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FC: Sean's, Billy's, and Logan's Awesome Famous Figures Throughout History Book

1: Sean Rooney - Thor, John Adams, Sam Adams, Ben Franklin, and John Locke | Logan Reynolds-Dick Butkus, Leonardo da Vinci, Martin Luther King Jr., Franklin D Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson | billy Thomas will Smith,Al Capone, Jackie Robinson,abe lincon, & harry houdini

2: JOHN ADAMS | John Adams was born on October 30, 1735 and was laid to rest on July 4, 1826. Adams was a champion of the act of Independence. Being a conservative Federalist, he was one of the men, The founding fathers, that shaped our country to what it is today. Adams was also a delegate from Massachusetts in the Continental Congress. It was he who convinced the congress to vote on declaring independence, he who held the idea and plan of separating from England. This was known as the American Revolution.

3: Adams knew it would take all 13 colonies to bring Britain to justice, so they voted. The vote was yes, and proceeding with General Washington's Continental army, they warred with Britain with their French and Spanish allies. Soon after the act of presidents is introduced, John becomes the 2nd president of the USA. He was a very fine choice, liked by many.

4: Dick Butkus | Dick Butkus was one of the best players of the game. He played for the Chicago Bears. He was their BEAST Middle Linebacker. We was the size of the people in the NFL now days. He is the most feared tackler of the game. | LTR

5: Dick was so feared I'm guessing one of the player bit one of his fingers off? He lost his finger, someone bit it off, during a football game. Dick had 27 lifetime fumble recoveries and 22 interceptions. A knee injury ended his career. Today he in the Hall of Fame for being so good at what he does on the field.

6: SAM ADAMS | Sam Adams was one of our nations founding fathers. Cousin of John Adams, they both had the same goal: Britain must go down. Leading his Sons of Liberty, Sam played a big part in American History. Sam Adams was also one of the men who attended as delegates in the Continental Congress. After the years of the American revolution, Sam returned to the state of Massachusetts. Eventually, he claimed the position of Governor


8: al capone

9: Al Capone was borne in Brooklyn. At the age of 14 he dropped out of school. he had been supposedly suspended for punching a teacher. he had jobs as a candy store owner a bartender and a bouncer. he had been sliced across the face by a thug and got the name "scarface". shortly before he got married he had his first son. there sons name is Albert Francis. he supposedly killed two men before he was sent to Chicago. Capone had a problem with alcohol. IN 1925 he began his career as a booze dealer and did six years of gang time.

10: Franklin was many things. One of our nations Founding fathers, also an Inventor, statesman, and many more. He was born on Milk Street in Boston, Massachusetts on 1/17/1706. Ben had a lot of talent, and turned out to be a great man. Franklin was a man from Pennsylvania, also known as Penn's Woods. He had a seat on the 2nd Continental Congress, the government in the time of the Revolutionary War. Active in politics, community affairs, he served as Governor of Pennsylvania. Close to the end of his life, he freed all of his slaves and soon after became one of the top prominent abolitionists. His life and legacy of political achievement, and one of the most influential founding fathers, see him honored throughout America. | BEN FRANKLIN

11: "Admiration is the daughter of ignorance." -BEN FRANKLIN "And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief, depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief." -BEN FRANKLIN | BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 1705-1790 | DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE 1928982813 312938123819318319831931 31839183908390183908903818318931 31381903819038908398138139018391839018391823983912839047874892374893748932748734892472897482947289749287489237427428937489274892347289472897487971907418273891237891781730913711728937189731892\ =1313192 =1313312 -13131313 -131313313910391209

12: harry Houdini

13: Harry Houdini's real name was Eric weise. he stole his name from a French magician's wife. harry falsely claimed he was born in America. harry has starred in several silent movies. he also told people he could contact the dead. he eather died from the chinease water trap or immediately died after that

14: Thomas Jefferson | Thomas Jefferson was one of our founding fathers. As a member of the second Continental Congress, he was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. Later he became the 3rd President of the United States. In 1790, he became the first secretary of state. | LTR

15: TJ lost by three votes to Federalist John Adams. He served as Adams' vice president between 1797 and 1801. Jefferson purchased the Louisiana territory from Napoleon for $15 million. He also authorized the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The founding of the University of Virginia was his most important achievement in these final years. In 1815, he sold his library to the federal government in Washington, where it became the nucleus of the Library of Congress.

16: Martin Luther King Jr. | Martin Luther King Jr. is a historic figure for the African American people. "Whites" maybe have looked up to him also. MLK Jr. is a man that should have not been punished for his beliefs in freeman. | LTR

17: MLK Jr. fought for the rights for the "Blacks" when they did not have their rights. MLK Jr. went to jail for fighting in what he believed in. Even then he kept fighting. He never gave up. MLK Jr. was a good spokesperson. He was good at doing and making speeches for the public about segregation. Without him we would still be segregated.

