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Contributions Of North Carolinian Quaker

- IV.Independent Contributors to the Underground Railroad: In addition to the role of North Carolinian Quaker through direct action, there were many other activists that sought to free slaves from the bonds of institutional slavery in the South. For instance, William Wells Brown was freed slave that actively worked with southern quakers to liberate slaves through the Underground Railroad. Brown the exact role model of a liberated human beings in the conceptualization of the ”free man” that Quakers envisioned through the Manumission Society....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Slavery]

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The Quaker Movement

- The Quaker Movement In 1652 George Fox, standing on Pendle Hill in England, had a vision. This was the beginning of the Religious Society of Friends. Before 1650 the Quaker movement were basically unknown, in a year or two the seemed to be all over the place. This time period was called the Quaker Explosion. George Fox saw a great people to be gathered and this people included Puritans, Separatists and presumably others without a label. Among all these different kinds of people what was there in common to make them feel that Fox was what the wanted....   [tags: Papers]

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Early Quaker Women in Ministry

- Early Quaker Women in Ministry The Account of the Travels, Sufferings, and Persecutions of Barbara Blaugdone gives us an insight into the traveling ministry of the work’s namesake, Barbara Blaugdone, the Quaker woman who persevered through trial after trial to come out on top. As she says, “I can speak it to the glory of God, he never moved me to any thing, but that he gave me Power to perform it” (Blaugdone 8). In other words, God gave Blaugdone no trial that He did not also give her the power to overcome....   [tags: Religion Religious History]

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Business Strategy Report for Quaker Oats

- Business Strategy Report for Quaker Oats Abstract Organizations use strategies to impact their performance against competitors in their respective industries. The process by which managers choose a set of strategies for the enterprise is the strategic management process. (Hill & Jones, 2001, pg. 4) This report will discuss a business strategy report for Quaker Oats Inc. Business Strategy Report for Quaker Oats The Quaker Oats Company was officially formed in 1901 when several American pioneers in oat milling came together to incorporate the company....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy ]

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The Relationships Between Quaker, The Company, And Semiotics

- The Relationships Between Quaker, The Company, and Semiotics For my presentation I have looked at one of Peterborough's oldest and biggest manufacturer, The Quaker company. More specifically the outside and inside of the building. As I was driving towards the building I thought, what was so significant about the Quaker building and how could a picture of a Quaker be so significant in today's culture. I also thought that this whole image of Quaker could not be that overwhelming, however, with great embarrassment I was completely mistaken....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The English Civil Wars and Quaker Persecution

- The English Civil Wars and Quaker Persecution The English Civil Wars began originally as a dispute over financial matters between the King of England (Charles I) and Parliament, but the underlying issue of this time, concerned the religion of the nation, which at the time included Scotland, Ireland, and part of North America. The Parliament consisted mostly of Protestant middle-class gentries and merchants. They did not believe in the King’s proposal of religious standardization that he tried to enforce on the entire nation....   [tags: British History Essays]

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Biography of William Penn

- William Penn, an English entrepreneur, had an unforeseen impact on the history of the United States of America. In the late 1600’s and early 1700’s, Penn was already a champion for democracy, religious freedom, and anti-slavery movements. Through his good relations both the nobility of England, and the Indians of Pennsylvania, Penn was able to secure an entire state for many years to come. Credited with establishing the city of Philadelphia, name after his ideal of ‘brotherly love’, William Penn left a lasting impression on the United States of America....   [tags: English Entrepeneur, Quaker]

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The Role a Female Traveling Minister Played in Spreading Quaker Beliefs

- The Role a Female Traveling Minister Played in Spreading Quaker Beliefs One important aspect of Quaker life to understand before reading An Account of the Travels, Sufferings and Persecutions of Barbara Blaugdone, is the use of traveling ministers to spread the Quaker religion around the world. The Society of Friends, given the popular name “Quakers”, originated in England in the seventeenth century and quickly spread to the English colonies, and later to Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Turkey, and America (Sharpless 393)....   [tags: American History Religion]

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Account of the Travels, Sufferings and Persecutions of Barbara Blaugdone

- Account of the Travels, Sufferings and Persecutions of Barbara Blaugdone The title of Barbara Blaugdone’s memoir is An Account of the Travels, Sufferings and Persecutions of Barbara Blaugdone, with “travels” highlighted by its enormous size. Indeed, when reading the book the reader is perhaps most struck by Blaugdone’s excessive, nearly constant travel habits. It may even be argued that at its heart the book is a travel narrative and not a memoir or even a religious account. She traipses about the seas around the British Islea, not only in England but also venturing to Ireland to proselytize and preach to those yet untouched by the Quaker message....   [tags: Quaker Philosophy Religion]

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A New Model for Education and Architectural Expression in Women’s Colleges

- The 1885 opening of Bryn Mawr College, represented the beginning of the end for traditional pedagogy and campus design for women’s colleges. Although its original scheme drew on Smith College’s design principles, the boundaries imposed in Northampton were cast off in the development of the new college. Molded by a woman experienced with Cornell, Johns Hopkins, and German universities, Bryn Mawr provided its students with a distinctive blend of university and women’s college. In this way, it separated from the architectural and governance practices that had typified the higher education of women and adopted for women the academic environment, scholarship, and behaviors of men....   [tags: Bryn Mawr, quaker lady, women's college]

