Abigail Adams: Revolutionary First Lady

Abraham Lincoln: Great Emancipator

Ada Deer: Notable Native American

Adina de Zavala: Preserved the Alamo

Admiral Raphael Semmes: Naval and Civil War Hero

Aesop's Fables

Al Gore: Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Albert Einstein: Genius of the Millennium

Aldo Leopold: Champion of Conservation

Alex Haley Author of Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Alexander Graham Bell: Innovative Inventor of the Telephone

Alexander Hamilton: Defender of a Strong National Government

Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca: Explorer & Survivor

Amelia Earhart: Female Aviator Extraordinaire

Andrew Jackson: The People's President

Andrew Johnson: 17th President of the United States

Ann Richards: Second Female Governor of Texas

Anne Frank: A Girl and Her Diary

Anne Marbury Hutchinson: Religious Leader

Annie Oakley: Legendary Wild West Markswoman!

Anson Jones: The Last President of the Republic of Texas

Antonia C. Novello: First Female U.S. Surgeon General

Antonio López de Santa Anna: President and Dictator of Mexico

Arthur Ashe: Tennis Star & Activist

Audie Murphy: Most Decorated WWII Veteran

Babe Ruth: The Sultan of Swat

Barack Obama: First African American President of the United States - 44th President

Barbara Jordan: A Voice Heard Loud and Clear

Ben Nighthorse Campbell: Native American Senator

Benedict Arnold: Patriot Turned Traitor

Benjamin Banneker: Mathematical and Scientific Genius

Benjamin Franklin: Man of Many Talents

Bessie Coleman: First African American Licensed Pilot

Betsy Ross: Patriot Seamstress

Bill de Blasio: Mayor with Big Ideas for New York City

Bill Gates: Computer Software Entrepreneur

Bill Martin Jr.: Award-Winning Children's Book Author

Billy the Kid: Gunfighter of the Old West

Black Hawk: Native American Leader

Booker T. Washington: Educator and Reformer

Brooklyn Bridge: An Engineering Marvel

Buffalo Soldiers: The African American Cavalry

Captain John Smith: Courageous Colonist

Carl Sandburg: Chicago's Award Winning Author

Carmen Lomas Garza: Artist and Teacher of Chicano Culture

Carol Moseley Braun: African American U.S. Senator

Carrie Chapman Catt: Amazing Activist

Casey Jones: The Very Punctual Train Engineer

Casimir Pulaski: Freedom Fighter

Cesar Chavez: Farm Worker with Vision

Charles Drew: Dedicated Doctor

Charles Goodnight: Trailblazing Texas Cattleman

Charles Kettering: Patent Giant

Charles Lindbergh: Legendary American Pilot

Charles Pinckney: Contributor to the U.S. Constitution

Charles W. Dryden: Tuskegee Airman

Chelo Silvac: Queen of Tejano Music

Chief Joseph: Chief of the Nez Perce Tribe

Chief Powhatan: Powerful Native American Leader

Christopher Columbus: Extraordinary Explorer

Christopher Newport: Marvelous Mariner

Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross

Clara Driscoll: "Savior of the Alamo"

Cleto Rodríguez: World War II Hero

Condoleezza Rice: First Woman National Security Advisor

Crazy Horse: Chief of the Oglala Sioux Indians

Cyrus McCormick: Father of Modern Agriculture

Daniel Boone: American Explorer and Frontier Hero

Davy Crockett: Legendary Frontiersman

Dick Cheney: U.S. Vice President

Diego Rivera: Acclaimed Mural Painter

Dolley Madison: : America's First "First Lady"

Dr. Mae Jemison: First African American Woman Astronaut

Dr. Michael DeBakey: Father of Modern Heart Surgery

Duke Ellington: The Greatest Jazz Composer

Dwight D. Eisenhower: President and Five Star General

Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady and Humanitarian

Eli Whitney: Inventor of the Cotton Gin

Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Women's Rights Activist

Ellen Ochoa: First Hispanic American Woman in Space

Ellis Island: Gateway to America

Emma Sansom: Civil War Heroine

Empire State Building: Symbol of New York City

Enrique Esparza: Witness to the Battle of the Alamo

Ernest Hemingway: Legendary Writer

Father Claude Allouez: Jesuit Missionary

Father Jacques Marquette: Jesuit Missionary

Father James Groppi: Civil Rights Activist

Father Junipero Serra: California Missions Founder

Ferdinand Magellan: World Voyager

Fiorello LaGuardia: Mayor of the People

The Four Chaplains: Heroism During Wartime

Francis Scott Key: Author of Our National Anthem

Francisco de Coronado: Explorer of the Southwest

Frank Lloyd Wright: American Architect

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: President with a 'New Deal' for America