18: Abe Lincon

19: Abe Lincoln was born on February i2 ,1809. He was born in a log cabin in what is now Larue county. the state he was born in was Illinois. his vice presidents where Hannibal Hamlin and Andrew Johnson. his wife was marry Todd Lincon. He was the first president that got assassinated. he was the tallest president at 6ft 4in. abe lincon was the first president to have a beard. lincon was found of pets. he had a horse,cat, dog, and a turkey.

20: Jackie Robinson

21: Jackie robinson was the first African American to play in major leage baseball. | Jackie Robinson number was the number 42. | he would be saddened to see what has happened today. | Jackie Robinson played for boston. | he was a inspiration for all African American people. | Jackie attended a Chicago school. he was the youngest of five kids. in 1976 Jackie's old house was declared a national land mark. he also made a autobiography. he suffered from diabetes's and heart disease.

22: Franklin D Roosevelt | He led our country through two great crises. He led us through the Great Depression and World War II. He attended Harvard and Columbia University Law School, but not for the legal profession. He then married Theodore Roosevelt's niece, Eleanor Roosevelt. | LTR | LTR

23: In 1921, Roosevelt fell sick with polio and was left unstable to walk without braces or a cane. In 1932,He became the democratic nominee for president, winning by a landslide. He served 4 terms as president. Frank died while in service. His death was a tragedy for the country. 12 April 1945,(Death Date) He died 1 month before the Germans unconditional surrender.

24: will smith

25: Will lives in new York city.He is a one time teen star and started his career as a rapper. after his career as a rapper he then went on to produce and act. Will smith is now the age of 38 and counting. He began rapping at the age of 12. at the age of 20 he got a career out of rapping. at the age of 21 he got a hit show named "the Fresh Prince Of bel-air". after that he went on to become a movie star. he had the lead roll in the movie "independence day". he has been nominated for a Oscar many times before so i hope it happens again.

26: Thor | Thor was known as the God of Thunder in Norse Mythology, back in Ancient History. Child of Odin and king of the Norse gods, Thor was a very powerful being. He was wielder of the mighty warhammer Mjolnir. Thor was a Warrior and protector of mankind, as well as a father and husband. No doubts could come to his strength and determination. Slayer of the Midgard Serpent, the serpent who circled the world during Ragnarok. Ragnarok is known as the end of the world, but the beginning of a new. | Above you will see a picture of Thor. To the right, you will see an animated model of an example of a Norse town or city.

27: Though this is not a topic of the United states, Thor was a very important historical figure who will not be forgotten. He may of been a myth, may of been a real protector, or just a model of a real person. But it is concluded how worthy Thor has and will always be.

28: Leonardo da Vinci | Leonardo da Vinci was a big influents as an artist and sculptor but also greatly talented as an engineer. Da Vinci was also a scientist and artist. Da Vinci's surviving famous paintings has meant that he has been known as an artist. | LTR

29: The thousands of pages that survived from his notebook shows the most eclectic and brilliant of minds. Leonardo 'invented' the airplane, the helicopter, the bicycle, and the parachute. He was a very smart man. He invited these 500 years ahead of their time. If all his work was published he'd be more famous then he is today. He was very old when he did this. He is still remembered today.

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32: BBC. BBC - History - Historic Figures: Martin Luther King (1929 - 1968). 10 December 2010 . Ben, BBC. BBC - History - Historic Figures: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790). 10 December 2010 . Dick Butkus Picture. Joanne Zienty / Illinois E-Quilt . 2 December 2010 . FDR IMAGE. Governor James M. Cox of Ohio and Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York, arriving at the White hous. 7 December 2010 . FDR. The National Archives l Research and learning l Exhibitions l The Art of War l Propaganda l Per. 7 December 2010 . FDR, BBC. BBC - History - Historic Figures: Franklin D Roosevelt (1882 - 1945). 10 December 2010 . | Citations | LTR

33: Is MLKJR. Image Foo. 10 December 2010 . LDV. Famous Inventor - Collection of famous Inventer. 3 December 2010 . Leonardo Da Vinci image. "Return to Innovation" Logo Sketches << Detroitredesign's Blog. 6 December 2010 . MLKJ Image. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. / Martin Luther King Jr. in jail with Ralph Abernathy 1968.jpg. 3 December 2010 . Thomas, BBC. BBC - History - Historic Figures: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826). 10 December 2010 . TJ Image. Thomas Jefferson. 3 December 2010 . TJ Imagge DoI. Man of 3.000 Faces. 3 December 2010 . Vinci, BBC Da. BBC - History - Historic Figures: Leonardo da Vinci (1452 -1519). 10 December 2010 .

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