Amazing Americans

Famous American Biographies


By Dr Charles Margerison

Would you like to have met Abraham Lincoln and had a discussion about his life and career? Can you imagine what George Washington would have said if he was interviewed about his achievements? Would you like to explore how Amelia Earhart, the famous aviation pioneer, broke many speed and travel records and so inspired people around the world. Experience these and other inspirational stories in Amazing Americans and be motivated by some of the amazing people who helped shape the United States.

The life stories of characters including Thomas Edison, Madam Walker, Anne Burras, Percy Julian, Ben Franklin and Harriet Tubman come alive in a unique way through BioViews. A BioView is a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These unique stories provide an easy way to learn about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Featured BioViews®

Anne Burras - Founding Colonial Mother
Walt Disney – Entrepreneur
Frederick Douglass - Civil Rights Leader
Amelia Earhart - Aviator
Thomas Edison - Business Leader
Benjamin Franklin - Statesman
Lillian Gilbreth – Psychologist
Howard Hughes – Entrepreneur
Thomas Jefferson – Politician
Mary Harris Jones - Union Organizer
Percy Julian - Scientist
Helen Adams Keller – Educator
Abraham Lincoln – Politician
Samuel Morse - Artist and Inventor
Linus Pauling – Scientist
Pocahontas – Native American Pioneer
Jonas Salk – Scientist
Margaret Sanger – Health Organizer
William Shockley – Inventor
Percy Lebaron Spencer – Inventor
Harriet Tubman – Civil Rights Leader
Madam C. J. Walker – Business Leader
Mary Edwards Walker – Health Organizer
George Washington – Military and Political Leader