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Comparative Analysis of Booker T Washington and Nat Love
Comparative Analysis of Booker T Washington and Nat Love
Comparative Analysis of Booker T. Washington and Nat Love During the period of Reconstruction directly following the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation, there existed an aura of optimism and wishful thinking about the future of race relations in the United States. Many white people felt that the freed slaves and white America working together as freed men would only help the United States prosper as a country. In turn, many of these well wishers aided the cause of African Americans to
When one thinks of Hitler one usually thinks of all the innocent peopl
When one thinks of Hitler one usually thinks of all the innocent peopl
When one thinks of Hitler, one usually thinks of all the innocent people that he ordered to be slaughtered. Over six million Jews were killed on his command. When one thinks about Hitler, one probably doesn’t think about his childhood. Hitler had a very rough and harsh upbringing. His father was a drunk, and he moved a lot when he was a child. Not many people thought Hitler would amount to anything. He was lonely. He thought that all of the Jewish people had nice houses, food and slept in comfo
Music and Violence
Music and Violence
Music and Violence Throughout the years, many people have perceived the lyrics of particular songs to be Satanist, hateful, and even violent. Some of these songs have been banned from radio play to even being cut completely from the music scene. The bands themselves, claim that what is said in the lyrics should not go any further than what is said. We have all heard of riots after concerts and even the stories about the kids who kill their parents because Marilyn Manson told them to. I strongly
The term Freedom of Speech has a definition that can only be interpret
The term Freedom of Speech has a definition that can only be interpret
The term Freedom of Speech has a definition that can only be interpreted by the United States Judicial Systems. There are also some administrative lawmaking agencies and Legislators who attempt to interpret the Constitution and create regulations or laws, but in the end, the Judicial System has the final authority in regulating Individual Freedoms. This paper will discuss reasons or aspects of why Free Speech rights should and should not be regulated more and why I feel our Freedom of Speech sh
At 630 pm on the evening of April 20 1889 Adolf Hitler was born in the
At 630 pm on the evening of April 20 1889 Adolf Hitler was born in the
At 6:30 p.m. on the evening of April 20, 1889, Adolf Hitler was born in the Austrian village of Brannau, just across the border from German Bavaria. Adolf was the fourth child of his father Alois' third marriage. Alois Hitler was born in 1837, the illegitimate son of Maria Anna Schicklgruber and her unknown mate , possibly a local millworker name Johann Georg Hiedler. In 1885, Alois married Klara Polzol, 24, at the age of 48. As a boy Hitler received excellent marks in school. Upon his entrance
In the late 1800s and early 1900s women felt discriminated
In the late 1800s and early 1900s women felt discriminated
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, women felt discriminated against by men and by most of society. Men generally held discriminatory and stereotypical views of women, which made many women dissatisfied with their lives and made them, feel their lives were unfulfilled and spinning out of control. Discrimination spurred women to take action. Women began to revolt, they began expressing the feelings they had bottled up inside all along. Kate Chopin wrote The Awakening, which helped other women to
Confucianism and Legalism were two philosophies of the Hundred School
Confucianism and Legalism were two philosophies of the Hundred School
Confucianism and Legalism were two philosophies of the Hundred Schools of Thought of the Eastern Chou (Zhou) Dynasty that have left profound effects on Chinese thinking, culture, and essentially every aspect of Chinese life. Confucianism is commonly distinguished as a social and ethical philosophy, while Legalism advocated a strong central government with absolute power. Although the two schools had very distinct principles, various ideologies from both teachings have been adapted and blended
Is This Really Democracy
Is This Really Democracy
Is This Really Democracy? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Since the average American does not have the time to be deeply involved in their parties politics, and have little or no say in who the party elects as their delegate, and only gets to vote on the representative candidates chosen by the political parties, is this really democracy? Here is a recent letter from Chris K. and our response. In response to the above segment on your home page, it
Frederick
Frederick
Frederick Douglass, a slave in America until the age of 20, wrote three of the most highly regarded autobiographies of the 19th century, yet he only began learning to read and write when he turned 12 years old. After an early life of hardship and pain, Douglass escaped to the North to write three autobiographies, spaced decades apart, about his life as a slave and a freeman. The institution of slavery scarred him so deeply that he decided to dedicate his powers of speech and prose to fighting i
William Golding
William Golding
William Golding The Nobel Prize for literature is one of the greatest awards a writer can be given. The award’s greatness is not due to the cash prize they receive or the pretty plaque, but the prize is validity of being an exceptional writer. Only ninety-eight people in the world have acclaimed themselves as being one of these great writers, one of them being Sir William Golding. Born in England, Golding does not share the same rational writing techniques as other English writers. Instead Gold
Aisha
Aisha
Aisha Aisha was the youngest daughter of Abu Bekr, himself the chief advisor, the first disciple, and best friend of Muhammad -- the Messenger of God. It was customary in those days, and still is today in Arabia, for a man of property and substance to have many wives. In offering his daughter to Muhammad, Abu Bekr was trying to solidify his ties with that great man, hoping an issue would spring forth to carry on the name of both Muhammad and Aisha. The Qoran allows a man to have up to four wive
Prohibition The18th Amendment
Prohibition The18th Amendment
Prohibition, The18th Amendment Prohibition in the United States was a measure designed to reduce drinking by eliminating the business that manufactured, distributed, and sold alcoholic beverages. The 18th amendment to the U.S. Constitution took away the license to do business from the brewers, wholesalers and retailer sellers of alcohol. The leaders of the Prohibition movement were alarmed at the drinking behavior of Americans, and they were concerned that there was a culture of drinking among
The Atomic Bomb and its Effects on Post-World War II
The Atomic Bomb and its Effects on Post-World War II
The Atomic Bomb and its Effects on Post-World War II Then a tremendous flash of light cut across the sky . Mr. Tanimoto has a distinct recollection that it traveled from east to west, from the city toward the hills. It seemed like a sheet of sun. ĐJohn Hersey, from Hiroshima, pp.8 On August 6, 1945, the world changed forever. On that day the United States of America detonated an atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima. Never before had mankind seen anything like. Here was something that was sli
Few will argue that the most influential and widely read Elizabethan p
Few will argue that the most influential and widely read Elizabethan p
Few will argue that the most influential and widely read Elizabethan poet and playwright is William Shakespeare. Though not much is known about the man, a few inferences can be made about his lifetime. Mary Shakespeare, William’s mother, bore him on April 23, 1564. William grew up in the town of Stratford- on- Avon and enjoyed a prominent upbringing with his three brothers and two sisters. However, when William reached thirteen, John Shakespeare, his father, began to fall into debt and lose his
Generally feminism means the advocacy of women's rights to full
Generally feminism means the advocacy of women's rights to full
Generally, feminism means the advocacy of women's rights to full citizenship--that is, political, economic, and social equality with men. Feminism encompasses some widely differing views, however, including those advocating female separatism. Modern feminism, which was born with the great democratic revolutions of the 18th century (American and French), differed from its precursors in applying the democratic implications of the rights of man and the citizen to women as a group. Abigail Adams
The European Renaissance
The European Renaissance
The European Renaissance The Renaissance was a period of European history, considered by modern scholars as that between 1300 and 1600. Many dramatic changes happened during the Renaissance. The Renaissance was a period of new inventions and beliefs. The Renaissance was drastically different from the Middle Ages. During the Middle Ages the church held most of the power and its economy was agriculturally based. Exploration and learning was almost put to a stop. During the Renaissance society was
The Performance Appraisal Process
The Performance Appraisal Process
The Performance Appraisal Process There are very different opinions about the validity of performance appraisal, if done regularly and properly you can have a positive impact on your employees' performance. Making the entire process a positive experience can make the appraisal process beneficial throughout the year. Creating open and honest communication between yourself and your employees will help make the process tolerable - and maybe even enjoyable. If the performance appraisal is only goin
