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The Revolution of 1800 - During the election of 1800, Thomas Jefferson succeeded in defeating the incumbent, John Adams, and assumed the presidency. In terms of elections though, the election of 1800 itself was a fascinating election in that it a heavily-contested election and was effectively the first time political parties ran smear campaigns against each other during an election. The Republican Party attacked the Federalists for being anti-liberty and monarchist and tried to persuade the public that the Federalists were abusing their power through acts such as the Alien & Sedition Acts and the suppression of the Whiskey Rebellion (Tindall and Shi 315)....   [tags: US History]
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The Election of 1800 - The election of 1800 was a fight between the democratic-republicans and the federalists party for presidency. It also became the first time in American History where there was a peaceful shift in the political party, from the federalists party to the democratic-republicans party (Jeffersonians). The election of 1800 consists of five candidates, each believing that victory by the other side would ruin their nation. The candidates were, Aaron Burr and Thomas Jefferson in the democratic-republican party, and John Adams, Charles Pinckney, and John Jay in the federalist party; The major presidential candidate in the election of 1800, were John Adams, running for his second term in office, again...   [tags: presidency, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams]
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The Presidential Election of 1800 - ... Two extremely powerful political parties backed different candidates for president, this created grounds for a very intense and uphill battle between two tightly wound and strong teams. Divided and embittered, the Federalists waged a defensive struggle for strong central government and public order, frequently resulting to negative campaigning. They denounced Jefferson, accusing him of being an atheist, a Jacobin, and the father of mulatto children. Noting that not all of these accusations were true, Federalists were deemed hypercritical people....   [tags: American history of governmental evolvement] 847 words
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Slavery in America between 1800 and 1860 - Between 1800 and 1860 slavery in the American South had become a ‘peculiar institution’ during these times. Although it may have seemed that the worst was over when it came to slavery, it had just begun. The time gap within 1800 and 1860 had slavery at an all time high from what it looks like. As soon as the cotton production had become a long staple trade source it gave more reason for slavery to exist. Varieties of slavery were instituted as well, especially once international slave trading was banned in America after 1808, they had to think of a way to keep it going – which they did....   [tags: economic institutions in American history] 724 words
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The Roles of Women During the 1800´s - The roles of women and how they were treated during the 1800’s are portrayed throughout Little Women, while also demonstrating how the main characters deal with these conformity norms. Through the 4 sisters, Alcott depicts different ways they dealt with being a woman during nineteenth-century expectations. While two conform, the other two attempt to rebel against the standards. Alcott doesn’t imply that one way is necessarily better than the other, but she shows that one is more realistic than the other....   [tags: civil war, control over women] 1292 words
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The Expansion of the Military During the 1800's - ... The Monroe Doctrine helped build transportation infrastructure and laid the foundation for America to become a world power. The Expansion of Military was a really important thing to the Americans back in the 1800’s. One of those things was the Army and Navy Journal which was created in 1863 by a man named William Conant Church who made it as a forum for officers interested in professionalism. After that journal, people said that it was a very good war reporting and that it caused people to make interesting articles on progress of war....   [tags: progressive, war, oversees] 613 words
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The Rush of Inventions During the 1800's - Rush of Inventions During the late 1800’s, there was a time of great change. This was near the end of the industrial revolution in America. Some of the greatest inventions were invented during this time. We still use most of the inventions today, they are just modified to fit the needs of America today. 3 of the major inventions and innovations that came out of this time were the telephone, typewriter, and the incandescent light bulb. The telephone was said to be invented by Alexander Graham Bell, some critics believe that the real inventor was a man named Elisha Gray....   [tags: telephone, typewriter, light bulb] 541 words
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Chinese Immigration to America in the 1800's - Immigration has been prevalent in The United States of America since the days of colonization in the 17th century. Masses of migrants around the world have sought a place in which to escape persecution, gain economic fortunes, and live their lives in freedom. America has always symbolized the land of opportunity everyone has been looking for, as exemplified by the inscription on The Statue of Liberty: Give me your tired, your poor, 
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, 
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore....   [tags: give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses] 1474 words
