Essays Tagged: "one of the few"

Persian Wars

The Persian WarsIn 519 BC Darius I ascended the throne of the expanding empire ofPersia. A group of people called the Ionians, lived along the coast of ... BC), and at this time were unhappy about theirconditions.In 499 BC Aristagoras, the leader Miletus, one of the city-states,organized a revolt of all the rest of the city-states along the coast. Darius ... a five-year campaign. After thislong sought victory, Darius became bent on revenge against Athens, one ofthe few states outside the area that had helped the rebles. He appealed toSparta to attack Ath ...

(2 pages) 104 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Female Circumcision: Good Tradition or Not

but sometimes fall short and need to bereevaluated. The African tradition of female circumcisionis one of the few traditions that needs to be reevaluated.Originally, female circumcision was practiced ... t women are notpossessions, they are able to make their own decisions onwhat they would like to be done to their body. Thereforethere isn't a need for this tradition.Female circumcision is a very dang ...

(1 pages) 330 9 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Jack the Ripper inspired short story with a religious twist

"If you can find the strength inside yourself, then you can become one of the few people who gets to see all the perfection that God ever created. The perfection of Go ... created. The perfection of God and the burning desire to see it in full blossom, is planted in everyone of us. But it takes tremendous strength and a strong mind to unlock the purity. Most people do n ... om the flame and she tries to move, despite her weakness and agony - she reminds me of the previous one. I remain motionless while she slowly moves, inch by inch, across the floor. Every motion is pai ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

This essay describes the economic activity and the history of Pinellas county Florida.

fun things to do, and white sandy beaches, what more could you ask for. Pinellas County, Florida is one of the few places you can find all these great things and more. Within this report you will find ... hese great things and more. Within this report you will find several reasons why Pinellas County is one of the most appealing counties in Florida. You will furthermore learn why Pinellas is one of Flo ...

(5 pages) 65 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Identification of designing a web page for your school

the European and Western culture, the environment of the classes are the same. The Doha College is one of the few schools in Qatar that represents the British system of teaching. The College's founda ... ement. The Doha College was opened in September 1980. It was moved from their old school to the new one, located in the Salwa Road in April 1988.The college has now become one of the best schools in D ...

(7 pages) 103 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Thornton Wilder

espite the three Pulitzer prizes awarded him, Thornton Wilder may very well [have turned] out to be one of the few enduring writers of our time...There have been countless other authors who in his day ... able for a man who has neither hastened to follow nor troubled to oppose the current mode, who has gone his own way, and who has clearly never sought the popularity which has periodically been his (Un ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Should Canada be allowed to ciontinue with genetic engineering without federal giudelines?

is a very controversial science because it leads into moral and ethical issues, as to what can be done with it and what cannot.Canada is one of the few countries without nationwide, federally legisla ... ould have become violently ill within two weeks of It's birth and would have died before it reached one year old. However the parents of this child were told about a highly unprecedented technique tha ...

(5 pages) 49 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Alfred Hitchcock 50 Years of Movie Magic

. The consistency of quality plot-lines and technical ingenuity earned him the recognition of being one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. His films earned him the reputation of being the 'master ... re is a distinction between surprise, which lasts only a few seconds, and suspense which captivates one's attention the entire length of a film. This is something that Hitchcock realized early on, and ...

(10 pages) 176 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Nellie McClung

        Helen 'Nellie' Laetitia Mooney was born October 20, 1873 in a log cabin on Garafraxa Road, two kilometers from Chatsworth, Ont ... Ontario. She and her family moved to Manitoba when she was six years old.        One of Nellie's best influences was her mother. Her family's influence was no doubt the reason she ... d.        Nellie's dream was to be a teacher like her sister Hannah. Teaching was one of the few jobs open to women. She started her 'voyage' at age fifteen by passing the Second Cl ...

(6 pages) 41 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The Assassination of Joseph Smith

Day Saints, whether considered heretic or prophet, affected many American lives. As the founder of one of the few truly American religions, his death, classified as murder or justice, created a sound ... ther charge. H. T. Reid and James Woods, Joseph's lawyers, argued that the charge had not been mentioned in the trial earlier that day, but Robert Smith said there was nothing he could do. Joseph and ...

