(Thesis) Although an 1880’s census listed Maria Beasley as an unemployed housewife, that has since changed in the Chicago listing to as a successful inventor and business woman. (Preview of Main Points) I will inform you on as much information I can gather about Maria Beasley and a couple of inventions that include the raft, barrel-hoop driving machine, and foot warmers. Body: I. Maria Beasley lived the life as a businessperson. She was born in Philadelphia who had fourteen different patents. One of her inventions were the re-invented life-saving raft.
Harriet Tubman was extremely accomplished, and preserved freedom for hundreds of slaves through multiple achievements. Her greatest achievement was escorting about forty slaves with around ten trips from Maryland to St. Catherine's, Canada, but assisting in freeing 800 slaves in one night is also worth mentioning. Document B shows that for ten years, Harriet escorted around 40 slaves from Maryland to Canada or Philadelphia. However, in 1850 due to the Fugitive Slave Act, Harriet was not able to continue dropping off the slaves in Philadelphia, so from then on had to continue to various regions in Canada. According to Document A, the distance between Maryland and Saint Catherine's, Canada is at the least 400 miles going the shortest
“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also filled with the overcoming of it.”(Helen Keller, BrainyQuote) Helen Keller has overcome many obstacles throughout her life, and she has become an inspiration to everyone who knows her story. Early Life Helen Keller ,daughter of Arthur and Katherine Keller, was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama on June 27, 1880. She was the third sibling of five with two older stepbrothers and two younger sisters. Helen’s family was not very wealthy at the time. They survived off of earning money for their cotton plantation.
Bodily Harm is encompassed within the framework of a three-week journey from Canada to St Antoine, a West Indian country that suffers not only from poverty but political instability as well. The protagonist Rennie (Renata) Wilford was born in a village and raised by her mother and other women from her family, without her father. She left Griswold in order to study in Toronto and became a journalist. In this job, she meets Jocasta who seems to be her only friend. Rennie is specialized in 'lifestyles ', describing and sometimes even making fashionable trends.
Mary Slessor has saved hundreds of neglected human beings, both physically and spiritually, whom very few others cared about. Mary Slessor was born in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1848, were she was the second child out of seven in a poor family with an alcoholic father who couldn't keep a job (Hickman 1). By elevan, Mary and her family had moved to the slums of Dundee, Scotland where all nine of them lived in a one roomed house (Benge 15). That same year, Mary started working ten hours a day in the harsh heat of a mill providing the primary source of income for her whole family (Hickman 1). At fourteen, she was working twelve hours a day.
Mary Borden was born 1886 in Chicago, IL. Close friends and family called her May, she was the daughter of a famous Chicago millionaire. Her mother converted to a form of evangelicalism and as soon as Mary was old enough to escape, she did. Mary moved to India first, here she married and had two daughters. This life was as claustrophobic as the one before she moved.
Madonna: an intimate biography. Pan Books, 2014 says Madonna, Louise Ciccone was born on 16 August 1958, grew up in Rochester Hills Michigan. Her mother died of breast cancer when Madonna was only 5 years old, which was a massively traumatic event for the young girl (“Madonna Biography”). Her grandparents took responsibility for raising her. Madonna saw herself as being Cinderella and having to take care of everything and clean up after everyone.
In a town called Lancaster about thirty miles west of Boston, there was a woman named Mary Rowlandson. She was the wife of minister Joseph Rowlandson and for about twenty years, they lived a peaceful yet busy life. Until February 20, 1676, when the Rowlandson family’s life was flipped upside down. On this day the Indians attacked Lancaster with great numbers, the Rowlandson family was one of the brutal ones. In A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson, Rowlandson writes about the hardships she endured during this time and her journey of her captivity.
Each survivor has its own unique story. Today, you will learn the unique story of Eva Galler. Born on January 1, 1924 in Oleszyce, Poland, Eva Galler’s community consisted of 7,000 families. Her father distributed religious articles and her mother was an orphan. Unlike most girls her age, Eva went to high school and was receiving an education.
Parks is both irish and Scottish. Her great grandmother was a slave. When Rosa was only 11 she went to an all girls school. Later after that she got out of school take care of her grandmother. 6 Inside of Rosa Parks you can tell she is a kind person inside and not all bad on the outside.In 1932 she married Raymond Parks, a barber from Montgomery.
Moved to Youngstown Ohio in 1928 where Glenie was enrolled in the West side school and remained there until she reached the sixth grade, after which she attended and graduated from Grant High School. She entered the work force at the early age of 15 working for a family of six as a domestic engineer. On March 15, 1938 she was blessed to give birth to a baby girl who she named Charlotte Ann Mc Millen. In 1940 she moved to Chicago and on February 7th married Oscar Underwood (deceased). After 25 years apart Glennie and Oscar were remarried by Elder Samuel Meyers here at Shiloh SDA Church and the Underwood family was made complete when the family was blessed with Karen Underwood.
12 Conger right beside brother David 's and for a while Sandy 's. Andrew finally got married on January 21, 1909 to Kate Simms who had recently arrived from England in 1907 and together had at least 5 children: Maggie, Herbert, Celia, Perry and Mary. Three children of Andrew and Kate achieved being listed on the Honour Roll of the Central School for 1928, quite a rare honour for parents. Andrew had some litigation with the prominent Parry Sound Dr. Stone in the Division Court in June 1920 with an unknown resolution or complaint. Andrew died from heart failure and dropsy (or water retention).
Dorothea Lynde Dix was born on April 4, 1802 in Hampden, Maine. She was a pioneer in the treatment of the mentally ill. “She was instrumental in founding 32 mental hospitals, 15 schools for the feeble minded, a school for the blind, and numerous training facilities for nurses. Her efforts were an indirect inspiration for the building of many additional institutions for the mentally ill. She also helped establish libraries in prisons, mental hospitals and other institutions.” (New World Encyclopedia). Dix was the oldest of three children. Her father taught her to read and write and she taught her siblings.
During World War II, Woman’s were assembled for duty in the Canadian Armed Forces, for the first time. The armed force was shy of men in war services and administration, which lead the Canadian government to choose and declare on August 13, 1941 to give woman’s the privilege to take an interest in war utility. 50,000 women were enlisted and more than half provided service in the Canadian Army. Most were doled out occupations including customary female work, for example, cooking, clothing and administrative obligations, also woman had pioneer roles in the mechanized and specialized fields. The Canadian Women 's Army Corps (CWAC) performed fundamental administrations, both at home and abroad, that achieved Allied victory.
It’s me, Amadahy. I am one of the natives in your tribe, born and raised and now 18 years old. You may not recognize my name considering the fact it comes from Cherokee origins but it means “forest water”. I remember you remembering my name out of the thousands of people in your tribe because your daughter, Pocahontas, and I would always play in the streams of the forest and we became best friends. Almost every woman in our tribe cooked, farmed, took care of the children.