Investigative journalists who wrote about the need for reform during the Gilded Age.
Tennessee Senator who refused to sign the Southern Manifesto, his son later ran for President.
Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus in this city.
Sun Studios put rock and roll on the map when this famous Tennessean recorded there.
He made his millions in the steel industry. He brought the Bessemer process to America. He donated millions to build libraries.
As a resulf of the Watergate scandal, he is the only POTUS to resign from office.
This man made his millions in real estate before becoming a reality TV star.
This POTUS chose to drop atomic boms on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He believed that doing so would save American lives.
He made his fortune in the Standard Oil Company
This man became POTUS in 1952 when he promised to end the Korean Conflict. While in office he also started the Interstate Highway System
Oak Ridge was built as part of this secret government operation.
Civil Rights Leader who founded the SCLC. He had a dream! He was assassinated in Memphis, TN
He founded the NAACP, he belived that African Americans should demand full equality from white people and not just be happy with they way they were treated
The new woman of the 1920's.
WSM radio and the Grand Ole Opry are important to this industry.
He belived that violence was the best way for African Americans to get full equality
He founded Amazon.com
She wrote the Feminine Mystique and also started NOW.
Harry Burn, a young legislator listened to his mother and at the last minute changed his vote, which made Tennessee the 36th state to pass this amendment giving women the right to vote
This TN company produced aluminum for aircraft during World War II
He is the only POTUS to be elected 4 times. He suffered from polio, He was POTUS during at the end of the Great Depression and the beginning of WWII
This man made his millions when he developed the idea for a chain of low cost retail stores
Founder of Apple Computers.
This POTUS had makeshift housing communities named after him because of his poor performance handling the depression.
He was the youngest POTUS to ever serve, he oversaw the construction if the Panama Canal. He sad, 'Speak softly and carry a big stick'