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    Imperialism Analysis

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    capitalism and the theory of lateral pressure. Although all theories hold some truth, the most applicable theory is that of lateral pressure. This theory can be used to explain why the British attempted to colonize certain oil-rich regions during the early 20th…

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    Lady With The Dog

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    chooses not to cheat on her husband because of the strict enforcement of the 20th century gender stereotypes. By the end of the story both characters actually become in love with another and become invested in each other. Throughout the…

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    Dress In America

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    Women’s Changing Dress and Role at the Turn of the 20th Century American poet Walt Whitman once wrote, “Sail, sail thy best, ship of Democracy/Of value is thy freight, ‘tis not the Present only/The Past is also stored in thee” in his poem Thou Mother with Thy Equal Brood. Throughout America’s short and dynamic history, women have played a vital role in the development of belief systems, policy making, and country building that fostered the country America is today. However, that is not to say…

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    Sweet Briar College

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    In an article published in May of 1897, The Roanoke Times described the intimate relationship shared between two college women as a “smash” or “crush.” The article depicted these “smashes” as completely typical and mentioned nothing deviant about the relationships, even characterizing them as, “one girl, generally an underclassman, and usually a freshman, that becomes much attached to another girl, ordinarily an upper-class girl. The young girl is ‘crushed’ and the other, sends her flowers and…

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    The second half of the twentieth century brought great changes to both anthropological theory as well as the perception of mental health. After the end of World War II and throughout the Cold War, a large demand for new university programs and faculty emerged due to the GI bill. This allowed many more Americans to study anthropology as a profession, shifting professional positions from governmental work to teaching jobs in new universities. The tension during this time of war gave way to new…

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    remnants of the present. How can someone determine let alone imagine all of the wondrous things that the human mind might conjure up? This was especially difficult during the early 20th century when the emergence of the technological revolution and the impact of science began to take hold. The norms that were in place for centuries were becoming slowly discarded as new ones came in to take their place. Suddenly science had become more mainstream, relevant and the government was investing heavily…

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    Women in Society What was the role of women in the early 1800s? How did that role change over the course of the 19th and 20th centuries and how did it remain the same? Lucy Stone wrote, “I think, with never-ending gratitude, that the young women of today do not and can never know at what price their right to free speech and to speak at all in public has been earned.” Throughout history, our perspective of women has changed greatly. Wars and human rights movements have affected women’s role in…

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    Skin Of Lion

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    Patrick Lewis recounts his migrant struggle during 1938 Canada, a period of significant class conflict between migrants and locals, finding solace as a “prism refracting” the stories of the marginalised migrants. His fragmented stories reflect mid-20th century postmodernist influence adopting a critical pose against the capitalist historical representation of Toronto, Canada that neglects credit towards its migrant workers. Then, Ondaatje highlights the broader narrative’s failure to preserve…

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    Women In Korea

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    approximately during the first half of the 20th century. As well as linking the changes with the reading “Neither Colonial nor National: The Making of the New Woman in Pak Wanso’s “Mother’s Stake 1” by Choi Kyeong Hee. I will discuss how the women in Korea arise due to changes in values and beliefs over the last decades. This includes the shift of family structure, the opportunity of education and the establishment of employment. Before the 21th century, Korea Society holds a strong moral…

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    Ice Hockey Research Paper

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    At the start of the 20th century, many small scale leagues were created for the operation of professional hockey. The current league, the National Hockey League (NHL) was founded in 1917 to structuralize the various teams around North America. The NHL reviews rule changes and…

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