Do you know who Marquis de Lafayette is? Well you should know a lot more information about him after you read this essay about him and his life in the American Revolutionary army. “Marquis de Lafayette was born on September sixth, 1757, in Chavaniac, France” (Biography.com 1). Before turned two his father, a general in the Royal Army and was currently serving in the seven years’ war, was killed. When he was twelve his mother died, and a few weeks later his grandpa also died.
Paul Revere shouted throughout his midnight ride, “The Regulars are coming!” He was an American Patriot in the American Revolution who lived in Boston at the time. His lifespan was from 1735 to 1818, during the American Revolution. One of his famous quotes was “In Medford, I awakened the Captain of the Minutemen; and after that, I alarmed almost every house, till I got to Lexington.” Paul Revere is important to history because if he didn't warn Lexington about the British, America itself might not be known as America. Paul Revere was born January 1, 1735, in Boston, Massachusetts. His father was Apollos Rivoire, a French immigrant who came to America on his own at the age of 13, and Deborah Hichborn, a Boston native and the daughter of an artisan family Paul was important to history because he saved a lot of lives by warning Lexington about the British and that they were coming.
Jefferson wrote pieces of literature like the "Summary View of the Rights of British America," and the Declaration of Independence. He was an amazing writer During and After the Revolutionary War: During the War, Jefferson served as a governor of Virginia. When he was almost captured by the British, He fled and barely escaped. Sadly though, this was taken as a sign of cowardliness. Long after the War, Jefferson began to serve under George Washington.
The First Conflicts are five main sources of contention that eventually lead to the American Revolution. They are the Stamp Act (March 22, 1765), Townshend Acts (June 14, 1767 - July 2, 1767), Boston Massacre (March 5, 1770), Boston Tea Party (December 17, 1773), and the Intolerable or Coercive Acts (May 14, 1774). The Stamp Act was a tax enforced upon colonists which was intended to pay British troops stationed there. The Townshend Act increased payment to officials stationed in the colonies. This was meant to ensure that the governors and judges would comply with Britain.
Because of the year-round educational support within the communities, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo have been an honor to be a part of. Being apart of the HLSR has made me realize that I can achieve something so much bigger than myself. To me, the HLSR means learning about not only about where our food comes from, but about your community and surroundings. The HLSR is an annual event that pulls in various people from the community, so everyone has a chance to learn about agriculture. Also, I love how this organization educates the youth by providing several opportunities to learn about our environment at the livestock show.
The Whiskey Rebellion: When the Confederation Congress had failed greatly with their desire to successfully tie the outlying western areas of the country in the firm structure of the new government. Despite the Northwest Ordinance, which had created single Northwest territory containing land north of Ohio. Under the Northwest Ordinance it had specified a population of 60,000 people to be a minimum amount to gain their statehood. In which the Ordinance had also stated they would gain their freedom of religion and right to a trail by jury to the residents of the territory, and also prohibited slavery throughout the territory. The farmers in the western parts of Massachusetts had begun to rise up in revolt; While settlers in Vermont, Kentucky and Tennessee had begun toying with the new idea of seperating from the Union.
Escape from Slavery , The Underground Railroad, is about a man named, Charles L. Blockson, who was only ten when his grandfather told him about the escape from slavery. Charles 's great grandfather was a slave in Delaware, but escaped to Canada as a teenager. Charles 's grandfather 's cousin, also was able to escape to St. Catherine 's, Ontario, in 1858. The runaway slaves would sometimes call Canada the Promise Land. The under ground railroad was not an actual railroad.
Smith had been instrumental in trading with the Powhatan Indians for food. However, in the fall of 1609 he was injured by burning gunpowder and left for England. Smith never returned to Virginia, but promoted colonization of North America until his death in 1631 and published numerous accounts of the Virginia colony, providing invaluable material for
(ADD MORE) Sojourner escaped slavery with her youngest child, Sophia in 1826. Unfortunately, she left her other children behind because they were not legally free under the emancipation order. (CITE and ADD MORE). On July 4, 1827, the state of New York emancipates slaves born after the year 1799. In 1828, Sojourner sues a white man for illegally selling her son Peter.
Charles decided to leave school and try to help the family as much as he could. Later on, his father would be released from prison, and Charles would go back to school only to be pulled back out at the age of 15 to once again help with the family income (Biography). The Victorian Era was a time that the government was not seen as much because of the changing laws as well as no longer being able to sentence people to cruel and unusual punishments. This played a role in getting Dickens’s father out of debtor’s prison in England. Dickens wrote a piece on the five Points neighborhood in New York City.