was born January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. His father was a pastor at a local church, while his mother took care of his two siblings, Willie and Alfred. As King began to get older, he “attended Booker T. Washington High School” (www.biography.com). Martin Luther King Jr. was exceptional throughout his studies and even “skipped ninth and eleventh grade...attending college when he was only fifteen years old” (www.biography.com). After completing his master's degree, King “began his doctorate at Boston College, where he met Coretta Scott” (www.biography.com).
He has attended church and Sunday school from a very early age until the present time. Beattie was baptized at age of 12 at Mount Pisgah United Presbyterian Church Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He has two sons -- Gerald Vincent Beattie, II (named after his deceased brother, a restaurant general manager Graze Restaurant, Summerville, South Carolina and Antonnio Maurice Wilson, a detective on the Suffolk, Virginia police force. He has one grandson, Xavier Maurice Wilson, one granddaughter Ashley. Dr. Beattie holds a Ph.D. in Statistics and Research having received the doctorate in Educational Research and Testing -- Institutional Research from the Florida State University in 1984 where he specialized in research methods and design, statistics, measurement and computer-based research.
It all began with Ben’s brother, James, starting his own newspaper called The New England Courant. His newspaper “was the first single publication in all of the colonies” (Isaacson 9) and was also the 3rd newspaper in the history of Boston. It launched in 1726 when a smallpox epidemic was consuming Boston. (The New England Courant) Ben first started working at the newspaper as an apprentice when he was only 12 years old. After being trained, Ben was moved up to being a typesetter and then moved up again, soon after, to become a delivery boy for the newspaper.
The young Booker adopted his stepfather’s Christian name as his surname and thus Booker T Washington became the name he would spend his life being recognised as. At the age of eleven the young Booker was engaged as houseboy to the wife of a coal mine owner who permitted him to attend school during the winter months for one hour a day, thus Booker’s educational journey began.
In 1810, three year old Henry attended his first school, a private school, alongside his older brother, Stephen Longfellow. At this school, Henry and his older brother meet the stern, autocratic teacher, Ma'am Fellows. Some time passes and Henry and his brother transfer to a public school. They continued to move from school to school before settling down at Portland Academy, where they remained before enrolling in college. At thirteen, Henry passed the Bowdoin College entrance exam, but he didn't attend the college till he was fourteen because, his parents decided it would be best for him to complete his education at Portland Academy.
You were probably not told too much about Franklin’s other accomplishments. In order to understand how important this man was, I’ll be talking about his life, work, and accomplishments. Benjamin was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 17, 1706 to a soap and candle maker. His father, Josiah Franklin, had seven children with his first spouse, Anne Child, and ten more with his second spouse, Abiah Folger. Ben was the youngest son of Josiah and his 15th child.
He was born in Charlestown in 1636 to local blacksmith Robert Hale, as a child, Hale witnessed Massachusetts’ first execution of a convicted witch, in 1648, with the hanging of Margaret Jones at Charlestown. Hale later educated at Harvard, where he earned a theology degree in 1657, and worked as a teacher and tutor after graduation. A few years later, Hale was invited to preach at the First Parish Church in Beverly and became the church’s first official pastor in 1667. For his service, the church awarded him with 200 acres of pastureland on what is now modern day Hale Street in Beverly. After his first wife, Rebecca Byles, passed away in 1683, Hale married Sarah Noyes a year later.
Rolihlahla Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 in a small village named Mvezo in South Africa. Mandela’s name was changed to Nelson by his teacher due to the European schooling system. (“Nelson”) At twelve years old, Nelson’s father passed away due to lung disease. Mandela was sent to live with a man named Jangintaba as his ward at the Great Place of Mghekezweni. (Mandela) Mandela attended Clarkebury Boarding Institute as a young man; he was the first person in his family to attend school.
There, his teacher gave him ‘Nelson’ for his name as part of giving African student an English name. After that, Mandela continued his secondary education at Clarkebury Boarding Institute to gain his skills to become a privy councilor. After completing his junior education in two years, he moved to Healdtown, a strict Methodist college in Fort Beaufort and left to get a higher education at the University of Fort Hare ( the first South Africa’s College for black Africans ) and studies for bachelor of arts degree but he didn’t complete his degree there because he was expelled for against
The topics discussed in this essay will be his early life, his part in the Revolutionary War and early American government, and my perspective on Washington. George Washington’s early life is quite captivating. He was born on February 22nd, 1732, in Pope’s Creek, Virginia to Augustine and Mary Washington. At the young age of eleven, his father passed away. As a teenager, Washington excelled at math, which allowed him to become a surveyor at age sixteen.
Samuel Adams Did you know that Samuel Adams started the Sons Of Liberty? Samuel Adams was born in Boston, MA on September 27, 1772 and died on October 22, 1803 in the same city. In this paper you will learn about Samuel Adams childhood, how he impacted the world and other interesting facts. In this paragraph Samuels childhood and family will be explained. At a very young age he learned about politics and religion from his parents.
James Dwight Dana was born on February 12, 1813 in Utica, NY. His parents were Harriet Dwight and James Dana. At Utica high school, his teacher Fay Edgerton encouraged and developed his love and interest for science. He graduated in 1830 and enrolled in Yale College, where he studied natural history and geology. He graduated in 1833 and for two years, he became a mathematical instructor to midshipmen in the navy.
Jonathan Edwards and His Theology of Revival Jonathan Edwards was born on October 5, 1703 in Connecticut in a pastor’s family. He was very sharp as a little boy because he was proficient in Latin at six and entered Yale at twelve from where he graduated in 1720. After graduating as valedictorian, he spent a couple of years in preparing for the ministry. He started thinking seriously about Christianity and used his writing abilities to jot down his rigorous thoughts. He wanted to serve God and glorify God with everything he had.
Do you think Benjamin Franklin was a good president? Benjamin Franklin was unconventional his youth but later made a great contribution to society his contributions not only impacted society, but was also impacted by his unconventionality. Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston Massachusetts January 17, 1706. He died at the age 84 April 17, 1790 Benjamin Franklin’s family settled in Massachusetts he was born on Milk Street, in Boston M.A Pennsylvania hospital. Benjamin’s father wanted him to go to Harvard so he sent him to Boston Latin School.
He lived in a house in Braintree, Massachusetts. On February 1778, John Quincy Adams 's dad had to go on a dangerous trip to France and John (Almost 11) was brave enough to ask his father if he could go. Adams attended schools in Paris and Amsterdam. His studies allowed him to join the junior class at Harvard University, and he graduated in 1787. Adams studied law for three years, and in 1790, he began his own practice.