Jose Doroteo Arango Arambula also known as Francisco Villa or as we know him Pancho Villa was born June 5, 1878 and was one of the most important Mexican Revolutionary general in Mexico. Pancho Villa was born Doroteo Arango, the son of a sharecropper at the hacienda in San Juan Del Rio, Durango. While growing up, Pancho Villa witnessed and experienced the harshness of peasant life. In Mexico during the late 19th century, the rich were becoming richer by taking advantage of the lower classes, often treating them like slaves. When Villa was 15, his father died, so Villa began to work as a sharecropper to help support his mother and four siblings.
Further progressing we are plunged into the early life of Jordan Belfort fresh out of college ready to tackle the World. From Jordan’s beginning as a penny stock trader to starting his brain child Stratton Oakmont. Growing his firm from seven very unqualified sleazy salesman to his empire of lies where he sells penny stocks with 50% as high quality stocks such as Disney and Microsoft to make a quick 49 million a year. Masquerading his malicious intent with a beautiful cover over Stratton Oakmont to his down fall by the FBI, loosing his family and all his beloved money yet still showing no sign of remorse for what he did, only remorse for getting caught. Through the movie Scorsese uses his classic tells that display he created this.
He attended the Assembly of God with his parents; gospel music became an important influence on him. He received his first guitar as a gift on his eleventh birthday instead of a bicycle because his parents could not afford to buy one. Elvis’ first taste of musical success was when he won the talent show at his high school, Humes High School, in Memphis. In 1953, he graduated and became the first in his immediate family to earn a high school diploma. After graduating, he worked as a mechanist, but soon he would get his big break in the music industry and acting business.
The problem was that Elvis didn’t spend much time with his family because of his busy schedule (Peterson). Presley broke all the attendance records in Las Vegas with four weeks (Peterson). In 1970 he was honored by RCA for selling the most records in the company’s history and in 1971 he received the Bing Crosby Award (“Elvis”). In Memphis, Tennessee he got a street named after him, Elvis Presley Boulevard (“Elvis”). In 1971 Elvis and Priscilla broke up and got divorced in October, 1973 due to Elvis’ busy schedule (Peterson).
A high school principal once had a dyslexic child in his school named Richard who acted this way. This principal prophetically stated, “Richard will either be a millionaire or land in jail” (Branson, 2012). Richard had to choose which path to take, and he chose the hard road to success. He founded the company Virgin Group and has a net worth of over five billion dollars. Today, there is a growing interest of the effect of dyslexia on entrepreneurs, and researchers such as Julie Logan want to find out what makes them unique.
In J.D Salinger’s novel the Catcher in the Rye, Holden is affected by his two brothers Allie, and D.B. At the beginning of the story Holden mentions his brother D.B and explains how he moved to Hollywood to write and make productions. D.B visits Holden all the time, almost every week, and owns a jaguar that cost “damn near four thousand bucks.” D.B also wrote a “terrific book” that contained many short stories and had Holden’s favorite story, the Secret Goldfish. Holden is affected by his brother D.B because he was the first person that was mentioned in the story out of his family members. This means that he’s one of the most important persons of his life if he took the time to explain who he was and what he did.
When he built the school the boys worked hard and if they graduated they got $100 in new clothes and help finding a job. The school was founded with Hershey's money from his successful chocolate business. Unfortunately, he died in 1945 but he left his money to keep the school up and running! Today, that money would be worth $5 billion! Each year more than 1,300 kids go to the Milton Hershey school for education, career training, housing, clothing, meals, and health care.
During his youth as a poor farmer, “The arrangement lasted five years...Dan Cody inhospitably died…” (6.97) Gatsby worked on a boat for a couple of years for Dan Cody, a wealthy copper mogul. When Cody died, he left Gatsby $25,000, but Cody’s mistress prevented him from claiming his inheritance. Gatsby then dedicated himself to becoming a wealthy and successful and successful man. Tom, in a state of panic over slowly losing Daisy to Gatsby, tells Gatsby, “I found out what your ‘drug-stores’ were...He and this Wolfsheim bought up a lot of side-street drug-stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter. That’s one of his little stunts.
If caught, prison time or possibly dead from a shoot out! Detailed Movie Plot, continued: A wealthy bigwig and son hire a legendary trucker to bootleg beer. This particular beer couldn't be sold legally east of the Mississippi River. They offer to pay him $80,000.00 to haul 400 cases of the beer from Texas, back to Atlanta in 28 hours. The trucker accepts and engages his friend and partner
Al Capone was historically significant, because his childhood highly affected his actions as an adult. He became a well-known mobster during the 1920s, he made almost $100 million annually, and he eventually went to jail for tax evasion. Al Capone was born on January 17, 1899. His real name was Alphonse Capone. He lived with his mother, father and eight siblings.
It was in 1927 however that Wink Texas was on the map with a population of 3,500 people mostly looking for jobs dealing with oil. It rose to 6,000 two years later and with the help of the major oil companies there, they funded a high school, and its own football team. They turned out to have a W-12 and a L-0 streak because they hired fathers of good football players to have their sons come play with them. Oil had did this all to the instant town of Wink. Oil produced so much money in their town that they funded those things with it.
John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the US, was the first Roman Catholic president. John Kennedy’s early life was filled with various diseases, including scarlet fever. John Kennedy’s life in politics began in 1946, when he ran for a spot in the House of Representatives. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Oswald, in Dallas, Texas was a shock to many people. Kennedy’s dad had high expectations for him, as a result, Kennedy was a better president.
Drug dealers sentenced to Rikers Island Detention Center in New York City listen carefully, they like the thought of making $200,000 a year legally. Speaking to them is a thirty three year old self made millionaire he know firsthand about gongs and drugs. Fernando Mateo dropped out of school in the tenth grade, however, he learned how to be a carpet layer. Mateo 's bosses showed him no respect therefore, he started his own business with a $2,000 loan for his father. thirteen years later, he owns two big stores, his business brings in $3 million per year.
Stephen F Austin was a very important person to texas ; at first stephen was an american pioneer then he became the state legislature from 1814 to 1820. In 1819 stephen moved to arkansas and became district judge then found out that his father moses was in debt. August 1820 stephen moved to Louisiana to pay off the debts of his father in New Orleans. On June 1821 stephen 's father died which left him with the 300 families right after that stephen got 750 more families to go to spanish texas.When stephen went to texas the mexicans started fighting over land and how many people were coming to texas from america. In 1833 stephen went to mexico city to clear up some business with the Mexican Government.
Joe Jackson was promised twenty-thousand dollars to throw the game, but he only received five-thousand. Eddie Cicotte was charged ten-thousand dollars. Cicotte took the bribe to pay off a farmhouse he had recently bought. One year after the series had ended Cicotte confessed, and this then led to Jackson’s confession as well. Jackson was one of the most powerful hitters in baseball at the time.