“It [the Harlem Renaissance] was a time of black individualism, a time marked by a vast array of characters whose uniqueness challenged the traditional inability of white Americans to differentiate between blacks.” (Clement Alexander Price). Price’s mentality describes the tradition of American society persecuting African Americans. This reference to tradition forces the audience to consider how this persecution began. African Americans were abducted and forced into slavery.
The Renaissance was a period in time where everything started to change after the middle ages. During this historical period humans stared evolving by becoming smarter and inventing useful recourses that have changed the world. The renaissance was a life changing period which brought more joy to the world after conquering the dark ages. The Renaissance changed man’s view on the world by using Art, Science and Literature to make humans brighter and because of the rapid information they were gaining. Art during the Renaissance grew rapidly because of Leonardo Da Vici, and Michelangelo who changed the way people painted and drew by creating strategies which made art more interesting.
By the Second Great Awakening, the concerns for slavery had increased, which led to the Civil War that ended it. There were a lot of bars, brothels, and jails closed down because they were not needed anymore. The religious movement had a great toll on people and now everyone could be saved and it didn't matter who you were. There was more concern for the poor, handicapped and the mentally ill because they believe everyone perfect or fit to be a human and should be treated like one. There were also more regards to women's rights and participations to more events that would later
The connotation of the word terror has changed drastically from the 18th century to now due to the prominent terrorist groups, such as ISIS, in today’s society. This is due to the fact that in the 18th century terror most prominently meant the act of inflicting terror upon others, while today terror is often associated with acts of terrorism. Rediker states that there were two types of terror during the “golden age”, including terror conducted by the states and terror inflicted by the pirates. The buildup of states and pirates being portrayed as terrorists was inevitable due to the self interests of colonial empires. The beginning of pirates being seen as terrorist is evident in Document one by Excellencies Command Isaac Addington.
The Great Society On May 22nd of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson spoke to the graduating class of the University of Michigan on The Great Society, saying "The Great Society rest on abundance and liberty for all. It demands an end racial injustice, to which we are totally committed in our time”, words that were spoken by President Johnson. The main passage of “The Great Society” by Lyndon Baines Johnson was mainly concentrated on eliminating poverty and racial injustice as revealed through his parallelism and anaphora. With this compelling speech, Lyndon inspired many young Americans to take actions to better their country using persuasive proofs such as ethos, logos, and pathos His persuasive techniques that applied directly to the students’ emotions inspired them to construct a better America just like President Johnson’s plan.
Around the world people memorialize great hero’s, express great sorrow for those lost in battle, and celebrate the triumphs that had built the ground and infrastructure from one nation to the next; monuments are constructed to remember our past. Yet, monuments cannot be constructed out of nothing ,great goes into planning, paying, and research that goes into making sure correct homage is paid those who are due. If one wishes to build a memorial a few things must be taken into consideration,making sure the monument honors or recognizes an important person or event, the design of the building including shape and size,and lastly the monument is placed in an acceptable location based on the subject matter. The most important factor in building a monument is making something that people will recognize and feel an attachment to.
I believe in the 19th century that the American history was vindictive. Back then they denied the rights to black folk and they also attempt to use education to destroy the Native American culture. Also, in the 19th century, a major event in American history was the quest for democracy and equality. They were lynching and beating African American during Reconstruction and segregation period in the south. By reading this I understand how we have it easy than back then.
The Great Society program was made by the president Lyndon B. Johnson in the year of 1965. Since the creation of the program, people are debating that the Great Society Program was good to the country or bad. I think that the Great Society Program was good for the country but it did have some bad things about it.
In the speech “I’ve been to the Mountaintop,” written by Martin Luther King Junior, King connects economic justice with racial justice. King does this when he says, “Now we’re going to march again, and we’ve got to march again, in order to put the issue where it is supposed to be -- and force everybody to see that there are thirteen hundred of God’s children here suffering, sometimes going hungry, going through dark and dreary nights wondering how this thing is going to come out” (Page 3). King is connecting both economic justice with racial justice when he includes the fact that many black people are starting to starve. This is because, black people were given low-paying jobs because of the color of their skin. This discrimination shows a
Lyndon Johnson 's desire to build a "Great Society" came from his roots in Texas where he lived in poverty. While pursuing his studies at Southwest Texas State Teachers College in 1928-1929, he became a teacher at a predominately Mexican American school. He was forever impacted by the extreme poverty that his students lived in and would begin to view poverty as more isolating than racism (Lyndon B. Johnson, 2018). This would influence his goals to end poverty and expand education. In his speech in 1964, Johnson called for America to become a "Great Society", so that no child would be hungry or uneducated, teachers would have good pay, there would be good schools, and the nation would be a place where all people had dignity and workers would have jobs (Schultz, 2014).
The “Great War” happened in 1914 and lasted until 1918. The war was triggered, because of the assassination of the archduke Franz Ferdinand, who was supposed to receive the throne. Documents 7 and 9 go hand in hand, because it shows the European Alliances. Documents 3,4,5, and 8 show the militarism cause of the war. Lastly, the Documents numbered 1,2, and 6 belong together due to the fact they show the Imperialist Competition.
To Be or Not To Be Marlon Riggs’ documentary, “Black Is…Black Ain’t” explores several untold truths of African American culture. These truths are expressed by African Americans who have lived during and dealt with countless sufferings of being black in America. Based on the testimonies given throughout Riggs’ film, the black community is known for being sexist and denouncing those who are homosexual. Molefi Asante believes that “homosexuality is a deviation from Afrocentric thought.”