Rick Perry was elected governor of Texas in late 2000, when Governor George W. Bush resigned to become the president of the United States. Since I was allowed to choose one of ten governors from the modern era of the state government, I chose him for my essay because he has a great amount of integrity, he is a good man. Rick Perry was born on March 4, 1950. He is a wonderful man and he has been a great Texas Governor. But there is another reason that I selected him as my governor because from what I have read about him when he served as a governor of Texas from 2000-2015, there are some interested fact that caught my attention.
With these talents, he helped General Sam Houston build the Houston in Raven Hill, thirteen miles east of Huntsville, supervised the household while General Sam Houston was away, and went to political meetings with General Sam Houston. While aiding General Sam Houston in his political affairs, Joshua Houston met some of the most important men in the state. In the 1850’s General Sam Houston allowed Joshua Houston to be a stagecoach and keep part of the money he earned (Littlejohn and Bowman). Not long after that, in the fall of 1862, General Sam Houston read about Abraham Lincoln 's Emancipation Proclamation and freed all of his slaves, but Joshua Houston, like many of the other slaves, stayed with General Sam Houston until his death in July 1863 (Littlejohn and Bowman). After General Sam Houston’s death, Joshua Houston moved to
He is the youngest brother and he has only one brother. Brent Spiner was born 1949 to his birth parents Sylvia and Jack Spiner in Houston Texas. Brent's father died when he was only 10 months old . Because of this , his mother remarried and her new husband (Brent’s stepfather)
He also knew how to handle tough situations. It was the 28th of August, in the year 1908 when the 36th President of the United States was born. Johnson was born near the city of Stonewall, Texas (Falkof, 1989). He was the oldest of the five Johnson kids. His Grandmother Baines described Lyndon as the extraordinary child.
Although there are five emperors, I compare Augustus Ceasar to Marcus Arelius. They both had lots of achievements for their empire, which made them unforgettable. Marcus Arelius was a very successful man leading the Roman Army to a victory against the Parthian Empire in the eastern part of Central Europe. While fighting and defeating many other rulers he accomplished in the Marcomannic Wars. As same with Augustus Ceaser, he also had many wars that he was successful in.
“Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.” Words of the famous 7th president, Andrew Jackson. During his time in office he made decisions that affected the history of the world forever. Jackson was a man of respect and independence. He made a way for himself in his early years that led to him becoming a well-known American general. Being a well-known general led him to run for president and eventually impacting the United States in ways that still remain around today.
The Russians greeted the proposal with silence, but were so cordial throughout the meeting that tensions relaxed. Suddenly in September, 1955, Eisenhower suffered a heart attack in Denver, Colorado. After several weeks of rest and recovery. He was elected for his second term as President. In domestic policy the President pursued a middle course, continuing most of the New Deal and Fair Deal programs, emphasizing a balanced budget.
history. But, the most alike and have an increasing amount of conspiracies theories are Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy assassinations. They are still greatly missed and talked about the most out of the four. Both men were heroes during their time and both were greatly respected. Even so, Lincoln was born into poor home and Kennedy was born into a rich home, they were able to accomplish many great things during their time in office.
When president Reagan was elected on November 4, 1980 he was the oldest man ever elected at the age of 69. Then after his first term in the white house, he was reelected on November 6, 1984 at the age of 73. People say that Reagan had this charm that made it easy for him to connect with citizens on the as well at people that he worked with to keep earth running. They say "Reagan 's legacy
Dwight D. Eisenhower was a very stubborn man who many said was born to lead. He was popular, well liked, and respected by people around him his entire life. He was a person who helped lead his country though one of the hardest times of its history. David Dwight Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890 to David Eisenhower and Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower (Peterson). He was raised in Denison, Texas as one of seven sons (Peterson).
Joseph Kennedy preached to his kids “When the going gets tough, the tough get going” (“Life of John F. Kennedy”). Both Rose and Joseph Kennedy raised phenomenal kids, each and every one of them grew up to be something in life. John F. Kennedy remarkably stood out over his brothers and sisters, he had the kind of charm anyone admired. Early in Kennedy’s career he engaged in journalism that soon led him to joining the House of Representatives in 1946. “At this point he was mainly concerned with domestic politics and showed few signs of the internationalism for which he later became famous” (Kennedy, John F.).
One of Hogg’s last public addresses was at the banquet in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt in Dallas on April 5, 1905. On March 3, 1906, Hogg died in the home of his partner, Frank Jones, in Houston. He was buried in Austin. James Hogg lived a very amazing life. He became famous for impromptu, was elected county attorney of Wood County in 1878, was governor of Texas from 1891 to 1895, married Sarah Ann Stinson and had four kids; his only daughter 's name was Ima Hogg.
Stephen F Austin was a very important person to texas ; at first stephen was an american pioneer then he became the state legislature from 1814 to 1820. In 1819 stephen moved to arkansas and became district judge then found out that his father moses was in debt. August 1820 stephen moved to Louisiana to pay off the debts of his father in New Orleans. On June 1821 stephen 's father died which left him with the 300 families right after that stephen got 750 more families to go to spanish texas.When stephen went to texas the mexicans started fighting over land and how many people were coming to texas from america. In 1833 stephen went to mexico city to clear up some business with the Mexican Government.
Although relatively poor family . Ronald Reagan 40th president of the united states also he use to be a radio announcer for WOC radio station in Davenport iowa and then he moved to WHO in des moines . In ronald reagan 's early childhood because of his father 's work they moved through several small towns in illinois from chicago to galesburg then to mammouth and then finally settling in dixon illinois . reagan liked solitude his mother was a very influential figure in his early life even though his father was an alcoholic . during high school he was a good athlete and he was student president after graduating high school in 1928 .
Dwight David Eisenhower was born in Denison, Texas, on a stormy night of October 14, 1890 (Perret, 3). He was the third son of David and Ida Eisenhower. His brother 's names were Arthur and Edgar. Before he was even a year old, Dwight and his family moved to Abilene, Kansas. After their move into Kansas, Dwight 's mother game birth to four more boys.