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The Quakers

- As Americans it's difficult for most of us to understand what William Penn and his fellow Quakers lived through, being a member of an outcast religious sect in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in England was difficult, to say the least. The constant fear of persecution, discrimination, imprisonment, and even death was a reality most Quakers had to confront on a daily basis. So what was it about the Quakers' beliefs that led the monarchy, parliament, and the English citizenry in general to hold such a low opinion of the followers of this seemingly peaceful religion....   [tags: Religion]

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The Quakers

- The Quakers The Quakers (Society of Friends) was formed in the 17th Century. It was thought that a man called George Fox helped form the group and gave its name Quakers. The name Quakers started as an insult to Fox when the judge said to him, “You quake at the presence of God.” He was standing in court after being one of the leaders who started Quakers, which was against the law to worship in any other way than the Roman Catholic way. The Friends Meeting House we visited in Liverpool is not classed as a church but purely as a place of worship....   [tags: Papers]

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The Quakers

- The Quakers The Quakers are VERY simplistic. They have strict rules on certain everyday routines. They don't use electricity or any machinery. So washing machines are out of the question and so are dryers. Although this doesn't count for all Quakers this only counts for the strict and devote. All through the l8th and the l9th century, it was easy to identify a Quaker by certain "peculiar" habits. Most noticeable would have been "hat-honour" (i.e. not removing the hat when in the presence of a "superior"), plain dress and plain speech....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Quakers: The Light Within

- On Easter Sunday, a dozen adults and half that many children gathered at the Perry City Friends Meeting an hour before their usual worship time. They came, bringing plates of food for a time of fellowship before worship. The children had an Easter egg hunt, while the adults visited over coffee and snacks. After a while, the group moved to the meeting room for a time of singing. The meeting room, a plain room with a stage at one end and a few small tables holding brochures along the wall, has simple benches arranged in a circle around a central space....   [tags: Religion]

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Quakers And Their Support Of The Abolitionist

- Quakers were recognized for their support of the abolitionist cause. Quakers support participation in politics because they believe that the state should be used for the establishment of the “Kingdom of God on earth.” The Quaker State is free and spiritual, the ideas of which are rooted in the individual liberty of speech and thought. “It is an institution used for the furtherance of human values without ignoring the rights of the individual.” The Philadelphia Quakers formed an abolition society in 1775 and they became inactive during the Revolution....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Abolitionism]

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The Quakers and Arts in Utopian Societies

- The Quakers and Arts in Utopian Societies Today, we can still find many examples of past utopias. A utopia is an ideally perfect place, especially in its social, political, moral and legal aspects.1 They do not approve of any actions that are superficial and unnecessary. In addition to these beliefs, people from utopian societies are strong believers in God. Sharing many of these same ideals, the Quakers are a group with a strong faith. Despite the fact that Quakers feel art is a luxury and a frivolous thing that they should not take part in, many great artists and writers are members of the Quaker society....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Imprisonment and Persecution of Quakers

- Imprisonment and Persecution of Quakers In An Account of the Travels Sufferings and Persecutions of Barbara Blaugdone, Blaugdone describes her experiences as a traveling Quaker minister, most often those of persecution and imprisonment. Imprisonment was not an uncommon occurrence for Quakers, as Blaugdone exemplifies. Traveling from town to town, Blaugdone notes, “I had Prison in all those Places” (12). Although the Quaker ideal of denouncing the clergy was not necessarily uncommon, the Quakers were much more zealous in their pursuit to spread the Truth, therefore much of their persecution was due to their own perseverance (Trevett 18)....   [tags: British History Essays]

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Quakers

- Quakers For the worship service, I visited one of the Quaker's Friends meeting houses. Since my family's religious background is Catholic Christian, This offered interesting views and different perceptions. Quaker's history and believes were especially brought me interest. When I went to the Quaker's Friend's house I was nervous because I felt I am the first visitor and I did not know what I supposed to do in there. However, people in Friend house was really friendly and kind to guide me what I supposed to do and where to The place for worship was not what I have imagine but small room that but small room that roughly fifteen people can be in....   [tags: Papers]

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Andrew Griscom Participated in a Colony for Quakers to Live without Persecution

- Andrew Griscom, Betsy Ross’s great-grandfather, was a successful Quaker carpenter whom emigrated from England to New Jersey. {1} He was also of firm Quaker belief, and he was encouraged to move to Philadelphia to become an early participant in William Penn's "Holy Experiment”. {1}The “Holy Experiment” was a colony for the Quakers to practice their beliefs. {2} This colony became a place for Quakers to live without persecution and a center of religious freedom in the colonies.{2} Griscom set up his business in town and taught his son to be a carpenter....   [tags: betsey ross, colonial times, philadelphia]

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William Penn and the Quakers

- William Penn and the Quakers The Quakers, also known as the Society of Friends was religious group that founded Pennsylvania. William Penn, one of the leaders, worked with the Quakers, Indians and the other population to make an ideal world for him, his followers, and the other people in his environment. With his efforts, and the help of others, the Quakers left a huge impact on Pennsylvania and the entire nation. The Quakers are a religion that originated in England in protest of the Anglican Church's practices....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Persecution of the Quakers in England Led to Their Sympathy Towards the Slaves in America

