<ul><li>Howard Zinn’s  Call to Action </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
<ul><li>Howard Zinn’s Last Chapter in Vol. 2, Chapter 14, “Rise Like Lions” </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
<ul><li>Howard Zinn’s Last Chapter in Vol. 2, Chapter 14, “Rise Like Lions” </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“… there is no such thing as a pure fact” (Vol. 2, p. 209). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“Behind every fact that a teacher or writer presents to the world is a judgment” (Vol. 2, p. ...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The judgment says, ‘This fact is important, and other facts, which I am leaving out, are no...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ I thought that some of the things that had been left out of most history books were importa...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The beginning of the Declaration of Independence says that ‘We the people’ wrote the docume...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“But the authors of the Declaration” (Vol. 2, p. 209) “were really fifty-five privileged whit...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ They belonged to a class that wanted a strong central government to protect their interests...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Right down to this day, government has been used to serve the needs of the wealthy and powe...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ This fact is hidden by language that suggests that all of us—rich and poor and middle class...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Race is another issue” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ I did not realize, when I first started to study history, how badly twisted the teaching an...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“Yes, the Indians were there, and then they were gone” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Black people were visible when they were slaves, then they were freed, and they became invi...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ It was a white man’s history” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Massacres of Indians and of black people got little attention, if they were mentioned at al...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Other themes and issues were also overlooked in the standard, mainstream telling of history...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“The suffering of the poor did not get much attention” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Wars were plentiful, but histories did not tell us much about the men and women and childre...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The struggles for justice by Latino people in California and the Southwest were” (Vol. 2, p...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ So were the claims of gay and lesbian people for their rights, and the change in the nation...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ I call” “this book” “A people’s history” “because, with all its limits, it is a history tha...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Most history books suggest that in times of crisis we must look to someone to save us” (Vol...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“In the Revolutionary crisis, the Founding Fathers saved us” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 20...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ In the Civil War, Lincoln saved us” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“In the Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt saved us” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“Our role is just to go to voting booths every four years” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“But from time to time, Americans reject the idea of a savior” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© ...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ They feel their own strength, and they rebel” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ So far, their rebellions have been contained” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The Establishment— the club of business leaders, generals, and politicians—has always manag...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ But the Establishment would like Americans to forget the times when people who seemed help-...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Blacks, women, Indians, young people, working people—all have found ways to make their voic...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Most histories say little about revolt” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ They place emphasis on the acts of leaders, not the actions of ordinary citizens” (Vol. 2, ...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ But history that keeps alive the memory of people’s resistance suggest new kinds of power” ...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Imagine the American people united for the first time in a movement for fundamental change”...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Imagine society’s power taken away from giant corporations, the military, and the politicia...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“We would need to rebuild the economy for efficiency and justice” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“We would start on our neighborhoods, cities, and workplaces” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Work would be found for everyone” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Society would benefit from the enormous energy, skill, and talent that is now unused” (Vol....
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The basics—food, housing, health care, education, transportation—would be available to all”...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The great problem would be to bring about all this change through cooperation, not through ...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Social move-” (Vol. 2, p. 212) “ments of the past give hints of how people might behave if ...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“Decisions would be made by small groups of people, working as equals” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“Perhaps a new, diverse, nonviolent culture would develop over time” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li><...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The values of cooperation and freedom would shape people’s relationships with one another a...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“All of this takes us far from history, into the realm of imagination” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ But it is not totally removed from history” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ There are glimpses of such possibilities in the past—the labor movement, for example, or th...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Two forces are now rushing toward the future” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ One wears a splendid uniform” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ It is the ‘official’ past, with all its violence, war, prejudices against those who are dif...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The other force is ragged but inspired” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ It is the ‘people’s past, with its history of resistance, civil disobedience against the mi...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Which of these forces will win the future” (Vol. 2, p. 214). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ It is a race we can all choose to join, or just to watch” (Vol. 2, p. 214). </li></ul>© 201...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“But we should know that our choice will help determine the outcome” (Vol. 2, p. 214). </li><...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Women garment workers in New York City, at the start of the twentieth century, gained inspi...
Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>Poet Shelley: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Rise like lions after slumber </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In unva...
Reference Howard Zinn. (2007).  A Young People’s History of the United States.  Vols. 1 & 2. Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff. N...
<ul><li>Howard Zinn’s Last Chapter in Vol. 2, Chapter 14, “Rise Like Lions” </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
<ul><li>Howard Zinn’s Last Chapter in Vol. 2, Chapter 14, “Rise Like Lions” </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Howard Zinn 3 Last Chapter, Call to Action 2010 Rey Ty's notes

