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Oku no Hosomichi and Tosa Nikki, Reflection of Their Time Period

- Tosa Nikki is a diary likely written by Ki no Tsurayuki in the year 936 during the Heian period. Oku no Hosomichi is a diary written by Matsuo Bashō during the late 17th century. These two diaries have many similarities and differences that stem from the different time periods they were written in, as well as the difference in styles of the authors. The poetry in the two diaries have vast differences yet they reflect the time period very well. Tosa Nikki has many aspects that distinguish it from other Japanese diaries....   [tags: japanese literature, Heian period, 17th century]

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A Welcome On The Time Period Of 1875-1950

- Welcome to the time period of 1875-1950. This was a time when America addressed significant social justice issues of equal opportunity for its people. Majority of these issues evolved around women’s rights, segregation, and racial inequality. Women’s right dealt with women’s suffrage and their right to vote, segregation dealt with the Jim Crow Laws and racial inequality addressed educational and political policies. Each of these themes closely symbolize a social justice issue because of the inability for certain groups of people to achieve their common human rights....   [tags: African American, Racism, Racial segregation]

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Beowulf : Epic Of This Time Period

- An epic, a long narrative poem that celebrates the deeds of a legendary or heroic figure, influences literature for a long time. The earliest form of it comes from the time period of the Anglo-Saxons. One famous epic of this time period is Beowulf. In the story readers are shown the adventures that Beowulf go through to prove he is a hero. In all these adventures our hero, Beowulf, encounters conflicts with other characters such as the battles he fights against Grendel, Grendel’s mother, and the dragon....   [tags: Beowulf, Grendel's mother, Combat, ComBat]

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The Time Period of Isolation and Interaction

- During the time period of isolation and interaction, there were lots of new technology created and or information shared all over the world with different people. There were lots of new inventions as well as lots of cultures being more regulated and or connected together. There were many forms of transportations being developed and or made better for ease of traveling. During this era, where some societies were isolating and while somewhere interacting globally, there are still benefits and detriments for both....   [tags: sociological analysis]

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The Time Period Of King Shlomo

- The time period of King Shlomo is a time I can connect with and wish I was there during that time. In the time of Shlomo’s ruling, all was good materially, and more importantly, spiritually. Today, living in the United States, we are not materially deprived of anything. Whatever we want, there is at least two brands of, we have the choice of colors, sizes, prices, etc. So too, yiddishkeit is spreading to all the corners of the world, although we need Moshiach to come for the world to be fully spiritual like it was when the Beis Hamikdush was standing....   [tags: Judaism, Israel, Torah, Halakha]

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The Literary Modernism Time Period

- The literary modernism time period was a movement in literature that started in the early 1890s and was very eventful. During this era there were many considerable events taking place such as The Great War (also known as “World War One”), which started in 1914. This War lasted for four years and finally ended in 1918, but its effects lasted much longer. The financial instability of Europe and death caused by this First World War gave people a sense of patriotism that unified them. It made people think of not only the society as a whole, but themselves as individuals ("Modernism.")....   [tags: the great war, post modernism, styles]

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The Time Period Of Slavery

- The time period of slavery lasted form the 1500s, until the 18th century. During that time slave captures went into part of Africa and seized thousands of slaves, and transferring them into the New World. Where slaves worked in felids, shops, and homes, but all slaves weren’t transported to the Americas some were brought into Islam working there for Military purposes. African slavery was different from European slavery. The difference between both was Africans would use their own to manipulate and work them for their needs, such as a labor in gold mines and on plantation in Africa, Ashantee Plantation....   [tags: Atlantic slave trade, Slavery, History of slavery]

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Stephen Crane and The Realist Time Period

- “A man said to the universe: 'Sir, I exist!' 'However,' replied the universe. 'The fact has not created in me A sense of obligation.” (Stephen Crane Quotes). This quote is from Stephen Crane, one of America’s foremost Realistic Writers. Stephen Crane (1871-1900), is one of the most influential and top writers of the American Realism time period. The Realism time period lasted from 1865 and lasted until about 1910. For those engaged in serious literary circles, the period was full of upheaval. A literary civil war went on between the romantics and the realists and later, the naturalists....   [tags: spanish american war, cuba, civil war]

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The Time Period During The Great Depression

- The time period during the Great Depression, the United States was extremely penurious. The problem proceeded to an extent where Americans couldn’t do anything to re-stabilize their country and the government’s participation was essential. Among many ways, the government was able to do this by establishing many programs that were able to provide citizens with relief, reform, and recovery as part as The New Deal. Three main programs that were the most efficient were the Securities and Exchange Commission, Social Security Act, and the Agricultural Adjustment Act....   [tags: Great Depression, United States, Unemployment]

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Labor Workers During The Time Period

- Organized labor tried to improve the position of labor workers during the time period of 1875-1900. While attempting to improve the position, they did the opposite rather, and deteriorated the position of labor workers. Throughout the time period of 1875 to 1900 the average daily hours slowly went down, but the index of hourly wages decreased rapidly, then slowly increased. In the start of this time period the average daily hours for labor workers was at 9.9 hours, and stayed at that time until 1886, which happens to be 11 years after this time period has started....   [tags: Trade union, Employment, Collective bargaining]

