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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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