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    While today many would view a battle between two men to preserve their honor as foolish, in the nineteenth century and earlier, men believed dueling was the only resort to maintain this honor and prove their manliness. Dueling began declining since its beginning due to government involvement and modernization. By explaining the history of dueling and the process of its decline, this paper will explain that dueling continued throughout the nineteenth century, despite significant efforts to end it, due to the revival of the idea of honor and tradition due to the French Revolution. A duel was an arranged fight between two individuals who had agreed on the rules and weapon prior to combat. A duel was called when one man felt that he had been…

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    19th Century America

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    Answer the following question with an essay of two typed pages (double spaced). Start with a brief introduction that presents the main points you will make. Include details and examples from the books, lectures and/or other resources to support your points in the following paragraphs. End with a one or two sentence conclusion that restates your main points. If using other sources, be sure to cite them in your essay. 1. Explore the meaning of freedom in the United States from 1815 – 1920.…

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    Whales In The 19th Century

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    Animals certainly have not had it easy when it comes to living alongside humans. Some of our favorite species today were abused and killed for their hides and bones to make work easier, and everyday life more luxurious. To kill another being in order make one’s life simpler seems like a ludicrous act to make, but it was normal in the 19th century. As the need of an animal’s body increased, their number’s became sparse due to the mass killing. People started to realize that without the animals…

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    “Declare the past, diagnose the present, foretell the future.” Once said the Greek Physician Hippocrates (Hippocrates Quote). Modern medicine has changed an incredible amount throughout the past two centuries, from procedures taken during surgeries to the treatments the ill received. However, to learn from the mistakes that were made throughout history in the medical world, one must become informed about the errors made prior. The 19th century was a time where trial and error was mostly…

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    I really have no opposition to the statement in which this assignment is based, that is, “Industrial capitalism, as it operated in the 19th century America, was anti-human, anti-Christian, anti-democratic, anti-freedom, misanthropic and psycho-pathetic in its practices, and destructive to individual workers, who organized labor unions to fight for freedom, democracy, and justice in both the workplace and society.” Clearly 19th century industrial capitalist had no regard for human virtue or much…

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    Women have evolved dramatically over time. How women were raised, their independence, and morals have changed since the 19th century. Women have gradually improved in most areas, but some women have taken a few steps back in other areas. According to Dorothy W. Hartman, “Women’s God-given role, it stated, was as wife and mother, keeper of the household, guardian of the moral purity of all who lived therein (Lives of Women).” Dorothy’s statement is still what most women believe in. The only…

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    19th Century Russian Prostitutes: Sinners or Victims? In pre-revolution Tsarist Russia women were seen as completely subordinate to men, and prostitutes felt this injustice more than anyone else. Prostitution ran rampant across the nation and those stuck in the profession were drowning in legal and social plight with no voice with which to speak up for themselves. Sonya in Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment exemplifies how prostitutes were affected by their profession while showing a…

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    Title The 19th century was an age of discovery and progress for many parts of the world. Europe particularly went through many changes and reforms. During this time of change many questions were raised and people faced questions and opportunities of which they never would have dreamed. New problems arose everyday and individuals needed to band together and fight, politically or physically, for their group. When these groups succeeded in gaining control they had an even bigger challenge to face;…

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    According to Hunt, new types of individual experiences of empathy were created, during the eighteenth century; consequently, making the invention of human rights possible. Many of the advances in the founding of human rights that were made in the late 18th century were undone in the 19th and 20th century. As illustrated in the book, there was a new wave of racism, sexism, xenophobic and nationalist discrimination. The rights of humans in society are one of the most important distinctions that…

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    After the civil war, Americans ran on money and new devices of business. With the expansion of businesses and the nations rail system this lead to bigger markets and industries. Railroads were the biggest industry in the late 19th century because this allowed trade with other markets and cities. The railroad was privately owned but publicly financed by land grants from the government. Along with the expansion of the rail road, there was an invention of the telegraph. The telegraph was invented…

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