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  1. Important People in History Social Studies SOL Review for Kindergarten and First Grade

  2. In this presentation you will read and learn about important people from history. After you have finished learning you will answer review questions. Good Luck and Have Fun!!! this review covers SOLs K.1 and 1.1

  3. George Washington George Washington was thefirst presidentof the United States. He is called the “Father of our country.” He was born inVirginia. Before he was president, George Washington was afarmerand aleader of soldiers.

  4. Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16thpresidentof the United States. His nickname was “Honest Abe.” He was born in alog cabin. Although very poor, hetaught himselfto read and became alawyerbefore being president.

  5. Pocahontas Pocahontas was an American Indian girl who was ahelperand afriendto thesettlers inJamestown.

  6. Betsy Ross Betsy Ross is believed to have sewn thefirst flagfor our country.

  7. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an African American citizen who worked for the fairness ofall people. There is a holiday inFebruaryto celebrate and remember how Martin Luther King, Jr. worked so that all people would be treated fairly.

  8. Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin proved thatelectricitywas in lightning. He started thefirst libraryand the first volunteerfire department.

  9. George Washington Carver George Washington Carver was an African American who studiedscienceandplants. He developed hundreds of uses for thepeanut,sweetpotatoandsoybean.

  10. Great Job!! Now you can use what you’ve learned to answer the following questions. Just click on the answer. If your answer is correct you will see a slide that says “Congratulations” if the answer is incorrect, you will be taken to the information you need to answer the question. Review the information. When you are finished reviewing click on the ? to return to the question.

  11. Who was the first president of the United States? • Abraham Lincoln • George Washington • Martin Luther King, Jr. • Benjamin Franklin

  12. George Washington George Washington was thefirst presidentof the United States. He is called the “Father of our country.” He was born inVirginia. Before he was president, George Washington was afarmerand aleader of soldiers.

  13. Congratulations!!! You chose the correct answer. Click on the arrow to go on to the next question!

  14. 2. What was Abraham Lincoln’s nickname? • Father of Our Country • Superman • Abe Junior • Honest Abe

  15. Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16thpresidentof the United States. His nickname was “Honest Abe.” He was born in alog cabin. Although very poor, hetaught himselfto read and became alawyerbefore being president.

  16. Congratulations!!! You chose the correct answer. Click on the arrow to go on to the next question!

  17. 3. Who helped the settlers in Jamestown? • Pocahontas • Betsy Ross • Benjamin Franklin • Martin Luther King, Jr.

  18. Pocahontas Pocahontas was an American Indian girl who was ahelperand afriendto thesettlers inJamestown.

  19. Congratulations!!! You chose the correct answer. Click on the arrow to go on to the next question!

  20. 4. What did Betsy Ross do for our country? • Fought in a war • Was president • Sewed the first flag • Wrote the Pledge of Allegiance

  21. Betsy Ross Betsy Ross is believed to have sewn thefirst flagfor our country.

  22. Congratulations!!! You chose the correct answer. Click on the arrow to go on to the next question!

  23. 5. Martin Luther King, Jr. thought everyone should be treated how? • Differently • Fairly • Unfairly • Unequal

  24. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an African American citizen who worked for the fairness ofall people. There is a holiday inFebruaryto celebrate and remember how Martin Luther King, Jr. worked so that all people would be treated fairly.

  25. Congratulations!!! You chose the correct answer. Click on the arrow to go on to the next question!

  26. 6. What did Benjamin Franklin do? • Sewed the first flag • Helped the settlers in Jamestown • Was the first president • Proved that electricity was in lightning

  27. Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin proved thatelectricitywas in lightning. He started thefirst libraryand the first volunteerfire department.

  28. Congratulations!!! You chose the correct answer. Click on the arrow to go on to the next question!

  29. 7. What did George Washington Carver study? • English • Science and plants • The presidents • People and places

  30. George Washington Carver George Washington Carver was an African American who studiedscienceandplants. He developed hundreds of uses for thepeanut,sweetpotatoandsoybean.

  31. Congratulations!!! You chose the correct answer. Click on the arrow to go on to the next question!

  32. You did it!!! You have successfully finished the review! I am so proud of your hard work! Great Job!!!