Historic and Political Figures

  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin was elected to the Second Continental Congress and worked on a committee of five that helped draft the Declaration of Independence; which he later signed. He also got the government of France to sign A Treaty of Alliance with America. Not long after he was available to sign the Treaty of Paris after the Americans won the Revolutionary War.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson drafted(wrote) the Declaration of Independence. He also served a position as Secretary of State following this position he took one of higher standards and served as President for two consecutive terms. While President he established the Louisiana Purchase extending the country's boundaries.
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    Contributors to the U.S.

  • George Washington

    George Washington
    George Washington was Commander in Chief of the Continental Force, fighting in the Revolutionary War. He was the first to be elected President of the United States of America, he served for two consecutive terms.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln was President he enacted the Emancipation Promclamation and the 13th amendment which abolished slavery in America.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr.
    Led numerous nonviolent protests during the Civil RIghts Movement and sought help from President John F. Kennedy
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Parks fought for Civil Rights. One day Rosa was asked to give up her seat for a white man so he could sit, by refusing to do so she had been arrested. Rosa's act of courage led to the Alabama's Bus Boycott