Fred Shuttlesworth: A Fearless Civil Rights Hero

Frederick Douglass: Ambitious Abolitionist

Gail Borden, Jr.: Inventor of Food Preservation Methods

Garrett Morgan: Innovative Inventor

General Colin Powell: Brave Military Leader

General George C. Marshall: A Man with a Plan

George C. Wallace: Four-Time Governor of Alabama

George Childress: Author of Texas Declaration of Independence

George H. W. Bush: 41st President of the United States

George Mason: Reluctant Statesman

George W. Bush: 43rd President of the United States

George Washington Carver: Super Scientist

George Washington: Father of Our Country

George Wythe: Independent Thinker

Georgia O'Keeffe: Trailblazing Artist

Gerald Ford: 35th United States President

Geronimo: Fierce Apache Warrior

Golda Meir: Israel's First Woman Premier

Governor Lewis and Cordelia Harvey: Civil War Supporters

Granville Woods: Excellent Inventor

Gwendolyn Brooks: Chicago's Celebrated Poet

Harold Washington: Political Pioneer

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Tubman: Moses of Her People

Harry Connick Jr.: Louisiana Jazz Musician and Actor

Harry Flood Byrd: Accomplished Virginian

Harry Houdini: World-Famous Magician

Harry Truman: 33rd President of the United States

Haym Solomon: Financial Hero of the American Revolution

Hector P. Garcia: Champion of Mexican American Rights

Helen Keller: A Woman of Vision

Henry B. Gonzalez: Politician and Civil Rights Crusader

Henry Ford: Inventor at Work

Henry Hudson: Explorer and Adventurer

Henry Shreve: Super Steamboat Captain

Herbert Hoover: Quaker, Humanitarian, and President

Hernando de Soto: First to Discover the Mississippi River

Hillary Rodham Clinton: First Lady and Senator

Horace Greeley: Famous Newspaper Editor

Horace Mann: Father of American Education

Huey P. Long: Louisiana's Hero to the Poor

Hugo Black: U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Irma Rangel: First Female Mexican American State Legislator

Israel Pickens: Alabama's Third Governor

J. E. B. Stuart: Confederate Cavalier

Jack Jouett: Paul Revere of the South

Jackie Robinson: Baseball Barrier Breaker

Jacques Cartier: French Navigator

James A. Baker III: Presidential Advisor and Cabinet Member

James A. Lovell: Astronaut and Apollo 13 Commander

James Bowie: Defender of the Alamo

James Lafayette: From Slave to War Spy

James Madison: Father of the Constitution

James Monroe: Author of the Monroe Doctrine

James Oglethorpe: Founder of the Georgia Colony

Jane Addams: Courageous Reformer

Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable: Father of Chicago

Jean Nicolet: French Explorer

Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville: Father of Louisiana

Jefferson Davis: Civil War Hero

Jesse Owens: African American Track & Field Super Star

Jimmie Davis: Louisiana's Singing Governor

Jimmy Carter: The Nobel Prize President

Jo Anderson: Reinventing the Harvest

Joe DiMaggio: Legendary New York Yankee

John "Danny" Olivas: NASA Astronaut from El Paso, Texas

John Adams: America's Second President

John Brown: Madman or Martyr?

John C. Frémont: American Explorer, Soldier, and Politician

John Cabot: Explorer Extaordinaire

John D. Rockefeller: An Industrial Revolutionary

John Deere: Plowing Pioneer

John Edwards: Vice Presidential Hopeful

John F. Kennedy: America's Youngest Elected President

John Glenn: Legendary Astronaut

John Hancock: First Signer of the Declaration of Independence

John Harold Johnson: Creator of Ebony Magazine

John Henry: A Steel-Driving American Legend

John Lewis: U.S. Representative and Civil Rights Leader

John Muir: America's Naturalist

John Paul Jones: Father of the American Navy

John Pierpont Morgan: The Great Financier

John Quincy Adams: 6th President of the United States

John Rolfe: Famous Founding Father

John Sidney McCain: War Hero, Senator, and Presidential Candidate

John Tower: Republican U.S. Senator from Texas

John W. Walker: Alabama's First Senator

John Wise: American Minister and Political Activist

Johnny Appleseed: America's Friendly Frontiersman

Jonas Salk: The Man Who Saved the Children

José Antonio Navarro: A Founding Father of Texas

José de Escandón: Father of the Lower Rio Grande Valley

José Francisco Ruiz: Colonel and Signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence

Joseph Glidden: Inventor who Patented Barbed Wire

Joseph McCarthy: U.S. Senator and Communist Hunter

Joseph R. Biden, Jr.: Vice President of the United States

Joseph Wheeler: Confederate Army Commander

Juan Antonio Padillo: Tejano Supporter of Texas Independence

Juan de Oñate: Spanish Explorer and Founder of New Mexico

Juan N. Seguín: Tejano Soldier and Politician

Juan Ponce de Leon: Spaniard in Search of Eternal Life

Julia Ward Howe: Wrote 'The Battle Hymn of the Republic'

Juliette Gordon Low: Founder of the Girl Scouts

Julius Lorenzo Cobb Bledsoe: Opera Singer, Actor, and Composer

Kadir Nelson: African American Illustrator and Author

King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella: King and Queen of Spain

King George III: Man of Duty

King James I: A King of Many Lands

L. Douglas Wilder: Trailblazing Governor

Langston Hughes: The Poet of the Harlem Renaissance

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Pioneer Girl

Lewis F. Powell, Jr.: Super Supreme Court Justice

Linwood Holton: Virginia Governor for Change

Lizzie Johnson: Texas Businesswoman and Cattle Queen

Lord Cornwallis: British Commander

Lords of Baltimore: Founders of Maryland

Lorenzo de Zavala: First Vice President of the Republic of Texas

Lou Gehrig: Baseball's Iron Horse

Louis Armstrong: Tremendous Trumpeter

Louis Jolliet: French Explorer

Louis Pasteur: Inventor of Lifesaving Vaccines

Lydia Mendoza: Songbird of the Border

Lyndon B. Johnson: 36th President of the United States

Maggie Lena Walker: First Female Bank President

Malcolm X: Civil Rights Activist

Malia and Sasha Obama - First Daughters in the White House

Marco Polo: World Traveler

Margaret Mitchell: Author of Gone With the Wind

Maria Mitchell: First American Woman Astronomer

Marie Curie: Nobel Prize Winning Scientist

Marquis de Lafayette: A Hero to Two Worlds

Martín De León: Texas Colonizer and Rancher

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Super Civil Rights Leader

Marx Brothers: The Colorful Comedy Team

Mary Kay Ash: Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

Mary McLeod Bethune: Excellent Educator

Mary Musgrove: Translator and Queen of the Creek

Maya Angelou: Inspirational Writer and Poet

Medard Groseilliers: Fabulous Fur Trader & Explorer

Meriwether Lewis & William Clark: Explorers of the Uncharted West

Michelle Obama: Dedicated to Family and Community

Millie Hughes-Fulford: One of America's First Women Astronauts

Milton Hershey: The Chocolate Man

Mirabeau B. Lamar: The Father of Texas Education

Molly Pitcher: Revolutionary War Hero

Napoleon Bonaparte: French Emperor and Military Genius

Nat Turner: Anti-slavery Revolutionary

Nathan Hale: Revolutionary War Hero

Navajo Code Talkers: Developed a Code Impossible to Crack

Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon

Neil deGrasse Tyson: America’s Space Guy

Nelson Mandela: Visionary for Peace

Nicolas Perrot: Great French Explorer

Old Abe: Civil War Eagle

Oliver White Hill: Civil Rights Attorney

Orson Welles: Actor and Director

Orville and Wilbur Wright: Two Brothers, One Dream: 'Let's Fly'

P.B.S. Pinchback: First African American Governor

Patrick Henry: Voice of the Revolution

Pattillo Higgins: Texas Wildcatter and Geologist

Paul Bunyan: The Biggest Lumberjack There Ever Was!

Paul Revere: American Patriot

Paul Ryan: U.S. Representative and Vice-Presidential Candidate

Pedro Alvarez Cabral: Discoverer of Brazil

Phillis Wheatley: First Published African American Poet

Pierre Le Moyne, Sieur d'Iberville: Founder of the Louisiana Colony

Pierre-Charles L'Enfant: Designer of Washington, D.C.

