In a nutshell, Clara is credited as founder of the Red Cross. John D. Rockefeller donated money to the National Security Head Quarters in Washington D.C, which was one block from the White House. Clara Barton was president for twenty-three years. She died in 1912 when she was 91 years old and was buried in Oxford. Clara Burton is one of the most admired women in history.
Later, Sal visit her mother 's grave and back to Coeur D 'Alene. Salamanca Tree Hiddle is a narrator of this book. She is a vibrant country girl who loss her mother. She gains strength from spending time in natural settings and from her Native American heritage, and many of her memories and experiences center on trees, rivers, wild berries, and mountains. Phoebe Winterbottom is Salamanca 's best friend in Euclid, Ohio.
Introduction: Today, I want to share about Maria Beasley who was a housewife, dressmaker, and inventor. We can all imagine the scene at the end of the Titanic movie where Rose is slowly letting go of Jacks hand saying, “I’ll never let go, Jack. I promise.” (www.rottentomatoes.com/m/titanic/quotes) One of Maria Beasley’s inventions, that I will talk about soon, helped save many lives on the Titanic. Not much information is found about Maria’s life, but that she was born in Philadelphia and held many jobs including a dressmaker. I would like to help make Maria Beasley known for all to know.
Freda Josephine McDonald also known as Josephine Baker was a star and hero. Baker had a rough start to her life but those obstacles didn’t hold her back from obtaining success. Baker had major achievements for a black woman during her time. She was a big influence during the Jazz age. Baker can remembered as an outstanding dancer and a civil rights activist who paved the way for African American women.
Known as the “Moses of her people,” this woman was mainly known for her assistance in leading hundreds of slaves on the Underground Railroad from Maryland to Pennsylvania. However, unlike the previous Abolitionist women mentioned above, Christianity, its beliefs, and spiritual practices were nonetheless vital resources upon which Tubman and her family drew for psychological revival. Harriet was disabled due to her head injury that happened in her teens when, her master threw an iron rod at her head. Later on, Tubman got married to her first husband Joseph Tubman but, remained childless. Later on in life, after many attempts to be free Tubman finally escaped in 1849.
Rita Dove’s adolescent consisted of protests and riots of the “Civil Rights Movement”, due to the segregation between race and class during the era of the ‘Jim Crow Laws”. Although these laws were abolished in 1964, around the time Dove was 12 years old, many African Americans are still oppressed. Since Dove had grew up during this era, the environment may have deeply impacted her growth and idea of society. After America had surpassed the years of segregation, many African Americans were able to achieve their goals, including the well accomplished poet, Rita Dove. Rita Dove is an African American poet, who was raised to be well educated by her parents.
Through this essay I hope to understand more about the work Alice Paul did in helping the women’s suffrage movement. Alice Stokes Paul was feminist and a leader in women’s suffrage movement. She was born on January 11, 1885 in Mt laurel, New Jersey. (Biography) Her family, a Quaker family believed in gender equality and Alice Paul’s mother Tacie Quaker introduced Alice Paul to the suffrage movement by taking her to women’s suffrage meetings. Alice Paul graduated from Swarthmore College with a degree in biology in 1905.
Princess Diana’s death was mourned around the world. Memorials were held in her honour. People would pay tribute to the late Princess outside of Kingston Palace even after she was buried. Princess Diana was a compassionate woman who dedicated her life to her two sons, the sick and less fortunate. The Princess was then known as The People’s Princess.
She was recognized for her achievements by present Obama and awarded the Presidential Medial of Freedom. The medal together with her sculpture, portrait and personal possess like the Bench chair assists in illuminating her account. The paper shall discuss the biography and achievements of Sandra Day O'Connor Background Sandra Day O'Connor was born on 26th March, 1930 in Texas in the city of El Paso. She was brought up in ranch situated in southeastern Arizona. Her parents Ida and Harry Mae Day named the ranch Lazy B. the farm initially lacked
At the 1851 Ohio Women's Rights Convention, I gave my famous speech, “Ar'n't I a woman?” My point here was that women’s rights should be part of the fight of the abolitionists (Hutchins, 2004). In addition, I reminded my audience of white women that they must represent all women of all races (Hutchins, 2004). Until my death, I was fighting for both racial and gender equality. Stowe: What an impressive life! Let me give a brief life story of mine as well.
At first she tried existing hair products to relieve her problem, before beginning to develop her own remedies. She sold her homemade products directly to black women, using a personal approach that helped win her customers and eventually a fleet of loyal saleswomen. Breedlove met her second husband Charles J. Walker, who worked in advertising and would later help promote her hair care business. In 1905,
Taylor Headley Mrs. King English 8th Hour 20 December 2016 Molly Pitcher An outstanding woman once said, “ Live day by day and enjoy your family.” That outstanding woman was Mary Hays. And that’s what she did. Living day by day states her early life, her reasons for being in battles, her role in the battles, and her life after battle. This will show Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley was an outstanding person Mary Ludwig also some may know her as Molly Pitcher was an incredible woman. According to the article “Mary McCauley ( Molly Pitcher )” , Mary was born on October 13,1754 , outside Trenton, New Jersey.
It gives a major biography of William Sherman and adds a detailed tribal history. 1886 William Sherman deeds his home and lot over to the tribal overseer in perpetuity as a permanent land base for the Golden Hill tribe. He dies a few short months later. 1893 Ethel Sherman, the daughter of a Paugussett and a Pequot, is born. She will marry four times and become Rising Star, clan mother of the Golden Hill tribe.
She fought for women’s rights and against slavery she boldly faced the haters. Not everyone listened to truth’s lectures but she earned many friends that help her including Susan B. Anthony. Sojourner was one of the twenty-eight women introduced into the Michigan Woman 's Hall of Fame in 1983 at Lansing I am not going to die, I 'm going home like a shooting star. Sojourner truth She was approximately 6 feet tall when she died which was on November 26, 1883 in her college home in Battle Creek, Michigan. At the age of 86 She was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
This wasn’t it she also was the first woman to lead an armed army. Her work and dedication has inspired many generations of Americans who struggling for civil rights, with her bold and brave actions. With the land she had purchased, she built a home for sick and elderly blacks. A book was written about her by Sarah H. Bradford named “Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman”. When she died in 1913 of pneumonia, there was a monument built in her memory and was buried with military honors.