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Modernism in the Late 19th and 20th Centuries

- The late 19th and 20th centuries were full of various technological innovations and major social upheavals. From the conflicts brought by a world at war to the booming revolutions of industry, civilization had gotten quite a boost. This led to new ways of creative expression, in both visual art and literature, that broke the binds of tradition and classical design. The term Modernism can characterize a broad array of styles and techniques, but it encompasses the same core ideals and principals that allows a piece to be easily identified as a Modernist work....   [tags: art, architecture, literature]

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Democracy in the 20th Centuries

- Is democracy possible. Modern democracies have continually developed throughout the 20th century. These democracies have culminated from revolutions,wars, and even economic development. As democracies continue to grow democracy promotion has been a key issue for world governments, especially the United State of America. History has shown that building democracy is a very strenuous and a difficult task to accomplish. With the inception of government, democracy has been a seemingly difficult concept to understand as well as create and implement....   [tags: revolutions, wars, economic development]

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Prostitution in the 19th and 20th Centuries

- During the late 19th- and early 20th century, the nature of society forced the working class women of America to take advantage of any means to support themselves, including prostitution. Each woman had to decide herself which work option best supported her financially. During this time, women had limited options as far as work was concerned. As time went on, more and more women were forced to work, because they had no husband and no other means of building up a dowry for a husband. By 1910 the wage labor force was made up of about 20% of women as young as fourteen....   [tags: Prostitute Prostitution]

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Immigrant Life in the 19th and 20th Centuries

- American was a prosperous country with incredible economic growth between the end of Reconstruction and the Great Depression. It was during this time that "industrial expansion went into high gear because increasing manufacturing efficiencies enabled American firms to cut prices and yet earn profits for financing still better equipment (Henretta 488)." During this era, the manufacturing of steel, the construction of railroads, factories, and warehouses, and the growing demand for technological advancements, increased greatly....   [tags: American History]

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Political Groups in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries: Progressivism Versus Populism (Compare and Contrast)

- Americans were not aware of the division among populists and progressivists during the late 19th and early 20th centuries yet they were aware of the division between Democrats and Republicans. Populism referred to a particular political style, which expressed alienation and aggression and tend to hate Wall Street and bank interests. Progressivism was a movement of the college-educated urban middle class, which valued expertise and efficiency and favored government regulation and foreign affairs....   [tags: american history, american politics]

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How are love and romance portrayed differently in the 18th and 20th centuries?

- How are love and romance portrayed differently in the 18th and 20th centuries. Discuss the similarities and differences in attitudes to love and romance prevailing in the 18th Century society depicted in “Pride and Prejudice” with that portrayed in the 20th Century by “Of Mice and Men” The books of “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen and “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck, set in the 18th and 20th Century respectively, seem to portray highly different cultural attitudes to love and romance. This essay tries to discuss their similarities and differences in such attitudes as portrayed in the two books, especially their attitudes to sex and their purpose of marriage, and thereby to find out...   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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The Impact of New Materials on Product Deisng in 20th and 21st Centuries

- The Impact of New Materials on Product Deisng in 20th and 21st Centuries As new materials are developed and processed, design technologists and people working with industrial materials must think how these new materials will affect the way in which they design and manufacture products. Design technologists also have to be conscious of how these materials effect the environment and the way in which they are recycled....   [tags: Papers]

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The 20th Century : The Short Twentieth Century

- The Twentieth Century was an epoch of tremendous impact for Europe because of a set of wars, revolutions, and movements that happened during this time. Previous to 20th Century, During the 19th century, Europe had won a special status before the world; the world was considered Eurocentric. Europe reached this status due to amazing advancements they have achieved during this time. Those achievements were mainly in the fields of science, politics, arts and literature and industry. However, for the following century, The Twentieth century, plenty of things change in the world, especially in Europe....   [tags: Communism, 20th century, World War II]

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The Electric Motor In The 20th Century

- The 20th century was impacted by many documents, inventions, and people from the late 18th and mid 19th centuries. Without these materials, the 20th century wouldn’t have been shaped the way it was and possibly the world wouldn’t have been how it is today. Inventions although had the most impact on the 20th century like the telegraph, the sewing machine, cotton gin, and other important inventions. Not many people know what invention really impacted our society which was the Electric Motor. The Electric Motor was invented by a blacksmith named Thomas Davenport in 1834....   [tags: Electrical engineering, Telephone]

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European Imperialism During The 20th Century

- The glory of imperialism from the 17th to the 20th centuries can best be summed up in this quote: “Hunters for gold or pursuers of fame…bearing the sword…bearers of a spark from the sacred fire. What greatness had not floated on the ebb of that river into the mystery of an unknown earth!…The dreams of men, the seed of commonwealths, the germs of empires”(Heart of Darkness). The cause for imperialism motivated nations by economic, ethnocentric, political, and religious reasons; a nation-state had the opportunity to expound upon their influence on the balance of power and existing social order....   [tags: United States, World War II, Imperialism]

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