Andrew was an orphan who overcame humble beginnings in the rural areas of the Carolinas only to later become a hard working, self made businessman. Jackson’s military exploits made him very popular and a rising political star. In 1822 the Tennessee Legislature nominated him for the presidency of the United States. To boost his credentials, Jackson ran for and won election to the U.S. Senate the following year Jacksons's two main opponents were John Quincy Adams and William H. Crawford. Both candidates had been looking to become the President since 1816.
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.
The Mc Millen family. Moved to Youngstown Ohio in 1928 where Glenie was enrolled in the West side school and remained there until she reached the sixth grade, after which she attended and graduated from Grant High School. She entered the work force at the early age of 15 working for a family of six as a domestic engineer. On March 15, 1938 she was blessed to give birth to a baby girl who she named Charlotte Ann Mc Millen.
Mary was born August 5, 1861 in Belleville,IL to Henry and Lavinia Richmond. She was raised by her grandmother and two aunts in Baltimore, MD after her parents died. She grew up around racial problems, suffrage, social, and political beliefs. Because she grew up around those things she started becoming a critical thinker and social activism. Richmond was home schooled because her grandmother and aunts were not familiar with the traditional education system until the age of eleven when she entered public school.
She learned how to sew mattresses, chair covers, and window blinds by going to William Webster 's workshop. Then in 1773, she went across the river to go to New Jersey, and elope with John Ross. The Rosses opened up a Upholstery shop, after that, John went to go join the militia, but died after two years of marriage. In the summer of 1776 or 1777, Betsy Ross received a visit from George Washington. He came to her to ask for a flag
She was 16 years old, she was not originally Shoshone she was Hidatsa, she had been kidnapped when she was 12 and taken from the Hidatsa to the Shoshone, Where she now lived with her husband, Toussaint. Lewis and Clark ended up hiring three people to help translate Sacagawea, Toussaint Charbonneau and Francis Labiche. Sacagawea spoke Hidatsa and Shoshone, Charbonneau spoke Shoshone and French, Francois Labiche spoke French and English, Finally passing of the message to Lewis and Clark.
Nursing Paper Fitsum Deresa Intro to Professional Nursing Charmain McKie, RN, MS, MPH Nursing Paper Susan (Baker) King Taylor is a very important historian that played a significant role in the nursing field. Her contribution to the nursing profession is astounding, but easily forgotten and unnoticed by many.
The topic of interracial, intimate relations between a slave and slaveholder during the African American slave era in the United States was a topic that was always only discussed behind closed doors. It was not until many years had passed that the topic had even begun to be discussed in the open. One of the main discussion points within this conversation is the relationship between the former President, Thomas Jefferson and his concubine Sally Hemings. The United States of America became and has remained quite obsessed with this interracial relationship. As a result of this obsession, many instigative things were done including: DNA tests of Sally Heming’s children, numerous newspaper articles were written, and even a novel written by the famous
She was ambushed in no less than two of the cultivate homes, and perhaps more, all before she was twelve years of age. She left school when she turned 16, to marry James E. Dougherty. In 1944 James was called to military administration and she went to live with her relative and like many military spouses she accepted a position in a resistance processing plant. One day a picture taker that was sent to take pictures of ladies assisting with the war exertion changed her life. He was exceptionally awed of Norma and proposed she apply for a demonstrating position at the Blue Book display office.
The first wife of Muhammad was the first that supported his belief and was first to convert to Islam (Shaker, 2012). Even though men had commonly more than one wife in the seventh century Arabia, Muhammad remained monogamous with his wife until her death (Shaker, 2012). After the next ten years, he married several women, and these marriages occurred in order to customs of the day (Shaker, 2012). The marriage’s purpose was to provide physical and economic shelter to widows of Muslims who had died. Muhammad had one wife that was not previously married and had been promised to him by a close companion when she was just a small girl.
Calvin Coolidge Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president of the United States. He was born July 4, 1872 in Plymouth Virginia. Colonel John Calvin Coolidge was his father who served lots of terms in the state legislature. His mother Victoria died when Calvin was just a young boy at the age of twelve. He only had one sister who’s name was Abigail who was about three years younger than him and she died when she was in her teens.
To sum things up Ruby Bridges rose above the prejudice people, faced her fears, and found strength in her faith. Ruby Bridges was born on September, 8,1954, and currently 62 years of age. She has 4 boys and is married to Malcolm Hall. Also in front of the William Frantz Public school in New Orleans, they put a statue of Ruby Bridges in 2014. Meanwhile Ruby received the Presidential Citizens medal in 2001 by Bill Clinton.
But also on that day, Robert led an uprising on the Confederate 's ship, the CSS Planter. The uprising was successful, and Robert set sail north towards freedom. When President Lincoln heard this news, it was the final piece of the puzzle that Lincoln needed to allow African American soldiers to fight for the Union. Smalls considered the Planter a gift to the Union, and he also provided the Union with secret codes, signals, and locations of Confederate troops. Smalls continued to serve in the Union Navy until the end of the war, and then he taught himself to read and write.
Maria Isabella Boyd, also know as Belle Boyd, was a female spy for the confederate states. She was the most well know spies for the confederacy. Her father, Benjamin Reed Boyd, was a shopkeeper before the war, and a soldier in the Stonewall Brigade, during the war. It is said that from the start that Belle was a strong-willed, high spirited, and clever women. One time belle rode her horse into a family party after being told that she was to young to attend.