What Was Harriet Tubman’s Greatest Achievement

Harriet Tubman was an African American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. As a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad, she helped slaves escape to freedom. She later served as a nurse during the Civil War. Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in Dorchester County, Maryland around 1820. Her parents were slaves, … Read more

Slavery – Events that Effected Slavery

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness” (Thomas Jefferson). The only problem with this passage from the Declaration of Independence is that it does not say, “We … Read more

Talk Shows Essay

The television talk show is, on the face of it, a rather strange institution. We pay people to talk for us. Like the soap opera, the talk show is an invention of twentieth century broadcasting. It takes a very old form of communication, conversation, and transforms it into a low cost but highly popular form … Read more