Essays Tagged: "Philadelphia"

Benjamin Franklin

York City which was smaller than Boston at the time. He found no work there. In October he went to Philadelphia. The governor of Pennsylvania soon took interest in Benjamin and told him he should sta ... amin was stranded in London with no money. He worked in London and raised enough money to return to Philadelphia in 1726.In 1728 Benjamin started his own business with his partner, Hugh Meredith. They ...

(2 pages) 76 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The attitude for success...This is a real good essay for a teacher who always says"don't tell me what happend tell me why and how" Its basically his life before he helped make the US free

se of this even the poor were becoming educated. He helped launch projects to pave, clean and light Philadelphia's streets. He earned his people's respect and trust by organizing the first fire compan ...

(3 pages) 133 3 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Benjamin Franklin

e healthier and would save him money.In 1723 Benjamin made the choice to leave his family and go to Philadelphia. In 1724 Benjamin sailed to London to study the latest developments in printing. While ... uld probably be proud of his humility!Two years later Ben opened up a printing office of his own in Philadelphia. And a year after that Ben established the Pennsylvania Gazette.In 1730 Ben got married ...

(9 pages) 80 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

An American Hero: Benjamin Franklin (works cited included)

t the age of 12. He soon learned all he needed to start his own printing business so he ran away to Philadelphia. He began publishing The Pennsylvania Gazette and he wrote most of the material for the ... by today.Benjamin Franklin never wanted a public office of any sort but in 1737 he agreed to become Philadelphia's postmaster because he hoped to improve matters. He impressed the British government w ...

(4 pages) 49 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Accounting Project: Take 100,000.00 dollar endowment make the most growth possible in a three month period. Includes research and detail analysis of real companies and markets.

contrast, Kansas City indicated that sales of these items were up solidly from previous years, and Philadelphia noted that they were in line with merchants' expectations.With respect to autos, sluggi ... achinery (Richmond and Chicago), and IT products (Chicago, Dallas, and San Francisco). In addition, Philadelphia noted increased demand for instruments and electrical equipment. The few indications of ...

(8 pages) 47 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Biography of Benjamin Franklin

Ben took over the paper. When Ben's brother got out of jail he was jealous of Ben. Ben ran away to Philadelphia.Once in Philadelphia he found work as an apprentice printer. He did well, so well in fa ... lition of Slavery. Sadly, he dies in 1790 at the age of 84. 20,000 people attend his funeral at the Philadelphia Christ Church Burial Ground.Ben Franklin was one of the most influential Americans of a ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


(3 pages) 83 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


Walter E. Williams Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Walter E. Williams has a B.A. degree in economics from California State ... ties of Los Angeles City College, California State University Los Angeles, and Temple University in Philadelphia. Williams is the author of over eighty publications which have appeared in such ...

(1 pages) 795 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


(1 pages) 824 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Baseball in the civil war

played even though the majority of the men were off fighting. Teams from New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia often traveled to other towns to play games. This helped to keep moral up at home. Kirs ...

(1 pages) 1354 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Edgar allan poe 2

f the army.Poe then moved to New York where he was unsuccessful. In the summer of 1838, he moved to Philadelphia, he worked as the editor of both Buron's Gentleman Magazine and Graham's Magazine. The ...

(1 pages) 767 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Scientific Management

ed his new theory of scientific management while working as Chief Engineer of Midvale Iron Works In Philadelphia.At this Iron works, as with many similar working venues of the time, workers would devi ...

(8 pages) 138 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Urban vs. Rural Communities

"This place is turning into another New York or Philadelphia," shouted my father as he watched the evening news. He was commenting on the crime and ...

(4 pages) 49 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Ben Franklin's Autobiography

for a brief period of time it was under my name. Brother James and I were in disagreement so off to Philadelphia I went. I arrived with nothing except the dirty cloths I was wearing. My muscular statu ... ee if he would set me up in my business, but he could not afford the extra money, so it was back to Philadelphia for me. Upon my return and hearing that my father failed to finance my venture, the Gov ...

(12 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Charles Goodyear (1800-1860)

refore the manager saw no need for any investment in such a valve. Upon Goodyear's return to Philadelphia he was arrested for debt and placed in jail. It was here that he did some of his very f ...

(4 pages) 1927 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Individual Ministerial Responsibility

roversial Jay Treaty. In this speech, Madison excluded evidence of the intentions of the framers at Philadelphia from the canon of acceptable sources, but at the same time he affirmed that evidence of ... ces of inadequate deliberation and sloppy draftsmanship, they suggested that the "dark conclave" at Philadelphia had conspired to fasten a charter of tyranny on their unsuspecting countrymen. And once ...

(7 pages) 11 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

Workforce Analytics in the Management Field

take a very long time causing the company to lose money. GlaxoSmithKline, a pharmaceutical giant in Philadelphia, was in this position until its HR executives turned to a technology known as workforce ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Unmarried With Children

f a study which they spent years interviewing 162 low-income mothers in eight poor neighborhoods in Philadelphia and its suburb, Camden, New Jersey. (Edin and Kefalas, 34). "We spent five years chatti ...

(7 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Effects of Violence and Abuse on Female Prostitutes

nts had recently injected and were recruited by one investigator from two syringe exchange sites in Philadelphia. The researchers used a passive-observational research design �in which the wome ...

(18 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


quickly attracted the attention of Angelo Errichetti, a New Jersey politician, and Howard Criden, a Philadelphia attorney (Gershman). Angelo and Howard formed an alliance to produce other government o ... assist the Sheiks (Gershman, 1982).A prime area of focus for the Abscam operation was corruption in Philadelphia; to execute this part of the operation; Weinberg informed Criden that the Sheik wanted ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues