Scott Joplin was born November 24 1868. Scott Joplin was the second of the six children born to Giles Joplin and Florence Givins near Linden, Texas. Scott Joplin was an ex-slave from North Carolina and Givins from Kentucky, a Free born African American. The first post – slavery generation of the African Americans was represented clearly during the birth of Scott Joplin. When Joplin was seven years old, the family moved over to Texarkana where Giles was employed as a railroad employee and Florence took up cleaning and laundry washing as a source of additional income for the family.
He is a descendant of pre-Civil War era American slaves in the American South, and is predominantly of African-American descent, with Irish, English, and Italian ancestry. When Clay was 12 years old, he and his friend visited the Columbia Auditorium for an annual convention of the Louisville Service Club. Clay was riding a $60 red and white Schwinn
Introduction and Main Characters I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is an autobiography by Maya (Marguerite Johnson) and the book is about the early years of her life. The book is the first of seven books about her life. The main characters are Bailey Johnson Jr. who is Maya’s brother, Momma Henderson who was Maya and Bailey ’s
Samuel Truett Cathy was born on March 14, 1921 in Eatonton, GA to Lilla James and Joseph Benjamin Cathy. He was the 6th of 7 children with 4 older sisters, an older brother and a younger brother. Cathy attended Boys High School (known today as Henry W. Grady High school) in Atlanta, GA. Cathy married Jeanette Cathy and together they had 3 children; Trudy, Bubba, and Dan. During the time of World War II, Cathy had gone and served in the war.
Maci Metheny Mrs. Cygan 23 September 2015 History Sybil Ludington Sybil Ludington was born April 5th, 1761, in Connecticut, along with her twelve brothers and sisters, of which she was the eldest. Her father, Henry Ludington was a farmer and a military officer, and her mother, Abigail, stayed home with their children. Henry and Abigail were first cousins, and six years apart in age.
Maria De Jesus Martinez died saturday night by a drunk driver. She was 19 years old. She had 4 brothers and 2 sisters. She was the second youngest of the Martinez family. Her oldest of the family was her brother Samuel (28) after him is Jose (27) than her sister ( 25) than her other sister Blanca (23) than her other brother Cam (22) and at last her little brother Daniel (12).
“Peter Wetzstein, age 26 years, and his wife Anna Elizabeth Kurtz, age 23, and their daughter Magratha age 6, emigrated to Philadelphia aboard the ship Samuel of London” (Campbell). Heinrich Peter Wetzstein grandchild Peter Whetstone had the most impact on American history and it would all begin in Indiana. It all began in 1790 when David and Rebeekah had their son Peter whose life is undocumented until he emigrates from Arkansas to Texas with his wife Edice Dicey Anderson Webster in 1829. They had six children together Johnston, Mary
James Madison was Born on March 16, 1751, in Port Conway. During his life time he served two terms as the nation 's 4th president. James Madison grew up in Orange County, Virginia, were He was the oldest of 12 children; however, only seven lived into adulthood. James father was a successful farmer who owned thousands of acres, along with dozens of slaves. He attended a boarding school for five years, and then attend the College of New Jersey—now known as Princeton University.
I grew up in Dubuque, Iowa, I live with my Mom, Dad, and my younger sister Danielle or Dani for short, I am 3 years older then her. I had a Golden Retriever named Jake, he died when I was in 3rd grade he was almost 10 years old. We occasionally visit Houghton, Michigan to see my family on my Mom's side, and go to Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin to see my dads side. Every Thanksgiving we go to Wisconsin to my cousin's farm and ride four wheelers. Dani and I are the youngest on each side of the family.
James Madison James Madison also known as the “father of constitution” born on March 16,1751 in Port Conway Virginia and later dieing at the age 85 on June 28,1836. Madison was the oldest of 12 children, seven of whom lived to adulthood. His father, James, was a successful planter and owned more than 3,000 acres of land and dozens of slaves. He was also an influential figure in county affairs. In 1762, Madison was sent to a boarding school run by Donald Robertson in King and Queen County, Virginia.
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States which he served from 1861 until his assassination on April 15, 1865.Lincoln was the nation’s greatest president (Notes, Rosalski). He was born in Hodgenville Kentucky on February 12, 1809. Lincoln and his family moved to a farm in Indiana where he spent most of his childhood there. He attended school for less than a year and gained most of his education from reading books. In 1828 and 1831 Abraham Lincoln took trips down the Mississippi River to take food to New Orleans.
Black History Month has been celebrated in one fashion or another since 1926. Carter G. Woodson is known as the founder of Black History Week which has grown to become a month long celebration. Typically we focus on the civic, athletic, and educational achievements of African Americans. Rarely do we focus on the commercial success of African American business owners in this country.
Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was a war torn father, an educator, and most importantly a fearless and honorable military leader during the Civil War and the Mexican-American war. He had a rough past and a bright future, this man truly knew the definition of bravery and honor. He was so confident that he stood in the face of death with no fear or regret. Until his ironic death on May 10th 1863, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s name is known by many but few know the true story.
Bo Jackson is composed of three traits that make him an epic hero, Humility, National Heroism, and Supernatural Foes. Bo Jackson is one of the best athletes of all time if not the best. He competed at the highest level in two different sports, by not just playing them, but by performing at the highest level in both sports. He competed in the All Star Game for baseball and hit leadoff, and he played in the National Football Leagues Pro Bowl. There are so many stories about Bo Jackson that will make a person question if the things he can do are even humanly possible.
Bo Jackson is known for his ability to play, both, baseball and football at the professional level and succeed at doing so. Bo did many things other great athletes could not even imagine doing. No matter what Bo did he made it look easy, and supernatural. Bo gave people around the Nation hope that they could accomplish great things like him if they worked hard enough. He made things that seemed unrealistic suddenly realistic.