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The Rococo Time Period

- The Rococo fashion period occurred during the eighteenth century in Europe and in other European influenced countries. (History Of Fashion-Rococo). France, as the major arbiter of the Rococo fashions, designed using exquisite fabrics, silks, velvets, embroidery, lace, plumes, ribbon, ruffles, and fur which would characterize the century.(Fashion in the Western World). The movement is known for incorporating the French “rocaille” and the Italian “barocco” together to create Rococo, which is known for being daintier than the preceding Baroque movement in the Seventeenth Century (Fashion History.zee)....   [tags: fashion, movement, history, century]

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American History: Colonial Period, Revolutionary Time Period and The Post-Modernism Period

- Throughout the year we have read many different novels from many different time periods. We have read from the following five time periods Colonial, Revolutionary, Romanticism, Realism, and Modernism. All five of these time periods express the way of life in many different ways. By that I mean that throughout every time period the thought of life is very much so different. Each time period gives you a different perspective on life and also how much different we live now in comparison to any of these time periods with the exception of post modernism....   [tags: george washington, freedom, romanticism]

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Investigating the Time Period of a Pendulum

- Investigating the Time Period of a Pendulum The time period of a pendulum is the time taken for the pendulum to swing from one point to another point, for instance from point A to point B and back again. This diagram illustrates the experiment. This experiment calls for me to record this time period, however I feel it is too short, so I will time 20 time periods for accuracy. I will then take this number and divide it by 20 to give one accurate time period. When doing this experiment I will need to think of two independent variables: 1....   [tags: Papers]

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A Woman 's Sphere During The Renaissance Time Period

- All throughout history women have been held to a different set of expectations from that of their male counterparts. This is something that is often seen all over the world, during various time periods and in different societies. Renaissance Florence is no different in this social aspect, because women were expected to do and act a certain way, so that they could hold their distinct place in society. There are three areas that are really important to a woman’s sphere during the Renaissance time period: The first being, her families’ status in society, to her her ability to bare children, and finally her chastity leading up to and during her future marriage....   [tags: Marriage, Sociology, Florence, Wife]

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A Woman 's Sphere During The Renaissance Time Period

- All throughout history, women were often held to a different set of expectations from that of their male counterparts. This is something that is seen all over the world, during various time periods and in different societies. Renaissance Florence, is no different in this social aspect, because women were expected to do and act a certain way, so that they could hold their distinct place in society. There are three areas that are really important to a woman’s sphere during the Renaissance time period: The first being, her family’s status in society, to her her ability to bare children, and finally her chastity leading up to and during her future marriage....   [tags: Marriage, Sociology, Florence, Wife]

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A Woman 's Sphere During The Renaissance Time Period

- All throughout history, women often were held to a different set of expectations from that of their male counterparts. This is something that is seen all over the world, during various time periods and in different societies. Renaissance Florence, is no different in this social aspect, because women were expected to do and act a certain way, so that they could hold their distinct place in society. There are three areas that are really important to a woman’s sphere during the Renaissance time period: The first being, her family’s status in society, to her her ability to bare children, and finally her chastity leading up to and during her future marriage....   [tags: Marriage, Sociology, Wife, Florence]

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Slavery During The Time Period Of The 1800 ' S

- During the time period of the 1800’s the biggest thing on anyone mind was Slaves. It was all about slavery, slavery, and even more slavery. Slavery was the souths biggest profit. It was as if it was some sort of fashion trend and you couldn’t live if you didn’t have these pairs of shoes, but in this case the shoes where slaves. Slaves were treated as if they were not people. To the white people, they were property. Can you believe that. A living person with a heartbeat is treated as if they aren’t human....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Southern United States]

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The Progressive Era Was a Rapidly Changing Time Period in America

- The Progressive Era was the period from 1890s to the 1920s. This historical movement was fueled by the middle class (e.g. doctors, lawyers, teachers); mainly those living in the cities. The country was growing and moving forward, yet, many Americans were falling behind. Poverty rose, big corporations became corrupt, and the minorities wanted to be treated equally. The Progressive Era led to America into a new realm with more amendments to the United States Constitution, social improvements for women suffrage and minority equality, and economic change in regard to regulations of big corporations....   [tags: historical movements fueled by the middle class]

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An Important Figure During The Medieval Time Period

- School allows the opportunity to learn, promoting growth in all areas of subjects. Whether the school resides in Italy, Japan, the United States, whether the subject relates to math, biology, or gym, an education provides information that can be passed down from instructor to pupil. These pupils may learn in a multitude of ways: asking questions, writing notes, taking tests and, presenting projects, and many more. These methods are invented by teachers and instructors to help aid the students in facilitating and solidifying information in a crucial and constructive way....   [tags: Musical notation, Music, Note, Guido of Arezzo]

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Comparing Beowulf And The Anglo Saxon Time Period

- In the past many writers wrote stores with an underlying message or moral. During the Anglo-Saxon time period, when Beowulf was written, writers used stories to tell people what characteristics they must have to be a commendable person in society. The same idea goes for the time period in which The Canterbury Tales were written, however the authors in that time period wrote more about moral lessons rather than specific characteristics. Beowulf exemplifies courage and loyalty, while The Canterbury Tales show the wickedness of greed and the idea of a allowing a wife to have power in a relationship....   [tags: The Canterbury Tales, The Wife of Bath's Tale]

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The Roman Republic Is A Crucial Time Period Of Rome

