They also depict another young firefighter who is still paralyzed to this day from a collapsing wall that landed on his back. Also the use of logos plays a big role in this documentary. The directors display a lot of facts and knowledge to persuade the viewer about their side of the argument. They express their true concern for the firefighters and the city itself through statistical facts about numbers of fires occurring per year along with numbers used to describe the amount of funds available to these men. They use ethos by having the new fire chief give numerous speeches, and with already having numerous years of experience, his credibility is through the roof giving him an “honorable hero” kind of vibe from him.
As stated before, Upton Sinclair, was ahead of his time with his ability to dig for the truth and show Americans the truth regarding the Chicago meat packing industry. Another large passion of his was politics and the belief in socialism. He advocated against capitalism and ridiculed it within his novel by portraying it as the cause of much downfall for the main character. Sinclair did more for this country with the novel he wrote then many politicians are able to do in a lifetime. He showed through his power of writing the importance of every citizen within America to be woke and involved in every aspect of their lives.
Imagine being a African American man while trying to compete in the Olympics in Nazi Germany this is just what Jesse Owens went through. The person I chose to do my essay on is James Cleveland Ownes also know as Jesse Owens. I chose Jesse Owens because I knew a little about Jesse but I was never sure what he really was famous for. I thought that he was the first African American to compete in the Olympics but I was wrong. This essay will talk about how Jesse set three world records, tied a fourth and two Olympic records.
Lincoln Second Inauguration Abraham Lincoln fought for man’s equality in which he pursued in his presidency since March 1861. In March 4, 1865 he presented his Second Inauguration speech in Pennsylvania Avenue. It was documented that weeks before Lincoln addressed his Second inauguration, it was constantly raining. Once Abraham Lincoln began his speech; the sun peaked between the clouds and believed that it is Abrahams most known speech. The inauguration had two main purposes in the speech which are the spirit of reunion and the meaning of war in which it has received criticism.
Currently, the idea of an African American mayor is not an extraordinary thing to behold or a cause for african american people to be overly excited about . There have been many mayors of african decent to hold this title .But during the exhausting and long struggle of the civil rights movement the first wave of African Americans began to be elected to to the very important position of mayor in large populated American cities . The first African American to be elected mayor was Carl Stokes on November 7, 1967, he was voted the 51st mayor of Cleveland, Ohio he served from 1967 to 1971. In the state of Alabama the first black mayor was Richard Arrington Jr. Arrington held office for 20 years starting in1979 and ending in 1999. he
Bernie sanders was born on September 8th 1941 in New York City, New York, the now outspoken politician grew up in Brooklyn with one older brother. He began high school and also began his college education in Brooklyn, however, after only one year he transferred to the University of Chicago where his outspokenness began to thrive. He was an active member of the civil rights movement, “and served as an organizer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.” Originally Sanders started off his political career as the mayor of burlington vermont, building slowly but surely making a name for himself in the process. He is a self declared “Democratic Socialist” and thus far his ways of handling politics have been beneficial to his campaigns, he does not criticize based on political party he criticizes others based on whether he thinks their objectives are beneficial to those who are directly and indirectly affected. Sanders
“The KKK had started recruiting in Detroit in 1921, and since then, their poison had seeped into almost every corner of the city” (24).2 Arc of Justice takes place in an interesting time in Detroit’s history as the 1924 mayoral election was underway2. With an increasing number of Ku Klux Klan members entering the city, there would be a high chance one of its members: Charles Bowles would win the election.4 However, in an effort to battle the political inequality of African Americans in Detroit, Ossain Sweet’s case was supported by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)2. Ossain Sweet’s case was set to be a murder trial, but now it was about civil rights of African Americans2. Since Dr. Sweet won the case, John Smith was re-elected as mayor of Detroit and the Klan’s extremism was deplored. The newly founded NAACP continued to fight for political power for African Americans.
In 1932 the first NFL playoff game was played in Chicago, Illinois in the Chicago Stadium between the Chicago Bears and the Portsmouth Spartans. Since the league started in 1920, the league title was awarded to the team that finished with the best record. In the 1932 season, the Bears and Spartans finished tied for first place, so the NFL arranged for an additional regular season game to determine the final standings and the champions. In the year of 1933 the NFL imposes a new de facto policy of total racial segregation and no more blacks played in the NFL until after World War II. The NFL held its first annual draft of college players in the year of 1936 and the first player that was selected was Heisman Trophy winner Jay Berwanger.
Brigham Young helped 60,000 to 70,000 pioneers to the Salt Lake City Valley, known as Zion. As he made his way west he found himself harassed by hostile state and federal officials seeking his arrest and imprisonment throughout the fall and winter. Brigham was the leader and organizer of this amazing trek for the Mormons they planned to leave in the spring and get there in the winter; but the people of Nauvoo and the government wanted them out now. So when they left they were all disorganized and worried they had to leave many families behind. But the Mormon’s kept pushing forward.
Jamal experiences systemic racism throughout his entire life and Jamal learns that the world will not treat him fairly for the reason of his skin color; he finds out the one only way he will ever be successful is for him to use his intellect. Jamal experiences systemic racism in his community. Jamal talks about how his neighborhood, and how it was once a prominent white Irish and Italian community, but as soon as non-white people moved in the white people moved out and became its own segregated block. Jamal