James Joseph Sylvester
by Jesse Uriegas
-His first trip to America was in 1842 in New York.
-During his first trip to America, he met someone he wanted to marrie, but she wouldn't marrie him because of his Jewish religion.
Here Are Some Highlights of Sylvester's Life:
•In 1838, he became a professor of natural philosophy at University College, London.
•He wrote hundreds of papers and one book: Treatise on Eliptic Functions (1876).
1.) Some boarding school which he attended until 1827
2.) Some school in Islington
He attended University College, London in 1828 at age 17, but, on his 5th month there, he was accused of threatening another student with a knife.