US History Fall 2011
Biography of Famous Abolitionists
The American Anti-Slavery Society was established in 1833, but abolitionist sentiment antedated the republic. For example, the charter of Georgia prohibited slavery, and many of its settlers fought a losing battle against all...
Joseph Stalin Essay
When most people think of the most infamous villain in history, Adolf Hitler immediately comes to mind. However, this label may not be completely accurate. It is estimated that Joseph Stalin’s actions killed 23 million peopl...
History Alive! Project: Black History Month
Marian Anderson was born on February 27th, 1897. She was the oldest of three sisters. Marian Anderson revealed her vocal talent as a child, but her family could not afford to pay for formal training. So her parents...
Like American journalism, the study of American history changed in significant ways in the 1960s and 1970s. An influx of women and minorities into both professions, combined with a society in turmoil and a growing distrust of established institutions, meant that both journalism and history became mo...
A General Account about Joseph Stalin
Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili or known as Joseph Stalin was born on the 21st of December 1879 in Gori, Georgia. Joseph Stalin was the second leader of the Soviet Union. He was one of the most powerful dictators known in history; he was the supreme ruler o...
Nikki Giovanni: The Princess of Black Poetry
Yolanda Cornelia “Nikki” Giovanni is one of the world’s most renowned black poets, as well as an author, commentator, writer, and educator. Born in...
Classic Poetry Series
- poems -
Publication Date: 2004
PoemHunter.Com - The World's Poetry Archive
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, the daughter of a lawyer. She was educated at Amherst Academy (1...
Patricia Bath, born in 1942, faced many problems dealing with discrimination as she climbed her way to the top in her profession. During her life time she had completed many accomplishments such as, making a safer and more efficient way to help cataract patients. Patricia at an early age had begun t...
How significant was Martin Luther King Jr. to the black civil rights movement?
There are variations in the exact dates of when the black civil rights movement took place, however an agreement has been made upon 1948-1968. This movement was the result of years of tension between black and white Am...
One of the most underappreciated and unrecognized forms of comedy is black humor. Black humor often deals with events that are not often associated with other forms of comedy, such as war, murder, insanity and death. The main reason that this form of comedy is so underappreciated is...
Joseph Stalin was one of the most powerful and murderous rulers in history. He had many impacts on the world especially the outcome of world war 2, Stalin “oversaw the war machine that played a key role in the defeat of Nazism”.(BBC History; Joseph Stalin) Stalin ran a powerful t...
Heaven, Hell, and In Between
Emily Dickinson, an American poet died in 1886 at the age of 55 knowing there was a life after physical death. She was a religious woman and portrayed that characteristic through her style of writing. It seems the majority of Emily’s poems were written in...
Emily Dickinson Research Report
“We never know how high we are till we are called to rise. Then if we are true to form our statures touch the skies.” These words were spoken by Emily Dickinson, a famous American poet of the period eighteen fifty eight to eighteen sixty. This was also the ti...
Hundred Years War
French victory. Edward III gets the French throne.
Peasant Uprising 1358
Known as Jacquerie
Plentitude of power
Transforms the Pope into a secular power. Ausculta Pili: Papal bull.
Gives French authority to elect own clergy w/out...
Precursors to people power and the 1986 people power (EDSA) revolution
* The Administration of Corazon Aquino and Fidel Ramos
* The Administration of Joseph Estrada, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Benigno Aquino III
1. Fritzie Faye Alvero
Citizenship Embodied: The Five Black Senators in U.S. History
Congressman and Senators are called representatives, yet frequently the makeup of our Congress has been far from representative of the population of our country. For the first hundred years of our nation's history, there was no...
Biography and History: Harriet Jacob's The Life of a Slave Girl
To be a good writer, you must possess
a careful balance between detachment
and association, a delicate waltz where you are not so wrapped up in the events
of a story that it alienates the reader, and yet not so far separated fro...
History and Biography
Of Hip Hop Music and Dance
By Felicia McCaw
Saginaw Valley State University
Wednsday 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Introduction to Black Studies BLS 100
History and Biography of
Hip Hop Music and Dance
For many centuries, people have been boggled trying to find out and understand how and why bacterial diseases, such as plague, spread from person to person and cause so many calamities. It is widely understood that during the first two episodes of plague outbreak the germ theory and...
American Colonies in the beginning
Fundamental questions regarding American history:
Can a nation rise above the injustices of its origins, and by moral purpose and performance, make up for them?
Have the founders of America have aimed to create a nation to serve as a mo...