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(Historical Figures). American Leaders. What is a historical figure?. A. a statue of a person who lived in the past. B. a person who made a difference in the lives of his/her people. C. a person whose life changed the world in some significant or important way. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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American Leaders

American Leaders(Historical Figures)

What is a historical figure?A. a statue of a person who lived in the past.B. a person who made a difference in the lives of his/her people.C. a person whose life changed the world in some significant or important way.

Lets see if the following slides can help you figure out the correct answer/s!Lets see how much you know about these historical figuresWho fought for womens right to vote and other womens rights?Frederick DouglassSusan B. AnthonyPaul Revere Who is this historical figure?Who warned the American Patriots (colonists who fought for freedom) that the British were coming?Frederick DouglassSusan B. AnthonyPaul Revere

Who is this historical figure?Who fought for civil rights and the abolition of slavery?Frederick DouglassSusan B. AnthonyPaul Revere

Who is this historical figure?Who fought for voting rights for all and created the Great Society?Lyndon JohnsonFranklin RooseveltEleanor RooseveltWho is this historical figure?Who was the president who created the New Deal to help his people from the Great Depression and who led us to win World War II?Lyndon JohnsonFranklin RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt

Who is this historical figure?Who helped establish the United Nations and fought for human rights? She was also the eyes and ears of the president?Mary McLeod BethuneSusan B. AnthonyEleanor Roosevelt

Who is this historical figure?Who founded a school for African American (black) people? Mary McLeod BethuneSusan B. AnthonyEleanor Roosevelt

Who is this historical figure?Who fought for workers right to form a union or an organization?Cesar ChavezThurgood MarshallLyndon Johnson

Who is this historical figure?Who fought against racial segregation in the public school? He later became the first African American (black) Supreme Court Justice.Cesar ChavezThurgood MarshallLyndon Johnson

So based on the questionsWhat is a historical figure?A. a statue of a person who lived in the past.B. a person who made a difference in the lives of his/her people.C. a person whose life changed the world in some significant or important way.

Lets study the timeline of these historical figures. Ready?1734 1818 Paul Revere1818 1895 Frederick Douglass1820 1906Susan B. Anthony1875 1955 Mary McLeod Bethune1882 1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt1884 1962Eleanor Roosevelt1908 1973Lyndon Johnson1908 1993 Thurgood Marshall1927 1993Cesar Chavez

Lets study the places they had been.We will be looking at a political map of the United States. A political map is a map that represents a countrys territories, boundaries, and capitals (most important cities).Lets review the different states. What are the states that are in the northern hemisphere? Southern hemisphere? Eastern hemisphere? Western Hemisphere?

Lets study the places they were born and raised.Paul RevereMassachusettsFrederick DouglassMaryland Susan B. AnthonyMassachusettsMary McLeod BethuneSouth CarolinaFranklin RooseveltNew York, then MassachusettsEleanor RooseveltNew YorkThurgood MarshallMarylandLyndon JohnsonTexasCesar ChavezArizona ,then CaliforniaLabel you map with the names of these historical figures.

Who is this historical figure?Who warned the American Patriots (colonists who fought for freedom) that the British were coming in boats?Frederick DouglassSusan B. AnthonyPaul Revere

Paul Revere (Independence or Freedom from Unfair Government)Watch the following link and answer the following questions: http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=732BFB97-5CEB-48D5-9952-ABBA962EB24C&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=US

1. Why did the colonists rebel against the British?

2. What did Paul Revere do to warn the patriots the British were coming?

3. How would the British attack the Patriots?

Learn these words:Liberty means freedom from unfair government.Can you use this word in a sentence?Colony means a community that belongs to another country. Our country was once a colony.Paul Reveres Character Trait: Liberty or Freedom from Unfair GovernmentRead information about Paul Revere on pages 1 and 2.Lets look at the map of the 13 colonies.Answer study guide on Paul Revere on page 5.

Who is this historical figure?Who fought for civil rights and the abolition of slavery?Frederick DouglassSusan B. AnthonyPaul Revere

Frederick Douglass: Fighting SlaveryWatch his video.http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=0E93F1E7-CC03-478B-83E7-7DF43EA7C95F&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=US

Lets talk about key vocabulary:How can you know if a person is a slave?Do we need to abolish the law against texting while driving or treating certain people as slaves?

