In 2002 Jimmy Carter won The Nobel Peace Prize. Jimmy won the prize because for his decades of untiring the effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development. President of the United States, George W. Bush, was planning a war on Iraq in the autumn of 2002, President Carter was awarded the Peace Prize for undertaking peace negotiations, campaigning for human rights, and working for social welfare. According to the Chairman of the Nobel Committee, Carter was suppose to have been awarded the Prize as early as in 1978, when he successfully mediated a peace agreement between Egypt and
Ever since his unquestionable win in 1952’s election, President Dwight Eisenhower was pushed to the lead of the cold war. While an expansion of domestic and international fear of communism spread, Eisenhower had the success of bringing about a settlement that would end the Korean War. By many people, President Eisenhower has been thought to be taking an offhand attitude towards the Cold War. Nevertheless, Eisenhower was effectively enclosing communism and attempted to guard international freedom from any sort of communist sabotage. In his famous Doctrine, Eisenhower spoke about the inclining catastrophe of the Cold War in the 1950’s Dwight David Eisenhower was born in Denison, Texas on the 14th of October 1890.
Jonas Salk was breaking new ground with the polio vaccine, weather he liked it or not, he was. Who knew, one successful vaccine could turn him into a celebrity in an instant. Jonas Salk was born on October 28,1914 to Daniel and Dolly Salk, Russian immigrants. He had two brothers, Lee and Herman. When
And in 1888 Churchill entered Harrow School. He was good at fencing, swimming, English history and rifle shooting. On January 1st, 1891 when Churchill was 17 he told a friend, Murland Evans, ‘I tell you I shall be in command of the defenses of London… in the high position I shall occupy, it will fall to me to save the Capital and save the Empire’. Churchill attended Royal Military College, Sandhurst. It took him three attempts to be enrolled, but finally, he passed and became a cavalry cadet.
Film: John J. Pershing: The Iron General John Joseph Pershing was a firm believer in education. His love for education gave him the tools he needed to become the successful general that he was. Pershing from a young age wanted to go to law school, but at 13 he was pull out of school due to the financial panic of 1873. He was told to work the farm with his brother, which he did. That is until he had the chance to apply to WestPoint.
His parents wanted him to one day join the church as a minister so he also studied Hebrew to prepare for it. He graduated in 1740 and received his master’s degree in 1743 . After University, he opened a business with a £1000 loan that he got from his father, but he was not successful and he was soon out of money. He then worked for his father as a malt
“A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart” -Zeus My Michigan hero isn’t famous or perfect. But he has been by my side since the day I was born. Even if you are sick, you will always be there when I have band concerts, softball games, birthday parties, or just needing someone to pick me up from school. Dale Rochefort is my great grandfather. He was born on July 24, 1936 in Garden, Michigan.
Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on February 6, 1911 in Tampico, Illinois. The second son of John Edward “Jack” Reagan, a shoe salesman, and Nelle Wilson, an adoring mother and homemaker. As a teenager and a young adult Reagan worked seven summers as a local lifeguard and was credited with saving 77 swimmers from drowning. From 1928 until 1932 Reagan attended nearby Eureka College, a small, religiously affiliated institution, where he majored in economics and sociology or, as he later pretended athletics. In high school, he was popular among his peers, was elected student body president, and enjoyed performing in school plays.
Homer’s dad loved to mine and wanted his sons, to also work in the mines. John’s other son, Jim was good to football, and it was clear, that he would receive a scholarship to a college, which he did. Homer also wanted to go to college, but he wasn’t good at sports. In October, he watched Sputnik orbit across the sky, and then wanted to build his own rocket. His teacher Miss Riley supported him a lot and gave Homer the idea to attend the national science fair.
Carl Ransom Rogers was born January 8, 1902 in a suburb in Chicago known as “Oak Park.” He was the fourth of six children all whom were of American origin. Being born with many privileges, Rogers came from an educated background along with his father, Walter, graduating from Wisconsin University while his mother Julia was attending college at the time. His father portrayed himself as an upcoming business man in engineering. Rogers came from a strict Christian family who valued hard work and discouraged sinful behavior (i.e. gambling, drinking, dancing, going to theaters, partying, etc.)
Dwight picked up were Roosevelt left off, with the New Deal and Fair Deal. He also reduced tension between U.S. and Russia or what is known as the Cold War because no fighting was done. He helped North Korea and South Korea become at peace, 38th parallel is established which was a boundary between the two countries. In December of 1953 he gave his “Atom for Peace” speech at the UN proposing atomic energy for peace and not for weapons. This came after the U.S. and Russia both invented atomic weapons over the past few years.
Surprisingly, in 1951, he became the chairman of that organization. The next outstanding event in his life was in 1956, when he proposed a UN peacekeeping force for reducing the British and French out of Egypt during the Suez Crisis. As a result of doing this, he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957.In that same year, the Liberal was defeated in the election for the next Prime minister. After this happened, Pearson began to rebuild the party. When it came around to the next election, he made it clear that he would use warheads if they were necessary.
To his luck, an owner of a local typewriter company by the name of Marion Forbes hired him. Determined to do what the other boys in the company were able to do, Dr. Anderson made it his business to do better than whatever they did. His determination allowed him to work everyday after school including Saturday’s for 50 cents per hour. At Forbes typewriter, his duties consisted of emptying baskets, washing windows, and doing handyman work. His apprenticeship later allowed him to clean and repair typewriters in the shop.
This essay will talk about how Jesse set three world records, tied a fourth and two Olympic records. Jesse was born on September 12, 1913. He was born in Oakville, Alabama. “Jesse was born as James Cleveland Owens but when his family moved to Cleveland, Ohio his new school teacher asked what his name was to enter it in her roll book, she was told J.C but thought he said Jesse. The name stuck and he would be know as Jesse Owens for the rest of his life.” (Jesse) “His promising athletic career began in 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio where he set Junior High School records by clearing 6 feet in the high jump, and leaping 22 feet 11 ¾ inches in the broad jump.” (welcome) Later in his life he attended Ohio State University even though OSU
While information on his mom was not listed. When Grover was only 4 years old his family moved from New Jersey to Fayetteville, New York. Grover wasn’t just a boring boy he pulled a prank where he had pulled his neighbors front gates off and left. Grover attended Fayetteville Academy but never made it to college. He sadly dropped out of school to take a job at a general store to earn $50 a year.