George Washington In America, had such a leader was the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army the services and his achievements are unique in the world 's history, every American know him, he’s George Washington. George Washington was a commander, chief engineer, chief of intelligence, soldier, judge, statesman, quartermaster and not only take orders from Congress but also to advise Congress on legislative matters. Washington established important precedents of American government that were not explicitly addressed in the Constitution and he was died in December 14, 1799. China has an old saying “for a family to a impact on a person is a great”. George Washington was born into a mildly prosperous Virginia farming family.
During the war with France, Washington had developed an aversion to militiamen and an appreciation for British professionals. He had experienced nothing but problems with the Virginia militia It looked as if the colonies were embarked upon an unequal war. A population of two and half million (20 percent of whom were slaves), without an army, navy, or adequate financial resources, confronted a nation of eight million with a professional army, large navy, and vast wealth. Yet many colonists were confident and determined. They believed in the “natural courage’ of Americans and in God’s divine protection.
Benedict Arnold began the war as a militia captain. His many successful campaigns included the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga in 1775, the Invasion of Canada in 1775, victory at the Battle of Valcour Island on Lake Champlain in 1776, the battles of Danbury and Ridgefield in Connecticut (after which he was promoted to Major General), and the Battle of Saratoga in 1777. He originally fought for American independence from the British Empire as a general in the Continental Army, until he betrayed the Americans by gaining access to more
There was no way that the rebels could have handled Britain and France, considering France was almost a deciding factor in the revolutionary war. Hamilton would also always have the manners of a soldier. It was said he always moved and stood just like a soldier and that so were his ideas and thoughts though like a soldier. Hamilton also judged the people around by the same aspect to which he judged himself. In the history books, George Washington was considered a great man because he was calm in battle.
Before becoming the seventh President of the United States, and before the Trail of Tears and the conquering of the National Bank, Andrew Jackson was a war hero and a man tough enough to earn the reverent nickname of Old Hickory. On January 8, 1815, Major General Andrew Jackson led the American forces to victory against the British at the Battle of New Orleans, the battle that is considered the last of the War of 1812, even though the Treaty of Ghent had already been signed. As Mike Scott (2017) put it, it was a battle that was “an unlikely American victory that changed the course of the city’s, and the country’s, history.” The Battle of New Orleans is a great piece of history that occurred within our own state that is always worth
Joshua Johnson was the first U.S consul to Great Britain and he was one of the most important people in the political world. After John Adams lost his second term election in 1800, he called his son to Prussia once again. In 1802, Quincy was elected to the legislature of Massachusetts legislature, then one year later, he was elected as the U.S senate. As well as his father, John Quincy was thought of as a member of the Federalist Party but in reality, he was never a particular “party” man, he had always tried seeing every party 's point of views. He became unpopular with the other Federalists due to his support on the Louisiana Purchase and President Thomas Jefferson 's Embargo Act.
Jensen,Hetherington, Merkle, Mrs. Wickett Period-¾ 20 Oct. 2016 Leaders and Heroes during the Revolutionary war “We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately”. said Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. These words like many other words during this rough period of time, helped the patriots obtain independence from Great Britain. This was the war allowing the United States of America to become a country. America was able to beat the British because of many heroes and leaders.
President George Washington knew that a lot of his accomplishments would be viewed as precedents. As being the first President, he set numerous precedents, a significant number of which are still being implemented today. He chose to be called Mr. President as opposed to the title of being called a King, he then created the Presidential Cabinet, established the term limit of two terms for Presidency and was first President to create foreign policy. Those who served under the first Presidential Cabinet that was created by George Washington was: • Vice President John Adams • Secretary of State- Thomas Jefferson • Secretary of The Treasury- Alexander Hamilton • Secretary of War- Henry Knox • Attorney General- Edmund Randolph Today, our cabinet is made up of 16 departments and being served by the following individuals: • Vice President of the United States-Joseph R. Biden • Department of State-Secretary John Kerry • Department of the Treasury- Secretary Jack Lew • Department of Defense- Secretary
Further, I would like to take a moment and expand on the men that fought in the war of 1812 and to the thousands of men that lost their lives fighting for a country they loved, their bravery and courage exemplifies a true hero. However, during the war of 1812, President Madison was faced with military issues
The United States was built among some of the greatest minds the world had ever seen, and to present times there have been comparably few to ever duplicate their genius. While history likes classifying these men into one unified chunk of American History, the Founding Fathers were actually a conglomerate of diverse thinkers. Some of the men believed in the philosophies of John Locke, who stated that humans were born neither good or bad, but with a blank slate. Many other men followed the human theories of Thomas Hobbes and the religion of Calvin, which viewed mankind a naturally flawed and more susceptible to a state of war. Though not all men agreed, the philosophies of Hobbes was the essential belief system that formed the ground on which
George Washington was a leader of the Revolutionary army and was our first president. Washington was also part of the house of delegates in Philadelphia. “George Washington is famous for being the first president of the United States and leading the Continental Army to victory in the American Revolution” (What is George Washington famous for 2016). George Washington was the first president of the United States, he was chosen because he was a war hero. “He was involved twice in Germantown 's contribution to American history” (George Washington, 2013).
“Almost every American found something to be pleased about and something to complain about in this motley collection of bills, but it was clear that FDR was taking the ‘direct, vigorous’ action that he’d promised in his inaugural address”. Even though he wasn’t doing anything to make the economy better, he was still