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The Ideological Revolution of the late 1800's - In the late 1800’s, before World War 1, European countries saw a dramatic change within their societies. New and more liberal ideas began to emerge, and challenged the traditional European beliefs. Ordinary, average people started to ponder on new practices that would forever change society. Ideologies such as Marxism, Freudianism, and women’s movement not only revolutionized the face of Europe, but also shaped the continent’s government and society. Marxism was a theory from Karl Marx that spread a thought for communist regime....   [tags: marxism, freudianism, women ] 673 words
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Women's Suffrage in the 1800’s-19th Century - Women, like black slaves, were treated unequally from the male before the nineteenth century. The role of the women played the part of their description, physically and emotionally weak, which during this time period all women did was took care of their household and husband, and followed their orders. Women were classified as the “weaker sex” or below the standards of men in the early part of the century. Soon after the decades unfolded, women gradually surfaced to breathe the air of freedom and self determination, when they were given specific freedoms such as the opportunity for an education, their voting rights, ownership of property, and being employed....   [tags: Suffrage, history, ] 1178 words
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British Law In The Late 1800's - The system of crime and law enforcement had hardly changed in Britain since the medieval times. Justices of the Peace or JPs were appointed by the Crown since 1361. Before the night watchmen and parish constables were introduced a primitive police force was introduced and the JPs were assisted by constables who only worked part time and were very unreliable as the pay was really bad. The early stages of the force consisted of a night watchmen and parish constables, who were prior to the creation of the main police force....   [tags: Law enforcement, criminial justice] 1345 words
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The Change of Handbridge After 1800 - The Change of Handbridge After 1800 Handbridge is a suburb of Chester. Every day Handbridge changes. I have already been on a site visit around Handbridge, and have looked at several aspects that I will be evaluating in this course work including housing, the industrial side of Handbridge and local shops. From 1800 to 2003 several major differences are noticeable including the extinction of the river Dee mills. I know there used to be mills all along the river by looking at names of streets for example "Mill Lane" and what fish were in the river e.g....   [tags: Papers] 808 words
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The Observation of Savage Peoples (1800) - The Observation of Savage Peoples (1800) Synopsis Joseph-Marie Degerando was a revolutionary, French philosopher who transcribed one of the original guidelines for the study of anthropology in the year 1800 titled, I: Societe des Observateurs de l’Homme in French, and translated into English as, The Observations of Savage Peoples. According to the author of the introduction and translator of his work into English, F. C. T. Moore, Degerando’s guidelines were a “capital work of anthropology” (Moore, U of CA Press....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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American Education in the 1800's - American Education in the 1800's In the early 1800’s education in America grew and developed rapidly, largely because of the works of three very important men: Noah Webster, William McGuffey, and Horace Mann. These three men were catalysts for the growth of education throughout the nineteenth century, and without them the large strides America took during this time would not have occurred. These great men all shared one goal: to educate the youth of America as well as possible. This was no small task, however, because the educational system in place was disorganized and had several large problems that had to be overcome....   [tags: History Education America]
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The Nature of the Irish Nationalism was Changed by the Act of Union in 1800 - ... He opened large areas of official employment for Catholics such as the reorganisation of the police force in 1836 which enrolled many Catholics; Catholics began to be appointed to high offices in the Irish judiciary and the powers of the Orange order, an extremist protestant organisation, were curbed . Even though O’Connell failed to repeal the Act of Union as he intended to, the reforms that brought changes to the Irish question, which were due to O’Connell, for demising the Tory party through his emancipation Act and the Great Reform Act that gave him and the O’Connellites more power to concede to Irish reforms....   [tags: catholic emancipation act, reform, democracy] 1386 words
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Couloruism in American in 1800´s: The Paper Bag test - ... Europeans and African Americans came up with the silliest things. This test was to see if a person was lighter than a brown paper bag. If one was darker they were considered an African American. If they were lighter or equal to, they would be considered Caucasian. The handful that was lighter than the paper bag also received special privileges, “if your skin color was the color of the brown paper bag or lighter you were given access to certain privileges and conversely if your skin was darker than the paper bag you were denied those same privileges”(Steward)....   [tags: skin, caucasian, african americans, slaves] 1634 words
