Physical fitness, an important trait to the Roosevelts, was encouraged to help overcome his illnesses; furthermore, Roosevelt’s father said he must “make his body” (60). In order to meet his father’s standards from that point on, Roosevelt focused on physical fitness and learned to love intense activity (“Roosevelt, Theodore”). As part of his education, Roosevelt was tutored privately and did not attend neither private nor public school; however, Arthur Hamilton Cutler, one of Roosevelt’s tutors, helped him enact his goal of going to Harvard through onerous studying and hard work (Morris 74). While at Harvard Roosevelt became a member of the Porcellain Club, the highest social honor one could have at the university (Morris 101). In late January of 1880, Roosevelt became engaged to Alice Hathway Lee (123) and in June of the same year graduated magna cum laude with his bachelor of science (128).
The idea to pursue law, however, came from his uncle back in Trenton. He saw how much his uncle enjoyed his work as well as spent a great deal of time at his law offices. The gears began to turn, and as expected from a Unites States Supreme Court justice, but unexpectedly for him, Justice Scalia applied to and attended one of the country’s finest law programs at Harvard University. Antonin married Maureen McCarthy in September of 1969, with whom he has 9 children. Upon graduation from Harvard, he and Maureen took to Europe to study abroad.
Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 on his family’s plantation in Shadwell, Virginia. The third of six children his parents raised him modestly and his father schooled him to be a gentleman. The young Jefferson suffered an emotional shock, when at the age of 14 his father Peter Jefferson died. The young Jefferson was the first male of the family and so he received the bulk of his father’s assets, leaving him with a sizable fortune. He received his early education along with his sisters and cousins near the family farm, and later was sent away to be tutored by a professional teacher in foreign languages and more advanced sciences and math.
Yes, George Washington was our first president so he had to be a good leader, but everybody struggles. Of course, this did apply to George Washington and he was still the best man to begin our country’s government. To discover the details, however, investigation and explanation is required. Born in 1732 at Wakefield Plantation in Virginia, George Washington became his father’s eldest of six children in his second marriage. His father did his best to provide him with tutors and private schools until he died when George was only 11.
This man taught Jefferson the educational and religious principles he would need for life (Rutland 47-48). At a gathering of Nobel Prize recipients at the White House, John F. Kennedy once said, “I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone(Peters and Wolley).” This quote shows the value for education that Jefferson possesed. Jefferson attended William and Mary College in Virginia, but he dropped out to study law. In his lifetime, Jefferson also became a great architect. Jefferson designed and built his home at Mo... ... middle of paper ... ...Peters, Gerhard, and John T. Wooley.
After living for a long eighty-three years, Thomas Jefferson died on July 4th, 1826 in Charlottesville Virginia. As for his will, Thomas left his very famous estate to his eldest son. As for Thomas’ educat... ... middle of paper ... ...t things with a positive attitude and to be a leader to as many people through my life as I can. In a way, I can relate to this man by the same way we look at education and the love to embrace new information by using it to help our life and beliefs. Also, I believe that every human being deserves their rights and that it is very important to keep America a democracy.
Through both of their families Franklin was related to eleven other U.S. presidents (Norris David A.). Also, perhaps inspiring his hunt for a passion, his mother Sara put him on as tight a leash as possible for most of his youth (Norris David A.). It wasn’t until Franklin was fourteen, when he finished his homeschooling with his private tutor, that he had his first taste of freedom. At the age of fourteen he was sent to Groton Academy for boys, where he was an exceptionally bright student (Simpkin, John). However after he finished his education at Groton, and went to Harvard University he quickly became a B student (A Biography of Franklin).
Near his twenty-fourth birthday he decided he was going to become a lawyer. He was Self-taught and barley prepared, Henry convinced the panel of well-known Virginia attorneys Wythe and Randolph that he had the cleverness to warrant admission to the bar (Red Hill). With his energy and his talents, and some encouragement from his important family, Henry established a successful practice in the courts of Hanover and adjacent counties. Henry’s career as a lawyer began in December 1763 with his rousing in the preacher’s cause, a disagreement rooted in the behaviors... ... middle of paper ... ...ak, act, and fight the people’s liberty (Godfather). When he gave that speech in March 1775 he was trying to arouse the passions of colonials who still felt usefully disposed toward Britain despite the growing threat of military force against the colonies (Godfather).
In his pre-presidential years, Adams was one of America's greatest diplomats. As a child, John Quincy Adams observed firsthand the birth of the nation. He watched the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775 with his mother from the family farm. When John Quincy was ten, his father was posted to Europe as a special emissary of the revolutionary American government, and John Quincy escorted him. He was a student at the University of Leiden for about a year because of his excellence in French.
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13,1743 in Shadwell, Virginia. He was born into a family that had status, wealth, and tradition of public service. Jefferson was the third child in the family and grew up with six sisters and one brother. Thomas Jefferson was well educated; he attended private schools and at the age of seventeen he attended the College of William and Mary. Thomas Jefferson was interested in being a scientist, after learning that there was no opportunity for a career in science in Virginia he then studied law.