Queen Victoria - 783 words
Queen Victoria was one of the greatest women ever to sit on the throne of England. Her long reign lasted from 1837 to 1901. Her efforts during these years changed England very much. Ironically, Queen Victoria was never meant to reign England. Her seat on the throne came about in an unusual way. After the death of Queen Victoria's uncle, King George IV, the throne was meant to be passed on to one of George III's grandchildren. However, no one in the royal family had given birth to any legitimate children except for the Duke of Kent, Victoria's father. So at the age of 18, Victoria, daughter of Duke Edward of Kent, became Queen Victoria of England. This was due to a distant relation to the Que ...
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Matter Of Principle: Victoria Woodhull - 1,034 words
Victoria Claflin Woodhull was a lobbyist, businesswoman, writer, and investor who advocated womens equality in status, work, home, and politics. She worked against the 19th century notions that daughters, mothers, and wives should be silent and submissive. She called for a vote and a voice in all matters of life and citizenship. She was a modern woman ahead of her time. She spoke frankly in the need for women to take control of their lives including their health and family planning. Victoria spoke with bold honesty of her controversial principles and did not mince words. She savagely criticized hypocrisies in society and government. Victoria Claflin was the seventh born of Reuben Buck Clafli ...
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Matter Of Principle: Victoria Woodhull - 1,013 words
... stricted exercise of that right, and it is your duty not only to accord it, but as a community, to see that I am protected in it. I trust that I am fully understood for I mean just that, and nothing else. In her speech regarding children Victoria placed the responsibility of child rearing in the hands of government when the perfect conditions of life are beyond the reach of the parents. She felt that the education of children should develop them into ideal men and women. Traditional methods were reliant on parents and religious teachings, but Victoria proclaimed the proper instruction would come from Scientists since Science was progressive and religion conservative, making Science the p ...
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Reconstruction - 1,015 words
Victoria Hubble February 8, 2000 Reconstruction The Reconstruction, a time most people would call a rebirth, succeeded in few of the goals that it had set out to achieve within the 12 years it was in progress. It was the reconstructions failure in its objectives, that brought forth the inevitable success in changing the South, as well as the countless African Americans living in it as well as the countless African Americans living in it at the time. There were three goals the reconstruction set, and failed to achieve, as well as emphasizing the profound effect it had on the south, and an entire race. In the South the Reconstruction period was a time of readjustment accompanied by disorder. S ...
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Raphael - 683 words
Raphael was an Italian Renaissance painter who is considered one of the greatest and most popular artists of all time. He was born Raffaello Santi or Raffaello Sanzio in Urbino on April 6, 1483. He received his early training in art from his father, the painter, Giovanni Santi. According to many art historians, he also studied with Timoteo Viti at Urbino, executing under his influence a number of works of miniaturelike delicacy and poetic atmosphere, including Apollo and Marsyas and The Knight's Dream. In 1499 he went to Perugia, in Umbria, and became a student and assistant of the painter Perugino. Raphael imitated his master closely; their paintings of this period are executed in styles so ...
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Queen Liz - 1,644 words
A QUEEN ADORED: ENGLAND'S ELIZABETH II Countess of Longford, Elizabeth Pakenham, was born in London England in 1906. She attended Lady Margaret Hall and Oxford University where she studied classical history and philosophy. She later married Oxford professor and politician, the seventh Earl of Longford in 1931, with whom she had eight children. She worked as a tutor from 1930-36 in the Worker's Educational Association, and was a member of the Paddington and St. Pomcras Rent Tribunal from 1946-51. She was also a Labour party candidate for Cheltenham, and later for the City of Oxford. After both campaigns proved unsuccessful, Longford began her career as a writer in 1954, where she concentrated ...
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Ghandi A Great Leader - 1,549 words
Few men have ever had as much of an effect on our world as Mohandas Gandhi, though he used the message of peace and love, rather than war and destruction. One time a prominent lawyer in South Africa, Gandhi gave up practicing law and returned to India in order to help ease the suffering of the repressed people of his homeland. Gandhi's love for people and his religious passion made him a revolutionary in many of his ideas and actions. On October 2, 1869 in Porbandar, India, a region of Queen Victoria, Mohandas Gandhi was born to Kaba Gandhi and his wife. Although his father, Kaba, was the chief Minister for the Maharaja of Porbandar, he and his family lived in a small house and belonged to a ...
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All Quiet On The Western Front Report - 5,431 words
... than it might otherwise have been. ^^^^^^^^^^ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT: FRAU (MRS.) BAUMER Paul's mother is a courageous woman who is dying of cancer. She is the most comforting person Paul finds at home. She alone does not pretend to understand what it is like at the front. Paul is in agony over her illness and is overwhelmed by the love she shows him by preparing his favorite foods and depriving herself in order to buy him fine underwear. ^^^^^^^^^^ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT: FRAU (MRS.) KEMMERICH Unlike Paul's quiet mother, Franz Kemmerich's mother tends to weep and wail. She had unreasonably expected Paul to watch out for her son, Franz, and blames him for surviving while F ...
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Interactive Class - 1,612 words
How to Go From Class-Room to Web-Room as Painlessly as Possible By Rik Hall, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick Getting your course onto the World Wide Web (WWW) is best done using a systematic approach. There are a number of steps that need to be taken prior to starting any of the actual web work. Meetings should be held with various groups within your institution. Once the actual coursework is begun, there are some essential components and some optional components. There are specific skills and talents that you either need to acquire or you need to access. Each web-based course is unique, but they often have many components in common. Some are essential, others may be ...
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Hydrology - 896 words
bjbjWW -. = = O ] ~ $ o ' ; ' ' ' ~ 0 , , ~ ' Z ' : g ~ Water Resource Engineering Dealing with the natural resources of our environment, both in management capacities for present needs and safety and in planning for the future available resources, is the responsibility of water resource engineers. Working in the fields of Hydrology and Hydraulics, water resource engineers help to guarantee the availability and quality of public water supplies and the timely handling of excess water, in any of its forms. Water resource engineering includes the analysis of water supply, treatment and storage, watershed management, which includes surface and ground water ...
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An Analysis Of The Indomitable Spirit Of Man In Henry Wadsworth Longfellows Poetry - 1,604 words
Henry Ford, the automobile magnate, once stated that the "world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward (Daily Quotations Network). Man has always struggled with uncontrollable aspects of his environment, but his ability to overcome these seemingly indomitable obstacles has earned recognition from numerous classical writers and poets, including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. One of the real American Poets of yesterday (Montiero, Preface), Longfellow elaborates on mans perpetual struggle with life and nature in his poetry. In A Psalm of Life, The Village Blacksmith, and The Rainy Day, Longfellow explores many ...
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Jack The Ripper - 1,636 words
Jack the Ripper terrorized the East End of London with his haneous acts of senseless violence in the Nineteenth century. The perpetrator who committed these malicious murders in which the victims body was viciously mutilated is under speculation. By analyzing each murder, acknowledging the characteristics of the murderer, and providing a scenario which links Prince Eddy to the murders, it establishes that he is a likely suspect to be Jack the The first murder that is connected with Jack the Ripper occurred on Friday, the Thirty-First of August, 1888. Mary Ann Polly Nichols was found dead on Bucks Row with her clothes raised almost to her stomach. After a full post-mortem examination was perf ...
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Juan Rodriguez C - 1,473 words
The reputation of California as being a place to "jettison assumptions and try different things" appears to have originated from its earliest days. By reflecting on the individual who discovered San Diego, we see stamina, determination, and the desire to "continue on," "find success," and to maximize opportunities to their fullest. Back in the 1540s there was a Portuguese explorer and soldier by the name of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo (?-1543). He was known as "a skilled mariner and navigator." Today, Cabrillo famous for being the man who "discovered San Diego Bay" on September 28, 1542. Within the definition of The California Dream, lay opportunities for success, however, there are many ingredi ...
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Progressive Education - 1,839 words
To meet the needs of an increasing industrialized Canadian society in the late 1930s, the elementary curriculum was revised. This essay will explore the changes BC curriculum endured as a result of the progressive movement within the Greater Victoria area by way of the Greater Victoria Survey of Schools of 1937-38 and the Curriculum Guide: The New Programme of Studies 1936-7. The new system is commonly known as progressive education or the new education. Jean Barman describes new education as embodying a commitment to a child-centered, relatively unstructured curriculum allowing considerable freedom of choice to pupil and teacher alike, the expression of humane, egalitarian, democratic phil ...
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Progressive Education - 1,782 words
... inform students of faults in order for the children to correct themselves. Lastly, a review period was to follow testing, a technique to ensure students learned what they had been taught (pg. 27). Individual difference would not be ignored and additional help for those students with lower spelling skills than that of higher skilled students was to be provided. Progress charts suggested in the SSGV were used to keep track of student progress and to keep children motivated in the subject. A 10,000-vocabulary list had been eliminated and replaced with a 4,000 list. Spelling was given ample attention in order to produce exceptional written skills from students. Increase weight was put on in ...
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The Battle Of Passchendaele - 997 words
WW1 - The Battle of Passchendaele: ISU Some politicians, soldiers, and military historians say that the battle of Passchendaele was "the most futile of battles and the most horrendous of slaughters" (Dancocks Inside Front Cover). Others, such as Norm Christie remark that "Passchendaele was a huge achievement" (Back Cover). The battle of Passchendaele lasted a grueling four months in the year of 1917. Two-hundred-fifty-thousand soldiers were killed, wounded, or missing; Sixteen-thousand of which were Canadians. Canada contributed a great deal to this battle including: wepons and machinery which assisted the troops in fighting; the Canadian Corps who are the soldiers, engineers, ect.; and majo ...
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Gengis Kahn - 424 words
Born Temujin in 1167 A.D., Genghis Khan and his mother and siblings were abandoned by their tribe after his father was poisoned. The family experienced years of hardship, and was told by his mother to ``remember, you have no companions but your shadow''. The boy showed early promise as a leader and fighter. By 1206, Temujin's military initiatives had defeated all competing tribes, and his power was such that he was proclaimed Genghis Khan, the `universal or oceanic ruler Genghis Khan pledged to share with his followers both the sweet and the bitter of life. In structuring his army, he integrated soldiers from different tribes inspiring loyalty to the Mongol army as a whole rather than to a s ...
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The Reign Of Tsar Nicholas Ii - 604 words
Discuss the reign of Nicholas II and analyze the reasons for his The idea that anything Nicholas II could have done to change the course of history would be wishful thinking. Russia before 1917 was the largest country in the world. In economic terms it was backward as it was late industrializing and late to emerge from feudalism. In political terms it was also backward, with no legal political parties or Nicholas was brought up by his father Alexander III who didnt believe his son had the intelligence and therefore neglected to educate him in the business of running the country. The fact that his father died at the age of 49 and thought he had many more years to rule also contributed to Alex ...
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Hemophilia - 1,042 words
Hemophilia is a genetic bleeding disorder. People who have hemophilia have a deficiency or an absence of a coagulation protein. A blood clotting factor is deficient or absent. Bleeding is most often into joints, such as the knee, elbow, or ankle, but bleeding can occur anywhere in the body. People with hemophilia bleed longer, not faster. The severity of hemophilia varies greatly. Hemophilia A and Hemophilia B are the most common genetic bleeding disorders. Hemophilia A is observed in 80 percent of hemophiliacs and is a deficiency or absence of Factor VIII. It can also be referred to as "classic" hemophilia. In the second most common, hemophilia B, factor IX is missing. This is also known as ...
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