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Black Studies

African-American Leaders in the 1950s

Words: 658
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Thesis

Such movements gained momentum and encouraged individuals to be even bolder. An example of this can be seen when a group students demanded service at a oolworth's in South…

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6 Pages
Essay

Business

Black & Decker During the 1950s and

Words: 1814
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Black & Decker During the 1950s and 60s, Black & Decker held a dominant position in the domestic market. The company was able to achieve this dominance through technological…

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4 Pages
Essay

Disease

Epidemic Polio Epidemic of the 1950s the

Words: 1192
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Epidemic Polio Epidemic of the 1950s The concept of epidemic regarding infectious diseases is a rather simple concept to understand: over a period of time, an infectious disease spreads…

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3 Pages
Essay

Music

Salsa Music the Late 1950's

Words: 1066
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

This apparent simplicity does not do justice to the complexity of emotion and mood capture and expressed by the music. The tempo of the music is usually between 180…

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2 Pages
Thesis

Agriculture

1930s and the 1950s to

Words: 720
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Thesis

Their California dream is filled with the daily reality of survival, while by the 1950s, recreation and the ocean helped urge many people to leave their inland homes and…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Divorce Statistics in the 1950s

Words: 1829
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Causes of divorce may also include physical, mental or emotional abuse, substance abuse, lack of conflict resolution skills, unmet needs, failed expectations, and significant discrepancies in parenting. People whose…

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Research Paper

Sociology

Realism in the 1950s and 1960s

Words: 506
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Kitchen sink realism The concept of 'kitchen sink realism' became popular in England during the 1950s as a significant number of writers, playwrights, and screenwriters directed their attention toward…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Changes in Public Perception of Women From 1950's to 21st Century

Words: 1911
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Public Perception of Women from 1950's to 21st Century Man and women are what constitutes what one calls Mankind or Human Beings. Historically man has tried to be dominant…

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3 Pages
Essay

Black Studies

Social Movement Civil Rights Struggle of the 1950s and 1960s

Words: 980
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Social Movement: The Civil ights Struggle of the 1950s and 1960s The civil rights struggle in American history is one which is littered with numerous famous events and rulings…

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Essay

Business - Law

Feminism and Fashion in the 1950s Weddings

Words: 1684
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Christian Dior's 1951 Wedding Dress: An Analysis Fashion is often seen as a reflection of how a culture views sexuality, in particular female sexuality. With the introduction of Christian…

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Term Paper

Consumerism

1950's Fashion

Words: 1047
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

1950s Fashions Fashion and makeup trends in the 1950s reflected shifts in popular culture and were heavily influenced by film stars and television. A thriving youth culture contributed to…

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4 Pages
Book Review

American History

Fifties the Book the Fifties

Words: 1338
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Book Review

S. air force. However, the first attack on the U.S. military by the Chinese was made on November 1 in North Korea. A large army of Chinese soldiers attacked…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Business - Advertising

1950s Advertisment One of the

Words: 1646
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It is also interesting that, somewhat differently from the first advertisement, we are no longer looking for efficiency, productivity increase and lower costs. Since consumerism is the key to…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Film

1950's Cinema

Words: 2695
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Cinema 1950s 1950s was a decade of change for the U.S. - cinema was no exception, as it modeled itself to accommodate the social changes U.S. society was going…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

1950s to Scientific Technology of

Words: 1839
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Study Limitations. There is no doubt that the issue of stem cell research and cloning carries with it scientific obligations, moral concerns, and future possibilities (obertson, 2000). However, authors…

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3 Pages
Book Report

Literature

1950 I Robot Is Sometimes Referred to

Words: 1193
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Book Report

1950, I, Robot is sometimes referred to as a novel, but it is a collection of short stories written over a ten-year period, all but one having appeared in…

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3 Pages
Essay

Criminal Justice

1950s Police Operations in the

Words: 1057
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

S. Supreme Court's decisions in Escobedo v. Illinois (Escobedo v. Illinois, 1964) and Miranda v. Arizona (Miranda v. Arizona, 1966). These two cases dramatically altered how police treated criminal…

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3 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Representations of Female Sexuality in the 1950's

Words: 929
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Sexyuality Sexuality The 1950's and Sexuality World War II can be seen as an ending and then a beginning for different eras. Prior to the war, the world was…

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7 Pages
Research Paper

Family and Marriage

Dating Culture in the 1950s

Words: 2386
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Young people had always danced as a means of socializing with one another. However, prior to the 1950s, it was considered appropriate for a girl to dance with a…

