Lectures Lecture 14 “Questions to Consider #1”: Why did the Anti Federalists object so strongly to the Preamble to the Constitution? The Anti-Federalists objected so strongly to Preamble to the Constitution due to the fact the Preamble establishes powers for the three branches of government, states’ relations, mode of amendment, debts, national supremacy, oath of office, and amendment ratification. This group felts as though when the federalists wanting to create a strong central government would not be strong enough if the Preamble was not put into place. Lecture 14 states, “Anti-federalists suspicious of central power fought the new Constitution tenaciously…..
Alexander Hamilton was one of the most influential political figures of his time. Though he never attained the title of president, few other foundering fathers influenced our political system more than he did. He is the perfect example of the American dream, because he rose from nothing to become a major player in forming our government. Weather you love or hate him, it’s hard to deny the influence he had on America. Hamilton began life in less than happy conditions.
Alexander Hamilton helped fund the first national bank, Alexander was also a part of writing the constitution which held people rights, the laws of the government and the freedoms of the people. He also was apart of the writing and signing the U.S. Constitution. The constitution is of great value to the government and so him being there was dearly needed.
Recently a Broadway show has made millions of dollars. And the cost of tickets are going into five digits now. Every Tuesday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday thousands of people stand outside of the Richard Rodgers Theatre just to see the cast walk out of the back door. They are excited for the actor Leslie Odom Jr., who plays Aaron Burr. But they are more excited for Lin-Manuel Miranda, he is the actor who plays Hamilton.
Hamilton’s relevance is rooted in its ability to educate. Lin Manuel Miranda did not create a musical “inspired by” the life of one of America’s founding fathers, but rather created a musical that takes the facts of the life of one of the founding fathers and presents it in a new medium. By following the actual events of Alexander Hamilton’s adult life, Hamilton gives the audience the opportunity to experience a defining point in our country’s history in a way that crosses generational and educational barriers. Up until this point, educating yourself on the lives of the founding fathers would require reading historical accounts of their lives, like Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton, or watching a documentary.
Benjamin Franklin Through his efforts to influence and inspire the world, Benjamin Franklin led America to reach new heights that would eventually make it the strongest nation known to man. As one of the most involved men in the United States during his time, he managed to transform America and change it into the country its citizens love today. There are many ways that Franklin provoked the lives of the American people during his life. Even after his death, the whole nation carried on its motivation that was sparked by Benjamin Franklin.
Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States. He was William Mckinley 's vice president so when McKinley was assassinated Theodore became the youngest president of the United States. Theodore had a great appreciation of life he wanted everyone to be equal. Theodore’s childhood was about as normal as every other child except he had poor eyesight and asthma.
Woodrow Wilson Woodrow Wilson had done many incredible things for the world and led us through World War I. Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28, 1856, in Staunton, Virginia. He died on February 3, 1924, while married to Edith Bolling. During his lifetime he had three kids; Margaret, Jessie And Eleanor Wilson. He had stayed in office for two terms, leaving before he died of illness.
1. Introduction This research paper deals with Washington Irving's most famous short story Rip Van Winkle, which tells the story of a man, who falls into a magical sleep during the English colonial time and wakes up twenty years later as a citizen of the United States of America. It will be looked into the characteristics that make Rip Van Winkle a Romantic piece of literature and how Washington Irving's intentions are reflected in his writing. Hereby Washington Irving’s life itself will be taken into consideration together with the Romantic period to demonstrate how these two domains are combined in Rip Van Winkle. 2.
If I could be anyone in history, it would be Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton. To most people, that name would not ring any bells. However, more people are slowly becoming aware of her contributions to history. Elizabeth “Eliza” Schuyler was born on August 9, 1757 in Albany, New York. She was close to her many siblings, especially her sister Angelica.