However, once he entered the office, he became the key figure for a creation of a new nation. Charles Fisher was one of the five New Brunswick delegates who attended the London conferences in 1866. He also helped with drafting the British North America Act. He was 59 years old when Confederation
He was one of the two presidents that signed the Declaration of Independence. There were 56 people total who signed the Declaration from the 13 original colonies they had formed as a new nation, The United States of America. The declaration of independence was a formal explanation saying that America was declaring independence from Great Britain, leaving the british empire and being free and independent from British Rule. John Adams played a major role in being a leader who pushed for Independence. On June 11, 1776 the Continental Congress appointed five leaders, called the Committee of Five, to write a document explaining why they were declaring their independence.
The declaration of independence was commissioned by US congress in 1817 to paint scenes that depicted the American revolution and the beginning of the country. And it’s was purchased in 1819, and placed in the rotunda in 1826. This painting depicts the second continental congress with John Hancock as the president of the congress. the painting represents 48 of the eventual 56 signers of the declaration. The congress assigned 5 delegate from the 13 colonies to draft the Declaration of independence.
When the Government of India Act was passed in 1833, Thomas Macaulay was appointed as the first Law Member of the Governor-General 's Council. Also known as the Council of India, it was composed of four advisors to the Governor-General at Fort William. He went to India in 1834 and served as a member of the Supreme Council of India between 1834 and 1838. He was also appointed as president of the General Committee of Public Instruction. In this position, he oversaw major educational and legal reforms.
The Constitutional Convention was a meeting held in Philadelphia, including 55 delegates that would help rewrite the laws of their country and shape the Constitution. One of those 55 delegates was a Virginian politician, nicknamed “The Father of the Constitution”. Although being one of the youngest delegates, he played a major role in shaping the constitution that runs our country. This man is James Madison Jr. James Madison was born on March 16, 1751 at Port Conway, King George County, Virginia while his mother was visiting her parents. His mother was Nellie Conway Madison and his father was James Madison Sr. After being born, his mother traveled back to Montpelier estate, in Orange County which became his lifelong home.
A constitution is the fundamental law by which a nation or a state is governed and organized. It establishes the framework of government, delegates the powers and duties of governmental bodies, and defines the relationship between the government and their citizens. Texas current constitution was adopted in 1876, and since then Texas voters have approved more than 467 amendments to this document. The word “amendment” is defined as the act or process of changing the words or the meaning of a law or document (constitution). Throughout this essay I will explain the rules for amending the Texas Constitution, the attempts made at constitutional reforms during the 1970s, explain why constitutional reforms were attempted and why it ultimately failed.
Alexander Hamilton, one of our founding fathers, assisted founding the US Mint and Coast Guard. He was born in the southern Caribbean in Saint Kitts and Nevis. He was given birth to in a foreign nation and indeed was a framer of the Constitution. Why shouldn’t he have been permitted to be president? Further examples include Former US Secretary Of State, Madeleine Albright, born in Smíchov, Czech Republic, Henry Kissinger, Former National Security Advisor and Secretary Of State, born in Fürth, Germany, and Felix Frankfurter, a Supreme Court Justice born in Vienna, Austria.
Gabriel Aborisade GEOG130-0108 Legacies of Colonization in Nigeria 03/02/2018 Introduction The name Nigeria was coined from the river Niger. Miss Flora Shaw who later became Lady Lugard named it Niger-Area on January 8th, 1897. Nigeria became a British protectorate as a Northern and Southern protectorate. Those two protectorates were amalgamated by 1914 by Lord Lugard. After 60 years of colonial rule, Nigeria finally gained her independence on October 1st, 1960.
1.Northwest Ordinance of 1787- The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 layer out the governmental rules for the Northwest Territory. It stated that three to five states would be formed out of the existing Northwest Territory. The Ordinance contained three stages that the territory would go through in order to form the states. In the first step of the Ordinance the region was completely controlled by the government. The second stage stated that once a region reached a population of 5,000 not including any slaves, it became a Territory.
George W. Bush’ Inauguration Speech The American Presidency Project 1592 20th January 2001 4. Bill Clinton’s Inauguration Speech American renewal 1598 20th January 1993 5. George H. W. Bush’ Inauguration Speech Moment Rich With Promise 2320 20th January 1989 The study focuses only on inaugural speeches where we think it is interesting to find out the types of metadiscourse markers used by the presidents and the frequency used. The inaugural speeches were selected from four former presidents of America, which are George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, and the current president of the United States, Donald Trump. All five of them are chosen because they are the latest person to hold the position of the Presidents of America.