The President Nobody Remembers John Calvin Coolidge Jr. was the only president born on independence day. As a young boy, Coolidge grew up in a town of only 1,699 people. His father was a hardworking man, who owned a general store in the small town and taught Coolidge how to be a businessman. Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president who started off with a popular reputation, however, with the emergence of the Great Depression during his tenor, the popular opinion of him soon became negative. Coolidge was accused of several scandalous actions that had a long term effect, not only on the United States, but on the integrity of his personal reputation.
Nixon was elected for the state of California as a member of the US House of Representatives in 1946 and for two years and also was elected senator in 1950. In addition to that, vice President of the United States of America was elected at the age of only thirty three years, so that Nixon is the second youngest Vice President of the United States of America. As he struggled a lot in order to get to the presidential seat, he was nominated several times and lost. Moreover, he did not give up but continued to run even managed to win. Nixon 's story shows how much he suffered in order to get to the finish, where relied on himself to win many of the
President Harry S. Truman In one of the most tough times of US history April 12, 1945 Harry S. Truman became our 33rd president after the death of one of in my opinion the most influential and compassion presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt. Throughout his time in office his views on refining the economy and the best interest of the US was clear, which mirrored the determination and conviction of Franklin Roosevelt. Another confident president was in office.
Military-Industrial Complex: How did Eisenhower Know? President Dwight D. Eisenhower was not only a successful high-ranking general during WWII and a two-term president, he was also quite insightful and able to diagnose, for lack of a better term, a disease that would grow and spread within the layers of our government through the 50 years following his presidency. Military-Industrial Complex was his label for this disease, and he warned our country during his Farewell Address as the end of his presidency was quickly approaching. “We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex” (Eisenhower, 1961). He saw two American ideals in which the MIC (military-industrial
Benjamin Franklin is best known as one of the founding fathers of the United States. He is also well known as a scientist, politician, activist, inventor, and author. His literary career began in his apprenticeship to his older brother, James, the editor of The New England Courant when he was 12 years old. His style of writing was greatly influenced by the English periodical, The Spectator, which was widely read and popular at the time. He contributed letters and essays to the Courant under various pseudonyms.
That was the major inspiration in my politics” (Bernie Sanders Biography). His inspiration and determination later made him America’s longest-serving independent politician in Congress. His political career started when he was elected mayor of Vermont’s biggest city, Burlington, in 1981. After filling this position until 1989, he soon took a seat in the House of Representatives from 1991 to
He had few clients and soon turned to political journalism. In July 26, 1797, John Quincy Adams married Louisa Johnson. About five years later, he was elected to Massachusetts State Senate. in 1803, he was elected to the U.S. Senate.
Over a period of 32 years, Saburo placed many different lawsuits towards the Japanese state regarding censorship of his textbooks. He believed that students in Japan should see the hardships and crimes that the Japanese committed during this time of war.
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.
When assessing the data, it appears that Hussein very much answers to the 1970s social profile of terrorism presented by Russel and Miler. He began his terrorist activities at the age of twenty-two, he was a single male who studied law and came from a medium-high socioeconomic background (he lived with his uncle since he was ten). Additionally, he was a member of the Baath party, later designated as its successor (Karsh & Rautsi 2007; Post, 2010; Russell & Miller
James A. Garfield The 20th president was James A. Garfield. In 1862 James joins the army and led Brigade at middle Creek; against Confederate troops (Freidel). At the age of 31 Garfield worked so hard that he became the brigadier general about two years later he became major general of volunteers. In 1862 James made another big step he got elected for congress (freidel). As James was working with the congress he was very close friends with Abraham Lincoln and as they had long conversations Lincoln persuaded him to resign his commission (Freidel).
His courage and leadership made him a national hero. General Taylor won many crucial battles in the beginning middle and end of this war. After the war he used his heroism as a base to become President. He became president but died after 16 months in office. General Scott was next on the political hierarchy.
Wisconsin’s First Congressional District Representative, Paul Ryan, is also the current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. He is serving his tenth year in the House at forty-seven years old. He resides in his home state of Wisconsin where he graduated from Joseph A. Craig High School. Ryan attended Miami University where he earned his degree in economics and political science. Following college, he moved to Washington D.C. to work for the Hill and to aide Senator Bob Kasten.
James Buchanan Jr. was born on April 23, 1791, in to Cove Gap, Pennsylvania. He attended Old Stone Academy and later Dickinson Collge. He was nearly suspended in Dickinson for less than appealing behavior but managed to graduate in 1809. He then moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to study law and was admitted to the bar in 1812. After this, he enlisted in the military at the beginning of the War of 1812.
Uniquely American - Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was one of the historical figures have an essential role in the establishment of the United States. and was known as one of the Founding Fathers. He was a versatile person with extensive knowledge in many fields such as the politician, a scientist, an author, printer, philosopher, inventor, social activist and a leading diplomat. Franklin's life was interested in his ministries, inventions, publications, and political and his social philosophies, and even known back then as one of the affluent businessmen in entire Pensylvania. However, how could he have reached such achievements was special in a way that he was not born wealthy.