Essays Tagged: "historically"

An Ethical and Practical Defense of Affirmative Action

a temporary, partial, and perhaps even flawed remedyfor past and continuing discrimination against historically marginalized and disenfranchised groups inAmerican society. Working as it should, it af ... nd ethical issuesraised by continuing to function within a system that systematically disadvantages historicallymarginalized groups. With that as a backdrop, I will make a positive case for continuing ...

(6 pages) 525 0 4.3 Dec/1996

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

Evil in Women and its Effect on Macbeth

ven thought of killing Duncan, if it were not for the influence of the witches and his wife. Historically, man has been corrupted by woman. Going back to the story of Adam and Eve, we see such ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Gender Roles in Education

ges, and job opportunities as their male counterparts. The society in which we live has been shaped historically by males. The policy-makers have consistently been male and therefore it is not surpris ... , while women greatly outnumber men in the programs of nursing and concurrent education. Women have historically been encouraged to enter into what could be considered 'caring professions' such as nur ...

(7 pages) 435 0 4.7 Mar/1997

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

America and Affirmative Action

a temporary, partial, and perhaps even flawed remedyfor past and continuing discrimination against historically marginalized anddisenfranchised groups in American society. Working as it should, it af ...

(4 pages) 291 0 3.4 Dec/1996

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

Ethical Values In The Old Testament

ael, for the first time, an ethical conception of God is attained, and this not philosophically but historically; while its view of the moral life is certain of justification not only by reason but by ...

(3 pages) 209 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Ressurection of Jesus Christ

unt of the resurrection. Of the many theories of the resurrection, the Biblical account is the only historically reliable and possible explanation of the resurrection.The historical reliability of the ... are one in the same (McDowell 110). These three tests when applied to the Bible show it as the most historically reliable text known to man, thus the events found upon the pages of the Bible are actua ...

(6 pages) 214 1 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Review of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird"

n population ofMaycomb. One of these instinces was when Lula commented on Finch children coming toa historically all black church. Another less prominent form of this reverse discriminationwould be th ...

(2 pages) 71 1 4.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Eugenics Brief discussion of eugenics in America

ith these abilities could be increased through marriages of those people who exhibited those traits.Historically this idea has been used negatively and in some instances violently. The idea of eugenic ...

(3 pages) 114 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Physical Child Abuse

en from their homes and to conduct thousands of research studies on the effects of abuse; these are historically and culturally embedded developments. It is clear that some very large context and cont ...

(4 pages) 337 3 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

China as Most Favored Nation

9 , following the historic efforts of President Nixon during the 1970's to restore diplomatic ties. Historically, there was a big difference that existed between the unconditional most-favored-nation ...

(7 pages) 264 2 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A little rundown on Brew

Historically hops, yeast, malted barley, and water have all played the greatest and most important r ...

(8 pages) 92 0 4.5 Jan/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"The Human in Captivity" A juxtaposition between the art within the Cloisters in New York City and the architecture of the Cloisters itself

is literally an open aired walkway around an interior quadrangle, many times occupied by a garden. Historically, however, these cloisters were used often in monasteries and convents where the religio ...

(5 pages) 98 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

A really short multi-paragraphed essay on Samuel Pepys role as a citizen of London, as a husband and as a master.

him play many roles.As a citizen of London, Pepys is witness to major events that are today seen as historically important. The first even that he describes is the hanging of Major General Harrison, w ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Liberia's recent history as it pertains to my life.

bible translators. I left the nation in 1986 and it made for an interesting childhood.Liberia was 'historically' peaceful up until April, 1980. It was in that year that an illiterate Master Sergeant ...

(4 pages) 107 1 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An articulated elucidation of Locke's theory on private property and the implications it imposes on sovereigntyheory of Property

Perhaps one of, if not the, most historically influential political thinkers of the western world was John Locke. John Locke, the man ...

(8 pages) 175 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Hong Kong Immigrants in Vancouver

mmigrants in Vancouver. From these discussions we are informed that Canadian immigration policy was historically ethnocentric and only began to change in the late 1960s. It was at this point that we s ... dmitted, and the regional settlement of immigrants once they arrive.History of Immigration in CanadaHistorically, Canadian immigration policy has been consistently ethnocentric. It was only recently t ...

(15 pages) 203 1 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Canadian Public Policy and Administration - Employment Equity Act, a short paper evaluating the success of the Act.

join those already living here. Taking the population as a whole into account, it is no secret that historically, certain members of this social order have been denied fair access to employment system ... ograms to 'promote equal opportunity in the public service for segments of the population that have historically been underrepresented there.' Today those designated groups, underrepresented in the la ...

(9 pages) 131 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Alfred Tennyson, often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry.

daily lives of individuals. English literature was alsosomething that was beginning to be developed.Historically, it began when Queen Victoria was anointed to thethrown in 1837 and brought a new prosp ...

(6 pages) 137 1 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The American Education System; Cause for Rebellion

use the maintenance of an informed and productive citizenry is vital to the future of this country. Historically Americans have strongly asserted the importance of public schools in a democracy and de ...

(6 pages) 341 1 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Seperate But Equal. This is a review for the movie "Seperate but Equal." It analyses the good and bad points of the movie, and suggests areas for improvement throughout the film.

by Sidney Poitier. Through strong actors such as Poitier, the movie was very well done. It was also historically accurate in terms of the names and the events that occurred. However, often times the m ... ts which were highly unrealistic. The movie Separate But Equal had good acting, was educational and historically accurate, however, it had quite a few unrealistic events.The movie Separate but Equal, ...

(2 pages) 125 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis