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.
He later became judge of the Superior Court of Tennessee, but he resigned soon after to devote himself to his plantation. By the time the War of 1812 had broken out, Jackson has attained the position of Major General in the Tennessee militia. It was after a battle versus Creek Indians in present day Alabama that he was given his nickname “Old Hickory”. Jackson became a national hero when successfully defeated the British in the Battle of New Orleans. The British suffered over two thousand casualties while a ragtag group of American militia only suffered only 71 casualties.
Andrew Jackson was birthed March 15, 1767, in a region between North and South Carolina. Jackson’s parents were Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson, who emigrated from the country of Ireland in 1765. While growing up, Jackson stayed with a large extended family and received a very rocky education, which put him in a lot of tough predicaments. When Jackson reached the age of 13, he went as a courier in the Revolutionary War. Jackson had a brother named Hugh who died by heatstroke in the Stono Ferry Battle in 1779, and afterwards, Jackson and his other brother Robert got captured by the British.
John Pope In 1770 John Pope was born in prince William County, Virginia. He inter the war of 1812 he was unsuccessful to serving a single term in the us military. Win he was a young kid he lost his arm to a farming accent. His father put him in a privet school in bartend, Kentucky. He went to marry college in marry college he stead law for the state of Kentucky.
Tragically, in 1868, his wife passed away. Vanderbilt didn’t stay alone very long, for in 1869, he married another cousin. When they wed Vanderbilt was seventy-five years old and she was only thirty. At this point he put his son William in charge of the Hudson Railroad and Vanderbilt gave him orders to close Albany Bridge in New York, which blockaded the freight of other railroad companies. The owners of the other railroads
He was born in a log cabin near the town of Detroit.He was the son of a cavalryman under general Joseph Wheeler.John entered vanderbilt university at age 18,but only stayed there for one semester. He was the thirty-second vice-president of the united states.He was the most powerful man in congress when he chose to join franklin Delano.Also Garner had his sight set on the house speakership.Then following reelection in 1922,after wich the republicans controlled the house of representatives,Garner became the ranking democrat on the powerful house waves. Garner lived in retirement for 27 years,for outlasting roosevelt and even his protege,that was sam rayburn.Until he died on november 7,1967 days before his
Martin Van Burn was born on December 5, 1782 in New York. In 1812, he was elected as a member of the New York senate, which helped to prove how adequate of a politician he was. After the election of 1824 and the corrupt bargain, Van Buren, William Crawford, Andrew Jackson, John Calhoun, and a number of other Democratic-Republicans banded together to form the Democratic Party. In 1828, Van Buren served as the New York Governor for a few months before Jackson was elected president and chose him as his Secretary of State. For Jackson 's second term Van Buren served as minister to Great Britain and was then elected president in 1837.
John Quincy stayed in Washington for a few months until returning back home to Quincy.After being president he served nine terms in Congress from 1830 till passing away in 1848.Being the most outspoken congressman to stand against the Anti-Slavery Congressional Career he earned the nickname Old Man Eloquent.On February 21,1848 , life-threatening stroke hit John Quincy minutes after he cast a vote about Army Officers serving in the Mexican War. Two days later, John Quincy slipped into a coma and shortly passed away after. At the age of eighty John Quincy passed away a former president and congressman and husband. The funeral was open casket to let the friends and family be able to view the body .He left all of his books and papers to his son Charles Francis , His home was divided between his wife , daughter in law ,his second son and granddaughter. Some facts about John Quincy Adams are one of the first facts about him is that he was very educated and that he studied in Paris ,Amsterdam and many other places as well.
The Northern States and the Southern States have always been different. The Northern States were against slavery and the Southern States were not. Slavery was such a big issue back then because for the South that was their way of living and how they made money. For the North, they viewed it as an immoral thing and that there shouldn’t be slavery in the U.S. Other factors beside slavery caused the South to leave which lead to the Civil War. The Southern States seceded from the Union because of slavery, political issues, and economic differences.
When James Long was in Texas he was captured in Monterrey Mexico and later died there, but Jane wouldn’t know till months later. When Jane heard of her husband 's death she moved her and her family to San Felipe and opened a fruitful boarding school. Many meetings took place at the boarding school and it is said the Stephen F. Austin delivered an amazing speech calling Texans to war. After Texas won independence from Mexico, Jane settled in Fort Bend County and opened another boarding house and a plantation. Jane’s Plantation was valued at over $10,000 in 1850, and by 1861 she had 19 slaves valued at $13,300 and about 2,000 acres.
Jackson then later became the first senate in the House of Representatives for the new state, Tennessee. He ran for president in the election of 1824, but lost to John Q. Adams. Jackson then won the next election, in 1828. During this time his wife, Rachel, died because of a stress related heart attack. Jackson’s military career started when he was at the age of thirteen.
Ulysses S. Grant (named Hiram Ulysses Grant) was born on April 27, 1822. Grant began his military career graduating Westpoint as an average student in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War along with Robert E. Lee, a man he would be facing on the battlefield nearly fifteen years later. Grant came to an early retirement in 1854 but after struggling monetarily in civilian life he rejoined the Union army in 1861. Grant was the most famous Union General in the Civil War.
He thought they were sacrificing their principles to economic interests. When the Wilmot Proviso was passed, Yancey did not like it at all. His tried to pass the Alabama Platform. The platform would let slave owners take their property into territories, it would make Congress protect slave owners rights everywhere, and recognize that the Democratic Part could only elect pro-slavery candidates to national office. But the Democratic Party declined it twice, once in 1848, and another time in
The seventh President of the U.S was known as Andrew Jackson. He served two terms from years 1829 to 1837. Jackson grew up in South Carolina, attended local schools and joined “the Army at age 13 during the American Revolution” (The Library of Congress). Before being successfully elected as President, Andrew Jackson studied law in his late teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee. As a heroic general, Jackson also defeated the British at New Orleans in the War of 1812 (White House Historical Association).
Jackson owned more than a hundred slaves in Nashville. He was the very first man to be elected in the House of Representatives from Tennessee. But before he was a politician he was a soldier. In fact, he had lead the American Army to the most surprising victory in history as we know it. It was the Battle of New Orleans, where he defeated the British and became a national hero.