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Benjamin Franklin wrote a newspaper. Benjamin Franklin invented bi-focal glasses and a wood stove. Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity. Benjamin Franklin helped America win The Revolutionary War. Benjamin Franklin starting lending libraries in many cities. Benjamin Franklin helped America become a Country
Sally Ride When Sally was 27 years old, she joined NASA to become an astronaut Sally Ride flew in outer space in 1983 and 1984 on the space shuttle, Chall First American Woman in Spaceenger.
Dian Fossey When she grew up she became a zoologist. She went to Rwanda in Africa to study gorillas Dian Fossey said that putting animals in zoos was like putting them in prison. Fossey wrote a book called "Gorillas in the Mist". The movie "Gorillas in the Mist" is about Dian Fossey and her gorillas. Dian Fossey was murdered in Africa.
George Washington Carver George Washington Carver was a very good student. He became a teacher and a scientist. Carver taught farmers how to grow more crops. He invented new uses for crops. Carver invented many new uses for peanuts and sweet potatoes. New uses of farm crops helped farmers and consumers.
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson grew up on a plantation in Virginia. He went to college and became a lawyer. Thomas Jefferson was named to the legislature in Virginia. Thomas Jefferson believed in individual liberties. He wrote the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd President of the US. He bought the Louisiana Territory from France. Thomas Jefferson retired to live at Monticello. He built the University of Virginia.
Jack "Jackie" Roosevelt Robinson Jackie Robinson was a great baseball player. Jackie Robinson was the first African American in the Baseball Major Leagues. Jackie Robinson played for the Dodgers. Jackie Robinson wanted all Americans to have the same civil rights.
Jacques Cartier Jacques Cartier was from France. He wanted to explore North America. His king sent him across the Atlantic Ocean. Jacques Cartier explored the St. Lawrence River. He met the Indians that lived in what is now Montreal. Jacques Cartier never found the gold and riches he hoped for.
Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell was born in Scotland Aleck's mother was deaf. Aleck's father was a teacher who taught the deaf to speak. Aleck started a school for teachers of the deaf in Boston. Aleck invented the telephone. Aleck helped Helen Keller learn to talk. Aleck made an iron breathing lung. Aleck invented wax records and a fast hydrofoil.
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