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Clara Barton's Biography by Elizabeth Brown Pryor

- Clara Barton's Biography by Elizabeth Brown Pryor The author, Elizabeth Brown Pryor, wrote her biography of Clara Barton with the intent to not only tell her life, but to use personal items (diary and letters) of Clara’s found to help fill information of how Clara felt herself about incidents in her life. Her writing style is one that is easy to understand and also one that enables you to actually get pulled into the story of the person. While other biographical books are simply dry facts, this book, with the help of new found documents, allows Pryor to give a modern look on Barton’s life....   [tags: Clara Barton Biography]

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Clara Barton and the Red Cross

- Clara Barton and the Red Cross Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born on December 25, 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts to Stephen and Sarah (Stone) Barton. She was the youngest of five children. Her father, Stephen was a farmer, horse breeder and politician. Clara got her passion for nursing at the age of 11 when she nursed her brother David back to health from an illness. Clara became a teacher at the age of 17. After teaching she pursued writing and languages at the Liberal Institute in Clinton, New York....   [tags: Biography ]

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The Awakening By Clara Barton

- Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, was a game changer in both the Civil War and modern war efforts. Not only did Barton introduce new ways of bringing care to wounded soldiers, she also transformed the ways people viewed women working on the battlefield. Clara Barton was the first woman to stand up for the better of both soldiers on the battlefield and women in the working force. Similar to Clara Barton, Kate Chopin’s protagonist Edna Pontellier, in her novel, The Awakening, serves as a turning point in the Victorian Era for women through her feminist ideals and rebellions against the norms of society....   [tags: Woman, Women's suffrage, Victorian era, Wife]

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Clara Barton and the American Red Cross

- Clara Barton and the American Red Cross Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1821 in Oxford, Massachusetts. Clara was the youngest of five children in a middle class family. She was educated at home until the age of fifteen, when Clara began teaching school herself. Though Clara Barton is probably most known for establishing the Red Cross, she only had two years of medical experience before the war. Clara gained this experience by taking care of her invalid (a person made weak by injury or illness) brother....   [tags: Biography]

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Clara Barton- Biography

- Clarissa (Clara) Harlowe Barton born on December 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts, was the youngest of Stephen and Sarah Stone Barton’s five children. Clara's father, Captain Stephen Barton (1774-1862), was a successful businessman, captain of the local army and a government official in Oxford, Massachusetts. Through his memorable stories of the Indian War in Ohio and Michigan, he taught her the importance of keeping an army equipped with arms, food, clothing and medical supplies. Clara's mother, Sarah Stone Barton (1783-1851), was a liberated woman who was known for her unstable temper....   [tags: American History, Abraham Lincoln, USA]

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Clara Barton: Founder of the Red Cross

- Clara Barton, who grew up to be a strong, brave nurse, was born on Christmas Day in 1821. When she was young, she loved all creatures. Her father was a Massachusetts farmer and she was able to play with many different animals. How much did she love them. She even had a pet turkey, which is the most unfriendly bird. Barton’s father greatly affected her life because he explained the Gospel to her. By telling her stories about his experiences with battles in the war, she became interested in military matters....   [tags: Biography]

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Clara Barton: Founder of the Red Cross

- Clara Barton is a very important health pioneer. Clara Barton started the Red Cross in America which is still in operation today. She overcame many obstacles throughout her life and many people telling her she couldn’t do it. She is an inspiration to everyone. She grew up and her life began in North Oxford, Massachusetts, she was inspired by Florence Nightingale, she helped during and after wars, she helped with her ill family and battled her own depression, she started the Red Cross after much hard work and even after all that resigned and still made an impact (Cobb, 2014)....   [tags: Biography]

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Clara Barton: Founder of the Red Cross

- “For my soldiers I will stay. For I am one of them as well and by their side I will remain.” I wonder if Clara Barton spoke to herself in that very same way…Get your eyes ready to take a journey through the life of one of the great women who aided our soldiers; far back before we were born. Clarrisa Harlowe Barton, later known as Clara, was born on Christmas day in 1821. She was the fifth and youngest child of Sarah Stone and Stephen Barton in Oxford, Massachusetts. Her father was well known because of the local Universalist church....   [tags: Biography]

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Clara Barton and The American Red Cross

- The American Red Cross The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that has made its mission to help people worldwide and help make our world a better place. The American Red Cross has supported the military families of America, provided Disaster Relief, Health and Safety Training and Services, Blood Drives, and other endless services since 1881. Clara Barton and a few close associates founded the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. on May 21, 1881. Clara Barton heard of the global Red Cross organization while staying in Europe after the Civil War....   [tags: disaster relief, relief work, peace]

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Clara Barton and The American Red Cross

- The American Red Cross (ARC) Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross after becoming involved in the work of the International Red Cross during the Franco-Prussian War. Her heart of giving and helping others convinced her that an American chapter was needed in her country in 1881. The ARC is a humanitarian organization that is dependent on the contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support its multiple lifesaving services and programs. The ARC’s mission is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors....   [tags: non profit organization, war, media]

