Essays Tagged: "1864"

Hester, What a Change! Refers to character in Hawthorne's "Scarlet letter".

This 19th-century American novelist, was born on July 4, in Salem, Massachusetts, and died May 11, 1864. He was the first American writer to apply artistic judgment to Puritan society. He was intrigu ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Alzheimer's Disease

enerative disease ofthe brain. It is first described by the German neuropathologist AloisAlzheimer (1864-1915) in 1905. This disease worsens with advancing age,although there is no evidence that it is ...

(5 pages) 114 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Wars of the unification of Germany

in the context of the 1852Protocol. The two powers then sent an ultimatum to Denmark on January 16, 1864 demanding a withdrawal of the constitutionof November18 (which incorporated Schleswig in Denmar ... olics and Progressives voting against. This strange littlemaneuver legalized the budgets of 1862 to 1864, allocated 154,000,000 thalers for 1866 and confirmed the governmentpromise to produce periodic ...

(7 pages) 137 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The Republican Party

ugh a series of sweeping changes in the party that occurred during two major time periods: the 1860-1864 and 1864-1868. The changes in the party reflected the attitude in the North as opposed to the c ... the Republicans gained freedom for slaves, but not social or political equality.During the years of 1864-1868, the Republican platform again changed with the public opinion in the North to one of abol ...

(2 pages) 71 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Philosophies of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois.

verting their sacred ways of living. As a result of the growing animosity, the Plains Wars begun in 1864 due to several tribes refusing to give up their land.The congressional commission believed that ... ot an option, for "wherever [they] went the soldiers came to kill [them]." One instance occurred in 1864 involving the Colorado Militia and Chief Black Kettle. The militia was ordered to Sand Creek, C ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"Ulysses S. Grant: An Outstanding Military Figure and the Savior of the Civil War"

different wars and battles in the Civil War before his promotion by President Lincoln on March 12, 1864 ( In the time between the attack on Fort Sumter and Grants promotion ... hy President Lincoln promoted Ulysses S. Grant to Commander in Chief of the Union army on March 12, 1864.On the day Ulysses S. Grant was promoted to the Commander in Chief of the Union, he and two oth ...

(4 pages) 101 1 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Description, Pros and Cons of Scarsdale Diet

t meal. There are both upsides and downsides to the diet.The low carbohydrate diet was published in 1864, adding the high protein aspect in 1967. Eleven years later, Herman Tarnower published The Scar ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Max Weber: El Político y el Científico, un ensayo.

hoy continúa en el centro del debate metodológico de las ciencias sociales.Nacido en 1864 en Alemania en el seno de una familia perteneciente a la burguesía liberal, vivió ...

(14 pages) 34 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Fighting Irish.

aced many hardships during this time, and overcame them all. The first fight that they faced was in 1864, when the great potatoe famine swept across their home land. This only led the people to anothe ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

George Washington Carver.

George Washington CarverBy Teresa RogersGeorge Washington Carver was born in about 1864 (the exact year is unknown) on the Moses Carver plantation in Diamond Grove, Mo. His father die ...

(4 pages) 81 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nathan Bedford Forrest. This biography tells about his involvement in the Civil War, KKK, and other important information.

e first with the most men." He was very well known for the infamous raid on Ft. Pillow on April 12, 1864. At the fort he slaughtered more than 300 blacks after they surrendered the fort.Forrest wa ... massacred 300 black men, women, and children inside the fort after they surrendered.In June of 1864 Forrest and his men defeated a superior Union force at Brice's Cross Roads Mississippi. Through ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Camille Claudel: a Study of her Life.

r is her hair, red as gold."Paul Claudel, L'EndormieCamille Rosalie Claudel was born on December 8, 1864 into a modest family, and she was the first daughter; Henri was the oldest, but died in infancy ...

(11 pages) 54 0 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Luke Howard: The Namer of Clouds

Luke Howard: The Namer of CloudsAs a young boy growing up in England, Luke Howard (1773-1864) attended grammar school at Burford, a village to the west of London. But Luke was more interes ...

(2 pages) 41 0 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Transcontinental Railroad Important Dates. It is written like a timeline.

fic hadn't started was because it didn't have enough money, it was broke. During the winter of 1863-1864 Durant went to Washington, armed with cash and stock certificates to bribe congressmen. Collis ... Calif.Congress authorizes a new Pacific Railroad Act, passed and signed by the President on July 2, 1864. This act doubled the resources made available to the railroads by the first legislation.Constr ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How effectively had Japan modernized itself by 1914?

when Commodore Matthew C. Perry finally succeeded in breaking down the wall of Japan's seclusion in 1864.-- What was the impact of Perry's missions on Japan?Dissatisfied about the fact that American " ...

(6 pages) 79 1 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Alfred Nobel

eeded in further developing the explosive nitroglycerine, which he began manufacturing in Sweden in 1864. Plants subsequently opened in Germany and Norway, and then in other European countries and Ame ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

"Nationalism was probably the most important cause of unification". Discuss with reference to Germany.

The Germany unification, which was carried out in 1864-1871. The unification movement was often described as a product of nationalism and liberalism. ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Yosemite National Park.

had an ethnicity of traditions, including religion, songs, and political affiliations. On June 30, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill granting Yosemite Valley to the State of California, a ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

'What I deal with is too vast for malicious dealing'. How far did Reconstruction realise Lincoln's vision?

tion had been a subject of discussion in the North ever since the Civil War started. By December of 1864, when it was clear that the outcome of the American Civil War had been decided and that it was ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Andrew Johnson

on of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. A Democrat from Tennessee, Johnson was the Vice President nominee in 1864 because the Republicans wanted to show that their party was for all loyal men, even southerners ...

(2 pages) 44 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History