Louis XIV said I am the state John Locke said that all men are entit
Louis XIV said I am the state John Locke said that all men are entit
Louis XIV said, I am the state. John Locke said that all men are entitled to life, liberty, and property. These two men had very conflicting views on politics, society, religion, and basic rights. First I will discuss Louis XIV's views. He ruled based on the divine right of kings. the divine right of kings came from political theorist Bishop Jacques-Benigne Bosset (1627-1704) who argued, only God could judge a king(pp592). Louis declared L'etat, c'est moi or I am the state because i
Since 1973 one of the most polarized issues in American Politics and a
Since 1973 one of the most polarized issues in American Politics and a
Since 1973, one of the most polarized issues in American Politics and around the world remains to be induced abortions. The concept of aborting a pregnancy is nothing new to Americans; some pregnancies are aborted naturally, but not since the landmark trial Roe v. Wade has the debate become so personal. This paper discusses the legal history of abortion in America, the medical procedures involved in an abortion, sociological ramifications of the trial Roe v. Wade, and my perspective on abortion
Japanese Literature and Korean Literature A Comparison of Tanazaki and
Japanese Literature and Korean Literature A Comparison of Tanazaki and
Japanese Literature and Korean Literature: A Comparison of Tanazaki and Hwang Concerns fastened to warfare and the ways in which it is experienced by society are elaborated upon both in Fuel by Hwang Sun-won and Lieutenant Lookeast by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki. Both stories speak to the experiences of individuals, living in societies in transition, mediating upon the tensions produced within their changing social environments. This essay will attempt to demonstrated how the different uses of imag
THE BAY OF PIGS INVASION
THE BAY OF PIGS INVASION
THE BAY OF PIGS INVASION The story of the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs is one of mismanagement, overconfidence and lack of security. The blame for the failure of the operation falls directly in the lap of the Central Intelligence Agency, a young president and his advisors. The fall out from the invasion caused a rise in tension between the two great superpowers. Ironically thirty-four years after the event, the person that the invasion meant to topple, Fidel Castro, is still in po
Kashmir Story
Kashmir Story
Kashmir Story The Historical Background: Jammu and Kashmir has three distinct components - Hindu majority Jammu, Buddhist dominated Ladakh in the North and predominantly Muslim populated Valley, besides what is under Pakistan occupation. Pakistan's eyes are set on Kashmir on the pernicious two-nation theory. Never mind the fact that despite partition of the sub-continent into India and Pakistan in 1947 by the British, India still has the world's second largest Muslim population, around 120 mill
In today' society we see numerous occasions of people using the Englis
In today' society we see numerous occasions of people using the Englis
In today' society, we see numerous occasions of people using the English language incorrectly. A good example of this is shown in E.E. Cummings poem next to of course god america i. Using English incorrectly may be, at the very least, ugly, in the Orwellian sense, but the problems brought on by incorrect use of English may go deeper than beauty. Thus, I agree with George Orwell's 1946 essay, Politics and the English language, in which he says, If thought corrupts language, language can als
ECONOMIC FREEDOM AND POLITICAL FREEDOM
ECONOMIC FREEDOM AND POLITICAL FREEDOM
ECONOMIC FREEDOM AND POLITICAL FREEDOM Economic freedom is definitely a necessary condition for political freedom because without economic freedom how would it be possible for the common businessman to make any money at all. Political freedom is basically the politics ruling the business market meaning the end of laissez-fair. Economic freedom promotes the business to make his or her own rules and prices. When the two of them mix it promotes the strongest market and that market is capitalism. E
Andrew Jackson a man of self-respect a man of dignity a man who in add
Andrew Jackson a man of self-respect a man of dignity a man who in add
Andrew Jackson, a man of self-respect, a man of dignity, a man who, in addition, thought undemocratic. In 1767 Andrew Jackson was born into a hardworking, farming class family. Andrew Jackson thought of himself as a man of the people. Yet, at the time of his election at the age of 61, however, Jackson was hardly one of the common man. He had built a highly successful career in Tennessee in law, politics, land speculation, cotton planting, and soldering. Nevertheless, an overwhelming majority of
