Category: Biographica

Frederick Remington

Frederick Remington, Self Portrait

Frederick Remington (1861-1909) WHO S/HE WAS: Frederic Remington was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer who specialized in depictions of the Old American West, specifically concentrating on the last quarter of the 19th century American West and images of cowboys, American Indians, and the U.S. Cavalry. WHAT S/HE SAID: Everything is quiet. There is

King David Kalakaua

King David Kalakaua

King David Kalakaua (1836-1891) WHO S/HE WAS: King Kalakaua was the last reigning king of the Kingdom of Hawai’i. He served in office from February 12, 1874 until his death in San Francisco, California, on January 20, 1891. WHAT S/HE SAID: In 1899, in the wake of the Spanish-American War, Addams spoke-out against American imperialism:

Millard Fillmore

Millard Fillmore

Millard Fillmore (1800-1874) WHO S/HE WAS: Millard Filimore was the thirteenth President of the United States, serving from 1850 until 1853. Fillmore petitioned the Japanese to open trade with the West which led to Convention of Kanagawa in 1854. WHAT S/HE SAID: Nations, like individuals in a state of nature, are equal and independent, possessing

Sanford Dole

Sanford Dole

Sanford Dole (1844-1826) WHO S/HE WAS: Sanford B. Dole was a politician and jurist of Hawaii as a kingdom, protectorate, republic and territory. Conspired with Ambassador John L. Stevens to overthrow the Hawaiian monarchy of Queen Liliuokalani. WHAT S/HE SAID: I cannot help feeling that the chief end of this meeting is plantation profits, and

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