JAMES MONROE Biographical Information Date and Place of Birth: April 28, 1758, in Westmoreland County, Virginia Family: Father Spence Monroe, Mother Elizabeth Jones Monroe, Married to Elizabeth Monroe, 3 Children Education: Campbelltown Academy, College of William & Mary Early Career: Soldier in the 3rd Virgina Regiment in the Continental Army Previous Political Offices Held: Member of the Continental Congress, United States Senator, minister to France, minister to England, governor of Virginia, Secretary of State, Secretary of War Interesting Facts: He was the first president to travel by steamboat, the United States issued a postage stamp in his honor in 1954, he died on the same day as Thomas Jefferson and John Adams five years later Date
Samuel Houston is an important figure in history because of his military leadership, his presidency in the Republic of Texas, and his contributions as a Senator. He was born on March 2, 1793 as the 5th child of Major Samuel Houston and Elizabeth Paxton (tshaonline.org). After Major Houston's death, Elizabeth decided to take her family to Tennessee where Sam and his siblings grew up (shalhp 96). As a curios child, Sam came across an English-speaking Cherokee while walking into the woods; he became friends with them and later lived with the Cherokees where he was named Co-lon-neh or the Raven in English (lsl 17-28). In 1813, he joined the U.S. Army and fought alongside the Cherokees and under the leadership of General Andrew Jackson in the battle
Introduction “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. ”(“LBJ Quotes.”). Johnson was a man who didn 't focus on the past but spent his life to make the future better. He didn 't want power for himself but to empower the people that were poor and discriminated. Lyndon B. Johnson was a great leader and person who grew through all his struggles, and left a lasting positive impact on civil rights in this country.
Lincoln once said “I do the very best I know how- the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.” Lincoln always strived to be the best he could be in everything he participated in whether it be chopping down a tree or becoming a lawyer. Although Lincoln had awful manners he was very successful in everything that he done. There were many experiences throughout Lincoln’s lifetime that made him an attractive candidate for the United States Presidency in 1860. The three experiences that led to Lincoln being a candidate for presidency are him serving in the Black Hawk War, The Lincoln Douglas debates, and his role in politics.
“We are one people, all of us pledging alliance to the Stars and Stripes, all of us defending the United States of America.” Says Barack Hussein Obama II July 27, 2004. His hard work, ethic, and capability for greatness have woken up the United States like no other. In any job he 's given, he works towards a justice for all. An easier America to live in. Barack Obama is considered one of America 's heroes.
The relationship between two great leaders Woodrow Wilson and Vittorio Orlando and their effect on the treaty of Versailles. In this world, we have had a long history of great leaders whom has changed the world and left they legacy behind and two leaders whom stand out to me is Woodrow Wilson and Vittorio Orlando. Woodrow Wilson and Vittorio Orlando were two of the big four, which is also known as the head allied leaders whom in 1919 met at the Paris peace conference. Vittorio Orlando was an Italian statesman whom was born in Palermo in May of 1860. After World War was over and they had lost he had become one of the leaders of the Italian commission at the Paris Peace meeting between two parties.
Rutherford Birchard Hayes, the nineteenth president of the United States of America had many profound accomplishments before setting out on the campaign trail in 1876. Rutherford was born on October 4, 1822 in Delaware, Ohio, by his mother Sophia who had lost her husband, Rutherford’s father ten weeks earlier. Rutherford grew up in a house full of love and faith, which helped to smooth the rough times of growing up without a father, as well as losing two siblings. Rutherford earned the nickname “Rud” as he was growing up in Delaware, unable to play and socialize with other kids his age until he was seven years old due to his frail and unstable health in early years. With Rud couped up around the Hayes household for many of his early years,
Every human being has the right to free choice. However, other factors may influence an individual's actions and final decisions especially in stressful situations (such as role models, childhood experiences, etc.). Every person has the choice to commit an unethical act, unless they are mentally unstable. For example, Martin Luther King used his right to free choice, in order to fulfill his vision of equality among all races. He always attempted to use nonviolent tactics to achieve his goal by peacefully protesting, and educating his followers to do the same.
William Johnson is a United States Senator of Connecticut. Johnson is also a politician and a clergyman. Johnson is a major benefactor for the Constitution Convention. Johnson helps influences the decision of the debate at the Constitution Convention. William Johnson is born on October 7, 1727, at Stratford, Connecticut.
Robert Wood Johnson II’s father, Robert Wood Johnson, has a foundation named after him. The foundation is called the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The foundation supports a wide variety of research and programs targeting some of America’s most serious health issues. According to http://www.rwjf.org/en/about-rwjf.html RWJF is the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated to health. They are working to build a national Culture of Health.