Spain A Countrys History and Economics
Spain A Countrys History and Economics
Spain: A Country’s History and Economics In order to appreciate a country’s present, future, and economics, it is first vital that one first look at the past. Spain’s early history was known to Mediterranean people as far back as the Stone Age. In eleven hundred B.C. colonies were established first by the Phoenicians and were followed by subsequent colonization by the Carthaginians as well as Greeks. These colonies lasted for some time until they were conquered by the Romans in the second centu
Racism And Racial Theories In The 18th 19th And Early 20th Century
Racism And Racial Theories In The 18th 19th And Early 20th Century
Racism And Racial Theories In The 18th, 19th, And Early 20th Century Six million Jews were killed by a government that took time out from running the state to exterminate the Jews equally, efficiently, and indifferently. How was it possible for a country to attempt the deliberate extermination of a whole people? While it was the Nazis who actually performed the action, men and women everywhere believed in the separation of races, whether white, black, Aryan, or Jew. Racism was a big part of lat
It was 3 milleniums BC that the first civilizations started to develop
It was 3 milleniums BC that the first civilizations started to develop
It was 3 milleniums BC that the first civilizations started to develop in the ancient orient (ancient Near East), Mesopotamia and Egypt. There were other great civilizations that were developing at about the same time like ancient China. These three civilizations were developed around river valleys. The Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations both used religions and mystical beliefs to built their ethical views so did the Shang civilization of ancient China. These great civilizations were able
The world presented in The Mountain and the Valley and in My Utopia ar
The world presented in The Mountain and the Valley and in My Utopia ar
The world presented in The Mountain and the Valley and in My Utopia are similar, but opposite to the world presented in Nineteen Eighty-Four. A utopian world is one in which everything is perfect. Utopia is displayed in the novel The Mountain and the Valley, written by Ernest Buckler. An anti-utopian world is displayed in the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, written by George Orwell. In the essay My Utopia, a utopian world is also displayed. With the use of society, politics, and the way of life pre
April 27 1999
April 27 1999
April 27, 1999 Well, I’ve managed to do it. I’ve been taken over by the “college lifestyle!” Here I am, 4 months into my first year of college, and it feels like it’s only been a few days since I first moved into my assigned cubical-333. My grades absolutely suck. I’ve never made such horrible grades in my life-I mean, who ever thought that you could actually get a “G” on an exam? Or at least that’s what the 37 equals out to be. My social life is about the ONLY thing I seem to be succeeding at
US Involvement in the Vietnam War
US Involvement in the Vietnam War
U.S Involvement in the Vietnam War No new taxes. This is a quote that most all of us remember from the 1992 presidential election. Along with it we remember that there were new taxes during that presidents term in office. There are a myriad of promises made and things done in a Presidential election year that have questionable motives as to whether they are done in the best interest of the people or in the interests of the presidential candidate. These hidden interests are one of the biggest
At the inception of the Cold War the Soviet Union was on the verge of
At the inception of the Cold War the Soviet Union was on the verge of
At the inception of the Cold War, the Soviet Union was on the verge of amassing a great deal of power, and it was this possibility that frightened the United States and brought about the Cold War. Any Soviet act of aggression was countered by the United States, further raising diplomatic tension. One such act of aggression came when the Soviets attempted to gain complete control of Berlin by forming a blockade against all of the other Allied forces. Despite the barrier, the United States airlif
ALIVE
ALIVE
ALIVE The movie that we watched during the fifth week of class, Alive, was the most suspenseful, powerful, and realistic movie I have seen to date. If I did not know beforehand that this story was based on a true story, I would have never thought that it was possible for that many people to survive such a horrific and disastrous ordeal, for such a long time; especially under the horrible conditions they were in. Although this event was indeed a tragedy, it allowed individuals to display various
Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great Alexander was born on or around July 20, 356 B.C. to Philip and Olympias. Like all Macedonians, Alexander liked his liquor. His fondness for wine also caused some of his outbursts of rage. Alexander liked drama, the flute and the lyre, poetry and hunting. What he truly wanted in his life was glory and valor, rather than easy living and riches. To say the least, Alexander matured early. A famous anecdote describes Alexander skillfully receiving Persian envoys in Philip's cour
The European Union
The European Union
The European Union After World War II Europe was left completely devastated economically, politically, and militarily. European leaders theorized that cooperation was the key to maintaining peace and stability in Europe. This premise is what the European Union was founded on. The goal of the EU is to bring all European countries together to form one supranational state, both economically and politically. In the 1957 the Treaty of Rome was signed creating the European Economic Community, or the
Prohibition Propaganda The Extremists' Creations By Sarah
Prohibition Propaganda The Extremists' Creations By Sarah
Prohibition Propaganda: The Extremists' Creations By: Sarah     Why did people create such influential propaganda?   In order to fully understand the extremists’ actions, one should first take a look at where these extremists were coming from.  The Prohibitionists wanted to protect the values of the American family that they believed were being put into jeopardy by alcohol abuse.  It seemed to them that such abuse could be stopped with the restrictive law.  One journalist of the Christian Couri
The American electoral process is a complicated process by means of wh
The American electoral process is a complicated process by means of wh
The American electoral process is a complicated process by means of which the electorate chooses those men and women who will represent their interests on the local, state and national levels. Of course, this is an oversimplification of the electoral process, which is influenced by a number of different factors having little to do with the voice of the people. Among those influences are the reaction of the mass media to any particular issue or candidate, the ability of that candidate to artic
The Cold War
The Cold War
The Cold War The Cold War was known as an open yet restricted rivalry that developed after the World War II between the U.S. and the Soviet Union and their allies. The Cold war was fought for political and economic reasons. Their range of weapons was limited. Although both sides had nuclear weapons both sides were also sacred of using them in actual combat. The term, Cold War, was first used by the American financier and presidential adviser Bernard Baruch during a congressional debate. Durin
Abortion Laws
Abortion Laws
Abortion Laws in the United States Mr. Bravo Business 306 April 20, 1999 Abortion Laws in the United States Abortion is the spontaneous or induced termination of pregnancy. Freely available, legal abortion in the United States is a relatively new vintage. Before 1960, abortion in virtually all circumstances was a crime in every state. Criminal statues outlawing abortion date from 1821. Legalized abortion was needed for population control, to promote maternal health, to reduce child abuse, to al
Question The Prince represents the first truly modern or realistic wor
Question The Prince represents the first truly modern or realistic wor
Question: The Prince represents the first truly “modern” or “realistic” work on politics. With specific references to the text, explain what this means and how Machiavelli helped future generation get a clear picture of how successful rulers maintained their control. The relationship between Machiavelli and his views on politics then, and even today, had an extraordinary effect on society. This includes what Machiavelli was saying back then, and also how it is translated into today’s time. The
Lorenzo de' Medici 1449-1492
Lorenzo de' Medici 1449-1492
Lorenzo de' Medici (1449-1492) Ruler of Florence Unofficial ruler of republican Florence during the Renaissance period, who was a poet, diplomatist, and celebrated patron of the arts. Lorenzo de' Medici was born on January 1, 1449, in Florence, an independent Italian city-state republic famous then as now for its artistic and intellectual achievements during what scholars call the Italian Renaissance. After 1434, his grandfather Cosimo had established the Medici family's dominant position withi
Lyndon Baines Johnson served as the thirty-sixth president of the Unit
Lyndon Baines Johnson served as the thirty-sixth president of the Unit
