In the past there have been many amazing and inspiring speeches that people have read. One of the amazing speeches was called I Have a Dream read by Martin Luther King Jr. He shared with the world that everyone is equal no matter the color of their skin. Another great speech that had been spoke was by Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain during the Civil War before they had gone into the three day battle at Gettysburg. His speech was so amazing and he had such great traits that he ended up convincing 120 mutineers to go into battle with him.
Throughout history many people have said stupendous things that has shaped the world for the greater good. Susan B. Anthony’s speech was an incredible, well thought out speech. It inspired and motivated women that they to needed the right to vote. That they needed to be treated as equally as american men. Another amazing speech that happened during the Civil war was a speech given by Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain during the three day Battle of Gettysburg.
Chesty Puller was courageous and a great leader and he had a huge impact the next his son Lewis B. Puller Jr. Lewis B. Puller, the main character in the book, was hugely influenced by his father and his popularity and fame to join the Vietnam war. Although, Lewis may have been the son of the most decorated Marine in US history, he didn’t have the leadership skills and talent that his father did, and he was put under immense pressure to try and meet his father 's nearly impossible accomplishments to attain. The final character his Lewis’s wife, Toddy who played a major role in aiding Lewis’s mentally and emotionally healing in the Hospital after his accident in Vietnam. A basic summary of the book starts when Lewis is a kid and is influenced heavily by his father, the most decorated marine in US history. When Lewis comes of age he signs up for the marines, and not longer after being deployed in the Vietnam war
He had great confidence that the confederate’s would win against the union. Two other confederate generals that Polk was working with were Hardee and Johnston. The three of them got news that a section of their troops had a gap and were exposed to the union troops at Pine Mountain. The two other generals decided to check on the troops themselves and invited Polk to join them. On June 14, 1864 the three of them made their way to Pine Mountain.
They were soldiers that gave the citizens more hope than celebrities. The films shows accurate depiction of the flag raisers becoming more popular by giving the citizens of United States more hope to donate money for the war bonds drive. Flags of Our Fathers depicts real events in many different ways. Even though it may have not have every detail accurate, it was close. It shows the way the soldiers fought the war, struggles and deaths of the flag raisers, and about war bonds.
We all know that United States won World War ll, but how did we win? World War ll was a gruesome war between the Nazi Party and the United States and many other countries. The war lasted from 1939 through 1945. United States was brought into the war when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. The way that the United states won the war was because our military is strong, we had good allies, and great leaders in office and on the battlefield.
Furthermore, before the child molestation scandal with his assistant football coach, Jerry Sandusky, Paterno was a nationally renowned head football coach with over four-hundred wins and two national championships (Ceddes). Along with his football feats, he bolstered Penn State’s annual revenue from football to $48 million dollars, while also creating a storied tradition of football for the university (Ceddes). Through his previously mentioned successes, Paterno has made himself highly renowned throughout Pennsylvania and the United States. Consequently, him being renowned before his situation and what happens to him after the scandal factors into him being a tragic hero because Aristotle states that “The change of fortune should be not from bad to good, but, reversely, from good to bad”(Aristotle) and “He must be one who is highly renowned and prosperous”(Aristotle). This quote is further supported by him being torn down by the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
As a soldier he was brave and courageous, which is how he led his people to victory at the Battle of the Alamo. He took a risk of losing men when he launched a violent assault on the Alamo mission and killed all 180 Texan occupants. He also took a risk when he fought against the mighty Spain in Tampico. According to the article titled “Antonio López de Santa Anna” (1996), “The Spanish forces were superior in numbers, equipment, and training, and Santa Anna's initial attacks were parried. However, with fierce persistence, he fought the Spaniards all summer, keeping them bottled up in Tampico.” He came out victorious and became known as “Conqueror of
HISTORY ASSESSMENT TASK 1 - INVESTIGATING THE PAST CHOSEN INDIVIDUAL: Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton was an incredibly intelligent and significant individual in America’s, and the world’s, history. Hamilton was one of America’s Founding Fathers and also features on the American ten dollar note. Alexander Hamilton became a Lieutenant Colonel and George Washington’s aide-de-camp in the Revolutionary War and helped lead America to victory. George Washington was impressed by Hamilton’s intelligence and courage, so he promoted him to be his assistant during the Revolutionary War which started on the 19th April 1775. Alexander Hamilton was not satisfied, and constantly asked if he could have a troop to command and lead, although Washington would always respond with “no.” Later on, Washington eventually allowed Hamilton to be trusted with orders and commands, such as in the battle of Yorktown where he was given permission to lead an attack, and eventually force the British to surrender.
I continued progressing into high school when another drastic change occurred, my father was being transferred to Alaska. At first, I was nervous and disappointed about the change. It was my tenth-grade year and I was not thrilled about being uprooted. However, this change proved to be my driving force, the culminating event of where my life was headed. At the high school, they had a JROTC program that was designed to prepare students for the military and the responsibilities and challenges that coincide with that field.