Ulysses S. Grant (named Hiram Ulysses Grant) was born on April 27, 1822. Grant began his military career graduating Westpoint as an average student in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War along with Robert E. Lee, a man he would be facing on the battlefield nearly fifteen years later. Grant came to an early retirement in 1854 but after struggling monetarily in civilian life he rejoined the Union army in 1861. Grant was the most famous Union General in the Civil War.
The Battle of Antietam is viewed as the bloodiest day ever, with more than 23,000 warriors injured, killed, or missing. The Battle of Antietam occurred close Antietam Creek in Sharpsburg, Maryland. The fight was battled on September 17 1862. A large portion of the war had been battled in Virginia, as of right now.
It was on February 28, 1803 that President Thomas Jefferson won Congressional approval for the expedition of the Western lands that would become the adventures of Merriwether Lewis and William Clark.(1) A budget of $2,500 was allotted for the expedition of the group who were dubbed “The Corps of Discovery” by Jefferson. Jefferson was extremely interested in the western lands, so much so that his personal library at his home, Monticello, had more books on the subject than any other library in the world. (2) The group were to be led by Jefferson’s secretary, Merriwether Lewis, and Lewis’ friend William Clark.
From St. Paul.. First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment was one of first units to start after Lincoln called for 75,000 troops in April, 1861. It was the first regiment from Minnesota. It formed after the governor of Minnesota, Alexander Ramsey, offered 1,000 troops for national service on April 14, 1861. We first gathered at Fort Snelling on April 29.
Virginia Military Institute opened its doors in 1839 as a public senior military college in Lexington, Virginia. It has a selective admission rate with under 2,000 students. The Latin motto is “In pace decus, in bello prasesidum”. In English, this translates to, “In peace a glorious asset, in war a tower of strength”. This is the oldest institute of its class within the United States and it has kept with all of its founding principles.
George Washington is considered the third best president of all time. During his eight year reign as president he established what we know today as precedents. He was the first president to serve to terms and no other president has with the exception of Franklin Delano Roosevelt who served for four terms years during the Great Depression and World War II. Under his administration the first cabinets or bureaucracies, the Secretary of State and Treasury, were created, the addition of the Bill of rights to the Constitution, the passing of the Neutrality Act, Hamilton’s Economic Plan, and Jay’s and Pickney’s Treaty. Washington also coined the oh so popular phrase “Mr. President.”
Johnson International Corporation (JIS) is a global company that offers logistical support to the military and private companies which employs 100 people and it is largely located in US, Europe and Far East. It has been doing business for last 15 years and it had a net income after tax of $10 million. 70 % of their business is related to military sector and its focus is to provide logical support to military and private sector. In this company the president and chief executive officer were the same person and he/she was responsible for the overall activities of the company. The company has cut the budget in various field including the budget in IT capital and human resource which includes training for employee.
The Scottish immigrant began his interest in the steel industry after the Civil War and opened the first American steel mill in 1873. After approximately twenty years, in 1892, Carnegie Steel, as the company was named, became one of the greatest producers of steel in the United States. It was used for most building of railroads and architecture of the newly-created skyscrapers in the fast-growing cities. Subsequent to gaining immense affluence, Andrew Carnegie retired and sold his company at the age of 66. He later dedicated the rest of his life to writing novels and becoming a philanthropist.
the American dream is about getting wealthy, it didn’t matter how you get it there, It’s not much different than today. Nick says “I graduated from New Haven in 1915, just a quarter of a century after my father, and I little later I participated in that Teutonic migration know as the Great War.” (3) Yale was a very popular university, it was known for athletic programs and its connection with the Military, it was one of the to universities. Nick was not much different than anyone else, he fought in Great War and soon after he enrolled at Yale. Nick also mentions, “ so I decided to go east and learn the bond business.
Football began in 1863 in England. When rugby football and association football branched off on their different courses, then the Football Association in England was formed becoming the sport 's first governing body. The NFL was founded in 1920. The NFL today is one of the biggest and most watched sports programs on television. The NFL continues to grow in popularity each and every year.
The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, JROTC, was established over a years ago. With the purpose to install core value into high school and middle school students. These values would be to developed citizenship and patriotism, responsiveness to authority, improving communication, developing team building skills and basic military skills. The JROTC program was first created by the National defense act of 1916. The act was passed by President Wilson.
More than 180,000 African American men served in United States Army units and another 20,000 in the Navy. Apart from its much larger population, the United States held decided advantages in industrial capacity, commercial interests, and financial infrastructure. The United States sought to compel the seceded states to abandon their hopes to found a new nation. Military fortunes ebbed and flowed for more than three years before United States forces gained a decisive advantage. The loyal states wavered more than once in their determination, most notably after Robert E. Lee frustrated Union offensives in the spring of 1863 and the spring and early summer of 1864.
Delegate Profile Born on March 16, 1751 in Port Conway, Virginia; James Madison is one of the founding fathers for the United States and was the fourth American president, who served from 1809 to 1817 in office. Father of the Constitution, was his nickname since he composed the rough drafts of the Bill of Rights and the U.S Constitution. In his entire family, he’s the oldest of the 12 children of Nellie Conway Madison and James Madison Sr. In Orange County, Virginia, he was raised on a family plantation within Montpelier. Later he left his family plantation and went to attend the College of New Jersey at the age of 18.
Larrysa McDonald Ms Gregory Missouri History 17 October 2017 Missouri Valley College Missouri Valley College is a liberal arts college that is located in Marshall, MO. This college is located on a 150 acre campus and is over a hundred years old! The college was started and founded by the Presbyterian church in 1899. The entire student body is around 1,400 with over 30 different majors available. The college also offers a variety of extracurricular activities including sports teams,clubs, student government, and musical opportunities.
Roosevelt was such a powerful conservationist that 7 years after he left from office there were 35 new national parks being managed and 23 of them Roosevelt created. Wilson and Taft could never come anywhere close to where Roosevelt was. For example, Wilson only protected 35 national parks by signing an act of the National Park Service. When Roosevelt protected/established 150 national parks. Taft on the other didn’t want anything to do with preserving natural resources and Taft fired Pinchot who was a friend of Roosevelt when he was dealing with policies regarding conservation.