After college Hamilton enlisted in the U.S. military and fought in the Revolutionary War against Britain. He played a huge roll in the war when he was appointed captain of his platoon, and soon after became the senior aide to General Washington. After the war hamilton was elected to the Congress of the Confederation. He soon resigned and began to practice law. Hamilton soon became the leading cabinet member in the new government lead by George Washington.
The Life of Tokugawa Ieyasu In a small, insignificant samurai clan, was Tokugawa Ieyasu. When we picture a samurai general, we don’t usually see a patient one, but Tokugawa Ieyasu was one. “He was born as the only son of a small and struggling warlord in the province of Mikawa, somewhat to the north of present day Nagoya” (colombia.edu). Out of the many generals that fought in the sengoku jidai, he was one that became very famous. In the battle of Mikatagahara, he was allying with Oda Nobunaga which helped him during that battle.
Dwight enrolled as a soldier even though his parents were against war. Dwight graduated from West Point in 1915.After college he became Second Lieutenant of Fort Sam Houston. Soon after he graduated from college he married Mamie Doud. In that same year he was promoted to First Lieutenant of Fort Sam Houston. he had a son named Doud Eisenhower who died of Scarlet Fever at the age of 3.
Could he trust Rudolf Hess to help him with important matters? The answer is yes. Once they were released from prison, Adolf Hitler made Rudolf Hess his personal secretary. This confirmed that he trusted Rudolf Hess with many secretive plans. Similarly, in 1939, Adolf Hitler chose Rudolf Hess to be the second in line to be head of Germy if anything were to happen to him and the number one person which was SOMEONE (UXL Biographies 2).
He also became the 18th President of the United States. Ulysses S. Grant impacted many people. Ulysses S. Grant was an average man. Grant went to West Point Military Academy and after graduating was stationed in St. Louis where he met his future wife. According to the Rector and Visitor of The University of Virginia, Grant
In the year 1936, an essay entitled “Shooting an Elephant” was written by George Orwell in response to British imperialism. Orwell grew up in the imperial system; first his father then he himself worked within the imperial system. The essay was written after Orwell had retired from his job in imperial controlled Burma, and had “committed himself to democratic socialism, which included anti-imperialism philosophy” back in England(Kelly 307). Orwell explains in his essay that imperialism influences the people within its system to leave behind their morals. Orwell’s work within imperialism swayed his original standing on issues he once strongly believed in.
Oda Nobunaga, one of the great unifiers, had a lowly start similar to Soun Hojo. Oda, a young daimyo during the 1560's, was attacked by one of Japan's most powerful daimyos, Imagawa Yoshimoto. After breaking through the border of Nobunaga's fortresses, Yoshimoto grew complacent and oblivious. Nobunaga seized this opportunity to turn the tides of the battle; Yoshimoto was killed, and Nobunaga instantly rose in power. Within eight years of defeating Yoshimoto, Nobunaga in 1568 entered Kyoto and deposed of the last Ashikaga Shogun,
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States and attended Columbia Law School as well as Harvard University. During his presidency, the United States was blindsided by a malicious attack from Japanese forces at Pearl Harbor. In his address to the Nation speech that followed, he effectively convinces the American people and Congress that war on Japan is the best option by using strong word choice and a sense of nationalism to draw emotion from his audience. These appeals to pathos, along with integrating a clear call-to-action for the American people, creates an effective argument for his speech. To begin, Roosevelt’s strong use of language, which is seen throughout the speech, creates an emotional response among his audience and exemplifies the way he uses appeals to pathos
Josef Stalin served as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union 's Central Committee from 1922 until his death in 1953. During World War II became the Party 's leader and absolute ruler of the Soviet Union. Under his leadership, the Soviet Union played a major role in the defeat of Hitler 's Germany during World War II. A couple years into World War II Stalin demanded the immediate assistance of the Allied nations, believing that his nation bore the brunt of the war against Germany. Stalin promotes an image of himself as a great benevolent leader and hero of the Soviet Union.
Introduction In 1876, Captain Nathan Algren, an ex- United States Army Captain is traumatized by experience fighting in the civil war and Indian war. Algren accepts a job by a Japanese businessman to train the Imperial Japanese Army to inhibit a samurai rebellion, led by Katsumoto Moritsugu. He sails to Japan. Most of the soldiers being trained are just slightly better than peasants and farmers that are not experienced. The training is cut off when the samurai rebels attack a railroad owned by Omura (Joshi, 2015).
GHOULISH GOBBLEDYGOOK Imagine that when you die you could transform into a ghoul. If you transformed into a ghoul, what would you want your name to be? If I were a ghoul my name would be Hideki Tojo. He was the Prime Minister and Army Minister of Imperial Japan, and he waged unprovoked wars against China, USA, Netherlands, and France. In the beginning of World War II he was winning wars, and the people of Imperial Japan loved him.
An event that caused this significant battle was the death of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the shogun of Japan at the time. Toyotomi Hideyoshi was the shogun who finished what the previous shogun, Oda Nobunaga, was unable to complete. He was able to unite the whole of Japan. At the age of 62, he passed away left his 8 year old son to be his heir. He appointed 5 regents to rule Japan for his son for the current time as he was close to death.
His response on this was, “Being the President of the most powerful country in the world is not easy, especially during the WWI. We declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917, which led to the United States taking part in the WWI and helping the Allies win the war.” Except getting known for his leadership during the war, Wilson was also known for his attempt to establish the League of Nations and the “Fourteen Points” which he proposed during the Paris Peace Conference as the basis for peace treaty. Woodrow Wilson also talked about his famous myth of being described as the world’s most overburdened person saying, “It is true that being the President of the United States is not easy and you have to carry the load of not only the U.S. but every country in the world and also your day is full and you have to work every minute. But I see it more as an honor and privilege than as a job to be the President, so this makes it
James A. Garfield The 20th president was James A. Garfield. In 1862 James joins the army and led Brigade at middle Creek; against Confederate troops (Freidel). At the age of 31 Garfield worked so hard that he became the brigadier general about two years later he became major general of volunteers. In 1862 James made another big step he got elected for congress (freidel). As James was working with the congress he was very close friends with Abraham Lincoln and as they had long conversations Lincoln persuaded him to resign his commission (Freidel).