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    20th Century Texas

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    The growing pains in Texas during the late 19th and early 20th centuries due to expansion and modernization affect everyone. The rapid changes in Texas created chaos and prosperity for the people on the land. The swift changes caused people to face economic, social, political, and demographic issues differently and some faced with more difficult issues than others were. The demographics of the state experience great change because many were created in the cities. The people had to move in order to make a living and many continued to move in hopes to find better jobs where they went. Mexicans/Tejanos looking for jobs would move from Mexico to Texas in hopes for a better paying job, but many found low paying employment for back braking labor.…

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    In the 20th century this is where technology begins to take a turn and cause an effect on individuals social and personal behavior skills. One the biggest creation of this century is called “Myspace”. The social media site started in 2003; individuals were able to connect with others all around the world, customize their profiles, and add music to their profile. This particular site started to get everyone interested in social media. Three years later the social media site known as “Facebook”…

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    those forty eight million, 7.3 million were for the heart. That means that six of every ten surgeries are for the heart (“data”). The type of surgeon that studies and performs surgeries on the heart and lungs is called a cardiothoracic surgeon. As cardiothoracics (cardio) grows, there happened to be a point when it was not commonly known. Since cardio was not commonly known, more and more people were learning about it to see if they could improve it. The time when cardio really blossomed was…

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    While the 20th century was a period that saw relatively little interstate conflict in comparison to the past, the void was filled with several kinds of domestic conflicts, especially within colonial territories. It was an era of rapid social and political change that saw the forces of development, modernization, and independence all acting in concert to create insurrectionary movements against government across the globe in Latin America, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia, among others. The…

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    Getting the necessary nutrients can help in maintaining a longer and healthier lifestyle. Before the 20th century, the food was just a way to keep one’s self from dying. Plain and simple. As years progressed the complexity increase on the benefits the type of foods that were eaten had on an individual. During the era of slavery, the nourishment of slaves depended on the plantation they lived on. Some were given allowances and some freedoms were as for some were treated worse that animals. In…

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    Did Darwinism prove that some races were inferior to others? Darwinism had a huge impact on America in the 20th century. It gave people a whole new world view, a way of looking at the world and how everything began. Charles Darwin, originally born a Christian, rejected the religion because as a boy he felt God let him down and that He must not actually be real. This lead Charles to come up with his own theory of how humans came into the world. This world view was heavily based on the concept of…

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    The 20th century wielded many significant events in human history that both contributed to society and brought it down; some of the greatest struggles of the time were interconnected domino effect of hatred, inequality and a thirst for power. Corruption, racism and totalitarian rule dictated many significant the events of the early twentieth century. Gloria Fiero in her book Landmark in Humanities states, "The weapons of advanced technology made World War I more impersonal and more…

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    In the late 19th and early 20th century, the major themes of the world were conquest, revolt, and nationalism. Benefiting from the Enlightenment, the enlightened Europeans turned to be “the most powerful, most innovative, most prosperous, most expansive, and most widely imitated people on the planet” (Strayer, 775). They were a global dominance and exercised enormous power over the rest of humankind. After resisting to Europeans’ conquest, colonial Asians and Africans started to seek their…

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    Both international and domestic events have had a colossal impact on the American identity in the first half of the 20th century. During the late 1800’s, the country was divided. America came out of the bloody Civil War in 1864 (Taylor). During his second inaugural address, President Abraham Lincoln urged his country towards peace when he said, “With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us…bind up the nation’s wounds…care for…

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    early 20th century was the reformation of education. Towards the beginning of the century, education replaced child-labor. In past centuries, parents needed their children to help contribute to family income, so they had them work long hours. In the early 20th century, society recognized…

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