Frederick Douglass Character trait: Freedom of ExpressionRead pages 3 and 4 answer page 6 (Frederick Douglass Study Guide)

Lets review!Lets write/type about Paul Revere and Frederick Douglass!Who is this historical figure?Who fought for womens right to vote and other womens rights?Frederick DouglassSusan B. AnthonyPaul Revere Susan B. Anthony: Voting for Change(Womens Rights)

Read a book about Susan B. Anthony, or watch her video from brainpopjr.com.Susan B. Anthonys Character Trait: Freedom of ConscienceRead information about Susan B. Anthony and answer study guide on pages 7, 8, and 11.

Who is this historical figure?Who founded a school for African American (black) people? Mary McLeod BethuneSusan B. AnthonyEleanor Roosevelt

Mary McLeod Bethune (Education)

Learn about Mary M. Bethune by doing research on Pebblego.com.

Mary had a strong desire to learn and to teach her people (Diligence).

Read information on Mary McLeod Bethune and answer the study guide.Do you know anybody who has the same perseverance and diligence as Mary Bethune?Who is this historical figure?Who was the president who created the New Deal to help his people during the Great Depression and who led us to win World War II?Lyndon JohnsonFranklin RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt

Franklin D. RooseveltGiving Courage (New Deal and World War II)Watch F.D. Roosevelts biography on brainpop.comWrite a summary about Franklin Roosevelt after reading pages 13 and 14. Write at least 7 sentences about him.

Game 1: The Interview Game. All the boys will pretend to be FDR, and the girls will pretend to be the reporters. Each reporter asks FDR a question. Game 2: The Weak LinkThe class forms a circle. Each student will tell 1 information about FDR. The person who does not answer in 10 seconds will be the weak link. The last person standing is the winner.Franklin D. Roosevelts Character Trait: CooperationRead information about F.D. Roosevelt and answer study guide.

Who is this historical figure?Who helped establish the United Nations and fought for human rights? (She was also the eyes and ears of a U.S. president)Mary McLeod BethuneSusan B. AnthonyEleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor RooseveltGiving Hope (United Nations and Human Rights)Watch a video and read about Eleanor Roosevelt. Answer study guide.

Eleanor Roosevelts Character Trait: Tolerance

Research about the life of Eleanor Roosevelt on Pebblego.com.Write facts about her that are not found on your packet.

Look around the classroomWhat new signs do you see (written on white paper)? How do you feel about them?Based on these signsWhat is segregation?Who is this historical figure?Who fought against racial segregation in the public school? He later became the first African American (black) Supreme Court Justice.Cesar ChavezThurgood MarshallLyndon Johnson

Thurgood Marshall: Battling Segregation (Civil Rights)

Watch a video about segregation and how Thurgood Marshall among other people fought against it.ActivityWhich of these rules shows segregation and which shows fairness?Thurgood Marshalls Character Trait: Justice

Read pages 19-20 and answer Study Guide, page 26.Who is this historical figure?Who fought for voting rights and created the Great Society?Lyndon JohnsonFranklin RooseveltEleanor RooseveltLyndon Johnson: Voting for All (Great Society and Voting Rights)

Lets talk about key vocabularyWhich is an example of prejudice here:A. I like hanging out with Tricia. I think she is cool!B. Lets stay away from that girl. I heard both of her parents are criminals. She might be trouble!

Lets talk about key vocabularyWhich is an example of poverty here:A. Student A is in poverty she has no winter clothes at all.B. Student B is in poverty because she has her own flat screen TV and laptop.

Lets talk about key vocabularyWho has authority at home?Who has authority in Cedartown?Who has authority in the entire state of Georgia?Lyndon Johnson: Voting for All (Great Society and Voting Rights)Read a biography about Lyndon Johnson (pp. 21-22).

Lets look at the map of the U.S.

Lyndon Johnsons Character Trait: Respect

Reread the biography of Lyndon Johnson with your partner.Remember as many information as you can about him.Lets Review about Lyndon Johnson!True or False1. Lyndon Johnson was born in Georgia.2. LB Johnson was a teacher in Texas.3. He taught mostly African Americans in Cotulla, Texas.4. He had a program called The Great Society.5. The Great Society puts an end to poverty (being poor) and unfair treatment of people based on their skin color.6. Lyndon Johnson wanted to be remembered as the president who fought for womens rights to vote.7. Prejudice means judging people harshly without knowing them.8. Authority means going to jail.Who is this historical figure?Who fought for workers right to form a union or an organization?Cesar ChavezThurgood MarshallLyndon Johnson

Cesar Chavez: Helping Workers(Workers Rights)

Lets look at a few robust vocabulary words .

labor unionWhich is a labor union?A. A group