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Book Report on Clara Barton

- Book Report on Clara Barton Clara Barton attacked many social problems of the 1800’s. From creating a free school, to being on the front lines helping soldiers in the Civil War, to creating the American Red Cross, Clara Barton was a humanitarian. She fought for what she believed in and because of her never-ending fight for people, the world is a different place. Clara Barton was born during 1821 in Massachusetts. As a young child, Barton learned a great deal of schooling from her older siblings; she learned a wide variety of different subjects....   [tags: Papers]

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The Significance Of Clara Barton During The American Civil War

- The Significance of Clara Barton During the American Civil War Clara Barton, known otherwise as the “Angel of the Battlefield”, was a courageous woman and an extremely crucial part of the American Civil War history. Clara was born in Massachusetts in 1821. She spent her childhood as a shy girl who enjoyed many outdoor activities, unlike other girls in that time period. When her brother was severely injured while building a barn, Clara got her first look of how great of a caretaker she could be....   [tags: American Civil War, Confederate States of America]

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Clara Barton: The Heart of American Red Cross

- Introduction From childhood to death Clara Barton dedicated her life to helping others. She is most notably remembered for her work as a nurse on the battlefield during the Civil War and for the creation of the American Red Cross. Barton was also an advocate for human rights. Equal rights for all men, women, black and white. She worked on the American equal Rights Association and formed relations with civil rights leaders such as Anna Dickensen and Fredric Douglass. Her undeterred determination and selflessness is undoughtably what made her one of the most noteworthy nurses in American history....   [tags: Biography ]

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Florence Nightingale and Clara Barton: Modern Nursing

- Nursing as a profession dates back for at least several centuries. Those first truly recognized as nurses were wet nurses, or those who cared for the child when the mother was unable to. However, as with most modern jobs, nursing has progressed with the passage of time. Throughout history, there were many influential nurses, such as Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. Moreover, one nurse known to many to have contributed greatly to the field of nursing is Florence Nightingale. Nightingale and others helped create the modern rights and responsibilities for the nursing field, and the healthcare field in general....   [tags: american red cross, nursing]

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Clara Barton

- Clara Barton Clara Harlowe Barton was born on Christmas day, 1821 in Oxford Massachusetts. She was the youngest of her 4 siblings by at the least 10 years of age. Growing up in a middle class family, Clara was home schooled until the age of 15, then she became the teacher. As a child, in her spare time Clara enjoyed treating sick and injured pets and neighborhood animals. At the age of 11 Clara’s brother fell off their barn roof and she took it upon herself to help him recuperate, which later served as her medical studies....   [tags: History]

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Clara Barton

- Clara Barton Introduction Fondly referred to as the "angel of the battlefield" (The Encyclopedia Britannica Online), Clara Barton served as one of the greatest humanitarians this country has ever known. Persistent beyond belief, Clara employed her remarkable interpersonal skills to teach unruly school children, to collect supplies to send to the battlefront, and to struggle to form the American Red Cross. An equal rights advocate, her most memorable successes consisted of improvements in education, foreign aid, and blacks' and women's rights....   [tags: Humanitarian Papers]

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Clara Barton Biography

- Clara Barton Clara Barton, known as an American humanitarian, the “Angel of the Battlefield,” and known for being the American Red Cross founder accomplished many things during her life. Throughout her long commitment of service, Clara achieved honor as a teacher, battlefield nurse, lecturer, and founder of the American Red Cross. Through her many years of work, Clara made a huge impact on America that can still be felt at present times. Clara was born Clarissa Harlowe Barton on Christmas Day of 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts....   [tags: Angel of the Battlefield American Red Cross]

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Analysis Of Clara Barton 's ' The Women Who Went At The Field '

- ... Barton was known as the ‘angel of the battlefield’ for her efforts during the Civil War, and, in ‘The Women Who Went to the Field’ Barton praises women like herself for their contributions on the battlefield. The American Civil War intensely altered the role that women played in American society and for the duration of the Civil War there was an altered view of women, this change in society is shown in the structure of ‘The Women Who Went to the Field’. The poem progresses from listing the stereotypes that society held about the roles of women to acknowledging the role they played in the Civil War....   [tags: Gender role, Feminism, Gender, Sociology]

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The American Red Cross Story

- Did you know that every 2 seconds someone in the United States needs blood. Where does that blood come from. The American Red Cross, is a nonprofit humanitarian organization. It assists with disaster relief and provides emergency services to those in need. The American Red Cross has been around for aver 100 years and has come a long way in the process. The American Red Cross was founded on May 21, 1881 by Clara Barton. In the late 1850’s she moved to Washington, D.C. to work in the United States Patent office....   [tags: Clara Barton, blood drives]

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Tragic Battles of the American Civil War

- "I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them". During the tragic battles of the Civil War, several luminaries stood out upon the battlefield; one such person was Clara Barton. With these words, Clara Barton expresses her ceaseless will to help the soldiers of the Civil War, and furthermore, those that cannot help themselves. Clara’s strong beliefs and her desire to both aid and protect the less is what makes her an ideal example of a heroine....   [tags: clara barton, luminares, geneva treaty]

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Rose O’Neal Greenhow, Clara Barton, and Harriet Tubman: Women Who Made an Impact During the Civil War

- During the mid-1800s, separation in America between the North and the South became prevalent, especially over the idea of slavery, which eventually led to the Civil War. Women did not have much power during this time period, but under the stress and shortages of the War, they became necessary to help in fighting on and off the battlefields, such as by becoming nurses, spies, soldiers, and abolitionists (Brown). Many women gave so much assistance and guidance, that they made lasting impacts on the War in favor of who they were fighting for....   [tags: history, underground railroad, red cross]

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Women Who Made an Impact During the Civil War

- -Harriet Tubman During the civil war, Tubman fought fro the Union Army, which was the northern states, as a nurse, cook, and a spy. Tubman was originally a slave but escaped with the guidance of the Underground Railroad. She could not enjoy her freedom though, knowing most of her race was still enslaved. Being committed to freeing as many other slaves as she could, the next ten years of her life, after escaping, was spent conduction the Underground Railroad. Tubman was the first woman to conduct the railroad and lead hundreds of slaves to freedom....   [tags: Harriet Tubman, Clara Barton, Nancy Hart]

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The Effects Of Responsibilities On The Maturity Of Children

- The Effects of Responsibilities on the Maturity of Children In modern culture, children are seen as both innocent and immature. People feel they are innocent in that they have not experienced much of life and are not yet exposed to the reality of life. This characteristic of innocence that is placed upon children is what leads to the immaturity of children. Because people believe the innocence of children not being exposed to the world makes them incapable of handling mature situations and issues, children are rarely granted any form of responsibility....   [tags: Victorian era, Social class, Clara Barton]

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Clarissa Harlowe Barton: A Brief Biography

- I am writing this paper on Clarissa Harlowe Barton also known as Clara Barton. I will show how Clara Barton was a pioneer in American nursing. My paper will examine Clara’s life as the founder of the Red Cross and her work to aid soldiers during major battles during the Civil War. I will show how nursing was a profession that was looked down upon during this time and how her perseverance to care for those less fortunate set many of the ground rules that many of today’s nurses follow even with all the technological innovations in modern medicine....   [tags: pioneer in American nursing]

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CIara Barton, Founder of the American Red Cross

- Clara Barton was another important woman in the American Civil War. Clarissa Harlowe Barton, or Clara for short, was born on December 25, 1821 in Oxford, Massachusetts. She was an independent woman during the Civil War, as she was a nonconformist who persisted to act as she had pleased. Originally, as a child she was very shy, but she began to learn how to socialize and help people after tending for her injured brother, David. Then, at age 15, she became a teacher and opened a free, public school in New Jersey, despite most teachers existing to be male at the time....   [tags: influential women, history, civil war]

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Is Clara 's Humanitarianism Ignited Her Passion?

- ... The wounded at the Infirmary are all improving – some of them recovered and joined the regiment.”3 When she found out that these soldiers did not have any supplies, Clara chose to donate her own money and resources to help these men who had sacrificed their lives to defend the freedom of others. Now with these needs fulfilled, Clara wanted to contribute more personally to the efforts of the war. “Going down to the docks, she met the wounded soldiers returning on the transports from the swamps of Chickahominy....   [tags: American Red Cross]

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Claira Barton

- Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born December 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts. Her father, Captain Stephen Barton, was a farmer, horse breeder, and respected member of the community. Her mother, Sarah, managed the household and taught Barton the importance of cleanliness. Barton was the youngest of five children, and her two brothers and two sisters assumed much of the responsibility for her education. Her sister, Dorothy, taught her spelling, Stephen taught her arithmetic, Sally taught her geography, and David coached her in athletics....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Elizabeth Gaskell’s Mary Barton and the Industrial Novel

- Elizabeth Gaskell’s Mary Barton and the Industrial Novel Elizabeth Gaskell’s Mary Barton belongs to a small, short-lived form of Victorian literature called the industrial novel. The primary authors of this genre—Charles Kingsley, Frances Trollope, Charlotte Brontë, Benjamin Disraeli, Charles Dickens, and Elizabeth Gaskell—all were, what Herbert Sussman describes, as primarily middle-class authors writing for middle class readers in a rapidly changing world, where both author and reader struggled to comprehend their transforming society....   [tags: Mary Barton]

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The Clara White Mission ( Cwm )

- ... The goal is to not only teach the students a new skill, but to also educate them on other life skills, like money management and tutoring sessions on math and reading. By educating the students, they can survive and live stable lives and empower themselves to be more in life. Keller (2010) states, that education is a determent for pay, and the higher your education level, the better career opportunity (pg. 53). Education and literacy is considered a key part of poverty alleviation (Cervone, 2012a)....   [tags: Homelessness, Poverty, Homeless shelter]

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Allied Barton Is A Security Company

- ... E for empowerment to offer development programs that enable employees to do their job with skills and confidence. A for achievement being awarded and recognizing service excellence, team success, and individual achievement. Then lastly T for the trust which we have to build in every relationship and interaction. With the values, missions, and goals they end up summing up that Allied Barton wants to protect and secure, but also wants to create a strong connection with their employer and the people they are serving....   [tags: Security guard, Security, Security police]

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Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell

- Through attention to detail, repeated comparison, shifting tone, and dialogue that gives the characters an opportunity to voice their feelings, Elizabeth Gaskell creates a divide between the poor working class and the rich higher class in Mary Barton. Gaskell places emphasis on the differences that separate both classes by describing the lavish, comfortable, and extravagant life that the wealthy enjoy and compares it to the impoverished and miserable life that the poor have to survive through. Though Gaskell displays the inequality that is present between both social classes, she also shows that there are similarities between them....   [tags: social classes, rich, poor]

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The Low By Mary Barton

- ... Mary Barton also has a litteral comparison of how ‘low’ the working class people felt ‘Deeper and Deeper still sank the poor,’(113) this shows that the working class were drowning in their own suffering but it still did not kill them, just broke them and made them ‘creatures’. Both the text and the poem express an inequality within the social classes and the political structure. Mary Barton addresses this by showing how ‘in hopes of a speedy redress by means of the interference of Parliament’ (114) John Barton lost his job....   [tags: Social class, Working class, Middle class]

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Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell

- The nineteenth century had the most radical and revolutionary ideas in history. The status of women during this time being one of those ideas. This time period has been named the Victorian Era, and was influential on British society. Elizabeth Gaskell’s novel, “Mary Barton,” was designed to portray the cultural customs and ideas of Britain. One of Gaskell’s motives was to bring awareness to the life and trials of a Victorian woman. A scholar writes that “for women the situation is complicated by the fact that not only their work, but their bodies have a cash value” (Stoneman 548)....   [tags: women in the Victorian era, novel analysis]

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Summary Of ' Dearest Aunt Clara '

- ... What thoughts would ensue. – none of happiness nor comfort. Looking at this painting I willfully exclaim that the sight of this man would do nothing more than instill the thought of death and illness into her mind. Those same circles in the picture under his eyes probably resonate in her mind as the ones under her child’s eyes the last time she saw him. Though good intentioned and a great work of art, this painting is going to be eliminated from our choice to the darkness it gives off. The white walls of a waiting room cannot stand up to this piece....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Anxiety, MIND]

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The Tooth by Clara Spencer

- As Laurell K Hamilton once said, “death is the last intimate thing we ever do”. It comes in different ways and at different times, but death comes for all of us. In Kate Chopin’s novel The Awakening, Edna is faced with enormous heartache and desperation that she feels she has no other choice but to take her own life. This is paralleled in The Tooth and The Lottery, two short stories by Shirley Jackson. Both stories feature a character who is met with their death at unexpected moments in their lives, but in very different situations....   [tags: unexpected moments, symbols, freedom]

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Biography of Clara Schumann

- For almost half a century, the musical world was defined by order and esteemed the form of music more highly than the emotion that lay behind it. However, at the turn of the 19th century, romantic music began to rise in popularity. Lasting nearly a century, romantic music rejected the ideas of the classical era and instead encouraged composers to embrace the idea of emotionally driven music. Music was centered around extreme emotions and fantastical stories that rejected the idea of reason. This was the world that Clara Wieck (who would later marry the famous composer, Robert Schumann) was born into....   [tags: Famous Composer, Musical World]

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Clara's Day

- ... Both she and Stan finds the episode amusing, and merely laughs at the event before leaving Clara alone at the table, crying.   2. Characterization of Clara To the people around her, Clara looks and behaves much like the average 15 year old girl. She is well behaved, maybe a little prude, and makes an effort to spend time with her friends after school. She is not one to call attention to herself and is careful not to seem inappropriate around strangers, as evidenced by her effort to keep down her skirt while leaving the bus....   [tags: personal narrative]

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A Brief Note On The Red Cross Foundation

- ... B. Even though Clara Barton did not initially start blood donations, as medical advances have taken place, the Red Cross has been able to expand their services by offering this important service. a. The American Red Cross is the largest single supplier of blood and blood products in the U.S. b. Each year, nearly 4 million people donate blood through the Red Cross, helping to provide more than 40% of America’s blood supply. c. This is nessacary, because according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 5 million patients receive blood annually....   [tags: American Red Cross]

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Clara Schumann, a Musician in Her Own Right

- Clara Schumann was a concert pianist born to Frederick Wieck and Marianne Tromlitz in Leipzig, Germany on September 13, 1819 (Comminfo). Clara was the second of five children and the daughter of a prominent music teacher and piano proprietor (Friedrich Wieck) and an opera soprano singer (Marianne Tromlitz). She died in 1896, renowned as a classical pianist and composer in the nineteenth-century Romantic style. During her height of popularity, the press deemed Clara as the “Queen of the Piano” (Schumann, Clara [Josehpine], The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music)....   [tags: concert pianist, husband Robert Schumann]

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Esteban and Clara in The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende

- Esteban & Clara The conflict in life is in every place and in all fields. The time there is conflict in our story between our heroes, there is also one about the story itself. Isabel Allende, the author of The House of the Spirits, wrote the novel after fleeing her own country. She has been accused of everything from literary piracy to political exploitation for The House of the Spirits. Regarded as one of the most prominent examples of Latin American magical realism, many critics describe The House of the Spirits as a sort of feminist twist on Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude....   [tags: romance, noval, love]

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The It Girl - Clara Bow

- The It Girl – Clara Bow Imagine it – all the rules you were raised to follow, all the beliefs and norms, everything conventional, shattered. Now imagine It – Clara Bow, the It Girl. The epitome of the avant-garde woman, the archetype of the flapper, was America’s new, young movie actress of the 1920’s. Modern women of the day took heed to Bow’s fresh style and, in turn, yielded danger to the conventional America. Yet Bow’s contagious and popular attitude came with its weaknesses - dealing with fame and the motion picture industry in the 1920’s....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskel

- Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskel Elizabeth Gaskell's Nineteenth Century novel, Mary Barton, is an example of social realism in its depiction of the inhumanities suffered by the impoverished weavers of Manchester, England. The main story in Mary Barton is that of the honest, proud and intelligent workingman so embittered by circumstances and lack of sympathy that he finally murders a mill owner's son as an act of representative vengeance. In growing embittered, he becomes as a natural consequence, more isolated in his community; both humanity and faith lose their power to guide him....   [tags: Papers]

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Urban Renewal: Clean Up Barton Street

- Urban Renewal is something Hamilton is currently working on doing. We are surround by all these streets that are all boarded up and a lack of jobs surround us. Solution. Take those buildings and create something new. Renew Hamilton and make it a thriving beautiful city that all want to visit. We’ve already taken a few steps to doing this with Locke Street. Locke Street is one of the busiest commercial streets in the area. It has been that way since the 1850’s although the focus of the street has changed its has always been a thriving commercial street....   [tags: dirty, unsafe street, buildings]

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Analysis of The New Santa Clara’s NFL Stadium

- The new Santa Clara’s NFL Stadium deserves the attention it has been getting from the media. The Santa Clara’s Stadium is being built as a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Certified Stadium. The 49er stadium will have bike parking, wireless Internet capability, and environmentally friendly, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certified design (KTVU-New 49ers Stadium). The Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design stands for LEED. LEED began in 1993. LEED was created for various reasons....   [tags: 49ers stadium, nfl, leed green building]

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Paul's Relationship with Clara in Sons and Lovers

- Paul's Relationship with Clara in Sons and Lovers     Paul's relationship with Clara is based on passion. Her womanliness impresses him from the first time that they meet and throughout their relationship. Since Paul has never had any sexual experiences Clara amazes him thoroughly because she is so sensual, unlike Miriam who is afraid of any physical contact and his mother who is not in a position to offer him such things. During their relationship, Paul matures from a boy into a man not only physically but also mentally....   [tags: Lawrence Sons and Lovers Essays]

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Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life

- Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell was born in London on Setpember 29th, 1810 to William and Elizabeth Stevenson. Her father William was a former Unitarian minister who, after retiring from the ministry, “combined farming, writing, and teaching before being appointed Keeper of the Records to the Treasury" (Allott 10). Her mother, Elizabeth died just over a year after giving birth and, consequently, while still an infant, Gaskell was sent off to live with her aunt, Hannah Lumb who resided in Heathside, Knutford....   [tags: Essays]

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The Civil War: A Women’s Time to Shine

- The Civil War was a defining point for the United States. The people of America were forced to step back and reevaluate what defined the American Citizen: a person with the rights and privilege to cast a vote for what or who he believes in. The key word here is “he”. The Civil War brought freedom and rights to African Americans, yet it had no directly positive effect on women’s rights. While African Americans were seeing their lives and futures change, to many observers the women’s rights movement seemed barely impacted by the astounding transformations of the Civil War....   [tags: Women's Rights]

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Role of Women in the Scientific Revolution

- Maria Sibylla Merian was an early biologist. She was the daughter of Matthäus Merian, a Swiss artist and publisher. Matthäus died when Maria was three, and her mother remarried Jacob Marrel, a painter, who taught and encouraged Maria in the arts. As a child, she loved to go with her stepfather to collect wildflowers and insects, but unlike her stepfather, Maria also liked to study the specimens. She published her first book of drawings of different species and different stages in their life cycle at age thirteen, and published five more in her lifetime....   [tags: Catherine Barton, scientist, gender]

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Compass Clara House : A Program Of The Non Profit Organization Compass Family Services

- ... Compass SF HOME provides intensive support services combined with rent subsidies. Compass Clinical Services provides critical mental health services to clients. To serve approximately 5,000 parents and children each year, Compass has an operating budget of $9.3 million. According to its annual report of 2014, 34% of the revenues and support is from contributions and events through thousand of donors, and 64% is from government grants, including California Department of Education, Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program, First 5 San Francisco Children and Families Commission, San Francisco Human Services Agency, San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing/Office of Economic and Work...   [tags: Family therapy, Family, San Francisco, House]

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Film: The House of the Spirits

- The House of the Spirits is a dramatic film made in 1993. The film tells the story of the Trueba family. Esteban Trueba is a violent patriarch but full of love for his wife Clara. It's a story that intertwine love , family conflict , misunderstanding , tenderness and social injustice , where each member has their own identity amidst the random events that dot the history of the twentieth century , Chile . The protagonists live the changing events in their country. Parallel, they are trapped in dramatic family relationships and embody social and spiritual tensions of a period that covers much of the last century....   [tags: esteban trueba, patriarch, clara]

