George Washington was a very influential person in American history, and was known for many, many great things. This paper will explore his childhood, his life before he was president, and his presidency. George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia (“Biography of George Washington”). His mother’s name was Mary Ball Washington, and his father’s name was Augustine Washington. Washington was the first of ten children in his family, six from his mother, and four from Augustine’s first wife (George Washington’s Life”).
INTRODUCTION An artist I believe that has had influence above and beyond their genre of music is Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson was born on the 29th August, 1958 and died on the 25th June, 2009 leaving a tremendous musical legacy behind. Throughout his career he courted controversy which saw his appearance,personality and relationships played out in the public arena. Even so Michael went on to become known as the “King of Pop” and arguably one of the greatest and most famous pop stars in the world. Michael Jackson was born into an African American family being the eighth of ten children.
Matthew Silkowski Mister Saleeba English IV 12 March 2018 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is, and always will be, regarded as one of, if not the, greatest composer of his time. Mozart opened the door for all composers to come, and his pieces are still referred to today for new composers. Mozart left over 600 symphonies, concertos, chamber music, operas, and many other forms of music of his time. He was the master of every genre during his time. He left an enormous mark in the world of music, and will never be forgotten.
As a young man Thomas Paine traveled in England constantly, working and pursuing many different ventures before emigrating to America in 1774. Thomas Jefferson was a scholar, constantly in pursuit of knowledge and inherited considerable wealth from his parents in Virginia. Both men shared similar ideals
Introduction I chose to do my research paper on Mozart because I wanted to learn more about Mozart’s life and his compositions. Mozart was the most famous composer of all time. His music is used in movies, nursery rhymes and in commercials. ‘’The final trilogy’’ are the most recognized pieces of music ever composed by Mozart. History of Player Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on 27 January 1756 in the small city of Salzburg, Germany.
“Oh yes of course we will tell you, This is how it started. Me and Livingston here had been assigned to buy the New Orleans territory from France but little we knew that France needed money for the war that was about to fall on them. So they surprised us with the
Winston Churchill was born in Oxford on November 30, 1874. Since he was a young man, his ultimate goal was to succeed in life. He eventually made his way into politics and became one of the most successful wartime leaders in history. Winston Churchill portrayed a number of traits and characteristics of a team manager, transformational leader, and an adaptive leader. As a team manager, he was always visible during the war and took care of his troops.
In another treaty, France agreed and gave New Orleans Louisiana and the French lands west of the Mississippi to Spain. In the late 1700s, when Napoleon became the first emperor of France, his aspiration was to build a colonial empire in North America. In 1800, Napoleon persuaded the Spanish to sign the secret Treaty of San Ildefonso and transfer Louisiana back to France. When President Thomas Jefferson learned of the secret agreement, he became very worried. Jefferson was also afraid that when the French controlled
He was one of the few who paved the way for a great political revolution in his nation and increased the outreach of ‘The Conservative’ party’s visions and objectives. Though he initially struggled to find his place in the ‘House of Commons’, Benjamin took the political circles of his nation by storm after he arrived. After a period of thirty seven years since his arrival, he led his party to a thumping victory, and eventually went on to become the Prime Minister of Britain. Benjamin also has the reputation of being the only Jewish man in the history of Britain to have held the post of the Prime Minister. His leadership abilities got the attention of Queen Victoria, who named Benjamin the ‘Earl of Beaconsfield’, one of the highest political honours awarded to an individual.
In 1958 Gary, Indiana Michael Jackson was born to parents Katherine and Joseph Jackson. Michael went on to become the lead singer of the iconic family musical group The Jackson 5 and after their huge success he reinvented himself as a solo artist. Michael Jackson was one of the greatest artists of all time, he was credibly deemed the King of Pop. Throughout all of his successes he faced many struggles physically, mentally and emotionally. Behind the scenes, Michael seemed to have been struggling with self-identity amongst other things.
(Wikipedia) Charles Cotesworth Pinckney died on August 16, 1825. In the end, Pinckney had a good life. He had nice, successful and smart parents, and a good education. He got to spend a lot of time with his brother in London while they were studying together and probably shared many laughs. He was a successful politician, who got elected to the colonial legislature.
The Treaty of Paris says that all treaties prior to this treaty should be renewed because this will provide peace between the states and set the grounds for the Treaty of Paris. Essentially, the main reason for the Treaty of Paris is to acknowledge British dominance over France and Spain. The Treaty of Paris is mainly about giving back the territories that were conquered from the war to the original country they were conquered from. Britain however, was able to obtain more than France and Spain. To re-establish peace between the states, France and Britain decided to split the Mississippi river in half giving Britain everything on the east half except for New Orleans.
The Louisiana Purchase The Louisiana Purchase was a major purchase for the United States in 1803 in which the United States acquired approximately 827,000 square miles of land West of Mississippi River for $15 million dollars. When Jefferson became president in 1801, Louisiana Vast territory included the most important port of New Orleans which was the mainly used for shipping in the south. The western expansion by United States was hindered by the loss of rights to the Mississippi River and the port of New Orleans which in this case threatened the American economy as a whole. Louisiana was first given to Spain by France in 1963, but due to the circumstances that succumbed Spain, it had to return the Louisiana land to France. New Orleans was becoming inaccessible, and in 1975 a treaty was founded which gave t the United States the rights to use the Mississippi River and deposit their goods in New Orleans for transfer to vessels crossing the ocean.
Thomas Jefferson by Alexis Cline On April 13, 1743, a very important person to the United States was born, Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was our third president and he did many wonderful things for our country. He was the nation’s first secretary of state, the second vice president and the third president of the United States. Jefferson served two presidential terms from 1801-1809 , his first term was not too difficult and was very productive while his second term was just the opposite. During his first term Jefferson did many thing, for example, he reduced the amount of armed forces and lowered national debt in just two years of office.
Jefferson had six children from Martha, of whom only two, Martha Jefferson and Mary Jefferson, survived infancy (White House). Jefferson has played a very important role in the creation of the United States of America. He was appointed in the Committee of Five that was formed to write the Declaration of Independence, and one of his biggest accomplishments is that he was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson’s words in the preamble “all men are created equal” has become one of the most famous sentence in the English language (Lucas). Another of Jefferson’s great contributions is his ‘Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom’ (Tucker).