“The famous New Orleans city and surrounding areas were hit worst, as much of it sits some 6 feet below sea level. City defenses, such as levees, only designed for category 3 type hurricanes, gave way, leading to enormous flooding and associated damage, death and displacement of around 100,000 people who either chose to say the course, or could not afford to flee” (Shah, 2005). On that
Thus, they were officially denied every opportunity for an education in the slave states, while in the free states they were largely excluded from the schools for whites and were given only that training deemed suitable for their inferior status. Indeed, in many places in the North their exclusion from educational opportunities was as complete as it was in the South.”(pg. 78,79) Clearly blacks were deeply encouraged to forgo any hopes of a education in America. The second point of inequality John speaks of is the one in the law. John states “Inequality in the administration of justice and the enforcement of the laws was apparent to any who cared to look.
Did The End Of Slavery, Mean The End Of Inequality By 1945? (1000 Words) Over 80 years had passed since Slavery was abolished in America and many things had happened in attempts to rid the country of inequality between the Civil War and the Victory of the Second World War. Even after all this time blacks were not completely equal and racism still existed due to heavy segregation. Before the 1860’s the blacks found themselves under slavery to the white Americans. The blacks were treated in an inhumane style, receiving violent beating and extreme manual labour for many hours of the day, minimum amounts of food and poor living conditions.
A few of these restrictions are as follows: the Catholics were not allowed to vote, they couldn’t marry a Protestant, they couldn’t attend Trinity College, they weren’t able to obtain orphans, they couldn’t be in the military or even own firearms and they weren’t able to buy land unless they had less than a thirty year lease. Overall, the Irish people were struggling politically, economically, agriculturally, socially and religiously. The Irish people struggled politically because they had no power. A trade deficit caused them to struggle economically. According to Lein, Swift and his friends believed that the English were planning to throw Ireland into even more savage conditions.
But, they weren’t permitted to dine or drink at the whites’ board (table), to vote or have jury duty, to be an aid to a sick individual, to mingle in various gathering places, or to marry with their daughters.. The facts above serve as evidence that black males weren’t as privileged as white males, proving that black men were somewhat free in the 186O’s. (The evidence proven is cited from Document B] Economic
Segregation has been shown in many way and in different forms of housing, industries and often in our school board . The factor segregation we face today started when slaves gained their freedom in the southern cities back in the 19oo‘s . The black community “were look as an inferior race” in the eye’s of the White American community (Woodward). Even after they won their freedom everyone still saw them unequivalent, and discrimination continued. The southern states started to segregate without sanction; “a segregated society is one in which members of different races rarely, if ever, come into contact with one another as equals” (Dizard).These free-men and freewoman were often denied their civil rights and were discriminated by railroads hotels, and inns.
Hurricane Katrina and its Effects Hurricane is a natural disaster, characterised by extreme and fury changes of the wind, and it is generally accompanied by rain, thunder and lightning. Hurricane Katrina occurred on 28th August 2005, hitting the New Orleans, Louisiana and Mississippi, with devastating effect. It was one of the deadliest and sixth-strongest Atlantic hurricanes in the history of the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, it was reported that more then 1800 people lost their lives, and more then $81 billion dollars in damages occurred. The effects of the Hurricane Katrina are still felt by the people who were affected, in terms of employment, economic growth and inflation.
The political and legislative law made blacks follow segregation laws(Jim Crow laws) and in essence did not give them equal human rights to those of whites. In essence the human rights as people, even of a different race, were being denied(“The entire civil rights struggle needs a new interpretation… Civil rights means you’re asking Uncle Sam to treat you right. Human rights are a God given rights. Expand the civil rights struggle to the level of human rights(source C)). Although MLK was able to bring black people together to oppose racial hatred and racial discrimination, he did not change the views of the white society with the US (segregationist) resulting in mistreatment of blacks.