Essays Tagged: "Maize"

The History of Beer in America: Describes the early roots of beer in America from the first breweries til the days of prohibition til present day.

ent, the native Indians were brewing a beverage made from the fermentation of a type of corn called maize. It is also known that the passengers of the Mayflower were forced ashore, partly due to a sho ... ily on the importation of English beers. However, two breweries were established in 1629 which used maize instead of barley. The Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, unlike most other colonies in the New Wo ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Title: The Incas: Civilization of the New World Desc: A formal report about many aspects of the Incan culture. Such as: diet, architecture, government, and religion.

he people over vast distances, with many natural obstacles. The Inca diet mainly consisted of stew, maize, beans, and vegetables. And out of many other unique qualities, their religion was polytheisti ... just sleep and sit on the ground. The main meal was always eaten in the evening and included stew, maize, beans, and vegetables. On special occasions the Inca would prepare a guinea pig for the famil ...

(10 pages) 129 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Planation and colonies or early america.

e much land, larger plantation could have over 200 acres of fields growing anything from tobacco to maize and sugarcane(in the south). They also had to have the money to buy slaves as they were auctio ... of two hundred acres or less(Nash,206).Plantations of the south roared in the tobacco, sugar cane, maize, and cotton. Yet in the north the soil would allow only maize so their farms and small plantat ...

(5 pages) 95 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Anazazi Indians

great basket weavers, that's why they have come to be known as the "Basketmakers". They could grow maize and pumpkins but they were also hunters and gatherers. The Anasazi lived in caves or in shelte ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The effect of salinity on corn yield using the CERES-maize model.

The effect of salinity on corn yield using the CERES-maize modelA man named Beltrao published this paper in the Irrigation and Drainage Systems journal. ... ater available in the soil, the salinity of the soil also needs to be considered. He used the CERES-maize model for his experiment. The CERES-maize model is a model used to predict the corn yields whi ... hat are above and beyond my abilities of comprehension. But, the idea is clear. He wanted the CERES-maize model to sufficiently measure the amount of water available in the soil. Beltrao felt that mea ...

(1 pages) 24 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Ancient Mayan Calander

e their gods created humans, they would use different materials to make "us", from dirt to trees to maize. Apparently it was maize that was the key ingredient, because that is what their gods used to ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The "Agricultural Transition"

n Central Africa grew crops such as plantains, bananas, and yams while North and South America grew maize, beans and squash.The most primitive forms of agriculture included migratory farming and slash ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Machu Picchu - Information on Economic Patterns, Geographic Influences, Art and Architecture, Religion and Values, and Social and Political Organization

rds of what each family in the empire produced. The Incas main crops were potatoes, sweet potatoes, maize, and chili peppers. They had terraced fields and were one of the first people in the Americas ...

(3 pages) 92 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Catal Huyuk - Information on Economic Patterns, Geographic Influences, Art and Architecture, Religion and Values, and Social and Political Organization

ey as well as many other varieties of grain and cereal. It is also known that they produced oils of maize, wheat and peanut.Social & Political Organization:Catal Huyuk was a primary source of West ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Most Desirable Region to Live in

oil, fishing, and natrual gas. The soil is very good for the crops. Farmers are busy planting rice, maize, and several types of grains. Cotton is grown in this eastern part of the Gulf Coastal Plains. ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Past of the Tortilla by knight keeper

In the beginning, a great empire of the maize dominated of what is Mexico today. Today, these countries enjoy its food after hundreds of yea ...

(4 pages) 23 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Abacus History and Use

ec culture around 900 to 1000 AD. In the Aztec culture the counters were often made from kernels of Maize and then threaded through strings that were then mounted to a wood frame.The process for makin ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Price Theory and Price Elasticity: Using the article: "China sees shortfall in grain output".

of price of Chinas grains. The article focuses on various types of grains including Rice, Wheat and Maize and the price increase they have gone through due to the governments attempt to cut down stock ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Vertical economy in Tamboo

called "vertical complementarily," that is, the ability to produce a wide variety of crops--such as maize, potatoes, and quinoa (a protein-rich grain)--at different altitudes for household consumption ... ls of the land. Some are grown and dramatically different levels, such as Potatoes at 4,000 meters, maize at 2,500 meters, and Coca at 800 meters. Different members of a same community were divided am ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

English Impact on Indians

pact of America on Europe, Asia and Africa was the spread of American food crops. The crops include maize, potatoes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, peanuts, manioc, peppers, most beans, and squash to Europ ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The growth of the West Legon Boulevard and its effect on the provision of services.

tock (sheep, goats, and cattle). And the second was the cultivation of cereals like wheat, rice and maize. Slow improvements in early farming gradually led to surpluses and enabled an increasing propo ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

American History

At that time, large plantation could had over 400 acres of fields growing anything from tobacco to maize and sugarcane(in the south), as the myths reveal. The farmers were also in the business of buy ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Zimbabwae

ing their land taken away. Fearing a shortfall in food stocks, the ZAWT has called for donations of maize, dried fish and vegetable seeds. "A massive humanitarian disaster is about to unfold," it said ...

(1 pages) 393 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Theories of Biology

ecosystems make organisms control things differently. "Genetic homeostasis was studied in different maize (Zea mays L.) Genotypes and populations to determine whether selection has affected homeostasi ... , NJ:John Wiley & Sons, Inc.Valdivia-Bernal, Roberto (1988) Estimates of genetic homeostasis in maize. Ph.D. dissertation, Iowa State University, United States -- Iowa. Retrieved November 9, 2007, ...

(1 pages) 38 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Symbolism of the Sun in Charles Mungoshi, "Before the Sun"

wo references to sacrifice, the smoke a "scrificial prayer", as well as the offering of the cobs of maize, reminding of food offerings to sun deities as a symbol of worship practised by various ancien ...

(3 pages) 11 0 4.3 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature