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3.7 After reading a biography of a person from Massachusetts in one of the following categories, summarize the person's life and achievements.


Bell placing the first New York to Chicago telephone call in 1892.
Bell placing the first New York to Chicago telephone call in 1892.

external image Red_apple.jpgFamous People of Massachusetts: A WebQuest for Third Grade

Click on each person to read about their life and accomplishments.

Science and Technology




The Arts


primary_sources.PNGRead her book Little Women here.
Multimedia.pngFor more including a YouTube video, see About Dickinson's Writings: An Introduction from the Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts.


Business


William Filene
Amos Lawrence
Francis Cabot Lowell
An Wang

Zenas Crane, 1892
Zenas Crane, 1892

Zenas Crane, founder of Crane and Company who make the paper on which the United States currency is printed.

Education, journalism, and health


Female_Rose.pngClara Barton. Explore here for more information on her efforts for women's rights.

Clara Barton, women's rights activist.
Clara Barton, women's rights activist.
Edward Brooke, first African America elected to the United States Senate by popular vote, 1966,
Edward Brooke, first African America elected to the United States Senate by popular vote, 1966,

Horace Mann

William Monroe Trotter


Political leadership


John Adams
John Quincy Adams
Female_Rose.pngSusan B. Anthony
Multimedia.pngClick here for a short video on Susan B. Anthony
Rotating_globe-small.gif Edward Brooke
Benjamin Franklin
Multimedia.pngClick here for a cartoon bio of Franklin
John F. Kennedy
Paul Revere
Multimedia.pngClick here to hear the poem "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere"