Essays Tagged: "social reforms"

Violence in the Prohibion Era

The prohibitionists were social reform agitators who sought a major change in their society's customs. Social reformers have ... been a nearly constant presence in American society since the early 19th century. Accounts of many social reformers' campaigns, often deal with the violence inflicted upon reformers seeking change in ... e their ends. Violent killing and even attempted killing, seems almost contagious to the history of social reforms in the United States.This paper will talk about two things. First, I am most interest ...

(6 pages) 64 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Economy of China, China between the fall of the KMT and Mao Tse-Tung's death

The time from 1949-1976 was a time of transition for China. Many social andeconomic changes occurred through this period. When the Kuomintang governmentcollapsed and ... t would become the People's Republic.With Mao Tse-Tung's rule came governmental reform which led to socialbetterment. His first years of rule included careful development and reorganizationbacked by S ... ng the people. These changes generated patriotism during China'sinvolvement in the Korean War.While social reforms proved to be beneficial to China, attempts for industrial andagricultural growth were ...

(1 pages) 118 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Napoleon And The Enlightenment

n both his attitudes and policies as a result of enlightened religious ideas, political genius, and social reforms. Almost every ruler in history can be accused of having some kind of religious fanati ... yed by his policies and law codification that directly impacted the majority. Napoleons enlightened social reforms were often directly impacted by his religious agreements and political endeavors. The ...

(5 pages) 83 0 1.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The social changes of jacksonian period and WW1.

Both the Jacksonian Period and post-World War I period encountered social changes, yet the post- World War I era was greater and more profound. While Jacksonian Democr ... traditional white supremacy. As a result of the holes Jacksonian Democrats left behind, a series of social reforms arose. Some reforms did succeed in making changes, but many split society apart, fail ... t society apart, failed, or were facing large obstacles to create any real transformation. Post-WWI social changes were greater and more profound because they had more opportunities for social change, ...

(6 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jun/2003

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

George Ripley.

eorge Ripley was a U.S. journalist and reformer and Unitarian minister born in Greenfield, Mass.The social reform of the 1800s was cause by the belief that social reforms were needed to improve societ ... the 1800s was cause by the belief that social reforms were needed to improve society. Churches and social groups set up charities to aid the poor and teach them how to help themselves. Reformers work ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Did the British Liberal Government of 1906-14 create the early Welfare State?

er they were to set about on creating the basic foundations for the begininning of a welfare state. Social reforms would begin to be made, within which the government would take up more responsibilty, ... to improve living standards and to help aide ever worsening poverty.Before the introduction of the social reforms there was only one other mean of financial aide which was the 'Poor Law'. This was a ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is an essay about MArx and his beliefs abou tthe worl and how they act

ber one."The class struggle between proletariat and bourgeoisie, distinguishes communism from other socialist movements, proposes a list of specific social reforms, and urges all workers to unite in r ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

FDR

ra in American history by ending the Great Depression that the country had fallen into in 1929. His social reforms gave people a new perspective on government. Government was not only expected to prot ... scue their deposits had forced 38 states to close their banks. The Depression hit all levels of the social scale-- heads of corporations and Wall Street bankers were left on the street begging-- broth ...

(17 pages) 130 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Jacob Riis' "How the Other Half Lives"--Some opinions about the nature of the photograph for historical purposes.

n which he lived, Riis became a reporter. His specific goal was to prompt the public into action on social reforms that would improve the lives of The Bend's residents or do away with The Bend entirel ... tion. His photographs captured the very worst of the New York slums and helped create a mandate for social reform.Riis' experience of living in The Bend himself, as well as his reporting experience wi ...

(3 pages) 80 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Different Treatment of "Swine" and "Puppy" Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

Expectations, Charles Dickens explores the popular attitudes of his contemporary readership towards social welfare and the treatment of the poor. He does this by setting the book in a time before cert ... portant to note that the period between these fictional events and the book's publishing was one of social upheaval in Victorian England. Most notably, in 1834, legislation known as "The New Poor Laws ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The impact of Julius Caesar's reign on the people of Rome.

ort in order to make Rome a better place. As a dictator, Caesar initiated a series of political and social reforms, relieving the state of hardships and creating stability. Caesar was popular among th ... onomic growth and security for Rome. Through Caesar's career, he launched a series of political and social reforms, improving the quality of life and standard of living for the ordinary people living ...

