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Friday, September 17, 2010

WOW!! Take a look at this........

Home School Hall of Fame

Famous people who were taught at home by their parents

Documented in the book, Home Schooling: The Right Choice, by Chris Klicka


George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
John Quincy Adams
Abraham Lincoln
William Henry Harrison
Theodore F. Roosevelt
Woodrow Wilson
John Tyler
Franklin D. Roosevelt


John Singleton Copley
Andrew Wyeth
Rembrandt Peale
Claude Monet
Ansel Adams


Charles Montesquieu

Famous Women

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


Patrick Henry (VA)
Charles Pickney III (SC)
Richard D. Spaight (NC)
William Livingston (NJ)
Richard Bassett (DE)


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


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

US Senators of Congressmen

William S. Johnson (CT)
George Clymer (PA)
John Francis Mercer (MD)
William Blount (TN)
William Few (GA)

Preachers and Missionaries

John and Charles Wesley
John Owen
Jonathan Edwards
William Carey
Dwight L. Moody
John Newton
Hudson Taylor

Scientists, Economists, and Businessmen

Blaise Pascal
Booker T. Washington
Thomas Edison
Benjamin Franklin
Andrew Carnegie
John Stuart Mill

College Presidents

John Witherspoon – Princeton
Timothy Dwight – Yale
William S. Johnson – Columbia

Chief Justices of the US Supreme Court

John Rutledge
John Jay
John Marshall


Anton Bruckner
Felix Mendelssohn
Amadeus Mozart
Francis Poulenc

Pretty amazing that all these famous people were home schooled...........isn't it?? How many people do you recognize??

1 comment:

  1. I already knew I liked Agatha Christie, and now I find out she was homeschooled?! Even better!!!


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