How many of you have family that has worked in the armed forces? Or how many people have friends that live in third world or poor countries? On December 25, 1821, a tiny Christmas baby, who would become one of the greatest civil war heroines ever, was born into a loving middle class family. Clara Barton had four older siblings that adored her and taught her many life skills that would be crucial for her later career. School was very boring to her because she liked to care for others rather than learn about the world. Clara Barton was a hero due to her bravery while nursing on the battlefield. Even though she never married or had children, she was very motherly and loved everyone like a mother would love her children. She founded the American
Garth Brooks is one of the most Successful country music artists of all time. Here are some facts and information about him. Here you’ll find information about his early life and home, his musical influences, and his breakthrough and success. Garth never knew he’d be famous for anything, but little did he know that he was soon to be a big name in the music industry. Soon enough he’d be breaking records, and selling millions of his own albums.
Jennie Finch is one of my most inspiring people i have heard of. She is a softball legend and she inspires girls so much that they can do anything boys can. Also she is so good at softball and very kind athlete. And she has won a lot of medals and she has her own softball line of bats, bags, etc...
Imagine that you sold 7 million albums as an artist. How would you feel about that? Well, Luke Bryan did just that. In my essay I will be telling three reasons why he should be an honorary person.
Selena Quintanilla-Perez you may or may not heard about her. If you have you know she was known as the queen of Tejano music or known by the media the Tejano Madonna. Even though her life was cut short she continues to live in the hearts of Latino and American community. Selena is a pop icon that has influence me and others because she broke a lot of barriers and had a major impact on the Latino community.
R-E-S-P-E-C-T, the song that put on her on the charts, Aretha Franklin, one of the most influential female artists of all time is the artist that interest me the most. With her vocals a mixture of jazz and rhythm & blues, Aretha gained fame. Her vocals were so good, that it made her to have hit records over five years, which later on in her career, cause her to be inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame. Also giving her the title “The Queen of Soul”. Like most artists today, Franklin got her career started by singing gospel, and from gospel to pop and R&B. Aretha Franklin had many accomplishments in her time, like having 13 million songs sold. Also, “Aretha Franklin did not only symbolized female empowerment in the sound of her records
Elvis Presley has had more impact on American society and culture than any other person in history for the three following reasons; his large contribution to the start of the generation gap in the 1950’s, his huge impact on rock ‘n’ roll music, and finally, his music opened a door for some integration between races.
“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” One of the many amazing quotes by an amazing woman. Marilyn Monroe was one of the most iconic model, musician, and actress of all time. Marilyn Monroe is still looked up to today and still inspires millions of people. Marilyn was born June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Marilyn Monroe was born with the name Norma Jeane but then in 1956 she legally changed her name to the name we all know her by, Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn was in and out of foster homes throughout her childhood. Although, there are many iconic and influential people in the world Marilyn Monroe has been the most influential.
Eleanor Roosevelt, with her informal speech, the Adoption of the Declaration of Human Rights (1948), explains her opinion on the importance of the declaration and how we need to treat freedom has a right not a privilege. Eleanor supports her speech by using euphemism, apostrophe, and anadiplosis. Eleanor's purpose for the speech is to address the United Nations about human rights and its importance in the world. She formally addresses this speech to the United Nations, World War II victims, and all victims in the world.
The first attempt and success to climb Mt. Everest occured in 1953. Since then, almost 4,000 people have been able to scale the mountain, but over 230 people have not been able to climb it successfully. There is a chance of accident or death when climbing this mountain or any dangerous activity. All people should should have the right to rescue services even if they knowingly put themselves at risk because there is always a chance of an accident happening, rangers are there to save people in danger, and there are rescue vehicles being produced to be used in case of an emergency.
Lena Horne was a star who broke racial barriers. In a suppressive 1900s America, an African American woman was determined to step into the limelight to defy the racial standards of her time. She faced an uphill battle trying to create a career from her childhood, with little support from her own family, let alone a white dominated industry. When she finally proved to be an astonishing performer and struck a deal with a major Hollywood studio, she was still held back by racial segregation laws still in effect in the south. Horne recognized her influence and used her talents to go from actress to activist. Through movie roles and songs the starlette used her voice to make movements for African American civil rights.
There are many great country stars today for example, Thomas Luther Bryan or many of you probably recognize him as Luke Bryan. Luke Bryan is an American country singer and songwriter. He began his music career in the mid 2000s. Luke Bryan was discovered when Capitol Records saw him perform at a restaurant and of course soon after signed him. Thanks to Capitol Records, Luke Bryan has sold over seven million albums, twenty seven million tracks worldwide and has twelve number one hits. He has many more great songs to come, like his new Spring Break series soon to be released.
The girl from Butcher Holler has spent a vast majority of her career on the road, blazing trails, and opening doors for the younger generation of country music. Almost every female in country music attributes Lynn as either inspiration, an idol, or mentor. Lynn is regarded as one of the most genuine artists in country music. Lynn opened doors not only for her generation, but country music wouldn't be where it is today without her help. We may not have Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Jennifer Nettles, or LeAnn Rimes blasting through our speakers if Lynn had not been as successful
Because her parents were well known, she became popular as well. Following in her mother’s footsteps, Carrie became a great actress in show business too. After she played in her most famous film, Star Wars, she moved on to other roles and become an author and screenwriter. In the 1980s, she struggled with a drug addiction which she fought hard to overcome. Continuing her role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, she played in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens. This was the last movie she played in. Carrie’s parents, especially her mother, helped influence her at a young age to become a star. Fisher followed her mother into show business, first appearing at the age of fifteen in Irene, a Broadway show starring Debbie Reynolds. Normally, it would be very hard for the average person to get into the business this young. This was the result of The Matthew Effect, which is, “an accumulated advantage, described in sociology as a phenomenon sometimes summarized by the adage that the rich get richer and the poor get poorer," defined by Study.com. With Fisher, she was already rich in both money and advantages. Automatically, she had a head start because her parents were rich and famous. In order to become a successful actress, it was important to be well known so that movie companies will recognize you and hire you for their films. Not only did she have this initial advantage, but her parents got her interested in acting from an early
She shared the stage with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Usher, Alicia Keys, and Katharine McPhee.