Samuel Adams and John Hancock were highly influential in the spurring of the American Revolution. Each contributed by provoking the American colonists into action, especially in Boston. Because of their success and direction, Adams and Hancock were elected by the colonists to multiple leadership positions. Of course, though, there would be nothing to provoke into revolution if it hadn’t been for the tyrannous British oppression. Samuel Adams was a powerful writer and orator.
He became a very public figure in the United States, and he was also well known as an speaker for the getting rid of the immigrant ghettos. His book was well known not only in America, but in England as well. He supported his work everywhere he went to anyone that would listen, and he worked with the politicians of New York to create reform where he could get it. In 1895 Theodore Roosevelt was astonished by his work and wanted to meet him, so he did. At the time, Theodore Roosevelt Jacob Riis shared his feeling towards the slums and tenements with Theodore Roosevelt.
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.
He was multidirectional and knowledgeable in various subjects, especially in politics and administration. Also, he was widely known as the author of the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson’s extraordinary words have changed a society and his human fight for rights made him a hero. His writings emphasized the rights of humanity and how a government should provide rights to its people. Among Jefferson’s successes during the Presidency, his greatest achievement was in 1809, when Jefferson chose Meriwether Lewis and his close friend William Clark to explore the rest of America and map
As you can see Martin Luther King Jr. has changed America in ways that may seem impossible to be done by the voice and actions of a single man. This man has proved to people that they can do anything that they believe and change things so that they are right. He became well educated and went to many colleges, he became a great leader, he had gotten many people organized together, he faced the nation with bravery, and he never gave up, and was a hero, and inspired many
These harsh measures generated support and sympathy for the Boston radicals throughout the colonies. Colonists organized Committees of Correspondence and called for a Continental Congress, which set up a timetable for nonimportation, nonexportation, and nonconsumption of British goods to protest the repressive Coercive Acts. In the countryside, many colonists began to prepare for war, and British troops again occupied Boston. The stage was set for the events of April 19, 1775, at Lexington Green and Concord
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.
Chambers, Davis, and Oxendine Coach Eason US History 10 1 April 2015 The Hunter and Its Prey Captain John Smith was an English adventurer, soldier, explorer, and author. He was famous for his role in the exploration of the New World; while in the making, he ran into the Powhatan princess, Pocahontas. Smith was responsible for the settlement and survival of Jamestown, England’s first permanent colony. He was known as America’s first hero and led expeditions across the New England coast. Smith was an advocate and promoter for bringing English men to America, thus fore he is important to American history.
After two years of schooling for Cortes, before he returned to Medellin to the annoyance of his parents who had hoped to see him equipped for a profitable legal career. Plans were made in 150 for Cortes to sail to the Americas with a family acquaintance, Ovando, the newly appointed governor of Hispaniola. In 150, at the age of eighteen Cortes sailed in a convoy of merchant ships bound for Santo Domingo, the Capital of Hispaniola. In 1511, he was sent with Diego Velasquez and 00 men to conquer Cuba. At the age of twenty six he served as a clerk to the treasurer which entailed keeping account of the king’s fifth.
He was against the idea of pure democracy because of ‘’common folks’’. He also helped puritans to thrive in trade, fur and shipbuilding. KING PHILIP’S WAR – * A series of battles in New Hampshire between the colonists and the Wompanoags, led by Metacom, a chief also known as King Philip. The war was started when the Massachusetts government tried to assert court jurisdiction over the local Indians. * The colonists won with the help of the Mohawks, and this victory opened up additional Indian lands for expansion.