Essays Tagged: "seizure"

Is Hamlet Mad?

ief and despair right from the beginning of the novel, with the death of his father and his uncle's seizure of the throne and rapid weddign of Hamlet's mother, and we can observe his great grief borde ...

(8 pages) 186 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

An analysis of The Mask of the Red Death by Edgar Allen Poe

by his fellow man. The final throws of this ' Red Death 'were an agonizing half hour of torment and seizure. Prince Prospero could no longer bear witness to this, so in fear of hislife he took himself ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

We're In the Money. Speaks of Counterfeiting U.S. currency

nately,is getting worse. "Last year, ...the Secret Service cooperated with the Italian authorities' seizure of $43.8 million in counterfeit U.S. currency, Germany's capture of more than $19 million in ... ency, Germany's capture of more than $19 million in counterfeit cash, and the Canadian authorities; seizure of than $129 million in counterfeit U.S. currency." (Gomez, Bertha. "Officials Say..") In a ...

(4 pages) 80 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

War of 1812--Impressments

re were many causes which led up to the War of 1812. This included, tax hikes from the British, the seizure of American and French merchant ships, American goods being sold for less money than the Eng ... arge the naval fleet of the British. The general public and the American media despised these great seizures of the sailors as "acts of cruelty", and "a political outrage" (Marrin 15). The whole idea ...

(7 pages) 80 1 3.5 Nov/2002

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

The role of Lenin in the Bolshevik seizure of power and consolidation of power in 1917.

Assess the role of Lenin in the Bolshevik seizure of power and consolidation of power in 1917.In any account of history, it is difficult to de ...

(6 pages) 101 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A chronology of the Arab - Israeli conflict in the 20th Century.

ettlements and communication links to prevent implementation of the UN plan.Jewish forces prevented seizure of most settlements, but Arab guerrillas, supported by the Transjordanian Arab Legion under ...

(7 pages) 149 1 3.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Are Electro-Convulsion Treatments Harmful?

First of all, what are electro-convulsion treatments? It's believed that it works by causing a seizure with an electrical shock. This seizure releases many chemicals in the brain called neurotran ... eatment now that there's almost no comparison...It really is a different treatment now...Having the seizure is the therapeutic part of ECT; probably about one fifth of the electricity that was used in ...

(4 pages) 28 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"The fotunes of Silas Marner" by George Eliot.

ives in a time where catalepsy, or epilepsy, as we would now call it, is not known. This particular seizure allows William, one of Silas' best friends, to steal the church monies without anyone realis ...

(7 pages) 44 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A descriptive essay about "A Pool Hustler".

ing in all directions, yet going nowhere. I noticed my hands shaking as if theywere about to have a seizure all their own. I closed my eyes and stood straight up in order to calm myself down. I walked ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A very precise, indepth report on the dawes act (general allotment act), its motives and effects,native americans as slave owners, and blacks as a significant element in the west.

were protected by the government for 25 years, after this span the land became open to taxation and seizure. This also became a major problem because after 25 years, if the land owners could not pay t ... land owners could not pay the taxes, the land that was previously reservation land was lost through seizure or sale. The result of this legislation was massive losses of Native American land. 87,623,4 ...

(3 pages) 82 2 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Paul Joseph Goebbels - His part in World War II and Nazi Propaganda

ted the emotions of mobs and by employing all modern methods of propaganda, was crucial to Hitler's seizure of power.In 1928, Goebbels was elected to the Reichstag, which was the House of Representati ...

(2 pages) 61 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Fidel Castro's role in the cuban revolution This is an evaluation of Castro's role on the cuban revolution of 1959 which overthrew the Batista regime

contributing to the success of the Cuban Revolution in 1959 but extending the revolution beyond the seizure of power into a genuine social revolution which transformed Cuban society.During the period ... he fall of the Batista regime (on 1st January 1959) and the success of Castro's revolution.Castro's seizure of power lead to the beginning of a major socialist revolution in Cuba. Castro's great ambit ...

(2 pages) 88 2 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The role of Che Guevara in the cuban revolution. Description and analysis of Che Guevara (the legendary guerilla fighter) who helped Fidel Castro take over power in Cuba

he Guevara was a key personality who played a pivotal role not only in the revolutionary movement's seizure of power in 1959 but also in the social revolution which transformed Cuba into a Communist s ... gies and tactical genius in the art of the guerrilla warfare played a vital role in the revolutions seizure of power in 1959. Since his meeting with Castro in Mexico, Guevara assumed a position of pop ...

(4 pages) 95 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Analyse the historical and contemporary conditions in Italy leading to a fascist government in 1922, and comment on the view that a seizure of power took place

rs there is also a consideration that the fascist's rise to power was aided by Mussolini's apparent seizure of power.Since the unification of Italy in 1870 the new state suffered from economic weaknes ... adical attractive alternative to feeble ineffective and corrupt governments. This said the apparent seizure of power by the Blackshirts in October 1922 was a myth, aiding "cult of personality". Mussol ...

(9 pages) 37 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Battle of Midway

h possessions in the Pacific and Southeast Asia. The first phase of these operations, which was the seizure of Malaysia, Singapore, the Dutch East Indies, the Philippines, and various island groups in ... as designed to isolate and neutralize Australia and India. In the Pacific, this plan envisioned the seizure of bases in Papua/New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, which would be used to support future ...

(10 pages) 66 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

What were the causes and process of the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794 and to what extent does it symbolize the division between the Federalist & Republican factions?

mplemented the tax to finance the costs of building up American defenses which followed the British seizure of ships in the West Indies. However, the tax proved to be an unfair hardship to those farme ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Global trade note 1750-1914

ttlement: Term used to describe when one group is confined to a certain area."new imperialism": The seizure of Africa and Asia through the use of colonies rather by European nations.Traditionalist res ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Russian Revolution: To what extent was powerful revolutionary leadership and clear revolutionary ideas the reason for the successful Bolshevik revolution in October 1917?

rship and ideas of the party formed a strong basis for their revolution and led to their successful seizure of power on the 7th November 1917.The weaknesses of the Tsar and his autocratic state made t ...

(7 pages) 84 1 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Economic Justice

ht to hold personal property, freedom of speech and assembly, and freedom from arbitrary arrest and seizure. Rawl wishes to see all these freedoms distributed equally, as he asserts that this is the b ...

(3 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

ECT(shock therapy) in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

therapy, also known as ECT, is a type of psychiatric shock therapy. ECT involves the induction of a seizure in a patient by passing electricity through the brain. In the 1930s, Ugo Cerletti, the Itali ... ns, such as schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease.The aim of ECT is to induce a bilateral grand mal seizure which lasts at up to 60 seconds. A grand mal seizure is when the brain's neurons are forced ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.2 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis