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2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project


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2nd Grade Biography PowerPoint Project

  1. 1. Rosa Parks<br />Amy<br />
  2. 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. 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. 4. Susan B. Anthony<br />Caroline<br />
  5. 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. 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. 7. Young Thomas Edison<br />Nathaniel<br />
  8. 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. 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. 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. 11. Adam<br />Johnny Appleseed<br />
  12. 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. 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. 14. Alexander Graham Bell<br />Aidan<br />
  15. 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. 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. 17. Abraham Lincoln<br />Nolan<br />
  18. 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. 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. 20. Maya Lin<br />Megan Mae<br />
  21. 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. 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. 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. 24. Mae Jemison<br />Jade<br />
  25. 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. 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. 27. Orville and Wilbur Wright<br />Alex<br />
  28. 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. 29. Christopher Columbus <br />Justyn<br />
  30. 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. 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. 32. Pocahontas<br /> Stephanie<br />
  33. 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. 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. 35. Amelia Earhart <br />Devin<br />
  36. 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. 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. 38. by Jeremy<br />Young Rosa Parks<br />
  39. 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. 40. She worked hard in the NAACP<br />She left work feeling tired<br />Young Rosa Parks<br />
  41. 41. Helen Keller<br />Mallory<br />
  42. 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. 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. 44. Young George Washington<br />Adrianna<br />
  45. 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. 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. 47. Helen Keller<br />Larisa<br />
  48. 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. 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. 50. Betsy Ross<br />Melanie<br />
  51. 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. 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. 53. Alex<br />Abraham Lincoln<br />
  54. 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. 55. Pocahontas<br />Grace<br />
  56. 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. 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. 58. Harriet Tubman<br />Summer<br />
  59. 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. 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. 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. 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. 63. Jackie Mitchell<br />Riley<br />
  64. 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. 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. 66. Helen Keller<br />Abbey<br />
  67. 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. 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. 69. George Washington<br />Petey<br />
  70. 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. 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. 72. Squanto<br />By Sally<br />
  73. 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. 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 />