To Kill a Mockingbird: Historical Paper The Great Depression is often called a “defining moment” in the twentieth-century history of the United States says Gene Smiley. Harper Lee used real-life examples as inspiration when she was writing To Kill a Mockingbird. In this novel, there are multiple connections to the Jim Crow laws and mob mentality. The laws were operated during 1877 through the mid-1960s in the southern and border states. These laws were an official effort for keeping African Americans separate from Whites (“Jim Crow Laws”).
An additional significant interest group pushing for the abolition of alcohol was the Anti-Saloon League, founded in Ohio during 1893. The Anti-Saloon League was a special interest lobbyist group which initially worked towards prohibition and the suppression of the saloon, on a smaller, more regional scale, beginning with counties and had hopes of changing Ohio into a dry state. Eventually the league transformed into the largest congressional lobby for prohibition in America. Howard Russell, the leagues founder, began by framing the ASL as trapped in a war of good citizenship versus bad citizenship, for which he would certainly be on the winning side (Lamme 125). From the beginning the ASL leaders were politically effective as they began working
CRR-3: City as a sociological construct Muhammad Ahmed Zeeshan 12290 Urban sociology, the sociological study of life and human interaction in metropolitan areas, gained prominence within the academy in North America through a group of sociologists and theorists at the University of Chicago from 1915 to 1940. It became later known as the Chicago School of Sociology and combined sociological and anthropological theory with ethnographic fieldwork to understand how individuals interact within urban social systems with different structural, cultural and social conditions. Their focus was on how the increase in urbanism during the time of the Industrial Revolution was magnifying contemporary social problems. They sought to address the physical
Credibility: While living in one of Chicago’s most known gentrified areas, Lincoln Park, and taking a Latino class at DePaul University I was able to learn about the history of the neighborhood. I learned about the battle low-income Puerto Rican families lost when trying to keep their homes in Lincoln Park. Yes, you heard correctly, Lincoln Park was a Puerto Rican neighborhood. IIII. Preview: In this speech, I will begin by explaining what gentrification is along with a short background on the Lincoln Park gentrification, then I will proceed to explain how the families in these areas fought for their homes, and finally I will be discussing the gentrification that is affecting citizens of Chicago today.
Gatsby associates it with Daisy, and in Chapter 1 he reaches toward it in the darkness as a guiding light to lead him to his goal. Because Gatsby’s quest for Daisy is broadly associated with the American dream, the green light also symbolizes that more generalized ideal. In Chapter 9, Nick compares the green light to how America, rising out of the ocean, must have looked to early settlers of the new nation. THE VALLEY OF ASHES First introduced in Chapter 2, the valley of ashes between West Egg and New York City consists of a long stretch of desolate land created by the dumping of industrial ashes. It represents the moral and social decay that results from the dissolute pursuit of wealth, as the rich indulge themselves with regard for nothing but their own pleasure.
The influential ideologies by Malcolm X on guerilla (warfare) anti-colonial problems around the globe cast a light on the creation of relevant groups called the Weather Underground and the Black Panther party. In “Just Kids,” Patti Smith narrates the
Public Enemies was originally marketed as a historical non-fiction book written by Bryan Burrough. However, in 2009, Public Enemies was released as a motion picture, under the direction of Michael Mann (“Public”). This book and film focused its attention on the notorious gangsters and criminals during the twentieth century’s organized crime era of the 1920s and 1930s. Likewise, it additionally focused on the development of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and how these crimes helped the institution evolve into what it is today. Therefore, the main characters include: FBI Special Agent Melvin Purvis, John Dillinger, Charles Makley, “Red” Hamilton, Baby Face Nelson, Harry “Pete” Pierpont, and Homer Van Meter (“Public”).
According to the Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois was the first juvenile court in the United States in 1899, after the progressive reform movement. The court was created to respond to the excessive amount of juveniles that were involved in minor fractions and truancy. Parens patriate is the foundation of the juvenile justice system. Parens patriate means parent of the country or state as parents. With the juvenile justice system having such a philosophical foundation the court system was supposed to provide order, discipline, and humanity to help the juveniles.
The slogan “white collar crime” was made up in 1939 by Edwin Sutherland during a dialog which he gave to the American Sociological Society. Sutherland described the term as “crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation”
Those concepts are all tied up to inform how good and evil and co-exist. This book published 1930’s, which influenced variety of racisms before that time period such as Ku Klux Klan and Jews massacre. This paper will talk about which events were happened before this book published. Firstly, after Civil War ends, it became called as the Reconstruction. Soldiers were sent by American government to southern states with a purpose to protect the African Americans and their newly won freedom.
James L. Farmer . (January 12 , 1920-July 9 , 1999) was a civil rights activist and a leader in the American civil rights movement “who pushed for nonviolent protest to dismantle segregation” , And he served alongside Martin Luther King Jr. (He was the initiator and organizer of the 1961 freedom ride) , which eventually led to the Desegregation of inter-state transportation in the united states of America. James L. Farmer was interested in Racial Equality , he was the co-founder the Committee Of Racial Equality in Chicago with George Houser and Bernice Fisher . It was later called the Congress Of Racial Equality (CORE), and was dedicated to ending racial segregation in the united states through nonviolence . Farmer served as the national
CONTENTS WHAT IS anthropomorphism? Talk about the origins / xenophiles etc… this is basic human nature," says Shax Riegler, an editor of House Beautiful magazine. She describes that anthoporphism is, to human beings, an instinctive thing. Indeed, in an article published by the journal Current Directions in Psychological Science, researchers from Harvard and the University of Chicago say the term “anthropomorphism” originated with the ancient Greek philosopher Xenophiles. Only now, around 25 centuries later, they contend, are psychologists beginning to study this idea—and its inverse, dehumanization—in earnest.
(2013) The Moral Economy of Violence in the US Inner City Chicago Journals Field Research conducted in a predominately Puerto Rican neighborhood located inside Philadelphia’s northern section captures true life events. Interviews, statistics, and moral compasses are used to examine The Moral Economy of Violence in the inner city. Bringing forth how an individual’s Scio-economic environment influences morality and decision making through the eyes of Philadelphia’s inhabitants. Bureau of Justice Assistance (1994) Understanding Community Policing A Frame work for