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    point in the late 1800’s into the early 1900’s. The advocacy for civil rights for women was overwhelming as well as the right to vote. The struggle for civil right was an uphill battle. In 1860, New York revised the Married Women’s Property Act, which gave women the shared custody of their children, a voice in their will and wages. Many would think that this would be a given right, however it was not before this time protests, marches, and vocal women were seen in the early 1900’s. The Women's

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    1800’s to the early 1900’s. This was a era in which the U.S. wanted to change the problems that they faced everyday. Social standings of many people were a vital part of this time, but many other problems that concerned the country were addressed. Some issues that this era covered were women’s rights and racism. Both still occur today and are huge problems. Though it has been roughly 100 years, the political issues have not made a drastic change. At first in the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s, the

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    Until the early 1900's, scientists used several methods of measurement in their efforts to determine the age of the Earth. They studied sedimentation and erosion, stratification (with fossil evidence), measured the salinity of the oceans, and used thermodynamics to determine loss of heat since the Earth's beginning. Each of these approaches yielded estimates that the Earth was anywhere from 24 to 100 million years old. The pioneering work of Becquerel in 1896 (the discovery of uranium), and

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    Early PR practices were deemed "press agentry" and were thought of a group that fell into a comparison with propaganda. This was because of the use of hype and manipulation of information. For the most part during development of the practice, there was little to no ethical boundaries. In the early 1900's however, there was a major focus on using factual information and labeling it public information, though somewhat manipulation, in order to help gain the public's interest or trust. This factual

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    plays a huge role in our lives. Food keeps us going through the day. Food to us is like gas to cars. Without gas, the car cannot drive.But is the food we are putting into our systems having a bad impact on our bodies that we can't control? In the early 1900s, the food was incredibly unsanitary. The food was more dangerous than when "The Jungle" was written. We have come a long way. When we are served food we expect it to not be contaminated and touched by the hands of the people in the kitchen. When

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    There were many reasons that a positive change was needed in the US during the early 1900’s. The use of child labor went up during the industrial revolution. People needed to feel some newness in the 1900’s. They were so used to restrictions. During the progressive era people fought to change issues such as racism, women not having rights and child labor. During this time colored people still had to use separate bathrooms from whites. There was a lot of segregation between black and white people

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    rewarding part of society, like entertainment and staying well-informed, but it can also paint a stereotypical and degrading image of women. In the early 1900's, around the 1920's to be more precise, women in movies and on television did not have the creative boundaries they have today. Women were able to control their own sexuality, but in the mid-1900's Hollywood set up two major roles women could portray; the “innocent ingenue or the threateningly sexual vamp (pg 18).” Although media has changed

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    The term “survival of the fittest” originated from Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. It basically means that those who can adapt to changing surroundings are fit to stay alive over those who cannot. Social Darwinism, which has to do with people, jobs, and government followed the same teachings. This teaches that those who adapt to change were more likely to succeed and make more money than those who couldn’t, but those who couldn’t were seen as “unfit.” Especially in this time of innovation

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    During the early 1900’s America was in its “Gilded Age”. The economy was booming and everyone seemed to be happy from the outside. But, there were many problems going on in the United States. In the factories where most people worked there were corrupt bosses, the people were overworked and there was child labor. The only salvation that these people had was to drink. The workers drank to calm down and feel no pain. But this destroyed families because they were almost constantly drunk. They would

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    introduction and also some of the procedures to the juvenile system in America in the early 1900’s, and also in today’s generation . When people think of the juvenile justice the first thing that comes to mind is probably all of the bad children that end up in jail or prison. When we forget that these are just children that can be helped in other ways: such as reformed schools, Big Brother programs, Boot camp, etc. In the early 19th century courts would punish and confine juveniles in large penitentiaries

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