---- — Who is the most important figure in American history?
"Martin Luther King for the progress he made for the quest for civil rights for both race and religion."
_ John Adams, Delhi, NAACP legal redress committee chairman.
"Abraham Lincoln, because of the Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil War, he was ahead of his time."
_ Donna Briggs, Franklin, antique shop owner.
"George Washington, because he was the most important founder of the country."
_ Nancy Hartmann, Franklin, retired.
"Abraham Lincoln, for the abolishing of slavery."
_ Bob Weidman, Cooperstown, retired.
"James Madison, because of his work with the bill of rights, which has become a basis of life in America."
_ Cheryl Li, Oneonta, nurse.
"Either George Washington or Thomas Jefferson, without those two the country never would have formed."
_ Anthony Miller, Oneonta, retail.