Thomas Jefferson, possibly one of the most important Presidents of the United States, was a politician, architect, vice president, and secretary of state, author of the Declaration of Independence and most importantly the third president of the United States. He was born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell, Goochland County, Virginia (McColley). In 1760 he studied at the College of William and Mary located in Williamsburg, Virginia ("Thomas Jefferson.”) where his main focus was law. Soon after graduating he was chosen to draft the Declaration of Independence and became one of the founding fathers of the United States. During his lifetime Thomas Jefferson led us through many social, economic and political issues like attempting to abolish slavery,
Brandeis’s admiration for Wilson was solidified after his first meeting with Wilson in a New Jersey conference where Brandeis was able to discuss economic issues (Sunlight Intern). After winning the election President Wilson gave Brandeis a significant role in the creation of the Federal Reserve Act the Congress enacted in December 1913. Several years later on January 29, 1916 Wilson nominated Brandeis to become a member of the U.S. Supreme Court. The controversy surrounding Brandeis’s nomination was so great that the Senate Judiciary Committee, for the first time in its history, held a public hearing on the nomination, allowing witnesses to appear before the committee and offer testimony (Supreme Court). Forty-four Democratic Senators and three Republicans voted in favor of confirming Brandeis, leaving twenty-one Republican Senators and one Democrat who voted against him (Supreme
President Harry S. Truman In one of the most tough times of US history April 12, 1945 Harry S. Truman became our 33rd president after the death of one of in my opinion the most influential and compassion presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt. Throughout his time in office his views on refining the economy and the best interest of the US was clear, which mirrored the determination and conviction of Franklin Roosevelt. Another confident president was in office. Before becoming president, he served as a national guard in 1905- 1911, after serving a successful career as a national guard Truman he was promoted to captain. Then became colonel in the reserves.
General Dwight Eisenhower was a matured and an old man but achieved success in military strategic goals in order to gain winning situation at most of his fully committed carrier as a great gentlemen and leader.When General Eisenhower was appointed as a Supreme Allied Commander for the planned Normandy Landings he suggested that Alexander as a ground forces commander. Because he was popular General among both British and US troops. Overall responsibility of land force were under him and he was the person led the ground troops. General Dwight Eisenhower had a winning personality with wide experience in war. Field marshal Harold alexander was the person who has ability to get along with people with sound tactical conceptions.
James Dwight Dana was born on February 12, 1813 in Utica, NY. His parents were Harriet Dwight and James Dana. At Utica high school, his teacher Fay Edgerton encouraged and developed his love and interest for science. He graduated in 1830 and enrolled in Yale College, where he studied natural history and geology. He graduated in 1833 and for two years, he became a mathematical instructor to midshipmen in the navy.
In 1975, Cisneros, at age 27 was elected the youngest City Councilman in his hometown of San Antonio Texas. On April 4, 1981, Cisneros became the first Hispanic mayor of a major US city and the first Mexican American to be elected mayor of San Antonio. He was re-elected to three more terms. In 1984 he was interviewed and considered by Democratic presidential nominee, Walter Mondale, as a possible vice presidential running mate.
He lived in a house in Braintree, Massachusetts. On February 1778, John Quincy Adams 's dad had to go on a dangerous trip to France and John (Almost 11) was brave enough to ask his father if he could go. Adams attended schools in Paris and Amsterdam. His studies allowed him to join the junior class at Harvard University, and he graduated in 1787. Adams studied law for three years, and in 1790, he began his own practice.
He was married in 1885 with Ellen Axson, having three daughters. In 1912 Wilson was elected President of the United States and then he was re-elected again in 1916. In an interview of mine with Woodrow Wilson I asked him about his childhood, education, personal and political life. In a question about where he was born and his childhood he said, “I was born in Staunton, Virginia in December 28, 1856. But not long after I was
THESIS: “Their Finest Hour” by Winston Churchill brought Great Britain together, giving people hope and strength in a time of need. Winston Churchill was born November thirtieth, 1874 “to an aristocratic family” (“Winston Churchill”). He was in the military and became a journalist. Eventually, however, he took after his father and went into politics. Churchill was in British Parliament, and “served as minister of war and air and colonial secretary under Prime Minister David Lloyd George” (“Winston Churchill”).
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States, in his first inaugural address, expounds how America will combat the Great Depression. Throughout his address, Roosevelt attempts to boost the morale of the American people, give them the confidence that situations will ameliorate, unite the country, and make it known that he is working alongside them. He adopts a concerned yet uplifting tone in order to develop a sense of trust and hope in the American people. Roosevelt commences his address by sparking optimism in the listeners and assuring he will give them nothing but complete candor. He provides citizens with a sense of comfort by affirming that the nation “will revive and will prosper.” He enlightens Americans that fear is making matters worse and the only thing they “have to fear is fear itself.” Roosevelt provides this information in order to revitalize the nation “in these critical days.” By attempting to appease the somber emotions of the American people, Roosevelt translates his commiseration for and belief in the nation.
Growing up in his uncle’s Boston mansion, Hancock was tutored for a year and then attended Boston Latin School. In his spare time, Hancock learned the fine art of handwriting, and the result of those teachings can be shown in his lavish signature on the Declaration of Independence. After Hancock graduated the Boston Latin School in 1754, he attended Harvard College at the adolescent age of 13. At the time, Hancock was described as noble and refined, at medium height, having delicately prim hair, a charming face, and extravagant clothing. Graduating college and working in his uncle’s importing business for six years,
Born in 1767, Andrew Jackson grew a military career into political fame. Elected in 1828, he began an era of so-called Jacksonian Democracy with his party, the Democratic party. During his presidency, Jackson tackled three major issues: the rechartering of the Second Bank of the United States, the Nullification Crisis, and rising tension between the native Indian Americans and Georgians who wanted to expand. He died in 1845, at the age of 78, at his homestead, the Hermitage. Childhood & Career Andrew Jackson was born in 1767 to poor Scotts-Irish parents.
In 1993, Locke defeated his opponent by 54% of votes, and elected as King County 's first Asian-American executive. In 1996, Locke was elected as Washington 's 21th governor, which make him the first Asian-American governor in U.S history, tenure of 1997-2005. On October 1st, 1997, he had his first International tour after he became the governor of Washington State, went to Tokyo, Beijing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Hong Kong and other places, in order to promote bilateral trade between Washington State and those
Following college, he moved to Washington D.C. to work for the Hill and to aide Senator Bob Kasten. He later ran for the House in 1998, becoming a member at the age of 28. In 2012, Paul Ryan ran as the Republican vice presidential candidate and lost the election. Afterwards, in 2015, he became Speaker of the House and is currently serving his third year and second term in this position. The House Majority Whip and representative for the First Congressional District of Louisiana is Steve Scalise.