Reading Log #1 9/11/17 Susan B. Anthony Voice for Women’s Voting Rights Susan B. Anthony was the voice for Women’s Voting rights. In 1872, she voted in the election. Susan B. Anthony, “was charged with a crime” (5). Judge Ward Hunt claimed her gender made a difference. Susan B. Anthony, “was a dignified, fifty- three year old woman” (6). She was five feet and five inches tall, and, “commanded respect” (6). Writers would describe, “her as selfless, generous, and determined” (6). Susan B. Anthony is static throughout the story, she remarked, “Robbed of the fundamental privilege of citizenship, I am degraded from the status of a citizen to that of subject" (7). Susan B. Anthony continued to speak out for women’s voting rights, and, “concluded with a slogan from the American Revolution, “resistance to tyranny is obedience to God” (7-8). She had fought for women’s voting rights, but many people opposed her actions. September 23, 2017 - Reading Log #2 // Hello, I’m Johnny Cash by G. NeriTopic Choice 1 - CharactersIn the book title “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”, Johnny Cash is the main character he lived during the time of the Great Depression. Johnny Cash had a great passion for music and singing and was a southern Baptist boy. Johnny Cash’s big brother Jack Dempsey Cash was very close to him, “ but since J.R. was so scrawny and shy, Jack became his protector, mentor, and his best friend all rolled into one” (7). Jack had many great characteristics about himself; “ Jack wasn’t just as strong like the boxing champ he was named after; he was a deep thinker too” (7). J.R.’s brother, “ Jack was fearless” (7). Johnny Cash is a static character throughout the story because he had the same positive feelings and passion for music throughout his entire life.
October 16, 2017 - Reading Log #3 // Who was Cesar Chavez? by Dana Meachen Rau Topic Choice 6-Non-Fiction Texts (articles, biographies, memoirs)The Great Depression occurred during Cesar Chavez’s lifetime. While moving from town to town, Cesar Chavez saw segregation in many communities. In the 1930s, Arizona suffered from a drought. I learned the Great Depression occurred from 1929 to 1939, “and was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrial world”. I also learned in the 1900s,”new laws and old customs in the North and the South had created a segregated society that condemned Americans of color to second class citizenship”. Lastly, I learned in the year 1934, there was, “extremely dry conditions over almost 80 percent of the United States”. Bibliography:http://americanhistory.si.edu/brown/history/1-segregated/segregated-america.htmlhttp://www.history.com/topics/great-depressionhttp://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/water_01.html