“Some people cross your path and change your whole direction.” This quote relates to Ray Bradbury’s character Clarisse, who moved the plot even after her death. Before Clarisse, Montag had never met someone who asked, “why” instead of “how.” Clarisse is the reason Montag started thinking about the world, the good and the bad things. She sparked his questioning of everything, and made him appreciate the small things in life.
This shows that even though she was harshly disrespected, she fought because she knew that whether people liked it or not, they needed women's rights. “One hundred years after her birth, Susan B. Anthony’s dream had come true.” This part of the text shows that Anthony fought for years and years and even though it was after her death, women got equal rights. Without her, it certainly would have taken way longer for these equal rights to come into place. Who knows, we may not have even have women’s
Jeanne states “Mama tried to hold us together for a while, but it was hopeless (Houston and Houston 36).” Mama was also a very strong, hard worker and worked multiple jobs in the camps for a while. We can see this strength and perseverance in Jeanne as she grows up. When she starts to feel the pressure and pain of prejudice that exists against her race, she doesn’t let people walk all over her, yet she doesn’t let it bring her down either. If she was discriminated against in one of the activities she took part in, she moved right on to the next one and tried equally as hard to be recognized for the talent she has.
Education is what gives us the ability to make something of ourselves. Education is a right, some many people today still have to fight for. Melba in Warriors Don 't Cry fought for her education day and night, inside and outside of Central High School. Melba was constantly threatened by segregationists during her time at Central High School while she was fighting for equal rights. Equal rights became an important issue to Melba throughout Warriors Don 't Cry, and she also became a face of change to her people.
After her father dies and her mother shuts everybody out, Katniss becomes tougher and determined to keep her family’s stomachs full. When Katniss meets Rue, she begins to realize that other districts have different have different problems than her. During their conversation, Rue states “Oh  I’ve never had a whole leg to myself before” (Collins 202), at this moment, Katniss realized that her district, District 12, was not the only district that starves. Katniss started to understand other problems in Panem as Rue told Katniss about her
She followed her heart to love Ky even though they weren't matched. She followed her heart no matter how hard it seemed to go through with it and even though the officials warned them she still continued. To add on Cassia's change was so drastic that the officials had a list of Cassias rules she's broken the straight far ward cassia changed Into a courageous rule-breaking girl who broke the rules to be with someone she loved. “ the official see the twist of my lips and started to list examples of ways I've broken rules of the society in the past two months all the rules I broke for ky” Condie chapter 31. There for showing how much she over him.
The theme of “survival” could be related to any book. In the book, The Red-Scarf Girl: A Memoir Of The Cultural Revolution, Ji-li had to overcome all the challenges such getting called a black whelp, getting humiliated and other things that some people can’t bear that pain. The theme of “survival” does relate to this book because Ji-li had to bear public humiliation and other things in order to survive. Furthermore, the theme of “survival” relates to this book, The Red-Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution. Ji-li’s family survived in challenging environments by not speaking up and bears the pain.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s refusal to compromise on Women’s Rights inspired many other women to follow her example and led to an important change in the history of the United States, and that is suffrage for women. Throughout history, women tended to keep getting less and less rights. Roman women had almost as many rights as men, and had many of the rights that women in the seventeenth century were denied. Married women had the right to enter into contracts and own and dispose of property, as well as having certain limited rights.
It's tough when something as critical as your son’s death is your obstacle to overcome. The last main idea is, when the mother in the poem said, “I’se been climbing on”. What this quote means is that, through the tough times she has been through, she still pushes on. This should be a mindset of all people. She proved that through the hard times, you still can do better, well, and beat the odds.
Introduction My Beloved World is a biography about a young girl who overcomes great adversities throughout her life and is now a sitting federal judge at the supreme court. Sonia Sotomayor had to work twice as hard for everything that she had, because she was convinced most of her life that she was not good enough. But her intellect, discipline, and determination are what makes her story so unique and relatable to most. In the book she talks a lot about her family, and how they play a big role on who she is as a judge. Therefore, this paper will be looking at the relevant contexts that makes her story so unique, it will also analyze her needs, wants, values, and her decision-making process, and lastly it will reflect on how those values have evolved as she grew older.
Although the Women’s Rights Movement is widely known to have started in New York, there is no doubt that the women of Texas fought great battles in order to gain civil liberties. Even though women were seen as partners in land labor and expected to contribute during the settlement of Texas, women were seen as unfit and too frail to partake in politics. Orestes Brownson, a religious author and activist of those times stated “We do not believe women . . . are fit to have their own head.
Women protesting and speaking out was considered very unladylike at the time (Rampton). This hard earned victory proved what women can do when organized and became a chronological landmark for the beginning of Women’s Liberation
A catalyst in the Civil Rights Movement. Alongside of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks led the black community closer to Justice. Parks refused to sacrifice her seat to a white man in 1955, on a Montgomery city bus. This was not the first time Rosa battled with the same bus driver about the placement of her seat. When approaching the bus she proceeded to paid her fare and find her seat on the bus.
Rosa Parks was a strong courageous fearless woman. Who played important role in American History. Arrested for standing against segregation, she started a boycott that led to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Rosa Park was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. When Rosa was growing up she was constantly bullied for the color of her skin.
Haleigh Lindsay Mr. Everly Honors History 10 24 February 2016 Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott In the time between 1850 and 1950, segregation was a great problem in the United States. Segregation is the separation of different racial groups in an area. The people used intimidation and violence to prevent blacks from having rights.