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Slavery in the South 1800's -1860's - Slavery in the south was decreasing slowly but surely in the late 1700’s to very early 1800’s due to the fall of tobacco, people were beginning to lose profit, and therefore slaves. Around the 1800’s to 1860’s however, a new king came to rule replacing tobacco, cotton was the new king. This, the growing of cotton, along with the expansion of land and the slave trade itself helped make slavery boom back up again during this time period. The changes were so high, that Alabama once having a slave population of 41,000 to an incredibly high 435,000 slaves, slaves were needed, and were on a high demand during the 1800’s through 1860’s with the textile industry in Great Britain and New England boo...   [tags: cotton and tobacco fields, American history] 712 words
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Imperial Expansion in Global Asia 1400 to 1800 - ... He commanded the Ming dynasty's fleet of immense trading vessels on expeditions ranging as far as Africa between 1405 and 1423, helping to extend Chinese maritime and commercial influence throughout the regions bordering the Indian Ocean. His Muslim faith and prestigious position in government reminds us of the ethnic and religious diversity of the vast Chinese empire. Later in the Qing dynasty, China undertook a territory expansion beyond its boundary to control vast, multicultural, multi-climatic realm with centralizing state authority, increasingly regularized bureaucratic and professionalized administrations....   [tags: empire, poltical, military, culture] 715 words
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Analysis of America Afire: The Presidental Election of 1800 - America Afire is the story of the most important election in Americas history in the election of 1800. Former allies Jefferson and Adams, president and vice president. They were now a federalist and a republican. They both went against each other to win the 4th presidential election under the Constitution. The Federalist were one of the political parties under the leadership of Alexander Hamilton. The Federalist wanted a strong central government. The Republicans was the other political parties under the leadership of Thomas Jefferson....   [tags: president, federalist, republican] 654 words
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Indian Assimilation from early 1800 - late 1900 - Marcus Garvey once said, “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” (Bro). Here, he proclaims the idea that in order to live a culture must be passed down from generation to generation, growing its roots. When two cultures were fighting for dominance in the U.S., the American government developed a plan to eradicate the First Nations’ roots, buying into the philosophy of Captain Richard H. Pratt when he stated that instead of killing all the Natives it would be of more use to “kill the Indian, and save the man” (“Kill”)....   [tags: culture, generations, native americans]
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The Rights of Blacks in the late 1800's - In the nineteenth century African-Americans were not treated as people. The white men and women treated them as pieces of property rather than people. Throughout this time those men and women fought for their own independence and freedoms. However none of these freedoms happened until the late 1800’s. The black men and women of this time never got the opportunities to earn money or have property of their own. The black communities thought that when slavery was abolished everything would change....   [tags: Slavery, History] 296 words
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The Woman's Suffrage Movement in the 1800's - The Woman's Suffrage Movement in the 1800's Suffrage is the right or exercise of the right to vote in public affairs. The freedom of an individual to express a desire for a change in government by choosing between competing people or ideas without fear of reprisal is basic to self-government. Any exclusion from the right to suffrage, or as it is also called, the franchise, excludes that person from a basic means for participation in the political decision-making process1. In the United States at the time the Constitution was written, it is estimated that only six percent of the adult male population was entitled to vote2....   [tags: Papers] 1193 words
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Labor Unions in the Late 1800's - Labor Unions in the Late 1800's Labor unions in the late 1800's set out to improve the lives of frequently abused workers. Volatile issues like the eight-hour workday, ridiculously low pay and unfair company town practices were often the fuses that lit explosive conflicts between unions and monopolistic industrialists. Some of the most violent and important conflicts of the time were the Haymarket Affair and the Pullman strike. Each set out to with similar goals and both ended with horrifying consequences....   [tags: Papers] 823 words
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Changes Brought About by Thomas Jefferson's Presidency and the Revolution of 1800 - ... Thomas Jefferson said “revolution of 1800 … was as real a revolution in the principle of our government as that of [17]76 was in its form; not effected … by the sword, as that, but by the rational and peaceable instrument of reform, the suffrage of the people.”, Jefferson wrote this to Spencer Roan after almost 20 years of the presidential election in the 1800. Thomas Jefferson thought this him stepping into office was a revolutionary. I agree as well that this was revolutionary moment in history....   [tags: federalists, government, bloodless] 450 words
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How the Formation of Three Unions Saved the United States in the 1800's - We used to live in a world without protection. No one cared if someone lost a limb during work. No one protected the rights the constitution gave us. We needed protectors, people who stood up for what was right. We needed unions. The formation of three different unions helped save the United States of America in the 1800’s. Here lies a man, he is broken, suffering from starvation, dressed in filthy rags he calls clothes, and sicker than a dog. This man is suffering, but does anyone hear his cries, does anyone care that everyday he endures excruciating pain just to provide for his family, soon working in such horrendous conditions will kill him....   [tags: history narrative] 823 words
