I chose to write about Chapter 10 of the textbook We The People, Tenth Essentials Edition and The White House website for this assignment. The life of the First Lady and the role she plays in the government interests me. Usually, history books focus on the president and do not talk about his wife. This role has changed over time, from the first First Lady (Martha Dandridge Custis Washington) to the current First Lady (Melania Trump). For example, Mrs. Washington did not live in the White House; the second First Lady was the first to live in the White House, and all First Ladies have lived there since.
Queen Victoria was a prolific writer, writing about 2,500 words every day during her adult life. Most of the dairy’s she wrote in were destroyed but 122 are still in good condition. Queen Victoria is known as the person that redefined Britain's monarchy. She is known for this because she help Britain become what it is now. At just 4ft 11in tall, Victoria was a towering presence as a symbol of her Empire.
They made a great team and wrote to each other often over the years. After years of waiting for something to change, Susan was fed up. So, she and many other women went to the polls to vote for president. Susan was later arrested.
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, born on September 24, 1825, was a leading African American poet, author, teacher and political activist. Although she was born to “free” parents in Baltimore, Maryland, she still experienced her share of hardships. She lost her mother at the tender age of three, was raised by her aunt and uncle, and fully employed by thirteen. Though all odds seemed against her, she triumphed over her obstacles, publishing her first book of poetry at the of age twenty and her first novel at the age of sixty-seven. Outside of writing books, she was a civil rights leader and a public speaker in the Anti-Slavery Society.
Eleanor Roosevelt's Lifelong Journey to Success Eleanor Roosevelt is one of the most influential women to go down in history and should be a role model for men and women of all ages, races, and religions. Not only was she the voice for many Americans, she also showed her compassion for human rights by making constant efforts to reach out to and stand up for the people. Eleanor Roosevelt was the niece of President Theodore Roosevelt, who served his term from 1901 to 1909. She was raised in a wealthy family, although, she did have a troubled childhood. In 1892, when Eleanor was eight years old, her mother passed away.
A leader must have the right qualities to be a great leader. There are numerous past and present women who have been great leaders in our country, as well as many strong women that rule foreign countries. Eleanor Roosevelt was a great leader of the past. She was married to former president Franklin D. Roosevelt. The main reason Roosevelt was such a great leader back in her day was because she took over most of her husband’s duties as president when he had polio attack and was not able to accomplish his duties.
He’s well respected by lawyers and lawmakers in both parties. However, Garland’s now 63, making him a decade older than a typical Supreme Court nominee in the modern era. Loretta Lynch Loretta Lynch, 56, has served as Obama’s attorney general for less than a year, after her nomination got caught up in partisan wrangling in the Senate. Senators on both sides agreed that the disputes had little to do with her and she doesn’t seem to have engendered the same anger from the GOP that her predecessor, Eric Holder,
In a letter dated March 31th, 1776, Abigail Adams requests his husband John Adams not to forget about women in the Continental Congress and in the fight for American’s Independence from Great Britain. This piece of text belongs to a series of letters Abigail Adams and John Adams wrote to each other while they were separated between 1762 and 1801. This correspondence of over 1000 letters remains in the Massachusetts Historical Society. These letters, “Remember the Ladies” letter included, are historical documents; they are eyewitnesses to all the matters and events of that time since they wrote each other about the political and domestic issues of the day.
Eleanor Roosevelt, in many people’s eyes, was the first First Lady to do anything. She worked with the Red Cross during World War One, she fought for women’s rights, she wrote a newspaper, she fought for civil rights. She also tried to end segregation in the military during World War Two. Her biggest accomplishment had to be her involvement with the presidency. Because
The passage suggest that Rosa Parks had many rewards given to her and she had many books and magazines written about her incident one the Montgomery bus. Then in 1990 Parks seventy- seventh birthday was celebrated in Washington D.C by 3,000 black leaders, government dignities, center and social leaders. In 1995 Parks collaborated with her longtime friend and attorney Gregory J Reed. To write a quiet strength: the faith, hope, and heart of a Women who changed a Nation. Because she became legend in the history books, parks received thousands of letters from kids around the world.
Or at least the one’s so far. Our class were surprised when she announced that we were going to learn about one of their wives. We usually never talked about any of the presidents wives. Eleanor Roosevelt played an important role in the Red Cross, NAACP, United Nations, and New
Betty Friedan is a well-known women’s rights activist, journalist, and writer. She was born on February 4, 1921 in Peoria, Illinois to Russian Jewish immigrants (National Women 's, 2006). She passed away on February 4, 2006 in Washington, D.C. Friedan was, and still is, best known for her book, The Feminine Mystique published in 1963. Friedan also co-founded the National Organization for Women in 1966, and she also served as its first president.
There was also many magazines talking about women, abortions and the tedious “gender roles” E. Women still could not advance in their job positions comparing to men, and women were still being paid much more less than men VI. Minority
Horatio Alger was born in 1832 in Chelsea, Massachusetts and lived until 1899 where died in Natick, Massachusetts. Alger was born into a regular sized family with two brothers and a sister, Olivia Augusta Cheney, who was a well-known woman in her prime. She advocated for the rights of women in their time where women were only supposed to stay home and be perfect homemakers. She wanted more than that, and she spoke about it. She gave very good motivational speeches, and was a popular feminist who helped the woman’s’ rights movement.
After several years Bill Clinton ran for president, and won two terms. Hillary Clinton became the first lady of the United States in 1992 – 2001. They were unstoppable, until 1993, first lady Hillary Clinton had the opportunity to implement a health care bill (Task Force on National Health Reform). Unfortunately, it was never pass by the congress. Another issue was the investment the couple made in the Whitewater real estate project.