• White Man Atticus Believed Racism
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    Atticus Finch was a man who fought for what he believed in. He was always the one who stood up for what was right, not what the more popular thing to do was. Atticus has a lot of courage to do what he did for Tom Robinson. Atticus looked past the racism that was in the courtroom where Tom was being accused of raping a woman and he stood up for him. Atticus believed in equality amongst people and he thought that the court was not being equal. Atticus taught his daughter Scout and his son Jem to ...
  • Thomas Hobbes John Locke And Montesquieu
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    Many men and women had significant impacts on the historical period known as the Enlightenment. Three men that had such an impact on the Enlightenment were Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Montesquieu. Each of these men had different theories and ideas about what type of government there should be. This resulted in many people having different opinions on how the government should rule their country. Due to this, the Enlightenment was a very chaotic and opinionated period. During the seventeenth ...
  • Mermaids Upper Body
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    Ea The mysteries of mermaids have been around for centuries. They are believed to have the upper body of a woman, the lower body of a fish like being, and are believed to be sexy with beautiful voices that sing to sailors worldwide. They are also thought to play musical instruments. There are many versions of different sightings and legends from all walks of life but it remands to be seen whether or not they are true, as no one has ever actually caught one. Mermaids have been called many things ...
  • Plato World Knowledge Believed
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    Plato was a philosopher who was born in Athens (470- 390 BCE), and was also a student of Socrates. He felt that intelligence and one's perception belonged to completely independent realms or real ties. He believed that general concepts of knowledge were predestined, or placed in the soul before birth even occurred in living things. Plato believed that the cosmos was intelligible, and that the universe was mathematically understandable. He believed that mathematical objects could be seen as perfe...
  • Government Believed People Views
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    1. What beliefs did the Sophists challenge They didn't believe that gods and goddesses influenced behavior or absolute moral and legal standards. But that "man is the measure of all things" and truth is different to each individual. 2. What was Socrates accused of doing What did he say in defense He was accused of "corrupting the young" and "not worshipping the gods worshipped by the state." He said " A man who is good for anything ought not to calculate the chance of living of dying: he ought o...
  • Spinoza's Life Love God Nature
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    SPINOZA Spinoza was born into a Jewish family in 1632 during the Spanish Inquisition. His parents fled Spain after heavy persecution by the Catholics to convert. When Spinoza was just 12 years old he began to question his teachings of Judaism being the "best" religion. A few years later he was ex-communicated by his synagogue for questioning those beliefs. He believed that the Bible was not to be used in a literal sense, but to be interpreted metaphorically. His religious philosophy was that rel...
  • Walter Dean Meyers Ida Wells
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    Walter Dean Myers expresses a lot of wisdom throughout his stories. In many of his stories he gives the wisdom of fighting for what you believe in. Two such stories are "The Glory Field" and "Ida Wells." Both stories "warmed in my mind" to help me discover this wisdom. "The Glory Field" stresses the wisdom of fighting for what you believe in. Throughout the story were examples of this wisdom and how each generation of Lewis overcame their obstacles. One example was how Joshua and Lem fought for ...
  • Horace Manns Education Believed Children Mann
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    The public education in American still resembles that described by Horace Mann in the late 1830 s. Horace Mann wished to establish a state board of education and adequate tax support for public schools. He discouraged corporal punishment, believed education was a means of creating law-abiding citizens, and believed it would open doors for lower class children to be more successful than their parents were. Horace Mann was a lawyer and member of the state legislature. He proposed a state board of...
  • Bubonic Plague God Christians People
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    Christians and Muslims both believed that the plague was sent by a higher power. Ironically, they both also believed that it was God sending a message to punish the people for what they had done wrong. During the time of the plague, many people could not understand where it came from. Initially people believed that it was caused by an alignment with planets. Some other theories were that the Jews came to poison the Christians, evil demons were about in the towns, and the earth was letting out fu...
  • General Subconscious Jung Believed Freud
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    The most obvious thing Carl Jung had an opinion was the psychology of the times, and how the mind worked. His main interaction of the ideas of the time was through his, what one could call, feud with Freud. Freud believed that there were two parts that affected human thought and action: the conscious, and the subconscious. The conscious was what we thought, believed, and other things that we were able to easily access in our minds, such as strong memories. The subconscious however, was everythin...