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Contradictory Nature in Accounts of Witches, Demons, and Devils Between 1450 and 1800 - The account of witches or magic during the early modern Europe and America, the period between 1450 and 1800 was the most inconsistent and contradictory simply its aspects were least understood. Surprisingly, most of the accusations and prosecution were directed to women in both Europe and America (New World at the time). The accounts of this witches were also contradictory based on the period in which they were being performed. It was the age when the intellectuals were rising with many innovations and discoveries done by scientists such as Isaac Newton, John Locke, writers, philosophers among others ....   [tags: supernatural, revenge, magic] 958 words
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Nationalism and Unification - Nationalism and unification affected the United States, Italy, and Germany drastically throughout the 1800`s. Nationalism is known as an ideology, a sentiment, a form of culture, or a social movement that focuses on a nation, according to Blank and Schmidt. (2003) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationalism There are two forms of nationalism, such as desire for a certain group of peoples independence, and the desire of independent dominations for dominance and prestige. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationalism In the United States unification played a role in the American Civil war which occurred 1861-1865, 625 000 soldiers died in this war....   [tags: 1800's History] 895 words
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L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Secrets Behind the Story - Everyone will remember the story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz; lovely Dorothy gets swept away by a terrible tornado, lands in a town full of little munchkins, marches down a yellow brick road and meets a scarecrow, a tin man, and lion, is almost killed by a wicked witch, then finally makes her way back to Kansas by clicking her hills three times saying, “I wish I were home”. But is that really the entire story. Shouldn’t there be more. Well, to answer that question, there is more to this story....   [tags: an allusion to America of the late 1800's]
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The Change of the Irish Question between 1800 and 1922 - The Change of the Irish Question between 1800 and 1922 The Irish Question changed dramatically between the years 1800 and 1922. The Anglican Ascendancy meant that Ireland was governed indirectly from England. The Ascendancy angered the Catholics, limited their rights and made them pay taxes to the Protestant church. This led to dissatisfaction amongst Catholics culminating in the 1798 Rebellion. This caused the British Government to become more involved with Ireland, as they began to fear that Revolution could occur....   [tags: Papers] 1956 words
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Greece and Rome through 1800 B.C. to 476 A.D. - Greece and Rome through 1800 B.C. to 476 A.D. THE ANCIENT GREEKS AND ANCIENT ROMANS LIVED THROUGHOUT THE TIMES OF 800B.C. AND 476A.D. THE GREEKS WHO INHABITTED THE CITY-STATES OF SPARTA AND ATHENS, AND THE ROMANS WHO LIVED, OF COURSE, IN ROME. THE GREEKS AND ROMANS WERE DIFFERENT IN THEIR VIEWS OF RELIGION AS SEEN IN ARCHITECTURE, SCULPTURE AND PHILOSOPHY. ARCHITECTURE POST-MODERNISM CAN BE TRACED BACK TO THE SUPREME ARCHITECTURAL ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE GREEKS. THE GREATEST OF THESE WAS THE TEMPLE....   [tags: Ancient Greece Essays] 1176 words
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The Changes of Canadian Children Since the 1800's - The Changes of Canadian Children Since the 1800's  The world has experienced many changes in past generations, to the present. One of the very most important changes in life had to be the changes of children. Historians have worked a great deal on children’s lives in the past. “While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.”- Author Unknown Children were strong and ambitious. They were the money makers of the family. This paper will argue how the mindset of a child has advanced in Canada, through the 1800s to the present era, in representing a different perspective of how a child evaluates the perception of how they approach life....   [tags: Canada History Youth child Labor Compare Essays]
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Cultural Difference between Mexicans and Americans - Cultural Difference between Mexicans and Americans While Texas leader Stephen Austin initially had no contempt toward Mexicans, the Anglo-American citizens in the area did. The American Texans of the 1800’s defined Mexicans as “a race alien to everything that Americans held dear” (De Leon 4). This sentiment would serve as the primary catalyst to the Texas secession from Mexico. When Austin began colonizing the area, he envisioned a place in which Anglo-Americans and Tejanos, Mexicans living in Texas, could live together....   [tags: American History Texas 1800]
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A Chinese Immigrant's Experience - In the late 1800's, the Gold Rush tempted many Asian immigrants to America in hopes of riches and new beginnings. Maxine Hong Kingston's family members immigrated to America due to the Gold Rush and suffered racism and oppression while contributing to the creation of modern day America. Through Chinese fables and stories about the travels from the men in her family, Maxine Hong Kingston uses China Men, a sequel to her award-winning memoir, The Woman Warrior, to describe the outcome of her family's struggles and experiences when they immigrated to America, which eventually leads her to discover her father's secret past....   [tags: 1800's Gold Rush, Asian migration]
