Grateful American Kids

Historic Men

Mark Twain
(1835-1910)
Publisher. Humorist. Lecturer.
Author of “Tom Sawyer” and “Huckleberry Finn.”

Ernest Hemingway
(1899-1961)
Journalist. Sportsman. Writer of Novels And Short Stories.
Winner Of the 1954 Nobel Prize; “The Old Man and The Sea.”

William Faulkner
(1897-1962)
Mississippi Novelist. Short Story Writer. Playwright.
Winner of The 1949 Nobel Prize “For His…Unique Contribution To The Modern American Novel.”

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
(1882-1945)
Thirty-Second President. Longest Serving: 1933-1945.

Theodore Roosevelt
(1858-1919)
Conservationist. Historian. Adventurer.
Twenty-Sixth–And Youngest–President When He Succeeded William McKinley.

Wilbur and Orville Wright
(1867-1912) (1871-1948)
Invented, Built, Financed and Flew The First Successful Airplane.

Mohammad Ali
(1942-2016)
The Best Boxer in American History.

Frederick Douglass
(c.1818-1895)
Abolitionist. Orator. Newspaper Publisher. Writer. Ally of Abraham Lincoln.

Alex Haley
(1921-1992)
Author, “Roots: The Saga of An American Family.”

Martin Luther King
(1929-1968)
Baptist Minister. Civil Rights Activist. Winner 1964 Nobel Peace Prize.