Accomplishments: Some of his accomplishment include constructing the Wollman Rink in Central Park in six month and only using 750,000 dollars of the 3 million dollar budget. He has wrote many books about his entrepreneurship and how to become and entrepreneur. When he was younger he finalized his first multi million dollar real estate transaction in Manhattan.1996 he gain ownership of
Born on October 10, 1837 in Boston, Massachusetts, Robert Gould Shaw was the second child and only son of Francis George and Sarah Blake Shaw, two prominent abolitionists at the time. Shaw’s family line consisted of very successful merchants and businessmen who had amassed millions through trade, making the childhood of Shaw and his four sisters a comfortable one. When Shaw turned four, his father retired from his part time law practice so he could pursue a literary career and to spend more time with his family; he moved his family to the country near Brook Farm. It was here that Shaw was exposed to the beliefs of freethinkers’ such as Nathaniel Hawthorne and Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with the open-minded ideals of the local Unitarian church.
We should celebrate the voyages of Zheng He because he overcame great odds in childhood, castrated by the Ming Dynasty, he traveled over 100,000 miles with very little technology, he managed a total of 37,500 men, managed a four hundred feet boat, he was a great leader to his soldiers, and created cultural diffusion in China. Zheng He overcame great odds in childhood was by in 1381, a ten year old boy named Ma He from Yunan Province in southern China watched his father died at the hands of the Ming Dynasty, and he was also taken into prisoner to serve the Emperor’s son, Prince Zhu Di. However before serving the emperor’s son was by being castrated and to join (forced) the thousands of eunuchs. Zheng He served the prince well and rose in the ranks of the
Hannah Johansen 9/28/15 CP Chemistry Antoine Lavoisier Born on August 26th 1743, Antoine Lavoisier [la-vwa-zyey] was born into a wealthy family. He lost his mother at the tender age of five and inherited a fortune large enough to sustain him through all of his childhood and into early adulthood. Antoine’s father, Jean-Antoine Lavoisier, was a well renowned lawyer in the parliament. He began attending school at the age of eleven. However his scientific ingenuity was not peaked until his last two years, in which he became enraptured with chemistry, botany, and mathematics.
In The Great Gatsby Jay was very wealthy and successful, he was a Yachtsman Soldier Entrepreneur Bootlegger. He grew up dirt poor and at about 27 he returned home to New York, and took advantage of Prohibition by making millions from bootlegging, and built connections with various gangsters such as Meyer Wolfsheim, who Gatsby claims is "the man who fixed the World 's Series back in 1919". In The Black Boy, Richard grew up poor too. Richards’ dad leaves him and his family at a young age, and his mother because the only Income in the house while they live in poverty and hunger. As he grew older he left Memphis, Tennessee to go to Chicago.
“Northward Bound” by Matthew Henson is about a black guys who in 1909 achieved what most would consider the impossible. Born in 1866, Matthew Henson lived with his uncle and went to N. Street School in D.C. after his mother died at age seven. After School, Matthew was a seaman and traveled to many different countries. In 1891, Matthew went on his first expedition with Robert E. Perry as an assistant and didn’t miss one mission since. On July 6, 1908 Matthew embarked on the longest, hardest, journey of his life in a boat named after President Roosevelt.
Albert’s father had his own chain of restaurants that were very successful. When his father died, he left Albert a small loan of a million dollars and thus his successful lifestyle was brought to life. He is flashy, he carries a solid gold cigarette case at all times, and wears a $90 silk necktie everywhere. Success isn’t everything when your life is spiraling out of control. He is a deadbeat father, he is “mentally” addicted to aspirin, he has been eating about 10-15 tablets a day for 3 years straight.
George Washington had a very rough but successful childhood. He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia on February 22, 1732. His father owned plantation, businesses, and mines in many places. When George was eleven, his father died. As a result, he moved to live with his half-brother, Lawrence, on the estate they had inherited from their father.
To start with, Charles Dickens is a famous 19th century British author, he wrote a total of 15 novels and some of his works are the: Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations. His father named John Dickens was a naval clerk who dreamed of becoming rich, while his mother named Elizabeth Barrow is aiming to be a teacher and a school director. His parents had 8 children and he was the second eldest. Despite all the efforts of his parents did, they still remained poor. He was 12 years old when he was forced to leave school and get to work, to pay his dad’s debts that sent him to