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Famous Figures Throughout History

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BC: By: Chris Strauss

FC: Famous and Historic People

1: This is book about many famous people. So I hope you enjoy it.Read it's good!!!!!!!

2: Thomas Alva Edison | jamsris

3: Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847. He started school late due to childhood illness and was also partially deaf. Edison worked as a full time telegrapher at an early age. Thomas Edison is famous for his inventions. Edison smost notable being the light bulb

4: Abraham Lincoln | By: Chris

5: Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 and died April 15, 1865 he was 56 years old. He was the 16th President for the United States.Abraham Lincoln was against slavery.His kids were Robert Todd Lincoln,Edward Lincoln,Willie Lincoln,and Tad Lincoln. He was married to Mary Todd Lincoln.In his earlier years he began campaign for the Illinois General Assembly.Lincoln began a political career at age 23.Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth.Lincoln was in the first white house every made before it got burned down.Lincoln death made the President a national martyr.

6: Martin Luther King Jr | By: Chris

7: Marting Luther King Jr was born January 15, 1929 and died April 4, 1968 he was 39 years old when he died.He is best known as a iconic figure in the civil rights.He led 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott.He wrote a speech called "I Have a Dream" speech.In 1964 he received a Noble Piece Prize.He did many speeches for fight of racism.His was a leader for African American civil rights movement.He spoke at the March on Washington,1963 for jobs and freedom.The SCLC formed a coalition with CCCO.In 1965 King expressed himself about the Vietnam War.He was in Memphis Tennessee.

8: Walter Payton | By: Chris

9: Walter Payton was a Running Back for 1985 Chicago in 1985.He was born July 25, 1954 - died November 1, 1999.He died from cancer.He was drafted in 1975 as the fourth overall draft pick.His first season he ran 679 yards and seven touchdowns.He was in the pro bowl nine times.He is 5 ft 10 in.He got a super bowl ring in 1985.Over his entire years of playing his has ran for 16,726 yards.He has 110 rushing touchdowns.He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993.His motto was "Never Die Easy." He entered the show Soul Train and came in 2nd overall.

10: Marco Polo | By: Chris

11: Marco Polo was born in c.1254. He died in January 8,1324 at age 69.He was a Christian merchant from Venetian Republic.He wrote many Millione.The pioneer journey inspired Columbus. After 24 years in Asia he was in prisoned.He was buried in San Lorenzo.He was a European traveler.He was educated and merchant subjects.At 17 years old he traveled to Asia with his father and brother.He traveled around for 24 years.

12: Elvis Aaron Presley | jamaris

13: Elvis Aaron Presley was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. A cultural icon, he is widely known by the single name Elvis. Elvis was born January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. Elvis died at his Memphis home on August 16, 1977.

14: Sacagawea | jamaris

15: Sacagawea was a Lemhi Shoshone woman, who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition, acting as an interpreter and guide, in their exploration of the Western United States. She traveled thousands of miles from North Dakota to the Pacific Ocean between 1804 and 1806.

16: Will Smith | By: Chris

17: Will Smith was born in September 25, 1968.He did Fresh Prince of Bel-Air six years to the (1990 - 1996).Here some moves he did that are well know Independence Day, I Robot, Men Black, and I am Legend.He married Jada Smith in 1997.He is going to be staring in Men in Black 3 in 2012.He donated $4,600 to presidential campaign to Barack Obama. He was a rapper for a little bit he was of the few rappers not to have curse word.He started off as MC in the rap duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.Fourteen of his 19 fiction films have been worldwide gross earing of $100 million.His occupations are Actor,rapper,film producer,record producer,and television producer.He kids are Jaden Smith, Willow Smith,and Trey Smith.

18: georeWashing ton carver's | jamaris

19: George Washington Carver's fame is based on his research into and promotion of crops as alternatives to cotton, such as peanuts and sweet potatoes. Carver is a native of Missouri

20: Reggie Wayne | jamaris

21: Reggie Wayne is a football player for the Indianapolis Colts. He was selected by the Colts in the 2001 draft in the first round. Reggie went to University of Miami. Wayne has been selected to four Pro-Bowls.

22: Citations

23: Bibliograph Abraham Lincoln Image. Quotes From Presiedent. 2 December 2010 . Marco Polo Image. Factopolis. 2 December 2010 . Martin Luther King Jr. ABM New York City. 2 December 2010 . Walter Payton Image. wiki-land. 1 December 2010 . Wikipedia . Abraham Lincoln Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 10 December 2010 . —. Marco Polo Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 10 December 2010 . —. Martin Luther King Jr Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 10 December 2010 . —. Walter Payton Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 10 December 2010 . Wikipedia. Will Smith - Wikipedia, the free encylopida. 10 December 2010 . Will Smith Image. Ten Things Tuesday. 2 December 2010 .

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