Presentation on theme: "Famous Presidents of the United States"— Presentation transcript:
1 Famous Presidents of the United States EXAMPLE of something notable this person did …\Don’t confuse this person with …Somebody from today’s world this person is likeCharacteristic …CharacteristicFamous Presidents of the United StatesAbraham Lincoln is remembered because he was the President of the United States during the Civil War. He thought everyone in the United States should be free. He was brave enough to stand up for what he believed in.He was known for his honesty and integrity.He signed the Emancipation Proclamation to set the slaves free.A well know story tells of how he walked a great distance in the snow to return some change/money that was given to him by mistake.George Washington, the first President of the United States.Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. because he was also brave and stood up for what he believed in.I would like to be Abraham Lincoln because he was a great leader and president. He also had a lot of courage.Why I would like (or not like) to be like this person…Abraham LincolnIs a member of this group …Explain why this person is rememberedHe believed that all men are created equal.He wrote the Gettysburg address.
2 Caring Brave Peaceful Leader Not Afraid to stand for people’s rights Martin Luther KingPERSONHe cared about all Americans. He cared about people all over the world.He did not like the way black people were looked down on and treated differently from whites. They had separate public places that were not as nice as the places for whites.Known forBecause …His father was a preacher. Martin heard his father read from the Bible that we should all love one another. He also read about Mahatma Gandi and how the people of India won freedom without ever firing a gun.He cared about people all over the world. He gave his dream of freedom, peace, and love to everyone.Ways to describe this personBelieving in equal rights for blacks and whitesBelieving in peaceful ways to fight hateWinning the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize\