Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her dad was James McCauley a carpenter and her mother Leona McCauley was a teacher. At the age of two after her parents separated Rosa moved to her grandparents farm in Pine Level, Alabama with her mother and her younger brother, Sylvester. When Rosa was eleven she was enrolled
In the book, The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen Rosa shows that she is a very helpful person. Rosa was a very sweet girl who just so happened to be in Jessica's math class, even though she was a freshman and Jessica was a Jr. Rosa is a brilliant girl and she loved math and helping Jessica with it. “Hey!” Rosa calls,…… I hobble in and sit in a chair near her. “I am so lost in math.” “I’ll help you!” she says”(136), when Rosa see’s an opportunity to help some she will go right for it help them and she won’t stop till they get a 93% on a test. Rosa only being a student herself takes the people she tutors and shows them a more helpful and easy path when it comes the math school or life in general. Rosa is mainly known to be a
Benjamin Franklin was born January 12, 1706 in Boston, Massachusettes. He grew up in Boston but spent the majority of his life in Philadelphia after running away from home at 17. Before his death on April 17, 1790 he had made many contributions to society, including typography. Although his vocation in life was a diplomat, scientist, inventor and writer, he only ever identified himself as a printer.
Early in Rosa Parks’ life, she realized that segregation was everywhere and that there was a black and white world, both very different. Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama and died on October 24, 2005. Her parents got a divorce so Rosa moved with her mother to Pine Level, Alabama. She attended a one room, all black school that didn’t even have desks. There was another school, in which only white children were allowed to
In 1913, the face of the Montgomery, Alabama boycott was born Miss. Rosa Parks. The oldest of her two siblings and raised on her grandparents farm in Alabama. Rosa Parks will be known for her courage. As a young child Rosa would walk every day to elementary school and from school. Due to the fact, that the elementary bus system did not permit blacks on the bus. Since a young age she witnessed and was a victim of the harsh reality of segregation. Rosa Parks was able to attend “Alabama State Teachers College High School”. But, due to her grandma and mother getting ill she was force to drop out. Exactly at the age of nineteen Rosa met her husband Raymond Parks. After her marriage in 1932 she was able to earn her high school diploma. On the afternoon
The French statesman Jacques Turgot once said of him: “he snatched lightning from the sky, and the scepter from tyrants.” Mr. Turgot is referring to Benjamin Franklin. Most people only remember Benjamin Franklin as a founding fathers, but he was so much more then that. Franklin was an inventor, a diplomat, a printer, and a writer. Mr. Franklin’s many different accomplishments changed the World for the better.
The son of Benjamin Franklin, William Franklin, was attached to the Loyalist ideas. William Franklin was born in Philadelphia in 1731. William always enjoyed helping his father with experiments of conduction of electricity. William was a very intelligent men, at the age of 21 he earned a master 's degree. The life of the Franklin’s was going well until the American Revolution broke out. Franklin the father became one of the leading voices of the Patriots. William became the Royal Governor of New Jersey. William was arrested in 1776. He got his liberty release in 1778, after that he led a group called the Associated Loyalists. This group went to General Henry Clinton and asked for custody of a Continental officer named Joshua Huddy. They told General Henry they would exchange Huddy for a high ranking British officer; instead they hung him. Clinton was infuriated and thus ended the political career of William Franklin.
Fredrick Douglas and Benjamin Franklin are both one of the most famous successful in American history. They both followed a certain milestone to make them successful. Even though they are considered hard workers, they both have different obstacles and different views in their lifestyle. Fredrick Douglas used to be a slave who was a fugitive and Benjamin Franklin was young white man who had a rough time with his parent because his parents are very abusive to him. By comparing the difference and similarities by these two great people in American history even though they had their rough times, that does not stop them from their success.
Many of you are taught all about the Founding Fathers and how America got it’s Independence. I’m positive you’ve all heard about the famous Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin, and about all his contributions to history. He has contributed to the draft of the Declaration of Independence, but that wasn’t the only important contribution he made. He bought a famous paper, the Pennsylvania Gazette, proved the electrical nature of lighting with a kite, and many other things were done by Benjamin. 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.
Born in Boston 1706,Ben Franklin helped to draft the Declaration of Independence and the U.S constitution and he negotiated the 1783 Treaty of Paris which ended the revolutionary war. His scientific pursuits included investigations to electricity,mathematics and mapmaking.
“It was time for someone to stand up or in my case, sit down”.( “Bush, Randall k”) . Rosa Parks was an African American woman. She was born in Tuskegee, Alabama. In 1955 Rosa refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. Rosa Parks is known for the mother of civil rights;her knowledge in civil rights led to her rebellion against racism and hate.
“Benjamin Franklin lived his life in the spirit of a renaissance man: he was deeply interested in the world around him, and he excelled in several widely differing fields of human endeavor.” (“Home”). Franklin was born in Boston of 1706 where he was raised in a poor family and was unable to have an education for more than two years. At age 12, he was apprenticed by his older brother who worked in a printing business. Benjamin later became successful in the printing business and soon became successful through his inventions as well. Later, he also became involved in politics and became one of the founding fathers. Benjamin Franklin made significant impacts on America with his inventions and politics.
Sally Louisa Tompkins was born November 9, 1833 in Poplar Grove in Tidewater region on Virginia’s Middle Peninsula. She was born to father Colonel Christopher Tompkins and mother Maria Patterson Tompkins. She had four sisters three of which died from a local epidemic that also took her father. Their names are Martha Tompkins Harriet Tompkins and Elizabeth Tompkins. Her only surviving family being her sister Maria Tompkins and her mother. Her father was a American Revolutionary War veteran and a very wealthy merchant. After the deaths of Colonel Tompkins and her sisters, Sally and her remaining family members left Poplar Grove and moved to Norfolk, VA. Even though Sally had a rough childhood she loved helping people. She helped others by nursing
“Each person must live their life as a model for others”. This quote was said by Rosa Parks, she was a great role model for many people. Although all Rosa Parks did was just refuse to give up her seat, that made a huge impact in the world during that time. She is mainly known for what occurred on December 1, 1955 which was that she refused to give up her seat on the bus in Montgomery, Alabama. After that passed, civil rights movement began. Rosa Parks childhood was around the segregation of African Americans and whites. Her parents got separated and got raised by her mother and moved to Pine Level, Alabama, which is where she attended elementary. For high school she attended a laboratory school. Her motivation was what she had to go through as a young child and she wanted to make the world a better place. She accomplished plenty of things,civil rights marches and also with the help of Martin Luther King there was equal rights for african americans and whites. The world has made Rosa Parks a notable choice because she has influenced a lot of people in a good way. Since then there has been big improvements on the racism issue between white and african american people.
The origin of Benjamin Franklin started when he ran away from his family at the age of 17. Franklin’s childhood began when he was a young boy living with his father and siblings in Massachusetts. As a boy Franklin was apprenticed to his father, Josiah Franklin, making candle wicks and soap, and he hated every minute of it (Dash, p. 8). Franklin’s