Helen Keller was an extremely courageous woman. She did some great things in this world while trying to overcome many challenges and turned out to be an amazing inspiration to many people. Her lifetime was filled with many exciting things from the beginning to the end. Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama. She was the first of two daughters and her parents were Arthur and Katherine Keller. Her family worked hard but, her family was not very wealthy and earned very little income. When Helen was 19 months old, she got sick by an unknown illness. The illness caused her to have a very high temperature. To this day, many people don’t know if it was Scarlet Fever or Meningitis. After the fever broke, her parents noticed that she wasn’t communicating very well and they found out she had lost her sight and her hearing. Because of this, Helen grew very frustrated and she threw …show more content…
There they met with the school’s director, and he told them to meet with Anne Sullivan. Anne Sullivan was an American teacher. She was also a 20 year old graduate from the Perkins Institute for the Blind. When Anne was 5 she got a disease called Trachoma, which left her blind. Anne went through many surgeries before her eyesight was partially restored. Anne believed the way to reach Helen was to teach her obedience and love. This was the start of their 50 year relationship together. On March 3, 1877, Anne went to Helen’s home in Alabama and immediately went to work. She began teaching her finger spelling, and at first she couldn’t do it and she didn’t understand was Anne was trying to teach her. One of the first words Anne taught her was the word “doll”, because Anne wanted her to understand what the gift was she brought her. She then kept working at it and finally got better. The doll helped Helen understand the connection between the words and the
Good Morning, The RTC pt, Brandon Williams, was on TLOA, and was set to return today. However, on 11/26/15 he was admitted to Helen Keller hospital for medical stabilization. As of today, pt remains admitted to Helen Keller Hospital. Unfortunately, pt was not discharged from MS4 on 11/26. His account has now been corrected to reflect the correct d/c date.
For the time being where women were encouraged to be homemakers and stay inside the walls of their homes instead of working, Clara Barton made a huge impact and took on many roles that were focused on helping others. Clara Barton was a nurse for a good portion of her life, a teacher of the illiterate, and Clara founded the American location for the Red Cross. Barton grew in to one of the first women to help to build a case for women’s rights and their value in being contributing members to society. Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born on Christmas Day, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts.
Jane Addams life as a child was not easy, she had a congenital spinal defect which led to her never being physically strong and her father who served for sixteen years as a state senator and fought as an officer in the Civil War always showed that his thoughts of women were that they were weak, and especially her with her condition. But besides that she lived a very privileged life since her father had many famous friends like the president Abraham Lincoln. Jane was determined to get a good education which she ended up getting. She went to Rockford sanitary for women which is now called Rockford University and she also studied to be a doctor but had to quit because she was hospitalised too many times. Being sick affected her life very much so when she got older she remedied her spinal defect with surgery.
Helen Keller was famous for being deaf and blind when she was young she lost her sight and hearing when she was 19 months old when she became older she got a teacher to help her read and wright then when she grew older she soon died in June 1, 1968. Helen Keller was a girl that lost her hearing when she was nineteen months old and she later learned how to talk and spell by her teacher, Anne Sullivan she later taught the deaf and the blind and later won many awards for leaving an impact on the world. Helen Keller started to walk when she was young (Source#5), Helen Keller's family earned money from they're plantation they were not wealthy though (Source#5), Helen Keller started walking when she was 1 year old (Source#4), Helen Keller's dad later became a editor of a weekly local newspaper, the North Alabamian (Source# 1), Helen Keller was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama June 27 1880 (Source#5), Helen Keller started to talk when she was 6 months old and she was
When someone people see blind people, they think that they can't do anything, but working together with those that can see, blind people can achieve amazing things. Helen Keller fights for the right of the blind and persuade the reader to help them. Through the use of persuasive language and grammar, she creates a persuasive essay to help the blind. Through the use of pathos, ethos and logos, Helen Keller makes her argument stronger and more believable. In the fourth paragraph she uses pathos “ blind men will not be content to be numbered amoung those who will not, or cannot, carry burden on sholder or tool in hand.
Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, a famous writer and Indian advocate, opened the eyes of the blind and ignorant. Helen was an activist that helped the Native Americans on behalf of the United States government. From childhood and early life, to why Helen is famous, and Helen’s death and legacy, these are just a few of the reasons Helen Maria Hunt Jackson was one of the noblest human beings the world has ever known. To start off with, Helen Maria Hunt Jackson had a very tragic childhood and teenhood. Believe it or not, Helen was a very important person, especially to the Native Americans.
How many of you have family that has worked in the armed forces? Or how many people have friends that live in third world or poor countries? On December 25, 1821, a tiny Christmas baby, who would become one of the greatest civil war heroines ever, was born into a loving middle class family. Clara Barton had four older siblings that adored her and taught her many life skills that would be crucial for her later career. School was very boring to her because she liked to care for others rather than learn about the world.
Marie grew up with her parents having a troubled relationship. Her dad was a violent alcoholic who beat her mother, and her mom was violet to the kids. At the age of 5, she got scarlet fever which leads her later on in life to have learning disabilities. This caused her to drop out of school at the age of 12.
Doris Jean’s parents were frightened with the news of Doris Jean being deaf. Doris Jean’s father left it up to her mother to really take care of Doris Jean. Her mother worked hard to know about Doris Jean’s condition and would read books about Helen Keller. When Doris Jean was six her parents took her to a school for the deaf and left her there. This school was focused on teaching oral skills and never taught sign language, but sign language was allowed to be used.
Heather Whitestone was born on February 24, 1923 in Dothan, Alabama. Whitestone was the first woman with a disability to be crowned Miss America 1995. Her mother, Daphne Gray, was a seventh grade math teacher and her father, Bill Whitestone, was an owner of a furniture store. She is the youngest of three sisters. She is married with John A. McCallum, a hearing man
In addition, Helen Keller created more opportunities for women by advocating for their rights. During Helen Keller’s time, women were not granted the suffrage, known as the right to vote. Keller along with other women suffragists fought for the right to vote. Many people thought that women should not be educated or have the right to vote because they would be able to think for themselves, but Helen Keller fought that belief (MacLeod 20). Along with women’s suffragist, Keller also believed in socialism.
June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia Alabama, a healthy baby girl, with the name Helen Adams Keller, was born into the world. But at nine-teen months Helen had been suffering with an unknown illness, that left her both blind and deaf. After that all the way till Helen was six she was a very angry child because she wanted to find a way to express her other feelings, yet didn’t know how. She kicked, screamed, and became a very wild and an unruly child. Until a couple months after turning six, Helen’s father and mother connected with Alexander Graham Bell, who contacted Ann sullivan.
Annie Sullivan had many struggles throughout her lifetime, but she was able to pass through those obstacles with determination. This determination is shown throughout the nonfiction play, The Miracle Worker, written by William Gibson. Annie Sullivan was the teacher of Helen Keller—a blind and deaf six year old girl. After weeks of discipline and training, Helen was finally able to understand that words and letters meant something. Without determination, Annie would not have been able to achieve this miracle.