(Of course all follows from his discovery that the polluters, who he thought were small, shabby local firms, are actually owned by rich corporations.) The movie, written and directed by Steven Zaillian, doesn't simplify the issues and make Schlichtmann into a romantic hero. He's more the kind of guy you refer to affectionately as "that poor sap." We hear what he hears: the emotion in the voice of one of the mothers (Kathleen Quinlan) who asks him to take the case because "all we want is somebody to apologize to us." And the heartrending story of how one of the boys died, told by his father (David Thornton) in details so sad that Schlichtmann is very deeply moved--which is, perhaps, not the best thing for his
In an attempt to make a name for himself, Coughlin set up the National Union for Justice and bashed Roosevelt, claiming he was “anti-God". Coughlin wanted what he described as a "fair wage" to be paid to those who were less well off. During this strive, Coughlin partnered up with Frances Townsend who opposed the New Deal as well. Townsend argued that the federal government should give citizens aged 60 and above $200 a month to be financed by a 2% sales tax. After Huey Long’s death, these 2 men teamed themselves up with one of his loyal followers, Gerald Smith, and these three men planned to reach out to the less fortunate of America in hopes of rallying a group large enough to enact
After the massacre the Commissioner of Indian affairs tried to prove they were not put in situations that forced them to rebel/ run away (refused food; starved, not provided with warm proper clothing they were promised in the treaty, driven off their lands and forced to stay confined on a reservation that wasn’t theirs). 5. Why did A Century of Dishonor strike so positive a chord among readers, including U.S
It is correct that he supported the American Revolution, which nearly bankrupted him- but without his support, America may not have won Her independence. When he ascended the throne, Louis inherited a country in terrible debt. The people of France also deeply resented his grandfather and the nobility who were seen as despots. So he started out on a bad foot. Men named Turgot and Malesherbes
In Montana 1948, Wesley Hayden has to make one of the toughest decisions of his life, do the right thing and arrest his brother, or let his brother off because they are family. In Wesley’s eyes, he felt that it would be better to stand up for justice instead of back up his family. As a result of standing up for justice, Wes paid a hard price. He was never his father’s favorite son, but when Wes arrests Frank (the perfect son), it doesn’t sit too well with Grandpa Hayden. Julian Hayden practically eliminates Wes from his family.
He decides that he will run away to Kansas only to escape the problems he cannot confront in his family. Krebs is the perfect example of the difficult re-adaptation process World War I veterans had to go through. Unable to go back to society’s old ways, these soldiers became known as the “Lost Generation”. To combat their feelings of disillusionment and depression, this new generation’s lifestyles became full of parties, drinking, smoking and other habits that had been previously looked down upon, and gave rise to the wild Roaring
Charlemagne did for the good of Christian Europe, and to do that good, he and his family would have to make personal sacrifices, such as when he put his two youngest sons in separate kingdoms from each other and from the rest of the family. Another example. When the king was planning which one of his older sons would rule his empire after he died he decided it would be his son Carl because he did not want oldest son Pepin to rule because of his hunchback, another example. When Charlemagne went to go find the Saxons that had killed his best knights and when he found them he had to decide whether or not to execution them for their actions, but when he thought about it he decided to execution for their action because that was justice. Catholics who are descended from families of Europe must be grateful to Charlemagne.
This journey is to claim a three hundred dollar savings account and an old yellow pickup truck that Victor Joseph, one of the young men’s fathers left behind when he died. Victor travels with another young Indian called Thomas Builds-A-Fire. Victor had grown up to hate his father along with everything else in the world. And this trip would open his eyes and allow him to realize there was a lot he was blind to. In this documented essay I’m writing, I’m going to discuss the best critical discussion of three sources I found.
Democratic newspapers dubbed him 'Spotty Lincoln', and indicated that he had committed political suicide (McPherson, 2000). This label would come back to haunt him when he ran in 1848 for the Whig presidential nominee against Zachary Taylor. Although Lincoln's successor in the House, his former partner Logan, lost due to the backfire against the Whig party's antiwar stance, Taylor did win the presidency. However, most disturbing to Lincoln was the fact that he did not get the patronage appointment to commissioner of the General Land Office, as he had anticipated. Lincoln returned home to devote his time to his law practice, disheartened with politics, and became one of the leading attorneys in the state.
Originally a political catch phrase of the nineteenth century, Manifest Destiny became a historical term, often used as a synonym for the territorial expansion of the United States across North America. The expansion created many problems for America including a conflict with the Native Americans, the Mexican War, and division of the US over slavery. Because of “Manifest Destiny” caused a conflict with the Native Americans in America. The goals of American expansionists conflicted with the needs of the Indians in the area of expansion. The US government had discarded its plan of treating much of the West as a huge Indian reserve, and introduced small tribal reservations, where the Indians were concentrated.