Andrew 's father died a few days after Andrew 's birth and his mother died shortly after he returned from the revolutionary war, left to confront the world on his own. It took until he was 17 for him to improve his self-discipline and he began to study law. During the year he turned 29 he was elected for both Tennessee 's first representative in the U.S. house of representatives and elected for the U.S. Senate. He was considered a hero to
Then in 1831, the Black Hawk War began. The governor called out the militia, and Lincoln volunteered for service. Lincoln’s term of service ended after 30 days, but he re-enlisted, then a month later, he re-enlisted again. He served a total of 90 days, but saw no fighting. He later recalled that he had “a good many bloody struggles with the mosquitoes.” Before Abraham joined the army, his friends tried to talk him into becoming a candidate for the state legislature.
His father died when he was seven years old. John’s mother later remarries and he was adopted by his paternal uncle and his wife. Years passed and in 1750 he was accepted in Harvard College where he later Graduated in 1754. Right after graduating he started to work for his uncle. In 1764 (uncle) Thomas Hancock died, and he then inherited the shipping business.
Deborah Bradford was unable to care for her children and placed them in the homes of relatives and friends, with Sampson being hired as an indentured servant to Deacon Jeremiah and Susannah Thomas, two patriots who swayed Sampson’s opinions. When she turned 18, Sampson’s indentured servitude was over, and she provided for herself by teaching school and weaving during the winter. Sampson eventually married Benjamin Gannett, having three children and adopting another. The family lived in Sharon, Massachusetts in poverty. In 1797, Herman Mann helped her publish a biography of her life called “The Female Review,” sparking interest in her and she became the first female public speaker in America, going on a tour through New England and parts of New York beginning in 1802.
During this time, slavery was banned. But Scott lived there, working for four years under Emerson. Scott was doing hard labor to buy off his freedom. In 1840, Scott got married and had children, and quickly moved to St. Louis with Emerson. In 1843, Emerson died, leaving Scott’s family to his wife: Elia
Winthrop sold: Iron, flannel, figs, rags, canvas, shoes, boots, lead, currants, raisins, corn, cattle, and stockings to the new mass of emigrants and the Lorton Company. Around 1634-35, John Winthrop was voted out of office for two years but this didn’t have an impact on his business and shortly after that, he was voted a life term as magistrate of Massachusetts. Being in this position , Winthrop started taking control of vast amounts of property around Boston. So much land that he actually gave some land to his wife(around 3000 acres to be exact). With his power restored again, he started to thwart the threat of power over the magistrates.
In the beginning, one of the myths that got my attention was that America did not become independent on July 4th of 1776. This day is one of the most important and remembered for us. However, the war continued for another 7 years before that England surrendered and then granted Independence to the U.S. on September 3th of 1783. Also, I read that the Continental Congress voted for independence on July 2nd. When John Adams wrote a letter to his wife Abigail, she predicted that in the future the people would celebrate July 2nd as independence day.
‘Theodore Roosevelt said “ Speak softly but carry a big stick” (1858-1919). He was born on October 27,1858 before he became the Vice President he lived in New York City.He is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and ecological preservation. He died in New York City on January 6 , 1919. In the year of 1904 he won a second term.When he was young he didn’t stay at law school very long. Afterwhile , he decided to return to political life in 1886 , that was the second time he married his wife he had known about since his childhood age.
He was self-taught and didn’t go to school. He married a woman named Eliza McCardle and had 5 children. However, after he grew up and became a senator, he went on to become the 17th president we know as Andrew Johnson. Andrew Johnson was appointed to become the president after Abe Lincoln got shot. Did you know he was the first president to ever get impeached?
By the time all was said and done, we spent about two hours in the court house. The end results ended with my father being found not guilty by reason of doubt. After that, my father and grandmother tried pushing for unsupervised visitations, though that, at least, did not happen. After a few months, they stopped trying to push for visitations of any sort. About a year later, we had to go back to court because my father had decided to push for supervised family counseling between me and him, and my sisters and him.
After leaving his position as Attorney General, Wirt settled in Baltimore, Maryland. He became a candidate for President in 1832, nominated by the Anti-Masonic party. This party held the first ever national nominating convention in the U.S history on September 11, 1830 in Philadelphia establishing the tradition. The date was chosen to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Morgan Affair. However, no candidate was agreed upon.