Essays Tagged: "two million"

Child Abuse

buse is one of the saddest and most tragic problems in America today. Each year an estimated one to two million American children are being beaten, neglected, or sexually abused by their parents or gu ... gs: inadequate food, inadequate shelter, inadequate medical care, and inadequate supervision. Forty-two percent of all child abuse reports involve allegations of physical neglect. The inadequate food ...

(4 pages) 376 0 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Why has Hawaii's cultural identity been lost? It goes into some history of hawaii...has past and current stats on tourist pop.Im a senior but this paper would be better for a ninth or tenth grader.

mere 15,000 to 134,000 a year. By 1960 numbers reached 300,000 a year. In 1970 numbers increased to two million and in 1980 it was close to four million tourists. And the latest number in 1996 was six ...

(1 pages) 56 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

An examination into the influence of Christianity in shaping the writings of C.S Lewis: by evaluating his conversion and accounting for the effect this had on his writing -- nb: footnotes included

entered my mind that he would one day become an author whose books would sell at the rate of about two million copies a year. Since he never spoke of religion while I was a pupil, or until we had bec ... friend did likewise.Soon after joining the English faculty at Oxford's Magdalen College8, Lewis met two more Christians, namely Hugo Dyson and J.R.R Tolkien9 who later became his close friends. Soon L ...

(8 pages) 187 2 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Essay on child labouring conditions

Child laborThere is a big problem with child labor in today's world. There are two million children ranging from ages 4 to 16, who are forced to work. These children find work in ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse


(pg. xvi). Between the years of 1800 and 1815, Napoleon was able to raise an army of approximately two million French conscripts as well as numerous conscripts from other allied territories including ... ere were many women and children. In Walter's own words he said, "I took him, dragged him down the two flights of stairs, and had to hold him by the coat and kick him forward for two hours, threateni ...

(7 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How such a tiny country as the Netherlands become a major world power between 1650 and 1715?

f the country had been doing for centuries to its wheat. The Netherlands, a small country with just two million inhabitants and virtually no natural resources would defy all odds and pull ahead as a w ...

(3 pages) 49 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Malaria: Investigating Malaria Parasites and Gene Expression.

the health of millions of people throughout globe. In Southern Africa it takes the lives of one to two million children each year. Although only four species of the malaria parasite infect humans, se ...

(3 pages) 82 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bipolar disorder.

are usually accompanied by episodes of depression. It is a chronic mental disease that affects over two million adults in the United States, which is about one percent of the population over the age o ... first week, and significantly lowers the risks of untreated depression, including suicide.There are two types of bipolar disorder in which someone could be diagnosed with. In Bipolar I Disorder, a per ...

(3 pages) 126 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

The giant panda of China.

iant Panda is, in fact, a bear. The Panda is native to china and has been in existence for the past two million years and is sometimes called 'The Living Fossil'.The giant panda has a white, chubby bo ... nd has a short tail. Adults weigh up to 160 kilograms. The female gives birth once a year to one or two cubs. Panda cubs are extremely tiny, weighing only about 140 grams at birth.Both giant pandas an ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

"In What ways and to what extent were the lives of the British people affected by the first world war?"

ride and patriotism." This was at the beginning of recruitment, it was fairly successful as by 1916 two million five hundred had joined. People volunteered for many reasons some being propaganda which ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

School Choice: Public Education vs. Home School.

ow that homeschooling is beneficial in more ways. It is estimated that parents are nowteaching over two million children at home, rather than in public or evenprivate schools.Education in our public s ... hools lacked or the schoolswere too far away for them to attend. In the present day, there are over twomillion children being home schooled by their mothers and fathers, over afifteen percent rise in ...

(5 pages) 177 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This is an essay on the north and southern conditions before the civil war.

Pre War AmericaPre war America was divided into two sides: the North and the South. The North had many advantages over the South in areas such as po ... rst, the North had a tremendous population advantage. The North had an immense population of twenty-two million of which was almost four times larger than that of the South. The South had a population ...

(1 pages) 29 0 2.0 Dec/2003

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

What are the current business Opportunities facing the Malaysian economy?

t subscribers in Malaysia. With an average of four users per subscriber, this would mean only about two million people in Malaysia have access to Internet and email facilities. This is less than 10% o ... the swift economic development in China and, not forgetting India, we may see interests from these two large nations on possible investment opportunities in Malaysia. This may change the pattern or c ...

(5 pages) 99 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Biological causes of schizophrenia

ogical causes of schizophrenia are both controversial and important to understand as one million to two million people have long-term schizophrenia, and 100,000-200,000 people become schizophrenic eve ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Female genital mutilation. dangerous and excruciating procedure practiced by varied cultures, which poses both physical and psychological dangers on its victims.

ately 135 million girls and women have endured female genital mutilation already, and an additional two million each year are at risk of being mutilated ( The type of mutilation pract ... eloids, and dermoid cysts are also very frequent ( night and childbirth are two very painful occasions for a genital mutilated woman. Sometimes it is necessary for a woman to b ...

(6 pages) 76 1 3.5 Jan/2004

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

Pot: The reason and the limit

sion of every teen who says ?yes? or ?no? when the green leaf comes their way?In 1999, an estimated two million people above the age of 12 tried pot for the first time ( The drug is mo ... e first time ( The drug is most prevalent among the youth of our nation, as roughly two-thirds of all marijuana users in the United States are aged between 12 ? 17, and nearly the enti ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

TA-Orange: A case study on the mobile phone market in Thailand

ng the competitors hardware to accomplish their mission.TA-Oranges' mission was aimed at picking up two million new subscribers for the year 2002, this was a very bold objective and definitely had ris ... gnificant risk that I identified was that TA-Orange was entering the Thai mobile phone market where two companies have dominated the market and have co-existed peacefully. By doing this, they could ha ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Why Marijuana Should Be Legalized

ing, selling, or trafficking marijuana you go to jail or even sometimes prison. The majority of the two million U.S. prisoners that are incarcerated are due to drugs. In other words, we have to build ...

(2 pages) 217 5 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This essay discusses the importance and effects of the potato throughout history, both positive and negative. Economy, politics, folklore and much more are talked about in detail.

ack of food led to mass starvation and decimation of a large percentage of the population. Close to two million died, many of these bodies remaining unburied. Clearly, this relates to the Black Plague ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Enforcing of the Drinking Laws

e drinkers are dying each day because of drinking or killed by a drunk driver. Each year over fifty two million dollars are spent because of alcohol related accidents. The underage drinker that causes ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol