Meriwether Lewis was born in Ivy, Virginia in 1774. William Clark was born in Caroline County, Virginia in 1770. In 1801, President Thomas Jefferson asked Lewis to act as his private secretary. President Jefferson offered Lewis another offer. This offer was to lead an expedition to the western part of Mississippi.
William Clark was known for the great Lewis and Clark Expedition. He was born on August 1,1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, and died on September 1, 1838. He lived with his father, William Clark III; his mother, Ann Rogers Clark; and his older brother, George Rogers Clark, who was Revolutionary war hero. At the age of nineteen, Clark entered the military. He first served in the militia and then entered the U.S. Army.
By 1800 Tecumseh had emerged as a prominent war chief. He led a band of militant, younger warriors and their families located at a village on the White River in east-central Indiana. Five years in 1805, Lalawethika, one of Tecumseh’s younger brothers, experienced a series of visions that transformed him into a prominent religious leader. Taking the name Tenskwatawa, the new Shawnee Prophet began to preach a nativistic revitalization that seemed to offer the Indians a religious deliverance from their problems. Tecumseh was also converted, and accompanied alums side his brother (81).
Jochem Schoonmaker was a member of a family who came from Germany and Holland and settled in the colony of New York in the early 1600’s. He married Lydia Rosencrans in 1730 and together they had fifteen children. He was a farmer and his descendants continue farming his land to this day in the hamlet of Accord in Rochester. An early 18th century farmstead bearing his name is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. On October 20, 1774 the Articles of Association adopted by “The Freemen, Freeholders and Inhabitants of the City and County of New York” were sent to each county in the state.
1803 is when the events of the louisiana purchase took place, In what was known as the Louisiana Territory was once stretching from the Mississippi river to the Rocky Mountain in the west and from the gulf of mexico in the south to the canadian border in the north. Part of the 15 states were eventually created from the land deal, of which was considered as one of Thomas Jefferson 's Greatest Achievements during his presidency. The Louisiana purchase was finalized on April 30th of 1803. Napoleon had agreed to the sale of the Louisiana purchase on the behalf of France. Spain had bought the land on October 1st, 1800 during the secret Treaty of San ildefonso.
In the texas revolution james was leading participant at the battle of conception and in the grass fight, which developed a fight between samuel levi wells the 3rd and dr. thomas maddox. When Bowie first entered mexican texas He was recruited in 1819 in New Orleans with benjamin r.
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
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the expedition to survey the land West of Mississippi, known as Louisiana Territory placed at the request of President Thomas Jefferson. Lewis and Clark and their expedition began their journey near St. Louis Missouri, in May 1804. One of the goals during their expedition was in establishing contact Indian groups. Throughout their expedition, they developed a ritual that they used when meeting a tribe for the first time. Firstly, the captains will explain to the tribal leaders that their land now belonged to the United States, and that a man far in the east which was President Thomas Jefferson, was their new “great father”.
The area that is now home to the City of Duarte was originally inhabited by the Gabrielino Indians. In 1841, 7,000 acres of land was granted to former Mexican Corporal Andres Duarte. Throughout the late 1800s, a growing number of settlers came to the land. Much of Andres Duarte’s land was sold off in 40-acre plots to cover his debts, giving new families the opportunity to build homes here. By 1957, the community was ready to fight for incorporation, and on August 22 of that year, the City of Duarte and Duarte Unified School District were formed.
In the Beginning of Sam Houston’s life he was born on March 2, 1793 in Tennessee. Then from 1813-1814 he fought in the Creek War then soon after that in 1827 he became the Governor of Tennessee. Then Sam Houston won the battle of San Jacinto and captured Santa Anna then gained independence from Mexico. Then became governor of Texas in 1832. Sam Houston was chosen to be the commander in chief of the Texas army.
James Mchenry James Mchenry (November 16, 1753 – May 3, 1816) was one of the delegates next to Daniel Carroll, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Luther Martin, and John Francis Mercer who represented Maryland in the Constitutional Convention. He grew up in Ballymena, Ireland. He went to school in Dublin and later moved to Pennsylvania as a colonist when he was 18. 1 year later, his family immigrated to Pennsylvania with him. His dad and his brother started an import business.
His granddaughter married a man named John William Smith in San Antonio, who was the first mayor under the Republic of Texas and twice more after that, which has been credited to his wife’s influence as an original settler. During his time of being mayor he served a diverse population of about 2,000 people which were about 1/3 American English, 1/3 German and the last third very mixed nationalities. John Smith had a role in a very important piece of Texas history when he served as a messenger twice during the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. He was sent from the Alamo to observe the oncoming Mexican troops to assess their size and location, and then to Washington- on- the Brazos to bring more troops for support, which allowed him to escape the final attack of Santa Anna and the fate that the defenders of the Alamo suffered that day. He stayed very involved in the government of Texas, serving as a senator for the Republic of Texas for 3 years under
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.
While passing through Buffalo, the reverend was persuaded to take over the charge of a homesick fellow preacher in the town of Lancaster. Then his first child was born on July 9, 1893 as a citizen of the United States. She was christened Dorothy Celene with water from the Jordan River. Her