Benjamin O. Davis Sr. was a very important figure in United States history, and military history. Benjamin Davis Sr was the first African-American military general. Back during the Spanish American war he volunteered to fight, and he stayed in the military and worked his way up the ranks. During the time he served, African-American people did not get the respect they deserved, so that means he had to work twice as hard to make his way his way up. Davis was a very important figure to the military and the world; he showed people no matter what race you can accomplish anything with hard work.
Thomas Stonewall Jackson's Accomplishments Thomas Stonewall Jackson, born January 21st, 1824 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, and died May 10th, 1863 in Guinea station, Virginia. He was a very well known Confederate general during the Civil War. Thomas Stonewall Jackson was a very accomplished general, because he won the first Battle of Bull Run, the Battle of Chancellorsville, and he graduated from West point academy 17th out his class of 59 students. These victories helped Stonewall earn his name as one of the greatest generals in American history. Though Stonewall died very young due to sickness and injury, he still achieved a lifetime of success.
He even saved a few Japanese soldiers who had been wounded and had no help. Doss did this for 12 straight hours. The whole time repeating the words “Lord help me get one more.” Desmond Doss saved 75 souls during one of the bloodiest battles of WWII. Desmond received the nation’s highest award for bravery during battle.
McLaurin’s Separate Pasts does a very good job of reflecting the injustices of segregation during the 1950’s in the south. The black people that McLaurin describes in his book and the impact they had in his own beliefs are good examples how black lives were in a segregated south during that time period. Surprises such as, a white man found not guilty of killing his wife and the black man, when he found them in bed together, questions and attracts reader to his world, his true and deep explanations about each and every black person makes readers realize themselves the challenge racial prejudice and segregation created among the whites and the blacks. However, the book shows McLaurin as someone very special which might make readers question his
As Chris Paul was speaking he said “As a African-American man and the nephew of a police officer, who is one of the hundreds of thousands of great officers serving this country.” This is a real life personal example of Chris Paul's life. As the audience knows Chris is a black male super athlete. This also helps the audience understand that a big public figure like him goes through the same thing like everyone else that disagrees with racism. He is comparing himself with the audience.
The hard work of Mr. Owen portrays the much needed bravery that many lack in the world today, with that I hope to understand and comprehend how his bravery affected and altered the course of history. Matt Bissonette, otherwise know as Mark Owen, is a now former decorated US Navy SEAL who engaged in many critical operations throughout the world. Owen served in US Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), famously known as SEAL Team Six, that ran and executed the critical mission of finding and raiding the compound where Osama Bin
MLK also uses rhetorical devices to persuade the audience. MLK states In Letter To Birmingham Jail, “Why direct action, why sit-ins, marches, and so forth?” (King 7) MLK used rhetorical questions so the audience would have to think to themselves. MLK is showing the audience that by doing these actions is the only way they will be heard.
There are different kinds of them and many examples for each of them. For example, political injustices. This includes police brutality, poverty, being wrongly accused, and anything else that violates citizens’ rights. We can try to resolve these injustices by having a peaceful protest similar to the Civil Rights Movement. We shouldn’t give up on our dreams because eventually, they will come true just like King’s.
“Many college student activists sacrificed or postponed their formal education”. (Youth Civil Rights Movement) Samuel Younge Jr., Jackie Robinson, and Ramsey Clark are famous civil rights activists because of their courage and bold actions during the Civil Rights Movement. Samuel Younge Jr. was one of the brave young civil rights activist who gave his life striving toward civil rights. As Samuel was trying to use an all whites bathroom in Macon County, Alabama, on January 3, 1966, Younge was shot to death. “Younge was killed eleven years after and forty miles from where the Montgomery bus boycott began.”
Gender Dysphoria is when a person’s emotional and psychological identity is not the same as their sex. Some people begin to change themselves so that the world can see them as they do. We call those who change transgender. People who face Gender Dysphoria have been in every branch of the Armed Forces and in countless wars. Being a soldier has always been an important and honorable career choice.
He was killed in 2013 by a marine who had PTSD and Kyle was trying to help. Many people respect him and what he did in his military career. He is revered as a hero to many Americans and especially in Texas, his birthplace. Many consider him one of America’s finest men to live.
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19). Here we see Kings argument fall under the strategies logos and ethos. This time he appeals to personal experience under logos. His argument to the clergymen is that laws are just but they can become unjust when they are used for the wrong reasons. According to Miller this is appealing to personal experience, King first hand experiences this when he gets arrested.
DAV support the man and women veterans they invite everyone, veterans and civilian, men and women, young and old to join us as we stand up for those veterans who risked it all when they stood up for us, our country, and our ideals. Organization chartered by the United States Congress for disabled military veterans of the United States Armed Forces that helps them and their families through various means it has over 1.2 million members aftermath of World War I, disabled veterans in the United States found themselves seriously disadvantaged, with little governmental support. Many of these veterans were blind, deaf, or mentally ill when they returned from the frontlines. In 1922, a women 's auxiliary organization founded DAVWW continued working
Today it is difficult to conceive that an “experiment” was needed to prove that African-Americans are as capable as whites, especially in view of General Colin Powell, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; the black astronauts and the veterans of Korea, Vietnam, and The Persian Gulf, all of whom have made outstanding contributions in military service. The army didn’t know it at the time, but they had produced in the Tuskegee Airmen a powerful force that indeed worked to destroy the racial barriers the military and the nation were so reluctant to pull down on their