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American Civil War Battle Nurses

- During the American Civil War, "More than twenty thousand women in the Union and Confederate states engaged in relief work…” (Schultz, 2004). These women had certain professional rights and responsibilities to uphold throughout the Civil War. They broke the common Victorian American tradition and volunteered to be Civil War nurses, something that astounded the nation (USAHEC.org). These battle aids nursed the wounded soldiers and performed other tasks to help the soldiers. However, these women were not accepted right away by male doctors in the hospitals....   [tags: American Civil War]

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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

- ... George’s personality is frequently reflected through his rage and compassion. He also tends to be the one who often thinks things through and he also contemplates about how his goals with Lennie can be achieved. When Candy makes their goals possible, George gets his hands on the details such as the location of their ranch, their work hours so that they can pay for the ranch, and how they will have to avoid being publicized so that they will be able to work for the next month. George also knows that their might be challenges in achieving their dream so he tells Lennie what he should do so that their dreams can be achieved in the future....   [tags: george milton, aunt clara, lenne]

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The Woman as Muse and Begetter: Susan Barton’s “anxiety of authorship” in J.M. Coetzee’s Foe

- In their 1979 work titled The Madwoman in the Attic, Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar discuss the difficulties faced by Victorian women attempting to write in a patriarchal society. Gilbert and Gubar describe the “anxiety of authorship” experienced by female writers who thus believe they are not capable of creating a successful work. J.M. Coetzee’s 1986 novel Foe, follows its protagonist Susan Barton as she experiences such anxiety in early eighteenth century England. Barton’s anxieties as well as the society in which she lives lead her to employ the writer Daniel Foe to write the story of her experience as a castaway....   [tags: Literature Patriarchy]

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Women 's Impact On The Civil War

- In the book Women in the Civil War, by Mary Massey, the author tells about how American women had an impact on the Civil War. She mentioned quite a few famous and well-known women such as, Dorothea Dix and Clara Barton, who were nurses, and Pauline Cushman and Belle Boyd, who were spies. She also mentioned black abolitionists, Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth, feminist Susan B. Anthony, and many more women. Massey talks about how the concept of women changed as a result of the war. She informed the readers about the many accomplishments made by those women....   [tags: Confederate States of America, American Civil War]

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Clara Wieck Schumann and the Struggle for Equality in Nineteenth-Century Germany

- Clara Wieck Schumann and the Struggle for Equality in Nineteenth-Century Germany The place of women before and during the nineteenth century is well summarized by a Bavarian statute book, which states that “by marriage, the wife comes under the authority of the husband and the law allows him to chastise her moderately” (Gay 177). These ideas are similarly echoed in the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen and the writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. The former did not afford women any of the rights provided for men, such as liberty, property, resistance to oppression, voting, free speech, etc.; the latter reasoned that because women were the weaker sex, they should not (and mo...   [tags: Research Papers]

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What Makes A Person An American?

- ... Some women in uniform were still discovered, mainly because they needed to be treated for injuries. An example of this would be when Mary Galloway’s true identity of being a woman was discovered after being treated for a chest wound she suffered in the Battle of Antietam. The discovered woman herself would usually be sent home without punishment, although an unlucky few faced imprisonment or institutionalization. Undoubtedly, women participated in military actions during the civil war. Women also became nurses to help during the Civil War....   [tags: American Civil War, Confederate States of America]

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The American Association of the Red Cross

- Human Services Organizations are agencies composed of professional workers who assess and deliver services to people in need. Human Services Organizations at large are firm believers that in order for people to be productive and fulfill their niche in society, they need the adequate resources, technology, and knowledge. Human Service Organizations also assist people through many hardships relating to social problems and societal condition. They aim to help not only the individual and family, but also the community as a whole....   [tags: human services organizatios]

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Women During The Civil War

- Two articles were published in a Mississippi based newspaper in May and August of 1862 praising women for their efforts to assist soldiers stating that they “deserve high praise for the promptitude with which they have met the poor, hungry, suffering soldiers”1 and latter stating that “Heaven will reward them”.2 Upon first reading these quotes they may seem confusing or out of place for their time. However, a deeper look into the roles that women took on during the Civil War reveals a deep connection between the war efforts and the alteration of women’s gender roles in American Society....   [tags: Gender role, Woman, Gender, American Civil War]

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Buju Banton 's ' Untold Stories '

- ... Its rich sounds are pleasing to the ear really enjoy the work of Buju Banton. His music resonates with me because it speaks about the social injustices in a society that would literally go “ untold” if the moves of Banton was not put forth in music. His lyrical poetry resonates me but also his distinct raspy voice that is somewhat very prophetic. Untold Stories remains an indisputable classic in our long and prodigious musical output. He spoke about all aspects of our hot, tough, beautiful, terrible, spiritual, carnal, Jamaican ......   [tags: Jamaica, Reggae, Bob Marley, Buju Banton]

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Nurses During The American Civil War

- Subsequently, women volunteered through national or local associations or by getting permission from a commanding officer (“Nursing”). In April 1861, Dorothea Dix assembled a collection of volunteer female nurses which staged a march on Washington, demanding that the government distinguish their desire to assist the Union’s wounded soldiers. She organized military hospitals for the care of all sick and wounded soldiers, aiding the head surgeons by supplying nurses and considerable means for the ease and aid of the suffering....   [tags: wartime nurses, dorothea dix]

