Essays Tagged: "equality"

Explain why cultural diversity is important in a college education.

surely hehas never been more accurate, for this small enchanted river town has neverawakened total equality.It is a town full of ignorance, where nobody has ever thought twice ofsharing and spreading ...

(3 pages) 324 1 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A Comparison of the Status of Women in Classical Athens and Early Christianity

Testament, were still not what they are today, the treatment of women was far better. Overall, the equality of women in the New Testament exceeds that of the women in Lysistrata in three major ways: ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


ext hundredyears, women have not only gained access to jobs outside of thehome, but also fought for equality in the work place. Thesestruggles have not been easy by any means. Women have overcomemany ... ebattle to attend the classes she needed for her degree, but thiswas by far not the last battle for equality she would have tofight. Oberlan 'refused to grant her a students license topreach.,' and af ...

(5 pages) 130 1 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Frederick Douglass' Dream for Freedom

The Civil War was really a war between European-AmericansFrederick Douglass' Dream for EqualityAbolition stopped Frederick Douglass dead in his tracks and forced him to reinvent himself. ... y the bondage of centuries, and to rise in one bound from social degradation to the plane of common equality with all other varieties of men....Action! action! not criticism, is the plain duty of this ... a Freedmen's Bureau, and most importantly, the incorporation of the black man's civil and political equality into the law of the land (Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth amendments).But the next de ...

(5 pages) 196 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Women in religion

as dominated the world for the past hundreds of years, but times have changed and women are seeking equality. Even in the church, men are categorized as superior to women. Since it is difficult to act ... e that still stands firm in its decision. It will keep recognizing women's gifts and full spiritual equality but wants to preserve distinct roles for each gender. Catholic schools and hospitals are ru ...

(3 pages) 141 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Roman Society

more equal among the people of Rome. New laws and new leaderstried to make society become closer in equality through reforms. It was a long anddifficult process to be freed or to become a citizen of R ... in them werhe rights among the people of Romethrough long and difficult processes, became closer to equality. All of the socialclasses went through individual changes. Some, like the patricians, lost ...

(4 pages) 180 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History


nchRevolution, the National Assembly issued the Declaration of the Rights ofMan, which declared the equality of all men. Issues were raisedconcerning the application of this statement to the French co ... losophes, slave owners, and politicalleaders took opposing views on the interpretation of universal equality.Many of the philosophes, the leaders of the Enlightenment, wereagainst slavery. They held t ...

(2 pages) 156 2 4.0 Jan/1996

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

IF YOU DON'T LIKE WHAT I'M SAYING, DON'T LISTEN - on right vs. freedom.

s are: why you can't please everyone because they're will always be someone opposed to you opinion, equality of opinion, non-hypocrisy (we can speak but you can't) and the importance of non-silence fo ...

(8 pages) 298 2 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

What it means to be american to me

Freedom and Equality for AllPeople in the United States differ greatly in beliefs, physical appearances, and her ... respect and patriotism is necessary. They also cherish our flag and what it represents: Freedom and Equality for All. To sum up, an American believes his freedoms, exercises his rights established by ...

(3 pages) 161 1 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Report on American Literature in general

great respect for the value and importance of the individual. They tend to reject authority and the equality of the people.Second, American writers have always had a strong tendency to break with lite ... of monarchy. Enlightenment thinkers and writers were devoted to the ideals of justice, liberty, and equality as the natural rights of man.Benjamin Franklin, whom the Scottish philosopher David Hume ca ...

(8 pages) 642 1 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay deals with issues and concerns of totalitarian governments in society.

ds of someone else. In this world there are many countries that have achieved a certain standard of equality among the people, and yet there are still places where one man has the power to decide the ...

(5 pages) 127 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Methods of control ( curfew )

s of life's shoes to make a decision.Theoretically speaking, all men and women are created equally. Equality comes in many forms as do methods of control. Equality ranges with age, race, sex, color, a ... , the rest of the world opens up. At this stage one must be thinking what does this have to do with equality. It's simple. Age separates the adults from the youth.When one gets his or her license, the ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Cybertechnology: will it lead to a more equal society?

Despite many claims that the internet will lead to Utopia - to equality and democracy for us all, for many people in society this hasn't been born out by reality. ... nd computers, training and time on the net all cost money (Spender, page 170).Despite this income inequality however women in industrialised countries are getting connected to the internet. By 1999 th ... e harassment, cyber-rape, lack of conversation space, having to overcome socialisation and income inequality, women a not staying away from the internet. Maybe it's simply because they can't afford to ...

(9 pages) 212 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Hate Speech on College Campuses

ability to punish a racist speaker, but instead on the depthof its commitment to the principles of equality and education. Many universities, underpressure to respond to the concerns of those who are ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Anti-Affirmative Action

rmative action', I soon found out, was used by President John F. Kennedy over 30 years ago to imply equality and equal access to all, disregarding race, creed, color, or national origin. As a policy s ...

(2 pages) 134 0 4.0 Feb/1997

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

Martin luther king This essay has to do with the life of martin luther king. It deals with his life growing up in a baptist church.

during the Civil Rights Movement. I have always admired what King went through in fighting for the equality for African Americans. King has, had is life threaten, his family threatened and yet he sti ... nd his followers were being attacked by those who did not want to see African Americans achieve the equality that they so much deserved.Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta Georgia on January 15 ...

(8 pages) 399 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Compare and Contrast Essay Between Anthen & A Handmaids Tale

ery word 'I' is removed from their vocabulary. An example of this is found when the main character, Equality-1329, re-invents the electric light. He shows his invention to the scientist and although t ... hem the main character does not have the word I in his vocabulary so he either refers to himself as Equality-1329, or as 'we.'As far as physical appearance goes, in Anthem the main character is a man ...

(3 pages) 97 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why Tocqueville believes that equality leads to a love of centralized authority.

Equality makes men independent and unwilling to submit to another will. This love of political liber ... pe in centralized authority.One reason for this is that centralized authority is simple. In ages of equality, human behavior tends towards individualism. The natural tendency is then to focus on indiv ... democracy comes a fear of disturbing the peace. This fear of disturbing the peace causes people of equality to turn over authority to government in order to maintain the peace. Centralized government ...

(1 pages) 59 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

What is equality of conditions according to Tocqueville?

In his Democracy in America, Toqueville states that equality of conditions "exercising domination over civil society as much as over the government it c ... t does not create." (p. 9) Clearly, to understand Tocqueville, one must understand what he means by equality of conditions. These conditions are common circumstances, origins, education, and mores.The ... w World. There was no expectation of superiority, which always come with landed gentry. Freedom and equality are the very reasons most came to the New World. Each citizen was also equally responsible ...

(1 pages) 81 1 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Discuss the principle or principles that underpin, or should underpin, UK discrimination law.

to treat other people "with respect in accordance with the true understanding of the principles of equality". Unfortunately as individuals we cannot always be trusted to do so. Instead the law seeks ... this area with varying degrees of success. This essay seeks to explore some of these "principles of equality" and other aspects of the Law which form the basis of anti-discrimination law in the UK.In ...

(23 pages) 332 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays