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Important People in History
Abraham Lincoln
Benjamin Franklin
Amelia Earhart
Christopher Columbus
He became President on November 6, 1860. In 1861, he gave his…
One of the founding fathers in the United States
First woman to fly across the Atlantic by herself.
He was determined to find a direct route west from Europe to…
Abraham Lincoln
He became President on November 6, 1860. In 1861, he gave his…
Benjamin Franklin
One of the founding fathers in the United States
TEXAS HISTORY - Important People
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
Moses Austin
George Childress
Stephen F. Austin
first explorer to map the coast of Texas
first American to work with the Spanish government to settle…
chaired the committee in charge of writing the Texas Declarat…
first American to recruit and settle Americans in Texas/Mexic…
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
first explorer to map the coast of Texas
Moses Austin
first American to work with the Spanish government to settle…
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Important People in World History
Hammurabi
Shi Huangdi
Confucius
Laozi
The most important ruler during Babylonian rule, he establish…
First emperor of China; founder of Qin dynasty
Major Chinese philosopher born in 6th century BCE, sayings co…
Chinese Daoist philosopher; taught that governments were of s…
Hammurabi
The most important ruler during Babylonian rule, he establish…
Shi Huangdi
First emperor of China; founder of Qin dynasty
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TEXAS HISTORY - Important People
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
Moses Austin
George Childress
Stephen F. Austin
first explorer to map the coast of Texas
first American to work with the Spanish government to settle…
chaired the committee in charge of writing the Texas Declarat…
first American to recruit and settle Americans in Texas/Mexic…
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
first explorer to map the coast of Texas
Moses Austin
first American to work with the Spanish government to settle…
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Important People in History
Akbar the Great
Nelson Mandela
Gandhi
Sulieman the Magnificent
Most illustrious sultan of the Mughal Empire in India (r. 155…
Born 1918. 11th President of South Africa. Spent 27 years in…
Indian nationalist and spiritual leader who developed the pra…
Ottoman ruler from 1520-1566; brilliant general who modernize…
Akbar the Great
Most illustrious sultan of the Mughal Empire in India (r. 155…
Nelson Mandela
Born 1918. 11th President of South Africa. Spent 27 years in…
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Global History - Important People
Akbar the Great
Alexander the Great
Yasir Arafat
Kemal Ataturk
1542-1605 greatest Mongol Emperor of India; Muslim leader who…
(356-323 BCE) became king of Macedonia in 336; gained control…
(1929-2004) chief spokesman and leader of the Palestine Liber…
1881-1938, meaning "Father of the Turks," military officer an…
Akbar the Great
1542-1605 greatest Mongol Emperor of India; Muslim leader who…
Alexander the Great
(356-323 BCE) became king of Macedonia in 336; gained control…
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Important People in World History
Sargon
Hammurabi
Queen Hatshepsut
Siddhartha Gautama "The Buddha"
the king of Akkad, a land north of Sumer. He created a powerf…
founded the Babylonian Empire and issued the first known writ…
ruler of Egypt who expanded trade routes
an Indian prince who became known as the Buddha. His teaching…
Sargon
the king of Akkad, a land north of Sumer. He created a powerf…
Hammurabi
founded the Babylonian Empire and issued the first known writ…
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Important People in Global History
Charlemagne
Martin Luther
Kemal Attaturk
Peter the Great
First Holy Roman Emperor
Father of the Protestant Reformation
Modernized/Westernized Turkey
Westernized Russia
Charlemagne
First Holy Roman Emperor
Martin Luther
Father of the Protestant Reformation
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Important People in World History
Hammurabi
Shi Huangdi
Confucius
Laozi
The most important ruler during Babylonian rule, he establish…
First emperor of China; founder of Qin dynasty
Major Chinese philosopher born in 6th century BCE, sayings co…
Chinese Daoist philosopher; taught that governments were of s…
Hammurabi
The most important ruler during Babylonian rule, he establish…
Shi Huangdi
First emperor of China; founder of Qin dynasty
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Some important people in history
William the Conqueror
King John
Louis IX
Philip IV
Conquered England and becomes the english King on Christmas D…
Son of Henry II was clever, cruel, and an untrustworthy ruler
Became king of France and was a deeply religious man. He pers…
Was the Grandson of Louis , extended his grandfathers royal p…
William the Conqueror
Conquered England and becomes the english King on Christmas D…
King John
Son of Henry II was clever, cruel, and an untrustworthy ruler
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Important People in History
Deng Xiaoping
Fidel Castro
Saddam Hussein
King Louis
- 20th century Chinese leader that moved Chinese economy more…
Leader of the Cuban revolution that created Cuba's communist…
Dictator of Iraq during late 20th and early 21st centuries. K…
Absolute monarch of France in 17th century. Increased power o…
Deng Xiaoping
- 20th century Chinese leader that moved Chinese economy more…
Fidel Castro
Leader of the Cuban revolution that created Cuba's communist…
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US History - Important People
She is best known as the founder of Hu…
She dedicated her life to the women's…
For his bravery in WWII, he was awarde…
Congressional Medal of Honor recipient…
Jane Addams
Susan B. Anthony
Vernon Baker
Roy Benavides
She is best known as the founder of Hu…
Jane Addams
She dedicated her life to the women's…
Susan B. Anthony
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important people US history
JOHN LOCKE
THOMAS PAINE
THOMAS JEFFERSON
GEORGE WASHINGTON
I was the Enlightenment philosopher who advocated the Social…
I advocated independence from England in my pamphlet, "Common…
I used Locke's Ideas of social contract theory to create the…
I was the leader of the Continental Army during the Revolutio…
JOHN LOCKE
I was the Enlightenment philosopher who advocated the Social…
THOMAS PAINE
I advocated independence from England in my pamphlet, "Common…
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Important People in Medical History
Moses
John Hunter
Dr. Alfred Blalock
Gabriele Fallopius
first public health officer
founder of scientific surgery
developed a lifesaving operation for "blue babies"
named fallopian tube
Moses
first public health officer
John Hunter
founder of scientific surgery
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Honors History Important People
Alexander the Great
Julius Caeser
Charlemagne
Richard the Lionheart
Between 334 and 323 B.C.E. he conquered the Persian Empire, r…
Roman general, he was one of the greatest military leaders in…
800 AD crowned by the Pope as the head of the Holy Roman Empi…
An English king who lead the Crusaders in an attempt to regai…
Alexander the Great
Between 334 and 323 B.C.E. he conquered the Persian Empire, r…
Julius Caeser
Roman general, he was one of the greatest military leaders in…
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Important People in the History of Medicine
Hippocrates (c. 460 - 377BC)
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Edward Jenner (1749-1823)
Greek physician known as the "Father of Medicine... "Hippocratic…
Invented the microscope lens that allowed visualization of or…
Invented bifocals... Found that colds could be passed from perso…
Developed a vaccination for smallpox in 1796
Hippocrates (c. 460 - 377BC)
Greek physician known as the "Father of Medicine... "Hippocratic…
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Invented the microscope lens that allowed visualization of or…
Important People in US History
William Bradford
John Winthrop
James Oglethorpe
John Smith
Founder of Plymouth, Massachusetts as a refuge for Pilgrims.…
Founder of The Massachusetts Bay Settlement as a refuge for P…
Founder of Georgia as a settlement for debtors
Leader of Jamestown, Virginia
William Bradford
Founder of Plymouth, Massachusetts as a refuge for Pilgrims.…
John Winthrop
Founder of The Massachusetts Bay Settlement as a refuge for P…
American History: Important People
*Wife of Vice President then 1st lady…
*Loyalist then Patriot ... *Lawyer... *Vice…
*Patriot... *lawyer... *Delegate of 1st and…
*Patriot... *3rd President ... *Writer ... *Gov…
Abigail Adams
John Adams
Samuel Adams
Thomas Jefferson
*Wife of Vice President then 1st lady…
Abigail Adams
*Loyalist then Patriot ... *Lawyer... *Vice…
John Adams
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Important people history
Abigail adams
John Adams
Wentworth cheswell
Samuel adams
Women's rights
Served in both first and second continental congress
Fought as a free African American during battle of saratoga
