The Resource The unpopular ones : fifteen American men and women who stood up for what they believed in, Jules Archer ; foreword by Kathleen Krull

The unpopular ones : fifteen American men and women who stood up for what they believed in, Jules Archer ; foreword by Kathleen Krull

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The unpopular ones : fifteen American men and women who stood up for what they believed in
Title
The unpopular ones
Title remainder
fifteen American men and women who stood up for what they believed in
Statement of responsibility
Jules Archer ; foreword by Kathleen Krull
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Language
eng
Summary
"Slavery is wrong. Women can be doctors. Women can wear pants. These are truths that most Americans today would agree are unambiguous. But there was a time in this country when each of those statements resulted in vicious criticism. When she wore pants, Amelia Bloomer was a "hussy," subjected to jeers and catcalls. As the only female doctor in the entire western United States, Bethenia Owens was so unpopular that she was threatened with tar and feathers and driven out of town. And when Jonathan Walker was caught helping escaped slaves, he was branded with the letters "SS," for "slave stealer." Today we recognize these unpopular ones as both brave and in the right. Their stories remind young readers that sometimes it is important to speak out against the popular opinions of the time. What are those opinions in today's world? These fifteen men and women set stunning examples of standing up for what's right. Be inspired by their courage and perseverance when up against the odds. Whose unpopular beliefs today will be the truths of tomorrow? Will you be one of the unpopular ones?"--Jacket
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Biography type
collective biography
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BTCTA
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Archer, Jules
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 7-12
  • 12-19
LC call number
E176
LC item number
.A72 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Krull, Kathleen
Series statement
Jules Archer history for young readers
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  • Reformers
  • Young adult literature
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
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Label
The unpopular ones : fifteen American men and women who stood up for what they believed in, Jules Archer ; foreword by Kathleen Krull
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-181) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
"Newe and dangerous opinions": Roger Williams -- Morning star of liberty: John Peter Zenger -- "Whether it be popular or unpopular": Thomas Paine -- The common scold: Anne Royall -- The beatnik of 1830: Joseph Palmer -- "Burn the Tribune! Hang Old Greeley!": Horace Greeley -- "I was not born to be forced": Henry David Thoreau -- The branded hand: Jonathan Walker -- "If the women mean to wear the pants": Amelia Jenks Bloomer -- "The minority are right!": Eugene Debs -- "I believe that men will see the truth": Woodrow Wilson -- First lady doctor in the West: Bethenia Owens -- "The law was wrong, not I": Margaret Sanger -- "The atomic clock ticks faster": J. Robert Oppenheimer -- "My God, I feel so alone!": J. William Fulbright
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Sky Pony Press edition.
Extent
xv, 189 pages
Isbn
9781634502009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)907190748
  • 622037
  • (OCoLC)ocn907190748
  • 622037
Label
The unpopular ones : fifteen American men and women who stood up for what they believed in, Jules Archer ; foreword by Kathleen Krull
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-181) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Newe and dangerous opinions": Roger Williams -- Morning star of liberty: John Peter Zenger -- "Whether it be popular or unpopular": Thomas Paine -- The common scold: Anne Royall -- The beatnik of 1830: Joseph Palmer -- "Burn the Tribune! Hang Old Greeley!": Horace Greeley -- "I was not born to be forced": Henry David Thoreau -- The branded hand: Jonathan Walker -- "If the women mean to wear the pants": Amelia Jenks Bloomer -- "The minority are right!": Eugene Debs -- "I believe that men will see the truth": Woodrow Wilson -- First lady doctor in the West: Bethenia Owens -- "The law was wrong, not I": Margaret Sanger -- "The atomic clock ticks faster": J. Robert Oppenheimer -- "My God, I feel so alone!": J. William Fulbright
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Sky Pony Press edition.
Extent
xv, 189 pages
Isbn
9781634502009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)907190748
  • 622037
  • (OCoLC)ocn907190748
  • 622037

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