Thursday, January 5, 2017

Tag: Rights

Labor Exploitations and the Creation of Protections

The Industrial Revolution in the United States started in earnest after the Embargo of 1807 (on British and French products) and the War of...

National War Labor Board’s Affect on Union Growth

The attack on Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941, was the event that set into action the United States’ full involvement into World War...

Anne Bradstreet – America’s First Feminist?

In reading Anne Bradstreet’s “The Prologue,” I sense what might be America’s first feminist publication. This poem, printed in 1650, contains overtones of anti-Puritan...

The Communist Party and the Civil Rights Movement

When one thinks of the obstacles that blacks had to overcome in America, there are a few obvious obstructions: the Ku Klux Klan, poll...

Fighting for the Press–Book Review

When one comes across a headline in the news about the violation of a First Amendment right, the right in question is usually one...

When America Lost Its Freedom of Speech and Press

From the inception of the Bill of Rights, trying times have tested the tensile strength of these ten amendments. The First Amendment--I believe--is the first...