In these two speeches, both Geronimo and Sitting Bull both focus on the same point of the white man taking over the land. Sitting Bull was more effective in my opinion for many reasons. One reason is that Sitting Bull is more emotional in his diction. When talking about the white man Sitting Bull exclaims, "..and their love of possessions is a disease in them"(P.2). Native Americans did not have a love for possessions and did not idolize them like the white man did, Sitting Bull calls it a 'disease' emphasizing the love that the white men have is like a infectious disease.
Article Reviewed Potts, J. B. (1994). General Custer and the Little Bighorn reconstruction-again. Journal of Military History, 58(2), 305-314. George Armstrong Custer joined 210 troopers in death at the hands of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors; but his famous last stand has lived on in public memory. Generations of historians, novelists, and poets, along with painters, illustrators, and motion picture and television producers, have made Custer the nation 's most remembered soldier and the Little Bighorn the most frequently depicted battle.
The movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee was released in 2007 by producers Clara George, Tom Thayer, and Dick Wolf and directed by Yves Simoneau. The film is based around the events of the government, and the Sioux after the battle of Little Bighorn concerning the Natives moving on to reservations, and becoming assimilated. The film is based off the book of the same name by historian Dee Brown. Sitting Bull is an iconic Native American in the American West history.
Football and baseball super star Bo Jackson, had a life that was anything but ordinary. As a young man, he had an almost super human strength to him that no one else had seen before on a kid. He excelled in multiple sports because of his strength and speed, but where he really shined was baseball and football. Bo ended up being one of the best known American athletes because of his capability of great strength, humility, and national heroism. Bo Jackson had an amazing sense of strength and courage to himself.
Bo Jackson is known for his ability to play, both, baseball and football at the professional level and succeed at doing so. Bo did many things other great athletes could not even imagine doing. No matter what Bo did he made it look easy, and supernatural. Bo gave people around the Nation hope that they could accomplish great things like him if they worked hard enough. He made things that seemed unrealistic suddenly realistic.
Bilbo shows courage when he saves the dwarves from the Spiders and wood elves. A courageous person is someone who is brave, smart, and willing to fight for a cause. Bilbo proves to be all of these examples when he saves the dwarves. He shows bravery when he throws rocks at the giant spiders and smartness because he found a way to get the giant spiders to leave. He also proves to be smart when he uses the barrels to escape the wood elves.
Emerging America Story John Riley grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. He had a very rough life as a young kid, his family was poor and consisted of a mom and dad and his brother. When he was only 6 years old his mother and older brother both died of cholera due to bad living conditions, leaving John and his dad Cliff the only two in the family. Cliff worked on the railroad and had served in the Confederate Army in the Civil War. John went to school up to the 3rd grade but had to get a job to support him and Cliff, he got a job as a street sweeper.
Choosing Home I had chosen Sitting Bull’s speech he gave for he was honest and true in every word he spoke that is why it is a short speech he went straight to the main ideas. In Sitting Bull’s speech, “The life my people want is a life of freedom” he explains why he and his people wish to live freely. Bull also explains his beliefs as a Native American from the Sioux nation he believed that he was put here on earth for a reason. Bull’s speech compares his people to those of white color. He expresses the unfairness to be told to live on a reservation “The life of a white men is slavery” (Bull 169).
In Where Men Win Glory, Jon Krakauer uses Tillman's journals and letters, interviews with his wife and friends, conversations with the soldiers that served with him, and extensive research on the ground in Afghanistan to paint a complex picture of the events and actions that led to his death. Before he joined in the army, Tillman became familiar to fans as an undersized, overachieving Arizona Cardinals safety whose defense could not be matched. With his morals and curiosity, Tillman’s personality exceeded expectations. America became fascinated when he traded the fame and fortune of the NFL for boot camp.
Hero — noun. “A person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.” A hero can come in many different forms, and can be one for many different reasons. Does one have to match the definition of a hero, or can they be more? In Homer’s