Free Essays on Famous Women In History

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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)...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. The Rights of Women in 1700s

    "Women ought to have representatives, instead of being arbitrarily governed without any direct share allowed them in the deliberations of government." (Wollstonecraft, 1792). Women began to consider that the way they had been being treated might have not been fair. Women of the eighteenth century did...

  17. Feminism and Art History

    The history of mankind has often been captured in snapshots between the rise and fall of great leaders and civilizations, by artists all with a common dream of portraying what they saw during their times. Ideologies reflective of their societies were depicted through sculptures, frescoes, pottery, paintings...

  18. 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...

  19. Papperthe Role of Women in Modern India the Changing Role of Women in India the Changing Role of Women in India Women in India Are Beginning to Follow the Direction That the Women of the Western World Took More Than

    THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN MODERN INDIA The Changing Role Of Women In India The Changing Role of Women in India Women in India are beginning to follow the direction that the women of the Western world took more than eighty years ago; demanding treatment as human equals. However, it has become more and...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. How Do the Ideas Espoused by Mary Wollstonecraft and Other Feminist Writers of Her Time Relate to Women Today?

    Wollstonecraft and other feminist writers of her time relate to women today? In A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft presented and developed ideas that were groundbreaking and new for her time. She believed the only way women could view their social roles objectively and differently...

  24. 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...

  25. 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”...

  26. Hindu History - the Holocaust

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

  27. Women in the Renaissance

    Women in the Renaissance The women of the Renaissance not only experienced a great rebirth in classical humanism, but they also contributed largely in both the artistic and political aspects in the Renaissance. This is proved by the numerous female individuals that still remain as the greatest Renaissance...

  28. Sam Patch the Famous Jumper

    America. The book Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper gives a good idea of what America was like during the Early Republic period. The industrial life would turn America into a country that is dependent on the work of manufactories. Sam Patch came from a long family history of farming and shoemaking. His...

  29. Women Throughout History

    Treatment of Women through History Throughout history, women have struggled to have rights in this country. Women have been treated like second-class citizens. The battle for rights has been long and still continues..A long time ago women were treated without respect. Throughout the years women have been...

  30. 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...

  31. 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,...

  32. Women in Art

    movements and the ways in which society has changed their ways of looking at things, in particular women, have been depicted in artwork for centuries. In various forms of art throughout history, women are shown as sex symbols, weak, as servants to men and as housewives, men are depicted as being leaders...

  33. Women Power

    flourish like this. Their powers were extremely limited in the mid 19th century compared to modern society. As the famous political thinker De Tocqueville stated: “American women never manage the outward concerns of the family, or conduct a business, or take a part in political life; nor are they...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. Women in Ancient History

    M-A–N. Women have been categorized and held bad back in some cultural, but in other cultural women were as equal to men. While exploring the different civilizations during the ancient history times (BCE to CE), the Babylonian women were to keep their sexuality sacred. As an Egyptian woman, women were considered...

  37. Women in India

    The status of women in India has been subject to many great changes over the past few millennia.[2][3] From equal status with men in ancient times[4]through the low points of the medieval period,[5] to the promotion of equal rights by many reformers, the history of women in India has been eventful. In...

  38. 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...

  39. 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...

  40. 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;...

  41. 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...

  42. 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...

  43. Women in Society Throughout History

    Women in Society throughout History Throughout history, women have been seen in many different lights. From a woman’s perspective she is strong, smart, helpful and equal to men. In the eyes of men, she is seen as the weaker being, the housewife, and the caretaker. By looking at the following pieces...

  44. 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...

  45. 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...

  46. 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...

  47. 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)...

  48. 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...

  49. 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...

  50. 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...

  51. 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...

  52. 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...

  53. Roman Women vs American Women

    Roman Women VS American Women Women have changed as time has come and gone. The modern American woman has rights and privileges that women from old time would have only dreamed of having. Compared to Roman society, American women have been granted much more rights, privileges, and freedoms. Their roles...

  54. 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...

  55. 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...

  56. 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...

  57. 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...

  58. Status of Women

    The status of women in India has been subject to many great changes over the past few millennia.[4][5] From equal status with men in ancient times[6] through the low points of the medieval period,[7] to the promotion of equal rights by many reformers, the history of women in India has been eventful....

  59. 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;...

  60. 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...