Susan was the leader of the Women’s Rights Movement, Susan spoke her mind and always fought for what was right. In the text it says, "May it please your honor," Anthony replied. "I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty. And I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women... that resistance to tyranny is obedience to God. " This shows courage because she stood up to the judge despite the fact that the judge was not a fan with Susan and he was very upset with her, she still spoke her mind and told the judge how she was feeling.
Everyone has courage inside of them they just have to show it. Roll of thunder hear my cry introduces Cassie,a young girl who is willing to go above and beyond to fight the injustice of segregation, and to face her broadest fears. Cassie Logan has many courageous moments in this book but the three most challenging moments are standing up to Lillian Jean, Standing up for little man, and standing up for herself at the barnett store. Through Cassie´s actions she has proved she loves her family, loves the land, and knows that segregation is NOT RIGHT. She knows that equal rights is not an option in that day and age, but she will still try to make a difference in the world.
Hester Prynne, The Scarlet Letter’s protagonist, is a strong, kind, and proud yet humble woman. Through all of the struggles in her difficult lifetime, she persevered and did her best to make up for her sins. Hester raised her illegitimate child to be a wonderful, upstanding person without the help of her male counterpart. She taught Pearl the difference between right and wrong. Hester used her sin as a lesson to her daughter to learn from your mistakes, but not to let them define who you are.
Throughout life Maya always found the courage to stand up and show resistance against racism, this was how she found her inner strength and this is how she found her place in society. Maya never stopped no matter the decrease of racism in society, there will always be someone, that one person who is still a racist. To prevent from furthering this issue and to keep it contained and well managed America needs people to continue to resist and stand up against
Courage is doing the right thing when people want you to do something wrong. Through the book, Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Mildred Taylor used Cassie Logan as a courageous young character who must stand up for herself to fight segregation and be able to hang out and ride buses are not segregated with black and white people. Cassie proved she was courageous by standing up for Little Man, helping T.J. even though he had done things to Cassie 's family, and the bus incident Cassie proved that she was a sassy girl who loved her land that her parents owned. Cassie had to live with almost every white person is yelling things that upset her and her family saying racial slurs at her like she was just nothing, but she pushed through it.
Let the victim’s family live knowing their daughter, son, mother, father, etc is gone. Never coming back to them and their killer or rapists is still alive and thriving. Citizens of the U.S. are still largely in favor of the death penalty with 55% agreeing to keep the punishment [D.P.I.C.]. And with 41% of americans thinking capital punishment is not applied enough, and 52% believe it is fairly applied [Jones, Jeffrey]. We also have to remember what the victims last minutes were like.
George wants what is best for Lennie, as he made a promise to Lennie’s aunt that he would always take care of him. He did not want Lennie to go as a result of being shot by these other farmhands. George finds him first, and lets him go peacefully, killing him instantly while they were talking about happy memories they had together. *George’s actions and character establish equilibrium in the relationship between him and Lennie. He vowed to take in and watch over Lennie once his Aunt Clara died.
Sister Helen constantly puts the importance of Matthew Poncelete and his loved one’s first throughout the movie. When he calls her from jail to ask for her help to convince others that he is innocent the first thing she does is go to visit him in jail. He only has a matter of time before he is to be executed for the assault and murder of two young adults. Overtime they form a close bond that nothing,
She is still obedient and loyal towards him even though he has broken their family. This is displayed in her school environment and none of the other girls know what is happening in her household. Ezinne (one of the girls in her class) tells Kambili that the girls call her a backyard snob because she doesn’t talk to anyone. She suggested walking to the gates with the other girls to converse with them. Ezinne asked why she always ran off as soon as
She began going to anti-slavery conferences leading to her acquaintance with Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Anthony was also involved in the temperance movement, revolving around completely stopping the production and consumption to all alcoholic beverages. While working with this Susan became inspired to fight for women 's rights. This inspired her so much because once she was refused the chance to speak at a temperance convention because she was a woman. She then realized that if women wanted to be addressed in the political world she would need to make sure that all women would gain the right to vote.
His mother always steered him into the right direction and always warned him of avoiding outsiders. Every chance James got with his mother as a little kid was always a “high point of my day, a memory so sweet it is burned into my mind like tattoo (12).” She was a resilient and a loving woman to James. She always cared for her children and did not care what anyone did to her, but if it was towards her children she would do anything to protect them.
These women were able to support the justification of nonviolent resistance by coming together for a shared cause, as well as speaking up for what they believe in. At the beginning of the documentary, the Christian and Muslim women of Liberia fought (prayed) for peace in there country, where war would be outlawed. This led to sit ins and marches of the cause over the course of years to come. Toward the end of the film, the Liberian women had a sit in at the delegates’ and refused to leave until they were allowed to speak during the meeting and peace was reassured for their country. By being successful with their sit in, the women of Liberia managed to earn peace within their borders, as well as practice justice in their government.