Sadly, like many other heroes, Polly Cooper is not widely known for her bravery, and her courage. Polly Cooper was once a member of a Native American tribe called the Oneida. The Oneidas were a relief mission organized by Chief Shenandoah. This is a tribe that helped us win the American Revolution.
Claudia Gordon, the first deaf woman with African decent to be an attorney in the United States was an important figure head. To talk about her, however, we have to look deeper, towards some of her actions.
Thomas Jefferson is a well-known name in the United States history. Thomas Jefferson accomplished many goals and ideas during his lifespan. He was a founding father, he wrote the Declaration of Independence and serve as president for 2 terms from 1801 to 1809. During his first term as president, there was speculation of him having a relationship with Sally Hemings a slave. As of today, it is still unknown if it was true and if he was the father of 6. For two centuries there has been disagreement with this controversy however, there has been DNA test on Thomas Jefferson’s male descendants and Sally Hemings relatives and the real answer is still undiscovered.
Harriet Jocobs was born into slavery in Edenton, North Carolina 1813. Her parents were Delilah and Elijah Jacobs, was slaves who lived together. In Edenton she worked as a caterer she was also highly respected by the black and whites. Delilah and Elijah both died when Harriet and her brother John were young. After the death of her mother in 1819, Harriet went to live with Margaret Horniblow. After Margaret Horniblow’s death, She became the property of her young niece the daughter of Dr. James Norcom. He was also the owner of Molly when her mistress died but he decided to put her in the auction. That was considered wrong but an elderly white woman bought her and emancipated her. Molly bought A house of her own her son Joseph, escaped And disappeared,
“Born into wealth and privilege as the daughter of the Provincial Governor of Massachusetts, Lucy Flucker Knox would have had her choice of a number of acceptable suitors. She fell in love, however, with perhaps the single most inappropriate man in Colonial Boston.” –The National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York
was born on April 17, 1929 in Yazoo City, Mississippi to Charlie and Juanita Miller. She was oldest of five children (Henry, George, Charlie Mae, Sadie)born to the union. She accepted Christ at an early age and joined the New Tabernacle Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Carter of Yazoo City, Mississippi. Annie attended school at the Yazoo City School System. She moved to Detroit, Michigan in 1946 where she worked in housekeeping and the dry cleaning business. She met and married Pruitt Carpenter to this union three sons were born Larry, Michael and Curtis. Later she met a special friend Leroy Tart, to this relationship one daughter was born, Vanessa Tart. Annie joined the Christian Faith Missionary Baptist Church where she was a
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. “
My name is Tasha R. Chestnut. I am a 36 year old SSG with the United States Army. I am originally from Slidell, LA where I am an only child of my mother and father. I believe that this will help me be able to give back to my community and become a better, well-rounded individual. I am interested in joining your sorority because not only do you provide an excellent avenue for helping out, the sisterhood displayed by the ladies of Alpha Gamma Xi Sorority Inc. is amazing. I believe that I have a lot of qualities to offer your sorority as well. Not only am I dedicated and goal-oriented, I make plans well and already have ideas about how to invest into my community.
Harriet Jacobs: an educator. A mother. An activist. Jacobs was born into slavery in 1813 in Edenton, North Carolina. Unlike many others, she was both rebellious and smart, but mindful. Due to her being a slave, she treated very poorly. She was degraded and harassed by her owner. There were so many factors of slavery she had to endure. Her personally definition of slavery and freedom was shown throughout her life’s story. Her love life, emotions, and mental process were being held in bondage. The symbols of her story defined her character. Her views of freedom were like many others; she wanted to be treated equally. She wanted the right to her life. She wanted want freedom.
Your honor I am hear to disprove accusations agene Martha Carrier for being a witch. Many may believe that Martha Carrier is a witch because that they have experienced about bizarre thing they may not be able to explain. I believe that why they may think that Martha Carrier is a Witch but I promise that I will prove that Martha Carrier is not a witch.
The history of graphic art and the cycle of politicization, depoliticization and then repoliticization span the late 19th century through and into the 21st century. Evolving from humble beginnings into the commercial behemoth it’s become to today this essay will explore graphic design’s evolution and the politics that affected this growing art movement during this influential timeline.
Paul Rand, a top influence in the field of design brought America into the modern era of design. This study will give a background to Rands life and how his upbringing impacted his future endeavors. It will then cover his primary works and discuss work that became a defining part of his career and the industry. Following that, it will discuss how Rands work in advertising and Corporate Identity set the groundwork for today design thinking. Finally, the thesis will examine modern designers that sought out Rand as a source of inspiration. This thesis will look at why Paul Rand is said to be one of the most influential graphic designers in history, and why his principles translate into good design that resonates for generations to follow.
“The best that can be said of the conception is that it did afford a chance to experiment with some physical and social planning theories which did not pan out. “ This quote reflects Jane Jacob’s philosophical ideas in an attempt to criticize the social housing’s design approach and its associated urban planning in modern era. “The physical and social theories” outlines the urban planning idea of social housing (Utopian idea) and according to Jane’s statement, such experiment of these theories were deem to be unsuccessful. It is inevitably certain to some extent that a provocative statement towards modern era social housing approaches would hold true due to the minimal success the plans brought to the city, such as solving the working class commendations temporarily. Nevertheless, it is a failure to deliver long-standing social improvements corresponded with the increasing suspicion of modernism, one cannot simply attribute ill fate to its “innovative physical features” (As Jane said, the Utopian and Utopia), but should rather considered a range of other elements in the larger aspect of society: factors such as difficulty of racial integration, problems of financing and management, lack of bridging between architecture and planning, as well as the increasing preference of suburban lifestyle from the rising mid class. These problems reflected evidently in some stereotypes of social housing communities built in the modern era such as Pruitt-Igoe, sunny side Gardens, Paul
Meredith Davis’s book “Graphic Design Theory” was published in September 2012 by Thames & Hudson. This book blends a study of historical thinking of design with contemporary / modern approach to it. It also suggests students to critically analyse their work and asks them to adopt the design theories to embellish their practical design work as it will help them construct better work. This book also helps in understanding the consumers and the history of Graphic Design and also talks about a range of theories and introduces a collection of concepts and sources for future use and reference. In this book, Meredith Davis talks about the relationship of visual representation to the contexts of design. It talks about focusing on the broad and long term aftereffects of design and not to design only for the moment and responding to prompt needs.