FamousAmericans Hamza Chouaibi and Michiel Hartsuiker 2Tb 2009-2010 Amerika Project
Introduction Our presentation is going about famous/important people from America. The meaning of this presentation is that we all are going to learn something about the people who lived back then and now.
BarackObama Barack Obama was the first black man of America who has been/is an President. He is born on 4 August 1961 in Honolulu(Hawaï) He is Married with first Lady Michell Obama.
Jane Addams Jane Addams was the first American women who won the Noble Peace award in 1931 for her help to make world peace. She was also the president of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.
Joseph Brandt Joseph Brant was an indian who’s name exactly was Thayendanegea. Thayendaneagea's parents lived in New York, but Joseph was born on a trip in Ohio. Joseph Brant went to a Christian School and learned reading and writing. He asked the indians in the Iroquois Nation to be Christians. Joseph Brant was an inprenter(someone who translated the spoken language) between the indians - the British and the settlers in America. After the war Joseph went back to California to be leader of his folk.
Oprah Winfrey Oprah had a job on her 19 as newsreader in Nashville, where she was the first and youngest person who presented the news. In Baltimore she had her first talkshow, People are Talking. In 1984 she was asked to have a talking show in AM Chicago. She had enormeous high rating.
Lolo Ferrari Ferrariwanted to do some teen modeling. Her natural breast size was not enough, and she wanted to make them bigger. She did this 22 times and every time bigger. She could not sleep on her stomach or chest and each breast would have weighed three pounds.Ferrari was observed at the Cannes Film Festival 1996 at the presentation of the movie Camping Cosmos, in which she plays the role of the wife of the camp manager. The scene where Ferrari was naked from the sea, is inspired by the scene from the film La Dolce Vita with the Swedish actress Anita Ekberg in the Trevi Fountain.In 2000 Ferrari committed suicide.
George Washington George Washington was the first president of America. He stands ondollar biljets even this time. He was born in 1732 in a Virginia planter Family. He was also the commander of the revolutionary war. And because of that he is also referred as the Father of America.
Malcolm X, born as MalcolmLittle in OmahaNebraskaon 19 May 1925. He was a Afro-AmericanMuslim Minister of Amerika and he was spokesman of the Nation of Islam and he was creator of MuslimMosque, Inc. And Organization of Afro-AmericanUnity. On 21 February 1965 he was killed. In hislifehegrew up fromlittlecriminal to a prominent black national leader. He’s Last name X is a reference to the past of Afro-American people who lived as slaves in America. The letter says pain and lost of name and identity. Malcolm X
Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan born in February 17, 1963 is a retired American professional basketball player and active businessman. His biography on the National Basketball Association (NBA) website states, "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time." Jordan was one of the biggest athlete in the history around the 1980s and 1990s.
Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson born in August 29, 1958 till June 25, 2009 was an American singer, dancer, and entertainer. His nickname was the King of Pop, he is recognized as one of the greatest and most famous entertainers of all time. He is also known of his famous Moonwalk.
Bill Gates William Henry "Bill" Gates III born October 28, 1955 is a American business man, and owner of the famous company Microsoft. He is also known as the richest man of the world. And also the biggest nerd. He has created also the famous Operating System Windows.
HughHefner Hugh Hefner has created the first playboy magazine ever. He was born in April 9 1926. In 2003, Arena magazine listed him second on the "50 Most Powerful People in Porn" list. He’s house is called the Playboy mansion. Its full of girls who serve him. And besides that he’s also an old man who’s still single.
George Clooney George Timothy Clooney born May 6, 1961 is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. For his work as an actor, he has received two Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award. His doing now only commercials instead of Movies
Larry Page andSergey Brin Larry and Sergey are the creators of Google. Google was launched in 1971, and was quickly famous. A lot of people used the website to search information. But quickly there came more advanced stuff like Google Maps, Google Videos et cetera. The name was created from the word Googol. The name reference to 1 thing to hundred zero’s what means 1 machine and 100 pages.
Conclusion We want to say that we have learned a lot of the people in America. And that we had a lot of fun in making this whole project and besides that we also made our English better.