Melba Pattillo Beals was a child when she went on a journey of discrimination and prejudice. This young hero was 15 years old when she volunteered to be one of the first black people to enroll in Little Rock High school. She went with eight other black students, and they got discriminated against and they got physically hurt and mentally hurt. This forced Melba to find strength, these are some of the things that she got strength from. She was a Christian
Imagine losing everything you had, your house, your dad, and all your possessions all of that at the age of 12. Ghastly isn’t it? Well in the story, Esperanza Rising by: Pam Munoz Ryan, Esperanza had to go through all that and shift to America during the Great Depression, and even if you don’t know what that is, you probably know by the looks of it that it is not the most marvelous thing. And you would be right, it’s not. When Esperanza goes to work in America to earn money, there are strikes going on about how people don’t get paid enough for working.
Lydia Barrington Darragh She told the guards she needed to get flour, but she really was trying to find a way to warn George Washington. She couldn 't get caught but at least if she was caught her family would be safe. She was on her own. Her name was Lydia Barrington Darragh.
Clarissa Harlowe Barton was an important woman figure in the time of the Civil War. She was every soldiers’ angel in their time of suffering. She was even given the nickname “Angel of the Battlefield”, but let’s start off with getting to know Clara a little bit more before I tell you about how great she was. Clara was born on December 25, 1821, in Oxford, Massachusetts. Not only was Clara born on a great holiday, but she also founded the American Red Cross.
Maci Metheny Mrs. Cygan 23 September 2015 History Sybil Ludington Sybil Ludington was born April 5th, 1761, in Connecticut, along with her twelve brothers and sisters, of which she was the eldest. Her father, Henry Ludington was a farmer and a military officer, and her mother, Abigail, stayed home with their children. Henry and Abigail were first cousins, and six years apart in age.
The First Afro-American Woman Depicted on 20 - Dollar Bill. Who Was Harriet Tubman? The Abolitionists called her as the ‘Moses’ or ‘General Tubman’. She manages to mislead slaves’ hunters and she acted the Underground Railroad, also she spoked at churches and mass rallies.
Mary McLeod Bethune has impacted our world in many ways with her education and the way she viewed the world. She was a very educated women and was a part of many associations. She had a huge part in helping the blacks to freedom and even helping the women in America. She was an educator and she even worked with the presidents. She spent a lot of time and effort getting the world to where it is today.
Clarissa Harlowe Barton better known as Clara Barton. Clara was a shy little girl growing up she was born on December 25,1821 in oxford, Massachusetts. As she grew older she spent much of her life in service of others and created an organization that still helps people today, The Red Cross. She was an educator,nurse and then founded Red Cross. She was an educator and opened a free public school in New Jersey.
240 years ago the United States Flag became the symbol of North America. June 14, 1777, the first American flag was adopted. This original flag consisted of thirteen stars in a circle representing the thirteen states at the time. Betsy Ross sewed this during the American Revolution. The processes and steps that were taken to create the United States Flag, figuratively helped sew our country together by creating a sense of strength and unity.
Princess Diana Frances Spencer was a remarkable leader throughout her lifetime, even after she passed away, she managed to impact the lives of people in a positive manner. It all first started off on July 1st of 1961 near Sandringham, England when Diana was born. Her parents were Edward John Spencer (father) and Frances Ruth Burke Roche (mother). Her eldest siblings were Sarah and Jane and her younger brother was Charles.