Monday, December 28, 2009

Homeschoolers Hall of Fame

Received from another Yahoogroup.

Homeschooling Hall of Fame
**The following famous people were homeschooled!**

*Presidents*
George Washington
Thomas JeffersonJames Madison
John Quincy Adams
Abraham Lincoln
William Henry Harrison
Theodore F. Roosevelt

*Governors*
Patrick Henry [VA]
Charles Pickney III [SC]
Richard D. Spaight [NC]
William Livingston [NJ]
Richard Bassett [DE]

*U.S. Senators and Congressmen*
William S. Johnson [CT]
George Clymer [PA]
John Francis Mercer [MD]
William Blout [TN]William Few [GA]

*Scientists/Businessmen*
Blaise Pascal
Booker T. Washington
Thomas Edison
Benjamin Franklin
Andrew Carnegie
John Stuart Mill

*Chief Justices of U.S. Supreme Court*
John Rutledge
John Jay
John Marshall

*College Presidents*
John Witherspoon -- Yale
Timothy Dwight -- Princeton
William S. Johnson -- Columbia

*Preachers / Missionaries*
John & Charles Wesley
John Owen
Johnathon Edwards
William Carey
Dwight D. Moody
John Newton
Hudson Taylor

*Authors*
Mark Twain
George Bernard Shaw
Irving Berlin
Charles Dickens
C.S. Lewis

*Philosopher*
Charles Montesquieu

*Famous Women*
Abigail Adams
Mercy Warren
Martha Washington
Florence Nightingale
Phyllis Wheatley
Agatha Christie
Pearl S. Buck

*Generals*
"Stonewall" Jackson
Robert E. Lee
Douglas MacArthur
George Patton

*Artists*
John Singleton Copley
Andrew Wyeth
Rembrandt Peale
Claude Money
Ansel Adams

*Composers*
Anton Bruckner
Felix Mendelssohn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Francis Poulenc

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