When you think of September you think of back to school. Right? We all remember the smell of a new box of crayons. Well in the 1900s that was not the case for many children in America. Labor laws were not fair, but there was one American woman in that era that said enough is enough. She fought hard on improving working conditions for many American Her name was Florence Kelley.
In the late 19th century, there were many influential women including Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and many others that were busy making their impact on society. This was the crucial time period for the reform and improvement of women’s rights. Along with this, it was also the time that Clara Barton pushed for the creation of the American Red Cross. Barton was one of the most influential, but often overlooked, woman of her time period because she pushed for the creation of one of the most relied on associations throughout the world. On December 25, 1821, Clara Barton was born the youngest of five children.
Mary Molly Haydock but was often known as Mary Reibey and the lady on the twenty-dollar note. She was an Englishwoman who went from a convict to one of the most successful businesswomen in the colony of New South Wales. Reibey was born on the 12th May 1777 in Bury, Lancashire, England; Mary Reibey and was orphaned at only age of two so she was raised by her grandmother after her parents had died. Reibey was well educated and had a comfortable life.
Therapeutic art is used to assist people in understanding who they truly are and how they have grown from their past and any traumatizing experiences they may have experienced previously. Author, Laurie Halse Anderson explains the struggle of being the high school outcast through character Melinda Sordino. Anderson uses Melinda 's evolving tree artwork to symbolize past calamities in Melinda 's life, as well as how Melinda is growing as a character throughout her freshman year of high school.
In her junior year at Howard University she found out she was pregnant, she was determined to keep her baby and not miss a beat when it came to preforming. After she had Marcell, her son she kept her attendance and performances up with Marcell alongside. She achieve her goal in 1995 when she graduated with her degree in theater. The next year she moved to Los
Xander Spikes R. Emerita English 1020 28th February 2016 The Life of Eliza Eliza Hamilton is a national female icon. She was the wife to our Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. He contributed in molding our nation’s government to even add that Eliza has also done so.
She has received early schooling up to age of eleven year in her home because her grandmother and her aunts at that time didn’t believed in traditional educational system. She went to public school at the age of eleven year; due to her home based schooling she was lacking social interaction or relationships. So, she used to spent her most of the time in reading literatures. She graduated from high school at the age of sixteen years and moved to New York with one the aunt. There she got a job in publishing house; the role she performed was clerk and mechanical tasks.
She was influenced as early as 7 years old where she served as her parents translator assisting them in Dr. appointments, parent conferences, job disputes, and even writing letters for them in English learning her true calling. Sometimes she’d witness professionals or ordinary people discriminate her parents due to their limited English. Determined she told herself, “As I grow up I’ll become a professional to help others with any living issue”. Now she lives in Sinking Spring impacting the lives of those from the city of Reading and areas of the
Eminent person Ava Solis A1-2 12- 1-15 Carli Lloyd did something that nobody could think of, she broke the record of the fastest hat trick ever recorded. She helped the U.S national team by using persistence and becoming an award winning soccer player. She illuminated in the world by being an inspiration to young players. In under 16 minutes Carli Lloyd scored 3 goals in the most important game of the season. This extraordinary soccer player has been dominating the field lately and showing people exactly what she can do.
Jane Long had a rough start of life but a great ending that changed the history of Texas for good. Jane Long was born on July 23, 1798 as the tenth child of her big family. Jane’s father, Capt. William Mackall, fought in the revolutionary war before she was born but died in 1799. In 1811 her mother, Ann Herbert Wilkinson, moved their family to Mississippi but died soon after in 1812 making Jane an orphan at age 14. After her mother 's death Jane moved in with her sister, Barbara, and it 's with them that she met James Long her future husband. James and Jane got met near natchez, Louisiana and got married on May 14, 1815 at age 17. A
Another well known abolitionist and worker of the Underground Railroad is Levi Coffin. He was born in North Carolina. In his youth, he always believed that slavery was wrong. During his childhood, he lived near a place where slaves were chained together. Therefore, he saw many slaves and the way they were treated. One day, Levi’s father talked to one of the slaves. Later, the slave was punished by his master and whipped for talking to Levi’s father. Levi never forgot this, for he was with his father and experienced it with his own eyes. The family became part of the Underground Railroad and their house was called the “Grand Central Station” because no slave was ever captured or returned from there house. So, Levi was known as the “president” of the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad was a success due to everyone’s flexibility and cooperation as well as this hero and Harriet’s leadership.
Elizabeth Van Lew Elizabeth Van Lew. sewed clothing for the confederates . In her time people would call her crazy bet because she acted crazy for her disguise. When her parents sent her to Quaker school convinced that slavery was bad and wrong . You will learn that Elizabeth Van Lew was a spy for the Union soldiers. You will also learn that Elizabeth Van Lew 's father was a slave owner.
Marian Anderson was a driven African American singer. "We don't take colored" (Collins 106). Marian was deprived of singing in many places because of the color of her skin. She was always well behaved and never wanted conflict so she never would argue. Marian never gave up in her dream of becoming a singer. "She became the first black performer ever invited to sing at the Metropolitan Opera in New York" (Collins 111). Anderson spent a lot of her career traveling and performing across the United States.
Beatrice Ricke, one of eleven children, was born in Spearville Kansas in 1920. Not long after she was born, her family moved to the Zenda Kansas area where she would live the rest of her life. The Great Depression caused her family to give up their farm and move into town. Beatrice was the third oldest of the eleven children. There were five boys and seven girls. Since Beatrice was one of the oldest children, she was tasked with taking care of her younger siblings quite often. One day she went to town and bought her little brother a brand new outfit. She sat him on a quilt out in the yard and took a picture of him. This picture of her “little cutie pie” has been in her wallet ever since.