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  • Absolutism Of The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries
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    Western Civilization The European Enlightenment Researchers show the European Enlightenment came about as the result of the new natural science ideas of Isaac Newton, the political and social theories of great thinkers like Hobbes, and the psychology of John Locke. Much of Newton's thought comes from the thirteenth century science of men like Galileo, Copernicus, and Kepler. Hobbes's political and social theories can be traced back to the Northern Renaissance, and the psychology of Locke comes f...
  • European Societies Of The Eighteenth Century
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    Eighteenth Century America Europe during the eighteenth century was at the height of the industrial revolution, none of which reached America. In New England the population was largely English, but America as a whole had more than 20 ethnic strains present, nowhere in Europe could such a heterogeneous mixture be found. America was unique in its political structure. Americans vested authority in personalities, rather than, as in England, in institutions of tradition. As a people they had been str...
  • Misguided Moral Values Of Eighteenth Century Society
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    'The Rape of Eighteenth Century Society In Restoration and Eighteenth Century literature, the writers were more apt to express their desires and experiences on paper, rather than repress their behavior and experiences that the politeness of their society prohibited. The Restoration and Eighteenth Century have often been associated with placing high moral values on good manners, courtesy, and respect. However, this is only visible when looking at the society from the exterior. Their preoccupation...
  • Five Key Clarinet
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    The clarinet is a woodwind instrument consisting of a cylindrical wood, metal, or ebonite pipe with a bell-shaped opening at one end and a mouthpiece at the other end, to which a thin reed is attached. The clarinet has five different sections, the mouthpiece, the barrel, the upper section, the lower section, and the bell. The length of the entire instrument is 60 cm long. The mouthpiece section consists of a slotted cylinder, to which a reed is attached by a metal clamp called a ligature. The mo...
  • Family As The Eighteenth Century
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    The role of women in society has always been an issue throughout the ages and throughout Western Europe, and more or less all over the world. Before the age of the Enlightenment, or the Dark Ages, women were always seen as secondary to men in all aspects. Most reasons were religious while others were just the way life was then. By the late 18th century, at the time of the French Revolution and the continuance of the Enlightenment era, the role of women in society began changing drastically as th...
  • Seventeenth And The Eighteenth Centuries
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    In seventeenth century America, the world was a frightening place. God could, and would, strike a man down at any time for any missteps he might take. Nature was filled with horrors, like Indians, and the Devil resided in the forest, waiting to steal peoples's oils. In the eighteenth century, however, the Enlightenment began. Man discovered that he could learn by following others' example, or by observing nature, rather than looking solely to the Bible for answers. People began to become concern...
  • Language Postman
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    Building a Bridge to the Eighteenth Century By: NeilPostmanNeil Postman identifies himself as a "neo-Luddite". What bothers Postman most is the fact that the great innovators of this time have no frame of reference other than their own experience, and that experience is only that of the 20th century. Advocates of trends such as information superhighways and economic globalization appear to know nothing of history, philosophy and culture; they live digitally in the hollow present. Postman assesse...
  • Twentieth Century's Version Of Children's Literature
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    Failure to Grow Up: Loss of Innocence and Childhood in the Works of Blake, Barrie, and Milne "Know you what it is to be a child It is to be something very different from the man of today. It is to have a spirit yet streaming... it is to believe in love, to believe in loveliness, to believe in belief; it is to be so little that the elves can reach to whisper in your ear; it is to turn pumpkins into coaches, lowliness into loftiness, and nothing into everything, for each child has its fairy godmot...
  • Ideas Of The Eighteenth Century
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    Of all the time periods of civilization known to man, how can one determine which era was the most successful in their beliefs and achievements Which was the most powerful and positively developing Looking at and studying the past can help gain an intellectual knowledge of the most important objectives and concepts of that time. In many eras, new ideas and ways of living were formed. For example, the men of the fifth century came close to inventing what is now called science while also developin...
  • Learning To Become A Pastry Chef
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    Felicia Clark Senior Project Research Paper Fall 2002 English 12 Period 1 Word count Learning To Become a Pastry Chef Imagine a three layer chocolate wedding cake, with flowing white frosting and a strawberry center. These are just some of the many beautiful creations Pastry Chefs make every day. But not everything is as sweet as what they make in this career. The eighteenth century Pastry Chefs were very different from the Pastry Chefs of today. In the eighteenth century, a new type of baker wa...
  • Eighteenth Century
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    Although Condorcet's On the Progress Of Humanity posed various important ideals, few have been carried out to modern day. Still, many of the issues present during Condorcet's lifetime, the eighteenth century, are still applicable to the issues of the present time. During his lifetime, Condorcet was considered to be a liberal thinker. He believed that all prejudices and in tolerances should be alleviated. Yet, today society copes with the ever-growing problem. Racism is still rampant, and suprema...

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