The following were answers provided by 6th graders during a history
test. Watch the spelling! Some of the funniest answers are those that
10 .It was an age of great inventions and
discoveries.Guttenberg invented removable type and the Bible. Another
important invention was the circulation of blood. Sir Walter Raleigh is a
historical figure because he invented cigarettes and started smoking.
Sir Francis Drake circumcised the world with a 100-foot clipper.
.The greatest writer of the Renaissance was William Shakespeare. He was
born in the year 1564, supposedly on his birthday. He never made much
money and is famous only because of his plays. He wrote tragedies,
comedies and hysterectomies all in Islamic pentameter. Romeo's last wish
was to be laid by Julia.
12 . Writing at the same time as
Shakespeare was Miguel Cervantes. He wrote " Donkey Hote." The next
great author was John Milton. Milton wrote "Paradise Lost". Then his
wife died and he wrote "Paradise Regained."
13 . Delegates from
the original 13 states formed the Contented Congress. Thomas Jefferson, a
Virgin and Benjamin Franklin were two singers of the Declaration of
Independence. Franklin discovered electricity by rubbing two cats
backward and declared: A horse divided against itself cannot
stand."Franklin died in 1790 and is still dead.
Lincoln became Americas greatest Precedent. Lincoln's mother died in
infancy, and he was born in a log cabin which he built with his own
hands. Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves by signing the Emasculation
Proclamation. On the night of April 14th , 1865, Lincoln went to the
theater and got shot in his seat by one of the actors in a moving
picture show. They believe the assinator was John Wilkes Booth, a
supposedly insane actor. This ruined Booth's career.
Bach wrote a great many musical compositions and had a large number of
children. In between he practiced on an old spinster which he kept in
his attic. Bach died from 1750 to the present. Bach was the most famous
composer in the world and so was Handel. Handel was half German, half
Italian and half English. He was very large.
16 .Beethoven wrote
music even though he was deaf. He was so deaf he wrote loud music. He
took long walks in the forest even when everybody was calling for him.
Beethoven expired in1827 and later died for this.
nineteenth century was a time of a great many thoughts and inventions.
People stopped reproducing by hand and started reproducing by machine.
The invention of the steamboat caused a network of rivers to spring up.
Cyrus McCormick invented the McCormick raper, which did the work of
hundred men. Louis Pasteur discovered a cure for rabbits. Charles Darwin
was a naturalist who wrote the "Organ of the Species." Madman Curie
Discovered the radio. And Karl Marx became the first of the Marx
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