A Boston school teacher involved in social reform (better care of criminals and mentally ill)
White abolitionist led raid on Harpers Ferry (arsenal wanted to give slaves the guns so they could revolt)
16th president of the United States during the Civil War, republican, shot by John Wilkes Booth
J. Pierpont Morgan (J.P Morgan)
Most powerful banker in the late 1800's in the U.S, bought Carnegie Steel
President of the U.S.A, trust buster, broke down bad trust like the Standard Oil Co.
28th president, had a plain called the 14 points (main goal was to keep peace between countries)
often blamed for the Great Depression, didn't believe in helping business or setting up relief programs for the jobless, seen as "ogre"
Franklin D. Roosevelt
often referred to by his initials FDR, was the thirty-second President of the United States. Elected to four terms in office, he served from 1933 to 1945, and is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms of office. He was a central figure of the 20th century during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war.
U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, and the first woman ever appointed to the cabinet.
Rosie the Riveter
Advertising campaign character who encouraged women to take factory jobs, during WWII.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
leader of the Allied forces in Europe (leader of D day) then was elected to be Pres. of the USA
became 33rd President of the United States on Roosevelt's death in 1945 and was elected President in 1948; authorized the use of atomic bombs against Japan (1884-1972)
United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national civil rights movement (born in 1913)