Free slaves in 1830

During the 1830s, Harriet Tubman helped free slaves using the Underground Railroad to escape to the South to the North Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman helped slaves escape using the Underground Railroad. The first time Harriet Tubman tried to help a slave escape her head was smashed and suffered from blackouts for the rest of her … 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