Essays Tagged: "Landslide"

This is a policy paper. Social Security.

entage of the employee and employers wages was to beremoved from each paycheck. The law passed by a landslide, but there were still someagainst it. They said that the working people contributing to th ...

(6 pages) 460 2 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government


inst Alfred E. Smith since Coolidge was not seeking re-election. Hoover would win the election by a landslide and take a Republican majority in to Congress. It would only be less then a year in his te ...

(6 pages) 58 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

Chapter 8 Plot Summary: Lord of the Flies by William Golding

ys, Jack attempted to gain leadership democratically by way of an election. Ralph won the vote by a landslide, which was an unsustainable blow to Jack's ego: "He [Jack] leapt down from the platform an ...

(2 pages) 62 1 3.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

This essay is about Mt. Saint Helens erruption.

since March 20th, the unstable north face could not have another one it. Within moments the largest landslide in recorded history removed more than 1,300 feet from the summit and swept away almost the ...

(1 pages) 49 1 3.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

The American Change An analyse of Lyndon B. Johnson's Inaugural Address

eform program, and that term received even more play during the presidential campaign and after his landslide presidential victory that same year .In his Inaugural Address Johnson used the outlined co ...

(10 pages) 110 1 4.6 Oct/2002

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

This is a project on Landslides

LandslidesWhen a lot of soil, rocks and other stuff slides down a hill it is called a landslide. Lan ... th on top of a mountain or hill. Then the earth is weakened because the water makes the soil loose. Landslides can also be caused by erosion. Erosion is when things like a river or mining slowly eats ... hquakes, machinery, ice etc. If the soil or rocks are weak enough any of these things could start a landslide.Types of LandslidesThere are three different kinds of landslides: falls, slides and flows. ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Ronald reagan and his Presidency.

resident, was the Governor of California. When it came time for the electoral votes Reagan won by a landslide with the largest amount in history.Reagan was a very athletic man and worked for what he h ...

(2 pages) 167 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Heroes and villains essay

have been considered a hero of any sort.Another example of this is Stuart Diver. He was buried in a landslide in 1997. After 3 days and against all odds, Stuart was pulled alive from the ruble. The me ...

(2 pages) 72 1 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Ronald Reagan

ate. In 1984, Reagan defeated former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, the Democratic nominee, in a landslide. The president won 525 electoral votes, more than any other presidential candidate in the ...

(1 pages) 85 2 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Law And The Government Trashing the incumbent : Lesson From Canada

cumbent: Lesson from CanadaIN 1984, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney was swept to power in the biggest landslide in Canadian history. But unpopular economic policies and his failure to resolve a dispute ... n. He resigned in June 1993 as the conservative party leader that was swept to power in the biggest landslide in Canadian history in 1984 and 1988. Consequently, a crowded field of contenders sprang u ...

(9 pages) 38 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Written for my creative writing class, this essay describes a personal experience. it is about bicycling.

Landslide of FunWhere is the line between an enthusiastic pastime and an obsession? I have been on b ...

(5 pages) 95 1 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

What Causes a Tsunami.

wave in the harbor in Japanese, is a series of waves produced by one of 4 things: an earthquake, a landslide, a asteroid/meteor or a volcanic eruption. Most Tsunami's go undetected because they are o ... ng. The largest Tsunami ever recorded was in Lituya Bay Hawaii in 1958. The wave was triggered by a landslide in the bay which produced a Tsunami that reached a height of 450 feet. The damage recorded ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Denial as a Theme of "In the Lake of the Woods".

rn Minnesota. John Wade and his wife Kathy move to a cabin on the lake shortly after he is handed a landslide loss in a senatorial primary race. In the race, the main character, John Wade, was reveale ... ilitary documents to show that he was never involved in the incident; this is the reason behind the landslide loss. After a week at the remote cabin, Wade's wife, Kathy, and the only boat at the cabin ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Stop The Deforestation To Save Our self

y human behaviour. Do you know how does the flood formed? Do you know why people always threaten by landslide, sands storm, and air pollution? Have you understand why animals leaving us far and far, l ... ople must not want to see tigers hanging around the street after they lost home.Question4: besides, landslide, what other disaster are caused by deforestation?Air pollution and flood were the highest ...

(16 pages) 91 1 3.4 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Psychology and disaster

st decade, disasters often happen throughout the world such as tsunami, earthquake, hurricanes, and landslide. As a psychologist, the center priority is to mollify the painful range of emotions and ph ...

(6 pages) 56 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Commentary On I Heard The Owl Call My Name

and the death of their culture. Then the story twists abruptly when the young vicar is killed by a landslide while talking to Jim on his relationship with Keetah instead of dying of his illness. Howe ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

“Although Mass Movements Are A Natural Phenomena

anding, and the population affected.There is no doubt that the occurrence of mass movements such as Landslides, Mudslides and Rotational slipping are due to natural processes acting within the Biosphe ... sidered is the way in which the mass movement's impact is measured. Colgan (1988) states that 'Many landslide events are only a problem because people have built structures near or on unstable slopes' ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Philippines' Landslide

bedding plane, foliation surface, or joint surface. On February 17, 2006 the Philippines was hit by landslides. In Southern Leyte mudslides destroyed the mountain village (Barangay) Guinsaugon. During ... y rainfall. The rainfall dumped 27 inches of rain. Prof Dave Petley, professor at the International Landslide Centre, Durham University, agreed. "This sort of rainfall and landslide action in the Phil ...

(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Banning a book from public schools for having a racial slur is an act of censorship and it violates the student’s right to learn under the first amendment. Provided introduction, data in support of claim, deeper considerations, and conclusion.

he novel connects the reader.B. Second example: Banning a book to please one group will result in a landslide of books being banned.C. Claim: Banning all books with questionable comments is impossible ... books. In today's politically correct atmosphere, one person who is offended by a quote can cause a landslide of action. Public schools are amongst those who are constantly bombarded with appeals from ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays