Essays Tagged: "late 1800s"

Jules Verne

Jules VerneGoing to moon, a balloon trip around the world, adventure under the sea, all this in the late 1800s? All this was possible in the writings of Jules Verne. Jules Verne was born in Nantes on ... in jail in an attempt to stop the 'madness'. He was really unhappy over his son's behavior problem. Late 1879, Verne ended up throwing Michel out of the house. Michel ran off and married an actress. I ...

(4 pages) 53 1 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The use of Merit Pay Scales as Incentives in Health Care

ers whose production exceeds some predetermined standard was popularized by Frederick Taylor in the late 1800s. As a supervisory employee of the Midvale Steel Company, he had become concerned with wha ... drink enhance the sexual drive ((MAY NEED TO TELL A BIT ABOUT THE PREMISE OF THE STORY AND HOW IT RELATES IN CASE SHE HASN'T READ IT). Sooner or later, one has to rest...and so it goes. But, do note t ...

(7 pages) 368 0 4.1 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A Document Based Essay Question explaining the Industrial Revolution during the 1800s. -how the US changed during the Revolution and the different problems it faced

During the late 1800s, the United States economy changed due to new inventions, remarkably rapid growth, and ne ... dison, Alexander Graham Bell, and many others greatly contributed to the economic growth during the late 1800s. The photograph shown in Document 3 is a picture of Edison in his research laboratory wit ... nd workers had to suffer.The fictional farm woman in document 5 has her hopes up for farmers in the late 1800s. Farmers faced many problems. For example, they didn't have any free time. Farmers have t ...

(3 pages) 277 1 3.5 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

y My Heart at Wounded Knee is a documented account of the destruction of the American Indian in the late 1800s ending at the Battle of Wounded Knee. The author asks us to confront our past, which may ... has rarely been told. Most accounts of Indian life in the West from the eighteen hundreds were translated by a white man. Even the quality of direct statements from early Natives can be questioned. Br ...

(18 pages) 144 1 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Nikolai Gogol's "dead soul" short summaries

Dead Souls takes place in the Russia of the late 1800s, where, unlike in America, one must be born into a prosperous family in order to have opp ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

John Muir; forestry; Sierra Club

or the creation and preservation of national parks and the conservation of natural resources in the late 1800s. Muir was perhaps this country's most famous and influential naturalist and conservationi ... ir desire to protect it. The machine, Muir knew, could easily level the woods and make the land desolate. Humankind's mission on earth is not to destroy: it is to protect and conserve all living thing ...

(4 pages) 69 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

the triangle shirtwaist factory fre; a reasearch paper; labor laws of the early 1900s and reforms that followed a tragedy

loors also occupied by the company. Although 146 people lost their lives in one of the worst fire related tragedies of the Industrial Revolution, the reforms that would follow were necessary for the g ... t would follow were necessary for the good of all.Prior to the fire, conditions in factories of the late 1800s - early 1900s were extremely dangerous. Asa G. Candler, founder of Coca-Cola, summed up t ...

(8 pages) 173 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Brief american history

people as blatantly racist, it enjoyed support among U.S. citizens and politicians in the mid- and late 1800s. The westward migration of U.S. citizens was encouraged by Manifest Destiny, a belief tha ... roops under General Zachary Taylor into the disputed area between the Rio Grande and the Nueces. In late April a Mexican force under General Mariano Arista crossed the Rio Grande and attacked an Ameri ...

(2 pages) 94 2 3.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Struggle for Land in Vietnam The Vietnamese people had successfully fought for their land for over 2000 years. America was no different from the others that were defeated.

The French colonized Vietnam in the late 1800s. Before this time, land in Vietnam had been communally owned, in the sense that individua ... 1960, 86 percent of rural population engaged in some level of cooperative farming, and eight years later some 90 percent belonged to full scale collectives (in which land, tools, and animals were col ... uth, a perfect basis of support for Diem. Once in the South they were resettled in relatively unpopulated area in the mountains or in the suburbs. The Diem regime provided a subsistence living and nec ...

(11 pages) 74 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

"The Awakening" by Kate Chopin.

In The Awakening by Kate Chopin, the setting is in the late 1800s on Grand Isle in Louisiana. The main character of the story is Edna Pontellier who is not ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Awakening" by Kate Chopin.

akened to her independence, her sexual desires and her place in society. The book took place in the late 1800s on Grand Isle in Louisiana. The main character Edna Pontellier, who was not a Creole, was ...

(4 pages) 76 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw.

"Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw'Pygmalion' is set in the late 1800s, during the Victorian age, when the distinction between the social-economic classes was v ... s, dressing and education.The members of society at that time were plainly marked by how they articulate the English language. Those higher up the socio-economic ladder spoke better English, 'genteel ...

(3 pages) 93 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Kate chopin's "The Awakening"

lineates the injustices of society, like that of a sociological novel. Set in Creole society in the late 1800s, The Awakening as depicted by kate chopin vindicates the period by suggesting to the audi ... ant in 19th century Creole society. Adele Ratignolle exemplifies the perfect Victorian woman in the late 1800s. As the reader studies Adele, her role in society becomes apparent. Women in the society ...

(3 pages) 71 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


/his.html). In the 1800s, we saw gangs like the James Gang, Billy the Kid and other outlaws. In the late 1800s, immigrants began to establish gangs. Irish gangs came along like the Whyos, Dead Rabbits ... ained a member by the name of Sammy "The Bull" Garvano. ( the late 1960s, early 1970s large Afro-American street gangs began to appear in cities like Chicago, Los ...

(6 pages) 187 2 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A comparison paper done on monet's painting of the Japanese bridge. one completed when he was in his prime youth and the other finished when he was old and could barely see.

During the mid to late 1800s most artists painted with dark and dull colors, such as blacks, grays and browns; so one ... ue.Soon after this painting was finished Monet finally under went surgery to correct his cataracts. Later following the surgery Monet's vision returned, and he went to work on creating his most famous ...

(3 pages) 77 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Southwestern Humor.

included Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas. This movement took place during the mid-to-late 1800s from about 1830 - 1860, during the Jacksonian Age, when the frontier was being settled by ... mping Frog of Calaveras County." In this style, the stories are heard in informal speech, but are related to the reader by an educated narrator. Another form of Southwestern humor typically included t ...

(9 pages) 66 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This essay about "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins, is an overview of the story and the main charachter dealing with post pardon depression.

Wallpaper"The Yellow Wallpaper", written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, is a story of a woman in the late 1800s who suffers from psychological illness and her husbands treatment or lack there of. The s ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Military Naval Aviation, how it came to be.

enjoying the Mahanian concept of commanding the sea. As new technology and innovations arose in the late 1800s and early 1900s, the military potentials for Naval Aviation were not so evident. Interest ...

(7 pages) 73 1 4.5 Dec/2003

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

Theme of The Yellow Wallpaper

description of female insanity as it is a story that explores a female's standing in society in the late 1800s.During the time in which Gilman's piece was written, women were not often prominent figur ... at tend to sympathize more with the narrator than with the husband's inability to care for his wife.Later in the story, John tries to manipulate his wife with guilt. He tells her that she must think o ...

(4 pages) 130 0 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is about the US in world affairs during the late 1800s and early 1900s

During the late 1800s and the early 1900s, the US became much more involved in world affairs. In other words, t ... her nations. This was advised by George Washington in his Farewell Address and had been followed by later presidents. At the same time, however, the US also followed a policy of expansionism, or exten ...

(8 pages) 105 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History