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SOL Review People

A. Bruce History 7 SOL People Review

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Thomas Edison Lighting and mechanical uses of electricity
Alexander Graham Bell Telephone services
Jane Addams Founded Hull House – Efforts to solve immigration problems
Chief Joseph Indian policies and war. "I will fight no more forever".
Booker T. Washington Believed equality could be achieved through vocational education; accepted separate but equal.
W.E.B. DuBois Believed in full political, civil, and social rights for African Americans.
John D. Rockefeller Captain of Industry - Oil
Captain of Industry - Oil Captain of Industry - Steel
Henry Ford Captain of Industry – Automobile, use of the assembly line.
Susan B. Anthony Worked for women’s suffrage
Woodrow Wilson (President) Prepared a peace plan that called for the formation of the League of Nations at the end of WWI, a peace keeping organization.
Guglielmo Marconi Played a role in the development of the radio.
Wright Brothers Inventors of the airplane.
David Sarnoff Played a role in the development of the radio broadcast industry.
Georgia O'Keefe An artist known for urban scenes and, later, paintings of the southwest.
F. Scott Fitzgerald Novelist who wrote about the jazz age of the 1920’s.
John Steinbeck A novelist who portrayed the strength of poor migrant workers during the 1930’s.
Aaron Copland Composer who wrote uniquely American music.
George Gershwin Composer who wrote uniquely American music.
Jacob Lawrence African American painter during the Harlem Renaissance who chronicled the experiences of the Great Migration North.
Langston Hughes Poet during the Harlem Renaissance who combined the experiences of African American cultural roots.
Duke Ellington African American jazz composer during the Harlem Renaissance.
Louis Armstrong African American jazz composer during the Harlem Renaissance.
Bessie Smith African American blues singer during the Harlem Renaissance.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Used government programs to help the nation recover from the Great Depression (New Deal). Allied Leader during WWII.
Adolf Hitler Fascist dictator, Axis Powers (Germany)
Benito Mussolini Fascist dictator, Axis Powers (Italy)
Hideki Tojo Fascist dictator, Axis Powers (Japan)
Harry S. Truman (United States) Allied Leader after FDR.
Winston Churchill (Great Britain) Allied Leader
Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union) Allied Leader
Rosie the Riveter Symbol of thousands of American women who took jobs in defense plants during WWII.
George C Marshall Instituted plan to rebuild Europe (the Marshall Plan), which provided massive financial aid to rebuild European economies and prevent the spread of communism.
Eleanor Roosevelt Played a role in expanding women’s rights.
Martin Luther King Jr. Passive resistance against segregated facilities; “I have a dream…” Speech.
Rosa Parks Montgomery bus boycott
Charles Drew Representative Citizen in Science for medicine and plasma.
J. Robert Oppenheimer Representative Citizen in Science for Physics, Manhatten Project team.
Frank Lloyd Wright Representative Citizen in Culture for Architecture.
Martha Graham Representative Citizen in Culture for dance.
Henry Louis Gates Representative Citizen in Academics for history.
Maya Angelou Representative Citizen in Academics for Literature.
Bill Gates Representative Citizen in Economics for computer technology and Microsoft.
Ray Kroc Representative Citizen in Economics for franchising, McDonalds.
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