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100 Americans who shaped American history

Author: Samuel Willard Crompton
Publisher: San Mateo, CA : Bluewood Books, 1999.
Series: 100 series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Short biographies of Americans who influenced world events, from Benjamin Franklin to Margaret Sanger to Bill Gates.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Willard Crompton
ISBN: 0912517328 9780912517322
OCLC Number: 41272205
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) --
George Washington (1732-1799) --
Daniel Boone (1734-1820) --
John Adams (1735-1826) --
Paul Revere (1735-1818) --
Patrick Henry (1736-1799) --
John Hancock (1737-1793) --
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) --
James Madison (1751-1836) --
Betsy Ross (1752-1836) --
John Marshall (1755-1835) --
Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) --
Noah Webster (1758-1843) --
Robert Fulton (1765-1815) --
Eli Whitney (1765-1825) --
John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) --
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) --
Tecumseh (c.1768-1813) --
William Clark (1770-1838) and Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809) --
Henry Clay (1777-1852) --
Roger Taney (1777-1864) --
Daniel Webster (1782-1852) --
John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) --
Davy Crockett (1786-1836) --
Samuel Morse (1791-1872) --
Sam Houston (1793-1863) --
Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) --
James K. Polk (1795-1849) --
John Brown (1800-1859) --
Brigham Young (1801-1877) --
Dorothea Dix (1802-1887) --
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) --
Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) --
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) --
P.T. Barnum (1810-1891) --
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) --
Stephen A. Douglass (1813-1861) --
John C. Fremont (1813-1895). Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) --
Allan Pinkerton (1819-1884) --
Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) --
Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) --
Clara Barton (1821-1912) --
Frederick Olmstead (1822-1903) --
Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) --
Sitting Bull (1831-1890) --
Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) --
Mark Twain (1835-1910) --
J.P. Morgan (1837-1913) --
John Muir (1838-1914) --
John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) --
Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841-1935) --
Crazy Horse (c.1842-1877) --
Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931) --
Samuel Gompers (1850-1924) --
Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) --
Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) --
Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) --
John Dewey (1859-1952) --
William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) --
Henry Ford (1863-1947) --
William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951) --
Wilbur Wright (1867-1912) and Orville Wright (1871-1948) --
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) --
W.E.B. DuBois (1868-1963) --
Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) --
John L. Lewis (1880-1969) --
George Marshall, Jr. (1880-1959) --
Cecil B. DeMille (1881-1959) --
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) --
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) --
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) --
Harry L. Hopkins (1890-1946) --
Earl Warren (1891-1974) --
J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972). Duke Ellington (1899-1974) --
Adlai E. Stevenson (1900-1965) --
Walt Disney (1901-1966) --
John Steinbeck (1902-1968) --
Ray Kroc (1902-1984) --
Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974) --
Benjamin Spock (1903-1998) --
J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967) --
William Levitt (1907-1994) --
Edward R. Murrow (1908-1965) --
Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973) --
Joseph R. McCarthy (1908-1957) --
Rosa Parks (b. 1913) --
Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994) --
Thomas J. Watson, Jr. (1914-1993) --
Jonas Salk (1914-1995) --
John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) --
Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) --
Betty Friedan (b. 1921) --
Malcolm X (1925-1965) --
Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) --
Neil Armstong (b. 1930) --
Elvis Presley (1935-1977) --
Steve Jobs (b. 1955) and Stephen Wozniak (b. 1950) --
Bill Gates (b. 1955).
Series Title: 100 series.
Other Titles: One hundred Americans who shaped American history
Responsibility: Samuel Willard Crompton.

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Short biographies of Americans who influenced world events, from Benjamin Franklin to Margaret Sanger to Bill Gates.

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