Essays Tagged: "mob"


they walked into the theater. Finally Ryan arrived and we decided to see 'Casino' a story about the mob in Las Vegas.After the movie we walked out and sat on Ryan's car to have a cigarette while we im ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Courage in "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Nelle Harper Lee

rieve her belongings. Another example of physical courage was that of Atticus standing up against a mob. The last example of courage was Arthur Radley fighting Bob Ewell and saving the children.In the ...

(1 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Today's society , a 'half version' of George Orwell's novel, 1984

t is similar and in others, uniquely different. The closest we come today to a 'Big Brother' is the mob. The people are also controlled by watchful security cameras and subliminal messages. However, s ... yricist, 'Power to thePeople.'In analyzing 'Big Brother,' there are similarities between it and the mob. The Mafia is a crimefamily that can see everything, there is no going against the mob or else s ...

(2 pages) 69 1 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Al capone and the business of crime

in today's mafia. Capone changed crime into a profession,which in turn made it a business.The word mob or mafia is a title that is often heard. When thename Capone is associated with the title, most ... hename Capone is associated with the title, most people think ofCapone as the true influence of the mob or mafia today. Caponewas a man who of the many prohibition leaders, lead the way forthe mafia i ...

(5 pages) 186 0 1.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Boston Tea Party

a revolt by the freedom loving patriots, demonstrating against the oppressive British government by mobbing a ship and destroying numerous chests of tea and throwing the contents over board into the B ... e act was wholly self serving.One of the more patriotic views of the Boston tea party was the basic mob over throwing the tyrannical British government view. It is said that when the Townshend Acts we ...

(4 pages) 86 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Russian Imperial Army-- Reforms of 1870s aim to imporve Mobilizatoin and Infantry Tactics.

rial Army (RUSSIAN) in 1870s, the Russian Military Generals feverishly worked to imporve both their mobilization readiness (Question 4) and their Infantry Tactics (Question 5). Comment.Answer 4:In ord ... ed essay), simply stated, the vital aspect of the Russian military system was the perfection of the Mobilization process. As early as the 1860s the Russians anticipated war with the Triple Alliance, a ...

(4 pages) 60 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Would You Go Along With the Majority Opinion, Or Would You "Stick To Your Guns" And Trust Your Own Instinct?

to a sense of anonymity or even depersonalization: You lose your sense of individuality and let the mob carry you away. If you look at how similarly we dress and fix our hair, you'd have to say we are ...

(6 pages) 74 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Essay over the electoral college. Should we keep or abolish it?

fied, well informed, and have the ability to chose a president more efficiently then the so called "mob."Although I believe the Electoral College needs many changes, it is necessary in order to have a ...

(3 pages) 156 1 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government


battle would be for funerals as a sacrifice, but then they fought for the fun. Rome was called the mob because of the blood sport.The first gladiator game was in 256 B.C., for Junius Brutus Pera in t ...

(2 pages) 96 1 2.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

How The Environment Is Symbolically Reflected In The Ethical Nature of the Characters In "Lord of the Flies"

nd a deterioration in moral responsibility from a civilized organized society to a savage primitive mob. In the beginning of the novel, the system of government appears to be working. The boys are wor ... e savages with war paint on their faces so that they become anonymous and thus are able to act with mob mentality rather than as individuals. They are hunters with spears and spits cooking a wild pig ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Should the American colonists have been Patriots or Loyalists?

sh soldiers and the colonists. In Boston, fights broke out, leading to the Boston Massacre, where a mob threatened British soldiers. The colonists despised British soldiers, and vice versa. Soon, it b ... atriots. The Patriot radicals were gruesome and torturous, attacking those loyal to their king with mob violence and vicious torture. On the other hand, the Loyalists were respectable members of socie ...

(4 pages) 59 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

George Washington's Influence. He was one of the most influential revolutionary leaders of his time and earned the tile "Father of His Country".

ge me to give their best. He created the Continental Army out of what was little more than an armed mob, which fought and won the American Revolution. With victiory won, Washington was the most highly ...

(2 pages) 58 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians


There's not a sound, not even a peepShe doesn't know what is happeningNot that long ago there was a mob of people gatheringHer mouth is dry she runs to the sinkTurns on the tap and gets a drinkPeople' ...

(1 pages) 36 3 1.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Violence and Music, What causes people to become violent at rock concerts?

re trampled to death in a rush to get good seats at a concert of The Who, and now, just recently, a mob broke out in Vancouver after angry Guns 'n' Roses fans were told that the concert had been cance ... this, it makes it very easy to lose your footing, fall down, and get trampled.People, when in large mobs like these, tend to believe that they have the absolute right to be angry or excited, and anyon ...

(2 pages) 76 1 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This essay breifly goes over who Al Capone is and the influence he has in not only the 1920's, but early American history as well.

visioned this as a new opportunity to gain more power and money. He not only controlled the Chicago mobs; he exemplified and encouraged the rebellious mood of the 1920's. He knew how to gain the appro ... it looked as if he had obtained absolute donimination, he acquired what was accredited.Al Capone's mob was only one aspect of his power. His mob was made up of about one thousand members, most of whi ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Describe how wine and knitting are used as symbols to foreshadow and explain the uprising of the poor.

n that entails the lower class's uprising against the wealthy.Madame Defarge, the Vengeance and the mob seek revenge for the numerous sufferings caused by the hands of the French aristocracy. Even tho ... volution encompasses fierce torment and hatred towards the aristocracy. The uprising of the peasant mobs, though passionate so as to change the French social structure, only perpetuates the cycle of o ...

(2 pages) 22 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

The Odyssey.

assed since the fall of Troy, and Odysseus still has not returned to his kingdom in Ithaca. A large mob of suitors who have overrun Odysseus's palace continue to court his wife, Penelope. She has rema ... beautiful woman who is very faithful to Odysseus. After rumors go around saying Odysseus is dead, a mob of suitors take over the palace of Odysseus. Though she has not seen Odysseus in twenty years, a ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Napoleon Bonaparte. It was written to awnser a question for my grade 12 history class, "Was Napoleon a child of the Revolution?" My teacher was very impressed with my essay.

1795, he was in command of the Paris troops who were defending the National Convention against the mob.Napoleon was called the child of the revolution. His egoistic autocracy curbed the spirit o ...

(3 pages) 94 3 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Story of a Young Gladiator who rose above all

battle would be for funerals as a sacrifice, but then they fought for the fun. Rome was called the mob because of the blood sport. A Gladiator named Maxiums Gluruas, general of the Northern armies, w ...

(1 pages) 41 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is about serial killers

olice could find no motive for the attack. Finally, they theorized that it night have been either a mob execution with mistaken victims or a lone psycho. However, in the months to come they would find ...

(8 pages) 93 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases