Essays Tagged: "1850s"

Expansionism and Slavery during the 1800s

rst constitutionally during the Louisiana Purchase, and then later over the issue of slavery in the 1850s. The issue of territorial expansion brought about heated tension between party lines and regio ...

(1 pages) 127 0 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Canada's Immigration From 1852-1990

the province of Canada was mostly French Canadians,this began the immigration promotion program in 1850s. In the 1840s the main problem was lackof control over the immigrants now the problem was gett ...

(2 pages) 73 1 2.6 Oct/1996

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

Russian Imperial Army--Synopsis of all Reforms from 1850s-1914. As covered in Menning's "Bayonet's Before Bullets"

and as referenced above, is our synopsis of all the reforms the Russian Army underwent between the 1850s (just before the Crimean War) and 1914 (The outbreak of WWI and the Bolshevik Revolution that ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Social Studies Notes for 8th graders, vocabulary, Civil War, inventions, and more!

ies agreed to divide up the buisness in an areaLesson 21. Bessemer process- method developed in the 1850s to producestrongersteel at a lower cost.2. vertical integration- practice in which a single ma ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A short history of baseball.

thern and Midwestern phenomenon, baseball fever ran highest in the New York City area, where in the 1850s, games were being played "on every available green plot within a ten-mile circuit of the city. ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Inspired by nature.

of the founding leaders of the antislavery Liberty Party in 1839. Throughout the 1830s, 1840s, and 1850s, he continued his newspaper work, editing several abolitionist papers in a time before the ant ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The history of Chinatown.

Chinese immigrants first came to Victoria in large numbers during thegoldrushes of the 1850s and Melbourne's Chinatown began as a stagingpost for the many thousands of Chinese passing thr ... e Bourke Steet itself, between Swanston and Russell Streets,in late 1854 or early 1855. By the late 1850s, the zone comprised lodginghouses, provision stores, Chinese butchers, candlemakers and opiumm ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Causes of the Civil War. It is based on the book called The Coming of the Civil war by Michael Perman. It discusses the arguments in the book as to why the war took place.

Causes of the Civil WarDuring the 1850s, the United States was one country, but was divided into two separate societies: the North and ...

(8 pages) 296 1 4.3 Feb/2004

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

Context of Shakepeare's Great Expectations

Describe the context of Great Expectations (1820s - 1850s)19th century England, at the time of the setting of "Great Expectations", was characterised by ...

(3 pages) 26 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In Search of the American Cowboy.

factual evidence, there is evidence of myth-making in both presentations.LITERATUREAs early as the 1850s and 1860s, eastern journalists and dime novels began shaping America's cowboy mythology. Liter ... the idea that "frontier violence forged the essential American character."(p285) At the time of the 1850s and 60s, America was a country eveloped by civil war and Indian warfare.Business StrategyThrou ...

(9 pages) 117 1 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Emily Dickinson

uth Hadley, a few miles from Amherst. With the exception of a trip to Washington, D.C., in the late 1850s and a few trips to Boston for eye treatments in the early 1860s, Dickinson remained in Amherst ...

(4 pages) 133 2 2.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

A Comparison Of "The Charge Of The Light Brigade" by Alfred Tennyson and "Disabled" by Wilfred Owen.

The Crimean war in the 1850s and the Great War in the early 1900s have both been an inspiration for great prose and poetry. ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"To examine how Christianity influenced Mother Mary Helen MacKillop and the sisters of Saint Joseph to develop and change Australia's education system throughout the years of 1788-1900"

but believed that her life shouldn't be wasted teaching the rich but to teach the poor. During the 1850s and 60s the only people that where educated where the people who could afford it and Mother Ma ...

(7 pages) 35 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Racism on the Australian Goldfields

For a few short years, from the beginning of the 1850s to the early 60s, thousands of people flocked to Australia. The ships that brought them often ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Full summary of "Desire Under the Elms"

n and immediately outside the Cabot farmhouse, where two large elm trees "hang" over the houseYear- 1850sPart One:Scene 1:-the scene begins with Eben looking out from the porch at sunset ringing the d ...

(7 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Adventures of Huck Finn: A Portrait of Slavery

Underneath, however, lies an authentic portrait of the institution of slavery in America during the 1850s.Although born and raised in Missouri, Twain vehemently opposed slavery. He witnessed the inhum ... Jim Crow laws.In addition to a cast of characters, Twain uncovers the cultural horrors embedded in 1850s' Missouri and antebellum South. Incredibly, racism existed in religion, presumably the most sa ...

(8 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why did the Southern states secede in 1861?

roughout the hundred years following the drafting of the constitution. Tension increased during the 1850s, over the right to hold slaves in new territories. The Wilmot Proviso of 1846, roused bitter h ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Road to Civil War By: Tan Ly

Although the leadership of reform movements of the 1840s and 1850s (temperance, abolitionism, social purity, and so on) was largely male, many of the members of ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Women after 1850

l elegance in its various modes depicted England's prosperity as the world's economic power. By the 1850s England was undoubtedly the greatest power in Europe; her breakthrough in steam power in 1790 ...

(9 pages) 86 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen

living together, husband and wife should live as equals, free to become their own human beings. The 1850s, when Ibsen was working in theater in Norway, were a very idyllic time for the nation, in cont ...

(8 pages) 66 1 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature