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2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
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2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
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2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
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2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
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2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
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2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project
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  • 1. Rosa Parks<br />Amy<br />
  • 2. Rosa Parks<br />When Rosa was growing up, state law separated African and White Americans.<br />She was born in Pine level, Alabama<br />Her Mom was a Teacher and taught Rosa to read at age 3.<br />In 1955 Rosa was told to give up her seat on a bus she said no<br />
  • 3. Rosa Parks<br />Later the police were called and Rosa was taken to jail .<br />Four days later she was on trial .<br />All African people did not ride buses this was called The Montgomery Boycott.<br />Later the Judge ruled that Rosa was right.<br />
  • 4. Susan B. Anthony<br />Caroline<br />
  • 5. Susan B. Anthony<br />The story tells you what Susan believed women and men were equal. The story <br />Tells you about Susan child hood she was not allowed to play. She went to school. <br />The story explained how she was a teacher and paid less than the male teachers.<br />Susan joined a Woman’s rights club. She met Elizabeth Stanton.<br />
  • 6. Susan B. Anthony<br />The two women fought for women’s right to vote . When she died in 1906, women still could not vote. Finally, Susan's dream came true in 1920. The law was changed and women could vote.<br />
  • 7. Young Thomas Edison<br />Nathaniel<br />
  • 8. Young Thomas Edison<br />Thomas set up a laboratory on a train.<br />He almost set the whole train on fire!<br />He decided to become a telegrapher. He invented a telegraph that could send messages on the same wire at the same time.<br />He decided to make other machines better and easier to use. He also wanted to make new machines. He became an inventor.<br />
  • 9. Young Thomas Edison<br />He made the easier to use and made the telephone work better.<br />He found a way to make motion pictures that people could watch. He invented the phonograph, too.<br />He tried his biggest experiment ever. It was to make the light bulb. He made one and it worked.<br />Just as he did when he was a boy, Edison loved to find things out for himself. He would try and try again, until he made things work. For one invention, Edison tried about 10,000 experiments. <br />
  • 10. Young Thomas Edison<br /> A friend told him not to feel bad about failing. Edison said, “Why, I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 way that don’t work.”<br />
  • 11. Adam<br />Johnny Appleseed<br />
  • 12. Johnny Appleseed was born on September 26, 1774. <br />John had an idea to sell apple trees <br />to settlers.<br />John started walking to Pennsylvania to plant trees.<br />Nothing stopped him on his trip. When he got to PA he planted trees. <br />Johnny Appleseed<br />
  • 13. He made friends with the Native Americans.<br />The settlers came and he sold trees.<br />He moved west to plant trees. <br />Maybe the apples we eat are from him!<br />Johnny Appleseed<br />
  • 14. Alexander Graham Bell<br />Aidan<br />
  • 15. Alexander Graham Bell<br />1847 to1922<br />His dad taught deaf people to speak<br />He built a talking machine When he was a teenager<br />Like his dad he taught deaf woman <br />
  • 16. Alexander Graham Bell<br />He married Mabel, a deaf women.<br />He stopped teaching to work on inventions, like a sound machine.<br />In 1876, he invented the telephone.<br />He continued to invent many things, like new planes and boats he became famous.<br />
  • 17. Abraham Lincoln<br />Nolan<br />
  • 18. Abraham Lincoln<br />Abe was born in Kentucky in 1809,and he lived in a log cabin<br />When he was young he had many jobs like chopping wood, driving a boat, being a soldier, working in a store, farming, and delivering mail.<br /> When he grew up he studied to be a lawyer.<br />In 1842, he got married and had two sons.<br />
  • 19. Abraham Lincoln<br />Then he worked in the state government of Illinois.<br />In 1860, he ran for President and won.<br />In 1861, the Civil War started.<br />In 1865, President Lincoln’s army won , and an important law freed all slaves.<br />
  • 20. Maya Lin<br />Megan Mae<br />
  • 21. Maya Lin<br />Maya Lin was born on October 5,1959.She was born in Athens, Ohio.<br />Her parents, Julia and Henry Lin, came to the United States from China in the 1940’s.<br />Maya liked to build things as a child. She worked very hard in school. Maya went to college at Yale University. She loves photography and admired beautiful building.<br />
  • 22. Maya Lin<br />Maya thought that she would like to be an architect and design buildings someday.<br />Maya entered a national design contest. For the contest, Maya had to design a memorial. It would be called the Vietnam Veterans memorial. <br />On May 6,1981,Maya Lin was chosen the winner of the contest . Maya Lin continued her studies in architecture at Harvard University and Yale University.<br />In 1989,Maya complete the Civil Right Memorial in Alabama. In 1993,Maya completed a sculpture called “The Women’s Table” for Yale University. <br />
  • 23. Maya Lin<br />Maya Lin’s work brings people together. She is an example for people not to judge others because of their age, color or whether the are a man or woman.<br />
  • 24. Mae Jemison<br />Jade<br />
  • 25. Mae Jemison<br />Mae was bornin Decatur, Alabama, on October 17, 1956.<br />She was a college student in school, who loved space.<br />She went to college in California on scholarship.<br />After college she went to medical school and became a Doctor <br />
  • 26. Mae Jemison<br />As a Doctor she worked all over the world.<br />1987 she was accepted into NASA.<br />At NASA she trained for a year, and worked for another 5.<br />Then on September 12,1992 she went in to space for 8 days on the Endeavour. <br />
  • 27. Orville and Wilbur Wright<br />Alex<br />
  • 28. Orville and Wilbur<br />Wilbur was born 1867.Orville was born four years later.<br />As children they loved to build stuff.<br />Their home was filled with books they loved to read.<br />Their dad gave them a flying machine.<br />They played a lot with it. Then Orville made kites he sold.<br />They built a lot of things. In 1892 they opened a bike shop.<br />They built bikes and later gliders.<br />In 1903 they built and flew the first airplane.<br />
  • 29. Christopher Columbus <br />Justyn<br />
  • 30. Christopher Columbus<br />Christopher was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy.<br />He was the first person to sail from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean.<br />He believed that he had found a fast, new way to reach Asia.<br />Christopher waned spices, jewels, and other treasures from Asia.<br />The king and queen of Spain give Christopher money to pay for his trip.<br />Christopher had three ships, They were the Nina, Pinta, and the Santa Maria.<br />
  • 31. Christopher Columbus<br />His trip took 71 days, Christopher reached the Bahamas on October12, 1492.<br />He died on May 20, 1506.<br />
  • 32. Pocahontas<br /> Stephanie<br />
  • 33. Pocahontas<br />Pocahontas was born in Virginia about 1595<br />Growing up was fun for Pocahontas<br />Pocahontas and Villagers ran down to the river<br />Pocahontas was 12 years old<br />The Indians were scared because they never seen people before<br />The Indians held Smith’s head down on the stone<br />
  • 34. Pocahontas<br />Pocahontas begged her father to spare Smith’s life<br />Soon John fell in love in 1614, John and Pocahontas got married<br />
  • 35. Amelia Earhart <br />Devin<br />
  • 36. Amelia Earhart <br />Amelia Earhart was America`s greatest woman pilot<br />Amelia was born in Kansas in 1897<br />Amelia saw her First air plane at the Iowa <br />state fair<br />Amelia saw planes in the air one day and wanted to learn to fly them.<br />Amelia learned to fly in all type of weather.<br />Soon Amelia became the best woman pilot in the world.<br />
  • 37. Amelia Earhart <br />In 1932 she flew across the Atlantic ocean by her self.<br />One day Amelia and her friend Fred set out to fly around the world They were never seen again because their plane crashed into the ocean.<br />
  • 38. by Jeremy<br />Young Rosa Parks<br />
  • 39. Born on Feb. 4,1913<br />She live with her mother<br />Black children went to school for part of the year<br />African Americans were not always treated fairly<br />She takes care of her grandmother<br /> This group worked for civil rights<br />Young Rosa Parks<br />
  • 40. She worked hard in the NAACP<br />She left work feeling tired<br />Young Rosa Parks<br />
  • 41. Helen Keller<br />Mallory<br />
  • 42. Helen Keller<br />Helen was born in Tuscumbia Alabama on June 27 1880<br />When she was almost 2 years old Helen became very ill<br />Helen got well but her illness left her deaf and blind <br />Helen did not know other peoples feelings<br />
  • 43. Helen Keller<br />She hit or kicked other people<br />She went to see the doctor<br />Annie was Helens teacher<br />Helen learned sign language<br />
  • 44. Young George Washington<br />Adrianna<br />
  • 45. George Washington<br />He was born in Virginia.<br />When he was 11 his father died.<br />He was the head of Virginias army.<br />George married Martha.<br />
  • 46. George Washington<br />The revolution war was ended.<br />He was chosen to be the first President.<br />Washington D.C was named after him.<br />
  • 47. Helen Keller<br />Larisa<br />
  • 48. Helen Keller<br /> Helen Keller was born in 1880 in Alabama.<br />Helen became very sick as a toddler.<br />Her sickness left Helen both deaf and blind.<br />Annie Sullivan taught Helen everything had a name.<br />
  • 49. Helen Keller<br />Helen went to college when she was 20.<br />Helen wrote a book about her life.<br />Helen went to many countries to help deaf and blind people.<br />Helen died in 1968 as a hero to many people.<br />
  • 50. Betsy Ross<br />Melanie<br />
