That’s a total of twenty-six years she spent enriching Colorado. She had lived in Denver, up in the mountains, and in Boomtown, Central City. She would have been so honored, but humbled, to be considered "one of the 100 most influential women in the history of Colorado," Clara Brown will forever be remembered by many. In 1989, a century after her death, Clara Brown was admitted into the Colorado Woman’s Hall of Fame.
Burke’s essay centers on Eleanor’s work in various organizations that sought to improve the human condition. Burke includes a quote by Joseph Lash, the author of Eleanor and Franklin, that captures the true nature of Eleanor’s humanitarian efforts, “She (Eleanor) would never be satisfied with purely private satisfaction. For the rest of her life she would look at the injustices of the world, feel pity for the human condition, and ask what she could do about it.” The essay goes on
She was a worthy example of what a true lady should be. She devoted her life to help others and to support her husband during the war, when he became president, and when he retired back to Mount Vernon. George Washington acknowledged that the success of this country was broadly thanks to the contribution and hard work of the best patriots in America; the Founding
As a widow she began to pen a number of short article for popular, national magazines and syndicated newspaper stories. In April of 1897, for example, she contributed a Sunday World piece about her husband in conjunction with the Grant’s Tomb dedication. Julia Grant died at her Washington, D.C. home on 14 December 1902 in the presence of her daughter. She was 74 years old.
While writing The First Salute, her gripping account of the American Revolution, Mrs. Tuchman struggled with the onset of blindness. With help from her daughter, she persevered to complete the volume that included a leader who truly inspired her. In an interview with Bill Moyers, Mrs. Tuchman spoke of how much she admired George Washington’s courage and perseverance despite the enormous obstacles he faced and how she and her daughter encouraged one another with the rallying cry, “remember George.” George Washington, like all effective leaders, communicated an inspiring vision and lived it, valued people and gave them a voice. Under his leadership the colonists pulled off one of history’s greatest upsets by defeating the preeminent military power of their age with an under-trained, under-resourced
Introduction Florence Nightingale, who lived from years 1820 -1910, was one of the pioneering theorists in the nursing history. She was the first to provide a theory to improve and develop health and transform nursing from a domestic service to a permanent profession. Since a young age, she cared for the poor and ill people and considered nursing and serving humans as a Christian duty (Selanders, 2012). Her contribution in providing nursing care for British soldiers fighting the Crimean War and negotiating with the male worlds of both the military and medicine with her administrative skills was significant (Woodham-Smith, 1983). Nightingale founded the Nightingale Nursing School in London in 1860 and created the foundation theory for practice and education of the nursing world.
She was responsible for drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. She died November 7, 1962, at the age of 78 years old. She was a hero and a champion of human
With the Civil War starting in 1861, Dix became the superintendent of the nurses. She was named the superintendent because of her hardwork and dedication to her people. With her position she was responsible for building first-aid stations, field hospitals, managing supplies, recruiting nurses, and training the new nurses. After the war her main focus was still the mentally ill and she was still traveling around the country helping to renovate and make the hospitals more efficient. Dix was diagnosed with malaria in 1870, she continued to write but eventually was put into the Trenton hospital, a hospital she founded forty years earlier.
Mothers always know what's best for their family. The Grapes of Wrath, By John Steinbeck, gives many great exemplifications of the transformations and the type of character Ma Joad is over the course of the novel. The novel also proves that Ma Joad knows exactly what is best for her family. She overcomes deaths, hardships, and famine, while also growing overall as a person.
Thank you, Aunt Bessie for entrusting me with this enormous task. You have shown me the underside of America that I did not know existed. It has made me appreciate all of the social reforms that took place during the Progressive Era to make life better for all Americans. You have helped me learn about the Progressive reformers like Jane Addams, John Muir, Lewis Hine, Upton Sinclair, Teddy Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, and many more dedicated citizens like yourself. You have given child labor, food safety, and deforestation a great gift of
United States Women during World War 2 Women are part of our history, they made us who we are. The women in World War 2 where a huge part of our history. When or fathers, husbands, brothers, and sons went off to the war. There was a symbol that every woman believed to help the world.
Encomium Essay Someone that has inspired me to be who I am to this day is my mom Mirna Castellon and I’m going to explain why I praise her for everything she has done for me. A little background on my mom she’s is original from San Salvador, El Salvador. At the time San Salvador where she lived was a really poor place and the Salvadoran civil war was happening also well. My mom was raised during the civil war and she became a strong woman from this experienced that happen to her.
Clara Barton was the “Angel of the Battlefield” (History.com). Clara Barton changed the face of medicine through her experience and knowledge in the field, and her success in creating and running the American Red Cross. Clara Barton once a patent office worker, went
Minnie had finally achieved what she had spent so much time fighting for but this accomplishment was great and it was a milestone for women in the state of teas but it wasn’t enough for Minnie she set her sights out for something bigger and better which was an amendment that would grant women throughout America the right to vote. In order to achieve this Minnie made arrangements with United States Senator from Texas Morris Sheppard in 1917 for a conference in his Washington, D.C. office for women to state their perspectives on the proposed suffrage amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Minnie and NAWSA lobbyist Maud Wood Park, who would become the first president of the League of Women Voters, initiated a campaign for constituents to flood the offices of their representatives with telegrams in favor of passage. The United States House of Representatives passed the first version of the Nineteenth Amendment on January 10, 1918, but it failed in the United States Senate.