Alexander Hamilton is known to be one of “The Founding Fathers” of the United States. Hamilton was also the first appointed into cabinet as Secretary of Treasury, under the first President of the United States, George Washington. During Washington’s Presidential term, Hamilton became the author of the economic policies including a bill which took over the debt of states created by The Revolutionary War and implementing a National Bank. Many believe that Hamilton was a man of vision, but it was through his work that made him a man of economic genius. Alexander Hamilton was born out of wedlock on the West Indian Island of Nevis in January of 1755.
One of them had to write the Declaration of Independence. Adams and others chose Jefferson the one. From June 11th to June 28th, 1776, he worked on a rough draft. The delegates edited Jefferson’s draft from July 2nd to July 4th. Benjamin Franklin was a comical person in this movie.
More importantly, this particular work attracted the attention of famous artist, Washington Allston. Allston wanted Samuel to come with him to England to meet the famous British artist Benjamin west. An agreement for three year stay was made with Samuel and his father set sail with Allston aboard the Lydia on July 15, 1811. Upon his arrival in England, Samuel diligently worked on perfecting painting techniques under the careful eye of Allston and by the end of 1811; he gained admittance to the Royal
Thomas Jefferson, known as the son of the enlightenment, was born in 1743 in Shadwell, Virginia. He was elected to the House of Burgesses in 1769, where his involvement in politics began. In 1776 Jefferson was chosen to write the draft of the Declaration of Independence. After some minor changes, the Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4th. Jefferson was pointed secretary of state under the rule of George Washington in 1789.
His “Pennsylvania Gazette” made him skilled and wealthy, which allowed him to retire from printing at a fairly young age (Logan, 7). Benjamin Franklin became an inventor/scientist after he retired from printing. He took on a lot of different challenges in his life. He established a library, a fire company, a college, an insurance company, a hospital, a police force, among other things (Saari, 74). He invented many things that are still in use today, such as the lightning rod, bifocal glasses, and the Franklin stove (Arnold, 61).
He arrived in Virginia, New England in 1748 and met a lovely young lady named Sarah, whom he then married a year later; they then had twins Edward and Thomas born in August 21 1755 followed by their daughter Jane in January 15 1757. Carlton’s posture resembled that of an elite gentleman and
He moved to Spain in 1799, at sixteen to complete his education after his parents died (Martin & Wasserman, 2011). In 1802, he married Maria Teresa Rodriguez who died shortly in Venezuela where they had visited in 1803. Bolivar returned to Europe to engage himself in educational and political world he had found fascinating. There he kept in touch with scholars such as Alejandro Humboldt, and Bonpland, and military men such as Napoleon and attended many conferences. In 1806, Napoleon named Bonaparte King of Spain and its colonies which included Venezuela.
Alec Boulware American Colonial History Dr. Albritton Final Paper The Influence of Benjamin Franklin on the United States Government and Society. Benjamin Franklin is by far on of the more famous of the founding fathers of the United States of America, Present at both the signing of not only the Declaration of Independence but also the signing of the constitution. One of the few men of his time to rightly deserve the mantel of polymath, also know as a renaissance man, Franklin was a inventor, writer, scientist , businessman, and statesman to list a few of his traits. Through his endeavourers he helped shape the exceptional country that the United States would become. Some of his inventions would change
George Washington was born at Pope’s Creek in 1732 George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 (February 11, 1731/2 Old Style) at Pope’s Creek in Westmoreland County, Virginia, about 40 miles south of Mount Vernon. His great-grandfather came to America from England in 1657 aboard a ship named Sea Horse of London Eager to learn a new and important trade, George Washington read mathematical texts to learn the geometric principles necessary for surveying. At seventeen years of age and largely through the Fairfax influence that he had cultivated, Washington secured an appointment as county surveyor for the newly created frontier county of Culpeper, Virginia. He was well on his way to a successful and profitable career. Not only did he receive substantial fees fur surveying, but he discovered firsthand an ability to identify and select the best plots of land for purchase, an especially important consideration in colonial In 1754 Washington led an attack that started a world war Directed to press Virginia and Britain’s claim to the Ohio country to the French, George Washington led a force of soldiers from the Virginia Regiment and
My grandmother was born in Warsaw. She is the only known person to have been born in the courthouse where her father was the caretaker. My dad was the first of our family to go to college, which his parents demanded he do. He is now an engineer working at Printek designing printers. All of my dad’s side of the family is religious,