Essays Tagged: "Quaker"

Thomas Paine

apers that would have a major effect on the outcome of the quest for independence.Born the son of a Quaker Laymaker on January 29th, 1737 at Thetford, Norfolk England. He received a basic elementary e ...

(3 pages) 146 2 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Relationships between Semiotics and The Quaker Company

gramFor my presentation I have looked at one of Peterborough's oldest and biggest manufacturer, The Quaker company. More specifically the outside and inside of the building. As I was driving towards t ... of the building. As I was driving towards the building I thought, what was so significant about the Quaker building and how could a picture of a Quaker be so significant in today's culture. I also tho ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

"Common Sense" by Thomas Paine

ne was born Tom Pain in the town of Thetford, Norfolk onJanuary 29, 1737. His father, Joseph, was a Quaker staymaker, while his motherwas the daughter of an attorney. Tom was raised in Quaker fashion ...

(3 pages) 216 1 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A comparison of Anne Bradstreet and John Woolman, both New England writers.

tried not to dwell on material things but sometimes she could not help herself. Woolman, who was a Quaker, also did not care about material possessions, and he wanted to center his whole life on God ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is all about going against School prayer.

ate that the two should not mix.Our public schools are for all children, whether Catholic, Baptist, Quaker,atheist, Buddhist, Jewish, agnostic. The schools are supported by alltaxpayers, and therefore ...

(3 pages) 111 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Outline for Dalton and his work in Chem(outline only).

Life*Born a Quaker, in September 6th, 1766 Eaglesfield, England*Began teaching at the age of twelve*Was a teache ...

(3 pages) 66 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Biography of Nathanael Greene.

hanael Greene was born in Potowomut on July 27, 1742. He was the son of a respected minister in the Quaker society, and also a prosperous businessman. He was educated by Lindley Murray and Ezra Stiles ... served in the Rhode Island assembly from 1770 to 1772, and again in 1775. He was expelled from the Quaker meeting because of attending a military meeting in 1773.On July 20, 1774, Greene married a be ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Good essay on the Ironbidge- took me very long. About Abraham Darby and many others.

albrookdale. I will discuss these in the essay below.Abraham Darby 1 was born in 1678 as a son of a Quaker locksmith near Dudley. At the age of twenty-one he moved to Bristol and later became a partne ... ors and individuals who contributed to the success of Coalbrookdale. Richard Reynolds was a Bristol Quaker and already an active partner in the company who had married Abraham Darby 2's daughter, Hann ...

(7 pages) 34 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Jane Addams Twenty Years at Hull-House

ther and sibling died during childbirth when Jane was two years old. Her father, John Addams, was a Quaker, a prosperous sawmill owner, and a state senator for sixteen years. He was a staunch supporte ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jane Adams- Female Sociologist

Jane Addams was born on September 6, 1860, in Freeport Illinois. Her father, who was a Quaker, a senator and a mill owner, was her greatest influence. In 1879 she attended Rockford Female ...

(9 pages) 88 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Richard Nixon, US President

father ran a little petrol station and grocery store.When he was 17 he entered Whittier College, a Quaker institution where Student politics and debates distinguished his college years. In 1934 he wo ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Quaker Steel

change the call patterns of salespeople responsible for selling extruded titanium alloy products at Quaker Steel. If she is able to successfully implement her plan, she would then like to extrapolate ... lly implement her plan, she would then like to extrapolate this process to other sales functions at Quaker. Frye's initial attempts to change the call patterns yielded negligible results; she has curr ...

(8 pages) 148 1 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Thomas Paine

erican Revolution. Paine was born January 29, 1737 at Thetford, Norfolk in England, as the son of a Quaker. He had a short basic education and started to work as an officer of the excise. He was twice ...

(2 pages) 107 3 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Short essay answers on Transcendentalism, Ben Franklin's Virtues, and Emmerson's influence.

dustry, Frugality, Sincerity, Justice, and Humility which he later added after being convinced by a Quaker friend. These "thirteen virtures" are very similar to the kinds of virtues Emmerson embodies. ...

(1 pages) 72 3 3.9 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Important Facts About William Penn

William Penn is known, of course, as the founder of Pennsylvania. He is also known as a famous Quaker and for his Great Treaty wit hthe Delaware. What is known however, is often obscured by myth. ... o him- which Charles II paid in full with a hefty chunk of New World land. Also, Penn only became a Quaker in his twenties, shortly after posing for his only painted portrait-the one with the lad in a ...

(1 pages) 22 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Same Sex Marriages

defined in terms ofsexual orientation." (From the Statement of Affirmation and Reconciliation by theQuaker Meeting in Aotearoa, New Zealand.) Even though is it thought by many thatmarriage is mainly a ...

(3 pages) 62 1 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Study of Thomas Paine's Common Sense.

Thomas Paine was born in 1737 to a poor Quaker in Thetford, England. In his early life, he was surrounded mostly by farmers and the uneducat ... in London two years later. Franklin must have seen something of himself in his fellow non-orthodox Quaker, and advised him to emigrate to America. A month later, in October 1774, Paine sailed for Phi ... ocence. Was not government, like dress, simply the mark of lost innocence?There was much of Paine's Quaker hostility to authority, and of his belief in the voice of conscience, in the opening pages of ...

(6 pages) 90 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An overview on the roots of Pacifism and it's history in recent times.

its cause.The roots of pacifism in modern times are traced back to religion with groups such as the Quakers. From 1681 to 1756, the Quaker controlled colonial Pennsylvania had no military force, was c ... public policy. During this time, for the most part everything was peaceful, with very few problems. Quakers follow pacifism because they believe that Jesus Christ was a pacifist which, according to th ...

(4 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers


f the world, I wondered. Perhaps this is heaven. As you may have guessed I am a Christian, a Quaker to be precise. I am bound to non-violence by my faith, but more so because of my own moral co ... bound to non-violence by my faith, but more so because of my own moral compass.I was not born into Quakerism or these non-violent beliefs; rather they were the ironic consequences of my own violent t ...

(5 pages) 407 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Richard Nixon

hated her so much that he ran away and worked for $.25 a day. He met Hannah Milhous, a middle class Quaker. They were attracted to each other and got married. Frank and Hannah came from opposite backg ... ted to each other and got married. Frank and Hannah came from opposite backgrounds "" Frank was not Quaker, had no educational background, had anti- establishment political theories (the Milhous's wer ...

(2 pages) 462 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers