Essays Tagged: "time in history"

How Has Aids Affected Our Society?

as AIDS affected our Society? Today more Americans are infected with STD's than at any other time in history. The most serious of these diseases is AIDS. Since the first cases were identified i ... ared to be a new human retrovirus from the lymph node of a man at risk for having AIDS. At the same time, scientists working in the laboratory of American research, scientist Robert Gallo at the Natio ...

(5 pages) 282 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Vietnam: Affecting People Today

some TV. Then, the Vietnam War started to threaten the lives of many young Americans. For the first time in history, people were watching on Television the youth of America being sent out to fight in ... riend of his, Dwaine Steel, was also to be in the war, also on the front lines. They spent a lot of time 'hanging out' with each other before going to boot camp, and somehow thought that they would be ...

(8 pages) 302 6 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Panama Canal

width is 91.5 m. The construction of the canal ranks asone of the greatest engineering works of all time.In history people had interest in a shorter route from the Atlantic toPacific. This began with ...

(3 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Spanish-American War, this essay talks about wether or not America's actions in the Spanish American war were justifiable.

auses of the war and try to prove why they are reasons not worth going to war.The Americans at this time in history (late 1800's early 1900's) were in a position of great power and wealth. Since Ameri ... , they decided to try to civilize other nations. After rising as a world power in a short amount of time, "Some Nations achieve greatness; the United States had greatness thrust upon it" (qtd American ...

(3 pages) 156 2 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reformation success, due to the Renaissance popes, or the church and a politically, socially and economically changing Europe?

The Protestant Reformation marked a time of great religious,social and political upheaval. For the first time in historythe Christian ch ... onsfor a Crusade that never took place. In 1486 Innocentannounced a crusade, as well as at the same time declaring atithe on all churches, benefices and ecclesiastical personsof all ranks. Military pl ... thiscredo to heart and was considered the most extravagant popeand one of the great spenders of his time. He is most knownfor commissioning the rebuilding of St. Peter's, as well asseveral well known ...

(14 pages) 343 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


Holocaust. This word can make one quiver. This horrible time inhistory took place between the years 1939-1945. The Germans invadedmany countries in Europe a ... peak of their experiences, but the publicshould know how people were tortured during this period in time.Eta Fuchs Berk of Fredericton New Brunswick is a Holocaust survivorand published a book about h ... war, she lived in a refugeecamp, where she met the man she would marry. She was a young woman atthe time with no family or role models and had to piece her life back togetheralone. Should anyone have ...

(6 pages) 142 1 3.3 Mar/1996

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

Analizing the preamble of the United States Constitution

rent meaning today than it did two hundred years ago when our forefathers wrote this phrase At that time in history, "We the People" did not include most of the American society. The writers were not ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Women's Rights" The essay explains the way women in the early 20th century were segregated, and what they did to earn there rights they have today.

iety women now are more respected and are acceptable for many jobs as men are. Yet, long before our time during World War II, women were thought many different things that they could only imagine. Dur ... e women to do the man's work (Leahy, pg.35). Women were encouraged to take these jobs for the first time in history. To some it was a shock but to many it was a divine privilege. By 1942 a poll showed ...

(2 pages) 271 1 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Name Game - Analysis of the power of name in the play "The Crucible" much evidence and support

group of letters that make up a word that people know things by? Many people have never taken the time to stop and think that a name is much more than just letters. Proctor's Quotation hones into n ... h more than just letters. Proctor's Quotation hones into not only the values of the culture at the time, but his personal beliefs, and the links to modern day society.The culture at this time in h ...

(3 pages) 92 4 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What are the main themes explored in the book "To Kill A Mocking Bird" by Harper Lee This essay explores the themes of Racism and Injustice in "To Kill a Mocking Bird".

