There are four people carved on Mount Rushmore. I think Henry Ford should be on Mount Rushmore because he helped people by improving the lives of others. He improved the country. He made good cars for people to drive in. Many people could buy them because they were not expensive. He invented the assembly line so cars could built in pieces by a lot of workers so they were built fast. Since he made good cars for people to drive, he should be the next person on Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore is a famous landmark. We are trying to figure out who will be the next famous person on Mount Rushmore. I think Alexander Bell's image should be carved on Mount Rushmore. He was well liked because he improved the lives of other people. His mother was deaf so he was interested in sound. He invented a machine that could speak. He also invented the telephone. He changed the way people communicated. Alexander Bell set a good example for others so that's why I think he should be on Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore is a landmark in South Dakota. We're figuring out who will be the next person on Mt. Rushmore. I think Thomas Edison should be the next famous person on Mt. Rushmore. Thomas Edison set a good example for others. He saved young Jimmy Macenzie from getting run over by a boxcar. Thomas Edison improved the country because he set up a 2 story lab. He did many inventions such as making the electric light bulb. In 1876 he became known as "The Wizard of Menlo Park". Thomas Edison improved the country. That is why he should be on Mount Rushmore.
His work led to many inventions. He became known as the wizard.
He was hard working. He made voting machine. He made the phone. He made more then 1,000 inventions.
All the people on Mt. Rushmore are founding fathers of the United States. Who will the next person on Mt. Rushmore going to be? My opinion is that Harriet Tubman should be the fifth person on Mt. Rushmore. Harriet Tubman was welled liked because she helped run away slaves. She was nice to others because she helped in the Civil War by being a spy and a nurse. Another reason is Harriet Tubman was fair. Harriet Tubman raised money for schools for black children. Harriet Tubman freed 750 slaves. Since Harriet Tubman was well liked and was fair that's why I think Harriet Tubman should be the fifth person on Mt. Rushmore.
On Mt. Rushmore there are all important people. I think Rosa Parks should be the next person on Mt. Rushmore because Rosa Parks was not fairly treated. She thought people should be treated fairly. She set a good example for others. She was tired of unfair laws. She refused to give up her seat on the bus. She set a good example for others.
Each president on Mr. Rushmore did something special. Who will be the next famous person on Mt. Rushmore? I would like Walt Disney to be on Mt. Rushmore. My reason is he was special because he made kids laugh. This is my example. He made kids calm down and have fun by making cartoons just for kids. He also made Walt Disney World. Since Walt Disney made kids laugh, I would like him to be the next person on Mt. Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore has four presidents. Who will be the next person on Mt. Rushmore? I hope Helen Keller will be the next person on Mt. Rushmore. My reason is because she helped other blind people and gave them courage. Helen wrote 12 books in her life that became a big hit. She taught sign language to blind people. She graduated college even though she was blind and deaf. My opinion is Helen Keller should be on Mr. Rushmore.
She improved the lives of others. She helped make US laws to help blind people. She even won the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Since Helen Keller helped a lot of people, I think should should be the next person on Mt. Rushmore.
There are four president faces on Mount Rushmore. Who will be the next person to be on Mount Rushmore? I think Martin Luther King, Jr. should be the fifth person on Mt. Rushmore because he improve the country. He ended segregation. He helped people get along. He had a peaceful way to fight for rights. Martin also set a good example for others. He would use his words to fight. Since Martin Luther King, Jr. improved the country, he should be the fifth person on Mount Rushmore.
Martin Luther King, Jr. went to Washington, D.C. and told people there his, "I have a Dream" speech. He showed people that they can be together and people can't judge you by your skin.
He won the Noble Peace Prize.
On Mount Rushmore are all presidents. Which famous American will be the next person on Mount Rushmore? I think the next person on Mount Rushmore should be George Washington Carver because he invented things. He made soil fertile again. He made cheese, ink and soap from peanuts. He made molasses, rubber and glue from sweet potatoes. He planted other stuff to make the soil fertile again. Because he made stuff out of peanuts and sweet potatoes and invented things he should be the next famous person on Mount Rushmore.
Which Famous American Should We Honor?
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