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  1. Ansel Adams
    • photographer
    • pics used as statement about importance of preserving wilderness in the west
  2. Samuel Adams
    • Rev War leader in Boston
    • organized Sons of Liberty and Massachusetts Committee Correspondence
    • Boston Massacre & Tea Party
    • signed Dec of I
  3. Jane Adams
    • founded Hull House and settlement houses
    • won nobel Peace Prize 1931
    • help org NAACP
  4. Yasir Arafat
    • leader of PLO
    • met with Clinton and Israeli Yitzhak Rabin in 1993 in peace talks
  5. Klaus Barbie
    • Nazi criminal
    • tried after WWII for crimes against Jews
    • known as "Butcher of Lyons"
  6. John Calhoun
    • sounthern advocate of states rights
    • liked nullification and slavery expansion
    • VP=Adams and Jackson
    • pressed for TX annex and oppose Mex War
  7. Willa Cather
    • wrote about hardships of poineer life
    • Pulitzer Prize in 1922 for One of Ours
    • known for O Pioneers!, My Antonia, and Death Comes to the Archbishop
  8. Father Coughlin
    • Catholic priest
    • attacked FDR about New Deal
    • lost popularity due to anti-Sematic views
  9. Eugene Debs
    • uinion organizer
    • socialist prez candidate till WWI
  10. Dorthea Dix
    • reformed mental health care
    • superintendent of Army Nurses in Civ War
  11. WEB DuBois
    • AA civ rights leader
    • co-founder of NAACP & Niagara Movement
    • Harlem Ranaissance leader
    • published "The Crisis"
    • disagreed w/Washinton & Garvey about civ rights
  12. John Dulles
    • sec of State under Eisenhower
    • brinkmanship=bring US to brink of war
  13. Adolf Eichmann
    • Nazi war criminal
    • captured after WWII
    • tried and killed for killing millions of Jews
  14. Duke Ellington
    • songwriter/jazz composer
    • band leader
    • leading figure of Harlem Renaissance
  15. Medgar Evers
    • AA activist and NAACP worker
    • assassinated in Mississippi 1963
  16. Sigmund Frued
    • developed psychoanalyasis
    • emphasized importance of sexual freedom
  17. Samuel Gompers
    • prez of AFL
    • stressed wage and hour issues
  18. Alexander Hamilton
    • wanted strong fed gov
    • wrote "The Federlist Papers"
    • supported Const radification
    • 1st sec of teasury
    • wanted BUS
  19. Ernest Hemingway
    • writer
    • concered about changing Am values
    • Nobel Prize 1954
  20. Patric Henry
    • Virginia Rev War leader
    • came up with resolutions to oppose Stamp Act
    • opposed Const=believed too much fed gov power
    • leader of B of Rights movement
  21. Alger Hiss
    • investigated by HUAC
    • convicted of purjury
    • prosecuted by Nixon=made Nix nat figure
  22. Langston Hughes
    • wrote about AA life as poor and working class
    • leader of Harlem Renaissance
  23. Henry Kissinger
    • sec of State under Nixon & Ford
    • involved in Vietnam, China, SU, and Mid-east foreign policy
  24. Sinclair Lewis
    • writer who attacked mid-class beliefs
    • wrote Main Street
    • 1st Am Nobel Peace Prize for lit
  25. John Locke
    people born w/certain rights=life, liberty and property
  26. Henry Cabot Lodge
    • Massachusetts repub senator
    • supported imperialism and big navy
    • influenced TR
  27. Heuy Long
    • populist from Louisina
    • income and inheritance tax 2 wealthy
    • $, car and college edu for every American
    • challenged TR
    • assassinated
  28. Douglas MacArthur
    • general in Pacific Theather WWII
    • comand forces in Jap nach WWII
  29. George C Marshall
    • sec of State under Tman
    • created idea for Marshall Plan=Euro econ help
  30. John Marshall
    • Chief Justice US
    • 1801-1835
    • strengthed fed gov power in Marbury v Madison, McCulloch v Maryland, Gibbons v Ogden
  31. Cotton Mather
    • Puritan
    • concept of Puritan work ethic=hard work is own reward
    • supported witch trials
  32. de Montesquieu
    • F enlightenment thinker
    • liked B repub gov system
    • ideas of checks and ballances, and sep of powers
  33. Frank Norris
    • Natuaralist writer
    • worte The Octopus=struggle btwn RRs and CA wheat growers
  34. Robert Openheimer
    led A-bomb building
  35. Frances Perkins
    • social reformer & political leader
    • sec of Labor under FDR
    • 1st women in cabinet
  36. Ross Perot
    • challenged Bush and Clinton in 1992 prez election
    • ideas 4 fed budget and econ issues
    • ran as 3rd party
  37. Matthew Perry
    • led mission to open Japan to trade
    • Treaty of Kanagawa=US rights to trade w/Japan
  38. Gifford Pinchot
    • conservist
    • led Division of Foresty of Dep of Ag under TR
  39. Joseph Pulitzer
    • published "NY Journal"
    • yellow journalist
    • circulation w/Hearst=helped provoke SpAm war
  40. Rousseau
    • F enlightenment thinker
    • idea of gov by the people
  41. Margret Sanger
    advocate of BC (birth control)
  42. Alfred E Smith
    • 1st catholic to run for prez
    • lost to Hoover in 1928
    • favored repeal of 18th Amend
    • helped org Am LibertyLeague
    • opposed New Deal
    • conserv Democ
  43. Bessie Smith
    • Harlem Renaissance singer
    • aka "Empress of Blues"
  44. Lincoln Steffens
    • muckraker
    • Shame of the Cities=about gov corruption
  45. Townsend
    • opposed New Deal
    • plan 2 help elderly=early social security idea
  46. Voltaire
    • F enlightenment thinker
    • like B institutions and rights
    • influenced Constition framers
    • not like religious intolerance
  47. Booker T Washinton
    • AA rights leader & author
    • founded Tuskegee Institute
    • wrote Up from Slavery
    • prove AA worthiness 4 equality
  48. Ida Wells-Barnett
    • AA rights advocate
    • crusade against lynchings
    • co-founder of NAACP and Nat Assoc of Colored Wom
  49. Edith Wharton
    • The Age of Innocence
    • 1920s
    • concern for new values
  50. John Peter Zanger
    • G imm & journalist
    • tried for criticizing NY gov, but found not guilty since printed the truth
    • early step towards freedom of the press

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