Which basically means that Cabot did such good for England that people treated them with respect and honor. In addition, John Cabot is a hero because he, “he did find new lands that would become the foundation of Canadian and American society centuries later”. So, that means Cabot founded land that helped create a new place for people to build societies later on. As the website, “http://apecsec.org/6-fun-facts-about-john-cabot/” reads.” Lastly, even though they are many great reasons to consider him a hero, they are ways that show he was a villain. For example, he mistreated people who he met and traded with, also he was probably mean to his crew members because they decided to mutiny their captain (John
Jackson no doubt, was an excellent military man and leader. He had courage others dreamt of having and was also a very good outspoken speaker, not afraid to display his beliefs. Jackson became famous with his military leadership. In the war of 1812, Jackson served as major general and led the U.S. Army against the “Creek Indians”, who were allies of the British. The war was concluded after Jackson and his men (including Sam Houston & David Crockett) defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
he accomplished many tasks to help the country. Andrew Jackson is a positive hero figure for all interested in politics or military advancements. He was brave, had a desire to make a difference, and had perseverance. He pursued an independent education in law, had an authoritative presidency, and many military Advancements. We all can learn something from Jackson.
Also keeping in mind that your military reflects your country and who you are as a president, knowing that he had to keep a powerful image he created one of the strongest military foundations in history making the United States military strong, dominant, intimidating, and smart. This showed how our country was lead by a true patriot, hero, and genius, George Washington, one of the greatest presidents of all of time in the United States
This will be added on to Beowulf’s other characteristics to mold him into a formidable hero.The second quality of Beowulf that makes him the wonderful hero that he is the faith that he shows through his battles and the glory he gives to God for success. This is a prominent feature of all heroes from the Beowulf Era of writing as Catholic and Protestant Christianity was very prominent. Here Beowulf can be seen exemplifying this, “I have borne from Grendel; but God still works wonder on wonder, the Warden-of-Glory.” (Beowulf, Chapter 14) This shows even during a time where Beowulf could show a great deal of pride and boastfulness, he decides to give his blessing of victory to God. This can be attributed to what the people of the time generally considered a good person, and one of the requirements of that was to be religious. Faith is just the second of three qualities that Beowulf possessed; the third is the most prominent of all.Beowulf’s final and most important heroic quality is his bravery and courageousness.
Glory is the prime motivation for Beowulf in his story. Beowulf wants to be remembered for the great deeds he has done in his lifetime, like Hrothgar. Hrothgar, the king has earned his glory in his youth. “To Hrothgar was given such glory of war, such honor of combat, that all his kin obeyed him gladly…” (Part 1) Hrothgar is now old and unable to protect his kingdom, and Beowulf decides that he will step in and help because of the glory it will give him. To defeat the monster is a great way to get his name out there and be known world wide.
Gawain volunteered himself because he believed that he was the weakest the knights from Arthur’s round table we are shown just how honorable Gawain was to King Arthur when he said, “Were I not your nephew my life would mean nothing; to be born of your blood is my body’s only claim.” (356-357) Beowulf and Sir Gawain are seen by audiences as both tremendously heroic. Beowulf might have been the strongest man, but Gawain was honorable and moral, much like a true hero should
When Paine immigrated to the American colonies he staunchly support the continental army; he wrote several pieces supporting the fight for independence, one of the most popular being his pamphlet, Common Sense. Thomas Paine was great man who did great things; however, it was really his writings that changed the world. Thomas’ pamphlet, Common Sense, was such an inspiration for many colonists who wanted their independence and even swayed those who wanted reconciliation to support the independence movement. Common Sense was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that called for american independence under the colonial continental congress. This pamphlet was essentially the
Henry the V was a cruel, brave, and cunning general that helped shaped Briton’s impact on the world . Henry V was one of the best generals there ever was. One of Henry’s greatest victories was when he stopped a “rebellion…at Shrewsbury” is proof of his genius (Commire, Klezmer 610). Even at an early age Henry” [showed] close detail in his military planning
One potential heritage myth deals with the portrayal of Winston Churchill. Churchill was a renowned figure in WWII, being an essential leader in the war effort against the Axis powers. While being the prime minister, he has played important roles in leading his country as well as boosting the morale of the British people. Many people to this day recognize him for his speeches and his leadership, placing him in high regard. The King’s Speech does do great service to his figure by showing him in a positive light, despite him being a minor character in the film.