Essays Tagged: "six years"

"End of an all-male era"

stitute(VMI). A woman not allowed to attend VMI because of her gender, filed acomplaint against VMI six years ago. Court ruled that the admission policy violatedwomen's constitutional right to equal p ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Dual Career Marriages

Karen and Ross have been married for six years. During these years, each has had to make decisions concerning their careers to accommodat ... l. This leaves a twofold affect on dual-career marriages. First, employers expect employees to work sixty to seventy hours a week, leaving little time for oneself. If two people are working this many ...

(7 pages) 118 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


living the extravagant life on a young prince. According to custom, he married at the young age of sixteen to a girl named Yasodhara. His father had ordered that he live a life of total seclusion, bu ... dom and new-born son to lead an modest life and determine a way to relieve universal suffering. For six years, Siddhartha meditated under a bodhi tree. But he was never fully satisfied. One day he was ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Do Athletes Deserve Soaring Salaries?

Can you believe it? Basketball player Kevin Garnett is currently in a six-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves that will pay him $120,000,000 with an included $1 ... eceive roughly eight million dollars a year. Lets not forget he will have to go through in the next six-years. He will have no truly personal life because he will be followed by the media 24 hours a d ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Are 'Good' Computer Viruses Still a Bad Idea?

During the past six years, computer viruses have caused unaccountable amount of damage - mostly due to loss of timea ... bility problems, especially to the selfchecking programs, thus violating theCompatibility condition.Sixth, it is not as effective as a non-viral program, thus violating the Effectiveness condition. A ... dent when using such a program - quite unlike the case when the user is running a compression virus.Sixth, the idea violates the Effectiveness condition. It is perfectly possible to use a stand-alone, ...

(18 pages) 147 1 4.8 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Penguin Books LTD

and R.Cawley 15/11/96PENGUIN BOOKS LIMITEDThe aim of this essay is to comment on how, over the last six years Penguin Books Limited has grown and managed external and internal changes.Sixty one years ... brought reading to the masses. Nowadays, paperback books bring reading to the world.During the last six years (1990-1996) Penguin Books Limited was faced with many 'environmentalist pressures,' with a ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

This is an essay about the achivements of William Gladstone and Benjamin Disraeli.

the same year his government was defeated. He lasteda couple of months as prime minister. He spent six years opposing WilliamGladstone's government. Backed up by Queen Victoria, Disraeli was able to ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Bruce Goff's Bavinger House

Introduction: Bruce Goff's working career spanned sixty-six years, from 1916, when he began working in an architect's office, until his death in 1982. ... ll. The enclosing wall was a continuous logarithmic spiral 96 feet long which rose from a height of six feet at its outer point to a height of over 50 feet at the center. Rising from the center of the ...

(20 pages) 88 0 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

What Caused the Second World War? Who Was to Blame?

Britain and France on Germany declared war, September 1939. World War II lasted for six years killing millions; injuring and traumatizing many more. Two decades earlier, World War I ha ...

(9 pages) 111 0 1.6 Dec/2002

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

The Columbus Day, as celebrated by people in the United States annually, is a total joke, as you will consent to after reading the article below.

dreamed of setting out to explore such broad extent some day. It was said that Columbus waited for six years, until the Spanish Queen Isabella gave him three ships. When the crew grew worried for the ...

(3 pages) 111 1 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Two Camps of Modern Art is about the two main schools of thought in art history from 1945 - current

After six years of horror were brought to a close by the atomic bomb, (I am speaking of course of WWII) th ...

(8 pages) 132 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

2017 a short story about the end of the world. Heavily symbolic.

2017Prologue:The year is 2017. World War V ended six years ago. It wasn't much different from its predecessors. Men killed men without really knowing ... Units", cried 225, "I haven't seen a Carbon Unit in four years"."We've been wandering the Earth for six months in search of living organisms," he hesitated, "you're the only one we have found", said 5 ...

(3 pages) 56 1 1.0 Mar/2003

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

Pol Pot.

s raised as a normal child. However, his academic pursuits were less than satisfying. At the age of six he was sent to live with his brother for two years of schooling, after which he promptly enrolle ... for two years of schooling, after which he promptly enrolled in a Catholic (or ministerial) school. Six years quickly flew by as Saloth learned the general foundation of his knowledge, as well as a fo ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

My father is the most valuable person in my life.

. My father used to tell me stories about all the hardship and torture he had to face in prison for six years. I know some people today that were in the same prison as my father, became mentally ill a ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Explore several different aspects of launching a start-up business.

ting a new company are high, forty percent of all new businesses can expect to still be in business six years after they are launched (Ebert, R. J., 2003). With that in mind, it makes a lot of sense t ...

(4 pages) 263 2 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Thr trials of Bridget Bishop.

e quite corrupt, the first was to George Wasselbe, who moved her to Salem, Massachusetts, but after six years of marriage he, at the age of 27 dropped dead. Very soon afterwards she married Thomas Oli ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Mother's Role.

ing of an event (Goodall, Shadow 146). A mother will only have a baby once every four and a half to six years, and a group of thirty to forty individuals will have no more than one or two a year (146) ... l quickly pull their hands away (148). Chimpanzees will start to move on the ground clumsily around six months of age. However, in tree branches they climb much more securely (Infant). A mother has to ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Welfare Reform Law of 1996. This is an "explaining a concept" essay.

A group of sixth graders prepares to leave for their graduation pictures. But one little boy holds back. "What' ... that was signed by President Clinton. The new law was expected to save $55 billion in welfare over six years. It also established a limit of five years for welfare payments to any family. The new law ...

(2 pages) 87 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

H-1 Visas: A High Tech Dilemma.

kers from a variety of countries to work in the United States on a temporary basis for a maximum of six years." The H-1B began in 1950 and was attracted to individuals that have a background in mathem ... itute of Technology in 1950 to train only the elite to become the best." "Today the government runs six institutes campuses and accepts only 2 percent of more than 100,000 applicants annually." Young, ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Swinging to the Left: A film critique of the mid-90's movie Swingers.

comedian and actor, who finds himself in an emotional rut after breaking up with his girlfriend of six years, Michelle. Mike is boring everyone with his recap of their relationship, moping around his ... ast time. Instead, they find themselves at a casino that seems to be the hot spot for everyone over sixty. Mike and Trent soon go from studs to duds when they strike out with a couple of casino waitre ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Dec/2003

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