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People You Gotta Know set B

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Theodore Roosevelt
He led the Rough Riders during the Spanish American War. He was the 26th President his style of diplomacy was called Big Stick Diplomacy. He was instrumental in the building of the Panama Canal
Woodrow Willson
President during WWI. He developed a peace plan called the 14 points which called for the formation of a peace keeping organization - The League of Nations.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Worked hard for women's rights.
Susan B. Anthony
Worked hard for women's rights
Langston Hughes
Was a poet who combined the experiences of African and American cultural roots.
Jacob Lawrence
Was a painter who chronicled the experience of the Great Migration with paintings.
Duke Ellington
Jazz Composer
Louis Armstrong
Jazz Composer
Bessie Smith
Blues singer, known as the Empress of the Blues
Georgia O'Keeffe
Painted urban scenes then later switched to scenes of the Southwest
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Wrote about the Jazz Age of the 1920s. He wrote The Great Gatsby
John Steinbeck
Wrote about the poor migrant workers of the 1930s. He wrote The Grapes of Wrath.
George Gershwin
Composer of uniquely American music
Aaron Copland
Composer of uniquely American music

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