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1900-1949 Pivital Inventions, People, And Politics

8. Babe Ruth

8. Babe Ruth

Baseball’s legendary iconic figure, Babe Ruth, made my top 10 list because he is one of the best baseball players of all time. Babe Ruth impacted the nation because he took the MLB by storm. Babe Ruth impacted me as a person because some of his quotes are really good advice to live by. Babe Ruth connects to present day because of how he inspires many young kids to chase their dream. Also he is one of the top 10 baseball players ever.

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10. Walt Disney

10. Walt Disney

Walt Disney was an American motion-picture and television producer and showman. He is famous as a pioneer of cartoon films and as the creator of Disneyland. Walt Disney made my top 10 because he motivates many people to keep working towards their goals. Walt impacted the nation because everyone was amazed at how good the movies he made where. Walt Disney impacted me because I watch a lot of movies and he revolutionized how movies where made. This connects to present day because even today his company is successful and he still motivates people.

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9. Muhammad Ali

9. Muhammad Ali

Arguably boxing's most celebrated athlete, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali was also known for his public stance against the Vietnam War and his longtime battle with Parkinson's Disease. He makes my top 10 list because he is one of the greatest athletes of all time and he taught many people how to strive for greatness. Muhammad Ali impacted our nation by showing everyone that anything is possible if you set your mind to it. He impacted me by showing me that even in the worst of situations you should still be positive. Muhammad Ali connects to present day because many people live by his words and celebrate his accomplishments.

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7. Amelia Earhart - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

7. Amelia Earhart - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Amelia Earhart makes my top ten list because of how brave she was to attempt to fly around the whole globe. Amelia Earhart impacted the nation because she inspired many women and small girls to follow there dreams. Amelia Earhart effected me as a person because she took many risks and proved a lot of haters wrong. That impacts me because I want to adventure like that. Shes connects to present day because she helps us understand more about long plane flights and navigating across the ocean.

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5. Jackie Robinson

5. Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier when he became the first black athlete to play Major League Baseball in the 20th century. He signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, and was named the "Rookie of the Year". Jackie Robinson made my list because he helped to break the racial barrier in sports. Jackie Robinson impacted our nation by changing the way the whole nation looked at black athletes. He had integrity and courage. Jackie Robinson impacted me because I love to watch sports and they wouldn't be the same if only one race was allowed to compete. That would be extremely unfair. Jackie Robinson connects to present day because he was the person that made it possible for all colors to play professional sports.

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4. Wright Brothers

4. Wright Brothers

This event made my top 10 list because this event made travel more efficient. This invention impacted the nation because now people could travel the globe much easier and more efficient. This impacted me as a person because I always go on planes and two of my uncles are pilots. This connects to present day because without the invention of the plane travel would be no where as efficient as it is today.

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3. Model T - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

3. Model T - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

This event made my top 10 list because it helped to urbanize the United States. This event made a impact on the nation because now people can travel and move much efficiently. I was impacted by this event because everyone around me uses Ford cars and my dad used to work for Ford. This relates back to nowadays because Henry Ford popularized the use of cars and helped to urbanize the United States.

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#1. In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act.

#1. In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act.

This event makes my top 10 list because it stopped unfair treatment of kids. This event made a big impact on the nation because kids who where set free from child labor can now enjoy their childhood. The nation was also impacted by this because now the companies that relied on child labor where forced to hire working adults. This impacted me as a person because it's really sad to me that some kids were forced to work 10 hour days instead of having fun playing outside. This connects to present day because some countries need to learn from what the US did and pass a law to end child labor in their country.

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#2. The 19th amendment was ratified in on August 18th 1920

#2. The 19th amendment was ratified in on August 18th 1920

This event made my top 10 list because this is a major turning point for women to get the rights they deserve. This event impacted the nation because now all the women can finally vote. This made most people very, very happy. This impacted me as a person because without the 19 amendment my sister and mom wouldn't be able to have a say in our government. The 19th amendment connects to present day because whenever there is voting for anything in the government, women are involved.

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#6. In 1905 Leo Baekeland creates plastic

#6. In 1905 Leo Baekeland creates plastic

This person made my top 10 list because most of the stuff in our world today is made out of plastic so without Leo Baekeland's creation we wouldn't have all the things we have today. This event had a impact on our nation because it changed the way many things where made and what they where made of. This impacted me as a person because I always use plastic water bottles and plastic is used in the making of most of the stuff like my Xbox. Leo Baekeland connects to present day because plastic is used to make everything nowadays.

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