Essays Tagged: "new inventions"

Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut A book report on the novel about the atomic bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima. Explains major themes, opinion on novel and why it is a classic.

n Hiroshima. He interviews Felix Hoenikker's (the father of the atom bomb) children and others who knew him. He makes a great discovery which later leads to the freezing of all of the lakes and rivers ... f the lakes and rivers in the world.3) This book had a couple major themes. These include religion, new inventions and the atomic bomb.I believe that the theme which was most important for me was the ...

(2 pages) 128 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Civilized By Tony Kellerhuis

Tony KellerhuisDefinition paper4-4-2002CivilizedWe are starting to witness the beginning of a new era full of information and technology, and it will help develop the future. Despite all the new ... erous weapons, while others use them for protection. We still have as many wars as in the past, but new technology used helps bring about more casualties. Could this be crueler than our ancestors?Besi ...

(1 pages) 59 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Liberal Arts Education

the students to find connections between diverse fields of study, to explore them, and to discover new theories, thoughts, or inventions. It allows the students to investigate areas of intrigue and c ... intrigue and create new fields of study by blending subjects that compliment each other. With these new inventions, discoveries, ideas, and new methods of problem solving, society will advance in a po ...

(6 pages) 213 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Did the 1920s really roar? Some call the 1920s "The Roaring 20s". In this essay we will talk about some factors that prove the 1920s was a time of prosperity in Canada.

s and were doing quite well therefore the people have money to spend. The 1920s was also a time for new inventions and technology, such as the invention of the assembly line, which made production muc ... As the soldiers were returning from the war, people had a sense of settling down and enjoying life. New businesses were found therefore creating more jobs in turn people had more money to spend and cr ...

(3 pages) 107 1 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Scopes Monkey Trial

about many changes in the way Americans thoughtand lived. People were relieved the World War ended. New inventions were beingintroduced to the public. Relaxed morals left behind the prim attitudes of ... that the foundation would pay legalexpenses for anyone wanting to test the constitutionality of the new Tennessee law.8The ACLU believed this law was in violation of the constitutional rights of allAm ...

(7 pages) 170 1 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

A Document Based Essay Question explaining the Industrial Revolution during the 1800s. -how the US changed during the Revolution and the different problems it faced

During the late 1800s, the United States economy changed due to new inventions, remarkably rapid growth, and new forms of communication and transportation. These be ... rowth, and new forms of communication and transportation. These benefits brought about changes with new inventions. New inventions and manufacturing brought about more jobs in different industries, on ... rt their goods quicker and easier. The railroad provided jobs in iron, steel, and lumber. It opened new markets and expanded the old, selling various products to different places.The inventiveness of ...

(3 pages) 277 1 3.5 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Machines, are they helpful or too much trouble?

d mines. Hard living conditions, crowded rooms, and many diseases.There were many positive effects, new inventions, that helped made living comfortable, and saved many lives. A vaccination was created ... multi story building(apartments), and row houses making streets less crowded, and gave the people a newfound wealth and security. Steam engines made it easy to transport goods, the cotton gin made it ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

History Of Jazz

world of music in some way. As with most things in the world in the twentieth century, music as we knew it and know it now has changed significantly. From the hymns and prayers of church and the early ... music as we know it came to be.The start of the twentieth century saw a big change in the world as new inventions and advances in science and technology were altering the way people lived every aspec ...

(7 pages) 221 0 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Industrial Revoluiton: the positives and negitives of the industrial revolution in social, political, and economic areas.

that over all the Industrial Revolution was a positive thing; with the improvements in technology, new inventions, and the growing idea if you worked hard enough you could succeed.The revolution gave ... hese helped improve businesses, the way of life, and helped strengthen our nation.With all of these new inventions and technologies factories and mills started to boom. Machines were improving so well ...

(3 pages) 335 1 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

The presidency and assasination of John F. Kennedy. 6 page research paper on JFK's college education, campaign for presidency, presidency and assassination.

