Also when he died, he died with the title of the patriotic leader of the Green Mnt. Boys. He was remembered for taking the British fort at Ticonderoga with Benedict Arnold on May 1775. The Battle fort at Ticonderoga was the first battle ever won by the americans, in the Revolutionary War. Then he moved to Vermont after the French and Indian War.
Topics of discussion) Birth and Childhood information Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. Benjamin Franklin has 17 siblings Benjamin Franklin is the 10th son of a soap maker. Benjamin Franklin when he was 12 years old started helping his brother james in the printing business because he loves to read. When Benjamin Franklin brother james was thrown to jail because of his views Ben takes over as the head printer and when his brother james returns he was not grateful to ben but actually harassing him. Ben decides to run away to philadelphia in 1723 In 1729, Benjamin Franklin owned the newspaper company, the Pennsylvania Gazette.
Abigail then moved with her husband to his farm in Braintree, Massachusetts which he inherited from his father. In 1774, John Adams became a Massachusetts delegate to the Continental Congress, which led to John being separated from his wife for long periods of
Jochem Schoonmaker was a member of a family who came from Germany and Holland and settled in the colony of New York in the early 1600’s. He married Lydia Rosencrans in 1730 and together they had fifteen children. He was a farmer and his descendants continue farming his land to this day in the hamlet of Accord in Rochester. An early 18th century farmstead bearing his name is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. On October 20, 1774 the Articles of Association adopted by “The Freemen, Freeholders and Inhabitants of the City and County of New York” were sent to each county in the state.
Alexander Hamilton was the first united states secretary of the treasury, and was a member of the founding fathers. Hamilton was born out of wedlock on January 11, 1755, and because he was born out of an affair, his father abandoned him and he was raised by his mother. Hamilton enrolled in The King 's College in New York City, now known as Columbia University, in the autumn of 1773 as a private student and officially began attending in May, 1774.
Anh Nguyen HIST 120 online December 12, 2015 Tecumseh and the Quest for Indian Leadership by David Edmunds In this biography, David Edmunds studies the life of legendary Shawnee leader Tecumseh and his pivotal role in defending the Native American way of life. Tecumseh was born to Pucksinwah and his wife Methotaske in March, “1768”, in what is currently known as Ohio (17). Tecumseh had many siblings, Chiksika and Tecumapease were his oldest brother and sister (17). Then came Sauwaseekau who was brother to Tecumseh and another sister named Menewaulakoosee, after her Tecumseh was born, after that two more sons were born and after that a set of triplets that included Tenskwatawa, the Shawnee Prophet. Sadly the triplets were born following the
Thomas Jefferson’s mother, Jane Ranolph Jefferson was from a family that claimed to be descendents of English and Scottish royalty. His father, Peter Jefferson, was successful in farming and was a dexterous surveyor and cartographer, but he sadly died in 1757 leaving slaves and land for Thomas Jefferson. After his father died, he went to study in William and Mary College. After college, he went to study law under George
I’m writing about Abraham Lincoln, the man that made the decision to fight to prevent the nation from splitting apart, the president during the civil war which preserved the united states as one union, and the man that ended slavery. Abraham’s father, Thomas Lincoln, and grandfather, Abraham Lincoln, were born in Rockingham, Virginia. Abraham’s ancestors came from Berks county, Pennsylvania. His family came here only 17 years after the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. One of his ancestors, Samuel Lincoln, founded the Lincoln family in America.
James Mchenry James Mchenry (November 16, 1753 – May 3, 1816) was one of the delegates next to Daniel Carroll, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Luther Martin, and John Francis Mercer who represented Maryland in the Constitutional Convention. He grew up in Ballymena, Ireland. He went to school in Dublin and later moved to Pennsylvania as a colonist when he was 18. 1 year later, his family immigrated to Pennsylvania with him. His dad and his brother started an import business.
Charles Thompson was born in the town Gortede in Ireland on November 29, 1729. His father was John Thomson who was one of the most respectable men of Ulster. Charles was a Patriot leader during the American Revolution. He was the secretary of the Continental Congress of America through 15 years of its existence. Charles died in 1824.
George Washington had a very rough but successful childhood. He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia on February 22, 1732. His father owned plantation, businesses, and mines in many places. When George was eleven, his father died. As a result, he moved to live with his half-brother, Lawrence, on the estate they had inherited from their father.