Virginia Essay Topics

The argument regarding guns

The argument regarding guns on campus has been a hot topic ever since the widely covered tragedies at Columbine High School and Virginia Tech University. Since those and other shootings have taken place, some states have decided to make provisions to gun carrying laws on campuses allowing students and faculty to arm themselves. However, not… View Article

Examine the idea of games

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf is a play about the emptiness that comes with regarding a material lifestyle as a fulfilling one, and the cruelty associated with people who suffer from a lack of more spiritually rewarding pursuits. For example Martha and George’s inability to have children, and her corresponding harsh comments to George on… View Article

Is capital punishemtn a deterrent

Running Head: Abstract Indeed statistics will show that capital punishment is not an effective deterrent to crime; effective comparisons show that there is no significant correlation between lowered crime rates and the deterrent effect in states which implement the death penalty even with the incorporation of socio-economic elements as evidenced in comparing Virginia against West… View Article

Virginia And New England

Virginia and New England stand out as very distinct states that experienced different historical background especially in the early period of colonization. The New England region consisted of such states of modern day Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine. First European settlement in New England was in 1620 by European religious pilgrims… View Article

Virginia Colony and Massachusetts Bay Colony

Virginia Colony and Massachusetts Bay Colony are two of the North American Colonies. These colonies have a lot of similarities especially in their government since they are under the governance of Northern America but differ in their ways of living and social structure. The Massachusetts Bay Colony and Virginia Colony are governed under their constitutions…. View Article

Virginia Tech Massacre

In the early months of 2007, many people were expecting that there would be a peaceful end for the school year. Summer was already near and there are only a few weeks left before students could finally take a break from a long academic year. However one tragic event happened, the massacre in Virginia Tech… View Article

Gitanjali: Rabindranath Tagore

Gitanjali is a collection of 103 Bengali poems which were translated to several languages like in English, and other European languages. The meaning of the term explains the nature of the book. Gitanjali, the term comes the merger of two words ‘git’ and ‘anjali’, ‘git’ means song and ‘anjali’ means offering. Therefore, it means ‘Songs… View Article

Massachusetts and Virginia

According to Lodge (1881) in his A Short History of the English Colonies in America, from the onset, the comparison between the colonies of Massachusetts and Virginia in how the beginnings of the settlements came about and developed are nearly as different as night and day. A Contrast in Founding Ideology The Plymouth settlers arriving… View Article

Plymouth Plantation colony,

A few of the best known early colonies in the American Continent, then known as the “New World,” are the colonies of Jamestown, Plymouth, and the Massachusetts Bay Company. The three of these colonies are not only the earliest; they are also the ones that started the process of English Colonization in the East Coast… View Article

Ruth and Hunter

Reading a book could sometimes be very stressful but sometimes, these books teaches us and shares knowledge that we are not well taught of in school or in our houses but, there is one hard thing that needs to be done when it comes to books. Choosing a particular book to read is a hard… View Article

Solid Objects Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf The only thing that moved upon the vast semicircle of the beach was one small black spot. As it came nearer to the ribs and spine of the stranded pilchard boat, it became apparent from a certain tenuity in its blackness that this spot possessed four legs; and moment by moment it became… View Article

Lotus Flower

The Virginia Tech massacre was a school shooting that took place on Monday, April 16, 2007 on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. In two separate attacks, approximately two hours apart, the perpetrator, Seung-Hui Cho, killed 32 people and wounded many others[1] before committing suicide. The massacre is the deadliest peacetime… View Article

William Bradford and John Smith

Although Captain John Smith (Jamestown) and William Bradford (Plymouth) held and wrote about similar positions in similar situations, they handled these situations differently. Not only did they come to the New World for different reasons, they also had different focuses when they wrote the histories of their respective colonies. Captain John Smith’s only apparent reason… View Article