Benjamin Rush

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physician and American Revolutionary leader


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Zarrow, a psychologist and Jungian analyst, details the dreams of Founding Fathers John Adams and Benjamin Rush as related in their letters to each other after Adams' presidency.
Pickens Hospital in Greenville, SC, was elected vice president of the Benjamin Rush Society (BRS) at its annual meeting January 20-22, 2010, in Grand Cayman, British West Indies.
The best known of these was Benjamin Rush, a member of the Continental Congress.
Benjamin Rush predicted that Witherspoon's "works will probably preserve his name to the end of time" (p.
We have to remember that one of the brilliant signers of the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Rush, M.
It is no problem for the informed reader to identify Benjamin Rush or Eldridge Gerry, but who was Jared Sparks, to whom Jefferson wrote a long missive on the possibility of creating a colony in Africa for the re-colonization of African slaves?
An awards program called the Benjamin Rush Awards, which requires members to complete the online civics curriculum, write letters to the editor and public officials, register voters, volunteer in local campaigns, and sign up new members.
Benjamin Rush, the penitentiary was viewed by those who wielded political power as a place where men could be reformed and calm their "wild" ways, making them law-abiding citizens.
This metamorphosis is displayed clearly in the writings of Benjamin Rush (1746-1813), the "father" of American psychiatry.
Of particular interest is the chapter detailing events of the 1793 outbreak in Philadelphia, and the efforts of Benjamin Rush to treat patients and determine the specific cause.
She is an American reformer and religious hero in the tradition of Benjamin Rush, Dorothy Day, and Martin Luther King Jr.
Stinchcomb includes the contributions of John Howard (who coined the term "penitentiary"), William Penn, Benjamin Rush and Alexander Maconochie, among others.
It's one of America's most fascinating cemeteries, thanks to its colonial residents and other tenants such as Benjamin Rush, the father of American psychiatry, and Phillip Syng Physick, the father of modern surgery.
In America, the concept of 'therapeutic horticulture' dates back to 1768, when Benjamin Rush considered that digging the soil had a curative effect on the mentally ill.