Trump called his version of the list of the greatest Americans
The US President Donald trump called his version of the list of the greatest Americans, it included the founding fathers of the United States, war heroes, fighters for the rights of African Americans and even the heroes of folklore.
Speaking at the US independence Day on the lawn in front of the White house, trump recalled his announced prior to the decision to create a Committee to perpetuate the memory of great Americans.
According to trump, to start the list with the commander-in-chief during the war for independence, first President George Washington, the legacy of which, according to him, are addressed as "very unfair". The monuments of Washington were attacked during the protests and riots for the rights of African-Americans that Washington was a slave owner.
In "Pantheon" trump became the founding fathers of the United States, presidents Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and James Madison, and Benjamin Franklin, put signature on all the basic documents of American independence, and Alexander Hamilton, the first Treasury Secretary and a hero of the Broadway musical of the hit. Of the women of the first generation of American independence trump included in the "list of fame" seamstress Betsy Ross, who according to legend sewed the first flag of the United States, and first lady Dolly Madison.
Of the presidency, but the founding fathers, trump has mentioned Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan, but he ignored Andrew Jackson - pet trump, whose statue near the White house, protesters tried to topple.
The movement for the rights of African Americans represented fleeing from slavery, the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, abolitionist Harriet Tubman author Harriet Beecher Stowe - the author of the novel "uncle Tom's Cabin" and the fighters for equal rights of Booker T. Washington and Susan Brownell Atone.
Also in the list of the greatest Americans trump turned Civil war hero Joshua Chamberlain, the founder of the red cross Clara Barton, Secretary of state and three times presidential candidate, and Henry clay.
Trump has also honoured the pioneers of aviation, the Wright brothers and Amelia Earhart, the first African American baseball player Jackie Robinson, the Second world generals George Patton and Douglas MacArthur, military and kinokamera Audie Murphy and preacher Billy Graham, and also of the deceased astronaut Christa McAuliffe and judge of the Supreme court conservative Antonin Scalia.
Separately in the list are historical figures who are better known as characters of folklore - pioneer American lands Daniel Boone, and military Davy Crockett.