Freedom is a big word and everybody has a different opinion or perception on it. It is a human’s right to have freedom no matter what background, culture, race or religion you have. But it hasn’t always been like this. Historically, segregation, when people who belong to the minority because of culture or ethnic get isolated by others, is a topic a lot of people were and sometimes still are forced to go through. Everyone deserves and has the right for freedom and the human will fight for it as long and what ever it will take. The Declaration of Independence, the Letter from Birmingham City Jail and the Susan B. Anthony Trial Transcript(s) are important proves how freedom of people got taken away from them, how they had to take sacrifices and how they fought for their freedom and which shows what the true price of freedom is.
Nowerdays, we often take our freedom for granted because sometimes for us it is normal to have it and we don’t appreciate it when we have it. But when it gets taken away from us, we see what we had. If we have some freedom, we want more and more. Before, it was not that easy and people had to go through a lot to achieve it.
People got their freedom taken away from them, they tried to rise above it and get them back. In the Declaration of Independence it states that when our choices are taken from us we have the right to alter our government, “ Whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it “ ( Jefferson pg. 1 ). You have to be strong willed and have patient to achieve what you want. In the Letter from Birmingham City Jail a women says: “My feet is tired, but my soul is rested” ( Martin Luther King Jr. ). She was physically tired but she know deep inside her heart and soul what she wanted, which did not make her give up. She continued fighting for what she believes in.
Some people don’t have the brave to stand up for themselves. But people like Martin Luther King Jr. or Susan B. Anthony were the voices for the minority. In the Trial of Susan B. Anthony Part 2, Susan B. Anthony...