John Hope Franklin

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  • John Hope Franklin Research Paper

    John Hope Franklin John Hope Franklin was a highly admired American historian and social activist, he is best known for his scholarship that focused on Southern history and racial politics. His groundbreaking work, From Slavery to Freedom, was first released in 1947 and sold more than three million copies worldwide and with many other titles to follow (Yarrow). Apart from being an historian and author, Franklin was also former president for many honor societies, including Phi Beta Kappa, Organization of American Historians, and the Southern Historical Association. In order to recognize his contribution to society and culture in the United States, Franklin was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor in…

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  • Racism In John Hope Franklin's The Train From Hate

    John Hope Franklin tells a story of something that happened when he was only seven years old in the story of “The Train from Hate”. It involves Franklin’s father which had moved to Tulsa to be able to support his family, while John, his mother, and his sister had still lived in Rentiesville Oklahoma. After researching more into the story I found that Charles Haskins, had done a lecture on Franklin, explaining Franklin’s father did not feel safe with his family being around the racial riots…

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  • Essay On Luogenia Burns Hope

    Lugenia Burns Hope was a twentieth-century civil rights activist and social reformer who worked steadfastly to rebuild black communities using grassroots politics and community ties. Hope was no stranger to hard work. From an early age, Hope worked full time at organizations like Hull House— a settlement organization founded by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr dedicated to providing European Immigrants with amenities such as daycare services, libraries, employment and education. Her infectious…

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  • Suicide Informative Speech

    between the ages ten and twenty-four. That results in approximately four thousand and six hundred deaths according to the CDC’s survey conducted last year. Among teenagers, suicide is a highly recognized issue. It is an extremely relatable matter due to the fact that it can happen to literally anyone, a family member or dear friend for example. Many forms of media have been dedicated to this prevailing issue such as songs. Thousands of songs have been made where the artist pours out their…

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  • Themes Of Hope In Nectar In A Sieve By Kamala Markandaya

    Everyone faces hardships differently, and with every hardship, individuals have the verdict of whether to persevere or surrender. In the novel Nectar in a Sieve, the author Kamala Markandaya explores themes of optimism and how it weaves its way into the hardships of Rukmani’s and Nathan’s lives. Throughout the novel, the family faced many challenges. These challenges were indeed difficult at times, but certainly not impossible to deal with when one is in an optimistic state of mind. Though…

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  • Positive Psychology Interventions

    Implementing Positive Psychology Interventions in cases of adversity; The benefits of increasing Optimism, Resilience, Meditation, Hope and Social support in alleviating depressive symptoms. “Depression is more than just sadness. People with depression may experience a lack of interest and pleasure in daily activities, significant weight loss or gain, insomnia or excessive sleeping, lack of energy, inability to concentrate, feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt and recurrent thoughts of…

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  • Of Mice And Men Hope Analysis

    Have you ever lost all hope or seen anyone who was like that? This is about those who refused to lose all hope no matter what happened. Hopes, dreams, and goals allow people to come together and help one another achieve their goals. This is represented in Of Mice and Men by how George is always going out of his way to help Lenny, then by how Candy offered help and $350 towards them getting the farm. In War Dance they all came together to win the dancing competition. Finally in The Secret Life of…

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  • 10, 000 Hour Argument

    When you have unnecessarily high hopes for success but lack the ability to pursue that success, then the smallest mishaps during the learning process and practice can lead to excessive amounts of distress, which almost inevitably leads to failure.The 10,000 hour rule encourages this hope of practice being able to give people abilities that they have no way to achieve. I strongly disagree with this rule because of this false hope that it gives. In the article, the author says this about the…

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  • American Red Cross Mobile Hospital Analysis

    I hope you are well; I know I am. As of now, the American Red Cross has assigned me to a mobile hospital (Mobile Hospital No. 1) in Coulommiers, a commune located in the Seine-et-Marne department. Here, we treat the men who’ve been severely injured in the battle at Belleau Wood. Both professional nurses and volunteers work together here to minimize casualties. We all hope to greatly reduce the devastating impacts of war, although the frequent visits from Boche aviators make that a bit difficult…

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  • Anne Frank: The Benefits Of Optimism During Conflict

    The Benefits of Optimism During Conflict “The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible” (Winston Churchill). Positivity is a valuable mindset, yet can be acquired by even those in the direst of conditions and those who have the meagerest of resources. Through all the hardships and difficulties in the world, it is those with optimism that persevere, inspire, and overcome the suffering. It is those who forgive and spread their positivity that heal from…

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