The Industrial Revolution and Child Labor

The industrial revolution began in the mid-eighteenth century, in 1760. It was a huge revolution that transformed the agriculture and handicraft-based economies into mechanized manufacturing, large-scale industrial production, and factory-based economies. The advancement and development of technology made the existing factories all around the world more efficient and gave rise to new brands and factories.…

Native American Religions

Traditions of violence relative to Native American religious values and customs have been widely misunderstood and misinterpreted throughout history.  Early stereotypes of the indigenous habitants of the North and South American continents depicted Native Americans as violent, unintelligent, and primitive in their use of technology and resources.   Few records exist regarding the nature of…

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797): A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Protofeminist is a term used to define women in a philosophical tradition that anticipated modern feminist concepts yet lived in a time when the term “feminist” was unknown, that is, prior to the 20th century. The precise use of the term is disputed, 18th-century feminism and 19th century feminism being also subsumed under “feminism” proper.…