Benjamin Franklin Through his efforts to influence and inspire the world, Benjamin Franklin led America to reach new heights that would eventually make it the strongest nation known to man. As one of the most involved men in the United States during his time, he managed to transform America and change it into the country its citizens love today. There are many ways that Franklin provoked the lives of the American people during his life. Even after his death, the whole nation carried on its motivation that was sparked by Benjamin Franklin.
When Washington became commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, he proved to be a better general than any military strategist. He was able to keep his poorly trained, malnutritious, and less equipped soldiers intact. He was a major key factor in winning the war against Britain and keeping American morale alive when there was no hope left. However, by the end of the war, Washington surrendered his title as General of the Continental Army; allowing civilian control of the military. George Washington presided over the Constitutional Convention which tried to do a peaceful overthrow of the pristine American government.
The effects of sexual or physical abuse can also last for a long time, especially as mentally, physically and emotionally underdeveloped as a child is. Some children can cope very well with very horrible situations while others can be very distressed by a minor incident. However, having to go through the court system shortly after the abuse occurred will surely take a toll on the child. Having the child relive the trauma multiple times by having them testify in court in front of their abuse, which is especially traumatic as in some countries such as the United States have a right to confront their accuser; and having them go through sometimes multiple interviews would create harmful short-term as well as long-term effects on the child.
When most people hear the name George Washington they automatically think first President of the United States. However, though he was the first president he was also so much more. George Washington is by far the most important figure in the history of the United States. Against all military odds, he liberated the thirteen colonies from the superior forces of the British Empire and presided over the process to produce and ratify a Constitution that has lasted for more than two hundred years. In two terms as President, he set that Constitution to work with such success that, by the time he finally retired, America was well on its way to becoming the most powerful and richest nation on earth.
One of our greatest leaders was George Washington who was one of the many curtail reasons for the Independence, due to his skills, strategy, and knowledge of the terrain. To win the war Washington had to have many different war skills, due to his 40 years of service he was able to accomplish this. He had also proven his skills and knowledge in many different wars. He also knew many different strategies, considering how many battles he was in Washington probably picked up some of their strategies and tweaked them a bit, while also having some of his own strategies. On June 15, 1775, the delegates of the Continental Congress unanimously elected George Washington to command all the continental forces.
American history illustrates the formation, development, and defeat of colonies. Throughout American history there have been many monumental leaders who have displayed outstanding leadership. These examples of leadership have led to victories, the expansion of colonies, and the creation of rights. Additionally, the histories of America’s battles have resulted in the freedoms that we experience today. George Washington was a significant figure in American history through his demonstrations of leadership and courage.
The American revolution is one of the most important events in American history. It had taken millions to make this happen, including General Washington. Washington was an outstanding general to had brought hope into the minds of his people in a time of despair. Inexperienced in running such a huge army he made the impossible, possible. He had led his army through the crucial weather, disease and several hardships.
The Confederacy was like a fire. The north tried to smother it, but there was still a flame left. At that point all you could do was wait for it to burn out. The Civil war brought about a lot of hate and sectionalism between the North and South. Even after the war the flame of the Confederacy still burned.
In the essay “Doing Nothing Is Something”, author Anna Quindlen uses the rhetorical strategies Ethos, Pathos, and Logos to encourage children today to spend more time doing nothing. Quindlen believes children in America are overscheduled and never have time to explore their creativity that presents itself while the mind is idle. Parents, being the target audience of this essay, should allow their child downtime to explore their mind and creativity. Ethos is used by an author to establish credibility to support an argument.