Tag: Ohio

Warren G. Harding Grew up in a Modest Family and Worked in his Father’s Newspaper

a man wearing a suit and tie looking at the camera

Warren G. Harding, the 29th President of the United States, lived an extraordinary life that began on November 2, 1865, in the small town of Blooming Grove, Ohio. Despite growing up in a modest family, Harding’s ambition and determination led him to become the owner of the Marion Daily Star in 1884, where he honed …

Continue reading

William Howard Taft was Dedicated to the Rule of Law

a man wearing a suit and tie

William Howard Taft, the 27th President of the United States, was a man of many talents. His legal expertise and dedication to the rule of law were evident throughout his career, and he served as a judge, Solicitor General, and Secretary of War under President Theodore Roosevelt before assuming the presidency himself in 1909. Taft’s …

Continue reading

William McKinley was Known for his Unwavering Support for the Gold Standard

a man wearing a bow tie

Step back in time with me to the late 1800s, where William McKinley was born and raised in Niles, Ohio in 1843. Despite his humble beginnings, McKinley had a strong determination to succeed, which led him to become a schoolteacher before enlisting in the Union Army during the Civil War. After the war, he pursued …

Continue reading

James A. Garfield the Teacher, Major General, Lawyer, Politician, and President

a man wearing a uniform

Meet James A. Garfield, the brilliant scholar who rose to the rank of Major General and became the 20th U.S. President. Born in Ohio in 1831, Garfield was a true prodigy who became a teacher at only 17 years old. He later pursued law and served in the Union army during the Civil War, where …

Continue reading

Rutherford B. Hayes had many Accomplishments

a man wearing a suit and tie

Get ready to travel back in time to learn about one of America’s most influential leaders! Rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th President of the United States, was a man of many talents and accomplishments. Born on October 4, 1822, in Delaware, Ohio, Hayes was the fifth child of a farmer and a schoolteacher. He attended …

Continue reading

Never Bring a Knife to a Gun Fight -Ma’Khia Byrant

The Wright Brothers at the Smithsonian

At the Smithsonian museum of air and space is an exhibit featuring the Orville and Wilbur Wright.  The Wright brothers exhibit features the aircraft in which they first flew at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina and the vertical four-cylinder engine that powered their aircraft.

Becoming an American

Mohammad, an muslim child, entered his classroom on the first day of school in Ohio. “What is your name?” – asked the teacher. “Mohammad” – answered the kid. “You are in America now. From now on your name will be Johnny,” – replied the teacher. In the evening, Mohammad returned home. “How was your day, …

Continue reading

The Michigan Wife

Three men were sitting together bragging about how they had given their new wives duties. The first man had married a woman from Ohio and had told her that she was going to do the dishes and house cleaning. It took a couple of days, but on the third day he came home to see …

Continue reading