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  • 1. WINSTONCHURCHILLBy:Angie ChavesAndrs Rodrguez

2. WINSTON CHURCHILLWas bornWas A politician and British statesmanknown for his leadership of theUnited Kingdom during the Second World War. 3. WIFE AND CHILDRENOn September 2, 1908he married ClementineHozier. They had fivechildren:Diana, Randolph, Sarah, Marigold and Mary. 4. WINSTON CHURCHILLHis parents Was Lord Randolph Churchilland his mother a American girl called Jennie Jerome. HisEarly years knewhappiness, because in his autobiography recalls fondly thedays spent with his protective mother, abeautiful, educated, intelligentand sensitive. 5. His stubbornness, resolve and STUDIES indomitable spirit did not forsake him. Was However, the institution was Boarding school by her able to enter and run a radical father in an expensivechange. school in Ascot. WasAfter he failed twice in succession onthe entrance exams at Sandhurst Military Academy. Rebellious and therefore was often punished andnotes was counted among In 1888 he joined thethe worst ever.famous Harrow School. 6. Worked hard, was applied and serious in classes. After He joined the cavalry regiment reputed as oneof the best in the army.He fought in Cuba, India andSudan, and in the battlefieldslearned about the art of war. He resigned from theEspecially practical issues of military to engage in politics strategy will serve to deal and joined the Conservativewith the enemies of England. Party in 1898. 7. POLITIC He became aAt the outbreakIn At 26 he beganConservativeof the SecondMay, 1940, hehis distinguished Member ofWorld War, hebecame Prime political careerParliament inwas appointedMinister and1900. First Lord of the Minister of Admiralty - a Defence andWith an He held many post which he remained inhigh posts in had earlier heldoffice until independent Liberal andfrom 1911 to 1945.spirit, opposed 1915.Conservativeparty discipline. governments during the firstthree decades of the century. 8. POLITICHe took over theCollaborated inQueen Elizabeth IIpremiership again in conferred on Churchillthe war against the Conservative the dignity of Knight victory of 1951 and Hitler. and the insignia of theresigned in 1955.Order of the Garter in 1953.Were victorious He remained a against the Nazis, asMember of the governmentThe United States Parliament until theformed with nationalPresident Kennedy general election of rally, I assure the in 1963 awarded 1964, when he didcooperation of political him U.S. citizenship.not seek re-election.opponents. 9. He was a revolutionary man.SOME QUOTES "Democracy is the need for bending from time to time with the opinion of others." "The failure of our age is that their men want to be helpful but not important." 10. LITERARY CAREER Began withHis other famous A gifted amateur campaign reportsbiography, the life ofpainter, wrote his greatAs Painting as aancestor, the Duke of Marlborough, wasPastime (1948).He Story of thepublished in fourMalakand Fieldvolumes betweenForce(1898)1933 and 1938. and The RiverWar (1899), an account of thecampaign in theSudan and the Battle of Omdurman. 11. THANKS