Organized Boston tea party... Created commitees of correspondence
Abigail adams
Women's rights
John Adams
Served in both first and second continental congress
history important people
Philip II
Cardinal Richelieu
Louis XIV
Louis XII
lived from 1527-1598... ruled Spain, Portugal, Naples, Italy, Fr…
lived from 1585-1642... Catholic Church, French government, chie…
loved from 1638-1715... King of France and Navarre... strength, bra…
lived from 1462-1515... King of France and Naples ... Brains but am…
Philip II
lived from 1527-1598... ruled Spain, Portugal, Naples, Italy, Fr…
Cardinal Richelieu
lived from 1585-1642... Catholic Church, French government, chie…
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"Important People- European History"
Petrarch
Castiglione
Machiavelli
Pico della Mirandola
(1304-1374) Father of the Renaissance. He believed the first…
Wrote "The Courtier" describing all of the major things that…
Renaissance writer; formerly a politician, wrote The Prince,…
Wrote On the Dignity of Man which stated that man was made in…
Petrarch
(1304-1374) Father of the Renaissance. He believed the first…
Castiglione
Wrote "The Courtier" describing all of the major things that…
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History of Healthcare- Important People
Hippocrates
Leonardo da Vinci
William Harvey
Gabriele Fallopius
Father of medicine; observation of human body without dissect…
studied the human body
pioneer physiologist; described circulatory system
discovered fallopian tubes
Hippocrates
Father of medicine; observation of human body without dissect…
Leonardo da Vinci
studied the human body
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Georgia History: Important People
Hernando Desoto
James Oglethorpe
Tomochichi
Mary Musgrove
This conquistador spent four years exploring what is now the…
Founder and governor of the Georgia colony.
Chief of the Yamacraw who gave James Oglethorpe land for the…
served as an interpreter between Oglethorpe and Tomochichi (s…
Hernando Desoto
This conquistador spent four years exploring what is now the…
James Oglethorpe
Founder and governor of the Georgia colony.
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important people in history
Elizabeth keckley
Charles waddell chesnutt
Sutton E. griggs
Paul Laurence Dunbar
popular writer she wrote thirty years a slave and four years…
He wrote the books morrow of traditions, the house behind the…
The hindered hand
wrote the book the oak and ivy also the majors and minors
Elizabeth keckley
popular writer she wrote thirty years a slave and four years…
Charles waddell chesnutt
He wrote the books morrow of traditions, the house behind the…
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Important People in History
Todd Beamer
Juliette Gordon Low
Hector P. Garcia
James A. Lovell
- born in 1968 and died in 2001... - a passenger on flight 93 o…
- born in 1860 and died in 1927... - she founded the Girl Scout…
- born in 1914 and died in 1996... - he was a Mexiacan-American…
- born in 1928 and is still living... - he is a NASA astronaut…
Todd Beamer
- born in 1968 and died in 2001... - a passenger on flight 93 o…
Juliette Gordon Low
- born in 1860 and died in 1927... - she founded the Girl Scout…
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Important People For History
Sun Yatsen
Chiang Kai-Shek
Mao Zedong
Deng Xiaoping
-Helped Guomindang (Nationalist Party) which helped overthrow…
- Was in command of suns nationalist army in 1911... - Exiled/ki…
-Communist Leader... - Campaigned through peasants... - Hitler of C…
-Leader in China 1976--> turned away from mao... - Encouraged be…
Sun Yatsen
-Helped Guomindang (Nationalist Party) which helped overthrow…
Chiang Kai-Shek
- Was in command of suns nationalist army in 1911... - Exiled/ki…
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History People and important things
Alfred the Great
Edward the Confessor
William I (England) "the Conqueror"
Henry I (Of England)
Anglo-Saxon ruler who drives away viking (800s)
Last Anglo-Saxon ruler (1042-1066)
beat out Harold Godwinsson to claim throne in Battle of Hasti…
unites England with Normandy and creates Central Treasury (11…
Alfred the Great
Anglo-Saxon ruler who drives away viking (800s)
Edward the Confessor
Last Anglo-Saxon ruler (1042-1066)
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HISTORY IMPORTANT PEOPLE
Ur-Nammu
Moses
Cyrus the Great
Darius I
Sumerian empire leader, created the world's 1st written law w…
receives the ten commandments, goes to burning bush this is g…
first to unify the persians, created the first province outsi…
