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    through an examination of the political economic social intellectual and cultural events of the 1950s Episodes Management in the Home Scientific Reasoning for Domestic Pursuits Date s September 8 1954 Location Tag s Women 1950s Dr Elaine Knowles Weaver of Ohio State University urges women to analyze their tasks in this article posted in the New York Time 1954 The book cited by Dr Weaver is Management in the Home

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    more needed to be done Before 1960 equality was just a thought being pondered by every woman in America but now women felt they had to fight for equal rights One of these woman was author Betty Friedan who through her writings changed Early Relationship Between Automobiles and Masculinity Date s 1919 Location Tag s automobile male identity Gasoline Alley Introduced in the early 20th century the automobile became one the great advances that occurred within American society They soon came to greatly expand the mobility of the American people and would eventually come to dominate the travel and leisure industries Due to the fact that early automobiles where the new toy for leisure and luxury usually only the upper class where affluent enough Women and Aviation Date s 1943 to 1945 Location Tag s Women World War II Aviation It was the year1930 and a new form of travel was taking over aviation The children and parents were awe inspired when viewing the planes flying over their heads Children dreamt of one day flying a plane and traveling to different parts of the world As World War II began Americans all over the nation enlisted as pilots Most often pilot was associated with men but as World War II erupted this The Mining Life Date s 1899 to 1917 Location Tag s Mining men masculinity Rollins alumnus and adventure novelist Rex E Beach knew what it meant to be a man in the early 20th century Beach was physically active between sports in his college days at Rollins and mining in Alaska where he first tapped into his literary prowess An account by friend Dave King published in the New York Times recounts the hardships involved in the search for gold and other valuable minerals Strong Female Characters in Depression Era Media Date s 1920 to 1945 Location Tag s Urban Society Great Depression World War II Sexism Feminism Milton Caniff Comics Dragon Lady Cartoonist The Great Depression provided a hotbed of motivation that led to a dramatic change in the status quo of gender roles With unemployment at an all time high the duties of a housewife were suddenly multiplying both in importance and quantity This forced women to become more creative and tenacious bearing the responsibility of relieving the pressures of joblessness and hunger Housewives were intensely Adaption of Man to the changing of society Date s 1900 to 1916 Location Tag s masculinity Adversity American Society Since the advent of the earliest humans the man of the house was expected to provide for the family Subsequently with the advance of civilization all men came to learn that this is a fundamental rule of their very essence and natural definition of what is a real man No matter their situation even if he is forced out of his own inhabitance that he must be able to use a combination of Monroe Manifests Humanity Date s January 1905 to August 1929 Location Tag s US Government Munroe Kirk

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    movement and which focuses on the moral aspects of having an abortion The author s name is Gwen von Stetten a student at Rollins College and this article was written May 8 1970 three years before the decision of Roe v Wade and Doe v Bolton both decided Gender in the 1970s Women s Fashions Date s 1971 to 1979 Location Tag s The 1970s Gender fashion women s rights With fine fabrics and linens that were soft and sunswept Leedy s on Park Avenue had clothes for discriminating girls of all ages 1 This advertisement reflects the changes in women s fashion in the 1970s After the 1960s known as a decade of peaceful nonviolent reform movements the 1970s brought changes in gender roles Many women demanded equal rights and advocated for careers Abortion in the 1970s Date s May 8 1970 Location Tag s Gender 1970s abortion During the 1970s abortion became a hot topic that was either avoided in conversation or would lead to a heated debate Even today the debate over abortion is still present When the Roe v Wade case was being debated in court from 1971 until the verdict was decided in 1973 many protests broke out across the nation 1 These protests divided people men and women young and old In a Sandspur The Rise of Divorce in Florida in the 1970s Date s January 1 1978 to December 31 1978 Location Tag s Florida Divorce The 1970s Nationally divorce rates climbed 82 percent during the decade of the 1970s and in no state was this trend more apparent than in Florida According to the 1978 records of the Vital Statistics of Florida VSF dissolutions of marriage including annulments reached an all time high while remaining below the 1975 divorce rate at which

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    some aspects of their culture A few of these aspects included music and the instruments used to create the music of their original cultures Naturally being from totally differing regions the Africans cultures were completely different from that of Europeans This is shown in the accounts of the Europeans travels to Africa in hopes The Founding of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Florida Date s June 22 1865 Location Tag s Florida Religion African American Religion A M E Church On June twenty second 1865 the first African American Methodist Episcopalian Church A M E Church was established in Jacksonville Florida Appropriated as the corresponding reverend of the A M E Church in Florida was Reverend W A Stewart who helped build churches around Florida and spread Methodist Episcopalism throughout the state The South Carolina A M E Conference of May 1865 recorded Economic Forces Shaping the African American Experience Date s 1845 Location Tag s slavery economy 1844 Economic Forces Shaping the African American Experience 1600 1877 Primary Source Slaves and the Courts Trial and Imprisonment of Jonathan Walker at Pensacola Florida for Aiding Slaves to Escape From Bondage Boston Pub at the Anti slavery office 1845 Accessed

