Biography On December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia Janet Mary Woodrow gave birth to a baby boy. She and her husband, Dr. Joseph Ruggles Wilson, named their baby boy Thomas Woodrow Wilson. Little did they know that their baby boy would one day become president of the United States. Woodrow's grandparents had immigrated from Strabane, County Tyrone which today is Northern Ireland. As one of the founders of the Southern Presbyterian Church PCUS, Wilson's father kept his family of six active in the church.
Martin Luther King Jr, was born on January 15, 1929. His parents were Martin Luther King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King. His mother was a teacher taught Martin how to read at a young age. His father was a preacher and had a significant impact on his life. Martin Luther had two siblings he was the middle child of Michael King Sr. and Alberta Williams King.
Wilson received no formal education until the age of 13, instead receiving a homeschooling of sorts from his father. Wilson’s father educated him through trips to factories to help him understand mechanics and lessons in concise, effective writing, though he proved to be ill prepared for formal schooling... ... middle of paper ... ...on resisted the passage of the 18th Amendment (prohibition) though he was overruled and the Volstead Act went into effect. A League of Nations was eventually formed amongst the powers of Europe, though it failed without U.S. support. Republican Warren Harding succeeded Wilson, defeating Democrat James Cox in a landslide. Wilson died on February 3rd, 1914 from complications of the stroke that he never fully recovered from.
Slide 1: • 28th president (1913-1921) • Born on December 28th, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia o Born five years before the outbreak of the American Civil War o Known as “Young Tommy” as a child (Thomas Woodrow Wilson, later dropped the Thomas) • Father: Joseph Ruggles Wilson, Mother: Jessie Janet Woodrow Wilson o His family was very religious. His father was a Presbyterian minister and then later became a seminary professor. His mother was of Scottish descent. o Because of his father’s duties, Wilson’s family moved frequently. When he was just two, the family moved to Georgia, and then later to Columbia, South Carolina.
Woodrow Wilson Woodrow Wilson, 28th president of the United States (1913-21), secured a legislative program of progressive domestic reform, guided his country during WORLD WAR I, and sought a peace settlement based on high moral principles, to be guaranteed by the LEAGUE OF NATIONS. Early Life and Career Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born in Staunton, Va., on Dec. 28, 1856. He was profoundly influenced by a devoutly religious household headed by his father, Joseph Ruggles Wilson, a Presbyterian minister, and his mother, Janet Woodrow Wilson, the daughter of a minister. Woodrow (he dropped the Thomas in 1879) attended (1873-74) Davidson College and in 1875 entered the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University), graduating in 1879. Wilson studied (1879-80) at the University of Virginia Law School, briefly practiced law in Atlanta, and in 1883 entered The Johns Hopkins University for graduate study in political science.
Not able to tend to his presidential duties Nixon had to take his first chair in a number of important meetings. After their presidency was over Nixon launched his presidency in 1960 against John F. Kennedy. After loosing the presidency to Kennedy, Nixon was not enthusiastic about running again until a little push from Billy Graham gave him a little confidence. On November 5, 1968 Nixon was elected as the 37th Though Nixon’s... ... middle of paper ... ...e evidence captured proved that Nixon in fact did have a part in the scandal but he tried to deny and say they where recording private conversations. After about 20mins of silence during the tapes it revealed obstruction of justice, abuse of power, and defiance of committee subpoena.
In order to understand the book properly, it’s necessary to use these three perspectives. Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4th, 1804, in Salem, Massachusetts. His ancestors were comprised of businessmen, judges, and seamen, all who were Puritans with a strict religious discipline. His father died while on a voyage when he was four years old, leaving his mother to raise three children on her own, with the help of some relatives. When Nathaniel’s wealthy uncle discovered his talents with writing, he was sent to Bowdoin College from 1821 to 1825.
He served as First Lord of the Admiralty since the year 1911, and from 1919 to 1922 he served as Minister of War and Air and Colonial Secretary. Churchill was then forced to join the Conservative Party again due to fractures in the Liberal Party, and served as Chancellor of the Exchequer, returning Britain to the gold standard. In 1929, with the defeat of the Conservative Party, Churchill was out of the government. After 10 years, on September 3, 1939, which is the day Britain declared war on Germany, C... ... middle of paper ... ...ed from that stroke and kept his position as Prime Minister for another 4 years when after that, he finally retired. Not much after that, Churchill passed away.
They called him Little Ben. General Harrison went back to his work at the Supreme Court and his law practice. He also took over again his large Bible class in the Presbyterian church, where his wife taught Sunday school. In 1876 Harrison ran for governor of Indiana. The Democrats called him "cold as an iceberg" and nicknamed him Kid-Glove Harrison.
During their marriage, the Grant’s had four children: Frederick, Ulysses S. Jr., Ellen, and Jesse Root Jr. Civil War Era Grant was almost 39 years old when the Civil War began in 1861. He had freed his only slave in 1859 and strongly opposed secession. After President Abraham Lincoln called for Army volunteers, Grant helped drill a company that was formed in Galena. Then he went to Springfield, the state capital, and worked for the Illinois assistant general. Grant asked the federal government for a commission as colonel, but his requ... ... middle of paper ... ...e ring from exposure.