Richard’s father Thomas Lee, was the governor of Virginia before he fell ill and passed away in 1750. Richard followed in the footsteps of his family before him. He would have no problem fitting in with everyone due to his rasing. Richard would go on to become a part of America History as he takes part in one of the greatest events of the United States of America. Richard education consist of private tutors and then went to Wakefield Academy in England.
Paul Revere shouted throughout his midnight ride, “The Regulars are coming!” He was an American Patriot in the American Revolution who lived in Boston at the time. His lifespan was from 1735 to 1818, during the American Revolution. One of his famous quotes was “In Medford, I awakened the Captain of the Minutemen; and after that, I alarmed almost every house, till I got to Lexington.” Paul Revere is important to history because if he didn't warn Lexington about the British, America itself might not be known as America. Paul Revere was born January 1, 1735, in Boston, Massachusetts. His father was Apollos Rivoire, a French immigrant who came to America on his own at the age of 13, and Deborah Hichborn, a Boston native and the daughter of an artisan family Paul was important to history because he saved a lot of lives by warning Lexington about the British and that they were coming.
“With the country on the edge of political outbreak he advocated for a governing body representing three social classes, suddenly violence broke out and he was in charge of protecting his royal family” (Biography.com 2). After this he fled the country, but was taken by Australian forces and didn 't return to France until 1799. Even when he was back in France he still felt like he should keep a low profile just to be sure he wouldn 't be caught. Finally in 1830 when King Charles the tenth was overthrown he could come out of hiding. As he came out of hiding he was offered the job to become dictator but turned the offer down.
To punish the U.S., the French took American ships that carried cargo to Brittan. During the fall of 1797, Adams sent a delegation to France with the hopes to end the dispute. The French foreign master wouldn’t meet with the Americans and instead demanded a bribe and loan from the Americans. Adams was furious and referred to three French agents as X, Y, and Z & then urged congress to prepare for the war. 3.
John Locke John Locke was born on August 29, 1632, in Wrington,England. He was an english physician and philosopher. He went to University of Oxford. He had a mentor called Robert Boyle who was an important scientist. He decide to study medice at England.
Edwin A. Abbott was the name of the educator, an english schoolmaster and theologian. Abbott was born on December 20, 1838, in Marylebone, United Kingdom. Edwin was the son of Edwin Abbott and Jane Abbott. His parents were were first cousins this is why his middle name and last name were the same. Him and his brother named Evelyn Abbott were both authors.
He traveled around Burgesses while a lawyer, and while traveling, "he met and fell in love with twenty-three-year-old Martha Wayles Skelton, a wealthy widow and daughter of a prominent Virginia lawyer and landowner" (Onuf). They married in 1772, and got a pretty rundown house, but thanks to Jefferson himself (and some slave laborers), he was able to make it a lot better than how it was. He had seven kids, four girls and three boys. Fighting in the Revolutionary War: Thomas Jefferson was a founding father of America, but of course there was a Battle before that. Jefferson wrote pieces of literature like the "Summary View of the Rights of British America," and the Declaration of Independence.
During Locke years of service to Shaftesbury, he begins to write.When he came back to England he published all of his work. As one of the founder of the Whigs party, it pushed for constitutional monarch and it stood in the opposition to the dominant Tories. In Locke’s turning point, Two Treatises of Government, had pushed his revolutionary ideas concerning of the natural rights of man and also the social contract. Both of his concepts
Volatile, Volte-Facing Voltaire Have you ever considered changing your name? Maybe once or twice? Well, what about 178 times? This was the case of one of the most famous writers, poets, and philosophers in history, who used various pen names in order to avoid scorn, exile, beatings, and imprisonment for, in summary, not being able to keep his mouth shut. François-Marie Arouet, who is better known by his pen name Voltaire, was born November 21, 1694 to the upper-middle class family of François Arouet; a lawyer, his wife; Marie Marguerite D'Aumart, and two older siblings; Armand Arouet and Marguerite Catherine Arouet.
His father, John Thoreau, owned and worked in his own pencil factory. His father’s pencils were recognized as America’s best pencils during the 1800’s, due to his study of German pencil making techniques and his great engineering skills. His eldest brother, John Jr., began to teach at Harvard so Henry would later be able to attend the university. There he studied the classics,
Patrick Henry was the first and the sixth governor of Virginia. Henry led the antagonism to the Stamp Act in 1765 and he is mostly remembered by his speech,”Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death”. He was know as one of the most influential bodies in Republicanism. While he was creeping up on his twenty fourth birthday, he finally qualified as a lawyer in 1760. After that, Henry was not prepared for what it took to be a lawyer.
William Penn was a very independent man who had different thoughts than others, which led him to great things even though he was punished all the way through his discovering of Pennsylvania. William Penn was born October 24, 1644, in London, United Kingdom, and was the child of Margaret Jasper and Sir William Penn, and he also had one sibling named Peggy Penn. He attended Christ Church College (University of Oxford) and studied to be a Lawyer. He ended up getting expelled for criticizing the Church of England. His father eventually sent him off to France to finish school, there he studied theology at the Protestant Academy in Saumur.
The Boston Port Act closed the Boston Harbor. The Massachusetts Government Act restricted democratic meetings of the town and the governor 's council was an appointed body. The Administration of Justice Act said that if a British Official commits a crime they are sent back to Britain to be prosecuted. The Quartering Act said that the colonists had to provide a home to British soldiers if needed. These acts were all in direct response to the Boston Tea Party and infuriated the colonists.
In 1721, Montesquieu published his thoughts on France; he called this publication The Persian Letters. He had published The Persian Letters without identifying himself as the author, but instead saying that two Persian travelers wrote it to describe their experiences in France. Montesquieu went to Paris to join the court there. Soon he found himself losing money and sold his judgeship out of financial need.
He found himself able to escape with the guide of a thoughtful prison guard and covered up in the City Hall in Paris. When he got word that the National Convention had proclaimed him a fugitive, Robespierre attempted to confer suicide, however, succeeded just in injuring his jaw. Not long after, troops from the National Convention raged the building and seized and