Essays Tagged: "southerner"

"THE BIRTH OF A NATION": An Epic Silent Film Sterotyping Black Americans and the Deep South.

l of some well choreographed Civil War battle scenes. The second half depicts Reconstruction from a Southerner's perspective. This last half of the film leaves the viewer with a sense of the alienatio ... om faithful to renegade due to their new found freedom, a freedom the whites in the South lost. The Southerner way of agricultural life "required" slaves to build their empire in the same vane that mu ...

(5 pages) 245 2 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

"THE BIRTH OF A NATION": An Epic Silent Film Stereotyping Black Americans and the Deep South.

l of some well choreographed Civil War battle scenes. The second half depicts Reconstruction from a Southerner's perspective. This last half of the film leaves the viewer with a sense of the alienatio ... om faithful to renegade due to their new found freedom, a freedom the whites in the South lost. The Southerner way of agricultural life "required" slaves to build their empire in the same vane that mu ...

(5 pages) 100 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

The Effects of the Civil War on Abraham Lincoln's Writings

ized that his battle against slavery would not be an easy one. He knew that he could not change the southerner's minds over night.During 1862, Lincoln struggled with the problem of freeing the slaves. ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Elvis Presley.

Elvis Presley was the first real rock and roll star. A white southerner who singing blues laced with country. Presley brought together music from both sides of t ...

(5 pages) 98 2 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Causes of American Civil War.

me an ever more important element of the southern economy, and so the debate about slavery, for the southerner, gradually evolved into an economically based question of money and power, and ceased to ... n of money and power, and ceased to be a theoretical question at all. It became an institution that southerners felt bound to protect.In the 1840s and '50s the Northern states wanted to prohibit slave ...

(5 pages) 378 1 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Comparison of Martin Luther King, Jr and Malcom X.

lcom X dreamed of a separate nation.Martin Luther King, Jr. was the conscience of his generation. A Southerner, a black man, he gazed upon the great wall of segregation and saw that the power of love ...

(7 pages) 200 1 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What if President Abraham Lincoln had lived?

ation. However before the war even ended, in 1865 he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, a loyal Southerner. With the South in cheers for his death, they fail to realize that he was their only hope ... itically. Notice how he wants them temporarily excluded which if he was to permanently carried out, Southerners would automatically be mad. As he made that wise move, he would have called another plan ...

(2 pages) 56 3 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Does George Washington deserve the title "Father of our country?"

ngress, and it made the South more willing to join the Revolution because a Northerner had chosen a Southerner to lead the army. As President Washington had the support of both Southerners and Norther ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Analysis of John Howard Griffin's "Black Like Me"

needed to answer the question, decided how to get this and conducted it as ethical as a black-white southerner could. He used a meta-analysis in examining the information. Griffin improved the descrip ... Griffin has undergone role taking. When in New Orleans, Griffin's first area of research as a black southerner, he quickly learns of the limitations enforced only by the fact that his skin color was d ...

(7 pages) 106 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The life of Helen Keller

ue blond with blue eyes. She was some twenty years younger than her husband Captain Keller, a loyal southerner who had proudly served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.The house th ...

(12 pages) 104 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Impeachment Of Andrew Jackson Site: http://killer-essays.com/History_Essays/hal128.shtml

hment of Andrew JohnsonWith the assassination of Lincoln, the presidency fell upon an old-fashioned southerner named Andrew Johnson. Although an honest and honorable man, Andrew Johnson was one of the ...

(7 pages) 80 0 2.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Lincoln as a Symbol of Freedom

save the Union and help the United States move into a new era. He knew that he could not change the Southerner's minds over night. He realized that the slavery issue must be settled if the United Stat ...

(2 pages) 17 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A review of John Howard Griffin's "Black Like Me"

"Black like me" was written in 1959 by John Howard Griffin. Griffin is a middle-aged white Southerner with a passionate commitment to the cause of racial justice. In order to understand what ...

(2 pages) 33 1 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Southern Reaction to WWII

ng on with the Nation's citizens right here at home?During the 1940's, many changes erupted for the southerners here in the homeland. Some changes were for the worse, and some for the better. With the ... populations in particular were in the farming business, which usually by default is the only job a southerner is eligible for. With family run farms that hold the individuals last name for generation ...

(3 pages) 655 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Rebel Flag

t the rebel flag stands for they will tell you it means white supremacy and prejudice. If you ask a Southerner the same question they will tell you it means Southern Pride or proud to be a Red Neck. T ... e a Red Neck. The war between the Northern and the Southern states was many years ago, but a lot of Southerners still feel the same way today, about people from the Northern states.Most people from up ...

(2 pages) 22 1 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Anaylysis of the novel " Mestro"

scription of 'Maestro'. It is against this backdrop that Goldworthy introduces Paul Crabbe, a young Southerner who encounters the 'Maestro', a talented pianist with a shadowy past. With a combination ...

(3 pages) 31 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Southerner's Struggle

A Southerner's Struggle "I decline to accept the end of man." William Faulkner William Faulkner was bo ... ulitzer Prize in 1954 for A Fable. On July 6, 1962, Faulkner died of a heart attack at age 64. As a southerner, Faulkner was greatly concerned with race relations, especially those in the South, and u ...

(9 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

SECESSION

The Legality of Secession Prior to the Civil War, southerners had felt their liberties to be threatened and therefore seceded from the union. Was this ... be threatened and therefore seceded from the union. Was this really secession or was it illegal for southerners to secede? This is dependant on the rights of States. Do the States have a right to sece ... Constitution and usurp the rights and liberties of the people of the sovereign States."(Rozwenc 23) Southerner's felt that liberty to be threatened and therefore had a right to secede.Madison and Jeff ...

(6 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Reconstruction

tors interfered with the Reconstruction such as the racist Ku Klux Klan and southern democrats.Many southerners opposed the Reconstruction. They felt the North was trying to force their beliefs and id ... pposed the Reconstruction. They felt the North was trying to force their beliefs and ideas on them. Southerners began to rally together in secret groups. In document 2, General George Thomas reported ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

To what extent do you agree with David S. Reynolds's description of Walt Whitman as a 'democratic' poet?

her the reader is old, young, male, female, and so on, is wholly unimportant. He speaks of being 'A southerner soon as a Northerner,' (Baym: 2221) and being 'of old and young, of the foolish as much a ...

(6 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature