Unit 3 World history

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    Susan B. Anthony

    American social reformer who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society.
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    Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century
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    Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr. was an American politician, author, naturalist, soldier, explorer, and historian who served as the 26th President of the United States
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    Ida B. Wells

    Ida Bell Wells-Barnett was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and an early leader in the civil rights movement
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    Upton Sinclair

    Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr., was an American author who wrote nearly 100 books in many genres. He achieved popularity in the first half of the twentieth century, acquiring particular fame for his classic muckraking novel, The Jungle
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    Eugene V. Debbs

    Eugene Victor "Gene" Debs was an American union leader, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World, and five times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States
  • Jane Addams/Hull House

    Jane Addams was a pioneer American settlement social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace.
    Best known for the "Hull House" which was a settlement house used by recent european immigrants.