Harding as their presidential nominee in 1920. Coolidge was nominated as vice president, Warren and Calvin beat James Cox and Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the running. In 1891 John Coolidge married Carrie Calvin. He had served six years in the Vermont House of Representatives and a term in the Vermont Senate. He had a variety of offices locally from tax collectors.
William Clark was known for the great Lewis and Clark Expedition. He was born on August 1,1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, and died on September 1, 1838. He lived with his father, William Clark III; his mother, Ann Rogers Clark; and his older brother, George Rogers Clark, who was Revolutionary war hero. At the age of nineteen, Clark entered the military. He first served in the militia and then entered the U.S. Army.
Rick Santorum Rick Santorum is at it again after losing the presidential campaign in 2012 he is now running for president.Will he win the election or will he fail as he once did? Rick Santorum is a very educated man with great knowledge of knowing he wants to do with his country after he becomes president. He was born May 10,1958 in Winchester,Virginia. He grew up in Berkeley County,West Virginia. He went to Butler High school in which he had the nickname rooster.
William McKinley Jr. was born January 29, 1843. He later was assassinated September 14, 1901. During in which time he was the united states 25th president. Mckinley was a part of the republican party. He was the seventh child in his family and his parents were William and Nancy Mckinley.
Charles Thompson was born in the town Gortede in Ireland on November 29, 1729. His father was John Thomson who was one of the most respectable men of Ulster. Charles was a Patriot leader during the American Revolution. He was the secretary of the Continental Congress of America through 15 years of its existence. Charles died in 1824.
Joel Hurt was a businessman and developer in Atlanta. He was born on July 31, 1850, in Hurtsboro, Alabama, to Lucy Apperson Long and Joel Hurt. He attended the university of Georgia after being in Auburn Methodist College in Auburn, Alabama for a year. He later married Annie Bright Woodruff, and they had six children. Joel Hurt was an inventor, entrepreneur, builder, banker, engineer and railroad man.
The story of Douglas McArthur began in 1880. From birth until death, Douglas McArthur was an army man. When McArthur was young, his father was in command of an infantry unit in New Mexico. Later on, McArthur fought in the Union Army and won the Congressional Medal of Honor after leading an assault up the Missionary Ridge in Tennessee. McArthur went to West Texas Military Academy and later attended West Point, thriving in the strict military-based environment and graduating with honors.
Jefferson Davis was born on June 3, 1808 in Christian County Kentucky. He was the tenth child of Samuel Davis and Jane Cook Davis. He was heavily influenced by oldest brother Joseph who made sure that he had a good education. He attended a state college in Kentucky before enrolling in the U.S. Military academy at West Point in 1824. He performed only adequately in school but came out 23rd in his class in 1828.
Meriwether Lewis Meriwether Lewis was born near Ivy, Virginia on August 8, 1774. Lewis also served in the military where he had met William Clark. Lewis was quite successful in the army as he received the rank of captain. After returning back from deployment, Lewis was contacted by the former president Thomas Jefferson in 1801 for a mission. Jefferson had proposed to Lewis his assignment which was to explore the lands west of the Mississippi.
He was born in one of the best states….Virginia! Zachary Taylor was born November 24th, 1784 in Orange county Virginia. His father was Richard Taylor, a lieutenant of the Revolutionary War. His mother was Sarah Dabney Strothers Taylor. He had six brothers and three sisters.
‘Theodore Roosevelt said “ Speak softly but carry a big stick” (1858-1919). He was born on October 27,1858 before he became the Vice President he lived in New York City.He is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and ecological preservation. He died in New York City on January 6 , 1919. In the year of 1904 he won a second term.When he was young he didn’t stay at law school very long. Afterwhile , he decided to return to political life in 1886 , that was the second time he married his wife he had known about since his childhood age.
I’m writing about Abraham Lincoln, the man that made the decision to fight to prevent the nation from splitting apart, the president during the civil war which preserved the united states as one union, and the man that ended slavery. Abraham’s father, Thomas Lincoln, and grandfather, Abraham Lincoln, were born in Rockingham, Virginia. Abraham’s ancestors came from Berks county, Pennsylvania. His family came here only 17 years after the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. One of his ancestors, Samuel Lincoln, founded the Lincoln family in America.
Franklin D Roosevelt was an American Statesmen and Political leader who served as 32 president of the United States. He attended Graton a high class preparatory school in Massachusetts from 1896-1900 where he received a BA in History from Harvard in only three years. He left school and within some years he entered the politics and was elected to the New York senate .He was reelected to the Senate State in 1912. As state senate he supported Woodrow Wilson 's candidacy at the Democratic National Convention. Wilson appreciated his support and made him assistant secretary of the Navy in 1913 until 1920.