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2 Famous Americans

3 Jackie Robinson First African-American to play in the major leagues. Played baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Inducted into the Hall of Fame in Insert a picture of your first famous American here.

4 Helen Keller Became deaf and blind after an illness while she was young. Learned to communicate and read. Overcame disabilities and worked to help others who were blind and deaf.

5 Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an African American minister who worked so that all people would be treated fairly. He led peaceful marches and gave speeches. Minister Civil rights leader

6 George Washington George Washington led the fight for freedom from England and helped establish a new country. General in the Continental Army First President of the United States

7 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the President of the United States who helped free African American slaves. 16 th President

8 Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony led the struggle to give women equal rights. Fought for women’s right to vote.

9 Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play major league baseball. vote. become president. refuse to give up his seat. A D C B

10 Let’s try again! Reread the information about Jackie Robinson.

11 Jackie Robinson Born in Georgia First African-American to play in the major leagues. Played baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers Inducted in the Hall of Fame in 1962 Died in 1972 Insert a picture of your famous American here. Click here to try the question again.

12 Correct!

13 Helen Keller led the fight for equal rights. led the fight for America’s freedom. overcame disabilities to achieve success. baseball players. A B C D

14 Let’s try again! Reread the information about Helen Keller.

15 Add your second famous American here. Insert a picture of your second famous American here. Click here to try the question again. Became deaf and blind after an illness while she was young Learned to communicate and read She overcame disabilities and worked to help others who were blind and deaf.

16 Correct!

17 Martin Luther King Jr. was the first president of the United States. the first African American to play major league baseball. fought for women’s right to vote. fought for civil rights. A B C D

18 Let’s try again! Reread the information about Martin Luther King, Jr.

19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Click here to try the question again. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an African American minister who worked so that all people would be treated fairly. He led peaceful marches and gave speeches. Minister Civil rights leader

20 Correct!

21 George Washington led the fight for equal rights. women’s rights. children’s rights. America’s freedom. A B C D

22 Let’s try again! Reread the information about George Washington.

23 George Washington George Washington led the fight for freedom from England and helped establish a new country. General in the Continental Army First President of the United States Click here to try the question again.

24 Correct!

25 Abraham Lincoln was the fifth president. freed African-American slaves. A B C D was the first president. gave women the right to vote.

26 Let’s try again! Reread the information about Abraham Lincoln.

27 Add your fifth famous American here. Abraham Lincoln was the President of the United States who helped free African American slaves. 16 th President Click here to try the question again.

28 Correct!

29 Susan B. Anthony was the first woman president. an inspiration to those with disabilities. a leader in the women’s right movement. a famous baseball player. A B C D

30 Let’s try again! Reread the information about Susan B Anthony.

31 Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony led the struggle to give women equal rights. Fought for women’s right to vote. Click here to try the question again.

32 Correct!

33 Excellent Job!


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