Many people made their mark in the world, etching their names into history. Our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, is one of those people. Many people seem to appreciate his presidency the most in terms of his lifespan. However, throughout Theodore Roosevelt’s life, his earliest years are when he was in his prime because it built him into the man people love, he discovered what his passions truly were, and the other decades are worse by comparison. To begin, Theodore Roosevelt wasn’t always the man you see in the white house.
This quote shows how important Stonewall Jackson was to the Confederate army and they needed him till the end, it was an unfortunate event for the South. Stonewall Jackson eventually caught pneumonia, a very serious lung infection. He died eight days later on May 10th 1863. Though this happened, Thomas Stonewall Jackson, still had a lot of success, including his, bravery of not standing down in the first Battle of Bull Run, his genius military skills in the Battle of Chancellorsville, and his incredible perseverance of getting good grades and graduating Westpoint academy, high in his class even though he was constantly harassed and bullied about his childhood. Stonewall Jackson's name will be remembered for a very long
Franklin D. Roosevelt: Man of Destiny tells of the life and political career of one of the most influential and significant figures in American history. Though most known for his time as president of the United States, FDR’s achievements and accomplishments span far wider than only this. The novel begins with the birth and childhood of Franklin, and details his life as he grew up studying law. It explains how he got into politics, the different positions he held, and his path of power toward the presidency. The book also details the tragedy of Roosevelt getting stricken with Polio and losing the majority of the feeling in his legs.
The Outsiders, a young adult fiction novel, by S.E Hinton, has multiple acts of heroism throughout the novel. Sacrifice, care, bravery, courage, etc; but only one of the characters in the novel exhibits all of the above qualities and is a true hero. Some of the heroic characteristics that were present were sacrifice and caring. Darry exhibits sacrifice and care when he gives up a college scholarship in order to take care of his brothers. Ponyboy vouches for his brother’s character stating that Darry “had been a real popular guy in school; he was captain of the football team and he had been voted Boy of the year”, but goes on to lament that at this point in the story he “didn’t have time between jobs to even think about college”(16).
He was an exceptional student for his young age and was liked by everybody around him, but as the years passed by his confidence faded and a darker side emerged from within him. By the time he was a teenager in high school he lost his charm and became a shy, mediocre student who couldn’t have a conversation with a stranger, much less a girl. He went to Stanford after high school, but dropped out a few years into it because of a break up with the supposed ‘love of his life’. As the next fall approached, Ted had enrolled in The University of Washington, with high hopes and transformed himself into an extraordinary honor student once again. He became increasingly involved in politics, and graduated from The University of Washington with a psychology degree.
He ran for presidency to fulfill other people 's happiness, even though he was not happy. While Taft was the 27th President, he accomplished a lot, but he found that he fulfilled his dream when he became chief justice. Growing up Taft had a good life and had many relatives to look up to. Taft was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 15, 1857. His parents Louisa Maria Torrey and Alphonso Taft had six children
“Winston Churchill’s life is one of the best documented in the 1900’s,”(Johnson,167). In World War Two, the British people needed a leader, and Churchill was there to help. World War Two was one of the biggest wars, with millions of people who died in the process. Churchill was a fearless Prime Minister who stood up for his country against the Nazi regime. From Winston Churchill determination many books were written about him and all of his successes.
Young Henry fell wounded while commanding his regiment on the day of December 6 1864 in the Battle of the Wilderness. His life was on the path of greatness. The third of eleven children, young Henry was very fond of his older brother, Edward, and looked to him for inspiration and guidance throughout his life. He was a bright young boy who entered Harvard at the age of 14 graduated in the middle of his class in 1860. Though gifted with significant intelligence, he had a slight streak of disobedience and rebellion and saw suspension twice throughout his education.
In addition, the story contains lots of symbolism, by making many objects and events as signs of things. The pearl symbolized a reward in return of his son getting stung by the scorpion. It was a reward, but he was too greedy so it brought him bad luck. Furthermore, it was contained many life lessons like not to be greedy, to care about family more than anything, and to do anything for family, because family is everything. By being so greedy, only caring about his opinions, beating his wife for saying things he disagreed with, and not accepting any offers the jewelry stores were offering brought him bad luck.
They thought that in order to bring about change they need to be forceful because they mean business. In 1959, King traveled to Gandhi 's birthplace which turned out to be a very inspiring trip. (Ross) King then dedicated himself to non-violence which I believe is a courageous thing to do. This is considered courageous because he endured jailing, bombing, and threats but yet he still pushed for nonviolence. Even in his famous speech he says, "In the process of gaining our rightful place, we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds.
George W. Bush was an amazing president but he did have many stressful times that made it that much harder. George W. Bush also had many good and easy times to add in with everything. George W. Bush an amazing president because of his early life, his career, presidency, and extra interesting facts. George W. Bush’s early life was full of excitement. George W. Bush is the eldest of 4 siblings.
Born in 1807 to Henry Lee III and Anne Lee, Robert E Lee was described as the handsomest man in Virginia. While he was still young, Robert had to take care of his mother after their father left, grew to become Anne’s favorite child. His father had served under George Washington and his mother came from a wealthy virginian family. Robert had a strong respect for others and always tried to make up a incident by serving another. At age 18, Robert attended the West Point Military Academy where he graduated second in his class.
Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States. He was William Mckinley 's vice president so when McKinley was assassinated Theodore became the youngest president of the United States. Theodore had a great appreciation of life he wanted everyone to be equal. Theodore’s childhood was about as normal as every other child except he had poor eyesight and asthma. He gained an early interest in the military as well.
My opinion on Andrew Jackson is that he was a brave man, great spokesmen, and he was intelligent. Jackson had a great military success along with a knowledgeable success in the law field and in time leading up to presidency. People know Jackson from leading his army and defeating the British, along with becoming a great and honorable leader. Jackson went to Military school when he was only a young 13 year old boy. His mother was a widow leaving him to do a lot of chores and responsibility to him.