Martin Van Buren was born on December 5, 1782, in Kinderhook, New York. He studied law and held various political positions before serving as U.S. senator, as secretary of state and as vice president. He was elected the eight president of the United States in 1836, but his policies were unpopular and he failed to win a second term. He died on July 24, 1862, in Kinderhook. In 1839 president Van Buren received an extradition request for the Amistad captives from the Spanish government.
Batista's acts and his dictatorial regime was long-term political causes that invoked the Cuban revolution. On March 10th, 1952, Batista faced the possibility of not being elected as the president so he seized power through a military coup. He expelled the president, cancelled the 1952 election and took control of the government. Historian Arthur Schlesinger described Batista's government as "Batista's policies and his corrupted government was an open invitation to revolution." Batista showed his dictatorial attitudes through taking control of the university, the press and the Congress.
Fidel Castro tried to run for government in 1952, serving as a candidate for the Cuban Peoples Party. His ability to speak helped him make followers out of many of the young people in the party. The party was expected to win the election, but General Barista took controll of the country through the use of the armed forces. Fidel tried twice to overthrow Barista’s dictatorship, the first attempt in 1953 failed, and Fidel was sentenced to jail for 15 years. He served 2 years before Barista freed Fidel due to public demand.
His desire for politics and power of money made him an alternate member of Colombia’s Congress in 1982. But his past illegal records forced him to resign the position after two years of the election. The justice minister who had revealed Escobar's notorious background was later slain. La Catedral prison, Search Bloc, and Los Pepes In June 1991, Escobar surrendered to the Colombian government but in return, he asked his own luxury private prison called “La Catedral” which was guarded by men he handpicked from among his
Nelson, Patrias son, had been arrested with his father, Jaimito, for being part of the revolution. Shown in Patria writings, “Suddenly it all came out, along with the tears. How I had read in the papers about El Jefe excusing minors, how my boy had just turned eighteen in prison, how I wondered if there was anything at all Peña could do to get my boy pardoned(258)”. The fear for her son drove her to become helpless and fall right into what the government wants, which is to hold the cards against people who resists. They use torture, murder, and imprisonment to invoke fear into the citizen on the Dominican Republic.
Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina was dictator of the Dominican Republic (HRC 1). He was born on October 24, 1891 in San Cristobal. His parents were José Trujillo Valdez and Julia Molina Chevalier. He was on the power since 1930 until his assassination in 1961. (Diaz 1).
Books were censored or blacklisted. Newspapers and magazines were shut down or intimidated out of business. Television was either run directly by the government or by persons loyal to the dictatorship. These drastic changes affected Chilean life profoundly. The force and bloodiness with which Pinochet and his followers pursued their ideological enemies profoundly shocked the Chilean people if not the whole world.
On September 5, 1901, President McKinley was shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz; McKinley would go on to die eight days later and 42-year-old Theodore Roosevelt would become the youngest president in American history serving from 1901 to 1909. Republican Theodore Roosevelt history consists of being a governor, a writer, lawyer, an author, and a soldier. His service peaked during the Spanish-American War when Roosevelt resigned as assistant secretary of the Navy to volunteer for service as commander of the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry-the Rough
Also, at a young age his father King Phillip II of Macedon, Alexander’s father, was assassinated and subsequently died. Alexander became king of Corinthian League by eliminating his enemies. Alexander’s ego and reputation was very important to him. He inherited one of the largest empires by battling and over taking other kingdoms. He used his honorable position to launch a project his father had previously planned.
Decades later, both Jaffrey and Clifford were well into old age. Clifford had hated his cousin ever since he was framed for the death of his uncle, and, due to old age and seclusion, had become slightly insane. Jaffrey went to the house of seven gables, where Clifford was living, with the intent of asking him where to find the famed deed mentioned in the previous pages. While Clifford’s sister and caretaker, Hepzibah, went to fetch her brother, Clifford killed Jaffrey. It was Jaffrey’s greed that began the rivalry between the two cousins, and the same greed that eventually led his cousin to kill
In time, the burglars hired under Nixon 's control revealed the truth about their wrongful conduct for the sake of avoiding harsh punishments. Nixon was asked to step down numerous times, but disregarded the requests of many. John Dean kept notes regarding the president 's malicious, wrongful conduct, which he revealed in front of the Senate Watergate Commmitee. A White House employee disclosed that recordings complete with all of Nixon 's Oval Office conversations were acquirable in 1973. Nixon fought against the committee in an effort to keep his precious tapes out of the public eye.
The Senate trial in the impeachment of Bill Clinton Begins- January 7th, 1999 Bill Clinton was impeached for two reasons perjury and obstruction of justice, he also lied under oath about him having affairs with Monica Lewinsky. George W. Bush is sworn into office- January 20th, 2001 George W. Bush becomes the 43rd President of the United States. He will be the President from January 20th, 2001 to January 20th, 2009. U.S./Afghanistan War: Operation Anaconda ends- March 1st, 2002-March 18th, 2002 Operation Anaconda is a plan CIA officials made to try and destroy Al-Qaeda and Taliban forces. 1,700 American troops and 1,000 Pro-government Afghanistan troops fought about 300-1,000 Al-Qaeda and Taliban Troops.
In 1948 he married Elizabeth Bloomer Warren. In that same year president Ford entered republicans. He won every election but then he lost in 1976 to a Georgia governor and peanut farmer Jimmy Carter. When Gerald ford was president he announced “I assume the Presidency under extraordinary circumstances...This is an hour of history that troubles our minds and hurts our hearts." President Gerald Ford was born July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska.
John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the US, was the first Roman Catholic president. John Kennedy’s early life was filled with various diseases, including scarlet fever. John Kennedy’s life in politics began in 1946, when he ran for a spot in the House of Representatives. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Oswald, in Dallas, Texas was a shock to many people. Kennedy’s dad had high expectations for him, as a result, Kennedy was a better president.
Clearly, it could understand that he is the person who shows the fighter he was a man looking for individual freedom that he wishes through the presidency and disseminate among the people. Nixon was elected for the state of California as a member of the US House of Representatives in 1946 and for two years and also was elected senator in 1950. In addition to that, vice President of the United States of America was elected at the age of only thirty three years, so that Nixon is the second youngest Vice President of the United States of America. As he struggled a lot in order to get to the presidential seat, he was nominated several times and lost. Moreover, he did not give up but continued to run even managed to win.