- New branches of Christianity formed during the seventeenth century, many of the branches started to refuse to pay tithes to the English Church. One of the new branches of Christianity, the Quakers, or Society of Friends, were among those who refused to pay which led to the persecution for their beliefs. Many groups of people have been persecuted for various reasons throughout history, some because of their religion like the Quakers in the seventeenth century. Others because of their race; like African Americans starting at least in the seventeenth century until the Civil Rights Movement....   [tags: underground railroad, US history]

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Grimke Sisters Work Together to Abolish Slavery and Give Women Equality

- ... She spent most of her time learning all that she could about the Quakers, and their strong opposition to slavery (Blundell). Not long after she returned home, Sarah decided to relocate back to Philadelphia and live with the Morris family. In May of 1823, Sarah Grimke became a full member of the Society of Friends (Blundell). Angelina stayed behind in Charleston for a while longer, trying to make an impact on her southern peers and speak out against slavery. Angelina's main mission and reason for staying in Charleston was to attempt to convert the rest of her family to the Quaker religion and abandon slavery....   [tags: quakers, prejudice, public speakers]

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Susan B. Anthony and the Fight For Equality

- Susan was born in 1820 in New England, she was born into a Quaker family, which Cenegage learning states that her religious background and upbringing played a crucial role in her impact on woman's suffrage, and her eventual discontent with christianity in America. The Quakers, who believe in equality and an “inner light” within everyone, instilled the idea into Susan that equality was essential, which could predict her future role in things such as the women’s rights movement, abolitionist movement, and the temperance movement....   [tags: Quakers, Women Equality]

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English Laws of the 17th Century Which Led to the Persecution of Quakers

- English Laws of the 17th Century Which Led to the Persecution of Quakers Barbara Blaugdone’s “An Account of the Travels, Sufferings, and Persecutions of Barbara Blaugdone” recounts her many arrests as she travels through England and Ireland, preaching Quaker beliefs. Her experience was certainly not unique, as many Quakers were similarly persecuted, including George Fox, the founder of the Society of Friends. There were three primary laws in effect at the time of Blaugdone’s travels: The Uniformity Act of 1662, the Vagrancy Act of 1596 and the Blasphemy Act of 1650....   [tags: British History Essays]

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William Penn

- William Penn was a great individual who contributed tremendously to this nation. John Moretta’s “William Penn and the Quaker Legacy” talks about the courageous efforts by Penn and his perspectives on things. Penn was a spiritual human being who believed in god and wanted a peaceful society for one to live in. He was a brave individual who wanted everyone to be equal and was democratic. Religious tolerance alleged by Penn changed the views of many individuals who lived in that era. The importance of Penn’s background, Quakerism and the development of his society due to his view on religious tolerance will be discussed in this paper....   [tags: Biography, Quakers, Church]

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The Prison System: Solitary Confinement

- ... It is said that those who are mentally ill get much less punishment then those who are not. However, no one ever said what happens if you go insane inside of solitary confinement. In the current day prison system, if one goes insane while inside the system, you just get more punishment. Craig Haney is a professor of psychology at the University of California. Haney has done research on prisoners in solitary confinement that went into the prison with no symptoms then later had to undergo psychological treatment (“Solitary is Cruel and Unusual”).The issue is that despite the claim that solitary confinement is not cruel or unusual, a majority of prisoners come out needing psychological trea...   [tags: quakers, punishment, prisoner behaviors]

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Role of the Quakers in Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

- The Quakers and Uncle Tom’s Cabin            In this paper, I will examine the choice of using the Quakers as the angelic figures that become the saviors for the black race during the slave movement in Uncle Tom’s Cabin. While examining this topic, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s background of Puritanism becomes the focus for her motivation to change the world around her and her strict discipline of keeping spiritual values as part of her daily existence. The next stage to be discussed is her conversion from conservative Calvinist views to liberal ideals of social reform....   [tags: Uncle Tom's Cabin]

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Mergers And Acquisitions

- Mergers and Acquisitions Intro At the beginning of the 21st century the future of the beverage and food industry seemed to be unclear. With a slow growth rate of only 2% per year, food and beverage companies were desperately seeking the ways to enhance sales and profits....   [tags: Business Case Study]

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Quakerism: Practices, Beliefs and Values

- ... Unlike most religions, Quakers believe in the word of god from within, they do not have a creed meaning there is no written word. All life is sacred Quakers believe in living life in the spirit of love, truth, and peace (Cross Currents, 1993). Quaker’s value life and believe that all life is sacred which relates to peace and equality. This belief helps them strive for non-violence. Quakers believe when people harm each other, they are harming themselves as well. The Religious Society of Friends, (2014) states: “We try to instead, find nonviolent solutions to conflicts and differences and to help others through service....   [tags: how it supports human rights and equality]

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Quakerism in Jane Eyre

- Quakerism in Jane Eyre   Quakerism is mentioned many times in Jane Eyre. Beyond the explicit descriptions of Quaker-like appearances or behaviors, many parts of Quaker lifestyle are also used in a less obvious manner in Jane Eyre. Quakerism would have been known in the Yorkshire moors where Charlotte Bronte grew up and near where Jane Eyre lived, especially since that is where the religion began (Moglen 19; Barbour and Frost 27). As a more moderate approach to denying the self than Evangelicalism, Quakerism seems to be embraced in the novel....   [tags: Jane Eyre Essays]

