NELSON MANDELA Nelson Mandela is one of the influence people in the 20th century politics. He was the first black president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999 and elected by fully representative democratic election. He was also a politician, an activist, fighting against HIV/AIDS in Africa, promoting global peace and South African anti apartheid revolutionary. One thing that he did for the Africans and affects the world was about to end the apartheid, a system that try to separated the races of black skin over white skin people in South Africa. Because of him right now there is no differentiate between those people again.
Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela were such influential people whose societies helped mold them into who they became. Both Malcolm X and Mandela lived in societies that had a legal system of oppression on blacks. In the United States, the KKK was very prominent while Malcolm X was growing up. The Ku Klux Klan advocated for white supremacy and white nationalism and terrorized groups they opposed, such as blacks. Even before Malcolm was born, he and his family experienced oppression from the Klan.
They impacted the world with their big efforts. Mandela was a leader in African National Congress. The story says that “he was in a political party that opposed South Africa’s policy of racial segregation.” Mandela became the world’s best-known political prisoner. In the story it says, “he was sentenced to life prison, but he never gave up.” In 1990 he was released, and became South Africa’s first black president.
Malcolm’s assassination was unjust because he was truthful, he empowered blacks , and was a freedom fighter. However, some thought he was a bad influence. Malcolm X’s whole entire life changed effectively in the first six months of 1964. On the date of March 8, he left the Nation of Islam. In May he visited West Africa and made a pilgrimage, he was identified as El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz there.
A Day That Changed America John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35 President of the United States. Though he was only in office a short time, he made lasting changes in the country. (Complex) His assassination changed America forever. JFK will go down in history as one of the greatest presidents of all time because as he stated, “Things do not happen, things are made to happen.” That was his approach to his time in office. JFK was born in Brooklyn Massachusetts, May 29, 1917.
MLK SPEECH Dino Dzafic Teachers judges students and parents martin luther king was a hero and died from a assassination trying to help the lives of african americans all over america. Martin was known as one of the greatest civil rights leaders of all time and was born on jan 15 1929 with his father and grandfather working at the Ebenezer Baptist church for the early years of his life and was a highly educated man graduating high school at just 15 and went to the more house college in Atlanta along with graduate studies at Boston University where he met his wife Coretta Scott and received his doctorate which is more formally known as a masters degree Phd. I believe martin luther king was determined humble and a visionary and here 's why After finishing his schooling Martin moved on to become pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery Alabama determined to follow in his fathers and grandfather steps before him becoming the co paster , where he was a member of the executive committee of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People were he did many protests along with his followers Martin lead the group onto a boycott on whites and African Americans being segregated on busses for 382 days after hearing the story of rosa parks a older lady who was arrested for not giving up her seat on a bus and finally ended the boycott on December 21, 1956 Martins determination payed off and was a huge victory for Martin and his
Frederick Douglass was one of the most important and famous African Americans in America. He had an great impact on society, politics, and the life of blacks. Frederick Douglass was a prominent abolitionist, writer, reformer and orator. He was born into slavery, but escaped and against great odds became the voice for many people. He was an advocate for human rights and the anti-slavery movement.
Albert Einstein, Pete Seeger, and Giles Cory all would have agreed tremendously with this amendment; for all men refused to give the people questioning them what they wanted. Albert Einstein said, “... Every intellectual who is called before one of the committees ought to refuse to testify…” (Doc E) Pete Seeger later took his advice when questioned by HUAC and said, “I am not going to answer any questions as to my association, my philosophical or religious beliefs or my political beliefs, or how I voted in any election or any of these private affairs.” He was sentenced to a year in prison. However, he appealed and won but he still remained on the blacklist until the late 1960s. Giles Corey, an elderly man, was condemned for not giving the names of other suspected witches, so they thought that if they tortured him then he’d give up the names. “He would not answer aye or hay to his indictment… Great stones they lay upon his chest until he plead aye or nay.
After being on the run for seven years Armstrong was arrested in Toronto on April 10, 1977. Armstrong was sentenced to seven years, but only served three of those years. Armstrong moved back to Madison after his release and purchases a deli called Radical Rye with his brother Karl. Dwight passed away at age 53 of lung cancer. (Ziff, Deborah) David Fine was the youngest of the four bombers, at only age 18.
Extreme heroism springs from something that no scientific theory can fully explain; it's an illogical impulse that flies in the face of biology, psychology, actuarial statistics, and basic common sense. -Christopher McDougall. One example of a hero that is known all around the world is Martin Luther King, Jr. He was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. Additionally, Nelson Mandela, another hero, was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.