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FC: Alex Childress I am going to do Neil Armstrong, Martin Luther King Jr., Henry Ford, Enzo Ferrari, and George Washington. | Madeline Gr ace I am doing Blake Dewitt,Marilyn Monroe. John F. Kennedy, James Armistead and Paul Revere

3: Neil Armstrong Neil Alden Armstrong was born on the 5th of August 1930. He was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio. For his 16th birthday, he became a licensed pilot. While he was studying for his aeronautical engineering, the Korean War broke out, in which he flew 78 combat missions. His plane was shot down once. His first mission into space was on the 16th of in March 1966. It was July of 1969, when Neil Armstrong became commander of Apollo 11. This was America's first attempt to land a manned vehicle on the moon. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and follow astronaut Edwin Aldrin( Buzz Aldrin) made a successful touchdown on the lunar surface. Armstrong was the first person to touch the Moon's surface. He and Aldrin explored for 2.5 hours. Armstrong was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in recognition of his accomplishments and his contributions to the space program.

4: James Armistead African American double spy.[1] An African American slave, Armistead was owned by William Armistead in Virginia during the American Revolution. After getting consent of his master, William Armistead, he volunteered in 1781 to join the army under General Lafayette. He was was used as a spy. First he spied on Brigadier General Benedict Arnold After Arnold departed north in the spring of 1781, James went to the camp of Lord Cornwallis. He relayed much information about the British plans for troop deployment and about their arms. The intelligence reports from his espionage were instrumental in helping to defeat the British during the Battle of Yorktown. Madeline Cookson

6: Paul Revere was celebrated after he died for his role as a messenger in the battles of Lexington and Concord, and his name and his "midnight ride" are well known in the United States as a patriotic symbol. in his life, Revere was a very good Boston silversmith, who helped organize an intelligence and alarm system to keep watch on the British military. Revere later served as an officer in the Penobscot Expedition, one of the most disastrous campaigns of the American Revolutionary War, a role for which he was later relived. After the war, he was early to recognize the potential for large-scale manufacturing of metal. Madeline Cookson

8: Kennedy served in the U.S. Senate from 1953 until 1960. Kennedy defeated then Vice President and Republican candidate Richard Nixon in the 1960 U.S. presidential election, one of the closest in American history. He was the second-youngest President (after Theodore Roosevelt), the first President born in the 20th century, and the youngest elected to the office, at the age of 43.[3][4] Kennedy is the only Catholic, and the first Irish American, president, and is the only president to have won a Pulitzer Prize.[5] Events during his presidency included the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the building of the Berlin Wall, the Space Race, the African American Civil Rights Movement and early stages of the Vietnam War. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas. Lee Harvey Oswald was charged with the crime but was shot and killed two days later by Jack Ruby before any trial. The FBI, the Warren Commission, and the House Select Committee on Assassinations (HSCA) concluded that Oswald was the assassin, with the HSCA allowing for the probability of conspiracy based on disputed acoustic evidence. Today, Kennedy continues to rank highly in public opinion ratings of former May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. MAdeline Cooskon

11: Henry Ford Henry Ford was born on July 30 1863. He was the first of six children of William and Mary Ford. He grew up on a poor family farm in what is today Dearborn, Michigan. He got married to Clara Bryant in 1888. To support himself and his wife, he ran a sawmill. In 1896 he built his first car, the Quadricycle. It had four wheels and was pedalled. He and his engineers only used the first nineteen letters of the alphabet to name their cars. The Model T was released in 1908. Ford was the first company to have an assembly line which allowed them to produce many more automobiles than other car companies.

12: Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. His birth name was Michael Luther King, Jr., but had it changed to Martin. Martin Luther attended segregated public schools in Georgia, and graduated from high school at age fifteen. At the age of thirty-five, Martin Luther King, Jr., was the youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize. When notified of his selection, he announced that he would turn over the prize money of $54,123 to the furtherance of the civil rights movement. On the evening of April 4, 1968, while standing on the balcony of his motel room in Memphis, Tennessee, where he was to lead a protest march in sympathy with striking garbage workers of that city, he was assassinated.

14: Slash/Saul Hudson Slash was one of the greatest guitarists in the world. He was born July 23, 1965. He is the former lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses. They preformed and recorded between 1985 and 1996. He has been in many famous bands like Michael Jackson. His real name is Saul Hudson but he is known for Slash. The only thing that comes between him and his expensive Les Paul guitar is smoking. Slash has performed in many gigs. He has been in many bands. He is rich and famous for his skilled, deticated hard work. | Brandon Barley

16: John Adams John Adams was living way back in the colonies. He was born on October 30, 1735. He graduated of Harvard and became a lawyer. John Adams attended the first continental congress in 1774 - 1776. He become 2nd Presidant of the United States. John Adams was also vice Presidant for Goerge Washington. First Vice presidant in history. He died on July 4, 1826. During the British take over John Adams was the British's lawyer because the colonists attacked the British soldiers so the soldiers shot at them. John Adams signed the decloration of Independence. He is known has our father of history.

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18: Gorge Washington Gorge was the political leader for the new United States during 1775 - 1797. He lead the American army against the British in the American Revolutionary War. He was the continental chief in the American Continental Army, 1775–1783, and presiding over the writing of the Constitution in 1787. Washington was home schooled by his father and older brother but both died young and Washington became attached to the powerful clan. Gorge was a very well encouraging soldier. He trained his men in the continental army and didn't give up on them. Once president he decided to bring rival factions together in order to create a more unified nation. Gorge and his army used the surroundings to win. The revolutionary war was won by the new America because of Gorge Washington. The first president. | Brandon Barley

20: Ben Franklin Ben Franklin was a very smart, intellagent man. He made many inventions and creations. Ben Franklin was one of the founding fathers of the United states. Ben was a scientist. He earned the title as First American for his early campaigning colonal unity. For many years he was the British postmaster for the colonies. He was active in community affairs, colonial and state politics, as well as national and international affairs. Toward the end of his life, he freed his slaves and became one of the most prominent abolitionists. He lived these words of wisdom by writing as much as he possibly could and by doing even more. | Brandon Barley

22: Aberham Lincon Abe was the 16 president of the United States. He successfully led the country through its greatest internal crisis. Abe was an honost man and would never tell a lie. Abe was very poor. He grew on the Western Frontier. He had barely any close. Abe help America through the Civil war and ended slavery. He announced a speech call Emancepation Proclamation. Abe highly supervised war efforts. the first President to suffer such a fate. Lincoln has consistently been ranked by scholars as one of the greatest U.S. Presidents. | Brandon Barley

25: Enzo Ferrari Enzo Anselmo Ferrari was born in 1898. He died in 1988. He was 90 years old. Enzo was the founder of Ferrari. He was born in Modena, Italy. He had a racing team of 50 full and part-time drivers it was the largest team ever gathered by one man. Ferrari retired from racing in 1932, when his son Dino was born. In 1956, Dino died of muscular dystrophy. That same his wife divorced him. Ferrari was managing director until 1971. He died at the age of 90 on August 14, 1988.

26: Monroe began a career as a model, which led to a film contract in 1946. Her early film appearances were minor, but her performances in The Asphalt Jungle and All About Eve (both 1950) were well received. By 1953, Monroe had progressed to leading roles. Her "dumb blonde" persona was used to comedic effect in such films as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) and The Seven Year Itch (1955). Limited by typecasting, Monroe studied at the Actors Studio to broaden her range, and her dramatic performance in Bus Stop (1956) was hailed by critics, and she received a Golden Globe nomination. Her production company, Marilyn Monroe Productions, released The Prince and the Showgirl (1957), for which she received a BAFTA Award nomination and won a David di Donatello award. She received a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Some Like It Hot (1959). MAdeline Cooskon

28: He began his professional career as the starting third baseman for the Ogden Raptors in 2004 and was tabbed by Baseball America as the second-best prospect in the Pioneer League as well as the eighth-best prospect in the Dodgers organization.During spring training in 2008, injuries to Nomar Garciaparra, Andy LaRoche, and Tony Abreu, the team's top three projected third basemen, led to DeWitt getting a chance to play with the big league club. He became the Dodgers opening day starting third baseman and in his first at bat he singled off San Fransisco Giants pitcher Barry Zitp and went 5 for 9 with 3 walks in the 3-game serious. Now Blake Dewitt plays for the Chicago Cubs. Madeline Cooskon

30: Madeline's Citations | Blake Dewitt - Wikapedia, the free encyclapedia. 10 Dec 2010 . Blake Dewitt picture. 7 December 2010 . blake dewitt picture 1. 7 December 2010. blake dewitt picture 2. 7 December 2010 . J.F.K 1 picture. december 8 2010 . J.F.K picture 2. 8 December 2010 . James Armistead - Wikapedia, the free encyclapedia . 10 Dec 2010 . John F. Kennedy - Wikapedia, the free encyclapedia. 10 Dec 2010 . Marilyn Monroe - Wikapedia, the free encyclapedia . 10 Dec 2010 .

31: marilyn monroe picture 2. 8 December 2010 . Paul Revere - Wikipedia, the free encyclapedia . 10 Dec 2010 . Paul Revere picture 2. 10 Dec 2010 . Picture JAmes Armistead 2. 10 Dec 2010 . Picture of Paul Revere 1. 10 Dec 2010 . pitcure of James Armistead. 10 Dec 2010 .

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