The Civil War, a war between the North and Southern states in the United States Union, could not have been avoided. For almost a hundred years the United States has given themselves freedom from England and has created their own government from scratch, but one thing that has never been resolved throughout the United States’ history so far is the issue of slavery. There have been many actions throughout American History that led to the Civil War, a few of these may have contributed more though. On October 2, 1800 a future slavery activist was born, this child was Nat Turner. Turner was an African American boy who lived in Virginia and was born into slavery.
Abraham Lincoln caused the civil war. Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th president on November 16, 1860. Abraham was the first republican president ever. He was born near Hodgenville, Kentucky on February 12, 1809. His family moved to Indiana when he was seven and he grew up on the frontier.
Wanted John Wesley Hardin John Wesley Hardin was born on May 26, 1853 in Bonham, Texas, USA. His parents were James Gibson Hardin and Mary Elizabeth Dixon Hardin. He had 10 siblings including him. John did many things he wasn’t supposed to do when he was a kid so, he spent most of his life being a wanted man in Texas. When John was 9, he tried to run away and join the Confederate Army.
Lewis was born on Aug 18 1774 grew up near Charlottesville VA on locust hill with his parents William and Lucy Meriwether. Lewis´s father died while serving in the continental army in 1779 so Lewis´s mother married John marks then relocated to georgia where he spent 7 years there and developed a love for the wilderness. In 1801 near Ivy Virginia Lewis was asked by President Thomas Jefferson to be his personal secretary he shaped our country 's past he explored the west of america and made contact with Native americans he died on October 11 1809 he killed himself. Lewis was raised by Lucy meriwether and John marks (William Meriwether dies while serving the continental army) Lewis went to Washington and lee university until the age
Barbers Hill Middle School North The Life Of The Father Of Education Sarah Franklin Mrs. McDonald 7th grade Sarah Franklin Barbers Hill Middle School North Mrs. McDonald 7th grade The Life Of The Father Of Education Have you ever wanted to know who the Father Of Education Texas was? Well this essay will tell you about him and his life. Mirabeau B. Lamar was born on August 16, 1798 in Louisville, Georgia, son of John and Rebecca Lamar. He grew up on the family plantation known as Fairfield in Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia. As a young man Lamar moved to Cahawba, Alabama, where he became a partner in a general store and the town newspaper called the Cahawba.
Soldier’s Heart In the book Soldier’s Heart, a young boy named Charley Goddard signed up to fight in the civil war in 1861, when he was just fifteen years old. The war was not at all what Charley expected. He was expecting to go in the war fight for a few years, become a hero, then come home to his family. But Charley didn’t realize the other dangers he would be facing, besides the actually fighting. To sign up to fight Charley lied about his age, he told them he was eighteen.
Hannah Allen History 2 Coach Jones February 26, 2016 The Battle of Antietam, the bloodiest battle in American history, was the first battle of the civil war fought on Northern territory. It was fought along Antietam Creek, at Sharpsburg, Maryland, and resulted in 23,000 soldiers either killed or wounded in battle. After Second Manassas, General Robert E. Lee went into Maryland, assuming that the possibility of beneficial resources for his cause excused his invasion of the Confederate defensive policy. His complicated plan split his small army. It was doomed from the start when a lost copy of the plan found its way to the Union commander, General McClellan.
James Monroe was born on April 28, 1759, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. As the son of a prosperous planter, he was able to receive proper education. Unfortunately, his parents passed away during his mid-teens, leaving him and his siblings under the care of their uncle. After graduating the college of William and Mary, he went on to become an officer in the Continental Army. As a symbol of his
The Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles fought throughout northwest Georgia from May 7, 1864 to September 2, 1864. The Union Commander was Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman and the Confederate Commander was Gen. Joseph E. Johnston. On May 1864, Sherman was battling the Confederate Army of Tennessee for northern Georgia which caused the major manufacturing center and railroad hub, Atlanta, to be at stake. Near Chattanooga, Sherman had 11,000 men and 254 cannons in 3 armies while Johnston had 53,800 officers plus the 15,000 reinforcements in Dalton. In an interview, a Confederate soldier says, "Johnston 's strategy was to take a strong defensive position and waiting for the enemy to attack."
The novel, To Kill a Mockingbird is set in the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama, where the fight for equality is strong. For Charles Baker “Dill” Harris, a seven year old boy, the events in this small town will change his view of the world. Although he is originally from Meridian, Mississippi, he spends his summers in Maycomb, with his Aunt Rachel. This summer is a very special one as Dill meets Scout and Jem Finch, soon finding long lasting friendship and finding another reason to want to be in Maycomb. At a young age Dill didn’t know his biological father just how scout didn 't know her mother.
The Cause of the Civil War The Civil War was a war between the United States of America, and Southern States that had seceded shortly before the war started. It is stated, by U.S History.com, that one of every twenty-five American men died in this conflict, which totals over 640,000 deaths. This being said, looking at the cause of this major event, that shaped our country, is very important. The one immediate cause of this conflict, that happened April 12, 1861, was the one shot fired at Fort Sumter, between Union soldiers stationed at the fort and Confederate forces outside. It is unknown which side fired the shot, but after this one shot, both sides fired towards each other, starting a war that wouldn’t end for another four years.
Jean Toomer: A Unique Writer Jean Toomer was born in Washington D.C on December 26, 1894. According to the Academy of American Poets.org Toomer as a child attened to a all-white and all-black schools and from a early life he resisted being classified by race. His father left his family when Toomer was only one year old, Toomer was raised by his mother and Grandfather.In 1922, Toomer moved to Sparta,Georgia to become a school principal.
He later recalled that he had “a good many bloody struggles with the mosquitoes.” Before Abraham joined the army, his friends tried to talk him into becoming a candidate for the state legislature. Encouraged by their faith, he announced his candidacy in March, 1832. He came home from the Black Hawk war only 2 weeks before the election. He was defeated with 277 out of 300 for votes. He thought of studying law, but thought he couldn 't succeed without a better education.
Carter left the army and took over his father’s business as a peanut farmer. He ran for state senate, but lost because of Joe altering the votes. January 14, 1962 jimmy is sworn in as a Georgia senate.1966 after spending two terms for the senate, he ran for governor and lost leaving his brother Billy in charge of the business. He is the kind of man to never give up until he win so he ran for govern again. January 12, 1971 Jimmy was sworn in as governor of Georgia.
George Washington had a very rough but successful childhood. He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia on February 22, 1732. His father owned plantation, businesses, and mines in many places. When George was eleven, his father died. As a result, he moved to live with his half-brother, Lawrence, on the estate they had inherited from their father.