Famous People VA K-3 SOLs

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Pocahontas

She was an Indian (First American) girl who was a helper and friend to the settlers in Jamestown.

George Washington

He was the first President of the United States and often called the "Father of Our Country."

Betsy Ross

She is believed to have sewn one of the first flags for our country.

Abraham Lincoln

He was a United States President and was known for his honesty.

George Washington

He was born in Virginia. He was a farmer. He became a brave leader of soldiers.

Benjamin Franklin

He proved that electricity was present in lightning through his kite experiment.

Abraham Lincoln

He was born in a log cabin. He taught himself how to read. He became a United States President.

Benjamin Franklin

He started the first library and the first volunteer fire department in America.

George Washington Carver

He was an African American who studied science and plants. He became a teacher.

George Washington

He led the fight for freedom from England and helped establish a new country.

Abraham Lincoln

He was the President of the United States who helped free African American slaves.

Susan B. Anthony

led the struggle to give women equal rights, including the right to vote.

George Washington Carver

He developed hundreds of uses for peanuts, sweet potatoes, and soybeans.

Helen Keller

overcame disabilities and worked to help others who were blind and deaf.

Jackie Robinson

was the first African American player in the major leagues of baseball.

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