Society and Civilization

A society is a group of people who interact with each other via a shared role or network. It may also refer to a social group that shares the same geographical location and is part of the same culture.

Asked in History of the United States, Society and Civilization

Why did railroads have a greater impact on American society than did canals and steamboats?

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Inland transportation by canals and steamboats were limited to waterways such as rivers and the canals that connected rivers or connected a lake to another lake or river. Of course, transportation from one ocean port to another one was also available, but it took extra time and was affected greatly by weather conditions. The vast inland network of railways was begun in earnest in the early part of the 18th Century. Railroad tracks could be built almost anywhere and tunnels and bridges let trains have great access to anywhere in the USA. One huge hindrance to transportation from the US east coast to the US west coast was the time it took to sail around South America. Storms took their toll and the time was immense. On May 10th of 1869, everything about coast to coast transportation changed. This was the day that railroad tracks from the east and the west joined together creating the Trans Continental railway. This not only enabled people to travel coast to coast but the first benefit was time and money. Here is an example: Transporting mail from New York City to San Francisco by stage coach or Pony Express cost $1,100 per mile. By railroad the cost was crushed to $200 per mile. This was a staggering difference. The same type savings would also benefit to private citizens, military personnel, crops, livestock and precious metals. By the 1880's the USA had nearly one third of the world's railway systems. The impact was clear and almost immediate.
Asked in Literature and Language, Philosophy and Philosophers, Society and Civilization

One automatic aspect of reading is?

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A good reader while seeing the printed letters before his eyes will also be seeing the scenes described therein which automatically happens, and which can also be cultivated as an exciting habit through patience and practice. Thus a good-written book, be it a novel, story, play, poem or even Socrates, Plato and their retinue discussing the philosophy of life in the Athens market place, should and ought to give the thrill and pleasant experience of going through a good Cinema in full colour.
Asked in History, Society and Civilization, Century - 1800s

What were the similarities and differences among the reform movements of the early to mid-1800s?

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the similarities and differences of the refrom movement of the early to mid-1800s were similarities:abolitionists belived that slavery should be outlawed
Asked in Society and Civilization, Social Work, The Difference Between, Welfare

Difference between social welfare and social work?

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Social work - professional activity of helping systems Social welfare - system aimed at creating social and economic justice
Asked in US Constitution, Society and Civilization

The constitution is based on what?

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The Constitution is based on the 7 principles.
Asked in Society and Civilization

How did people gain more power during the age of Jackson?

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People gained more power during the Age of Jackson because he; 1: owned more land 2: the democratic party grew & more Americans played a role in government
Asked in Politics and Government, Society and Civilization

What are the bad effect of feudalism or feudal system?

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war will be there and no peace will be maintained. unity will not be there
Asked in College Degrees, Society and Civilization

What is important of nstp?

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yes believe that nstp of national service training program is needed in a college cirriculum because intell
Asked in Essays, Society and Civilization

How literature is a mirror of society and life?

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literature is a mirror of society and life because it is a reflection of what happens im our environment and its exposes life.
Asked in Society and Civilization

How was Egyptian society organized?

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they have a death ritual and some of it help them to organized the better living.
Asked in Business Globalization, Society and Civilization

Is a borderless world a dream or reality?

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borderless world is merely a dream,,, no country cant give up their border,, human mentality is lik that.. Borderless world is merely a dream because in this modern era, everyone is fighting for land. It is impossible for humans to stop fighting and start a borderless world until we find another sentient race to fight and become united under one banner.
Asked in Entertainment & Arts, Society and Civilization

Who is Tana Kama?

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Tana Kama- anynomus voice of the Gemara
Asked in Ancient History, Pronouns, Society and Civilization, Knights

What did a knight do to win the affections of a lady in the feudal court?

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win the affections of a lady is when you have a battle with somebody else and you defeat that other knight than you may get the girl, or when you give the girl that you love sweet things or thoughts and not mess up,Than the girl would end up in your hands as a prize possessions.
Asked in Society and Civilization

Who is Delfin Fresnosa?

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He is an author. He wrote the short story "Dark"
Asked in Society and Civilization

What are two of the tangible ways in which state governments improve society?

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The state builds and maintains state highways. That's the only thing a government does to improve anything.
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What puritan beliefs exist in todays society?

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The belief in American culture that one should not display one's wealth has its roots in Puritan beliefs. The Puritan belief in the 'work ethic' also still manifests itself in American culture.
Asked in Society and Civilization

What are the 3 forms of government ruled by one ruled by a few ruled by many?

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aristocracy- rule by the best oligarcgy-rule by the few democracy-rule by the many
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities, History, Politics & Society, Economics, Society and Civilization

Is education the single most important factor in a development of a country?

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Education has been an important part in society and it has a great significance to us. A complete education provides large number of qualified people with advanced knowledge and skills through a wide range of subjects. Education has a tremendous influence on the civilization which helps for a countries development.This may improve the local economy as doctors,architectures,businessman are born to the development of the country. Nowadays,when our world is slowly developing in the area of economics,in every fields there's a strong growing needs in experienced and talented people who will be able to contribute to the development of a country. It's very important that education plays an important role in the development process of countries. Higher education helps people to succeed in life. Higher education is not compulsory of young people because they can learn from their experience while at work. If we take an example: Two people are working in one company in production line. One person has obtained higher education while the other person has not. The important factor is that the person with higher education background will control his production line from an insight mind while the other person do it in a normal way. Higher education does not only provide with knowledge but also it helps to develop your pride and personality. Our world,our country,our society will not develop if people engage in murders,crimes and robberies. Every person have good qualities along with bad,but the higher education gives us the opportunity to develop our good and satisfactory sides by providing our country with people,for the sack of countries development. Higher education is one of the most significant one, that can control our past, present and future. Therefor, I agree that education is the single most important development in the country.