Julie Taymor, a director and playwright, was the first women to a Tony Award. Her works in opera, theater, and film has gotten her many awards, including Academy awards, an Oliver award, and much more.
“She turned to private study and was taught anatomy at the London Hospital and general medicine under the tuition of professors at St Andrews University and Edinburgh University Extra-Mural School”(Brooks 13-15). None of this would have been possible without the continued financial and moral support of her father. In order to practice medicine, Garrett had to gain a qualifying diploma. London University, the Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons and other examining bodies refused to allow her to sit their examinations, but she discovered that the Society of Apothecaries did not specifically ban women from taking their exams. “In 1865 Elizabeth went on to pass the
Timberlake went back to the sea and Eaton continued to stay at the Franklin House, where Margaret and him got even closer. News reached Washington that Timberlake died while out at sea. Rumors spread like wildfire that he killed himself because Eaton and Margaret were to close, even so much to say that Margrett needed to get an abortion to cover up the affair with Eaton. True or not the rumors ran rapid. Margaret waited a few short months to marry John Eaton as opposed to the custom year or two, only adding fuel to the fire.
Sir John A. Macdonald was one of Canada's founding fathers. He is most remembered as being Canada's first Prime Minister, running the government from July 1, 1867 until November 5, 1873. Macdonald would become Prime Minister once again on October 17, 1878 and would stay in this position until June 6,1891. While he was leader of the country he faced his own share of political obstacles, including Confederation, the Metis rebellion and threats of an American he is among the greatest leaders Canada has ever seen and played a significant part in the forming of Canada as a country.
As Andrew Jackson began his campaign to gain the White House, personal and political attacks mounted. Corrupt remarks and taunts focused on the circumstances of Rachel’s marriage to Andrew. Stress and depression worsened her existing health issues. As the campaign continued, her condition degraded. She once told a friend “I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of God than live in that palace in Washington.”
Margaret Floy Washburn was born on July 25, 1871 in New York City to parents Reverend Francis and Elizabeth Floy Washburn. She was born in a time when women were not allowed to display any type of power, higher reasoning, or desire for higher education. At the age of seven, she began her educational journey in the home of a retired Presbyterian minister who lived next door to her family. In 1886, she graduated from high school at the young age of 15 years old. Upon completion of high school, she attended Vassar College where she studied Chemistry and French. However, by the time she had graduated her educational interests had changed to philosophy and science, which
The couple remarried on Jan. 17, 1794, but Jackson’s neglect in reviewing the legal issues of Rachel’s divorce was exploited by his political opponents in the presidential race of 1828. Rachel and Andrew did not have children so as a result, they had adopted three young boys. In December 1808, Elizabeth Donelson, the wife of Rachel’s brother Severn, bore twin boys. Someone suggested that Rachel and Jackson rear one of the boys as their own. Twins always place an extra strain on families of newborns. Perhaps Elizabeth may have offered, but somehow the women decided that Rachel would take one of the babies for her own… Jackson later contended that he and Rachel formally adopted Andrew Jackson Jr. a few weeks after his birth. He had also later adopted two other children who were Native American boys. These two boys were sons were Theodore and Lyncoya. Little is known about the two boys but it has been discovered that Lyncoya died of tuberculosis at 16.
We know her as the “Moses” of her people; she left a remarkable history on the tracks of the Underground Railroad that will never be forgotten. Harriet Tubman born into slavery around 1820 in Dorchester County, Maryland, Harriet Tubman was a nurse, spy, social reformer and a feminist during a period of economic upheaval in the United States. For people to understand the life of Harriet Tubman, they should know about her background, her life as a slave, and as a free woman.
Coming into the presidency Jackson had some issues. The cabinet that he had chosen did not work well together. There was vicious gossip circulating about one of the cabinet members and his wife. It came out that the person spreading these rumors was Jackson’s very own vice president. This incident was later called the Eaton affair. In response to Calhoun’s actions against a fellow cabinet member, Jackson decided to
Deborah Gray White’s Ar’n’t I a Woman? details the grueling experiences of the African American female slaves on Southern plantations. White resented the fact that African American women were nearly invisible throughout historical text, because many historians failed to see them as important contributors to America’s social, economic, or political development (3). Despite limited historical sources, she was determined to establish the African American woman as an intricate part of American history, and thus, White first published her novel in 1985. However, the novel has since been revised to include newly revealed sources that have been worked into the novel. Ar’n’t I a Woman? presents African American females’ struggle with race and
Marjorie Jackson mentioned in her book about how important purity is until marriage. There was some discussion about courtship and how important it is to investigate the family of the person you are entering into a relationship with. Many readers thought this was another jab at the Duggar family regarding the scandals that broke in 2015. Jackson and Josiah Duggar had just announced their courtship just before the molestation scandal was thrown out into the public and shortly after, she disappeared from the spotlight. The Duggar family didn't announce the separation until after the Ashley Madison hack revealed Josh Duggar's name.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton didn’t want to be remembered as a household but the women they will admire. The purpose of this paper is to explain the life of Elizabeth Stanton and how she had a huge effect on the outcome of seeking equal rights for woman.
There are many tools that one can use to maintain their identity, nationally and internationally. A nation or land is where people have established their life, their culture and their heart; sadly it has happened where people have been forced out of their homeland. Great opening sentences. Mary Louise Pratt, Kenji Yoshino and Edward Said all present very good methods of maintaining one's national identity in their essays. In Mary Louise Pratt's essay Arts of the Contact Zone she gives examples of people who are in a contact zone. Contact zones are where people are meeting other cultures, and they have to remember not to lose their own. (this was a run-on so I made it into two senteces)One of