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Famous Persons Project John Deere and Cyrus McCormick were two people who invented machines in order to help farmers of the Midwest grow more crops. There.

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1 Famous Persons Project John Deere and Cyrus McCormick were two people who invented machines in order to help farmers of the Midwest grow more crops. There are many other people from the Midwest who are famous for one reason or another. Please research a chosen person. Be prepared to give a one minute presentation as if you are that famous person. You will tell why you are famous (what you did, invented, etc. and why it is important) as well as telling how you are connected to the Midwest. First, begin to look up the people on the list to help you chose one you are most interested in learning about. Then begin gathering information for your web discussion. You will need to be able to post a paragraph of background information. Follow the instructions on your outline and project guideline.

2 Famous Persons Project Choose from this list: Henry FordCyrus McCormick Levi CoffinJohn Deere Korczak Ziolkowski Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) Amelia Earhart William Clark Annie Oakley Meriwether Lewis Sue HendricksonThomas Jefferson Jacques Marquette Laura Ingalls Wilder Louis Jolliet Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable There are many more. Use your resources to find your own famous person. Remember, they must be tied to the Midwest in some way. Check your choice with me.

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