In 1835 Crockett headed into Texas looking for new land. in January 1836 he had joined the Texas Volunteers, and within a month he reached San Antonio. Crockett then joined Texans in their fight to hold the Alamo against a Mexican army. In the first week of March he and the other soldiers of the Alamo died during the siege and capture of that fort by Mexican soldiers. Crockett was one of the last soldier who died during the battle.
Thomas Stonewall Jackson's Accomplishments Thomas Stonewall Jackson, born January 21st, 1824 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, and died May 10th, 1863 in Guinea station, Virginia. He was a very well known Confederate general during the Civil War. Thomas Stonewall Jackson was a very accomplished general, because he won the first Battle of Bull Run, the Battle of Chancellorsville, and he graduated from West point academy 17th out his class of 59 students. These victories helped Stonewall earn his name as one of the greatest generals in American history. Though Stonewall died very young due to sickness and injury, he still achieved a lifetime of success.
Sam Houston was a fighting soldier, he is popular for putting his hard work and dedication into making the state Texas into the United States as a constituent state. Sam worked and fought so hard, he was considered the father of Texas. His commitment and continuous labor along with his men conquered Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna in the Battle at San Jacinto to lock in the independence of Texas from Mexico. He put so much effort into Texas that he performed duties as the senator and Governor after Texas became a state in 1845. Houston spent most of his time growing up in Tennessee, then went to Cherokee country.
During the Texan Revolution, one of the most important battles was the Alamo or “El Alamo”, named after the cottonwood trees surrounding it. The Alamo was built by the Spanish in the 18th century as a mission to convert Native Americans to Christianity, but was later converted into a fort by Mexican soldiers in the 1800s. In the summer of 1821, around 300 American citizens entered Texas and settled down in San Antonio. The American citizens entering Texas increased over the next few decades, starting a revolutinary movement that would blossom into an armed conflict with Mexico by the 1830s. By Feburary 1836, things had become heated and the Texans had grown tired of Mexican rule.
Andrew was an orphan who overcame humble beginnings in the rural areas of the Carolinas only to later become a hard working, self made businessman. Jackson’s military exploits made him very popular and a rising political star. In 1822 the Tennessee Legislature nominated him for the presidency of the United States. To boost his credentials, Jackson ran for and won election to the U.S. Senate the following year Jacksons's two main opponents were John Quincy Adams and William H. Crawford. Both candidates had been looking to become the President since 1816.
Cesar Chavez It seem to me that Cesar Chavez was an important Hispanic person during the civil rights movement. He was a farm worker, labor leader, and a civil rights activist, and he was also in the navy. He was born near Yuma, Arizona, on March 31, 1927. He fought for all the nationality farm workers to get them a better life. But that wasn’t easy, he fasted a million times, and marched many times.
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.
Because in his hard 4 years fight, he didn’t give up, he has been run his vision until he got his goal. Although he passed away before the civil war ended, but still, he also died in his efforts to make his destination achieve. By reading many explanation above, we will know that Lincoln also has a big power as a leader, after so many movement which was did by slave states, Lincoln never give up, he always prepare a new strategy to win all of those kind of wars. In his era, Lincoln by many aspects also lured the attention of many peoples, he success to nail many supporter to back him
Summer was quickly sneaking up on me the spring of my eighth grade year. Finally, the moment we had all been not so patiently waiting on was approaching and as an upcoming freshman in highschool, I thought that I was invincible. Almost every sunny weekend of the end of school was spent with my close friends at the time: Leah Ross, Linley Heart, and Tara Schmidt. Leah’s parents had been building a house out on a farm at the time so we would go explore their property on her kawasaki mule, a small vehicle used to go mudding and for transport around the farm. Her dad made trails for us to ride on and we would be free for the weekend; attempting to make food, climbing out the window onto the roof and running around, messing with the animals,
Wanted John Wesley Hardin John Wesley Hardin was born on May 26, 1853 in Bonham, Texas, USA. His parents were James Gibson Hardin and Mary Elizabeth Dixon Hardin. He had 10 siblings including him. John did many things he wasn’t supposed to do when he was a kid so, he spent most of his life being a wanted man in Texas. When John was 9, he tried to run away and join the Confederate Army.
Frederick Douglass was around 20 years old when he escaped slavery on September third 1838, around 175 years ago. When he was born his birth name was Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey February 1818 – February 20, 1895. Bailey was born into slavery in Talbot County, Maryland, on the state 's Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, and was given his name by his mother, Harriet Bailey. He was raised on a plantation located between Hillsboro and cordova. He first started to learn the alphabet when he was somewhere around twelve years of age, Hugh Auld’s wife Sophia started teaching him.
January 12, 1971 Jimmy was sworn in as governor of Georgia. December 1974, he announced he was running for president. He ran his campaign for a few years and was elected president in 1977. Before then, he was rarely known. Only a nine months in office, Carter was considered a wounded leader trying to gain confidence back in the people.