Essays Tagged: "BENJAMIN RUSH"

Prohibition of alcohol in the States. A Noble Experiment?

ut against alcohol. Among themost influential of these were Anthony Benzet, a Quaker saint, and Dr. Benjamin Rush,the eminent doctor of his time. Benzet, who also was one of the first to speak forabol ...

(11 pages) 176 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Who was Benjamin Rush?

Benjamin Rush was born Christmas Eve of 1745, on a farm near Philadelphia. He was raised by mother w ... y as a politician. He left many traces in the world. These are the answer of the question, "Who was Benjamin Rush?"He was a paradoxical physician. Even though he was one of the most influential figure ... atience. Because he had all theses traits, he could not be political pre-eminence.Because of these, Benjamin Rush was a person who had many personalities. Some of them lead him into success of medical ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Declaration of Independence

Declaration was Thomas Jefferson. He wrote the Declaration between June 11, 1776 and June 28, 1776. Benjamin Franklin and John Adams looked at what Jefferson had written and made some changes to the D ... ase, Thos. Stone , George Wythe, Charles Carrol of Carrollton, Richard Henry Lee, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Harrison, Thos Nelson Jr., Francis Lightfoot Lee, Carter Braxton, Robert Morris, Benjamin R ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Mental Health Care Reform

ll subject to barbaric, and sadistic treatment from inept staff, and ill-equipped hospitals.In 1810 Benjamin Rush who is considered the "father of American psychiatry" set forth new standards to be pr ...

(4 pages) 135 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Death Penalty: For or Against?

r father, or denying the "true God," were punishable by death. (Randa, 1997)Also influenced was Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and founder of the Pennsylvania Prison So ... He held that having a death penalty actually increased criminal conduct. Rush gained the support of Benjamin Franklin and Philadelphia Attorney General William Bradford. Bradford, who would later beco ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Oct/2006

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


men changed. Society began to view women as important teachers of the next generation (Carnes 133). Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, supported education for women as he saw ...

(5 pages) 52 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Benjamin Rush

28BENJAMIN RUSH, M.D.Shaina ReddingerHistory 13203/12/14Benjamin Rush was many things: a physician, pr ... of his life, understanding how he came to America is very important.The great-great-grandfather of Benjamin Rush, John Rush, was a farmer in Oxfordshire, England. He was well known for commanding a h ... near Philadelphia. Five generations of Rushes went on to live in this community. [1: Alyn Brodsky, Benjamin Rush: Patriot and Physician (New York: Truman Talley Books, 2004), 17.][2: Carl Binger, Rev ...

(9 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers