John C. Calhoun was born on March 18, 1782 in Abbeville district, South Carolina. He was born to a wealthy family that had recently moved from Pennsylvania. He enrolled in a local academy at eighteen years old and attended Yale College two years later. After college, Calhoun spent a year at law school and studied in the office of a member of the Federalist Party. He was elected to the South Carolina state legislature in 1808 and to the United States House of Representatives in 1811. A passionate politician, he advocated for war with Great Britain shortly after the inception of the United States. He was the chairman on the committees that passed bills supporting roads, permanent roads, and a strong army and navy. During this time, he was a proponent of nationalism, supporting strong national policies. He served as the secretary of war under James Monroe. He was a leading member of the old Republican party (later the Democratic party). When Calhoun was elected as the vice president
Have you ever wanted to be one thing but then changed your mind to something completely different because you think that 's what you really were looking for in life ? Well that 's what Thomas Gallaudet did many times which is perfectly fine . Let 's take a journey to see what led him to becoming the Founding person to the Gallaudet University .
Calvin Coolidge He was born in 1872 on July 4 in a small village in Plymouth notch, Vermont. He died on January 5th 1933 from coronary thrombosis and that is a blood clot in the heart. Calvin Graduated from Black River Academy in 1895. Calvin took office in 1923-1929. He was the 30th president of the united states. Before becoming president Calvin had a sister named Abigail Grace Coolidge. His sister died a few years after her mom. On August 3,1923 at 2:30 when visiting in Vermont Calvin he got the word the he was president. Calvin’s father was a storekeeper. His dad was also a local public official. Calvin had a wife named Grase Anna Goodhue and two son’s named John Coolidg and Calvin Coolidge jr . Coolige was president during the two
Ritchie Valens was born as Richard Steven Valenzuela on May 13, 1941. He was born and raised in Pacoima, California, an area in Los Angeles. Ritchie’s parents were Concepcion (Connie) Reyes and Joseph Steven Valenzuela. He was the second of five siblings. His parents divorced when he was three years old and he lived with his father.
In conclusion, Benjamin Franklin 's life was full of interest, public service, and his legacy made him a good leader and a good citizen. Franklin is one of the most extraordinary human beings the world has ever known. He was an enlightened American and a good citizen. He rose from obscurity to become one of the greatest men of history. Although Benjamin Franklin will be remembered for his contributions to science and the founding of the United States, in the long run it could well be his personal system of ethics that endures the longest. He was a deeply tolerant man, accepting all others, and he practiced moderation in his life, avoiding extremes of behavior of all kinds. He lived by his personal ethical code, worked out in detail as a young
Adams was born on October 30, 1735 in Braintree, Massachusetts which is now known as Quincy, Massachusetts. (Adams, John) His father was named John Adams as well, he was a farmer, parish, and militia officer. (Adams John) His mother Susanna Boylston Adams was from a family of Brookline and Boston merchants and physicians. (Adams John) John Adams lived on a farm, he helped a lot around the house. (Adams John) He didn't enjoy reading books but Adams always tried his best in the town's school. (Adams John) In 1775 Adams graduated from Harvard with a rank of 14 out of 24 students. (Adams John) At that time the ranking usually told people your social position. (Adams John) Adams was one of the smartest people in his class. (Adams John) After Harvard
I have know Marcus McGinnie for 9 years as a friend and the last year we have been engaged. I am a 100% service connected veteran and have post-traumatic stress disorder due to a sexual trauma I received in the military. Marcus is a very essential person in my support system. He helps with getting me to and from my appointments. I often have panic attacks when in busy places such as the V. A. Hospital and shopping plazas. He is very helpful with all aspects of my mental health issues and helps me to feel safe.
James Monroe attended William and Mary University but dropped out 2 months later. He was an officer in the Continental Army in 1776 and fought under General George Washington’s army. He helped fight at the Battle of Trenton, but was badly injured. This event is important because James Monroe and others fought for their independence at that battle. He served as a senator, congressman and United States secretary of state before becoming the fifth president of the United States.
George Walnut was born March, 13, 1762 in doodletown New York. His parents names were Agatha and Pavel both were immigrants from Holland. He grew up on a farm in New York not far from New Hampshire. After his childhood George walnut joined the New Hampshire militia and fought during the revolutionary war. He fought at multiple occasions. He was promoted all the way to captain. After the war he went back to portsmouth and with the money he had he started a lumber company called walnut lumber co. He also has lumber companies in Portsmouth, Boston, and Portland Maine. He owns several ship which he uses to ship his lumber and he also rents them to other people. He is Married and has four kids. He also is also a town hall member in portsmouth.
On September 13th, 1967 a fire took place in a church in Windrixville, there were some children playing in the church when it caught fire, there teenage boys saved their lives. There was a school picnic planned that day of the fire. Some of the students were disobeying their teachers. Those children were the ones in the fire. Three teenage boys showed up soon to become heroes.The youngest Ponyboy Curtis(14), was the first to go in. Then followed Johnny Cade(16). Dallas Winston(17) stayed outside the window setting the children on the ground. They saved all of the children in a matter of minutes. Ponyboy Curtis came out with a few burns but the jacket he was wearing saved him. Dallas Winston had a severe burn on his forearm. Johnny Cade had
After Jacob left his birthplace, Ribe Denmark, Jacob struggled plenty with keeping a steady job(Jacob Riis Biography,n,d). When Jacob turned 16, instead of taking a literary career as his father wished, Jacob started an internship in Carpentry Company(Jacob Riis Biography, n,d).Jacob later moved to Copenhagen to continue his
On April 17, 1837, J.P. Morgan was born in Hartford, Connecticut, to parents Junius Spencer Morgan and Juliet Pierpont (Wepman 1). After graduating high school in 1854, he traveled to Europe in order to attend the University of Göttingen (Britannica 1). After college, he began his career in finance with Duncan, Sherman & Company in New York and established
Schindewolf plays an important role in my life, as it has helped me learn throughout these past two years with obstacles in its way I have been able to succeed. And be able not to be shy and meet new people, I think I am an excellent leader in this
Jedediah S Smith was a great mountain man, fur trapper, and a great leader. He was born in June 24, 1798, Bainbridge, N.Y and died May 27, 1831, near Cimarron River. Smith made his first trip west while still in his teens. In 1822 he joined a fur-trading expedition to the rocky mountains and continued in the Rocky Mountain trade business.