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Voltaire writes a powerful quote by advocating people's right to freedom of speech, even if it means the person making a statement finds disagreement among his audience. What I find so compelling of this quote is Voltaire saying that people will sacrifice their lives defend a person's right to express his or her opinion.
Why It’s Important to Never, Ever Give Up: Authors Who Were Repeatedly Rejected
Amal a. 9984, '14 I think that nowadays, there are many thoughts bubbling around us telling us to give up and to just quit. However, it's these ever growing difficulties and hardships in life that make us stronger. In the end, none of us will go through the same hardships, but we will always find someone who will help us back up again to find our strength again. Things in life always want to make us give up, but if we believe we can do it, then why can't we? That is the way of the future.
Blooms or DoK???
Verbs from Bloom's Taxonomy that help stimulate critical thinking. Use the stems to create questions of your own. Also, take a look at the questions you produce--are you stuck in one type of thinking? Challenge yourself--try various types of questions. Finally, the question stems should help you understand what each level is.
Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of The 2021 Oscars
"12 Years a Slave" is a true story, based on a book by Solomon Northrup. This book was made into a feature film starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender. It is nominated for multiple Academy Awards this year, including Best Actor, Best Director and Best Feature Film. Huntington Memorial Library! 62 Chestnut St. Oneonta, NY 607-432-1980
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September 21, 1904: Death of Chief Joseph. In 1874, when he surrendered to, he said, "It is cold, and we have no blankets; the little children are freezing to death...I want to have time to look for my children, and see how many of them I can find. Maybe I shall find them among the dead. Hear me, my chiefs! I am tired; my heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever."
“I never told you--or anyone else--but there is a painting I made from something of you the first time you were here--I hunted for it and hung it--it amused me to put it there--It is rather disturbing to take the best of the work you have done from the people you have loved and hang it that way and go away and leave it--Makes one feel strangely raw and torn…” --Georgia O’Keeffe to Jean Toomer, from Lake George, February 8, 1934
Uncle Tom's Children
Uncle Tom's Children (Perennial Classics) by Richard Wright, Richard Yarborough (Introduction) Set in the American Deep South, each of the powerful novellas collected here concerns an aspect of the lives of black people in the postslavery era, exploring their resistance to white racism and oppression. Published in 1938, this was the first book from Wright, who would continue on to worldwide fame as the author of the novels Native Son and Black Boy.