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  • American Education in the 1800's

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    American Education in the 1800's In the early 1800’s education in America grew and developed rapidly, largely because of the works of three very important men: Noah Webster, William McGuffey, and Horace Mann. These three men were catalysts for the growth of education throughout the nineteenth century, and without them the large strides America took during this time would not have occurred. These great men all shared one goal: to educate the youth of America as well as possible. This was no small

  • Slavery in the South 1800's -1860's

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    Slavery in the south was decreasing slowly but surely in the late 1700’s to very early 1800’s due to the fall of tobacco, people were beginning to lose profit, and therefore slaves. Around the 1800’s to 1860’s however, a new king came to rule replacing tobacco, cotton was the new king. This, the growing of cotton, along with the expansion of land and the slave trade itself helped make slavery boom back up again during this time period. The changes were so high, that Alabama once having a slave population

  • Poverty of 1800's and Now

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    Koppelman writes that construction worker's wages were analyzed during 1833 and it was concluded that the wages paid were insufficient to properly support a family consisting of two children, his wife, and himself. (2011 p. 263) This is a direct parallel to Ehrenreich when she stated that the moment of realization four she was when she concluded that the demographic category of “trailer trash” was something to be aspired for. (p. 216) Koppelman noted that “A continuing flow of immigrants exacerbated

  • The Roles of Women During the 1800´s

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    The roles of women and how they were treated during the 1800’s are portrayed throughout Little Women, while also demonstrating how the main characters deal with these conformity norms. Through the 4 sisters, Alcott depicts different ways they dealt with being a woman during nineteenth-century expectations. While two conform, the other two attempt to rebel against the standards. Alcott doesn’t imply that one way is necessarily better than the other, but she shows that one is more realistic than the

  • The Ideological Revolution of the late 1800's

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    In the late 1800’s, before World War 1, European countries saw a dramatic change within their societies. New and more liberal ideas began to emerge, and challenged the traditional European beliefs. Ordinary, average people started to ponder on new practices that would forever change society. Ideologies such as Marxism, Freudianism, and women’s movement not only revolutionized the face of Europe, but also shaped the continent’s government and society. Marxism was a theory from Karl Marx that spread

  • Comparing Hitler To The Monarchs Of The 1800's

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    With economic tension rising in the 1800 's and greater fear for the führer, also known as Hitler, during the 1900 's, although in different time periods, German 's in these times were looking for somewhere to go to escape the hardship being faced in their home country. For example, during the 1800’s the Germans experienced economic hardship and in America there were places to prosper financially while still being able to farm . During the ruling of Hitler, both economic hardship and the hatred of

  • The Rights of Blacks in the late 1800's

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    were not treated as people. The white men and women treated them as pieces of property rather than people. Throughout this time those men and women fought for their own independence and freedoms. However none of these freedoms happened until the late 1800’s. The black men and women of this time never got the opportunities to earn money or have property of their own. The black communities thought that when slavery was abolished everything would change. That, however, did not happen. Some things did change

  • The Expansion of the Military During the 1800's

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    Expansion of Military was a major progressive in the U.S. back in the 1800’s. In fact, many asian countries believed that they should have a bigger military as well because they wanted to get more influenced in the world. Today people still think that the expansion of military is a big deal for them. The reason for that is because military was the only source of defence that kept growing today. The expansion of military also shows how strong the country is and give you a way better reputation as

  • The Rush of Inventions During the 1800's

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    Rush of Inventions During the late 1800’s, there was a time of great change. This was near the end of the industrial revolution in America. Some of the greatest inventions were invented during this time. We still use most of the inventions today, they are just modified to fit the needs of America today. 3 of the major inventions and innovations that came out of this time were the telephone, typewriter, and the incandescent light bulb. The telephone was said to be invented by Alexander Graham

  • Chinese Immigration to America in the 1800's

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    lamp beside the golden door. Of the copious number of immigrant groups to come to America, the Chinese definitively embodied this vision, and took advantage of their opportunities. Some of the reasons many Chinese chose to immigrate to America in the 1800’s were because of dreadful conditions in China, hopes of economic prosperity seen in the Gold Rush of 1849, and labor demands from the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. Even though the Chinese immigrants would provide a lasting impact on a

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