Essays Tagged: "late nineteenth century"

Frankenstein, a metaphor of the problems technology is causing today.

TechnologyIn Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus, written in the late nineteenth century by Mary Shelley, Shelley proposes that knowledge and its effects can be dang ...

(7 pages) 304 1 4.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Baseball and American Popular Culture

p, author of Baseball: An Informal History, baseball has been apart of our culture since the mid to late nineteenth century(Wallup, p16). Our great grandparents, grandparents, and parents have been br ... 57, he retired from the major leagues and took a position as Vice President for a restaurant chain. Later, in 1959, Robinson began writing a regular column for the New York Post. He wrote of social is ...

(6 pages) 313 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Burning Down the Doll House.....In the play A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen because of the slamming door, and all that went before it, most readers would identify with Nora and not Torvald.

ave become nothing but a promise made to be broken. Going against all the odds a woman faced in the late nineteenth century, Nora went behind her husband's back, borrowed a large sum of money, forged ...

(5 pages) 366 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Conflict in Vietnam

The Vietnam conflict began in the late nineteenth century. The Frenchconquered Vietnam and made it a protectorate. For nearly forty ye ...

(6 pages) 231 1 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Critical Reading of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice"

Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is a complex novel that relates the events surrounding the relations, lives, and loves of a middle-upper class English family ... cted. He, however, has already established his own prejudice against the Bennet family, which would later be shaken upon meeting the Gardiners, Elizabeth's aunt and uncle. Jane soon receives an invita ... onically, it is she who dislikes him most in the Bennet family, and her dislike is obvious when she later refuses his marriage proposal wholeheartedly. Mr. Collins mentions his patron, a Lady Catherin ...

(9 pages) 148 1 2.2 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Capitalism in the U.S, Necessary Evil or Blatant Oppression?

In the late nineteenth-century, the United States was faced with anamazing set of circumstances. Industrial ... italism that every person must have asked themselves wasthis: Were the good things that came of the late nineteenth-century worth thelives, poverty and oppression? The answer in many minds was no.Mr. ... ple revolting against corporations, the people were still miserablewith their living conditions.The late nineteenth-century was a time of great change for America.Many new products changed the lifesty ...

(3 pages) 83 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Relativley Speaking...The Causes of America's Declaration of War on Germany

Relatively Speaking... The Causes of America's Declaration of War on GermanyFrom as early as the late nineteenth century, the seeds for European conflict had already been sown. While a system of al ... interests and Germany's naval policy into the conflict.Germany's unrestrained submarine warfare violated standard international law and constituted an affront to America, which was a neutral nation. ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

"Educational Funding". I wrote this as an argumentative essay. It is written at a college level for an AP english class. How should schools be funded?

means to create an intelligent society. Since the birth of the American public school system in the late nineteenth century, the public education system remains the target of many disagreements in the ...

(4 pages) 455 2 3.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Karl Marx and Marxism

MarxismKarl Marx set the wheels of modern Communism andSocialism in motion with his writings in the late nineteenthcentury. In collaboration with his friend, Heinrich Engels, heproduced the The Commun ... ,which contributed ideas towards the movement againstorganized religion and the Prussian Autocracy. Later on in life,he was influenced by the writings of Ludwig Feuerbach, whowrote that God was invent ...

(3 pages) 324 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Quicksilver

om scientists around the world, Lavoisier was never given credit until after his death.. During the late nineteenth century and early twentieth is when a significant amount of work went into developin ... been developing thermometers but they were not as accurate as the ones produced around 1900.In the later twentieth century people developed a increasing 'need' for pure gold and silver. European and ...

(1 pages) 33 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Jack the Ripper

Jack the RipperAssignment One: The Law and order in London in the Late Nineteenth century1. Describe law and order in London in the late nineteenth century.In 1829 Si ... nsic improvements within the force to gain a better understanding of law and order in London in the late nineteenth century...In this paragraph I will highlight the responsibilities of the police forc ... we can now see that although law and order in London in the nineteenth century was improved and regulated by the Metropolitan Police Force it had its failures as well. For instance while there were fa ...

(14 pages) 123 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Constraints That Society Has Placed on Women

d by society.Paper:In The Awakening, a novel by Kate Chopin, the representation of women during the late nineteenth century has many similarities to the idealization of women today. I see this as a pr ... m socially whereas men do not.The Awakening, published in 1899, takes place in Louisiana during the late nineteenth century. The novel focuses on Edna Pontellier. She is a twenty-eight year-old women ...

(14 pages) 422 2 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Was Wilfrid Laurier a Good Prime Minister? This essay is opinionated towards yes.

e Alaska Boundary Dispute, and the Reciprocity issue.The Boer war was fought in South Africa in the late nineteenth century. The crisis caused in Canada by it was centred on imperialism. When British ... ompanies to go bankrupt. To top it all off, the Americans thought that Canada was about to be assimilated. Laurier's decision to support reciprocity was what put him out of Parliament, and Robert Bord ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Palestinian Refugee Conflict.

spute. Although most people believe the problem dates to the biblical era, it actually began in the late nineteenth century when the Zionist movement was created. This was established as a belief in w ... the League of Nations to control Palestine. Jewish immigrants started to journey to Palestine unregulated. The high Arab population started to become the minority as more and more Semitic people moved ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Taylor's management system.

methods rather than by use of the empirical "rule of thumb" so widely prevalent in the days of the late nineteenth century when F. W. Taylor devised his system and published "Scientific Management" i ... een as leaving no scope for the individual worker to excel or think. This argument is mainly due to later writing rather than Taylor's work as Taylor stated "The task is always so regulated that the m ...

(9 pages) 236 1 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

How the internet has changed time and space, from a modernist perspective.

space and time in ways which citizens of the Modernist era could scarcely have imagined.The mid to late nineteenth century was a time of major upheaval. The Modernist era brought innovations such as ... of the pocket-watch, members of society could be at their most productive.As the rail system in the late nineteenth century developed, progressing and civilising along the way, the need for standardis ...

(12 pages) 373 0 4.1 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

1890 Cuban Revolution.

The makeup of Cuba in the late nineteenth century is much the same as it is today. Nearly 66% of the population are white and ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2003

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

Irony is mightier than the sword.

of the most influential short story writers for the struggle for the liberation of women during the late nineteenth century, during her later years Chopin was ostracized by the literary society largel ... that give this story its strength.As an author you often set a goal to have the reader engage and relate to and with character's in your story. On page 334, where Chopin uses 'feverish triumph in her ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

African Resistance.

By the late nineteenth century, the European powers had colonized a large portion of Africa. Some countries ... onial rule.The European conquest was a predicted event, as it couldn't have been avoided. Sooner or later the Europeans had to come across Africa and want to keep it for them selves, and the Africans ...

(3 pages) 44 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Vision of Mary HEaton Vorse, brief biography and my opinion

It is easy to caricature the late nineteenth century as a time of corruption, scandal-plagued politics, conspicuous consumption, ... azz Age. Her parents traveled a lot and Mary learned to speak French, Italian, and German fluently. Later, despite her mother's wishes she left her home in Massachusetts and came to Greenwich Village ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History