Essays Tagged: "american women"

Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston

In the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston shows how the lives of American women changed in the early 20th century. Zora Neale Hurston creates a character in her own ...

(3 pages) 161 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Describe the key issues involved in the Women's Liberation Movement, as well as discussing the outcomes of the movement.

f women in the workforce, the lack of power the women had and the way they were treated by men. The American Women's Liberation was also established in the late 1960's, which gave inspiration to a min ... divorced or to disobey her husband. During the late nineteen sixties and early nineteen seventies, American women were also fighting for women's rights and equality (Summers, 1975: 416). All of these ...

(5 pages) 389 2 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A definition and understanding of our own individualism. Speaks of Benjamin Franklin and Carol Gilligan

ends and for the benefit of his son. Carol Gilligan on the other hand offers up a "call to arms" to American women and feminists. In this work she is also alerting all who are willing to listen to the ... ly grounded. Carol Gilligan began writing this book in the early 1970's, at a time of resurgence in American feminism. At a time when academic acceptability was no doubt foremost in her plan, as so ma ...

(5 pages) 125 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pregnancy and Smoking. This is a Term Paper that I got an (A) on. It's 7 pages long including Bibliography. My research has been wide and thorough enough to support my thesis or purpose.

y 1500 women start smoking for the first time. These new smokers join the ranks of the 22.2 million American women who smoke cigarettes (Ernster, 1993). Of this amount, approximately 20 to 45 percent ... tions. Birth 21 (3): 155-161Blackwell, J., (1995). Fetal harm greater from cigarettes than cocaine. American Journal of Nursing May, 1995: 56.Ernster, V.L., (1993). Women and smoking. American Journal ...

(5 pages) 587 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Rape and Sexual Assault: Teen Girls at Risk

come from every walk of life.Rape and sexual assault mostly happen to females. One out of every six American women has been a victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime. Acquaintance rap ...

(2 pages) 86 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

"Their Eyes Were Watching God", Zora Neale Hurston.

In the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston shows howthe lives of American women changed in the early 20th century. Zora NealeHurston creates a character in her own l ...

(3 pages) 97 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


About 43% of American women will have atleast one abortion during their lifetime. Women's centers and hospitals p ...

(2 pages) 31 1 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

"women's suffrage movement in the 1920's"

HistoryIn 1920, after 72 years of struggle, American women received the right to vote. After the 19th Amendment passed, reformers talked about f ... he system of health care clinics.Women did not win new opportunities in the workplace. Although the American work force included eight million women in 1920, more than half were black or foreign-born. ... ined the largest occupation, followed by secretaries, typists, and clerks--all low-paying jobs. The American Federation of Labor (AFL) remained openly hostile to women because it did not want females ...

(6 pages) 207 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This paper is about why the 1920's was an influencial decade.

sAIt was during what we might call the Flapper period, or the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties that American popular culture began to capture the imagination of the worldY[America] was inventing its o ... nventing its own modernityY@(Mulvey 2). The 1920=s was a time of drastic change in several areas of American culture. Changes occurred because of the new role of women, new kinds of entertainment, a n ...

(9 pages) 184 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Should abortion be illegal or legal?

was the case in the United States until 1973, when abortion was legalized nationwide. Thousands of American women died.Thousands more were maimed. For this reason and others, women and men fought for ... bear a child, where will government stop? The concept is morally repugnant. It violates traditional American ideas of individual rights and freedoms.7. Outlaw abortion, and more children will bear chi ...

(3 pages) 172 2 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Women in the Civil War - How did women help with the war effort? Who were some famous females in the Civil War?

"Historians agree that World War II changed life for American women in the 20th century. The Civil War had just as great an impact on the lives of Americ ... d adequate supplies, she began an organization to locate missing soldiers. In 1869, she founded the American Red Cross, after traveling abroad. Dorthea Dix, who originally worked towards improving the ...

(5 pages) 217 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay is about the women's rights movement starting in 1948 all the way up to 1920. It gives an overview of the groups and people involved, and some major milestones they accomplished.

others in achieving social and political reform.One group of woman's rights activists, the National American Women's Suffrage Association (NAWSA) chose the moderate approach of pushing their agenda by ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

About the Feminist Movement in the 19th Century in parts of America.

lic acceptance of equality and justice of man kind. Many people are unaware of the great history of American women. They were women from different races, backgrounds and generations; common mothers wh ... ghed down by reality.The idea of Feminism first came from a British woman living at the time of the American Revolution. Her name was Mary Wollstonecraft, and she was the first person to publicize her ...

(9 pages) 205 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Roles of American Women During World War II

(From a film and lecture course, covering the segment "Women and World War II")Roles of American Women in World War IIEssay TwoDuring World War II, Hollywood films strongly influenced the ... needs and desires. As Emily Rosenberg states in her article "Foreign Affairs After World War II", "American men who served overseas will find it difficult to reintegrate themselves into postwar famil ... tegrate themselves into postwar family and civilian life. Adjustment depends on the degree to which American women grant them understanding and become submissive to their needs" (Rosenberg, 64). Women ...

(5 pages) 79 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Commercials and their affects on Teenagers

a beautiful woman dancing through rose petals falling from the sky, who is wearing a size 3? 95% of American women who watch these commercials overestimate their body size. Approximately, seven millio ...

(2 pages) 94 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Women's Rights and Abolitionism and how did the abolitionist movement aid women's rights advocates in their fight for suffrage?

and AbolitionismElizabeth Cady Stanton, a long-time advocate of women's rights, in a speech to the American Anti-Slavery Society said, "Yes, this is the only organization on God's footstool where the ... ed, and these are the only men who have ever echoed back her cries for justice and equality..." The American Women's Rights movement was very much a product of the fight for abolition. Early leaders, ...

(4 pages) 212 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Scholarship Essay - Full-time MBA Program with International Focus

center. My efforts were rewarded with an academic college scholarship for entrepreneurship from the American Women's Business Association. Professionally I am proud to say that I have advanced quickly ...

(2 pages) 196 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Did civil war help or hinder the efforts of women in the american society?

War was something that would do nothing but only shed blood and lower the economy. But not for the American women. Men were at the battlefields there was no one to run the factories and the cotton fi ... spent 4 years nursing soldiers on both sides of the war. It led her after the war to establish the American and International Red Cross.Women found it difficult to win recognition for the services. N ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

2498 word essay about a women's right to have an Abortion. includes statics, examples, and how precedures are done.

A Woman's Right to ChooseAccording to National Health Statistics, "43% of American women will have an abortion at some time in their life." Abortion is one of the most contro ... e root of the argument. Among the arguments against abortion, pro-life is a common belief shared by Americans. It allows for abortion in a few justifiable circumstances. Pro-lifers are in favor of the ...

(10 pages) 94 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Heart Disease in Women

re being added to this list of high-risk candidates. "Heart attack is the leading cause of death in American women" (Internet 1). Womens symptoms have been ignored and mistreated when it comes to mild ...

(3 pages) 107 3 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology