George Washington appointed Wayne as brigadier general because of his passion and aggressive way he dealt with battles. Anthony Wayne was born in Easttown Township, Pennsylvania in Chester County ,near what is now Paoli, Pennsylvania in early January 1 1745. Anthony Wayne was one of five children, his brothers and sisters were Hannah Van Leer; William Wayne; Anne Hayman and Margaret Penrose Holstein. Later Wayne became a surveyor in 1763. At the beginning of the Revolutionary War in 1775 he had constructed his militia unit by the end of 1776.
Martin Van Buren was a U.S. President he was born Dec. 5, 1782 then he died July 24, 1862 he was the 8th president of the United States. He was a descendant of the Dutch immigrants; he was also the first president whose ethnic background was mostly from Britain. He was in office from (1837-1841) he played a huge role in the development of the modern American party. He was admitted in the bar in 1803 Van Buren career in public office was a mix of personal ambition and sensitivity to the needs of a rapidly changing society. In 1812, he began eight-year tenure in the state senate, and for four of those years he also held the office of attorney general.
Edgar Allan Poe’s genealogy is important to understand Edgar Allan Poe's paternal grandfather is David Poe. He was born in Ireland around 1743, and his parents moved to Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, he met and married Poe's grandmother, Elizabeth Cairnes. Elizabeth was born in 1756. They moved to Baltimore together and set up a store; when the American colonies started to revolt, he fought in the Revolutionary War for his country.
The Cazalet Chronicles series of wartime family sagas told in a five novels by celebrated British author Elizabeth Jane Howard. The charming yet thrilling series of novels tells the tale of the yearnings and secrets of the Cazalet family that lives in Home Place, Sussex over the course of 30 years. The first four novels in the series were published between 1990 and 1995 with the latest one All Change published in 2013. The Cazalets Chronicles are an exploration of the ambitions, passion, and affairs of the Cazalet family as they live their normal Middle Class lives starting in the prewar period up until about 15 years after the end of the war in the fifties. Writing with poignant observation and magnificent period detail, Elizabeth Jane Howard writes about the familial experience of loss, love, and ultimately life changing developments in the Cazalet family.
Michael Jordan grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina but was born in Brooklyn New York City on February 17, 1963. Michael Jordan 's parents were James and Dolores Jordan. He had 5 kids Marcus, Jeffrey, Isabelle, Jasmine, and Victoria Jordan. Michael Jordan had a social movement on police brutality and what he did was donated $1000000 to International Association of chiefs of Police institute for Community Police relations. Michael Jordan went to college and got his bachelor 's degree in geography at the University of North Carolina
Nathan Hale was an American patriot and martyr who fought for the Continental Army during the American War of Independence. This biography explores his childhood, early life, career, achievements, personal life, legacy and timeline. Hale was born on June 6, 1755 in Coventry, Connecticut, and was the second of twelve children born to Richard Hale and Elizabeth Strong. He belonged to one of the most prominent families in the region. When he was fourteen years old, he sent his brother Enoch, who was sixteen, to Yale College.
The Birthmark- Reader’s Response Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts, the infamous town where a very significant historical event occured. Hawthorne was the great-great-grandson of John Hathorne, one of the three judges over the Salem witch trials nearly a century ago. After the death of his father in 1808, Hawthorne’s uncle Robert Manning, prominent pomologist of that time, took Hawthorne into his care in Raymond, Maine. As a young man Hawthorne attended Bowdoin College in Brunswick with Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Franklin Pierce. After obtaining his degree in 1825, Hawthorne moved back to Salem for twelve years and wrote many novels, sketches, and short stories that are still very popular today, including
The devices Britain used had an affect on life. Andy Warhol was an American Draftsman, Filmmaker, Painter, and Printmaker. He was the third born child to Czechoslovakian immigrants parents named Ondrej and Ulja on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When Andy was only 14 years old his father passed away, but he did leave money for one purpose and that was to be used for higher learning, and the family decided that Andy would benefit the most from having a college education. Warhol moved to New York City shortly after graduating Carnegie Institute to work as a commercial illustrator, where he worked for several well-known magazines.
Welcome to the American Civil War. The war itself lasted only five years, but the repercussions of such a conflict rippled through society and continue to impact Americans even to this day (Towner). Culture, values, society as a whole completely shifted directly after the war, and literature from the following time period reflects this shift. For example, take Henry James. One of his most famous novellas, Daisy Miller, provides a stark contrast to the previous literary
The anthem was performed at the first World Series in 1903 in Boston; many believe it was first performed at the 1918 World Series. Although it was a popular patriotic song throughout the mid and late 19th century and into the 20th, “The Star-Spangled Banner” did not become the official national anthem until 1931. That came about following a long, intensive lobbying effort by patriotic and veterans groups led by the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.On January 31, 1931, the VFW presented the House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee a petition containing some five million signatures urging adoption of “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the national anthem. The House approved a bill to do so and the Senate followed on March 3, 1931. That same day President Herbert Hoover signed into law a measure designating “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the national anthem of the United States, eight decades after the death of the man who wrote the words in 1814.One of the most famous renditions
His grandfather became very wealthy and made a large contribution to building a new church. His mother, Elizabeth, and her family, sailed on the Abigail to Portsmouth at the age of three. His father, William Ellery, took after his dad. He studied at Harvard and graduated in 1722 to then become a successful merchant just as his father did (Pyne).After William’s grandfather passed away, his dad inherited his father 's wealth due to him being the oldest son. He was a deputy, assistant to the Colonial Assembly, Judge of the county, and Deputy Governor of Rhode Island (Pyne).
On June 19th of 1886, William Taft and Helen Herron got married at the house of the bride 's parents in Cincinnati. For their honeymoon, they spent one day in New York City, four days at Sea Bright, New Jersey, and then set off on a three-month tour of Europe. After they got married they moved into their own house in Cincinnati. Taft, at the time, had been a very well known lawyer. It helped that his father was a great politician too.
The founder of Georgia is James Edward Oglethorpe. For the British it had been more than five decades since they founded a new colony. James Edward Oglethorpe had named Georgia in honor of King George ll. James and twenty-one other men said that there was to be no man that was to make a profit off of the settlement.
Stephen F. Austin was born on November 3, 1793, in southwestern Virginia. Five years later, his father, Moses Austin, moved his family to southeastern Missouri. He was sent to Connecticut for schooling around the age of 10 or 11. After this, he attended Transylvania University, which is in Lexington, Kentucky, for two years. Young Stephen was fairly successful, so much so that he even began worked alongside his father, Moses, in various business ventures.
The Scotch-Irish people were one of the numerous immigrants who looked for shelter and alleviation in America. The Scotch-Irish appeared in the mid-seventeenth century when the English government, on edge to dominate Ireland, removed Lowland Scots as pilgrims to the province of Ulster in northern Ireland. For around a century the Scotch-Irish squeezed out a living in Ireland, yet in the early piece of the eighteenth century their monetary condition endured a progression of grievous inversions. As a result, a flood of maybe five thousand Scotch-Irish moved to America in 1717. Before the end of the eighteenth century, four more influxes of Scotch-Irish withdrew Ireland for America and a few hundred thousand Ulstermen settled in about each area of the English provinces.