He used his political experience, his background, the communist scare of the late forties and early fifties, and some other factors to become the President of the United States. When people are deciding whom they will vote for an important factor they look at is the candidates’ educational background. Nixon grew up in a southern California Quaker family. He was stressed about the importance of hard work and integrity. He was always a good student in school and had the chance to apply to Harvard and Yale.
Joe decided that if anybody was to take over the Columbia, he should be the one. Joe had supporters, which was accompanied by a game of bluff that finally forced First National to give up. When the merger was called off, the Columbia directors rewarded him with the top job. At 25 he had become the youngest bank president in the country. In 1914, now the successful bank president married the love of his life, Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald.
Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743, at Shadwell plantation in western Virginia, he’s a notable architect granted that he is really famous for being the president, and one of America’s foundering fathers. Thomas received credit for his successful life but some may not know how he became a success. Jefferson’s father contributed to Thomas’s success because his father had enough money to put him through school to get a good education. Jefferson looked to his teachers for help since his father died when Thomas was four-teen. Starting from age six, he goes through the whole schooling process which involves high school and college; then he continues on to write the declaration of independence, become the governor of Virginia, travel to France, and become president granting him the ability to be a successful individual.
The country needed not only a new president, but an influential hero. To truly solidify a place in history as a hero, a president has to take control and address the problems facing the country. Ronald Reagan was one of the most influential presidents of all time because he renewed the American spirit through his unique vision, advanced and protected democracy and capitalism, and stimulated economic growth and development. Our 40th president was born in 1911 in Tampico, Illinois to Jack and Nelle Reagan. He was influenced by small-town values such as patriotism, hard work and Godliness.
He was also said to be very attractive. The presidency was built upon John F. Kennedy’s early life. As you can see John would not have been the President without the experiences in his early life (Sevareid 206-208, Bausum 14-147, and “Presidential library and museum”). Family was very important to John F. Kennedy because without them he would not have accomplished the things he did. His dad always pushed him to his best and sometimes better than best (“Presidential library and museum”).
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of United States, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 29, 1917. His father, Joseph Kennedy Sr., was a wealthy investor who wanted his sons to be important figures in American politics. Joseph Kennedy Sr. always favored his oldest son, Joseph Jr., to achieve his family's long time ambition to become a President of the United States. However, his eyes turned to John, after Joseph was killed in battle during World War II. John knew he was going to be the replacement for his brother; only way to make his father happy was to become an important figure in American politics.
He was ambitious for both material wealth and sought the high regard of others. He is the president who feels confident of himself and no matter how hard the situation it, he had the passion of not to give up easily. A year before his presidential path he studies, geography, history, his best was math. He is a gentleman of thoughtful an honorable lad. He served as a soldier and in the legislature, he learned what are laws were, at that time Britain controlled US land
His son served as a doctor during the Independence. His daughter, Hannah, wasn’t spoken of much. Years later, Samuel Adams 2nd cousin, John Adams, became president of the United States in 1797! He was born into a rich heritage of family where they could just about pay for anything he needed to be successful in life. He ranked 5 out of 22 students in his graduating year of Harvard College for becoming a politician.
His plan for America was to get the economy booming again. “His economic programs launched the country on its longest sustained expansion since World War II. As president, JFK focused on civil rights and he desperately wanted to create a new civil rights legislation” (“White House”). John had a lot of success in office, but he also had failures. One of his major failures was the attempt to take down Fidel Castro.
Kennedy’s motives may have started a great deal of the programs Johnson passed, but it took his great skills to get these measures passed in the legislative branch. Johnson’s hard work and his striving for a better society made him one of the presidents of our time.