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Child Welfare : A Social Work

- There are many different care fields you can go into as a social work from mental health, drug and alcohol abuse all the way to child welfare. Child welfare is my primary target when I become a social worker. I feel that I will have the biggest impact if I help the kids out that will be creating our future world. If I can help the kids of the next generation then maybe my influence will help more than just those few kids I see every day. Plus ever since I can remember people told me I need to be doing a job that helps children....   [tags: Foster care, Sociology, Family, Want]

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Child Welfare : A Social Worker

- There are many different career fields you can go into as a social worker: from mental health, drug and alcohol abuse all the way to child welfare. Child welfare is my primary target when I become a social worker. I feel that I will have the biggest impact if I help the kids out that will be creating our future world. If I can help the kids of the next generation then maybe my influence will help more than just those few kids I see every day. Plus ever since I can remember people told me I need to be doing a job that helps children....   [tags: Foster care, Family, Want, Need]

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Prision Ministry Committee

- Prisons Committee NEW Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can. John Wesley This year we wanted you to hear the voices of those involved in prison ministry. The voices of those living in prisons who are members of our prison worship groups and voices of those living outside the prison who go behind the walls to worship. Voices across the Walls “Prison worship groups continue to wrestle with racial strife and gang violence in a Quaker way.” “What will this place look like and be like in 30 years....   [tags: Committee Analysis]

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Resistance to Tyranny is Obedience to God: Susan. B. Anthony

- On November 5th, 1872, Susan. B. Anthony did something no women in the United States could legally do. She voted. Since it was illegal for women to vote, she was arrested for “purposely casting an illegal vote”. Anthony claimed that because of the 14th amendment allowed women to be citizens and as citizens, they were able to vote. Susan B. Anthony was not allowed to testify for herself because she was a woman, found guilty by the all men jury, denied the request to poll the jury as well as the right for a new trail, and when the judge asked "Has the prisoner anything to say why sentence should not be pronounced?", she was denied the right to speak....   [tags: right to vote, prison, activists]

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The Main Features of Churches and Their Functions in Worship

- The Main Features of Churches and Their Functions in Worship Prayer is the raising of ones mind and heart to God or the requesting of good things from God. From the beginning of life, humanity has been praying and worshipping in some form or way. However, different denominations have different traditions of prayer and worship. This diversity of traditions is due to the 'Reformation' in the 16th century, when different believes and traditions started to emerge from the Roman Catholic traditions, causing the Catholic church to split into different churches....   [tags: Papers]

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Margaret Mead 's Views On Culture And The Way Individuals Behave Within A Given Social Setting

- Margaret Mead Major Theoretical The major theoretical position of Margaret Mead was heavenly focused on the importance of culture and the way individuals behave within a given social setting. Most of Meads theoretical worked was labeled as the National Character Studies this study “was the contention that culture shapes behavior and that culture traits can be attributed to groups of people even as large as the nation- state”(Cuzzort & King, (2002), p.396). What this means is that culture behavior are shared experience by the people in one’s cultural group so in order for people to belong to a culture they begin to conform to the norms in order to belong to a group....   [tags: Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Peace]

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William Penn 's Views On Freedom Of Conscience And The Futility Of Freedom

- Thesis William Penn, in converting a personal belief in religious freedom into the basis for governing a colony and in time for the nation, proved that religious diversity was beneficial not detrimental to faiths, colonies, and countries. Background Penn voluntarily converted from Anglicanism to Quakerism at the ripe age of 22. His father being a highly decorated and wealthy English Admiral, Penn left behind when he became a Quaker and was punished with stints in prison multiple times for his beliefs....   [tags: Religion, Freedom of religion]

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Women 's Rights By Alice Paul

- What comes to mind when you hear about women’s suffrage. Do you think about the group of women who fought for their rights. Do you think about your ability to exercise the right to vote. Many people think of these things, but few know the names of few of the many women who fought for the woman’s right to vote. Today we will be discussing a female suffragist who is well known for her contribution to women gaining the right to vote, Alice Paul. Alice Paul was a suffragist, women’s rights activist, and a primary leader towards the addition of the nineteenth amendment to the constitution of the United States of America....   [tags: Women's suffrage, Suffragette, Woman, Suffrage]

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Susan Monk Kidd 's The Invention Of Wings

- Sarah’s Struggle The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes.”- C. JoyBell C. Sarah Grimké, a character in Sue Monk Kidd’s novel The Invention of Wings, faces many challenges throughout her life in the novel. Sarah has many differing views from her society, religion and even from her family. Within this novel Sarah goes through a journey where she encounters many challenges with her personal beliefs, which she eventually endeavors through and becomes one of earliest faces of the feminist movement....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Mother, Woman]

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Women 's Rights By Susan B. Anthony

- Today, women and men have equal rights, however not long ago men believed women were lower than them. During the late eighteenth century, men expected women to stay at home and raise children. Women were given very few opportunities to expand their education past high school because colleges and universities would not accept females. This was a loss for women everywhere because it took away positions of power for them. It was even frowned upon if a woman showed interest in medicine or law because that was a man 's place not a woman’s, just like it was a man 's duty to vote and not a woman 's....   [tags: Women's suffrage, Susan B. Anthony, Women's rights]

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Elementary And Secondary Schools Offered Me

- If I owned my own school, it would reflect on all the positive features that my elementary and secondary schools offered me. Education opens minds that were closed, but now they are open because of the experiences the student had. Schooling gives you the materials you need to help in the work world and teaches you how to be a powerful member of society. Education is important because you are able to connect with teachers who become close to you. Community is just one aspect of a school that makes it powerful....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, High school]

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Abolitionists: Their Ideology, and Their Relation with Lincoln and Politics

- During the 19th century the religious revival led to a corresponding social reform that would transform the American Society. Reformers led various campaigns including a campaign to close all public places such as shops and taverns on Sundays. The religious revival also led to the Abolition movement, which aimed to eliminate slavery in America. During the time up until the Civil war abolitionists would try to influence both society and politics using ways some of which were similar to those of political parties....   [tags: Slavery in America, Civil Activism]

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Public Activities of Women in the Early United States

- ... Even in 1890, years after the advent of the ideology, only 4.5% of married women were employed in comparison to 40.5% (Mankiller, 263-266). The Cult of Domesticity also legally affected employment opportunities for women at the time. Protective labor laws used an ideological basis to further limit the jobs available to women in the 19th century; government policy deemed that professional work for women would distract from their domestic duties. As a result, work hours were restricted to a few hours during the day while evening work for women was illegal (Welter)....   [tags: social norms, gender divisions]

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Preparation, Assimilation, Force: Education in the British Empire

- The educational quality of someone living in the British Empire is decided the day that baby enters the world. A child living in the British Empire during the nineteenth century had little say in their education. Parents directed the education of their children and different people had very different views on education. The affluent members of English society highly regarded education and made sure their children got the best possible education money had to offer. The working class of England was often forced by the government to send their children to school....   [tags: educational quality depending on social status]

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Lucretia Coffin: Women's Right Activist, Religious Reformer and Abolitionist

- Lucretia Coffin was born on January 3, 1793 in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Lucretia was a women’s rights activist and was opposed to slavery. Lucretia grew up to be a women’s rights activist, religious reformer, and abolitionist. She was strongly opposed to slavery and was devoted to her work as an abolitionist. As she became older, word spread that she could speak in such a way that could convince her audience to join her anti-slavery boycott; however, there were people that were against the idea of ending slavery and would continually challenge her beliefs....   [tags: civil war, influential women]

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Sarah and Angelina Grimké

- Up until and during the mid -1800’s, women were stereotyped and not given the same rights that men had. Women were not allowed to vote, speak publically, stand for office and had no influence in public affairs. They received poorer education than men did and there was not one church, except for the Quakers, that allowed women to have a say in church affairs. Women also did not have any legal rights and were not permitted to own property. Overall, people believed that a woman only belonged in the home and that the only rule she may ever obtain was over her children....   [tags: Gender Roles, Women Studies, Grimke Sisters]

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Life Of One Of The Following Persons And Write A Brief

- Option 4. Research the life of one of the following persons and write a brief (500-600 word) biography: W. E. B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington, Rosa Parks, Andrew Young, Martin Luther King, Jr., Susan B. Anthony, or Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Susan B. Anthony was a prominent American civil rights leader who acted in the most significant function in the 19th century of the women’s rights movement. She was born on February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts and she was raised in a Quaker family (Important People in American History)....   [tags: Women's suffrage, Susan B. Anthony, Women's rights]

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- Strategic Management of Quaker Oats Company Introduction The Quaker Oats Company, officially formed in 1901, is currently undergoing massive reorganization, which will dramatically change its position in the industry. Over the last four years, Quaker Oats' returns have been consistently rocky. Quaker unloaded Snapple, its ice-cream toppings and condiments business, and its frozen bagel business 1997. The company has turned to an emphasis on its high performing products such as Gatorade and bagged cereals....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Religious Sentiment Within The Lettres

- The key religious sentiment within the Lettres, particularly the primary seven which revolve around religion, is religious tolerance from which emerges freedom, the embodiment of Voltaire’s presentation of the British way of life. However, it is clear that his ideas regarding religion are not firmly established and often appear to be contradictory actually founding one of his unequivocal attacks against the established church; that doubt breeds tolerance, and certainty breeds bigotry. This leaves plenty of scope for an ambiguous dissection of the plurality of the English religions....   [tags: Religion, Sociology of religion, Morality]

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Religious Reform And Renewal During The Early Modern Period

- The Protestant Reformation often gets the lion’s share of attention when discussing religious reform and renewal during the Early Modern period. However, to state that the Reformation was the only significant shift in the ideology and practice of Christianity would be to greatly undersell the importance of a myriad of religious reformers that denounced the decrepit and outdated relationship between mainstream religious practice and God. For this new wave of religious reformers, the traditions of the mainstream Church (whether Protestant or Catholic) were getting in the way of godly men and women forging a personal relationship with their savior, one which brings the individual into the grace...   [tags: Christianity, Protestant Reformation]

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The Guilt From Unrepentant Sins

