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  • 19th century

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    After the Age of Enlightenment in the mid 18th century in England, the tension between the social classes intensified even more. A huge gap generated between the aristocrats and the working class, but dozens of new layers of society appeared. While the rich lived to the fullest, the lower class starved and needed to find alternative ways of money making. Prostitution became more and more widespread, which lead to an inequality and social stratification between poor and rich and due to the economical

  • Politics in the 19th Century

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    In the 19th century, the political climate could be closely related to a tooth gritting earthquake or a tremendous volcanic eruption. As Europe transitioned into Romanticism, socialists and classical liberals started rising from all over Europe with many different ideas. In America, slavery and social reforms were a hotbed of debate sparking many controversy’s, one of which almost lead to the secession of South Carolina. No one besides Charles Fourier, Alexis de Tocqueville, and John C. Calhoun represented

  • The 19th Century Novel

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    The 19th Century Novel A Novel is defined as a long story about fictitious characters, written in prose as opposed to poetry. Novels were first written in the 18th Century so by the 19th Century, the novel, often in serialised form was an established form of entertainment which was also helped by the increased adult literacy rate over the whole of the 1800s. The idea of the novel had changed from being purely for the amusement of women to being available to a wider audience, covering a

  • Marriage in the 19th century

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    Marriage in the 19th Century Marriage is the joining of two people as husband and wives according to laws and customs. In our society today, women get married of their own free will and gain respect from their spouse. "A dream of the 21st century" is a story written by " Winnifred Harper Cooly". It is about a young women's dream. She imagines that women in the 21st century will have a better place in the society. Ideal marriages in the 19th century were very hard to achieve and most of the time

  • Nervousness in the 19th Century

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    George M. Beard, “strictly deficiency or lack of nerve-force” (American Nervousness, vi) in the 19th century. Nervousness at the time, was commonly acknowledged and accepted, so much so that it was written into literature, such as many of Jane Austen’s works. Many doctors considered nervousness to be a “woman’s disease” meaning that women were the most afflicted by this condition. Doctors of the 19th century have found excuses to restrict, restrain, objectify and metaphorically and literally lock women

  • Industrialization In The 19th Century

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    During the 19th and early 20th centuries, England underwent vital and irreversible economic, political, social and industrial changes which revealed that England’s strength lay not in its military but in its economic capabilities. During this time England built a powerful trading system and generated the credit necessary to pay for a relatively small navy that protected and extended the trading system and destroyed those of its competition. At the same time, England was able to raise the funds to

  • 19th Century Art

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    19th Century Art During the 19th century, a great number of revolutionary changes altered forever the face of art and those that produced it. Compared to earlier artistic periods, the art produced in the 19th century was a mixture of restlessness, obsession with progress and novelty, and a ceaseless questioning, testing and challenging of all authority. Old certainties about art gave way to new ones and all traditional values, systems and institutions were subjected to relentless critical analysis

  • THE 19TH CENTURY OF CHINA

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    times. 19th century of China is considered one of the darkest times in history. The first is that in the 1800s beginning with the demands made by England and China’s conflict with an aggressively expanding West at the end of the eighteenth century. England was intent on opening up trade with China as was true with the other imperial powers. Several wars was led by Chinese denials for trade on England’s terms which eventually concluded by imposing unequal treaties that by the end of the century threatened

  • Females in The 19th Century

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    have a “sympathetic identification both within and beyond the domestic sphere”(Levy 707). Though, Shelley applies a feminist lens to the literature and wants the readers to learn from both “feminine” and “masculine” viewpoints (Collings 68). In 19th century Geneva, men were seen as philosophers and inventors and women were seen as emotional and domesticated. Frankenstein was created while in the middle of woman’s liberation. While reading Frankenstein one would interpret Feminist opinions, which can

  • The Causes Of The 19th-Century Conflicts In The 18th And 19th Century

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    There were many conflicts and wars during the 18th and 19th century. These conflicts grew and grew because America was trying to become an independent nation, by moving from England and discovering new land the newfound colonies made many enemies. A lot of these conflicts and wars were turning points in history, some for better and some for worse. In this world it is necessary to have conflicts in order to get certain things accomplished. Some of the bigger conflicts or wars known are the American

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