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Juan's Pursuit Of Hapiness


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Talks about the pursuit of hapiness, where it orginated from, and what it means to me.

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Juan's Pursuit Of Hapiness

  1. 1. Juan Millan My Pursuit Of Happiness
  2. 2. Thomas Jefferson <ul><li>Born April 13, 1743 in the state of Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>He was inspired by the ideas of John Locke. </li></ul><ul><li>He later went on to become many things such as state legislature, governor, </li></ul><ul><li>Congressman, minister to France, secretary of state, vice president, and finally President of the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>After presidency he helped with the founding of the University of Virginia. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Pursuit Of Happiness <ul><li>Some believe it came from John Locke others believe that the phrase came from Sir Williams Blackstone’s Commentaries on the laws of England. </li></ul><ul><li>The right to legally pursue whatever business, vocation, or thing that makes you happy. </li></ul>“ We hold these Truths to be self-evident , that all Men are created equal , that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights , that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness .”
  4. 5. <ul><li>I go to Calvine High School. </li></ul><ul><li>I Like that I could make up my credits. </li></ul><ul><li>The teachers are always willing to help you with anything. </li></ul><ul><li>It has good parking </li></ul>Where I Go To School
  5. 6. Something I Like To Do <ul><li>For My pursuit of happiness I try to do good at school. </li></ul><ul><li>The most important people to me is my family. </li></ul><ul><li>I like fast cars. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>I don’t let anyone decide for me what I can and can’t do. </li></ul>
  7. 8. I f I R a n F o r P r e s i d e n t <ul><li>I feel helping kids stay in school is important because I’ve seen a lot of drop outs. Also promote being nice to people. </li></ul>
  8. 9. My Most Important Individual Right <ul><li>My most important would be the 1 st amendment which is freedom of speech and religion and gives people the right to protest unjust laws. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Citizens Are Responsible For.. <ul><li>Obeying Laws </li></ul><ul><li>Paying Taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Jury Duty </li></ul><ul><li>Registering For Draft </li></ul><ul><li>Voting At elections. </li></ul>
  10. 11. What Can We Do to Make The World A Better Place.. <ul><li>We can stop polluting the environment with old cars and take them to cash for clunkers </li></ul><ul><li>We can learn to respect everybody's differences. </li></ul><ul><li>We can get educated. </li></ul>
  11. 12. My Future <ul><li>In 5 years I don’t know where I’m a be but I know I will have a job and a degree. </li></ul><ul><li>I will get there through my education. </li></ul>