After walking across the expanse of ground between the headquarters building and the living quarters, he found his best friend waiting with two chocolate candy bars at the door of their hut. As an officer, Harry was more laid back than Jackson, but extremely disciplined in his own right even as the product of a college education and officers candidate school as well as extremely well trained as a paratrooper, sniper, explosives expert. Both men met during Special Forces selection years ago and due to their friendship, doubles as Jackson’s sounding board and inner voice on difficult missions. As a rule he was sure Jackson’s refusal to gain weight was a result of him paying penitence for not leading all of the prisoner out during the escape.
Though it is the dream of most, few men have risen from the lines of poverty to the utmost remembered general of Virginia history. Many Americans know this general as being a humble man, “The louder people cheered, the more embarrassed he became” (Robertson 9). This man was General Thomas Johnathan Jackson, whose nickname “Stonewall” remains the most famous in Virginia history. Nevertheless, what a majority of people do not know is Jackson’s struggled rise to power and the “Gentleman of Manners” (Roberson 11) who placed his main studies on becoming a better person through a book of maxims. Growing up with his an uncle consumed with greed, Jackson partook in few opportunities of education and learning the prosperities of love.
Stonewall Jackson was a good general that fought well and had great battle tactics. Stonewall Jackson was most famous for his battle tactics at the battle of first bull run. He and his army “stood like a stone wall” on the battlefront. Some of his men were saying how they stood like a stone wall and that's where he got the name, Stonewall jackson. Stonewall jackson, was also a great general because he was fearlessness and had tenacity.
What makes a great president? What makes a presidential candidate to be appealing to the common man? Is it the physical appearance which makes them appealing? In the election of 1824 the two presidential candidates were Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams. Adams was said to have been a man of short stature, a high voice and a bald head.
Andrew Jackson has recently become the focus of controversy in the discussion to place the portrait of an American woman on U.S. currency. Rather than place her on the proposed $10 bill -- replacing Alexander Hamilton -- many people wish for Andrew Jackson 's image to be replaced instead, due to his controversial role in many areas of American political history during his tenure as President. Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States, elected by popular vote, and served from March 4, 1829 to March 4, 1837. His presidency was based on the common man principles and he favored limited government. During his presidency, Andrew Jackson stirred up controversy with his decision on the Indian Removal Act.
Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767, to Andrew and Elizabeth Jackson. His father Andrew Jackson, died three days before he was born. His mother traveled across the Appalachian mountains to bury his father, making his birthplace unknown. Jackson had two older brothers, Hugh and Robert. Hugh served in the revolutionary war, he died at the battle of Stono Ferry in 1779.
Andrew Jackson, Is he a hero or a villain Since his presidency he has done many terrible things. Like the time his actions were what caused the wipeout of almost all the indians. His ratio of good and bad topples off on the bad side. Andrew Jackson is a villain. Due to Jackson 's actions there have been many consequences to people around him.
The coach that comes to my mind is Phil Jackson, who is one of the greatest coaches in the NBA. He led the Chicago Bulls to win six championships between 1991 and 1998 with two three-peats. Phil Jackson is a phenomenal coach. He always knows what he’s going up against because he studies his opponents. He educates himself on how the team play, who are their key players and what take the opponents out of their comfort zone.
A person that never goes to school is like a dropout, because dropouts don’t go to school you would think that it would be hard later on in life to get a job raise a family and do good in life. Shoeless Joe Jackson was famous because he played professional baseball player. Shoeless Joe Jackson was a great baseball and a great person based on what I read he was always helpful even when he didn’t have to he wanted to. Joe Jackson was a very helpful child . Joe had a different life from everyone else because he “ never learned to read or write because he had to work instead of going to school” (Joe’s Story).
Chapter 1 In the broad field of American biography, there are found but few names more prominent than those of Generals Andrew and Thomas J. Jackson. As these remarkable men represent different generations, and belong to different periods of history, their similar traits of character are not distinctly discernable by a casual observer. It is believed that by contrasting them a nearer view will be obtained that may prove interesting and instructive to all intelligent readers. Being descended from the same stock, the striking similarity of character that General Thomas J. Jackson, or General Stonewall Jackson, as he is best known, bears to General Andrew Jackson is doubtless due to their common origin.
Lily Thomas Ms. Scott Honors US History Period 4 15 November 2016 A Demagogue in Disguise Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the United States, was undoubtedly an immoral demagogue who abused his position of power to promote his own selfish interests and disregard the rights of many. One of the most notable moments during his time of leadership was the “Trail of Tears”, or forced removal and relocation of all Cherokee tribes on American soil. The Indian Removal Act, passed in 1830, ultimately caused the death of 4,000+ Cherokee people (Doc 4, par. 3).
Football and baseball super star Bo Jackson, had a life that was anything but ordinary. As a young man, he had an almost super human strength to him that no one else had seen before on a kid. He excelled in multiple sports because of his strength and speed, but where he really shined was baseball and football. Bo ended up being one of the best known American athletes because of his capability of great strength, humility, and national heroism. Bo Jackson had an amazing sense of strength and courage to himself.
Andrew Jackson was an amazing leader. He helped our country out by doing lots of things. He had a lot of leadership qualities and I would be excited to tell you some of his qualities. He also made very good decision making skills and he was a good listener. Andrew Jackson was a pragmatic leader who worked with patronage – oriental political system that excited then.