Essays Tagged: "Wheat"

Ancient Roman Meals

with a few raisins and olives, and a little cheese added. The poorest Romans ate little other than wheat either crushed to make a porridge or ground into flour for bread. Lunch, or prandium wa ... nd ointments. Practically every Roman household had wine available. Beer and other drinks made from wheat and barley were available and so were distilled liquors but they would never apear at Italian ...

(7 pages) 78 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

An analysis of "The Major of Casterbridge" by Thomas Hardy

to drink, enters into a tent where an oldwoman is selling furmity, a liquid pudding made of boiled wheat, eggs, sugar, and spices.Henchard consumes too many bowls of furmity spiked with rum. Feeling ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

why the farmers were wrong i am writing about the Agrarian Discontent in the Late 1800's

nt by, the American farmer found it harder and harder to live comfortably. Crops such as cotton and wheat, once the bulwark of agriculture, were selling at prices so low that it was nearly impossible ... ning rampant during the latter half of the 1800's, as evidenced by the drastic fall in the value of wheat and cotton. To fight the deflationary trend, the Populists demanded a reversal of the Coinage ...

(6 pages) 92 1 4.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Chemistry of Beer

try.The first element to a good beer is Barley. Barley is the seed of a grain that looks a lot like wheat. Before Barley can be used to make beer, it must be malted-- which involves a natural conversi ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The events that led up to the Civil War.

d railroad tracks of more than 20,000 miles. The railroad transferred settlers, manufactured goods, wheat, and raw materials. On the other hand, the South was very agricultural, consisted of many plan ...

(3 pages) 91 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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

conomies with its strength much as the windmills of the country had been doing for centuries to its wheat. The Netherlands, a small country with just two million inhabitants and virtually no natural r ...

(3 pages) 49 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Turn of the Century: Canada's Immagration.

un-populated. Much of the land was filled with rich soil that were well suited for farming valuable wheat. Becuase of this, populating it became important to Canada and the Canadian government.On 1896 ...

(4 pages) 106 2 2.4 May/2003

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

Genetically modified (GM) Food Should Not Be Banned.

odification to increase the efficiency of improving the breeds of animals and the strains of crops. Wheat, for example, was cultivated, through selective breeding, from an almost no-yield rice-type cr ...

(3 pages) 129 4 3.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Italian Cuisine.

mate is not very productive for farming.Northern Italy's Po Valley provides good farmland for rice, wheat and other grains. Southern Italy grows fruits, olives and tomatoes, where irrigation is possib ...

(3 pages) 95 2 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


needs of your body. The base of the pyramid contains foods including grains such as oats, rice and wheat, and the breads, cereals, noodles and pasta made from them. Try to choose 6-11 servings of the ...

(3 pages) 287 2 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

An explanation of the major problems the United States faced in 1789, how they were overcome by 1800, and at what cost.

e South. In an attempt to generate more business many of the Chesapeake tobacco growers switched to wheat and others expanded to hemp, but this had little effect on the entire region. In the mid-Atlan ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

I Drown is a descriptive paper of a rainstorm.

ure the verdant pine trees at the woods' edge come alive as they sway back and forth like stalks of wheat from some lonely field in rural Nebraska. A thin layer of fog slowly begins to form just above ...

(2 pages) 43 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is an opinion essay about US and Canada joining as one country

y, they will be able to ship the resources all through out North America with no problem. Lets take wheat for example. If USA will not have the amount of resources, like wheat, needed to feed its peop ...

(2 pages) 59 3 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Sectional issues leading up to the Civil War, how the North South and West felt about states rights, tariffs, western land policy, mexican war, secession and how all these linked back to slavery.

ent of land for farming and new towns. The South mainly relied on agriculture like tobacco, cotton, wheat or slaves and a cotton gin. While slavery is cited as the most common cause of the Civil War, ...

(6 pages) 211 1 4.4 Dec/2003

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

What Do You Guys Have on Tap? about beer in general. teacher wanted to know what my preferences are.

The basic ingredient in beer is malted barley. Barley is a grain that looks very similar to wheat and plays a big role in the beer's flavor and color. During one part of the malting process th ... r byproducts. Ale yeast, the "top fermenting" type, is used when brewing ales, porters, stouts, and wheat beers. Lager yeast, the "bottom fermenting" type, is used when brewing lagers, pilsners, and b ...

(4 pages) 33 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Manufacturing Engineering

Catal Huyuk - Information on Economic Patterns, Geographic Influences, Art and Architecture, Religion and Values, and Social and Political Organization

rtaken here. With established methods of agriculture, the people of Catal Hoyuk grew three types of wheat and barley as well as many other varieties of grain and cereal. It is also known that they pro ... ell as many other varieties of grain and cereal. It is also known that they produced oils of maize, wheat and peanut.Social & Political Organization:Catal Huyuk was a primary source of Western civ ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Ancient Chinese Food

e plows.Regardless of these beasts of burden, men did most of the agricultural work. They would cut wheat with sickles, carried crops by a pole hung across their shoulders with bags at the end to hold ... by a pole hung across their shoulders with bags at the end to hold the grain, and they would loosen wheat by beating it with sticks. But the most complex tool was their irrigation system.In Southern C ...

(2 pages) 62 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Essay on the Mesopotamian civilization

have an irrigation system. It is made out of canals, gates, and artificial lakes. They grew barley, wheat, vegetables, and grapefruits. A stable food supply satisfied the needs of the people because n ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Is Whey Protein the way to go?-Research Paper on the benefits and drawbacks of using whey protein for weight training.

ually whey proteins are the best source of protein known to man. The other types of protein such as wheat, egg, casein, bovine colostrums, and ovalbumin do not have the excellent metabolic efficiency ...

(12 pages) 108 1 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Grapes of Wrath Versus The Great Depression

pty. The text claims that during the Great Depression, farmers could not afford to buy seed to grow wheat in the empty acres of soil. Also, the film showed that houses were being torn down because the ...

(2 pages) 76 2 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays