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TN History for Kids

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Whether you have to write a report on a famous Tennessean or not, you've come to the right place. We’ve got the scoop on such great Tennesseans as David Crockett and Nancy Ward; Andrew Jackson and Sequoyah; Cordell Hull and Richard Henry Boyd; James Napier and Alvin C. York. We’ll tell you about their life and times and we’ll show you what they look like.

Just hover over the word "PEOPLE" above. And here are some samples...


Alvin York

Alvin York

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Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

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Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson

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Anne Dudley

Anne Dudley

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Austin Peay

Austin Peay

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Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith

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Carl Rowan

Carl Rowan

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Casey Jones

Casey Jones

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Clarence Saunders

Clarence Saunders

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Cordell Hull

Cordell Hull

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Cornelia Fort

Cornelia Fort

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David Crockett

David Crockett

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David Farragut

David Farragut

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Edward Crump

Edward Crump

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

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Grace Moore

Grace Moore

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Hattie Caraway

Hattie Caraway

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Ida Wells

Ida Wells

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Jack Massey

Jack Massey

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James Davis

James Davis

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James K. Polk

James K. Polk

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James Napier

James Napier

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John Ross

John Ross

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John Sevier

John Sevier

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Mary Murfree

Mary Murfree

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Matthew Maury

Matthew Maury

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Morris Frank & Buddy

Morris Frank & Buddy

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Nancy Ward

Nancy Ward

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Nathan Bedford Forrest

Nathan Bedford Forrest

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Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt

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Perry Wallace

Perry Wallace

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Richard Boyd

Richard Boyd

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Robert Church

Robert Church

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Roy Acuff

Roy Acuff

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Sam Davis

Sam Davis

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Sam Houston

Sam Houston

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Samuel McElwee

Samuel McElwee

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Sequoyah

Sequoyah

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W.C. Handy

W.C. Handy

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William Brownlow

William Brownlow

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William Lawrence

William Lawrence

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Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

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