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    Winter Park Hamilton Disston The Man Who Reshaped Florida Date s 1881 to 1896 Location Tag s Hamilton Disston Florida Hamilton Disston s mission was to transform Florida from a state full of swamps to an almost tropical paradise He put down his famous saws and left his home in Philadelphia to travel down to Florida and take on the highly risky and tough job of finding a way for people to want to move to Florida Hamilton was born on August 23 1844 in Philadelphia His father Henry Disston was the head of the Keystone The Columbian Exposition America s Showcase to the World Date s May 1 1893 to October 30 1893 Location Tag s Columbian Exposition Chicago World s Fair On September 7 1893 Professor John Howard Ford returned from Chicago where he had placed an exhibit of Rollins College at the Chicago World s Fair 1 The exhibit was placed in three different sections at the Fair the Educational Department of Liberal Arts the Denominational Department and in the Florida Building 2 Ford was acting president at the college having stepped into the position The Republican State Convention Date s April 1892 to 1892 Location Tag s Politics 1892 Republicans In April 1892 the republican state convention was held in Tallahassee Florida An event where Republicans can choose who to elect and who will represent them in the national republican convention 1 The state convention was an important event in time where the Republicans attack the Democrats and elaborate on the reasons why they shouldn t rule in Florida The Republicans were angry that the Democrats Exploring the gerrymandering drama in Winter Park FL Date s February 23 1893 Location Tag s The Advocate Gerrymandering The year 1893 proved a complicated one for The City of

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    and the box office in 1978 took in 12 more than in 1977 with a whopping record breaking 2 7 billion 1 One 1977 movie also broke records for major American Race in Comic Books Date s March 25 1972 Location Tag s race Comics The stereotypical superhero is handsome is strong has superpowers and is white Most comic books featured a stereotypical white hero who was stronger and was far more superior than any other Characters such as Superman Batman and the Green Lantern depiect the idea of the handosme and heroric white comic book hero that all kids are familiar with However comic books began to reflect Superheores and Late 20th Century Pop Culture Date s January 30 1966 to May 2 1971 Location Tag s Pop Culture Superheroes Pows bangs and booms captivated young readers in the late 1930 s and up throughout the entirety of World War II However characters like Batman and Superman nearly fell into obscurity after Fredric Wertham published Seduction of the Innocent in 1954 Comic book burnings were not an uncommon in suburban America It took time determination and alternative media outlets but superheroes The people s opinion at the international convention of comic art in 1968 Date s January 1 1960 to December 31 1968 Location Tag s New York City 1960s Comics The people s opinion at the International Convention of Comic Art in 1968 In the cover of thousands of comic books Batman Superman and Capitan Marvel are displayed in courageous brilliance These comis books were once so cheap that you could pay 10 cents for each but in 1968 they were selling for approximately 150 dollars each during the International Convention of Comic Art Phil Seuling Superman vs Ali Simply A Fictional Fight or Something More Date s February 1 1978 Location Tag s Muhammad Ali Superman Minority Groups Muhammad Ali was the first Muslim boxer to win a heavyweight title and his fame earned him the opportunity to create a comic book plot for American readers Ali chose to write a scenario in which he and Superman who was unable to use his powers boxed against each other as mortals In fighting Superman Ali is clearly reflecting the internal racial war that was going on during 1970 s America He Finding Hope in a World of Apathy Comic Book Movies in 1979 Date s 1978 to 1979 Location Tag s President Carter Jimmy Carter Comic Book Movies Comic Books Comics In 1979 the American populace was in a state of apathy and hopelessness feeling stuck in a rut with no positive change in sight Under President Jimmy Carter many people felt that because their problems could not be solved it was best to accept things the way they were Carter s foreign policies are still debated today During his time he unintentionally created tensions by endorsing the European Super boy and The Cold War Date s 1949 Location Tag s Shuster Siegel Smallville Super boy Cold War

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    In Basic Search Search African American History Since 1877 Spring 2016 Rollins College Description This course examines the experience and transformative contribution of African Americans to the United States from Reconstruction to the contemporary period Students will consider the African American experience since the end of slavery the political economy of race segregation the civil rights struggle and the social stresses associated with creation of a modern nation state in

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    century the United States soldiers scouted out Indians in order to rid the new white settlements in the south of Indians Many soldiers in their infantries would leave their fort and go scout and capture Indians however majority of the time the soldiers killed the Indians instead because the Indians resisted capture When a soldier caught an Indian off guard and alone An Escape and a Death Date s 1817 to 1840 Location ALACHUA Florida Tag s Crime Violence Health Death Native Americans War Escaping from a United States fort was not always easy to do but still very possible The United States government built Fort King in 1827 to be a buffer between the Seminoles and the whites settling in the region The fort held many captured Indians At Fort King the soldiers responsibilities consisted in keeping the Indians in their territory while protecting the white settlers from Amherst County Citizens Petition for a Railroad Date s 1850 to 1851 Location AMHERST Virginia Tag s Economy Government Law Migration Transportation Urban Life Boosterism According to W W Scott s History of Orange County the period of time between 1848 and 1860 was relatively serene and well organized in that particular area of central Virginia Following the United States triumphant victory in the Mexican War of 1848 one of Virginia s sons and a decorated hero from the war General Zachary Taylor was elected President The era that began Twelve Years a Slave Date s January 2 1853 to January 4 1853 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s African Americans Agriculture Crime Violence Law Migration Transportation Race Relations Slavery The memoirs of Solomon Northup vividly portrayed the descent of a former New York freedman into the harsh system of slavery faced by many African Americans living in the

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