When she was a child her mother died of diphtheria and then two years later her father had died from alcoholism. After her parents died her and her brothers lived with their grandmother Mary Ludlow Hall at Tivoli, New York. Mahatma Gandhi also known as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar a small town in Kathiawar, India. He was born in a middle class family of Vaishya caste. His Parents were Karamchand and Putlibai Gandhi who was his father’s fourth wife.
Marian was 11 years old and her parents forced her to marry a blind, 41 years old. Her price was $1,200. When she was living with her husband and his mother, they began to beat her when she failed to conceived a child. After 2 years of abuse, she sought help at police station in Kabul after the police delivered her to a residential neighborhood " Women's shelters", something that was unknown in Afghanistan before 2003. Marian said she felt fortunate to have found refuge.
In 1976, he became the Navy's connection to the Senate. McCain retired from the Navy in 1981, after receiving honors including the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Marriage: Once McCain returned from Vietnam he learned that his first wife, Carol McCain, whom he had 3 children with, had suffered a horrible car accident while he was in prison. After 23 operations and 6 months of hospitalization she survived, but in a badly crippled state. In 1979 McCain began an adulterous affair with 25-year old Cindy Hensley, a blonde millionaire.
Billie Holiday Childhood to Adulthood Billie Holiday was conceived by a thirteen year old single child. Her mother Sadie was basically disowned by her parents because she was pregnant. Sadie Harris had Billie and entrusted her care to her half-sister Eva Miller who happened to be married because Sadie did not have the means to take care of Billie. The first ten years of Billie’s life was pretty much without her mother because Sadie worked as a server on passenger railroads. Although Sadie left Billie with her half-sister, Billie was basically taken care of by Eva’s mother-in-law Martha Miller.
TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT Carry Nation: (born Nov. 25, 1846, Garrard county, Ky., U.S.—died June 9, 1911, Leavenworth, Kan.), American temperance advocate famous for using a hatchet to demolish barrooms. Carry Moore as a child experienced poverty, her mother’s mental instability, and frequent bouts of ill health. Although she held a teaching certificate from a state normal school, her education was intermittent. In 1867 she married a young physician, Charles Gloyd, whom she left after a few months because of his alcoholism. In 1877 she married David Nation, a lawyer, journalist, and minister, who divorced her in 1901 on the grounds of desertion.
She was effectually prevented, but she wasn’t on speaking terms with her family for several weeks.” (The Great Gatsby p. 75) Devastated by the pain inflicted from her true love leaving her that by the next autumn, she was just as happy as before. Then by February of that next year, she was engaged to Tom Buchanan from Chicago. That June, she married Tom Buchanan while Jay was still overseas. Bravely, he defended her from a foreign enemy. Thinking, believing that upon his return they would be reunited, he fought with valor.
Slide 3: * When she was fourteen, she married Moses McWilliams to escape her sister's abusive husband. * Then they had a daughter, named A’Lelia, and when A’Lelia was only two years old, McWilliams died. * In 1894 she was married to her second husband John Davis. * Then she got married a third time in 1906 to a newspaper sales agent, Charles Joseph Walker and got divorced in 1912. That’s how she got the last name Walker.
Their works are considered as one of the greatest contributions in the American History. Award & Achievements • In 1999, following her death, the Martha Gellhorn Prize Journalism was founded. This award is bestowed to individuals who have made a remarkable work about human history. Personal Life & Legacy • Her first affair was with Bertrand de Jouvenel, a French economist that she met during her first trip to Paris which lasted from 1930-1934. Her father disapproved of the relationship.
In 1962, John married 17 year old Victoria Digiorgio. When they married they already had a daughter, Angela, and Victoria was pregnant with their second child. John and Victoria separated many times during the early years of their marriage. John tried to hold down legitimate jobs, but he always failed and returned to a life of crime. In 1963, Gotti spent 20 days in jail for being involved with the theft of a
Chester Allen Arthur was born on October 5, 1830 in Fairfield, Vermont. The son of Malvina Arthur and the Reverend William Arthur, a passionate abolitionist, young Chester and his family migrated from one Baptist parish to another in Vermont and New York. The fifth of eight children, Chester had six sisters and one older brother. Before beginning school in Union Village (now Greenwich), New York, he studied the fundamentals of reading and writing at home. In 1845, young Arthur entered Union College in Schenectady as a sophomore.