Jan Ernst Matzeliger

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1. In _____, a 29-cent postal stamp was made of Jan Ernst Matzeliger.

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2. Where was Matzeliger born?

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4. Matzeliger worked as a _______ on a ship before moving to the US.

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4. Matzeliger is best known for being a(n) ____________?

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5. What year were they born?

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6. Jan Ernst Matzeliger was famous for his inventions which allowed people to make ________ faster, and better.

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7. In those early days, shoes were made by _______ and took a very long time to do.

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8. A mould of a shoe made out of stone or wood was called a ________.

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9. Matzeliger's last could make between 150 and 700 pairs of shoes in the time it would take to make ___ by hand.

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10. Matzeliger’s machine for making shoe lasts was seen as one of the most important inventions from _______ at the time.

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