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By Maria Fleming

Inspiring and precise, a spot on the desk chronicles the lives of yankee freedom opponents whose tales are little-known, yet whose efforts have prepared the ground for equality and justice within the face of maximum prejudice. Unsung heroes and their courageous deeds, similar to residence slave Elizabeth Freeman's momentous court docket conflict profitable her freedom, suffragette Sara Bard Field's cross-country trip for women's rights, and Nisqually Indian Billy Frank Jr.'s struggle for local American land rights, toppled limitations in schooling, vote casting, employment, housing, and different parts of discrimination. A rousing heritage of yank champions of justice, a spot on the desk is full of women and men who, while advised by means of society to "stay of their place," insisted that "their position" was once on the American desk as full-fledged individuals in democracy.

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The feet of darkness, Hayden and another the men thundered on the "League of Freedom" member drove the rescued stairs more loudly than before. When the rescuers fugitive in a wagon 15 miles to the village of emerged from the Court House doors with Concord, Massachusetts. Minkins, loud cheering broke out. The rescue party After Shadrach had eaten and rested for a few hastily crossed Court Square, the curious following hours at the home of Ann and Francis Bigelow, two them like the tail of a comet.

T^ble Native Americans' identities have always been closely linked to the land. Tecumseh, Osceola, Sitting Bull, Geronimo and Chief Joseph are just a few of the Native resistance leaders who fought to hold onto their ancestral homes and their cultures during the European American land grab of the i8th and iqth centuries. But outnumbered and outgunned, Native Americans stood little chance against the surging white population. S. govern- by ment would seize two billion acres of their territories.

But of the countless foot soldiers such as Robert Fox who fought the early battles of our nation's civil rights revolution. T^ble Native Americans' identities have always been closely linked to the land. Tecumseh, Osceola, Sitting Bull, Geronimo and Chief Joseph are just a few of the Native resistance leaders who fought to hold onto their ancestral homes and their cultures during the European American land grab of the i8th and iqth centuries. But outnumbered and outgunned, Native Americans stood little chance against the surging white population.

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