If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place. He put in your heart wishes and plans, in my heart he put other and different desires. Each man is good in his sight. It is not necessary for Eagles to be Crows.”(Sitting Bull) This famous quote from the legendary Native American leader Sitting Bull conveyed Native people’s criticism towards the Boarding school and Americanization. Sitting Bull was a holy man and chief of his people, well-known by his bravery in battle and bright insight in leadership.
On top of this, he was a respected author who had several books to his name. This made him one of the most-educated people of his time. Worth noting is that his achievements contributed to scholarship because several people and particular to his Indian community looked up to him. Besides, he and other scholars had undergone through different experiences in the hands of the white man. For instance, he mentions the idea of the “great mystery” at the chapel when he was together with other scholars.
10, paragraph 16) Equality 7-2521 is free from his leaders and brothers, and now he thinks critically of his leaders and denounces them morally. His brothers followed the leaders with blindness, and know nothing about freedom or how to rightfully live. Their rights are taken away from them without a choice. They are forced to live in a controlled society, but as for Equality, he sees the truth and gains his rights and
For example “As if by magic, Uncle was suddenly at his side” and “ Uncle pointed out a clump of rocks up ahead and told Salva to walk as far as the rocks”.This means that Uncle Jewiir expressed his compassion for Salva by always motivating to continue on his journey. “Uncle had always shared the animals and birds he shot with everyone in the group”, by this quote it shows that Uncle Jewiir cared about the people around him. While other people saw Salva as “weak and useless”, Uncle Jewiir always cheered him onward and he was only one out of most people to see the potential in Salva. This matters to Salva because even
It all started when Kalaniopu’u was dying and Kiwala’o, his son, was heir to the throne. That’s when Kamehameha had his bold move, which lead him to be an effective, helpful and wise leader. King Kamehameha was an effective leader because he was wise. For example, Kamehameha placed a kapu on the Sandalwood trees during the Sandalwood Trade, so that no one could cut down the young Sandalwood trees so they could grow and flourish. This lead for Hawaiian Sandalwood to not go extinct (26).
He spoke 6 languages including English, French, Greek, Italian, Latin and Spanish. He also had a love for the written word, having written over 19,000 letters in his lifetime. Jefferson was known to be an avid inventor, lawyer and educator. He graduated from the
Steinbeck was a unique and notable writer among many Americans novelist during 1930’s. His novels are rich in variety and touched each and every aspects of life. That is why he is called as realistic, socialistic, naturalistic, regionalist, pragmatic, and mythic writer. These adjectives define him as a great writer and his writings are mostly based on Man and his Life. He was called as a social critique by the use of sociological approach in his writings.
The Mongolians are invariably associated with tales of bloodshed, death, and destruction. Their famed leader Genghis Khan, rose from poverty and united the Mongol tribes under him. He was a strong political and military leader who made advancements in the Mongol government and made many significant improvements to the administration system. For example, he created the Yassa, expanded the Silk Road and emphasized the importance of respect and loyalty. Genghis is most noted for conquering the most territory than any other single commander in the history of the world (Biography.com Editors, 2014).
He helped work encourage religions and practices throughout his empire. “...show respect for the cultural practices of the people he had conquered. He did this by adopting some of these practices himself.” (“Alexander the Great”) He also listened to his people and allowed them to return home after a long war. “At this point, Alexander had accumulated one of the largest empires in history. However, his soldiers were ready to revolt.
Thomas Jefferson as a man of contradictions Thomas Jefferson was a person who shared many interests and had a huge knowledge in many spheres of life. He was a writer, a musician, a lover, a pathfinder in archeology, a reluctant politician, an architect who designed his own house, and many more. No wonder that he was widely admired in the past and still is now, in the present times. He is the one who could find appropriate words and write America’s most important and known document “The Declaration of Independence”. And what is more, he made a great step for humanity as he clearly wanted to separate the state and the church and sought for religious freedom.