Additionally, it is possible for two different views of humankind 's roots to exist side by side because of the fact that during Cate 's trial, Drummond convinced many members of the jury that the law was unjust and the town should not take the Bible literally. In the narration of Inherit the Wind it says, "The laughter is painful to Brady. He starts to answer Drummond then turns toward the spectators and tries almost physically to suppress the amused reaction. This only makes it worse." (99)
There was a variety of ways that American society realized that war was not a fight that the soldiers should not have been there in the first place. Because of the new modern-age televisions, many people and families could see soldiers interviewed in the middle of battle and even killed. The Tet Offensive was one of the main turning points in the war because of the media coverage, because there were traumatic images being shown all across the country, which made the people realize that they should not have been part of this war by showing that more U.S. soldiers were being killed than we could replace. There were many news reporters that were in the jungles of enemy territory (“Media”). These men were not supposed to record the battles themselves, just the “body counts” of how many enemies the troops had killed that day.
The Rodney King trial was one of many eye openers for not just the city but the nation. It really questioned people’s mindset on how they feel about race, and especially back in those times, where they were just getting on a road to unity. During the trial King did not have much to say, with him recovering and all; however he did feel as if the riots and violence was getting out of hand, which lead him to make a televised plea to not just his people but to everyone asking them to just stop and think. Think about what they were doing for the generations before them as well as the generations that will come soon after them. It was a historic day in history when the video was released about his beating.
And being able, so the government could give them the same rights as a US Citizen. By reading chapter one, My thoughts towards this reading was interesting, how many women were treated throughout the Gilded Age. I believe that it was unfairly that women did not had the right to pursue an education of their own. This is why education was an a big role throughout the Gilded
White Privilege in America Recently in America racial tension has increased because events that’s have been occurring across the country. Across the United States (U.S.) black men have been killed by law enforcement and this has sparked protest in its aftermath. The media has started to give more time to these problems so more Americans have learned about them. This has started a conversation on different social issues that include the dominant culture, social privilege in the U.S. As a young black man this has affected me directly.
In Cold Blood was banned for a short period of time in “Savanna, Georgia, after a parent complained about sex, violence, and profanity. ”(In Cold Blood) This banning was later reversed by “Members of the community protested.” But this book was disturbing for people because “Capote gives us quite a lot of personal information and insight into the backgrounds of Hickock Cavazos 3 and Smith, which made them seem more "human" than they otherwise would have and In Cold Blood reminds us of the cruelty human beings are capable of inflicting on each other. “ (In Cold Blood)
In addition, Addams also told people that lynching was becoming a bigger problem in America and that it needed to come to an end. Many listened to her on this subject because she had been “partners” with Ida. B. Wells to make a difference, “A community has a right to protect itself from the criminal…” (Public Pragmatism: Jane Addams and Ida B. Wells on Lynching). This quote from an article was trying to tell people that all Americans, should be able to live life without being afraid someone was going to kill them at any point in time.
Content: Miller is stating that the townspeople typically have respect for other members of society who have spent a considerable amount of time in Salem. However, many of the villagers did not have that type of advantage, and as a result, people were constantly accusing each other which undoubtedly paved the way for the Salem Witch Trials to take place. 3.e. Significance: This quote is significant because it brings forth the prejudices of the people of Salem, who were in a constant state of paranoia due to the influence of rumors regarding witchcraft.
Although many people believe there is no action being taken to fix this problem local communities have been trying to engage with the police, countless protests have taken place, and the government has been creating laws for police to stop this issue. In the wake of recent incidents there has been tension between the local communities of America and the police. Many feel threatened by the police because of their militarization that they have equipped. The novel
Some are saying it is disrespectful to our country. Others say it is unpatriotic and some are saying it is disrespecting everyone who fought for our country.(Tatum) The white Nationalist speaking in Gainesville that causes protesting and violence around the country. His speech in Charlottesville, Virginia led to a violent protest.
Students were asked if they wanted to talk about the events that took place; however, it was not easy. Classes across the United States had times to freely express their feelings about it all (Karen, Flynn, and Boisseau). No one expected it, and no one could have been prepared for such an event. Many people say that everything happens for a reason; however, for those who lost loved ones or could have possibly been one of the many who died, find it hard to believe that there was a reason for it. Even so, there was a reason.
The flights that changed america 9/11/01 was a scary day for a lot of people. Parents were scared for there kids and, a lot of people thought they were going to be in the area next. People had questions like, who did this? How many people taken from the families and others? But most people don’t even think about how did 9/11 happened.
Ali became one of the most hated people in the United States of America for protesting going to Vietnam. He was called to the courts to have the issue solved. Many people were surprised and upset that he did not want to fight for the country he was born, but the people did not have a real clue of why Ali was protesting the Vietnam War. Colin Kaepernick, with all of the recent killings of African-Americans in the United States, decided to sit during the National Anthem. He did this for the first two preseason games unnoticed.
By censoring them they deny their ability to freely express themselves as people and create huge controversy in the communities of many citizens. One example is comedian George Carlin who was forced to censor the content in his acts because people believed that it was too profane for his fans and other people in the audience. This, of course, created huge controversy due to the fact that forcing people to censor their words is a violation of their first amendment right to free speech. This was such a big deal because the people of America fought for years for that right. Another example is the riots and killings taking place in Ferguson, Missouri.
The Civil war was a very devastating event in history that was a test on the families who had loved ones both in the war and living far away from the rest of their family. People on the home front wanted to help but felt like there was not anything they could do. Also, the addition of the draft into the war it caused more of a burden and fear of losing their loved ones. However, with the devastation of the war people seemed to do the only thing they knew how to do and that was to go to church.