- The Roman Republic is a crucial time period of Rome. Destabilized by a few civil wars and problem within the political powers, the breech in the Roman system was mainly reinforce when Gaius Julius Caesar gained the total control of the Roman government. This successful and powerful general won many battles and that is what made him famous and respected. After starting the Gallic Wars, Caesar decided to invade the Isle of Britain in 55 and 54 BCE. At first even if it started because of the Britons’ intervention with the Gauls, the whole invasion holds much deeper reasons than what Caesar stated at first in his books....   [tags: Roman Empire, Julius Caesar, Roman Republic]

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The Most Famous Leaders Of The American Revolutionary Time Period

- Thomas Jefferson is one of the most famous leaders of the American Revolutionary time period. He was a well-respected lawyer and writer who used his pen rather than his voice to support the patriot cause (Freidel). Many others became famous because of their actions and speeches that became known across America. Thomas Jefferson was a quiet man who voiced his opinions eloquently through his writing and was known as the “silent member” of congress (Freidel). During his lifetime, Jefferson wrote more than sixteen thousand letters (   [tags: Thomas Jefferson]

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The Time Period of Prohibition During the 1920’s

- “...He was coerced into the car, ambushed by men with sharp weapons like knives and ice picks. This was an infamous ride of a mobsters life called a ‘one way ride’. Being beaten and stabbed multiple times, he continued fighting for his life. Then, before being thrown out of the car and left for dead, they slit his throat from ear to ear. Then the men threw him out on a beach to leave him to bleed out and die…”Authors account The time period of prohibition during the 1920’s became a violent one....   [tags: illegal alcohol, prostitution, corruption]

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Sex Education Programs : An Important Time Period

- Sex Education Programs Adolescence is an important time period with regard to sexual development considering hormonal changes increase sex drive, change appearance and improve the likelihood of reproduction. Due to the number of teens engaging in sexual activity during adolescence, the need for sex education programs continue to be a top priority of the educational system and government. Nonetheless, these efforts have done little to solve the current crisis in the country with regard to adolescent sexual behavior....   [tags: Human sexuality, Human sexual behavior]

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College Students Should Be A Great Time Period

- College students across the United States have taken for granted the opportunity to be able to go to school and achieve their career goals. This has led many to take different routes in their process of getting an education. College can be a great time period if a student surrounds themselves with the right people. However, in this generation, students can be very persuasive and make it seem that some actions, such as drinking, is a social norm. Going to college can be the first step to adulthood; however, many students take advantage of the amount of freedom they have and start making poor decisions....   [tags: Alcoholism, Alcoholic beverage, Drug addiction]

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The Renaissance As A Period Of Time After The Medieval Period

- The Renaissance was a period of time after the medieval period in which religion, economics and politics mold into some aspects of science, literature and philosophy. The renaissance originated in Florence, Italy and then spread to parts of Europe. In Italy the major focus was on cultural art, while in England literature and music was their main focus. Literature and music were how the renaissance ideas were mainly spread. During the English Renaissance ideas were spread throughout England because of William Shakespeare....   [tags: Roman Empire, Ancient Rome, Renaissance]

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The Renaissance as a Distinct Period of Time

- The Middle Ages was a time in history where everyone was faithful to religion as well as others. Also, in the Middle Ages, people were encouraged to always try their best; they were encouraged to strive for the highest achievement possible and to never give up. The Renaissance, however, was more focused on becoming matured and finding a way to be successful at everything one does. During this era, people strived to become all-sided men, also known as; renaissance men. This means they are not only successful in one type of art but in all types of art, as well as math, science, and literature....   [tags: European Renaissance Essays]

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An Extended Period Of Time Shoes

- For an extended period of time shoes have been an integral part of the modern consumer’s life. According to the vast majority of fashionably inclined individuals, shoes can either make or break a person’s entire appearance, which explains why people invest their hard earned coins into comfortable abodes for their feet. Particularly, the annual budget consumers spend on shoes in the United States is approximately $20 billion dollars, and $6.46 billion dollars stem from running shoes alone. This is what initially piqued my interest and compelled me to interview a manager from one of most popular shoe stores known as Footlocker....   [tags: Shoe, Footwear, Customer service, Sales]

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A Long Period Of Time

- For a long period of time I had been curious about what an A.A meeting was about, so I decided to attend one to get a first hand experience of what an A.A meeting is and what they do to help alcoholics. The A.A group meeting that I attended was about ten minutes away from my house. It mainly consisted of Hispanic middle age adult males ranging from the ages of 30-45. Alcoholic Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism....   [tags: Alcoholism, Alcohol, Alcoholic beverage]

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A Short Period Of Time

- A Reason to Grow up Senior in high school and I very recently realized that it was time to grow up and focus on myself. I have been very blessed growing up. I have always had my mother and father there for me, they always made sure my sister and I had the things we needed in order to make it through our childhood. Up until this year, through the eyes of practically everyone, my family seemed like the ideal family. We would go out as a family, laugh, play, joke around and love like a family, this year tore us apart....   [tags: Mother, Family, Father, Parent]

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The Time Period and People of Geoffrey Chaucer

- The Time Period and People of Geoffrey Chaucer Geoffrey Chaucer is one of the greatest authors of his time. His distinctive use of characters in his literary works is one of a kind. Chaucer’s works were accomplished during the Middle Ages. During this time period the whole community revolved around the church, the village and the surrounding farmland. The Middle Ages were heroic, entertaining, romantic, harsh, uncertain, and often dangerous. Throughout these times, Chaucer writes about the people and focuses on the certain ideas of each one....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Impressionism Period For The Longest Time