Lyndon Baines Johnson served as the thirty-sixth president of the United States of America. Events which marked the Johnson presidency were the funeral of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the push for the Great Society, and most memorably, the Vietnam conflict. Johnson was a man who possessed incredible power. In the early stages of his presidency many domestic programs were initiated. The latter portion of his presidency suffered due to his bad handling of the situation in Vietnam. Lyndon Ba
Japan the Aggressor
Japan the Aggressor
Japan the Aggressor Nothing was left of the Hiroshima of a few minutes ago. The houses and buildings had been destroyed and the streets transformed into a black desert, with only the flames from burning buildings giving a lurid illumination to the dark sky over Hiroshima. Those are the ever haunting words of a young boy who survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. How did the war get this far that innocent people were slaughtered. What led up to the attack of the Japanese of Pearl Harbor. Ho
Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt History Term Paper History, to me, is all of the events that make a person, or a society, who they are. There is an infinite amount that can be learned from other people’s mistakes, victories, and defeats. History affects every person. Much can be taken from the decisions of great leaders. From 1895-1970, America had some of history’s greatest leaders. Theodore Roosevelt ruled the United States from 1901-1909. He made many important decisions that shaped America then, and eve
IThe Prohibition Experiment
IThe Prohibition Experiment
I. The Prohibition Experiment A. Eighteenth Amendment 1. Abolished alcohol 2. Popularity a) Popular- Midwest and South b) Unpopular- East B. Prohibitionists 1. Naive 2. Hostile C. Questionable Conditions 1. Many wanted to violate law just to violate it 2. Wanted a repeal 3. Speakeasies were constructed to drink in without being caught D. Home brew & Bathtub Gin 1. became increasingly popular 2. less liquor was consumed in the days before the amendment II. The Golden Age of Gangsterism A. Crim
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln By: Tyler Dewey American Studies Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He was a self-taught man. He was born on February 12, 1809, in a log cabin near Hodgenville, Kentucky. Abraham was son of Thomas and Nancy Lincoln, he was named after his paternal grandfather. Abraham’s father was a carpenter and a farmer. His parent’s were both members of a Baptist congregation, which had separated due to differences on slavery. When Abraham was 7, the family moved to
The Law is a well-documented piece that describes the thoughts and the
The Law is a well-documented piece that describes the thoughts and the
The Law is a well-documented piece that describes the thoughts and theories of the French economist Frederic Bastiat. Throughout the document the author discuses the rights and liberties of humans and how they should be respected. Bastiat thought that the laws were naturally right but were corrupted at the same time (Bastiat 5). In other words he thought the laws cancelled themselves. The law, instead of punishing for crimes, is just as guilty as the humans that committed the crimes are. We hol
Japan
Japan
Japan The leading industrial state of Eastern Asia and of the non-Western world, Japan rivals the most advanced economic powers of the West. It rose rapidly from a crushing military defeat in World War II to achieve the fastest-growing economy of any major country in the postwar period. Today only the United States out produces it, although the industrialization of China poses a strong challenge. The Meiji Restoration of 1868 launched Japan onto the road of modernization. The Japanese skillfull
What is Nature
What is Nature
What is Nature? The concept of nature sounds rather simple, but its true definition has many different variations. Webster defines nature anywhere from the external world in its entirety to the inherent character or basic constitution of a person or thing. From these definitions we can gather that the role of nature could range from ones reaction to the environment around them to deep seeded feelings in ones psyche. In this essay I will show how the simplicity of nature applies to Thomas Mo
During the years precceding and following the American revolution ther
During the years precceding and following the American revolution ther
During the years precceding and following the American revolution, there was a general radical attitude instilled in most everyone. But, there were the more radical people, mainly the poor, and the less radical people, mainly the upper-class. So, in a sense the revolution was a radical movement in which hardcore radicals were played as pawns while the more conservative radicals were driving the cause for their own interests, be it economic or simply politics. The outcome was, at the base, what