History 150 Study Guide #2

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History 150 Study Guide #2 William and Sophie Frank Seyffardt 1851-1863= immigrated from Germany separately in 1850 and were married in Michigan in 1852, they came from well-off families one was from a business family and the other was from an Evangelical church family, ended up buying a small farm and building a mill in Michigan, in these communities of German immigrants they would allow newly immigrated young men and women to stay with married couples and use a large network of kin and in-laws to meet future business partners and spouses. The Germans brought ore resources with them and were better able to draw on family back home than the other immigrant groups, very gender oriented roles, william ran the mill and handled the business had extensive contact with Yankee neighbors, Sophie was tied to the home and her children, she was a social woman in the close-knit German community, and ran the home base. He speaks English, she does not. William considered himself to be an American and therefore his family were too. His mill burnt down and they moved to a new location in Saginam, where their youngest boy Ernst died of scarlet fever William Boeing 1881-1956= William E. Boeing left Yale University in 1903 to take advantage of opportunities in the risky and cyclical, but financially rewarding, Northwest timber industry. That experience would serve him well in aviation. Under his guidance, a tiny airplane manufacturing company grew into a huge corporation of related industries. When post-Depression legislation in 1934 mandated the dispersion of the corporation, Boeing sold his interests in the Boeing Airplane Co., but continued to work on other business ventures. He became one of America's most successful breeders of thoroughbred horses. He never lost his interest in aviation, and during World War II he volunteered as a consultant to the company. He lived until 1956, long enough to see the company he started enter the jet age. Boeing, 1916-1934 Company Founder and Owner, President, Chairman of the Board Charles Lindbergh Jr. 1902-1974= Charles Augustus Lindbergh was born on Feb. 4, 1902, in Detroit. He grew up on a farm near Little Falls, Minn . He was the son of Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Sr., a lawyer, and his wife, Evangeline Lodge Land. Lindbergh's father served as a U.S. congressman from Minnesota from 1907 to 1917. enlisted in army in 1924, won the Orteig prize, On May 20, Lindbergh took off in the Spirit of St. Louis from Roosevelt Field, near New York City, at 7:52 A.M. He landed at Le Bourget Field, near Paris, on May 21 at 10:21 P.M. Paris time (5:21 P.M. New York time). Thousands of cheering people had gathered to meet him. He had flown more than 3,600 miles (5,790 kilometers) in 33 1/2 hours. Lindbergh's heroic flight thrilled people throughout the world. He was honored with awards, celebrations, and parades. President Calvin Coolidge gave Lindbergh the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Lindbergh persuaded the Guggenheim family to support Goddard's
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course B LAW 210 taught by Professor Mumford during the Spring '07 term at Washington State University .

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