Jim Thorpe was born into the Sauk and Fox Native American nation in 1888. His parents named him Wa-Tho-Huk, which means “Bright Path.” From a young age, he enjoyed hunting, riding horses, and playing outdoors on his family’s farm in Oklahoma. At sixteen, Thorpe went on to the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania.
Marcus Dupree former American football player from Philadelphia, Mississippi. He lived alone with his mother and his disable brother in poor living conditions. He became well known to the public because of his football career. At the age of seventeen he was physically bigger and stronger than many of his team meets at the local high school. His senior year of high school he was recruited by the top first division schools in United States such as University of Oklahoma, Southern Mississippi University, Texas University.
Willie Mays was a famous professional baseball player for the New York Giants. Mays was a good man who was the youngest black player ever signed by the major league, 1950, this happened a couple years after he graduated. Willie Mays was an impeccable baseball player who was famous for “the catch”. His parents were very athletic and were only in high school when he was born so they played sports and catch with him when he was very young. He has been on many baseball teams and has made over 600 home runs in the time he has played.
Jim Thorpe’s is considered to be the greatest player of the 20th century from many people. He was born on May 28, 1887, with his twin brother Charlie Thorpe. His parents Hiram Thorpe and Charlotte Thorpe were mixed native American and European. So when Jim was born he was given a native name which was Wa-Tho-Huk which meant “bright path” which was correct for his future ahead. Jim and Charlie Thorpe were very close siblings.
James McGill finished numerous things amid his lifetime. He cut another life for himself in the Canadian wild while scarcely out of his high schoolers. He thrived as a hide dealer, regardless of intense and perilous conditions. He was a spouse and stepfather with a solid commitment to open administration. In any case, of every one of his achievements, one Governor General Award-winning author Hugh MacLennan called "the most critical demonstration of his life": James McGill composed his will.
Even though John Smith, Pocahontas, and Anne Hutchinson all died before turning 54 years old, they made many accomplishments. John Smith was a young warrior, a original Jamestown settler, and made a map of Virginia (Kelly, Melissa "Biography of John Smith"). Pocahontas was a Native American princess who saved John Smith's life and brought peace between Native Americans and colonists in Virginia (Kelly Melissa "Biography of Pocahontas). Anne Hutchison hosted meetings for women, criticized a church in Massachusetts, and got her and herself kicked out of Massachusetts (Kelly Martin). John Smith, Pocahontas, and Anne Hutchinson are key people of colonial time, because of their important contributions to their community.
Well this year is almost over, we have had some ups and downs. We have experienced the loss of a loved one. With the loans from the government and social welfare, which was depending on our income we will receive payments based on a few prerequisites, we able to start getting back on track on the farm after the effects of World War 1. On January 5 the first women governor, Nellie Ross, was inaugurated.
The Beginning of Competitive Sports in the 1920’s The 1920’s were known as the “Golden Age of Sports” and would kickstart the massively competitive athletics industry that we know today. Playing and spectating sports became extremely popular in the beginning of the 20’s right after the very depressing World War. People everywhere were desperate for relief and relaxation after the war had ended, and with a steady rise in household income, it became possible for families to take time off work and enjoy more of the sport they loved.
James has some major accomplishments in his life so far. One of them is he played football for three years. Second James always try to have the best grades that he can work up to. Last major accomplishment is getting into Pre-Tec. One minor accomplishment is working hard in school and outside of school.