Jasmine Cross His 200 Dr. Tamaka Hobbs 25 March 2013 Chapter 6 Review Question 1. The domestic slave trade and exploitation of black women affected slave families because the marriage and children and the fact that they had no legal rights, and of course no freedom. The marriages never really worked with the slaves because they were just paired together , and then children would get parted away from their families like when they were 5 or so. Also sexual abuse played a huge roll in the black women from the white southerns. 2.
Civil War started to breakout. Many people were on the street, living in etreme poverty because there hosue was bombed. This citizens have to live in fear about getting killed. Sometimes even they lose family members to the war. People are also breathing in toxins from, the guns, and bombs that cause so much damage.
It is companies such as the peach farm that force people’s insanity and revoke their sense of ownership and livelihood. At the end of the story there is a tragic scene where Rose of Sharon, one of the women of the group, gives birth to a stillborn child in the rain and Uncle John, a depressed drunk due to the death of his wife and mal living conditions, sends the dead baby downstream in hopes that the landowners of California receive the message that there are people dying due to their greed and self interests. Unfortunately the Joads and many others try to stay united but the horrors of poverty settle in as many people die due to the living conditions and there are many setbacks in their journey expressed as “livelihood,” was never met. The novel portrays an image of a world in which generosity and self-sacrifice are the greatest of virtues. It also portrays an image of the 1930’s and one of the causes of the Great
The Great Depression of 1930 took on many different faces. To many Americans, it proved to be an intense time of uncertainty, which reeked emotional and physical havoc in many lives. The unbearable circumstances these families faced were like none other in our nation’s history. Desperation, fear and, even death, became an ever present trouble in many American lives. Millions of people lost their jobs during these tragic times, and left their homes in pursuit of securing work, but most fell short.
There was sickness and hunger and most of people’s children die before they reach adulthood. The Puritan did everything they could just to survive the difficulty of setting up the colony. It may be because this hardship and struggle that the puritans develop their negative outlook on life. Their need for a God to save them to get through the struggle of the day. It can also explain their belief in superstition and fear of things like witches.
Victoria had been racially abused by a white patient, staff had tried their best to move her off the ward, and this has made akinyemi very annoyed and angry. After this many nurses covered her mouth and blind folded her for 20 minutes, in result to this Victoria then died of asphyxiation. Adding on to this her family was not informed about her death for 4 days. In June 2012, an inquest came to a result of ‘unintentional death’. The coroner made suggestions to improve practices.
The Black Death affected people from all walks of life: Rich or poor; educated or illiterate, all could be touched by the Black Death. Scholars suffered as universities and schools were closed or abandoned . Schools and universities were probably being abandoned because students and professors were dying, and the ones that survived did not want to contract the disease, so they left. The Church experienced the results of the Black Death, too. When the priests died, no one could hear the confessions of those still living.
This causes thousands of people to become homeless and displaced. Also, not every household had flood insurance, so then FEMA stepped in to assist these people. This process of FEMA stepping in to help people in need of emergency help is very expensive. Government funds are used to give people mobile homes to live in and money to help fix their destroyed homes. Insurance companies were pounded after the storm with many insurance claims due to all the flooding and wind damage.
Many of the former students and their children and grandchildren sometimes go to jail, are in poverty, have lost their language and culture or have commit suicide. Aboriginals also have lower graduation rate that the national average. Many of the children and grandchildren have suffered abuse from their parents that went to these schools because the physical, mental, and sexual abuse that they suffered is passed down through their generations and many of them suicide because of this. Many of the aboriginals who attended the schools were missing or dead because of the tuberculosis infection that killed many of the children taking and living in the schools . According to the Canadian Institute of Child Health, in 2000 the suicide rate for first nations from the age of 0 to14 was double what the national suicide rate was.
Another story brought to my attention was Baby P was failed by police, social workers and lawyers. Due to a catalogue of errors which lead to the toddler’s death at the hands of his mother and her boyfriend. Steven Barker the mother’s boyfriend battered Peter to death. If social