Questions for Days 131-150: 1. Charles Grandison Finney was an evangelist who was a preacher who helped in religiously reviving Americans. He was the first of the professional evangelists. 2. Dorothea Dix was a crusader who supported mentally impaired people.
Everyone has a why and it takes a leader to fulfill theirs why. Every leader has their trial and tribulation. But it takes a person who sees that there is a problem within the community and wants to make it better. There were many players who were involved in the civil rights movement. There were many key players who wanted to see change such ass W.E.B Du bois, Ida B Wells, Booker T. Washington and many.
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York, New York on October 11, 1884 (Eleanor 1). Eleanor’s father Elliott Roosevelt was an occupation of big game hunting early adulthood he was listed by title as junior partner in a real estate firm. Anna Hall her mother was a popular debutante and prominent figure. Anna has 3 siblings; Hall, Elliot, and Elliot Jr. (First 1)
The Impact of Rosa Parks Rosa Parks was one of the most influential civil rights activist of her time, she will always have a lasting impact on the U.S society and he legacy will not be forgotten. The definition of a Revolutionary is as follows, “Someone or something that implements radical change within a society; one who steps away from what is ‘ordinary’; one who takes the steps towards change for something that they believe in.” Rosa Parks was more than that, she stands beyond the revolutionary title, Rosa Parks stood up for what she believed in and what she thought was right and helped shape America into what it is today. Rosa Parks was one of the many civil rights activists in the early 1950’s (History.com staff, 2010).
Women haven’t always been able to vote. Women haven’t always been able to do most of the things they can today. Who made it that way? Who helped women get the rights that they have today? Alice Paul, she is an American Suffragist, Feminist, and a women’s rights activist.
Heros’ come in many shapes and forms. Tall, short, small, big, anyone can be a hero, they just have to put in the effort. Though anyone can be a good hero, a great hero is somebody who inspires others, makes a difference, and is selfless. First and foremost, a great hero must be someone who inspires others. Ida B. Wells is an example of a true hero.
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks an African-American woman refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. She said, “”I don’t think I should have to stand up.” As a result, she was arrested and fined. Since Mrs. Parks’ appealed her conviction, she essentially challenged the legality of segregation. The even sparked a year-long boycott of Montgomery, Alabama buses and many consider her fateful bus ride to be the birth of the Civil Rights Movement.
And now I ponder... For starters, I usually make wrong impressions about about people and things. I tend to be very selective sometimes (but in a good way though) So when we were asked to make impressions about the subject, the class, and the professors I pondered... I thought deeply and came up with this.
THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE around 1918–37 was the most influential movement in the African American literary history. Embracing creative art, participants sought to redefine “the Negro” apart from the white stereotypes that had influenced black peoples’ relationship to their heritage and to each other. Never dominated by a particular school of thought but rather characterized by intense debate, the movement laid the groundwork for all later African American literature and had an enormous impact on subsequent black literature and consciousness worldwide. Located just north of Central Park, Harlem was a formerly white residential district that by the early 1920s was becoming virtually a black city within the borough of Manhattan. While the renaissance