Essays Tagged: "Tennessee"

3 elements that caused social problems during 1920s in America

, Oregon, and Indiana. Conflict also arose over religious fundamentalism. In 1925 John T. Scopes, a Tennessee schoolteacher was tried for breaking a state law that prohibited the teaching of the theor ... edom of speech, an argument made by Scopes' lawyer, Clarence Darrow. Reporters converged on Dayton, Tennessee, to witness the courtroom battle between traditionalism and modernism. Scopes was convicte ...

(1 pages) 105 1 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Ku Klux Klan were very influencial in the Union and still continue to be influencial in the United States of America

. A social club called the Ku Klux Klan was formed in 1866 by six young Confederate war veterans in Tennessee. This soical club for white supremicists was distinguished by elaborate rituals, hooded co ... d as a social club in 1866 by six young Confederate veterans. The first club den was established in Tennessee, new dens spread rapidly all over the southern states. By the election of 1868, when black ...

(6 pages) 83 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

13 and 14 Amendments

same year. It provided for the organization of governments in all former Confederate states except Tennessee. (Outline of Civil War, Internet source) We can see that because of the persistence of ab ...

(2 pages) 120 2 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Trail of Tears, Indians.

ed States was a treaty that said that the Cherokees owned land in four US states, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina. The white settlers who lived in these areas did not like the Cherokee ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a brief essay entitled Tennessee's Partner that delves into the charcters that are portrayed by Bret Harte in his short story Tennessee's Parter.

to emphasize the crude, rough, and uneducated characteristics of the men of Sandy Bar, particularly Tennessee's partner. However, the dialogue alone is not the only portrayal of their crudeness. At th ... giving newcomers new names--those names often being offensive to the newcomers. Harte tells us that Tennessee is known to the townspeople to be an obsessive gambler, a fact the reader knows to be true ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a Biography of W.E.B Dubois, the man who started the NAACP.

intend, Dubois attended Fisk University on a full scholarship. This college however was located in Tennessee, which is in the south. And for the first time, Dubois witnessed full-blown discrimination ...

(1 pages) 46 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Addition of Ramps

moist deciduous (non-evergreen) forests as far north as Canada, as far south as North Carolina and Tennessee, and as far west as Missouri and Minnesota.The first European settlers here are thought to ...

(1 pages) 503 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

"Good Man is Hard to Find" by Flannery O'Conner.

amily planned vacation. Before they left for vacation, she kept insisting that they should go visit Tennessee in order to be reunited with old acquaintances. The grandmother didn't pay any attention t ... ttempts to manipulate Bailey by making him feel guilty for going on this trip to Florida instead of Tennessee. She claims that the kids should travel and see different parts of the world by visiting T ...

(3 pages) 61 0 2.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay about documentary "Daughter from Danang."

r at age 7 during the Vietnam War's "operation Baby Lift". She was adopted by an American family in Tennessee and became 101% Americanized, and given the name Heidi Bub. 22 years later she decides to ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Book Review of McMurry Richard M. "Two Great Rebel Armies: an Essay in Confederate Military History". This was for my Civil War Military History Course.

" compared the differences between the Army of Northern Virginia with its successes and the Army of Tennessee with its failures. He states that the Army of Northern Virginia had a better command struc ... ly effective army. The men of the Army of Northern Virginia were of higher quality than the Army of Tennessee. This book mainly compares the physical and mental qualities of the soldiers of the Northe ...

(3 pages) 61 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Tourism in Louisiana, Florida, and Tennessee and interesting facts.

The amount of culture that exists in the southern states is absolutely astounding. Just in Florida, Tennessee, and Louisiana there is such a multitude of activities and sites to see as a tourist. In F ... s. Both beaches are beautiful, clean, and magnificent getaways for the whole family to relax in. In Tennessee, there are many historical sites to see. For the music buffs, there is, of course, Music C ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Womens Voting Rights

"It is hot, muggy, nasty, and the battle is desperate," wrote Elizabeth Cady Stanton in the Tennessee courthouse, August 19, 1920. Stanton was referring to the vote on the Nineteenth Amendment ... the Senate and House of Representatives passed the bill, thirty-six states would have to ratify it. Tennessee had to be the thirty-sixth. There was no other option. Either the amendment was ratified b ...

(8 pages) 59 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Untitled

n old plantation she visited when she was younger, halfway there she realized the plantation was in Tennessee, and they were in Georgia. She keeps this knowledge to herself to keep herself out of trou ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The use of symbolism in the gl

aspect used in several novels of today's and yesterday's world. In the book, The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Willams, symbols are a major part of this play. As Tom, the narrator, is a poet, and admit ... in this symbol, in that although rainbows seem to be positive signs, they all end in disappointment.Tennessee Williams has managed to create a wonderful and powerful play using a combination of differ ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Good Man Is Hard To Find

n old plantation she visited when she was younger, halfway there she realized the plantation was in Tennessee, and they were in Georgia. (190). She keeps this knowledge to herself to keep herself out ...

(3 pages) 72 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Grandmother, Bailey And The Misfit

ng. It seemed to Bailey the only reason why she wanted to go a different way was so she could go to Tennessee, where she had wanted to go. In some ways, this was a compassionate move for the Grandmoth ... fearful of Bailey?s reaction if she told him the truth that the house they were looking for was in Tennessee and not in Georgia where they were looking. If Bailey was a little more supportive and not ...

(3 pages) 386 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Should There Be An Income Tax In Tennessee

Should we have an Income Tax in Tennessee? This article discusses the way our budget system works, and how a state income ta ...

(2 pages) 11 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

State Income Tax In TN

Should we have an Income Tax in Tennessee? Bridget S Wachter This article discusses the way our budget system works, and how a state ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Alvin Cullium York The Great War Hero.

Alvin Cullium York was born in Tennessee where he lived in the mountains with seventy-five acres of land because most of it was jus ... re many news reports of how he Captured 132 Germans almost single handedly. When Alvin went back to Tennessee he was greeted by all the people and by a new house for him and Gracie Williams who marrie ... lvin Cullum York died 1964 on September 2, 1964 Alvin C. York died in Veteran Hospital in Nashville Tennessee. He was buried in Pall Mall, Tennessee.Alvin York had a school named after him and had a m ...

(3 pages) 977 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Narrative Essay: Getting Married

own with and I had no idea if she was available.Six years ago, I decided to move from Florida to Tennessee. I wanted a change in scenery and decided to move back home to be closer to family. I st ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing