Rick Perry was elected governor of Texas in late 2000, when Governor George W. Bush resigned to become the president of the United States. Since I was allowed to choose one of ten governors from the modern era of the state government, I chose him for my essay because he has a great amount of integrity, he is a good man. Rick Perry was born on March 4, 1950. He is a wonderful man and he has been a great Texas Governor. But there is another reason that I selected him as my governor because from what I have read about him when he served as a governor of Texas from 2000-2015, there are some interested fact that caught my attention.
Once he was pronounced dead, his body was transported on Air Force One, and Vice President Johnson stood up and took his oath of office. Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested and held as Kennedy 's assassin, but was also shot on live television before he could actually be charged with anything. JFK 's funeral was modeled after Abraham Lincoln 's, and while his body lay in the Capitol, about 250,000 people passed by paying their respects to the lost president. The assassination of president Kennedy definitely shook up Americans, the entire nation finding it hard to grasp that it was a real thing that actually
For many people who grew up in the 1980 's and beyond, former Hollywood actor Ronald Reagan was arguably the best. United States President.He had a presidency revolving around individual freedom and made various changes to the economy, as well as helping to fight the ever growing drug problem the United States has been facing. Before Reagan 's political career, he was a radio announcer in the 1930 's He would later start a seven year contract with Warner Bros. Entertainment, and appeared in a wide variety of movies up until around 1940. when he started his military service where he would be promoted to a captain of the armed forces. During World War II he never left the United States however, he kept a film reel detailing the liberation of
He died on 12/14/1799 16 years after surviving the militia. George had 4 battles the sieges of yorktown, and boston, and the two campaigns of philadelphia and new jersey. Georges ranks are the major general and the commander in chief. George helped support the colonies by paying men to fight with them. People started to like george now that he was becoming the first president of the united states ever.
It had been only 48 hours and 7 minutes since the assassination of John F. Kennedy when nightclub owner Jack Ruby killed Lee Harvey Oswald. In these short hours, Oswald barely had any time to plead innocent or guilty to the shooting. His name was in news reports and he was being held and charged for the shooting (Kesselring. "Lee
George Washington is indeed one of the best presidents our country has ever had. The citizen's adoration for him was endless, and his achievements and history still lives on today in our books and part of our education system. Washington did not start out to be a president, "He believed so strongly in that (running 2 terms only) concept that he refused to run for a third term." (Paragraph 3, Father of Our Nation), before his presidency, he was a general who fought at the front line of most battles. With such incredulous leadership skills, this lead him to becoming the well known Commander in Chief of the American Army.
Kennedy assured Congress that time would tell. When South Vietnam’s President Diem was assassinated on November 2, 1963, America didn’t know what to do, and less than three weeks later President Kennedy was assassinated. (Kennedy’s Wars, 388-393) Lynden B. Johnson believed without the help of the American Military South Vietnam would surely lose in the civil war. Although America never declared official war on Vietnam, America didn’t start attacking with foot soldiers until March of 1965.
Research Paper Scott Peterson, a killer at heart, didn’t think twice before murdering wife, Laci Peterson, and unborn child, Conner. His wife Laci was reported missing on Christmas Eve in 2002. All fingers pointed to husband, Scott Peterson. He had not wanted to be a father and didn’t care for his wife. He was arrested the 21st of April in 2003 and is still on death row till this day.
A Day That Changed America John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35 President of the United States. Though he was only in office a short time, he made lasting changes in the country. (Complex) His assassination changed America forever. JFK will go down in history as one of the greatest presidents of all time because as he stated, “Things do not happen, things are made to happen.” That was his approach to his time in office. JFK was born in Brooklyn Massachusetts, May 29, 1917.
Andrew Jackson is most famous for being considered the first "common man" to become president. He also made changes to the way the presidency was run. Prior to becoming president he was known as a war hero from the War of 1812. In Jackson’s early years he was said to have no formal education, but taught himself law and he became a successful lawyer. During his 1828 campaign his campaigners described him as a war hero who had been born poor and rose to success through his own hard work.