Essays Tagged: "1865"

Rudyard Kipling's life

Rudyard KiplingHistoryRudyard Kipling was born on December 30, 1865 in Bombay, India. His early years in India, until he reached the age of six, seemed to have bee ...

(3 pages) 93 0 3.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Plight of Worker during the Industrial Revolution: A Paradigm Shift from Agriculture to Industry

During the period of time between 1865 and 1900, the United States was going through a difficult time. The country had just come out o ...

(2 pages) 100 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

My College Plan. A personal experience

Kentucky (The state in which I was born.).        From its modest beginnings in 1865, when it was known as a State College, theUniversity of Kentucky has grown into one of the n ...

(2 pages) 213 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

End of a tradgedy. The road to appomattox

the leading men behind the Union and Confederate forces. The war was beginning to end by January of 1865. By then, Federal (Federal was another name given to the Union Army) armies were spread through ... nder of The Confederate States of America. All of this will most certainly illustrate that April 9, 1865 was indeed the end of a tragedy.CUTTING OFF THE SOUTHIn September of 1864, General William T. S ...

(9 pages) 52 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is a breif discripition of how the KKK formed and who the founding fathers were.

m lost their homes and plantations. The people needed a release from the sorrow of everyday life.In 1865, six men from a small town in Tennessee began what has grown to be the largest and most feared ...

(3 pages) 97 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

American Civil War

tates of the American union against the Southern states. The war raged for four years, from 1861 to 1865, and was marked by some of the fiercest military campaigns in modern history. In this essay, yo ... d over twenty-two million people. The war was well fought by both the North and South, and ended in 1865, with the North easily overpowering the South. Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 18 ...

(2 pages) 162 1 4.5 Jan/1996

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

Gregor Johann Mendel

ment.Mendels work was reported at a meeting of the Brunn Society for the Study ofNatural Science in 1865, and was published the following year. Mendels paperpresented a completely new and unique docum ...

(1 pages) 88 0 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The origins of the Ku Klux Klan.

On December 24, 1865, in the law office of Judge Thomas Jones, in the small town of Pulaski, TN, near the Alabama bo ... be induced into leaving their house after nightfall.The speed at which the organization grew during 1865 through 1866 was outrageous, especially considering the group still had no primary purpose exce ...

(7 pages) 47 0 3.0 Nov/2002

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

An essay that talks about the life of Lewis Carroll

lish writer, a photographer, and a mathematician. Carroll wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in 1865,he then wrote Through The Looking Glass in 1872. He was a skilled photographer that enjoyed pho ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

13 and 14 Amendments

13th/14th Amendments With the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1865, slavery was officially abolished in the United States. The Reconstruction era was under way in ... d fair wages for their work. (Pgs. 35-38) At a meeting of the American Anti-Slavery Society in May 1865, Douglas argued that, "Slavery is not abolished until the black man has the ballot". In 1865, D ...

(2 pages) 120 2 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

A historical criticism of Andrew Carnegie

d quickly was promoted through the ranks of Western Union and the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. In 1865, he quit and started his own business, the famous and notorious Carnegie Steel Company. His com ...

(4 pages) 91 0 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Realism and how authors like Mark Twain and F. Scott Fitzgerald give a "tell it like it is" writing in the stories. An author can only write realistically about what he/she knows.

-biology, psychology, and sociology--as well as on their own insights and observations.Realism from 1865 to the present has changed. As authors have moved into a global world, their writing has become ...

(7 pages) 122 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Religion and the African American experience

reatment based on the color of their skin; despite the fact that they were granted their freedom in 1865, they were still not seen on treated as equals. Since blacks were never treated or seen fairly ...

(5 pages) 218 0 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Cultural identity of blacks from 1865-1940

Cultural Identity from 1865-1940The cultural identity of blacks in the United States from 1865 through 1940 progressed from ... States needed to spread its boundaries to civilize less fortunate, culturally inferior beings after 1865, and throughout the Spanish-American War. Blacks perceived themselves in various ways, as shown ... entertainment industry, and other aspects of the public sphere, divided opinions were present from 1865 through 1940.Between 1876 and 1916, beginning with Philadelphia and ending with San Diego, Amer ...

(7 pages) 199 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The North American Civil War.

The Civil War which took place from the years of 1861-1865 is a crucial part of our history today, this war took more American lives than any other war in ... e war soon came with the South surrendering. In Virginia, Grant at last achieved his goal. In April 1865, he seized the railroads supplying Richmond. The Confederate troops had to evacuate Petersburg ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.6 Mar/2003

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

Corruption in "the Gangs of New" York by Herbert Asbury

glish, Irish and Germanic, arrived to the United States. The second wave of immigrants started from 1865- 1890, ten million more immigrants from northwestern Europe arrived to the United States. Final ...

(3 pages) 53 0 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The tough times that labor had before and while they were forming unions.

After the Civil War (1861-1865) Americans faced many challenges in dealing with work issues. These challenges provided hardshi ...

(2 pages) 81 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Beat! Beat! Drums!" by Walt Whitman.

Beat! Drums!"The Civil War had a major impact on the people of America through the years of 1861 to 1865. Walt Whitman, a poet and Northerner of this time, wanted to capture the people's reactions of ...

(4 pages) 138 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Civil War battle at Vicksburg.

bility. This was brother against brother-families divided. The Civil War lasted four years, 1861 to 1865."Vicksburg is the key. The war can never be brought to a close until the key is in our pocket," ...

(8 pages) 81 0 4.6 Apr/2003

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

The failure of the Reconstruction, following the civil war.

free individuals. The Freedmen's Bureau, which was promoted by general O.O. Howard, was created in 1865 to help blacks land on their feet, and acquire some property and receive some education. Many s ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.0 May/2003

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