Roman Women

Almost all the information we have about Roman women derives from elite Roman males Usually women we portrayed stereotypically Chaste wives, mothers, daughters Evil seductresses, scheming power-mongers Women and Public Life Women had no political rights They could not vote They could not be elected magistrates Could exemplify an idea Embody the values of the…

Benjamin Franklin: Biography, Bifocals, Lighting Rod, Harmonica, Stove

Biography January 17th 1706 – April 17th 1790 Milk Street, Boston, Massachusetts Attended Boston Latin School, finished school at 10 years old Worked for brother James at New England Courant Developed the persona “Mrs. Silence Dogood” in order to send letters to the newspaper Writer, political theorist and artist, postmaster, scientist and an inventor Inventions…

History the Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement

“When discrimination against Blacks, Jews, and women, though prevalent, is no longer officially sanctioned, discrimination against homosexuals is condoned by both church and state.” Two objectives Removal of laws and practices discriminating against homosexuals Acceptance of sexuality Considered an ethnic minority No permanent security Excluded Heterosexuals need to accept them as equals, not a sexual…

Russian Revolution: Kornilov, Lenin, Stalin, Trotsky and Zinoviev

The February and October revolutions William Chamberlain describes the Feb. revolution as “the most leaderless, spontaneous, anonymous revolutions of all time”. That is true because there were no dominating figures such as Lenin present at the revolution. Others such as David Longley says that people “simply rose to the occasion” On Feb. 23 a demonstration…