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Clara Barton's Biography by Elizabeth Brown Pryor - Clara Barton's Biography by Elizabeth Brown Pryor The author, Elizabeth Brown Pryor, wrote her biography of Clara Barton with the intent to not only tell her life, but to use personal items (diary and letters) of Clara’s found to help fill information of how Clara felt herself about incidents in her life. Her writing style is one that is easy to understand and also one that enables you to actually get pulled into the story of the person. While other biographical books are simply dry facts, this book, with the help of new found documents, allows Pryor to give a modern look on Barton’s life....   [tags: Clara Barton Biography] 1887 words
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A Brief Biography of Clara Barton - ... “There is no food left in its track for a rabbit to eat, and, indeed, no rabbit to eat it, if there were,” Clara Barton stated. If a soldier were to get hurt on the battlefield, she would run onto the field risking her life to get them healed. “The conflict is one thing I’ve been waiting for. I’m well and strong and young—young enough to go to the front. If I cannot be a soldier, I’ll help soldiers,” Clara once announced. As she helped she discovered she wanted to convince people the need to take an active part in Red-Cross work....   [tags: founder of the American Red Cross] 639 words
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Clara Barton and the Red Cross - Clara Barton and the Red Cross Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born on December 25, 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts to Stephen and Sarah (Stone) Barton. She was the youngest of five children. Her father, Stephen was a farmer, horse breeder and politician. Clara got her passion for nursing at the age of 11 when she nursed her brother David back to health from an illness. Clara became a teacher at the age of 17. After teaching she pursued writing and languages at the Liberal Institute in Clinton, New York....   [tags: Biography ]
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My Name Is Clara Barton - ... I became so sick I stopped talking and eating all together. Once my parents realized their plan did not work I was taken back home. When I got home my family and I soon moved to a farm where my cousins lived, we had great fun hiking through the fields and playing games. Here I learned skills like how to milk cows, ride horses, and how to _______ It was 1832 when my brother David fell while helping to build a new roof on the barn . the doctors prescribed leeches to be put on his skin and from then on I became Davids nurse....   [tags: pioneering nurse, American Red Cross] 653 words
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Clara Barton and the American Red Cross - Clara Barton and the American Red Cross Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1821 in Oxford, Massachusetts. Clara was the youngest of five children in a middle class family. She was educated at home until the age of fifteen, when Clara began teaching school herself. Though Clara Barton is probably most known for establishing the Red Cross, she only had two years of medical experience before the war. Clara gained this experience by taking care of her invalid (a person made weak by injury or illness) brother....   [tags: Biography]
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Clara Barton- Biography - Clarissa (Clara) Harlowe Barton born on December 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts, was the youngest of Stephen and Sarah Stone Barton’s five children. Clara's father, Captain Stephen Barton (1774-1862), was a successful businessman, captain of the local army and a government official in Oxford, Massachusetts. Through his memorable stories of the Indian War in Ohio and Michigan, he taught her the importance of keeping an army equipped with arms, food, clothing and medical supplies. Clara's mother, Sarah Stone Barton (1783-1851), was a liberated woman who was known for her unstable temper....   [tags: American History, Abraham Lincoln, USA]
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Clara Barton: Founder of the Red Cross - Clara Barton, who grew up to be a strong, brave nurse, was born on Christmas Day in 1821. When she was young, she loved all creatures. Her father was a Massachusetts farmer and she was able to play with many different animals. How much did she love them. She even had a pet turkey, which is the most unfriendly bird. Barton’s father greatly affected her life because he explained the Gospel to her. By telling her stories about his experiences with battles in the war, she became interested in military matters....   [tags: Biography] 473 words
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Clara Barton: Founder of the Red Cross - Clara Barton is a very important health pioneer. Clara Barton started the Red Cross in America which is still in operation today. She overcame many obstacles throughout her life and many people telling her she couldn’t do it. She is an inspiration to everyone. She grew up and her life began in North Oxford, Massachusetts, she was inspired by Florence Nightingale, she helped during and after wars, she helped with her ill family and battled her own depression, she started the Red Cross after much hard work and even after all that resigned and still made an impact (Cobb, 2014)....   [tags: Biography]
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Clara Barton: Founder of the Red Cross - “For my soldiers I will stay. For I am one of them as well and by their side I will remain.” I wonder if Clara Barton spoke to herself in that very same way…Get your eyes ready to take a journey through the life of one of the great women who aided our soldiers; far back before we were born. Clarrisa Harlowe Barton, later known as Clara, was born on Christmas day in 1821. She was the fifth and youngest child of Sarah Stone and Stephen Barton in Oxford, Massachusetts. Her father was well known because of the local Universalist church....   [tags: Biography]
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Clara Barton and The American Red Cross - The American Red Cross The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that has made its mission to help people worldwide and help make our world a better place. The American Red Cross has supported the military families of America, provided Disaster Relief, Health and Safety Training and Services, Blood Drives, and other endless services since 1881. Clara Barton and a few close associates founded the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. on May 21, 1881. Clara Barton heard of the global Red Cross organization while staying in Europe after the Civil War....   [tags: disaster relief, relief work, peace]
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Clara Barton and The American Red Cross - The American Red Cross (ARC) Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross after becoming involved in the work of the International Red Cross during the Franco-Prussian War. Her heart of giving and helping others convinced her that an American chapter was needed in her country in 1881. The ARC is a humanitarian organization that is dependent on the contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support its multiple lifesaving services and programs. The ARC’s mission is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors....   [tags: non profit organization, war, media]
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Book Report on Clara Barton - Book Report on Clara Barton Clara Barton attacked many social problems of the 1800’s. From creating a free school, to being on the front lines helping soldiers in the Civil War, to creating the American Red Cross, Clara Barton was a humanitarian. She fought for what she believed in and because of her never-ending fight for people, the world is a different place. Clara Barton was born during 1821 in Massachusetts. As a young child, Barton learned a great deal of schooling from her older siblings; she learned a wide variety of different subjects....   [tags: Papers] 1094 words
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Clara Barton: The Heart of American Red Cross - Introduction From childhood to death Clara Barton dedicated her life to helping others. She is most notably remembered for her work as a nurse on the battlefield during the Civil War and for the creation of the American Red Cross. Barton was also an advocate for human rights. Equal rights for all men, women, black and white. She worked on the American equal Rights Association and formed relations with civil rights leaders such as Anna Dickensen and Fredric Douglass. Her undeterred determination and selflessness is undoughtably what made her one of the most noteworthy nurses in American history....   [tags: Biography ]
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Florence Nightingale and Clara Barton: Modern Nursing - Nursing as a profession dates back for at least several centuries. Those first truly recognized as nurses were wet nurses, or those who cared for the child when the mother was unable to. However, as with most modern jobs, nursing has progressed with the passage of time. Throughout history, there were many influential nurses, such as Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. Moreover, one nurse known to many to have contributed greatly to the field of nursing is Florence Nightingale. Nightingale and others helped create the modern rights and responsibilities for the nursing field, and the healthcare field in general....   [tags: american red cross, nursing]
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Clara Barton - Clara Barton Clara Harlowe Barton was born on Christmas day, 1821 in Oxford Massachusetts. She was the youngest of her 4 siblings by at the least 10 years of age. Growing up in a middle class family, Clara was home schooled until the age of 15, then she became the teacher. As a child, in her spare time Clara enjoyed treating sick and injured pets and neighborhood animals. At the age of 11 Clara’s brother fell off their barn roof and she took it upon herself to help him recuperate, which later served as her medical studies....   [tags: History] 648 words
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Clara Barton - Clara Barton Introduction Fondly referred to as the "angel of the battlefield" (The Encyclopedia Britannica Online), Clara Barton served as one of the greatest humanitarians this country has ever known. Persistent beyond belief, Clara employed her remarkable interpersonal skills to teach unruly school children, to collect supplies to send to the battlefront, and to struggle to form the American Red Cross. An equal rights advocate, her most memorable successes consisted of improvements in education, foreign aid, and blacks' and women's rights....   [tags: Humanitarian Papers]
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Clara Barton Biography - Clara Barton Clara Barton, known as an American humanitarian, the “Angel of the Battlefield,” and known for being the American Red Cross founder accomplished many things during her life. Throughout her long commitment of service, Clara achieved honor as a teacher, battlefield nurse, lecturer, and founder of the American Red Cross. Through her many years of work, Clara made a huge impact on America that can still be felt at present times. Clara was born Clarissa Harlowe Barton on Christmas Day of 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts....   [tags: Angel of the Battlefield American Red Cross] 1211 words
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The American Red Cross Story - Did you know that every 2 seconds someone in the United States needs blood. Where does that blood come from. The American Red Cross, is a nonprofit humanitarian organization. It assists with disaster relief and provides emergency services to those in need. The American Red Cross has been around for aver 100 years and has come a long way in the process. The American Red Cross was founded on May 21, 1881 by Clara Barton. In the late 1850’s she moved to Washington, D.C. to work in the United States Patent office....   [tags: Clara Barton, blood drives]
