James "Jim" Bridger was a famous mountain man. He was born on March 17, 1804 and died July 17, 1880. He got married three times, and all of them were to Native Americans. When he joined General Ashley 's expedition he was seventeen years old , the youngest member. Most of the other members with him called him Old Gabe or Blanket Chief.
Columbus returned home, whom is a hero from his first voyage, bringing back native Indians, mastic plants, aloe, lots of news and a sample of gold from his discoveries (Reyment n.p). Columbus had little difficulty in convincing his benefactors in Spain, King Ferdinand II, and Queen Isabella I, as it only took him about seven months to mount a second voyage. Back in the 1500’s, this was considered a huge undertaking. Seventeen ships were used for the voyage along with 1,500 colonists, livestock (horses, sheep, and cattle), seeds, tools for farming, as well as weapons for waging war were all embarked on the vessels (Hunter, n.p). All this was done quickly as the ships got under way on October 13, 1493, seven months after his return from the first
This little island was filled with houses, shops, beaches and many restaurants. They loved it so much, that every year they decided to go back. When my mom grew up she carried on the tradition, and brought me. My first vacation to Florida, I was two years old, and we decided to drive. You can imagine how happy my parents were driving 19 hours with a crying baby in the backseat.
Summary The book begins with Maya at three years old and Bailey are four years being sent from their father in California to their grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas. In the beginning up until the end the book, Maya is always talking about her brother and how she loves him. When it was the time of the depression,
On May 18, 1539, Hernando de Soto and his crew finally departed for Florida. On May 25, a mere seven days later, Hernando de Soto finally arrived in what would later become Tampa Bay, Florida. When De Soto arrived, he had brought with him, 13 head of swine. By the time he died three years later, his men had accumulated 700 pigs, not counting those that had been eaten, traded with the Natives, and that had run away (Gillespie 4). Hernando and his men came to North America searching for gold.
Palin returned to the University of Idaho in January 1986, and received her bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in journalism. In August 1988, she got married to her high school sweetheart, Todd Palin. Following the birth of their first child, in April 1989, she helped in her husband’s commercial fishing business. Palin register in 1982 as a Republican and she are faithful to party sense then. Palin begins her carrier in the politics in 1996 as a Mayer of Wasilla.
“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing – Benjamin Franklin.” When Benjamin Franklin created the fictional character, Silence Dogood, he achieved both of these things outlined in this quote. The Silence Dogood Letters were both something worth reading and worth writing about. They were a popular phenomenon when they were first written and they still prove to be an important part of our U.S. history to this day. Silence Dogood was first created so that Ben could get his writing in his brother’s newspaper, The New England Courant. Each letter—the first one printed on April 2, 1722—was about random events taking place in Silence Dogood’s life.
Then at the age of 22 Melville set sail aboard a whaling vessel, and after his time as a whaler he enlisted in the navy. Melville’s time aboard many ships influenced his writing tremendously. In addition, his friendship with Nathaniel Hawthorne influenced him to write a masterpiece of American literature and one of the greatest stories of all time, Moby-Dick. An important aspect of why it became such a success is due to the controversial themes
Ossipee Vacations and Experiences Every year my family and I go to a little town in New Hampshire called Ossipee for vacation. The house that is located in Sunset Cove, on Ossipee lake was my mom’s family’s summer house. It has been a tradition to go here with my cousins family ever since I was in sixth grade. When you first arrive here the house is hidden by some of the tallest oak trees that I have ever seen, they tower over you as you drive down the driveway and welcome you with the swaying branches. This little getaway from reality had to earn its name of Sunset Cove.
Narrated by 29 year old Midwesterner Nick Carraway, The Great Gatsby took place in Long Island and New York City during the roaring 1920’s. Nick was on a business venture from Chicago when he got the opportunity to reconnect with his cousin Daisy, eventually leading him to move and stay in New York. Nick’s new neighbor, Jay Gatsby, has had an obsession with Daisy since the day he met her as an Army officer stationed in Louisville right before the start of World War I. As time passed, the plot continued to become more complex and a truly great novel that represents everything Americans want to be and can be. Educator and NPR book critic Maureen Corregan stated that, ¨Gatsby´s magic emanates not only from its powerhouse poetic style - in
Cadence Sinclair goes to her family 's private island every summer, and is reunited with her two cousins, Mirren and Johnny, and their friend, Gat. Together, they earned the title, the liars. During summer fourteen, Cadence and Gats relationship takes off, and they become very close, so naturally she cannot wait to see him again the next summer. After cadence’s dad leaves her and her mom, she remains hopeful for summer fifteen, but when she arrives, she finds out that Gat has a girlfriend. Summer fifteen was also when her accident happened.
Benjamin Franklin did a great many things He invented he was a leading author printed newspapers made a number of discoveries and much more. When he was a scientist he invented things like the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin Stove and more. But those were the most popular things he invented He Became a newspaper writer and editor and was the 6th president of Pennsylvania. He started many civic organizations such as Philadelphia’s fire department and The University of Pennsylvania. He earned the tidal “The First American” and was promoted post-master general for British colonies in 1753 and more.
It was at his job that he met his wife, Julie Wutzernaem. They were married on July 21, 2023, in Logan, Utah. They had five children, whom they raised in Blackfoot, where the Olney family had lived for a total of four generations. His children all continued on to higher education, a legacy which Mr. Olney, a first generation college graduate, considered to be one of his greatest accomplishments. Olney enjoyed activities both in a laboratory and in the beauty of nature.