Essays Tagged: "Elizabeth Blackwell"


It was also thought that Women were to fragile to dealwith the work that goes with being a doctor. Elizabeth Blackwellsaw first hand the effects of the first problem mentioned. Shewatched a family fr ...

(5 pages) 130 1 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Women's Rights Essay

women who have left a good impression on the world have done so while faced with adversity. In 1849 Elizabeth Blackwell took a giant step for women by becoming the first women to earn a medical degree ... a giant step for women by becoming the first women to earn a medical degree in the United States ("Elizabeth Blackwell" 1 She did so by braving the opposition of profes ...

(3 pages) 85 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Women's Rights in the United States in the 1700s

was never thought impossible. But, as years passed, women such as Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, and Elizabeth Blackwell began to question why they were at home ... tain areas because they don't want them having the rights they do. Also, in 1840, Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton traveled to London to attend the World Anti-Slavery Convention. Unfortunately ...

(7 pages) 35666 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Elizabeth Blackwell's Ideas

Elizabeth Blackwell spent a large part of her life struggling to reach her goal. She mainly told oth ... ogy and pathology at the hospital, which is when she learned it was crucial in order to be healthy. Elizabeth Blackwell also strongly believed in women's rights. She gave many speeches on them as well ... lete freedom to take their true place whatever it may be..."After she graduated from Medical school Elizabeth Blackwell Opened up a college and hospital/training facility for women who wanted to becom ...

(1 pages) 963 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell was a well educated women who dreamed of becoming the first women doctor in Amer ... educated women who dreamed of becoming the first women doctor in America, and fulfilled her dream. Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in America.Elizabeth Blackwell w ... kwell was born on February 3 ,1821. She was born in Bristol, England .She was one of nine children. Elizabeth's father, Samual Blackwell who imigrinted to New York in 1832 when Elizabeth was 11.Back t ...

(2 pages) 1686 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Gender Discrimination in the Workplace in the Field of Medicine

Sweden. In 1803, Amalia Assur became the first dentist in Europe. In the case of the United States, Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to graduate from a medical school in 1821. The list goes on ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Women at work- ww1

d as nurses either home or abroad. However, female doctors were not accepted. Some women, including Elizabeth Blackwell and Sophia Jex-Blake thought women should not be limited to nursing. Eventually, ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History