II. The second point is how Saint Nicholas became Santa Claus A. Many German and Holland immigrants introduced the legend of St. Nicholas as SinterKlaas. 1.this story was very similar to the British character the father Christmas so they got merged. 2.Over the course of many years finally SinterKlaas got Americanized as a Santa Claus.
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
Many people come to America with the dream of finding a good job and providing a better future for themselves and their family. But they don’t think of all the hardships they’ll be facing. Everything is completely different from where they came from. For instance, in the book they moved to Chicago from Lithuania and they struggled to live here because everything was so different from what they know, and that’s why they find it so difficult to be successful. The way they envisioned America to be was not the reality of
He was born in Reval, Russia (which is now Tallin, Estonia) and born on January 12, 1893. Elfriede is his Estonian mother. Waldemar Wilhelm Rosenberg is his Baltic German father. He studied architecture at Riga Technical School and Moscow Highest Technical School. He founded the Militant League for German Culture.
and Alberta Williams Kings. His father was a Religious minister and an early figure in the American Civil Rights Movement. His mother worked in the church along with his father and played a significant role in the affairs of the Ebenezer Baptist Church. A 1934 trip to Germany to attend the Fifth Baptist World Alliance Congress in Berlin, made the elder King changed his and his son 's names. He chose to be called Martin Luther King in honor of the German reformer Martin Luther.
William Foote Whyte, born June 27 1914 in Springfield, Massachusetts, was an American sociologist most recognized for his work in ethnographic study and his book Street Corner Society: The Social Structure of an Italian Slum. Whyte 's father, John Whyte, a university professor of German, and his mother Caroline Van Sickle, moved the family to several different locations in the greater New York area before eventually settling down in Bronxville, NY where he attended high school. Following his high school graduation Whyte moved to Germany with his father before eventually returning to the United States to attend Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, where he graduated with a degree in economics in 1936. William Foote Whyte Upon graduating Swarthmore,
Oskar Schindler was born in 1908 in the city of Zwittau, Moravia. Oskar's father, Hans Schindler, was a factory owner, and his mother, Louisa Schindler was a house maker. Oskar also had a younger sister named Elfriede. Oskar and Elfriede had a very close relationship even though there was a seven year age difference. Oskar and Emilie attended a German language school.
Mary Borden was born 1886 in Chicago, IL. Close friends and family called her May, she was the daughter of a famous Chicago millionaire. Her mother converted to a form of evangelicalism and as soon as Mary was old enough to escape, she did. Mary moved to India first, here she married and had two daughters. This life was as claustrophobic as the one before she moved.
In the fall 2014, was the first i went to Santa Maria Virgen which is the church I currently go to. At first it was just going to classes for my confirmation which I had to take in order to have a quinceanera . A quinceanera is a tradition made for a mexican teen who is becoming of age and show the transition into adulthood. At first I thought it was just this once but then after my fifteenth birthday we’ve been coming to church every Sunday. We didn't know anyone there everyone was like a stranger to us but not for long.
168). Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus on Christmas , which is December 25th. On Christmas Eve, churchgoers observe a “watch-night” service in candlelight, which signifies the turning of night into day with the arrival of Christ. (Fisher, 2008, pg. 352).
The Mahony’s continued to help their family by housing Bridget’s niece, Ann Ranahan, until she married Patrick Dillon. The Mahony’s were some of the first settlers of Box Butte County, approximately twelve miles north of Alliance. Records show that Cornelius proved up his homestead in Nebraska on January 26, 1891. However, hard times approached. Plagued with draught, he sold his farm in 1901.
He was the seventh child in his family and his parents were William and Nancy Mckinley. The Mckinley family was of Scots-Irish descent. The family trade on both sides was iron making. In 1852 the Mckinley family moved from Niles to Poland Ohio so that the children could go to better schools. After the war ended in 1865, McKinley decided on a career in the law and began studying in the office of an attorney in Poland, Ohio.
Gertrude B. Elion When Gertrude Elion was born on a cold night in New York city no one knew of the lives she would save later in life. Her parents, Bertha and Robert Elion had come to the United States as immigrants, from eastern european countries. Her father was 12 when he moved from Lithuania to New York City where he sought higher education. Mr.Elion found what he was looking for and graduated from New York University of Dental School in 1914. Her mother moved from a part of Russia which we now know as Poland when she was 14 years old.
“Peter Wetzstein, age 26 years, and his wife Anna Elizabeth Kurtz, age 23, and their daughter Magratha age 6, emigrated to Philadelphia aboard the ship Samuel of London” (Campbell). Heinrich Peter Wetzstein grandchild Peter Whetstone had the most impact on American history and it would all begin in Indiana. It all began in 1790 when David and Rebeekah had their son Peter whose life is undocumented until he emigrates from Arkansas to Texas with his wife Edice Dicey Anderson Webster in 1829. They had six children together Johnston, Mary
The men would have died without her knowledge of camas roots. As she fed them so they would gain there energy to continue their journey along the Missouri river. Sacagawea died at the age of 24 not certain for the circumstances of her death. She named a chief of commence tribes died in her Shoshone tribe. Clark invited them to move with them to Missouri in1809, he then enrolled her son in a boarding school she was more than happy.