My name is Alice Vo. My interests or hobbies include basketball and video games.My best quality is that I’m very friendly. The thing I value most in life is family. I value my family because it is always there for me when I need it. Advice I would give another student about life is to treat people the way you want to be treated. My educational goal is to get good grades.
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For my research paper, I plan to write about the Boleyn/Howard family. I will be focusing mainly on Henry VIII wives Anne Boleyn and her cousin Catherine Howard. The time frame I look to examine is from the rise of Anne Boleyn and her family to the fall of Catherine Howard and the aftermath of their executions and how it affected the family left behind. I think that both the Boleyn's and Howard's were very influential towards the middle and end of Henry’s reign. Most prominent is Anne Boleyn who has been polarized throughout history as either an innocently executed wife or a malicious and ambitious she-wolf who brought down Catholicism in England. Whichever way you look at it Anne is one of his most remembered and influential wives. For whatever
In a literary aspect, my favorite books I have read comprise of Life of Pi, A Tale of Two Cities, and The Hunger Games.As far as my values go, I believe in hard work and pushing myself to my limits both academically and athletically.Something that would be beneficial for you to know about me is that I will work very hard to get an A in the class, and that I will take all grade opportunities you provide.As far as my favorite things go, my favorite color is yellow, my favorite type of music is top 100, my favorite movie is The Shawshank Redemption, and my favorite band is Daughtry.If I had one wish, it would be to get into an elite college of my choosing.School would be better if students were given a period for study hall.If I had a million dollars I would buy a house on the beach an have it completely paid off.One thing I’m really good at is taking all opportunities that are provided to me.I do my best thinking when I am given a period of time to focus on a particular task.After I graduate I would like to attend a college to major in either biology or biochemestry,while swimming at a colegiate level(preferably at Davidson,Georgetown, or Georgia Tech), so that I may eventually persue medical school and a
Annie Easley was born on April 23,1933, In Birmingham Alabama. Easley and her brother were raised by thaier single mother Mary Melvin Hoover. Her mother was one of her greatest inspirations and her role model, she always encouraged her to get a good education. In an oral history interview with NASA, she said that her mother always used to tell her "You can be anything you want to. It doesn't matter what you look like, what your size is, what your color is. You can be anything you want to, but you do have to work at it." Annie Easley attended school in Birmingham and graduated as the valedictorian of her grade. At that time Easly Wanted to become a nurse because she thought it was one of the only careers open to black women. However, later on
Alice Paul was a strong willed woman who would not stop for anything in order to secure equality for both women and men. She was a common person like most and therefore related to many of those around her. Although she was raised in a wealthy family, she faced the death of family member and even discouragement of the public for voicing her thoughts. Despite these setbacks, she never stopped fighting for her cause. Even at a young age she was raised and taught that women and men were equal. After college, she went to Europe and learned military publicity skills to help earn women’s right to vote. Her mission did not stop with that; she continued to fight for her beliefs. Alice Paul's ultimate goal was to earn
Suffragist Alice Paul got transferred out of the psychopathic ward of Washington, and being force fed. During her toil Alice Paul said, “Why not let this miserable creature starve. The country would be much better off without her and the balance of her gang of pickets.”(Dismore 1). Alice Paul went on this immense hunger strike for her six companions. She wanted to give her six companions better food. She threatened to kill herself of starvation. She was very determined, she was force fed multiple times, but she cared so much for her companion that she didn’t give up. Amidst her hunger strike she and her companions were put into solitary confinement inside a tiny cell with boarded up windows. All this shows Alice Paul will never give up and she spoke with her actions not her words.
In the beginning I was disillusioned and disheartened. I am a proud and patriotic American and I could not reconcile my love of country and admiration for the Founding Fathers with the fact that so many of them owned people who had been kidnapped from their homes in Africa, or were descended from people who had been kidnapped.
