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Amazing Americans Click on a picture to learn more about the person. Click on the home button to return back to this page. Use the arrows to move forward and backward in the presentation. Eleanor Roosevelt Thomas Edison Roberto Clemente Louis Braille Dr. Alexa Canady
Alexa Canady wanted to be like Florence Nightingale. She became a surgeon at a children’s hospital. -Tanner Dr. Alexa Canady
One of the children Dr. Canady has helped is Justin. She asked him questions to help find out what was wrong. -Jackson Dr. Alexa Canady
Dr. Canady used tools to help her find out what was the matter. She wears gloves, a mask, and a gown to keep germs away from children when she treats them. Alexa Canady makes a difference by helping us stay healthy. -Imla Dr. Alexa Canady
Roberto Clemente was born in Puerto Rico. He was one of the greatest players. They were poor so they used old golf balls with string and tape for baseballs. -Sydney Roberto Clemente
Roberto grew stronger. He played baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was great! He also was great at helping sick children and people who needed him. -Audrey Roberto Clemente
He died in an airplane crash, he was delivering boxes of medicine to the people and cared about them. He’s remembered because he helped many people and cared about them. He’s in the baseball hall of fame and on a stamp. -Brady Roberto Clemente
Louis Braille lived in France a long time ago. When he was 5 he became blind. He learned to read by feeling bumpy letters. -Matthew Louis Braille
His dad believed he could go to college. For Louis, listening was the only way to learn. Feeling the letters was hard for Louis because it took too long. -Dannielle Louis Braille
Louis Braille learned to read by learning dashes and dots. He was 15 Years old and he made dots that were raised to help blind people read easier. This is called Braille. Schools still use Braille all over the world! -Nemien Louis Braille
Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the world famous women.She was born over 100 yeas ago. When she was a little girl her mother and father died and she was sad and lonely. -Josie Eleanor Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt was the governor of New York and was her husband. He got sick and his legs stopped working. She helped him by making speeches and visiting schools and hospitals. -Tyler Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt opened a furniture store and visited schools, hospitals, ran a girls’ school and helped build homes for the poor. She believed people should be treated the same even if they’re young, old, black or white. -Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Her husband became president of the U.S.A. and she kept helping people. After President Roosevelt died, Eleanor Roosevelt went to Switzerland for a human rights meeting. She also wrote an important paper about treating people equally. -Cassidy Eleanor Roosevelt
Thomas Edison tried new thing and he got in trouble. Like trying to hatch eggs and set his barn on fire. He made inventions never thought of before. -Hali Thomas Edison
He sold inventions to get money to make a laboratory. A laboratory is a place where you mix liquids and make inventions. One of his most important inventions was the light bulb. -Brendin Thomas Edison
He made the first movie projector and he made the first phonograph to listen to music. He made cool inventions. -Kalli Thomas Edison
Created by: Mrs. Budde’s 2nd Grade class Lincoln School 2006
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