- The Impressionism period for the longest time was considered to be the first distinctly modern movement in painting. The Impression period first started in Paris in the 1860s and its influence spread throughout all of Europe and eventually made it’s way to the United States. The originators of this time period were artists who rejected the official; government subsidized exhibitions, or what the French would call, “salons”, and they were consequently shunned away by powerful academic art institutions such as the, “Acedémie des Beaux Arts" (Academy of Fine Arts)....   [tags: Impressionism, Claude Monet, Impressionist music]

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The Cold War : A Long Period Of Time

- The Cold War The Cold War was a very long period of time that induced extreme conflict of both politics and military after World War 2. The two sides involved with the tension was the Western Bloc (United States, its NATO allies and others) versus the Eastern Bloc (The Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw pact). The exact dates of the war are not completely agreed on, but it seemed to have ran from the years 1947-1991. I will be explaining throughout my paper why exactly the tension began, as well as explaining how it happened and why it happened like it did....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, Soviet Union, Eastern Bloc]

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The Period Of Time Between 1820 And 1933

- The period of time between 1820 and 1933 saw a surge in reform movements in the United States. This period of reform was ignited by the Second Great Awakening, a religious revival that occurred during the early 1800s. Individuals who were inspired by the Second Great Awakening wished to improve society, and thus set up several reform movements. The movement to abolish slavery was spearheaded by radical abolitionists like William Lloyd Garrison. The abolitionist movement would ultimately conclude with the Union’s victory in the Civil War....   [tags: Abolitionism, American Civil War]

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Why Were Jews and Christians Separated in The Elizabethan Time Period?

- I. My Question “Well Ashley, Jews and Christians did not get along in the Elizabethan time period,” said my parish priest. Once I heard this, I was determined to research more information. I knew that Jews and Christians have always had their differences in what they believed religiously. I questioned myself what did each religious group believe in. What did they agree with. What do they disagree on. I knew that persecutions took place in the past for what a religious group may stick up for. I need to find out more on why they were persecuted for sticking up for what they believed in and expressing their values....   [tags: Social Studies]

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Time Period of the Great Gatsby

- The 1920's, sometimes referred to as the "Jazz Age" or the "Roaring Twenties," was known as a time of social change in rural America. In many aspects of life, women and men were changing their past accepted lifestyles and quickly adopting lavish lifestyles. Emerged during the twentieth century, one of the most notable writers of his time, F. Scott Fitzgerald, developed one of the greatest novels written, The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald used his novels to reveal his feelings and opinions on times in the US....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald]

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Annie Oakley : The Most Famous And Remembered Woman From The Western Time Period

- Annie Oakley is regarded as the most famous and remembered woman from the western time period. She transformed the stereotypes that women were fighting against in the time period. Women faced pressures in their social and physical lives. Every thing they did was scrutinized by men and other women if not within the stereotype of a typical woman. Annie Oakley’s legacy after her death is that of a woman that stood out regardless of what others thought. She is remembered as the greatest woman shooter in history....   [tags: Woman, Gender role, Buffalo Bill, Wild West Shows]

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Capital Punishment For Long Period Of Time

- Capital Punishment for Embezzlers in Indonesia Corruption starts to be main concern of all countries. Transparency International found that from 177 countries, there were no countries that 100% clean of corruption. There are various ways to make people do not want to commit crime, especially corruption. Spending time in prison for couple years, returning all money they take, paying fines, or life imprisonments are common punishment for embezzlers. Some countries such as China, Vietnam, and South Korean use capital punishment as one type of punishment to reduce the chance of doing corruption....   [tags: Capital punishment, Prison, Amnesty International]

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A Very Important Time Period For Growth And Development For A Young Child 's Life

- Infancy is a very important time period for growth and development for a young child’s life. The first 12 months are the foundation for the baby’s nutritional health to be established. According to Grodner, Escott-Stump, and Dorner, during the first year, a human infant is expected to triple his or her birth weight and increase its length by 50%. “In addition, after birth, organs such as the kidney and brain continue to develop and mature. In no other period of life do growth and development occur so rapidly” (Grodner, Escott-Stump, & Dorner, 2016, p.200)....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Infant, Milk, Protein]

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The Evolution of Homonin Tribe from the Time Period of Homo Habilis to Mordern

- To the ongoing question as to how humans evolved has still been a debate over several decades. Homo sapiens is a scientific name given to humans. Homo sapiens are classified under the kingdom-Animalia, phylum-chordata, class-mammalia, order-primates, family-Hominidae, genus-Homo and species-sapiens. According to Linnaeus Carlos, scientific way of classifying living organisms (Relethford, 2010). According to Relethford, Hominin is a tribe that comprises of humans and their closest ancestor. Hominin family has shown some resemblances with the evidences collected from fossil records as well as the evolutionary processes to the mordern humans....   [tags: homo sapiens, hominin family, human skull]

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The Salem Witch Trials : A Dark Time Period For American History

- The Salem Witch Trials is a dark time period for American history that is full of mysterious confusion on the reasons for why it occurred. Today there are many articles by authors with their depiction on the possible reasons for the Salem Witch Trials. However information on the records on accused witches varies, as Richard Latner explains in The Long and Short of Salem Witchcraft: Chronology and Collective Violence in 1692 in the “Journal of Social History” states, “Legal documents do not exist for everyone who was accused of witchcraft, and the case records that exist are often incomplete” (138, 2008)....   [tags: Salem witch trials, Witchcraft, Witch-hunt]

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The Time Period Between The American And French Revolution And The First World War

- Scholars have different opinions about the exactly modern period. Muers and Higton (2012) talked about the modern theology in their book and mainly focused on the time period between the American and French Revolution and the First World War. After more than ten centuries’ dogmatic medieval time, the long-time leashed self-conscious struggled away from the chains of authorities and sought for the door of freedom. Muers and Higton concluded five main themes of the modern thoughts which include: reason, knowledge of God, suspicion of religion, freedom, and history (historical change)....   [tags: Christianity, Theology, God, Faith]

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The Globe Theater: The Amphitheater and Its Role in The Renaissance Time Period.

