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US History

The Grange a farmers' association organized in 1867. The Grange sponsors social activities, community service, and political lobbying.
Exodusters a name given to African Americans who migrated from states along the Mississippi River to Kansas in the late nineteenth century It was the first general migration of blacks following the Civil War.
Andrew Carnegie United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts
John D. Rockefeller He founded the Standard Oil Company in 1870 and, by 1880, exercised a virtual monopoly over oil refining in the US.
Terence Powderly American labor union leader, politician and attorney, best known as head of the Knights of Labor in the late 1880s.
Samuel Gompars He helped to found the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in 1881.
Eugene Debs American union leader, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World
Knights of Labor American labor organization that was established in 1869 and led by Uriah S. Stephens.
American federation of Labor federation of North American labor unions, merged in 1955 with the Congress of Industrial Organizations to form the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
Populist Party US political party that sought to represent the interests of farmers and laborers in the 1890s, public ownership of railroads, and a graduated federal income tax.
Boss Tweed boss of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party headquarters in New York City. organization that helped immigrants in neighborhoods, most notably the Irish, and rose in politics as his society expanded.
Upton Sinclair US novelist and social reformer
Ida B. Wells African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and an early leader in the civil rights movement
Susan B Anthony US social reformer and leader of the woman suffrage movement
WEB DuBois United States civil rights leader and political activist who campaigned for equality for Black Americans
William Jennings Bryan leading American politician from the 1890s until his death
Theodore Roosevelt responsible for initiating many antitrust laws, and he successfully engineered the US bid to build the Panama Canal (1904–14).
Robert Lafollette U.S. leader of the Progressive Movement, who as governor of Wisconsin (1901–06) and U.S. senator (1906–25) was noted for his support of reform legislation.
Jacob Riis was born in Denmark in May 1849 and emigrated to the United States in 1870. he became a police reporter, a job he enhanced with his natural photographic skills.
Booker T. Washington A leading commentator for black Americans, he established the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama (1881).
Jane Addams She was a leader of the suffrage movement and an active pacifist
Frances Willard US women's rights and temperance activist
Henry Cabot Lodge opposed accepting the peace treaty that ended World War I and that was linked to the US entry into the League of Nations.
Alfred Thayer Mahan an American naval officer who wrote extensively on naval strategy and the history of sea power
Sanford B. Dole a lawyer and jurist in the Hawaiian Islands as a kingdom, protectorate, republic and territory
NAACP National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, is a civil rights organization founded in 1909 to fight prejudice, lynching, and Jim Crow segregation, and to work for the betterment of "people of color."
William Taft fulfilled a lifelong dream when he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court, becoming the only person to have served as both a U.S. chief justice and president.
Woodrow Wilson served in office from 1913 to 1921 and led America through World War I
John J. Pershing General of the Armies John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing (September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948) was a senior United States Army officer.
American Expeditionary Force name applied to the American troops serving in Europe during World War I.
Tuskegee Airmen was a group of African-American military pilots (fighter and bomber) who fought in World War II.
Flying Tigers the nickname of U.S. fighter pilots, the American Volunteer Group (AVG), who fought against the Japanese in China during World War II.
Navajo Code Talkers coding information so that it can only be decoded by someone who has the know-how, was used to conceal the meaning of communications.
Franklin Roosevelt was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
League of Nations n international organization established after World War I under the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles.
Clarence Darrow was an American lawyer, a leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and a prominent advocate for Georgist economic reform.
KKK Founded in 1866, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) extended into almost every southern state by 1870 and became a vehicle for white southern resistance to the Republican Party's Reconstruction-era policies
Vernon Baker a United States Army first lieutenant who was an infantry company platoon leader during World War II
Douglas MacArthur an American general who commanded the Southwest Pacific in World War II
Dwight Eisenhower WWII and President American army general and statesman who served as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to 1961. led the massive invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe that began on D-Day (June 6, 1944).
Harry Truman 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
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