Her father died in 1838 and left them only 20 dollars in his account. The three oldest girls supported the family for several years by operating a boarding school for young women. In one of her books, Dr. Blackwell wrote that she was initially wanted to keep away the idea of studying medicine. She said, she had "hated everything connected with the body, and could not bear the sight of a
Charles L. Reason Algebra II Trig Charles L. Reason was born July 21, 1818 in New York City to West Indies immigrants Michael and Elizabeth Reason. Charles attended the African Free School along with his brothers Elmer and Patrick both who are important historical figures in their own right. An excellent student in mathematics, Reason became an instructor in 1832 at the school at age fourteen this became a striking matter for the news, receiving a salary of $25 a year. He used some of his earnings to hire tutors to improve his knowledge. Later, he decided to enter the ministry but was rejected because of his race by the General Theological Seminary of the Protestant Episcopal Church in New York City.
Born in Lancaster, Ohio on February 8 1820, William Tecumseh Sherman would later become one of America’s greatest army officers (Virtual). Famous for his idea of “total war” Sherman was named after the Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, who had unsuccessfully tried to unite the tribes of the Ohio River Valley against American intrusion (PBS). Sherman was one of eleven children. When his father died in 1829, William was raised by multiple relatives and family friends. While living with different families, Sherman lived with Senator Thomas Ewing who obtained an appointment for William to attend the United States Military Academy where he graduated 6th in his class in 1840 (Civil).
THE PROFILE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809-April 15, 1856) served as the 16th president of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. he successfully led the county through its greatest constitutional, military and moral crisis the American Civil war by preserving the union by force while ending slavery and promoting economic modernization . He was mostly self educated. He became a county Lawyer an Illinois state legislator and a one term member senate. He was an affectionate, though often absent husband, and father of four children. Abraham Lincoln was an out spoken opponent of the expansion of slavery in the united states, which he identify articulated in his company debates and
Louisa May Alcott was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on November 29, 1832. Louisa was the one of the daughters of Bronson Alcott an educator and philosopher and Abigail May Alcott. Her father had a hard time adjusting to many jobs and due to his lack of taking this job he was unable to support his family. The Alcott’s were a very poor family and since the money was arriving. The family decided to move to Boston, Massachusetts in 1834 where he began his own school in which he would put his teaching methods in practice.
Roosevelt won this election and Truman moved from being a Senator to becoming Vice-President of the United States. Truman took the oath of office in January 1945. Truman’s ancestors had owned slaves. His first recollection of African Americans was a household servants within his family - and he did not come from a prosperous family. While he was dating his future wife Bess, she claimed that he told her that he felt that one person was as good as any other as
Ryan Dunkleberger HIST 1301-10 Professor Robertson The First Inaugural Address “As Abraham Lincoln took the oath of office as the sixteenth President of the United States on March 4, 1861, seven states had seceded from the Union. More threatened to follow and the nation was on the edge of civil war. Lincoln pleaded for peace, the continuation of the Union, and the preservation of the Constitution. This address was an appeal to the nations sense of community, and the idea of all men uniting for the common defense of freedom, which the Constitution stood for.” During a time of unrest in the country and shortly before the civil war, President Lincoln relied on the Constitution in an attempt to draw the people together, but also tried showing them when the Constitution would apply to the States. During his inaugural speech, which was directed more to the people of the South, and was intended to succinctly state Lincoln's intended policies and desires toward that section, where seven states had seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America.
John Tyler was born on March 29, 1790 in Richmond, Virginia. His mother, a plantation heiress died of a stroke when Tyler was seven. After, the death of his mother he was raised by his father John Tyler Sr. John Tyler Sr. was a judge and taught young John a strict way of viewing the constitution. John Tyler studied at William and Mary College and while there he was under the influence of Bishop James Madison. BJM was the president of William and Mary College.
Female Leader Paper Susan B. Anthony On February 15, 1820, Susan B. Anthony was born in Adams, Massachusetts, to the parents Daniel and Lucy Anthony. She was the second child to a Quaker family of eight. Her father Daniel was a strict man who was a Quaker abolitionist and cotton manufacturer. Also, her father thought toys, games, and music would be a distraction for their education and would get in the way of other opportunities (Bohannon). Instead he enforced self-discipline and how to take care of oneself.
And while I had my toys and my friends around I still had to be responsible about doing my homework and wake up every morning and wear my clothes to go to school. I learned to do everything by myself and. Finally after one year my dad decided that we can go to see my mom. At the first time, I did not feel anything when I saw her because I could not remember her as a mom. This really hurt me as