History in the making Essays and Papers

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history in the making

Forbes ii

The sis:
Sojourner Truth fought for civil rights using her wit and powerful voice to inspire slaves
and women which is still heard today.

I. Sojourner Truth once said "If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn
the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back and
get it right-side up again. And now that they are asking to do it, the men better let
them" (Duane 1). Sojourner Truth is a very strong woman from her speeches down to her big
heart. She influenced a tremendous amount of women in society and people still call upon
her speeches and proclamations today. Not only did she reach out to black women, but more
or less all women in general. Many people, white and black men and women, have heard
Sojourner Truth's speeches and stories. They may not have been influenced by them, but
somehow they have reached out to people to, at least, think about women and the respect
that they deserve.

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