Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln are the true definition of heroism because they sacrificed their lives for the greater good and benefit of the public. “This man shall be remembered. Oh, not with the statues’ rhetoric. Not with the legends and poems and wreaths of bronze alone, but with the lives grown out of his life, the lives fleshing his dream of the beautiful, needful thing”-SB pg70. Frederick Douglass is a hero not just because he fought for the public, but because he was a “... Negro beaten to his knees, exiled”SB pg70.
We honor him for his bravery and his courage to impact our world in the right way. President Bill Clinton paid tribute to Robinson in Shea Stadium because of the impact he had on pro sports and on our world, during his time he was a symbol of hope and he still is. He was honored for all he did in this world and the impact he had on all. He did what he believed in. In Robinsons letter to the president he addressed how the world just keeps saying be patient and then wouldn’t do anything, he called out the president on how he isn’t helping everyone, he is hurting everyone.
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were heroic men who fought for freedom and liberty. Abraham Lincoln was heroic because during the Civil War he was fighting to keep the union together, for freedom, and liberty. In a sermon for Lincoln’s funeral Phineas D. Gurley stated that; “ He is dead; but the cause he so ardently loved… not for himself only, not for us, but for all people in their coming generations, till time shall be no more-that cause survives his fall, and will survive it”(SB, p. 68). The cause that Lincoln fought for was not just unique to the Civil War era but timeless. In addition, what also made him heroic was that he pursued freedom and liberty for people of all race, “From fearful trip the victor ship comes in with object
“Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.” “I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life.” And that is Andrew Jackson. Andrew Jackson was a hero back in the day. Andrew Jackson was a hero because he was the “Man of the People”, and was a War Hero (Battle of New Orleans). Andrew Jackson was considered the “Man of the People” because he granted his supporters, friends, and illiterate farmers (who made up 90% of the population back in the day) with public office just so that he could win their support. Andrew Jackson also protected Peggy Eaton and defended her
From the beginning of Colin Powell’s life he has made many great choices that have greatly affected the outcome of his life. For example , he earned many awards for his bravery and service to his country. Some people called him an American leader because of the great choices. His great choices have affected not only his life , but other people’s lives too. Others may argue that he was not a great American leader.Some think that it was just luck or that the government was desperate and had to have a Secretary of State so they just selected Colin Powell.
Abraham Lincoln is one of America 's greatest role model because his incredible impact on the nation. His remarkable story of the rise from growing up in a poor family, to achieve presedency in the US, then, a sudden and surprising death at a time when his country was in deep concern to complete the great task to reconstruct the nation. Lincoln 's personality and historical role as savior of the Union and saviour of the slaves creates a history that will long last. The gettysburg address and the emancipation proclamation were one of his greatest accomplishments he 's ever done. His passion of democracy that the Union was worth saving expresses the ideals of self-government that all nations wish to
Indeed, President John F. Kennedy could be considered as one of the mightiest world leader ever because he guided not only the American people, but also people throughout the world to realize why he was so concerned about unity at that time. Besides, the United States of America had been acknowledged as a world-class leader in furthering this value to other regions and also, countries. It was very essential to attain unity during the time to gain peacefulness despite of the differences in religions and races as well as to improve relations with other
Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination The sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln was one of the most popular and most supported United States presidents. He was the one to win the civil war against the Confederates. People loved him for the great achievement. As much as people loved him, he still had people who disliked him. Dislike that soon turned into hatred.
General Ulysses S. Grant had a great impact on the United States both in his time as a war general and in his time as president. His role in the Civil War was instrumental to the Union victory and the strategies he employed saved many union troops and ended the war quickly. He had many wins, but also many losses and setbacks that were devastating.He learned and adapted through those setbacks and won the war and the American public. The United States would have had a much harder time winning the war and with recovery efforts afterward were it not for General Grant. Grant was a very prominent figure of the time period and led the Union to victory and helped heal the fractured United States afterward.
The school name to be Abraham Lincoln High school. It should be this because he was one of the most influential men in history, because he freed the slaves, and won the Civil War. I think the mascot should be a Bald Eagle, because it is a symbol of American freedom and democracy. It is a symbol of hope and freedom to the whole world. I think names and mascots are important to the students because it is a unifying thing they can all rally behind at ballgames and when they interact with other schools.