• Social Policy
    roots in the 1800's. The idea that the poor exist and that something needed to be done to ensure the moral well-being of our society has dated back even further through various religious and scientific ideologies such as Calvinism and Darwinism. The idea that was quite popular of 1800's was that one...
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  • Dbq Essay
    DBQ Essay During the late 1800s and early 1900s, Progressive reformers worked to improve American society. Their goals included protecting consumers, regulating child labor, improving working conditions, and expanding democracy. The ones being talked about in this essay are protecting...
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  • Child Labor
    During the late 1800s and the early 1900s, child labor became a popular source of labor, and it was common knowledge to the public.  Even though it was known of, only a few people knew the details of the punishment and pain children were put through to get a small amount of money to support their families...
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  • Schizophrenia
    studied since the late 1800s. The study started by a German psychiatrist by the name of Emil Kraepelin. When Kraepelin had started this study back in 1896, this illness was not known as schizophrenia, but rather Kraepelin called it “dementia praecox”. The term he coined for the condition he observed was...
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  • Psy 435 Week 1
    was focused on. The industrial side consisted of the management and human resources side, and the organization side, which consisted of making working conditions better, was not looked at too closely. As time has gone on the more both industry and organization has been looked at the same. The basic definition...
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  • Socials
    In the late 1700's and early 1800's, power-driven machines replaced hand labor for the making of most manufactured items. Factories began to spring up everywhere, first in England and then in the United States. The owners of these factories found out that children are useful. Children were very useful...
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  • American ch 10
    Riis- Danish-Born journalist, observed in 1890 that a map of New York City. More color stripes than a zebra. Asian Immigrants to America • Mid-1800s. Many Chinese immigrants began crossing the pacific to arrive in the U.S. •1848 discovery of gold in California began to lure Chinese immigrants to...
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  • History
    Introduction * Comparing with current period and late 1800s, women are the same position as today. * Even though men and women are the same human, there were many things that women could not do. * In 1800s, women were living pressure lives. * In play “Yellow wallpaper” and “A doll house”...
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  • British Literature: Responses to Social Issues in Early British Literature
    around them either directly or indirectly. “The Chimney Sweeper” and “The Song of the Shirt” both took place around the same time of the late 1700’s closer to the 1800’s. Due to this, they have the similar historical influences as well as comparable values and attitudes. Around this particular time period...
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  • Progressive Era
    Progressive Era The Progressive era was a moment in time, which occurred from the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s, which changed people’s attitudes and was a time that responded towards the industrial revolution and the role of the government. The progressive era made an impact socially, politically...
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  • The Yellow Wallpaper
    has diagnosed her with a nervous condition, forbids her to work and believes it is in best interest for her not to write either. Although she thinks otherwise, the woman does not dare go against her husband’s wishes. She states, “I sometimes fancy that in my condition, if I had less opposition and more...
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  • Essay
    to make change; their change is the reason why things are today. Their actions will show why they wanted change and how they did it. During the late 1800s, the Post- Reconstruction Era began with the rise of Jim Crow laws, Ku Klux Klan (KKK), and lynching. These events dealt with violence towards African...
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  • Chapter 20 -Section 1
    Europe in the mid-1800s. They came mainly from Great Britain, Germany, Ireland, and the countries of Scandinavia. Except for the Irish, who were Roman Catholics, most were Protestants. Many were skilled workers. Others settled in rural areas and became farmers. By the late 1800s immigrants from...
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  • Picture Bride
    Key film techniques used in Picture Bride were setting, costume, makeup, camera angles, lighting, and sound effects. The setting of this film was the 1800s. To establish the time; the film had wagons instead of cars, and it displayed the cabin-like home of Riyo and Matsuji without electricity. Also, they...
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  • The Jungle: the Appeal of Socialism
    The Jungle: The Appeal of Socialism During the late 1800's and early 1900's hundreds of thousands of European immigrants migrated to the United States of America. They had aspirations of success, prosperity and their own conception of the American Dream. The majority of the immigrants believed...
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  • Gangs of New York
    analysis on The Gangs of New York. This film was released in 2002 and it follows the life of an Irish man named Amsterdam (Leonardo DeCaprio) during the late 19th century. The film is centered on an area called “five points.” Its name comes from the intersection of 5 streets- Mulberry, Orange, Little Water...
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  • Mills
    mill town, another "squalid slum." Women getting the short end of the stick has been a prominent trend for ages. It is no different in the 1800s. Women in the 1800s did not have a large variety of fields to work in, thus many worked in mills where their wages were generally half of that of a male’s. Lowell...
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  • Child Labor
    How Child Labor Has Changed During the late 1700s and early 1800s child labor was formed due to the increase of factories being built. While this not only meant an increase of jobs being formed, but this was also the start of a revolutionary thing. Today there are strict laws on the age at which...
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  • Why Did the Industrial Revolution Have Mixed Feelings Towards It?
    From the late 1800s until the early 1900s, Europe was undergoing a huge breakthrough: the Industrial Revolution. Factories began to form in the cities, as well as the country, and offered many jobs throughout Europe. People, however, had mixed feelings about the Industrial Revolution. Though it offered...
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  • Struggle for Equal Work
    first opportunity to work outside the home with reasonable wages and relatively safe work. About ten years later however, working in the mills wasn't the same. Working conditions became more vigorous, the mills were unsafe and the pay received didn't match the amount of work done. The Lowell family's...
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