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Who are the top 5 greatest Americans to ever live?

Asked by jstringham21 (640points) June 4th, 2008

Don’t say yourself.

1. Martin Luther King Jr.
2. Abraham Lincoln
3. Malcolm X
4. Franklin Roosevelt
5. George Patton

Those are mine. What’s yours?

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waterskier2007's avatar

Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Steve P. Jobs
Robert E. Lee

jstringham21's avatar


HAHA, Steve Jobs?

wizard's avatar

#5 Singer of Red Hot Chili Peppers.
#4 Singer of The Rolling Stones
#3 Singer of Pink Floyd
#2 Singer of AC/DC
#1 Jack Black.

(wait, are all my peeps Americans?)

waterskier2007's avatar

@ jstringham, yes STEVE JOBS, haha

melly6708's avatar

hey why arent there any women??

buster's avatar

1. MeeMaw Shaffer
2. Elvis
3. Evil Kenevial
4. Jackie Robinson
5. Matt Groening

jstringham21's avatar


I couldn’t think of any women who changed our country for the better more than these five men. Believe me, Rosa Parks would be on my top 10.

AstroChuck's avatar

William Penn
Martin Luther King Jr.
Benjamin Franklin
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt

Honerable Mentions::
Harry S TrumanWillie Howard Mays
and, of course,

jstringham21's avatar


Didn’t you read the finer print of the question. Actually the first line. haha.

AstroChuck's avatar

AstroChuck makes his own rules!

El_Cadejo's avatar

@wizard 5–2 were such great people that you dont even know their names lol. Pink Floyd and the Stones are English and ACDC is from Australia.

wizard's avatar

Actually I didn’t want people to have to look up the names if I posted them.

ambos's avatar

Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
Theodore Roosevelt
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Gerald Ford

Adina1968's avatar

#1 John Lennon
#2 Martin Luther King
#3 Ben Franklin
#4 Nikola Tesla
# Oscar The Grouch

ambos's avatar

John Lennon was British.

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