. Sam Houston was born in Virginia on March 2, 1793. He was a husband, father, soldier, lawyer, a congressman from Tennessee, Governor of Tennessee, he was a drunk, adopted Cherokee, major general of the Texas Army, President of the Republic of Texas, Texas Representative, and a Senator from Texas. One of the biggest roles he played in his life time was being governor of Texas around 1859 till 1861. He participated in the War of 1812, he was involved in Tennessee politics.
Jane Addams life as a child was not easy, she had a congenital spinal defect which led to her never being physically strong and her father who served for sixteen years as a state senator and fought as an officer in the Civil War always showed that his thoughts of women were that they were weak, and especially her with her condition. But besides that she lived a very privileged life since her father had many famous friends like the president Abraham Lincoln. Jane was determined to get a good education which she ended up getting. She went to Rockford sanitary for women which is now called Rockford University and she also studied to be a doctor but had to quit because she was hospitalised too many times. Being sick affected her life very much so when she got older she remedied her spinal defect with surgery.
Jim Bowie later became a mexican citizen and married his love, Ursula Veramendi, in San Antonio on April 22 in the year of 1831 after a very long honeymoon. Jim and Ursula Bowie settled into their home of San Antonio. Jim Bowie spent little time at home and it was said, he had became absolutely fascinated by the tales of “lost” Los Almagres Mine, that was said to be located west of San Antonio near the ruins of an old Texas mission. Jim Bowie was granted permission from mexican authorities for the expedition to the “lost” Los Almagres Mine which led into indian territory, and on November 2 in the year of 1831, he left San Antonio with his brother, Rezin Bowie and nine others. In the Texas Revolution, Jim Bowie was a leading participant at the Grass Fight near San Antonio.
Enjoyably keeping private and detailed notes along the way. Jane born Laura Jane Addams, September the sixth 1860, in Cedarville Illinois, to Sarah and John Addams. Jane was one of nine children. John Huey Addams and Sarah Weber Addams were paramount citizens of Chicago.
She married him in 1844 they had no children. She decided to escape slavery in 1849.When she told her husband the news he said “If you leave I will tell your owner and never forgive you”. She chose to go anyway because she didn’t care what he said. Two of her brothers went with her their names were Henry and Ben Ross. A couple of hours after they left the brothers thought that this was a bad idea.
Sorrowfully, Joshua Houston died on January eighth, 1902, but the legacy he left behind has lived far beyond what anyone could imagine. Joshua Houston’s four daughters and three sons: Lucy Houston, Julie Houston, Ellen Houston, Minnie Houston, Joe Houston, Joshua Houston Jr., and Samuel Houston, carried on his dream for education for all (Prather and Monday xv, xvi, xvii and 200). The first of Joshua Houston’s children to be born in 1836 was Joe Houston, who lived with his mother and sister, Lucy Houston, in Crockett, Texas, but died in his farming days (Prather and Monday 233). Lucy Houston was known by her successors as a strong willed woman and died around 1916 (Prather and Monday 234). In 1848 Joshua Houston brought his third child to the world, Julie Houston, was known for having a beautiful yard filled with flowers (Prather and Monday 234).
James didn't forget about Anne Shaw, and on June 29, 1828, they were married at the Hempstead County Courthouse in Washington without the consent of William Shaw. They were married for seven years and had five children. James opened his own blacksmith shop and prospered, becoming well known for the quality of his knives and his use of silver plating. In late 1831, James claimed to have made a knife for Jim Bowie.
Laura Jane Addams was born in Cedarville,Illinois on September,6 186.Jane had experienced tragedy early on in life that made her a strong person with a will to help those around her. When Jane was two years old,both her mother and sister died of a disease outbreak causing depression within her household. A couple years later Jane’s neighbors sent all four of their children to fight in the civil war ,and only one came back alive. A week after the son's return,he was killed by an accidental shotgun fire.
James had four children, one daughter and three sons in 1956. Mary died, but James remarried Judy Alsobrook. They also moved to Jackson, Mississippi. James loves his sons, daughter, and wife very much. James was on the march from MT, to Jackson which is the march against fear on June 5,1966.
Bowie was born in logan county, kentucky 1796, april 10. The bowie family always moved to a small town, farm, or piece of land.they first moved to missouri then in 1802 they moved to louisiana where he spent most of his childhood. James bowie was raised and baptized in a catholic church. At the age of thirteen jims father rezin bowie fought in the american revolution. In the lands they moved to there were no schools.
James Bowie’s wife Ursula the daughter of vice governor juan martin de veramendi of san antonio (¨James Bowie Dictionary of American Biography¨). and their two young children died of cholera at Monclova while James Bowie had the yellow fever in Natchez and was
Historians say that the women were barricaded in the southwest corner of the mission. There is contradicting evidence that whether or not one of these women, in particular, Madame Candelaria, had actually nursed the sick and wounded, which one of them happened to be David Bowie. Although later the Texas legislature on April 13, 1891, they awarded her $120 per year as pension for her nursing services rendered to the sick and wounded during the battle of the Alamo, therefore putting to rest any doubt that she was actually there at the
The Life of Lizzie Johnson Elizabeth E. Johnson Williams was born on May 9 ,1840 and lived in Cole County, Missouri. Lizzie was just six years old when her family moved to Texas, they first settled in Huntsville, but but later moved to Bear Creek in Hays County. Lizzie earned a degree in 1859 at the Chappell Hill Female College in Washington County. She began her career as a schoolteacher at the Johnson Institute. The school was a co educational school, it was founded in 1852 in Hays County by her parents.
After many boring years with Louis and her two daughters, she obtained a divorce and married King Henry II of England. The fifteen years following her marriage with Henry were the most exciting years of her life. She had eight other children, among them were Richard and John Lackland. She was independent and was capable of ruling by herself. She
Millions of people are born each year, but few have a significant impact on human society and thought. It takes a unique individual to make a difference in a world as self-centered as ours. Two wonderful examples of these people are Jane Goodall, one of the most famous primatologist and anthropologist, and Sylvia Earle, a leading marine biologist, oceanographer, and explorer. Both of these women broke the limitations in their respected fields and stood out from other scientists in their line of work, but this came at the cost of having a rather difficult personal life. Jane Goodall was born on April 3, 1934, in London.