Presentation on theme: "Who are these people?. Quick Facts: Born: 1732, Virginia planter family Two interests: military arts and western expansion Leader of continental army."— Presentation transcript:
Quick Facts: Born: 1732, Virginia planter family Two interests: military arts and western expansion Leader of continental army in Revolutionary War 1789-1797: first President Died: December 14, 1799, throat infection
Quick Facts: Born: around 1778 in Idaho (no one knows for sure when) Daughter of Shoshone chief (Native American tribe) Age 12: captured by enemy tribe and sold to French- Canadian man Only female explorer with Lewis & Clark (travel west) Helped keep peace, translate, and survive (plants, supplies, food) Statues, names of places, dollar coin Died 1812
Quick Facts: Born October 2, 1869 Nick name: Great Soul Became a lawyer in London, England Left family to South Africa: practice law Realized inequalities in race and position Used peace to get justice in South Africa and India Dr. Martin Luther King modeled his work off of Gandhi Simple life, connected with poor Died January 30, 1948
Quick Facts: Born March 1822 One of the most well-known of all the Underground Railroad's "conductors" Ten-year span on the railroad 19 trips into the South Escorted over 300 slaves to freedom Died: 1913
Quick Facts: Born: November 27, 1940 in San Francisco, while dad on tour as opera singer Moved to Hong Kong, 1941 Starred in over 20 films as a child actor Sent back to USA because of discipline Motivated to make good choices Practiced discipline in martial arts, movies, exercise, and teaching Founded production company Died: July 20, 1973 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhUkGIsKvn0
Quick Facts: Born February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts Joined the women's rights movement in 1852 Dedicated her life to woman suffrage (rights and equality) Campaigned for the ending of slavery, women's rights to their own property and earnings, and women's labor organizations In 1900, Anthony persuaded the University of Rochester to admit women. Only real woman featured on a US coin Died: March 13, 1906
Quick Facts: Born January 15, 1929 1964: Nobel Peace Prize 35 years old Youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize April 4, 1968, while standing on the balcony of his motel room in Memphis, Tennessee, where he was to lead a protest march in sympathy with striking garbage workers of that city, he was assassinated.
Quick Facts: Born January 17, 1964 in Chicago Harvard Law School, 1988 Worked at law firm in Chicago Met her husband at law firm Married October 3, 1992 2 girls: Malia and Sasha First Lady Health and education Lets move initiative
Quick Facts: Born: July 18, 1918 Transkei, South Africa Anti-apartheid (a-part-tide) movement Equal rights Racism For 20 years led peaceful protests against South African government Sent to prison for 27 years First black president of South Africa Nobel Peace Prize, 1993 Global holiday: Mandela Day (July 18) Still alive
Quick Facts: Born: May 7, 1919 in Los Toldos, Argentina Performer while younger Married Juan Peron in 1944 One year laterPresident Peron First Lady Womens rights Help poor Died: July 26, 1952 Musical: Evita http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Spy3Nd2D6w http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Spy3Nd2D6w
Quick Facts: Born: August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio American aviator, former astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, and United States Naval Aviator First person to set foot on the moon Died 2012
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