Miep Gies Miep Gies was a woman born in the early 1900’s whom survived World War I when she was a young girl. During World War I, Miep was sent to the Netherlands and her and others peers suffered from starvation and tuberculosis. When she was older, she worked for Otto Frank before helping him in hiding in 1942. Miep is a very strong character. She survived the chaos of World War II, she helped the Franks and she also survived World War I (annefrank.org).
The speaker is still focused on him/herself as seen in the use of “I” and “me”. The feelings of guilt and grief begin to surface after the speaker’s murderous rampage, they say, “If only they’d all consented to die unseen gassed underground the quiet Nazi way.” This loaded sentence brings the poem full-circle again, speaking of the gassing and referencing Nazis; however, it seems to be a charged accusation to the woodchucks themselves, as if the speaker is accusing them of bringing out all of this evil because they didn’t choose to die easily when the speaker was being
In Darrow’s closing argument he gives his famed “A Plea for Mercy” to the judge. This plea not only acted as a conclusion to his defense, but it also acted as an introduction the eradication of the death penalty. Darrow uses a mix of ethos, pathos, logos, and other rhetorical devices to impose a merciful effect on his audience in hopes to reduce his clients punishment and the use of capital punishment. Darrow gracefully uses all three appeals when referring to the rise of crime after war “I know that it has followed every war; and I know it has influenced these boys so that life was not the same to them as it would have been if the world had not been made red with blood.
Fever 1793 This book is about a girl named Mattie Cook, who lives above a coffee shop in Philadelphia. It was all okay until the Fever broke out. Disease spread everywhere, and then everything changed. Her mother gets the disease first, but fortunately lives through it but sadly her grandfather doesn’t.
Lucia parents combined income places them just above poverty level. Lucia family relies on Lucia 's older brother Julio to translate being that Spanish is spoken at home majority of the time between the adults. Lucia lives in a second-floor apartment which hinders Lucia’s mobility
Weiss experienced many horrific things, but luckily, she found her two aunts when she was sent to Auschwitz Birkenau. She was later sent on the death walk when Soviets came to liberate the camps. She saw many deaths, even the death of her aunt. In the end her and her sister escaped; she went to school and became a teacher. After escaping she found out that only approximately ten people from her town survived - only two were children.
To some it's suicide and selfish, others think that it's honorable and redeeming. Sacrifice takes place in all you need is kill more frequently than not. We see Keiji (cage) sacrifice himself 159 times throughout the book because he doesn't save the world. Rita teaches Keiji how to fight, speak, process information, how to be competitive… we see her sacrifice herself 160 times. “It will be fun being the one outside the loop for once.”
During the start of the Holocaust Miep worked in the office of the very well known Otto Frank. Miep was a very close family friend of the Franks’. When the Frank family decided to go into hiding they turned to Miep to hide them away in the secret annex, of course Miep agreed. When the Frank family went into hiding, Miep was responsible for providing them with food, water, everyday essentials,
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.
What evidence is being given? This author agrees that torture should be used because in war we have dropped bombs on innocent people that have either killed or left children, woman, and good men in critical condition, which is close to being torture. In the texts he says," There is no escaping the fact that whenever we drop bombs, we drop them with knowledge that some number of children will be blinded, disemboweled, paralyzed, orphaned, and killed by them". C. Fried and was against torture, he explains that Washington said to treat the captured in battle with humanity so they won't have a reason to complain that we were hurting people like those in the British army.
In the end she helped many people find help in the lord and thought his was to the people in the camp. When the war ended she was the only survivor of her family and moved back into Haarlem. She started a Rehabilitation center for Concentration Camp survivors but the christian in her blood let her help people that followed and helped the Germans and supported the Third Reich Corrie Ten Boom). She also made a world wide ministry that took her to 60 countries and she was even knighted by the Queen of the Netherlands (Corrie Ten Boom). In 1977 she moved to Placentia, California but the next year she suffered a series of strokes that left her paralyzed and unable to speak (Corrie Ten Boom).
Eleven million people were killed during the Holocaust 1.1 million were children six million of those victims were Jewish. Other groups targeted by the Nazis were Jehovah’s Witnesses, homosexuals, disabled people, and Roma. Hermine Santrouschitz born on February 15, 1909 in Vienna (Austria) was sent to the Netherlands by her parents after World War ll. She was sent to a foster family where she was given the name Miep Gies by her foster parents Miep loved the Netherlands so much that her parents gave her permission to stay on with her Dutch family. Later in Miep’s life she became a secretary with the Opekta company working for Otto Frank making jam, Miep instantly became friends with the Frank Family.
Donald Crump is the owner of Crumpy's Hot Wings, which is located in Memphis, Tennessee. On November 3rd, Crump was accused of choking Rinesha Moore, an ordinary customer, for complaining about her cold fries. According to the article, Moore was late picking up her food. When she arrived at the restaurant, she asked for fresh fries and Crump carelessly rejected her request. The two got into an argument which led to Moore throwing her food on the floor.
Oliver Hill became a strong supporter of equality. Equality is the state of being the same in number, race, class, or quality. Oliver Hill grew up in Richmond, Virginia on May 1, 1907. Graduating from Dunbar High School, Hill wasn't sure what he wanted to do for a living. He married a woman named Beresenia Walker.
Katherine Dunham was a revolutionary African American anthropologist, choreographer and dancer of the twentieth century. Dunham was born on June 22, to an African American father and a French Canadian mother in Chicago 1909. In her early life, Dunham pursued and earned her bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in anthropology while pursuing dance as a topic of interest at the University of Chicago. She originally attended college at the request of her family, whom persuaded her into a teaching career. She later, became the first African American women to attend and earn these degrees at the school.