America Throughout the history of our country many men have had a profound impact on it. Shaping America as we know it. Most of these men have led our country as presidents, leading by example and having the desire to make our country better. Fighting to make not only America better but in an attempt to make the lives of Americans better. Many accomplished this goal through their speeches and good acts.
During the war, Paul Revere built a gunpowder mill and led a Militia army. Paul Revere was an important man in The American Revolutionary War. Would the Americans have won the war without the contributions of Paul Revere? Defending Our Colonies Paul Revere was a leader in the Sons of Liberty and helped to defend the Americans from the British before the war began. He delivered messages to the Committee of Correspondence, so they knew details about what the British were doing before the War.
(Trail of Tears). This popularity lead to his election in 1828. For many in the United States Jackson came to symbolize the democratic advances of the country (Trail of tears). All in all, Jackson was a very productive president. he accomplished many tasks to help the country.
John Adams had a very big impact on America and his legacy still affects the United States today. He has moved many people through writing and speech. He helped keep peace in desperate measures. John Adams had a large political voice and led early America to
There is also a Robert Capa Gold Medal, which is given to the photographer who publishes the best photographic reporting from abroad with evidence of exceptional courage. But perhaps his greatest legacy of all are the haunting images of the human struggles that he
During his time at Groton, he followed the news of his distant cousin, President Theodore Roosevelt, as he battled the Spanish at war, though that ended quickly. After graduating from Groton, Franklin started college at Harvard, where most young men of his wealthy position go. The reader discovers how he joined the school newspaper and fell in love with Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, whom was his distant cousin. After marrying Eleanor, which his mother disapproved of, and going through law school, Franklin was approached to run for state senator in 1910. As senator, he was known for strongly opposing the corruption in the Tammany Hall political organization.
Consider the case of Winston Churchill, a British statesman in the 1940s who rallied the British people in the midst of world war 2 from the brink of defeat to glorious victory. Churchill brought Britain out of near defeat by cooperating with government officials and forming a coalition of leaders. He worked to collaborate with world officials to create an effective strategy to eventually end WW2 while still impacting world affairs well after the war. He once said, “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen”.
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is one of the greatest autobiographies of all time. It is filled with interesting details about Franklin and how he pursued his life. Benjamin Franklin was born January 16, 1706 and died on April 17, 1790. Franklin a Founding Father and polymath, excelled as an inventor, journalist, politician, scientist, and was probably the most successful diplomat in America. After Franklin died, his work became one of the most influential examples of an autobiography ever written.
Orwell also was taught by dystopian novelist, Aldous Huxley, from whom Orwell could have adopted his dystopian writing style. After graduating in 1921, Orwell discovered his natural calling for writing. In 1932, Orwell hired his first publisher, Victor Gollancz, who issued him his pen name, George Orwell. As years passed, Orwell found himself drawn to the conflict of the Spanish Civil War. Unfortunately, an injury in the neck and the persecution of Republicans in Spain caused Orwell and his wife, Eileen, to flee the
With regard to the former, Al Nahyan’s strong sense of leadership has resulted in the rise of the UAE as he led it with outmost care and built it into what it has become today, a developed country with strong economic stability. His rational decisions, which took the citizens’ best interest into consideration, gained him the trust, love and support from not only the people of his country, but many individuals around the world (H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan president of the United Arab Emirates, n.d). Indeed, he did not only strive to develop the state of his country, but also participated in solving issues in different nations such as the Palestinian war in 1973, the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq, and other problems recorded in history. On the other, although Lincoln’s support for anti-slavery was the reason for the split of the union, he never abandoned his party and fought for the unity of mankind.
In 1927, Elmer Teofilo Vega was born in the town of Pojo, Bolivia, to a family who would have been considered poor even in that part of the world. He received a basic education and was the valedictorian of his high school. He then moved to the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia, where he worked to pay his way through college and medical school. After marrying, alone and monolingual he boarded a boat from Chile to Miami with $2.07 to his name. Elmer worked odd jobs and soon sent a letter containing a ticket to Bolivia enabling his wife to come to the states.
Surprisingly, in 1951, he became the chairman of that organization. The next outstanding event in his life was in 1956, when he proposed a UN peacekeeping force for reducing the British and French out of Egypt during the Suez Crisis. As a result of doing this, he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957.In that same year, the Liberal was defeated in the election for the next Prime minister. After this happened, Pearson began to rebuild the party. When it came around to the next election, he made it clear that he would use warheads if they were necessary.
Otto von Bismarck was a 19th century, Prussian, politician. He is most commonly associated with the unification of Germany. He used strategic wars to win the territory that he wanted to include in Germany. With his alliance system he was able to keep the peace in Europe for about two decades. In order to achieve his goals, Bismarck also made some reforms: universal male suffrage and a welfare state.