(8 pages) 40 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Augustus' Role in the Consolidation of the Roman Rmpire and the Ending of the Republic

Augustus, originally known as Octavian, came to power in 44 BCE, during a time of great political, social and economic instability. Augustus' political, military, monetary, religious and social refor ... ing to Augustus for leadership to end civil unrest and regain prosperity, which afforded him enough social power to claim dictatorship and end the republic. This new sense of unity also promoted his i ...

(9 pages) 124 1 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

FDR And The New Deal

ra in American history by ending the Great Depression that the country had fallen into in 1929. His social reforms gave people a new perspective on Government. Government was not only expected to prot ... have to withdraw from the direct relief, leaving it up to state and local governments. A program of social reforms would be included in the second half of the new deal. This led to the creation of thr ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The History Tells Us That The First Display Of European Democracy Begins, Arguably, Not In Athens But In SpartaThe History Tells Us That The First Display Of European Democracy Begins In Athens

on of political equality was created, more thoroughly than in Sparta and where newer and more rapid social reforms had occurred. These reforms allowed the creation of a system of participatory democra ... ithin the " few "(that is say, the oligarchies) and therefore to widen the gaps in the economic and social statuses. The appearance of slavery as a new social class in ancient Athens is relevant to th ...

(10 pages) 16 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Peter the Great and his reforms: DBQ type essay.

was tsar of Russia from 1682 to 1725. During his reign, Peter the Great made many reforms to Russia socially, militarily, and economically. These changes proved to have a positive effect on Russia, ma ... n Russia, making his reign one of the greatest.As the tsar of Russia, Peter the Great enforced many social reforms. He was very influenced by Western European ideas and incorporated many of them into ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Leadership - FDR

In 1928 he runs for governor of New York and wins. As governor Roosevelt introduces various social reforms, including tax relief for farmers and public development of electric power. As ... r basin, providing cheap electricity and employment.Roosevelt introduces the 'Second New Deal'. The Social Security Act establishes a "safety net" of welfare benefits for all Americans. The unemployed ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Lloyd George

What were the aims of David Lloyd George's social reforms in the Edwardian period? Word Count: 1285 Britain in the late nineteenth century was ... it was becoming more apparent that it was not going to remain a leading world power, if the massive social problems facing much of the country were not addressed. Problems such as poverty, unemploymen ... ployment, health care and education. Seebohm Rowntree had highlighted the extent and cause of these social problems through his extensive investigations and publication of, Poverty, a study of Town Li ...

(8 pages) 793 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Industrial Revolution Impact on Western Society

on such as railroads became available and important for the movement of goods and people. Also, new social reforms came about, dealing with critical issues including that of child labor.In addition, t ... he elite resulting in great economic growth in many countries.During the Industrial Revolution, new social reforms came about, eventually resulting in a positive change for much of European society. M ...

(5 pages) 71 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Enlightenment

n both his attitudes and policies as a result of enlightened religious ideas, political genius, and social reforms. Almost every ruler in history can be accused of having some kind of religious fanati ... yed by his policies and law codification that directly impacted the majority. Napoleons enlightened social reforms were often directly impacted by his religious agreements and political endeavors. The ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 May/2008

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

U.S. History Study Notes - Roosevelt's New Deal

dealing with the nation's problems?-New York's governor - strong record of support for progressive social reforms that appealed to urban liberals-during the campaign, Roosevelt simultaneously embrace ... rst powerful newspaper publisher-many businessmen had no confidence in many of Roosevelt's advisors-Socialists lost ground - were gaining fewer votes-F.D.R. was committed to saving the capitalist syst ...

(6 pages) 26 0 4.3 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History