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4 Pages
Research Proposal

Black Studies

African-American Families 1950s AB Annotated

Words: 1385
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The 1950s was a time when the last of the generation of slaves were beginning to disappear from communities but their first generation children were attempting to make sense…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Children

Television Shows Since the 1950s Television Has

Words: 942
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Television Shows Since the 1950s, television has become an increasingly vital part of life, providing both an escape from the pressures of everyday life as well as offering social…

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Term Paper

Sociology

American History -- 1950s Precis

Words: 581
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The middle class as a social sector and movement in the society is a benefit because of its ability to mobilize and incite action among people, both socially and…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Government

U S History -- 1950's the

Words: 751
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

During the Eisenhower Administration, America underwent a number of radical changes in its political and social arenas, the most important being the rapid rise in consumerism which before Eisenhower…

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4 Pages
Film Review

Film

Film Analysis of Sunset Boulevard 1950

Words: 1376
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Film Review

Sunset Boulevard is a classic film noir produced in 1950 and directed by Billy Wilder. The film begins with the murder of Joe Gillis, a floundering screenwriter who ends…

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4 Pages
Essay

Black Studies

1920s to the 1950's &

Words: 1136
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Because they lived in constant fear that they would fall victim to white aggression, African-Americans in the South were virtually powerless and had little to no chances to get…

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5 Pages
Thesis

Economics

American Economy 1950s Consumer Culture

Words: 1521
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

Thus, a couple -- Tom and Betsy ath -- are stuck in the middle trying to find real meaning in it. Living in suburban Connecticut, their three children are…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Medicine

History of Occupational Therapy 1950-1960

Words: 902
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

History Of Occupational Therapy Frame 1 - Introduction Occupational therapy is an essential part of the recovery process. It allows the person to engage in meaningful activity that adds…

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Research Proposal

Art  (general)

Influential Illustrators From 1950-1960 James

Words: 612
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Tracy A. Sugarman (1921- ) Tracy A. Sugarman is a famous American illustrator who has had a long and provocative career in the arts. He boasts a career spanning…

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2 Pages
Essay

Engineering

Technical Advances That Occurred Since 1950 That

Words: 656
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

technical advances that occurred since 1950 that radically changed any 4 of the following 6 areas. Transportation - Modern automobiles with all sorts of conveniences such as anti-lock brakes,…

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2 Pages
Essay

Business - Management

Project Management as Developed in the 1950's

Words: 853
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Project Management As developed in the 1950's by the U.S. Navy as a method to manage complex projects; the Program Evaluation and eview Technique (PET) "is a network diagram…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Recreation

Beat Movement of the 1950's and the Roots of a New Counter Culture

Words: 1278
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Blindness Aspergers Equivalence, availability, and participation are taken for granted by people without special needs. People with special needs understand that working methods and utility help create vibrant participation…

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5 Pages
Essay

Art  (general)

Innovation in Las Constriction Industry in the 1950s

Words: 1621
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Csh 21, La: Challenges and Innovations in Its Construction Case Study House 21, LA. Challenges and Innovations in Its Construction The Case Study House 21 (ailey House) epitomizes an…

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5 Pages
Case Study

Business - Law

Johnson v Eisentrager 339 U S

Words: 2000
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Case Study

Therefore, the claim asserted by espondents and sustained by the court below would, in practical effect, amount to a right not to be tried at all for an offense…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Other

Men's Sportswear in the 50s and 90s

Words: 1728
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Men's Sportswear In The 1950s And 1990s As a form of cultural expression, fashion always reflects the deepest concerns of society. But unlike literature, music or art, fashion communicates…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Psychology

Manic Depressive Insanity or the Term Melancholia

Words: 938
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Manic-Depressive Insanity or the Term Melancholia Manic-depressive Insanity The main topic that will be considered in the paper is manic depression. Two papers from different historical periods will be…

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2 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Women From Two Eras the

Words: 548
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

The Status of Women in Contemporary American Society Education Today, women enjoy the same educational opportunities as men. There is no longer any social expectation that only men will…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Music How Old Are You

Words: 700
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

All the places we hung out at had jukeboxes. I don't remember ever going to concerts when I was a kid, but on television they would have like big…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Raisin in the Sun Significance

Words: 2564
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

At the same time Bernice doesn't tell her daughter the history of the heirloom, in fear of waking the spirit. This means that even Bernice is not using her…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Business - Law

Fundamental Rights

Words: 1296
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

1950s, attempts to integrate fundamental human rights into EU treaties met with little success. Many commentators observe that the reason for the failure of these attempts is the fact…

