George Custer was born on December 5, 1839. He was born in New Rumley, Ohio. George Custer’s full name is George Armstrong Custer. His occupation was being a General, His years of service were till 1861-1876. George was a commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars to.
He took the oath of office and qualified in July 1820, but he only held court for a little while, for at the end of August he was in Natchitoches, Louisiana, and in December he was in New Orleans, where he had made arrangements to live in Joseph H. Hawkins home and study law. At this time Moses Austin was traveling to San Antonio to apply for a grant of land and permission to settle 300 families in Texas. Though not totally excited about the Texas adventure, Austin decided to cooperate with his father. He arranged to get a loan from his friend Hawkins to float the enterprise and was at Natchitoches expecting to go with his father to San Antonio when he learned of Moses Austin 's death. He proceeded to San Antonio, where he arrived in August 1821.
On the Lewis and Clark expedition, the two men had encountered Native American tribes. Nobody has been completely sure if they treated the Indians with respect. Meriwether Lewis, a skilled frontiersman, was chosen by President Thomas Jefferson to take the lead in an expedition where he would explore the land he had bought, which was known as the Louisiana Purchase. Lewis had chosen William Clark, a draftsman and frontiersman, to co-lead in the journey. The Lewis and Clark expedition began its long journey in May 1804.
A hero that was in the Revolutionary War which was John Adams.He was born on October 30,1735, he helped come up with the Declaration Of Independence,and signed the trident of paris.John Adams parents are Susanna Boylston,and John Adams Sr.John Adams went back to school to get a college degree for a lawyer.In this story you will learn about John Adams early life,life as a hero and when he left the world
James Bowie was born in Kentucky in 1796 but spent most of his life in Louisiana. He started to become famous in 1827 and because of the Sandbar Fight.James Bowie moved to Texas in 1830. Bowie joined the military of Texas and took part and lead forces in the Battle Of Conception and in the Grass Fight.In early 1836 he arrived in the Alamo and led the volunteer forces until he became ill and weak and he died in early March(March sixth) along with the other defenders of the Alamo. He was a great person and very respectable and will always be remember thanks to his service and his knife of
To know what the new land looked like and where they had specific things. They set out in May 14, 1804 ("Lewis & Clark and the Corps of Discovery.") and the expedition comes to an end in September 13, 1806. In October of 1804 they decided to bring on Toussaint Charbonneau and his wife Sacagawea, who would serve as a translator and guide for the expedition ("Sacagawea."). In 1806 Sacagawea and her husband leave the expedition to stay behind in Fort Madan.
Cherokee Indians signed a treaty giving up their land in exchange for territory in Arkansas. Andrew Jackson signed for the act May 28, 1830, then he outlined a drawing December 6th. President Jackson pushed the act because it allowed him to grant unsettled land in
During the Mexican-American War he was a quartermaster. He was very brave and got credit and opportunities for it. After getting married in 1848 and starting a family shortly after, he had to leave because he was assigned for war. In 1853 Grant got transferred to Fort Humboldt as Captain. When he came home after his assignment him and his family moved to Missouri.
The Corps of Discovery was the expedition of Lewis and Clark exploring the new land that was bought from the Louisiana purchase. Lewis and Clark went on this expedition to make contact with the Native Americans who lived there and to a waterway between the Mississippi and the pacific ocean. Lewis and Clark were two explorers who were chosen by Thomas Jefferson to go on an exploration into the western territory they just bought from Napoleon Bonaparte. While they were exploring they came across the Shoshone tribe and met Sacajawea, who had her baby with her at the time and became their guide. Then they worked their way to the pacific ocean.
Richard Evelyn Byrd was born on October 25, 1888, in Winchester, Virginia. Byrd 's family was long prominent in Virginia: his older brother was Harry Flood Byrd Sr., who served as governor (1926–1930), U.S. senator (1933–1965), and head of the Byrd Organization, a statewide political machine. Byrd attended the Shenandoah Valley Military Academy and graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington in 1907. In that same year, he enrolled at the University of Virginia, but he left the university in 1908 to attend the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland.
Also, he funded for establishing a hospital for the mentally disabled and proper schools for the blind and deaf. He paid off state debt that would later on be used to finance schools and colleges, and also encouraged railroad construction through state loans devoted to every mile of new track laid. In 1856, a newly discovered river in West Texas was named after him. It was properly named “Pease River” by Surveyor Jacob De Cordova of the Galveston, Henderson, and Houston Railroad Company. In 1856, thanks to Governor Pease, the Texas Governor’s
Maci Metheny Mrs. Cygan 23 September 2015 History Sybil Ludington Sybil Ludington was born April 5th, 1761, in Connecticut, along with her twelve brothers and sisters, of which she was the eldest. Her father, Henry Ludington was a farmer and a military officer, and her mother, Abigail, stayed home with their children. Henry and Abigail were first cousins, and six years apart in age. Soon after she was born, Sybil’s family moved to Dutchess County, New York. There, her father served in the military for more than sixty years.
Monroe’s father, Spence Monroe, was of Scottish descent, and his mother, Elizabeth Jones Monroe, of Welsh descent. The family were owners of a modest 600 acres (240 hectares) in Virginia. At age 16 Monroe entered the College of William and Mary but in 1776 left to fight in the American Revolution. As a lieutenant he crossed the Delaware with General George Washington for what became the Battle of Trenton. Suffering a near fatal wound in the shoulder, Monroe was carried from the field.
George Clymer was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 16, 1739. At an early age Clymer was an orphan. George 's uncle then took him and gave him a good education. Clymer was a patriot partisan and leader in the disturbances in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from the Tea and Stamp Act. He was also a member of the Philadelphia Council of Safety in 1773.