Your search returned over 400 essays for "Exspansion"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

Analysis of Global Expansion and Interaction by David Ringrose

- Global Expansion and Interaction by, David Ringrose is about global history and civilization in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. World expansion between 1200 and 1700 offers a helpful perspective on the world since 1950. (Pg.4) The theme presented in the book is the global history during 1200 to 1700 and is displayed in a cross-cultural and comparative manner. By examining the five key fields of conflict, from Imperial China to the Aztec and Inca Empires, he demonstrates how cultural, economic, and political areas of impact overlapped and expanded....   [tags: history, civilization, expansion]

Better Essays
669 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

The Perils of Expansion during Thomas Jefferson and James Polk

- Rich with exotic scenes and characters, the westward expansion of the United States has long intrigued the storyteller. Often, inspired by this setting, he has chosen to write of gunfights and Indian raids, or of idealistic pioneers battling nature on the frontier’s edge. But there exists a far darker epic of the high plains and the dry deserts: that of a nation whose drastic expansion rent it apart. The grandiose and decisive policies of American presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Polk saw the vast expanses west of the Mississippi River absorbed into the Union, extending the nation west to the Pacific and south to Mexico....   [tags: expansion, civil, war, government, social]

Better Essays
875 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

To What Extent Did the Railroad Affect Westward Expansion in 19th Century America?

- A: Plan of the Investigation This investigation evaluated: To what extent does the railroad affect westward expansion in 19th century America. In order to assess its contribution, the investigation focused on the construction and expansion of the railroads westward; evaluating how and to what extent the western frontier used the railroads. This is done by assessing who the first settlers were, what the trains were transporting between the East and West, and how it affected the people of the 19th century....   [tags: construction and expansion technology]

Powerful Essays
1624 words | (4.6 pages) | Preview

The Expansion Of Westward Expansion

- ... When their economy started to increase, the United States started to look toward foreign countries to accomplish their needs of worldwide exchange and raw goods. Many Americans also believed that territories that were overseas could offer a safety gate for unhappiness at home. The west was a big mystery blocked by a French colony the name of the colony was Louisiana. At the time America was under the command of Thomas Jefferson who helped Americans who were interested in the west and the possibilities it offered....   [tags: United States, American Civil War]

Strong Essays
1062 words | (3 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of the Universe

- ... The big bang theory started 15 million years ago and it was a massive explosion and is still expanding; and will never stop expanding. The Big Bang theory is science's best explanation of how the universe was created. The big bang theory is telling us that our entire universe was created by these little tiny (they are like billions of times smaller than a little proton), super mega dense, super multi mass exploded and began expanding very quickly, eventually cooling and forming into the stars and many of the galaxies with which we are familiar with....   [tags: galaxies, big bang]

Better Essays
1248 words | (3.6 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of NATO

- The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was founded in 1949 as a means of collective security for the West to defend against the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc. With the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, NATO seemed to have lost a main reason for existing. As former Eastern Bloc nations expressed interest in participating in NATO operations or even joining, Russia became steadily uneasy. When evaluating their response to NATO expansion in the 1990’s, did Russia act in an offensive or defensive manner....   [tags: Diplomacy]

Strong Essays
1063 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Expansion of the Caribbean

- During the period of 1640-1690 the expansion of the Caribbean “economy, was made possible by the expansion of the European colonisation over the Atlantic. However Africans were captured for slave trade to sustain the development of sugar industry, through slave labour to produce sugarcane.” (Grouchier & Walton, 1629: 418-420). The scramble for Africa brought about gender inequality within the African society, the European invasion in the Atlantic introduced some political conflicts regarding the demand for economic control and to take over the Atlantic....   [tags: Economy, European Colonization, Atlantic]

Strong Essays
1089 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of Technology

- The expansion of technology in this day and age has resulted in a generation that demands new information at a speedy rate. The media plays a vital role in informing the public about politics, campaigns and elections. Although the media comes under a lot of heat for presenting alleged media bias to its followers, what is often put on the back burner is the influence that the media has on the government; and, vice versa the influence that the government has on the media. There is a palpable cyclic relationship between the government, the media, and the public....   [tags: politics, elections, media]

Strong Essays
1004 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Westward Expansion

- There were many people responsible for the westward expansion of the US. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were one of the first Americans to precisely explore and map the western Territories. During their expeditions they were aided by a Shoshone woman named Sacagawea and her French-Canadian husband Toussaint Charbonneau, during which they served as translators. Their expedition helped path a way for thousands of settlers to move west. Jorge Donor was a settler who was emigrating to the west with a group of settlers (Known as the Donor Party) to settle there....   [tags: lewis and william clark, jorge donor]

Better Essays
920 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

The MLB Expansion

- There was some speculation about some of the members of the committee who would ultimately decide where the franchises would end up as some had connections to a few of the potential destinations. Jerry Reinsdorf of the Chicago White Sox was good friends with Jerry Colangelo which symbolized good news for Phoenix, even though Reinsdorf denied it. Reinsdorf was also connected to Tampa as he was believed to have owed a debt to Tampa for the time when he threatened to move the White Sox from Chicago to Tampa....   [tags: Major League Baseball, American Pasttime, Sports]

Powerful Essays
1669 words | (4.8 pages) | Preview

Anglicization and Expansion

- Even though the American colonies developed original American beliefs through westward expansion; British Enlightenment ideas and Anglicization provided the foundation for American ideals, proving the culture that emerged in the mid-18th century colonies to be indistinct from Britain. The English Enlightenment represented innovation in technology, advancement of communication, and the destruction of absolutism, all of which significantly affected American culture. Scientific discoveries in Europe, mainly cultivated by Isaac Newton, Galileo, and Copernicus, served as the pinnacles of scientific rationalism, or the science that provides answers to questions reached through human inquiry, not...   [tags: American Colonies, Results]

Better Essays
849 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

How Can Economy And Expansion Be A?

- How can economy and expansion be one. Can Expansion be implied to anything. My belief in both expansion and economics can occur at the same time. Expansion is just another formation of growth that takes place whether within an environment or economy. Is there a price to pay if only one is chosen. The development of expansion is the process that is best known for continuing growth of not only an environment but of an existence within the development of an ecosystem, a planet, even human society can all be examples of expansion....   [tags: Working class, Middle class, Wage, Social class]

Strong Essays
1283 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

Marketing Plan For The Expansion Of Nike

- ... Over the five year expansion we will have dedicated a total of 192 million in cash and invested 109 million in property all while still being able to keep the company profitable. We anticipate having to open new stores and hire addition employees. Adjustments we made to inventory as it will have to increase as well as Accounts payable. I have also made adjustments to long-term debt in anticipation that we may have to explore that vehicle as a way to help finance the expansion. In summary I recommend we move forward with the India expansion based on my financial analysis....   [tags: Financial ratio, Finance, Financial ratios]

Better Essays
826 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Expansion Of The Great Of Macedon Or Rome

- ... However, these were not the only differences between these two expeditions. While Alexander the Great was off setting the East on fire, his home front did not seem to be negatively affected by it. The same cannot be said for the Romans. While the men were away conquering lands and claiming glory, the women and children were left behind to take care of home life. During usual wars, men would tend to the crops during harvesting season and go off and fight the wars for the remaining of the year....   [tags: Alexander the Great, Ancient Rome, Roman Empire]

Better Essays
1193 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

Exploration And Expansion Of The United States

- “We are entering on its untrodden space, with the truths of God in our minds, beneficent objects in our hearts, and with a clear conscience unsullied by the past.” (O’Sullivan n. pag.) This quote from “John L. O’Sullivan on Manifest Destiny, 1839” demonstrates the beliefs the Americans of the time felt about moving. Westward expansion is an immense part of the history of the United States because it allowed the American culture to broaden. Many people in the nineteenth century believed that America would be a great and powerful nation in the years to come....   [tags: United States]

Strong Essays
1256 words | (3.6 pages) | Preview

Expansion Of A New Wood Yard

- ... Dundee’s waterfront can massively be attributed to the reasons for changes in Dundee between 1776 and 1846. This is because of the business the dockyards brought in, the jobs it brought to Dundee and the people it brought to Dundee. This expanded the population of Dundee and also the wealth of Dundee. It also expanded Dundee as a whole the increase in size was very drastic. Section B- There are 18 Irish people on the page of the Admissions Book Of Dundee Royal Infirmary 1842-1848. There are 42 patients on the page which means that the percentage of patients that are Irish is 43%....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Factory, Scotland]

Strong Essays
1762 words | (5 pages) | Preview

Lauisiana Expansion on the Medicaid Healthcare

- Medicaid provides medical benefits to individuals and families to receive healthcare due to lower incomes, and there are more children with Medicaid benefits in the state of Louisiana. Working families apply for this benefit because they are unable to afford healthcare for their families. Applying for this benefit does not consider that person to be unemployed or unfit; some individuals simply cannot afford to have the additional funds taken out of their pay. The parents of those children want their families to have medical benefits for health, personal, or accidental purposes....   [tags: benefit, healthcare, incomes]

Powerful Essays
2052 words | (5.9 pages) | Preview

Turner and the Glorification of Westward Expansion

- In 1893 when Frederick Jackson Turner delivered his famous essay “The Significance of the Frontier in American History,” the United States had recently fulfilled the goal of Manifest Destiny by finishing its conquest of the West. Westward expansion had been an integral aspect of the American identity and its citizens were left wondering what would continue to propel the United States into the future. At the same time, people were also looking back and trying to decide how exactly the frontier had shaped American life....   [tags: US History]

Powerful Essays
1629 words | (4.7 pages) | Preview

Thermal Expansion and Its Consequences

- A change in temperature may cause various changes in physical properties of an object due to the response of its particles. One of those changes is the volume of object. Typically, when an object is heated, its particles receive energy, increase the frequency and magnitude of their motion, and as a result, increase collisions and volume of object. Conversely, when an object is cooled, its particles decrease motion activities, decrease collisions, and the object shrinks. This tendency of matter is called thermal expansion....   [tags: Climate Change, Consequences]

Powerful Essays
1682 words | (4.8 pages) | Preview

Discovery of the Expansion of the Universe

- For thousands of years it was believed that our Universe was finite. In 1920, The Great Debate, also called the Shapley-Curtis Debate happened in Washington where Shapley argued that our Milky Way was the only galaxy in the Universe and Curtis argued that there were many other galaxies in the Universe but none of the opponents had any concrete evidence to prove their respective theories. However, in 1929 Edwin Hubble provided observational evidence from which he concluded that there was millions of galaxies in the Universe beside our Milky Way Galaxy....   [tags: galaxies, astronomers, moving]

Better Essays
810 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Globalization: The Expansion of Large Empires

- Globalization is best defined as the global interaction of distant people influenced by cultural exchange. Globalization can be traced back to the early 500’s and is still dominant in today’s society. Early civilizations were never isolated from their neighbors, leaving a door open for cross-cultural exchanges. Through empire expansion, trade, revolutions, ideologies, and technology, globalization has played a major role in history and also in shaping the world today, making it one of history’s most significant phenomena....   [tags: cultural exchange, revolution, trade, economy]

Powerful Essays
1551 words | (4.4 pages) | Preview

Criteria for MLB Expansion Cities

- Criteria for MLB Expansion Cities Ultimately, there are three exceptionally important criteria for deciding on good candidate for an expansion team. The first criterion is that the stadium must be controlled or owned by the baseball team. The stadium is a crucial aspect because most of the team’s revenue is generated in relation to the stadium. This stadium revenue comprises of ticket sales, parking, merchandise and concessions. Thus, without a stadium, the team will not be able to generate a stable source of revenue....   [tags: baseball team, stadium]

Better Essays
896 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of the Great Black Migration

- From the early 1900s – 1920s the Great Black Migration occurred. In addition, the Great Migration occurred in the early 1900s and ended shortly after the Great War. The Great Black Migration was a time where blacks left the south to seek a better lifestyle in the Midwestern, Northern, and Eastern states. Blacks fled the South to seek better jobs, escape racism and discrimination, and to look for better schooling for their children. The Great Black Migration mostly occurred in the states of Illinois, Missouri, New York, and California....   [tags: African American History]

Strong Essays
1251 words | (3.6 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of Babylon and the Code of Hammurabi

- Laws play a major role in the expansion of a nation. Justice is the upholding of those laws from an impartial standpoint. King Hammurabi managed to organize one of the first best preserved set of laws from ancient Babylonian times. The Code of Hammurabi was recorded on clay tablets standing eight feet high. This consisted of 282 provisions arranged under a variety of subjects ranging from family and personal property to trade and business. These laws established penalties with the philosophy that the punishment should fit the crime....   [tags: Code of Hammurabi, laws, ]

Strong Essays
1000 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Role of Spices on the Expansion of Europe

- ... Although many merchants priced certain spices based on their rarity. Which was classified in three categories: intrinsic, circumstantial, and artificial. Intrinsic rarity would entail that nature doesn’t produce many of them, growing in certain places under special conditions or climates. Circumstantial rarity, as Freedman explains is, “nature rather than human intervention limits the supply, either by climate, soil, or other obstacles”. The last of the three was artificial rarity is caused by deliberate human action in order to limit the supply and drive up prices....   [tags: economy, trade, cuisine]

Powerful Essays
1692 words | (4.8 pages) | Preview

Expansion Throughout The United States

- ... As the U.S. kept expanding they went take over more and more markets that allowed them to control China which was described as the, “Flowery Kingdom”, (The American Promise, 553). These policies that were being implemented by the United States were causing panic within the Germany and Japan who were felling the presence that the United States was becoming a great power and thus creating a danger to the twin pillars that America’s expansion policies had created. These policies were only possible by the threats that America made against European countries while the United States went expanding throughout the eastern hemisphere but mainly gaining interest in China which was area for multipl...   [tags: United States, Mexico, Mexican–American War]

Better Essays
1033 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Expansion Of The State Of Massachusetts

- To: Rick Scott, Governor of Florida From: Graziana Cassella Date: September 8, 2014 Re: Necessity to Expand Medicaid in Florida Background In an attempt to expand the outreach of health care coverage to a near universal basis the state of Massachusetts passed in 2006 a comprehensive health care reform. Florida is currently in desperate need of a similar development since we have the nation’s second highest rate of uninsured residents younger than 65. Since enacted, the Massachusetts reform has been envisioned as to be in tune with the Affordable Care Act....   [tags: Health care, Health insurance, Healthcare reform]

Strong Essays
946 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

Impact Of Slavery On Westward Expansion

- Slavery: The Reason Led to Nation’s Sectional Divide during the 1850s American had changed rapidly in during the nineteenth century. Between 1848 – 1861, the Congress had changed a lot in politics due to the slavery’s impact. The south had large population of slave and mainly agricultural economy with cotton. The nation gradually created many small parties and form of ideology of liberty and progressive. The market evolution brought economy boost for the nation, but it also brought a warning for division of nation by slavery....   [tags: Compromise of 1850, Slavery in the United States]

Strong Essays
1873 words | (5.4 pages) | Preview

American Expansion Of The United States

- ... Stating that the money taken from the Hawaii economy will benefit the inhabitants was very vague and that so far it seems that American citizens within the Hawaii gain from this treaty. Allowing the United States to freely take money on military projects reduces the amount that Americans have to spend on those projects and this means it will only financially burden Hawaii’s economy. Any government officials of Hawaii that wanted to go against this treaty and refuse to follow orders, Congress will use military force to remove such a person and replace them with one of the American representatives....   [tags: United States, Hawaii, Cold War, World War II]

Strong Essays
1504 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

Growth And Expansion Of The Nile Valley

- ... Religion was not only a part of agriculture, but was a part of everyday life for early Egyptians. The Egyptians practiced a polytheism religion, which is the belief and worshipping of many Gods. The ancient Egyptian religion included a diverse range of gods and goddess, supported by mythology which helped explain the world for them. Religion was also interwoven into the pharaoh’s power. Pharaohs had an intertwining with religion because of the strong belief that the pharaoh was the authority of Egyptian religion....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Egypt, Nile, Nubia]

Strong Essays
1263 words | (3.6 pages) | Preview

A Civilization Of Expansion, Knowledge And War

- ... From the very beginning, this short story shows the reader that as long as the earth spins there will always be war amongst humans. Although Walter never specifically mentions a leader nor the armies involved, he merely depicts a scene of the devastating impact that war brings to this planet and how humans never see the devastation of war until after its finished. Walter is using world war 2 as his setting, showing the reader a terrifying conflict where two different ideologies clashed for control of the world....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Global conflicts, War]

Better Essays
878 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of the Roman Empire

- The War with Veii played a significant role in the expansion of the Roman Empire. The war, which ended in 410 B.C., set in motion an entirely different Roman army. No longer was the army a volunteer militia, instead it became a paying and contractual organization. The “Roman victory brought an end to Rome’s most threatening neighbor and began its rise to prominence in the central Italian peninsula” ( Another sizeable contributing factor to the expansion of the Roman Empire was the sacking of Rome by the Gauls in 390 B.C.....   [tags: Roman History ]

Powerful Essays
1426 words | (4.1 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of Buffalo Wild Wings

- Country Study This study will focus on the casual dining restaurant and sports bar Buffalo Wild Wings which primarily sells buffalo wings, and its potential international expansion into China, one of the worlds fastest growing major economies. In order to gain a better understanding of China, it is important to understand the environmental factors associated with the country. I will begin by discussing economic, geographic, and political-legal factors. According to a 2013 estimate of purchasing power parity, China has a GDP of $13.3 trillion....   [tags: administration, china, foreign investment]

Strong Essays
1038 words | (3 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of Japan after WWI

- ... This gave Japan an advantage over its competitors. Japan, even though being destroyed by war looked to rebuilding. As Japan's economy was rebuilding, many former soldiers joined the workforce to help the cause. Even though Japan lost all of their territories they have expanded their influence through Asia and other nations. Through the tough times of Japan they've since rebounded their economy and reputation. In 1937 Japan Invaded the Chinese Province of Manchuria. The Japanese attack against Shanghai was slowed due to China's tough resistance....   [tags: economy, invasions, pearl harbor]

Better Essays
891 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

Expansion of the Islam Religion

- Expansion of Islam Islam is a religion initially spread by the prophet Muhammad. Muhammad had received the message from God while meditating and took the messages he received to birth the religion Islam (Doc A). Islam can be seen all over the world, from the United States to Asia. Muslims make up 20% of the world population and most Muslims are outside the Middle East (Doc H). A good example showing how far Islam spread is in places such as Africa where the mosque of Dejeme can be found (Doc C)....   [tags: muhammad, muslim, geography]

Good Essays
591 words | (1.7 pages) | Preview

Reasons for the Expansion of Deforestation

- ... Deforestation is bringing consequences and negative effects to the world. Now that 70-80% of the world species are located in the tropical rainforest, the loss of species will be greatly affected by deforestation. ("Effects of Deforestation," n.d.).By this living creatures are losing their habitats and its leading to the extinction of species. Its been estimated that around 50 to 100 types of animals are lost each day.This brings as a consequence for medical researchers who depend on animals and plants for hunting and medicine....   [tags: agricultural activities, rainforest]

Free Essays
593 words | (1.7 pages) | Preview

Prison Expansion: No Benefit to Society

- No one likes seeing large imposing buildings with high brick walls and barbed wire topping them And behind those thick walls is another imposing building with small slivers crossed with large grates to let light in and men and women clothed in orange roaming the highly watched yard. They are imposing and daunting buildings, ones that would take away from a community’s attractiveness. But worse than seeing a new building like this one being built in one’s community, is seeing an already imposing building expanding into one’s neighborhood....   [tags: Crime & Punishment]

Term Papers
2052 words | (5.9 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of the Nation-State System

- The foundation of the modern world system can be traced back centuries to the collapse of the Roman Empire and the subsequent introduction of the feudal system in Medieval Europe which heavily relied upon peasants working the agrarian base of the economy. The landed gentry then extracted the wealth created by the peasants, and, using paid military forces, they commanded taxation or tribute which supported entire divisions of labor. Because these rulers didn’t have the necessary means to fund wars, they began to take out loans from merchants in Italian port cities....   [tags: modern world, feudal system, medieval europe]

Better Essays
987 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Expansion of Netflix into Western Europe

- Summary This article features US-based online subscription television shows and movies service provider, Netflix’s plan to expand into Germany, France, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland this year (Edwards 2014). Europe’s wide broadband penetration coupled with strong middle class and efficient billing systems poised as an attractive market for Netflix. Netflix also understood that to successfully penetrate across the target markets, they would need to tailor their online content library according to local cultural....   [tags: marketing strategy, subscription television]

Strong Essays
1091 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

Proposal for an Online Business Expansion

- A. Develop a proposal for an online business expansion in which you do the following: 1. Discuss how you will facilitate customer payment using e-commerce solutions (e.g., how the transaction will take place, including the tools customers will use). There are a wide range of options available for shopping carts solutions related to ecommerce. Many factors go into the final decision for the payment option; funding, support staff, time and security just to name a few. A shopping cart that would be a good choice for the Cancer Care and Research Center (CCRC) is Volusion 2013....   [tags: e-commerce solutions]

Better Essays
2840 words | (8.1 pages) | Preview

The Expansion Of The United States

- As a country founded on the many cultures drawn to a promise of a better life, the United States sees immigrants as vital to its expansion. Beginning with the first European settlements in 1607, America has since experienced successive waves of immigration that have risen and fallen over time. Throughout history, immigrants have helped form a distinct and unique political and social culture while providing labor for the growing economy. Immigrants shaped America. In the past, Americans embraced different cultures and assimilated new ideas, yet always maintained a strong sense of loyalty to the principles by which the country was founded on – life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

Strong Essays
984 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Colonialism, The, And Expansion Of Colony

- ... Cultural reasons so that the british could feel that they were superior and and superior. Then there was the religious reasons as to why they wanted colonies. Brittan was able to colonize india for its raw materials such as cotton and tea. The british had a trade company called the east india company that ruled over india. The east india company ruled over india until the sepoy rebellion. That was due to the british using animal fats such as pork and cw to seal the rifle packages.The sepoy or hindu and muslim soldiers began a revolt against the british....   [tags: Colonialism, British Empire, Europe]

Better Essays
1869 words | (5.3 pages) | Preview

The Expansion Of The European Empire

- ... During this time Europe economically exploited tribesmen who knew nothing about European working conditions allowing managers to engage in forced labour. This amounted to a matter of slavery, as the natives would work against their will and eventually to their death. For example, King Leopold’s Congo hired soldiers who patrolled the natives to produce raw materials. Workers were starved and if accused of stealing, had their hands cut off. King Leopold’s Congo represents the hardships colonies had to suffer through for the empire, which benefited greatly from the work that no European man would ever consider....   [tags: Colonialism, Europe, Indigenous peoples]

Strong Essays
1753 words | (5 pages) | Preview

The Expansion Of Christianity And Christianity

- ... As Constantine came into power his primary goal was to bring the empire back together and in doing so he believed he first needed to focus on putting an end to Christian prosecutions. Taking action, Constantine cultivated the Edict of Milan that in short states that there will be a toleration of religion; the people could now worship whatever/whomever they wanted without the repercussions of government prosecutions. This resulted in Christianity gaining legal status that allowed them to rightfully form their own organization, which led to the development of the first Orthodox Church within the Roman Empire....   [tags: Christianity, Roman Empire, Bishop, Christendom]

Strong Essays
1453 words | (4.2 pages) | Preview

NHL Expansion to Southern Cities

- NHL Expansion to Southern Cities As population continually increases in the Southern states, the NHL is moving teams into large Southern cities. In an effort to increase profits and popularity, the NHL has increased the number of teams in the league and moved into Southern cities that have never had hockey teams before. The problem is that hockey is not as popular in the South as it is in the North. This expansion in the South has lead to huge monetary losses to Southern teams and very low attendance numbers....   [tags: Professional Sports]

Powerful Essays
2056 words | (5.9 pages) | Preview

Expansion to the “New World”

- Expansion to the new world was both a blessing and a curse to both Europeans and the natives of the new land. The first motive for exploring the new world to find a easier and faster way to trade with the Asian countries, but soon after two new continents were discovered it sprouted different motives from everyone. Even though everyone had their own ideas and dreams about the new world they were all ended up with a common goal, to find silver and gold and become very wealthy. Every country heard about and expected to find an unlimited amount of riches....   [tags: America, USA, Juan Ponce de Leon, Columbus, ]

Better Essays
741 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

International Expansion: A Feasibility Study

- INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION: A FEASIBILITY STUDY INTRODUCTION The marketing team of International Consultants Inc. (ICI) began an analysis of the feasibility of expanding the sales of American Training Incorporated (ATI) products into international markets. Mexico and Canada appeared to be the logical initial markets; however, the study showed that other Latin American country should also be considered further The marketing team determined strategies and media for advertising the products in each of the prospective countries, as well as locations of sales....   [tags: Business Analysis]

Better Essays
908 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

AES Corporation: An Expansion Plan

- AES Corporation AES Corporation is an energy company in Arlington, Virginia. The company has been one of the leading energy companies, with its closest competitor being the Touchstone Company. The company, whose headquarters is in Virginia, has been expanding in most of its operations with its main target being to extend its market to other regions within the next five years. On November 14 2011, the company posted its presentation to explain about its plans and intentions over the next five years....   [tags: Business Administration]

Powerful Essays
1536 words | (4.4 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of Social Regulation

- Introduction Social regulation has expanded tremendously over the last decade. This expansion is not only attributed to the increases in federal dollars allocated to regulation but also to the expansion of the social regulation arena. This expansion is a result of an increase in regulatory agencies, increased authority granted to regulators, the increase of technology, national security threats, and national mood. In order to fully understand the evolution of social regulation, we must first understand the core principals and purpose of regulation so that we may identify catalyst for this tremendous growth....   [tags: Utilitarian Essays]

Strong Essays
953 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

Target's International Expansion to Panama

- ... This measure can dilute the business risk arising from limitation to geographic location as well as fuel its market position. Other contributing factor for an expansion overseas arises from the suffocating rules across US credit card industry, increased overlap in product assortment and rising labor wages and healthcare cost (Target Corporation SWOT analysis, 2013). Limiting to a single geographic proximity can have consequential results. Deterioration in macroeconomic health could influence the volume of new credit accounts, the amount of program balances and the ability of credit card holders to pay their balances....   [tags: company, stores, online, website]

Better Essays
2745 words | (7.8 pages) | Preview

Firm's Expansion in Global Markets

- Literature Review and Hypothesis Development Studies related to firm’s expansion in global markets have received increasing attention at both empirical and conceptual levels. Numerous conceptual frame works and studies have been put frontward outlining firm’s choice on the way to establish internationalization procedure Whitelock (2002) and Andersen (1997). In prior studies related to the strategic management and international business have investigated a lot about the performance inference of the globally diversification strategies....   [tags: Business, Internationalization]

Strong Essays
2297 words | (6.6 pages) | Preview

Ethical Considerations in Global Expansion

- Introduction The aim of this paper is to discuss the challenges of values-based decision-making ethics in the current marketplace. This discussion will include the research findings on the four markets for potential expansion and an assessment of the current social and political climate of each. A recommendation will offer three best fits based on a comparison of company values, and will include detailed rational for these choices. Content and Analysis Background According to Ferrell (2004), “Organizations create ethical or unethical corporate cultures based on leadership and the commitment to values that stress the importance of stakeholder relationships....   [tags: Global Commerce]

Term Papers
1863 words | (5.3 pages) | Preview

America 's Expansion Of Imperialism

- After temporarily solving the difficulties of reconstruction and industrialization, America began to pursue an aggressive policy of expansionism. America’s expansion was driven by needs: economic markets, raw materials, coaling stations and military bases. By the 1890’s the majority of the public saw the American frontier as “closed”. This perception contributed greatly to the continued expansion of American lands and the spreading of American culture. In the ever expanding shadow of the European Empires, the U.S....   [tags: United States, World War II, Monroe Doctrine]

Strong Essays
1496 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

Unites States' Expansion in Mexico

- Mexico and the United States fought over a vast amount of land, it was the equivalent to half of Mexico. United States real interested was to gain more territory for future expansions plans. The U.S. interest in the expansion was pretty simple. They wanted Texas simply because of their good agricultural production, especially cotton, which was the main commodity back then. California which was in the Far West was their real target: their objective was to own ports in the Pacific to become a continental empire....   [tags: texas, goods, border]

Good Essays
594 words | (1.7 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of DSM Diagnoses

- When I consider the expansion of DSM diagnoses from just over 100 to almost 300 over the short course of forty-odd years and an even more diagnoses being added, couple with diagnoses that are broader in their application blurring the lines of what is normal and what is abnormal when considering the behaviors of the individual client behaviors, it saddens me to no end and makes me wonder if the world is moving closer to insanity as a population or is it merely the incessant whining of pharmaceutical companies who want broader acceptance of their medications....   [tags: Health]

Strong Essays
1071 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

Exploring Binomial Expansion Theorem

- Exploring the Binomial Expansion Theorem Introduction In algebra binomial expansion is the expansion of powers of a binomial. A binomial expansion is an expression in which it contains two terms eg, (a+b). This expression could also have a power on the outside of the brackets. Aim To generate a formula for finding the general expanded form of binomial expressions of the form (a+b)n. (Source The Sheet) Basic Binomial Expansions (a+b)1 = a+b (a+b)2 = a2+2ab+ b2 (a+b)3 = a3+ 3a2b + 3ab2 + b3 (a+b)4 = a4+ 4a3b + 6a2b2+ 4ab3+ b4 The power (n) and the number of terms in each expansion is equal to the amount of terms in each expansion plus one....   [tags: math, algebra, pascal's triangle]

Strong Essays
1023 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

United States Government Expansion

- ... These changes would manifest themselves with a change in foreign and domestic policy of the United States. As the US Government grew, the foreign policy that the country started with started to change. Early Presidents tried to keep a policy of non-aggression and non-interfering. They wanted this country to avoid war at all costs and keep the role of a powerful trading partner for foreign countries. Imperialism, arising after the Civil War, made the expansion of the government a necessity. Needs relating to the military, the economy, and a hunger to become a more intellectual country drove American Imperialism....   [tags: rights, programs, policy, domestic, foreign]

Better Essays
767 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

Global Expansion in Retailing

- Global Expansion As retailers compete against each other to secure their business presence in their company's home nation, they are also adapting to the retail industry's changing environment by globally expanding through investing in international countries in order to make their business the most profitable and recognizable around the world. Factors Many retailers who are satisfied with the revenue their home nation's company generates do not expand globally as investing in international countries is expensive and the chance of being internationally successful is not guaranteed by the retail industry, although there are many retailers who take the risk anyway due to certain factors....   [tags: investing, business, factors, profitable]

Better Essays
767 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

Medicare and Medicaid Expansion

- 1. Should Medicare be turned into a voucher program. Medicare should not be turned into a voucher program. Reasons the Department of Health and Human Services would disagree with a voucher program are that private insurance would be more expensive, it would delay care for some beneficiaries, and that Medicare will help reduce health care costs. This program should remain unchanged to continue to help seniors receive more affordable care. Elderly people are a vulnerable population that needs to be covered and their health insurance coverage needs to be taken care of in a structured manner to avoid confusion....   [tags: Voucher Program, Effects]

Strong Essays
1208 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

Westward Expansion: Daniel Boone

- Daniel Boone was not only a woodsman, but he was a hunter, freedom fighter, explorer, and dreamer. He was looking for riches of the West. He was one of the first to travel through the thick forests and cut his way through them. He fought against British soldiers to keep expanding and exploring to the West. He was also attacked by the Shawnee Indians but escaped and kept heading west. Lewis and Clark set out on a mapping expedition through the Rockies. They were saved by a Native American girl who also saved their journals....   [tags: british soldiers, shawnee indians, gold]

Good Essays
593 words | (1.7 pages) | Preview

Expansion of European Empires

- The major theme of Module Three is the rapid expansion of European empires during the 15th and 16th centuries and its eventual impact on the African slave trade. While there were many components that contributed to the exploration and growth of European empires, it ultimately came down to two key forces that continued to stoke the engines of expansion; religious zeal and trade. Certainly there were plenty of non-Christians in the eastern hemisphere and most of the goods that Europeans wanted could be imported from Asia and India....   [tags: Religion, Trade, Slaves]

Better Essays
903 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Wawa's Expansion into Canada

- ... With 9.02 billion in revenue this past year, Wawa definitely has the funds to expand to Canada as well as the brand name to help them get started once they’re there. Due to the similarities between Canada and the United states, conditions for expanding into Canada are favorable for Wawa. There is a slight language barrier due to the fact that Canada has two official languages, English and French, while in the United States there is no official language but English is predominately spoken. When expanding their company into Canada, Wawa should be able to accomplish this with ease due to the North American Free Trade Agreement....   [tags: convenience store chains]

Better Essays
1325 words | (3.8 pages) | Preview

Wal-Mart's Expansion Into China

- Wal-Mart one of the biggest retailer in the world, is expanding their business in China to raise profit in the slow retail sector. Wal-Mart has opened thousands of stores in the United States and has expanded internationally. With the expansion Wal-Mart is creating opportunities for the valued customers around the world. “Today, Wal-Mart operates in more than 100,000 retail unties under 71 banners in 27 countries. (Inc., 2014)”. Wal-Mart will be opening 110 stores in China between 2014 and 2016, in addition to the 30 facilities that has already been opened in the year of 2013....   [tags: health, customers, retailer]

Good Essays
525 words | (1.5 pages) | Preview

The Great American Expansion

- America was rapidly changing with the growth of ideas and inventions in the early nineteenth century. A major factor that allowed the United States to flourish in the late nineteenth century was the installment of the railroad system. The push to build railroads in the United States began in the 1830s and carried on far into the 1870s. The railways became an important system that guided settlement and delivered economic opportunity for much of the United States. Railroads allowed access to places that people had no means of getting to and provided an opportunity to develop cities and towns....   [tags: U.S. History ]

Powerful Essays
1735 words | (5 pages) | Preview

Major League Baseball Expansion

- Bill Giles’ proposed that “teams from corresponding divisions of the two leagues would play a three-or-four-game series, with home fields alternating each year” but still needed the approval of the owners and the players association (Lord, 137). With the 1996 Collective Bargaining Agreement, the players agreed to Interleague play in both the 1997 and 1998 seasons but used those years as a trial period to decide if Interleague play was something they would like to continue with further into the future (Lord, 137)....   [tags: America's Favorite Pastime, Baseball, Sports]

Better Essays
898 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Industry Offering Expansion Opportunities

- The Front Door is like the neighbor that saves you when you are trying to bake cookies and realize you do not have enough sugar to finish your recipe. Although The Front Door is not readily stocked with baking goods, it is a place for businesses to go when they are in need of just about anything. They act as a liaison between Metro Detroit based businesses and the resources that are offered by Wayne State University. There are many ways that The Front Door lends a helping hand, creating opportunities for businesses to thrive in Detroit....   [tags: wayne state, front door, business]

Strong Essays
1369 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

Technology Expansion

- Technology Expansion Technology expansion in Georgia’s K–12 education indicates that learners demand new and more challenging academic experiences to achieve success in a wireless technology rich culture (Hennessy, Harrison & Wamakote, 2010). The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) developed a plan to meet the “2008 ISTE National Technology Standards (NETS-T) number 5 “Engaging in professional growth and leadership” (Oliver, 2010). The Georgia K–12 technology plan mandated the expansions of information and information technology (desktop, wireless technology, handhelds tools, and portable video players) in K–12 classrooms....   [tags: Technology, Education, Teacher]

Better Essays
1792 words | (5.1 pages) | Preview

PPQ expansion

- Economic Factors - With globalization comes a wealth of opportunities. Globalization directs the construction of the worldwide consumer, someone who is familiar with the brand and anticipates the same superiority of merchandises and services despite their location. Secondly, the exchange rate may influence financing and cash flow causing the company to take risks, based on the fluctuating rates. Also the elasticity in corporate spending, inflation or deflation, or the global recession could affect the demand for personal equipment which could negatively influence investments and profit margins....   [tags: Globalization, Business Opportunities]

Strong Essays
1532 words | (4.4 pages) | Preview

Slavery Expansion

- In December 1845, President James K. Polk would announce to Congress that Texas had accepted the terms by which this state was to be admitted into the Union. The annexation of Texas had been in the works since John Tyler assumed the position of President of the United States of America after the death of William Henry Harrison in 1841; however, President Tyler was unsuccessful in his attempts. It was not until 1845 that Texas would agree to the terms of a new state constitution in order to enter into the Union, one of the terms in this agreement was that Texas would enter as a slave state....   [tags: violence, fugitive slave law, Wilmot Proviso, war]

Better Essays
966 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Supporting the Expansion of the Darlington Nuclear Facility

- The issue examined in this research paper is the expansion of the Darlington Nuclear Facility as a means of generating more electricity in Ontario. There are many problems and differences of opinion concerning the expansion of the facility. Many are opposed to the expansion due to safety concerns. They worry about the safety of the employees, the environment, and the public. They believe renewable sources of energy are superior alternatives to nuclear facilities. However, many are in support of the expansion....   [tags: generating more electricity in Ontario]

Free Essays
976 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Geographic Expansion and Profits of Financial Institutions

- Geographic diversification is a necessity for any financial institution interested in growing and expanding. As financial institutions grow geographically, numerous issues may arise. Before any expansion planning can be done, financial institution managers must make a determination on the type of geographic expansion that best fits the financial institution and its goals. Making the correct decision to further expand operations domestically or internationally is imperative to ensure success of the expansion....   [tags: banking industry, competitive advantage]

Strong Essays
1304 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

America's Westward Expansion

- Harcae Grace framed perfectly what brought on the migration to the west by stating “If you have no family or friends to aid you, and no prospects opened to you...turn your face to the great West and there build up a home and fortune.” The many Americans that traveled and settled in the west in the first half of the 1800s had high expectations and wanted to make a better life for themselves at all cost. The grasslands, mountains and deserts seemed peaceful coming from a crowded city but the environment was anything but easy to continue to tread on....   [tags: U.S. Hegemony]

Strong Essays
1281 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe

- Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900-1900, by ecological historian Alfred W. Crosby explores how “portmanteau biota”, helped Europeans to eradicate whole societies in the Neo-Europes (xv, 89). Crosby believes that temperate zones, climates similar to that of Europe, allowed European biota to thrive, which allowed for European expansion. Crosby discusses the Norse invasions and the Crusades as examples of how Europeans were not able to expand. Crosby claims that climate was crucial to European expansion because it allowed portmanteau biota to thrive....   [tags: Alfred W. Crosby]

Better Essays
844 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Managing Global Expansion

- This paper examines some of the economic and legal factors that can affect a company as it transitions from a private to a publically owned company. This paper, consisting of four sections; describes, discusses, and analyzes the major concerns that the owners of XYZ Construction, Incorporated have on expansion and economics. Section one covers the macroeconomic factors that influence the operations of the company. Section two focuses on the microeconomic factors that XYZ Construction, Inc....   [tags: Business Case Study ]

Term Papers
1910 words | (5.5 pages) | Preview

The Impact of Westward Expansion on The Cherokee Nation

- The Impact of Westward Expansion on The Cherokee Nation At the time Andrew Jackson was president, there was a fast growing population and a desire for more land. Because of this, expansion was inevitable. To the west, many native Indian tribes were settled. Andrew Jackson spent a good deal of his presidency dealing with the removal of the Indians in western land. Throughout the 1800’s, westward expansion harmed the natives, was an invasion of their land, which led to war and tension between the natives and America, specifically the Cherokee Nation....   [tags: Native American displacement]

Powerful Essays
1470 words | (4.2 pages) | Preview

The Benefits of Christian Expansion in Chinese Society

- China is rapidly becoming a prominent country within the global community. With its capitalist economy, China has grown from a third-world country to a modernized center of industry. In spite of economic freedom, the Chinese people do not have the equally important social freedoms enjoyed by citizens of other global powers. Social movements such as religious growth, especially Christian expansion, are strongly scrutinized by the Chinese government because it believes it will undermine the current ruling party and Chinese society....   [tags: Political, Economic, Cultural Stability]

Powerful Essays
1698 words | (4.9 pages) | Preview

The Expansion of the Military During the 1800's

- ... The Monroe Doctrine helped build transportation infrastructure and laid the foundation for America to become a world power. The Expansion of Military was a really important thing to the Americans back in the 1800’s. One of those things was the Army and Navy Journal which was created in 1863 by a man named William Conant Church who made it as a forum for officers interested in professionalism. After that journal, people said that it was a very good war reporting and that it caused people to make interesting articles on progress of war....   [tags: progressive, war, oversees]

Better Essays
613 words | (1.8 pages) | Preview

Supporting the Expansion of the Darlington Nuclear Facility

- Expanding the Darlington Nuclear Facility will economically generate larger quantities of emission-free electricity, while conserving land area. First of all, the Darlington Nuclear Facility currently generates roughly 20 per cent of Ontario’s electricity with low operational costs, which can comfortably satisfy a city of 2 million people (Ontario Power Generation Inc., 2013). Expanding the facility will generate even larger quantities of electricity. The Darlington Nuclear Facility has a capacity factor of about 95 per cent (Ontario Power Generation Inc., 2013)....   [tags: Design Models, Environmental Problems]

Strong Essays
1007 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Expansion Of America During The 19th Century

- The expansion of America resulted in many different factors. The colonization and development of colonies along with the idea of manifest destiny. Manifest Destiny was a concept that heavily influenced American policy in the 1800’s. It put a lot of emphasis on rapidly expanding americas territories into the west from the east, and was very appealing to the citizens. President James Knox Polk was a strong believer that this idea was essential to maintain a successful society. From the day he was sworn in he knew, and the country knew, that he would be expanding America as large as he could whether it be by peace or by war....   [tags: United States, Mexico, Mexican–American War]

Better Essays
1764 words | (5 pages) | Preview

Modelo’s International Expansion

- Every year society looks forward to bringing in the New Year with new ambitions, dreams and goals that they believe will make them value their self worth just a tad bit more. But it’s always funny how fast; said ambition, dreams and goals hardly ever get accomplished or how we manipulate them to be conventional to where we are currently in our lives. For consumers, the New Year is equated to making changes as this is also true for the beer industry. The last few years have mark many interesting changes and trends emerged in the industry....   [tags: Market Research ]

Strong Essays
1046 words | (3 pages) | Preview

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.

Your search returned over 400 essays for "Exspansion"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>