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25 Cards in this Set

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Who was born a slave in Virginia and later started a college named Tuskegee Institute?
Booker T. Washington
Who warned people that "The British are coming!"
Paul Revere
Who planted apple trees?
Johnny Appleseed
Who helped poor people by organizing the Hull House in Chicago?
Jane Addams
Who served as president and helped free the slaves?
Abraham Lincoln
Who was sent by France to find a sea passage to the east through North America and discovered the St. Lawrence River?
Jacques Cartier
Who served as our first president and is called the "Father of Our Country"?
George Washington
Who worked for equal rights for all people by leading peaceful marches and giving speeches?
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Who was a leader in developing our government and proved that electricity was present in lightning?
Benjamin Franklin
Who hlped other slaves to freedom by the Underground Railroad?
Harriet Tubman
Who is believed to have sewn one of the first flags for our country?
Betsy Ross
Who was the European explorer sponsored by Spain to find a western route to the east but disovered the "New World"?
Christopher Columbus
Who was the explorer sponsored by England to find a northwest passage to Asia, but discovered Newfoundland and explored Canada?
John Cabot
Who was the European explorer sponsored by England and was the captain of the ships to Jamestown?
Christopher Newport
Who was the daughter of Chief Powhatan, who helped the settlers, and who married John Rolfe?
Who was the leader of the Powhatan Indians?
Chief Powhatan
Who was the leader of Jamestown and helped it survive to become the first permanent English settlement?
John Smith
Who discovered a better tasting tobacco that became the cash crop that provided income for the colony.
John Rolfe
Who discovered hundreds of uses for peanuts, sweet potatoes, and soybeans?
George Washington Carver
Who was an American naval hero called the "Father of the American Navy"?
John Paul Jones
Who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white person and by doing so helped change laws so that African-Americans would be treated equally?
Rosa Parks
Who was sent by France to colonize in North Amereica and established Quebec, the first permanent French colony?
Sameul de Champlain
Who was the European explorer sponsored by Spain that searched for the "Fountain of Youth" and discovered Florida?
Juan Ponce de Leon
Who was sponsored by Spain to establish a colony, named St. Augustine, which is the oldest U.S city?
Menendez de Aviles
Who helped women get the right to vote?
Susan B. Anthony