A person could argue that freedom creates its own problems and that people are at times abusive of these. However, we live in a country that has these freedoms so valued, it can be found in our national anthem. While there may be always abuses made upon it, we can only hope that the United States will always continue to be the land of the free and the home of the brave. Understanding the importance of freedom and why we have to continually fight for it, is to look at all the ways it has been fought for. Whether it be religion, race, gender equality, right to vote; one thing is for certain, these freedoms came at a cost.
They knew that there were people leaving their families, some fighting their families, and sadly, many never coming back. But there were few who could overcome this war time and respect the individuals around them as friends, not enemies. The fact of losing a brother over something not governed by your decision is one of the hardest things to handle. This stress was piled onto by the losses of siblings, parents, or any family member, along with the biased opinions of many that were the cause of riots and beatings. The author of Across Five April understood how few Civil War time Americans were kind, honest, and willing to overcome their most deep opinions to support those who have suffered from wartime
Many lives were lost and changed. The Trail of Tears in 1839 was a horrific event that removed thousands of Native Americans from there homes. They were forced to travel a thousand miles on foot to a new land. Thousands of lives were lost along and after the journey. The removal effected the Cherokees greatly and it still effects them today.
It was needless to say that at that point after the crash everyone was scared. There were more than just random individuals on that shuttle. The crew on the shuttle was relatable to every American citizen. On that day, husbands, wives, and children were stripped of their hopes and dreams as their loved ones died on their journey. Reagan knew that he had to mention this fear while promoting individuals to keep their hope alive and to keep trying.
Just thinking that one of your family members could be dead right now if one flight wouldn 't have been canceled is kind of a scary feeling. 9/11 changed America forever and it will never be the same. Many people sat in front of televisions and radios listening hoping there loved ones would come home. Some even expected calls. Al Qaeda attacked the WTC for many reasons.
Martin Luther King tells his audience that after freedom is allowed to ring wonderful things will happen. Dr. King finishes off with a compelling use of repetition that fills the hearts of everyone who reads it or listens to it with hope. He proclaims the words that he hopes will be sung when the war for civil rights is over. "Free at last! Free at last!
My family is very important to me and the thought of losing them makes me cringe. In this book Elie lost everything. His mother and sister killed before he could say goodbye and eventually losing his father after sacrificing so much to keep him alive. When Elie and his family were first expelled from their homes, his father cried. I don’t know what I
Throughout each person’s life they must deal with and endure great hardships. Often a tremendous event places these people in such a situation. The attacks that occurred on September 11th 2001 were such an event. Due to this attack many people were forced to deal with great hardship for long periods of time.The films Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore and Oliver Stone’s World Trade Center successfully display this theme of hardship stemming from this dreadful attack. Moore and Stone use rhetoric to persuade viewers to harmonize with the idea that humanity was forced to cope with hardships .
Mary Shelley, with no doubt, lived a hard life filled with sorrow and despair. Her mother died during childbirth. She had a stepmother that she never got along with (“Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley”). Her adult life decisions led to the alienation of her father and her own home town. These actions contributed to one of her greatest Gothic Literature novels, Frankenstein (“Mary Shelley”).
Time had passed since she had witnessed the murder however its haunting memory would never leave Gertrude. A son and husband had committed murder and another had met their fate as an unknowing victim. Certainly a lion’s share of bloodshed for one family, she thinks to herself. Her heart quickened as she once again feels the overwhelming weight of emotions crash over her. Guilt, loss, fear, sadness, despair, hopelessness and yet also anger.
The “September 12 era” inspired many young people to enlist in the army and leave their families. Proud and worried parents waved goodbye to their newly enlisted children only to be reunited one last time in a flag draped casket. The patriotism that occurred only minutes after the World Trade Center collapse carried into the service of thousands of Americans in the Middle East. In total, 6,800 Americans have lost their lives in Iraq or Afghanistan in the war that began in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001 (Emmons). Those brave men and women paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect their country from being reduced to ashes once more.
Although almost a year part these two battles are both equally bad and very devastating to people all around the world and family and friends. We should always remember this day as not only the lose of all of our soldiers but the winning of the war and being close to the end of the civil war. To all the soldiers that have lost their lives and to all the soldiers that are still alive at this point we will and forever be truly grateful for you and our
“I know several years after these attacks, travel went down to these places; these high impact place that people were afraid of being bombed or attacked again.” This quote from an American citizen made years after the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon shows that fear still lives in America even years later. This person also expressed how as a child and even as a young adult they were not afraid to fly. After the attacks on 9/11, they have yet to get back in an airplane. When she goes on vacation she only drives. Most people wanted to make things go back to the way they were before these attacks.
There was a holiday that was made in remembrance of the Holocaust called Yom HaShoah. The Israeli Parliament created this day to remember the Jews lost during the genocide. The date was chosen because it was close to the date of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising of 1943. On this holiday the Jewish say prayers and light candles for those that were lost during that time. The survivors were never the same after the ordeal, many had really horrible traumatic experiences during when this happened to them or their family friends.
All I’m trying to say is that this is our chance to free America from Britain. I wouldn’t care If i were on the verge of dying I will fight till my last breath and keep my heart towards the truth. We are an amazing country and we deserve to be free and that is why I am Reenlisting. Because this is my duty to protect our country from Britain’s unfair rule. The question “Would you Re- Enlist” is significant because it shows who will stand for America or back down.