Stevie Wonder's American History Lesson

Can you name the people mentioned in the song 'Black Man'?

LyricWhat color?
First man to die for the flag we now hold high?Black man
Guide of a ship on the first Columbus trip?Brown man
Heart surgery was first done successfully by?Black man
Farm workers' rights were lifted to new heights by?Brown man
Incandescent light was invented to give sight by?White man
First clock to be made in america was created by?Black man
Scout who used no chart helped lead Lewis and Clark was?Red woman
LyricWhat color?
The leader with a pen who signed his name to free all men was?White man
Who was the first man to set foot on the north poleBlack man
Who was the first American to show the pilgrims at Plymouth the secrets of survival in the new world?Red man
Who was the soldier of company G who won high honours in WW1?Yellow man
Who was the founder of blood plasma and the director of the Red Cross blood bank?Black man
Famous educator and semanticist who made outstanding contributions to American education?Yellow man
Who invented the world's first stop light and the gas mask?Black man
LyricWhat color?
Legendary hero who helped establish the League of Iroquois?Red man
Who was the leader of the first macrobiotic center in America?Yellow man
Who was the founder of the city of Chicago in 1772?Black man
Jewish financier who raised funds for Christopher Columbus' voyage?White man
Who led countless slaves to freedom on the underground railroad?Black woman
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