Essays Tagged: "merchants"

Serfs in Roman society

of their lord. Serfs contained a position between slaves and independent freeman like peasants and merchants. The higher people include peasants, merchants, priests, squires, knights, bishops, lords ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Roman Society

s. To show that this is true, I will beaddressing four topics: plebeians versus. patricians, women, merchants and artisans,and slaves and non-citizens.When Rome established a republic in 509 B.C., two ... us), and Julia and Julia (daughter of Augustusand granddaughter of Augustus).During early Rome, the Merchants and artisans were included among thecommon people. But, as the republic changed to an empi ...

(4 pages) 180 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

James Joyce's "Araby"

uccessful. He was late arriving, was unable to find a gift for Mangan's sister, felt scorned by the merchants, and suddenly found himself in a dark room. These surroundings left him feeling both derid ...

(2 pages) 152 0 4.8 Jun/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Can We Stop Teens from Smoking?

able to buy their own cigarettes, more and more communities begin to impose stronger punishments on merchants who sell to the teens.One community has experienced success in their attempts to stop the ... r cigarettes from stores, whether it be a gas station or a supermarket. Hopefully, as more and more merchants see the trouble they face if caught selling to minors, they will stop selling.True, tighte ...

(1 pages) 79 1 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Electronic Commerce, discusses methods and concerns of Electronic Commerce

oding protocols, or the making of prior arrangements between buyers and sellers. Both consumers and merchants could see a windfall if these problems are solved. For merchants, a secure and easily divi ... in back-end financial processes. We need to resolve four key technology issues before consumers and merchants anoint electric money with the same real and perceived values as our tangible bills and co ...

(6 pages) 376 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Amerigo Vespucci

io was highly favored over the rest of the children. Most of the Vespuccis living with Amerigo were merchants dealing in wine, olive oil, or wool. Not all of the Vespuccis were merchants, a small perc ...

(2 pages) 177 3 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Medieval Guilds

important of the above guilds were those of the boatmen, which were in the coastal port cities.The merchants¹ guilds created rules that set a standard on prices of their products. The members co ... ing them". They were defeated most of the time by the guilds, its members and officials in the town.Merchants and craftsmen had great honor in their trade. This caused them to make their products with ...

(5 pages) 98 0 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The travels of Marco Polo and his influence on the western world

lated to the possibility of commerce2.By the time Marco was 15, his father and uncle, who were both merchants, had alreadytraveled all the way to Eastern Asia. The two men had made contact with many p ...

(5 pages) 124 0 4.6 Jan/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Discuss the reasons for European overseas exploration and enterprise in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Why did they take place when and where they did?

ospering, it looks to import and export goods. New markets were needed to sell their goods. Italian merchants had monopolized the trade with the East, so Europeans, especially the Portuguese early on, ... and Portugal were the first two nations to begin exploring the Atlantic. The importance of Italian merchants had been effectively cut out of trade with the Far East. By the mid-seventeenth century, F ...

(2 pages) 82 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Legal drinking age - 21 For Everyone?

king age discourage teenagers and young adults from consuming alcohol. They say the laws that force merchants to refuse to sell alcohol to persons under 21 years of age will help stem the 'problem' of ... tion of alcoholic beverages will dissuade young people from drinking alcohol.The laws that prohibit merchants from selling alcohol to persons under 21 are hard to enforce. Even if they are enforced by ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.3 Feb/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Labor in America: Growth of the Factory

ht great changes. The employers no longer worked beside their employees. They became executives and merchants who rarely saw their workers. They were less concerned with their welfare than with the co ...

(17 pages) 884 2 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Sex in Anthropology

anthropologist were know as 'arm chair' anthropologist. These were 'anthropologists' who relied on merchants, missionaries, explorers, ect. as informants for their ethnographic presents. All of the l ...

(4 pages) 185 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Electronic Commerce

ncodingprotocols, or the making of prior arrangements between buyers and sellers. Bothconsumers and merchants could see a windfall if these problems are solved. Formerchants, a secure and easily divis ... h in back-endfinancial processes. We need to resolve four key technology issues beforeconsumers and merchants anoint electric money with the same real and perceivedvalues as our tangible bills and coi ...

(5 pages) 276 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The affects of Wal-Mart and other big box reatailers on a community

ores can either have a positive or a negative impact on the city depending on who is arguing. Local merchants believe that big box stores are something that no city needs, or wants, yet is the public ... where not to shop. Although the big box retailers do play a role in the demise of shopping at local merchants it is not entirely their fault. When the companies enter a city more money comes in throug ...

(10 pages) 292 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Mercantilism and eBay eBay operates just like a modern day flee market and in many ways eBay operates similar to the old Mercantilism style of economic system.

lee market and in many ways eBay operates similar to the old Mercantilism style of economic system. Merchants gather together to buy and sell their products, but unlike the old market places these mer ...

(14 pages) 665 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

About Establishing With Aboriginal Communities and Fishing Rights In New France! Very Detailed!

re and had possession of, the beaver was one of the furs greatly in demand due to endangerment. The merchants began to organize trades for the furs that were skillfully prepared and easy to work with, ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Brief account of how capitalism in the modern world has affected how we do business in America.

e. Well, that was about to change drastically around the turn of the 19th century, when people like merchants and bankers would upset the delicate balance of ownership and prove whole-heartedly, that ...

(6 pages) 102 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Italian Renaissance in General. (Friendly language not too formal)

ng out with all the rich dudes. While if you were poor, and a merchant you'd hang out with the poor merchants. However, during the renaissance, it was knowledge and how smart you were that defined whe ...

(2 pages) 69 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Short report on the Ratification Debate. Federalists/Anti-Federalists. 581 words.

, and enthusiastically received with favor.The Constitution was welcomed by farmers, mechanics, and merchants. Soon, however, the newspapers together with the views of men eminent for ability, honesty ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Advertising essay

roperty for rent.Early in medieval times a simple but effective form of advertising was whenpopular merchants employed 'town criers' who shouted out praise about thecompany/advertisers.Printed adverti ... d advertising was not huge until 1445 when Johannes Gutenburginvented the printing press. With this merchants he made flyers withcharacteristic symbols. This form lasted for a long time.In terms of vo ...

(2 pages) 162 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media