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The American Red Cross Case Study

- ... Main body: 1. Explain the possible problems in the ethical culture of the Red Cross that created the issues discussed in this case. Now we will try to focus on the major reasons and possibilities for future corrections to take the organisation on a solid platform and improve its image. one of the conceivable issue in the moral culture of the American red cross that makes issues is mainly on the account of the organisation being a charitable association. Its senior managers have imagined that all employees, representatives and volunteers will behave ethically....   [tags: Ethics, Hurricane Katrina, September 11 attacks]

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Women During The Civil War

- ... In addition, women’s menstruation was considered problematic. While men’s brains were their primary organ, for a woman it was her uterus. Medical professionals at the time believed that because they couldn’t operate on the brain, they would instead operate on the uterus. Sometimes they even removed the uterus, along with the clitorius, and ovaries. These surgeries were highly dangerous due to an absence in gem and infection precautions (Ouellette, 2015). During the eruption of the Civil War in 1861, a fair number of women bid goodbye to their husbands who left the home to fight in the war....   [tags: Woman, Female, American Civil War, Civil war]

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The American Red Cross

- American Red Cross has been viewed as the nation’s elite humanitarian organization, dedicating themselves to aiding people in need throughout the United States. The American affiliation has also held a joint association with the global Red Cross and Red Crescent networks throughout the world. They are highly dependent on the contributions of American public volunteers time, blood, and money to help support their lifesaving services and programs. All volunteers and employees, alongside the generous donors share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, not just in the United States but around the world....   [tags: the nation's elite humanitarian organization]

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White Rose Essay

- One day a girl named Clara Grossman witnessed her life broken into shambles. She possessed the freedom she wished for, but it was seized out of her hands by Adolf Hitler. She witnessed her own journey first through a ghetto and then the most notorious death camp, Auschwitz. Horrifying scenes and exhausting work left her as a mess. If you were thrown into Clara’s shoes, how would you respond. In 1940, ten years after the Nazis gained authority of Hungary; Hungary established anti-Jewish laws. But four years later, Germany decided to invade Hungary to deplete the last remaining Jewish population in Europe, the Hungarian Jews....   [tags: Clara Grossman, Hitler, ghetto, death camp]

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Diversity and its Impact on Communities and Businesses

- ... When she turned four, she asked her mother if she could start a lemonade stand to raise money for the doctors so they could help other children diagnosed with cancer. Her first lemonade stand raised $2,000 and four years later just before her death she raised over 1 million dollars. The ALSF (Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation) is an American pediatric cancer charity founded by Alexandra. Alex created a big impact on people, since she was diagnosed cancer it made her different from other people, it is not a bad thing because if she was not diagnosed with cancer the ALSF would have not existed....   [tags: influence, race, opportunity]

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The American Red Cross

- Whether it is a local flood or a national disaster, there is always one organization there to help, the American Red Cross. Each year the organization turns down no one in need, benefits 70,000 people in disaster relief, along with saving three lives every time a person donates blood. The American Red Cross has evolved through the years and is still known as one of the most important nonprofit organizations in the world. The American Red Cross has been around since 1881 and is now the nation’s leading emergency response organization....   [tags: Public Safety]

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The Home Front Effect in The American Civil War

- The Civil War was unlike any other war ever fought in America and had many effects on the home front for both the North and the South. It is stated to be the first ever total war, which is a war against not only the civilians but also the armies. The Civil War is also considered the first modern war fought by the U.S. troops. Lincoln asked volunteers to sign up for only three months. Many people thought the war wouldn’t last long. However, the war continued on for four years. The Union armies had around 2,500,000 to 2,750,000 men and the Confederate army had approximately 750,000 to 1,250,000 men....   [tags: The American Civil War]

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Case Study Analysis of the Red Cross

- Facts On October 29, 1863, delegates adopted 10 resolutions that were aimed to help injured soldiers (Greenspan, 2013). This created the International Red Cross. Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross (ARC) in 1881. The International Red Cross inspired Clara while she was on a trip in Europe. She brought the model of the International Red Cross back to the United States and led an organization through its first relief missions. They assisted the United States in the Spanish-American War in 1898....   [tags: American Red Cross, restructuring, war medicine]

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Civil War Medicine

- Civil War Medicine In the Civil War era medical advances were few and so were surgeons. This time period is known in medical history as the “Medical Middle-Ages”. This was the beginning of the technology of today. In this time doctors or physicians were known as surgeons. At the beginning of the war the United States Medical Corp. consisted of less than one hundred people on staff. This included the United States Surgeon General, thirty-six surgeons, and many assistant surgeons. Soon after the war started twelve of the thirty-six surgeons left for the Confederacy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Women's Right to Vote

- Women's Right to Vote After reading Francis Parkman's article, "Women Are Unfit to Vote", I found myself both offended and annoyed. His arguments were not only shaky, but they were also illogical. He states that the family has been the political unit; consequently, the head of the family should be the political representative. He goes on by stating that women have shared imperfectly in the traditions and not in the practice of self-government. Lastly, he suggests women might vote that men should go off and fight in war....   [tags: American America History]