began conflict with Greece that lasted for 150 years; was mos…
Ur-Nammu
Sumerian empire leader, created the world's 1st written law w…
Moses
receives the ten commandments, goes to burning bush this is g…
American History Important People
AlexanderHamilton
Thomas Jefferson
Alexander Hamilton
George Washington
a loose constructionist and federalist. created the national…
the first secretary of state
the first secretary of treasury
the first president
AlexanderHamilton
a loose constructionist and federalist. created the national…
Thomas Jefferson
the first secretary of state
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history sol important people
abraham
aeschylus
alexander the great
ali
his monotheistic beliefs became foundation of judaism, christ…
greek dramatist wrote agamemnon
est empire from greece to egypt, adopted greek culture, sprea…
death led to division of islam to sunni and shi'a
abraham
his monotheistic beliefs became foundation of judaism, christ…
aeschylus
greek dramatist wrote agamemnon
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WORLD HISTORY IMPORTANT PEOPLE
Jethro Tull
James Hargreaves
Richard Arkwright
Eli Whitney
Invented the seed drill
Invented spinning jenny
Invented the water frame
Invented the cotton gin
Jethro Tull
Invented the seed drill
James Hargreaves
Invented spinning jenny
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US History Important People
Alfred Thayer Mahan
Joseph McCoy
Josiah Strong
Madam CJ Walker
A US Navy admiral, historian, and military strategist who wro…
Came up with the idea of transporting Texas longhorn cattle t…
Clerygman and proponent of the Social Gospel movement who wro…
African American entrepreneur who became a millionaire by sta…
Alfred Thayer Mahan
A US Navy admiral, historian, and military strategist who wro…
Joseph McCoy
Came up with the idea of transporting Texas longhorn cattle t…
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Important History People
John Steinbeck
Neville Chamberlain
A Phillip Randolph
George Patton
Author The Grapes of Wrath Dust Bowl Great Depression
British prime minister before Churchill-> criticized for Muni…
Civil Rights Fair Wages Fighting discrimination in military a…
General in D-Day
John Steinbeck
Author The Grapes of Wrath Dust Bowl Great Depression
Neville Chamberlain
British prime minister before Churchill-> criticized for Muni…
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Important People to History of Forensics
Orfila
Goddard
Doyle
Bertillion
father of forensic toxicology
used comparison microscope for ballistics evidence
wrote Sherlock Holmes novels
discovered anthrompometry
Orfila
father of forensic toxicology
Goddard
used comparison microscope for ballistics evidence
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Important People European History
Petrarch
Castiglione
Machiavelli
Pico della Mirandola
(1304-1374) Father of the Renaissance. He believed the first…
Wrote "The Courtier" describing all of the major things that…
Renaissance writer; formerly a politician, wrote The Prince,…
Wrote On the Dignity of Man which stated that man was made in…
Petrarch
(1304-1374) Father of the Renaissance. He believed the first…
Castiglione
Wrote "The Courtier" describing all of the major things that…
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History Important people
Edward the confessor
William of Normandy
Harald Hardrada
Harold Godwinson
ruled England from 1042 - 1066
Altered the language, changed the tax, ruled England from 106…
Ruled Normandy in the Battle the Hastings murdered by Harold…
He was the last angle Saxon king
Edward the confessor
ruled England from 1042 - 1066
William of Normandy
Altered the language, changed the tax, ruled England from 106…
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Important People in US History
William Bradford
John Winthrop
James Oglethorpe
John Smith
Founder of Plymouth, Massachusetts as a refuge for Pilgrims.…
Founder of The Massachusetts Bay Settlement as a refuge for P…
Founder of Georgia as a settlement for debtors
Leader of Jamestown, Virginia
William Bradford
Founder of Plymouth, Massachusetts as a refuge for Pilgrims.…
John Winthrop
Founder of The Massachusetts Bay Settlement as a refuge for P…
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Important People in US History
Abraham Lincoln
Jefferson Davis
Robert E Lee
Ulysses S Grant
16th President of the US. Elected in 1860 and reelected in 18…
President of the Confederate States of America during the Civ…
Leading General of the Confederates during the Civil War. Sur…
Leading General of the Union during the Civil War.