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Tragic Battles of the American Civil War - "I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them". During the tragic battles of the Civil War, several luminaries stood out upon the battlefield; one such person was Clara Barton. With these words, Clara Barton expresses her ceaseless will to help the soldiers of the Civil War, and furthermore, those that cannot help themselves. Clara’s strong beliefs and her desire to both aid and protect the less is what makes her an ideal example of a heroine....   [tags: clara barton, luminares, geneva treaty] 1291 words
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Rose O’Neal Greenhow, Clara Barton, and Harriet Tubman: Women Who Made an Impact During the Civil War - During the mid-1800s, separation in America between the North and the South became prevalent, especially over the idea of slavery, which eventually led to the Civil War. Women did not have much power during this time period, but under the stress and shortages of the War, they became necessary to help in fighting on and off the battlefields, such as by becoming nurses, spies, soldiers, and abolitionists (Brown). Many women gave so much assistance and guidance, that they made lasting impacts on the War in favor of who they were fighting for....   [tags: history, underground railroad, red cross]
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Women Who Made an Impact During the Civil War - -Harriet Tubman During the civil war, Tubman fought fro the Union Army, which was the northern states, as a nurse, cook, and a spy. Tubman was originally a slave but escaped with the guidance of the Underground Railroad. She could not enjoy her freedom though, knowing most of her race was still enslaved. Being committed to freeing as many other slaves as she could, the next ten years of her life, after escaping, was spent conduction the Underground Railroad. Tubman was the first woman to conduct the railroad and lead hundreds of slaves to freedom....   [tags: Harriet Tubman, Clara Barton, Nancy Hart] 617 words
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Clarissa Harlowe Barton: A Brief Biography - I am writing this paper on Clarissa Harlowe Barton also known as Clara Barton. I will show how Clara Barton was a pioneer in American nursing. My paper will examine Clara’s life as the founder of the Red Cross and her work to aid soldiers during major battles during the Civil War. I will show how nursing was a profession that was looked down upon during this time and how her perseverance to care for those less fortunate set many of the ground rules that many of today’s nurses follow even with all the technological innovations in modern medicine....   [tags: pioneer in American nursing]
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CIara Barton, Founder of the American Red Cross - Clara Barton was another important woman in the American Civil War. Clarissa Harlowe Barton, or Clara for short, was born on December 25, 1821 in Oxford, Massachusetts. She was an independent woman during the Civil War, as she was a nonconformist who persisted to act as she had pleased. Originally, as a child she was very shy, but she began to learn how to socialize and help people after tending for her injured brother, David. Then, at age 15, she became a teacher and opened a free, public school in New Jersey, despite most teachers existing to be male at the time....   [tags: influential women, history, civil war]
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Spanish American War - ... This was the beginning of our renowned American Red Cross. This War gave us everything that we needed to take part and stand up for Women’s Rights. I knew that the US military wouldn’t assign us because we were women and so I took my volunteers and myself up with food, clothing and assistance to care for the wounded, killed and even sick. I saw people die right on homemade beds after every available nurse we had tried to save them. This was definitely life tolling. I just remember in my mind how when we were working harder than women have ever worked, we were doing this to prove to America women are just as equal as men....   [tags: Clara Brton, opinion paper] 1240 words
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Claira Barton - Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born December 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts. Her father, Captain Stephen Barton, was a farmer, horse breeder, and respected member of the community. Her mother, Sarah, managed the household and taught Barton the importance of cleanliness. Barton was the youngest of five children, and her two brothers and two sisters assumed much of the responsibility for her education. Her sister, Dorothy, taught her spelling, Stephen taught her arithmetic, Sally taught her geography, and David coached her in athletics....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Elizabeth Gaskell’s Mary Barton and the Industrial Novel - Elizabeth Gaskell’s Mary Barton and the Industrial Novel Elizabeth Gaskell’s Mary Barton belongs to a small, short-lived form of Victorian literature called the industrial novel. The primary authors of this genre—Charles Kingsley, Frances Trollope, Charlotte Brontë, Benjamin Disraeli, Charles Dickens, and Elizabeth Gaskell—all were, what Herbert Sussman describes, as primarily middle-class authors writing for middle class readers in a rapidly changing world, where both author and reader struggled to comprehend their transforming society....   [tags: Mary Barton]
