 1930, in Belgium's Meuse River valley, a major industrial region, where the primary fuel was coal reported sixty deaths, and about 6,000 residents ...

(4 pages) 203 1 1.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Research Paper on The Commonwealth of Massachusetts vs. Sacco and Vanzetti

gunmen fired on a paymaster and his guard, carrying $15,776 at 3 P.M. on April 15, 1920, in a small industrial town south of Boston, named South Braintree, Massachusetts. The gunmen took the cash boxe ...

(7 pages) 62 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Representation of Industrialisation in Dickens' "Hard times".

Representation of Industrialisation in Dickens' 'Hard times'Charles Dickens uses his fictitious town in Hard Times to ... this representation, however, isn't accurately described compared the way things really were during industrialization. It is important to remember throughout this paper that not only is Hard Times a w ... were.Dickens covers up his parody with a realistic and extremely accurate depiction of the typical industrial town. Coketown is described to be the very picture of conformity, with all the buildings ...

(5 pages) 78 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Account for the distress in Merthyr at the beginning of the 19th century and discuss the significance of the Merthyr rising.

e of the Merthyr rising.Merthyr in the beginning of the 19th century was becoming the first largest Industrial town in Wales, however with the rapid growth of this town many problems arose to cause di ... ssion, weather, poverty and they no longer had secure land to farm.As Merthyr grew into the largest industrial town in Wales, it soon became overpopulated with 30,000, which bought many social problem ...

(35 pages) 53 1 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Green Day Band Bio

into the world as the youngest of six kids born to a working-class family in Rodeo, California, an industrial town fifteen miles north of Berkeley. Billie's Dad was a truck driver and sometimes jazz ... , the pubescent Tre Cool found himself playing gigs at 924 Gilman Street, a punk club located in an industrial section of Berkeley. Gilman Street, the home of the East Bay punk-rock underground, was a ...

(6 pages) 37 0 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

What is the function of the Inspector in the play 'An Inspector Calls'? Consider what he represents, the way he affects structure and pace, his effect on the characters and his effect on the audience.

also be interpreted as a morality play. "An Inspector Calls" is set in the imaginary North Midlands industrial town, Brumley. It was set before the First World War in 1912.During this time, Britain wa ...

(8 pages) 12 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Advantages and Disadvantages Working and Living In the City and Countryside

College in Saraburi of Thailand, which is a cross between atown and the countryside. Coming from an industrial town, it is a nice change to be away from the dirt produced by industry and the traffic p ...

(2 pages) 53 2 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Jewish Concentration Camp Auschwits

nation camp of the German Nazi's during the period of the Holocaust. This camp was located near the industrial town of Oswiecim in southern Poland, this was actually three camps in one. It was a priso ... tz camp were brought out by escaped prisoners; and there was a desire to plan bombings.Although the industrial complex adjacent to Auschwitz was bombed, the death camp and its crematoria were left unt ...

(2 pages) 1347 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II