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  • Elizabeth Blackwell
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    Elizabeth Blackwell Elizabeth Blackwell was a great woman. She was the first woman to receive a Medical degree in America. She opened an Infirmary for women and children in New York. Elizabeth Blackwell was born on February 3 1821 in Bristol, England. But was raised differently then most children at this time. See women were treated differently than men. Women were given little education and were not allowed to hold important positions. They were not allowed to be doctors, bankers, or lawyers, a...
  • Caroline And Elizabeth
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    Mary Shellys Frankenstein focuses on human nature and on the possibility of controlling experience in order to shape character and cultural values. Specifically, it focuses on the influence of education and experience in effecting behavior. In general, the characters are divided in to three groups by education and experience: passive rescued women, ambitious bourgeoisie men, and the self-taught lonesome creature. Through the female character group, Mary Shelly illustrates how the combination of ...
  • Queen Elizabeth
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    Queen Elizabeth I Were Queen Elizabeth I and Catherine the Great effective rulers? Were their reign's characterized as good or not so well? Disregarding the opinion of those who reigned concurrently or historians today, these two ruled their country in a time of turmoil and uncertainty! The world and the people within it were undergoing a major transition. Newlands were being discovered as well as major role-playing continents and countries were changing status. Some losing power while others ga...
  • Queen Elizabeth
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    Queen Elizabeth I was actually born named Elizabeth Tudor on September 7, 1533. She was born at Greenwich Palace and was the daughter of Henry V and his second wife (after England's split from the Catholic Church), Anne Boleyn. She was crowned Queen of England on January 14, 1559 and reigned for the next 44 years and 4 months. She was of average height, had red hair and brown eyes. Apparently she had a very pleasant smile, even with her black teeth. She is remembered by such names as the Virgin ...
  • Elizabeth's Education
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    Tuskegee To Voorhees In the book, "Tuskegee To Voorhees", I learned about the life of Elizabeth Evelyn Wright. Elizabeth was born on August 18, 1872 to Virginia and Wesley Wright. She was one of twenty-one children who many within her community thought of her as a child to be of no great promise because she was black and female. Elizabeth proved everyone to be wrong. She had a vision. Elizabeth's vision was to serve her people where she felt her service was most needed. She wanted to provide an ...
  • Elizabeth Cary Elizabeth Cary
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    BIO: ELIZABETH CARY (1585-1639) Elizabeth Cary held the honor of being known as the first Englishwoman to write an original drama. At the urging of writer John Davies, Cary published The Tragedy of Mariam in 1613. Cary was also the first Englishwoman to write a tragedy and the first to write a history play, The History of the Life, Reign and Death of Edward II (ca. 1627). Cary's other works include various religious hymns, poems and translations from the languages of French, Spanish, Latin and H...
  • Blood Of A Pretty Young Girl
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    Vampires Where did the history of the vampire start No one really knows where or when the legend of the vampire came about. Although, these legends are very common in many cultures, throughout the decades, people have recorded instances of vampirism. Among these were the Ancient Greeks, Egyptians and Romanians (Baumann 5, Mcnally 144). Superstition and Religion have helped to keep this legend alive. According to many documentation's, a vampire is defined by many of the folklore; as a person who ...
  • Geneva Medical School In 1849
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    When Elizabeth Blackwell graduated from Geneva Medical School in 1849, she became the first woman doctor in the United States. When she enrolled in the Medical Register of the United Kingdom, this made her Europe's first modern woman doctor. Elizabeth Blackwell was born in 1821 in Bristol, England. She was one of nine children and her father was a very prosperous sugar refiner. Her family immigrated to New York City in 1832. Her family was very active in the abolitionist movement in New York. He...
  • Character Traits Of Elizabeth Proctor
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    Character Traits of Elizabeth Proctor In the late sixteen hundreds, the fear of witchcraft was a major concern amongst New Englanders. Arthur Miller's book, The Crucible, tells the story of a town's obsession with accusing innocent people of witchcraft. All the accusers were young females who claimed they were attacked by demonic specters. Members of the community supposedly sent out these evil spirits, but in reality, the girls were doing it as sport. One such person accused was Elizabeth Proct...
  • George's Command Of The Mystery Plot
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    A Brief Biography of Elizabeth George (with a smidgen of literary criticism -- and a short bibliography) Susan Elizabeth George was born on February 26, 1949, in Warren, Ohio, to Robert Edwin and Anne (Riv elle) George. She married Ira Toi bin, an education administrator, on May 28, 1971; they divorced in November, 1995. She received an A.A. from Foothill Community College (Los Altos, CA) in 1969, a B.A. in 1970 from the University of California at Riverside, and an M.S. from California State Un...
  • Elizabeth And Austen
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    Marry For Love The point of view of a novel usually decides which characters we sympathize with. In the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Elizabeth Bennett is the focal character, which causes the reader to feel closest to her. The reader can relate more easily to her feelings and actions, and given that all of Elizabeth's opinions on large issues are known and understood, the reader tends to side with her. By making the story from the point of view of Elizabeth, Austen is able to take a...
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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    Shilstone, F.W. (1996). Browning, Elizabeth Barrett. In World Book Encyclopedia (Volume 2, pp. 655-656). Chicago: World Book, Inc. Elizabeth Barrett Browning was one of the best-known poets of her time. The oldest of twelve children in an upper middle-class family, she received no formal education, but a desire for knowledge enabled her to learn eight languages on her own. She began writing poetry as a child, and by the time she reached adulthood she had published four immensely popular volumes ...
  • Queen Elizabeth
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    Queen Elizabeth sacrificed many elements of her life for her country. She sacrificed her love, her dreams, and her most prized possession. She sacrificed her hair, which, during the Elizabethan Age was a woman's most prized possession. Queen Elizabeth made the decision to forgo her beauty and all else in order to display her love for England. Perhaps the only man she ever loved, Sir Robert, was a married man whom the Queen was "forced" to distance herself from. Her life was in danger by many pow...
  • Little Money Left Elizabeth
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    Do you know who the first woman doctor of the United States was Well if you don t I think you will enjoy the pleasure of learning about this energetic and hard working woman who made it possible for the world to look at women a different way. Elizabeth Blackwell made the goal that many women wanted comes true for the first time. Elizabeth Blackwell was born in Bristol, England on a brisk night, on February 3rd, 1821 to the proud parents of Hannah and Samuel Blackwell. Elizabeth was the third of ...
  • Elizabeth's First Published Work
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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett at Cox hoe Hall, Durham County on March 6, 1806. She was one of twelve children. Her parents, Edward Moulton-Barrett and Mary Graham Clarke Moulton-Barrett had eight sons and four daughters. Between 1809 and 1814 Elizabeth began writing poetry. In 1818 she wrote "The Battle of Marathon" and in 1820 her father had it published. When Elizabeth was fifteen years of age, she developed an illness and was ...
  • Love Thee Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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    ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING There are many famous women poets in English History. A very honored poet is Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Elizabeth Barrett Browning, an English poet, as well as an invalid, wrote many great works, such as her well known Sonnets From the Portuguese which included on of her most famous poems, How Do I Love Thee Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born at Cox hoe Hall, Durham, England on March 6, 1806. She was the oldest of 12 children born to Edward and Mary Barrett. Elizabet...
  • Luther And Elizabeth
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    Elizabeth and Luther: World-shakers Our society favors conformity over defiance. We would rather obey than question authority. We prefer passivity to activism. But who helped shape our world, who moved people to action, who prompted reforms Those who went against the flow, who took the risks, who remained true to their convictions. They were the ones that changed society and made a mark in the history of mankind. Martin Luther, religious reformer and Elizabeth I, Queen of England are among those...
  • Elizabeth's Step Mothers
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    Elizabeth's up bring and early years before her coronation was extremely turbulent, and the way in which she behaved in later life can sometimes be construed as vigilant, despite this however she was a very successful and powerful leader. Elizabeth was a disappointment from the moment she was born. Her father Henry V was desperately hoping for a son to be his successor. He had, previous to Elizabeth's birth, challenged the supremacy of the Pope, in order to marry Elizabeth's mother, Anne Boleyn ...
  • Elizabeth's First Poem
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    Decades before her name became associated with some of the greatest poetry of the Victorian age, Elizabeth Browning was born as Elizabeth Barrett in 1906. She was born in Cox hoe Hall in Durham, England into a family that would be considered multimillionaires according to modern standards (web p. 1). Raised in Hereford, England, Elizabeth experienced a pleasant childhood as the eldest of twelve siblings. She was greatly educated at home by a tutor, by whom she learned to speak Latin, Greek, and ...
  • Elizabeth Marriage
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    "This is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes", declared Elizabeth Tudor, (Bassnett, p. 31) on the unusually warm and sunny November 17th of 1558. The slender and beautiful 25-year-old, with flowing red hair which, on this day, shone in the sunlight, had just been pronounced Queen of England, at her residence in Hatfield. Little did she know that she was about to embark on a forty-five year long reign that would make her one of England's most fascinating, popular, influential, and e...

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