Andrew Jackson was born in the Waxhaws region on March 15, 1767 to Irish immigrants Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson. Three months prior his birth Jackson’s father died suddenly in an accident. Andrew Jackson had two older brothers, Hugh and Robert Jackson. Their family remained in Waxhaws region, the land between South Carolina and North Carolina, along with some extended family that were also impoverished, Scottish-Irish immigrant farmers.
“If I am shot at, I want no man to be in the way of the bullet.” These powerful words were spoken by Andrew Johnson. This quote describes how brave he was. This also explains his character. Andrew Johnson lived a tough life. Andrew Johnson was born in North Carolina and had a pretty poor childhood. 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. He was appointed after Abe Lincoln got shot. Did you know he was the first president to ever get impeached? After he vetoed the “Freemans Bureau” bill, the members of Congress overthrew the veto and he was sent to court for impeachment. Apparently, he was found innocent and after he was removed from the presidency, he decided to get re-elected for the Senate. He completed 2 tasks before he got impeached.
It was February 25th. It was the day that Sean Marsee took his last breath. Sean Marsee is a teen who had died recklessly because of his smoking. This teen track star was very successful. Sean had won 28 track medals in the 400 meter relay. This teenager could have done great things in life but he decided to take his own life. How? Well, at age 12, he started using tobacco. His mother had told him that using tobacco can be hazardous but Sean didn’t believe her. Sean was going to be graduating in one month and just a weekend away from competing in a track meet but instead, he was laying in a hospital bed fighting for his life. This teen had oral cancer and had been fighting for his life for at least 10 months. Using tobacco will cause addiction
Andrew Jackson was known as “Old Hickory”. He was given this nickname because he was considered “as rough as the bark on a hickory tree.” He was born on March 15, 1761 in what is present day North and South Carolina. He was born to a widowed mother who had emigrated from Ireland two year prior. During his youth he attended several different academies in the Carolinas. When he was 13 he served as an Orderly during the American Revolution. Jackson and his brother were captured following a battle. At the prison camp a British officer ordered Jackson to clean his boots, when Jackson refused he was slashed with a sword, leaving a prominent scar on his forehead and left hand. By the time the war had ended, Andrew Jackson was the only remaining member of his family.
David Venable is an American Television personality who is best known for hosting the QVC show called In the Kitchen. She is active in the industry since 1993. According to David Venable bio, he holds an American nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. He is also known for selling over a half million copies of his cookbooks which consists of 150 top recipes for yummy foods.
Jim Bridger was born in March 17,1804 in Richmond,Virginia, Lewis and Clark started their epic western expedition two months before Jim Bridger was born. Bridger headed west along with the routes that Lewis and Clark pioneered. Then twenty years past and Jim Bridger became one of the most important Mountain men of the 19th century. Overall Bridger became famous in history for being a memorable and brave mountain men.
Due to the type of environment that Jackson was in, he was often quoted as not being educated and as being an ignorant individual, but he did gain some experiences that taught him more than a formal education could. At the age of thirteen, Andrew Jackson was confronted with a terrible tragedy: his brother Hugh, who fought with the rebel militia, was killed by British allied forces. This prompted Andrew to join the rebels despite any danger to himself. Although he was not allowed to fight directly with the British for a time, he was allowed to “serve as a scout and courier” (Brands 20). Jackson and his brother Robert did eventually end up fighting the British forces, and Brands retells a momentous account where Jackson refuses to submit to
Andrew Jackson was born to modest parents in a small village in the Carolinas after moving from Ireland. At thirteen years old, the British captured Andrew during the American Revolution. While under the control of a British officer, Andrew refused to perform a task directed toward him and he was
“I was born for a storm and a calm does not suit me” (Meacham 1). Andrew Jackson was born on March 15,1767 to Andrew and Elisabeth Jackson. Andrew was the youngest child in the Jackson family with two older brothers named Hugh and Robert. Andrew grew up in a log cabin in Waxhaws, North Carolina. Later in life he moved to Nashville, Tennessee and lived out his final days on his cotton plantation in which he named “The Hermitage”. On June 8,1845, Andrew Jackson died of tuberculosis, dropsy, and heart failure (Rate). He was buried next to his wife Rachel at “The Hermitage” when he was 78 years old. Andrew and Rachel did not have any children of their own however, they adopted and became guardians to many children.
Andrew Jacksons’ parents immigrated from Ireland to the harsh Carolina frontiers in the 1760s.They came to the states so they could escape the poverty in Ireland, but it turned out to be equally as hard for them here. Jackson was never able to meet his father because he died while his mother was pregnant, that left him with his mom and his two older brothers to fend for themselves. Andrew Jackson grew up in a harsh environment where you had to fend for yourself because of the recurring threats of violence. During the war against the British one of Jacksons brothers died of heat stroke while in battle and the other brother and his mother died of disease. He blamed the British for making him an orphan and was vengeful because of this. People that knew him when he was a younger, knew him as someone that would get into
Duke Kahanamoku was an Olympic surfer from Hawaii, he was born August 24, 1890 in the Kalia District of Honolulu. Kahanamoku introduced surfing to the world after it almost died out with other local Hawaiian traditions in the nineteenth century. European people came to Hawaii around 1778 and adored the traditions of the native people and quickly joined in riding the waves on flat boards. Christian missionaries later had the local Hawaiians believe that surfing was uncivilized and tried to ban the sport. Disease it the island with great power, taking the population rom 300,000 to 40,000 in 1893. “That year the islands were plunged into upheaval when pineapple grower Sanford Dole used American military forces to overthrow the governing Hawaiian monarchy under Queen Liliuokalani. Dole established a republic on the islands in 1894 and in 1900 all Hawaiians were made United States citizens.” (Encyclopedia)
Ken Block is a professional rally driver and co founder of DC Shoes as well as Hoonigan Racing Division. He has participated in many events where he has shown his skill in driving. Ken was born on November 21st 1967 in Rancho Sante Fe, California. His rallying career began with the Vermont SportsCar team in 2005 and has since dragged in a large fanbase.
Whiplash is an inspiring movie, from one side, Andrew wants to fulfill a lifetime fantasy, and the desire to become the best drummer there is. On the other side, Andrew is willing to risk it all, to bear everything and anything in order to achieve that dream. To accomplish it, he applies to one of the best music schools and is admitted into it, he is now part of one of the most prestigious schools of music there is, Shaffer Conservatory of Music School. He practices every day to achieve perfection and while practicing, Andrew receives a visit from one of the “best teachers” at school, due to his conscious practice he is invited to join Mr. Fletcher’s orchestra. And it is in Mr. Fletcher’s classroom where Andrew starts his journey to a path, I think, he would not expect to follow, at least not in his dreams of becoming the best drummer player. So, is Andrew a younger version of Mr. Fletcher, so single-mindedly focused on greatness that he has no other purpose in life? I like to think that more than a version of Mr. Fletcher, he is projecting what he does not want to become, and that is, he does not want to be recognize as a failure, like his father; at least it what it seems from the scene where he and his family are sited at the table and although, Andrew just got the first chair drummer at a contest and the schools win first price, for his aunt, he