Abraham Lincoln
16th President of the US. Elected in 1860 and reelected in 18…
Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America during the Civ…
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Important People in American History
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
author
learned about electricity
composer
celebrity
Benjamin Franklin
author
Benjamin Franklin
learned about electricity
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FFA history important people
Steven Gass
Stuart Watson
Jai Templeton
Tom Vilsack
TN FFA advisor and TN Department of Education Food and Natura…
West TN Regional FFA Youth Consultant
TN commissioner of agriculture
U.S. secretary of agriculture
Steven Gass
TN FFA advisor and TN Department of Education Food and Natura…
Stuart Watson
West TN Regional FFA Youth Consultant
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Important People in US History
wife of John Adams who advised him thr…
member of the sons of liberty. Patriot…
founder of the sons of liberty who org…
naval hero who said, "I have not yet b…
Abigail Adams
Patrick Henry
Samuel Adams
John Paul Jones
wife of John Adams who advised him thr…
Abigail Adams
member of the sons of liberty. Patriot…
Patrick Henry
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Important People in Georgia History
Hernando De Soto
James Oglethorpe
Tomochichi
Mary Musgrove
First European to explore the state of Georgia
Founder and governor of the Georgia colony. He ran a tightly-…
Chief of the Yamacraw who gave James Oglethorpe land for the…
She and her husband ran a trading post; she served as an inte…
Hernando De Soto
First European to explore the state of Georgia
James Oglethorpe
Founder and governor of the Georgia colony. He ran a tightly-…
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Important People in Global History
Charlemagne
Martin Luther
Kemal Attaturk
Peter the Great
First Holy Roman Emperor
Father of the Protestant Reformation
Modernized/Westernized Turkey
Westernized Russia
Charlemagne
First Holy Roman Emperor
Martin Luther
Father of the Protestant Reformation
History of Evolution - Important People
Andreas Vesalius
William Harvey and William Paley
Nicholas Steno
Carolus Linnaeus
Comparative Anatomy... Born: 1514... Fabrica (7 books)... Proved Galen…
Observation and Natural Theology... Born: 1578... Body Systems (Mec…
Fossils/Paleontology... Born: 1638... Tongue Stones... Law of Superpos…
Organizational Hierarchies/Binomial Nomenclature... Born: 1707... S…
Andreas Vesalius
Comparative Anatomy... Born: 1514... Fabrica (7 books)... Proved Galen…
William Harvey and William Paley
Observation and Natural Theology... Born: 1578... Body Systems (Mec…
History Final Important People
John Wilkes Booth
William Jennings Bryan
Sitting Bull
Andrew Carnegie
assassinated Lincoln and was an actor and southerner who want…
Democratic nominee for the election of 1896. Stood by farmers…
Indian chief who escaped to Canada during the battle of littl…
Originally from Scotland, he was one of the richest men in th…
John Wilkes Booth
assassinated Lincoln and was an actor and southerner who want…
William Jennings Bryan
Democratic nominee for the election of 1896. Stood by farmers…
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US History Important People
John Locke
John Hancock
Marquis de Lafayette
George Washington
Life, liberty, right to own property
President of the Continental Congress during the War for Inde…
French commander who joined George Washington, was a French a…
Leader of the Continental Army during the War for Independence
John Locke
Life, liberty, right to own property
John Hancock
President of the Continental Congress during the War for Inde…
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US History: Important People
Abigail Adams
John Adams
Samuel Adams
James Armistead
The Wife of John Adams and a pioneer for women's rights that…
A member of the Continental Congress, ambassador to Europe du…
A member of the Sons of Liberty who started the Committee of…
An African American spy for the Patriots who provided informa…
Abigail Adams
The Wife of John Adams and a pioneer for women's rights that…
John Adams
A member of the Continental Congress, ambassador to Europe du…
Important people for history test
Winston Churchill
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Adolf hitler
Douglas MacArthur
Replaced Neville Chamberlain as the British prime minister
Supreme Allied Commander in Europe
Dictator of Germany
Supreme Allied Commander in the Pacific
Winston Churchill
Replaced Neville Chamberlain as the British prime minister
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Supreme Allied Commander in Europe
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Important People in Medical History
Moses
John Hunter
Dr. Alfred Blalock
Gabriele Fallopius
First public health officer
founder of scientific surgery
developed a lifesaving operation for "blue babies"
named fallopian tube
Moses
First public health officer
John Hunter
founder of scientific surgery
History important people 2
Jane Addams
W.E.B Du Bois
William Randolph Hearst
William McKinley
Hull House
1st African American who got a Ph.D. At Harvard university
Yellow journalism
Elected twice for presidency
Jane Addams
Hull House
W.E.B Du Bois
1st African American who got a Ph.D. At Harvard university
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