She worked on Appleby’s indigo plantation once Georgia nursed Aminata back to health. On the plantation, Aminata picked and processed the indigo, creating a dye. The blue flowers represent Aminata’s time on the indigo plantation and the things she went through. Robinson Appleby sexually assaulted her, she lost her son Mamadu to slave traders, and had her head shaved and belongings burned in front of the other slaves. The indigo business also gave her hope though, as it allowed her to meet Solomon Lindo, an indigo grader and her second owner.
The Texas Revolution was where The Battle of Alamo where President Santa Anna did a 13 day siege and killed off the 100 Texas who were stationed there. This became a major victory for Santa Anna and also inspired the Texans to fight harder because the soldiers who surrendered also were killed off. General Sam Houston later on captured Santa Anna which later they declare impedance from
soldiers in the disputed zone under the command of General Zachary Taylor, killing about a dozen. Taylor called in reinforcements, and with the help of superior rifles–were able to defeat the Mexicans at the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma. Following those battles, Polk told the U.S. Congress that the “cup of patience has been exhausted, even before Mexico passed the boundary of the United States, invading our territory, and shed American blood upon American soil.” Two days later, on May 13, Congress declared war, despite opposition from some lawmakers. No official statement of war ever came from Mexico. At that time, only about 75,000 Mexican citizens lived north of the Rio Grande.
Sam Houston was chosen to be the commander in chief of the Texas army. Then shortly after that Sam Houston died in 1836. The battle San Jacinto was only 18 minutes because Sam Houston’s army was much larger than the Mexican army. But Sam Houston snuck up behind them and started to kill the Mexican army. When Sam Houston captured Santa Anna, Sam Houston’s army wanted to hang him but Sam
In the novel by Edward Bloor, On the Senior Awards Night, Tino and Victor attack Erik and Arthur as revenge for killing Luis. The football coach held Tino back, but Paul distracts him by jumping on him so that Tino and Victor can escape. Paul runs back to his house, where he newly remembers that Erik, in the belief that Paul exposed him and his friend Vincent Castor for spray painting a wall in their old neighborhood, Erik held Paul 's eyelids open while Vincent sprayed paint into Paul 's eyes, and confronts his parents for concealment of the story. Arthur is arrested for murdering Luis, and Eric is expected to be arrested later but is then placed on house arrest until further notice. Paul is expelled from the Tangerine school district for
As soon as Mexico opened fire, the Mexican American war started. The first battle of the war was the battle of Palo Alto which was fought in current day Brownsville on May 8, 1846. Taylor led the opposing forces to fight against Arista’s Mexican troop. The battle took place north of the Rio Grande, the battle led to Taylor’s victory. The day after, Taylor followed Mexico’s retreating men to Resaca de la Palma with 200 soldiers where they took yet another victory.
When “a cruel man called school-teacher becomes the master, the slaves attempt a group escapes” (Kubitschek, 116). During this flight some of the slaves die. “Sethe is stopped after she cuts two-year-old Beloved’s throat with a hand saw. The child dies” (Kubitschek, 117). Sethe doesn’t want “…her children to be taken back into slavery…” (Matus, 104) The memory of past, takes Sethe to the cruel white man during slavery.
Meanwhile Powell has make it into Seward’s house. He manages to wound him before he escapes but not before Powell wounds several others. Powell’s horse has on the street, but Herold was gone he heard screams in the house so he fled. Powell goes into hiding in Washington, while Booth and Herold ride off into Virginia where they were sure they would be greeted by many and be treated like heroes. The government tracked Booth because he broke his leg leaping onto the stage which made it easy for him to be tracked (Wilmore
In this episode of The Wire Omar wants revenge for the death of his boyfriend and starts killing Avon Barksdale’s people. Omar was going to go against Avon Barksdale in court but now the police won’t be able to use him in court. D’Angelo is starting to second guess being in the gang. When he was at a party he found a dead girl while his other friends acted like it wasn’t a big deal. Then his friends started getting shot because of Omar.
Using the character of George Harris, Stowe gives actual views of slave she also brought to view the inhuman break down of families of the whole business of slavery. In her book one mother Eliza escapes the south by crossing the icy Ohio River for the safety of her child while another Cassy kills her own baby rather than force her child to endure the harsh slave life. Last Lucy, commits suicide when her ten month old son is sold away from