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What they didPerson
Activist, Actor in “ER”, “Syriana” and “Up in the Air”
3rd President, Author of Declaration of Independence
Singer of “Thriller” and “Billy Jean”
Actor in “The Office” and “Get Smart”
President (40th) during the beginning of a conservative era, “Great Communicator”
Congresswoman (D-San Francisco, CA); Fmr. Speaker of the House
Autotuned rapper of “Can’t Believe It” and “Blame It”
Radical author of “Common Sense” and “American Crisis”
First Lady during WWII; later UN delegate
Record-setting NFL QB for Packers, Jets, and Vikings; recently retired
Lesbian comedienne and talk show host
WWII General, commanded D-Day invasion, later 34th President
Bodybuilder, Actor, Fmr. Governor of California (just give first name)
Actor in “Invictus” and “The Informant”
President during the 9/11 Terrorist attacks and the 2008 banking crisis
19th century Speaker of the House, Senator (Whig-KY), and repeat Pres. Loser
Gave the Gettysburg Address, President during the American Civil War
Shortstop for the New York Yankees since 1996
Exploring duo in the Louisiana Purchase (1804-06)
Black runner and long jumper who won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Actor in “Saving Private Ryan”, “Forrest Gump” and “Toy Story 3”
Organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott, gave the “I Have a Dream” speech
General in the Confederacy in the American Civil War who lost at Gettysburg
Actor in “Crazy Heart” and the 2010 “True Grit”
Mexican labor organizer of the United Farm Workers
Singer of “Tik Tok” and “Your Love is My Drug”
First Secretary of the Treasury, appears on $10 bill
Actor/comedian, Golfer, Longtime Oscar and USO host
Host of his own “Report” on Comedy Central
First Lady of the United States
Owner of U.S. Steel Company in late 19th century; funded many libraries
Comedienne/Actress, Star of “30 Rock”, Palin impersonator
Comedian, host of a succession of late night shows on NBC and TBS
4th President; Main architect of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights
What they didPerson
Singer of “Party in the U.S.A.” and “The Climb”, had her own show on the Disney Channel
Senator (R-AZ); 2008 Presidential loser
Singer of “Mine” and “You Belong with Me”
19th century senator (D-SC); Fmr. Vice President; floated States Rights political theory
Woman’s rights advocate in late 19th century; used to be on the $1 coin
Actor in “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”
Comedian, Host of the “Daily Show”
Union General in American Civil War, won Vicksburg Campaign, later 18th President
Invented the telephone, founded the National Geographic Society
President of the United States during Bosnian peacekeeping missions, was impeached
Trio who sang “Burning Up” and “Tonight”
Chief Justice of the United States during “Marbury v. Madison” and “McCulloch v. Maryland”
Theorized the e=mc2 theory; came to America and helped build the bomb
Singer of “Poker Face” and “Bad Romance”
Sex symbol in “Some Like it Hot” and “Seven Year Itch”
Actor in “Charlie in the Chocolate Factory” and the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies
2008 Presidential Also-Ran, currently Secretary of State
Black/Asian golfer who has won more majors than anyone else still on the tour
American revolutionary, diplomat, 1st VP and 2nd President
Singer on “Bottoms Up” and “Right Thru Me”
General in the War of 1812, fought the Indians, 7th President
Famous black orator, author and abolitionist during the mid-19th century
Singer of “Single Ladies” and “Irreplaceable”
Inventor of the light bulb and phonograph
Actor in “Upstoppable”, “Glory” and “Training Day”
Actress in “Philadelphia Story”, “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”, and “On Golden Pond”
The current president of the United States
NBA Superstar with the Cavs, and now the Heat
Owner of an auto company that put a Model T in every garage and paid its workers decently
36th President, during the Great Society and the Tonkin Gulf Crisis
Actor in “Pursuit of Happiness”, “Hancock” and “Men in Black”
He developed the first successful polio vaccine
Left-wing documentarian of “Bowling for Columbines”, “Fahrenheit 911” and “Sicko”
32nd President, during the New Deal and WWII
What they didPerson
Baseball player who broke the color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers
NBA Superstar with the L.A. Lakers (not Gasol!)
The current Vice-President of the United States, former Senator (D-DE)
Either one of a pair of black tennis-playing sisters
Black woman who refused to give up her seat on a bus
President during the 1960s (35th) who was assassinated
Teenage pop singer of “Baby” and “One Time”
Singer of “Womanizer” and “Toxic”
Revolutionary War General and 1st President of the United States
Five-star General in WWII and Korea
Black talk show goddess; owns her own production company and network
Singer of “Jailhouse Rock” and “Love Me Tender”
14-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming
President during the Mexican-American War (11th)
Rapper/singer of “Stronger”, “Good Life” and “Heartless”
Star of “Stagecoach”, the 1969 “True Grit”, and many other Westerns and war movies
Inventors of the airplane
Congressman (R-OH), Current Speaker of the House
Director of “E.T.”, “Schindler’s List”, and “Saving Private Ryan”
President (26th) who favored a “Big Stick” and Trustbusting, also got Panama Canal built
Actress in “Rachel Getting Married” and “The Princess Diaries”
Author of “Huckleberry Finn” and “Life on the Mississippi”
Former Alaska Gov., 2008 VP Loser, and Tea Party leader
President (33rd) who ordered the atomic bombs dropped and integrated the Armed Forces
Slugger for the Yankees and the Red Sox who hit 714 HRs in the 1910s, 20s, and 30s
Singer of “Umbrella” and “Only Girl in the World”
Author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”
Richest man in the history of the world; controlled Standard Oil Company in late 19th century
Black singer of “Just Another Day”, and actress in “Beauty Show”
NBA Superstar with the Oklahoma City Thunder
18th century American author of “Poor Richard’s Almanack”, printer, inventor, revolutionary and diplomat
Comedian who starred in “Megamind” and “Anchorman”

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