scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 641
In my opinion Charles Mackeys The Tulipomania from Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds had been the most important to me It was a perfect example of Americas constant search to have the most and be the best without any rational explanation For example in his story he explains how everyone wants the rare items such as the tulip Rare items that can only be purchased by the wealthy and the want of everyone to look at them for being wealthy It is the want of the status symbol In the course of ten or eleven years after this period tulips were much sought after by the wealthy and paid the most extravagant prices for them When everyone wants something more and more people want to get in the business seeing a big profit However the problem is that when everyone is part of something it is no longer rare and therefore not desired The great demand for the tulips had people thinking that they could make a quick buck They started liquidated their assets that have REAL value to raise tulips People of all grades converted their property into cash and invested it in flowers Houses and lands were offered for sale at ruinously low prices or assigned in payment of bargains made at the tulip-mart This eventually became the norm and so the tulips were not worth as much and not as desirable People fell into the make money fast way that just does not exist the tulip-jobbers speculated in the rise and fall of the tulip stocks and made large profits by buying when prices fell and selling out when they rose Many individuals grew suddenly rich A golden bait hung temptingly out before the people and one after the other they rushed to the tulip-mart like flies around a honey-pot This happens time and time again it seems so basic to just say too much of anything not
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA