Essays Tagged: "Sojourner Truth"

Sojourner Truth is an icon of the most American of ideals for her activism in various areas.

Sojourner Truth, an ex-slave and fiery abolitionist, figure of imposing form, captivating preacher w ... figure of imposing form, captivating preacher who impressed listeners with her wit and originality. Sojourner Truth was straight talking and unsentimental, who became a national symbol for strong blac ... ived in such a way as to apply equally to all women, regardless of their condition, past or present.Sojourner Truth lived at a time when the society's dominant values dictated thatAfrican-Americans we ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Teh civil rights leader Sojourner Truth.

Sojourner TruthSojourner Truth was a very famous black woman. She was the first black woman to speak ... ack woman. She was the first black woman to speak out . against slavery! Back then her name was not Sojourner Truth. Her name was Isabella Baumfree. She was born in Ulster County, New York in 1797. Th ... ry deep and power full voice. When she was setting out to be free, Isabella decided to call herself Sojourner (which means traveler and truth), because she was going to preachy the gospel. In 1857, So ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

This essay is about Sojourner Truth's " Ar'n't I a Woman?" It gives the views of both Sojourner & Frances Gage, regarding the issues of feminism.

Frances Gage definitely agreed with Sojourner Truth, despite the fact that she often disagreed with some feminists of her day. I think t ... an, such as herself, have gone through and still go through.Truthfully speaking, I do not feel that Sojourner Truth would have wanted to be "helped into carriages" or "ober mud puddles" or given "any ...

(2 pages) 84 0 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

I would like to meet Rosa Parks.

ames in black history such as: Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, Angela Davis, Wilma Rudolph, Sojourner Truth, Madam C.J. Walker and Malcolm X. Hopefully she would find this information interest ...

(1 pages) 71 2 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The essay is about the democrats and their ideals before the civil war.

Phillips, Sarah and angel.grinke wrote books and editorials. Those who could not read or write like Sojourner Truth, were traveling preachers. They did their work through preaches trying to motivate t ... society. Wendell Phillips was from a high class. He attended the Harvard University of law where as Sojourner Truth was a former slave who was out to see that others don't go through what she went thr ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.0 Jan/2004

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

Sociological Perspectives

was building, women for some reason were not treated like they should have been. Strong women like Sojourner Truth who stood up for what they knew was right. She was able to fight for all women, repr ... erit to the old adage never judge a book by its' cover. Thanks to women of yesterday and today like Sojourner Truth, Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, just to name a f ...

(4 pages) 48 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This is a brief essy on American feminism

e battles were fought by pioneers like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Alice Paul and Sojourner Truth. Economic independence was denied to women for a long period of time, women were una ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


y Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Harriet Tubman, John Brown, Elizabeth Cady, Sojourner Truth, and William Lloyd Garrison are names that come to mind when slavery is mentioned. T ... War, she joined her family in Auburn, NY, where she founded the Harriet Tubman Home.There was also Sojourner Truth who was an American abolitionist and advocate of women's rights. She was born into s ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Biography Of Sojourner Truth

Biography of Sojourner TruthSojourner Truth was born in New York City in 1797. She was 5 feet and 11 inches tall. ... inches tall. She had a low and beautiful voice and whenever she spoke in public she also sang. When Sojourner Truth was little she never got to know her sister or brother because they were quickly sol ... because they were quickly sold to their master. When they sold her, she was only 13 years old.When Sojourner Truth got there she saw white people treating Blacks bad and heard all of them crying and ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Us Womens History

tood out the most.I found the most compelling quotes and convictions in the thoughts and actions of Sojourner Truth, Angelina Grimke' and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.I found that the more I researched Ange ... ively reciting and rehashing the same statements about religion and duty where women were concerned.Sojourner Truth was very compelling in her outspoken views regarding black men and women, their righ ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


ost powerful and have a greater effect on the listener/reader are; "And ain't I a woman?" speech by Sojourner Truth and "I incite this meeting to rebellion" speech by Emmeline Pankhurst.Both of the sp ... , and both talking about what needs to be done to stop the suffering and giving women their rights. Sojourner Truth's speech really brought black women slavery's conditions to the public eye, and rais ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth