In the colonized states, the colonizers used the woman question to justify their dominance, claiming that women in their subject nations were backward and in need of uplifting. Ignoring the demands of women in their own countries, they were sometimes more willing to push for womens reforms abroad. On the other hand, nationalistic movements in colonized and other non-western nations began to link attempts at modernization with an improvement in the status of women. In many instances, liberal nationalists, many of them male, needed the active support of women to help fulfill their dream of an independent, modern state.
Formed just months after the end of the Civil War by six former Confederate officers in Pulaski, Tennessee, the Klan originally seemed more like a college fraternity with ceremonial robes and odd titles for its officers. But soon, freed blacks were being terrorized, and the Klan was blamed. Hundreds of people were assaulted or killed within the span of a few years as whites tried to regain control of the defeated Confederacy. Congress effectively outlawed the Klan in 1871, leading to martial law in some places and thousands of arrests, and the group died.
The past 12 months have seen Leland Music not only collaborate with adam&eveDDB on John Lewis' highly anticipated Christmas campaign, reimagining Randy Crawford's 80s classic "One Day I'll Fly Away" with a sense of scale that made it the brand's grandest musical outing to date; they were also responsible for following up C4's London 2012 Paralympics Meet the Superhumans campaign for Rio 2016. No. Mean. Feat. Their bold creative spurred a huge attitudinal shift in public perception towards the Paralympic games, embracing a striking soundtrack that communicated the persistence, commitment and determination embodied by each and every Paralympic athlete: “Yes I Can” (originally performed by Sammy Davis Jnr).