Ethan Allen was an American Revolutionary fighter who helped found Vermont. He lived from January 21, 1738 and died on February 12, 1789. He was born in Litchfield, CT, and died in Burlington, VT. Ethan Allen had a big family that, grew up in Vermont. Ethan died of a stroke at age 52, on his Winooski River homestead. Also when he died, he died with the title of the patriotic leader of the Green Mnt. Boys. He was remembered for taking the British fort at Ticonderoga with Benedict Arnold on May 1775. The Battle fort at Ticonderoga was the first battle ever won by the americans, in the Revolutionary War. Then he moved to Vermont after the French and Indian War. Ethan was lots of things like a farmer and businessman. But he is best known as one
In this time, he talks passionately about the American cause and their desire and fight for freedom. He concludes his words with a famous quote that is still known today. "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country." Hale said before he was executed. By saying this, he managed to add fuel to the American rebellion against the British.
Born in Richford, New York in 1839, John Davison Rockefeller was the second child of his parents and had five siblings. He did not have an easy and wealthy childhood as his father was a part-time salesman and a full-time philanderer. Therefore, his mother always struggled hard for their livelihood and her first son had to stay away from his family to make more money for lengthy periods. Young Rockefeller helped with the general household chores and also earned extra income by raising turkeys and selling potatoes and candy. People described the young Rockefeller as a well-mannered, earnest and studious boy.
Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson was born in 1767 between North Carolina and South Carolina, the Waxhaws region. His father died before he was even born because of a logging accident. He eventually became an orphan due to the rest of his family dying from war and sickness. He went to local schools and received an elementary education. A little later in life he became a lawyer and eventually bought land which was a big deal back in the day.
Samuel Adams was born in Boston on September 27, 1722. He grew up in a wealthy home and had eleven siblings. Unfortunately, only two of them made it until their third birthdays. Both of Samuel's parents were strong puritans. His mom supported Calvinism and his dad was a deacon of the Congregational Church.
One key person in The Crucible with ideals that completely changed from the beginning is Reverend Hale. In the beginning Reverend Hale came in believing that he was the ultimate authority on witches. Later on in the story, Hale was shaken by the arrest of Rebecca and the eventual arrest of John where he quits the court. Hale at the end does not believe in religion, but tells others to have faith. Reverend Hale from the beginning to the end is almost a completely different person; this is shown by him coming into the story being the authority on how to find witches, then he is shaken greatly by Rebecca and John’s arrest, and finally by him not having religion but keeping faith.
He was born into a family full of politicians. His grandpa served on the Senate and as Attorney General under Thomas Jefferson. His grandfather also helped present the Kentucky Resolutions and helped with the Louisiana Purchase. His
(Wordbook Online) No one would give him employment so he went back home to work at his father’s tannery. He showed no interest in his father’s work and soon moved on to find another occupation, which was being an officer in the Civil War. If he had not made the decision to leave the tannery, he would not be remembered as the hero he is today.
He brought them to that cliff in the midst of the chaos as if they were dreaming and observing the events from above. He spoke to the men who had taken the cliffs on that day and took them back to a time where they did not know whether they would ever see their families again, yet they continued their mission. He brought a certain emotion to his speaking that brought people in and got them interested in something that had happened before some of them had even been born. Peggy Noonan, the one who wrote the famous speech, said in her book, What I Saw at the Revolution, “I wanted this to have the rhythm of a rough advance,” meaning she wanted people to feel the struggle of the soldiers as they climbed those infamous cliffs (Noonan
He was the the third eldest out of six children and his parents were wealthy plantation owners. He was married to Martha Skelton who bore six children with him, however only two of them lived more than a few years.("Thomas Jefferson")
Ralph Waldo Emerson’s childhood and early years in ministry led to his involvement in the Antebellum Reform. Born in May of 1803, he was the son of a well-known Boston minister, William Emerson, and his wife Ruth. However, when Emerson was almost nine, his father died. Emerson grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and received his education from the Boston Public Latin School. He was accepted into the Harvard Divinity School at the age of fourteen.