Presentation on theme: "Famous Americans. Who Are They? B e t s y R o s s Ben Franklin George Washington George Washington Carver Abraham Lincoln S u s a n B. A n t h o n y Helen."— Presentation transcript:
Who Are They? B e t s y R o s s Ben Franklin George Washington George Washington Carver Abraham Lincoln S u s a n B. A n t h o n y Helen Keller Jackie Robinson M a r t i n L u t h e r K i n g J r. P o c a h o n t a s
WHO AM I??? I was born on February 22, 1732 I was home schooled by my father and older brother. I was born in Virginia I was a farmer. I had only one tooth left by the time I became President I led the fight for freedom from England and helped establish a new country. I was the first President of the United States
WHO AM I??? I was born on January 1, 1752 A major bridge in Philadelphia is named after me. I tailored some of George Washingtons clothes I am a female Its believed that I sewed one of the first flags for our country.
WHO AM I??? I was born on January 31, 1919 in Georgia. I played baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers I was the first African American player in the major leagues of baseball. I helped bring about other opportunities for African Americans. My number, 42, was retired in April of 1997 for my accomplishments both on and off the field.
Draw a line to connect the facts to the correct picture… George Washington Betsy Ross Jackie Robinson First President of the United States Believed to have sewn one of the first flags for our country. First African American player in the major leagues of baseball.
WHO AM I??? I am a Native American who married an Englishman. I was born in Virginia. I am an Indian (First American) girl I was a friend and helper to the settlers in Jamestown. I am a Disney character
WHO AM I??? I was born on February 12, 1809 I was born in a log cabin I taught myself to read I was the United States President when the country was divided over the issue of equality for all people. I helped free African American Slaves I was the 16 th President of the United States I am known as Honest Abe
WHO AM I??? I was born on January 17, 1706 I started the first library in America. I also started the first volunteer fire department in America. I proved that electricity was present in lightening through my kite experiment. I am one of the Founding Fathers of America
Draw a line and connect the person to their important contribution. Helped settlers in Jamestown Proved that electricity was present in lightening Helped free African American slaves
WHO AM I??? I was born on July 12, 1864 I am African American I studied science and plants I taught former slaves farming techniques for self-sufficiency I developed hundreds of uses for peanuts, sweet potatoes, and soy beans.
WHO AM I??? I was born on January 15, 1929 I am an African American I worked for Equal Rights for all people I helped to bring about changes in laws through peaceful means I led peaceful marches and gave speeches My most famous speech is my I Have A Dream speech
WHO AM I??? I was born on June 27, 1880 I was the first person who was both deaf and blind to graduate from college. I overcame my disabilities and worked to help others who were deaf and blind. I learned to read Braille, not only in English, but also in French, German, Greek, and Latin. I was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Lyndon B. Johnson.