Early during King Richard II’s reign as king he seemed to be doing great, but he soon took a drastic downward turn. He was betrayed from within his own family. King Richard II was born to be a leader, but his strong presence in the military would eventually become his downfall. To better establish the personal attributes and leadership qualities of King Richard II, his background must first be understood. He was born in England in the year 1367 and ruled England from 1377 to 1399 (Saul, 1997).
The America’s Story from America’s Library website states that Sam Houston began “a month-long retreat to regroup and replenish the Texas army’s strength” (America’s Story, n.d.). Sam was engulfed with letters from the government calling him a coward for not fighting. His own men starting questioning his leadership on his decision to retreat verses fight. Nevertheless he demonstrated his ethical leader traits by buying time with the retreats to get more men and more importantly train the ones he had. Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education also
Daniel Morgan According to Russell Yost writer of the article “Daniel Morgan Facts, Biography, Accomplishment,” Daniel Morgan came from a poor education and a rough childhood to become an American hero. He rose through the ranks based on his ability and not his last name. If he had been a British subject he would have never been anything higher than a private.” Based on his early life, his reasons for joining the revolution, his role in the revolution, and his later life, Daniel Morgan was a hero of his time. Daniel Morgan’s early life was quite full of interesting events. According to the article “Daniel Morgan” from The American Revolution.org, Daniel was mostly illiterate.
While Edison was a full time inventor, he was hardly aware of the condition of his family until someone else told him. He finds out that his older brother Pitt died at the age of 59 broke and penniless in 1891 (Benge, p. 166) Then, only 5 years later in 92 year old father dies on February 26, 1896. (Benge p. 166) Edison never liked to be somewhere where there was a lot of emotion so he avoided his family at that time. These events are the most important moments in Edison’s
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson, a nonconformist, whose education was influenced by a few important people, was always ready to stand up for the rights of his fellow man. The knowledge and discipline he acquired in his early years would help him become a founding father and the third president of our nation. Thomas Jefferson was born on April 7, 1743 to Peter Jefferson and Jane Randolph Jefferson, in Shadwell, Virginia. Thomas started his education when he was five years old. Through out his life, he was constantly reading, acquiring knowledge.
Have you ever thought about people fighting in a war? Not how that war ended up doing, but each individual fighting. Some people are drafted into a war, and forced to fight for the side their put into. But the hero, Nicholas Lopez fought willingly to save the country that he just moved to. My great-grandfather, was a hero because he fought in world war 2, after many other hardships in his life.
Hernando De Soto Hernando De Soto started like many others as a young boy with big dreams, but little did he know he would become the most well known conquistador of his time. He traveled all the way from his homeland in Spain to Arkansas, Florida, and all the states in between. De Soto received a great amount of riches from his exploration and was the leader of many expeditions. Hernando De Soto, an aspiring conquistador, founded and ruled new lands, which some believed was unthinkable, until his trail ended with his death at the Mississippi River. Hernando De Soto was born in 1496 at Jerez de Los Caballeros, Bajadoz province (Hernando De Soto).
Does anyone know why George Washington is so important? For starters his face is on every U.S. dollar bill! George Washington is one of the most significant American historical figures, not only for his role in founding and governing the young nation, but for his leadership style, political ideas, and Revolutionary vision for the United States of America. George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 and died December 14, 1799 at the age of 67. Born into a wealthy family in Colonial Virginia, Washington started out as a soldier fighting in the French and Indian War and became a lieutenant in the army by the time he was 22.
William March, born William March Campbell, was an American author and serviceman who was born in 1893 in Mobile, Alabama and passed away in 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana. March grew up in a family with eleven children that was extremely poor. Due to his low-income upbringing, March was forced to leave school and join the workforce early. Eventually, March finished his high school degree and studied law for a year at the University of Alabama. After World War I broke out, March enlisted and became a well decorated soldier due to his bravery in France.
Even through he was not the first child of Emperor Jingdi he was well groomed by his relatives and teachers to be the successor of his father as an emperor due to his enthusiastic nature in learning the wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism and his intellect. He succeeded as Emperor in 141 BC after his Father died. He became the sixth Emperor of the Han Dynasty, he ruled over 54 years