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College 's Core Values Of Mercy, Service, Hospitality, And Justice

- ... I agree that we cannot take every case personally but we still need to retain our humanity and continue to show compassion to fellow humans. Service is the act of helping others or doing work for others. This value is probably the most important part of my field of study and my future career. Those that work in healthcare have dedicated their lives to helping others even when they get will get nothing in return. I do not expect to get anything back or to even get a thank you. I have dedicated to helping others because I put others needs before my own and wish to continue doing so until I am no longer able to help them....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Patient]

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The Civil War and Its Effects on the Nation

- The Civil War is known for its brutality and fierce fighting on both sides that led to one of the greatest wars in the history of the world. The war was vigorously contested and fought with courage and pride for one’s beliefs. The war would tear apart a country and reunite it stronger than ever, the country regrouped and began building a stronger infrastructure and a brighter future. The Civil War will never be forgotten and will always help define a country, a people, and a way of life. The Civil War has revolutionized the United States, and greatly affected not only the United States but also the world....   [tags: people, life, war, change, factors]

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Gender Bias for Men in the Field of Nursing

- ... Nursing has been around since the 1800s. The formal education began when Florence Nightingale published books about nursing and healthcare, creating freestanding education. This idea helped open doors for thousands of women, creating a workforce of educated nurses. These admiral women provided for the casualties during Civil War in 1861. Historical figures like Clara Barton and Dorthea Dix served respectively as supervisor and superintendent throughout the Civil War, and are known for their phenomenal works....   [tags: hospitals, war, stereotypes]

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Battle of Antietam: A Bloody Day in US History

- The Battle of Antietam is remembered as the bloodiest single day of the American Civil War and US history. This battle, also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, was fought on September 17, 1862; and it was named by the Union because it took place near Antietam Creek. The Union army led by General George McClellan and the Confederate army led by General Robert E. Lee encountered each other near Antietam Creek in Sharpsburg, Maryland. The Battle of Antietam was the first battle of the American Civil War to be fought on the northern soil....   [tags: American Civil War]

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Health And Wellbeing And The Prevention Of Suffering

- The History of Nursing There are many factors that have influenced nursing as we know it today. It is forever evolving and changing with the times as more medical advances are made and new things are learned. Nurses of the past have changed nursing now, and nurses of the present will change nursing for the future. The definition of nursing is forever changing as new things are brought to the attention of fellow nurses. The current definition of nursing that is being used for the nursing program at Viterbo is: Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human...   [tags: Nursing, Florence Nightingale, Nurse, Nurses]

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The Civil War : The Second American Revolution

- Historian Charles Beard refers to the civil war as the second American Revolution. Although some may claim that the civil war isn’t a revolutionary war, it can be convincing that the civil war is a revolution because change occurred as a result of this war. Therefore, Charles Beard can be agreed with. On April 12, of 1861 the civil war had begun. This became undoubtedly a fight over America’s fate. During and after this war new and traditional techniques and technological advances were used during this war....   [tags: American Civil War, Emancipation Proclamation]

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Analysis Of Megan 's Self Text Paper

- Megan’s Self-Text Paper Culture is a noun that consumes our whole world inside and out. Culture consumes our school, families, friends, and anything else that we deal with everyday. Culture is who we are personally, who everyone is, and how everything works together. In the classroom, it is defined and broke down into different ways culture can be formed and created. Minority, race, religion, social class, gender, sexual orientation, etc. are the so called terms that defines culture. Having an understand on your personal cultural identity is just one step to understanding the culture around your environment that consumes you....   [tags: Social class, Sociology, Working class]

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William Bacon 's The Defense Of Poesy

- ... An example of this would be Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare. In the 17th century many occupations were not open to women. Being a knight was definitely one of them. Women were seen as unfit for battle because they generally possessed petite bodies. Ironically in Twelfth Night, Viola is a female character that is a disguised as a male in society. She fills in the shoes of a male so well that the only person aware of her female existence is herself. This leads the readers and viewers of Twelfth Night to question the implicit gender roles of society....   [tags: Cold War, United States, 17th century]

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Emotional Cost of Being a Nurses

- ... This, according to the study, has been considered as a great contributor to various errors and the states that impose a compulsory overtime system for their staff in order to make up for lack of enough manpower end up straining these workers even more (Jennings, 2007). Nursing as a practice has a great toll on the body no matter the number of hours that these individuals work in the field. The work involves walking up and down, movement of patients to various sections of the hospitals or having to stand while dealing with the family members of different patients and all these contribute to muscle strain....   [tags: movement of patients, healthcare]

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Political Possibilities Of The Civil War

- Political Possibilities The Civil War was fought between the North and the South from April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865. That was four years, three weeks and six days. The war initially started out to corral rebellious states, but soon changed to be about freedom and liberty and to end slavery. The political possibilities created by the strike during the civil war changed gave African Americans hope for the first time in their lives, but unfortunately it was to be short lived. When the Civil War began many slaves began to realize that this was their opportunity to gain their freedom....   [tags: Black people, White people, Slavery]

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