Essays Tagged: "Seattle"

"Body Fires" by Fay Jones Art Critique

g by Fay Jones Very insightful great paper!!Critique of Body FiresArtist Fay Jones a veteran of the Seattle art community, currently has on display works of acrylic paintings spanning the last twenty ...

(3 pages) 207 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Affirmative Action

candidates. This view fundamentally misrepresents the reality of affirmative action in the City of Seattle. The City's affirmative action program does not establish numerical quotas for hiring decisi ... s it result in the hiring of unqualified candidates on the basis of gender or race.What the City of Seattle's affirmative action program does is very simple: first, it gives City managers and personne ...

(4 pages) 363 1 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The 19th Century "Railroad Boom".

railroad construction in the US. The railroad was finally completed in 1893 reaching all the way to Seattle, WA. In 1890, all of Hill's railroad properties were consolidated into the Great Northern Ra ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Arts in Society.

ere are those artists which either applaud or satirize developments in the scientific community. In Seattle, Washington, there was an exhibition that captured much of the growing artistic interest in ...

(6 pages) 165 0 3.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Bill gates biography.

ience and math and a strange passion for computers.William H. Gates was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington to William H. Gates II and Mary Gates. Bill Gates's father worked for a Seattle ... w weeks! Fortunately, in the fall of 1968, a business called Computer Center Corporation, opened in Seattle. This company was offering good rates for computer time, and luckily one of the chief progra ...

(7 pages) 152 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

On the Beach the assignment was to respond, in journal format, to the aforementioned novel, and to mention the main charcters and analyze the emotional and spiritual effects of the main events.

California coast and to explore the possibility of a living person sending out a radio station from Seattle, or what they think is Seattle anyway. When they docked home again, they were a crew member ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bill Gates-story of...

orporation, and a multibillionaire: Bill Gates.CAREERGates, William Henry, III (1955- ) was born in Seattle, Washington. Gates grew up in a very competitive family. His father, William H. Gates II, wa ... rst Interstate Bank. His parents placed him in Lakeside, an academic and rigorous private school in Seattle. He met Paul Allen in high school. Gates was fascinated with computers since the age of 12 a ...

(2 pages) 68 2 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Before You Say "I Do"

ships.JohnGottman, psychologist at the University of Washington's Family Research Laboratory on the Seattle campus asked these same questions? He came up with some answers that just might help us all ...

(7 pages) 68 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Allied Arts of Seattle -- A Snapshot History

Allied Arts of Seattle is one of the city's most influential advocates for urban design and the arts. It grew out o ... civic improvements. Allied Arts has since played leadership roles in promoting the creation of the Seattle Arts Commission; the development of Seattle Center; the preservation of Pike Place Market, P ... ngton drama professor John Ashby Conway invited colleagues Lloyd Schram and Robert Dietz, assistant Seattle Art Museum Director Dr. Sherman Lee, and architect John Stewart Detlie, to join him at his h ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Boeing 767: Case Study

ansportation operations, in the case of the 767 parts were transported from as far away as Japan to Seattle.To offset these costs airplane manufacturers usually rely on developing a platform every dec ...

(7 pages) 277 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Bill Gates before Microsoft

, I wanted to know why he is such a controversial person.Facts in BriefBirth: October 28th, 1955 in Seattle WashingtonParents: William H. and Mary GatesEducation: Lakeside, a private high school, and ... st; his interests were very different from others.SchoolBy 1970, he was sent to a private school in Seattle called Lakeside because he was gifted. There he discovered computers and fell in love with t ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Amazon.com Case study

on.com was founded by Jeff Bezos in July 1994, after the former investment banker left New York for Seattle with the idea of creating an online bookstore. He launched the Web site the following July w ... ys, Amazon.com is perhaps the company that is most closely tied with the E-Commerce phenomenon. The Seattle, WA based company has grown from a book seller to a virtual Wal-Mart of the Web selling prod ...

(11 pages) 586 0 3.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Ballparks Economic Report

key at their local sports stadiums, and there is no sign that this trend will slow. I have lived in Seattle my whole life and have seen the debate about public money being spent on ballparks. I feel t ... estion. However, these people are frequently unaware of the benefits sports bring to a city such as Seattle, where Japanese people have flown by the hundreds to see American baseball. They pay for air ...

(5 pages) 10 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Airborne Express History

bster ?a former Army Air Corps officer,? started his own company to transport perishable goods from Seattle to Alaska. The company was located in Seattle and was called Pacific Air Freight. It was not ... is time that the two companies would merge and become Airborne Freight and move it?s headquarter to Seattle where they would establish the company. The two companies decided to use the management team ...

(8 pages) 84 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Jeff Bezos â€" Amazon.com

where he quickly rose in the ranks, and then he decided to start an internet business. He moved to Seattle and set up Amazon.com in his garage with some Sun SPARKStations connected to the interenet. ... s new wealth. Until 1999 he lived in the same one bedroom rental that he had been since he moved to Seattle. When questioned about his new wealth, "Jeff said the only real difference was that he doesn ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Marketing Analysis and Strategy Recommendation for Starbucks Coffee Company

espectively.Background and situation analysisStarbucks Coffee starts in 1971 with a single store in Seattle's Pike Place Market. Today, they are privileged to welcome nearly 35 million customers on a ... 94, Companies and markets, Oxford, UK.Starbucks Annual Report 2006 (2006). Starbucks Annual Report. Seattle,WA., Starbucks Coffee Company.

(10 pages) 380 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Anxiety, Conflict, Fear: Emotions in US Society, 1915-1920

ommunists - was suspect. It was out of this patriotism that the Red Scare took hold.Hysteria struck Seattle after the Seattle Strike of 1919. On January 21, 35,000 workers went on strike. They were la ... ed customers who were getting ready for the prolonged strike. National news predicted the demise of Seattle to the Reds. All strikes were deemed ‘crimes against society’, ‘conspiracies ...

(1 pages) 750 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Aspects of a Job Offer

gives an average cost of living. The lower it is, the better. For example, if the index rating for Seattle was 100.0 and Kent had an index of 126.0, an item costing $1.00 in Seattle would cost $1.26 ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The third floor bedroom

, others would do it for me. At that moment I started remembering the first days in Bow Mar.We left Seattle, because my grandmother was really sick and my father wanted us to be closer to her, so we m ... ney to find the missing reports. Spring break was only a few days away and my parents were going to Seattle for a marriage. Making it perfect for my search, the only problem was what I was going to do ...

(5 pages) 1261 0 0.0 Apr/2009

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