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Important People to Study list: Help me fill it out.

Posted by on May. 11, 2012 at 11:01 AM
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This summer I'd like to study one historical person a week. Explorers, inventors, kings, whatever. Give me some names and what they did. 8) 




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mem82
by Platinum Member on May. 11, 2012 at 11:02 AM

Clara Barton (sp?) - Started the Red Cross

mem82
by Platinum Member on May. 11, 2012 at 11:03 AM

Eli Whitney- developed the cotton gin

christi34
by on May. 11, 2012 at 11:08 AM

 Florence Nightingale-  She was dubbed "The Lady with the Lamp" after her habit of making rounds at night.

christi34
by on May. 11, 2012 at 11:10 AM

 

  • Martha Jane "Calamity Jane" Cannary (1852-1903) - A lone woman in the wilds of the Rocky Mountain west
    christi34
    by on May. 11, 2012 at 11:10 AM

     

  • Sally Hemings (1773-1835) - African American who sacrificed her freedom from slavery for the love of President Thomas Jefferson.
    oredeb
    by on May. 11, 2012 at 11:11 AM

     Martin Luther-reformer

    Saraho5
    by on May. 11, 2012 at 12:23 PM

    Walt Disney (he may not be historical yet, but seems like an interesting life to study) :)
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    Moma3boyz
    by on May. 11, 2012 at 1:01 PM
    Einstein. I always thought he would be interesting to learn more about and you might be able to work some experiments in there.
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    swim-mom72
    by on May. 11, 2012 at 1:41 PM

    Gandhi...protested and devoted his life to freeing India from British rule

    Nelson Mandela...protested against and devoted his life to ending apartied in South Africa

    Marie Curie...discovered radiation and played a large role in the developement of x-rays

    Joan of Arc

    oredeb
    by on May. 11, 2012 at 3:15 PM
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    jesus christ

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