(9 pages) 76 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is a solution for Kanthal (Harvard Business Case Study)

arket share2)Kanthal Furnace Products - 40% global market share3)Kanthal Bimetals - Manufacturer of one of the few fully integrated temperature control devicesMr. Ridderstrale, who became the Presiden ... 2,250.a). Compare the operating profits and profit margins of two small orders, both for SEK 2,000. One order is for a stocked item, and the other order is for a non-stocked item.b).Compare the operat ...

(5 pages) 919 0 4.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Influence of African American Oratory on Later Literature

s to compare their struggle to that of biblical Moses. For later writers, the early spoken word was one of the few ways they could learn of the faith of their family who were taken from Africa and the ... their general disrespect of slaves, wouldn't have keep many records on how the slaves lived, let alone keep anything the slaves wrote, if they even knew about it. The slaves would not have let their ...

(3 pages) 117 3 1.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Nick Carraway in the novel, "The Great Gatsby. It shows that Nick has a clear and unbiased understanding of the characters, because of his integrity he has proven.

"Everyone suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few ... way has a special place in this novel, and it's not only because he is the narrator. He is not just one character among several, it is through his eyes and ears that we form our understanding of the o ... t, he neither reserves all judgments nor does his tolerance reach its limit. He does say that "I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known"(Chapter 3), however we see him lie on several o ...

(2 pages) 66 1 2.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a position paper on General "Billy" Mitchell. It is done in the format specified in the "Tongue and Quill", a military book of standards on writing.

ore self andintegrity. General Mitchell displayed these core values inthe face of adversity. He was one of the few airmen whoknew the potential of the airplane and fought for hisbeliefs, even at the c ... Navyand Army. In 1925, his insistent attempts for a separateair force resulted in a demotion to Colonel. Later thatyear, the dirigible Shenandoah crashed. General Mitchellblamed military leaders for ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

DELL: Annual Report Analysis The computer industry has become one of the most competitive industries in the world. With technology growing at amazing paces

The computer industry has become one of the most competitive industries in the world. With technology growing at amazing paces, many ... the strongest companies have been able to be profitable and efficient. Dell Computer Corporation is one of the few corporations to be able to remain at the top of the market. Although Dell is not know ... puter business as PC Limited. In 1985, he changed the name to Dell, which is now the world's number one computer systems company. Its founder, Michael Dell, has been the chief executive officer for th ...

(8 pages) 1043 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Who is Prometheus?

the war with the Olympians. It is said that Prometheus was a god before Zeus ever took over his Throne of Eternity. Prometheus had no Roman name, only a Greek name, Prometheus. He was one of the fe ... name, only a Greek name, Prometheus. He was one of the few gods that only had a Greek name and no one knows why.Prometheus and his brother were giving the tasks of creating man. Epimetheus was r ...

(7 pages) 88 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Why are some countries called developing countries, and some developed countries? This essay gives facts about developing countries and gives differences between developing and developed countries.

lt of a serious, or total, lack of nutrients needed for the maintenance of life. First of all it is one of the few words in the English language with no synonyms.It is a word that stands alone. It sho ... also a part of a developed country. If a country has starvation it is a developing country. This is one answer to the big question. But, if a country does not suffer from starvation it doesn't mean it ...

(6 pages) 218 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Oliver Twist: describe the basic traits of a central character and explain how society has shaped these traits.

to the rule because it was very difficult to break through the barriers of social class and better oneself. Because of his bleak childhood, Dickens was one of the few writers of his day who could exp ... was one of the few writers of his day who could express the horrors of society as they really were. One of his most famous novels is Oliver Twist. This story centers on a young boy named Oliver whose ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.5 Feb/2003

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

Term Paper on Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Beethoven's Ninth SymphonyIt has been called the greatest audio entity onecould ever listen to; a song which can pierce the soul ofeven the most dedicated music-hater: Bee ... ost dedicated music-hater: Beethoven's NinthSymphony. Not only has it been designated thus; also, asone of the few truly divinely inspired works, one which mostmen can only marvel at, as they wallow i ... overcast day in theAutumnal quarter, a day when where the streets blended withthe atmosphere, when one could hardly look up withoutfeeling the singe of the wind against one's face. To me,these days h ...

(3 pages) 122 1 1.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Symbolism in "The Catcher in the Rye" by J. D. salinger

n Holden broke his hand after punching all of the windows after Allie died. He feels that Allie was one of the few people who were not phony in a world full of phonies. More importantly, Allie represe ... e world. Holden admits that he admires Allie more than he admires Jesus, and even prays to Allie at one point, rather than Jesus. Allie is Holden's role model, whom he judges the rest of the world acc ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American