Plácido Benavides: Influential Early Texas Settler

Pocahontas: Legendary Indian Princess

Queen Anne: Friend of Pocahontas

Rachel Carson: Excellent Ecologist

Ralph David Abernathy: Civil Rights Crusader

Raul A. Gonzalez, Jr.: First Hispanic Judge on Texas Supreme Court

René Ménard: Jesuit Missionary

Richard Allen: Houston Builder and Leader

Richard J. Daley: Chicago's Political Giant

Richard King:Founder of the King Ranch

Richard Nixon: 37th President of the United States

Richard Nixon: Expert on Foreign Relations

Robert de La Salle: Famous French Explorer

Robert E. Lee: Confederate Hero

Robert F. Kennedy: Brother of a President

Robert Fulton: Father of Steamboat Travel

Robert M. La Follette: Founder of the Progressive Movement

Robert Rutherford McCormick: Media Giant

Robert Smalls: Slave, Hero, Politician

Roberto Clemente: Baseball Hero & Humanitarian

Roger Sherman: United States Founding Father

Roger Williams: Founder of Rhode Island

Ronald Reagan: All-American President

Rosa Parks: Mother of a Movement

Ruby Bridges: Civil Rights Pioneer

Rudy Guiliani: Fearless New York Mayor

Rutherford B. Hayes: 19th President of the United States

Sacagawea: Native American Heroine

Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space

Sam Houston: Courageous Father of Texas

Sam Rayburn: Legendary Texas Lawmaker

Sam Walton: One of the Most Successful Merchants of the 20th Century

Samuel Adams: Man of the Revolution

Samuel de Champlain: New France's Proud Papa

Sandra Day O’Connor: First Woman Supreme Court Justice

Sarah Palin: Governor of Alaska

Scott Joplin: King of Ragtime

Sequoyah: Inventor of the First Written Cherokee Alphabet

Shirley Chisolm: First African American Woman in Congress

Sidney Sherman: Officer in the Texas Revolution

Sitting Bull: Native American Warrior Chief

Sojourner Truth: Religious Abolitionist

Sonia Sotomayor, First Hispanic Woman on the U.S. Supreme Court

The Sons of Liberty: Rebels Against Tyranny

Squanto: A Friend of the Pilgrims

Stanley Marcus: Famous Neiman Marcus Retailer

Statue of Liberty: Symbol of Freedom

Stephen F. Austin: Father of Texas

Susan B. Anthony: Civil Rights Crusader

Susanna Dickinson: Alamo Survivor

Tecumseh: Shawnee Indian Chief

The 442nd Regimental Combat Team: Japanese American Heros of World War II

The Louisiana Purchase: Greatest Real Estate Deal in History!

The Marsalis Family: The First Family of Jazz

The Quilts of Gee's Bend: Generations of African American Quilters

The Ringling Brothers: A Circus Family

The Tuskegee Airmen: First African American Fighter Pilots

Theodore Roosevelt: America's 'Rough Rider' President

Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson: Military Mastermind

Thomas Bibb: The Second Governor of Alabama

Thomas Edison: Prolific Inventor

Thomas Jefferson: Man of the People

Thomas Paine: Author of Common Sense

Thomas West, Lord de La Warr: Virginia's Governor for Life

Thurgood Marshall: Civil Rights Solider

Todd Beamer: A 9/11 Hero

Tomie dePaola: Children's Book Author and Illustrator

Tomochichi: Chief of the Yamacraws, Friend of Savannah

Ulysses S. Grant: Unequaled Union General

United Nations: Keeping the Peace

Vasco Nuñez de Balboa: The Diplomatic Conquistador

Vel Phillips: African American Politician

Vicente Filisola: Spanish General during the Texas Revolution

W.E.B. DuBois: Champion of Equality

Wallace Amos: Founder of Famous Amos Cookies

Wallace Jefferson: Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court

Walt Disney: Master of Imagination

'Wild Bill' Hickok: Wonder of the West

William B. Travis: Texas Commander at the Battle of the Alamo

William Bradford: Governor of Plymouth Colony

William C. C. Claiborne: First Governor of Louisiana

William Jefferson Clinton: 42nd President of the United States

William Lloyd Garrison: The Voice of the Abolitionist Movement

William McKinley: 25th President of the United States

William Penn: Father of Pennsylvania

William Rufus King: U.S. Vice President and Congressman

William Tecumseh Sherman: Civil War General

William Wrigley, Jr.: Chewing Gum Giant

William Wyatt Bibb: The First Governor of Alabama

Woodrow Wilson: World Peace Champion

World Trade Center: New York's Twin Towers

World War II Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs): Female WWII Pilots