- The Guilt From Unrepentant Sins Nathaniel Hawthorne “was born on July 4, 1804” (Carton 2). When he lost his father, Nathaniel Hathorne, at age four, it was extremely devastating because he never had the privilege of knowing who his father was. When a child loses a parent at such a young age, the imagination creates pretend memories. When he was old enough, he began searching for facts to fill in the gaps of those memories. “He supplemented the images of his father’s nautical life that he gleamed from the logbooks by reading travel narratives, histories, and adventure stories about the exotic regions Nathaniel Hathorne had sailed” (Carton 147)....   [tags: Young Goodman Brown, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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Scotch-Irish Cultural History

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Protection of Trade Secrets

- LIST OF CASES John Richard Brady Vs. Chemical Process Equipments AIR 1987 Delhi 372 Diljeet Titus Advocates Vs. Alfred A. Adebare 1968 3 AUER 732 Market Investigation Vs. Ministry of Social Security1968 3 AUER 732 Cattle Remedies Vs. Licensing Authority 2007(2)AWC 1093 Escorts Construction Vs. Action Construction1999 PTC 36 (Del) Michael Heath Vs. Subhash Chandra 1995 PTC 300 Puneet Industrial Control Vs. Classic Electronic (1997) Supp Arb.LR 195 Del 9 Burlington Home Vs. Rajneesh Chhibber 1995 PTC (15) 278 Farm Equipments Vs....   [tags: employees, copyright, confidential]

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From New Amsterdam to New York

- ... The last Dutch director-general of New Netherlands, which included New Amsterdam, was Peter Stuyvesant. Stuyvesant arrived in 1647 and immediately informed the colonists of his autocratic intentions (Columbia Electronic). During his introductory tour, Stuyvesant noticed garbage on the streets, poorly built houses, and people working on Sunday (Banks 8). The Dutch West India Company had tasked him with generating revenue in the new colony and he concluded to improve lawfulness and conditions in the new colony, religious uniformity must be established....   [tags: American history, ex-Dutch territories]

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William Penn

- William Penn he was alive in the 18th century.(4) William Penn was born October 14, 1644 to Sir William Penn and Margaret Penn. His father was a landowner and mother was the daughter of a merchant. William Penn was baptized at All Hallows church in London. He was born in London,United Kingdom. He was famous as a Quaker and the leader of the Pennsylvania colony. Penn was a lot of things in his life he was a land investor,Philosopher,lawyer,Minister,Missionary,and a Journalist. (1)William Penn had four kids Thomas Penn,Richard Penn,Sr.,William Penn Jr.,and John Penn....   [tags: biography, religious groups]

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Financials On Coke Vs Pepsi

- In 1886, the Coca Cola Company was developed but it wasn't until 1898 that the fierce competitor Pepsi-Cola entered into the market. These 2 companies are the two major players that dominate the consumer beverage (soft-drink) industry. Coke and Pepsi have since been competing to rein the global market in consumer beverages. The market of drinks in the United States alone is valued at more than thirty million dollars annually. With the growth of these two companies, PepsiCo has developed and acquired additional products outside the scope of just the consumer beverage industry, these products have helped the company to increase their exposure and position in the global market....   [tags: Business Finance]

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Dissent And Social Protest Against Slavery

- Dissent and social protest against slavery and racial discrimination in American history prior to the Civil War, evolved in a multitude of ways and was not always motivated by just aspirations. By forming anti-slavery associations, distributing pamphlets, publishing newspapers, and petitioning congress, combined with the use of various points of argument such as religion, enlightenment and constitutional ideals, the abolition movement progressed from gradual to immediate emancipation. One of the most influential ways dissenters argued against slavery and racial discrimination was by using biblical arguments....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Abolitionism]

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Biography of Susan B. Anthony

- Susan Brownell Anthony, being an abolitionist, educational reformer, labor activist, and organizer for woman suffrage, used her intellectual and confident mind to fight for parity. Anthony fought for women through campaigning for women’s rights as well as a suffragist for many around the nation. She had focused her attention on the need for women to reform law in their own interests, both to improve their conditions and to challenge the "maleness" of current law. Susan B. Anthony helped the abolitionists and fought for women’s rights to change the United States with her Quaker values and strong beliefs in equality....   [tags: biography, women's right]

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Accomplishments That Greatly Overshadowed The Declining Fortunes Of Subsequent Generations

- accomplishments that greatly overshadowed the declining fortunes of subsequent generations” (McCabe 7). In “Young Goodman Brown,” you get a real sense of the disappointment and the “guilt he felt for his ancestor’s part in witch trials and intolerant persecution of Quakers (McCabe 7). In the story, Brown is walking with the Devil, who has taken the form of the older version of himself, perhaps it is his father’s form. Brown wants to stop this journey of “evil purpose.” He tells the devil, “My father never went into the woods on such an errand, nor his father before him” (Hawthorne 1124)....   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown, Goodman]

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The Life and Accomplishments of Susan B. Anthony

- Susan B. Anthony: Research Paper Susan Brownell Anthony was an American women’s rights leader, a teacher, Quaker, a well speaker, brilliant planner, and most of all: she was a hero. Anthony saw the many injustices and inequalities that women faced and felt deeply that these things must be changed. To her, a woman’s life was, purely and simply, unfair. Other people, both women and men, saw the same things she did but never questioned them; they felt that what existed was the “natural” order of things....   [tags: temperance, slavery, sufferage]

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Susan B Anthony's Life and Accomplishments

- Achieving equality between men and women was a long and arduous task. In the 19th century, an organized women’s rights movement began in the United States. Perhaps its most famous leader was Susan B. Anthony, a champion of women’s rights until her death in 1906. Susan B. Anthony’s work established and inspired the institution of many women’s rights, and she remains one of the most influential women in history. Anthony was born in 1820, in Adams, Massachusetts (Lutz). Her father owned a cotton mill and, along with his wife, devoutly practiced Quaker faith (Lutz)....   [tags: women's rights, wome's suffrage]

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A History of Women's Rights

- Women have always been fighting for their rights for voting, the right to have an abortion, equal pay as men, being able to joined the armed forces just to name a few. The most notable women’s rights movement was headed in Seneca Falls, New York. The movement came to be known as the Seneca Falls convention and it was lead by women’s rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton during July 19th and 20th in 1848. Stanton created this convention in New York because of a visit from Lucretia Mott from Boston....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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Patience Wright: Artist or Spy?

- 1775: The American Revolution officially starts. 1783: The American Revolution finally comes to an end. There are numerous of hardships, victories, secrets, and untold stories throughout these eight long years. It makes us wonder how it was possible for the American colonies, being the underdogs, to beat what was thought to be one of the leading countries of the time, England. It took a lot of hard work, determination and art to win this battle. You heard right, art, as in wax figures, sculptures, busts, and much more made by Patience Wright....   [tags: American History, American Revolution]

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Betsy Ross and the Legend of "old Glory"

- In 1776 the United States of America became a great nation, free from Britain's rule. We became a nation full of freedom and opportunity, symbolized by many great icons. The Statue of Liberty, the Liberty Bell, this great nations capitol, the District of Columbia, and the greatest of these icons, our American Flag. Our flag symbolizes to the world our strength, determination, and the rights and freedoms of our people. The very sight of it has given men the courage and willingness to sacrifice their own lives in order to protect what it symbolizes....   [tags: American History]

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Patriotism During The Civil War

- When looking back in history there were many wars, and with wars come citizens who are patriotic and serve during the wars. During the Civil War, people had been patriotic in many ways other than going to war. The women, who were at home taking care of the family, would send patriotic envelopes which contained letters that would raise the spirits of those fighting. Some would have flags on them and they would have slogans and mottos saying “God Bless America” or “for God and Country”(Arispe). But these envelopes weren’t just there to raise the spirits of those fighting, they were also there to help inform people of the war....   [tags: soldiers, citizens, confederate]

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The Legal Battle For 14 Years Greatly Inspired The Indians From Unfair Treatments For A Long Time

- The victory for her efforts in launching the legal battle for 14 years greatly inspired the Indians who suffered from unfair treatments for a long time. This was a landmark case that enabled the Indians to gain some relief. Her contributions also included being the co-founder of the first Indian-owned national bank and the founder of the first Land Trust in the Indian Nations. Relocation policy 4 It was a policy adopted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs that intended to remove the Indians from their reservations to main urban cities where had more job opportunities....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Purple is to Lavender as Woman is to Feminist

- For hundreds of years women were to be seen and not heard, owned by their father or husband, and looked down upon by society if they never married. Although women were often helping in any way they could in any type of war or disaster, they were never given credit when it was due simply because of their anatomy. The Women’s Liberation, also known as the Feminist Movement, Women’s Lib, and the Women’s Movement, encompasses to a concatenation of campaigns for improvements on issues such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, women's suffrage, sexual harassment and sexual violence....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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Young Goodman Brown: The Evils of Puritanism

- ... Ah forsooth, and it is your worship" (Hawthorne 389). During this exchange, Hawthorne again reminds the reader of the importance of family connections and history when Goody Cloyse remarks on the resemblance of the devil to Goodman Brown's grandfather. This marked resemblance between Goodman Brown, his forefathers, and the devil mirrors the guilt felt by Hawthorne over his forefathers' actions implying that children inherit the sins of their ancestors. Ronan states "the devil is said physically to resemble Goodman Brown, his father, and his grandfather, a disguise fashioned, in all likelihood, to suggest to the young Puritan that it would be natural for him to join Satan as well" (268)....   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne novels, character analysis]

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Life Of A White Chesapeake Woman

- Chesapeake society was unique in more ways than one. For example, for men and women to marry more than once in their lifetime was very common(Berkin, 5). This being said, women married at a very young age and usually pregnant every two years. Some men seemed to be lucky to have a wife because the male to women ratio was six to one. Most women 's lives consisted of bearing a child, working in the fields with the men, or often times both. The social norm in this time was that women did tasks similar to men in the fields while also tending to a child and taking care of the household....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Childbirth, Family]

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Marketing Mix at Vora and Company

- VORA AND COMPANY Understand the Concept of Marketing Mix In December 1963, M.C. Vora, proprietor of Vora and Company manufacturers of Blossom Quick-Cooking Oats located at Lucknow, sought counsel from the Small Industries Service Institute at Lucknow regarding steps that might be taken to increase the sales of his company. The company had been organized in 1959, had started to sell its product nationally in 1961, but by December 1963 had failed to attain a profitable volume of sales. Mr. Vora’s family had been in the group business for several generations....   [tags: Business Marketing]

