• Role Of Women In The Church
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    The Role of Women in the Church In today s society the is a debate among several Christian denominations including the Anglicans, Presbyterians and Roman Catholics as to the issue of the ordination of women and the general role of women in the church. There are people in these churches that believe that women should have no input nor any influence in the church and therefore their ordination is something that is by far out of the question. Theses groups take their inspiration directly from the B...
  • Equal Rights Women Men Man
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    Men and women are nearly the same biologically. They share well over 99% of the same genetic code. In fact, when looking at a man and womans chromosome pairs, they are different only in chromosome pair number 23, where the XX and XY chromosomes take effect. However, as modern society has noticed, behaviorally, men and women are very different, along with their desires. Women want to have more rights but less responsibilities, strive to show their creative side, and want good friends that they ca...
  • The Era Women Amendment Rights
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    The Equal Rights Amendment was a proposal written in 1921 by Alice Paul, who was the founder of the National Woman's Party. It was designed mainly to invalidate many state and federal laws that she felt discriminated against women; its central underlying principle was that sex should not determine the legal rights of American men or women. This proposed amendment to the U. S. Constitution stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any...
  • The Negative Effects That Poli
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    The negative effects that political correctness has brought upon the equal rights movement. In this day and age it has become increasingly difficult to escape the clutch of political correctness. One can find this silent antagonist in the media, the classroom, and even our own backyards. People who at one point were in a position of power now find it quickly slipping away at the mercy of this double-edged sword. Take for example: the middle aged white male, who at one point viewed his age / sex ...
  • Justice People Equal One
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    Justice What problems in achieving justice are highlighted in some of the statements Justice! Is everything we hear or see just Can we believe that every judgement the jury of the court in every case that was heard just No, we cannot say that everything we hear and see is just. Justice is not black and white. "Rigid justice is the greatest injustice" - quote Thomas Fuller. This quote shows us that justice should be flexible and not black and white and if it were rigid, then it would be an injust...
  • Race Relations In America
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    Race Relations In America Today Somewhere in time America has seemed to have lost the ultimate goal of equal rights, and truly equal rights. In the early sixties great men took the stage in order to start paving the way to equality in America. Now in the twenty-first century people all over this country has forgotten what equal rights actually means. Equal rights is supposed to ensure equality for all people. Somewhere along the line we surpassed equal rights and have now begun to oppress whites...
  • Gay Marriage Separation Of Church And State
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    Gay Marriage and Constitutional Rights... and separation of church and state'I believe marriage is between a man and a woman, and I think we ought to codify that one way or another,' President Bush said (Hinojosa). From 2003 until present, gay marriage has been a hot issue nation wide. Debates rage on the sanctity of marriage and constitutional equal rights. Though many states have already decided on this issue it has yet to be resolved federally. Is it right to deny rights because of gender? Th...
  • Same Sex Marriage Equal Right
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    Same-Sex Marriage: Equal Rights for Everyone Most people these days are in favor of equal rights for homosexuals. They agree that gays should have the same rights in housing, jobs, public accommodations, equal access to government benefits, equal protection of the law, etc. Then you get to the subject of same-sex marriage and suddenly all of the talk about equality stops dead cold. Many of the same people who are even passionately in favor of gay rights, still oppose the legalization of same-sex...
  • The Triumphant Reconstruction South Rights Things
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    Of the many trials and tribulations that occurred during reconstruction we are faced with determining whether it was a success or a failure. Many good things and bad things happened as a result of reconstruction... Although some setbacks and tragedies did happen as with any project of this size would. The entire effort overall was successful. Although it did not accomplished what it was set in place to do. The act changed the course of history for the better. As this project started there was m...
  • Alice Paul Women Suffrage Rights
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    Alice Paul was born on January 11, 1885, in Moorestown, New Jersey. Her father, who died when Alice was sixteen, was a businessman, banker, and property owner. The Pauls lived in the small Quaker community of Moorestown. One of the beliefs of the Quakers was equality of the sexes. As a young girl, Alice attended the Quaker suffrage meetings with her mother. Alice Pauls' father left them enough money so she could attend the exclusive Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. She graduated in 1905 asa ...
  • Lena Horne African American
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    By: Heather Donahue E-mail: Lena Horne Heather Donahue March 23, 2000 Humanities 15 Tues. & Thurs. 9: 30 - 11 a. m. Page 1 Lena Horne Lena Horne was born on June 30, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York. Her parents were Teddy and Edna Scott ron Horne. After her father left her at the age of two in order to pursue his gambling career; her mother leaving soon after that to pursue her acting career; she went to live with her grandparents. Through her grandparents influence she became involved with organiza...
  • Equal Rights Malcolm People Article
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    A Dream Or A Nightmare " No, I'm not an American. I'm one of the 22 million people who are victims of Americanism, one if the victims of democracy, nothing but disguised hypocrisy. So, I'm not standing here speaking to you as an American, or a patriot, or flag-salute r, or a flag waver. No, not I. I am speaking to you as a victim of the American system. And I see America through the eyes of a victim. I don't see any American dream. I see an American nightmare! -- Malcolm X I can see why Malcolm...
  • Discrimination Against Native Americans In America
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    Discrimination Against Native Americans in America During our country's brief history, America has prided itself as being the forward moving, upward culture throughout the past, present, and upcoming times. But our "great" nation has for centuries scorned the true Americans, weather it be by forced labor for children, relocating the entire society, or not keeping health care promises. Native Americans have been on the outside of our society since the beginning, virtually enslaved and trapped int...
  • Revolutions In U S History
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    Throughout American history, we have had many revolutions. We have had the American revolution, African-American revolution, and the Women s rights revolution. Every revolution has had an ideology behind it. Although these revolutions have been for different causes, their supporters can have the same ideology. Three of the writers we studied in this unit for each of these revolutions were Thomas Jefferson, Frederick Douglass, and Sojourner Truth. I believe that these writers possessed the same i...
  • Martin Luther King Jr And Malcolm X
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    A Drive for Justice I have a dream, that one day little black boys and black girls will join hands with little white boys and white girls and walk together as sister and brother. (de Kay 75) Martin Luther King Jr. During the past century, the United States of America has wrested with the problem of inequality between black and white people. Two influential people who helped to combat racism and the inequality of man were Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X h...
  • American Reconstruction Equal Rights
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    Reconstruction was a period following the civil war during which the southern states were re-admitted into the Union. One issue that was dealt with during Reconstruction was the rights of freed slaves. While the Federal Government attempted to give the freedmen rights, their actions were opposed by southern governments and people. The Federal Government did in fact take action to help the newly freed slaves. Starting with the 13 th amendment, slavery and forced labor was pronounced illegal (Doc...
  • Equal Rights Women Athens Country
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    Equal rights for minorities, especially women, in a civilization can strengthen a country internally but equal rights do not guarantee peace or the long term success of a country. Athens, for example, did not give equal rights to minorities, but that did not lead to its collapse. Correspondingly, today, many more women have rights but countries still go to war. And, furthermore, since two thousand years ago we have learned that a woman's contribution in the American society is very important and...
  • Reconstruction Of The South After The Civil War
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    Reconstruction The era between 1865 and 1877 is known as The Reconstruction Era. During the civil war the southern economy was destroyed. Plantations, crops, houses and railroads were ruined. There were two different views on how the south would get rebuilt and how blacks would get equal rights. One way was the Presidential Plan. It was originally Lincoln's plan and Johnson tried to follow it but he failed. The presidential plan was easier and more lenient towards former confederates. The secon...
  • The Slaves Equal Rights
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    As we look back in history, we can see many of the events that have brought a curse upon African Americans. One of which was the trading of slaves. Slaves in the 1800's were taken from Africa, or many times, sold to the slave traders by rival tribes, and brought to America. Once they arrived in America, if they arrived in America, which brings out the point of the horrible conditions in which they were shipped to America, they were put up on display at the slave auctions. At this time, slave own...
  • Alice Paul Women Suffrage England
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    Alice Paul was born on January 11, 1885, in Moorestown, New Jersey. Her father, who died when Alice was sixteen, was a businessman, banker, and property owner. The Pauls lived in the small Quaker community of Moorestown. One of the beliefs of the Quakers was equality of the sexes. As a young girl, Alice attended the Quaker suffrage meetings with her mother. Alice Pauls' father left them enough money so she could attend the exclusive Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. She graduated in 1905 as a...