Millions of American civilians fought and died for their country and, while some of these soldiers were drafted, most made the choice to fight on their own. Because of its great implications, the American Civil War has been studied thoroughly by historians, and there are several ideas on why the Union and the Confederacy went to war but, as is the case ... ... middle of paper ... ...it. This infuriated many Confederates who felt the Union had no right to interfere. It is quite possibly the single greatest reason men throughout the Confederacy took up arms and risked their lives in the war. One man wrote that he was joining the Confederate army because they were, “battling for their rights, .
It could have also led to a bad balance of power between the legislative and executive branches of government. Another idea was to have state legislatures select the president, but was also rejected due to the fact that it could erode federal ... ... middle of paper ... ...ng in the smaller states. Even if the states only have two votes that was still what Bush needed to get him over the top. I feel that the system is perfect the way it is. The Founding Fathers did great research in examining every process proposed and picked the perfect one that will keep the country unified.
Abraham Lincoln’s ambition, passion, and ideas changed the course of the United States forever. He could have run for senator in Illinois, lost, and only been a footnote in history, but instead he went on to be one of the most important presidents in the history of the United States. This happened not just because of his strong morals and his ideas, although that was a large part of it, but also for other reasons. He knew how to remain moderate enough that he would appear to not only the most loyal Republicans. He appealed to the basis of the country, the Constitution, Declaration, and the wishes of the forefathers to gain sympathy for his cause.
Many people look back upon World War I as a noble and valiant war, however very few people know what countries were fighting for, which in reality was only to protect alliances and mother countries. These same alliances were the very cause of the initially small war’s large expansion and the high number of courageous lives that were lost. Bad judgement, protection and fear are just some of the reasons contributing to the wars hideous expansion. The war should never have spun so out of control. Works Cited http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/timeline_of_world_war_one.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I_casualties http://www.mapsofworld.com/world-war-i/countries-involved.html http://www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question8201.html
It is important to have a good education because you will look much more competent in the eyes of the people voting for you. By receiving and doing very well in his education Nixon got the support he would later need to become President. Another very important factor was Nixon’s previous experience in politics. After graduating from Duke University, Nixon joined the navy during World War II. After returning from the war Nixon jumped right into politics.
At 12:30 PM three shots were fired the last one having a fatal outcome. The first shot fired hit Kennedy’s throat, the other his upper back and the fatal shot which hit Kennedys head. The motorcade than rushed to parkland hospital where Kennedy was pronounced dead. Only 46 years old Kennedy was the youngest president to die in office. After his assassination, investigations led to lee Harvey Oswald and later confirmed that Oswald was the assassin.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the United States, the youngest person ever to be elected president. He was also the first Roman Catholic president and the first president to be born in the 20th century. Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as president. Therefore his achievements were limited. Nevertheless, his influence was worldwide, and his handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis may have prevented war.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy became the 35th president of the United States in 1961. At the age of forty-three, he was the youngest man ever elected president. He was also the first Roman Catholic ever elected to the oval office. Rich, handsome, charming, elegant, articulate, and from a well known family, Kennedy became a natural recipiant of admiration both in the United States and abroad. His assassination in Dallas, Texas on November 23, 1963 resulted in public outrage and widespread mourning throughout the nation and the World.
They swam for five hours. John was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal and given the Purple Heart and a ... ... middle of paper ... ...To this day we do not know the motives of Oswald, or why Jack ruby killed him either. At 2:00 P.M on November 23, 1963, Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as President. Another tragedy struck the world as Robert Kennedy, John’s brother and adviser and Attorney General, was shot and killed while campaigning for presidential nomination on June 5, 1968. John Fitzgerald Kennedy spent about 1000 days as President.
Statesman and 35th U.S. president (1961-63), born on May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts; the second of Joseph and Rose Kennedy's nine children. Kennedy was the youngest man elected president of the United States, dying from an assassin’s bullet after serving less than one term in office. Kennedy attended private elementary schools, including a year at Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut, and four years at Choate School in Wallingford, Connecticut. He spent the summer of 1935 studying at the London School of Economics. He entered Princeton University but was forced to leave during his freshman year because of an attack of jaundice.