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FDR’s New Deal: Effect on Women and Minorities

WOMEN Women had gradually gained workplace, reproductive and voting rights since the turn of the century. By the 1920’s contraception was more widespread, more women were working and attitudes towards traditional femininity were more open. However, these rights were mostly only available to middle-class, urban, white women (the demographic depicted in this source). In most…

Lord Curzon’s Administration of India: What He Promised; What He Performed: Analysis and Review

“Lord Curzon’s Administration of India: What He Promised; What He Performed” by Syed Sirdar Ali Khan can be considered a well-written source of Lord Curzon’s rule as Viceroy of India. The source’s weight, validity, and value can be assessed when looking at its origin, purpose, and provenance. Syed Ali Khan states “…he deserves to be…

Versailles & The League of Nations: Review Test

Test (Answers at the bottom) What treaty did Italy sign with the Allies in 1915?                What intercepted document led to the USA entering the war in 1917?         Approximately how long did Romania fight for before making peace?        In what letters had GB promised independence to the Arabs?                      In what treaty did GB & France…

Simone de Beauvoir: Existential Ethics

The existential theory is a 20th-century philosophy that is concerned with the scrutiny of human existence in the world. The fundamental existentialist viewpoint is that humans exist first, and everyone spends their lives changing their nature and essence. Humans are conscious entities, and it is this consciousness that determines their existence. The second nature of the…

Daly Gyn/Ecology, Metaethics and Meta Patriarchal

Gyn/ecology is the title for Mary Daly’s third book that is considered the most radical of all her publications. Daly characteristically redefined old words or coined new ones with the intention of undermining patriarchal attitudes. She creates such words because none are available in the ordinary language to help her relay the meaning of what…

Nietzsche’s Slave and Master Morality, Death of God

Nietzsche’s opines that there are two different moralities; the master and slave morality that appears universally in society and are always in conflict with each other. According to the philosopher, people with a stronger will and more ambitions possess master morality. These individuals are also open-minded, risk-takers, influencers, and have high self-esteem. Master morality, stresses…