On January 19, 1807, Robert Edward Lee was born. He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia to Henry and Ann Hill Carter Lee, who was very ill when she gave birth to him (Kerby, 1997). Lee was named after Ann’s favorite brothers, Robert and Edward. Ann raised Henry’s children from his first marriage and the six children that she had with Henry with Lee being the fifth (Bader, 2014). Lee’s father went to prison for gambling, and when he was released, Ann moved the family from Stratford to Alexandria, Virginia.
Robert E. Lee was Known for commanding the Confederate Army of North Virginia during the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender during 1865 as an American soldier. He was born January 19, 1807 at Stratford Hall Plantation in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He died on October 12, 1870 at the age of 63, he was buried at the Lee Chapel Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. Robert was the son of Major General Henry Lee the third and Anne Hill Carter. His family is one of Virginia’s first families, originally arriving in Virginia from England in the early 1600s.
There have been many prominent leaders that have molded America into what it is today, Lee is one of them. Robert E. Lee was born in Virginia, January 19, 1807, although one historian believes has was born one year earlier (Wikipedia.com 1). Little is actually known about his childhood, and Lee scarcely mentioned it as an adult. His father, Henry “Light Horse” Lee, left him and his family at a young age and never returned. In 1825, Robert E. Lee attended West Point and graduated second in his class in 1829.
Henry lee Lucas, was born on August 26, 1936 in Blacksburg Virginia. He died from a heart condition in 2001. Lucas confessed to killing hundreds of people, but the evidence only links him to two murders. The only two murders that he was linked to was the murder of his mother when he was 24- years-old, and the other murder was the murder of Kate Rich, she was an older woman he used to work for. While he was in prison a lot of movies and tv shows were made about lucas, like the movie a documentary from 1995 called “Henry Lee Lucas.”
Through the Constitution, the notion of freedom evolved drastically, leaning toward democracy. After Britain’s Intolerable Acts, it can be argued that one of the triggering factor of the American Revolution was Thomas Paine’s pamphlet entitled Common Sense. It galvanized the populace and consequently, generated support for overt independence. A hundred and twenty thousand copies circulated only four months before the Constitution was signed. On the second of July seventeen seventy-six, Congress formally declared the United States an independent nation and two days later adopted the Constitution, authorized by Thomas Jefferson, who was at the time Virginia’s delegate to the Second Continental Congress.
The American Revolution took place between 1765 and 1783, during which 13 American colonies rejected the British rule and gained independence. Significant leaders during that time known to LaFayette was George Washington, the United States first President, Alexander Hamilton, the first Treasury, and Thomas Jefferson, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. LaFayette firmly believed in liberty and equality for all (LaFayette, 1777). He journeyed to America so he can help fight the British with the colonists; in his words in a letter LaFayette sent to his wife, Adrienne de Noailles de LaFayette, “the happiness of America is intimately connected with the happiness of all mankind; she will become the safe and respected asylum
Dalton Konz Mrs. Neuberger Composition l February 23, 2023 Henry Lee Lucas’ Disturbing Life The Contradicting Story Henry Lee Lucas has raped, murdered, beaten, and eaten people. (SC4) During the first part of his killing spree, he killed his first victim at a bus stop. Though this person had in fact gone missing at the time that Henry Lee Lucas said he killed her there were many parts to his stories that did not add up and led to inconclusive evidence. The name of the woman at the bus stop was Laura Burnley though Henry has claimed several times that he killed her there is no one that actually knows what happened and who the killer was.
In the 1970s, the United States had a national drifter that claimed to have killed over six hundred people. He was first incarcerated for the murder of his mother and was later incarcerated for the murder of his girlfriend and his landlord. Lucas confessed to many murders, claiming he targeted female hitchhikers that were national vast. Henry Lee Lucas was an infamous murderer born to alcoholic parents Viola and Anderson Lucas in Virginia in 1936.
Throughout the years there has been many individuals whom have helped shape The United States of America into the independent country it is today. It’s hard to believe that this country was at one point governed by a distant British king, and that before Americans claimed equal rights, they were subject to British tyranny. Americans were in desperate need of a leader who would step up for his people and declare independence, Americans were in desperate need of Thomas Jefferson. ‘ Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 at his family home in Shadwell, not far from Charlottesville. His father, Peter Jefferson, was a planter while his mother, Jane Randolph, was a stay at home mom.
Robert E. Lee Robert E. Lee has always been thought by many as a god-like figure. To others he was a contradiction. Born on January 19, 1807 at Stratford, Virginia, Robert E. Lee was the fourth child of Revolutionary War hero, Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, and Ann Hill Carter Lee. Raised mostly by his mother, Robert learned patience, control, and discipline from her. As a young man, he was exposed to Christianity and accepted its faith.
Who was Robert E Lee? I was born on January 19, 1807 in Stratford Hall, Virginia. My father, Henry, was a hero during the American Revolutionary War where he earned the nickname "Light Horse Harry". My mother, Ann Carter, came from a wealthy family. Despite my family's pedigree, we were not rich.
He became passionate about freedom from England and tried to convince others of it. It was not until 1776 that the Georgia Assembly sided with the patriots. The following February, delegates were appointed to attend the second Continental Congress, Walton being included. After leaving Savannah to attend the Congress, Walton was very much in favor of the proposition for independence. He signed the Declaration of Independence.
John Hancock was president of the Second Continental Congress and first Governor of the commonwealth of Massachusetts born on January 12, 1737 in Braintree Massachusetts most commonly know for his large signature on the Declaration of Independence. He was an important figure during the American Revolution and was one of the richest men in the colonies. Hancock lived an interesting life and provided a significant impact to American history. He was the son of John Hancock and Mary Hawke.
At the dawn of the 1770s, American colonial resentment of the British Parliament in London had been steadily increasing for some time. Retaliating in 1766, Parliament issued the Declaratory Act which repealed most taxes except issued a reinforcement of Parliament’s supremacy. In a fascinating exchange, we see that the Parliament identifies and responds to the colonists main claim; Parliament had no right to directly tax colonists who had no representation in Parliament itself. By asserting Parliamentary supremacy while simultaneously repealing the Stamp Act and scaling back the Sugar Act, Parliament essentially established the hill it would die on, that being its legitimacy. With the stage set for colonial conflict in the 1770s, all but one