Essays Tagged: "Minnesota"

Critical essay on MAIN STREET by Sinclair Lewis

ed States is described concerning a segmented society. The small town was named, Gopher Prairie, in Minnesota. As ambitious and outgoing as city people had become, Gopher Prairie was not changing at a ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Being a mortician.

tes have risen in the last few years. The number ofcremations alone has risen 20% from last year in Minnesota alone(Encarta).'In1993 a total of 448,532 cremations were performed at 1058 differentcrema ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

When is drug testing not nearly enough? This essay is about the pre-employment tests that are being used in order for an applicant to get a job. It focuses on drug testing and psychological testing.

wers on the tests. It tells how the author of the articles took one of these tests at a Wal-Mart in Minnesota. Before she took the test the manager told her there was no right or wrong answers on the ...

(7 pages) 287 1 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What are Charter Schools and why are they so unique?

rents and innovative educators came together to design education options for students. The state of Minnesota set the first example, and then 36 states would soon follow. By broading education opportu ... public schools, they are funded according to attendance (Edexcellence). But many states, including Minnesota, do not receive full equivalent funding for each pupil attending.On the other hand, fundin ...

(3 pages) 100 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

3M's New Information System,

data, it can result in problems for both the company and the consumer. This paper will focus on the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, more commonly known as 3M, and how it improved its custo ... nternationally established in 1951, is a $16 billion multinational company with its headquarters in Minnesota, U.S.A., with operations in more than 60 countries, and products sold in nearly 200 countr ...

(6 pages) 494 0 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


ind what choice resonates with his or her own heart.Works Cited:Bender, David L. Problems of Death. Minnesota: Greenhaven Press, 1974.Tada, Joni Eareckson. When is it Right to Die? Michigan: Joni Eare ...

(3 pages) 380 11 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

"Battered Wives, Shattered Lives"

erous cases and instances of domestic violence and the battering of women.The states of New Jersey, Minnesota, and Alaska have taken action to recognize the domestic violence issues and taken action t ... ams.The legal system recognized repeated violence/crimes were indicators of abusive individuals. In Minnesota, cases involving counseling, restraining orders and prosecution of these abusive victims s ...

(1 pages) 38 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Host Plant Phenology and it's impact on Sympatric Speciation

nia S. gigantea supported gall formation, but ramet growth rate was significantly less than that of Minnesota S. gigantea under greenhouse conditions, and Minnesota Eurosta strongly preferred Minnesot ... mp; Craig. (1993) Greenhouse-grown S. gigantea from both locations were subjected to oviposition by Minnesota Eurosta to compare galling susceptibility. Minnesota hosts had more comparable growth rate ...

(8 pages) 34 0 4.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

A devistating blow. This is an essay that is written as a biographical slice of my life and the experience i had when i broke three ribs during a taekwondo match.

. This would be the day in which we have our final sparring session before the Jr. Olympics held in Minnesota. Even though it was not the last day of camp, Sabunim, our master instructor, decided that ... tion of the tournament. Nothing can compare to the sensation of stepping on the field of the Minnesota Viking's dome while feeling the grass between your toes. This is what all of my training c ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Addition of Ramps

far north as Canada, as far south as North Carolina and Tennessee, and as far west as Missouri and Minnesota.The first European settlers here are thought to have learned to eat ramps from Native Amer ...

(1 pages) 815 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Analysis of Dayton Hudson Corporation Case

could be done to terminate the takeover turned the circumstances over to the hands of the state of Minnesota where Dayton Hudson's headquarters resided. Macke requested a special session of the legis ... Hudson's headquarters resided. Macke requested a special session of the legislature to revisit the Minnesota corporate takeovers statute. This proved to work in Dayton Hudson's favor and a statute wa ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Granda: A Tribute

etics and now is one of the leading medical authorities in the world. He would drive all the way to Minnesota to watch my games and even if I didn't play well he would talk for hours about the way I r ...

(4 pages) 734 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


to this career last year when our former Rink Manager left to go manage a rink in his home state of Minnesota. The Lincoln Stars Vice-President, Jim don, asked Bob if he would be interested in the job ...

(2 pages) 749 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Bob Dylan

ician. Many of his songs criticized the problems of society. He was born on May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota. Bob's name at birth was Robert Allen Zimmerman. He was the son of a middle-class store ow ... t Allen Zimmerman. He was the son of a middle-class store owner. As a teenager he lived in Hibbing, Minnesota and was a fan of James Dean movies, enjoyed riding motorcycles and listened to R&B mus ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Debt-Equity Mix Simulation Summary

nario three years ago, the El Café began operating in a mall in Nicollett Mall, Minneaoplis, Minnesota, and became a very popular coffee shop. The café had a relaxed atmosphere in which ...

(4 pages) 153 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dakota Indians History: Treaties

is gruesomely reveled. At a conference the first treaty was produced held nine miles up the Minnesota River from Fort Snelling between the United States and the Sioux Indians known as the Pike ... ely demanded two pieces of land found at the mouth of the St. Croix, and at the intersection of the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers. Not understanding the white man's ways of business and ownership, ...

(9 pages) 1411 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dakota Conflict

The Dakota Conflict is a very big part of Minnesota's history. The white settlers were very unfair with the Dakota people and abused their pow ... ted the land. The chiefs signed the treaty, which put the Indians on small reservations in southern Minnesota and the government was to pay the Indians $1.25 an acre. Then, they reduced the price to 3 ...

(3 pages) 1062 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

FIN 324 - Ratio Analysis and Statement of Cash Flows

an area. Groundbreaking will be held at North Metro's harness track and card room site in Columbus, Minnesota on Thursday, January 18, 2007. This results from North Metro entering into a preliminary u ... ligence, preparation of definitive loan documents, and approval of the financing arrangement by the Minnesota Racing Commission is yet required. North Metro Harness Initiative, LLC, which holds licens ...

(7 pages) 91 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Is America's "Aging Infrastructure" a Concern? A look at the I-35W bridge collapse

Is America’s “Aging Infrastructure” a concern?The recent collapse of the Minnesota Interstate 35 West Bridge has raised concerns on the current condition and safety of Ameri ... e car after what was left of the bridge settled and help a school bus of children get to safety.The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) inspected the I-35 W Bridge annually. In an inspectio ... ect rating (I-35 Bridge Collapse Fact Sheet).According to the Star Tribune in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, there was a possible design flaw in the bridge. In the June 2007 report, “Deficienci ...

(7 pages) 14 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering