Susan B Anthony was the greatest american. She influenced so many people's lives and changed history. Susan B Anthony was born on February 15, 1820 in Adams Massachusetts. Her father's name was Daniel Anthony and her mother was Lucy Read. She had to siblings.
She was the 7th child out of 11. Her mother died when she was 4 years old. For her education, she went to Tapping Reeve’s Law School, Sarah Pierce’s Litchfield Female Academy, and Hartford Female Seminary and she also became a teacher at Hartford Female Seminary. She took over her mother’s talent by painting and drawing. She married Calvin Stowe in 1836.
By the time Newton was four, he could read the bible and say verses. Newton was seven years old when his mother died and that was the worst. He lost his mother and he barely had his father. His father, John Newton Senior was the ship master in the Mediterranean
Eleanor Roosevelt's Lifelong Journey to Success Eleanor Roosevelt is one of the most influential women to go down in history and should be a role model for men and women of all ages, races, and religions. Not only was she the voice for many Americans, she also showed her compassion for human rights by making constant efforts to reach out to and stand up for the people. Eleanor Roosevelt was the niece of President Theodore Roosevelt, who served his term from 1901 to 1909. She was raised in a wealthy family, although, she did have a troubled childhood. In 1892, when Eleanor was eight years old, her mother passed away.
Women are changing the world as we speak. The feminist movement has changed everything we know as America, maybe even the world. Women have been fighting for their rights for a long time before the feminist movement was thought about. Way back in 1848 women were fighting for their rights. It wasn 't until the 1960’s that this nation’s women, American women, were sick and tired of being objects and decided to stand up and fight back.
She knew lots about literature, philosophy and politics, which is considered unusual for a woman at the time. She is best known as the wife of the second President of the United States, John Adams, and for the correspondence she wrote to her husband while he was away due to the Continental Congress. She is also known as the mother of John Quincy Adams, the sixth President of the United States. Abigail and John had known each other since they were children. They were third cousins.
Brought up in a religious household, from his earliest years Karol was devoted to God and often alter-served at Church. Although he was born into a loving family, his early life was marked by suffering and loss. In 1929, exactly one month before his 9th birthday Karol’s mother suddenly passed away due to heart and kidney failure. Three years later, another tragedy struck the Wojtyła family. Karol’s brother Edmund who was a doctor and physician while trying to save a patient sick with scarlet fever, caught the illness himself and died.
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, born on September 24, 1825, was a leading African American poet, author, teacher and political activist. Although she was born to “free” parents in Baltimore, Maryland, she still experienced her share of hardships. She lost her mother at the tender age of three, was raised by her aunt and uncle, and fully employed by thirteen. Though all odds seemed against her, she triumphed over her obstacles, publishing her first book of poetry at the of age twenty and her first novel at the age of sixty-seven. Outside of writing books, she was a civil rights leader and a public speaker in the Anti-Slavery Society.
“According to Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin began with a vision she had in church in early 1851, of a slave being beaten to death” (Uncle Tom’s Cabin & American Culture). After having this vision in church, Stowe went home and immediately began to write the book. Stowe wrote so much so fast, she even started to run out of paper to continue to write on so she had to make do with different item she could write on around the house. Other sources say there were two different events that motivated Stowe to write this book. She was a mother to seven kids and was married to her husband Calvin Stowe.
Famous American Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 in Hodgenville, Kentucky, to parents Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Lincoln moved with his family to Indiana in 1817 due to hard times. Abraham was 9 years old when on the 5th of October, 1818, his mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln died of tretmol, milk sickness. In December of 1819 his father remarried to Sarah Bush Johnston, a widow with three children. Abe quickly formed a close attachment to his stepmother.
Some of her famous literary works are Third Life of Grange (1970), a poetry collection In Love and Trouble (1973) and the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Color Purple (1982), among many other great literary works in her lifetime. Alice Walker did a fantastic job at luring the reader into the life of “Celie” in The Color Purple. This novel and movie led the reader/viewer into the life of the African American culture and struggles during the early 1900’s (Alice Walker,