- The Globe Theater is widely known as the world’s greatest amphitheatre of its time, bringing in crowds of thousands of people. The Globe was also where most of the famous playwright, William Shakespeare, performed his plays. With its unique design, the audience was able to enjoy the plays. Inside of this round and globe-like structure, the people from all around the area packed into the seats to watch Shakespeare and his actors. Despite the Globe Theater’s success, the theater had gone through many shut downs and rebuilding projects....   [tags: theater, playwright, william shakespeare]

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How The Industrial Revolution Changed England Was A Very Significant Time Period For The English?

- The Industrial Revolution in England was a very significant time period for the English. This was an era of opportunities and great changes for the average English man. As stated in our textbook, Britain Yesterday and Today: 1830 to the Present by Walter L. Arnstein, “By the 1830s the factory system had become the accepted method of organization in the cotton industry; the more than fifty cotton mills of Manchester employed on average more than 400 workers apiece, and a few employed over a thousand.” The Industrial Revolution offered the ability to improve the life of the average working Englishman....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Factory, Primary source]

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Simon Wiesenthal 's Life During The Time Period Of The Holocaust

- During the time period of the Holocaust, Simon Wiesenthal is put into a concentration camp for being Jewish. He is taken to a hospital to clean up trash. While they are going through the town to get to the hospital he makes eye contact with a cemetery for Nazi soldiers. Every grave stone in the graveyard had a sunflower upon it. In the book it said "Suddenly I envied the dead soldiers. Each had a sunflower to connect him with the living world, and butterflies to visit his grave. For me there would be no sunflower....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Jews, Ashkenazi Jews]

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The European Renaissance As A Time Period After The Dark Ages Of Europe And The Protestant Reformation

- Big Idea Essay PAK 5 Accordingly,the European Renaissance was a time period after the Dark Ages of Europe and was characterized by the new interests in classical scholarship and values. On the other hand, the Protestant Reformation was a European movement that aimed to reform the beliefs and practices of the Roman Catholic Church. Humanism was the idea of focusing more on the importance of humans and their qualities rather than spiritual or religious matters. Essentially, both the humanist movement of the European Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation transformed aspects of Western Culture such as the science, religion, art....   [tags: Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther, Renaissance]

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Exploring Perspectives From The Early Settlers And Indigenous Communities During The Time Period

- My unit of work explores perspectives from the early settlers and Indigenous communities during the time period of the early 1800s through the chosen text type of persuasive argument texts. The language features of emotive language and conjunctions are the main emphasis which students are required to use throughout the unit. Planning focus was placed on oracy, as this helps students develop the specific vocabulary needed to employ in their own writing, which is particularly helpful for EAL students (Hertzberg, 2012).Furthermore, the gradual release of responsibility model was also a major influence as research indicates that it holds an important role when teaching persuasive texts (Read, La...   [tags: Logic, Argument, Learning, Linguistics]

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Ancient Texts Highlight Important Values Present During The Time Period

- Ancient texts highlight important values present during the time period. Some values may include honor, hospitality, respect, bravery, intelligence, and loyalty. Most importantly, ancient texts highlight the presence of God, in order to express their belief in God or Gods. As time progressed, the physical distance between Gods and humans has gradually diminished, whilst the Gods still maintained their control over human fate, which is clearly seen in The Epic of Gilgamesh, The Odyssey, Genesis, The Book of Job, and Antigone....   [tags: Odyssey, Epic poetry, Greek mythology, Oedipus]

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The Postnatal Period Is A Vulnerable Time For Mothers

- Research Design The postnatal period is considered a vulnerable time for mothers, especially first time, young, and underserved mothers who are simultaneously confronted with the physical, emotional, and social demands of caring for their infant (Warren, 2005). Education for this population can provide support and life skills so parents can flourish while empowering and strengthening the mother’s confidence. In Manchester, Iowa, Regional Medical Center (RMC) provides a government funded Parents as Teachers (PAT) an education program for 85 families in Delaware County (RMC, 2015)....   [tags: Qualitative research, Scientific method, Research]

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The Views of Women in Macbeth by William Shakespeare

- The Views of Women Shakespeare, one of the most famous play writers in history, wrote Macbeth in 1606. Many women were not allowed to perform in plays during that time period; however, Shakespeare did have very few females act out roles in his play (Shakespeare: Sample). Shakespeare viewed his women as strong-willed individuals (“Macbeth.” 227 ) when in reality they were often gone unrecognized (Women in Anglo). The character, Lady Macbeth, was a frightening, ambitious woman. Lady Macbeth often wished to “unsex herself” to carry out the killing of King Duncan on her own as her husband showed no manly characteristics to do it....   [tags: marriage, anglo-saxon time period]

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Life's Work of Jacob Abramham Camille Pissanco

