Trask 12 These deformed babies came into existence due to the testing of bombs

Trask 12 these deformed babies came into existence

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testing of bombs and its effect to contamination, people living on the island that it was tested on were not warned nor removed. Due to this a great majority of Hawaiian mothers have had defective babies and a higher risk of getting cancer. This shows the carelessness of the United States towards others that were not the same as them, physically and mentally. The way Trask organizes her text if very significant to the way it might influence a reader or what she said because of all the facts being stated. Trask constantly throughout the text states facts and her opinion on “The Color of Violence” which helps form and create credibility towards the author. As a reader, seeing an author know all this information and citing her sources shows the amount of time she spent researching in order for her to portray and persuade her audience to agree with her using facts and correct information, not lies like the Unites States. This text was significant tome due to the use of credible sources and her choice of tones throughout the text; it was a mixture of passion and anger which really seemed to intrigue me more into Trask’s article. The significance of Trask argument is very important because it is still a reoccurring situation today, “peaceful violence” brought by communist might not be seen as terribly now as it was before but the impact it had is still here today. “Whites” are still the dominating group today due to racism. The argument Trask made was very effective because she has greatly Nieves 4
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impacted my views on this topic, mostly in the way that I was not as well informed of history as I am now. Reading this information about the United States impacts American readers because most of them don’t know the true history behind this country. History books today are covered up with white supremacy so students are never really being taught the truth. Reading and analyzing this text has provided me with interesting insights in buried history, due to most readers not knowing the truth of American history reading this article is more intriguing and informative. Works CitedNieves 5
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Trask, Haunani Kay. “The Color of Violence.” Social Justice, 2004, p.8-16Nieves 6
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