Free Essays on Famous Women In History

  1. Women in Canada

    10-12-12 Canada: Women and Their Role in Society There are many things that women have done in our history that have changed everything about our lives. They have provided things like historical milestones, gender roles, clothing/beauty, and much more. When it comes to the women in Canada, they...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. History of Basketball

    understand, and suitable for all men, women, and children to play! The reason basketball has become so popular is revealed in its history. In the past years there has been some rule changes to make the game safer when you play. They've also made it more convenient for women to play as well. Easily all you...

  5. Book Dummary on Amelia Earhart

    Pelt, Amelia, a women aviator, has always enjoyed new and risky things, but will her soon to be biggest accomplishment that sets milestones for women be her last? Paragraph Summary Amelia Earhart: The Sky’s No Limit a biography talks about one of the most famous aviator women in history. As a young girl...

  6. Coco Chanel

    The Woman Who Made Fashion History What if women still dressed in tight corset ballroom gowns? We’d never be able to do any of our present-day activities because our outfits would hold us back from what we love to do. That means no sports, no running, and definitely no jumping. Without the influence...

  7. Food Advertisement Paper

    such methods was Welch’s, who used them to promote their Grape Juice. In 1934, Welch’s started their eleven-year sponsorship with Irene Rich, a famous actress, who had her own radio show, The Irene Rich Show.[1] This was an excellent way to get the word across about Welch’s because according to Levenstein...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. Why did civilization occur in the Nile River Valleys?

    WOMEN IN ANCIENT GREECE As ancient Greek history has played such a pivotal role in subsequent cultures throughout time, that to learn about women in this society enhances our understanding of western civilization. Ancient Greece was not a united nation, but a collection of individual sovereign communities...

  12. pang-ukol

    Purpose: to persuade the students that female are better than male I. Introduction Do you know Helen of Troy? She is a character in Homer’s famous Iliad and described by Dr. Faustus in Marlowe’s play as “the face that launched a thousand ships.” Helen of Troy is the woman who started the Trojan...

  13. 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...

  14. Influential Nurses

    AMERICAN NATION Throughout American history, many registered nurses have contributed in the foundation towards successful nursing. These women were acting well before their time, and could be classified as activists. However, if it were not for the brave young women that shaped medical nursing, many of...

  15. The Mongolian Ethnic Group

    Ethnic Group Table of contents Introduction.........................................................................................1 History and Traditions..........................................................................1 Holidays and Celebrations..................................

  16. Heroes in Greek Mythology

    Greek society. Zeus and Hercules were both very revered in Greek society. They were famous for for different reasons though. Zeus for being king of the gods and strongest of the gods. Hercules was famous for being very strong and his actions in battle and being handsome. Zeus and Hercules were...

  17. Coco Chanel

    Katie Far Schaefer English IV 20 March 2009 Chanel Coco Chanel is one of the most inspiring women there ever was. She had a dream to become a designer. She found ways to accomplish those dreams even if it meant she had to start at the bottom. She established one of the top selling clothing...

  18. Womens Rights

    Women’s History Women fought for years to win their rights to be equals, all doing their part, but there were key players who pitched in more then others. 3 of the key players we are mentioning are Emily Murphy, the leader of the famous five and the first female judge in Canadian history. Agnes Macphail...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. Sojourner Truth Is Isabella Baumfree

    Massachusetts. There she joined a utopian society named “The Northampton Association for Education and Industry.” During her stay there she met famous abolitionists such as William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, and Olive Gilbert. In the 1840’s, she decided to become an abolitionist. Starting...

  22. Militya

    MILITARY HISTORY What do particular military customs tell you about particular societies? What distinguishes a “warrior culture” from other cultures? How and why did the Romans meld religion and patriotism in warfare? How could such melding possibly affect soldier morale? If the purpose of military...

  23. Feminiest Movement

    Feminist Movement Cindy Storey Sociology Pamela Spence June 29, 2008 What Five women can do while having tea on a hot afternoon is something we will always be aware of? It all started July13, 1848 from here we will see how the Feminist Movement started and how it developed around...

  24. Univesity

    Describe the University of Bologna: its development, its organization and famous women teachers. | Introduction | Paragraph 1 | | * general topic of research* background/ or history of the topic*define key terms* why topic interesting and/or important* aim of the essay* sequence...

  25. Art Exhibit

    slight including clothes, different people, different medium of colors etc. A number of European paintings were based on religion, history and literature. They portrayed famous stories of the bible, kings and emperors. Paintings I saw that were based on religion was Adam and Eve painting and paintings that...

  26. Progressive Era

    The Progressive Era was a period of time in the United State history in which there was an emergence of social activism and political form. The “progressives”, as they were called, where those who came together in the late 19th century to take a stand against the social problems that they believed were...

  27. Influence of Women on American History Through the Civil War

    The Influence of Women on the Founding of America and Through 1877 Kelley Swatsenbarg Wayland Baptist University – San Antonio Center Mr. Thomas Gaj May 4, 2010 The Influence of Women on the Founding of America and Through 1877 Throughout the many years of history, women have always had...

  28. Giovanni Boccaccio

    tell about him and his works and their affect to the middle-age literature and the literature today. As my sources Im going to use the illustrated history of Europe, wikipedia, http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/giovanni-boccaccio.htm and http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Giovanni_Boccaccio.aspx. Who was...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...