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19th Century Essay Examples

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Women, Education, and Nineteenth Century Europe
Sam GustinHistory 220Professor Huebel10/15/2013Young European women, sitting in their rooms, secretly studying behind everyone’s back just because they’re thirsting for a solid education, cramming as much knowledge in their head because their culture tells them that they can’t physically nor mentally receive an education eq...
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A History of the United States of America in the 19th Century
During the 1800's the United States of America went through a turbulant period of expansion and reoriganiztion. In the years between 1861 and 1865 there was a civil war between the northern and southern states. It was the bloodiest war in American history. What were the causes of this horrible conflict. Many believe that sl...
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An Overview of the History of Asia in the 17th, 18th and 19th Century
Why India? Why Then? The history of Asia in the 17th, 18th, and 19th century is centered around the great impact of European empires. Nations such as France, The Netherlands, and Britain significantly impacted many port cities in Asia. One nation, India, first lost many port cities such as Calcutta to the British and event...
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The Effect of Technological Advancements to Theatre
Impact The history of theatre in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries is one of the increasing commercialization of the art, accompanied by technological innovations, the introduction of serious critical review, expansion of the subject matters portrayed to include ordinary people, and an emphasis on more natural forms of ac...
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The Negative Repercussions of Imperialism
Throughout the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth century, countries in Europe imperialized almost every country in Africa. European nations were starting to take up land in Africa.To imperialize a country means to completely dominate and conquer another country, whether it is in the means of politics, economics a...
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Summary of Shooting an Elephant
George Orwell’s essay, “Shooting an Elephant” takes place in Lower Burma in India. He was an English Imperial Police officer, a job that he despised. In Burma, the feeling towards English that were occupying them was very bitter. Insults would be made from afar, but up close, no one would attempt anything. Standing on stree...
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History of Unions in Australia
Due to the numerous amounts of strikes by trade unions in the 20th century lead Australia to have better pay and an eight hour days, although women did not receive these working right till a much later time. The formation of trade unions and strike action that union members participated in brought about change in the workin...
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Analysis of The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel, The Scarlet Letter, depicts a society wrought with moral inconsistencies. Throughout the novel, Hawthorne lionizes the difference of sin in Reverend Dimmesdale and Hester’s lives. Dimmesdale suffered privately from his clandestine sin; however, Hester was forced by the community to live openly w...
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Variance in the Architectural Styles in Philadelphia Buildings
Imagine all of the buildings in Philadelphia consisting of the same boring and dull arrangements. The architecture during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries helped to construct and influence Philadelphia creating a beautiful city for all to enjoy. Many different types of architecture and designs contributed to Philadel...
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History of Labor Reform
Organized Labor, most commonly referred to as unions, has encountered many challenges and setbacks throughout its history in the United States, to be recognized by employers, the federal government and the courts as a legitimate representative of employees, advocating for employee rights and benefits. During the 1800’s and...
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Analyzing Native American Literature
Native American literature plays a major role to the American Literature. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie and Thunderheart by Michael Apted are the few Native American literature that is being taught Americans and possibly to the world. In these literatures, the authors and the directors port...
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Romantic British Literature
The Romantic Period was a time of great change. Europe was changing from an agricultural country to an industrialized country. Also, during that time the French Revolution happened so there was a big rift between the people and the government. From these changing times came these inspired works from great British authors. T...
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European Imperialism of the 19th and 20th Century
Chris Callahan March 13, 2000 Per 2 History European Imperialism Between 1875 and 1914, parts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America came under influence of Imperialism. Imperialism is the domination of the political, economic, and cultural life of one country or region by another country. Imperia...
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Comparing the Nineteenth Century America and the Twentieth Century America
The Nineteenth Century American was very different than the Twentieth Century American. They had different technology, food, laws, dress, customs, view of art and beauty, and family structure. They lived a lot differently than we do and they acted differently, also. They liked different things, and had different customs, al...
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The State of Agriculture in the United States at the Turn of the 19th to the 20th Century
In spite of their remarkable progress, 19th-century American farmers experienced recurring periods of hardship. Several basic factors were involved -- soil exhaustion, the vagaries of nature, a decline in self-sufficiency, and the lack of adequate legislative protection and aid. Perhaps most important, however, was over-pro...
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An Analysis of the American Identity During the 18th and 19th Century
American Identity
The American Identity
It can strongly be argued, as it has for many years, whether or not an American identity ever occurred between 1776 and 1861. The answer to this question really depends on your definition of what an identity consists of. An identity is the sameness in all that constitutes the objectiv...
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A Science Analysis of the Late 19th and 20th Centuries
Science Analysis
The late 19th and 20th centuries have seen advances in technology and scientific
understanding the likes of which have not been seen before in such a short
amount of time in known Human history. In the last hundred and fifty years
science has advanced so much that one would barely recognize the lifestyle of...
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A History of the Events in the 18th and 19th Century in the United States
By the late 1700's, the young United States began to look westward and dream about the possibilities it presented. They wondered if there was in fact an all water route from the Mississippi to the Pacific, what the whole continent actually looked like, and really, what was out there. There were many individual and groups o...
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The Process in Which Rich Women Were Taught in France in the 17th Century
In the 17th century rich women would normally be taught at home by a tutor, they were taught subjects like Latin, French, Needlework, and how to converse, and they were also taught how to look pretty and to play instruments like the piano. When they were older there parents would decide who they were going to marry and the...
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An Analysis of the Technologies of the Weaponry in the American Civil War
During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were many technological advances that changed the way war was looked upon. War was no longer two opposing groups meeting in a field for a prearranged fight. It had evolved into a strategic game where the stronger your toys, the better your team fought. The industrial revo...
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A Comparison of 19th and 20th Century American
      The Nineteenth Century American was very different than the Twentieth Century American. They had different technology, food, laws, dress, customs, view of art and beauty, and family structure. They lived a lot differently than we do and they acted differently, also. They liked different things, and had different...
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Socialism and the Labour Party in the Late 19th and 20th Centuries
Socialism has its roots in the nineteenth century writings of Karl Marx who demonstrated the evils of capitalism in works such as "Das Kapital"(1867). Karl Marx was seen as a revolutionary and socialists, not keen on revolution, attempted to popularise socialism in two ways. The first was to make socialist ideas r...
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Factors that Show Britain's Changes in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Aim: To discuss the factors, which actually show if Britain was rapidly changing also find evidence which may show that the British society was violent compared to its European counterparts. Britain in the early 19th century was undergoing some quite radical and important changes, whether or not the changes were rapid wil...
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An Introduction to the Age of Modernism in the 19th and 20th Century
The age of Modernism is from 1863- 1963. In modernism the artist rejected the traditional forms of expression and created a knew one. this meant that they were no longer looking and using the long standing European ways though. The new work produced in that era was modern. This new way of thought included streamlined, neat...
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An Account of the Inventions of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century
When looking retrospectively at the nineteenth and twentieth centuries it is easy to recognize the numerous inventions that helped shape mankind into its present form. Inventions like electricity, the assembly line, cars and trains, the telephone and so on. We see the influence that these inventions have on us every day, be...
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