Alfred Reed (1921-2005) was an American, neo-classical composer, with more than two hundred published works for concert band, orchestra, chorus, and chamber ensemble to his name. Reed was born in New York and began his formal music training at the age of ten. During World War II, he served in the 529th Army Air Force Band. Following his military service, he attended the Juilliard School of Music, and after which he was staff composer and arranger first for NBC, then for ABC. He also traveled extensively as a guest conductor, performing in North America, Latin America, Europe and
Ronald Gene Simmons Sr. was born July 15, 1940. He was originally from Chicago, Illinois, but moved to Little Rock, Arkansas with his mother and stepfather. His stepfather, William D. Griffen, was a civil engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Simmon’s biological father, William Simmons, died when he was only three years old. Ronald Gene Simmons Sr. eventually dropped out of school and joined the U.S. Navy. In 1963, he left the navy. Two years later, he joined the air force for twenty two years. Simmons retired in 1979 with the rank of master sergeant.
Throughout his childhood Logan (Tachnechdorus) attained advantageous values and social etiquette. One particular influential ally was a Quaker identified as James Logan who not only provided Tachnechdorus with his name but also educated him until he befriended the future war leader . However, it was after one unprovoked fatal incident involving other settlers that Logan, who once considered the white people as his allies, quickly changed his opinion of them. Hostility erupted within this once diplomatic, unbiased and compassionate man. Recognizing the conflict among the two cultures became the major cause of Logan to take vengeance.
Wealthiest families use their money to buy elegant houses and expensive cars, but the DuPonts were different. The Dupont’s being the wealthiest family in Delaware used their money to make and develop better things to help improve Delaware. From starting a gunpowder mill to developing a hospital for sick children .Alfred I.DuPont and the DuPont family have influenced and affected Delaware in many different ways.
Nathaniel was born January 2, 1647, in Suffolk Country, England. Years later he enrolled at Saint Catherine's College, Cambridge University, he never finishes his dad pulled him out two years later. In May 1670 Bacon married Elizabeth Duke and had two daughters.
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We all love bacon, right? Maybe not! Many people have grew to dislike Mr. Nathaniel Bacon. Why, or how, could they? Well, I’ll tell you why, because Nathaniel Bacon is a very important history character that we all need to know about.
Even when the Constitution establishes a separation between church and state, traces of religion can still be found in public and government environments, such as the Pledge of Allegiance containing the words ‘under God’, American currency having ‘In God we trust’ and other such events and places. Consequently, this prevalence of Christian ideology violates all Americans’ first amendment right to freedom of and from religion and has a negative impact all citizens as it conflicts with their individual beliefs, religious or not.
Steven Evans will be one of the youngest President if elected. He was raised in Santa Barbara, California, then moved to Berkeley to study law. He was voted governor of California at age 36 and began running for Presidency at age 40. He is a regular donor to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital and World Vision. Evans is all about helping children and will go the extra mile to do what he can for them. To Evans, the children are the treasures of the world and our future. Because of that, he enjoy and will spend all his available time volunteering at his children’s school event to raise money. He also volunteers at Oakland Children’s hospital when time permits. His hard work and determination helped him become the man that he is today. Raised in a Christian family, and growing up in an underprivileged and poor neighborhood had made him a more compassionate person.
Jonathan Winthrop was elected governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony even before they set sail to New England. He along with a thousand of his fellow Puritans set sail and Winthrop had a twist to the normal way things were done. He actually had the Massachusetts Bay Colony with him. This would give this group freedom from any members of the Massachusetts Bay Company that remained in England.
Francis Abel, after thirty-five years of service, is a retired high school music educator. He was also the former Minister of Music for the Memorial Presbyterian Church of Roosevelt, NY and the former Gospel Choir Director for The Lady Of Loretta, The St. Marths’s and The St. Ladislaus Catholic Churches of Long Island.
From an early age Jordan Rudd, now a high school senior at Brownsville Veteran’s Memorial High School, demonstrated the athletic talent and the necessary dedication to excel. Jordan’s father, Brownsville CBP Officer Michael Rudd, was able to recognize that raw talent and competitiveness which is unusual for a six year old. Officer Rudd worked with his daughter molding her and providing her with the skills and technique she would need to make it on the basketball court. When Jordan got to high school, she already had a reputation as a sports prodigy, but what made her stand out was her commitment to the team and her good sportsmanship.
Christopher Sly was born in West Cornwall, Connecticut. He lived in this extremely small town up to his sophomore year of college . He had a rough childhood, his dad was a drunk man who left when he was about twelve and his mother was a hard working waitress at the diner. Christopher had very good grades but always skipped classes. One day he was called down to the principal's office. The principal said, “ Kid you have a bright future but you won’t get anywhere if you don’t take the opportunities you are given, I’m offering you one last opportunity, I put in a word for you at the towns newspaper you haven’t got the job but I did get you an interview. I hope to hear great news”. He was a bright kid who had a bright future ahead him but it took
Garrett Cathey's favorite type of movies are Sports movies like "Friday Night Lights." His music of choice is folk rock, with his favorite artist being "Mumford and Sons." Becoming a physical therapist is a goal that Garrett Cathey is striving to obtain. Watching football, especially college football, is what Garrett considers to be his "happy place."
John William Gilbert was born at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1842. His parents were William James Gilbert and Eleanor Gilbert; both parents were born in England and they were married on 23rd April 1826. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert and their one-year-old daughter, Eleanor immigrated to Canada in 1830. His father’s occupation was described as 'labourer', as declared on his immigration application. John's only sister, Eleanor was born in England in 1829 and his four older brothers, William, Francis, James and Charles were born in Canada. On settling into Canadian life, John Gilbert's father commenced working on Public Projects as a contractor. Between 1837-1838, Canada experienced major unrest in many areas of the country which soon descended into