Leo Frank

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  • The Leo Frank Case Reconsidered Summary

    If there is one court case that captured all issues of class, gender and race in the 1910s, the famous Leo Frank Case in Atlanta, Georgia, truly represents that. In the article “The Leo Frank Case Reconsidered: Gender and Sexual Politics in the Making of Reactionary Populism,” author Nancy MacLean discussed the turbulent court case, which was from the beginning, designed to find a Jewish wealthy businessman named Leo Frank guilty, simply because of racial hatred by southern whites, the growth of industry in the South, and because he was a part of the encroaching Progressive business elite. However, the biggest factor throughout the case was gender. Many southern white fathers were reluctant and against the idea, of letting their daughters leave the home in order to work in industrial jobs. The mere…

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  • Parade Scene Analysis

    State University Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of Parade shows the story of the Trial of Leo Frank, a Jew convicted of murdering a thirteen-year old girl, Mary Phagan. The white southerners in the show convict him guilty of murdering Mary. They do not have any evidence of convicting him guilty though. The convict him because he is Jew. This trial shows how racial discrimination is the overall them of the story. Ball State University Department of Theatre and Dance’s Production of…

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  • Charlemagne: The Importance And Influence: Charles The Great

    There was once a beloved ruler, who encouraged schools and knowledge for everyone, while conquering territory and governing the city to the best of his ability. Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, was a widely known emperor who ruled most of Western Europe from 768 to 814. His father, Pepin the Short, was Mayor of the Palace to king, who ruled over the Frankish kingdom for fifteen years until his death in October 768 AD. When his father died, the Franks placed the two brothers,…

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  • Chapter Seven: The Life Of Charlemagne By Einhard

    Charlemagne is an account of Charlemagne’s time as a Carolingian King by Einhard. Einhard, as with many people, felt that history needed to be written down and preserved or it would be lost and forgotten. The account as a whole is historically significant, but so are the chapters within it. Chapter Seven gives an account of Charlemagne’s war with Saxony. Chapter 28 gives an account of Charlemagne being crowned as Emperor and lastly, chapter 30 talks about Louis the Pious receiving the title of…

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  • Charles I As A Hero In Einhard's The Life Of Charlemagne

    According to The Life of Charlemagne, the King of Franks was a very patient man who showed constant respect for all those he came into contact with. From his family to those he met on campaigns, Charlemagne gave great hospitality and charity to anyone he felt needed it. Coming from an educational and broad upbringing, there wasn’t much the king wasn’t intrigued by. Showing interest in math, literature, astronomy, and even several other languages, Charlemagne was a ruler that was hard to dislike…

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  • The Impact Of Charlemagne On Christianity In The Carolingian Period

    After he would conquer a region, he would require the defeated Saxons to convert to Christianity, and be baptised. When the war finally ended, the terms Charlemagne laid out for and accepted by the Saxons included, “...namely that they would reject the worship of demons, abandon their ancestral [pagan] rites, take up the Christian faith and the sacraments of religion, and unite with the Franks in order to form a single…

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  • Amy Winehouse's Concert Report

    The concert that I will be critiquing is the late Amy Winehouse, Live at Shepherds Bush Empire in London, England. On May 29th 2007, solo artist, Amy Winehouse performed along with her backing band, a soul group called The Dap-Kings. I chose to view this concert because Amy is my all-time favorite jazz/ soul singer. Amy performed songs from her masterpiece album "Back To Black" and a few songs from her debut album, "Frank". The Dap-Kings, male only band, consists of Dale Davis on the bass, Zalon…

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  • Charlemagne Dbq Analysis

    Charlemagne reformed Europe for the better. He was a real force in the European empire; his people idolized him during his reign. He really innovated the empire. Charlemagne united the Germanic tribes because he forced them to convert to Christian (R) (P), he had a good relationship with foreign dignitaries (P). Finally, he created a one rule set.(P) (S) Charlemagne forced the Avars to accept Baptism. For example the document shows,”Charlemagne's armies would force the Avars to accept…

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  • Analysis Of Alfred In G. K. Chesterton's The Ballad Of The White Horse

    Alfred the Great, the famous Saxon King during the late 800s is the main character in G.K. Chesterton’s The Ballad of the White Horse. History tells us that Alfred is the one responsible for protecting England’s Christian religion from Danish pagans in England. Alfred lost much of his authoritative power as a result of the successful attacks from Danish tribes. Reacting quickly, Alfred constructs an army by asking three of his closest friends, better known as chiefs, to each assemble an…

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  • Animal Farm Essay: Is Lying Ever Okay?

    Research for Reason #2 (at least 2 sources) The Diary of Anne Frank- Anne Frank and her family are Jews in the 40’s hiding from the Nazis in fear of being taken to a concentration camp. They end up hiding in a part of her father’s office called the Annex, and others must lie saying there are no Jews living there in order to spare the Franks’ lives. http://www.officer.com/article/10232601/ends-justify-means-every-time This article discusses why lying can be beneficial in a hostage situation, as…

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