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Famous Americans. Jackie Robinson. First African-American to play in the major leagues. Played baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1962. Insert a picture of your first famous American here. Helen Keller.

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Famous Americans


Jackie Robinson

  • First African-American to play in the major leagues.

  • Played baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

  • Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1962.

Insert a picture of your first famous American here.


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.


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


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


Abraham Lincoln

  • Abraham Lincoln was the President of the United States who helped free African American slaves.

  • 16th President


Susan B. Anthony

  • Susan B. Anthony led the struggle to give women equal rights.

  • Fought for women’s right to vote.


Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to

play major league baseball.

A

vote.

B

C

become president.

D

refuse to give up his seat.


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


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.


Correct!


Helen Keller

led the fight for equal rights.

A

led the fight for America’s freedom.

B

C

overcame disabilities to achieve success.

D

baseball players.


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


Add your second famous American here.

  • 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.

Insert a picture of your second famous American here.

Click here to try the question again.


Correct!


Martin Luther King Jr. was

the first president of the United States.

A

the first African American to play major league baseball.

B

C

fought for women’s right to vote.

D

fought for civil rights.


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


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

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Correct!


George Washington led the fight for

equal rights.

A

women’s rights.

B

C

children’s rights.

D

America’s freedom.


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


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

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Correct!


Abraham Lincoln

was the fifth president.

A

freed African-American slaves.

B

C

was the first president.

D

gave women the right to vote.


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


Add your fifth famous American here.

  • Abraham Lincoln was the President of the United States who helped free African American slaves.

  • 16th President

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Correct!


Susan B. Anthony was

the first woman president.

A

an inspiration to those with disabilities.

B

C

a leader in the women’s right movement.

D

a famous baseball player.


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


Susan B. Anthony

  • Susan B. Anthony led the struggle to give women equal rights.

  • Fought for women’s right to vote.

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Correct!


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