Under the supervision of Wythe, one of the most supreme lawyers of the time, Thomas acquired great success as a lawyer and was then able to take his political career more seriously. Today, Thomas Jefferson is considered one of the greatest characters in the American Revolution. The beginning of Jefferson’s political career coincided
Both Theodore and Taft grew up “. . . as the favored child in close-knit, illustrious families where affection and respect abounded. Both inherited from their fathers legacies of honorable and distinguished careers, as well as a commitment to public service and a dedication to the Republican Party” (Goodwin 48).
He was born at Arpinum and belongs to wealthy local family. He did his education in Rome to establish a career in public speaking and became a leading barrister in Rome. In 66 BC he was elected as a praetor and later elected as consul in 63 BC. Cicero was very much attached to Pompey because he contributed his political life to Pompey. Cicero was the greatest of the Roman
Beowulf fulfills all the requirements of an epic hero. First, he is the Prince of the Geats and the nephew of his king. This satisfies the need for a noble person. Second, Beowulf is of historical importance as he is the focus of the epic poem Beowulf. The focus on him and belief that he was real makes him legendary and important to come cultures.
The Frankish kingdom was going to be ruled by the 1st powerful king of all of European history. His name is Charlemagne and what made him a respected and memorable king throughout history was because of his leadership as a king. He had a powerful military, which made him secure so much land across Europe. Charlemagne ensures his power by having a well political system which ensure loyalty to him by his appointed nobles.
Benjamin Franklin was an early pioneer in self improvement and self awareness because he had the courage and humility to look at himself in a different perspective, to find flaws and make an attempt to correct them through his scheme for moral perfection. Franklin succeeded in applying his scheme for moral perfection and this is evident because his achievements, accomplishments as well as reputation as a whole are still being held in high regard among people all over the world, even today. It seems Benjamin Franklin's legacy is still influencing generations of Americans as we continue to learn about his life, inventions, and decisions he made as an early American politician. Benjamin Franklin was a great American who strived to improve himself and the world around him and as a result his life continues to inspire people all around the globe who seek moral
Caesar was a notably ambitious leader, whose accomplishments and legacy stem from his drive for power, sense of self, and natural ability as a leader. Born into a modest family, Caesar achieved unprecedented power and wealth through his ambition and drive which shaped his supremacy into one of unparalleled esteem. Caesar also employed his intelligence and wit by conducting calculated pursuits for power, and by using his oratory and military skills as a catalyst which ultimately allowed him to achieve his absolute dictatorship and adoration of the Roman people. In addition, Caesar’s vanity and arrogance gave him the confidence to achieve his various pursuits and allowed him to consider his enormously high standards as practical and necessary
Having a leader who cared about you and treated you like everyone else would've been great. Alexander chose to help and improve others, rather than himself. According to Lined with gold, “In large-heartedness, Alexander always looked to set an example to others. After defeating the Persian king Darius in the Battle of Issus, Alexander got hold of a lot of Darius’ wealth and his family including his mother, wife, and daughters. Alexander treated Darius” (para 8).
King Arthur is one of the best kings that has ruled over Britain, throughout all of history. Arthur ruled with honor, loyalty, and chivalry, which made him a great king. Many lessons that he learned on his journeys helped him to become the person that he is. Arthur’s journey becoming king can be seen in the novel The Sword in the Stone by T.H. White, and is very similar to Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey.
Cyrus was a great leader that stood apart from all else. He is the man that historians call “the most amiable of conquerors,” and the first king to found “his empire on generosity” instead of violence and tyranny. I think that Cyrus the Great had an authentic leadership. He achieves highest position among all world leaders throughout the human history because of the following reasons: He had high moral and ethical values, He created Persian Empire based on moral principles, Expanded the Ethical Empire to include all men who wish to join it, Freedoms of religion, job, and place of residency; being advocate of freedom of choice 2500 years ago is highly venerable, lastly, He was tolerant of local religions and local customs, just to name a few.
John Adams, born on October 30, 1735, in Braintree, Massachusetts, was the first vice-president and the second president of the United States. He was also a very influential person in America. Although he wasn’t really the most famous president, he contributed to many aspects throughout his presidency and political career. Most of his contribution includes his writings, speeches and essays, his part in the office, and his role in the signing of important documents. Due to his high knowledge of the law, he was able to write responses and essays that were very influential to governments.
Alexander Hamilton defended these Loyalists. Alexander Hamilton enjoyed politics so much that he wanted to extend his political life. He was the secretary of the treasury for six years 1789 to 1795. When he returned to Manhattan he was looked upon as one of the city’s most prestigious attorneys. Hamilton was still focused on creating a strong central government.
Julius Caesar was born into a wealthy family, and he was told to go for the highest political position, the counsel. He was born July 12, 100 B.C. (Rulers of Ancient Rome p.--). Julius wanted to be like Alexander the Great. Later on, he claimed that he
That sums it up for why i believe that America 's third president, Thomas Jefferson was the strongest. He was one of the smartest men alive, he impacted our society for the better, and was a caring and selfless man when it came to making citizens happy. I can honestly say that we have not and never will have a stronger president than the one who 's services lasted 50 years. Thomas Jefferson is America 's
They constantly had to show dedication to their empires, so the people never doubted why they were in power. Qin and Caesar had numerous ways which showed the way they established their political authority and justification to lead. To show his political authority, Qin “created regulations and made laws intelligent.” By establishing