Essays Tagged: "Netherlands"

Vincent Van Gogh - a speech in first person.

nt Van GoghI was born on March 30, 1853 in a small, little-known town called Zundert located in the Netherlands. My father was a clergyman in Zundert as well.I got an early start in working with art b ... en I was in such a single-minded phase thinking of nothing but art.From 1881 to 1885 I lived in the Netherlands sometimes in hotels but largely supported by my brother Theo who sent me money from his ...

(3 pages) 110 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays

sex education in traditional societies

culture, and availability of information. The countries are the United States, England, Canada, the Netherlands, and Sweden. It is measured by the rate of teen pregnancies and the spread of sexually t ... ed sexual intercourse, yet the pregnancy rate is much lower that the other countries except for the Netherlands. (Jones et al., 1985)Even in Sweden where attitudes about sex are very open, young peopl ...

(7 pages) 421 4 3.6 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Computer Crimes

which $10 million was allegedly shifted from Citibank to accounts in Finland, Russia, Germany, the Netherlands, the United States, Israel, and Switzerland. Of the $10 million stolen, $400,000 has not ...

(3 pages) 153 0 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Child Prostitution in Australia

very serious matter. It is not something which is happening only in places such as Thailand and the Netherlands, it is happening right here in Perth, and unfortunately its on the rise. Currently there ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Spain, England, France, German States, And Russian during the 1700s

p's attempts to slow or stop the advance of Protestantism in Europe met serious opposition from the Netherlands and England. In the 1560's, the Netherlands rebelled against Spain. In 1588, Philip II l ... 1600's, Spain was weakened by wars, rebellions, economic crises, and weak rulers.- Fighting in the Netherlands continued into the early 1600's. Spain heavily financed the Roman Catholic cause in the ...

(12 pages) 116 1 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This is an essay on drugs and the legalization of them. It was turned in and convinced many of those to whom I had presented it to.

d those laws to not so much abolish as to bend the usage of drugs. Look at countries such as... The Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Portugal, and Switzerland have all ventured down the legalizing drugs and ... ause there is a hint of deceit or in other words wrong. The criminal rate tied to drug usage in The Netherlands has gone down amazing amount since... because by making it not dangerous you have take t ...

(5 pages) 131 2 3.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

How such a tiny country as the Netherlands become a major world power between 1650 and 1715?

Windmills in the Netherlands are recorded to have been used since about 1200. They had varied uses, but the most impo ... 0. They had varied uses, but the most important was to grind and crush grain. Within 450 years, the Netherlands would enjoy a "Golden Age" of world power, crushing the weaker economies with its streng ... th its strength much as the windmills of the country had been doing for centuries to its wheat. The Netherlands, a small country with just two million inhabitants and virtually no natural resources wo ...

(3 pages) 49 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


c, on the south by Austria and Switzerland, and on the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands. While the main language in Germany is German, most people also know another if not seve ...

(5 pages) 115 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

What are the "Pros and Cons of Prostitution" Well this is exactly what this paper talks about, it also gives facts and opinions about the prostitution.

ame time there are numerous people who are against the legalization. In many other countries as The Netherlands, prostitution is legal, and it seems it is very well taken care of. Also in some cities ...

(2 pages) 309 5 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

What is the impact of the different drug policies of England and Wales and the Netherlands on their respective levels of offending?

What is the impact of the different drug policies of England and Wales and the Netherlands on their respective levels of offending?The Netherlands, in relation to soft drugs, adop ... tive levels of offending, yet various factors can affect the statistics.The soft drug policy in the Netherlands is the opposite of Britain's, decriminalization, meaning that it is classified as a summ ... ndictable offence. 'Harm reduction' has been the guiding principle in defining the drug laws in the Netherlands. This means the main aim of Dutch policy is to protect the health of individual users, t ...

(15 pages) 76 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Analysis and interpretation of the artwork of Durer and Grunewald.

y completed their art. Durer remained essentially German; the influence of the art of Italy and the Netherlands was accompanying. Grunewald rejected Renaissance style and followed the path of traditio ... mplicity, the "Adoration of the Magi" which bears comparison with the masterpieces of Italy and the Netherlands. Durer's own woodcuts have a quality entirely their own. "The Apocalypse" is notable by ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Title: "Euthanasia" 380 word opinion essay; should euthanasia be legal; definition of euthanasia; where is it legal and where it is not

d allow or forbid euthanasia. There are only two countries, which permit such "activity"; these are Netherlands and Belgium, and the state of Oregon in the United States.Should people be forced to sta ...

(2 pages) 297 4 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Was increased expenditure on educational provision in nineteenth century Europe a sound investment?

f reading and writing was only tried to mediate to all layers of the population in Scandinavia, the Netherlands and in Germany. In Prussia and other German states it was obligatory to attend primary s ...

(10 pages) 41 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Euthanasia - Should it be Legalized?

in the State of Oregon, where doctors are allowed to prescribe legal drugs for this purpose. In the Netherlands, it is widely practiced by remains illegal. Should Euthanasia be legalized? This is one ... commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Justice, there were over 3,000 deaths from euthanasia in the Netherlands in 1990. More than 1,000 of these were not voluntary. Other assessments have been far le ...

(6 pages) 161 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Functional Equivalences

e sample population may vary across cultural patterns, we can consider two different countries, the Netherlands and the United States, and compare substantial differences in individual interpretations ... dual interpretations of products such as bicycles.Not that it's unknown in other countries, but the Netherlands is the country where almost everybody bikes. Virtually every mile of road is paralleled ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Looking for a Better Death

t in assisted suicide took place after the recent legalization of physician-assisted suicide in the Netherlands. However, euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide have been "socially accepted and ope ... euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide have been "socially accepted and openly practiced in the Netherlands for about two decades" (Emanuel 1376). Legalization has merely classified and organized ...

(9 pages) 196 3 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Comparison of Switzerland and the Netherlands

ever stepped back and taken a look to see if two very different countries like Switzerland and the Netherlands have anything in common with each other? These two western European countries are differ ... country in itself has a long list of enchanted and adventurous activities do.When you think of the Netherlands you think of the fields of tulips and bright sunny days, but some people do not know the ...

(21 pages) 100 0 2.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Keeping Marijuana Illegal

r example: the United States had 8.22 murders per 100,000 people in 1995 compared with 17.58 in the Netherlands. Furthermore the overall per capita crime rates in the United States were 5,278 per 100, ... erall per capita crime rates in the United States were 5,278 per 100,000 compared with 7,928 in the Netherlands, according to General Barry McCaffrey (source 4). Marijuana also has many negative effec ...

(3 pages) 111 2 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Edouard Manet

udied in Paris under the academic French painter Thomas Couture and visited Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands to study the paintings of the old masters. The Dutch painter Frans Hals and the Spanish ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

To what extent do Renaissance texts raise specific problems of reading?

?The Renaissance began in Italy during the early 1300's. It spread to England, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, and other countries in the late 1400's and ended about 1600. The cultures of anc ...

(7 pages) 47 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers