Back in the 1800s many times, when slaves were being sold, families would have to be split up and sold to different owners. Nothing the slaves did could change the separation of their families; the owners just couldn’t afford it because it was very expensive to buy slaves. Sometimes families were lucky and were sold … Continue reading Two Separations and Their Differences
In the early 1800’s slavery abounded everywhere espcially in the south. Africans, and whites were sold to work on plantations for as long as their masters kept them or as long as they could survive. Though it was popular to own slaves, many saw the slave system as evil, especially those who were sold themselves … Continue reading Did Thompson Provide Persuasive Evidence That The South’s Slave System Was Morally Evil?”
John Thompson was born a slave on the Wage Plantation in Maryland, in 1812. He lived with seven siblings and his parents for a few years till some were either sold, died of sickness, or he himself was moved to a different location. In his later life he eventually was able to escape to freedom … Continue reading John Thompson’s Theory Of The Relationship Between Sanctions and Slavery
On February 12, 1809, Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England in his family’s home, The Mount. He was an English naturalist, geologist, and biologist, and is most famous for his theory of Darwinism, which is the theory of biological evolution. He died April 19, 1882, a year after his autobiography was successfully published. … Continue reading What I Would of Done Differently in Darwin’s Autobiography
One day, when I am older, I might want to write my life story. I think it is a great way to share to others how I achieved my goals that I wished to accomplish. Maybe I can even write a short one now, which I can add to my full life story when I’m … Continue reading Who is My Target Audience for My Autobiography?
For centuries people have been writing books about their life and what special events made them into who they are and how they came to the place they are at. Autobiographies from hundreds of years back till now are still being read for entertainment purposes, history studies, family reasons, and school assignments like the one … Continue reading What Benefits Would I Receive From Writing An Autobiography
Mark Twain is one of the most famous authors in the world. He has written many famous books that are still popular in society today. His works are studied in schools and even read for entertainment purposes. Not only do his books appear in our homes and schools but they also appear in our movies … Continue reading What Can I Do Now to Make My Biography Less Disjointed Than Twain’s?
George Washington Plunkitt was born on November 17, 1842 and died at the age of 82 in November 19, 1924. His autobiography, depicts his political life from the years 1842-1924. It is a political autobiography, which does not include his personal life but his life as a politician. It also outlines how Plunkitt came to … Continue reading Why Plunkitt Shared His Secret
Not much is known about George Washington Plunkitt except for his political life, which was what most people were interested in. He was a New York Senator serving for several years and served in both houses of the New York Legislator. He was also a member of the society of Tammany Hall, a democratic party, … Continue reading Plunkitt and The Civil Service Act
Booker T. Washington is the author of the autobiography "Up From Slavery ". This book was written in 1901 and starts out with Booker telling of his days as a slave. For seven years he worked on a plantation with his mom and siblings.. When slavery was abolished, he and his family packed up and … Continue reading Was Washington’s View of The Future Also My View of The Future?