217

Published on

Howard Zinn 3 Last Chapter, Call to Action 2010 Rey Ty's notes

Published in: Education, News & Politics
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
217
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Howard Zinn 3 Last Chapter, Call to Action 2010 Rey Ty's notes

  1. 1. <ul><li>Howard Zinn’s Call to Action </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  2. 2. <ul><li>Howard Zinn’s Last Chapter in Vol. 2, Chapter 14, “Rise Like Lions” </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  3. 3. <ul><li>Howard Zinn’s Last Chapter in Vol. 2, Chapter 14, “Rise Like Lions” </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  4. 4. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“… there is no such thing as a pure fact” (Vol. 2, p. 209). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  5. 5. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“Behind every fact that a teacher or writer presents to the world is a judgment” (Vol. 2, p. 209). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  6. 6. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The judgment says, ‘This fact is important, and other facts, which I am leaving out, are not important” (Vol. 2, p. 209). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  7. 7. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ I thought that some of the things that had been left out of most history books were important” (Vol. 2, p. 209). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  8. 8. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The beginning of the Declaration of Independence says that ‘We the people’ wrote the document” (Vol. 2, p. 209). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  9. 9. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“But the authors of the Declaration” (Vol. 2, p. 209) “were really fifty-five privileged white men” (p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  10. 10. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ They belonged to a class that wanted a strong central government to protect their interests” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  11. 11. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Right down to this day, government has been used to serve the needs of the wealthy and powerful” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  12. 12. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ This fact is hidden by language that suggests that all of us—rich and poor and middle class-want the same thing” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  13. 13. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Race is another issue” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  14. 14. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ I did not realize, when I first started to study history, how badly twisted the teaching and writing of history had become by ignoring nonwhite people” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  15. 15. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“Yes, the Indians were there, and then they were gone” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  16. 16. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Black people were visible when they were slaves, then they were freed, and they became invisible” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  17. 17. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ It was a white man’s history” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  18. 18. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Massacres of Indians and of black people got little attention, if they were mentioned at all” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  19. 19. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Other themes and issues were also overlooked in the standard, mainstream telling of history” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  20. 20. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“The suffering of the poor did not get much attention” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  21. 21. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Wars were plentiful, but histories did not tell us much about the men and women and children on all sides who were killed or crippled when leaders made the decision to go to war” (Vol. 2, p. 210). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  22. 22. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The struggles for justice by Latino people in California and the Southwest were” (Vol. 2, p. 210) “often ignored” (p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  23. 23. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ So were the claims of gay and lesbian people for their rights, and the change in the national culture that they brought about” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  24. 24. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ I call” “this book” “A people’s history” “because, with all its limits, it is a history that is disrespectful of governments and respectful of people’s movements of resistance” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  25. 25. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Most history books suggest that in times of crisis we must look to someone to save us” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  26. 26. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“In the Revolutionary crisis, the Founding Fathers saved us” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  27. 27. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ In the Civil War, Lincoln saved us” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  28. 28. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“In the Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt saved us” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  29. 29. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“Our role is just to go to voting booths every four years” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  30. 30. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“But from time to time, Americans reject the idea of a savior” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  31. 31. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ They feel their own strength, and they rebel” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  32. 32. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ So far, their rebellions have been contained” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  33. 33. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The Establishment— the club of business leaders, generals, and politicians—has always managed to keep up the pretense of national unity, with a government that claims to represent all the people” (Vol. 2, p. 211). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  34. 34. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ But the Establishment would like Americans to forget the times when people who seemed help-” (Vol. 2, p. 211) “less were able to resist, and people who seemed conent demanded change (p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  35. 35. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Blacks, women, Indians, young people, working people—all have found ways to make their voices heard, and to bring about change” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  36. 36. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Most histories say little about revolt” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  37. 37. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ They place emphasis on the acts of leaders, not the actions of ordinary citizens” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  38. 38. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ But history that keeps alive the memory of people’s resistance suggest new kinds of power” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  39. 39. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Imagine the American people united for the first time in a movement for fundamental change” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  40. 40. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Imagine society’s power taken away from giant corporations, the military, and the politicians who answer to corporate and military interests” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  41. 41. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“We would need to rebuild the economy for efficiency and justice” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  42. 42. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“We would start on our neighborhoods, cities, and workplaces” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  43. 43. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Work would be found for everyone” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  44. 44. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Society would benefit from the enormous energy, skill, and talent that is now unused” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  45. 45. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The basics—food, housing, health care, education, transportation—would be available to all” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  46. 46. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The great problem would be to bring about all this change through cooperation, not through systems of reward and punishment” (Vol. 2, p. 212). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  47. 47. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Social move-” (Vol. 2, p. 212) “ments of the past give hints of how people might behave if they were working together to build a new society” (p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  48. 48. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“Decisions would be made by small groups of people, working as equals” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  49. 49. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“Perhaps a new, diverse, nonviolent culture would develop over time” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  50. 50. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The values of cooperation and freedom would shape people’s relationships with one another and the raising of their children” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  51. 51. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“All of this takes us far from history, into the realm of imagination” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  52. 52. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ But it is not totally removed from history” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  53. 53. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ There are glimpses of such possibilities in the past—the labor movement, for example, or the Freedom Rides, or the cultural changes of the 1960s and 1970s” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  54. 54. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Two forces are now rushing toward the future” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  55. 55. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ One wears a splendid uniform” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  56. 56. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ It is the ‘official’ past, with all its violence, war, prejudices against those who are different, hoarding of the good earth’s wealth by the few, and political power in the hands of liars and murderers” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  57. 57. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ The other force is ragged but inspired” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  58. 58. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ It is the ‘people’s past, with its history of resistance, civil disobedience against the military machine, protests against racism, multiculturalism, and growing anger against endless wars” (Vol. 2, p. 213). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  59. 59. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Which of these forces will win the future” (Vol. 2, p. 214). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  60. 60. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ It is a race we can all choose to join, or just to watch” (Vol. 2, p. 214). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  61. 61. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“But we should know that our choice will help determine the outcome” (Vol. 2, p. 214). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  62. 62. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>“ Women garment workers in New York City, at the start of the twentieth century, gained inspiration for their own movement of resistance from the words of the poet Shelley:…” (Vol. 2, p. 214). </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  63. 63. Howard Zinn. (2007). <ul><li>Poet Shelley: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Rise like lions after slumber </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In unvanquishable number! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shake your chains to earth, like dew </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Which in sleep had fallen on you— </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ye are many, they are few!” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(Vol. 2, p. 214) </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  64. 64. Reference Howard Zinn. (2007). A Young People’s History of the United States. Vols. 1 & 2. Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff. New York: Seven Stories Press. © 2010 Rey Ty
  65. 65. <ul><li>Howard Zinn’s Last Chapter in Vol. 2, Chapter 14, “Rise Like Lions” </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  66. 66. <ul><li>Howard Zinn’s Last Chapter in Vol. 2, Chapter 14, “Rise Like Lions” </li></ul>© 2010 Rey Ty
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×