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    Unit 1 Discussion Thread How did prejudice and discrimination affect the development of sociology in America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries? Grading Rubric: Required Discussion Elements Point Value Thoroughly responded to each topic/question in initial post 25 Proper citation of the material. 5 Respond to 2 classmates. (10 points each) 20 No spelling or grammar errors. 5 Total possible points 50 • Gender – women did not have a right to vote and they were not treated as equal in terms of education and other benefits that men were. In August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, becomes part of the US Constitution.” • Racial Prejudice – there was a racial division where blacks and other races were deemed inferior humans and treated as slaves. They did not have equal rights in terms of legal constitution and other factors. • Inequality in social status in regards to different groups considered a higher society and the working class. • Religious prejudice – Rapid growth of Catholics were deemed as a harm to public welfare. • Immigrant - Irish, Germans and other immigrates were treated poorly by established communities in America. • Skill Prejudice – In 1884 German immigrant community was often persecuted for their religious beliefs and craftsmanship. • City and rural division. Between 1880 and 1900 America had an industrial growth which gave a rise in the city growth and a lot of people from the rural areas migrated to the cities.…

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    .In Rocha’s 1962 film Barravento, native Brazilian fisherman (who appear to have African roots based on their skin color) are at odds with their bosses or those that have control over the fisherman’s lives. Similar to most instances of those in power trying to increase their own wealth, influence, stature, and well-being, the non-black “bosses” take total control of any and all circumstances where they take advantage of their position of power all at the expense of those that lack power and…

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    What could possibly drive a woman all the way to the point of murder? In “A Rose for Emily,” a short story by William Faulkner, and Trifles, a play by Susan Glaspell, the reader sees two stories in which this happens. In both of these stories, the protagonist is a woman, and both kill the men in their life. In Trifles, Mrs. Wright kills her husband while Emily kills her boyfriend in “A Rose for Emily.” Both of these stories take place from the third person point of view and are re-told in the…

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    Many revolutions throughout history have been prompted by an individual that was in the pursuit of the liberty. These individuals fought for their freedom. However many people believe the freedom to make choices is an illusion. So was it these revolutionist’s free will which lead these revolutions or was it fate. Two poets debate the nature of fate and how much it really controls us. The poems “Fire On the Hills” and “Invictus” both give an opposing explanation of free will and fate. In “Fire on…

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    In Shauna Singh Baldwin’s short story titled Montreal 1962, the stigma that surrounds turbans and religious dress as a whole, implies that multiculturalism allows for people of different ethnicities and race to live in Canada, but those who do immigrate to Canada must abide by the set social normalities and conduct themselves in a way that is considered “western”. This is a problematic and oppressive mindset to have. This mindset has prevented many opportunities for immigrated Canadians. If an…

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    The title of the book I read is The Madness Underneath. It was written by Maureen Johnson. This book was published by The Penguin Group, and was originally published on February 26, 2013. There are two hundred ninety pages. The Madness Underneath was written by a New York Times Bestselling Author. The setting of this story is London at Wexford University. It is always raining and is not very nice. In the book it takes place in present time. The narrator of the story is the main character. Her…

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    Article for 60-70's 1962 Szczecin Military Parade Gone Wrong! Soviet Union Tried to Cover it up for YEARS... October 9th, 1962, the long awaited parade of the Szczecin military was traveling down the street. Little did anyone expect such a tragedy to occur. The year of 1962 in Poland was already a tense and hectic year. With the growing tension of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the threat of war between the Western and Eater Bloc, ideas for lightening the mood were needed. With this is…

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    During the late sixteenth century, witch hunts were gaining momentum. Women and some men were being accused of performing witch craft and were sent to trial. The interesting topic of these trials is that if you were someone’s enemy, you could be accused of being a witch. The way that women dressed and what their social status was, played a major part in how society back then was formed. In Escaping Salem: The Other Witch Hunt of 1962, being a misunderstood woman with enemies or a woman who…

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    Morris and the Anglin brothers started preparing for their escape months prior to their escape in June 1962. The intelligent men began their strategy with saw blades and sharpening spoons from the prison cafeteria to widen the air vents in their cells until the openings were large enough for them to shimmy through. The inescapable prison was starting to deteriorate and the three inmates used the crumbling walls of the building to their advantage. They covered their digging by crafting a…

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    Alcatraz Alcatraz was the most remote prison in the world. The worst criminals that no other prison could hold were sent to Alcatraz. It is supposed to be nearly impossible to escape.There are only three prisoners in the world that have proven that theory wrong. The problem with these three is that no one has complete proof that they survived or if they drowned on their way. Evidence has shown that Frank Morris and Clarence and John Anglin survived their escape (Hopkinson 6). This paper is…

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