He lived in a house in Braintree, Massachusetts. On February 1778, John Quincy Adams 's dad had to go on a dangerous trip to France and John (Almost 11) was brave enough to ask his father if he could go. Adams attended schools in Paris and Amsterdam. His studies allowed him to join the junior class at Harvard University, and he graduated in 1787. Adams studied law for three years, and in 1790, he began his own practice.
In 1912 Wilson was elected President of the United States and then he was re-elected again in 1916. In an interview of mine with Woodrow Wilson I asked him about his childhood, education, personal and political life. In a question about where he was born and his childhood he said, “I was born in Staunton, Virginia in December 28, 1856. But not long after I was
During his teaching, he made his first scientific paper of Mt. Vesuvius volcano. After his journey he assisted Professor Benjamin Silliman at Yale College for two years. In 1836, Dana was invited to go on the Wilkes Expedition, first commissioned by the U.S. government for hydrographic and scientific survey of the Antarctic, the Pacific Islands, and the north-west American coast, headed by Capt. Charles Wilkins.
Vanderbilt didn’t stay alone very long, for in 1869, he married another cousin. When they wed Vanderbilt was seventy-five years old and she was only thirty. At this point he put his son William in charge of the Hudson Railroad and Vanderbilt gave him orders to close Albany Bridge in New York, which blockaded the freight of other railroad companies. The owners of the other railroads
In 1851 Charles Edmund LaBeaume hired the Scotts for the next seven years. Mrs. Emerson moved to Massachusetts and married Dr. Calvin Chaffee in November 1850. He was an abolitionist and was elected to congress shortly after he was married. He had no idea about his wife and the slavery
On October 4th, 1822 in Delaware, Ohio the nineteenth president of our United States of America was born. After winning one of the most controversial presidential elections in history, Rutherford B. Hayes was secretly sworn into office, becoming the first president to take his oath in the White House. While only serving only one term in office (1877-1881) Hayes made incredible strides in Civil-Rights laws, results of which wouldn’t be seen until the next presidency, also dealing with the time after the Civil War, otherwise known as the Reconstruction period, and rebuilding a new America. The fifth child in the marriage of Rutherford Hayes Jr., who ran a whisky distillery, and Sophia Birchard Hayes, his fathers namesake Rutherford
Second, both Booker T. Washington and Frederick Douglass gained freedom. Booker gained his freedom when he was only 8 years old, because he was born in 1858, or 1859. As one might imagine, he was freed when Abraham Lincoln made the emancipation proclamation. Once he was freed, he settled into a town with his family and started working in the salt business, packing salt in barrels. Frederick Douglass, however, gained freedom when he was quite older; when he was 20 years old.
King Henry VIII; Bad Husband/Father, Good King? King Henry was born on the 28 of June and died January 28, 1547. He was his father’s second child and became king after his brother’s death. Most of his wives had been betrothed or married to other men before they married him. Anne Boleyn, his second wife, wanted to marry Henry Percy.
In the early 1970’s the country was just starting to heal. The war in Viet Nam was winding down and our troops were coming home and the civil rights act has been signed two years prior so race relations were improving. In 1969, Richard Nixon had won his second bid to be elected President. How it all ended is quite the story.
It was formed or created to contest democrats nationally and in states. In 1836,The Whig Party had grown and had their first political convention. The American Whig Party never captured the the White House in the 1830’s , but in the 1840’s they captured the White House twice. In
My political career was kickstarted when I was nominated by local Republicans to be a New York State Representitive in 1882. With my high popularity, I was also able to become the youngest New York Speaker of Assembly in 1883. However, on February 14, 1884, my mother and wife passed away on the same day causing
As for his siblings, his brother Thomas grew up to be a veteran of the American Revolution, his brother George died soon after birth and little is known about his sister Harriott. Charleston is the oldest city in South Carolina. It was the capital at the time of his birth and was always bustling with new things to do. Pinckney and his family were Episcopalian.
Andrew Jackson was born in 1767 to poor Scotts-Irish parents. Serving as a courier for the revolutionary forces at age 13, he witnessed the deaths of his family at the hands of disease and the British. Jackson, now an orphan, went to live with his uncles and study law. After later being admitted to the North Carolina bar, he became more rich and famous, joining the convention for writing a new Tennessee constitution. He was elected to the senate after serving two years as the first House of Representatives member from Tennessee, and resigned after just one year.
Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (1858 - 1919) Even as his body begins to wither under the soil of a country he held in the highest regard, his legacy will not be buried with him. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was born on October 27 in the crisp autumn of 1858 to southern bell Martha Bulloch and American businessman and patron Theodore Roosevelt Sr. As a young boy, Roosevelt suffered from bronchial asthma causing him to be sickly and frail, both uncharacteristic of his adult persona. However, the childhood illness would not curb his curiosity nor determination, which in later years would take him to Harvard University, the battlefields of the Spanish-American War and the White House.
Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 and grew up in New York City. He is the second of four children his father Theodore Sr. was a businessman and philanthropist while his mother Martha Roosevelt A.K.A “Mittie” was born and raised on a plantation in Georgia. Theodore Roosevelt grew up with both of his parents, also growing up he was a quite a sickly child with Asthma because of that he was home schooled and learn from his Auntie Annie. Theodore Roosevelt had to sleep slouching in bed or chair. His Dad encourage him to play sports and any outdoor activities to overcome his fears and weakness.