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    Shirley Chisholm was strong-willed, well accomplished woman. She was an educator, activist, and politician. She achieved what many women dreamed of doing in her career. Shirley believed in being a person to fight for change and all her life she worked to improve to lives of other people. She fought for what she believed and what she believed was right. She made such a big difference in the world. Shirley Chisholm is remembered for her fight for change in the 20th century. Shirley St. Hill was born in New York on November 30, 1924. She was the oldest of four daughters and youngest of four brothers of Charles St. Hill, a factory laborer from Guyana, and Ruby St. Hill, a seamstress from Barbados. When Shirley was three years old she was sent…

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    How can you take a stand to challenge the rules? Shirley Chisholm was born in Brooklyn ,NewYork, in 1924.She was allowed to attend a public school. Shirley Chisholm was the first black congresswoman representing New York State. Shirley fought for education opportunities and social justice. She was an educational consultant for New York City’s Bureau of Child Welfare. Shirley Chisholm Grandmother and her group also was fighting for education. She fought and stood up for what's right. Shirley…

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    Shirley Chisholm: Race for Equality Today, women and minorities have a wide variety of professions they can pursue; but it was not always that way. Before the Civil Rights Movement, they, especially black people, were bound to a stereotypical or subservient role in society without the right to voice their opinions. Some, however, did take a stand to fight for equal rights against all odds. These people were called Civil Rights activists and many became leaders. Among the many famous pioneers…

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    politician Shirley Chisholm. She is one of the most profound and admired women that challenged society not only as a woman, but a woman of color. She made many contributions to the women's movement and society. Shirley Anita St. Hill Born In Brooklyn, NYC on November 20th, 1924 to immigrant parents Charles St. Hill and Ruby Seale St. Hill,. In her earl childhood her parent sent her to Barbados to her grandmother where she earn most of her elementary education. Once returning to the Unites…

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    Shirley Chisholm Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman to become a congresswoman and run for presidency. She also taught at several places before and after she became a congresswoman. CONGRESS In 1964, Shirley was elected to the New York state Legislature and was soon elected to a seat in the House of Representatives. In 1968 she beat her competitor, James Farmer, by almost 70% of the votes and she entered Congress in 1989. During her first term, Shirley was on the Committee on…

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    Shirley Chisholm (1924 - 2005) Run through plagiarism check When Shirley Chisholm ran for US president in 1972, she did so under one slogan: Unbossed and Unbothered. At the start of her campaign, Shirley’s student coordinator was tasked with picking up a shipment of brochures and bumper stickers from the airport. Somebody had graffitied “Go home, n*****” all over the box. Shirley was not just the first and only woman in the race for the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee; she was also its…

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    Shirley Chisholm delivered a speech on August 10th, 1970. Her speech was given in Washington, D.C. and it was titled “For the Equal Rights Amendment.” Shirley was elected a member of congress in 1968 and she used this position to her advantage to spread the word of inequality. Shirley Chisholm begins her essay by stating House Joint Resolution 264. She states this with a brief summary of what exactly House Joint Resolution 264’s purpose is, “It provides a legal basis for attack on the most…

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    The Lottery by Shirley Jackson takes place on June 27th where the villagers are all about to gather around the town square for the lottery. There are children playing, gathering rocks and putting them into a pile. The village consisted of around three-hundred people in this village compared to other villages this one was a lot smaller because it only took this village about a couple of hours to do while others it can take up to days. While the children were the first ones at the square others…

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    Shirley Jackson 's "the Lottery" is a short story about the faults of tradition, dealing with multiple forms of traditions. Given that the "the Lottery" presents the idea of tradition as superfluous in circumstances regarding social negativity; also given the time period that the short story, "the Lottery" was published--the year of 1949--which is only one year before the second wave of feminism began (from 1950-1970) with these two givens one could assume that one of the traditions that the…

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    “Young Goodman Brown” and “The Lottery” People face various bizarre events at different time of their life time when they try to imagine something is happening to them whereas it is the real thing happening. In the story by Nathaniel Hawthorne “young Goodman of Brown”, a man named Goodman Brown sets off for wilderness to meet some stranger who has never appeared in his life. The instance that the person is new and they are meeting in the deserted wilderness is more bizarre than many people would…

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