The Federal Railroad Safety Acts and George Corson
– Kurns, Executrix of the Estate of Corson, Deceased, Et Al. V. Railroad Friction Products Corp. Et AL. George Corson was an employee of the Chicago Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad between 1947 and 1974 as a welder and machinist. Corson was diagnosed with mesothelioma soon after retirement. A claim was filed stating that Railroad Friction Products Corporation claiming injury from Corson’s exposure to asbestos in locomotives and locomotive parts distributed by respondents. Respondents were granted summary judgment, ruling that the state-law claims were pre-empted by the Locomotive Inspection Act….
The Earliest Examples of Welding: Bronce Age and The Middle Age
– The earliest evidence of welding dates back to the Bronze Age. The earliest examples of welding that have been found to date are welded gold boxes belonging to civilizations that thrived during the bronze age. There is evidence supporting the fact that even the Egyptians developed a form of welding. Several of their iron tools were made by welding. During the Middle Ages, a set of blacksmiths came to the forefront, crafting tools, weapons and other necessities. Blacksmiths of the Middle Ages welded various types of iron tools by hammering….
The Cult of True Womanhood 1820-1860, by Barbara Welter
– The conditions of the women in the United States during the nineteenth century, woman were basically expected to obey their husbands and pressure the role of housewife. “The Cult of True Womanhood” by Barbara Welter allows a person to understand the life for a woman during this time. Most women write about fighting for women’s right in the nations, where Welter decided to take a different approach. The purpose of “The Cult of True Womanhood” was to educate people about the life of a woman in the 19th century….
Supression of Women in The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and The Cult of True Womanhood: 1820-1860 by Barbara Welter
– In the nineteenth century men and women were subjects of patriarchal societies and as such fit into the particular gender associated roles. Men were considered to be in control and were often professionals. Women, on the other hand, were supposed to be pious and domestic—the “hostage in the home” (Welter 43). Both Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “the Yellow Wallpaper” and Barbara Welter’s “The Cult of True Womanhood: 1820-1860” reflect the suppressed life that American women were forced to live. Gilman’s narrator suffers from the patriarchal construct of her society but in the end shows that the cult of true womanhood can be broken through….
Discrimination Exposed in I Want to Buy a Vowel by John Welter
– What is the American dream. For everyone, it is different. The old lady walking across the street may dream of getting a new house. The rich man with a big house might dream that he will find a true love. For the Chinese child at school, maybe it is just to fit in with society. There are many things holding people back from their dreams, such as family, age, or culture, their general lifestyle. This story is about an immigrant looking to achieve his dream, but is held back for many reasons….