ULYSSES S. GRANT
He was the brave general who led the North to victory in the Civil War. Ulysses S. Grant may have been the gruffest, toughest president America ever had. You'd be tough too, if you learned everything you know on the back of a galloping horse.
When he was a kid, Bruce’s parents gave him the nickname: Mo Si Tung, or “Never Sits Still.”
As president from 1901 to 1909, Theodore Roosevelt brought to the White House a zest for adventure and a love of the outdoors. No president did more to protect the environment. Maybe that's because he grew up surrounded by wild animals.
At just sixteen years old, Gabby Douglas led the U.S. team to victory at the 2012 Olympics.
JOHN F. KENNEDY
John F. Kennedy once pulled a girl's hair so hard that she reported him to a policeman. When the officer came to the Kennedy home to investigate, John hid in his backyard until he went away.
TED GEISEL a.k.a. DR. SEUSS
Many of Dr. Seuss's fantastical characters and places are inspired by his childhood hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts.