Many immigrants traveled under desperate situations to pursue the American dream. Many authors try to capture those experiences for native born Americans to understand. In the novel My Antonia by Willa Cather, Antonia, a Bohemian immigrant, has to work her way through the American life. Antonia and her family came to America with next to nothing. They didn’t know the language which left them more susceptible to lies.
Touch-lip reading, Braille, speech, typing, and finger spelling were just some of the methods she had learned. In 1903 she published her first autobiography “Story of My Life” with the help of Anne Sullivan and John Macy, Anne’s soon to be husband. Many people were inspired by her story, Helen once said “Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows”. Helen graduated from Radcliffe College at the age of 24 in 1904. She lived with Anne and John after they got married and she resumed to learn from her mentor.
or my people had been published in the Yale university series of younger poets. Margaret was born Birmingham was the daughter of a Methodist minister. She received a Rosenwald fellowship for creative writing in 1944.”My people” gave you information of what happen and the past then it goes to present and gave a way to make a better life. She was a part of the literary movement in Chicago. She lived in the Chicago area for seven years, coming of age in the shadow of the Great Migration and Depression and playing an active role in Bronzeville's artistic and intellectual circles.
The life and work of Dorothea Lange Dorothea Lange was an American Photographer and photojournalist. She was born in may 26,1895. She was known for her Depression era work for Farm security Administration. Her grand parents moved form Europe (Germany) to The united states for a better and more settled life. They found their new home where they decided to live.
Elizabeth Freeman, in the Ashley’s eyes, was just the slave who cleaned the house. Elizabeth was born in 1742 to an enslaved mother and father. When she was only 6 months old, she was sold to the Ashley family to become a slave! Thirty years later, almost nothing had changed. She cleaned the house and swept the floors.
Jennifer Delahunty Britz’s article, “To All the Girls I’ve Rejected”, begins by explaining how her daughter was waitlisted at a college she was qualified to attend. Following this, Britz elucidates reasoning behind this, informing that colleges show bias towards male applicants. It soon becomes clear that many declined and waitlisted female applicants possess more capability than accepted males. In order to prevent this, admission committees should exercise a gender-blind admittance procedure. Britz, dean of admissions at Kenyon College argues that: “few of us…were as talented…at age 17 as this young woman.
They came to work in the sugar beet fields of Nebraska. Peter and Ana Carl were married in Germany and lived there around 1888. They took a boat to New York and from there got on a train and traveled to Sutton, Nebraska. They had Brothers and Sisters already living there. And finally, Anthony and Margret Hoffman.
Countess Constance Markiweicz was Irish Sinn Fein, Fianna Fail politician, suffragette, revolutionary nationalist, socialist, and a kind hearted women. To her,“The Easter Rebellion was a failed rebellion”, and yet, she did not regret partaking in the horrific rebellion. Constance Gore-Booth was born on the 4th of feb, 1868, in London. The Countess was born protestant, and into a wealthy estate of which her farther, Sir Henry Gore-Booth owned. Her family was famous for their kindness towards their servants and tenants, and due to her upbringing, the Countess was appalled by any form of discrimination.
Amelia Earhart was born in Kansas on July 24, 1897. Her parents were Edwin and Amy Otis Earhart. Amelia lived with her wealthy grandparents and attended a private school until she was 12 years old. Then, Amelia and her sister went to live with their parents, in Des Moines, Iowa. In 1915 Edwin and Amy got a divorce, and Amy took the girls and moved to Chicago to live with friends for a while.
Cardinal Spellman is one of the best schools in the Bronx. Many people are successful after graduating from there. Sonia’s parents made the right decision in sending her to catholic school. I would say that her mother, who works her butt off just trying to make sure that her kids get a good education. Her mother is struggles to make good money at her nursing job.
Marjorie Stewart Joyner was born in Monterey, Virginia. She was born on October 24, 1896, and was the granddaughter of a slave and slave owner. After attending primary school, Marjorie moved to Chicago, Illinois to pursue a career in cosmetology. She attended the A.B. Molar Beauty School and she later became the first African-American woman to graduate from the school.
Kayleigh also has a cat named Cherokee. She adopted him from her mom 's work, Heritage Humane Society. On the other side of her neighborhood, Greensprings West, lives her grandparents. She will often go over there to hang out or eat delicious food. Kayleigh has seen Williamsburg evolve into the thriving town it is right now since she was a toddler and cannot wait
Ray was born in New York City on January 13, 1850 to Charlotte and Reverend Charles Bennett Ray. She was one of seven kids, growing up with two sisters and four brothers. Charlotte was the youngest of three girls. Her first years were spent in New York City but soon after in the 1860s Ray and her family moved to Washington, D.C. where she started school at the Institution for the Education of Colored Youth. This was the only school in the area that allowed African American girls.