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John Phillip Sousa

John Phillip Sousa

composer and bandmaster of the U.S. Marine Band

Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)

Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)

an author who helped shape American literature and thought. Wrote: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

A former slave who became a speaker for the abolitionist movement.

Winslow Homer

Winslow Homer

illustrator who captured everyday American life on canvas.

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell

Inventor and educator who invented the telephone and his experiments laid the foundation for the development of many of the sound devices we use today.

Sitting Bull

Sitting Bull

Native American leader who was the chief of the entire Sioux nation and defeated General George Custer at the battle of Little Big Horn.

Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony

A social reformer for women's suffrage, temperance and abolitionist movements.

William Frederick Cody

William Frederick Cody

Scout and showman who created Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

Inventor of the incandescent lightbulb, the phonograph, the electric valve, the microphone, and the mimeograph.

Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington

An educator who believed in educating African Americans in practical trades and professions.

Walter Reed

Walter Reed

a field surgeon who determined that a certain mosquito transmitted yellow fever.

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie

An industrialist who produced the finest steel in the world. Known for underpaying his workers, he spent the rest of his life making huge donations to benefit society.

J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan

Banker and financier who expanded his family's banking business into railroads, shipping, telephones, insurance and steel.

William Jennings Bryan

William Jennings Bryan

Politician who gained fame as a brilliant editor, lawyer, and politician who opposed U.S. imperialism and spoke on behalf of farmers.

George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

A botanist who advised southern farmers to plant a variety of easy-to-grow, soil-enriching crops.

Henry Ford

Henry Ford

Automobile manufacturer who made it possible to build cars quickly, cheaply, and in greater quantity than ever before.

Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair

Writer and social reformer who wrote The Jungle, a novel exposing the filthy conditions in Chicago's meatpacking plants leading to the passage of teh Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906.

Jane Addams

Jane Addams

A social reformer who worked to improve life for urban immigrants by creating settlement houses like Hull House which provided aid and education to needy families.


Wilbur and Orville Wright

Wilbur and Orville Wright

Aviation pioneers who created the first motor-powered flight.

W.E.B. Du Bois

W.E.B. Du Bois

a brilliant writer, speaker and educator who co-founded the NAACP.