Heroes, Victims, and Villians

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  • Wilberforce Victory in British Parliament

    Wilberforce Victory in British Parliament
    William Wilberforce (1759-1833) led the twenty-year fight to end the British slave trade, a victory now regarded as He finally succeeded in March 1807 and continued to fight for abolition until, days before his death in 1833, he saw the institution of slavery abolished throughout the British colonies.
    -Kevin Belmonte
  • William Booth

    William Booth
    This is when the Salvation Army was founded by William Booth. http://www.notablebiographies.com/Be-Br/Booth-William.html
  • Margaret Sanger

    Margaret Sanger
    Read moreMargaret Sanger spoke of sterilizing those she designated as "unfit," a plan she said would be the "salvation of American civilization.: And she also spike of those who were "irresponsible and reckless," among whom she included those " whose religious scruples prevent their exercising control over their numbers." She further contended that "there is no doubt in the minds of all thinking people that the procreation of this group should be stopped."
  • Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa
    Read More Facts<p>In 1979, Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, "for work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty and distress, which also constitutes a threat to peace." She refused the conventional ceremonial banquet given to laureates, and asked that the $192,000 funds be given to the poor in India. </p>
  • Rachel Scott

    Rachel Scott
    More About Rachel
    <p>Rachel Scott was a vibrant and straight-forward individual. She wasn't afraid to stand up for what she believed in, no matter what.</p>