George W Bush was born on July 6, 1946. He was born in New Haven Connecticut where his father was attending Yale University. George’s father had served in World War II as a Navy pilot ; he was using his GI bill like many other veterans to get back into the flow of civilian life. (Wade, 1999) After his father graduated from Yale he moved his family to Texas and joined the oil business. George is the oldest of six kids.
However, the 1992 election marked the end of his reign; he lost by a great margin to democrat William J. Clinton who may I add was later impeached! 	George Bush was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts to Prescott Sheldon Bush and Dorothy Walker Bush. Prescott Bush worked in an investing firm, but ended up moving his family to Connecticut where he later on developed a strong interest in politics which led to his position as Senator of Connecticut. Bush had three brothers and one sister who were all brought up strictly and well-mannered. He attended private Greenwich Day School and exclusive Phillips Academy where he was indeed popular.
Early Political Career Nixon came from a southern-California Quaker family, where hard work and integrity were deeply rooted and heavily emphasized. Always a good student, he was invited by Harvard and Yale to apply for scholarships, but his older brother's illness and the Depression made his presence close to home necessary, and he was attended nearby Whittier College, where he graduated second in his class in 1934. He went on to law school at Duke University, where his seriousness and determination won him the nickname "Gloomy Gus." He graduated third in his class and applied for jobs with both large Northeastern law firms and the FBI His applications were all rejected, however, and he was forced to go home to southern California, where his mother helped get him a job at a friend's local law firm. At the outbreak of World War Two, Nixon went to work briefly for the tire-rationing section the Office of Price Administration in Washington, DC, and eight months later, he joined the Navy and was sent to the Pacific as a supply officer.
The truth was that Jay Gatsby of West Egg, Long Island, sprang up from his Platonic conception of himself.” (Fitzgerald 98) At a young age Jay Gatsby only had a glimpse at the American Dream through the help of Dan Cody and had already refuse to acknowledge who his parents were. After achieving enormous wealth by unethical means such as selling liquor illegally during the prohibition he purchases a mansion on West Egg, Long Island, just across from Tom and Daisy Buchanan’s mansion. He bought that mansion only in pursuit of Daisy and throws countless parties to try to lure her in. When Gatsby befriends Nick Carraway he begins lying to Nick about his past just like he did to countless others. He tells Nick that he “the son of some wealthy people in the Middle West — all dead now”( Fitzgerald 65) and that he “was brought up in America but educated at Oxfo... ... middle of paper ... ...e just filthy bootleggers and are beneath him in terms of social status.
After graduating Harvard in 1880, Roosevelt married his first wife, had his first child, and lost his wife two weeks after the birth of their daughter on Valentines day 1884. He had also begun his career in politics, joining the Republican Party when they were treated like a private organization, having few credentials that were needed to become a member. (Roosevelt) Roosevelt did many beneficial things for his country, both as the President and as a soldier. One of the key features in his life was his involvement with the “Rough Riders” during the Spanish-American War, from April of 1898 to September of 1898. Prior to his involvement in the Spanish-American War, Roosevelt was the Secretary of the Navy.
His passion proved successful as Robert. E. Lee surrenders his troops in Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia, but he didn’t live long enough to see the country reunited again as he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth in Ford’s Theatre, Washington D.C. His passion and spirit shined throughout in his legacy as one of the most influential people of the nation. Abraham Lincoln was born to Nancy and Thomas on February 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky. His love for books and school was shown as he grew an interest in learning, even though none of his parents received a college education. He later studied law by himself, which soon led to his fascination with politics.
With looks inherited from his attractive parents, Kennedy, despite strict protection from his mother, has been in the media spotlight his entire life as one of American journalists' favorite subjects. After flirting very briefly with a career in acting and graduating from Brown University and New York University Law School, Kennedy worked as an assistant district attorney in New York City and then quit to get into the business of journalism himself. In 1995, he launched the successful, hip political magazine, George. Although he certainly could have had a future in politics, he never entered the political arena, choosing instead to make his own way in the world -- in publishing and in public service. (He did, however, leave the door open for running for office later in his life.)
Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines” (brainyquote.com).From his early years, to his presidency, to his death Nixon had many fails and victories throughout his life and career. Although you may know Richard Nixon for his presidency or his famous Watergate Scandal, he was an astounding man overall. It all started when he was born on January 9, 1913, in Yorba Linda, California. Richard was the second of five sons of Francis Anthony Nixon and Hannah Milhous Nixon.
His father, William H. Cobb, a former county schoolmaster who had made good as the mayor of Royston, Ga, and editor of it's weekly newspaper, was determined that his son would too-in medicine, law, or the military. William Cobb was distant and demanding- " the only man who ever made me do his bidding " said Ty. On the baseball field he won the distinction denied him in the classroom. Becoming the star player for the Royston Rompers at fourteen, equally good in the infield and the outfield or at bat. But his father was unimpressed.
However Michael has said that his father was more than just strict, and that he in fact beat the young boys, and he also reportedly nicknamed Michael Big Nose. His father denies this by saying whatever he did it was with the intention of getting his family out of Gary, Indiana, and out of the two-bedroom, one-bathroom house where he and his wife brought up his children. Meanwhile Michael was becoming the Jackson 5's lead vocalist and front man. His adorable image won everybody's hearts, and so he went on to start his promising solo debut in 1979. His first album, Off the Wall, reached No.