Berlin, and elsewhere.The U.S. space program advanced ahead during the Kennedyadministration, with new inventions and discoveries that benefitedAmerica's influence on the rest of the world.John enrol ... ip, his father was serving as ambassador to Britain,and he stayed at American embassies, talking to newspapermen,political leaders, and diplomats. Returning to Harvard for his senioryear, he wrote an ...

(5 pages) 120 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Pluto and its features. How it was discovered, its measurements compared to Earth, its surface, and its atmosphere

ts. Some of the facts, or measurements, that we know about Pluto are from discovery efforts such as new inventions and long studies. There was supposed to be a scheduled mission in 2001 called the "Pl ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The roaring 20's.

920's was the "era of good feelings" because everyone seemed to prosper due to the soaring economy. New inventions, such as cars, provided new jobs, which caused the unemployment rate to drop to a mer ... was more business growth, higher wages, and increased stock market trading. This, coupled with the new assembly line was responsible for creating many new jobs and higher wages. Also, because of the ...

(5 pages) 107 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Scientific Revolution.

sought to discover the world of science. Famous scientists such as Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, and Newton all worked towards the common goal of knowledge of the world. Science studies all over the wo ... itional views of the world were correct. So even though the Scientific Revolution brought brilliant new inventions and ideas, it also created large controversy.In the times preceding the Scientific Re ...

(4 pages) 187 2 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The European Renaissance from 1300-1600.

1300 and 1600. Many dramaticchanges happend during the Renaissance. The Renaissance was aperiod of new inventions and beliefs.The Renaissance was drastically different from the MiddleAges. During the ... ude. Also, people'scuriosity overcame thier fear and many people started to venture outand explore. New schools and colleges became more and more common.The Renaissance was started by many rich Italia ...

(3 pages) 119 4 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The generation gaps and its effects on people.

out history, each generation becomes a little bit different than the one before. This may be due to new inventions or wars that have happened that have changed people. Generations also try to rebel ag ... e. Generations also try to rebel against whatever the older generations believe in, thus creating a new unique outlook on life. In the time period of 1985-2002, many events happened that altered peopl ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

The Industrial revolution and the changes it had on the world.

Faith was lost, patience was tried, and a blanket of oppression covered the people of Europe. When new inventions arose to facilitate the producing and mass-producing of goods that supplied the peopl ... d mass-producing of goods that supplied the people of Europe, nearly everyone was forced to begin a new career within a factory. These are just some of the hardships that many loyal, hardworking citiz ...

(4 pages) 121 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

This about the effect of the Ford Model-T car on the economy during the "Roaring Twenties".

ndustrial revolution was electricity got cheaper, more product advertising, installment buying, and new inventions were being created because of ideas that helped win the war. A great invention that h ... lies had a car.It helped the whole economy by creating a way to get to people to their jobs easier, new factories were to be created to keep up with the materials to be manufactured for the car, and m ...

(1 pages) 49 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The "Roaring Twenties"

ible.By the twenties things were definitely heating up and getting really exciting. Women's rights, new inventions and entertainment were just a few of the many things that made the 1920's to be consi ... like a "roaring" event it triggered many other women and their role in making women's rights equal.New Inventions played a big role in the historical "roaring" twenties. Many new and exciting things ...

(4 pages) 134 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The European Renaissance.

1300 and 1600. Many dramaticchanges happened during the Renaissance. The Renaissance was aperiod of new inventions and beliefs. The Enlightenment, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, mod ... ude. Also, people'scuriosity overcame their fear and many people started to venture outand explore. New schools and colleges became more and more common.The Renaissance was started by many rich Italia ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Response to the industrial revolution.

e United States the worlds' most productive nation. The nation as a whole was advancing rapidly and new inventions were bringing about new ways of life. There was a rise in big businesses and financia ... al companies, which were looking to expand as much as possible.Technology was advancing rapidly and new inventions were being used to further our expansion. Thomas Edison, after inventing the phonogra ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers