How Rosie the Riveter, Jackie Kennedy, and Rosa Parks Shaped America

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Rosie the Riveter, Jackie Kennedy, and Rosa Parks are all important American figures who have each shaped the America we live in today.
Rosie the Riveter is an important American figure, in my opinion; even though she wasn’t real, just her image would uplift the spirits of women and give them pride for what they were doing while their husbands were at war. If there hadn’t been a Rosie the Riveter, then I believe many women would have stayed at home instead taking up the jobs the men left behind and would have stayed out of the war, which was generally “men‘s business;” she gave women a taste of independence and boosted their confidence. Her strong image alone broke all boundaries of where women were suppose to be working during World War II.

Former First Lady Jackie Kennedy, is another important American figure. Her notable fashion sense and redecorating skills inspired many women to be like her, for better or for worse. She was smart, beautiful and married to the (former) President Kennedy, which gave her incredible social status and impact. If Jackie was for something, usually other women would be for it too.

And lastly, Rosa Parks is a very important American figure; she wasn’t just a stubborn, old woman who wouldn’t give up her seat to a white man, she was a symbol of the civil rights struggle. Her boldness started the a movement to end the segregation on Montgomery’s buses, and segregation in a whole; she brought attention to the civil rights’ movement and to a young Reverend by the name of Martin Luther King, Jr. She helped end segregation in all of the states and brought the black communities together with the white; without Rosa, would we have noticed Martin Luther King, Jr.?

The Great Depression of the 1930’s and The Cold War have historically made the United States a strong republic.
The Great Depression and The Cold War because both instances bought our nation together in a time of need and worry. The Great Depression basically forced us...
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