Essays Tagged: "slate"

The Hot Zone, the Ebola and Marnurg Viruses

rom the thought of the bone-chilling effects from these viruses, and had good reasonto. "Ebola, the slate wiper, did things to people that you did not want to think about. The organism wastoo frighten ...

(2 pages) 115 1 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"The Electoral College: Problems and Solution" Problems: undemocratic, outdated, etc. Solution: Direct Popular Election

r on Election Day, U.S. citizens do not actually vote for their president. Instead, they vote for a slate of electors who are supposed to cast their ballots for a particular candidate. The number of e ...

(8 pages) 457 4 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Apple, the computer of "Yesterday?".

was the first personal computer to display color graphics and to come in a stylish plastic housing (Slate 3). From then on, Apple updated the Apple II line further creating the Apple II+ with increase ... ution. Garden City, NY: Anchor press, 19842. MacDirectory Interviews: Steve Wozniak, 20 Feb. 20033. Slate, Robert. Portraits in Silicon. Cambridge, MA: MIT press, 19874., 20 Feb. 2003

(3 pages) 176 2 1.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Sumerian and Nile Valley civilizations and the comparison between both.

e the people began using hieroglyphics as a form of writing. At first, hieroglyphics were carved on slate and ivory, but this was a long and strenuous process that required large amounts of time. Then ...

(7 pages) 106 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Response to 2003 article by Eric Pianin "Bush Seeks to Ease Pollution Rules for Utilities". Very opinion oriented.

re able to make repairs, without being taken to court under the Clean Air Act, and plans are on the slate for power plants to be able to upgrade, without adding expensive anti-pollution devices to red ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The study of development

are a 'blank state' and that one's environment determines the messages that will be written on the slate. Naturists believe that human behavior and development are governed by automatic, genetically ...

(2 pages) 240 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Narrative Essay for English 101. Teacher wanted lots of descriptive words and clear thesis and restatement.

cause angelfish like tall aquariums. I placed in it a heater, a sponge filter, and also a piece of slate, for the parents to lay their eggs, in the tank. After everything was nicely set up, all I ha ... l see, it wasn't.The first spawn, which were extremely close together covering nearly all of the slate, looked to produce an especially large amount of fry, which is the term for baby fish. I obse ...

(2 pages) 107 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Book 9.5- The Happy Dwarves of Donop: An Addition to Homer's Odyssey

, we sawthat the neutral spots of color were moving.A sea of seasoned cottonblowing across the soft slate of green.They were rabbits-hundreds and hundreds of rabbits-covering the knolls. We found a sm ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ghandi's Impossible Utopia

example, and let the world see the potential of human resolve. Affectionately known as Mahatma (translated as "Great-Souled"), he truly shaped the independence of India and Pakistan, freeing them from ... acy lives with those who know any shred of his story: a legacy of resilience, to be etched into the slate of Man for all eternity. Sadly, this slate is shrouded in the darkness of an ever-present male ...

(8 pages) 63 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Electoral College

, usually at a state party convention, or by the party state committee, nominate a group (ticket or slate) of candidates for elector. It is these elector-candidates, rather than the presidential and v ... the first Monday in November (November 2, 2004). In most states, voters cast a single vote for the slate of electors pledged to the party presidential and vice presidential candidates of their choice ...

(5 pages) 156 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of "The More the Merrier" by Stanley Kauffmann

Raphael was talking about was really trivial, they went about establishing their need to "wipe the slate clean" such as banishing their unhealthy habits and getting away from people they didn't want ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Abacus: Saun-paun: The History and use of the Chinese abacus

is derived from the Greek "Abax" meaning counting board and the original types of Abacus were stone slates with dust covering them and a stylus used for marking numbers. Later this evolved into a slat ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Computers VS Tablet Pcs

led Laptops. Now you can buy a tablet PC, which is a computer shaped in the form of a notebook or a slate with the capabilities of being written on through the use of digitizing tablet technology or a ... petitor. This competitor is called a tablet PC.Tablet PC's are similar to in shape to a notebook or slate-shaped mobile computer. Its touch screen, or, digitizing tablet technology, allows the user to ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Daemon: The world beneath the cities

initial force had made him trip and fall, his hands planting firmly on what now seemed to feel like slate. Between the dark nature of the rock and the lack of light in general he could not tell how ev ...

(3 pages) 528 0 3.0 Oct/2006

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

"Men are Chauvinist Pigs" Speech

of only being good in the kitchen cleared. I want the term "House Wife" to be wiped clean from our slate. I want women's income to be as high as mens. I want more women to have careers in a board roo ...

(4 pages) 33 2 2.6 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Importance Of Revolutionaries And Youth Organizations During The Russian Revolution

involvement for the proletariat and the bourgeoisie, a place of discussion concerning the political slate, and a forum for interaction among fellow comrades. The existence of these revolutionists and ...

(2 pages) 699 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


fish, which showed later in her life. An example is when she help the gardener, "Clara took out her slate from her apron pocket...Clara told him what to do and won 80 pesos." (Page 78) Even when she h ...

(4 pages) 641 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Open Boat

in the first sentence. Crane goes on the say that the waves were foaming white and were the hue of slate (Crane 453). These characteristics of the weather can represent Mother Nature when she first s ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Electoral College

e think that they are voting directly for the president, but they are actually voting for the party slate of Electors representing their choice for president and vice president. Whichever party slate ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Home Burial,by Frost- complete text of poem,a summary and short comment (one of my favourite poems)

he window frames the whole of it.Not so much larger than a bedroom, is it?There are three stones of slate and one of marble,Broad-shouldered little slabs there in the sunlightOn the sidehill. We haven ...

(5 pages) 5 0 1.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry