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Transcript of Biography
Dallas Marie Butcher,
Katrina Cyan Castillo Biography ABRAHAM LINCON Henry Clay April 12, 1777 - June 29, 1852
he was the "great compromiser" created the compromise of 1850.
his influence was mainly political because he was a lawyer, politician, and a skilled senator.
represented Kentucky in senate & House of Representative Feb. 12, 1809-April 15, 1865
created emancipation proclamation to free slaves
Influence was economic because people wanted more slaves due to the cotton gin. he had deep depression even though he liked to laugh and tell jokes to his friends and family
Lincoln was the 1st president with a beard
Lincoln was the first president to be assassinated. FACTS FEDRICK DOUGLASS Feb. 17, 1818-Feb. 20 1895
he put an end to both, the civil war and slavery.
the infulence is social because he spoke about his life as a slave as well as others. "America will never be destroyed from the outside if we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves"
-Abraham Lincoln FACTS born into slavery in talbot county
fought for adoption and constitutional amendments that guaranteed voting rights
served as and adviser to president Abraham Lincoln during the civil war. "if there is no struggle there is no progress...power concedes nothing without a demand. it never did and never will"
-Fedrick Douglass FACTS Clay was raised with modest health
in 1811 clay was elected into the U.S. house of representatives.
political career kicked out in 1803 when he was elected to Kentucky general assembly. "all of the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character"
-Henry Clay Dred Scott 1799-September 17, 1858
he is famous for one of the constroversial descisions incout history the dread scott declaration.
he sewed his master and got denied, but they were consideriig slaves as men, so therefore he should of not been able to attempt in the first place. facts Dred Scott was 5'10
he did a case called the Dred Scott Desion
he cause a outrage between north and the south "A man is a man, until that man finds a plan, a plan that makes that man, a new man" John C. Calhoun March 18, 1782-March 31, 1850
most famous for calling out britan
his influence was political because he wanted to have war for legislater Facts graduated from yale college in 1804
study law and admitted to the bar in 1807
he was appointed secretary of war "In looking back, I see nothing to regret and little to correct."
-John C. Calhoun Edgar Allan Poe January 19, 1809-October 7, 1849
most famous for writing beautiful/dark poems and stories.
influence was social, because he took his creative view and put them on paper.
facts he was well known as "the father of the detective story"
he never knew his parents :(
he turned to gambling when he couldn't pay for school
"we loved with the love that was more than love
-Edgar Allan Poe Sojourner truth 1797 (birth date not recorded) - November 26, 1883
sold several times
influence is social because she fought for women's rights and slavery, which are both major social problems. facts she was an African-American women, abolitionist, and a supporter of the women's rights movement.
truth was 6ft tall and had a powerful voice
most important legacy is tone and substance of her language
escaped slavery in 1874, 1 year before mandatory emaciation in New York state "Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look upon your brothers and your sisters, and which they see as they look up to them though they are so ever far away from us, and each other."
- Sojourner Truth John Wilkes Booth May 10, 1838 - April 26, 1865
most famous for killing Abraham Lincoln -_-
his influence was social and political. he was for slavery and he didn't agree with Abrahams political views.
what did he contribute to our society?...NOTHING!!! he took away from it! facts At age 17, he made his acting debut
john and his siblings were raised on a farm.
he had a bad reputation for heavy drinking
was a secret agent during the civil war. "tell my mother i died for my country, I did what I thought was best"
-John Wilkes Booth