Social Studies People/ Amendments

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Theadore Billbo

White rascist Mississippi governor, who tried to take away blacks rights. He offered the idea to send blacks back to Africa.

Leo Frank

Young jewish man who owned a factory. He was accused of killing a little girl. However no evidence showed he did so. He was sentenced to life in prison, but people broke into his prison and lynched him.

Mary Bethune

THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO HEAD A FEDERAL AGENCY

Felix Longoria

Mexican American who joined the American Army in World War 2. He died while he was in the army. When they wanted to bring him home an bury him, his hometown refused to let him be burried there because he was Mexican. Eventually his body was brought over to America and was burried in Washington D.C. about 15,000 miles away from his hometown.

Elizabeth Stanton

A woman (E) who helped passed the 19th Amendment.

Lucretia Mott

A woman (L) who helped passed the 19th Amendment.

Lucy Burns

A woman (LB) who helped passed the 19th Amendment

Carrie Catt

A woman (C) who helped passed the 19th Amendment.

Alice Paul

A woman (A) who helped passed the 19th Amendment

Wovoka

Paiute medicine man, who had a vision and said that whites would siappear from the earth (following some form of natural catastrophe). He also said that the spirits of the indians who had died in the past would return from the grave, bringing with them their old ways of life and this would last forever.

Col. John Forsyth

The leader of the U.S. 7th Cavalry. He led the U.S. Cavalry into fighting in the Wounded Creek Massacre.

William Haywood

A founder of the IWW ("Big Bill")

Eugene Debs

A founder of the IWW. (E)

Joe Hill

A famous oraganizer for the IWW that was convicted of murder, and in 1915 was killed by a firing squad.

John Collier

The head of the BIA during the Great Depression

Marian Anderson

A black opera singer that wanted to sing for the D.A.R., but was rejected.

13th Amendment

Freed slaves

14th Amendment

Gave full rights to blacks

15th Amendment

Gave balcks the right to vote.

Henry Ford

Publisher and inventor of Dearborn Independence.

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