1972 Democratic National Convention

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    she helped form the Congressional Black Caucus. She also was a member of the National Organization for Women. Ms. Chisholm was an activist for people of color, including Native Americans and Spanish-speaking immigrants. She often spoke about cultural and social issues. Chisholm joined a local Democratic club who worked to get rid of the white Democratic machine that held the power in her Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. The group challenged the white leaders on why the black neighborhoods were being ignored. The leaders tried to quiet Chisholm by placing her on the board of directors and when she continued to speak out, they removed her from the post. The group managed to elect a black man, Thomas R. Jones, to state assembly in 1962 and, when in 1964 he decided to run for a judgeship, the community replaced him with Chisholm. During the time that she served in the assembly Chisholm sponsored fifty bills, but only eight of them passed. One of the successful bills she supported provided assistance for poor students to go on to higher education. Another provided employment insurance coverage for personal and…

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    Since Obama mentions the convention, the setting is occurring in the National Convention in the year of 2004. Many people attend this National Convention, so Obama was very thankful to be there because he would be noticed. The intended audience for Obama’s speech is a great amount of people who attended this convention and also people from all over the world because the National Convention is an occasion where many people watch. Obama’s point is to say how he feels about America because He says,…

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    The period of 1792 to 1795, or commonly regarded as the ‘Reign of Terror’ served as a vital turning point for the French Revolution and effectively, the future of France. This period of time was distinguished by the fall of monarchy and the creation of the National Convention. Additionally. the Reign of Terror demonstrated more brutal punishments for counter revolutionaries and foreign enemies, in the hunt for freedom and liberty by French revolutionaries. The events that would take place under…

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    “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” -Michael Jordan. That quote describes what I felt like after being in Chicago.Last February I was given the opportunity to attend the LEAD conference for Student Council. The LEAD conference is national Student Council leadership convention. The opportunity to go was an experience that I will never forget and an experience that changed my life. Going into this event, I thought it would just be some seminars…

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    Bilingual Diary Entry

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    decided to go home for a bit. We had been non-stop working for three months, and we were drained. After about a month or two of staying in Florida, we got word of a petition in Arizona going for six dollars a signature! That was higher than we had ever seen it. Josh and I made it for the last two weeks of the campaign, and between the two of us, made over four thousand dollars. After Arizona, we all piled into a short blue bus and headed to Ohio. Ohio was beautiful, and I thoroughly enjoyed…

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    with the people hindered forward progress. (Noble, pg.572). During this time the deputies began founding clubs and private societies. One of the clubs formed during this time that would prove to be a significant club during the Revolution was the Jacobin Club. Clubs like the Jacobin Club had strong political opinion that really put pressure on the government. Another issue that began to arise was the fact that the country was still in debt so the National Assembly began to come up with ideas on…

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    in Marvel movies and characters and my mom had actually taken notice. “Why don’t you go to this Wizard World thing? That Stan Lee guy you talk about is going to be there, and some Walking Dead characters.” Stan Lee is one of the original people who worked with Marvel comics. She brought up the Walking Dead characters for my brother, who’s a fan of them. Wizard World is a traveling convention that goes to several major cities. This particular one is called Wizard World Chicago, even though the…

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    be heard and their values to be acknowledged without the King’s authority with the acts of protest, attacks and invasions. This event was one of the factors that also contributed to France shifting to a democratic system. It allowed an individual to take full power of not just the governments but the country itself- Maximilien Robespierre. Many neighbouring countries of France were forced to take action and intervene with this horrific period that occurred throughout history between 1792-1795. …

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    On Thursday, October 22, 2015, I took part in the National FFA Convention. Keynote speaker, Rick Rigsby, spoke about the impact of wise teachers and parents, and how with that knowledge, the students of the FFA, could make a difference. Rigsby is the president of Rick Rigsby Communications and founder of Rick Rigsby Ministries in Dallas, Texas. He is a popular speaker at colleges and public schools, and speaks before top corporations on Wall Street. Rick’s speech was held at the Bankers Life…

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    Michelle Obama Biography

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    Michelle Obama was at her husband 's side when he first delivered a speech at the Democratic National Convention back in 2004. Barack Obama was elected to the U.S. Senate from Illinois that fall. I remember that day like it was yesterday she look so beautiful that day and look very confident. Michelle Obama was not only the first African American Family who got live in the White house. But as a first lady that stayed in the white house she kept her self-busy however she also had her own…

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