At a very young age he learned about politics and religion from his parents. He attended the Boston Latin School and graduated from Harvard University in 1740. His father loaned him some money to start his own business, but he gave half the money to his friend so Adams was out of money in no time. Adams had a major impact on the world with his many accomplishments.
Though not an outstanding student, he graduated in 1848 in the top third of his class. Also, Chester was named after the doctor that delivered him. His first son died randomly when he was only the age of three. On September 9 was the exact day Chester Arthur became the twenty- first president of the United States
He attended a boarding school for five years, and then attend the College of New Jersey—now known as Princeton University. There he studied mainly philosophy. James Madison graduated in 1771, although he stayed a while long to continue studies with the colleges president Reverend John Witherspoon. James Madison really got his start in 1776 at the Virginia Convention, as Orange County 's
In 1810, three year old Henry attended his first school, a private school, alongside his older brother, Stephen Longfellow. At this school, Henry and his older brother meet the stern, autocratic teacher, Ma'am Fellows. Some time passes and Henry and his brother transfer to a public school. They continued to move from school to school before settling down at Portland Academy, where they remained before enrolling in college. At thirteen, Henry passed the Bowdoin College entrance exam, but he didn't attend the college till he was fourteen because, his parents decided it would be best for him to complete his education at Portland Academy.
Volleyball was invented by William G. Morgan in Holyoke, Massachusetts. William G. Morgan was the born in Lockport, NY on January 23, 1870 to George Henry Morgan and Nancy Chatfield. He was the oldest of his siblings. He graduated high school at Northfield Mount Hermon School and then moved on to attend the YMCA International Training School which was later renamed Springfield College. In the summer of 1895, Morgan moved to Holyoke where he continued to work for the YMCA and became the director of Physical Education.
Joseph Grew was born May 27,1880 in Boston, MA and died May 25,1965. He was the son of Edward Sturgis Grew, a wool merchant, and Annie Crawford Clark Grew. Grew attended Harvard after graduating from a boys preparatory school “Groton”. Grew married Alice Perry and had 4 daughters. His first job was as a clerk at the American consulate in Cairo, Egypt.
The chose was Harvard; his teacher Joseph Marsh was a Harvard graduate himself. Marsh took Adams to Harvard for his examination by the President and Masters of the university. Adams was tariffed by going, but did not want to let his father and school master down. Adams was accepted to Harvard and granted a partial scholarship. Adams would say after “I was as light when I came home, as I had been when I went” (McCullough 34).
As one of the leading non-violent figures of the 20th century, Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2nd October 1869 in a town called Porbandar, situated on the Indian coast. His father was a man named Karamchand Gandhi, who served as the chief minister of the town. At his middle school and high school, Gandhi was a mediocre student. However, he would later find out he was talented when dealing with the masses and major political powers. Gandhi was sent to Britain to study law because his parents were able to afford it.
Holmes responded right away. Even though he had not yet completed his last year of college, Holmes immediately signed up as a private in the Massachusetts militia. By April 25, he was in basic training at Fort Independence in Boston harbor. He had to stop going to his classes at Harvard, although he did take his final exams and graduate. Assigned to the Twentieth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, this scholar-warrior learned in July 1861 of his commission as a first lieutenant as he was walking on a Boston street carrying an open copy of Hobbes’s Leviathan he was reading.
Sir Alexander Fleming was born August 6th 1881 in Lochfield, Scotland. He was born to Hugh Fleming and his second wife Grace Morton. At the tender age of seven Alexander’s father died and it fell upon his mother and oldest brother, Thomas, to keep both the family and the farm afloat. From here on Fleming showed a natural intelligence, uncommon for both his age and upbringing. At the age of 13 Fleming moved to London following his brothers John and Thomas, who were physicians.There he attended Regent Street Polytechnic for two years (Scientists: Their Lives and Works par 2).
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.