In order to make progress from the oppression upon the black community, Douglass advocates for people to take a stand on the struggle for freedom. Douglass implies that the people will have to fight for freedom by voicing their opinions. Douglass incorporates examples from slaves in other places that have overcome their oppressors in hopes of making it more evident that, indeed, there is a way out of oppression. The idea is that it must be done so by action and not merely by letting others take it upon them . It will not be an easy task, but it has to start off by recognizing that there is a problem.
Cesar Chavez and Gandhi are both two different people that defended other people.They both wanted to accomplish an important goal that would change the future for other people to have their rights.Cesar wanted to get paid more money for what they were working for by protesting to the owner of the company and not eat the food the company distributed.Gandhi wanted India to be free once again and not ruled by Great Britain so he gather people to go protest to the government he wanted to accomplish a goal that would help the people of India.He was remembered to a model to the people for helping to free India.Cesar Chavez helped more people because they would die if they did not have money so he helped them get more money.
The story “The View from the Bottom Rail” is set at the time of the ending of the Civil War when slaves about to be freed from their masters. Knowing that the Union soldiers were close, the slave master would paint the soldier as “long horns on their head, and tushes (pointed teeth) in their mouths, and eyes sticking out like a cow!” (Davidson & Lytle, p. 177). Obliviously, this wasn’t true. With freedom coming, some slaves were still loyal to their masters. Yet, the slave masters still consider slaves to be the bottom rail of society. The bottom rail was considered the “lowest level of America’s social and economic scale” (Davidson & Lytle, p. 179). The slaves were portrayed to be dumb or stupid because state governments discouraged slaves
Slavery is equally a mental and a physical prison. Frederick Douglass realized this follow-ing his time as both a slave and a fugitive slave. Douglass was born into slavery because of his mother’s status as a slave. He had little to go off regarding his age and lineage. In the excerpt of the “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave,” Douglass discusses the horrors of being enslaved and a fugitive slave. Through Douglass’s use of figurative language, diction and repetition he emphasizes the cruelty he experiences thus allowing readers to under-stand his feelings of happiness, fear and isolation upon escaping slavery.
"Si, se puede!" was Cesar Chavez's famous motto. Cesar Chavez was a farmer rights activist to improve farm workers rights. Mahatma Gandhi was also a rights activist when the British invaded India, in which he created a new philosophy to fight against the British without using anger. Both had so many things in common, but also contrasted in many ways. Chavez was more successful than Gandhi because Cesar helped millions of farmers in California with rights.
Mahatma Gandhi was a civil rights leader. Gandhi is credited with freeing India from British rule. Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869. He studied in London to become a lawyer and went to South Africa to practice law. While he was in South Africa he began to congregate with the Indian population and held silent strikes against social injustices (Biography.com). He practiced non-violence protests; his protests sparked civil rights movements all over the world, including the United States. Gandhi’s movement was taking place during the mid-1900s. Mahatma Gandhi is a symbol of achieving change through peaceful methods.
Malcolm X and Mahatma Gandhi were two incredible men, both fighting for independence among their people. These distinctly different men were among the strongest fighters who set foot in authority. Malcolm X, an African-American leader spread religion to combat the weakening of his fellow African-Americans, as well as to expand the supporters of Muslim beliefs. Mahatma Gandhi, a leader in India’s independence movement from the British, weakened British rule through civil resistance. While Malcolm X and Gandhi both fought for their people’s freedom, their religion, beliefs, and methods for achieving independence differ in certain aspects but also have similar elements.
Between the 2 articles on similar themes, there are 4 reasons. (1) Gandhi and Thoreau both would not agree in certain things like laws. (2) Gandhi and Thoreau discussed civil disobedience. (3) Gandhi and Thoreau were influenced in writing their expressions, and how both wrote their expressions against the government and laws. Gandhi and Thoreau have different perspectives of the laws, and what people should follow. As their are many reasons of Gandhis and Thoreau, they both have different influences.Gandhi and Thoreau are influential people that changed history today
You should always believe in yourself and never give up no matter what happens. Always be the leader and not the follower. Civil Rights activist, Diane Nash when she was a student she witnessed southern racial segregation for the first time in her life. Diane Nash helped me understand that we should become leaders for the black society. I also had to overcome some challenges to help other people and be a leader in the classroom.
Inequality and racism have always been present in the history of America. Many people battle these injustices through different forms, such as writing, speaking, or protesting. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Frederick Douglass are both experienced in writing and speaking against certain injustices. In Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter From a Birmingham Jail,” as well as in Frederick Douglass’s “What to the Slave, is the Fourth of July?” they claim that injustice and inequality must be combatted in order for everyone to be free and equal.
Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., and Mandela, all had a vision of a world where equality was amongst the different races. The leaders decided to lead protests in favor of equality. This led to a lot of diversity between views. Violence broke out against the protesters but they were determined to fight for their beliefs. Peacefully protesting, completely avoiding violence, and accepting punishments, were all reasons these leaders’ movements could be considered successful today.
Throughout the world people are fighting day and night for their lives. But the people that fight using their words instead of spilling blood are the soldiers. And the speeches that I used in this essay do exactly that. And instead of being like others that only want violence they used words to potraty their emotions.In the speech “I Had A Dream”by martin luther king, king fights for black rights and freedom without violence unlike others at that time.Caesar chavez like king in his speech common wealth address chavez fights for hispanic rights and didnt resorte to violence instead stood up and spoke.And in the Speech Nobel peace by malala youzafzais she fights and argues that eduction around the world needs to be fixed and needs to be beter, SHe also protests about womens right and how they are treated around the world after being shot in the head by the talib but still survived and inspired her to write her award winning speech.In Martin Luther king Jr, Caeser chave
“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty,” Mohandas Gandhi quoted. I have extremely admired Gandhi because his whole life be worked and fought for India’s Independence from the British Empire. Also another important person whom I have respected is Martin Luther King .Jr who attracted many people to his cause by delivering his speech “I have a dream.” He worked and fought for the Civil Right and social justice of African American from 1950’s to the 1960’s. While the difference between two great leaders: Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King. Jr was their struggles during their fights for freedom, the similarities were both of them used nonviolent protest throughout their lives to reach their goal, believed in God, and achieved their goals after their death.
Chapter 4 is entitled "The Cruel Hand," stemming from Frederick Douglass's quote in 1853 where he describes "a heavy and cruel hand" being laid upon the black man. In this chapter, Alexander describes how relevant this quote still is today. This chapter got me thinking about when a prisoner has served his/her time behind bars and they are finally "free," they are anything but "free." They are almost better off behind bars because at least there, they have a place to sleep and food to eat. A prisoner is released out into the real world after serving time behind bars and they are immediately expected to provide for themselves. They are expected to find a job and a place to live immediately. But how are they supposed to do that when nobody will
This essay compares and contrast the following two readings: “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” by Martin Luther King Junior and “Walk to Freedom” by Nelson Mandela. This essay will prove why Martin Luther King’s method for achieving justice for all is the most compelling and why. Martin Luther King’s method is effective because it peacefully allows the issue to be known and ultimately leads to the possibility of negotiating. In addition, this method also invites people who normally would not get involved in civil rights issues to get involved. Nelson Mandela’s method is not effective because it makes the oppressed as guilty as the oppressors and makes people less open to negotiating. Martin Luther King’s method, as explained in “Letter from a