James Oglethorpe, the founder of Georgia, was the one to lead English settlers to the colony. The Spanish were there originally, but 1730, when James led the settlers, the Spanish were mainly gone. James led the settlement as a refuge for the poor and debtors. He also made a multifaceted plan for settling and government called Oglethorpe Plan, which will be touched upon further in the governments slide.
This is a passage about one of the first basketball players to ever set foot on a basketball court. He was a great hero during the Civil Rights Movement.
African American abolitionist William Howard Day was born October 16, 1825 in New York City. William was raised by his mother, Eliza and father John. Day mother Eliza was a founding member of the first AME Zion church and an abolitionist. Day father was a sail maker who fought in the War of 1812 and in Algiers, in 1815, and died when William was four. As a child William mother gave him away to a white ink manufacturer who advocated the abolitionist and temperance movement. This white family known as the Williston’s of Northampton, Massachusetts raised William. William attended Oberlin College and after graduation he spent his life campaigning for the rights of African Americans. Furthermore, William became a secretary of the National Negro Convention in
Have you ever thought about what life would be like as a pirate? It would be pretty hard having to live in a ship, being wanted, and having to live with the fact you killed people wouldn't it? Well that's the life Thomas Tew had to live.
Procedural History: Clayton Fountain was convicted of first degree murder against the guard Hoffman by a jury. The judge had sentenced him to no less but no more than 150 years in prison. He was also ordered to make pay $92,000 of restitution to Hoffman's estate, and $98,000 to Ditterline. He was also ordered to pay $300,000 to the Department of Labor. Silverstein and Gometz were tried together for the murder of Clutts with the same judge and before a jury. They were both found guilty of the murder of Clutt's Both defendant's were given the same sentence as Fountain and ordered to pay a restitution of $68,000 to Clutt's estate and $2,000 to the Department of Labor.
John Madden was born on April 10th, 1936 in Austin, Minnesota to Earl Russell Madden and Mary Margaret Flaherty. While living in Austin his father worked as a mechanic. He later moved to Daly City, California with his family in 1942 after living in Minnesota for about six years. In California his dad worked on airplanes as a mechanic.
Mr. Blackshaw had discovered Blackstone Lake and liked it. Just before the WWII he purchased a small peninsula from the Armstrong farm with a good view of the lake. There also was the road passing just 300 m to the north if he could get road allowance permission — and that would grow into an enduring issue to many of the ensuing owners.
Did you know that the start of the California Gold rush brought more than 250,000 people west to California? The Gold Rush was a defining time in the history of California. The outcome of the California Gold Rush was a significant compromise in the nineteenth century because it led to forming of towns as people migrated, forming of California as a state, and the Compromise of 1850.
During this time in history more and more settlements will be popping up in the newly discovered America. In particular, England. England sent out numerous amounts of people to two main regions on the east coast of America. The two regions were identified as Chesapeake and New England colonies.
Dr. James Naismith is one of the most important people in sports history. He invented one of the most popular sports today, basketball. He also pushed the limits of literacy, art, science, and technology for new hopes. That is why he is why he considers James Naismith a "Renaissance Man." Dr. James Naismith was born on November 6, 1861 in Almonte, Ontario, Canada (Logan). James Naismith's actions and creations impacted indoor sports greatly in the future. He dropped out of high school early, but eventually went back to finish. Dr. Naismith went to the College of McGill University to become an athletic director. After he received his diploma, he moved to the U.S. In Denver Colorado he was a physical education director for the YMCA (Dr. James
John Edward Walsh, Jr. is an American television personality, criminal investigator, human and victim’s right advocate, the creator and host of America’s Most Wanted, and The Hunt television shows. Born in 1945 in Auburn, New York he was raised in a strict and supportive catholic home. After becoming a hotel marketing executive in Hollywood, Florida John Walsh met his wife Reve’ Walsh and settled down to raise a family. (http://www.biography.com/people/john-walsh-9542164) In 1981, a seemingly normal day, John Walsh kissed his wife and young son Adam good bye as he left for work. John received a phone call mid-day whilst at work on July 27, 1981, stating that tragedy had struck when Walsh’s six year old son, Adam had been abducted from a Sear’s
Edgar Allan Poe’s genealogy is important to understand Edgar Allan Poe's paternal grandfather is David Poe. He was born in Ireland around 1743, and his parents moved to Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, he met and married Poe's grandmother, Elizabeth Cairnes. Elizabeth was born in 1756. They moved to Baltimore together and set up a store; when the American colonies started to revolt, he fought in the Revolutionary War for his country. Mrs. Arnold, Poe's grandmother, showed up on the stage on February 28, 1791 and left the stage in England on June 13, 1795. David Poe grew up in Baltimore after his birth on July 18, 1784, and he grew up being expected to go into law. He went into acting instead and made his first professional acting job a success
where it crosses Bowie 's Mill Road (Turnertown Road), nine miles northwest of Franklin, Logan County (now Simpson County), Kentucky, probably on April 10, 1796. He was the son of Reason (or Rezin) and Elve Ap-Catesby Jones (or Johns) Bowie. In 1794 Reason Bowie had moved his family from Tennessee to Logan County, where he farmed and operated a gristmill with the help of eight slaves. In February 1800 he moved to Madrid, in what is now Missouri. On May 2, 1801, at Rapides, Louisiana, Reason Bowie and his brothers David, Rhesa, and John swore allegiance to the Spanish government. In October the families settled on farms in what is now Catahoula Parish. There Reason 's sons, James, John J., Stephen, and Rezin P. Bowie, grew to manhood. The
Taraji P. Henson was born in Washington D.C. to Boris Henson and Bernice Gordon. When she was 2 her parents got a divorce. She describes her parents as both loving and attentive. Her father Boris was her main source of moral support during her childhood. As a teenager, she applied to a preforming arts school but didn’t get accepted so she went to Oxon Hill High School in Maryland. In her junior year at Howard University she found out she was pregnant, she was determined to keep her baby and not miss a beat when it came to preforming. After she had Marcell, her son she kept her attendance and performances up with Marcell alongside. She achieve her goal in 1995 when she graduated with her degree in theater. The next year she moved to Los
Sir Thomas Malory was born in 1405 in Warwickshire, United Kingdom. Sir Thomas Marloy was the son of John Malory of Winwick and Phillipa Malory. Malory was an english writer who identify remains. He was a layman writer during medieval times in England. In Malory’s adult life was different from his childhood. By the age of 23, Thomas was starting to take after his father’s footsteps as a respectable landowner. When he grew up into a young man he became a landowner and in 1441 he became a knight. Sir Thomas Marloy was married to Elizabeth Wash which they had a son named Robert Sir. Thomas Malory Jr. Malory Jr got older he inherited an estate from his father and he started to become involved in the politics of Warwickshire.