  • The Philosophies Of Georg Hegel And Herbert Spencer
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    The Philosophies of Georg Hegel and Herbert Spencer The Philosophy of Georg Wilhelm Hegel (1770-1801) Metaphysics Georg Wilhelm Hegel aspired to find a philosophy that would embody all human experiences with the integration of not only science, but also religion, history, art, politics and beyond. Hegel's metaphysical theory of absolute idealism claimed that reality was the absolute truth of all logic, spirit, and rational ideas encompassing all human experience and knowledge. He believed that i...
  • Bishop Bossuet Thomas Hobbes
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    English Civil War and Glorious Revolution followed the Dutch revolt against Spain as the second of the Western Revolutions that ended absolute monarchy and finally led to democratic representative government. As tradition had it that the English leaders in 1641-49 and 1688-89 that their acts were revolutionary. Parliament chopped of the head of one king and replaced him by another because of the traditional liberties of England. Statesmen and pamphleteers arguing for royalist, parliamentary, or ...
  • Waldo Emerson Nature Believed Transcendentalist
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    Ralph Waldo Emerson was a nineteenth-century transcendentalism author. Self-reliance and independence were ideas that were highly valued by him as well as other transcendentalist authors of his time. The transcendentalist believed in non-conformity and a belief that nature was an influential aspect of peoples life. They believed in an Oversoul that everything was a part of; from humans to plants to everything on the earth. They believed that when you died you became part of nature with everythin...
  • Federalists Democratic Part Believed British Republicans
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    Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans The great country of the United States did not just appear over night. Many hours, days, and years of study and decisions have taken place to bring these country were it is today. Difference had to be settled, and dents worked out of the governmental plans. Many people s minds and opinions have changed over time and we have not always agreed upon everything. But despite these problems we have managed to prosper. Before our present day form of governmen...
  • Socrates Human Nature
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    "Because he was unjustly convicted, Socrates had no obligation to remain in prison." Socrates was convicted by a system of government where the people decided what was going to happen to him, a form of democracy. Since Socrates lived under this type of a government, he was accountable to any punishment that they saw fit. This type of government is chosen by the people, Socrates had the right to vote and whether or not he chose the people in charge directly or indirectly, the majority of his peer...
  • The Catholic Reformation John Calvin And Martin Luther
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    Prior to the time of the Protestant Reformation, the General feeling towards the Catholic church was one of repugnance. This was because of the highly bureaucratic Vatican and the Renaissance Popes who spent a ridiculous amount of money on the redecoration of the catholic churches. Severe alteration was required, thus the Reformation began. Though they were two considerably different men with considerably different beliefs and practices, John Calvin and Martin Luther sh...
  • Thomas Jefferson's Views On Education
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    Thomas Jefferson believed that universal education would have to precede universal suffrage. The ignorant, he argued, were incapable of self-government. But he had profound faith in the reasonableness and teachableness of the masses and in their collective wisdom when taught. He believed that the schools should teach reading, writing, and arithmetic. Also, the children should learn about Grecian, roman, English, and American History. Jefferson believed the nation needed public schools scattered...
  • Modern World Romantic Period
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    1. Enlightenment: discovery of the physical world affected philosophies. It was related to the Scientific Revolution because the enlightenment began to apply scientific principles to the government and society. All the philosophers emphasized the need / use of reason. They believed people should use reason to free themselves from ignorance and superstitions, thereby becoming enlightened. 2. The romantic period was also known as the imaginative period, philosophers believed in feeling, thought, ...
  • Karen Horney Freud Believed Theory
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    In Horney's book, New Ways In Psychoanalysis she significantly widened the limitations of Sigmund Freud's theories and prepared the theories to be obtainable to a wide-ranging public. Freud is considered the father of psychology and psychoanalysis. His theories are based on sexual instincts rather than biological. In Horney's book she disagrees with Freud's libido theory, views and emphasis of childhood, and female masochism. Horney emphasized the significance of communal, educational, and gende...
  • Governed Society People Hobbes Believed
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    Many men and women had significant impacts on the historical period known as the Enlightenment. Three men that had such an impact on the Enlightenment were Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Montesquieu. Each of these men had different theories and ideas about what type of government there should be. This resulted in many people having different opinions on how the government should rule their country. Due to this, the Enlightenment was a very chaotic and opinionated period. During the seventeenth ...