Essays Tagged: "historical events"

History in Langston Hughes's 'Negro'

experiences of blacks to show us the impact that blacks have had in past eras. He touches on past, historical events, like the days of 'Caesar' and the ' the Congo' (5 and 15). The murde ... uses throughout the poem.In 'Negro', Hughes gives the reader a compact visual exposé of the historical life of blacks. He does not tell the reader in detail about what has happened to blacks; ...

(4 pages) 142 0 2.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The true coldwar. Refers to The Bubonic Plague, known as the black death

ruck fear in the hearts of man since theearliest of times. It has also lead to some of the greatest historical events andstories of our time. The ancient cities of Rome and Athens, in their downfall,w ...

(9 pages) 144 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Corn, colombus, and slavery. Speaks of 'Origin of Indian Corn', the diary of Colombus first voyage, and "

en going to school. I have really gotten into the readings and have enjoyed learning about the many historical events we have studied. There was about six readings that I enjoyed the most, but for thi ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers

Moral Struggle. It traces American theme of moral struggle through Modernism, citing JD Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, and through Realism with WD Howells's Editha.

opular theme written about over time. By comparing this idea throughout the literary eras, authors, historical events, and society, it will be apparent that modern American authors of the 21st century ...

(7 pages) 181 0 4.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sylvia Plath

be to certain individuals, one thing is for sure, it's a discovery of oneself. Some poems are about historical events, some about emotions and thoughts, some as simple as nature. The most abstract poe ...

(2 pages) 78 0 2.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Enlightenment and the Great Awakening.

The Great Awakening and the Enlightenment were two historical events that shaped the thoughts of people and religion in America. The most important fac ...

(6 pages) 188 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why are the students in US finding history classes insipid? A brief view into the problems history teachers and historical textbooks tend to bear that keep the students from knowing the "truth".

ers so often tell their students to hold onto as they study the history of the US.Yet many gruesome historical events are still hidden in obscurity. These teachers encourage students to believe that h ... h as speeches, logs, or letters that make the past come alive. Instead, they distort and mangle the historical truth.Many American students, deceived by the idea that America is perfect and a place to ...

(2 pages) 518 18 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Panther's Leap"--incl. works cited w/ primary sources;1911 landing of German boat, The Panther, at Morocco; Result of 2nd Moroccan Crisis and, ultimately, WWI

e desire for land, power and expanded influence can be cited as the motivation behind any number of historical events and, many times, have far reaching consequences. The event that took place on July ...

(9 pages) 80 0 2.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The Two Camps of Modern Art is about the two main schools of thought in art history from 1945 - current

rs set about representing the world the way it presented itself, painting people and landscapes and historical events just as they would present themselves to the eye. With modernism, the conditions o ...

(8 pages) 132 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

What are the fundamental differences between the Enlightenment and the Great Awakening movements, and what if anything did these two movements have in common?

anything did these two movements have in common?The Great Awakening and the Enlightenment were two historical events that shaped the thoughts of people and religion in the mid 1700's America. The Gre ...

(3 pages) 91 2 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Slaughterhouse 5" by Kurt Vonnegut.

nment. He leaves reality and visits people, places and things whenever and wherever he wants. Great historical events like the bombing of Dresden had no effect because of was not present, he was in a ...

(1 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Mass media controls youth and the actions that they take.

as become arguably the greatest invention of the past century. With it, we have witnessed countless historical events: man's first steps on the moon, election of world leaders; even disasters as they ...

(8 pages) 320 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Robert Browning's poem, "My Last Duchess"

ty to make horrifying information seem merely colorful, even laughable.The poem is based loosely on historical events which involve, Alfonso, the Duke of Ferrara, who lived in the 16th century. This i ...

(6 pages) 162 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Geographic factors and how they effect ways of life.

Geographic factors have influenced historical developments and historical events of nations and regions. To name a few, both the Indian ... ions and regions. To name a few, both the Indian and Chinese cultures left behind a great amount of historical artifacts. They are two very successful countries with growing populations. They are the ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Judaism and Western Civilization.

hrough all the vagaries of history. This emphasis on encountering God in the give and take of human historical events has remained an important feature of Judaism. The Jewish emphasis on history has b ...

(3 pages) 123 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Pat Barker.

The experiences and stories of Regeneration are greatly inspired by historical events, sociological influences, and the family history of the author, Pat Barker. Bringi ... ked in the immobile mind of their paralyzed body, is emotion with such an incredible magnitude. The historical events that lead to and follow through with the Great War brewed stories unlike any other ...

(5 pages) 51 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

What is the purpose and provenance of Mark's Gospel?

no direct statement of purpose. By careful examination of Mark's Gospel and through also examining historical sources and historical events identifying purpose and provenance of Mark's Gospel become ... understood by Romans, who distinguished between Phoenicians from Carthage and those from Syria[ ]. Historical sources that point to Rome as the provenance for the writing of Marks Gospel are abundant ...

(5 pages) 82 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

New World Order.

nt plan of secret societies has been kept in secrecy for centuries, how their influence have had on historical events and in the present, and how they can be best prevented in the future. To illustrat ...

(6 pages) 103 1 2.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Saving Private Ryan.

Saving Private Ryan - Historical ReviewThe 1998 Hollywood film Saving Private Ryan, directed by Steven Spielberg, may be a ... en Spielberg, may be a fictional film, however the events therein and storyline are based on actual historical events. Historical events are evident from the onset of the movie. The movie begins with ... d in the most gruesome way. The audience has their first taste at what real combat is like. Another historical event illustrated in the movie is the rescue of Private Ryan. While the characters and th ...

(4 pages) 177 2 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

David M. Kennedy's book "Freedom from Fear".

rtant events in modern American history. Here Kennedy puts American history in the context of world historical events, including global economic crisis, the rise of Nazism, and Japan's quest for empir ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American