ToonUniversity.com: Contributions of Historical People
Circle or write the correct answer:

1) What did Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974) contribute to society?     a) Invented the cellular phone
b) Invented the airplane
c) Invented the telephone
d) First flight across Atlantic Ocean

2) What did Thomas Edison (1847-1931) contribute to society?     a) All of these inventions
b) The electric light
c) The phonograph (music player)
d) The motion-picture camera

3) What did Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) contribute to society?     a) Made the first American Flag
b) Helped women get the right to vote
c) Wife of President Anthony

4) What did Albert Einstein (1879-1955) contribute to society?     a) Invented the rocket
b) Helped us understand space and time
c) Invented the television
d) Invented the radio

5) Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was celebrated as a(n)...     a) Engineer
b) Artist
c) Architect
d) Scientist
e) All of these

6) What did Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) contribute to society?     a) All of these
b) Built the first library
c) Invented the motion-picture camera
d) Wrote the Declaration of Independence

7) What did Betsy Ross (1752-1836) contribute to society?     a) First woman senator.
b) Made the first American Flag.
c) Wife of George Washington

8) Despite being deaf and blind, what was Helen Keller (1880-1968) able to contribute to society?     a) Invented the Braille System
b) Famous author and speaker
c) Famous artist
d) Governor of New York

9) What did Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) contribute to society?     a) Invented books
b) Invented the kite
c) Harnessed electric charge
d) All of these

10) What did Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) contribute to society?     a) First president of the U.S.
b) Freed the slaves in the U.S.
c) Wrote the Declaration of Independence

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