4) To what extent Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux have contributed to the professional practice of Landscape Architecture. Both Frederick Law and Calvert Vaux are actively participating in Landscape Architectural projects in the 19th century. Calvert Vaux being a young Architect in the year 1857 collaborated with Frederick Law in the Central Park competition. Apart from landscape projects Vaux also committed himself as an architect designing various houses that harmonises with nature. Frederick Law Olmsted being known as the “Founder of American Landscape Architecture as well as a well-known park designer” by the National Park Service.
Alexander Hamilton wrote the first of many Federalist Papers. He was born in the Caribbean and immigrated to New York City when he was 16 (“Alexander Hamilton” 1). He fought in the Revolutionary War under George Washington, then returned to his home state after the war and became a politician. As a result of his governmental position of “the nation’s first secretary of the treasury” under George Washington, he obtained a significant position in society (“Alexander Hamilton” 1). Alongside James Madison and John Jay, he wrote the Federalist Papers after the Articles of Confederation failed.
Have you ever wondered who developed the U.S. from it’s roots? George Washington helped our country sprout from the beginning and did many other phenomenal things. George Washington was a the commander of the Virginia Militia at first but then later became the commander of the Continental Army. George Washington was an important leader and left a legacy because George Washington led the Continental Army, after the Continental Army he became president, and he helped create our country and develop a good country. George Washington showed leadership when he led the Continental Army, he had a huge legacy when he was president and showed leadership, and he developed our country which led him to have another legacy and he showed a lot of leadership.
Benjamin Franklin was also famously called the “First Citizen of the 18th Century”. He was a man of many trades, and he was also famous for the “Poor Richard’s Almanac,” and for his work in electrical theory as well. Benjamin Franklin organized the United States the first lending library and volunteer fire department. Benjamin scientific pursuits were to investigate into the electricity and mathematics on map-making too. He helped with the draft of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, and he also negotiated the 1783 Treaty of Paris, that was marked as the end of the Revolutionary War.
Martin Luther was a major leader when it came to reforming religion during the Renaissance. Martin Luther was born November 10, 1483, in Eisleben, Germany. Soon after Luther’s birth, his family moved from Eisleben to a small town in Mansfeld where his father could prosper in a local business. Between the ages of five to seven, Luther began his education at a local school in Mansfeld, where he learned reading, writing, and Latin (History.com Staff). As a teen, Luther moved to different schools to continue his studies.
Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743, in Shadwell, Virginia on his father’s prosperous Virginia plantation. Ever since his early years, Jefferson demonstrated his ambition for studying classical languages, mathematics, and literature. Thanks to his parent’s success, Thomas was able to receive an outstanding education at the College of Williams and Mary in Virginia. After three years at Will and Mary, Jefferson found interest in laws. Under the supervision of Wythe, one of the most supreme lawyers of the time, Thomas acquired
Walter Gropius (Fig.1) was a German architect and the founder of Bauhaus; a German art school operated from 1919 to 1933 in Weimar. The institute was famous for the approach to design under the idea of creating a ‘total work of art’ in which all artistic medias, including architecture, fine art, industrial design, graphic design, typography and interior design would be combined. This style later became one of the most influential ideals in modern design. Gropius decided to leave Germany in 1934 and migrated to the United States, where he would build his own house with the principles he taught at the Bauhaus school, introducing the international, modernism style to America. The house resides on 68 Baker Bridge Rd Lincoln, MA 01773, USA.
Authors such as Natsume Soseki had been educated in Germany and Britain, which led to their literary works being influenced by those countries. In 1968, Kawabata Yasunari became the first Japanese to win the Nobel Prize for literature, and in the last few years, works by the outstanding postwar-generation writers such as Haruki Murakami, Yoshimoto Banana have also gained
Although they had acquired the land a full century earlier, it was not until the granting of building agreements for Bedford Square in 1776 that advanced construction began. Earl of Southampton, having apparent long-term vision for his estate, provided for successful future redevelopment with those grants, which allowed the estate to “pull down, replan, and rebuild” after leases fell (Olsen, 43). These establishments involved sophisticated town planning that surpassed all others in London at the time and successfully “transformed northern Bloomsbury into a restricted upper-middle-class suburb” (Olsen, 61). Francis Russell, the 5th Duke of Bedford, had significant influence on his estate and was responsible for much of its development. Before reconstruction, Covent Garden was the center of all of the Russell estates.
However, “The history of American Sign Language really started in 1814 with Dr. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet. Gallaudet was a minister from Hartford, Connecticut.” Gallaudet is one of the most influential people in ASL history, along with Laurent Clerc. Gallaudet, originally being from Connecticut, traveled to Europe to learn more about deafness and means of communication among those who are deaf. This is where he met Clerc, along with Abbe Sicard and Jean Massieu. “Abbe Sicard was Abbe de l’Epee’s successor at the National Institute for Deaf-Mutes.