Essays Tagged: "abolition"

Frederick Douglass' Dream for Freedom

The Civil War was really a war between European-AmericansFrederick Douglass' Dream for EqualityAbolition stopped Frederick Douglass dead in his tracks and forced him to reinvent himself. He learn ... lass dead in his tracks and forced him to reinvent himself. He learned the hard central truth about abolition. Once he learned what that truth was, he was compelled to tell it in his speeches and writ ...

(5 pages) 196 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jonathan Swift's Real Argument. A close reading of "A modest Proposal"

ained, but nominal Christianity remains. The author writes to defend this nominal Christianity from abolition. The arguments that the author uses, which are common knowledge in his time, if applied to ... ght to know, it may be the custom of the country to believe a God.' He later goes on to suggest the abolition of Christianity in peace-time in order to avoid the loss of allies. It also seems as if th ...

(5 pages) 168 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

History Of South Africa Apartheid. The history behind South Africa. It includes how segregation affected South Africa's future

truggle to assure civil rights for Indian residents. Despite some government concessions, including abolition of the poll tax, the Indian population still had second-class status after the war.South A ...

(8 pages) 345 0 4.3 Oct/1996

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


ildhood, the Grimke sisters became the first and the most advanced in position female solicitors of abolition during the 1800's, setting in motion an important transformation in the mindset among the ... escent years was a foreshadowing of how tenaciously they would stand together in the future for the abolitionist cause.Before the Grimke sisters were born, slavery had existed in the Americas for cent ...

(12 pages) 67 0 4.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

All Men Created Equal - Stephen Douglas versus Abraham Lincoln

ency - the slave owner's and their presidential candidate, Judge Douglas. Abraham's grounds for the abolition of slavery were based on the words that were scripted in the Declaration of Independence a ... an almost unanimous fear was the possibility of an increase in interracial marriages following the abolition of slavery. Abraham agreed with the separation of the races when it came to mixed blood. H ...

(4 pages) 80 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

ideological legacy of the french revolution

ed by what the Revolution accomplished than by what it failed to do. They recalled the Revolution's abolition of serfdom, slavery, inherited privilege, and judicial torture; its experiments with democ ...

(2 pages) 102 2 4.5 Jan/2003

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

"Medea" by Euripides.

extends from Jason's guilty conscience over his engagement to the princess of Corinth. Through the abolition of guilt, false justification is built. There are three types of justifications shown. Fir ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Retention of the mandatory life sentence for murder.

s of murder. The distinction between "capital murder" and "non-capital murder" disappeared with the Abolition Death Penalty Act 1965 and now the convicted murderer must be sentenced to mandatory life ... g sentences.Parliament used the mandatory life sentence for murder as a political trade-off for the abolition of the Death Penalty in 1965. Lets not see this happen with the abolition of the mandatory ...

(10 pages) 98 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Transportation in the european union.

rs.The advent of the single market marked a turning point in the common transport policy, since the abolition of frontiers and other liberalization measures. Of course in those measures the liberaliza ...

(7 pages) 139 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

Why capital punishment should be reinstated.

s of unlawful activity. The Method of execution in Canada has been death by hanging until after its abolition by Parliament in a free vote in 1976. However, supporters of capital punishment were still ...

(9 pages) 151 2 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Contends that Huxley's vision was not of a utopia, but of a distopia.

create the dreamed goal. However, even if acquiring such an end was possible, it would require the abolition of everything that makes one human - individualism, love, and freedom - thus destroying hu ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Exploring the plot and subplot of The Castle, Howard Barker.

n appalled to discover just what the women got up to when their backs were turned, most notably the abolition of the church and the lack of social status, the men clearly are not used to everyone bein ...

(2 pages) 34 0 1.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

This essay was originally meant to promote the death penalty.

"The abolition of the death penalty in Canada in 1976 has not led to increased homicide rates. Statistics ... ce. It's up to Maryland to end this bloody cycle.Works Cited1. "Homicide Rates Fall in Canada After Abolition of Death Penalty." Death Penalty Information Center < ...

(4 pages) 96 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Womens rights in the US throughout history.

had to endure very hostile audiences who made funof her when she had given speeches on temperance, abolition, and also women's rights. In 1851Susan had met up with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and organize ...

(1 pages) 84 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Against Capital Punishment

ath. This case could have caused even more problems if capital punishment was reinstated. After the abolition of capital punishment murder rates in Canada have gone down. The deterrent effect of capit ...

(3 pages) 143 0 2.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Provide a summary of how Beveridge proposed to eliminate poverty.

Summary of the ways Beveridge proposed to eliminate povertyBeveridge proposed sucessful abolition of poverty would be contingent on collaboration between the state and the individual. Stat ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Analysis of the arguments for and against Affirmative Action (Issue #10, Stanley Feingold, George McKenna, "Taking Sides" 13th ed.)

ack Africans, treating these people more like animals or property than like human beings. After the abolition of this practice, blacks continued to be treated like second-rate citizens. Falling victim ...

(7 pages) 103 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Women's Rights and Abolitionism and how did the abolitionist movement aid women's rights advocates in their fight for suffrage?

Women's Rights and AbolitionismElizabeth Cady Stanton, a long-time advocate of women's rights, in a speech to the Ameri ... tice and equality..." The American Women's Rights movement was very much a product of the fight for abolition. Early leaders, such a Stanton, began their struggle for social justice with the cause of ... as, I felt, equally applicable to the wrongs of my own sex." However, many clergymen that supported abolition were firmly against women having any part in the struggle and lobbied extensively to have ...

(4 pages) 212 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

German Tax Reform 2004

amount is not available for the most households because other limitations and regulations like the abolition of "Eigenheimzulage" reduce the surplus to a minimum for most of the taxpayers. The survey ...

(7 pages) 50 0 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Evaluating "Race, Not Class" by Nathan Glazer

replacement of race-based affirmative action with class-based affirmative action, next to complete abolition, would be a bad alternative. This is considered because "...preference on the basis of rac ...

(4 pages) 81 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers