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2nd Grade Class Famous Person

  1. 1. Abraham Lincoln<br />Matthew Thomas<br />
  2. 2. Abraham Lincoln<br />He was born on February 12, 1809.<br />He lived on a farm and had to do a lot of work.<br />When he was 7, his family moved to Indiana.<br />It was winter when they arrived.<br />When he was 9,his mother died. <br />A year later his dad got engaged<br />
  3. 3. Alexander Graham Bell<br />Rocky<br />
  4. 4. Alexander Graham Bell<br />He built the telephone<br />He taught deaf people how to speak<br />He married a woman named Mabel Hubbard<br />He made new kinds of plans and boats<br />He entered a contest and won a prize<br />Soon he was famous<br />
  5. 5. Harriet Tubman<br />By Anna<br />
  6. 6. Harriet was born in 1820. She wanted to have freedom. She was also a slave <br />Harriet was only 3 when she started working as a slave<br />When she was 15 she got hit with a iron.<br />In 1948 Harriet heard that Mr. Brodas was going to sell many of his slaves she new the time had come to run away<br />Harriet Tubman<br />
  7. 7. During the day she hid in people’s houses she new Mr. Brodas was looking for her.<br />Harriet helped over 300 slaves escape on the underground rail road .<br />The slaves called her Moses .<br />They loved this brave woman very much.<br />Harriet Tubman<br />
  8. 8. Abraham Lincoln<br />By Billy<br />
  9. 9. Abraham Lincoln<br />Abe was born in Kentucky in 1809<br />Abe worked to help his family earn money<br />He had to walk and give people their mail<br />He would stick letters in his hat<br />He got married with Mary Todd in 1842<br />He was President in 1860<br />
  10. 10. Thomas Edison<br />Brandon<br />
  11. 11. Thomas Edison<br />His parents were born in Canada but he was born in Ohio. <br />His parents called him Al.<br />He went to school 3 months and home school the rest home school.<br />He set a train on fire.<br />He was born on Feb.11,1847.<br />He talked to lots of visitors.<br />
  12. 12. Helen Keller<br />By Brennan Mary<br />
  13. 13. Helen Keller<br />In 1880 in Alabama Helen Keller is born.<br />In 1882 Helen gets sick, and becomes deaf and blind.<br />1887 Annie Sullivan comes to live with Helen.<br />1887 Helen learns her first words.<br />1902 Helen writes a book about her life.<br />1904 Helen finishes collage.<br />1913 Helen begins making speeches to help deaf and blind people.<br />Helen died when she was 88!<br />She lived from 1880 to 1968.<br />
  14. 14. Orville and Wilbur Wright<br />CARLOS<br />
  15. 15. Orville and Wilbur Wright<br />Wilbur and Orville invented the first motor- powered airplane.<br />Wilbur was born in 1867. Four years later, Orville was born.<br />From the time they were little, Wilbur and Orville were best friends.<br />Their mother liked to make things too.<br />The Wright home was full of books.<br />In 1878 , Mr. Wright gave Wilbur and Orville a gift they never forgot.<br />
  16. 16. Christopher Columbus<br />Lucille Jane<br />
  17. 17. Christopher Columbus<br />He was born in 1451<br />He was a sailor<br />Thought he found a new way to reach Asia<br />Wanted spices and jewels from Asia<br />The king and queen from Spain gave him money to pay for his trip<br />First person to sail from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean<br />
  18. 18. Christopher Columbus<br />He had three ships the Niña, Pintaand Santa María<br />He used maps, a compass and patterns in the stars to guide him<br />His trip took 71 days<br />He reached the Bahamas on October 12, 1492<br />No one from Spain had been to the Bahamas before<br />He died on May 20, 1506<br />
  19. 19. Theodore Roosevelt<br />Danielle<br />
  20. 20. Theodore Roosevelt<br />In 1867, the Roosevelt Museum of Natural History opened in New York City.<br />In the late 1800s, American cities were growing very quickly.<br />In 1887 ,Theodore decided to do something to stop the destruction .<br />In 1903, Theodore visited Pelican Island in Florida.<br />Theodore term as President ended in 1909.<br />Theodore died on January 6,1919. <br />
  21. 21. Jackie Mitchell<br />By Ellie<br />
  22. 22. Jackie Mitchell<br />Jackie Mitchell was a small baby when she was born 1914.<br />When she was eight years old, she learned a few pitching tricks from a great pitcher, Dazzy Vance.<br />As a teenager, she played baseball with the Engelettes, an all women’s team owned by Joe Engel.<br />Soon seventeen-year old Mitchell joined the Lookouts, she made baseball history.<br />Jackie worked at the baseball stadium for five more years retiring in 1937 at the age of 23.<br />In 1987 Jackie Mitchell died in the age of 73.<br />
  23. 23. George Washington<br />Justin<br />
  24. 24. George Washington<br />He was the first President of America, born in 1732 when he was a kid he was ruled by Great Britain.<br />He didn’t care who ruled him ,he loved<br />Playing games with his friend’s and to work on his farm.<br />He started school at the age of 7,he was taught in a one room with one teacher.<br />When he was 11 his father died, he lived on a big farm called Mount Vernon. He learned a lot about farming there.<br />
  25. 25. George Washington <br />He loved riding horses , he joined the Virginia army he soon became the head of the army.<br />He got married to Martha Custis who had two children He wanted fight for Americas freedom, and they won. He died two years later.<br />
  26. 26. Maura<br />Helen Keller<br />
  27. 27. She was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama 1880. <br />She became sick when she was almost 2 years old.<br />Her sickness made her deaf and blind.<br />Helen felt alone in a dark, silent world.<br />Helen could not hear or see which made it hard for her to talk.<br />She could not talk to the people.<br />Helen Keller<br />
  28. 28. She didn’t know that other people had feelings.<br />She kicked and hurt other children.<br />They took her to see Dr. Alexander Graham Bell<br />They were too late because he was running a school to teach the deaf.<br />He said there was a way that deaf people could talk.<br /> She learned to write and read in Braille.<br />She touched people’s faces to read their lips.<br />Helen Keller<br />
  29. 29. She even learned to use her VOICE!!!!<br />She died on June 1, 1968.<br />Helen Keller<br />
  30. 30. Betsy Ross<br />Katelyn Louise<br />
  31. 31. Betsy Ross<br />She lived from 1752 to 1836.<br />She was born in Pennsylvania.<br />She had 16 brothers and sisters.<br />She went to school.<br />She won many prizes for her work.<br />She went to work in an upholsterer&apos;s shop.<br />She met John Ross.<br />She sewed the Flag together<br />She had made the first Flag.<br />
  32. 32. Mae Jemison<br />Erick<br />
  33. 33. Mae Jemison<br />She was also the first African American. women to voyage into space.<br />She want to be an astronaut.<br />She won a special scholarship.<br />She have been a doctor first <br />She was thinking about the hurt people<br />She was trained for an astronaut<br />
  34. 34. Pocahontas<br />Maria<br />
  35. 35. Pocahontas<br />Pocahontas was a young girl, who helped the first English settlers in America<br />Pocahontas was born in Virginia about 1595.<br />Her father Powatan was a powerful Indian<br />Powatan could be very cruel, but he loved his pretty little daughter.<br />Growing up was fun for Pocahontas.<br />She run and played trough the woods and meadows.<br />
  36. 36. Rachel Carson<br />Erin Marie<br />
  37. 37. Rachel Carson<br />Rachel Carson was born May 27, 1907.<br />As a child she loved to be outdoors<br />Rachel grew up on a farm in Springdale Pennsylvania<br />She loved to play with nature<br />In the woods and fields, she learned to look and listen carefully to things all around her<br />She loved to write books, before she died she wrote three books<br />
  38. 38. Rosa Parks<br />Ernest Milton<br />
  39. 39. Rosa Parks<br />She lived with her mother, her brother, and with her grandmother.<br />She was taught how to read when she was three.<br />She help people.<br />Her job is sewing clothes.<br />She got arrested December 1,1955.<br />On December 5 she stood trial.<br />She help change the law.<br />
  40. 40. Squanto<br />Joseph Cooper<br />
  41. 41. Squanto<br />He helped many people do what needed to be done. <br />He also went to a new place. <br />He also learned how to speak English. <br />He had a big party that lasted three days.<br />He showed someone the best ways to farm.<br />He played games with other people.<br />He showed men where all of the fish were.<br />
  42. 42. Susan B. Anthony<br />Madeleine Renée<br />
  43. 43. Susan B. Anthony<br />She lived from 1820 to 1906.<br />She loved to read and she learned to read when she was 3 years old.<br />She was only 15 when she became a teacher.<br />Susan became friends with Elizabeth Cady Stanton.<br />Susan and Elizabeth started a newspaper about fighting for woman’s rights.<br />In 1872, she voted in an election for the president of the United States.<br />
  44. 44. George Washington.<br />Tanner<br />
  45. 45. George Washington<br />He was born on a farm in 1732.<br />Young George rode his horse to school.<br />He when out when he was 16 to look for a job.<br />His dream was to become a soldier.<br />His army had problems they did not have enough uniforms or tents.<br />He was elected two times. Some people even wanted him a third time. He thought there needed to be a new president.<br />
  46. 46. Johnny Appleseed<br />BY Tara<br />
  47. 47. Johnny Appleseed<br />He wanted plant apple orchards.<br />He ate berries and nuts. <br />He loved the outdoors and the animals<br />He sold his trees to the settlers.<br />He became friends with the settles.<br />He traveled for about fifty years.<br />
  48. 48. Maya Lin<br />By Tiffany<br />
  49. 49. Maya Lin<br />She was born in October 5 1959.<br />Her parents were born in Beijing and Shanghai.<br />She liked to make little towns out of blocks.<br />She worked hard in school. <br />She made photographs. <br />She made a Vietnam Veterans memorial.<br />