  • 51. Betsy Ross<br />Betsy Ross was born in 1752.<br />Betsy had 16 brothers and sisters.<br />Betsy was talented with a needle and thread.<br />Betsy learned to fix curtains, rugs, and even umbrellas.<br />Betsy’s husband joined an army to fight against England.<br />George Washington was not yet president at that time. He was in charge of the colonies army.<br />
  • 52. Betsy Ross<br />George Washington asked Betsy Ross to make a flag for the new country. She made a flag with 13 stripes and 13 stars.<br />Betsy Ross died in 1836 she was 84 years old when she died.<br />
  • 53. Alex<br />Abraham Lincoln<br />
  • 54. Abraham Lincoln<br />He was born in a log cabin on February 12 1809.<br />Abe was very smart and loved school.<br />Abe was only 9 when his mom died.<br />He even read when he was plowing his dad’s fields!<br />John T. Stuart helped Abe study.<br />Stuart made Abe his partner .<br />But being a lawyer was not enough for Abe.<br />Abe was president during the Civil war.<br />
  • 55. Pocahontas<br />Grace<br />
  • 56. Pocahontas<br />She was born in Virginia about 1595.<br />She ran in the woods and played in the rivers with the other villagers.<br />When she was 12 life changed The first English Settler Captain Smith and she and Captain Smith became good friends.<br />Pocahontas asked her dad not to kill English Settler Captain Smith and she became good friends.<br />
  • 57. Pocahontas<br />Pocahontas helped the Settlers by bringing them food.<br />At 18, Pocahontas was kidnapped by English Settlers.<br />She met Jamestown Settler, John Rolfe, got married and had a son, Thomas.<br />She died at age 21.<br />
  • 58. Harriet Tubman<br />Summer<br />
  • 59. Harriet Tubman<br />Harriet and her family belonged to a farmer named Edward Brodas.<br />Harriet was only three when she started working. <br />When she was nine years old she took care of babies and cleaned houses. <br />Sometimes the family she worked for were very cruel to her.<br />
  • 60. Harriet Tubman<br />After dark the slaves got together and talked about the Underground railroad, which took slaves to the north.<br />The Underground railroad was a group of blacks and whites that thought slavery was <br />wrong.<br />One day she promised she would take herself to the underground railroad.<br />
  • 61. Harriet Tubman<br />When she was 15 she accidentally got hit in the head with by a heavy iron weight and she almost died.<br />After being sick for many months and almost dying she wanted her freedom more than ever.<br />In 1949 Harriet ran away. With the help from many people on the underground railroad. She reached Pennsylvania<br />
  • 62. Harriet Tubman<br />A reward of 40,000 dollars was offered to anyone who found Harriet. Harriet was never caught. During the civil War Harriet worked as a spy for the northern army.<br />
  • 63. Jackie Mitchell<br />Riley<br />
  • 64. Jackie Mitchell<br />Jackie Mitchell was born in 1914.<br />When Jackie was eight years old, she learned some pitching tricks from Dazzy Vance.<br />As a teenager, Jackie played baseball for the Engelettes.<br />Jackie signed a contract for the Chattanooga Lookouts. <br />
  • 65. Jackie Mitchell<br />Jackie made baseball history by playing for the Lookouts.<br />Jackie struck out Babe Ruth.<br />Landis had canceled Jackie’s contract.<br />Jackie died in 1987 at the age of 73.<br />
  • 66. Helen Keller<br />Abbey<br />
  • 67. Helen Keller<br />She was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama, on June 27,1880. She was healthy when she was born.<br />When she was two years old she was very sick.<br />She got better soon but was left deaf and blind. She was sad and frustrated because she could feel other peoples feelings.<br />Dr. Bell introduced Annie to Helen. Annie taught how to do sign language. <br />
  • 68. Helen Keller<br />Helen could now talk to other people and other people could talk to her.<br />Helen learned to read and write in Braille. When she was a teenager, she learned to speak.<br />When Helen was 20, she went to collage to study. Helen gave speeches and wrote many books.<br />Helen died on June1,1968. she helped people through her courage.<br />
  • 69. George Washington<br />Petey<br />
  • 70. George Washington<br />George was born in 1732.<br />George was born on a farm in Virginia he loved to ride horses.<br /> George was good at math.<br />George could measure the land using a special tool.<br />George dreamed to become a soldier. <br />
  • 71. George Washington<br /> George also dreamed of having a family. He married a woman named Martha Custis<br /> At that time, a war was starting because the colonies did not like England’s rules.<br /> Many places are named after George Washington.<br />
  • 72. Squanto<br />By Sally<br />
  • 73. Squanto<br />He was born1585.<br />His real name was Tasquantum, but people called him Squanto.<br />In 1614,some of the traders their forced Squanto to go to Spain to be a slave.<br />Squanto got away and went to England.<br />
  • 74. Squanto<br />He returned home after five years.<br />In 1620,a group of settlers arrived in Patuxet there home.<br />The settlers did not know how to live in there new home so Squanto taught them how to do many things. <br />Squanto died in 1622 at the age of 37.<br />

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