Essays Tagged: "Southern United States"

Fire Ants

ed the spread of the fire ants(8. Lockley 35).Fire ant infestation is a very serious problem in the Southern United States ranging from Florida, West along the Gulf Coast region, to West Texas. Over 2 ... food chain functioning. The fire ant and the African killer bee do not have natural enemies in the Southern United States that reside in South Africa. As mankind destroys the rain forests of South Am ...

(9 pages) 76 0 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay is a breif discripition of how the KKK formed and who the founding fathers were.

rease in America's society today.The Klan began during the reform period after the civil war in the Southern United States. The southern people had suffered greatly from the effects of the war. Many o ... the Klan quickly grew. A leader was soon needed to control the large group. Their first choice was Southern General Robert E. Lee; he became very ill and could not continue the position. Their next c ...

(3 pages) 97 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

this essay is on the times leading to the civil war

r region, but these were less significant and were related to slavery.Although slaves were owned by Southerners who lived in cities to work in their homes, to work trades like blacksmithing, brick lay ... were owned by whites, but a few were owned by Indians or free Africans.The great majority of white Southern families owned no slaves. The approximately four million slaves in 1860 were owned by about ...

(3 pages) 84 1 4.3 Jan/2003

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

Compare and Contrast Essay on the North and South.

th's lands were flatter than the North's, making it a more ideal place for farming.The Northern and Southern population was very different. The Northern population between the years 1800 and 1860 incr ... , the South's economy was based on agriculture. Crops such as cotton and tobacco made huge profits. Southern farmers had to use large amounts of slave labor for their plantations, so slavery was neces ...

(2 pages) 269 1 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Industrial Boom, history of it and its outcome

strialization was the abolition of slavery. This impacted the growth because not only did the freed southern blacks leave the south to try and escape persecution, but they also left for job opportunit ... t six where it is shown that as the decades past, immigration rate was going higher and higher. The southern farmers now left with no cheap labor found it much more costly to have to pay workers to wo ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Civil War Causes

for popular sovereignty. In the end, Lincoln won because the democratic party was split up and the Southerners was just outnumbered. There were good reasons that the South entered the war. The North ... own capital benefits. This war was not fought on the institution of slavery but on maintaining the Southern civilization.

(3 pages) 48 1 4.0 Mar/2004

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

An essay that explains the effects of the cotton gin on the breakout of the civil war.

time. During the late 1700's, one such invention significantly changed the economic climate in the southern United States so drastically that it lead to the bloodiest American war in history. Many in ... n that would define him for all future generations (Mirsky, 14). There Whitney quickly learned that Southern planters were in desperate need of a way to make the growing of cotton profitable. Long-sta ...

(4 pages) 49 1 4.0 Mar/2004

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

A good poetry analysis of William Blake's poem "The Little Black Boy"

here she used to teach him about religion and equality. The setting of the poem is somewhere in the Southern United States before the civil war since slaves are still not free. The black boy has a dre ...

(2 pages) 18424 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Black Codes in the Former Confederate States

ged by President Johnson's evident intention to return to them the management of their own affairs, Southern legislators, elected by white voters, passed what came to be called Black Codes. Their very ... lavery itself. That the Black Codes were not the result of a brief lapse in judgment on the part of Southern legislatures or the work of extremists but rose, rather, out of the famous grassroots is in ...

(12 pages) 80 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin (for US History I AP)

ause it was for white clientele only. This highly discriminatory practice was all too common in the Southern United States of America before the Civil Rights Bill was passed.Mr. Griffin also unearthed ... te barriers against racial acts and discrimination, they cannot place a barrier in the minds of the Southern peoples.The government has continuously attempted to stop racial acts and segregation, but ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How the industrial and economic differences of the north and south helped cause the Civil War

ate the causes of the Civil war. Yet the overwhelming economic differences between the northern and southern states on the eve of the civil war contributed significantly to the growing tensions. The i ... on American cotton, the South often referred to this economical resource as King Cotton. Not every southern resident owned a farm, and very few owned large farms, but because of the environmental con ...

(8 pages) 84 2 3.0 Nov/2004

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

A Constitution of Compromises

ina extra representative power and votes in the Congress. The discussion point between northern and southern states lied in whether slaves are considered property or inhabitants of a state. The northe ... that slaves are not voters, therefore should not be representatives.On the other hand, delegates of southern states actually motioned for equality of white and black people in order to increase the am ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Answers to a series of questions about 'participant observation'

ved himself in his study (he dyed his skin black to find out what it was like as a black man in the Southern states of America in the 1950's) the more he sided with them and became defensive for them ...

(3 pages) 51 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

1800's To 1850's

ields. The South was reliant on them. When the North tried to end slavery they tried to destroy the southern way of life. Albeit it was a bad & uncivilized way of life but it was theirs. Another thing ... iculture. The South was the entire agricultural source of the entire nation. Most exports came from southern agriculture such as cotton. The North was (as mentioned earlier) completely different from ...

(1 pages) 2434 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Fredrick Douglass

rd to civil rights and the vote." All these expectations were met with vicious hostility from Southerners. In the attempt to reestablish white dominance, the state legislatures implemente ... downer. As a result, the U.S. government failed to protect freedmen from the continual dominance of Southern whites.

(1 pages) 661 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cause Of The Civil War

owned, they thought that they should be paid like any other human being. While the views of southerners were different doesn't mean that they were wrong. The states of the South felt that the ... ght that a law would in any way hurt the state they wanted to be able to say that the law was void. Southerners view on slavery was that African Americans were an inferior race, and that the status th ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil Rights

, they had no rights and were considered property that could be bought and sold at will. The Southern States relied on slavery to keep their plantations running. Most of the Southern people bel ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil War

tes and their leaders. Abraham Lincoln noticed the strong division growing between the northern and southern states and wanted to unit them. Lincoln wanted all states to be either slave or free just s ... erners were disgusted with the South for owning slaves. They felt slavery was immoral and decadent. Southerners, however, deliberated that the North were hypocrites because of their poor working condi ...

(2 pages) 603 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Compare and contrast the differences between the Northern and Southern colonies in the 17th century. Colonies Essay

The Northern and Southern colonies in the seventeenth century had many differences and similarities in the way their ... less raw materials then the North and mostly traded cotton. The cotton crop was so important to the Southern colonies, it was nicknamed King Cotton. At that time, the North was starting to become more ...

(2 pages) 51130 0 3.5 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

My girlfriend

nited States bounded to the north by Canada, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Southern United States, and to the west by the Midwestern United States-The Northeastern region is t ... aried cuisines that have helped distinguish it in some ways from the rest of the United States. The Southern ethnic heritage is diverse and includes strong European (mostly English, Scotch-Irish and S ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays