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    led to their empowerment and a new female political agenda. Women began to become more prominent in the workplace and by 1920, nearly 25 percent of employed women had office jobs or worked as a telephone operator (Eric Foner, Give Me Liberty! An American History Volume 2, 700). The growth in female employment inspired women to seek a career and independence rather than the confinement of marriage and domesticity. Throughout the first two decades of the 1900s, the rise of female empowerment led to

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    George Washington wanted the best for his country, so he created a Farewell Address before the end of his presidency. This farewell address was written to give advice for the next generations to follow to make sure America continues to be a strong country. George Washington had experience and went through many situations and he did not want the future generations to follow his mistakes and take his advice. He did not want us to fall into the same situations he did and his advice was valid because

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    W.H. Auden’s technical virtuosity has been admired by a number of poets. He was a prolific poet that reflects on politics, emotions, social issues as well as literature. Among his hundreds of poems, one of them that represents Auden’s traits is “Funeral Blues”, which mourns over the death of a significant person to narrator. By including a wide range of imagery and hyperboles and rhyming, the emotions conveyed are enhanced as Auden’s unsurpassed ability to utilize figurative language are seen, the

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    How did World War 1 Start? There have been many wars in the world all for different reasons. However, World War 1 was one of the bloodiest wars that wrought across Europe. The War was so violent and miserable it was called “The War to End All Wars,” because only one alliance would be left standing. World War 1 started on the 28th of July 1914 and lasted until 11th of November 1918. In the years preceding the war tensions between countries rose, sparking the war. Below are the three main reasons why

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    Social stigma related to those with facial deformities has been an ever recurring motif throughout the centuries. Even throughout the more progressive centuries, people still associate negative connotations with those who have facial disfigurements. This was especially the case after the Great War, and can be seen in the primary documents pertaining to the mutilated soldiers, and how society and even their loved ones rejected them. World War I brought a plethora of military advances, and as a result

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    To what extent was Wilhelm’s foreign policy the cause of WWI? Kaiser Wilhelms foreign policy wasn’t the exact cause of World War I, but it was one of the main causes that brought it to start. In 1888, Wilhelm II became the Kaiser of the german empire. The changes he made in the policies and style of government during the next years played a big role in the outbreak of war during 1914. Compared to Bismarck, who chose really conservative politics between the 1870s and 1880s, Wilhelm opted for a militaristic

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    Throughout Homer’s The Odyssey the after-effects of war, both on veterans themselves and their loved ones are shown. The events during war and the effects of war worsen the mental health of those involved in it. The way that war changes people as depicted in The Odyssey by having detrimental effects on their mental health is similar as compared to today’s world, however veterans are more emotionally closed and more recognized to have to deal with trauma caused it than depicted in The Odyssey. War

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    Sigmund Freud was a physiologist, medical doctor, psychologist and influential thinker of the early twentieth century. He was commonly referred to as the father of psychoanalysis. He studied the mind and believed it to be a complex energy structure. Through his studies and treatments, he believed that "with psychoanalysis he had invented a successful science of the mind, remains the subject of much critical debate and controversy" (Thornton). "Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, explained the

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    Daniel Sickles was a man who committed murder, and got away with it and almost lost the U.S. the Battle of Gettysburg, and an outspoken politician. Sickles murdered his wife’s lover and pleaded that he was insane, and he got away with it. He was also a very bad general and cost the Union military in the Battle of Chancellorsville and almost lost them the Battle of Gettysburg. As a politician Sickles would be the military of governor of South Carolina during Reconstruction and preserved the Gettysburg

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    I went to Washington, DC this summer for vacation, there were so many sites and monuments I wanted to see, yet the one thing I thought I wasn't as interested in seeing turned out to be my favorite, Arlington National Cemetery. It was told to me that over four million visitors pay their respects to the fallen now buried at Arlington National Cemetery each year. There are still over 20 funerals a day conducted at the cemetery. As you walk around in the respectful quiet and beauty of Arlington National

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    Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter” (Bailey). The US Constitution provides all Americans with the right to peacefully petition the laws made by the government in the First Amendment. Without the right to petition, American schools would still be segregated between African Americans and whites and most women would still mainly be housewives. Some of the everyday things experienced in America were once fought for tirelessly by protesters

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    time in history Gay people refused to accept the status quo of oppression and stood up for themselves and, ultimately, the global Gay community. The Stonewall Inn, and the rebellion here, became the iconic flashpoint that sparked the long, uphill battle towards equality for all members of the Gay community ("HISTORY." HISTORY. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Mar. 2017) The LGBT community was swept under the rug, kept secret, but then, they burst into our consciousness and have been working for equality and freedom

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    customs of the people, the distinction between the image and the real become less and less clear which makes the point that the image seemed to replace the real. To many Americans, the Zapruder film became more than a representation of the Kennedy assassination. It became a registered event itself. DeLillo has said it in his essay “American Blood”, that “The Kennedy assassination was a home movie. It is called the Zapruder film”

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