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Famous People

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Michael Thornton

on 28 April 2012

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Famous People
we studied this year Bo Led the struggle to give women equal rights (for example: the right to vote.) First European to land in Florida (near St. Augustine) and claimed Florida for Spain.
He proved that electricity was present in lightning through his kite experiment. First African American player in major league baseball. She overcame her disabilities and worked to help others who were deaf and blind.
An African American who studied science and plants. He developed hundreds of uses for peanuts, sweet potatoes, and soybeans.
Arrived at present day Jamestown, made four other voyages bringing more to Jamestown.
First African American Supreme Court Justice
Born in Virginia
Third President
Wrote Declaration of Independence An African American woman who refused to give up her seat on a public bus.
Explored the St. Lawrence River Valley near Quebec, Canada.
Claimed the land for France. Native American woman who was a helper and a friend to the settlers in Jamestown.
African American minister
Worked so that people would be treated fairly.
Believed in working peacefully. “Father of Our Country”
General of the Continental Army
1st President of the United States First European to discover a sea route to America
Discovered the “New World” Legend says that she sewed our country’s first flag.
Called “Honest Abe”
16th president of the US during Civil War
Helped to free the slaves
She was a leader in promoting equal rights for all humans. She volunteered for many organizations.
Native American leader when the settlers arrived in Jamestown. A Mexican-American who helped to get better working conditions for farm workers.

How are you doing? Did you know all of the Famous People? Directions:
Whichever famous person or persons you did not get need to be reviewed using the wikipanion app on the ipod touch.
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