Essays Tagged: "help the poor"

" A modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift

in the streets of Dublin you see the poor begging people for hand outs. He is seeking a solution to help the commonwealth.He appears to be a logical, educated person who makes it clear that he has bee ... clear that he has been studying this subject for years. He then tells us that he has a solution to help the babies whose parents cannot afford them. We think his idea will be charitable and will actu ...

(6 pages) 393 1 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jane Addams, a woman who transformed the immigrant learning and rights with the Hull-House reforment movement.

woman from a well-to-do family in a small Illinois town who moves to Chicago because she wanted to help the poor and less fortunate. Who might this woman be whose heart was filled in faith for the co ... ion of the house would take plenty of work, time, and money so she organized an impressive group to help her repair and manage it. Her comrades consisted of Florence Kelly, Ellen Gates Starr, and Dr. ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

"A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal"

of cannibalism, particularly pertaining to infants. Using logic Swift describes how his scheme will help the poor of Ireland, the impact it will have on society, and suggests practical ways of feeding ...

(3 pages) 208 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why the rich get richer and poor gets poorer.

he American dream.Poverty is a problem the government has been trying to fix. Many welfare programs help the poor, whom are individuals who lack food, shelter, and clothing, with food stamps, and assi ... plementing a wide range of supports for low-income working families state and federal lawmakers can help control the growing income divide. But why should the people work hard and help others who don' ...

(5 pages) 295 3 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Birth of Modern European Thought - Study Notes

nd elementary arithmetic reflected and generated social change. They also hoped that literacy might help the poor to help themselves and might create a better, more productive labor force.They soon di ... little known for many years. In the meantime, a growing literature by anthropologists and explorers helped to spread racial thinking.LATE-CENTURY NATIONALSIMRacial thinking was one part of a wider lat ...

(8 pages) 181 2 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Nash Chapter 24

own effect.Huey LongLouisiana Senator Long, critic of the New Deal. Said it did too little to help the poor. Advocated a program to transfer wealth from the rich to the poor. Assassinated in 193 ... er plants on the Tennessee River, and the sale of electricity to individuals and local communities. Helped raise the standard of living for people in the Tennessee River Valley.Social Security Act ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Christianity and helping the poor--Sara Vee

Christianity and Helping the PoorIn Deuteronomy 15.11, God says to the Israelites, "I command you to be open handed t ... oward the poor and needy in your land." (New International Version) God commanded the Israelites to help the poor and intended for Christians to take this as an example and follow it. The Israelites w ... t we need to take God's commands seriously and to heart. Why, how, and how much should the needy be helped? Take a look at some examples and we can see what God commands us to do with the needy.While ...

(5 pages) 54 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Sharing the Story of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. Essay for Confirmation.

morning and evening she would tend to the sick, hungry and the poor. She spent all her own money to help the poor, sick and hungry. She became a saint on May 27, 1235. She died when she was only 24. H ...

(1 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Is giving money to the poor really the best way to help them?

digging deeper and recognizing the problems in the lives of underprivileged. It is commonly said, "Help the poor by giving them money". But, the idea that giving poor people money is really the best ... s though you have done a good deed if you provide a poor individual with money. You believe you are helping them. Right? Wrong! You are not helping them at all. Many individuals on the street turn to ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Life As A Monk In Medieval Ireland (First Person Account)

Hello my name is Joseph and I am a monk. In a monastery, we help the poor, shelter travellers, look after the sick and teach reading and writing. There are many ... trated. To become a monk I had to join an order as a novice. I learned the Rule of St. Benedict and helped with work in the monastery. When the abbot (head of the monastery) was satisfied with my work ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Eliminating Poverty in Southeast Asia

Despite these extreme conditions, there is hope for South Asia. In order to improve the economy and help the poor, I believe there are four concepts that need to be understood. These concepts are prom ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

To what extent did the Progressive reforms of 1901-1917 effectively address the problems created by the Industrial Revolution?

ooker T. Washington, and W.E.B. DuBois all fought for the progressive movement. They took action to help the poor, minorities, and women to insist upon equal treatments and rights from society. Anothe ... department of the city and report back to council. This leads us to state reforms, passed with the help of governors supporting the movement. Reforms proposed by the Populist Party were often enacted ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

"The Tempest"

sland, looking out to sea at the recent shipwreck. Miranda asks her father to do anything he can to help the poor souls in the ship. Prospero assures her that everything is all right and then informs ... til his brother Antonio, conspiring with Alonso, the King of Naples, usurped his position. With the help of Gonzalo, Prospero was able to escape with his daughter and with the books that are the sourc ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

DBQ TEST: The Progressive Era

the 1870's. The growth of cities and business caused much of the middle class in America to try and help the poor and bring down corruption in politics and business. The progressive era was effective, ...

(1 pages) 55 0 2.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

s life and works. He is not only a writer but also a politically engaged person who always tries to help the poor and helpless people on earth. His writing also awakened foreign countries about the ab ... Prize for Literature his reputation is still growing. His involvement in political issues has also helped him to gain a favorable reputation. He continues to expose many Latin American governments an ...

(4 pages) 11 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Modest Proposal

't be such an issue, yet people were starving to death. If the rich gave up some of their wealth to help the poor and the government helped out the poor, then there wouldn't be such a problem of starv ... en" (Swift 804).He wrote about how the rich keep trying to get richer. They use the poor instead of helping them out. If they use the children of the poor as well it isn't any worse than using the adu ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers