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Title: Quiz, Quiz, Trade Cards Important People in American and World History

Quiz, Quiz, Trade CardsImportant People in
American and World History

Quiz, Quiz, Trade Instructions
  • Print the slides. Laminate and cut out the
    rectangles. There is a matching term and
  • Each student receives a card. Students mix
    around the room. Teacher can play if there is an
    odd number of students or may buddy two
  • Students quiz each other on their card and then
    exchange the cards.
  • Students repeat the procedure with different
    partners until time is called.
  • Management tip have students raise their hands
    when looking for a partner.

Important People in World History
  • Principal author of the Declaration of
  • US Ambassador to France
  • Washingtons Secretary of State
  • 3rd President
  • Authorized Louisiana Purchase

Thomas Jefferson
Important People in World History
  • Delegate to 1st and 2nd Continental Congresses
  • Commander-in-chief of the Continental Army
  • Chairman of the Constitutional Convention
  • 1st President of the USA-served two terms

George Washington
Important People in World History
  • 16th President of USA
  • Helped build the Republican Party
  • Administration
  • Civil War
  • Gettysburg Address
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Assassinated before he could implement
    Reconstruction Plans

Abraham Lincoln
Important People in World History
  • President of Princeton University Governor of NJ
  • 20th President of the United States
  • Federal Reserve Act and the Federal Trade
    Commission began during his administration
  • WWI Peace Plan known as 14 Points
  • Dream of League of Nations not approved by

Woodrow Wilson
Important People in World History
  • British statesman appoint Prime Minister in 1940
  • Vowed victory at all costsfor without victory
    there is no survival.
  • Predicted the iron curtain of the Cold War
  • Nobel Prize Literature 1953 for The Second World

Winston Churchill
Important People in World History
  • Believed that Germany was at risk from Jewish,
    socialist, democratic, and liberal forces
  • Leader of the national Socialist German Workers
    Party (NAZI)
  • Published Mein Kampf (My Struggle)
  • 1934 named himself Fuhrer of Germany and began to
    build a world wide empire
  • 1942 Holocaust-Final Solution to the Jewish
    Question 50 million dead
  • Committed suicide as Allies moved into Germany

Adolf Hitler
Important People in World History
  • Influenced by works of Karl Marx
  • Founder of the Russian Communist Party
  • 1917 lead the November Revolution to establish a
    soviet government based on a union of workers,
    peasants, and soldiers

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin
Important People in World History
  • Studied western writings, radical Chinese
    writings and Mark and Lenin
  • Believed the peasants would be the best support
    for Communist Revolution
  • Opposed Nationalist Chiang-Kai Shek
  • During Long March (1934-36) assumed leadership of
    Communist Party in China
  • Founded the Peoples Republic of China in 1949

Mao Zedong
Important People in World History
  • Spiritual and moral leader of India that favored
    independence from Great Britain
  • Studied and practiced law
  • Practiced passive resistance, civil disobedience,
    and boycotts to generate social and political
  • Assassinated in 1948

Mohandus Gandhi
Important People in World History
  • This polish cardinal was the first non-Italian
    pope elected since the 16th century
  • Served as Pope from October 1978 to April 2005
  • Supported ageless Catholic traditions, strong
    papal authority, devotion to the virgin Mary, and
    inter-faith cooperation

Pope John Paul II
Important People in World History
  • Roman Catholic nun set a world wide standard for
    humanitarian aid
  • Founded the Missionaries of Charity-doing work
    among the poor, dying, and abandoned of India
  • Nobel Peace Prize 1979

Mother Teresa
Important People in World History
  • Leading spokesman for passive resistance to South
    African aparthied in the 1980s
  • Nobel Peace Prize 1983 for his attempts to
    promote racial equality
  • 1986 became the head of the South African
    Anglican Church

Desmond Tutu
Important People in World History
  • Greatest thinker of his era (ca.287-212B.C)
  • Invented the catapult, grappling devices, and an
    device to move water and loose material from one
    level to another
  • Mathematical writing on the principle of the
    lever was a significant contribution to knowledge

Important People in World History
  • Polish astronomer proposed the theory that the
    sun, not the earth, was the center of the solar
    system in 1507

Nicolaus Copernicus
Important People in World History
  • Cyrene for North Africa that studied mathematics
    in Athens
  • 1st to calculate the circumference of the earth,
    describe it as a sphere, and predict that ships
    could sail from Greece to India

Important People in World History
  • Italian scientist that developed the modern
    experimental method
  • Proved Copernican Theory
  • Proved objects of different masses fall at the
    same velocity
  • Used a telescope to examine objects in the sky
  • In conflict with the Roman Catholic church

Important People in World History
  • Greek philosopher and mathematician
  • Credited with the idea that mathematic formulas
    could help establish patterns
  • Pythagorian Theorem holds that in a right
    triangle, the square of the length of the
    hypotenuse equals the sum of the squares of the
    lengths of the other two sides.

Important People in World History
  • English physicist and chemist
  • Discovered the nature of elements and compounds
  • 1661 published The Skeptical Chemist that
    challenged common thinking about the four basic
    elements of the day
  • Boyles law

Robert Boyle
Important People in World History
  • Proved that radio activity, when properly
    applied, was an effective treatment of some
  • Discovered the elements polonium and radium
  • Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903 and 1911
  • Worked to make x-ray technology accessible to
    soldiers during World War I 

Marie Curie
Important People in World History
  • American Inventor-held 1,300 patents
  • Credited with
  • Automatic telegraph machine
  • Phonograph
  • Incandescent light bulb
  • Modernized telephone
  • Motion picture equipment
  • Operated worlds 1st electric power station
  • Menlo Park invention factory 

Thomas Edison
Important People in World History
  • German-Jewish Physicist that immigrated to the
    USA in 1933
  • Theory of Relativity-energy equals mass times the
    speed of light squared
  • Theories critical to the development of the
    atomic bomb
  • 1921 Nobel Prize Physics 

Albert Einstein
Important People in World History
  • 1807 changed maritime transportation with the
    invention of the first successful, commercial
    steamboat known as the Clermont

Robert Fulton
Important People in World History
  • English mathematician and physicist
  • Devised principles to explain universal
    gravitationall matter attracts other matter
  • Believed that reason and rationality could be
    applied to natural phenomenon

Sir Isaac Newton
Important People in World History
  • French chemist
  • Discovered that heat could kill bacteria which
    spoiled liquids.
  • Pasteurization-heating liquids to kill bacteria
    (esp. in milk)
  • Introduced microbiology
  • Invented a rabies vaccine

Louis Pasteur
Important People in World History
  • Scottish engineer
  • Created a steam engine with a new type of
    governor to control steam power and engine speed.
    A flywheel was attached to convert steam power
    to mechanical power
  • Important to Industrial Revolution
  • Metric unit of power is called a watt

James Watt
Important People in World History
  • Dealt the symbolic blow that began the
    Reformation when he nailed his Ninety-Five Theses
    to the door of the Wittenberg Church.
  • That document contained an attack on papal abuses
    and the sale of indulgences by church officials.
  • Doctrine of justification by faith--the teaching
    that Christ's own righteousness is imputed to
    those who believe, and on that ground alone, they
    are accepted by God.

Martin Luther
Important People in World History
  • German goldsmith and inventor
  • Credited with inventing a movable type printing
  • Major work 42 line Bible
  • Printing technology spread rapidly throughout
    Europe and is key to the Renaissance

Johannes Gutenberg
Important People in World History
  • Renaissance Man most famous as a painter,
    sculptor, and architect
  • Mona Lisa
  • Last Supper
  • Scientist Engineer Notebooks of scientific
  • Anatomy, astronomy, civil engineering, optics,
    and hydrodynamics

Leonardo Da Vinci
Important People in World History
  • Rose to through the French military to become the
    Emperor of France
  • Great military commanderattempted to conquer
  • Code Napoleon formed foundation of civil law that
    incorporated religious toleration and the
    abolition of serfdom
  • Totalitarian state

Napoleon Bonaparte
Important People in World History
  • Known as The Liberator of South America
  • Military victories of the Spanish colonial army
    won independence for Bolivia, Panama, Columbia,
    Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela

Simon Bolivar
Important People in World History
  • English naturalist that originated the concept of
    natural selection
  • Theoretical books
  • The Origin of Species by Means of Natural
    Selection (1859)
  • The Descent of Man (1871)

Charles Darwin
Important People in World History
  • German philosopher and political economist
  • Communist Manifesto (1848)
  • History advances through class struggle
  • Predicted the end of capitalism would be brought
    about by the organization of working class, thus
    ushering in the age of communism

Karl Marx
Important People in World History
  • South African revolutionary with the African
    National Congress-fought against apartheid
  • Imprisoned from 1964-1982 for plotting to
    overthrow the government
  • 1993 Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1994-1999 President of South Africa-transition to
    democratic rule

Nelson Mandela
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