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Famous Americans

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Civics +3 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Primary (5 to 8 years old)
This collection centers around the following famous Americans: Cesar Chavez, Thomas, Jefferson, Martin Luther King, Jr, Abraham Lincoln, Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, George Washington.

What to think about:
1. What do you already know about these Americans?
2. What can you learn from these images and videos?
3. What can you determine just from the picture? (What information is provided?)
4. What information do we still need?

Look through the images with these questions in mind. Then answer some of the short activity quizzes to dive deeper into history!

César Chávez

National Portrait Gallery

César Chávez

National Portrait Gallery

Cesar Chavez's Union Jacket

National Museum of American History

37c Chavez single

National Postal Museum

Azada de Mango Corto

National Museum of American History

Poster, United Farm Workers

National Museum of American History

Thomas Jefferson

National Portrait Gallery

Thomas Jefferson Presidential Inaugural Medal

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Declaration of Independence

National Portrait Gallery

Rosa Parks

National Portrait Gallery

Untitled

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Thurgood Marshall

National Portrait Gallery

Abraham Lincoln's Office Suit

National Museum of American History

Lincoln Parade Transparency, 1860

National Museum of American History

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

National Museum of American History

Paper Banner, around 1863

National Museum of American History

Abraham Lincoln's Top Hat

National Museum of American History

George Washington

National Portrait Gallery

George Washington's Uniform

National Museum of American History

George Washington

National Portrait Gallery

George Washington Medal

National Museum of American History

Martin Luther King, Jr. Funeral: King Family and Friends

National Museum of African American History and Culture