Jose Julian Marti Perez, born January 28, 1853, in Havana. Son to spanish people, he was the eldest brother to 7 sisters. Skip ahead, 1865, Marti enrolls at the “Escuela de Instuccion Primaria Superior Municipal de Varones”, influencing his views and philosophies. Later he tried his hand at art but it was a commercial failure, though eventually a poem tiled “A Micaela. En la muerte de Miguel Angel” appeared in Guanabacoa’s newspaper “El Album” and several other poems
In Central America, some parents leave their children, and set out a journey to the United States in hopes of making a better life for them. Throughout the years, the children who are left behind eventually go on a journey to be reunited with their family. On the journey, the children acquire many character traits and skills that ultimately make them grow as a person. In the book by Sonia Nazario titled Enrique’s Journey, author Nazario writes about Enrique, a young Honduran boy, who goes on a long and strenuous trip to find his mother. In the article “Desperate Voyagers,” by Ioan Grillo, it talks on the subject of children fleeing their country due to gang violence.
Lisa Bates-Ramos is a Latina writer and illustrator. During her childhood, she spent her summer vacations in Sector la Araña, Puerto Rico, with her grandparents. Her grandfather, an amateur painter, introduced Lisa Lynn to her first set of paints. Once vacation was over, she continued to paint at home, on anything and everything. On walls, brown paper bags, and her brother’s play clothes.
Introduction Leadership has been around since the beginning of civilization. However, there are many different definitions and expectations of leaders. There is no set guide on how to be a successful leader. It is important to analyze different leaders and leadership styles to see that there are different ways to lead, but they can be just as effective. Description of Leadership
Barbara Jordan’s Resilience The strength of family is having a role model who can tell the young how they went through life and their mistakes to what got them there so the young could learn from. With this it is important to know that everyone goes through different challenges which aids them in different ways. All these lessons are handed down to daughters and sons so they too can learn from those lessons. Barbara Jordan a woman who held her ground is a lady many can learn from.
In the novel Mother and Daughter by Gary Soto, Mr. Moreno is best characterized as strong. One specific example of her toughness is when the narrator comments about how Mrs. Moreno had all the way from Mexico with nothing but a sack and three skirts. She did this so she could compose a better life for her family. The author clearly states, “... She had come with her family from mexico with nothing on her back but a sack with three skirts…,” (Soto 111).
Heroes in “I am a Soldier, Too” A couple working hard so that, one day, their children can have a good life. A nurse going out of her way to make sure a patient is cared for properly. A king abdicating his throne so that his country can become a democracy. Heroism comes in many different forms and acts.
Ella Fitzgerald, also known as “The First Lady of Song” or “Lady Ella”, was an extraordinary singer highly known in the Harlem Renaissance. Born in Virginia then moving to New York, Ella grew up during the 1920s and got her breakthrough in the early 1930s. She joined an orchestra and produced her first number one single, A-Tisket, A-Tasket. Ella’s contributions to the Harlem Renaissance included not only her songs, but her appearances in movies such as. Ella Fitzgerald is shaped into the woman that she once was through her background, accomplishments, challenges and hardships; she also leaves a legacy that would continue on to influence many generations to come.
Jaryia Hayes English 3 1B Mr.Snow Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman was an American “abolitionist, “humanitarian” and an armed scout and also a spy for the United States Army during the American civil war. She was born in Dorchester County , Maryland . Her birthdate is unknown , No one actually knows when she was born . she was most likely born in between 1820 and 1825 .
One day Esmeralda and her family decided to go for vacation to Spain. They wanted to visit many places and enjoy their trip. When Esmeralda visited El Escorial, she totally loved it. She became very interested in the history behind it. Until one day, Uncle Alberto her fathers friend who is a tour guide took her to visit the Escorial to learn about the history behind it.
If I had the opportunity to share a meal with any figure from American history, I would choose Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, the only female recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor and one of the first feminists and dress reformists. One of the reasons I admire Dr. Walker is her ability to fight through prejudice. Dr. Walker lived and worked during the Civil War. She was denied a place as a doctor for the army because of her gender. After three years of volunteer work, she was given a position as a civilian contract surgeon for the Union.
Growing up my mom only had a part time job, my dad was the sole provider for my family. As my siblings and I grew older and became more independent, my mom felt as though she was no longer needed as much. So she set out to achieve her dreams, becoming a nurse. My mom went back to college for her prerequisites for the nursing program, I watched her struggle through all her classes, her juggling a part time job, being a mom, and pulling my dad through a dark time.
Lucille Ball was a famous actor in the 1950’s that went from rags to riches over her years. She was persistent even though her father died (Knight J, 2007) when she was just a young girl. It is not easy making over fifty films. Of course she did not just become one of theater's best comidian that is a woman from scratch, she had to find a way to make it happen and create a dream. Lucille Ball Made an impact on women in theater by creating a new style of comedy, and proving women can do innovative things and have an impact on theater and camera work.