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FC: Famous Figures | By: Dj Huelster, Zach Miller, Peter Ho

1: Here are the Famous Figures that we picked. We chose John Adams, Sam Adams, Albert Einstein, King George III, Adolf Hitler, Billy Mays, Elvis Presley, Theodore Roosevelt, Babe Ruth, William Shakespeare, Will Smith, George Washington.

2: Albert Einstein He was born in Ulm in southwest Germany on March 14, 1879. He was 76 when he died. He died on April 18 1955. | In Jerusalem, Albert Einstein helped in the making of a Hebrew university. | In the 1920's, Albert lectured in several continents such as Europe, North and South America, and Palestine. | During 1921, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics. | He died in Princeton, New Jersey. | Peter Ho

3: In 1909, he got a job as an associate professor of theoretical physics at a town called Zurich. | In 1945,Einstein retired from the institute, but kept working in order to make a merger between quantum theory and his theory of relativity. | He was offered the chance to be the president of Israel, but he declined.

4: George Herman Ruth, Jr. or known as Babe Ruth started in the Major League baseball in 1914 and retired in 1935. He had many nicknames like "the Bambino" and "the Sultan of Swat". | When he first broke into the Major League he started on the Boston Red Sox's. He was a pitcher on the Red Sox's. In 1919 he was sold to the New york Yankee's and became a full time Right fielder. | When Babe Ruth was on the Yankee's they won 7 pennants and 4 World Series. | Babe Ruth | DJ H

5: Babe Ruth is Known as the greatest sports hero in American Culture. He as also be called the greatest Baseball player in various surveys and rankings. Babe Ruth off the field was known for his Charity. | In 1998 Babe Ruth was ranked one on a list of 100 of the greatest baseball players. In 1999, he was named the Major League baseball All-Century Team. | In 1999, ESPN ranked him the third best US athlete behind Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali.

6: Will Smith | Willard Christopher "Will" Smith, Jr. is an American actor, film producer, and pop rapper. Will Smith was born and raised in West Philadelphia and spent time in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. | In April 2007, the Newsweek called him the most powerful actor on the planet. In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he starred in the popular television show the "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. | His rapper name was The Fresh Prince. | Dj H

7: Four of his fictional films took over 500 million in Global Box Office receipts. He earned critical praise for his performances in Six Degrees of Separation, Ali and The Pursuit of Happiness. | His most financially successful films have been Bad Boys, Bad Boys II, Independence Day, Men in Black, Men in Black II, I, Robot, The Pursuit of Happiness, I Am Legend, Hancock, Wild Wild West, Enemy of the State, Shark Tale, Hitch and Seven Pounds. | In 1996, Smith starred as part of an ensemble cast in Roland Emmerich's Independence Day. In 1996, Smith starred as part of an ensemble cast in Roland Emmerich's Independence Day. The film was a massive blockbuster.

8: Adolf Hitler | Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party commonly known as the Nazi party. Hitler joined the Nazi precursor and became the leader of NSDAP in 1921. He was in office from January 30, 1933 to April 30, 1945. | Adolf Hitler went against Jewish people. He would put them in camps and starve them and let them die. He would also make them go in gas chambers and kill them. He throw the dead bodies in a ditch. He would beat them till they died and he also shot them. | DJ H

9: Nazi forces engaged in numerous violent acts during the war, including the systematic murder of as many as 17 million civilians, including an estimated six million Jews targeted in the Holocaust. In the final days of the war, during the Battle of Berlin in 1945, Hitler married his long-time mistress Eva Braun and, to avoid capture by Soviet forces, the two committed suicide less than two days later on 30 April 1945. | Adolf Hitler was born at around 6:30 p.m. on 20 April 1889 at the Gasthof zum Pommer, an inn in Braunau am Inn, Austria–Hungary, the fourth of six children to Alois Hitler and Klara Polzl.

10: John Adams | John Adams (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman, diplomat and political theorist. A leading champion of independence in 1776, he was the second President of the United States (1797–1801). | Adams came to prominence in the early stages of the American Revolution. As a delegate from Massachusetts to the Continental Congress, he played a leading role in persuading Congress to declare independence, and assisted Thomas Jefferson in drafting the United States Declaration of Independence in 1776. | DJ H

11: Adams signed the controversial Alien and Sedition Acts, and built up the army and navy especially in the face of an undeclared naval war with France, 1798-1800. In 1800 Adams was defeated for reelection by Thomas Jefferson and retired to Massachusetts. He later resumed his friendship with Jefferson. | Finally, they asked Adams to defend. He accepted, though he feared it would hurt his reputation. In their defense, Adams made his now famous quote regarding making decisions based on the evidence "Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence."[ | DJ H

12: Sam Adams | Samuel Adams (September 27 [O.S. September 16] 1722 – October 2, 1803) was an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. As a politician in colonial Massachusetts, Adams was a leader of the movement that became the American Revolution. | Born in Boston, Adams was brought up in a religious and politically active family. A graduate of Harvard College, he was an unsuccessful businessman and tax collector before concentrating on politics. Adams was a part of a movement opposed to the British Parliament's efforts to tax the British American colonies without their consent. | DJ H

13: After Parliament passed the Coercive Acts in 1774, Adams attended the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, which was convened to coordinate a colonial response. He helped guide Congress towards issuing the Declaration of Independence in 1776. | Samuel Adams was born in Boston in the British colony of Massachusetts on September 16, 1722, an Old Style date that is sometimes converted to the New Style date of September 27. Adams was one of twelve children born to Samuel Adams, Sr., and Mary Adams; in an age of high infant mortality, only three of these children would live past their third birthday.

14: George Washington | George Washington was born on February 22, 1732. He was born at Westmoreland County, Virginia. | During the French & Indian War, Washington earned an award for bravery. | In 1789, he was elected the first President of the United States. | After he finished his first term, he was re-elected for a second term. | Peter Ho

15: He had became the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army. | Washington was appointed commander of all colonial forces in June 1775 | In 1797, Washington finally retired from public life. | He had many problems in forming a nation and a government for that nation. | On December 14, 1799 George Washington died at Mount Vernon.

16: King George III | George III was born on June 4, 1738. He was born in London. | In 1763, KG3 had married a woman named Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz | Peter Ho | He had placed many taxes on America. | Some of the taxes that he placed werre on sugar, tea, and paper.

17: In 1801, under the Act of Union Great Britain and Ireland were united into a single nation known as the United Kingdom. | He became the king to the throne when his father died in 1751 | He died on January 29, 1820. | He died at Windsor Castle. | King George III was ill when he died.

18: Theodore Roosevelt | He was born on October 27, 1858. | He was born in New York. | He was the 26th president of the United States. | In 1900, he was vice president under McKinley. | His presidency happened because in September 1901, McKinley was assassinated and Roosevelt became president. | Roosevelt quit in 1908. | Roosevelt died on 6 January 1919. | His nickname was Teddy. | Peter Ho

19: In 1903, he established America's first national park in Florida. | In 1906, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending a war between Russo and Japan.

20: Most of his life is mysterious since there are major gaps. | William was born April 26 ,1564. | He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire. | In 1582, he married Anne Hathaway, who was a daughter of a farmer. | William Shakespeare | His father made gloves and sold wool. | In, 1592, he was in London working for a theater. | His poems were published before his plays. | Some of his plays include 'Henry VI', 'Titus Andronicus', 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', 'The Merchant of Venice', 'Richard II'. | He was a famous poet. | He died on April 23, 1616. | Peter Ho

22: Elvis Presley | Elvis was born on January 8, 1935. His hometown is Tupelo, Mississippi. Elvis was the king of Rock and Roll. He was the most popular American singer that has lived in the early 1900s.

23: Elvis soon joined the military forces in 1958, he relaunched his music career two years after and became successful. Even though he only played a few concerts his guider Parker devoted much of the 1960s to making movies and soundtracks. His career was great but ended soon on August 16, 1977.

24: (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He successfully led the country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil War, preserved the Union, and ended slavery.

26: Billy Mays | Billy Maze was born and raised in McKees Rocks,Pennsylvania on July 20, 1958. His first job was a salesman on Atlantic City Boardwalk. He traveled the United States for 12 years selling various items.

27: While doing his job Billy has came across some problems and he has tried to fix them and succeeded but not on all of them. His problems on started to begin. His first problem was he got divorced by his wife and later on got married again, and this marriage didn't turn out very well. Billy soon met a wonderful wife and lived for a little while with his wife daughter and son . | Billy Mays Relationships: Deborah Mays-Wife Elizabeth Mays-Daughter Billy Mays III-Son Dolores 'Dee Dee' Mays-Ex.wife Joyce Mays-Mother | Billy died on June 28, 2009 because he was on a plane while on affects of Cocaine and got hit in the head by a luggage cart and triggered his death

28: BBC - History - Historic Figures: Theodore Roosevelt. 9 December 2010 . BBC - History - Historic Figures: William Shakespeare. 10 December 2010 . Einstein Color Image. Lagos Teachers can't speak English language. 6 12 2010 . George Washington Dollar Image. George Washington - Wikimedia Commons. 7 December 2010 . King George III image. thebrightestman - Breakdown of Political Trust--No Taxation Without Representation. 8 December 2010 . | Peter Ho

29: Albert Einstein. 1 December 2010 . Albert Einstein Image. Albert Einstein. 1 December 2010 . BBC - History - Historic Figures: Albert Einstein. 1 December 2010 . BBC - History - Historic Figures: George Washington. 8 December 2010 . BBC - History - Historic Figures: King George III. 9 December 2010 . | King George III. Redcoat Truthers: 3/5 Was an Inside Job! << Unbelievable History. 8 December 2010 . | Peter Ho

30: Roosevelt. The Childhood of Theodore Roosevelt l The Art of Manliness. 9 December 2010 . Shakespeare Image. William Shakespeare << Library@Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom. 10 December 2010 . Theodore Roosevelt Image. THEODORE ROOSEVELT. 9 December 2010 . William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare - Wikimedia Commons. 10 December 2010 . | Peter Ho

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