Still upset about the rough treatment, Monroe ran against Madison for President in 1808. He lost, but was asked to become secretary of state (history.com). All of the hard feelings were gone and the three men became colleagues again. During the War of 1812, Monroe assisted Madison and was promoted to secretary of war. The previous owner, John Armstrong, resigned because of the burning of Washington D.C.
. On January 30th, 1835, Andrew Jackson was nearly assassinated. The assassinator, Richard Lawrence, was an house painter, and went up to Andrew Jackson as he left a funeral in the House chamber of the Capitol building. The Lawrence shot at him, and he missed the shot. Andrew Jackson was 67 years old at the time, confronted Richard, hitting Lawrence several times with his cane that he used for walking.
During his time at Groton, he followed the news of his distant cousin, President Theodore Roosevelt, as he battled the Spanish at war, though that ended quickly. After graduating from Groton, Franklin started college at Harvard, where most young men of his wealthy position go. The reader discovers how he joined the school newspaper and fell in love with Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, whom was his distant cousin. After marrying Eleanor, which his mother disapproved of, and going through law school, Franklin was approached to run for state senator in 1910. As senator, he was known for strongly opposing the corruption in the Tammany Hall political organization.
News of the surrender convinced France to enter the war on the side of the Americans. Once again, Arnold had brought his country a step closer to independence. However, Gates downplayed Arnold’s contributions in his official reports and claimed most of the credit for himself. Meanwhile, Arnold seriously wounded the same leg he had injured at Quebec in the battle. Rendered temporarily incapable of a field command, he accepted the position of military governor of Philadelphia in 1778.
He joined this group because the Stamp Act restricted merchant trade in the colonies and Arnold shared trading ships with a merchant, Adam Babcock. After assaulting a Parliament associate, Arnold was charged with disorderly conduct and was fined. When the Revolutionary War began in 1775, Arnold joined the Continental Army. Working with Ethan Allen and his men, Arnold managed to capture a British official. Later that year he worked to ally Canada with the Patriots, failed miserably, and managed to severely injure his leg.
A commonly debated part of history is the disappearance of two twin princes. Controversial history says the princes logically were killed by their uncle so he could take the crown. However, With no DNA evidence, the two bodies must be taken into hands of congregation for opinions on the verdicts. I believe that the bodies found were Edward V and Richard Duke of York, the sons of Edward IV and Queen Elizabeth Woodville, were killed by Richard of Gloucester, their uncle. He would gain the most by killing the two boys, and he would have loved to get his hands on the throne.
Each Person in the crime to kill Caesar stabbed him in the chest; therefore killing him. Brutus did not consider that Cassius the one the decieved him would want to come in power. When Caesar died Mark Anthony and Brutus each gave a speech about Julius Caesar. The difference between the funeral speeches for Julius Caesar is that Brutus added point and rational speech, while Mark Antony puts sentiment in his speech. But first lets talk about Brutus and what his speech was about.
He created a new army and planned an attack. Napoleon thought he was winning, until he and his troops were defeated in the Battle of Waterloo. His reign consequently came to an end. He was banished from what he once ruled and exiled once again to live his final days on the island of Saint Helena. His cause of death is unknown, but it is suspected to be from stomach cancer.
These actions by the general completely disregarding the law, created by the republic, that stated that generals would not lead troops within Italy proper. This of course created civil war in which the senate of other leading generals disagreed with Caesar’s actions. But still the young Julius prevailed, he eventually defeated those who opposed him and with his belief that the republic would be served better with one unified ruler, he was appointed dictator by the state for a period of 10 years, (www.regent.edu. 6.). Julius never got to experience the full extent of those 10 years because, but a few short years later he was assassinated by multiple members of the senate, to include his good friend and confidant Brutus “et tu Brute,” (Shakespeare, Act 3 Scene 1).
In the most famous duel in American history, both participants were casualties. Alexander Hamilton suffered a life casualty, and Aaron Burr suffered a political one. The Duel happened due to Hamilton publishing articles defacing Burr, causing him to lose political favor. The most known of these articles was reported in Cooper’s Letter. The words in this ultimately caused Burr to lose the election for governor of New York.
On April 30, 1789, Washington took the oath of office and began his new job as President of the United States. He had traveled from Mount Vernon to New York City slowly, accompanied by celebrations, cannon salutes, and parades. Soon afterwards he fell very ill. A tumor was discovered in his leg. When the surgeons went to remove it they were certain they would kill him. Jefferson feared that his death would destroy the government.