Essays Tagged: "1700s"

The Evolution of the First Amendment

t to express opposition to the British government that ruled them. Nonetheless, throughout the late 1700s, these early Americans did voice their discontent with the crown. For example they strongly de ...

(4 pages) 168 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Power of Congress to Regulate and Enfore the Interstate Trade Clause in the Constitution

Jefferson lists "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" as the rights of all man. In the late 1700s with the formation of the American these rights were understood, however, there were no docume ...

(6 pages) 104 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


process in which something changes into a different and usually more complex or better form. In the 1700s, naturalists, Comte de Buffon and Baron Cuvier concluded with the studies of fossils and compa ...

(4 pages) 184 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Scotch Irish Influences on Appalachian Culture and American History

Irish, from Ulster. The Scotch-Irish, were the most influential people in America by the end of the 1700s, because they "numbered 3,172,444" which was about 14 percent of the population. The Scotch-Ir ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

With reference to The Social Contract and one painting by David, discuss the way Rousseau and David explore the notion of duty to the state.

y David, discuss the way in which Rousseau and David explore the notion of duty to the state.In the 1700s, when France felt the oppression of the privileged, Jean Jacques Rousseau's The Social Contrac ...

(6 pages) 160 1 3.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

This essay discusses the two opposing viewpoints of death penalty with its pros and cons. It also gives some facts about people dieing from the death penalty.

es that brought these penalties were marrying a Jew, not confessing to a crime, and treason. By the 1700s, 222 crimes were punishable by death in Britain. It was the country that influenced America to ...

(2 pages) 371 1 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Poverty in Canada.

othing short of monumental.The first time was in the Industrial Revolution which began in the early 1700s and caused massive societal transformations, especially in the western world, changing life fr ...

(7 pages) 224 4 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Democracy in Colonial Wethersfield, Connecticut During the 1700s

to form. Democracy was soon to come, but just how soon?Religion was a major predicament in the late-1700s. A Separatist minister was sent to jail in 1745 because he was preaching in Wethersfield witho ... to the New World were farmers, land and its value was of dire importance to the people of the late-1700s. With the numbers reading that the richest 40% of the population held at least 90% of the land ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Stuff about electricity , atoms, and electrons.

amin Franklin and Ebenezer Kinnersley later named them positive and negative. Also during the early 1700s, Frenchman Charles Dufay observed that there are two kinds of electric charges. He found that ...

(4 pages) 55 1 1.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

"The Light in the Forest" by Conrad Richter.

. Even though he was born a white boy, Indians captured him during the French and Indian War in the 1700s and raised him to despise the pale-skinned people. He was brought up thinking that Indians are ... other. It makes us all look around and see what's going onin our world and what wnet on during the 1700s with the French and Indian War. Prejudice will always be human nature.

(2 pages) 40 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Talks about the levels of religion (Tolerant and intolerant)that were found in North America before 1700).

Although the colonies established before the 1700s were formed by people who emigrated from countries of strict Christianity, many colonies devel ... religion. From Puritans to Quakers to Jews, North America was full of diversity and variety. In the 1700s, the British North American colonies were open to an assorted range of beliefs.

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Amish. This a group Reort. The findings and information was a colaborative effort.

ennonite church and are descendents of the Swiss Anabaptists who settled in Pennsylvania during the 1700s. Groups settled in Indiana and Ohio in the 1800s. Their conservative lifestyles shun modern te ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Ideas that lead to revolution

Going back to the 1700s the American colonies were profoundly affected by several ideas which heavily influenced the c ...

(2 pages) 82 3 2.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Understanding the Relationship Between American Schools and Society: A look at how society and curriculum are based upon each other

aught; as the many types of social reform have also varied through the years.In America in the late 1700s, following the Massachusetts education laws of 1642 and 1647, educating American children beca ...

(7 pages) 233 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The french revolution. this essay states the cause, the events, and the effects of the french revolution.

es have come and gone in big ways. Wars have been fought and people have died, over changes.In late 1700s people were unhappy with the present state of society in France. The poor began poor, and the ... r, or members of the third estate. 98 percent of the people made up the third estate. Late into the 1700s the third estate began questioning life in general. The third estate was questioning the way t ...

(2 pages) 156 2 2.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Robinson Crusoe and the many trials he went through compared to the trials we must persevere through. Robinson shown with God like attitude

his two older brothers were gone because of their need for adventure. The story takes place in the 1700s on a deserted island somewhere off the coast of Brazil. As the story begins, Robinson Crusoe d ...

(6 pages) 88 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Inventions resulting from the Industrial Revolution

wheel and the hand loom; increases in output required more hand workers at each stage.In the early 1700s, there was great demand for cotton cloth. The demand for cloth was so great that people could ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Malthusian Theory - detailed explanation plus graph/chart

In the 1700s, Thomas Malthus came up with the Malthusian Theory. In this theory he stated that the populati ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Crucial and unjust capital punishment

out by such means as crucifixion, drowning, beating to death, burning alive, and impalement. By the 1700s, 222 crimes were punishable by death in Britain, including stealing, cutting down a tree, and ...

(3 pages) 42 0 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Frankentstein by Mary Shelley

, she increased the story to its present length. The novel took place in Geneva, Switzerland in the 1700s. Victor Frankenstein lived in ahouse near Lake Gevena: We possessed a house in Geneva, and a c ...

(4 pages) 37 4 2.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers