EUROPE ENCOUNTERS AFRICA AND THE AMERICAS, 1450 – 1550: 1. European - peasants, agricultural society, church was very important in their belief system, pagan-monotheistic hierarchy, patriarchal society, and urbanized. West African - trade slaves, spoke many languages, family clan system, worshiped spirits and Allah. Native American – nomadic, pantheistic, feudal system All – had belief systems and had agriculture 2. Portugal and Spain had encomienda, forced Native Americans to work the lands so that they could send out their crops to Europe, brought diseases with them which altered environment, came up with the Columbian Exchange.
Theda Perdue`s Cherokee Women: Gender and Culture Change, 1700-1835, is a book that greatly depicts what life had been like for many Native Americans as they were under European Conquering. This book was published in 1998, Perdue was influenced by a Cherokee Stomp Dance in northeastern Oklahoma. She had admired the Cherokee society construction of gender which she used as the subject of this book. Though the title Cherokee Women infers that the book focuses on the lives of only Cherokee women, Perdue actually shines light upon the way women 's roles affected the Native cultures and Cherokee-American relations. In the book, there is a focus on the way that gender roles affected the way different tribes were run in the 1700 and 1800`s.
The U.S. government had executed their rights over not only state rights but most importantly over the rights of the native people. Andrew Jackson was not fond of the Indians, he felt resentment and bitterness toward them, stemming from his military crusades in Florida. He believed that they belonged in the west, and he intended to drive them there. Jackson mocked John Marshall and his decision. In 1835, a minority sect of the Cherokee relinquished the tribe’s Georgia land in exchange for $5 million and a reservation located just west of the Mississippi.
Women should not be assigned their husband’s title, should not be assigned one at all as there are inferior in every aspect to the opposite sex. The Number-Two human race should only regard their home and only be educated in religion and read only of virtue and cooking. Perhaps even as Schopenhauer proposed a man should be permitted to take a second wife as there are occasions when a man can be stuck with only his wife who may be ill, barren, or too old, as polygamy only benefits women as well. Women who become widowed can often inherit money or land, where if they are even allowed to control such things, they should be appointed a counselor to it so they do not waste it along with the fortune. Schopenhauer claimed that women should never be left to control their children alone either, due to their short-lived, initial connection to their children in comparison to their husband’s.
Which is completely reasonable for the time because of the lack of navigation and communication in the mid 18th century. The culture during this time would probably come as a shock to most people in this day and age. In the 18th century more than majority of African countries had similar culture styles. Such as when a man married a women that women would become owned by her husband. She would be his property and wouldn 't be able to do anything unless he wanted her.
According to the biography ‘Mary Jane McLeod Bethune.’ published by the A&E Television Networks, she was born in 1875 in Maysville in South Carolina from a former slave family; she lived her childhood in poverty, picking cotton in the croplands. Graduated from a girl school, education was for her “the key to racial advancement” (10-11). In 1904, she founded the ‘Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute’ with at the beginning 5 students. They were 250 few years after. In 1935, she founded the National Council of Negro Women.
Chapter 3 Douglass as a Representative of Self-made Men 3.1. Becoming literal In the nineteenth century America, slave owners did not allow slaves neither to learn reading or writing. Thus, Douglass, being a slave, was not allowed to learn reading or writing as well. His literacy came once by incident, then as a result of his persistence and continuous work to learn it. After the death of his owner Aaron Anthony, Frederick was sent to live with his grandmother.
She even got married to her sister’s fiancé to have money. Not only the life of Scarlett has changed after the Civil War but the ideal of Ashley also disappeared. He could not dream about the peace for the public. He must work for Scarlett to earn for living. The only dream he can remain is building a happy family with
As defined by Chen, M. (2004), stated that the ownership of CFB was influenced by Confucian ethics concept, ‘family’ was the primary in revenue and expenditure unit and no one business owner would be willing to share the proprietorial rights with others because the business was the private property of the core family. Some CFBs established its business successfully because the CFB was run by a clan rather than a family. The ownership of Far East was alike New World. In reality, these two CFBs were the large corporations. In addition, these two CFBs’ owners embedded with traditional family values, and were unwilling to share their developed proprietorial rights with others, even the professional ranks.
Ancestry It all started with my paternal grandfather’s grandparents. They were simple farmers who escaped from Fujian, China to Singapore due to the imperialism war as well as poverty (Asia for Educators, Columbia University, 2009). Afterwards, they moved around in Java where they finally settled in Jambi, Indonesia, the place where my grandfather and my father were born. Within my father’s side of the family, we have a descendant called Peranakan (Chen, 2011). My father’s mother as well as his grandmother were called Nyonya, where they would have their hair tied in a bun and wear the Indonesian traditional outfit called Kebaya.