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Pocahantas.- Corrynn

1595 - 1617

Pocahantas is known for keeping the peace between her tribe and the English colonist. After John Smith left British came and took her as a prisoner. They let her go because she was marrying John Rolfe. After she got married she went to England and met the queen. She had a baby and they got on a boat bckto her home. They didn't go far when she fell I'll and died.

Sacagawea- Taylor

1788 - December 12, 1812

I am sacagawea. I am American Idian . I was born in 1788 in Lemhi Country Idaho. At age 13 I was kidnapped by the hadasa tribe. At age 16 I got married to Teoussaint Charabonneau. When I was only 17 I had a baby boy named Jean Baptist Charabonneau. I died on December 20, 1812 at Fort manual because of a fever. In 2000 my face was put on a dllr coin.

Sacagawea- Zella

1788 - 1812

Sacagawea is famous for her big part in the Lewis and Clark expedition. She was married to Toussaint Charbnneou. she had two kids during her lifetime. Their names were Jean and Lissette. She has her face on a dollar coin. She died at age 24.

Harriet Tubman- Gianna

1820 - March 10, 1913

Harriet Tubman was born in Maryland in 1820. Tubman freed slaves.She created the Underground Railroad after she escaped slavery. It was a secret network that lead to houses along the way to north. Northern states were free states. She had never lost a single one. She used songs, calls, and other ways to communicate to slaves so they wouldn't get caught. Once she escaped, she never got caught again. She died in Auburn, New York because she caught pneumonia in 1913. She is still remembered today as an abolitionist, a Civil war spy, and a freeing slaves.

Nathan S, Ulysses S Grant

April 27, 1822 - July 23, 1885

Hiram Ulysses S Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio on April 27, 1822 and died from cancer on July 23, 1885. I was the 18th president of the United States. I married Julia Boggs Dent and had four children. Grant gathered troops for the Civil War and in 1862 Grant won the first major battle at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. After that battle Grant got the rank of Major General.
In 1863 Grant led victories at Vicksburg, Mississippi and Chattanooga, Tennessee. In 1865 Grant accepted the surrender of Confederate General Robert E Lee. Grant wrote a personal memoir about his life and finished a week before his death.

Milton Hershey-Jacob

September 13, 1857 - October 13, 1945

Milton Hershey was probably the most famous chocolate maker in the world. At the age of 15 Milton dropped out of school and became an apprentice to a confectioner in Lancaster. After his apprenticeship Milton opened up a candy shop but failed 6 years later. A couple years later he opened the Lancaster Caramel Company, which sold for a surprising 1 million dollars. Milton then started to build Hershey's and started to make chocolate. He died on October 13, 1945.

George washington Carver- Will

January, 1864 - January 5, 1943

Lucy Burns- Ivanna G.

July 28, 1879 - December 22, 1966

Lucy Burns was born in Brooklyn, NY. She had a BIG family, 7 boys and girls. Lucy was most known for protesting against women's rights. I feel so bad for her because she had spent most her life in jail because she kept getting arrested for protesting. She eventually succeeded because women today can vote. After that she retired and worked at a church. Sadly she died in 1966 and is remembered as "Night Terror". :-)

Helen Keller-Grace Gilmore

June 27 1880 - June 1, 1968

She was born June 27, 1880, and died June 1, 1968. At age 19 months, she developed a severe sickness. She recovered,but not well. She became blind, deaf, and mute. Her mom hired a trainer named Anne Sullivan. Anne helped Helen tremendously. She would have Helen touch something, such as a chair. She would spell out the word into her hand, such as chair. Later, Helen started writing books. She wrote 12 in all before her death. They were mostly about optimism and life through her eyes. Also she met the president. People remembered her for. But she did more. SO MUCH MORE!!! That is Helen Keller

Helen Keller- Allie

June 27,1880 - June 1, 1968

Helen Keller was born on June 27,1880. When she was 19 months she became very ill. This caused her to become blind deaf and mute. It was a hard life not being able talk hear or see. So they hired a teacher to teach her who's name is Anne Sullivan Anne taught her many words when she got older she got I'll and this caused her to die on June 1,1968 in West port,Connecticut.

Robert McCormick-Zach B.

July 30, 1880 - April 1, 1955

Amelia Earhart- Caitlin Heide

July 24, 1897 - January 5, 1939

Amelia Earhart was born in 1897. She was the first women to fly over the Atlantic Ocean solo. She disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean. Amelia Earhart went to Hyde Park high school. While going to high school Amelia excelled in chemistry. Amelia Earhart died in January 5, 1939.

Dr. Seuss-Kalena

March 2, 1904 - September 24, 1991

Dr. Seuss was famous because he wrote kids books. He used lots of quotes in his books. His first book was to think that I saw it on mulberry street. that book got rejected 27 times before it was published. He never gave up.

Mike-Jackie Robinson

1919

Jackie was the first African American player in the MLB. He was brave. He never gave up. He overcame racism and played truly great baseball. Even though he wasn't allowed in some hotels with his team he still never quit. Even though pitchers would try to hit him, he didn't give up. Jackie made the biggest change in all of the MLB.

Herb Brooks-Nathan Cima

august 5,1937 - august 11, 2004

In 1960 Herb was the last player cut from the USA Olympic hockey team which won the gold medal. Herb did play on the 1964 and 1968 teams. Herb was the coach for the 1980 miracle on ice team. Herb coached in Sweden after the Olympics but came back to coach the NHL's New York Rangers. Herb's NHL Coaching career was underachieving.