and just as the Apostle Paul left his village . . . and carried the gospel of Jesus Christ to the far corners of the Greco-Roman world, so am I compelled to carry the gospel of freedom beyond my hometown” (742). In this way, the Reverend places his mission of preaching freedom alongside the efforts of the prophets of old in terms of importance, and thus invites the reader to reflect upon the noble task he is undertaking.
Bound for Canaan The Epic Story of the Underground Railroad, America’s first Civil Rights Movement Author: Fergus M. Bordewich Written By; Noel Lemley In this book the author, Fergus M. Bordewich, describes several stories in regards to how the Underground Railroad became established. He goes on to talking about how some whites helped slaves become free just because they believed it was the right thing to do, such as; Isaac Hopper, Levi Coffin, John Rankin. All of these men have contributed in their own way in order to keep the Underground Railroad running. These men went through obstacles, jeopardized their own lives and their families lives for the sake of what was right and what everybody should have; in their eyes. They differed from other whites because of their belief that God created everyone equal, no matter the color of their skin.
Mark Sharktier Smitch AP Lang February 26th, 2013 AP Write 2: Alfred M. Green A true lover of his country, Alfred M. Green believes in the true equality of all men. This vexing persuasion brings forth the power in his statements. By demonstrating true patriotism, religion, family, Green generates motivation that is felt by all. His diction adds a powerful factor in persuading his audience, and the ideas he demonstrates accurately portray his vast knowledge. Green commences his attack my immediately mentioning the backbone of American principles, “...who hearts burns the love of country, of freedom, and of civil and religious toleration.” This instills desire into African Americans to strive in favor of fighting the Civil War, to protect their rights as African Americans and as people.
This means he’s a credible source to pay attention to and take into consideration. This leader shows his intentions of defending his people to the best of his ability. He changes to third person but talks about himself when he says, “He has fought for his countrymen, the squaws and papooses, against white men, who came, year after year, to cheat them and take away their lands” (qtd. in Drake). In this section, Black Hawk actually uses both ethos and pathos.
Their goal was to abolish slavery completely and prevent it from harming many people. By sacrificing their lives into the war, this shows how devoted they are to putting an end to slavery even though the Reconstruction failed. The filmmakers’ goals when making this movie were to show how slavery was the reason why the Civil War was being fought. Throughout the movie, the African American soldiers of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry underwent harsh training as well as being treated unequally. They were used for manual labor and nothing else until Robert Gould Shaw stepped up for the soldiers to have them fight in the war.
The civil war was started in 1861 which was caused by slavery. It was suppose to be a white man's war. White southerners would wage war to make the confederacy a seperate and independent nation free to promote slavery. As a result the white northerners took up arms to maintain the Union but not to free a single slave. The blacks has contributed a lot of work to gain their own freedom.
Nelson Mandela-Inaugural Speech Nelson Mandela’s Inauguration Speech is a speech full of positive signs for all people regardless if they are black or if they are white.Mandela’s speech used anaphor to express his hope for the people of South Africa,his tone was inspirational,uplifting and commanding. The main themes of the Inauguration speech is in these lines:”We must act together as a united people for national reconciliation,for national building,for the birth of a new world.Let there be justice for all,let there be peace for all”-here Mandela is talking about the unity and justice and peace for all. The words “We” and “Our” are repeated many times in this speech and by making use of these words again and again,he emphasize on the fact that now there is no difference between black and white people. The message of the speech is clear and can easily by understood,his speech gave an insight into the long struggle for democracy and into his beliefs about humanity.Mandela’s inaugural address helped to promote the reconciliation agenda that was to be the hallmark of his presidency.both blacks and whites were uplifted by his explicit commitment to bridging the chasms that had divided the two communities. Mandela wanted both audiences(black and white) to recognize the importance of the turning point that his address represented in the country’s history.He wanted the international community to see the new South Africa as a model state,which could teach others how to reconcile and overcome conflicts of the past,he hoped that South Africa would accept his message of the need to move away from the past and look to the future as a newly united people,who should work together to overcome the legacies of the
His sacrifice to speak out against his entire race oppressor cost him his life. His militant leadership caused a huge uproar and threat to “white America.” Change began to develop because people like Malcolm X began to stand up for rights they were entitled to. He used his knowledge to intellectually argue the unjust society in America. He learned how to frame a debate so he could be sure he would win and ultimately cause his opponent to contradict themselves. Most importantly Malcolm X advocated education to his people in every speech, debate and interview, because his entire purpose was to create “black nationalism” and the only way that could ever happen was if his people were educated and not just diploma educated but educated with the understanding of what was taught.
Dear Family and Friends, I would like to thank all of you and tell you how grateful I am for your support in making the trip to the Dominican Republic possible. The trip was indescribable and truly life changing. To be in a different country and to have the opportunity to share the word and love of The Lord was a humbling experience. Not only were the eyes and hearts of the Dominican people opened but as were ours. Experiencing the word of Christ in a different language was very interesting and challenging at times but did not stop any of us from attempting to break the language barrier in any way we could.
The massacre of 1890, in Wounded Knee, South Dakota, this is where the U.S. Cavalry took our warriors, women and children and had them slaughtered, so much devastation to my people back then. My people were now under the siege of the U.S. Government. The Government wanted to relocate my people and take them from their homes, they could not practice their customs or speak are native language. Our children were also taken from us and sent to school in hopes that they might be able to “civilize” them. They didn’t want our children to know of our