Quiz: Can You Match All 15 Historical Figures To Their Accomplishment?

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Take a trip down memory lane and see if you can remember all these important figures in History! From JFK to MLK, is your brain ready to rock!?

From Rosa Parks to Martin Luther King Jr. to Benjamin Franklin, you ought to know every one of these historical figures!

 Oct 08, 2017
1 of 15What was this person known for?
Amelia Earhart
First female to fly
Woman's suffrage advocate
First female senator
2 of 15What was this person known for?
Rosa Parks
Women Against Busses founder
Black rights movement; associated with bus segragation
Women's rights movement; associated with sororities
3 of 15What was this person known for?
Martin Luther King
Black history figure who gave the, "I Have A Dream," speech
First black president in the world
6th president of the US
4 of 15What was this person known for?
Eli Whitney
Invented magnets
Invented the cotton gin
Invented clothing
5 of 15What was this person known for?
Susan B. Anthony
Environmentalist
Women's rights advocate
Relay For Life creator
6 of 15What was this person known for?
Andrew Carnegie
South African man who promoted peace, love, and nurturing by all
Very wealthy man who expanded the oil industry
Very wealthy man who expanded the steel industry
7 of 15What was this person known for?
Benjamin Franklin
Nutritionist and American Red Cross founder
Invented plumbing
Popularized theories of electricity
8 of 15What was this person known for?
Marie Curie
Discovered water
Famous Catholic nun
First woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize
9 of 15What was this person known for?
Thomas Jefferson
Author of 5 major plays
Created the US banking system
US President and author of the Declaration of Independence
10 of 15What was this person known for?
Walt Disney
Wrote the classic poem, "The Raven"
Created an enterprise which all began with a mouse named Mickey
Famous British author
11 of 15What was this person known for?
William Shakespeare
Created Disney world
Author of several famous plays, sonnets, and poems
Invented the light bulb
12 of 15What was this person known for?
Robert E. Lee
Union General in the Civil War
Pope
Confederate General in the Civil War
13 of 15What was this person known for?
Mother Teresa
Creating the Earth
Catholic missionary nun
Giving birth to Jesus
14 of 15What was this person known for?
Nelson Mandela
South African President and advocate of peace
Nigerian senator
First black president of the US
15 of 15What was this person known for?
Christopher Columbus
Credited with discovering India
Credited with discovering America
War general in WW2
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