Next, A Woman in Berlin used rhetoric to appeal to the targeted audience. For example, the text states, “‘Forgive me. It’s been so long since I had a woman.’ He shouldn’t have said that. Next thing I know I’m lying with my face in his lap sobbing and bawling and howling all the grief in my soul (Page 104).”
In the summer of 1845, Frederick decided to fulfill a dream he had long held, to travel throughout England (5). Even though he was forced to stay in the steerage, second-class, during his trip overseas he was extremely excited to finally go to Britain (8, 9). While on board, he had made many friends and was even asked by the captain to give lectures on slavery (8, 9). When he finally reached Europe, Frederick felt free from prejudice. He was treated as a man, as opposed to a second-class citizen, and was welcomed into homes, hotels, and restaurants (8, 9).
The documentary called The Hunting Grounds, had multiple concepts that relate to sociology. Using a sociological perspective, it was very prevalent to see the ways college campuses use patriarchy and gender stratification to keep women who have been sexually assaulted on campus from disclosing information or even getting help about these issues. Through the discrimination against women at these gender institutions the women formed a Feminist movement to bring awareness and help to the victims on campuses all around the world and to stop the assaults from reoccurring. The Hunting Grounds is a documentary that reveals the untold stories of women on college campuses and how these women have fought to have their voice heard about sexual assault on campuses. Sexual assault and rape on campuses has always been a major problem for colleges all over the world yet very little has been done to protect the students.
Now, proceeding to tell you about the well-known Sgt. Maynard Smith and how his courageous act lead him to receiving such a prestigious award. Sgt. Maynard Smith was an enlisted soldier in the U.S. Army in World War II. When Sgt.
“I won’t be getting into any trouble Ma, he said, wrapping some bread and cold potatoes and half a roast chicken in some tow cotton. Plus they will be paying me, I hear they give eleven dollars a month.” These were the words Charley Goddard used to convince his mother joining the Union army was the right thing for him to do. Although he was only 15 years old, too young to join, he decided to lie about his age when asked by the Union army officer questioning him; He was very dedicated to fighting for what he believed in and helping his mother after the loss of his father. After his Pa died he had been struggling with the responsibility to help his family that is why he made the decision he did.
One of the reasons I feel Booker T. Washington deserves a holiday, is because he was the first African American ever to have the honor of being invited to the White House and through his hard work he was able to reach the lives of many people. He became known for his relentless efforts to ensure that all Black Americans had an opportunity at education. Through his hard work in establishing the school he influenced many people, by giving them the opportunity they otherwise would have never had. Washington was also a promoter of hard work, believing that it was the only way around the seemingly unconquerable difficulties of even surviving in a white people ruled society.
America was founded on multiple principles, one of them being that America is supposed to be a country where people can say what they want and believe what they want without being punished. Over the past couple years however, more and more people who are standing up for their beliefs, are being punished, specifically 17 NFL players who have decided not to stand during the national anthem. Many news outlets have had opinions from NFL owners, players, and fans about the protest, but not a lot of media has had opinions from military veterans. I wanted to get a true military perspective from a veteran who wouldn’t hold anything back. Richard Carter has served in the military under the Air Force for 8 years and in the reserve for two years.
Cleaver first grew aware of his status as a Black American at San Quentin prison. He instantly hated the white oppressors and America’s elevated slavery. Resenting “how the white man…used the black woman” in the days of slavery, Cleaver rapes a white girl, spitting on the white man’s laws, and reaping pleasure from “defiling his women. ”1 He repudiates the notion that black men find white women attractive; rather, the white supremacy drills its idea of beauty into the black man simply by its omnipresence.
George Corell influenced me as a reader by driving me to understand his actions, the author’s purpose, and how making bad choices leads to consequences. Due to Corell’s work for Nazi’s, he lost his friendship he had obtained for so long in his town. Corell chose to abandon his friends for what he believed in and soon became part of the Invader’s side. Therefore, helping him towards the path of becoming the Mayor. Aiding the opposition only satisfied his need to take control of the town to become the Mayor.
Jimmy Smith grabs for the Coke zero sugar and the Doritos reduced fat chips thinking that they are a good option. After that Jimmy sits down on his Superhero Bob blanket and watches The Galaxy Rangers. You may think that Jimmy Smith is a couch potato but really he is just another victim of advertising across the nation. Companies are becoming savage monsters tearing through our children's future just to get money by putting up advertisements; advertisements are at school, on buses, in the stores, and on television. There are huge problems related to juveniles viewing advertisements almost the whole day such as, youth are getting more and more health problems because of advertisers, kids and families are spending so much money for fundraisers to get cheap toys and they do not have money for college, plus young children are losing imagination and interest in games and outdoor