Top Ten Best People In American HistoryThis list makes up for the least important people in American history list
The Top Ten
Abraham Lincoln did not fight to stop slavery he just wanted the oil and natural resources of the south. If the war was about slavery Abraham Lincoln would not even care.
Revisionist history thinks the terrible movie about Lincoln being a vampire hunter was real.
He helped our country stay together
So he died before the cicil war ended
Not just one of the best Americans, Neil Armstrong's name and achievements will be remembered for thousands of years after everyone else from our time is long gone.
First human being to leave the planet and walk on another world.
Should be number one! There are too many politicians on this list. Like we all know, politicians are all corrupted one way or another.
He is probably the best because of his leadership, saying no to racism,
He helped everyone have the same rights!V 1 Comment
Really. Does anyone here voting actually realize that everything he invented was already made, but patented first? Nikola Tesla invented everything he did years ahead of him. - NoEntranceHere
He may not have completely invented the light bulb, but he did have a total of 1,092 other inventions. That's definitely saying something. - naFrovivuS
His presidency was very short, only about a thousand days. He had some good ideas, made some great and inspiring speeches, and was tragically cut down while still relatively young.
However, the truth is that he was killed before he could actually act on many of those ideas, and we will never really know what his plans were for America's continuing role in Viet Nam, though Lyndon Johnson may have thought he was carrying out that plan.
The guy got elected, cause of his father. Who boot leg booze and was in bed with the mob. See what happens when you double cross them.
If they shoot him down it's for a good reason. Maybe he was not the saint like everybody wants to believe after all!
Overrated spoiled rich kid.V 1 Comment
Let me just say that there are countless people on this list who definitely do not deserve to be on here. Henry Ford was a radical racist and anti-semite who openly supported Hitler and loaned millions worth of equipment to the Nazi regime. Thomas Edison was a conman who stole Nikola Tesla's inventions and tried to discredit his more successful light bulb model by electrocuting puppies. Woodrow Wilson was a racist, a nativist and a misogynist who used WWI to effectively turn the United States into a police state. Steve Jobs was a gigantic narcissist who ruined hundreds of lives, regularly fired people without remorse and never gave a dime of his vast wealth to charity. The fact that so many of these despicable individuals are so high up on the list worries me to the core.
Henry Ford was an anti-semitic bigot. He doesn't deserve to be on this list.
The greatest industrialist of all time and he was no Jew symphatizer either
I only voted him to keep Reagan out of the top tens, but I have nothing against this man.
Best person because he invented apple
An innovator and founding father that helped reshape America. - naFrovivuS
Why does Lincoln top the list? He instituted the income tax!
He helped this country became what it is today
He should be higher up he dealt with the great depression and world war II. Probably the most deadly war of all time.
Who saved us from The Great Depression? Who served for 4 terms? Only one. FDR. - Lasvegasxavier
Never thought someone could help change the minds of others by sitting on the bus. - naFrovivuS
As a warmup to being president, all he did was save the entire world as Supreme Commander of Allied Forces during WW2.
After that he presided over an unprecedented period of prosperity in the USA, and built the Interstate Highway system that we are still enjoying today.
He has to be in the Top 10 - Jufin
Made American strong. Made us proud to be American S. Not like pres berry who turns his back on what made us great.
In fifty years, schoolchildren all over the country will remember Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Henry Clay and Alexander Hamilton. They will not remember this lunatic.
Worked his way up from extreme poverty to become one of the world's greatest neurosurgeons. His book "Gifted Hands" is an inspiring read.
Haters will hate.
He is one of the greatest brain surgeons of all time, saving countless lives.
Yet the B-average journalism grads of state colleges second guess him all the time
Not following the liberal line makes him a reprehensible human being in their eyes.
That's why they keep losing elections.
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