Samuel Hahnemann

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    nineteenth Americans believed the health was restored because of the four humors. This belief had been practiced since the days of the Greeks. Often when ill men and women were bled up to 70 percent of their blood. Americans embraced these techniques, all though sentiments towards doctors were poor. Often called Leeches doctors often brought a high mortality rate with them. Founded in 1796 by Christian Freidrich Samuel Hahnemann, A German doctor, who disapproved of the harsh methods of treating illness, Homeopathy, a term he created along with the principle Like Cure Like. This was a stark contrast to the allopath’s which dominated most of the medical community at the time. Like Cure Like has two rules, one is that certain plants and minerals have special curative properties. The second is that the cure is proportional to the disease. Although herbs and minerals had been known for centuries for special properties, Hahnemann’s method (a wholly western invention) that established small doses of these herbs. In establishing a method for dosing patients, Hahnemann was quoted as saying “The highest ideal of a cure is the rapid, gentle, and permanent restoration of health” He began dissolving his cures in water or alcohol calling it a mother tincture. His cures often required 1 part cure to 9 parts water or alcohol. Depending on a multitude of factors such as weight, age, mood, illness, and the cure would factor in to how many time he would dilute this mixture by only ten…

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    His time of exploration was before the infancy of modern medicine. Before germ theory, sterile techniques, and antibiotics. Hahnemann was unsuccessful in his search for many years until he accidently came across cinchona bark, that contains quinine, the drug used to treat malaria, and developed the symptoms of the disease. This finding led Hahnemann to his first homeopathic law “similia similibus curentur,” or let likes be cured by likes (2013, Science-based Medicine, pg2).In other words,…

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    During the periods between the end of the Seven Years War and the American Revolution, the colonies began to use no taxation without representation as both a primary force motivating the American revolutionary movement and a symbol for democracy. After the Seven Years War, the colonies began to realize their representation in Parliament was very limited, as they were being taxed against their will. Then, as thoughts of a Revolution heightened, the colonies began to realize their representation…

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    This famous quote is yelled through the town to warn them the British were advancing. Paul Revere was ordered to ride to Lexington by Joseph Warren to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock about the troops planning to attack. On the morning of April 19, 1775 the Battle of Lexington and Concord took place sparking the beginning of the American Revolutionary War. Even with the war occurring, the colonists still wanted their independence and King George the 3rd wanted to put an end to these…

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    The play The Crucible is about the power of rebellion and (later) mass hysteria. Shown in the first act is a power struggle in which Abigail is defiant and dares to talk back to her minister uncle, Reverend Parris. Abigail’s actions towards her self-centered uncle foreshadow the power she and her friends would later gain. Due to the need of a scapegoat during hard times, the people of Salem, Massachusetts were quick to believe in witchcraft. Although some of the people accused seemed highly…

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    Personal Reader’s Profile As a kid, I remember I never enjoyed reading, especially in elementary school when we had to do reading comprehension activities. I dreaded reading out loud because I would mispronounce words and my attention would wander because I found the stories uninteresting and silly. In the end I could barely remember what the story was about, so as a result I could never give a proper summary. However, my attitude on reading first started to change in middle school and once I…

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    A common term used to describe a situation in which various people all suffer from similar hysterical symptoms - either from a phantom illness or an inexplicable event, is mass hysteria. In Arthur Miller’s play ‘The Crucible’ the town of Salem, Massachusetts, is thrown into mass hysteria when the the word witchcraft spreads about the town. Those who have cried witchcraft have gathered at the home of Reverend Samuel Parris to see the girl, Betty Parris, who has been affected by the ‘Devil’s dark…

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    Samuel Adams is a monumental political American hero who assisted in leading the movement towards the American revolution, an event that started American history and lasted from 1775 and lasted until 1783. He was a key player is events against various acts and taxes put on the new world by Great Britain. Without his courage and bravery to stand up against Great Britain America would not be what it is today. Samuel Adams was born on September twenty seventh, seventeen twenty two in Boston…

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    black man which would add to the shame of being white trash; therefore, Bob had to do everything in his power to cover it up. Price and Ruby also went to the same extent to cover up the fact that they were prostitutes. Prostitution is a crime in the United States resulting in imprisonment which made the girls tremble at the thought of it; therefore, they too needed to do everything in their power to avoid the consequences of such a disgraceful act. As these trials’ characteristics are…

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    The biblical book of 1 Samuel lays out the foundation of some of ancient Israelis most famous and influential kings, describing in detail the rise of king David, and the reign of his predecessor Saul. However, while presented as Israeli history, the tales of Samuel possess a clear bias in favor of King David, as the text attempts to exonerate him of any wrongdoing during his rise to king. 1 Samuel 25, a small excerpt from this larger kingship narrative, possesses important social and literal…

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