Eleanor had a very pro-active morale and it is no surprise that throughout her husband’s presidency that she often ranked higher in popularity polls then the president. Not only was she a women whom one could learn from by her actions, but she is also commonly known for her inspirational quotes that many people take to heart even today. Her most well-known quote today is probably “no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Another popular quote was “a woman is like a tea bag you never will know how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” But regardless her quotes she is known for her actions spoke much louder then her words. She was a tireless worker for women’s suffrage in the 1920’s She was also voted most admired women in America for thirteen consecutive years because of her efforts to help civil rights activists, farmers, the poor, women’s rights, and every imaginable
Sahra Sheikhnur AP English Period 2 Eleanor Roosevelt, The most important First Lady “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built” said First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. An American is someone that cares for everyone, no matter whom they are and where they come from. A significant impact is when someone makes a difference on a matter that needs improvement. Eleanor Roosevelt made a tremendous impact on America that makes the world a better place today.
His son managed to earn enough money to buy some land in Litchfield and start a farm. Michael Judge Jr. worked the farm and so did his daughter and her husband. My great grandmother sold the farm and moved to Bloomington, Indiana where she became a teacher. My grandfather who, I am named after moved to Warsaw Indiana where he worked on a farm for my Grandmothers brother. My grandmother was born in Warsaw.
Even in the last ten years, huge steps forward have been made at the very top governmental positions by notable and highly qualified black Americans who are making all of us proud in the contributions they are making to America. Colin Powell was an accomplished general who demonstrated with quiet dignity and authority that he could lead many men into battle. He was rewarded for his valiant efforts finally reaching the very top levels of the government serving as President Bush’s Secretary of State in his first administration. Throughout the halls of government and anywhere Secretary Powell served, he was treated with respect and the honor that he deserved for serving his country so well. Following the honorable service of Colin Powell a just as distinguished public servant, a black woman by the name of Condoleezza Rice.
After reading it, there were a couple things that stood out to me. One in particular, was that it stated her narrative was America’s first best-seller. I knew it was big for a woman at the time to be an author but, for her to be America’s first best-seller is amazing and made me proud to be a woman. The other interesting insight is that over the years her narrative was reprinted and modernized. When it was modernized there were mistakes that resulted in changing her narrative that completely changed her story.
Introduction Eleanor Roosevelt is considered to be one of the most influential women of all time. Not only did she achieve an incredible amount on behalf of the United States throughout her life, but more importantly, she shattered the boundaries that defined the typical gender roles of her era. “She continues to haunt our memories and inspire our days, because she never gave up on life; she never stopped learning or changing. She worked to transform our world on behalf of greater dignity and more security for all people, for women and men in equal measure” (Cook 3). Born into a white, aristocratic family in New York City, Roosevelt began her life standing on the perfect foundation off of which she could propel into future success.
Clarissa "Clara" Harlow Barton was born on December 25, 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts. She was the youngest of five children of Stephen and Sarah (Stone) Barton. Her father was a veteran, a prosperous farmer, and a sawmill operator. Her mother was a homemaker. Much of Barton’s education was provided by her older brothers and sisters, and while still a teenager she started to teach in Massachusetts.
Clara Barton and the American Red Cross Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts. She was the youngest child of four. Her parents were Stephen and Sarah Barton. Her father served in the Revolutionary War under General Anthony Wayne. At the age of 15 Clara Barton began teaching at nearby schools.
The Institute was a Quaker institution that had earned a reputation for high academic standards since its founding in 1837. (It should be noted that in 1850 Central College also had the Blacks George B. Vashon and William G. Allen on its faculty. This ended when Allen was tarred and feathered for his attention to wed Mary King, a white woman. Allen later became the first Black Headmaster in England. In 1852 Reason left Central College and became the principal of the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia now Cheney State University, and where Edward Boucher taught 25 years later).
Americas Beloved It’s a great thing to come from the bottom and reach the top. However things aren’t just handed to you, people have to work hard to get to the pedestals that there in. Oprah Winfrey wasn’t born an entrepreneur but she worked hard to get there. Oprah is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show. This show has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history.