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  • Education for Women In

    Education for Women In

    The revolution in France went through many phases. Some phases more violent than others, some more progressive than others. New constitutions were written and disregarded, declarations of equality drafted but never followed, a king beheaded and a monarchy abolished. The end of the nineteenth century saw France in great turmoil. New governments sprang up everywhere with new rules to follow and new leaders to praise. Napoleon was the last to rule France during this time

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    Essay Length: 1,385 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Enslaved Women

    Enslaved Women

    Slavery for women was much different then for men. What it feels like to be an enslaved woman and deal with the facts that not only were you cheap labor, but also the means to get cheaper labor. Women can reproduce, and to raise a baby then to have your family sold away was a fact of life. Families influenced woman's behavior, as they were "less likely to escape or join collective resistance". (Pg.229 text)

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    Essay Length: 365 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: Anna
  • King Phillip and Puwblo Revolt: Compare and Contrast

    King Phillip and Puwblo Revolt: Compare and Contrast

    5 years and nearly an entire continent separated King Philip's war from the great pueblo revolt. Compare and contrast the causes and consequences of these 2 conflicts. The Great Pueblo revolt of 1680 all started with the droughts of 1660 when the Southwest had severe drought that brought famine and disease. During this, hungry Apaches who couldn't find food on plains attacked the pueblos. This angered the people on the pueblos, but there new leader

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    Essay Length: 1,072 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: Anna
  • Women and Religions

    Women and Religions

    Most ancient belief systems placed women near or at the bottom of the social hierarchy. Women were required to follow the rules and responsibilities given to them in order to reinforce established systems of social patriarchy. Not only were they not accepted socially but most of their religions also encouraged them to be hidden away. In Ancient China all the followers of Confucianism believed women should have little or nothing to do with the religion.

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    Essay Length: 1,565 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: David
  • Renaissance Man and Renaissance Women

    Renaissance Man and Renaissance Women

    Between the 1300s and 1500s, Europe experienced a period of cultural rebirth known as the Renaissance, marking the transition from medieval times to modern times. The Renaissance brought new importance to individual expression, self-consciousness and worldly experience. The Renaissance man and woman characterized the Renaissance ideals. A renaissance man was a well- educated gentleman who had cultural grace, courage and who understood the arts and sciences. On the other hand, a Renaissance woman was supposed

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    Essay Length: 610 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: David
  • Greek Mythology

    Greek Mythology

    The Greeks believed that the earth was formed before any of the gods appeared. The gods, as the Greeks knew them, all originated with Father Heaven, and Mother Earth. Father Heaven was known as Uranus, and Mother Earth, as Gaea. Uranus and Gaea raised many children. Among them were the Cyclopes, the Titans, and the Hecatoncheires, or the Hundred- Handed Ones. Uranus let the Titans roam free, but he imprisoned the Cyclopes and the Hundred-

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    Essay Length: 312 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Compare & Contrast: Iroquois Constitution & U.S. Constitution

    Compare & Contrast: Iroquois Constitution & U.S. Constitution

    Tim Nelson 10/05/01 Honors English Period 2 Compare & Contrast: Iroquois Constitution & U.S. Constitution The Constitutions of both the Iroquois and the United States have similarities and differences between them. The Iroquois constitution came earlier in history than the U.S one did. Some of the same ideas that were in the Iroquois' constitution were carried over to some of the ideas that we use in our government today. In this paper I will compare

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    Essay Length: 778 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Greek Theatre

    Greek Theatre

    "Greek Theatre" Hello my name is Chris Gerald and I want to tell you about Thespis. The honor of the beginning of theatre should be given to one man. His name is Thespis. With his chorus he would carry his belongings on a cart whose floor and tailboard could form an improvised stage. In traveling from one festival to another eventually he reached Athens, Greece. He was said to be the first to win a

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    Essay Length: 459 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2009 By: Top
  • American Women Poets

    American Women Poets

    French 1 In this paper I will discuss two poems by Sharon Olds. They are both taken from her collection "The Dead and the Living" and are entitled "The Eye" and "Poem to My Husband from my Fathers Daughter." Olds is a contemporary writer who expertly maneuvers her work through modern life. In this particular collection, written in 1983, she takes us on an explorative journey through both the past and present of family life.

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    Essay Length: 1,701 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 13, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Roles and Duties of Native American Women in Their Spiritual Socie

    The Roles and Duties of Native American Women in Their Spiritual Socie

    With Native Americans being the first inhabitants of North America, many people often question what traditions they have created on their own, before the ideas of the pale settlers. When taking a look into their interesting beliefs, it is obvious to see an intricate basis or animals and spirits that guide the lifestyles of Indians all over the country. Even their society had a special way of doing things, including gender roles of both

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • An Analysis of Prostitutes on Strike: The Women of Hotel Street Durin

    An Analysis of Prostitutes on Strike: The Women of Hotel Street Durin

    When most people hear the word "prostitute", they immediately envision a person who is a disease-ridden imbecile of society. However, if one researches the statistics and personal recollections of prostitutes, they will find that they may be very moral and great women. The reflection that Beth Bailey and David Farber recall in the essay called Prostitutes on Strike: The Women of Hotel Street During WW II shows what the prostitutes were actually like in the

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Women on Mango Street

    The Women on Mango Street

    The Women on Mango Street “Esperanza. I have inherited [my great grandmother’s] name, but I don’t want to inherit her place by the window.” Young Esperanza’s opening thoughts in Sandra Cisneros’ The House on Mango Street begins with the introduction of a surprisingly insightful disadvantaged Hispanic girl named Esperanza, who has just moved into a poor Latino neighborhood. Esperanza’s opening remarks foreshadow a theme that continues to develop throughout the entire novel, cumulating piece by

