Essays Tagged: "Ships"


child. He sacrificed his daughterto Apollo so that Apollo would make the winds blow for his armies ships. The chorusthinks that deed was horrible, but had to be done for the good of the country. ...

(2 pages) 105 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Analysis of Shylock In Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice

uns away from home with Lorenzo, a Christian, and takes herfather's ducats with her. When Antonio's ships do not comein and he is not able to repay the loan Shylock is no longerinterested in getting h ...

(1 pages) 60 0 4.0 Nov/1996

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

European Expansion beyond territorial borders between 1450 and 1650

support.The Europeans technological advancements allowed for the arming of newer more maneuverable ships. Cannons and faster ships that required less people to man and instead rely on wind power, bec ... y on wind power, became a great change in the way the rough choppy ocean waters were explored. Most ships were narrow opened boats called galleys, these ships manned by convicts or slaves at the oars ...

(1 pages) 99 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

All My Sons , Miller's Chief Criticism Of American Society

on. Miller emphasizes this point in several ways. The first example is that Keller knowingly ships out cracked cylinder heads, that will crash an airplane if used, to prevent his business from ... eral values money and profit more than human life. He shows this by his portrayal of Keller. Keller ships out cracked cylinder heads, aware that in flight they will cause planes to crash, to save his ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Bermuda Triangle

in thePacific Ocean off the southeast coast of Florida and is responsible for thedisappearances of ships and airplanes on a number of occasions. Thesedisappearances have led to speculation about unex ... st unbelievableplace in the world's catalog of unexplained mysteries. More than a hundredplanes and ships have vanished into thin air. Most of them since 1945. Morethan a thousand lives have been lost ...

(5 pages) 132 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Weather Forecasting

guess of what is in store for weather. Throughthe many means at their disposal, such as satellites, ships at the ocean,infrared, radio, and radar transmissions even with all of thesetechniques no pred ... in there was aunited forecasting system headed by Captain Robert Fitzroy. CaptainFitzroy would send ships around Britain to warn people of storms andsuch. However, he was often wrong and criticized an ...

(3 pages) 61 0 2.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Columbus Day, a holiday to honor America or enslavement?

s 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, 1492. After 38 days of long and tiresome voya ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


wine and drink afteryou feast on human flesh, and learn how good a drink we kept hidden withing our ships".Later on Odysseus and his men show their bravery by not being afraid to pokePolyphemus' eye o ...

(2 pages) 104 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

This essay includes the book "Catch-22" by Joseph Heller in a 6 page paper on the importance of aircraft in WWII.

t weren't alive then shudder at the stories of the screaming dive bombers dropping torpedoes at the ships in the early morning hours. Crashing into ships full of horror stricken seamen. When John Kenn ...

(7 pages) 54 0 5.0 Mar/2003

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

Which invention has had the greatest effect on our lives in the last two hundred years? Give reasons for your answers.

the cheapest, fastest and easiest way to travel when compared against other inventions like planes, ships or trains. Before the invention of automobiles humanity used to travel with domestic animals, ... ch more because he has to feed and look after that animal. Even today when compared against planes, ships or trains; the automobile is still the cheapest way to travel. The automobile is also the fast ...

(4 pages) 179 3 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

List and explain 3 causes to the Great War?

ad the best and the biggest navy, but became threatened when Germany began building more and better ships. Germany was also suspicious of Russia's plans to modernize its army. Fear and distrust led to ...

(1 pages) 45 0 4.0 Apr/2003

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

" A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" by John Donne, and "Sonnet 116" by Shakespeare.

impediments and is unchanging and perfect. According to him, love acts like a guiding star for lost ships, not shaken in storms. Love will guide two people throughout their lives and will not fall apa ... states that love is not changeable; inJones 2quatrain two, love is a like a fixed mark that guides ships throughout storms; and in the third quatrain, he says that love is not Time's fool, stating th ...

(6 pages) 104 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Report on the The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution by Ships.

The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution by ShipsThe International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution by Ships is the main international ... is the main international convention covering prevention of pollution of the marine environment by ships from operational or accidental causes. It is a combination of two treaties adopted in 1973 and ... discharge of oily wastes from machinery spaces - regarded as the major causes of oil pollution from ships.The 1954 OILPOL Convention, which entered into force on 26 July 1958, attempted to tackle the ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The positive and negative experiences of African slave in America.

n under ground dungeons of coastal forts were they were held for up to a year until they boarded on ships. Making such a tragic event even worse was the fact that behind these terrible crimes were oth ... slaves were given no choice but to live, as they were forced fed when they refused to eat. Once the ships were close to the shore desperate slaves sometimes broke out and tried to escape, while others ...

(4 pages) 65 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Who were the Vikings and what was their life like?

s several specks on the horizon of the water.After a little while, he perceives that they are indeedships. But are they trading ships? No, they are sleek,speedy Viking longboats with their fierce drag ... buried, he was buried in a wooden chamber crammed with supplies. Royalty was either buried in great ships or burned in the ships with the deceased in it. The dead always were buried or cremated with t ...

(9 pages) 76 2 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why the British settled in NSW in 1788.

vernment had a short term resolution to the problem, which was to put criminals in old un-seaworthy ships called hulks. But the hulks soon became overcrowded as well and the government had a huge prob ... ose to New Zealand and New Zealand was a good place to obtain flax. Flax was used to make sails for ships. Sydney Harbour was a great place to carry out ship repairs and the convicts could be used to ...

(3 pages) 38 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Just some notes on Socrates and the Trial of the Generals.

406BC. At the battle of Arginousai, although the Athenians won, some of their ships were sunk. When the Peloponnesian fleet fled the remainder of the Athenian fleet left in pursu ... Asia Minor. It was Athens last victory against Sparta. Unfortunately, a storm beset the victorious ships just as the battle was ending and, in light of the rough seas, the generals ordered the fleet ...

(14 pages) 107 1 3.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

This essay is about Admiral Fisher from ww1. We had to write a biography on an influencial figure from that time

he took part in the capture of Canton. He was promoted to Captain in 1874 and he commanded various ships. During the bombardment of Alexandria 1882 he was a key part of it as Commander of the battles ... ration of dockyards, ship construction, the development of submarines, the conversion of the navy's ships from the use of coal to that of oil, and weapon development. To compete with the rapid growing ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.4 Nov/2003

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

How tourism has affected the the Physical and Human Environment of Jordan.

qaba is the only coast, the coast is covered hotels and harbors. The reefs are being damages by the ships that come by the whole time and there is pollution from the hotels. Another example is the Dea ...

(2 pages) 46 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Events of D-day.

, or "D-Day." It took place on June 6, 1944. The invasion force consisted of 11,000 aircraft, 6,000 ships, and 2 million soldiers, sailors, and airmen from 15 different countries. It is said to be the ... e the most phenomenal armada ever assembled. An American bomber pilot said, "We could see the battleships firing at the coast. And literally you could have walked, if you took big steps, from one side ...

(3 pages) 55 1 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History