Walt Disney And The American History

1044 Words Mar 17th, 2016 5 Pages
“I’ve always been bored with just making money. I’ve wanted to do things, I wanted to build things, or get something going.” (LeeBron) Disney stated that when he realized that he wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. Disney never wanted to be boring or be known as the man who did not have a childhood and was always pushed around by his father. Disney wanted to be successful in life, he wanted the name ‘Walt Disney’ to be remembered, and it will be forever. Disney has achieved many important and exciting accomplishments within his life. He created “full length animated films, short films, live-action features, and television shows” (LeeBron) Disney also introduced theme parks. He created Disneyland in Anaheim, California. He also developed Epcot which stands for “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow”, and Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida. Walt Disney was an important figure in the 1920s American History because he made a change to the world with the idea of bringing inanimate objects to life with cartoons and created all new kinds of happiness.

Walt Disney was born on December 5th, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Disney was the fourth child in the family out of five. His father 's name was Elias Disney and his mother’s name was Flora Call Disney. His father was Canadian and his mother was from Ohio. Disney was raised on his uncle’s farm near Marceline, Missouri. He actually used many of the farm animals that he grew up with in his animated…
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