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The American- Spanish War of 1800 - Many causes originated the Spanish-American War in the late 1800.The main causes of the war were the economic interests of the United States in the sugar industry in Cuba, the rebellion against Spain and the actions taken for Coronel Weyler, promoted war by yellow journalism and the sinking of the U.S. battleship Maine. This was an immensely popular war with the American people, for the first time men from north and south fought side by side for a common cause. The war lasted only four months but over 4,000 deaths most for disease that resulted in a victory over the great Spanish Empire....   [tags: was, economic, sugar, disease] 1202 words
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Poverty of 1800's and Now - Koppelman writes that construction worker's wages were analyzed during 1833 and it was concluded that the wages paid were insufficient to properly support a family consisting of two children, his wife, and himself. (2011 p. 263) This is a direct parallel to Ehrenreich when she stated that the moment of realization four she was when she concluded that the demographic category of “trailer trash” was something to be aspired for. (p. 216) Koppelman noted that “A continuing flow of immigrants exacerbated the problems of the poor by increasing competition for jobs; this allowed employers to keep wages low or even reduce them” and “wages in 1830 were so low “because the number of laborers wa...   [tags: Comparing Wages, Low Salaries]
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Change in the 1800's: Radicals - ... They were property. The slaves' were deprived of basic human rights such as freedom and humane treatment. Tubman experienced all of these hardships in her life, as she was born into slavery. She was beaten and mistreated ever since she was a child. At the age of twelve, she was struck by a blow to the head by a plantation overseer for not helping him capture an escaped slave. She therefore suffered a very bad head injury that damaged her brain, marking her life forever. Because of this, she suffered seizured and habitually lost consciousness several times during the day....   [tags: Harriet Tubman, Dorothea Dix] 814 words
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Calixta As the Ideal Woman of the 1800's in At The Cadian Ball by Kate Chopin - Calixta As the Ideal Woman of the 1800's in At The Cadian Ball by Kate Chopin “Calixta would be there… That little Spanish vixen.” No matter what the age, there are certain types of women who seem to capture the attention of every man in the room. In the story At the ‘Cadian Ball by Kate Chopin, the protagonist Calixta is precisely that kind of a girl. She is an atypical female of her time. The ideal woman of the late 1800’s was demure, prim and restrained. She was the paragon of prudery, modesty personified....   [tags: Kate Chopin Canadian Ball Papers] 758 words
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Love in the Male Dominated Society of the 1800's in Hawthorne's Rappaccini's Daughter - Love in the Male Dominated Society of the 1800's in Hawthorne's Rappaccini's Daughter "Rappaccini's Daughter" is a strange tale, kind of an early pseudo-scientific short story, that focuses on the life of Beatrice and her bizarre nature. The result of a twisted experiment, she must find happiness within the walls of a garden her father has created for her. Although her life depends on a fatal poison, she defines her soul as "God's creation, and craves love as its daily food" (2131). This paradox creates a powerful story as the mortal Giovanni falls in love with the deadly Beatrice....   [tags: Rappaccini's Daughter Essays] 853 words
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Changes that Have Occurred in Industry in South Wales Since 1800 - Changes that Have Occurred in Industry in South Wales Since 1800 The main industries that South Wales were dependent on since 1800 were mainly mining for coal, iron ore and limestone, manufacturing steel and labour. The main areas and ports in South Wales where the main industries were located were Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Ebbw Vale, Merthyr Tydfil and Port Talbot. Coal was mined locally in valleys in the large area between Ebbw Vale to Swansea. Iron ore was also mined in the area from Ebbw Vale to Aberdare, Limestone was also found and mined locally....   [tags: Papers] 801 words
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Taking a Look at John Clare's Poems - John Clare was an English poet that lived in the late 1700's and early 1800's. His poems reflect his experiences in life, many of them being about love. John Clare writes in a simple, unsophisticated manner, using a plentiful amount of figurative language such as similes and metaphors.Imagery is also a main element is his poetry. John Clare's poems are very straightforward, making the general idea of his poems stronger and easier to understand. Clare tells a story in each of his poems, and expresses his feelings....   [tags: English poets of the let 1700's and early 1800's] 560 words
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Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Satirist of the 1800’s - Nathaniel Hawthorne’s writings have been read for many years, and many of his books have been on the required reading lists in the school curricula. His works convey themes of psychology and human nature through his crafty use of allegory and symbolism. These were essential tools in addressing topics that were too radical to be publicly addressed in the nineteenth century (Magill 1). He used these techniques to criticize some part of society, which is evident in his use of satire in the religious world (Hilton 1)....   [tags: Biography]
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Dissatisfaction in Marriage in the Late 1800's - In 1892 Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote a short story titled “The Yellow Wallpaper” soon after that in 1894 Kate Chopin wrote a short story titled “The Story of an Hour”. In both of these stories the author presents women who feel trapped by their husbands. Both the unnamed narrator in “The Yellow Wallpaper”, a woman with rising mental issues, and Mrs. Mallard a happily married woman, are controlled by their husbands, and both find themselves finding freedom at a very high cost. Once they have that freedom, they are no longer able to enjoy it, do to, the unconventional way that they achieve it....   [tags: Literary Themes]
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The Industrial Revolution in the Great Britain of the 1800's - Great Britain had the perfect conditions to spearhead the first true revolution that had an effect in all aspects of life since the invention of fire. It possessed necessary prerequisites, such as formidable population size, bountiful coal and iron deposits, and the demand of such a revolution, to gain a head start over the rest of the world. The confluence of such factors culminated in a perfect storm, a storm that destined humanity to become more than an average species. The Industrial Revolution in the Great Britain in the 1800s was not just a revolution in industry....   [tags: doorway to the global age]
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Major Discoveries in Electrical Communication in the 1800’s - The nineteenth century was a very prolific era of discovery in electrical knowledge and technologies that laid the foundation for modern electrical communication. During this period of time the foundations of modern electrically based technologies were discovered. The nineteenth century began with a debate between Luigi Galvani, and Alessandro Volta regarding the source of electricity in Galvani’s famous frog experiment. These debates lead to the invention of the battery by Volta, and the invention of Volta’s....   [tags: Communication ]
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Slave Trade within Europe in the 1800's - “In the history of the Atlantic slave trade, the French turned four times as many Africans into slaves as the Americans did, they continued the slave trade -- legally -- until 1830, long after the rest of Europe had given it up” (“French Slavery”). The negatives and positives of slave trade come to a stalemate because slave trade both increased the economies of France and Britain, while undermining the human work force. As slave trade began to be questioned by morality, France became the dominant slave trade power....   [tags: french slavery, napoleon, french revolution]
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Laissez Faire: Lack of Government Interference in the United States in the 1800's - Laissez Faire was policy that stated that the government should interfere as little as possible in the nation's economy in the 1800s. This means that the government has little regulation in business and that businesses can operate in a purely free market. It had advocated individual self-interest and competition, and opposed the taxation and regulation of commerce by government. It had reached its peak during the age of industrialization in 1870s; a time when American manufacturing was made easier as factories were operated free handed....   [tags: Laissez Faire, government, USA, history, ] 559 words
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The Books Written in the 1800’s had Influenced Opinions of Slavery in America - Two people whose books sparked the Civil War, leading to the end of slavery were; Harriett Stowe and Frederick Douglass. As authors, their books, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” and “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass,” were the catalysts to end slavery in America. Frederick Douglass was born in the month of February in 1818 in Talbot Country, Maryland as a slave. His book was written to describe the harsh life that Douglass experienced as a child. As a slave, his mother was taken from him at an early age; he was whipped and treated like dirt....   [tags: frederick douglas, civil war, harriet towe]
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The Government Playing Referee Between the North and the South in the 1800's - Increased divide between the Northern and Southern society deepened and the government attempted to satisfy both sides. The nation tested its ability to stand united against all odds. Immigrants struggled to survive in America as in the course of the presidency of John Adams; immigrants were criticized for their existence in America and evaluated in order to consider their stay. Northern states underwent technological changes that transformed focuses on agriculture to more industrial endeavors....   [tags: American history, politics]
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Farmers of the late 1800's: Changing the Shape of American Politics - The period between 1870 and 1900 was a time to change politics. The country was for once free from war and was united as one nation. However, as these decades passed by, the American farmer found it harder to live comfortably. Crops such as cotton and wheat, once the cash crop of agriculture, were selling at prices so low that it was nearly impossible for farmers to make a profit. Improvements in transportation allowed larger competitors to sell more easily and more cheaply, making it harder for American yeoman farmers to sell their crops....   [tags: American History ] 998 words
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