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					George Washington Carver
       1860-1943
           Carver was a scientist who
           studied diseases. He made
          more than 300 products from
             peanuts. He even made
          soap and ink from peanuts.
           He made 118 products with
          potatoes, including flour and
               candy. He made 75
           products from pecans and
              even made a building
              material for walls from
           cotton stalks. He had many
                   good ideas!
Babe Ruth (George Herman Ruth, Jr.)
           1895-1948

                Babe Ruth is a
               baseball legend!
               He was one of the
                  first players
                elected to the
               National Baseball
                Hall of Fame in
                      1936!
Geronimo
1828-1909

   Geronimo was a
   Native American
   warrior. He fought
    for his freedom
   and defended his
      homeland.
Christopher Columbus
     1451-1506

           Christopher
         Columbus was a
         great sailor and
            explorer!
Barack Obama
   1961--

    Barack Obama is
        our current
     President of the
    United States! Did
    you know he used
     to be a lawyer?
             
Pocahontas
1595-1617

     Pocahontas
      helped the
   colonists who first
   came to America.
 Gandhi
1869-1948

    Gandhi became one of
       the most respected
      spiritual and political
     leaders of the 1900's.
    Gandhi helped free the
   Indian people from British
    rule through nonviolent
  resistance, and is honored
  by Indians as the father of
        the Indian Nation.
Amelia Earhart
 1897-1937?

      Amelia Earhart
       was a great
      explorer, pilot,
      and risk taker!
Paul Revere
1735-1818

      Paul Revere is
       known as a
    national folk hero.
Jules Verne
1828-1905

   Jules Verne had a
   great imagination!
   He was an author
      who wrote of
   airplanes, missiles,
   and television long
    before they were
     even invented!
John F. Kennedy
  1917-1963

      John F. Kennedy
      became one of
        the country’s
       youngest and
       most popular
         Presidents.
Albert Einstein
  1879-1955

       Albert Einstein is
       one of the most
         notable and
     influential scientists
       of the twentieth
           century.
Anne Frank
1929-1945

     Born on June 12,
   1929, in Frankfurt am
      Main, Germany,
    Anne Frank was a
     young Jewish girl
   caught in the middle
   of a terrible situation.
Steve Irwin
1962-2006

    Steve Irwin and his
     wife shared their
    passion for reptiles
    and were fearless
     when it came to
   working with wildlife.
Harry Houdini
 1874-1926

    Harry Houdini was one of
    the greatest magicians of
      the twentieth century
      whose incredible feats
       amazed audiences.
Sir Isaac Newton
   1642-1727
         Sir Isaac Newton, an
      English scientist, changed
        the way we look at the
         world. He made many
       discoveries in astronomy,
      mathematics, and physics,
      which is the study of matter
        and energy. He is most
        famous for his work on
        gravity, or the force that
      pulls, or attracts, objects to
               the ground.
Frida Kahlo
1907-1954

   One of the most famous
      female artists, Frida
   Kahlo taught herself how
   to paint! She first started
    making paintings after
    she was badly hurt in a
    bus accident when she
    was eighteen years old.
Abraham Lincoln
  1809-1865
     Abraham Lincoln was
     a smart and honest
              man.
      He worked hard all
            his life.
      Abe helped to end
     slavery and keep the
        states together.
Milton Hershey
  1857-1945

     You've seen his name on
      millions of candy bars.
      But you probably don't
       know all the different
     ways he tried to make life
        sweeter for others.
J. K. Rowling
   1965--
     Rowling invented one of
        the best-known, most
        beloved characters in
    fiction-Harry Potter. Filled
           with magic, the
          adventures of the
        orphaned boy wizard
          have captured the
       imaginations of people
     everywhere, creating an
      international sensation.
William Shakespeare
    1564-1616
        Shakespeare is considered
       to be one of best playwrights
           of all time. He wrote an
       estimated 37 plays, including
        Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet,
       and Macbeth. Despite having
          been written hundreds of
         years ago, Shakespeare's
            work remains popular
          because of his engaging
         characters, intricate plots,
             and artful dialogue.
Mother Teresa
 1910-1997

    Mother Teresa fed hungry
      people and opened
    orphanages for children.
    She is remembered as a
            true hero!
Magic Johnson
   1959--
     Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson
       was born in Lansing,
     Michigan on August 14,
         1959 and is one of
    professional basketball’s
      premier guard. Magic
    Johnson is famous for his
    brilliant passing skills, all-
    round sublime talent and
      engaging personality.
 Cleopatra
69 BC-30 BC
      As queen of ancient
    Egypt, Cleopatra is one
      of the famous female
   rulers in history. Officially,
         she is known as
    Cleopatra VII—she was
     the seventh woman in
     her family to have the
   name. But she is the one
      that made the name
             famous.
Christa McAuliffe
   1948-1986

       From more than 11,000
         applications, Sharon
        Christa McAuliffe was
       chosen to become the
       first civilian in space in
                   1985.
Benjamin Franklin
   1706-1790

       Benjamin Franklin was a
       man of many talents. He
         wrote and published
       newspapers and books,
         conducted scientific
        experiments, came up
       with new inventions, and
       helped create the United
          States of America.
Charles Dickens
  1812-1870
        Back in the 1830s,
     people in England would
     wait eagerly for the latest
      chapter from Charles
     Dickens. They loved his
      stories and wanted to
      learn what happened
       next. Dickens was a
       celebrity in his time.
Davy Crockett
 1786-1836
     Have you ever heard the
         song about Davy
     Crockett? One line calls
     him the "king of the wild
      frontier." But the song
        only tells part of his
     amazing story. Crockett
     was a hunter, a scout, a
     soldier, and a politician.
Alexander Graham Bell
     1847-1922
        Imagine if you could only
         talk to far away friends
             using letters and
         telegrams. That's what
           life was like before
         Alexander Graham Bell
         changed the world with
             his invention, the
                telephone.
     Choose someone on the list below
     and tell me about the problem that
                 they solved!
•   George Washington Carver   •   Steve Irwin
•   Babe Ruth                  •   Harry Houdini
•   Geronimo
                               •   Sir Isaac Newton
•   Christopher Columbus
•   Barack Obama               •   Frida Kahlo
•   Pocahontas                 •   Abraham Lincoln
•   Gandhi                     •   Milton Hershey
•   Amelia Earhart             •   J. K. Rowling
•   Paul Revere
                               •   William Shakespeare
•   Jules Verne
•   John F. Kennedy            •   Mother Teresa
•   Albert Einstein            •   Magic Johnson
•   Anne Frank                 •   Cleopatra

				
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