- Something as simple as a painting unlocks an entire world. Jacob-Abraham-Camille Pissarro demonstrates this by his many paintings of common life during his time period. With passion and dedication, Pissarro paints throughout his entire life. He tries out many styles of art, but the most influential type became Impressionism. Impressionism started the foundation for Pissarro’s peeks into the past. Pissarro’s experiences, experiments with artistic styles, and the time period helps shape his art; specifically one dealing with peasants in a common setting....   [tags: painting, styles, impressionlism, time, period]

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Chastity and Remarriage: Widows in Medieval England

- During the medieval time period women had specific roles that usually categorized as the daughter, the mother, the sister, the wife—the one who bares all the struggles but still does not receive the same recognition as a man. They are solely recognized by their male counterparts identity—the wife of the man, the daughter of the man, and the mother of the man, etc. So what happens when they no longer have the male counterpart to rely on. What happens when they are no longer their father’s daughter but another man’s wife....   [tags: Medieval Time Period, Gender Roles]

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Italian Renaissance : A Period Of Time After The Middle Ages

- The Renaissance was a period of time after the Middle Ages that brought the rebirth of classical culture and a new age of critical thinking based on Greek and Roman literature. With the perspective of culture changing during this time, ideas of society were transforming. One of the biggest ideas to come out of the Renaissance was the idea of humanism, which was basically the belief that humans are great and capable of doing many things in life and society. Instead of just going through life, humanists brought the idea that people have real potential and instead of living according to the church should live an active, secular life....   [tags: Renaissance, Humanism, Middle Ages]

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Gender Discrimination : A Long Period Of Time Throughout History

- Gender discrimination has been happening for a very long period of time throughout history. Although it has improved throughout the years, many people are still being discriminated due to their gender. Sex or gender discrimination is defined as “individuals treated differently in their employment specifically because an individual is a woman or man” (“Sex/Gender Discrimination”). Many gender discriminations happen at work places and deal with salaries, work positions, and being hired or promoted....   [tags: Gender, Discrimination, Sexism, Employment]

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The World Of The Food Chain For A Long Period Of Time

- Humans continue to affect the environment, mostly badly, but they have been working on mending the problems that they created. Staying on top of the food chain for a long period of time is a huge challenge that the human race has accomplished. Even with our advancement in technology, manipulation of the environment, and our continued spot on top of the food chain, humans continue to be a reactive species, and this can be changed, even though it is unlikely that this will happen. Only when a issue directly affects humans will they react to the problem, and it has been this way for hundreds of years....   [tags: Human, Earth, Natural environment, Species]

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Middle School Was A Confusing Period Of Time For Me As A Student

- Middle school was a confusing period of time for me as a student. Throughout my whole scholastic career, getting A’s was not a problem for me – especially in classes that involved writing and reading. I started reading earlier than any of my classmates, which allowed me to excel far beyond the level that my grade reflected. This began to become more of a curse than a blessing to me as a thirteen-year-old misfit. I had never been very socially adept which, topped with how far ahead academically I was, only made things worse with those I tried to fit in with....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, School types]

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The Harlem Renaissance : A Period Of Time After World War

- The Harlem Renaissance is a period of time after World War 1 and the Civil War. The Civil War was a tragic event, but it freed all the slaves. This would have been a good thing, except that all the slaves that were enslaved had been slaves their whole lives and didn’t know what to do. These slaves didn’t feel like they were Americans, so a lot of them sailed back to Africa to reunite with their people. There was only one problem, they didn’t speak the same language as the Africans because it wasn’t them that were born there, there ancestors were....   [tags: Poetry, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes]

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Mass Incarceration : A Serious Epidemic For A Long Period Of Time

- Mass Incarceration has been a serious epidemic for a long period of time and it continues to escalate as times goes on with no progress of any changes being set in stone within the criminal justice system. Mass incarceration has cause a heavy weight into the country’s debt and the people’s pocket too because within each year the government spends about $80 billion dollars on incarceration, which in turn means each U.S. resident spends about $260 dollars each year on the justice system (Picchi, 2016)....   [tags: Criminal justice, Crime, Richard Nixon, Prison]

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Why Wine Has Been A Long Period Of Time

- If Wine has been with us for quite a long period of time, it goes back to china where residues on pottery shreds from the early Neolithic site of Jiahu has been recognized as a form of fermented beverages made out of a mixture of rice, honey and fruit. Records show that it was dated from 7000-6600bc. The presence of fruit was identified by the remnants of bottoms of jars. Researchers have narrowed the species of grapes that where use during that time. the Hawthorn, or the longyan , and also the cornelian cherry which is believe that they either combine all of them in one way or the other....   [tags: Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay]

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Nuclear Energy Is Essential During This Period Of Time

- Nuclear Energy is said to pose many threats to people and the environment. However, I disagree; I believe Nuclear Energy is essential during this period of time. Today, 31 nations use nuclear power to produce electricity. During the past decade, volatile oil and gas prices and fears of dwindling fossil fuel resources have stirred talk of the need for increasing reliance on nuclear energy (A Nuclear And Sustainable Energy Reading List 78). This is a topic being debated today and needs to be resolved, which thus proves the significance that nuclear energy needs to be used more today....   [tags: Nuclear power, Nuclear fission, Nuclear weapon]

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Racial Prejudice Among A Long Period Of Time

