Top Ten Heroes of the United States

USA only so I don't mean South America or the rest of the North American countries I'll have to research more of that subject

The Top Ten Heroes of the United States

1 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.

Having him as number 1 proves winners write the history books - namesnipe

Reunified the nation got us through the civil war instead of giving in to the CSA ended slavery can be argued for best president of all time - RawIsgore

He was the person who freed all the slaves.

Yes - Pokemonfan10

2 Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

Lead our country through the fight against racism when all odds were against him - RawIsgore

One of the greatest people ever stepped on this planet. - Userguy44

I have a dream

I bet StealthRUSH hates him. - RobertWisdom

3 George Washington George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Also the only president to ever fight in battle while he was president, what a badass. - christangrant

Well come on he's the reason why our country exist and he's our second if not best president of all time - RawIsgore

Seriously? He founded this country. Should be #1 by far. Not fond of Lincoln who killed State's rights.

Do I really need to explain here? It's George Washington. The founder of our country.

4 Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and served as the 3rd President of the United States from 1801-1809. He was born on April 13, 1743, and died on July 4, 1826, on the same day 2nd United States President John Adams died.

Let's just say if it weren't for him our country would be smaller and I would probably ethier not exist or be speaking French - RawIsgore

5 Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.
6 John F. Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29th, 1917-November 22, 1963) commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, more.

He was a good president in my point of view. - CedreticFomento

7 Ben Shapiro Benjamin Aaron Shapiro (born January 15, 1984) is an American conservative political commentator, writer and lawyer. He has written seven books, the first being 2004's Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America's Youth, which he started writing when he was 17 years old.

Saved millions of lives with his podcast, The Daily Wire and host of The Ben Shapiro Show.

Cool guy. - Not_A_Weeaboo

How? - RobertWisdom

8 Neil Armstrong Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also a naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor.

First man on the moon and gave the USA hope and joy in the Cold War - RawIsgore

Will be remembered longer than any human being ever.

9 Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.

An unlikely hero at the time but a couple battles latter he was known as unconditional surrender Grant won the Vicksburg campaign which split the south in two also took control of the Mississippi River forced general Lee to surrender and I think he is a very underrated president - RawIsgore

10 Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the more.

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11 Dwight D. Eisenhower Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American politician and general who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe.

World war 2 general also the commander of allied forces planed D Day and at least the top 6 USA presidents I mean he is the reason why our infrastructure is as great as it is - RawIsgore

12 Amelia Earhart Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the United States Distinguished Flying Cross for this accomplishment.
13 Harriet Tubman
14 Franklin D Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 to 1945. A Democrat, he won a record four presidential elections and dominated his party for many years as a central figure in world events more.

Got us out of the Great Depression through the New Deal - Azurin13

15 Rosa Parks Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".
16 Malcolm X Malcolm X (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965) was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. To his admirers he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him more.

He did do a lot against racial discrimination.

Implicated in the killing of some rivals.

17 Steve Jobs Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur and business magnate. He was the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and a co-founder of Apple Inc., chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar, a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors following more.

How? - RobertWisdom

18 Ryan White
19 Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, more.

He may not be the most heroic on this list, but indeed the hero of our times. He has made me believe in America again, that he has exposed the two party system as fake, and Washington for what is. - MattAffterburner

Just think where this country was in 2016 and what where things would have gone if Hillary would have been President. The difference from where we are to where we would have been in so many huge ways..and all in America's favor. Literally saved the country.

Say something bad about him, and you're basically saying "f you" to all the minorities employed by him - DoroExploro13

I also isolated myself in my room all day but I have a question how did you hear him say that... unfunny and old joke I know but someone needs to lighten things up - RawIsgore

He saved america by storm - Maddox121

No. Literally a corrupt businessman, making more money off his presidency by stimulating the bigoted areas of humanity. - Gamefreak23788

20 John Paul Jones

Sailed his ship all across Great Britain capturing British ships and bringing them back to France or the Netherlands even got a honorary pardon from the U.K. not to long ago - RawIsgore

21 Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman.
22 Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II served as the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt more.

He wasn't the greatest, but he did give us ObamaCare. - RoseWeasley

How? - RobertWisdom

23 Wilbur Wright
24 Alexander Hamilton
25 Paul Revere Paul Revere was an American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, and a Patriot in the American Revolution.
26 Sacagawea
27 Daniel Boone
28 Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 . Prior to his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader until his death in 2004

He saved America and destroyed Communism. The most underatted on the list. - MattAffterburner

''Mr. Gorbachev tear down this wall! '' - htoutlaws2012

29 Bill Gates William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, and programmer.

How? - RobertWisdom

oh yeah

30 Kendrick Castillo

Courageously tackled the Colorado school shooter, and was killed in the struggle, but the fracas allowed three others, including Brendan Bialy, to wrestle the gun away and save countless lives.

31 George S. Patton George Smith Patton Jr. was a General of the United States Army who commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the U.S. Third Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944.

D-Day would not have worked without him. Hitler was SCARED of paton, not eisenhower, the man is the definition of chaotic good.

Just knowing that Patton was only a hundred miles away [being used as a decoy], caused Hitler to be distracted and keep an eye on him, and allowed the D-Day forces enough time to be victorious at Normandy.

32 Audie Murphy Audie Leon Murphy was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II, receiving every military combat award for valor available from the U.S.
33 Jonas Salk
34 Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger

Performed "The Miracle on the Hudson", saving over a hundred lives.

35 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley was an American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. more.

Robert Wisdom Absolutely yes! Elvis Presley served in the military!

Absolutely not! - RobertWisdom

36 Tupac Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was more.

GOAT rapper - Userguy44

How? - RobertWisdom

37 Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.

How? - RobertWisdom

38 George H. W. Bush George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 - November 30, 2018) was an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the presidency, Bush served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States under Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1989.

War Hero. At age 18 was one of the youngest fighter pilots in US history, and was shot down during an air-sea battle of WW2. The other 2 crew members aboard died, but he was able to float for 4 hours in the open ocean before finally being rescued.

War criminal - Murphdog405

Now now no need for that especially because he recently passed away - RawIsgore

39 Riley Howell
40 Jeremy Glick

A 250 pound Judo Master, who uttered the famous line "Let's Roll", as he rallied the passengers to battle against the highjackers aboard Flight 93 on 9/11. All aboard the flight were killed, but another devastating building attack was avoided.

41 John Basilone
42 Chuck Norris Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter. He was born in March 10, 1940, in Ryan, OK. He is famous for mostly starring in western and action movies.
43 Eddie Rickenbacker
44 Brendan Bialy
45 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated more.
46 Lori Gilbert-Kaye

Sacrificed her life by stepping in front of the gunman to protect the Rabbi at the Poway Synagogue shooting.

47 Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein
48 Babe Ruth George Herman Ruth Jr., better known as Babe Ruth, was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.
49 William Tecumseh Sherman
50 Chuck Yeager
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