To start off the owner and founder of the company and theme parks, Walt Disney was born the fourth of five children to a poor family who owned a farm in Marceline, Missouri (Nix). It was in this small town that he was encouraged to pursue his interest in drawing from his aunt and his neighbor. But due to his family’s poverty his father had to sell the farm and relocated the family to Kansas City (Nix). Due to several circumstances Walt’s father sold his newspaper route in Kansas and moved to Chicago to work in a jelly and fruit juice company. It is here that Walt dropped out of high school at age 16 because he drew constantly and did not pay attention in class.
Audie Leon Murphy born in Kingston, Texas on June 20, 1925, he was the seventh child of twelve to Josie Bell and Emmett Berry Murphy. The murphys were sharecroppers, sharecropping is a system of agriculture where the landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crops produced of their land. Murphy’s father, Emmett, had no plan on how to feed his family, Emit drifted in and out of his family’s life and soon he deserted them. To help support his family Audie dropped out of school in 5th grade and started picking cotton for a dollar a day. Audie Murphy also helped feed his mother and siblings by going hunting for rabbits and small animals around their property eventually he became very skilled with a rifle.
Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson served as the 7th President of the United States of America from March 4, 1829 – March 4, 1837. Born on March 15th 1767 on the border of North and South Carolina, Although Jackson said he was from South Carolina. Before we get into Jackson actually Presidency let me first inform you on the crazy journey that led him there. Jackson was the son of Irish Immigrants, and didn’t receive much formal schooling growing up. When he was 13 the British invaded the Carolinas and in the battling of it his mother and 2 brothers died, as a result we see where Jackson got his unresolved indifference towards Great Britain.
Then in the year 1839 he patented his first invention,the rice planter. He then moved to ST. Louis in 1844 to work in a dry goods store,in which he made a wheat drill,and manufactured seed planters.
George Washington grew up in a time when we were still owned by England. As he was growing up he learned English customs, they liked tea and had one ruler that had total control over the country. He worked on the farm and helped around the house all day. He helped Britain win the Ohio Valley, against the French. As he got older the Stopped helping Britain and started fighting for freedom.
Born May 18, 1952 in a small Texas town called Poteet, George Strait began his life as a small town boy and worked up to be a Country Music Legend. Raised by a single father in the small Texas town, George was taught to ride horses and how to rope, like many country folk do, but late in life learned to play, write, and sing music. (Carlin) When George was in fourth grade his mother and father decide to get a divorce.
Carver was born in two slaves in 1860 in Diamond, Grove, Missouri. Once he was older, he applied to a college and not only got accepted but received a scholarship. Things started to get bad when the university president found out George was a “regro”. His scholarship got withdrawn. Over the years he applied to other places and continued on with his education.
He could read French, Greek, Italian, and Latin as a boy. (“Alexander Pope” Britannica school) In 1700 ALexander moved to Binfield. (“Alexander Pope” Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia) One of Alexander's earliest writings was “Ode on Solitude” and it is said he wrote it at age 12.
It was there I had to start school again went to kinder garden to the first five grade’s. I was a slow learning student when I started out. I stared out in a slow learns dis ability. But by Jr high I was doing better and learning a lot of stuff like math and whatever I wanted to take.
Shakespeare made a hasty marriage to Anne Hathaway, who was eight years senior to him. They had three children: two daughters and a son. Not much is known about his early life in London but he was attracted towards theatre and stage and got employed as an actor in the plays of Ben Jonson and many
Louis and after resurrecting his marriage, Grant tried his hand at farming and built his family a massive house on his father-in-law 's farm. However, even with his in-laws ' help and loans of money and slaves, Grant could not make the farm work, and was reduced to selling firewood on the street corner in St. Louis. Eventually, in 1859, he admitted failure and headed for home with his family. Grant 's father offered him a place in the family store in Galena, Illinois, where he worked until war clouds again began to gather with the presidential Election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860.
Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in western Virginia at Shadwell plantation (“Thomas Jefferson”). Jefferson spent most of his childhood roaming the woods and studying his books at a plantation in the Virginia Piedmont (“Thomas Jefferson”). At age nine, Jefferson attended boarding school until he was sixteen where he excelled in classical languages. Throughout his childhood, his education was excellent because of his father. Then in 1760, he enrolled in the College of William and Mary were he took classes of science, mathematics, rhetoric, philosophy, and literature (“Thomas Jefferson”).
Then he decided to work in a soup factory, but wasn’t a huge fan of working there and that 's when Vigil decided that he was going to start hauling milk with only two milk trucks. That is how Viessman trucking first got started. Four years later, Vigil ended up dying in a trucking accident, but my grandfather Cliff and all seven of his children decided to make Viessman trucking into a big family business. Soon Viessmans went from two trucks to four hundred trucks.
Shinin in the South I’s born in 1901 in Dyess, Arkansas where my daddy grew cotton and tabacca and other small crops we’d need to live on. Mamma just helped around the farm and did whatever was needed, I stayed around the house until i was old nuff’ to get out on the farm and help pick. My daddy did shine on the side to help us out with money but the prohibition started in 1919 when i was ten years old. This act made the distillation and sale of liquor illegal. I was mad about this
George Washington was America’s most essential man. He experienced the loss of his father at a young age, yet he became a successful plantation owner, a major in the Virginia militia, a politician, a general and the first president of the United States of America. Though he experienced many adversities in life he was able to take these experiences and use them to better a country. George Washington created a new government for the United Sates of America in his own image which was moral, fair and responsible because of his own life experiences as a general, politician and entrepreneur. George Washington was born on February 22nd, 1732.