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  • Change Of The Gilded Age
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    Change and Continuity in the Gilded Age Emergence of Modern America "Every day things change, but basically they stay the same". -Dave Matthews Change and continuity are two major principles of life. They can easily be applied to history because their application accurately portrays the circumstances, and characterizes the era of interest. Merriam-Webster defines continuity as an uninterrupted connection, succession, or union, or an uninterrupted duration or continuation especially without essen...
  • Presidential Candidate Pat Buchanan
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    Thursday night the Phillips Center for Performing Arts hosted a very special guest appearance by the Reforms Party presidential candidate Pat Buchanan. In the year of presidential elections the two popular candidates George Bush and Al Gore really dont lash out on each other, which makes this years debates boring and long. Pat Buchanan is refreshing to the sense he doesnt care what he says about the other candidates. Pat Buchanans history includes serving as an assistant to Richard Nixon, and al...
  • Modernization Period In America
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    American Modernization Leading up to the turn of our present century, changes in culture and society of America triggered modernization throughout much of our commerce, social, artistic and educational lives. The past century or so has brought new obstacles and opportunities for the nation of America. This changing is reflected through some of the works by writers such as, Robert Frost, William Williams, Ezra Pound, and T.S. Eliot. Examining people's mindset in modernization one common feeling o...
  • Lives Of The Mende People
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    "Who we are, is who we were", was the persuading point Atty. Baldwin states reaching into the hearts of the jurors. Telling a story about the intriguing life and life lost of the Mende people. Their ending up in America and the tragedy and violent cruel torture they endured not only on 'La Amistad", but also the treatment they received here in America. Who were these people? Why was it such an issue on whose "property" they were? The time was around 1854, and the progression toward the Civil War...
  • Black In America
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    DB Essay Thesis: Between 1860 and 1877 there were many changes both socially and in legislation which represented a revolution of sorts due to the fact that the changing ideas and attitudes of people reached Congress and caused alterations to be made in the Constitution, the very foundation of this country. Constitutionally: The Civil Rights Act of 1866 redefined what it was to be a black in America. The legislative changes allowed blacks to move from being the underlings in a country based on s...
  • Chang And Eng
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    During the 1850's, and again after the Civil War, Chang and Eng returned to public exhibitions. In 1860, they met the famed showman, P.T. Barnum and worked for a brief time at his museum in New York City to support their growing families. Barnum also sponsored their tour to Europe. While in Europe, the brothers once again investigated the possibility of separation. The danger was still deemed too great, and surgery was refused. As their health declined, the brothers desired to return home, and t...
  • Materialistic View Of The Feminists
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    Today's America is being overrun be people who believe in change, people who think that every individual should be brought up with the exact same conditions, no matter what their physical or psychological differences. People who use term "politically correct" whenever they perceive an injustice toward someone because of the orthodox way of life in America that has remained constant for decades. Now, these people, these feminists, want to change everything because they think people (more specific...
  • Urban Reform Policies
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    Since its inception, America as a nation has developed and progressed according to trends of change that collectively define an era. Like all other eras, the time period of 1875-1925 experienced growth, changes, movements, and new ideals. It is the way that these changes came about that defines this era. Americans started to push for changes in many arenas of life that were previously unchallenged. New experiences and opportunities were also presented to America that caused tributaries in the fo...
  • Important Change In American History
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    Throughout American history there have been changes that have shaped the way we live today. Some of them are small things: for example the way we vote, the way requirements for a citizenship are obtain and other minor things that does not effect every person at any given time. There are also many consistent ways we have lived in America through our history such as: the two party systems and how we are represented have been constant for a long period of time in the United States. None of these th...
  • Increasing Tension
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    All major societies throughout our world's history have experienced periods of major change. Tension inevitably arises as a result of the new environments in which the people live. Our country is no exception, especially through the era known as the Roaring Twenties. Just being another decade on the timeline was not good enough for the 1920's. When its brief turn came, it had to be the biggest, the loudest, and the brightest. A calamity gave it birth, and a calamity ended it. As a result of Worl...
  • Changing America The 1920's
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    A Changing America The 1920's, one of the most important era's in American history. It carried high prestige because of the fact that the 1920's changed everything, from the way people thought about themselves to the way people had fun and kept themselves entertained. It was an era that had drastic changes in political attitude, economic attitude, and cultural values. The topics addressed in chapter 12 reflect a changing America in that American values and attitudes all changed due to the new wa...
  • Technological Differences Between The 1950's And 1990's
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    Advances in technology have brought on many changes, These include. Color televisions, in the fifties there were only black and white televisions. Also typewriters have been replaced with computers and word processors, furthermore the invention of mobile telephones, and telephones has a made a major difference in communications. Another major change in communications and business is the invention of the Internet. Other major technological differences between the 1950's and 1990's are knew and ad...
  • World Looks To The People Of Pleasantville
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    In the 1950's there was tremendous pressure on Americans to conform to certain values and moral standards. The Second World War and the Great Depression left a whole nation shell-shocked; the meaning of 'ordinary' was unclear, but people yearned to find it out. During the height of the Cold War, any one who did not subscribe to these "American values" was often accused of being a communist. In his essay, "The Ideology of the Liberal Consensus", Godfrey Hodgson argues that this common beliefs and...
  • Its Changing The Way Kids
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    My project is on how America has changed in the past ten years. My project will talk about how Technology has changed. It will talk about how the face of America has changed from the 9-11 attacks, and it will also talk about Americans lives and how they " ve changed in the past ten years. I will start my project on American technology and its uses in our country. I will talk about three great technologies that have made Major changes and improvements within the last ten Years. Computers are a gr...
  • First Part Of Teddy And Nicholson's Conversation
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    According to Teddy, the ten year old genius", Logic's the first thing you have to get rid" of". Teddy says this while explaining that logic can only cause trouble while thinking of every day subjects. Is Teddy, a young boy in post WWII education, using this idea of non-logic as form of post war America or present day America. Nicholson, a teacher of post WWII education, questions Teddy on his logics and reasons. They both differ on what is and what is not logic and reasoning. Together they form ...
  • Electricity To Power Its Machines
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    America's Innovations America's InnovationsAmerica's Innovations Essay, Research Paper America's Innovations Ever since the United States became an independent nation, technology and modernization has had a tremendous affect on the American people. It seems like everyday something new is created that totally changes the way people carry out their daily chore as well as change their lives all together. From the advancement of the work place to making the home more high tech, the United States cha...

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