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    Essay Length: 1,600 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: July
  • Women’s Portrayal in Advertisement

    Women’s Portrayal in Advertisement

    Women’s portrayal in advertisement Women have always been portrayed certain ways when it comes to advertisements. No matter what the product is that is being sold women have been looked at in particular ways. There isn’t just one stereotype that’s placed on women but numerous stereotypes. Women have been used in advertisements for many years being portrayed in ways that reflected what an acceptable female should be. Women have always been looked at as

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Janna
  • The River Runs Through It Essay

    The River Runs Through It Essay

    Paul and Norman grew up in the same household, with the same values, but from their fishing styles, to their jobs and educations, to their social lives, their differences amount to those of night and day. While boys, young in age and mindsets, Paul and Norman learned to fish from Mr. Maclean. This factor had vast significance because, in this preacher’s family, a clear line between fishing and religion had no presence. Mr. Maclean taught

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Victor
  • Antigone Essay

    Antigone Essay

    Antigone’s loyalty to her brother and to the divine law led her defiance of king Creon’s Law. Antigone’s loyalty was justified and she should not have been punished Throughout the play it is seen that Creon must do his duty as a leader and make a example out of Antigone’s brother by not giving him a proper burial in order for him to have a bad afterlife. Antigone’s belief is justified in getting her brothers

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    Essay Length: 548 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Women in Pop Culture

    Women in Pop Culture

    If Oprah emphasized racial oppression more aggressively, would she be as popular? After reading Tammy Johnson’s article, I believe that answer to this question is probably no. I myself am a fan of Oprah and I believe that she is extremely generous and does more for the world in one year than most people can hope to do in a lifetime. I believe that Tammy Johnson raised some interesting points, but I don’t necessarily agree

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    Essay Length: 637 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Leadership Essay on the Movie 12’oclock High

    Leadership Essay on the Movie 12’oclock High

    Introduction Set in Archbury Airfield, England, during World War II, “Twelve O’Clock High” is full of engaging individuals whose character development reveal insights into the different approaches to leadership and their resultant effectiveness. The movie centralizes on the American 918th Bomber Group, a flight crew suffering from low-moral, dismal performance and “hard luck” after several unsuccessful flight missions. However, their luck drastically changes under the leadership of a dedicated, relentless general bent on boosting the

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    Essay Length: 1,642 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Critical Lens Essay - Macbeth, Animal Farm

    Critical Lens Essay - Macbeth, Animal Farm

    William Faulkner once said, “The best literature is about the universal truth such as love, honor, pride, compassion, and sacrifice.” I wholeheartedly agree with this statement. Love, honor, pride, compassion, and sacrifice are the key elements for great literature both new and old. These elements keep the story intriguing and helps keep the reader thriving for more. For several reasons “The best literature is about the universal truth such as love, honor, pride, compassion, and

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    Essay Length: 470 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The 5 Women

    The 5 Women

    Louie, Jason 3/6/04 Chinese 2 5° The five women in the family did not get along well together. They were backstabbing each other and no one trusted each other. They fought about position in the family. The woman with a higher number is the lower ranked wife. Everyone wanted to be the higher ranked wife so that they get the best care from the husband and the servants. They had to live in the

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    Essay Length: 555 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Artur
  • Descriptive Essay of Tower Room

    Descriptive Essay of Tower Room

    There might not be a more soothing room to relax and think in than the fourth floor tower room in Blount hall. The walls are painted with a calm shade of yellow and the floors covered in soft brown and tan carpet. The lights are never too bright, but they are also never too dim. It is similar to when the sun sets and light shines through an evening cloud. This is created by a

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    Essay Length: 365 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Communication Patterns of Men and Women

    Communication Patterns of Men and Women

    “The whole goddamn business of what you’re calling intimacy bugs the hell out of me. I never know what you women mean when you talk about it. Karen complains that I don’t talk to her, but it’s not talk she wants, it’s some other damn thing, only I don’t know what the hell it is!” This quote from a man interviewed by Lillian Rubin is the perfect example of the differences in communication between men

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Bred
  • Classification Essay - Hurricane Vs Tornado

    Classification Essay - Hurricane Vs Tornado

    Destruction Hurricane Vs Tornado We have all seen the destruction that Mother Nature has brought in the last few months, first with the hurricanes and now with the tornadoes. But what do these phenomenons have in common and where do they differ. A hurricane is a huge storm! It can be up to 600 miles across and have strong winds spiraling inward and upward at speeds of to 200 mph. Hurricanes only form

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Steve
  • Antigone Mistakes Essay

    Antigone Mistakes Essay

    Nobody is perfect. Everyone makes mistakes. Some mistakes are little and others are big. An example of a big mistake is when Bill Clinton lied to everyone in the United States. An example of a small mistake is when someone does not say “thank you” when someone else does a favor for him or her. In the play Antigone by Sophocles there is a quote that says that everyone makes mistakes but a good person

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    Essay Length: 856 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Anna
  • Scarlet Ibis Essay

    Scarlet Ibis Essay

    There is a saying that frankly states Only the good die young. Of course, this observation is not quite literal, as many moral individuals live long and happy lives. Consider, however, the notion that perhaps the innocence of youth crumbles, jaded, before a chance is truly given to mature. The loss of innocence and the youthful sins of pride, overconfidence, and infallibility manifest within the narrator, Brother, in James Hurst's short story "The Scarlet Ibis".

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    Essay Length: 929 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Video Game Essay

    Video Game Essay

    Have you ever wondered how games impact children? or why kids love to play them? Well your about to find out and the answer may be surprising. Video games were first introduced in the 1970s. By the end of that decade they had become a preferred childhood leisure activity, and adults responded with concern about the possible ill effects of the games on children. Early research on these effects was inconclusive. However, a resurgence in

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Max

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