List of books banned by governments From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search A display of formerly banned books at a US library Banned books are books or other printed works such as essays or plays which are prohibited by law or to which free access is not permitted by other means. The practice of banning books is a form of censorship, from political, legal, religious, moral, or less often commercial motives. This article lists notable banned books and works, giving a brief context for the reason that each book was prohibited. Banned books include fictional works such as novels, poems and plays and non-fiction works such as biographies and dictionaries.
Bread and Roses Strike. Massachusetts National Guard troops surround strikers in Lawrence, Massachusetts New England was key to the industrial revolution in the United States.
Technological developments and achievements from the Manufactory led to the development of more advanced cotton mills, including Slater Mill in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
Recruiters were hired by mill agents to bring young women and children from the countryside to work in the factories. Between andthousands of farm girls moved from rural areas where there was no paid employment to work in the nearby mills, such as the famous Lowell Mill Girls.
As the textile industry grew, immigration also grew. By the s, immigrants began working in the mills, especially Irish and French Canadians.
Bythe region accounted for well over a quarter of all manufacturing value in the country and over a third of its industrial workforce. So too did anti-slavery politicians who wanted to limit the growth of slavery, such as John Quincy AdamsCharles Sumnerand John P.
When the anti-slavery Republican Party was formed in the s, all of New England, including areas that had previously been strongholds for both the Whig and the Democratic Parties, became strongly Republican. New England remained solidly Republican until Catholics began to mobilize behind the Democrats, especially inand up until the Republican party realigned its politics in a shift known as the Southern strategy.
This led to the end of "Yankee Republicanism" and began New England's relatively swift transition into a consistently Democratic stronghold. The immigrants filled the ranks of factory workers, craftsmen and unskilled laborers.
The Irish assumed a larger and larger role in the Democratic Party in the cities and statewide, while the rural areas remained Republican. Yankees left the farms, which never were highly productive; many headed west, while others became professionals and businessmen in the New England cities.
The Great Depression in the United States of the s hit the region hard, with high unemployment in the industrial cities. The Democrats appealed to factory workers and especially Catholics, pulling them into the New Deal coalition and making the once-Republican region into one that was closely divided.
However the enormous spending on munitions, ships, electronics, and uniforms during World War II caused a burst of prosperity in every sector. Fall foliage in the town of Stowe, Vermont The region lost most of its factories starting with the loss of textiles in the s and getting worse after The factory economy practically disappeared.
Like urban centers in the Rust Beltonce-bustling New England communities fell into economic decay following the flight of the region's industrial base.
The textile mills one by one went out of business from the s to the s. For example, the Crompton Company, after years in business, went bankrupt incosting the jobs of 2, workers in five states.
The major reasons were cheap imports, the strong dollar, declining exports, and a failure to diversify. Alexander King House in Suffield, Connecticut What remains is very high technology manufacturing, such as jet engines, nuclear submarines, pharmaceuticals, robotics, scientific instruments, and medical devices.
MIT the Massachusetts Institute of Technology invented the format for university-industry relations in high tech fields, and spawned many software and hardware firms, some of which grew rapidly.
InNew England had two of the ten poorest cities by percentage living below the poverty line in the U.Essay Smoking Bans On New Jersey. Smoking Bans in New Jersey New Jersey has to carry on the prohibition of smoking in public access restaurants, bars, parks, and clubs.
Nonsmokers can consume secondhand smoke which is treacherous. The risk of smoking in a building can result in a fire and lead to traumatic events.
Essay on Ban Smoking In Public Places - Banning smoking in public places Before people start smoking they have a choice, but once you are a smoker that choice goes and you then become an addict. Smoking is the inhalation and exhalation of the fumes of burning tobacco. Published: Mon, 5 Dec There are many bad effects of smoking related to health, social and psychological level which can harm the life of a person in great detail.
The emergence of public smoking ban can be backdated to when Pope Urban VII threatened to excommunicate anyone who took any form of tobacco inside a church. Afterwards other European cities enacted smoking bans.
If smoking is banned in public places it safeguards the life of the smoker as well as that of the public. Studies have shown that second hand smoke kills. Second hand smoke causes sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), respiratory infections and asthma attacks in children.
As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria. Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo.
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