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1 Randal Hollenbach History, Grades 9-12 Next Slide

2 Click a Person’s Portrait to Learn About Them: WashingtonFranklinJacksonDouglass Lincoln Teddy FDRMacarthurKingJFK Review Question #1 Review Question #2 Essay #1 Essay #2

3 George Washington George was our first president. He didn’t actually wear a powdered wig. He was over 6’ with flowing auburn hair and pale blue eyes. He set the standard of 2 terms of office for presidents. Back to Portrait Menu

4 Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was an avid statesman and scientist. His son was born to a prostitute. He was considered a fugitive in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He was the oldest member of the Continental Congress. Back to Portrait Menu

5 Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson was our 7 th president and a slave owner. He defended New Orleans from British forces during the War of He was an opponent of Nullification. He personally led an invasion force into Florida to conquer the lands for the U.S.. Back to Portrait Menu

6 Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass was born a slave and was self educated. He ran an abolitionist newspaper called “The North Star”. He was implicated as a coconspirator in John Brown’s raid on the Harper’s Ferry armory. He openly criticized slavery and participated in the Underground Railroad. Back to Portrait Menu

7 Abraham Lincoln He was our 16 th President. He enacted the Emancipation Proclamation which freed the slaves. The Emancipation Proclamation did not grant citizenship to the freed slaves. Lincoln was a deeply depressed man with a big sense of humor; he loved to tell stories. Back to Portrait Menu

8 Theodore Roosevelt He was our 26 th President. He fought in the Spanish- American War. His mother and wife both died on the same day within a 3 hour span. He created many of the famous National Parks and wildlife reserves here in the United States including Yosemite. Back to Portrait Menu

9 Franklin Delano Roosevelt FDR was our 32 nd President. He suffered from polio and preferred to be photographed from the waste up. His New Deal economic program helped lift the U.S. out of the Great Depression. He is the only president to have been elected to more than two terms of office. Back to Portrait Menu

10 Douglas Macarthur Macarthur was General in the U.S. military during WWII. He conquered many islands in the Pacific fighting. He had to abandon soldiers in Bataan in the Philippines in 1942, He vowed “I will return.” In 1944 he made good on his promise and waded through the shore of Manila and later freed his imprisoned men. Back to Portrait Menu

11 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King is arguably the central figure of the Civil Rights movement in the U.S.. He was jailed many times in his life while protesting including in Birmingham, AL. While imprisoned in Birmingham he wrote his Famous Letter from a Birmingham Jail. His “I Have A Dream” speech that was given from the foot of the Lincoln Memorial is arguably the most famous American speech of all time. Back to Portrait Menu

12 John F. Kennedy JFK was the youngest person to be elected president of the U.S.. He was our 35 th president. He reportedly had an affair with actress/entertainer Marilyn Monroe. He was assassinated in November of Back to Portrait Menu

13 Review Question #1: Who was our 35 th President? How did he die?  John F. Kennedy, assassinated John F. Kennedy, assassinated  Theodore Roosevelt, Old Age Theodore Roosevelt, Old Age  Douglass Macarthur, heart attack Douglass Macarthur, heart attack  Bill Clinton, car accident Bill Clinton, car accident Back to Portrait MenuGo to Review Question #2

14 Review Question #2: What famous American enacted the Emancipation Proclamation?  Douglass Macarthur Douglass Macarthur  Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant  Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Back to Portrait MenuGo to Essay Question #1

15 Essay Question #1: On a sheet of paper pick two Americans from this presentation that you think to be the most important. Explain you answer in 50 words and use supporting facts from the presentation. Back to Portrait MenuGo to Essay #2

16 Essay Question #2: After reviewing the 6 presidents represented in this presentation pick your favorite and write a 30 word reasoning on why you chose them on the same sheet of paper for essay #1. Be sure to use supporting details from the presentation. Back to Portrait MenuGo to Final slide

17 Great work, be sure to turn in your two essay questions at the end of class. Now please click the icon in the bottom left hand corner to return the presentation to the title slide for the next student. Thanks. Back to Title Screen

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