"To Kill a Mocking-Bird" has many examples of racism and injustice. During this time in history, racism was acceptable, and injustice was a problem in which everyone faced. Racism ... o a white church. Another issue was that most Negroes back then could not read or write. During the time at the church, Jem and Scout noticed that there were no hymn books at the church. This is becau ... his absolute best to gain the Jury's vote. In his speech to the Jury Atticus says: Mayella broke a time-honoured code of her society, a code so severe that whoever breaks it is hounded from their mid ...

(3 pages) 210 1 4.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

"The Pamphlet" by Thomas Paine".

vent views on government sparked the issuance of the Declaration of Independence.This was a fragile time in American history. We were under control by the British, and needed a leader. Paine saw the o ... unity for independence, and he knew if it wasn't achieved soon, that it may never come at all. This time in history was incredibly relevant, as it sparked the birth of our nation. I was very intereste ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

History and Uses of the Banana.

banana could be found in China back in the year 200 A.D., but was actually mentioned for the first time in history in Buddhist texts dated 600 B.C.Throughout history, many great travelers and leaders ...

(1 pages) 31 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Social Impacts of Technology: Analysis of the Telephone.

ons become a natural part of daily life and most people never consider its consequences.There was a time in history when the telephone was considered an advanced, new technology. The process of invent ... ith capital from Salem, in order for them to support his idea of voice transmittal. There were many times when Bell's partners threatened to pull his funding because they did not believe the task coul ...

(13 pages) 381 1 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Financing Ballparks of Today.

l sports dates back more than 100 years, to the origins of major league baseball. Although rocky at times, professional sports enjoy a special relationship between fans and their teams that has prevai ... pecial relationship between fans and their teams that has prevailed through many a heartbreak.At no time in history, however, has the mood been altered so dramatically as in recent years when the "bus ...

(24 pages) 265 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Last Innocent Year.

ast Innocent Year - Book Review "There never was an innocent year...but there was a time when the delusion of innocence was easy to believe." (Margolis, Intro) The Draft, Vietnam, Flow ... was the beginning of the sixties, because of all the things that were happening. The sixties were a time in history that many people look back on and see a revolution. "The Last Innocent Year" was a l ...

(3 pages) 42 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Space: Man or Machine?

Space: Man or Machine?For the first time in history, we have reached an area outside Earth. "In the past 10 years, with an aging space s ...

(3 pages) 56 0 1.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Global Warming.

t local climates, which are caused by population growth (Eblen). Also, the earth is warmer then any time in history. The four warmest years have all been in the 1980s (Polesetsky 58).Others believe th ... greenhouse gasses have been raising rapidly since the industrial revolution. This is about the same time population started to boom because of improved medicine and technology. Since we had more peopl ...

(3 pages) 257 1 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Industrial Revolution technological advancements.

gan as the world's agrarian focus shifted to the mass production of industrial goods. For the first time in history the composition of the work force shifted as farmers and other manual laborers becam ... ized by a rapid, almost exponential, expansion of the economy, the industrial age marks a formative time in the history of business. The concept of expansion of trade was first introduce with the inve ...

(6 pages) 100 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Defend or Refute - "The Renaissance was a new development, strikingly different from the preceding Middle Ages." - This essay agrees with this quote, and gives many reason as to why.

s, the Renaissance had enough unique qualities to justify itself as a completely separate period of time in history.During the Renaissance there were rises of new social classes completely different t ... asized the value of an individual. Petrarch used humanist ideas in his works, he criticized his own times, and believed that the world can be improved by the study of classical literature. Peter Paul ...

(5 pages) 117 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Thsi is a biliography on President Bill Clinton. This essy explains his accomplishments during presidency. 2204 Words.

of William Jefferson Clinton, the United States had a better peace and economic status than at any time in history. Bill Clinton was the firstDemocratic president to win a second term in office since ... "He could point to the lowest unemployment rate in modern times, the lowest inflation in 30 years, the highest home ownership in the country's history, droppi ...

(9 pages) 167 2 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians