Who Would You Have Popular Answers

Who Would You Have?

People:

On your Olympic team: Jesse Owens, Cassius Clay, Jim Thorpe, Babe Didrikson, Mark Spitz, Michael Phelps, Mary Lou Retton, Carl Lewis, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Florence Griffith-Joyner, Mia Hamm

Leading your military: George Washington, Robert E Lee, Ulysses Grant, “Stonewall” Jackson, William T. Sherman, Dwight Eisenhower, Douglas Macarthur, George S. Patton, Winfield Scott, Theodore Roosevelt, William Westmoreland, Norman Schwarzkopf

As president: Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Harry S. Truman, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, Calvin Coolidge, Warren G. Harding, Woodrow Wilson, William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, William McKinley, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, Chester A. Arthur, James A. Garfield, Rutherford B. Hayes, Ulysses S. Grant, Andrew Johnson, Abraham Lincoln, James Buchanan, Franklin Pierce, Millard Fillmore, Zachary Taylor, James K. Polk, John Tyler, William Henry Harrison, Marin Van Buren, Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, James Monroe, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, George Washington

On your debate team: Abraham Lincoln, Stephen Douglas, John C. Calhoun, Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin, John Dickinson, William Winthrop

Leading your civil rights movement: Martin Luther King, Jr., Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglas, Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alice Paul, Jane Addams, Margaret Sanger, Gloria Steinem, Ida B. Wells

Leading your labor strikes: Emma Goldman, Eugene V. Debs, Samuel Gompers, Cesar Chavez, Mother Jones, John L. Lewis, Walter Reuther, A. Philip Randolph

Running your business: Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan, Bill Gates, Donald Trump, Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, George Soros, Rupert Murdoch, Ted Turner

Inventing new ideas: Thomas Edison, George Washington Carver, Alexander Graham Bell, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Morse, Eli Whitney, Henry Ford, Robert Fulton, Cyrus McCormick, George Eastman, Charles Goodyear, Nikola Tesla, Jonas Salk, Steve Jobs, Samuel Colt, Christopher Sholes, Elisha Otis

In your Native American tribe: Geronimo, Crazy Horse, Samoset, Powhatan, Squanto, Pope, Sacagawea, Pocahontas, Red Cloud, Chief Joseph, Pontiac, Tenskwatawa, Tecumseh, Sitting Bull, Black Hawk, Sequoiah, Hiawatha

Leading your explorations: Christopher Columbus, Meriwether Lewis, William Clarke, Hernando Cortes, John Cabot, Samuel de Champlain, Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Francis Drake, Vasco de Gama, Ponce de Leon

Designing the governmental blueprint of your country: Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, James Wilson, George Washington, James Madison, John Jay, Peyton Randolph, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, John Hancock, Henry Laurens, Alexander Hamilton, Richard Henry Lee

Writing your books: James Fenimore Cooper, Emily Dickinson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Robert Frost, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ernest Hemingway, Washington Irving, Jack London, Herman Melville, Margaret Mitchell, Edgar Allan Poe, J.D. Salinger, John Steinbeck, Henry David Thoreau, Mark Twain, Walt Whitman

Performing on your Americana musical album: Stephen Foster, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Kate Smith, John Philip Sousa, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, James Brown, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington

Committing a crime: Jesse James, Al Capone, Charles Manson, Jim Jones, Bonnie and Clyde, Butch Cassidy, Billy the Kid, John Dillinger

Leading your religious revival: Billy Graham, Billy Sunday, Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, George Whitefield, Jonathan Edwards, Dwight L. Moody, Aimee Semple McPherson, Norman Vincent Peale, Henry Ward Beecher, Cotton Mather

Planting your early colonies: William Bradford, John Winthrop, Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, Thomas Hooker, John Wheelwright, Peter Stuyvesant, William Penn, John Smith, Cecil Calvert, James Oglethorpe, Peter Minuit, Sir Walter Raleigh

On the Supreme Court: John Jay, John Marshall, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Charles Evans Hughes, Earl Warren, Louis Brandeis, William Brennan, Roger Taney, William Howard Taft, Sandra Day O’Connor, Thurgood Marshall

Serving in Congress: Daniel Webster, Charlie Wilson, John Hancock, John Calhoun, Henry Clay, Robert LaFollette, Robert Taft, John McCain, Ted Kennedy, Stephen Douglas, James T. Rapier, Shirley Chisholm, John Kerry

Creating your artwork: Norman Rockwell, Bob Ross, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Benjamin West, Georgia O’Keeffe, Frederick Remington, Grandma Moses, Grant Wood, James Whistler

As your chief diplomat: Benjamin Franklin, Madeleine Albright, Condoleezza Rice, Shirley Temple, Thomas Jefferson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Henry Kissinger, John Foster Dulles, James Monroe, Charles Pinckney, Ralph Bunche

Building your buildings: Frank Lloyd Wright, I. M. Pei, Thomas Jefferson, Frederick Law Olmsted, Buckminster Fuller, Richard Morris Hunt

Settling your frontier: Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, “Grizzly” Adams, Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, John Fremont, Jim Baker, Zebulon Pike, James Bowie, Jedediah Smith, Capt. John Smith

 

Places:

In one of the 13 original colonies? (States)

Fighting the natives: Mistic, Deerfield, Wounded Knee, Sand Creek, Little Big Horn

Fighting your Civil War battles: Bull Run, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Shiloh

Fighting the British: Yorktown, New York, Bunker Hill (Breed’s Hill), Lexington, Saratoga

Traveling with Lewis and Clark: Missouri, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana

Living in the former Confederacy: Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Texas, Louisiana

Mining, and what would it be: coal in WV, copper in AZ, iron in Michigan, gold in California, silver in Nevada

Homesteading in the Great Plains: Nebraska, Oklahoma, Iowa, Kansas

Running a state government: Columbus, Ohio; Sacramento, CA;

Touring a National Park: Yellowstone, Yosemite, Smoky Mountains, Everglades, Mt. Rushmore

Floating down a river: Mississippi, Ohio, Colorado, Missouri, Monogahela

Traveling a famous trail: Trail of tears, Appalachian Trail, Santa Fe Trail

Showing American Imperialism: Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines, Hawaii

Involved in a major labor dispute: Homestead, Haymarket Square, the Great Railroad strike

Fighting America’s World War Battles: Sicily, Battle of the Bulge, Normandy

In the Old Northwest Territory: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin

Fishing the Great Lakes: Huron, Erie, Superior, Ontario, Michigan

Hiking the Appalachians: New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia

Hiking the Rockies: Colorado, Utah, Montana

Marking a Civil Rights Movement: Atlanta, Birmingham, Washington, D.C.

In New York City: Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Top of the Rock, Central Park

In Washington, D.C.: Capitol Building, White House, Supreme Court, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial

East of the Mississippi, not in NYC or DC: Boston Harbor, Plymouth Harbor, Jamestown

West of the Mississippi: Alamo, Sacramento, Great Salt Lake