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Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell - Through attention to detail, repeated comparison, shifting tone, and dialogue that gives the characters an opportunity to voice their feelings, Elizabeth Gaskell creates a divide between the poor working class and the rich higher class in Mary Barton. Gaskell places emphasis on the differences that separate both classes by describing the lavish, comfortable, and extravagant life that the wealthy enjoy and compares it to the impoverished and miserable life that the poor have to survive through. Though Gaskell displays the inequality that is present between both social classes, she also shows that there are similarities between them....   [tags: social classes, rich, poor]
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Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell - The nineteenth century had the most radical and revolutionary ideas in history. The status of women during this time being one of those ideas. This time period has been named the Victorian Era, and was influential on British society. Elizabeth Gaskell’s novel, “Mary Barton,” was designed to portray the cultural customs and ideas of Britain. One of Gaskell’s motives was to bring awareness to the life and trials of a Victorian woman. A scholar writes that “for women the situation is complicated by the fact that not only their work, but their bodies have a cash value” (Stoneman 548)....   [tags: women in the Victorian era, novel analysis] 1525 words
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The Tooth by Clara Spencer - As Laurell K Hamilton once said, “death is the last intimate thing we ever do”. It comes in different ways and at different times, but death comes for all of us. In Kate Chopin’s novel The Awakening, Edna is faced with enormous heartache and desperation that she feels she has no other choice but to take her own life. This is paralleled in The Tooth and The Lottery, two short stories by Shirley Jackson. Both stories feature a character who is met with their death at unexpected moments in their lives, but in very different situations....   [tags: unexpected moments, symbols, freedom]
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Biography of Clara Schumann - For almost half a century, the musical world was defined by order and esteemed the form of music more highly than the emotion that lay behind it. However, at the turn of the 19th century, romantic music began to rise in popularity. Lasting nearly a century, romantic music rejected the ideas of the classical era and instead encouraged composers to embrace the idea of emotionally driven music. Music was centered around extreme emotions and fantastical stories that rejected the idea of reason. This was the world that Clara Wieck (who would later marry the famous composer, Robert Schumann) was born into....   [tags: Famous Composer, Musical World]
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Clara's Day - ... Both she and Stan finds the episode amusing, and merely laughs at the event before leaving Clara alone at the table, crying.   2. Characterization of Clara To the people around her, Clara looks and behaves much like the average 15 year old girl. She is well behaved, maybe a little prude, and makes an effort to spend time with her friends after school. She is not one to call attention to herself and is careful not to seem inappropriate around strangers, as evidenced by her effort to keep down her skirt while leaving the bus....   [tags: personal narrative] 555 words
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Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel - ... “For years, she was torn between the father she revered and the man that she loved.” On August 14, 1837, Robert and Clara entered a secret engagement. As a result of Clara being underage, German law required her father’s permission to marry. Schumann formally asked Friedrich Wieck for permission to marry Clara, but was rejected. Schumann then went to the courts and started a legal battle that would last three years. The court ruled in Schumann’s favor and sanctioned the marriage. They were married on September 12, 1840 and settled in Leipzig....   [tags: female figures of the Romantic Era] 1361 words
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Clara Schumann, a Musician in Her Own Right - Clara Schumann was a concert pianist born to Frederick Wieck and Marianne Tromlitz in Leipzig, Germany on September 13, 1819 (Comminfo). Clara was the second of five children and the daughter of a prominent music teacher and piano proprietor (Friedrich Wieck) and an opera soprano singer (Marianne Tromlitz). She died in 1896, renowned as a classical pianist and composer in the nineteenth-century Romantic style. During her height of popularity, the press deemed Clara as the “Queen of the Piano” (Schumann, Clara [Josehpine], The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music)....   [tags: concert pianist, husband Robert Schumann]
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Esteban and Clara in The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende - Esteban & Clara The conflict in life is in every place and in all fields. The time there is conflict in our story between our heroes, there is also one about the story itself. Isabel Allende, the author of The House of the Spirits, wrote the novel after fleeing her own country. She has been accused of everything from literary piracy to political exploitation for The House of the Spirits. Regarded as one of the most prominent examples of Latin American magical realism, many critics describe The House of the Spirits as a sort of feminist twist on Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude....   [tags: romance, noval, love]
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The It Girl - Clara Bow - The It Girl – Clara Bow Imagine it – all the rules you were raised to follow, all the beliefs and norms, everything conventional, shattered. Now imagine It – Clara Bow, the It Girl. The epitome of the avant-garde woman, the archetype of the flapper, was America’s new, young movie actress of the 1920’s. Modern women of the day took heed to Bow’s fresh style and, in turn, yielded danger to the conventional America. Yet Bow’s contagious and popular attitude came with its weaknesses - dealing with fame and the motion picture industry in the 1920’s....   [tags: essays research papers] 455 words
