Title During and after the civil war, freed slaves had lots of trouble finding jobs and making a living. Elizabeth Keckley, however, was ahead of the curve. She climbed her way to the top, where she had a major influence on the first lady, and in turn had major influence on the president. This didn’t just fall in to her lap though.
Title During and after the civil war, freed slaves had lots of trouble finding jobs and making a living. Elizabeth Keckley, however, was ahead of the curve. She climbed her way to the top, where she had a major influence on the first lady, and in turn had a major influence on the president. This didn’t just fall into her lap though.
Once upon a time in the early 1830s, lived a young lady Bessie Vanburen, her a daughter Brea Vanburen and Bessie husband Brandon Vanburen. The Vanburen lived in a small town called Camelot, in the middle of nowhere, where Bessie grew up at. Back in 1821 Bessie and her mother Brenda weren’t getting along because Bessie was becoming a teenager. Brenda and Bessie would never see eye to eye. So one Day Brenda came home yelling about something and Bessie got very upset and couldn’t take the stressing anymore. Brenda put Bessie out in the streets on her own at the age of fourteen. While Brenda was strolling the streets nights and days she ran into this handsome man from out of town named Brandon.
Bessie Vanbure was only 19 years old, and Bessie was a beloved Wife and Mother . Bessie died on July 11, 1835. She is from Los Angeles, CA and resided in Georgia with her family. She has 4 children, 2 boys and 2 beautiful girls. In she died with a massive heart attack.
Erika Van Hesteren lived with her family in the southern part of Amsterdam before the Nazi invade them. In 1941, German officers brought many Jews from street and homes moved to ghetto including Erika and her family. Gideon,Erika’s boyfriend,who is Germany, was working for an underground organization at that time built a wonderful hiding place in rectangular space under their eaves. He fixed up a small wooden door that opened from the bottom , and then hung different things in front of it. Nobody would never suspect an entrance there. Inside, He puts all necessary supplies for survival of life. For example, medicines, foods, water, and so on. When the German officers came to the area to move out the Jews people from the place, Erika and her
If I could be anyone in history, it would be Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton. To most people, that name would not ring any bells. However, more people are slowly becoming aware of her contributions to history. Elizabeth “Eliza” Schuyler was born on August 9, 1757 in Albany, New York. She was close to her many siblings, especially her sister Angelica. She met the man would become her husband, first Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in February of 1780. They were married on December 14 of that same year. She gave birth to their first child, Philip (named after her father), in 1782. She would go on to have eight children in total. Their marriage was mostly happy. However, in 1797, Alexander Hamilton released a 94 page pamphlet entitled “The Reynolds
Liz Murray’s mother and father were drug addicts living in the Bronx. She was born in 1980 with drugs in her blood because her parents religiously uses cocaine and heroin. (Murray 11). A vicious cycle of her parent’s use of drugs and mental illness seem to carry throughout several chapters. Murray and her sister survives on egg and mayonnaise sandwiches, toothpaste, and even cherry-flavored chapstick. They reside in a freezing cold and filthy apartment. Her parents just focus on how to maintain their high. From the time she was five, Murray recalls, we were a “functional government-dependent family of four” (Murray14). Her mother was legally blind and a schizophrenic, which qualifies their family for welfare to only pay for her parents’ drug ritual. Throughout, the years of drugs the girls are brought around other users and Liz receives abuse from Ron while her mother is gone to the liquor store one night. Her mother also eventually breaks the news to Liz that she has HIV. The drugs drive a wedge in between her parents which leads them to separation. This seems to really affect Liz along with the new diagnosis of her mom.
My name is Queenie Bligh, and I was born in London, England. I am Christian and I have a conservative point of view of politics. I am married to Bernard Bligh and have a son named Michael. I am a warm hearted and kind person even though I truly call myself the daredevil because I like to do new
Emma Daly is an athletic, funny, and extraordinary person. She comes from a big culture, and is half Norwegian. When Emma was little she use to speak fluent Norwegian but as she grew older she lost touch with the language. In her free time, she likes to play soccer, she has been playing since she was 8, and currently plays on Eastern 's women’s team. Soccer and other sports like track and field have lead to numerous injuries including, a broken wrist, torn ligaments in her ankle, and she 's broken her nose twice. At Eastern Emma plans to major in athletic training, although this was her main reason for picking the campus, she also wanted to continue learning and growing in her religion. Emma has a passion for rock climbing and hiking when she isn 't in school or at soccer.
Hi, I am Vendela Eskind and I am applying for college. I feel that college is really what will get my future going. I am kind, courage’s, determined, and outgoing. My philosophy is that I can always work harder and there is no limit to my success or failure. I am one to always find and or see the best in people and in my future. I always have a backup plan. I feel that no matter what happens in my future I will end up happy no matter the problem. In this essay I will describe why I should be in your college and the benefits it will not only do for me, but the rest of the world too. Since I was young I have always had one dream; to end up somewhere in the medical field. I know a lot of people whose dream changes almost every day, and that 's
Marilise De Buck, an athlete, world traveler, caring friend, and intelligent scholar. She is an amazing athlete, who competes at the varsity level. In addition, Marilise is a knowledgeable and respectful student who cares about others and is adventurous and appreciates the small things in life. Marilise shows all these qualities through her love of life, selfless acts and intentions of caring, and scholarly and athletic achievements.
A star was born on August third, 1994, and her name was Esther Grace Earl. Her close family members include: Lori Earl, who was her mother, Wayne Earl, who was her father, her sisters, Evangeline and Abby, her brothers, Graham and Abraham. Esther was born in Beverly Massachusetts; but they didn 't just stay there they moved from Saudi Arabia, France, Massachusetts. Life was pretty normal she was a good student, she respected her friends, family, but most importantly she respected herself. Everything was average just like it was yesterday and the day before, the sun came up people went to work. But age 12, on November 26, Esther heard the words no one ever wants to hear…..” you have cancer.” Esther was diagnosed with the third most common type
The marriage of Don and Joan Peterson was one that might be considered a fairytale at its earliest stages. They were the all-American couple living in the picket-fenced neighborhood that everyone adored. But under the surface though, there was something wrong; something terribly, horribly wrong.
She went though months of fertility treatments hoping and praying to hear the news she waiting for: your pregnant. Amanda Morrison got to experience the joy of finding out she was pregnant with triplets. She shared the news that she had three babies on the way, and marked the milestones throughout her pregnancy with pictures.