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Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Project on Immigration

Words: 1709
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

1950's through to the 1970's, immigration was a way out for many of Ireland's people due to a shift in the economy after the war for independence. Immigration was…

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23 Pages
Term Paper

Government

Political Science History

Words: 6252
Length: 23 Pages
Type: Term Paper

conservative intellectual movement, but also the role of William uckley and William Rusher in the blossoming of the youth conservative movement Talk about structure of paper, who not strictly…

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35 Pages
Research Proposal

Military

Atomic Testing Though Modern People

Words: 11346
Length: 35 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The First Nuclear Test Of course, the first nuclear test occurred before the 1950s and was part of the United States' effort to develop an atomic weapon during World…

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13 Pages
Term Paper

Children

Winnicott Critical Evaluation of Donald

Words: 4113
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Term Paper

6-25). Winnicott's clinical experiences in this capacity eventually gave him the raw materials "from which he subsequently built his psychoanalytic theories" (Donald Woods Winnicott 1876-1971-2000). Winnicott's Influences and Challenges…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Young White and Miserable by

Words: 2153
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

They did not have the same degree of patience, however, as the more subdued feminists, and they wanted change now. They wanted to choose whether they had children, whether…

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2 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Family How the Family Really

Words: 581
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Women had joined the workforce long before the 1950s, with dual incomes being as necessary for many families during the Depression and even through the 1940s as they are…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Decline in the American Family

Words: 1140
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Another important area of change relates to sexual norms and values in the family. Studies show that there has a definite growth in more permissive attitudes towards sex and…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Gender Studies -- the World Split Open

Words: 2036
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Gender Studies -- the orld Split Open hy were American women unhappy? In building her case regarding the unhappiness that women in America experienced in the 1950s, the author…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Film

James Dean Both His Real Life and

Words: 1997
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

James Dean, both his real life, and how it related to his role in the movie "Rebel without a Cause." It will relate the themes of youth violence, and…

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2 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Money and Success

Words: 635
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Horatio Alger According to author Harlon L. Dalton, the Horatio Alger myth is not simply a myth because it is about a fictional character, but because people have dangerously…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

American History During the 1940s America Had

Words: 1426
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

American History During the 1940s, America had just experienced the onslaught of World War II. After massive fighting against the Axis power nations (Germany, Italy, and Japan), America, along…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Mccarthy and the Cold War One Aspect

Words: 2922
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

McCarthy and the Cold War One aspect of history is that a country's so-called "friend" one day, can be an enemy the next and visa versa. The United States…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Government

Hobsbawm's Age of Extremes Eric

Words: 3076
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

He writes, "The rise of the radical Right after the First World War was undoubtedly a response to the danger, indeed to the reality, of social revolution and working-class…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Art in America There Was

Words: 796
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Later, perhaps inevitably as a consequence of his fascination with cinema, arhol began to make films and to engage in non-static works of performance-based art ("Andy arhol," PBS: American…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Pop Is Tomorrow's Classical- Paul Mccartney Discuss

Words: 3141
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Pop is tomorrow's Classical"- Paul McCartney. Discuss this contention within the context of rock/classical music collaborations since the early 1950s. Classical Rock and Popular Prophecy To the average music-listener,…

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2 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Love Lucy Analysis I Love Lucy Was

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

ove ucy" Analysis I ove ucy was an outstanding 1950's sitcom that ultimately supported 1950's non-threatening gender roles. Though the show differed from other 1950's sitcoms in that ucy…

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6 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

WWII History Making Decades WWII-Present

Words: 2515
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Diversity -- with the exception of homophobia -- was beginning to be commonly accepted and praised. Technology -- such as the use of DNA in criminology and the introduction…

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7 Pages
Thesis

Children

Children's Literature Sass's the Cat

Words: 2352
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Thesis

In addition, the human pronoun "her" is used to refer to the mother penguin, while "it" would have been a more appropriate choice if the author wanted to reinforce…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

American History

Singular Events Can Have Profound

Words: 2179
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Because of the widespread stigma against homosexuality in the United States and worldwide, medical research was thwarted and the disease became virtually synonymous with homosexuality. It would take the…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Art in America Abstract Expressionism

Words: 1986
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In essence, this painting "mixes a toothpaste smile with the grimace of a death's head" and symbolizes the true work of an American "action" painter (de la Croix &…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Same-Sex Marriage Specifically it Will

Words: 3353
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

771). His arguments center on the public responsibilities of marriage. He writes, "This is true because legal marriage is a public institution, created by law to promote public policy…

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