They revolutionized the Civil War with their knowledge and ability to save lives. Every nurse made a remarkable impact on history and on the lives of many. Through every harsh condition they were put through they still managed to do what they do best: impact lives. Today the female nurses of the Civil War could be considered the unacknowledged Samaritans of the time. L. P. Brockett and Mary C. Vaughan, Woman 's Work in the Civil War: A Record
Additionally, her book has inspired many others and has proved that with enough willpower, “ proves that anyone and everyone has the power to fight for change and inclusive freedom for people all over the world” (Vernon). The power to fight is a true characteristic of what a hero would be. Someone who never stops persevering, and always has hope that the world can change for the better. No matter how small she thought her voice was, it was heard by millions and has overall had a great impact on
Equality is something that is important to all women and always has been. Women began standing up and speaking out against inequality when they had little to no rights, and have continued to do so to get to where equality is today. This all started with the women’s rights movement that formed during the reform period. But, how effective was this movement? Well, it brought women together through views and opinions to configure the women’s rights movement.
The fight for the rights of women has continued since then and still continues in modern feminist movements. Although it may seem like a constant battle to some, none of these activists would have been able to do this without Wollstonecraft and her writings in A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Wollstonecraft created a base for the women’s rights movement, she framed the way women and men alike view feminism and she also changed how society views feminism. Women’s rights are human rights and Wollstonecraft made it her life’s work to get this message across. Wollstonecraft created a base for the women’s rights movement and got women thinking for themselves about what needed to change.
Stanton fought for women's rights and has molded every female's life today. Even though Maya Angelou and Cady Stanton display the same concepts of freedom, equality, and achievement and success their perceptions differentiate. Maya Angelou and Cady Stanton
She has continue to strive for a better place for every human, no matter race, gender, sexuality or past life. Isn’t that what moral courage is all about? The amount of pain and suffering she has endured is beyond imagination but she has taken her struggles and has thrown them away as if they are nothing to her. Oprah winfrey is a hero, to me and many people, for good reason. How could you possibly not love Oprah Winfrey.
“We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal.” This phrase, though written in 1776, was not followed until August 18, 1920. After 144 years, women received the right to vote because of the many women who fought to put an end to the injustices against them. “Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions” and “Solitude of Self” by Elizabeth Cady Stanton were two remarkable essays written in defense of women's rights. Although these speeches were written by the same author, there are many differences in their writing style and technique. Stantons beliefs in women's rights never altered but her confidence, audience, emotional appeal, and the organization of her speeches did.
Warriors Don’t Cry is the true account of an African-American teenager attending her junior year in a regular high school. Melba Pattillo Beals was part of a group called the Little Rock Nine, in which were the first African-American students to be part of a whole white school. They attended Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. At the age of fifteen Melba Pattillo Beals constantly faced multiple telephone threats, angry mobs, and even death threats along with her peers. The Little Rock Nine influenced and shaped the Civil Rights Movement.
Susan B. Anthony had many great achievements such as; fighting for women’s rights, helping with the Abolitionist movement, and she was a great speaker. Susan B. Anthony is quite well known for what she did to help this country. She fought for many of her beliefs which takes a lot of courage especially when most of the world didn’t agree with her. She had fought for thousands of people who had trouble fighting for themselves because they were treated as unequal. Two amendments to the Constitution were helped to be made by the help of Susan B. Anthony and many others such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
In her life, Parks won many awards for her many accomplishments, including the Springarn Medal, the Martin Luther King Jr. Award, and she was even presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bill Clinton himself. Rosa Parks was a hero. She must be have one of the toughoust women in history. She has fought through so many hardships to help other people and so that she could see a future of equality. She was selfless and, in all aspects of the word, heroic.
The feminist movement has blossomed over the past three hundred years and has aided women with gaining the equal right to vote, have an education and be their own reverenced person. Although we have a long way to go, women and many more people owe these rights to Abigail Adams. She was the wife to the second president of the United States, John Adams. Abigail believed in many different ideas that are kindred to the values we have today. Our society today has been striving to give women and people of color more liberation when it comes to ownership of their bodies, opinions and rights to live.
Attagirl Susan B. Anthony, Alice Paul, Ida B. Wells, and ALL women’s right’s activists! All these fine men and women who fought for women equality and suffrage are finally treated right by the roaring twenties. It is extremely sad that some of the most active women who fought for this cause, are no longer alive to witness the newborn, birthed from their hard work. Like a child, there still remain plenty of growth for women’s role in society as time moves forward.