Free Essays on Famous Women In History

  1. ancient women

    Smallwood Mr. Inman Ancient World History 29 April 2014 Comparison of Roles of Women In ancient societies such as China and Egypt women have always been classified less than men. Not all societies viewed their women different than men, but in most women weren’t allowed to speak out, work, own...

  2. history

     History Assignment: 3 Q.1) What were the main characteristics of the writings of the Nationalist School of Historiography? Ans: The Nationalist School of historical writing contributed to the self- confidence, self-assertion and a certain national pride which enabled Indian people...

  3. History Culminating

    Prince Dang Mr. Hergott CHC-2DI Period 1 January 17, 2014 The Famous Five Background Information The ‘Famous Five’ was a group of 5 women that strived for the equality of women. Before they came together they each did something that helped or protected women’s’ rights. Emily Murphy...

  4. How American Sports Reveal, Reflect, and Reaffirm Wider American History

    How American Sports Reveal, Reflect, and Reaffirm Wider American History In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, sports began to widely popularize America; the analysis of sports in the topics of gender, race, and Americanism reflect broader American society. Through the study of American...

  5. The Famous Five

    Louise McKinney, Henrietta Edwards, and Irene Parlby, known as the Famous Five, celebrated the ruling of the Privy Council in Britain declaring women as legal persons. Prior to this decision, Emily Murphy fought for the rights of all women for twelve years, never allowing her losses to bring her down. Emily...

  6. History 203 MidTerm

    Americans pay taxes that had never paid them before. Women in the labor force were pretty rare, until the war when the few women that were working got to switch from low-paying jobs to higher-paying industrial employment. Close to a million women workers joined the labor force when the war began. Of...

  7. Art Critiquing & History

    Art Critiquing and Art History, and their Effects on our view Even though art critiquing and an art historians are two vastly different groups in the gallery art field. An art critic needs a thorough knowledge of art history and an art historian needs to know how to critic a piece properly otherwise...

  8. Witchcraft and Women- Tracing the History of Sabotages

    WITCHCRAFT AND WOMEN- TRACING THE TRADITIONS OF SABOTAGES. Silas Marner, the protagonist in George Eliot’s novel by the same name was a strange man. Set in the 19th century England, this novel tells the story of a man called Silas, who had come from an unknown place (which we know...

  9. A History of the Tools and Methods Used in Tattooing

    | | A History of the Tools and Methods Used in Tattooing There is an art form that many of us know about today, we see it everywhere, and on many different walks of...

  10. Female Artists

    beginning of the sixteenth century the women weren’t very educated and their only purpose in life was to be a good mother and wife. It was believed that women lacked enough imagination and originality to make something remarkable. Because of that even if women had a lot of talent there was no point in...

  11. Life Magazine Womens History

    Life Magazine Jan-June 1943 History of Women in the United States Paper #1 04/29/08 The date 1943 conjures up many images from History. Swastikas, Adolph Hitler, war aircraft, and tanks are only a few...

  12. when historians began to take note of womens history

     When Historians Began to Take Note of Women’s History and the Overall Importance of it One of the fundamental aspects of studying history is realizing the fact that different units of focus are represented as culture shifts and time goes on. For instance, if an individual seeks to understand the...

  13. Discuss the Role Played by Spartan Women in Their Society

    Discuss the role played by Spartan Women in their society The role of women is one of the most controversial issues in existence. During the 20th century mankind has seen the role of women changing from one of “nesting mothers” as was the case in Nazi Germany to one of the most influential parts...

  14. Poe’s Women: His Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance

    Poe’s Women: His Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance By Tonja Cox Edgar Allan Poe’s writings embody what appears to be his lifelong obsession with what he termed mournful and never-ending remembrance of those taken too early by the cruel claws of death. Many of his poems and tales depict striking...

  15. Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History.

    August 10, 2013 Allison Tedford Mr. Corner World History “Well behaved women rarely make history.” This is a very well known quote that could have said by the famous Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady and wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt, president of the United States from 1933 to 1945. Many people...

  16. Discrimination Legislation

    Antoinette R. Hillary AIU Online December 12, 2010 Employee Training Manual Table of Contents Section 1: Managing a Changing Workforce A. Women in the Workforce B. Age Factor C. Education D. Increase in Population Section 2: Racial Issues & Discrimination A. Changes in...

  17. Biblical Women

    of the teachings of Jesus Christ, which are very much in demand in our time. In this belief, I have engaged in the leadership education of awakening women. Almost all churches produce various kinds of church leaders, such as pastoral district leaders under the male-centered system, and have them teach...

  18. Women in Ancientr Greece

    what respects did the lifestyle of women in Athens differ from that of women elsewhere in Greece? Athenian women have been traditionally seen as cloistered and secluded from the social, political and economic life of the polis. This essay explores the roles of women in Athens and their contributions...

  19. A Brief History of Western Philosophy

    A BRIEF HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY A BRIEF SURVEY ON THE HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY REVEALS HOW A PREVAILING COMPREHENSIVE DOCTRINE AFFECTS THE COURSE OF WORLD HISTORY AND VICE VERSA. THE GRADUAL SHIFTS FROM ONE ERA TO ANOTHER SHOWCASE MAN'S INNATE AND CONTINUOUS SEARCH TOWARDS A FULLER, MORE...

  20. Women in Jazz

    Phillip Baugh Jazz Appreciation April 4, 2013 Women in Jazz When we think about the pioneers of Jazz, names like Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, and Count Basie tend to come to mind. The Jazz profession was typically dominated by male musicians. In fact, mix gender bands suffered...

  21. Why American History Is Not What They Say : an Introduction to Revisionism

    WHY AMERICAN HISTORY IS NOT WHAT THEY SAY : AN INTRODUCTION TO REVISIONISM also by jeff riggenbach In Praise of Decadence WHY AMERICAN HISTORY IS NOT WHAT THEY SAY : AN INTRODUCTION TO REVISIONISM Jeff Riggenbach Ludwig von Mises Institute, 518 West Magnolia Avenue, Auburn, Alabama 36832;...

  22. Christopher Columbus: One of the Most Controversial Figures in History

    Christopher Columbus is one of the most controversial figures in history. In 1492 he sailed from Spain to discover a route to Asia. What he got instead was the discovery of America. Was Columbus truly a hero for the discovery of the New World? Historical facts lead to a different conclusion. Good Morning...

  23. Women's Rights in Canadian History

    political choice. As we look to the past, women fought for the right to be treated the same as men and fundamentally to have the same rights as men. Prior to the turn of the century, women had little to no rights. World War I and II gave way to change, allowing women to work and eventually allowing them...

  24. Women in Power

    Powerful Women in Today’s World Forbes, one of the most well-known magazines, infamous for its lists of wealthy, popular and powerful people and corporations, focused on women in August 2012, naming the top 100 most influential and powerful in the world. The list includes powerful political women, women...

  25. Early Colonial Women and Religious Education; A Double Edged Sword

    Colonial Women and Religious Education; A Double Edged Sword A double standard is defined as “a set of principles that allows greater freedom to one person or group than another” when looked up in the dictionary. For Puritan and Colonial women a double standard was defined as a way of life. Women at the...

  26. lord of the flies

    significant in Canadian History because she was one of the most important leaders of Canada’s first wave of feminism. She is still remembered today for her role in the famous “Persons Case”. McClung changed history and fought for women’s suffrage and prohibition. Years ago, women and young girls were...

  27. Representation of Women in the Surrealist Movement

    MODERNITY & AFTER Using the example of the representation of women, critically analyse the role played by photography in the Surrealist movement. How did the work produced by men differ from that of female artists/photographers? At the turn of the 20. Century, a trend to an arrestingly and massive...

  28. An Overview of American Business History

    An Overview of American Business History By Steven L. Rosen Part I. The Rise of the Corporation in the 19th Century The railroad industry was the key to economic growth in the 19th century. Before the Civil War, most businesses in America were small, independently...

  29. women in the media

    Portrayal of women in the media A recent UNESCO report describes the common images of women in the media: “the glamorous sex kitten, the sainted mother, the dishonest witch, the severe corporate and political climber.”  The report, states that at the current rate of progress on stereotyping women, it will...

  30. Cigarette's History

    History Behind The Cigarette Cigarette, a small peice of thin paper filled with dried leaves of a plant called tobacco containing a psychoative chemical known as nicotine which is burnt, by igniting one end and letting it smoulder and inhaled from the other, which in the modern times has a filter,...

