Essays Tagged: "Suez Canal"

Panama Canal Essay

ma Canal was started by the famous French engineer, Ferdanand, who built the one hundred fifty-mile Suez Canal through the sands of Egypt. The French began the Panama Canal with next to no technologic ... h people. Ferdinand wanted to design and build the canal the same way he had designed and built the Suez Canal. All the workers on the site including Ferdanand believed that science would find a way t ...

(3 pages) 87 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Arab-Isralie conflict

e Egyptian airforce was destroyed in 3 hours. Then they marched through Egypt until he captured the Suez Canal. Soon Israel also took Jerusalem ,Judea and Samaria. Within six days the Israelis also to ...

(4 pages) 79 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Describe Nasser's role in the creation of the PLO. How did he become a supporter of the Palestinian cause? Why did he arm and train the Palestinian Liberation Army (PLA)?

west and imperialism soon made him a hero in the Arab world. In 1956, he daringly nationalized the Suez canal, an act which enraged Britain. Israel too was concerned about the Egyptian military build ...

(3 pages) 71 0 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Water managementin a LEDC.

the Dam( which eventually added up to US$1 billion). The Egyptian government also nationalised the Suez canal, and there were various other private and non-governmental organisations who were willing ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Here's a paper that compares and contrasts Brazil and Egypt..

actories and schools.The British dynastyThe British invaded Egypt to maintain full control over the Suez Canal. British promoted liberalism meanwhile they kept distance with the local population. Duri ...

(6 pages) 79 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Egyptian Alliance Under Nasser". An analysis of the Soviet influence on Cold War Egypt.

and its influence"(Aburish, 275). The financing for the Aswan high dam, the nationalization of the Suez Canal, and the Six-Day War of 1967 pushed Nasser away from Western unity and into the influence ... support for the good of his country.Although on Egyptian soil, France had built and maintained the Suez Canal. Connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, which opens into the Indian Ocean, the ...

(7 pages) 78 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay is about imperialism in Egypt and how it hurt and helped the devolopment of the country

jured, but also helped their development politically, economically, and socially. In 1876, when the Suez Canal opened, Ismail Pasha sold the Suez's shares in order to receive money fast. Because of th ... but lucky for them they had a highly efficient trade route. In 1869, along with the opening of the Suez Canal came many profits and a large economy boost. Many profits came from the selling of the Su ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Canal Catastrophe - A Newspaper Style Article about the problems building the Panama Canal.

d de Lesseps, who was a former diplomat and famous for his participation in the construction of the Suez Canal in 1869. His fame and experience made him seem perfect for the job, but his "stubborn, va ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Concequences of poor miliary policy at Aceh

land, there were a people called the Acehans. This piece of land was valuable to the Dutch when the Suez Canal opened, because its ports would be an important place for merchant vessels to dock. It wo ...

(3 pages) 29 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Anwar Sadat

debts had forced the Egyptian government to sell the British government its interests in the French Suez Canal linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Indian Ocean. The British and French had used thes ... singer in negotiating an Egyptian-Israeli agreement on mutual non-belligerency and reopening of the Suez Canal. In 1976, he rejected the Soviet-Egyptian friendship pact that had been concluded in 1971 ...

(5 pages) 37 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Why did the allies decide to attack Gallipoli in WW1?

front. British strategists had also for many years believed that the best defense of Egypt and the Suez Canal was an attack on Turkey. If the campaign succeeded it would be a decisive blow to the Ger ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Suez Canal: Innovation or Exploitation

8th century AD. From time to time thereafter various proposals to dig a canal across the Isthmus of Suez were advanced, but no action was taken.In 1854 the French diplomat and engineer Vicomte Ferdina ... e Egyptian viceroy Said Pasha in the project. In 1858 La Compagnie Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez (Universal Company of the Maritime Suez Canal) was formed with authority to cut a canal and to ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Motivation and Results of Imperialism

otected along their way. Such significant places were, for example, the Strait of Gibraltar and the Suez Canal. Although the goal of most European powers was wealth, others felt obliged to civilize an ...

(1 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Panama canal and effects on america

and also the malaria virus. In 1878 Ferdinand de Lesseps, the French engineer who built the Suez canal began work on a canal, on the same site as todays Panama Canal. The outbreak of tropical ...

(4 pages) 54 1 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Britain foreign policy 1870 1914

xpand her colonial Empire. France was traditionally her rival.4. To defend the sea routes to India (Suez canal and South Africa) and to prevent landward encroachment towards the subcontinent by Russia ...

(5 pages) 30 0 4.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Berlin Wall

lockade. Later on, the cold war moved from Europe (Hungary and Poland) to Asia (Korea) and African (Suez Canal). However, after the Berlin wall incident, Germany was the main point of interest again. ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

History Of The Panama Canal

ailed, and in 1880 a French company was organized by Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps, the builder of the Suez Canal. In 1879, Lesseps proposed a sea level canal through Panama. With the success he h ... eps proposed a sea level canal through Panama. With the success he had with the construction of the Suez Canal in Egypt, he was confident he would make the canal work. It wouldn't take as long ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The October War of 1956

r but could not be described as a direct product of the Cold War.The main cause for the war was the Suez Canal being nationalized by the Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser. This was done to fund th ... take over the Middle East as the Soviet Union had done in Eastern Europe.The Nationalization of the Suez Canal infuriated the British and French as it meant having to pay to move goods between the Bri ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

War at EL-Alamein

(German and Italian forces under the command of the German general, Erwin Rommel) was Egypt and the Suez Canal. The destruction of the Axis forces in the Theatre was the focus of Allied operations. El ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2008

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

The Panama Canal

canal that would connect the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean directly through Panama. The builder of the Suez Canal, Ferdinand de Lesseps, headed the project. His plan was for the fifty-mile in length cana ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History