What is Totalitarianism? History & Ideology

The twentieth century brought a radical reform of political systems in Europe, a trend of authoritarian and totalitarian regimes, with political mannerisms like the world had never seen before, was developing throughout the continent. The anti-democratic movement primarily fueled the drive for these regimes; however reasons vary from country to country. Totalitarianism involves total control…

Immanuel Kant: Biography & Contributions

Early Life Born April 22, 1724-Köningsberg Artisan Pietist family Taught hard-work, honesty, cleanliness and independence Attended University of Köningsberg Tutored and then taught at the University Key Works Three Critiques Critique of Pure Reason Critique of Practical Reason Critique of Judgement Critique of Pure Reason Very long and very complex Determine the limits and scope…

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…