  31. History

    longer allowed to learn to read, grown their own food, assemble in groups or earn money. In August of 1831, the Nat Turner Rebellion started. The most famous slave revolt is named after Nat Turner a man who was born different. “His parents noticed special marks on his body, which they said were signs that...

  32. History of Anthem

    “Social advertising” Выполнила: студентка 5 курса, гр. АФ-55 Савельева Дарья Contents What does social advertising mean?…………………………………………………………3 History of social advertising…………………………………………………………………4 Differences between social and commercial advertising……………………………………7 Aims and efficiency of social...

  33. Renaissance Men and Women

    Women and Men in Renaissance Art The term “Renaissance Man” was coined During the Renaissance, a movement that took place from roughly 1300 to 1500 and means “rebirth.” “Renaissance Man” is still used to today to describe a person who is creative, artistic, musical, and worldly and can seemingly...

  34. World History Reviewer

    artisans – people who make crafts Ø Trading: barter Ø Copper, bronze and iron age b. ANCIENT Ø System of writing; beginning of written history Ø Civilizations emerged Ø Government was organized Ø Job specializations c. MIDDLE AGES Ø Feudalism and Manor economy • Feudalism...

  35. History

     Running Header THE EDURANCE THE EDURANCE Michelle James HIS204: American History Since 1865 (GSN1341B) Instructor:David Warren 11/04/2013 The topic that I have chosen to write are the African Americans People. What type of people were they before being slung into slavery? How...

  36. Art History and People

    Art history is the academic study of objects of art in their historical development and stylistic contexts, i.e. genre, design, format, and look.[1] Moreover, art history generally is the research of artists and their cultural and social contributions.[2] As a term, Art history (also history of art)...

  37. History of Comics

    THE HISTORY OF COMICS An In Depth History of Comics. Part One The Origins of Sequential Art date back to Prehistoric Man over 20,000 years ago. From Paleolithic Cave Paintings, to Egyptian Heiroglyphs, to Superman & the X-Men. This is the Story & History of Comics in Popular Culture. The...

  38. Military Women in World War I

    Women’s impact on Military Efforts Before and during World War I, women were considered to be homemakers and thought of as feeble. However, several women such as Maria Bochkareva from Russia, and other from the United States, went on to prove to that point of view completely wrong by taking on roles...

  39. Women and Patriarchy

    WOMEN AND PATRIARCHY TONI LEANN GIBSON GLOBAL HISTORY UP TO 1500 February 1, 2013 Patriarchy is defined as the institutions and values of male dominance. According to the text, Historian Gerda Lerner states that by the second millennium B.C.E , written laws codified and sought to enforce a patriarchal...

  40. Hindu History - the Holocaust

    HINDU HISTORY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HOLOCAUST - I -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CONTENTS "The massacres perpetuated by Muslims in India are unparalleled in history, bigger than...

  41. History of Latins

    History of Latino Americans Latinos have been a part of American history dating back to the early 1500’s (Ruiz, 2006). The history of Latinos is based on their highly developed cultures, with achievements in agriculture, textiles, and medical practices, Mayan, Incan, and Aztec empires (Hall & Ba 2002)...

  42. A Brief History of English Literature, Peck & Coyle

    an external threat, enemy, or enemy within, or chaos taking over society. * This is a specific pattern for the Anglo Saxon period and the whole history of English literature. * The period before 1066 was a warrior society. England was invaded numerous times. * Beowulf also belongs to a tradition...

  43. The Most Important African-American in History

    1895). He was an , editor, author, statesman and reformer.Frederick Douglass as most of us know him, is one of the most important African-Americans in history. Douglass is the very first African-American to be nominated as Vice Presedent. Douglass was a firm believer in the equality of all people. Frederick...

  44. AP History of Art

    AP History of Art Unit Six: THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY Unit Six: Sixteenth Century STUDENT NOTES HIGH RENAISSANCE Leonardo da Vinci. Virgin of the Rocks, c. 1485, oil on wood • Leonardo da Vinci • the “Renaissance”...

  45. The History of the Working Woman

    Laura Buxton A Little Respect for the Working Woman For those of us who have had some teachings of United States History, especially Women’s History knows that the topic of working woman goes a long way back. So far back that it would take several very large textbooks to learn everything there...

  46. What Role Did Women Play In The Decade Of 1920?

    The decade of the 1920s was a period of change. In Canada many famous and important events occurred during that time, for example Canada joined the League of Nations; The Indian Act was amended to give Canadian aboriginal peoples the right to vote; The Ottawa Senators won the Stanley Cup, defeating the...

  47. Representations of Women in Antiquity

    Sophia Mccabe Intro to Art History 2/13/2013 2. Representation of Women in Antiquity Art has been a tool used continuously throughout history to emit messages or ideas regarding cultural norms to public audiences,...

  48. Women’ s Roles in Power From Late Antiquity to the High Middle Ages

    Elke Steinmeyer History 103 12/09/2013 Women’ s Roles in Power From Late Antiquity to the High Middle Ages The picture that comes to mind when painting the role of women a thousand years ago is a bleak image of women being bound to the home, and a slave to back breaking labor around the...

  49. history of britain

    History secondary evidence 3 phases of evacuation: 3.5 million people mainly children, had experienced evacuation by the end of WW2. 1. At the station- Children had labels attached to them, as though they were parcels. They stood at railway neither stations not knowing where they were going nor if...

  50. Women Empowerment

    Page No. 84-85 RNI No. MPHIN-2002-7041, ISSN No.-0973-1628 S ocial Work Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and Women Empowerment Dr. Babasaheb expressed his view on the state of life of all women. He stated that women must be treated equally and given equal prestige. He insisted on Hindu Code Bill suggesting the basic...

  51. Pennsylvania State History

    Pennsyl¬¬¬¬¬vania has so much exciting history which is part of the reason I chose this state. This most famous and most important Civil War Battle occurred over three hot summer days, July 1 to July 3, 1863, around the small market town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It began as a skirmish but by its...

  52. History of Ancient Rome

    History and Government of Ancient Rome Western civilization is traced back from the ancient near and Middle East region. One of the major States that contributed enormously to the western civilization was the ancient Rome. The ancient historic Rome is believed to have been founded early back at around...

  53. Brief History of Haute Couture

    Brief History of Haute Couture Haute Couture has come a long way since the days of Louis XIV who promoted French fashion through Fashion Dolls. The fashion history of Haute Couture truly began in France in the 18th century with couturier Rose Bertin as Minister For Fashion and continued with...

  54. Study Guide for History

    History 1st Study Guide ~Chapter 1 -Marco Polo- was responsible for stirring European interest in China (Orient) prior to the age of discovery; his prison cell-mate (Rustichello) wrote down all stories -Christopher Columbus- was an Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and discovered the new world;...

  55. American History 1940s-1960s

                    American History 1940s­1960s  The primary economic, social, diplomatic, and political challenges that confronted  Americans during the 1940s­1960s cannot be attributed to one single underlying factor or  political party, but rather several different factors and political parties.  For instance...

  56. Women’ s Roles in Power From Late Antiquity to the High Middle Ages

    Women’ s Roles in Power From Late Antiquity to the High Middle Ages The picture that comes to mind when painting the role of women a thousand years ago is a bleak image of women being bound to the home, and a slave to back breaking labor around the house while producing as many children as possible...

  57. philysophy and gender

    gender Through Japanese history, most philosophers are male and female philosophers are really rare. Women were hard to express their ideas publicly. In ancient Japan, women had lower social status than men because males thought females should stay at home and feed children. Also, “Women” were defined in terms...

  58. History of puerto rico a panorama of its people

    History of Puerto Rico: A Panorama of its People abdell samra The writer Fernando Pico mostly concentrated on the history of Middle Ages during his university career. But he dedicated his writing career to write about Puerto Rico`s social life. He has a lot of writings about Puerto Rico`s...

  59. Chaoter 23 History Notes

    MacArthur, the country adopted a new democratic constitution which eliminated absentee landlordism so most tenant farmers became owners of land. Gave women the right to vote. Article 9 says that Japan would renounce forever the policy of war and armed aggression and would maintain only a modest self-defense...

  60. Discrimination Against Women in Sports

    Discrimination against women in sports is one of the biggest, least talked about dilemmas of our time. This is a major problem because women aren’t treated equally, and aren’t given the same opportunities as men in sports. Discrimination in sports is also an important issue because women are viewed as the...