Personally, I would choose Thomas Jefferson as he seemed to be a master of several trades. Other than being well known as the third U.S. president and as the author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson mastered many disciplines, which ranged from surveying and mathematics to horticulture and mechanics. Jefferson had a keen interest in religion and philosophy which earned him the presidency of the American Philosophical Society, was well versed in linguistics and spoke several languages, founded the University of Virginia, and was a prolific letter writer. As an architect, Jefferson departed from the Georgian style of the day.
With a plethora of books on varying subject matters, the world of literature is almost endless. Quality books and authors often camouflage further meaning behind a character, theme or symbol providing a treasure for readers willing to search. Ray Bradbury includes a hidden treasure in his novel Fahrenheit 451 by contrasting two of his main characters. The overall message of the story describes a futuristic society with many technological advancements, and the prohibition of books, where Ray Bradbury shows how devastating a society is with mindless technology and lack of quality literature and interactions. However, by exploring the juxtaposition between the characters Mildred and Clarisse, a further meaning can be found through their differing
Besides being famous for his books, he’s also rebellious, writing articles that uses satire to ridicule the imperial system of the US government. Aside from being anti-imperialist, he is against racism, published many books that were controversial because it’s contains racist language although it’s main purpose was to show the life of a boy on a slave state. When Samuel was 4 years old, his family moved to a nearby town named Hannibal. His father, John Clemens, have many jobs.
James Bradley did a lot of researches and gathered too many information which he qualified to write the book and his book is being New York Times bestsellers. First of all, the author started telling who the flag raisers are. His own father John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, Harlon
Benjamin Franklin Rough Draft An author, printer, political theorist, politician, free mason, post master, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. Who would 've known that someone were all of these things listed. Well, only one person who is intelligent enough and that I know who can be all of these things listed, which is Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin had many accomplishments, but one of his accomplishments was making a library.
The French statesman Jacques Turgot once said of him: “he snatched lightning from the sky, and the scepter from tyrants.” Mr. Turgot is referring to Benjamin Franklin. Most people only remember Benjamin Franklin as a founding fathers, but he was so much more then that. Franklin was an inventor, a diplomat, a printer, and a writer. Mr. Franklin’s many different accomplishments changed the World for the better.
Apart from his tremendous writing skills, Franklin was also known for being an inventor and a scientist. He started to explore the many aspects of electricity in 1746 and was the first one to name the electrical charges as “positive” and “negative”; moreover, he created the lighting rod, which was a crucial invention
Benjamin Franklin, the Man Born Ahead of his Time To commence, Benjamin Franklin self-taught himself by reading books because of his love for learning, he once said “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” He, a sophisticated genius, was a renowned inventor, politician, and scientist who greatly transformed the ideas of the current world. As a founding father, he helped create the freedoms of the American people as the country was gaining its independence from Britain. Also, he demonstrated that lightning was electricity, which led to his invention of the lightning rod. Benjamin Franklin's ideas, though only receiving two years of formal education, had profound effects on the world of technology through his bifocals, the political
Pedings Collin Pedings Hensley English 11/ Second Period 27 February 2018 Part 12: Rough Draft #1 Mark Twain can be considered as one of the greatest writers in American literature. Mark Twain’s writing career started out in a printing company where he created humorous cartoons and short articles.
The Interesting life of Robert Frost “In three words I can sum up everything i've learned about life: it goes on” (___). This quote means this writer must have gone through alot, because that's the mindset you have to have for a hard life. Robert Frost used a a form of writing from New England. The first ever Pulitzer Prize winner lived long enough to be considered many times for the Nobel award,but was continually disregarded presumably because of his support for dictators Pinochet and Jorge Rafael Videla. Unlike Tolstoy,he was much distressed to have never been awarded the Nobel Prize.
How does a historical figure from the 1700’s have his name on biographies, hip hop tracks, and “The Federalist Papers”? Alexander Hamilton may not have written his own biography or hip hop/musical theatre albums about himself, but he will always be remembered as a phenomenal writer. He wrote his way out of poverty. He wrote down his oppositions of Britain’s governing of the colonies. He impressed George Washington so much with, not just his combat skills, but, his skills with the pen that he made Hamilton his writing correspondent during the American Revolution war.
Gordon S. Wood, “the preeminent historian of the Revolution”, is a well known American historian who has received several awards such as the Pulitzer and Bancroft Prize for his historical books. In his book, The American Revolution: A History, he breaks down the key events based on his experiences and knowledge on the Revolutionary period. Wood was born in Concord, Massachusetts on November 27,1933. Wood teaches at many liberal renowned universities such as Brown, Cambridge, Northwestern , and Harvard. Now being eighty one years old, he recently retired from Brown University and lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
Much of Franklin's retirement was gentlemanly. Wood demonstrates this when explaining Franklin's electrical experiments, public service, and his politics. "By the early 1760s Franklin had become a thoroughgoing imperialist and royalist," Wood concludes (91). Though Franklin admired the British king greatly and reveled in how great the British Empire was. It was around the late 1750s and 1768 in particular that Franklin began struggling for royal government in Pennsylvania, a proprietary colony, that Wood believes Franklin began identifying himself as an Englishman.
Thomas Jefferson, a founding father, was one of the main people that had to do with the passing of the Declaration of Independence. He was married to Martha Jefferson and had a total of eight children. Also, he was the third president of the United States of America. In this article, he tries to persuade James Madison to give citizens their freedom and to not keep them as slaves. James Madison, also one of the founding fathers, was the fourth president of the United States of America.
Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 to April 17, 1790) was a Founding Father and a polymath, inventor, scientist, printer, politician, freemason and diplomat. Franklin helped to draft the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. As an inventor, Benjamin Franklin has created numerous contraptions but the focus is going to be his creation of the Bifocals. As Benjamin Franklin aged, his vision, which had never been great, deteriorated even further. Like many of the instances in his life when an ongoing challenge presented itself, Franklin devised an invention that would help him to see long distances and be able to continue his favorite hobby, reading.