Essays Tagged: "history books"

The struggle of women in the 20's century presents the life of Elizabeth Gregory Macgill

Where are the women? I always asked my self that question whenever I read history books. I love history but even as a child, I wanted to learn about the lives of women. As an ... mation about women's lives. However, I asked my self many times " how could I have studied Canadian history for so many years and not have heard these women's stories? " I wondered. Therefore, today I ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.1 Mar/2002

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

Life of Georg Simon Ohm

im. Usually you will find a paragraph of the summary of his life. I hope to change this flaw in the history books by telling you as much as I could find on his life.When Georg was growing up his dad, ... and Invention Encyclopedia, (New York, 1974)Internet Sources:1. Http:// Ohm.html2. Http://

(2 pages) 47 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Einhard's The Life of Charlemagne

Looking back at history, an individual usually can find an incredible amount of information about any given period i ... amount of information about any given period in any given part of the world. Yet as varied are the history books, so are the biases which they each present. We see one example of these biases in Einh ... The Life of Charlemagne in which this adviser and close friend to the great Frankish king gives his history of Charlemagne's life. One issue that Einhard repeatedly touches on is the virtually uninter ...

(4 pages) 129 1 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

100 Years War, France and England

In other words, those with the gold have the power as well as those with the power have the gold. History books will discuss the general reasons for war such as freedom from adversity or freedom fr ... es. 1 This century of warring was known as The Hundred Years' War and is the longest war in record history. It began in 1337 when King Edward III invaded Normandy and ended in 1453 when France won t ...

(9 pages) 219 0 4.1 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


d spark a revolution in the outlook of the American public. Although they are not well-known in the history books of today, the Grimke sisters did an indescribable amount of work that made the bases o ... e sisters did an indescribable amount of work that made the bases of those who are mentioned in the history books would present. Molded by the horrors of slavery during childhood, the Grimke sisters b ...

(12 pages) 67 0 4.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Lyndon Baines Johnson

) Johnson held formal and informal dances atthe white house. His presidency left added a lot in the history books. If it were not for hisleadership and ideas, many parts of society today would not exi ... e near the end mainly because of his involvements withVietnam. His many achievements left a mark in history. If it were not for him, many civil rightswould not exist. He added on two whole cabinet dep ...

(5 pages) 81 0 4.5 Nov/1996

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

Analysis of the election of 1804

The Election of 1804: A Validation of Republican IdealsWhile some elections go down into the history books for being statistically close, this election does not happen to be one of them. With t ... s election does not happen to be one of them. With the election of 1804, the issues, as well as the history behind the election is what makes 1804 an election year to study. The 1804 election year saw ...

(9 pages) 87 2 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How mexican american historians tell the history of america from a different perspective from the standard angle historian standpoint

The contribution that Mexican Americans have made to the history of the United States of America have been omitted from our school books, and for that matter ... to do with the development of our beloved country. Being that most, if not all of what we 'know' of history are words, and descriptions according to an Anglo historian. Most references in our history ... ooks lack emphasis as to the importance or significance of the impact the event had on our American history.From the very inception of this great nation, Hispanics have played a pivotal role. They mad ...

(2 pages) 85 1 1.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is a reaction piece to the philosopher Cicero's quote "To educate citizens is to free them from the tyranny of the present"

vernment is crossing the line, then they have already lost the battle and may as well surrender now.History books showcase Cicero's point, politically speaking. African slaves in America were not allo ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A comparative essay of I Cladius by Robert Graves and Augustus by Alan Massie

se books a modern author assumes the role of a historical figure and recounts the subjects life and history of the time period through a first person narritive.Claudius the God by Robert Graves and Au ... ideal candidates for such a work. The application of a modern author's perspective to an era whose history books are already full of bias, rumour, and unfounded opinion is an interesting premise, but ...

(8 pages) 58 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A historical criticism of Andrew Carnegie

rs.Carnegie has been shown as a cutthroat businessman and his company as a ruthless monopoly in the history books, yet he was also a philanthropist who donated over $350 million during his lifetime. H ... people he was supposedly helping to achieve.BIBLIOGRAPHYCarnegie, Andrew. Primer history.Lynch, Frederick. Personal Recollections of Andrew Carnegie. The Naked Word electronic editi ...

(4 pages) 91 0 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Tom Outland's Story" by Ian Williams.

Story," to balance the beginning and the ending of the book, where there is a drastic change in the history professor's character that is similar to Tom's. The editing experience sparks a life-changin ... he is becoming!" (81). The professor is also being very regretful of his life, namely his kids, his history books, and the new house. He even tries to resist his new house by continuing to work at his ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Tragedy of Vietnam" by George B. Tindall and David E. Sh. and "God's Country and American Know-How" by Loren Baritz.

Vietnam was the only war in history that America lost. This fact has haunted America and her citizens since the end of the end o ... nt it wanted, as long as it wasn't Communism. I studied Vietnam from a variety of sources including history books, collections of eyewitness accounts, and essays written by historians. When I collecte ... n other countries around the world, but failed with Vietnam. This war was the most protested war in history. The "baby boomers" were teenagers in the sixties and were the main source of protesting, fo ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Islam versus Christianity.

nother 1 billion practicing Christianity. The start of Islam is actually derived form Christianity, history books indicates that one night in the year 610, the first of many revelations came to Muhamm ... ill be unable to help unbelievers on the day of judgment. Other doctrines, common to Israel's later history and early Christianity, were incorporated into the Koran, as well. There is a strong asserti ...

(8 pages) 354 2 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Wayson Choy's "The Jade Peony".

ion story, but instead read and learned so much of something that indubitably resembles reality and history! Examining the theme of discrimination, the moral settings, as well as the characters of thi ... were in fact humans, who possessed feelings. It should encourage all to learn from mistakes made in history, as well as, inspire everyone to bring a change and not repeat the same oversights.It is def ...

(3 pages) 65 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bluebird, Artichocke are they real programs?

For many Americans, the 1950s were a docile decade. In U.S. history books, the period is mostly portrayed as a mellow, orderly one, especially in light of the s ...

(5 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How Should African Americans view Abraham Lincoln and his actions?

Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United States. In history Abraham Lincoln is portrayed as one of the greatest presidents of the United States. Preside ... how Lincoln should be viewed you must know background information on him. The Lincoln portrayed in history books is different from the real Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln didn't oppose slavery. The ...

(1 pages) 53 0 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Talleyrand: For the Love of France

er of Charles- Maurice de Talleyrand can be rather a daunting task because he is a character in our history books that is surrounded by the ideas of his times and in the government renovations that oc ... s faults in the statesman's character. There is much debate regarding his loyalty, as he is seen in history as the embodiment deception and manipulation. So, any analysis of his career must first addr ...

(30 pages) 76 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Reparations for blacks in America.

s were taken, like learning how to read. Blacks in America invented so much, yet aren't even put in history books. A race of people which didn't have the privilege to know their own age or to have the ...

(1 pages) 54 1 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Computers and How They Impact Our Lives

e information, shopping, technical assistance the possibilities are almost limitless.Looking at the history of computers they really haven't been around that long. Frederic Golden writer for Time maga ... really haven't been around that long. Frederic Golden writer for Time magazine tells us this on the history of computersIf you look at most history books, they'll tell you ENIAC (for Electronic Numeri ...

(3 pages) 257 3 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science