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Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskel - Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskel Elizabeth Gaskell's Nineteenth Century novel, Mary Barton, is an example of social realism in its depiction of the inhumanities suffered by the impoverished weavers of Manchester, England. The main story in Mary Barton is that of the honest, proud and intelligent workingman so embittered by circumstances and lack of sympathy that he finally murders a mill owner's son as an act of representative vengeance. In growing embittered, he becomes as a natural consequence, more isolated in his community; both humanity and faith lose their power to guide him....   [tags: Papers] 1710 words
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Urban Renewal: Clean Up Barton Street - Urban Renewal is something Hamilton is currently working on doing. We are surround by all these streets that are all boarded up and a lack of jobs surround us. Solution. Take those buildings and create something new. Renew Hamilton and make it a thriving beautiful city that all want to visit. We’ve already taken a few steps to doing this with Locke Street. Locke Street is one of the busiest commercial streets in the area. It has been that way since the 1850’s although the focus of the street has changed its has always been a thriving commercial street....   [tags: dirty, unsafe street, buildings]
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Analysis of The New Santa Clara’s NFL Stadium - The new Santa Clara’s NFL Stadium deserves the attention it has been getting from the media. The Santa Clara’s Stadium is being built as a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Certified Stadium. The 49er stadium will have bike parking, wireless Internet capability, and environmentally friendly, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certified design (KTVU-New 49ers Stadium). The Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design stands for LEED. LEED began in 1993. LEED was created for various reasons....   [tags: 49ers stadium, nfl, leed green building]
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Paul's Relationship with Clara in Sons and Lovers - Paul's Relationship with Clara in Sons and Lovers     Paul's relationship with Clara is based on passion. Her womanliness impresses him from the first time that they meet and throughout their relationship. Since Paul has never had any sexual experiences Clara amazes him thoroughly because she is so sensual, unlike Miriam who is afraid of any physical contact and his mother who is not in a position to offer him such things. During their relationship, Paul matures from a boy into a man not only physically but also mentally....   [tags: Lawrence Sons and Lovers Essays] 2003 words
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Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life - Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell was born in London on Setpember 29th, 1810 to William and Elizabeth Stevenson. Her father William was a former Unitarian minister who, after retiring from the ministry, “combined farming, writing, and teaching before being appointed Keeper of the Records to the Treasury" (Allott 10). Her mother, Elizabeth died just over a year after giving birth and, consequently, while still an infant, Gaskell was sent off to live with her aunt, Hannah Lumb who resided in Heathside, Knutford....   [tags: Essays]
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The Civil War: A Women’s Time to Shine - The Civil War was a defining point for the United States. The people of America were forced to step back and reevaluate what defined the American Citizen: a person with the rights and privilege to cast a vote for what or who he believes in. The key word here is “he”. The Civil War brought freedom and rights to African Americans, yet it had no directly positive effect on women’s rights. While African Americans were seeing their lives and futures change, to many observers the women’s rights movement seemed barely impacted by the astounding transformations of the Civil War....   [tags: Women's Rights]
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Role of Women in the Scientific Revolution - Maria Sibylla Merian was an early biologist. She was the daughter of Matthäus Merian, a Swiss artist and publisher. Matthäus died when Maria was three, and her mother remarried Jacob Marrel, a painter, who taught and encouraged Maria in the arts. As a child, she loved to go with her stepfather to collect wildflowers and insects, but unlike her stepfather, Maria also liked to study the specimens. She published her first book of drawings of different species and different stages in their life cycle at age thirteen, and published five more in her lifetime....   [tags: Catherine Barton, scientist, gender]
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No Longer At Ease by Chinua Achebe: Obi’s Journey to Corruption - ... He then receives a letter from his father asking him to return home; he finds his mom ill. His mom then tells him that he must not marry Clara, but if he insists to he must after she dies. Feeling distraught, Obi tells Clara the news which she then breaks off the engagement leaving. Not before long, he goes back to work and learns that his mom died. Everything then closes around Obi, leaving him separated from the rest of the world. In which, he does not attend his mom’s funeral which he regrets....   [tags: bribe, seizure, clara, obi] 1026 words
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Film: The House of the Spirits - The House of the Spirits is a dramatic film made in 1993. The film tells the story of the Trueba family. Esteban Trueba is a violent patriarch but full of love for his wife Clara. It's a story that intertwine love , family conflict , misunderstanding , tenderness and social injustice , where each member has their own identity amidst the random events that dot the history of the twentieth century , Chile . The protagonists live the changing events in their country. Parallel, they are trapped in dramatic family relationships and embody social and spiritual tensions of a period that covers much of the last century....   [tags: esteban trueba, patriarch, clara]
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American Civil War Battle Nurses - During the American Civil War, "More than twenty thousand women in the Union and Confederate states engaged in relief work…” (Schultz, 2004). These women had certain professional rights and responsibilities to uphold throughout the Civil War. They broke the common Victorian American tradition and volunteered to be Civil War nurses, something that astounded the nation (USAHEC.org). These battle aids nursed the wounded soldiers and performed other tasks to help the soldiers. However, these women were not accepted right away by male doctors in the hospitals....   [tags: American Civil War]
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The Woman as Muse and Begetter: Susan Barton’s “anxiety of authorship” in J.M. Coetzee’s Foe - In their 1979 work titled The Madwoman in the Attic, Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar discuss the difficulties faced by Victorian women attempting to write in a patriarchal society. Gilbert and Gubar describe the “anxiety of authorship” experienced by female writers who thus believe they are not capable of creating a successful work. J.M. Coetzee’s 1986 novel Foe, follows its protagonist Susan Barton as she experiences such anxiety in early eighteenth century England. Barton’s anxieties as well as the society in which she lives lead her to employ the writer Daniel Foe to write the story of her experience as a castaway....   [tags: Literature Patriarchy]
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck - ... George’s personality is frequently reflected through his rage and compassion. He also tends to be the one who often thinks things through and he also contemplates about how his goals with Lennie can be achieved. When Candy makes their goals possible, George gets his hands on the details such as the location of their ranch, their work hours so that they can pay for the ranch, and how they will have to avoid being publicized so that they will be able to work for the next month. George also knows that their might be challenges in achieving their dream so he tells Lennie what he should do so that their dreams can be achieved in the future....   [tags: george milton, aunt clara, lenne] 579 words
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The American Association of the Red Cross - Human Services Organizations are agencies composed of professional workers who assess and deliver services to people in need. Human Services Organizations at large are firm believers that in order for people to be productive and fulfill their niche in society, they need the adequate resources, technology, and knowledge. Human Service Organizations also assist people through many hardships relating to social problems and societal condition. They aim to help not only the individual and family, but also the community as a whole....   [tags: human services organizatios]
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Clara Wieck Schumann and the Struggle for Equality in Nineteenth-Century Germany - Clara Wieck Schumann and the Struggle for Equality in Nineteenth-Century Germany The place of women before and during the nineteenth century is well summarized by a Bavarian statute book, which states that “by marriage, the wife comes under the authority of the husband and the law allows him to chastise her moderately” (Gay 177). These ideas are similarly echoed in the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen and the writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. The former did not afford women any of the rights provided for men, such as liberty, property, resistance to oppression, voting, free speech, etc.; the latter reasoned that because women were the weaker sex, they should not (and mo...   [tags: Research Papers]
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The American Red Cross - American Red Cross has been viewed as the nation’s elite humanitarian organization, dedicating themselves to aiding people in need throughout the United States. The American affiliation has also held a joint association with the global Red Cross and Red Crescent networks throughout the world. They are highly dependent on the contributions of American public volunteers time, blood, and money to help support their lifesaving services and programs. All volunteers and employees, alongside the generous donors share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, not just in the United States but around the world....   [tags: the nation's elite humanitarian organization] 1826 words
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White Rose Essay - One day a girl named Clara Grossman witnessed her life broken into shambles. She possessed the freedom she wished for, but it was seized out of her hands by Adolf Hitler. She witnessed her own journey first through a ghetto and then the most notorious death camp, Auschwitz. Horrifying scenes and exhausting work left her as a mess. If you were thrown into Clara’s shoes, how would you respond. In 1940, ten years after the Nazis gained authority of Hungary; Hungary established anti-Jewish laws. But four years later, Germany decided to invade Hungary to deplete the last remaining Jewish population in Europe, the Hungarian Jews....   [tags: Clara Grossman, Hitler, ghetto, death camp]
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