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

- In The Autobiography, Benjamin Franklin recounts the many paramount experiences throughout his life that shaped him into great American figure he was known to be. On the opening page, Franklin reveals the book’s epistolary format by writing, “Dear Son,” going on to admit that he’s made some mistakes in the past and to recollect that past is a way to relive it. By divulging his desire to “change some sinister Accidents & Events” (Franklin 3) the author indicates how important it is for his son to observe as he amends his mistakes....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Pepsi Products Are Loved All Over the World

- PepsiCo Introduction PepsiCo Inc. is an American food and beverage corporation it was founded in New York in 1965.It manufacturing, marketing and distribution of grain-based snack foods, beverages, and other products. Mainly it is Producing Non-alcoholic beverage and Food processing items. The drink PEPSI was first made in the 1890s by pharmacist Caleb Bradham in New Bern, North Carolina. It was introduced as “brad’s drink”. The brand was trademarked on June 16; 1903.PepsiCo operates in over 200 countries....   [tags: market, drinks, customers]

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Biography of Elizabeth Fry

- Biography of Elizabeth Fry Elizabeth Fry was one of 11 children and they all lived with their father, John Gurney of Earlham – a Norwich banker. They belonged to a society of friends – also known as the ‘Quakers’. Quakers believe that Christian sacraments such as baptism are not important. What they say is ‘Far more important’ is bringing man closer to God by using the “inner light” of Jesus in the soul. And because of this “inner light” the Quakers became involved in social reform movements....   [tags: Papers]

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Roger Williams, William Penn, the Maryland Assembly and Liberty Conscience

- Roger Williams, William Penn, the Maryland Assembly and Liberty Conscience The New England colonies of Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Maryland [Pa. and Md.are not in New England] were founded with the express purpose of dispensing of with a statechurch [not exactly. Rhode Island was “put together.” Maryland did not have a single statechurch, but the Calverts did not intend to dispense with state support of a church]. In this theydeviated not only from the other British coloes in the New World but also from their Motherlandand indeed all the civilizations of western Christendom to date....   [tags: History Historical Papers]

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The Countercultures: Once Pooh-poohed, Now Revered

- Throughout American history, the countercultures have greatly influenced the societies of their respective eras. The Quakers, the Harlem Renaissance participants, and the Hippies have had an immense impact on American culture. This impact is especially apparent in the political actions and art一audio and visual一of the countercultures’ respective times. The Quakers first arrived in North America after facing constant persecution under England’s monarchical government. Led by William Penn, Jr., the Quakers landed in the not-yet-founded colony of Pennsylvania....   [tags: transformation of American culture]

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Standing In The Light

- 1. The theme of this book was in search of ones self. I chose this theme because Catharine was in search of her self throughout the whole story. Her and her brother were taken captive by the Lenape Indian tribe and she had to search to find her self throughout her time in captivity. In the beginning when she was captured, it was awkward and confusing. This was because she was a Quaker and she didn’t know if she was now an Indian or still a Quaker, because the Lenape weren’t going to return her to her family....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Franklin’s Militia

- Benjamin Franklin and the Quakers had a very different ideological stance on the formation of a militia. This difference in opinion shows us the clash of their “mental worlds”. Ben Franklin’s push to raise a militia subverted the Quakers’ moral authority, thus leading to their withdrawal from the public arena. The Quaker’s inability to separate their religious dogma from secular necessities, along with some of their contradictions of principle forced them to leave public office over time. Also the Quakers could not keep consistency within their own community, some of them believing in defensive war, while others not....   [tags: U.S. History ]

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Letters on England by Voltaire

- Letters on England is a small collection of letters written by Voltaire (born François-Marie Arouet) in 1733 which offers a survey of societal England from the view of a Frenchmen. The original Letters on England, titled Lettres philosophiques, was written in English by Voltaire. This first edition was quite a cumbersome read and so in 1980 Leonard Tancock retranslated the book to English from a previous French edition. Just a few years prior to the release of Letters on England, Voltaire had been imprisoned by France and then exiled to England....   [tags: religion, politice, science]

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A Brief History of American Abolitionism

- Dr. Stanley Harrold is an American Historian of the 19th century. Harrold is a professor at South Carolina State University where he teaches history. Harrold is a well-known scholar that has written numerous informative books and journals. Harrold wrote American Abolitionists and it was published in the year 2001. Harrold provides insight into worldwide slavery and abolitionist studies. Major themes are seen throughout all nine chapters such as, early abolitionists, rebellions, women abolitionists, the second great awakening, anti-slavery associations, the biracial characteristics of the movement, the civil war, emancipation, and the social and racial consciousness among races post war....   [tags: slavery, United States history]

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The Witch Of Blackbied Pond

- The Witch of Blackbird Pond Kit Tyler, the main character of Elizabeth George Spear's book, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, must leave her carefree life in tropical Barbados, and go and live in Connecticut. She learns that playing is what is to life, but hard work. She learns that if people do not know you, that they pre judge you. She also learns that if you don't live up to the Puritan life style, that they will look down at you. Kit must learn to cope, and learn from all these changes in her life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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