‘Theodore Roosevelt said “ Speak softly but carry a big stick” (1858-1919). He was born on October 27,1858 before he became the Vice President he lived in New York City.He is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and ecological preservation. He died in New York City on January 6 , 1919. In the year of 1904 he won a second term.When he was young he didn’t stay at law school very long. Afterwhile , he decided to return to political life in 1886 , that was the second time he married his wife he had known about since his childhood age.
James Mchenry James Mchenry (November 16, 1753 – May 3, 1816) was one of the delegates next to Daniel Carroll, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Luther Martin, and John Francis Mercer who represented Maryland in the Constitutional Convention. He grew up in Ballymena, Ireland. He went to school in Dublin and later moved to Pennsylvania as a colonist when he was 18. 1 year later, his family immigrated to Pennsylvania with him. His dad and his brother started an import business.
Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th president in the United States. Dwight was born on October 14, 1890 in Denison, Texas. His family migrated from Germany, first they settled in York, Pennsylvania, but later moved to Kansas in the 1800s. He was elected January 20, 1953 to be president and continued to be until Jan 20, 1961. Before becoming the president Dwight Eisenhower fought in World War 1 and World War 2.
This particular autobiography begins with an open note from Benjamin Franklin, to his son, William Franklin. William Franklin was the Royal Governor of New Jersey of the time being. The letter states that Benjamin was writing this very autobiography in the summer of 1771, on vacation. He had believed he should take the time on his well deserved vacation, to evaluate his own life, to give insight to his offspring. He then mentions all, if not most of his family ancestry, leaving kind words to brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, and finally, an ode to his beloved parents.
He said, “to take up and keep a position as a recognized litterateur, a man of influence in literary matters” (http://www.centralpark.com/guide/history/frederick-law-olmsted.html). He published his first book in 1852 called Walks and Talks of an American Farmer in England. While working on a book, a family friend park commissioner Charles Elliott, encouraged Olmsted to apply for the position of superintendent of New York City’s Central Park. To do so each applicant would have to enter a design of the park. Olmsted teamed up with Calvert Vaux and presented their design they called Greensward.
Brewing beer started in the mid- 1800s when a huge number of German immigrants moved to St. Louis. The Germans introduced a new style of beer to the United Stated which was called Lager. Lager is a German word which means ‘to rest’. The brewers would store the beer in wooden casks in caves or somewhere underground. There was more than 50 breweries in the area but the mid- 1800s.
Benjamin Franklin is most well-known for his episode with a lightning bolt, although in reality, he should be known for his aid in the forming of America’s foundation. At the age of fifteen he, along with his brothers, started The New England Courant, a newspaper in the Boston area. With their success rapidly growing, Benjamin decided he was no longer needed and sought to create his own printing press. An additional press was not needed in Boston, so Franklin took his few belongings and traveled up the river to Philadelphia. Here he made acquaintances with influential men, purchased the Pennsylvania Gazette, was elected into the Second Continental Congress, accepted the job of Postmaster General, and became the first U.S Ambassador to France.
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.
Bernie sanders was born on September 8th 1941 in New York City, New York, the now outspoken politician grew up in Brooklyn with one older brother. He began high school and also began his college education in Brooklyn, however, after only one year he transferred to the University of Chicago where his outspokenness began to thrive. He was an active member of the civil rights movement, “and served as an organizer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.” Originally Sanders started off his political career as the mayor of burlington vermont, building slowly but surely making a name for himself in the process. He is a self declared “Democratic Socialist” and thus far his ways of handling politics have been beneficial to his campaigns, he does not criticize based on political party he criticizes others based on whether he thinks their objectives are beneficial to those who are directly and indirectly affected. Sanders
Nathaniel’s great-great-grandfather was Justice John Hathorne who was one of the three justices in the Salem witch trials of 1692. (Encyclopedia Britannica par.2) When on a voyage to Suriname his father died of yellow fever when Nathaniel was four years old. The family then moved back to Salem, Massachusetts where Hawthorne called the family’s home Castle Dismal. (Shmoop par.2) In 1821, Hawthorne went to Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He there befriended Franklin Pierce, who later became the 14th President of America, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, future
After leaving his position as Attorney General, Wirt settled in Baltimore, Maryland. He became a candidate for President in 1832, nominated by the Anti-Masonic party. This party held the first ever national nominating convention in the U.S history on September 11, 1830 in Philadelphia establishing the tradition. The date was chosen to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Morgan Affair. However, no candidate was agreed upon.