1: George Washington - Revolutionary War hero and America's first president.

2: Harriet Tubman - Underground Railroad conductor and abolitionist icon.

3: Susan B. Anthony - Women's rights activist and suffragette leader.

4: Frederick Douglass - Escaped slave turned prominent abolitionist and writer.

5: Abraham Lincoln - Emancipator of slaves and preserver of the Union.

6: Rosa Parks - Civil rights activist who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

7: Martin Luther King Jr. - Leader of the Civil Rights Movement and advocate for nonviolent protest.

8: Cesar Chavez - Labor leader and civil rights activist for farm workers.

9: Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Supreme Court Justice and champion of gender equality.