Alice Brown Davis- lived all of her life serving the Seminole Nation, in the early nineteenth century. She mostly taught, but she ran a trading post called Arbeka. She also built a ranch, was in charge of other local Native American currency, and was the superintendent of the Seminole girls' school. Not to mention she was a law interpreter, and even traveled to Palm beach, Florida to act as an interpreter a murder trial involving a Seminole man. In 1922 she became chief by President Warren G. Harding. Here, she became the first women to lead the Seminole Nation. Though, she was elected by the president, not by her tribe. Her tribe found her to be “well thought of and well respected and the people were happy with having her as Chief. “
Have you ever put much thought into how an uneducated woman with a disability in reading and writing, could still find a way to work and fight for not only her rights but others too? Isabella Baumfree was a phenomenal woman . She took a stand for women’s rights, blacks rights, and anti-slavery. She was a well-known abolitionist and orator.Isabella Baumfree, was born in 1797, to parents who were enslaved; she was one of twelve children. She had a rough childhood. She was sold at the age of eleven, along with a flock of sheep for the price of one hundred dollars. She experienced countless beatings and sexual abuse from her master (slave owner). Later, she married a man named Thomas and had children of her own. Her children were eventually sold to different plantations. She was only left with her infant daughter . Isabella Baumfree was a runaway slave. As the result of her children being sold, she was only able to escape to freedom with her infant daughter. After she obtained her freedom ,she went to court and challenged the validity of her son being sold into slavery. She was successful against so many odds in the court case. She won. Isabella Baumfree continued down her religious
Isabelle Baunfree who changed it to sojourner truth who was a slave. She was auctions off to a owner. She live thought woman suffrage. she was in the civil war. The times was hard made she fought for what beveled and she love god.
Louise Day Hicks took a very unconventional path, unlike most women she choose to follow in her father 's footsteps of becoming a lawyer and politician, challenging the changing gender roles of that time, something I find admirable. Hicks had the power to be remembered as a political icon, being the first female Democrat to represent Massachusetts in the House or for her run for mayor of Boston, instead, she is remembered as a symbol of racism, something I can’t overlook. If I could sit down with Hicks I would ask her why she took a progressive stance while she was a representative, but then choose to implement and enforce discriminatory policies while she was on the Boston School Committee and running for mayor. I would ask her if she choose
Grace Bidwell Terry, 96, passed away March 14 at Pocono Medical Center after a short illness. She was born on October 27, 1919 in Ridgewood, NY, the daughter of Catherine (Knissel) and Charles Bidwell. Grace graduated from Grover Cleveland High School and St. Aloysius Secretarial School in Queens, NY. In 1942 she married Robert Terry and followed him to army bases Camp McCoy, WI and Ft. Mead, MD, following which they lived for 40 years in Williston Park, NY. A homemaker, Grace was a member of the Nassau County Extension Service, the Pieceful Patchers of the Park, and a Girl Scout leader. From 1990 through 2005, Grace lived in Buck Hill Falls, Cottage TKTK, and for many years taught quilting and gathered friends in her home to enjoy
Allison Burnett, an honorary Irvin, creates wholesome meals with filling grains and hearty vegetables for her family to enjoy. She loves hot stews and cold beers. The meditative woman who gracefully takes life one step at a time inspires the recipes below.
Have you ever heard about the Kathryn Adam murder? Well if you haven't it’s okay because I will tell you about it right now. Kathryn adam was a young woman working for a company named L’eggs and she delivered boxes of stuff to different places. Some people say that she committed suicide and others say that she was murdered and taken somewhere that nobody knows. Her doughter was the one that reported her missing because she didn’t come home for two days. In the case of Kathryn Adam, know one really knows what happened to Kathryn on the night of April 23rd 1993, I know that when she went missing her L’eggs van was parked outside an abandoned restaurant.
“I got attacked” A young girl named Bethany Hamilton was attacked by a shark while surfing in Hawaii. She was 13 at the time of the attack and lost her left arm. The tiger shark that attacked her was a huge tiger shark.
Alice Sebold was born on September 6, 1963 in Madison, WI (“Alice Sebold Biography”). Alice grew up in Philadelphia suburbs (“Alice Sebold Biography”). Alice’s mom was an alcoholic, and her dad worked at the university of Pennsylvania and he taught spanish (“Alice Sebold Biography”). In 1980 Alice graduated from valley High School in Malvern, Pennsylvania (“10 facts about Alice Sebold”).