In 1751, when his father, John Rush, died, him and his mother moved to Philadelphia where his mother ran a grocery store. At age eight he was sent to live with his uncle, Rev. Dr. Samuel Finley. At age fourteen he attended the College of New Jersey, now known as Princeton University, for a B.A. (Bachelor of Bussiness Administrator).
Nathan Hale was an American patriot and martyr who fought for the Continental Army during the American War of Independence. This biography explores his childhood, early life, career, achievements, personal life, legacy and timeline. Hale was born on June 6, 1755 in Coventry, Connecticut, and was the second of twelve children born to Richard Hale and Elizabeth Strong. He belonged to one of the most prominent families in the region. When he was fourteen years old, he sent his brother Enoch, who was sixteen, to Yale College.
The Boston Massacre occurred in 1780, six colonists were shot and killed by British Soldiers. Adams successfully defended these soldiers in court, although it was the unpopular view of the colonists. In 1774 Adams was chosen as a delegate to attend the First Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia. During this meeting Adams played a leading role in convincing the congress to strive to declare independence. After this first meeting of congress Adams was elected once again to participate in the Second Continental Congress in 1775.
The acts are named after Charles Townshend who proposed the program. The Boston Massacre was a street fight which happened on March 5, 1770. It was between a “Patriot” mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of British Soldiers. A lot of colonists were killed and this led to a campaign by speech-writer to rouse theory
Nathaniel Gorham was born on May 27, 1738, in Charleston, Boston. Gorham ran a sucessful merchant house, but when the revolutionary war began, he took an interest in public affairs. He started his public career as a notary, and soon won an election to the Massachusetts legislative court in 1771. He emerged from this court a strong patriot, and from then on joined the Board of War, which organized Massachusetts 's manpower and military. From 1782 to 1783 he represented Massachusetts in the Constiutional Convention, and served as the president of the congress for five months.
Stanley Mathews was commissioned lieutenant colonel of the Ohio 23rd infantry and promoted to colonel of the 51st Ohio infantry. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, on July 21st, 1824. He went to college at Keyon College that is located on the outskirts of Columbus, Ohio. After he got his degree he studied law in Cincinnati. When Stanley got his law degree he moved down to Columbia, Tennessee, where Matthews took the bar.
A hero that was in the Revolutionary War which was John Adams.He was born on October 30,1735, he helped come up with the Declaration Of Independence,and signed the trident of paris.John Adams parents are Susanna Boylston,and John Adams Sr.John Adams went back to school to get a college degree for a lawyer.In this story you will learn about John Adams early life,life as a hero and when he left the world
He attended a boarding school for five years, and then attend the College of New Jersey—now known as Princeton University. There he studied mainly philosophy. James Madison graduated in 1771, although he stayed a while long to continue studies with the colleges president Reverend John Witherspoon. James Madison really got his start in 1776 at the Virginia Convention, as Orange County 's
The chose was Harvard; his teacher Joseph Marsh was a Harvard graduate himself. Marsh took Adams to Harvard for his examination by the President and Masters of the university. Adams was tariffed by going, but did not want to let his father and school master down. Adams was accepted to Harvard and granted a partial scholarship. Adams would say after “I was as light when I came home, as I had been when I went” (McCullough 34).
Rutherford attended multiple schools ranging from a public school in Deleware to a private institution in Connecticut. In 1842 Rutherford graduated from Kenyon College as the valedictorian of his class, deciding to then pursue a legal career at Harvard Law School where he graduated in 1845 with a Bachelor of Laws degree. Hayes represented minorities and societies outcasts in criminal cases, which helped him to emerge as a successful lawyer in Cincinnati. In December, 1852, Hayes married Lucy Webb who was from Delaware as well, and similarly to Rutherford, she had lost her father at an early age. After marriage, Hayes returned to his work, and began to defend runaway slaves and other cases involving slaves.
George Walton was born around the year 1615 in England with no exact information of his origins. The occupation of Walton was a tailor. He had completed his practice for the profession in his early twenties and later joined the Great Migration of Puritans and other men that would soon live and populate new Massachusetts Bay colony. Walton first appeared in record December 4, 1638 in Boston when he was fined for swearing by Suffolk County magistrates. Thirty five people including Walton signed the Exeter Compact.
Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921, was one of the most influential people of that time in the American history. Wilson was born in Staunton, Virginia in December 28, 1856. Wilson attended Davidson College before transferring to Princeton University where he graduated in 1879. He attended the University of Virginia Law School and later he received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He was married in 1885 with Ellen Axson, having three daughters.
He lived in a house in Braintree, Massachusetts. On February 1778, John Quincy Adams 's dad had to go on a dangerous trip to France and John (Almost 11) was brave enough to ask his father if he could go. Adams attended schools in Paris and Amsterdam. His studies allowed him to join the junior class at Harvard University, and he graduated in 1787. Adams studied law for three years, and in 1790, he began his own practice.