Mrs. Romig’s 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 pilots to fly a MIG-15 after it’s pilot defected to South Korea with it due to operation Moolah.
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.
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 M.D.in 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.
Born Nov. 18, 1923
Died June 21, 1998
First American in space
Put American flag on the moon
Played golf on the moon
In Florida Astronaut Hall of Fame
Awarded two NASA Distinguished Service Medals
*The foremost leader in abolitionist movement which is what fought slavery
*He was America’s 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
In 1928, he won the Goethe Prize.
In 1952, he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
He played the Organ.
Kim Yuna claimed two golden medals in a row.
She got the highest score in Tango de Roxannce (71.95).
She is known as “Queen on Ice”. She is a national skating icon in Korea.
She earned two extra points in her triple flip-triple toe loop combination in three events in a row
Kim set a world record,133.70 points for the ladies long program.
Facts [ 1] he was born on july 29 1905 in sweeden  died on september 18 1961 aged 56  dag hammerskjold was the 2nd secetary general of the nuited nations  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  he won the nobel peace prize in 1961
: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 Life’s issue && including the cover.
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
Jacques Cousteau was born on june 11,1910.
He died on june 25,1997.
He was the most famous undersea explorer in the world.
He was the co-inventor of the aqualung in 1943.
He also pioneered techniques in underwater photography.
He won 3 Oscars for his underwater movies.