Most Significant People In American History


The Top Ten

1 George Washington 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.

Guided America through much of its early years. He had an immense devotion to his country and did everything he could to help his country.

Washington is the reason America stands. - naFrovivuS

He created America.

He IS America

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2 Abraham Lincoln 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 through its Civil War - its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis . V 2 Comments
3 Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong

First human being to leave the planet and walk on another world.
In 10,000 years, this will be the ONLY thing from our time that is remembered.

Walked on the MOON.

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

A great figure and significant to be sure, deserving of the top 10. However, not the top 5, certainly not ahead of Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, Eisenhower, etc.

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5 Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony Susan Brownell Anthony was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement.
6 Franklin Roosevelt

Started social security, many welfare programs, and pushed America further toward socialism. He was a bad president, but important.

No president dealt with more pressure than him

7 Barack Obama Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II is 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 Romney.

I think history will be very kind to this man. We're already starting to appreciate how good he was, and he's only been gone two months.

He is the first African-American president of the United States. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

He the best president of the united of america

I'm no to thrilled over immigrants recieving more help than us but it is pretty nobel to give possible enemies a chance at a better life

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8 Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was principal author of the Declaration of Independence.
9 Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin
10 John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, 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 in November 1963. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the more.

The Contenders

11 Theodore Roosevelt 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.
12 Steve Jobs Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs the only reason the iPhone was invented.

13 Rosa Parks 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".
14 Harriett Tubman
15 Henry Ford Henry Ford Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.

He was severly racist

16 Thomas Edison Thomas Edison

Should not be on this list. This man is a fraud.

17 Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system, X rays, Radio, Remote Control, Laser, and electric motors . Tesla developed and more.

Tesla the greatest genius of all time.

Edison was the fraud.

18 Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton

For a guy to have a hit play after him, he would be an amazing contender.

19 John Adams John Adams John Adams was born on October 30, 1735 in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. Adams served as the president of the United States from March 4, 1797 to March 4, 1801. He died on July 4, 1826 at the age of 90.
20 Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson was an American statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837 . He was born near the end of the colonial era, somewhere near the then-unmarked border between North and South Carolina, into a recently immigrated Scots-Irish farming family of relatively more.
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