Constitutional Convention which wrote the U.S. Constitution. In addition to these awe-inspiring achievements, which created a strong foundation for America, he became the country’s first presidential leader. What made the two previous achievements awe inspiring? George Washington was born on Pope’s Creek Plantation in Westmoreland County, Virginia on February 22, 1732. He was the son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington.
Madison was also one of the top contributors at the Constitutional Convention and he drafted the Constitution. James Madison wrote exactly twenty-nine out of the eighty-five Federalist papers. The Federalist Papers were some of the most influential papers of American history. He wrote the most famous of the Federalist Papers, Federalist Paper 10. This specific paper is about factions and how he was opposed to them because he thought they would tear apart the unity that held the states together.
This paper discusses the Leadership characteristics and traits of George Washington. This paper compares some of George Washington's leadership styles with those of Sun Tzu's. Leadership Characteristics of Arthur Wesley MSG James T. Cope Excelsior College Great Military Leaders 11 September 2015 Abstract This paper will discuss the leadership characteristics of George Washington and how they played a part into the American victory of independence. The text discuss the main qualities that most military leaders in the past have possessed. This paper will exhibit that George Washington displayed some of those qualities on his way to leading America to victory.
He became one of the best-educated Americans of his time. At the age of seventeenth he entered the college of William and Mary, where he got exciting glimpses of the “the expansion of science, and of the system of things in which we are placed.” He read widely in the law, in the sciences, and in both ancient and modern history, philosophy, and literature. Jefferson Public career began in 1769, when he served as a representative in the Virginia House of Burgess; the nation’s first elected body of Government. Jefferson rose to fame as an effective spokesman during the American Revolution, and his political thought would become the centerpiece of Liberalism, or a movement to develop freedoms, in America. Jefferson’s most important contribution to the revolutionary debate was “A Summary View of the Rights of British America” in 1774.
In G. Wallace Chessman’s book Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of Power, Chessman discuses Theodore Roosevelt’s early years at Harvard where he was quite the scholar, his political framework through the New York State Assembly where he was the voice of reform. The book also talks about Roosevelt’s military roles in the Spanish-American War, whereas after he turned into a national war hero; to his unexpected Presidency with all the peaks and valleys through it. It talks about the Progressive Political party that he was so actively involved in. G. Wallace Chessman wrote this book for an audience that would like a new insight or a deeper breath of knowledge of Theodore Roosevelt’s political career. G. Wallace Chessman wrote the first chapter with the intent to show the audience the roots of Theodore Roosevelt’s upbringing.
The Contributions of Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson is remembered today for contributing in many ways to the making of our great nation. Typically, when his name is heard, one thinks of his major role in constructing the Declaration of Independence, the Louisiana Purchase, and as being the third president of our great nation. Upon reviewing Jefferson as not only a historical figure, but as a human being, I found him to be a fascinating and complex individual. Not only does his bust grace the front of the nickel coin, his home Monticello is on the back and with good reason. It is hard not to walk away from researching this president without considering him to be a near genius and a major player in the shaping of our country’s foundation.
Interestingly, Washington never gave his farewell address as a public speech. It first appeared in Philadelphia’s American Daily Advertiser on September 19, 1796. I believe the primary reason for ensuring this written record is that Washington wanted to preserve the speech for posterity. He wanted it to serve as not only a guide but as a warning for future generations. Pursuant with that wish, Washington’s farewell address is read annually in the United States Senate.
Malak Abdelmelek Professor: Lewis Metzger Words: 1,104 Thomas Jefferson: Examining Some of His Achievements and Failures as a President of the United States of America 1801-1809 From 1789 until our recent days, great men were elected to be the president of the United States of America, the greatest nation on earth. Each one of them offered the best they had to their country and they had one goal in mind which was to bring the US to that place of prosperity and development. One of those men is Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd president of the US, who was elected twice to be the president, once in 1800 and the second time in 1804. Jefferson is regarded as one of the most popular and successful of the United States Presidents. He had great achievements like allowing the Alien and Sedition Acts to end with out renewal, repealing the tax that caused the Whiskey Rebellion and the Louisiana Purchase.
Jesus Malvaez A.P United States History 1776 "Reflective Review" David McCullough's 1776, is one of the most well structured historical stories of all time. The Pulitzer Prize winner recounts the military campaigns from the summer of 1775 to the winter of 1776-1777. But mainly, most of its focus is on the year 1776. By reading this book it gave me a better understanding of the American Revolution. From beginning to end it gave me a lot of information on the subject.
George Washington George Washington was born on February 22, 1732, he was the first United States president, commander of the Continental Army, and president of the Constitutional Convention. Washington was unanimously elected President by the electors in both the 1789 and 1792 elections. He oversaw the development of a strong government during the French Revolutionary Wars, suppressed the Whiskey Rebellion, and won acceptance among Americans. Washington established many forms in government still used today, such as the cabinet system and inaugural address. The cabinet system is the heads of each executive departments.