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  1. People Who Make A Difference Hall Of fame Presented by: Shady brook elementary kidpower investigators

  2. HALL OF FAME Leading WomenInventors Human Rights’ Activists Famous AthletesPresidents Explorers Menu Card Click on the following categories to learn about people from the past and today who have made a difference in our country and around the world. Each slide was created by a KidPower Investigator to honor individuals who have brought important changes to our lives. We hope you enjoy the Hall of Fame experience!

  3. Leading Women Never Bend Your Head. Hold It high. Look the world straight in in the eye. Helen Keller • Menu Card

  4. Changes she made: She worked more than 50 years to make the right for women to vote. She served as an agent for the American anti-slavery society. Sacrifices she made: was arrested and found guilty, had to pay $100 fine. How this changed North Carolina: A lot more people can vote, helped anti-slavery , women are running for president. Susan B. Anthony(Febuary 15, 1820-March 13, 1906)

  5. Elizabeth Cady Stanton Mrs. Stanton wanted to change women’s rights. She wanted men and woman to be equal. Because of her actions woman can now vote. • She was good at giving • Speeches and writing. • She went to Troy Female Seminary. • She was married. • Woman can now vote. 1815-1902 I am thankful that Elizabeth Cady Stanton paved the way for women. Slide created by Jessi Davis

  6. Harriet Tubman She thought slavery was not fair because only black people were slaves. When she was little she was abused and still had to work. When she became free she went back and led more people to freedom. • She was a nurse in Washington, D.C. • She was a spy for the Union army. • She lived extremely poor. • She slept in a cabin at night. If it wasn’t for Harriet Tubman, some people, even my friends, might still be slaves. She was born in Maryland in1820. She died in1913 from pneumonia in Auburn New York . Slide show created by Zoe Minton.

  7. Clara Barton“Angel of the Battlefield” • She was born in 1821 and she died in1912. • She almost lost her life in the battlefield. • She was really famous for starting the American Red Cross. • She was brave and she was always prepared to save people. • She relates to me because her childhood was a lot like mine. By: Avery Lowder

  8. CLARA BARTON • Born December 25, 1821 Oxford, Massachusetts • She went into the middle of a war and helped soldiers as much as she could • She cared for wounded soldiers in the field • She worked in the Red Cross and helped soldiers • How does Clara Barton relate to me? I am like Clara Barton because I’m helpful around the house and other places sometimes. By: Bre’Asjah Campbell

  9. Amelia Earhart • She became a pilot even though people said women should not be pilots. • She inspired other women to follow their dreams. • She was the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by plane. • In 1934 she flew across the Pacific Ocean. • In 1937 she attempted to fly around the world, but she ran out of fuel and crashed. She was never found. • This relates to me because when someone said I couldn’t beat them at arm wrestling, I did beat them. Born 1897- Died 1937 Created by Brooklyn Helms 2nd Grade

  10. Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison Kansas . She worked for nurses’ aide under the Red Cross. 2008 marks Amelia Earhart’s 66th anniversary for her solo flight. She is most famous for being the first woman to fly an airplane. Amelia Earhart 1897-1937 How does Amelia Earhart’s life relate to me? She was a nurse and my mom is a nurse. She was courageous and I am courageous when I play baseball. • Tyler Hendley

  11. Helen Keller • Born in Tuscumbia Alabama June 27, 1880. • When she was little she had a high fever which caused her to be blind and deaf. • She persevered and learned to read brail • Helen traveled around the world and talked about her book The Story of My Life. • Her life is a example to our life for what we can accomplish • How Helen Keller relates to me? • She relates to me because I never give up and I like to learn. BY; CARTER FISHBACK

  12. Harriet Tubman • Harriet Tubman was born in 1820. • She saved people from slavery. • She was the leader of the Underground Railroad. • She thought that slavery was wrong. • She was very brave. • Harriet Tubman relates to me because I think slavery is wrong. Menu Card By: Justin Rodgers

  13. Explorers • Menu Card

  14. Amerigo Vespucci 1454-1512 • Born in Italy. • He discovered America (The new world). He was first to recognize North & South America was not a part of Asia. • He was a Spanish explorer. He was also a skilled navigator. He • commanded 4 ships too. Allie Baker

  15. Henry Hudson ?-1611 • Hudson lived in England. • Hudson tried to find a shortcut from Europe to the far east. • He was a bold determined navigator who pushed back the limits of the known world. Jordan Smith

  16. Henry Hudson The Hudson Bay and Hudson River are named after him. He kept going far east, He went to green land .He was part of trading company. He was a bold determined navigator who pushed back the limits of the known world. Brandon Reid

  17. Daniel Boone 1734-1820 • He discovered land • He was captured by Native Americans 4 times • He had 10 kids • He was married to Rebecca Ryan at age 26

  18. -He was 16 when he became a test pilot. Born August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. First person to step foot on the moon. He was in the navy. - Second person in his family to attend college- went to school at MIT. First words on the moon were “Houston, Tranquility base here, the eagle has landed.” But most people think that is was “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” -He spent 8 days, 14 hours and 12 minutes in space. Neil Armstrong

  19. Robert Peary 1856-1920 • He lived in Washington D.C. and in Pennsylvania. • He discovered the North Pole, and he discovered a island. • The first people to walk on foot was Robert Peary and Matthew Henson. Robert Peary helped open the coldest places in the world. • Menu Card Serenity Bell

  20. Inventors "Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right." - Henry Ford (1863-1947) • Menu Card

  21. Benjamin Franklin • He was born on January, 17 1709 in Massachusetts. He died April 17, 1790. • Benjamin Franklin invented a lot of things! He invented bifocals, the lightning rod, glass harmonica, the library chair, swim fins, the long reaching device, the Franklin stove and daylight savings time. • He invented a lot of things that helped us. He made a big difference in our life. Isai

  22. Ben Franklin l • Born January 17, 1706 • Death, April17, 1790 • He invented the lightning rod and bifocals • Ben Franklin used to make soap and candles. Justina Jaramillo

  23. Thomas Alva Edison • Born: 11 February 1847 • Died: 18 October 1931 • What he invented: Light bulb • Interesting Fact:In1862 he strung a telegraph line from the Port Huran railway to Port Huranvillage and worked in the local telegraph office. Lea Hilton

  24. Wilbur WrightBill Ray Born on April 16, 1867 in Millville, Indiana and died in 1912. Orville, his brother, helped him on there invention, the airplane. The airplanes fly and people can go places. He had three sisters.

  25. Orville WrightLauryn Bainbridge Born in August 19, 1871. He died on Jan 30, 1948. With Wilbur’s help they invented the airplane. The airplane makes traveling easier. Airplanes are bigger now. Kitty Hawk, N.C. is where they did their first flight.

  26. The Wright Brothers • Born: Orville-1871 Wilbur:1867 • Died: Orville-1948 Wilbur-1912 • Invention: airplane, bikes • Interesting Fact: Orville made the first airplane and it lasted 12 seconds. Andrew Medina

  27. Louis Braille • He was born on January 4,. He died on January 6, 1852. • He was born in Paris. • Louis Braille became blind in the age of three. • He was an inventor. He invented Braille. It is named after him. • Braille is little dots in books so blind people can read. Leslie • Menu Card

  28. Presidents “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt • Menu Card

  29. George Washington • 1732/1799. • George Washington was the 1st President in the USA. • He grew to be over 6 feet tall. When he was 12 his father died. He joined army in 7/3/1775. • He became the first President in 1787.

  30. Lyndon B. Johnson • Date of birth: Aug 27, 1908 . • He was the 36th President. • The years he was president: 1963-1969. • He was in Tai Mahal as vice president. • Got a sweeping victory • His wife`s name is Lady Bird Johnson.

  31. Theodore Roosevelt • Date of birth: OCT 27 1858 • 26th president • Went to Harvard University • He was 5:feet, 10:inches

  32. James K. Polk No children . Born on Nov. 2, 1795; Died on June 15, 1849 Chief lieutenant of bank war. Born in NC- Mecklenburg.

  33. Woodrow Wilson was born in December 28, 1856 and died in February 3,1924. • He was in world war 1. • When Woodrow became President their was only 48stars on the flag . • One of the difference he made was that he gave women the • right to vote. • He was the 28th president. • He was president for 8 years. President Woodrow Wilson

  34. Lyndon B. Johnson • Date of birth: 8\27\1908. • 36th president of USA. • The years he was president:1963-1969. • His wife’s name is Lady Bird Johnson. • He was in TajMahal as vice president. Got a sweeping victory. Menu Card

  35. Human Rights’ Activists “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” Mahatma gandhi • Menu Card

  36. Mother Teresa (August 26, 1910-September 5, 1997) • Got many awards from The Pope • She was born in Agnes Gonxha, Bojaxhiu • Was the youngest of three children • Took dying Indians off the streets • She stopped working at St. Mary High School to work with the poor • She risked her health working with the sick • Mother Teresa put love into action • Over 5,000 sisters, brothers and volunteers run 500 worldwide, feeding 500,000 families and helping 90,000 lepers every year. • She helped us to understand how to be generous.

  37. Dolores Huerta birth year:1930 home town: Stockton ,California Cause Rights for farmer workers and women She founded NFWA with Cesar Chavez in 1962. “I couldn‘t stand seeing kids kids come to class hungry and needing shoes. I thought I could do more by organizing farm workers than teaching hungry children” Slide made by: Katie Beth Hill

  38. Mohandas Gandhi He was born in October 2 1869. He died in January 30, 1948. He fought for himself and got arrested.He was a britishindia. He believed in truth and change the law. Facts about him are no parerty,liberation of woman and brotherhood between groups. And he said you must be the change you want to see in the world. He fought for civil rights,freedom,non violent resistance. Gandhi was told to get of the bus to make room for the Eurpen. slide made by Megan Williams

  39. Nelson Rolihlabla MandelaBirth year:1918 still alive. Hometown: Umtata, Afirca • Quote: Never, never and never again shall it be that that this beautiful land will again Experience the oppression of one by another. Slide by: brandon roberts Wanted to fight to stop racial oppression in South America! He won over 100 awards and won the Nobel Peace Prize!

  40. Rosa Parks Rosa showed me not to do bad things, and to do wants right. Rosa wanted to change the rules where she could sit wherever she wanted to because she thought it was not fair. She was born on February 4 1913. She died in 2005. Because of Rosa anyone could be a bus driver or could sit wherever they wanted to. Slide show created by Lyric Helms.

  41. Marian Wright Eddleman Quote: “IF WE DON’T STAND UP FOR CHILDREN, THEN WE DON’T STAND UP FOR MUCH!” She was born in Bennettsville, South Carolina on June 6th,1939. Marian stood up for children's rights. Way’s I can be like her: .be an example for other children .risk taker .NEVER GIVE UP! Slide made by: Gianna Rivieccio

  42. IqbalMasih He wanted to change slavery because he thought it was not right. He helped stop slavery by telling other people that it was wrong. • He was a good leader. • We can’t sell kids now • He tried to bond the kids out, free the kids • He was sold when he was 4 years old He was born 1982 Pakistan. Slide created by Donovan Sprinkle. He died in 1999 Pakistan.

  43. Martin Luther King Jr. ( Jan. 15,1929- April 4,1968 • Americans to ride the bus. He made the way for African • He was born in Atlanta , Georgia. • He was assassinated in Tennessee. • Married Coretta Scott and had four children. • He participated in marches for freedom. • He suffered harassment and intimidation and the protest still went on. • During the Bus Boycott his house was bombed. • Thanks To MLK we all go to the same schools. MLK changed the way we live in NC by helping us to have the same rights as white people.

  44. Cesar Estrada Chavez • He was born in the year of 1927 and died in the year of 1993. • He fought for grape growers to earn more money. • He also fought for there to be more farmers. • His famous quote was “don’t believe everything that CNN puts out there.” Tyler Vonbergen

  45. Changes he made: Him and his wife taught immigrants how to speak English. In 1968 he organized a five year grape boycott . He fought for better pay and treatment for non-American farmers. • Sacrifices he made : He gave his lifesavings of $1,200 and formed the National Farmers Association. In 1962. • He was successful in achieving fair treatment of farm workers and changed the lives of millions of people for the better. • How his change affected N.C. People became aware of the change, now the farmers in N.C are treated and paid fairly. Menu Card Cesar Chavez(March 31, 1927-April 23,1993)

  46. Famous Athletes "I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying." - Michael Jordan • Menu Card

  47. Lance Armstrong • Began athletics at age of 1. • Born on September 18, 1971, in Plano, Texas • Won 11th place for Junior World Championships for bicycling. • In 2000, he won the bronze medal in a time trial at the Olympics in Sydney, Australia. • Overcame testicular cancer and started the Lance Armstrong Foundation to help other cancer patients.

  48. Muhammad Ali • Was born on January 17 , 1942 • Born in Louisville, Kentucky • He is a retired heavyweight champion boxer & winner of Olympic • Ali is @ an address by Elijah Muhammad

  49. Michael Jordon • Born in February,1963 • Age 45 • Called “Air Jordon”,” His Airness” • NBA’s greatest player of all time • On the Chicago Bulls • Played from 1984-2003 Alexis Bainbridge

  50. Tiger Woods • Was born 12/30/1975 • Appeared on TV at age two practicing his swing • Has won 9 out of 16 WORLD golf championships • Has won a total of 53 WORLDWIDE TOURNAMENTS • He started the Tiger Woods Foundation to help less fortunate kids get an education • Grew up in Cypress, California Menu Card