John Adams was on the founding fathers of the Declaration of Independence and was the second president of the United States of America. In this essay I will go over Adams early life and his life before and after his presidency. John Adams was born October 30, 1735 in Braintree, Massachusetts. He grew up in a comfortable family; his father, John Adams Sr., was a farmer, a Congregationalist deacon and a town councilman. (1) His father was a direct descendent of Puritan emigrants in England, and his mother, Susanna Boylston Adams, was a descendent of Boylston of Brookline a prominent family in the Massachusetts colony.
His parents wanted him to one day join the church as a minister so he also studied Hebrew to prepare for it. He graduated in 1740 and received his master’s degree in 1743 . After University, he opened a business with a £1000 loan that he got from his father, but he was not successful and he was soon out of money. He then worked for his father as a malt
Ralph Waldo Emerson’s childhood and early years in ministry led to his involvement in the Antebellum Reform. Born in May of 1803, he was the son of a well-known Boston minister, William Emerson, and his wife Ruth. However, when Emerson was almost nine, his father died. Emerson grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and received his education from the Boston Public Latin School. He was accepted into the Harvard Divinity School at the age of fourteen.
Roberto Jordan English 4 Autobiography Christopher Reeve II. Life A. Early Years Christopher Reeve was born in New York City on September 25th of 1952, as the son of Barbara Johnson a journalist and Franklin D’Oiler Reeve who was a teacher, novelist, poet and scholar. His grandfather Richard Henry Reeve had been the CEO of Prudential Financial for over twenty five years. Prior to Reeves birth his father was a Princeton University graduate studying for a master’s degree in Russian at Columbia University.
Robert Fulton invented the steamboat during the Industrial Revolution. Robert Fulton was born on November 14, 1765, in Little Britain Township, PA. Robert Fulton had three siblings, which are Abraham, Mary, Isabella, and Elizabeth. Robert was able to learn to read, at home, and so, he went to Quaker. Although, Robert Fulton didn’t came up with the idea of the steamboat, he built the first working steamboat. Few years later, Robert Fulton, stayed in PA, as a painter.
Horace Tabor was born on November 26, 1830, in Holland, Vermont. His parents, Cornelius Dunham Tabor and Sarah Ferrin Tabor, were very poor. Horace had four siblings, one sister and three brothers. He trained to be a storekeeper and stone mason when he was still a child. When he was 19 years old, Horace left home and decided to find work in the stone quarries of Massachusetts or Maine.
His first official job was in 1480 when he gained the position as choirmaster at the “Guild of Our Lady at Bergen”. It wasn’t clear if he had taken the job while completing university the same year or whether it was after when he completed his masters. Within the coming years in 1484 he was named the under-singer for the church of St Donatian’s in Bruges. In 1487, the Duke of Ferrara, Ercole d’Este invited him to work at his chapel. It was stated that he worked there for about one year before returning to Bergen.
Benjamin Franklin lived an eventful life. He used literature to broadcast his vast amount of wisdom he had accrued throughout his life. His life began in Boston, Massachusetts as one of seventeen children by Josiah Franklin. Josiah wanted his son to enter into the clergy but could not afford this route. Benjamin, after a year of school, began to apprentice his brother James, a printer (MLA).
Thomas Hooker was the original founder of Connecticut. He was born on July 5, 1856, in Leicestershire, England. He was also the Father of American Democracy. He studied first at Queens College, Cambridge, but was soon given a scholarship to Emmanuel College. He received his BA 1608 and his MA in 1611.
From the family, with a long line of church service, Emerson became the minister of the Unitarian Church in 1829. Meanwhile, he was introduced to young Elen Lousia Tucker, a sixteen year old girl, whom he courted and married within a year. During his service at pulpit, Emerson read German Criticism, and works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Victor Cousin, which he rehearsed before the congregation. In spite of the promising developments,