Essays Tagged: "20th centuries"

Expressionism Expressionism was one of the main movements in the later 19th and 20th centuries. No other artistic style has had as much an impact on 20th century art as expressionism has.

Expressionism was one of the main movements in the later 19th and 20th centuries.No other artistic style has had as much an impact on 20th century art as expressionis ... the two Expressionist movements was Die Brucke (The Bridge), which emerged in Germany early in the 20th century.The artists found inspiration from their predecessors like Van Gogh, Ensor, Munch, Goya ...

(4 pages) 233 0 2.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Solar Energy

t is not using up fossil fuels, and the sun's energy cannot be wasted. Just recentlyin the 19th and 20th centuries, people began to re- examine solar energy to fit more waysto capture and use it.Solar ...

(2 pages) 148 0 2.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Panama Canal Essay

nal EssayThe Panama Canal was one of the greatest triumphs and tragedies of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.The tragedy was that of the French, they were just simply too far ahead of technology ...

(3 pages) 87 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Immigrants migrating to the united states.

ally got to the place they could only dream about they were often disappointed. During the 19th and 20th centuries many groups such as the KKK, Nativist, and the Labors were opposed to allowing immigr ...

(1 pages) 86 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Albert Camus (author of The Stranger) and Existentialism .

g the implacable grandeur of this life."--Albert CamusExistentialism was a movement of the 19th and 20th centuries that primarily focused on individual existence, subjectivity, individual freedom, and ... encompasses atheism and agnosticism, general existentialist thought has had a profound influence on 20th-century theology. It has addressed such issues as transcendence and the limits of human experie ...

(1 pages) 82 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

War in the 20th century

As a reaction to rapid industrialization, many reforms were needed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. With railroads raising prices for short distance rides and the high cost to ship goo ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Which invention has had the greatest effect on our lives in the last two hundred years? Give reasons for your answers.

The 19th and 20th centuries are very rich about inventions that changed our lives. The automobile is one of those ...

(4 pages) 179 3 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Womans Issues and the Yellow Wallpaper.

Gilman before and after she wrote The Yellow Wallpaper. Gilman lived during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and she definitely had her fair share of troubles. Her biggest struggle in life was l ...

(6 pages) 209 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Going Out" by David Nasaw.

economic and sociological effects. Nasaw paints a picture of amusements in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He discusses all of the various forms of amusements from museums, vaudeville's, and ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dante's Inferno and how it relates to paganism and christianity.

ety. Pagan images used in Dante's Inferno have been interpreted differently through the 14th to the 20th centuries by Giotto and Dali.The term "pagan" was a Christian word, deriving from the Latin "pa ... ith the powerful, sympathetic and doomed personalities of the Inferno. (Britannica, 8) In the early 20th century, they found the poem to possess an aesthetic power of verbal realization independent of ...

(9 pages) 151 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

History of Industrial Democracy.

1.Brief History of Industrial DemocracyDuring the late 19th and earlier 20th centuries industrial democracy was a concept integrated in the ideological element of the indus ...

(11 pages) 154 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

A comparison of W.E.B DuBois and Booker T. Washington.

era house."-Booker T. WashingtonTwo great leaders of the black community in the late 19th and early 20th centuries were W.E.B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington. However, they sharply disagreed on strat ...

(2 pages) 193 2 2.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Sign of Four and Cawelti: social prominence and the classical detective story

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries the classical detective story thrived. Also during these centuries the middle class r ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biography of Frank Lloyd Wright

By far, one of America's most influential and imaginative architects of the 19th and 20th centuries was Mr. Frank Lloyd Wright. Throughout his 70 - year career, Wright has not only desi ... to stray away from the typical "form follows function" idea of other architects during the 19th and 20th century. In fact, he was quoted as saying, "They expose all the function on the top and puts th ...

(9 pages) 115 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Adolf Hitler, The Leader

e the motivating factors in Hitler's early life to prompt him to become a leader?Adolph Hitler, the 20th centuries most influential leader? Since the end of the Second World War, Hitler and his Nazi p ...

(9 pages) 111 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Who, (or what) was Spring-Heeled Jack?

Who, or what exactly was Spring Heeled Jack? During the early 19th and 20th centuries, this anomaly terrorized the people of London. Though his story may seem like it was ...

(6 pages) 58 3 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology


somehow different than those of the past. The majority of the immigrants of the late 19th and early 20th centuries were forced to leave their homes by the change of nature in their countries. In natio ...

(3 pages) 323 0 1.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Changes in opiate use and addiction and in social perceptions of opiates in the USA and England through the 19th and 20th centuries

and Addiction and in social perceptions of opiates in the united states and england in the 19th and 20th CenturiesThere has been major shifts in the attitude towards opiates and users over the 19th an ... nal. Britain's medical regulation prevailed.America's stance on opiates during the beginning of the 20th Century set the precedent for all ensuing laws, permanently changing American society's attitud ...

(9 pages) 105 2 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Claude Monet

Claude MonetClaude Monet was an Impressionist painter during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was an unswerving advocate of the Impressionist style, an attempt by artists to r ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Karl Marx The Communist Manifesto

Karl Marx was one of the most influential idealogues of the 19th and 20th centuries. His seminal document The Communist Manifesto of 1847 was the first of its kind to ex ...

(3 pages) 95 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers