FC: Citizens who influenced America
1: Table of Contents | Science: Charles Drew, J Robert Oppenheimer............ 1 Culture: Frank Lloyd Wright, Martha Graham................ 2 Academics: Henry Louis Gates, Maya Angelou..............3 Economics: Bill Gates, Ray Kroc...................................4
2: Science Charles Drew: Charles Drew was an American doctor and surgeon who developed a way to store blood plasma in blood banks. This discovery has helped in modern day medical practices. J. Robert Oppenheimer: Was a theoretical physicist who helped build the first atomic bomb in the Manhattan Project.
3: Culture | Frank Lloyd Wright: Was a famous American architect who created numerous modern designs of iconic buildings. One of his most famous buildings was FallingWater, a very modern-styled house with a waterfall. | Martha Graham: She was modern dancer and choreographer who changed the art of dance with unique, symbolic movement. She is one of the most influential people in dance.
4: Academics Henry Louis Gates: Is an African American educator, scholar, and the director of the W. E. B. DuBois Institute for African and African-American Research. He is a specialist in African American history in the U.S. He was the first African American to receive a Ph.D from Clare College. | Maya Angelou: She is an influential poet and author. She is best known for her series of autobiographical books of her experiences of race. Especially the book "I know Why the Caged Bird Sings", which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and was a best-seller and was based on the 17 years of her life.
5: Economics Bill Gates: Is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. He is the cofounder of the widely known software company, Microsoft. Microsoft is used on desktops all around the world. Ray Kroc: Ray Kroc was the first businessman to apply the principles of mass production in a service industry. He was the founder of McDonalds which has changed the fast-food industry in America, and all over the world.