Teachers participating in the "America's Republic" grant selected and ranked the following Tennesseans as the most influential in the state's/nation's history. Please click on the name of a Tennessean for a brief biographical vigentte as well as a related primary source document(s).

1. Andrew Jackson

2. Andrew Johnson

3. John Sevier

4. James K. Polk

5. Sequoyah

6. Alvin C. York

7. Elvis Presley

8. Howard K. Baker

9. Davy Crockett

10. (Tie) Harry T. Burn

10. (Tie) Sam Houston

10. (Tie) William Blount

10. (Tie) Austin Peay