~ Anna Strong ~ A woman of extreme courage 。 Strong is a fitting name for a woman of valor and strength. Anna Smith Strong was a very courageous woman who assisted our country tremendously during the American Revolutionary War. She demonstrated an immense amount of bravery through her work, and I believe we can learn an immense amount about courage when reflecting upon her life. Anna Smith Strong is remembered as a courageous, influential character in American history because of her position in the Culper Spy Ring, the most illustrious spy group in the Revolutionary War. The members of the ring were Benjamin Tallmadge, Abraham Woodhull, Austin Roe, Robert Townsend, Caleb Brewster, and Anna Strong.
DId you knwo a single woman was able to liberate more than 700 slaves? This person is Harriet Tubman and she was able to do this as a leader with her organization. Tubman 's best leadership quality was her organizational skills. Harret Tubman 's organizational skills was the most essential quality of leadership because it set her up for success. The first example of this quality is when Tubman is when she plans the day of the week to to increase the chance of success.
Many people in the world fit this mold. People with terminal illnesses deal with this kind of bravery every day, for they push and push for their survival. These courageous people make the world a better place for others and are great role models for people who need
She is an inspiring role model for many women fighting in wars or just women in general. Molly Pitcher made couragous desicisions that would later make her one of the greatest female heroics in the American Revolution. Molly Pitcher was born October 13, 1744 as Mary Ludwig. She recieved no education, she learned to read and write later on in her life. In 1768, a woman looking for a young servant hired Molly to work for her
Charlotte Doyle Pushing Through In the novel, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi, Charlotte Doyle, the main character, is a thirteen year old girl who lived with a rich family. She goes on a ship in 1832 from LiverPool, England to Providence, Rhode Island and thinks nothing of the crew because she is higher class than them. Charlotte Doyle demonstrates persevering when she climbed up the sail to royal yard, and when she knew she had 24 hours left to live. When Charlotte was on the ship she was begging to the crew to join but she had to do one thing which was climbed to top mast which was the tallest sail on the ship. When she was halfway up the sail she said “I understand that they would take the smallest movement down as a retreat.
Teresa is a sixteen year old girl, who is in a wheelchair, in the short story “The Kayak” by Debbie Spring. Teresa is brave, heroic and insecure. In the beginning of the story, Teresa is brave. When she saw the clouds moving in, she knew that it was a sign of a storm. Teresa was heading back until she notices a windsurf out of control.
One summer Aimee and her family vacationed in Jersey Shore. She was swimming when she suddenly got caught in a rip current. She had to do some quick thinking “And all I could think to do was pop off these legs and put one under each armpit, with the peach feet sticking up and just bob thinking, Someone’s gotta find me.” “And a lifeguard did.” From a young age, Aimee used her disadvantage to an advantage. Without the buoyant legs, Aimee may not be alive. Aimee found her mental strength to overcome a tough obstacle and used her prosthetics for
Anne was a terrific writer, her story was told with so much detail that you felt like you were in the “Secret Annex” with her. She included important things such as her emotions, as well as the emotions of those around her. Anne’s story was told best by her and no one else because she was, in fact, a young girl hiding from Hitler’s army. Not many people can say they did this in their lifetime. Anne was so full of hope, and her hope is what I believe kept her alive for the two years in hiding, up until her family was captured.
Katniss is strong since she was born she was being “tested”, she knows a wide variety of survival skills and her knowledge expands even more when she starts practicing for the hunger games. With this in mind, Suzanne doesn’t mean that all women in society should know how to use
Introduction This book, the diary of Margaret Ann Brady is about the struggles of an orphan who found an opportunity to accompany a woman named Mrs. Carstairs as she boards the ship, Titanic, and sail for America. Summary Margaret Ann, a thirteen year old orphan, was asked by Sister Catherine to have her own diary as it would be disappointing if she did not keep a record of the happenings in her life knowing that there could be a big turn in her life in any moment. Margaret was then called to Sister Mary Gregoria’s office and there they discussed about Margaret Ann’s wish to go into service, Margaret Ann was delighted with this news as it would help her save up in order to follow her brother, William, in America, and then she immediately agreed upon becoming a companion. The next day, Sister Catherine accompanied Margaret Ann to the city to meet Mrs. Carstairs; after Sister Catherine had insisted Mrs. Carstairs on how responsible Margaret Ann was despite of her age, Mrs. Carstairs had finally agreed on Margaret Ann as her companion as she boards the Titanic to sail for America. After a few days, Margaret Ann, with Mrs. Carstairs,
Deborah Sampson was one of the first woman to fight in a war such as the American revolution. Deborah was born on December 1st 1760 in Massachusetts. Although she descended from the pilgrim stock her entire family was very poor. When Deborah was fairly young her father was sent on a sea voyage and never returned. After the tragic incident with her father Deborah 's mother was forced to place Deborah and all of her siblings into separate households were they could be cared for.
Melba’s mother, Lois, took it to herself to help her daughter survive. She talked to one of the janitors, in which they heard a doctor mentioning a remedy to help with the scalp infection. Lois soon found the remedy and was able to save her daughter from possibly dying. When Melba was around twelve years old, the Supreme Court ordered all schools for all whites to be illegal. That ruling was
Harriet Tubman was a strong and brave woman who helped free slaves. Born to slave parents and being a slave herself, her exact birth date wasn 't kept but she was believed to be born in 1825 in Dorchester County, Maryland. She was raised in harsh conditions and faced a difficult life of sicknesses and punishments far exceeding what she deserved. In one instance, Harriet was hit in the head with a 2 pound iron weight which cracked her skull and caused her to have sleeping problems and seizures. However, from all her cold, hungry nights and savage beatings she became a hero.
She always worked hard and as a result, even signed the Israeli declaration. Golda also helped settle disputes between hers and other countries, (Golda Meir, Blashfield). Golda Meir was always dedicated to protect her jewish home. She not only helped her country, but kept it safe too. Golda Meir was an important figure for all women around the world.