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Mrs. Romigs Fifth Grade Project 2010-2011. Chuck Yeager * Chuck Yeager was born on February 13,1923 in Myra, West Virginia. *He was one of the first American.

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1 Mrs. Romigs Fifth Grade Project 2010-2011

2 Chuck Yeager * Chuck Yeager was born on February 13,1923 in Myra, West Virginia. *He was one of the first American pilots to fly a MIG-15 after its pilot defected to South Korea with it due to operation Moolah. *On March 1 st 1975 after some assignments in Europe Yeager decided his time was up and he retired. *After Yeager Retired, he got a total of 15 medals including the WWII victory medal.

3 1. Ruby bridges was born September 8,1954. 2. first African American to go to an all white school. 3. she stopped a couple blocks before school and prayed. 4.She wrote a book called through my eyes. 5.Ruby was the only one in her class. Ruby Bridges

4 Jonas Salk He was October28, 1914 in New York city U.S. He Died on June 23,1995. He was the first American physician and medical researcher who developed the first safe and effective vaccine for polio. Salk received his 1939 from New York University College of Medicine. Salk joined Francis in1942 at the University of Michigan School Public Health and became a part of a group that was working to develop an immunization against influenza.

5 Was born Christmas Day 1821, in Oxford, Massachusetts. Established the first free school in New Jersey. Was the first woman to work in the U.S. Government Patent Office. because of her efforts to help during the Civil War she was awarded the Iron Cross of Merit, by the German Emperor. Founded the American Branch of the Red Cross. She resigned from the organization in 1904. Clara Barton

6 Alan B. Sheppard, Jr.

7 Elizabeth Blackwell First women doctor Helped hide slaves Trained women to be nurses in the Civil War Opened the first hospital to be run by a woman Established a Womens Medical College

8 wasssss Winston Churchill Sir Winston Churchill was a famous politician. He was a member of Parliament for more than 60 years. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953. He is known as the greatest British person of all times.

9 Dian Fossey Dian Fossey was an American zoologist who study gorillas. She studied them for 18 yrs. She hated tourist because they would make the gorillas sick.

10 Paul Revere -Paul Revere warned Boston that the British were coming -Billy Dawes also warned the people of Boston that the British -Paul Revere was captured and detained briefly by British solders -Paul Revere was accompanied by two other men on his ride

11 Fannie Lou Hamer She was known for civil rights acvisits vice chair of Mississippi. Democratic party She ran for congress in 1964- 1965 Was a civil right leader Chanteuses to work in Mississippi for the freedom

12 Frederick Douglass *The foremost leader in abolitionist movement which is what fought slavery *He was Americas first great black speaker *He was a good advisor for President Abraham Lincolin *He won world fame when his autobiography was publicized in 1845 *Fredrick provided a powerful voice for human rights

13 Sandra Day O'Connor First woman on the Supreme Court. Born on march 26,1930. Awarded the presidential medal of freedom.

14 John J. Pershing John J. Pershing was on born September 13, 1860. Pershing became a cadet, the highest rank possible in the army. He fought with 10 th Cavalry on Kettle and San Juan Hill in Cuba and cited for gallantry.

15 Albert Schweitzer

16 Kim Yuna

17 Dag Hammarskjold Facts [ 1] he was born on july 29 1905 in sweeden [2] died on september 18 1961 aged 56 [3] dag hammerskjold was the 2 nd secetary general of the nuited nations [4] dag hammarskjold died in a plane called the de6d it was not a kind of plane it could be shot down in one or two shots tshombe could have pursued him but thay never ment to kill him [5] he won the nobel peace prize in 1961

18 Margaret Bourke-White :Margaret was known as the first foreign photographer. :She was the first woman to be allowed to work in combat zones during World War 2 :Her photography began when she was a young woman. :In 1929,she accepted a job as a associate editor and staff photographer of Fortune Magazine. :Her photographs of the construction of the Fort Peck Dam were featured in Lifes issue && including the cover.

19 Barbara McClintock Barbara McClintock was born in Hartford Connecticut, June 16,1920 and died September 2,1992 Her Secondary Education was in Erasmus Hall High School Brooklyn, New York. Honorary Doctor of Science Awards in University of Rochester. And in 1983 Barbara McClintock won a Nobel laureate Physiology or medicine award.

20 Carl Sandburg

21 Chief Wilma Mankiller Wilma was born in November 18,1945. But she died in April 6, 2010 at age 64 of pancreatic cancer. Her family name Mankiller as far as they can determine is an old military title that was given to the person in charge of protecting the village. She was freely elected in 1987, and again in 1991 in a landslide victory. Wilma Mankiller was the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation in modern times. In 1995, Mankiller chose not to run again cause of her health.

22 Mohanda Ghandi Born October 2,1869. Died January 30,1948. Died of Got shot three times in the chest. Worked for India Independents. Believed in civil rights.

23 Corrie Ten Boom 1-She was a Jew 2-She helped Jews that were hiding from the Nazis S.S 3-She gave them food that she got from a church 4-They found her and took her to camps her family died but not her 2 brothers and her. 5-She made a lot of speeches and books about the people she helped while World War II

24 Jacques Cousteau

25 Ellen Ochoa She was born on May 10 th,1958 in Los Angeles,California. She was Selected by NASA in 1990. She was the worlds first Hispanic female astronaut in 1991. She was a doctoral student at Stanford University. Ochoa was selected by NASA in 1990 and became an astronaut in July 1991.

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