Facts on Hall of Fame for Great Americans inductees

George Washington

George Washington served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797

10 facts about George Washington


Is a city located within Dallas County, Texas in the United States

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John Adams

Was the second president of America, widely famous because of several historical events that marked his presidency

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Thomas Jefferson

Is best known for his role in writing the Declaration of Independence, his foreign services, his two terms as president and his omnipresent face on the modern nickel

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James Monroe

Was the fifth President of the US from 1817 to 1825.

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John Quincy Adams

who shaped the foreign policy in line with his ardently nationalist commitment to America’s republican values.

10 facts about John Quincy Adams

Andrew Jackson

Was the seventh president of the United States.

10 facts about Andrew Jackson

Abraham Lincoln

Was the sixteenth President of the United States from March 1861 until he was assassinated in April 1865.

10 facts about Abraham Lincoln

Ulysses S. Grant

Was the 18th President of the US (1869–1877).

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Grover Cleveland

Was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States of America.

10 facts about Grover Cleveland

Theodore Roosevelt

Was the 26th President of the United States (1901–1909).

10 facts about Theodore Roosevelt

Woodrow Wilson

Was the 28th President of the United States (1913 to 1921).

10 facts about Woodrow Wilson

Clara Barton

was a pioneer nurse who founded the American Red Cross

10 facts about Clara Barton

Albert Abraham Michelson

Albert Abraham Michelson was an American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment

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Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone

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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States

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Henry David Thoreau

was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and leading transcendentalist

10 facts about Henry David Thoreau

Louis Agassiz

An American physician and innovator in studying the Earth's history.

10 facts about Louis Agassiz

Maria Mitchell

An American astronomer.

10 facts about Maria Mitchell

Thomas Alva Edison

An American inventor and businessman.

10 facts about Thomas Alva Edison

Wilbur and Orville Wright

Two of the first people to invent a successful aircraft model.

10 facts about Wilbur and Orville Wright