Полнотекстовый поиск:
Где искать:
только в названии
только в тексте
слова в тексте
только заголовок

Рекомендуем ознакомиться

Остальные работы->Реферат
As the clich? goes, the best things in life are free. However, most people would debate the merit of this old saying. Whether you are buying yourself ...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
The Sixties was a time of change in America, and the American public began to have more liberal views. When Earl Warren became Chief Justice of Suprem...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Divorce among Americans is rampant. Anymore, divorces are as common as marriages themselves. Couples marry and then something goes wrong in their rela...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
You will know I’m in the last class of the day; Math has just started and I’ve had enough; Am I ever gonna really use this weird stuff?, Tick tock, ti...полностью>>

Главная > Реферат >Остальные работы

Сохрани ссылку в одной из сетей:

Emma Goldman was an anarchist, propagandist and most of all a feminist. She was born in Kovno, Lithuania. She moved with her family to St. Petersburg, Russia (1882), where she worked in a glove factory and absorbed the prevailing radical-revolutionary ideas.

She emigrated to America (1885), worked in a Rochester, N.Y., garment factory, and was briefly married to a fellow worker. Angered by the execution of those connected with the Haymarket bombing in Chicago (1886), she began to identify with anarchists; she moved to New York City, became a disciple of Johann Most, and became intimately involved with the anarchist Alexander Berkman, whom she also assisted in planning his failed assassination of Henry Frick (1892).

She was jailed in New York City (1893) for allegedly inciting the unemployed “to riot” and “take bread.” Upon her release, she took up nursing. She studied briefly in Vienna (where she attended lectures by Freud).

Then in 1896 began working as a nurse and midwife in the American urban slums, she began her lecture tours during which she gained even her enemies’ respect for her sharp intelligence.

Still, when President McKinley was assassinated in 1901, she was jailed for two weeks without any evidence linking her to the deed. With Berkman out of prison in 1906, he and Goldman founded and edited the anarchist monthly Mother Earth (1906–17).

With her new lover, Ben Reitman, (who also became her tour manager); she continued to draw crowds and the law with her radical speeches. Because of her speeches and her outspoken ways, she ended up spending two weeks in jail in 1916 for disseminating birth control information.

Then in 1917 she and Berkman were arrested for aiding draft resisters opposed to the U.S. entering the World War. They were sentenced to two years imprisonment. Upon their release in 1919, they were deported to the Soviet Union.

Soon disillusioned with the Bolshevik government, they left and moved about Europe and Canada, finally settling in France; there she finished her autobiography, Living My Life (1931), a powerful testament. This book which was two volumes; covers her life thoroughly through her departure from Soviet Russia in 1921 but unfortunately devotes comparatively little space to her activities during the 1920s.

She was allowed to return to the U.S.A. in 1934, but only for a three-month lecture tour. With Berkman’s death in 1936, she gave the last of her remarkable energies to one more cause; The antifascists and the foes of Franco in the Spanish Civil War.

She died in exile in Canada in 1940.

In closing to summarize what Emma Goldman was fighting for and acting as an early advocate for; she fought for free speech, birth control, women’s equality and independence, union organization and the eight hour work day.

Похожие страницы:

  1. Anarchists In History Essay Research Paper Greg

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Anarchists In History Essay, Research Paper Greg Thornton Nancy Allen, Howard ... countries. One such anarchist was Emma Goldman. She was born into a Jewish ... .net/daver/anarchism/saccvanz.html. Emma Goldman. http://www.geocities.com/Paris ...
  2. Ragtime Book Report Script Essay Research Paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Ragtime Book Report Script Essay, Research Paper Jess Brock American ... I understand you have had Emma Goldman arrested. Is that related to ... I am here with anarchist Emma Goldman, who has just been ... Did you set him up? Emma Goldman I don’t know Coalhouse Walker ...
  3. Impacts Of Birth Control Essay Research Paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Impacts Of Birth Control Essay, Research Paper Chris Outlaw His-255 ... harbingers of birth control was Emma Goldman. Emma was a Russian immigrant to ... sent back to Russia. Emma Goldman opened the door for ... of the World with Emma Goldman and learned about issues ...
  4. Ragtime Essay Research Paper Up until the

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Ragtime Essay, Research Paper Up until the late 1900 ... their own daughters. They killed each other casually. (13) Father ... championed through the characters of Emma Goldman and Mother, both of ... best of their situation. Emma Goldman started out as an immigrant ...
  5. Anarchism 2 Essay Research Paper I have

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Anarchism 2 Essay, Research Paper I have always thought of ... wasn’t – it was terrorism. Emma Goldman comments on this same paradox ... the power. Both Proudhon and Goldman, through these ideas, are ... taking care of the masses. Goldman says, “Order derived through ...

Хочу больше похожих работ...

Generated in 0.0071790218353271