- Racism has been introduced in America over a long period of time; moreover, since the beginning of the 18th century and it is still being executed today. Racism is a belief to make each race either feel superior or inferior to another. In Crash, racial prejudice is manifested throughout the film within many social groups. The film Crash demonstrates racial prejudice towards many ethic groups by displaying stereotypes, violence, and racial tensions. Although Crash does manifests racial prejudice to numerous ethnic groups, many opposing views argue that it the film emphasizes racial prejudice to one cultural group....   [tags: Race, Racism, Ethnic group, White people]

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The Time Period When Booker T. Washington Gave His Atlanta Compromise Speech And W.e. B. Dubois

- The time period when Booker T. Washington gave his Atlanta Compromise Speech and W.E.B. DuBois wrote ‘The Souls of Black Folk’, it was a big step to talk about equality and social problems of the black race; which led Washington not to state those topics directly to the Southern white audiences at the moment. Even though Washington and DuBois ultimately were in the same boat for the black race, they expressed and represented oppositely. While Washington decided to have oblique approach in the parts of politics, rights, and education, DuBois exclaimed utter equality unswervingly and brutally....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, African American]

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The Old Kingdom Had Great Pyramids And Amazing Hieroglyphs Grew From This Time Period

- Egyptian The Old kingdom had Great pyramids and amazing hieroglyphs grew from this time period. Hieroglyphs were a formal writing style that changes the ways of today’s communications and the pyramids structure for today’s architecture. The Ancient Egyptians were remarkably smart and their communication is superb on how they keep their rolls in everyday life. From the death to the writing of the ancient Egyptians will be explored and how they change the perspectives of people in our generation and how it still keeps us on the move with their inventions....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Egypt, Great Pyramid of Giza]

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The Great Depression : A Period Of First Time Decline

- The Great Depression was a period of first-time decline in economic movement. It occurred between the years 1929 and 1939. It was the worst and longest economic breakdown in history. The Wall Street stock market crash started the Great Depression; it had terrible effects on the country (United States of America). When the stock market started failing many factories closed production of all types of good. Businesses and banks started closing down and farmers fell into bankruptcy. Many people lost everything, their jobs, their savings, and homes....   [tags: Wall Street Crash of 1929, Great Depression]

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Three Messages from The World Is Too Much with Us by William Wordsworth

- The poets who belong to the Romantic time period largely focus their poetry on nature. Mainly, their focus is to criticize the new society and their loss of respect for nature. These poets have a great appreciation for nature and would like to move away from advancing technology and go back to the simple ways of life were simple things are more greatly appreciated by society. In an article the following is stated, “What we have to be aware of is the literal level of truth that Romantic poets are trying to tell....   [tags: Romantic Time Period, Poetic Analysis, Nature]

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Adam De La Halle And Ars Antiqua Time Period

- Adam De La Halle and Ars Antiqua Time Period Life Summary Adam de la Halle is often referred to as the greatest of the long succession of post Medieval musicians. He was a poet, musician and innovator of the earliest French theater. He became famous for his use of polyphony and his theatrical productions. Adam originally trained for the clergy (the people of the church). Marriage interfered with his musical career; but with the help of some noble benefactors he was able to pursue musical studies at the University of Paris....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Factors Affecting the Time Period for Oscillations in a Mass-spring System

- Factors Affecting the Time Period for Oscillations in a Mass-spring System When a mass is attached to the end of a spring the downward force the mass applies on the spring will cause the spring to extend. We know from Hooke's law that the force exerted by the masses attached to the spring will be proportional to the amount the spring extends. F = kx When additional downward force is applied to the spring we can cause additional tension in the spring which, when released, causes the system to oscillate about a fixed equilibrium point....   [tags: Papers]

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The Time Machine: Class Conflict in the Victorian Period

- For many years, the well-known novelist, H.G. Wells has captivated the minds and imaginations of readers with his multiple best-selling books; The Invisible Man, The Island of Dr. Moreau, and The War of the Worlds. These selections however are not Wells’ most controversial novel. The Time Machine, written in 1895, is Wells’ most talked about work. Multiple different themes and various sides are seen to be taken within this novel, one of these main themes being the separation of classes. While the Morlock’s and the Eloi, in H.G....   [tags: H. G. Wells]

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Non Maternal Care Initiated For An Extensive Period Of Time Each Week

- Important to realize, non-maternal care initiated for an extensive period of time each week has become a routine experience of many families in the USA in the last quarter of the 20th century (Belsky, 2006). In recent years, policy shifts that encourage mothers to leave home and enter paid jobs have influenced the number of parents selecting non-parental childcare and types of settings children enter (Loeb et al., 2004). Increased demand for childcare created new policies that substantially increased funding for childcare assistance (Crosby, Gennetian, & Huston, 2005)....   [tags: Higher education, Education, Childhood]

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Should Abortion Be Mandatory For A Period Of Time After Pronounced Brain Death?

