The 1861 to 1865 Civil War between the Northern and Southern states of America

The Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865 between the Northern and Southern states of America. The forces fighting were the Union in the North and the Confederacy in the South. The main reason for war was the controversy involving slavery. The North fighting to abolish slavery and the South fighting to expand slavery. … Read more

No Pain, No Gain

One of Benjamin Franklin’s most memorable aphorisms in The Way to Wealth is the phrase “There are no gains, without pains” (2). This phrase has entered the American lexicon and become an established aphorism that represents the American work ethic and the larger ethos of the United States’ culture and economy. Immediately before this aphorism, … Read more

Main Minuses Of The Articles of Confederation

The Articles of Confederation were created in 1777 to bring order and a strong government to the states. The Articles gave the government very little powers. However, some of the powers passed national policies. Others settled disputes between the states. Due to the government having very little power, the states were not unified. The Articles … Read more

An Analysis Of The War Between The American And Philippine As Depicted In Mark Twain’s Article To The Person Sitting In Darkness

Mark Twain was the most prominent opponent of the Philippine-American War. In its annual report for 1910, the year he died, the Anti-Imperialist League noted that he “employed in the cause of Anti-Imperialism and in behalf of the Filipino those wonderful weapons of satire which were so absolutely at his command, and the members of … Read more

The Madness of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 in The Crucible by Arthur Miller

“The Crucible”, written by Arthur Miller explores the madness of the Salem witch trials of 1692. The story revolves around the characters John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor, Abigail Williams, Reverend Parris, the 10 girls and others. The judges play an important role for which they possess supreme power, of the church along with government. Judge Hathorne … Read more

How I Understand Bioecological Systems Self-Analysis

According to Urie Bronfenbrenner’s “Bioecological Systems Self-Analysis”, everyone is the product of many different groups of influences: the Microsystem, or relationship to self and family; the Mesosystem, or relationship between microsystems; the Exosystem, or social settings beyond immediate experience; the Macrosystem, or laws of society; and the Chronosystem, or influences of the time period. Applying … Read more

Sacagawea’s life and time

In 1788, a woman named Sacagawea was born and little did we know she would have such a great impact in the world. She was a strong woman figure in the late 1700’s to the early 1800’s and because of her actions she gave women a greater respect. Sacagawea could do many things that most … Read more

The Prejudice of Race, Gender and Social Class During the Great Depression in To Kill a Mockingbird, a Novel by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird As a story based on The Great Depression, the time period shapes many aspects of life that contrast widely to that of today’s society. The 1930’s in the south was an era of inequality in many ways. Although many years after the abolition of slavery and rights for colored people were … Read more

Salem Witch Trials

Mrs. Le Andra English 925 January 2018 The salem witch trials Event / era – salem witch trials Time – between February 1692 and May 1693 Place – colonial Massachusetts Event summary The trials took place in colonial massachusetts. A few young girls were claiming to be possessed by the devil and suspicions began to … Read more

Description Of Shakespeare’s Othello

Othello: Iago – Manipulative, Racist, Arrogant, Presumptuous William Shakespeare’s Othello play depicts Iago as a manipulative, racist, arrogant, and presumptuous character. Concerning the trait of manipulation, Iago causes Brabantio to believe that Othello has forcefully married Desdemona. Regarding the trait of racism, Iago refers to Othello as a black animal. Pertaining to the trait of … Read more

The Salem Witch Trials Vs. The McCarthy Era: Similar Ideas Presented In Arthur Millers, “The Crucible”

“Ignorance and its denial will, sad to say, lead us down the same road as it did in all past history.” – Jordan Maxwell. In history there have been many events that have shaped the world we live in. Two major events that happened were the Salem Witch Trials and McCarthyism. Both of these events … Read more

The War of 1812 for the USA

In the War of 1812, the United States took on the greatest naval power in the world, Great Britain, in a conflict that would have an immense impact on the young country’s future. Causes of the war included British attempts to restrict U.S. trade, the Royal Navy’s impressment of American seamen and America’s desire to … Read more

Comparison Of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

In The Crucible by Arthur Miller and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, the value of bystanders’ lives is well beneath all personal achievements and gain, resulting in greedy and jealous motivations for inequity while the downfall of others inflict and strengthen undeserved power, leading to their own destruction. Arthur Miller uncovers Abigail Williams’ motivations throughout this … Read more

Tituba: The Acused Witch

In late February of 1692, Reverend Samuel Parris hired a doctor to look at his nine-year-old daughter, Betty, and eleven-year-old niece, Abigail Williams. They were both experiencing strange behavior and sudden fits. The youngsters were soon determined to have witchcraft, making a frenzy through Salem Village and its neighboring towns that year. Numerous historians blame … Read more

Figurative language used by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The figurative language and diction choices made by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his “I Have a Dream” speech strengthens the connection of his claim to his intended audience by providing concrete and tangible examples to help grasp the complicated concepts. Two examples of the figurative language used by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. … Read more

Ideas Of Feminism In the Short Story I Stand Here Ironing

New Historicism and “I Stand Here Ironing” Tillie Olsen’s short story “I Stand Here Ironing”, appears to be a byproduct of an oppressed, single, working-class mother. With many elements also containing feminist influences, it would make sense to take a Feminist or Post-Feminist approach to critically analyzing our story. However, because of Tillie Olsen’s intriguing … Read more

Main Minuses Of The Articles of Confederation

The Articles of Confederation were created in 1777 to bring order and a strong government to the states. The Articles gave the government very little powers. However, some of the powers passed national policies. Others settled disputes between the states. Due to the government having very little power, the states were not unified. The Articles … Read more

Blame Distribution Among The Characters Of The Crucible By Arthur Miller

Abigail Williams Abigail Williams deserves 55% of the blame because instead of accepting responsibility for her actions, she lied and let innocent people die. The symbol that I gave Abigail was a snake, because she’s deceiving and manipulative. While being accused by Betty for her actions in the woods, she threatens her by saying “I … Read more

The Industrial Revolution Of The XVIII Century

The Industrial Revolution led to a change from agriculture to manufacture, wind and water to coal and steam, and countryside to city. The Industrial revolution in Britain began in the 1780s. Key inventors of Great Britain during the Industrial Revolution include James Hargreaves, Edmund Cartwright, James Watt, Henry Cort, Richard Trevithick, George Stephenson and his … Read more

Roosevelt Corollary and the Monroe Doctrine: The Establishment of the Us Power in the Western Hemisphere

What was the intent of the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine? What was its impact on the role of the US in the Western Hemisphere? The Monroe Doctrine, named after President James Monroe, was implemented in order to continue to keep free the newly independent areas of Latin America from European interference. The Monroe … Read more