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1 st Grade Biographies. By Diane Marx Creeds Elementary School Virginia Beach Public Schools Last Updated Fall 2009. 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000. Betsy Ross 1752. George Washington 1732.

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1 st grade biographies

1st Grade Biographies

By Diane Marx

Creeds Elementary School

Virginia Beach Public Schools

Last Updated Fall 2009

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Betsy Ross

1752

George Washington

1732

George Washington Carver

1864

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

Christopher Columbus

1451

Pocahontas

1595

Benjamin Franklin

1706

Timeline of Famous Biographies

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Timeline of Famous Biographies

Christopher Columbus

1451

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

Betsy Ross

1752

George Washington

1732

George Washington Carver

1864

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

Pocahontas

1595

Benjamin Franklin

1706

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Christopher Columbus

1451-1506

Columbus sailed across the ocean in 1492 from Spain to discover America. He sailed on the 3 ships: the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.

He is credited with calling the Native Americans “Indians” because he thought he had landed in the East Indies to buy spices.

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Timeline of Famous Biographies

Christopher Columbus

1451

Pocahontas

1595

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

Betsy Ross

1752

George Washington

1732

George Washington Carver

1864

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

Benjamin Franklin

1706

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Pocahontas

1595-1617

Pocahontas was the young Native American Princess who helped the Jamestown settlers survive their 1st winter in America. She brought them corn, meat, and furs.

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Timeline of Famous Biographies

Christopher Columbus

1451

Pocahontas

1595

Benjamin Franklin

1706

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

Betsy Ross

1752

George Washington

1732

George Washington Carver

1864

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

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Benjamin Franklin

1706-1790

Ben Franklin discovered electricity in lightening when he flew a kite with a key on a string in a thunder storm. He invented many things including the Franklin stove, bifocals, and the lightening rod. He was a printer and statesmen, too. He signed the Declaration of Independence declaring the 13 colonies free from English rule. Also, he started the first public library and volunteer fire department in Philadelphia.

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Timeline of Famous Biographies

George Washington

1732

Christopher Columbus

1451

Pocahontas

1595

Benjamin Franklin

1706

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

Betsy Ross

1752

George Washington Carver

1864

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

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George Washington

1732-1799

George Washington was the 1st President of the United States of America. His nickname was “Father of Our Country”. He was a General during the Revolutionary War against England.

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Timeline of Famous Biographies

George Washington

1732

Christopher Columbus

1451

Pocahontas

1595

Benjamin Franklin

1706

Betsy Ross

1752

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

George Washington Carver

1864

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

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Betsy Ross

1751-1836

Betsy Ross is said to have sewn the first flag for the United States of America. It had 13 stars and 13 stripes to represent the 13 colonies that united to become the USA.

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Timeline of Famous Biographies

George Washington

1732

Christopher Columbus

1451

Pocahontas

1595

Benjamin Franklin

1706

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Betsy Ross

1752

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

George Washington Carver

1864

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

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Abraham Lincoln

1809-1882

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States. His nickname was “Honest Abe”. He freed the slaves which started the Civil War between the northern and southern states of the USA.

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Timeline of Famous Biographies

George Washington

1732

George Washington Carver

1864

Christopher Columbus

1451

Pocahontas

1595

Benjamin Franklin

1706

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Betsy Ross

1752

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

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George Washington Carver

1864-1943

George Washington Carver was a scientist who studied plants. His nickname was the “Plant Doctor.” He created over 300 things to do with peanuts.

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Timeline of Famous Biographies

George Washington

1732

George Washington Carver

1864

Christopher Columbus

1451

Pocahontas

1595

Benjamin Franklin

1706

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Betsy Ross

1752

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

eleanor roosevelt 1884 1962

Eleanor Roosevelt1884-1962

Eleanor Roosevelt was more than just the wife of United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt. She was a volunteer, a voice for equal rights, and a United Nations worker. She was a hero.

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Timeline of Famous Biographies

George Washington

1732

George Washington Carver

1864

Christopher Columbus

1451

Pocahontas

1595

Benjamin Franklin

1706

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

Betsy Ross

1752

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929-1968

I have a dream that all people will be treated equally and fairly.

Martin Luther King, Jr. is remembered for using his words instead of his fists to try to bring about equal rights for all people no matter what their skin color. He won the Nobel Peace Prize for his “peaceful” protests.

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Timeline of Famous Biographies

George Washington

1732

George Washington Carver

1864

Christopher Columbus

1451

Pocahontas

1595

Benjamin Franklin

1706

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

Betsy Ross

1752

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

Barack Obama 1961

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Barack Obama is the current President of the United States. He is the recipient of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.

Barack Obama

1961-?

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1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000

Timeline of Famous Biographies

George Washington

1732

George Washington Carver

1864

Barack Obama 1961

Christopher Columbus

1451

Pocahontas

1595

Benjamin Franklin

1706

Abraham Lincoln

1809

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929

Betsy Ross

1752

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

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Who will be next?

Will it be you who does something worthy of acknowledgement?

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