- This paper will be discussing the controversial topic of life support. Should they allow life support period, or, should it be mandatory for a period of time after pronounced brain death. Or should the person in question be made the sole decision maker in the event of their untimely death and if no prior decision is made they let the person die? On one side, miracles do happen, but on the other at what cost. Well, one woman named Danielle didn 't care what the price was as long as she had a second chance at a life with her husband....   [tags: Brain, Human brain, Want]

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The Effect Of Fasting On The Body Of A Meal Or Consumption Of Food For A Predetermined Period Of Time

- Fasting is the foregoing of a meal or consumption of food for a predetermined period of time. One of the most wanted benefits of fasting is the healing process that begins in the body during fasting cycles. This process occurs when the body searches for energy sources that it cannot find through the digestion of foods or liquids. . This forces the body to work extra hard to keep going, resulting in the elimination of damaged parts of the body such as abnormal growths, tumors, damaged immune cells and tissues due to the lack of support of the body’s available supplies....   [tags: Immune system, Cancer, Bone marrow]

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The Existence Of God : An Entity That Has Influenced Society Throughout A Great Period Of Time

- God has been an entity that has highly influenced society throughout a great period of time. Christianity has been part of my life since the day I was baptized into the Catholic religion. I’ve always perceived God as someone who has fair judgement and is all-loving. Throughout time several people from different parts of the world follow the Christian religion because they see it as a beneficial way of life. Being a believer of God has allowed me to understand how there is several ways to see God, and be able to acknowledge his existence through our own eyes....   [tags: God, Atheism, Religion, Christianity]

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Metaphors And Metaphors Used Accurately By A Very Long Period Of Time And The Epic Of Gilgamesh

- Metaphors have been used in literature for a very long period of time, even before the era of Aristotle. A brief history of the earliest examples of metaphors dates back to The Odyssey by Homer and The Epic of Gilgamesh, in Ancient Mesopotamia, from ten thousand B.C. (Rankin). Metaphors are used in many different types of literature including poems, fiction pieces, nonfiction pieces, and plenty of others. My intention for this paper is to answer and help understand how metaphors work, their effect on the reader, why they are used by authors, and how metaphors are used correctly and effectively in writing....   [tags: Metaphor, Simile, Analogy, Literature]

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The Importance Of A Student And Student 's Learn Over A Period Of Time

- Kidwatching shows many different things when it comes to collecting data on how a student or student’s learn over a period of time. When doing kidwatching observations, it is important to monitor everything that could have an influence on a student’s performance. Different things such as resources, environments, interactions, etc. are a few things that can affect a student when it comes to learning. Being able to kidwatch at Killian Elementary, I’ve been able to collect a great deal of data when it comes to seeing a student as a scientist....   [tags: Scientific method, Hypothesis, Education]

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Climate Change Is Temperature Increasing Over A Long Period Of Time

- Climate change is temperature increasing over a long period of time. Climate is imoortant to both humans and ecosyestems in order to thrive. One slight change can disrupt an entire ecosystem. Most people recognize that greenhouse gasses such carbon dioxide have been contributing to climate change. Greenhouse gases are part of earth’s many natural processes. Greenhouse gasses are important to keeping the earth at an overall warm temperature. When When sunlight shines down to Earth, it warms the surface but after so much warming, some of the heat goes right back out into the atmosphere....   [tags: Climate change, Global warming, Carbon dioxide]

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How to Attain a Servant Position in Victorian Times

- Help Wanted: How to Attain a Servant Position By the nineteenth century, staff for a household became a necessity for the middle class families. Most had acquired enough wealth to attain servants for household duties. The number of servants kept on staff, and their conduct and appearance, quickly became a mark of status, especially near the top of the class ladder (Hughes 37 ). The popular belief was at least three servants were essential for the household. The duties and conditions of work varied, from the virtual slavery of a young maid-of-all-work to the specialized skills of the servant in an aristocratic household (“Servants”)....   [tags: Victorian Time Period]

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Strategizing Through a High-Pressure Period of Time: JFK

- Looking at the past presidents in the history of the US, John Fitzgerald Kennedy is easily one of the finest considering his accomplishments. He was known for establishing the Peace Corps, launching the first man to the moon and strategizing his way through the Cuban Missile Crisis. The only president to win a Pulitzer Prize, Kennedy knocks other leaders out of the water with the amount of achievements in his single term. American's today are grateful for Kennedy’s actions during the crisis, whereas the world could have been deceased if one wrong move was made....   [tags: cuban misile crisis, John Kennedy]

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Describe A Time When You Experienced A Significant Period Of Suffering

- 1. Describe a time when you experienced a significant period of suffering. How did you deal with that experience. How did you find comfort in the midst of suffering. The most significant period of suffering I have gone through was when I lost my grandfather. I remember we had celebrated his 50th birthday, never did I imagine it would be the last birthday we would celebrate with him. That horrible news affected my life forever and made me realize that we do not count for a tomorrow. His death was sudden, due to an embolism....   [tags: Jesus, God, Christianity, Good and evil]

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Indexical Grids and the Construction of Identity in Wilde’s The Importance of Earnest

- The Victorian Google: Indexical Grids and the Construction of Identity in Wilde’s The Importance of Earnest This paper considers the indexical grid, those texts such as the railway time table, the army list, or the postal directory upon which the Victorians depended to manage the proliferation of information in the nineteenth century even as we use internet search engines such as Google today. Then as now the indexical grid surpassed its utilitarian function as simply a means of locating a person’s address or confirming a fact....   [tags: Oscar Wilde Victorian Time Period]

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Estimating the Social Rate of Return to R&D in the Coal, Petroleum and Nuclear Energy Industries According to Country and Time Period

- Literature Review In order to define optimal investment in R&D, it is necessary to study the rate of return to R&D investments. Jones and Williams in the 1998 paper “Measuring the Social Rate of Return to R&D” estimate the effects of non-optimal investment using an endogenous growth model. This paper will use a similar growth model to conduct its research, with the goal of estimating the social rate of return instead of the private rate of return. The reason for this distinction being the social rate of return includes positive spillovers, as mentioned previously....   [tags: Macroeconomics, Modeling, Public Good]

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