Essays Tagged: "reformers"

Major Reforms from 1790-1860

'We are reformers in spring and summer, in autumn and winter we stand by the old; reformers in the morning, ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The progressive era

m, and significanteconomic growth. Progressivism was a movement designed to correct the abuses whichreformers felt had crept into American society and government, as a result ofindustrialization and u ...

(2 pages) 242 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Protestant Reformation and Scientific Revolution

eligious standpoint. The false fundamental principle of justification by faith alone, taught by the Reformers, produced a regrettable shallowness in religious life. Passion for good works disappeared, ... belief which necessarily arises from the Protestant principles. Of real freedom of belief among the Reformers of the sixteenth century there was not a trace; on the contrary, the representatives of th ...

(3 pages) 138 1 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Issue of Freedom.

The Issue of FreedomFreedom has been a rallying cry for reformers and revolutionaries throughout human history, and it is too important to be ignored. Freed ...

(5 pages) 85 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Age Of Reform.

and women's rights, there are equally as important minor reforms being made. After meeting with two reformers of my time, this fact has become even more evident.A pure hearted Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet ... ure hearted Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, working hard to assist the deaf, is one of the most admirable reformers. Though this particular reform may not be as essential to todays living as others, Gallaud ...

(3 pages) 76 3 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Ch'in Dynisty.

e imperial, autocratic, and frequently cruel, but theywere also illustrious political thinkers, and reformers who historically brought about oneof the most dynamic periods of Chinese government. Howev ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

"women's suffrage movement in the 1920's"

r 72 years of struggle, American women received the right to vote. After the 19th Amendment passed, reformers talked about female voters uniting to clean up politics, improve society, and end discrimi ...

(6 pages) 207 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Impact that Emily Staton had on the Women's Sufferage movement (with bibliography)

white male decent, than that phrase did not apply to you. During this period many great leaders and reformers emerged, fighting both for the rights of African Americans and for the rights of women. On ...

(13 pages) 152 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Empress Catherine the Great

Catherine II is remembered as one of the greatest reformers of Russia. Catherine was born a German princess in one of the tiny German states, but neve ...

(9 pages) 84 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

George Ripley.

Churches and social groups set up charities to aid the poor and teach them how to help themselves. Reformers worked to reduce the working day from the usual 12 or 14 hours to 10 hours. Prohibitionist ... ty and other problems persuaded 13 states to outlaw the sale of alcohol. Other important targets of reformers were women's rights, improvements in education and the abolition of slavery. The belief wa ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The essay is about the democrats and their ideals before the civil war.

preaches trying to motivate the slaves and the women to see the injustice being done to them.These reformers were from different positions in the society. Wendell Phillips was from a high class. He a ... y profit, he still continued with it just to keep the flame of antislavery burning bright.All these reformers were such that they could be easily identified out of the rest. They were their own person ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.0 Jan/2004

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

Development of Lutheranism

es and doctrines of the western Christian (Roman Catholic) Church were being directly challenged by reformers who wanted to reshape the Church to reflect their own specific religious beliefs. Particul ... blished in other countries.During the sixteenth century, the Protestant Reformation had begun. Many reformers produced challenges against the Church. Many reformers had established their own religions ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lutheranism: The Best Religion of its Time

Lutheranism: The Best Religion of its TimeLuther is one of the greatest reformers of all time. Western Europeans had little choice of religion at this time, since the Catho ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Nuns, Wives, and Mothers: Women and the Reformation in Germany"

Reformation, many of the nuns and sisters married. Even during the Reformation they'd be married to Reformers, not to mention afterwards. In some areas they were encouraged to return to convents. Howe ...

(1 pages) 52 2 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

United States Reform Movements

ted in any positive outcomes, and it would be much more logical to claim that many of the so-called reformers were in fact trying to further their own ambitions. By keeping penitentiary, church, and a ... me movements may wish. During an address to Wesleyan College, Orestes Brownson proposed that "Quack Reformers" were disowning the past and promoting "an entirely new social order". Of course, no good ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

French Revolution - reign of terror:causes and effects

error had burnt itself out. Many of the very moderates and extremists had been executed leaving the reformers standing on middle ground to eventually form the constitution and build a new republic, th ...

(5 pages) 21552 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

The Fall of Communism: This is basicly an essay of the history, and events that happened in the Fall of Communism.

oint of the revolutionary changes sweeping East Central Europe in 1989. Throughout the Soviet bloc, reformers assumed power and ended over 40 years of dictatorial Communist rule. The reform movement t ... unist Party of Czechoslovakia quietly and peacefully transferred rule to Havel and the Czechoslovak reformers in what was later dubbed the "Velvet Revolution." In Romania, the Communist regime of hard ...

(2 pages) 129 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

History of Mental Health in America

of the reform movements in mental health services in the United States (U of T Library). The first reformers, including Dorothea Dix and Horace Mann imported the idea that mental illness could be tre ... eteriorated in public institutions, where overcrowding and underfunding ran rampant.Progressive Era reformers believed that mental illness was the product of environmental factors, as well as the fact ...

(6 pages) 297 2 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Positive and Negative Impacts of the Sixties Counterculture

conectedness, peace and equality will abound. It is with this assumption that so many activists and reformers, inspired by the transformation that hippies cultivated, have found the will to persist in ...

(6 pages) 231 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Populist Ideas Continue into the 1900's

t Party was composed of white western farmers while the Progressive Coalition was mostly made up of reformers from the white urban area middle class. Even though the Populist Party and the Progressive ...

(8 pages) 63 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History