Essays Tagged: "set sail"

why koreans came to usa

rean immigrants arrived in Hawaii. (Thernstrom) From 1903 to 1905, 65 ships carrying 7,226 Koreans, set sail from Inchon for Honolulu. (Bandon 18) When each group arrived they settled on a sugar plant ... 45) Deshler even offered unsuspecting Koreans loans of $100 so they could travel to Hawaii and get settled. (Moynihan 45)Despite their distrust of Western ways and people, Koreans of early 1900's fou ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Exploration and Empires to America from foreign countries.

e could find a short route to the East by sailing west.- Financed by the Spanish king and queen, he set sail westward from Spain on Aug. 3, 1492. Columbus reached land on October 12, and assumed he ha ... ne. Before long, Europeans from several countries sailed across the Atlantic to explore America and set up trading posts and colonies.- The Spanish and Portuguese. During the 1500's, the Spanish and P ...

(6 pages) 104 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

What is the American Dream?

and his voyage were the proverbial spark that bolstered theconcept of the American dream. Columbus set sail for a passage to the east by sailing west andended up in "the New World". His intention, to ... paradise is clearlyevident in the writings of John Smith. Smith realized in order for these initial settlements toflourish, more men were needed to populate, work and regenerate. In A Description of N ...

(3 pages) 338 4 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Columbus Day, a holiday to honor America or enslavement?

day. What did he do to have a holiday under his name? Well look at some facts. Christopher Columbus set sail out from the Spanish port with his 3 ships the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria on Aug 3, ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Heart Of The American Dream

ed loyal to Great Britain. Those revolutionists fought and won their freedom and independence, they set sail for a new land in their boat, The Mayflower. Not too long after that those men, with the go ... The form of society that those righteous men conceived so long ago spread and its tainted structure settled here. We have been a democracy for around 100 years, ever since the monarch stepped down in ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

This essay describes the Lewis and Clark expedition, and what effects it had on the U.S.

him.After much preparation gathering supplies and experienced party members, the expedition finally set sail up the Missouri River on Monday, May 21, 1804, but made only a few miles, because of head w ... , but made only a few miles, because of head winds. Four days later they camped near the last white settlement on the Missouri,- La Charrette, a little village of seven houses. Here and above this pla ...

(4 pages) 110 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mohatma (Mohandas) Ghandi.

ng, and at thirteen he was married to Kasturba [or Kasturbai], who was even younger. In 1888 Gandhi set sail for England, where he had decided to pursue a degree in law. Though his elders objected, Ga ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Haunted by Memories.

eager to embark on the mighty Titanic. At the time, she was the biggest and most luxurious ship to set sail and this was going to be her maiden voyage. The tickets were really expensive, but my famil ... ignalling to everyone that the ship was starting her engines and about to head out to sea. After we settled in, we went to the restaurant on the upper deck and were treated to a magnificent and delici ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Cause and effect Essay on the Titanic disaster.

scuss plans to build two ocean liners that will surpass anything built to date. This simple meeting set off a chain of events that led to the death of over 1500 people less than five years later.The t ... ships. Many people still consider this to be a bad omen (Eaton 87-90).On April 2, 1912, the Titanic set sail from Belfast and completed her sea trials. A small fire started in boiler room 6 that would ...

(5 pages) 134 1 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Comparative Essay on the Effect of the Demise of the Empress of Ireland and the Titanic.

er of the Titanic so widely known? Not more than two years later, in late May of 1914, another ship set sail from it's port in Quebec City en route to Liverpool, only to succumb to the same fate of th ... ed by author David Zeni in Forgotten Empress,The Empress of Ireland had the drama and the Edwardian sets but was short on the cast. She carried socialites and peers of contemporary celebrity but Lawre ...

(6 pages) 61 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Poe's use of Atmosphere in the "Oblong Box"

the trip for a week because of the weather. On the day before the ship was originally scheduled to set sail Mr. Wyatt's wife died. Poe points that the first three or four days had fine weather. This ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

TITANIC - A historical information essay.

things that make the Titanic so fascinating is that she represented the best of technology when she set sail on her ill-fated voyage in 1912, and it took the best of technology in the form of sonar, s ...

(10 pages) 105 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Patriot - a Vision into the American Revolution. this essay is an explaination of the 2000 film the patriot it explains the historical accuracies and inaccuracies of the film.

Christopher Columbus in 1492 set sail to find a trade route to India from Europe. Instead, he unknowingly found what people would ... nies felt that they were being unjustly mistreated by their mother country and so they determinedly set out to disconnect themselves from it, either through peaceful negotiations or all out war.The Pa ... negotiations or all out war.The Patriot is a moving tale of one man fighting for his country. It is set during the time of the American Revolution in South Carolina, where Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson) ...

(4 pages) 125 1 3.0 Jan/2004

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

United states

ughout North America.Eventually many different tribes of people inhabited North America. The tribes settled in different parts of the country. Some lived in the mountains, some on the plains. They hun ... ey hunted and fished for food. Some planted crops and farmed the land.In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from Spain with three ships: the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. He was looking for a ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

beyond what I have understood connected to it as well.Subject Matter and Theme:A mariner and a crew set sail on a ship. Things go fine and suddenly they are in distress. An albatross shows up one day ... , and roared and howled.' This actually lets the reader to imagine what it sounds like.The story is set in a very horrific mood in the beginning, but in the end, it ends merrily when the mariner and t ...

(3 pages) 138 1 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

American Dream By: Tan Ly

tly, success is ranked by the fortune that the independent individual can achieve.When the Puritans set sail for America to escape the corruption of the Church of England, their dream was to have the ... to bounce back from its economical crisis and continue forward with life. Thanks to how the people set aside their differences and work together in a time of need such as September 11 and many other ...

(6 pages) 71 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Deep Sea Detectives: Slave Ship (Response Essay)

lave ShipIn mid-July of 1700, the Henrietta Marie, under the command of Captain Thomas Chamberlain, set sail from Port Royal, Jamaica; with a ship-load of goods bound for England. En route to its dest ... te our generation about the horrors of slavery and its impact on our lives today. Museums have been set up, showcasing the life aboard a slave ship, and the history of slave trading. The visitors' res ...

(3 pages) 86 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Ideology of Columbus in America

Spain's King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella agreed to fund the voyage and in August of 1492, Columbus set sail from the Spanish port of Palos with three ships and 88 men. Columbus described this first v ... y of a western water route to Asia. With the financial backing he received from Spain he is able to set sail toward the west. In October 1492, Columbus lands in the America's where he is greeted by th ...

(9 pages) 96 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Brown vs. the board of education

The American society is damaged. It has been damaged since the first slave ship set sail for this country, by the prejudices still within the great-grand children of former slave o ...

(2 pages) 82 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Legend of Samuel Bellamy

ut a treasure hunter.In January of 1716, he left Canterbury, England, acquired a ship and crew, and set sail for North America. After stopping at several ports to ensure they had the proper amount of ...

(3 pages) 104 4 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History