Washington knew a strong Constitution had to be in place, which is why he was responsible for the Constitutional Convention. The effects of his inaugural address and presidency really mattered, given he was the first of our many presidents. George Washington proved he truly cared for the American people and the country. He took charge and changed what had to be done, because his speech altered the government and society as we know it today; our Constitution, our executive and judicial branches, and our Supreme Court. While he did emphasize the need for a Constitution, he was not the only one responsible for it’s making.
Since the new colonies was the Frist Charter of Virginia, Sir Edward Coke helped draft of the protection of Magna Carta to North America by confirming that English law had jurisdiction in the new colonies. Sir Edward Coke is one of the leaders praising highly the idea of Magna Carta, in his opinion; Magna Carta is the essence and the cornerstone of British justice and it is more important than any other legal
The Liberty Bell is one the most important American monuments in history, up there with things like the Washington Monument! The Liberty Bell is a huge symbol of independence, unity, and freedom, and is as prominent as the American flag. It’s a huge bronze bell, doesn’t seem interesting, yet it is crazy popular and has lots of history behind it. This piece of history has made a huge tourist impact on the city of Philadelphia and you should really see it sometime in your life. The Liberty Bell is a huge bronze bell that is iconic even in its characteristics!
Alexander Hamilton enjoyed politics so much that he wanted to extend his political life. He was the secretary of the treasury for six years 1789 to 1795. When he returned to Manhattan he was looked upon as one of the city’s most prestigious attorneys. Hamilton was still focused on creating a strong central government. In 1787 he arranged a meeting with other delegates to talk about ideas and trying to make attempts to fix the Articles of Confederation.
When you think of Philadelphia, you may think about many things. For many of you, Philadelphia is the town in Pennsylvania, founded by William Penn in 1682. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation’s capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center and railroad hub that grew from an influx of European immigrants.
According to the History Channel, “By the late 19th century, the first monument built to honor those who died on prison ships-on Hudson Avenue in the Brooklyn neighborhood known as Vinegar Hill-had fallen into disrepair, and plans were made to build a new memorial in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park, a new public space designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. Funds were raised by the end of the century, and the architectural firm of McKim, Meade and White were commissioned to design the monument itself”In 1908, President William Howard Taft dedicated the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument, an obelisk standing some 150 feet high at the center of Fort Greene Park, on the former site of the Revolutionary War-era Fort Putnam. Beneath the monument was a crypt with 20 coffins containing bone fragments from the thousands who died on the Jersey and other prison
Thomas Paine Thomas Paine was an influential writer, he wrote pamphlets and books. His best known and most persuasive was “Common Sense” which was led closer to the Declaration of Independence. Paine’s writings were political to support America. Paine had two jobs which were an inventor and a journalist. Thomas Paine died on June 8, 1809, his death happened on New York city.
Washington’s inauguration took place on April 30, 1789 at Federal Hall in New York City. He was the first man to take the oval office, and was the first the say the words, “ So help me God,”, establishing the very first presidential president. Washington traveled extensively during his presidency deliberately visiting every state in the new union. Along the way he bought American landscape paintings, many of which still hang at Mount Vernon.
Initially, it needed to assemble its own military and administrative departments for the company’s encounters with the foreign competitors which was established in the lately eighteenth century. In the history of this company, its name was known as “Governor and Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies” when the company was the enterprise of London businessman. In this period of time the government-controlled policy-making body with the act of regulating made some decisions with the shareholders’ meetings, but after The British Government took away the Company’s monopoly in 1813. (Dean Paul, 2009). There were many acts in this company that shows the regulation process of the parliament.
Thomas Jefferson was one of the most important individuals in a history of the United States. He was the one who was involved in a recovery and development of this country as well as other important dignitaries. He was also one of the other supporters for declaration of the American independence to against British political ideals. That were his political beginnings. In 1800, Jefferson was elected and became the president after that year.
Jackson changed that with his loud gatherings encouraging more votes to go to him. Good or bad Andrew Jackson brought a lot of changes into our nation to help make it what it is today. He finished his eight years of term in office in 1837 and died in 1845. Many professors thank him for his
This put him in charge of the economic and financial stability of a nation which was facing massive war debts and had little to no connected federal infrastructure in either areas. He was not cowed by this, however, and used the leeway the Constitution provided in regards to his powers and his political connections to his advantage in passing the programs and laws he wanted to put in place.
With the outbreak of hostilities, Revere turned industrialist and constructed a much-needed powder mill to supply colonial arms. In 1776, he was put in command of Boston Harbor’s principal defense at Castle William, but his war record as a lieutenant colonel was largely undistinguished. He resumed his stride as a successful industrialist after the war, however, and set up a rolling mill for the manufacture of sheet copper at Canton, Massachusetts. From this factory came sheathing for many U.S. ships, including the USS Constitution, and the dome of the Massachusetts statehouse. Even after his military and political career ended he continued to discuss the issues of the day, and in 1814 he circulated a petition offering the government the services of Boston’s artisans in protecting Boston during the War of 1812.
George Washington was the first president and he selected the location in which the White House would be built in 1971. President John Adams and his wife moved into it after eight years of cunstruction in 1800. During 1812 though, it had to be rebuilt after the British set fire to it. Inside, there are 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 3 elevators, 8 staircases, and 6 levels! Before Theodore Rosevelt gave it it's current name, it was also known as "The President's Palace", "President's House", and "Executive Mansion".