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IGHS Winkels

US History Chapter 17 People

Lincoln Steffens a muckraker who was managing editor of McClure's magazine known for uncovering social problems
Jacob Riis a muckraker who was a photographer for the New York Evening Sun; took pictures of crowded, unsafe, rat-infested tenement buildings where the urban poor lived
Jane Addams In 1899, opened Hull House, a settlement house in Chicago.
Florence Kelley In 1899, she helped found the National Consumers League.
Margaret Sanger In 1916, opened the country's first birth-control clinic.
Ida B. Wells In 1896, helped form the National Association of Colored Women.
Carrie Chapman Catt one of the country's first female school superintendents became the president of NAWSA in 1900
Alice Paul In 1917, she formed the National Women's Party which used public protest marches.
Booker T. Washington African American leader who urged patience when it came to racial progress
W.E.B Du Bois educated at Harvard; urged African Americans to demand immediately all the rights guaranteed by the constitution
Theodore Roosevelt became the president of the United States in 1903
John Muir California naturalist whose efforts led Congress to create Yosemite National Park in 1890
Gifford Pinchot led the Division of Forestry in the U.S. Department of Agriculture; recommended that forests be preserved for public use
Woodrow Wilson president of the United States
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