Hi! My name is Brianna. I am a born again Christian teenager who is being homeschooled. I have a passion for learning...
Question: Was Booker T. Washington's Program for Gaining Social Acceptance for Blacks and Elitist Program??? My answer: I think that gaining social acceptance for black people was not elitist. Booker T. Washington was most definitely a pioneer of this. Tuskegee Institute had, in my opinion, a good leader in Booker. General Armstrong, his close friend, … Continue reading Booker T. Washington: Was His Program Elitist?
The decade of the 1990's saw many different advances in different areas. Perhaps the most important political event in the world during the 1990's was the fall of the Soviet Union, in 1991. The end of the Cold War resulted in the collapse of the Soviet Union. Th end of the Soviet Union brought Russia … Continue reading Culture of the 1990’s
For my English class, I am reading an autobiography from a man by the name of Booker T. Washington. His autobiography is titled "Up From Slavery". In Washington's autobiography, he included some memorable images and moments in his narrative. I will show you several examples of these said "memorable images" and explain to you why … Continue reading Memorable Moments from “Up From Slavery”
Booker T. Washington was a man who was born into slavery. Apparently, he was born to bad slave owners. Their circumstances were typical. His mother was a slave and his father was an unnamed white man from another farm. Booker had two siblings: a half-sister and a half-brother. His mother was a cook, although they … Continue reading Booker T. Washington
The US suffered a recession in the 1970's. However, due to market deregulation, tax cuts, and a return to a free market, the recession ended and prosperity came to the 1980's! Finally! Prosperity! As we became a richer country, many manufacturing operations were moved to some newly industrialized countries while America focused on providing services. … Continue reading Culture of the 1980’s
Ah! The culture of the 1970's! What a decade to study! There were several things I studied that I can connect with. But the fashion? NO. A lot of the fashion pieces were wrong on so many levels! (Hint: Platform shoes and punk hairstyles - ICK!) Let me tell you a little bit about it... … Continue reading The Culture of the 1970’s
I have read numerous pieces of literature and I also read lots of articles. Of course, there is writing that I like to avoid, just as any human being would do. However, there are many pieces of writing that have influenced or affected me, and others that did not. I will now share those writings … Continue reading Writings That Affect Me
Autobiography by Helen Keller. As a blind and deaf woman, she lived in a prison of darkness and had a difficult time communicating with people. This is how she escaped its grasp... When Helen was very young, she had an illness that caused her to lose her hearing and sight. She could not communicate well … Continue reading Helen Keller’s Escape from her “Prison”
Richard Nixon was born in Yorba Linda, California in 1913. He and his family were poor and dedicated to hard work. Richard was the second oldest of five children, although two of his brothers died. Richard Nixon attended Whittier High School. He ran for student body president and suffered the first loss in his career. … Continue reading 1970’s Presidents
Writing an autobiography is difficult. Writing it from memory only is even harder! And writing dialogue or a whole conversation from memory alone? That is very difficult. Now this factual statement begs a question: What is most important in writing dialogue from memory: Accuracy, Succinctness, or liveliness? Let’s look at what each offers… Accuracy is … Continue reading Writing Dialogue from Memory Only