Equal Rights “We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights it is time now to write the next chapter- and to write it in the books of laws.” Lyndon B. Johnson. An Equal Right amendment was first passed by women political party in 1923. It didn’t pass and it took four decades for a revival into congress. It seemed like it was going to be passed back in 1971 when it was approved by ⅔ vote from the House of Representatives in October of that year.
Elizabeth “Betty” Hines Bloore Scholarship Betty Bloore has given a scholarship to honor her chapter, Delta Rho Chapter, Mississippi. Annually, a scholarship will be granted to a collegiate applicant from Delta Rho. If there is not a qualified applicant from Delta Rho, the scholarship may be granted to any qualified collegiate applicant who is a native Arkansan. Betty grew up in the small town of Crossett, Arkansas.
She has a famous quote that says, “I may be the first woman in Congress, but I won’t be the last.” From her life, Rankin created many different organizations and some are still around today like the Antiwar and Center on Peace and Liberty. Along with these organizations, there has been a scholarship made in honor of Jeannette Rankin. It is called the Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund. It was created to provide scholarships and support for low income women 35 and older across the U.S. to build better lives through college completion (“History & Mission”).
The total trial lasted thirty- three days in the courtroom. Judge Belvin Perry ruled that the sentences will be served consecutively, therefore effectively giving her a four-year sentence to take in consideration time already served. I must say this courtroom observation has made me really see the bigger picture. That everyone has a role in the courtroom work group whether it be minor or major and from pretrial to criminal
On July, 1, 1776 236 years ago, the second continental congress met in Philadelphia, and on the following day 12 of 13 colonies voted in favor of Richard Henry Lee’s motion for independence. “Congress picked a committee to write a declaration explaining why the colonies wanted independence,” and that is how all men are created equal is about to be brought up. Issues in the past with all people being treated equally, has been a big thing with women’s rights, in the past decades women in terms of employment has been gradually getting better, in 2014 women have almost all the same rights as men. Even though most women could work Ruth Pearson pointed out, “As individuals workers experienced both the liberating and the “empowering”
Through Honors Society, I have gotten to take on many leadership roles, including preparing and leading meetings, and developing our monthly schoolwide outreach to the school. By becoming president of the Honors Society for both my junior and senior year, I took those leadership
The flag day lands on the 4th of July. There is a lot of things that had happened in the past on flag day. On the 14th of June George Balach planned an appropriate ceremonie for everyone to join him. On the flag day in chicago there was over 300,00 kids and adults that participated in the celebration. The adults had also participated in the patriotic programs.
has grown immensely and is awaiting its day to be an official sport. Today, there are about 3 million cheerleaders in the USA. Gwen Holtsclaw, president of cheer limited says there are about 1,500 All Star Programs in the USA operating in 613 gyms, not counting the college and high school teams. College and high school cheerleaders compete for National Championships, risk terrible injury, and get recruited for college scholarships. In some cases, cheerleaders put in more practice hours than the football team.
I'm a triplet; I was the third triplet born; I weighed 3 pounds at birth; I am the third "Ronald Moore"; I earned the number 3 spot on my high school tennis team; I was considered number 3 on my high school cross country team; and I received a 3 year varsity award my senior year in all of my 3 sports in high school. I’m sure there has been other events where the number three has been there with me but these are the most major ones that have affected me. The number 3 is an integral part of who I am. Being a triplet has affected my life in multiple ways. Having two sisters that are the same age as me has made a big impact on my life.
All core courses are taught at honors level with 4 years of English, Math, Science and Social Studies required. Twice a year, the regular curriculum stops for Intersession, which are two week full-immersion studies. Each fall has a required Intersession based on grade level, each spring the student has a choice from a list of offerings. The school offers many sports that students can participate
Smithville recently had Kyle Holt, Michael Fletcher, Amberly Langford, and Colton James placed in honorable mention (playing Jazz Drum Set, Tuba, Clarinet, and Tenor Saxophone,respectively) and we had Greta Zolynas (Alto Saxophone) place 2nd chair! On the second Saturday of December, all three bands (Middle School,High School, and High School Honor) took part in an all-day clinic with three special guest directors. This year’s directors were Dr. Nathan Rinnert, Marvin Manring and Ky Hascall. “We’ve tried to hire directors, who are, for a lack of a better word, prestigious, collegiate, and or directors that are also composers that have separated themselves, as not only great music educators, but great conductors.
General Roscoe Robinson Born October 11, 1928 in St. Louis, MO to Roscoe Sr and Lillie Brown. Roscoe Senior was a Steel worker and Lillie was a Homemaker. Roscoe was a graduate of Sumner High School in 1946, where he was the class president. After high school Robinson wanted to join the military but was not old enough to be drafted. Roscoe decided to attend St. Louis University for one year and then from there he attended West Point Military academy in New York.
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about my personal perspective of how Temple Grandin is my hero. Thesis: Temple Grandin is a huge role model to me because she has pushed through much adversity in her life in the agricultural industry. Introduction: What do you want to be when you grow up?
General George Catlett Marshall was one of the most decorated Soldiers and a successful statesman in the history of the United States. The distinguished General served his country selflessly and with honor for over four decades as a Soldier, as a chief of staff of the Army, as a secretary of state and as a secretary of defense. He was a skillful diplomat and a great leader with brilliant mind. Although he had never led Soldiers to a battle or fired a shot during the Second World War, he was elevated to the highest rank for his strategic and diplomatic brilliance. As a chief of staff of the Army, General Marshall was responsible for building the finest and the best Army in the world.