1 THE LIFE OF J.P. MORGAN: BANK TITAN The Life of J.P. Morgan: Bank Titan Brooklyn M. Ward Bethel University U.S. History II Essay 1, Unit 3 Abstract In this essay, I will break down the life of the great J.P. Morgan. J.P. Morgan may have never worried about money, but he came under constant scrutiny for how he spent his money. From a childhood with a judgmental father to wealthy adulthood, Morgan had to worry about what people thought of him. He came under fire when he decided to invest his wealth in other areas of interest. I will discuss how his childhood affected him, how his investments contributed to the progression of the Industrial Era, how he surpassed his many enemies, and how he was affected by “trust busting”.
evil. Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 in Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom to his parents John and Elizabeth Dickens, and was their second child, they would go on to have eight children. John Dickens was a naval clerk and his mother had always dreamed of being a teacher so she helped as much as she could for her children to succeed. In 1824 his father was sent to prison for debt. Charles decided to leave school and try to help the family as much as he could.
The writer of the specific story, Edward Albee and formerly Edward Harvey, was born in Washington in 1928, and then he was given up for adoption to a wealthy family in New York, the Albees, after his biological father left his biological mother. His passion for writing started at a young age, he wrote a play, and novels that had been published to “the New Yorker”. Because of the fact that he had some difficult childhood years, due to his foster family’s distance, he was thrown out of college and his home because of his bad and irresponsible attitude. Edward had a variety of jobs in order to survive, and then he met his first long-term gay lover, William Flanagan. He became Edward’s mentor, they attended many writing exhibitions and Albee gained a lot of experience from them.
John Allan was a prosperous tobacco exporter, so he was able to send Poe to the best boarding schools and later to the University of Virginia. Poe excelled academically throughout all of his schooling. When he grew up, he married his cousin Virginia who later died from tuberculosis in 1847. After this, Poe’s depression and alcoholism worsened. On October 3, 1849, he was found in a state of semi-consciousness and died four days later.
He was born in a wealthy Dutch family in the upstate New York and “had it all: health, wealth, charm, education, and an unlimited future” . In 1910 he entered politics as a NY State Senator, then served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy and even ran for Vice-President Office in 1920. The very next year he experienced the crucial event that changed his life – he was stricken with polio that cost him not only his physical health, but also his political career. The challenges he encountered were enormous: he not only couldn’t walk, but also couldn’t sit without help. Roosevelt’s mother desperately wanted him to retire to Hyde Park, but Roosevelt has decided to come back to big politics.
Herman Melville was born in New York City in 1819 into a wealthy family. In 1832 the death of his father led his family into poverty which caused Melville to leave school. After leaving school Melville began working immediately to support his family. Then at the age of 22 Melville set sail aboard a whaling vessel, and after his time as a whaler he enlisted in the navy. Melville’s time aboard many ships influenced his writing tremendously.
Through-out the time at Thornfield Jane would describe there being a mysterious tower and feel, and even always seeing a light on, then she evens helps Rochester in putting out a fire set by Bertha. What is the reason for Bertha setting this fire though? Well it is ultimately gender inequality. The reason for that was she was left locked in an attic for 10 years because Rochester forced her to and even though she is MARRIED to Rochester she is still repressed and controlled every single day, because of a family illness. It is a big inequality problem because it shows you can even be married but still be belittled and be completely under control of a male figure.
In 1924, he got married to Lita Grey, another sixteen-year-old actress who also found herself pregnant. This marriage produced two sons, Charles Jr and Sidney, it only lasted three years as they were both very unhappy. From 1936 until 1942 he was married to a chorus girl, Paulette Goddard. Just after that there was a nasty paternity suit with another actress, Joan Barry. Even though tests proved Chaplin was not the father of her child a jury ordered him to pay child support.
Otto and Edmund being one of Hitler 's favorites died at a young age in 1900. In 1907, Klara Hitler died after a long battle with breast cancer. Adolf Hitler no longer had an interest in family. It was said that Hitler carried a picture of his mother everywhere he went. Death followed Hitler from the very beginning of his life to the point death became normal to
John also wrote about death in his poems because his family was very sick and mainly passed away at very young ages. They met sometime around November 1818 at a place where Keats had been living for a while with Charles Brown. I think if John Keats and his family weren’t as sick and John was able to continue writing his poems, then he would be much more brilliant, and matured in his writing. At the age twenty five he was already much known and liked. If his life span grew longer and stronger,