James was the oldest out of seven children. His life took an unexpected turn whenever his father died. Instead of taking over the estate, Monroe went to Virginia’s College of William and Mary. He only stayed for a few months before he dropped out to join the American Revolution (biography.com). He was wounded severely during the Battle of Trenton.
Washington, the first United States president, and took office after the 1788–89 presidential election. Washington's Father, Augustine Washington was married to his Mother Mary Ball Washington. Washington father acquired land and slaves, built mills, and grew tobacco and died when Washington
He wrote his first poem at the age of 15.Poe joined the U.S army shortly after he published his first book (Tamerlane and other poems) in 1827 Poe got himself kicked out of west point and he emerged as a writer in 1831.In December 1835, he joined a magazine and he published some of his books there. Poe’s first novel was published in 1837 it was called The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym. In 1845, he published his most successful book, The Raven. Poe Died in 1849 of a reason still unknown. Naguib Mahfouz, one of the greatest Arab writers who ever lived on this planet.
He helped with the draft of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, and he also negotiated the 1783 Treaty of Paris, that was marked as the end of the Revolutionary War. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston, which was known then as Massachusetts Bay Colony. Benjamin’s father, Josiah Franklin, who was the soap and candle maker and had 17 kids, and had 7 with his 1st wife, Anne Child, and had 10 with his 2nd wife, Abiah
Alexander Hamilton, founder of America’s first national bank, and New York Post, and treasury secretary for George Washington, was born in St.Croix in 1775 or 1777. At a young age, him, his mother, and his brother were abandoned by his father. Shortly after, his mother died of sickness, and then his town was destroyed by a hurricane.Hamilton was discovered
Tahj Morales Mr. Wade Advanced American Economics and Government, Period 2 18th April, 2015 April 13th, 1743; this was the day that Thomas Jefferson was born to his parents, Jane Randolph Jefferson and Peter Jefferson, in Shadwell, Virginia. Thomas Jefferson was born into a fairly wealthy family since his father worked as a cartographer, and his mother, Jane, was part of the upper class Randolph family. Peter Jefferson is recorded as making the first accurate map of Virginia, and he was born in Virginia after his ancestors traveled to there from Great Britain, specifically Wales (Brodie 34). Jane Randolph Jefferson, on the other hand, was born in London, and she did not move to Virginia until 1725, when she was almost four years old. Peter
Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston and died on October 7, 1849. Poe 's life initially started off in tragedy when his father left him at infancy forcing his mother to look after him and car for him.Only a year later Poe 's mother had past away leaving him with no parents. Edgar then moved to Richmond, Virginia, with his new foster parents, John and Frances Allan. Poe 's writing career initially began in New York when he worked as a reporter and copyeditor ("The Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe"). Edgar Allan Poe was said to have an immense impact on literature.
Their parents were Elizabeth and David. Within three years of Edgar’s birth, both of his parents died. Edgar and his siblings were split up to live with different families. Edgar was adopted by a wealthy tobacco merchant, John Allan and his wife, Frances Valentine Allan. Edgar grew up in a safe
Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. Thomas died of complication of diabetes on October 18, 1931 in his home, ¨Glenmont” in Llewellyn Park in West Orange, New Jersey. That Thomas had purchased as a wedding gift for his wife Mina also Thomas is buried behind his house. Thomas was eighty-four when he died. Mary Stilwell Edison, Thomas’s first wife, died on August 9, 1884 at the age of twenty-nine.
The great poet, Robert Frost, was born March 26,1874 in San Francisco, California (Robert Frost Biography). At a young age Frost was presented with the traumatic news of his father’s, William Prescott, death due to the cause of tuberculosis (Robert Frost Biography). This incident was just the first of many that might have caused his use of individualism and symbolism throughout his poems. After his father’s tragic death, he moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts with his mother and sister (Robert Frost Biography). Frost attended Lawrence High School where he graduated as valedictorian.