JOHN ADAMSSecond President of the United States Born in 1735 - Died July 4, 1826 | | * John Adams was the first vice-president and then became the second president of the U.S.A * John Adams was born on October 19 , 1735 in the village of Braintree, Massachusetts. * Adams died on July 4, 1826. * He dedicated more than fifty years of his life to his country. * John Adams helped inspire the fight for freedom against Great Britain and spent almost 10 years in Europe as an American diplomat. * Adams defended the British soldiers during the Boston Massacre trial.
Alexander Hamilton: Extraordinary American Alexander Hamilton was born sometime between 1755 and 1757 on the island of St.Cruix in the Dutch West Indies to James Hamilton and Rachel Levine. Hamilton had a very rough childhood, when he was ten his father left the family. With no other choice, his mother began working at a small shop, while Alexander became a clerk in an office owned by two New York merchants. When Alexander was thirteen his mother died, leaving him an orphan. After his mother’s death, Hamilton was then moved to New Jersey where his relatives lived.
US History 1 William Whipple Jr. born on January 14, 1730. He was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire. Whipple was born at Kittery, Maine, and educated at a common school studying how to be a merchant, judge, and a soldier until he went off to sea. He became a Ship's Master by the age of twenty-three. In 1759 he landed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and in partnership with his brother established himself as a merchant.
The book that I going to talk about is Johnny Tremain the author of this book is Esther Forbes. Retells in narrative form events in pre-Revolutionary Boston prior to and during the outbreak of the American Revolution Johnny Tremain is drawn into the Revolutionary War.Johnny Tremain is boy who is proud—too proud his pride made him overconfident. He pretty much planned all of his life while he was young; he would be a silversmith and marry Cilla. His mother dies when he is fourteen years old before his mother died, he was apprenticed to a silversmith named Mr. Lapham. When his mother died, she gave him a silver cup that showed that he was a member of the Lyte family.
Biography Gunning Bedford Junior was born in 1747 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Gunning Bedford often added Jr. to his name to avoid confusion with his cousin, Gunning Bedford Sr., who was the 12th governor of Delaware. Bedford graduated from The College of New Jersey in 1771 and decided to set up a law firm in Delaware. After the revolutionary war Bedford rose to become a powerful political figure in Delaware. He participated in the Continental Congress between 1783 and 1785 and was invited to the Annapolis Convention, but he did not attend.
Book Summary Robert E. Lee was born on January 19, 1807 in Virginia. Lee had two heroes that he looked up to. One was George Washington and the other was his father, Henry Lee, who fought in the America revolution. Henry Lee was also Governor of Virginia from 1791 to 1794. When Robert was eleven his father died and his mother became ill. Robert had to take care of his sick mother and still attend school.
Cooper A. Background on the author * Born 1789, James Fennimore Cooper was born in Burlington, New Jersey. His family soon established itself near Lake Otsego in central New York, in what is now called Cooperstown. His father Judge William Cooper was a wealthy landowner and judge, but the Cooperstown of the time was something akin to a frontier settlement. James attended Yale at the age of thirteen, but was expelled in his third year (1805) for committing several pranks.
| Julius Caesar: Hero or Villian? | World History Roman Essay | | His goal was to rule Rome for a long period of time, Discuss his involvement in the First Triumvirate, his choice of a province close to Rome, his five-year proconsul ship, and his military accomplishments. | | | Julius Caesar’s history begins on 12.07.102 or 100 BC, when he was born in a family which was a part of the Julius dynasty, which is said to be found by Aeneas. Caesar’s father was working as a praetor and died when Caesar was at the age of 16 orphaning him and his two sisters. So the future conqueror was raised by his mother - Aurelia.
He changed the game of baseball by focusing on strength and power, his record setting career, and his over the top personality. George Herman (Babe) Ruth Jr., also known as Sultan of Swat and Bambino, was born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 6, 1895 but for a number of years he believed he was born on February 7, 1894. Ruth’s parents where George H. Ruth and Kate Schamberger Ruth. His mother died when he was thirteen
By the age of sixteen he had obtained a basic education in mathematics, surveying, reading, and the usual subjects of his time. In 1749 Washington was appointed to his first public office as a county surveyor. The death of his stepbrother then came in 1752, and Washington took on part of his estate and duties as a district adjutant, which made him Major Washington at the age of 20. In 1753, George Washington finally started a military career in the Army. George Washington's early military career was not quite successful.