United States Army Essay

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Chapter 25 and 26 term sheet
Chapter 25
1. Jane Adams - She was a pioneer settlement worker who founded the Hull House in chicago. She was a leader in woman sufferage and world peace. She was one of the biggest reformers in the progressive era and helped turn the nation to issues of concern to mothers, such as the need of children, public health, and world peace. She says that woman are responsible for cleaning up their communities and making them better places to live.
2. Florance Kelly - She was an american social and political reformer. She fought and helped gain the destruction of sweatshops and for the minimum wage, eight-hour workdays. She also fought for children rights, which is widely regarded today. She was the first general secatery of the National Consumers League. In 1909 she helped create the national association for the advancment of colored people.
3. Dwight Luman Moody - Also known as D.L Moody. He was an American ecangelist and publisher who founded the Moody Church, Northfield school and mount Hermon School in Massachusetts, and the Moody bible, and he also founded Moody publishers. He was born in a large family, while his fathers job was a small parmer and stonemason.
4. Booker T Washington - He was an African American educator, author, orator, and advisor to Republican presidents. He wsa the dominant leader in the African American community in the United States from 1890 to 1915. He was the representative of the last generation of black American leaders born in slavery. He spokeo n behalf of the large majority of blacks who lived in the South but had lost their ability to vote.
5. W.E.B Dubois - He was an american sociologist, historian, civic rights activist, Pan-africanist, and an author and editor. He was born in West Massachusetts. He grew up in a tolerant community and experienced little racism as a child. He graduated from Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate. He became a professor of history, sociology, and economics at Atlanta University.
6. He was an american writer, politician, and political economist, who was the most influential proponent of the land value tax, also known as the "single tax" on land. He inspired the economic philsophy known as Georgism, whos main idea is that people should own what they create, but nature, such as the value of land, should belone to all of humanity. His most famous work is known as Progress ans Poverty.
7. Horatio Alger - He was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for his many formulaic juvenile novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty. His writings were characterized by the "rags-to-riches" narrative, which had a formatice effect on America during the Guilded age.
8. Mark Twain - He was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novel, Adventures of Tom sawyer. He grew up in Missouri, which would later provide the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom sawyer. He apprenticed with a printer. He also worked as a typesetter and contributed articals to his older brother Orion's newspaper. After doing this in various cities, he became a master riverboat polot on the Mississippi River.
9. Emily Dickinson - She was an American poet. She was born in Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties. She lived a mostly introverted and reclusice life. After she stufied at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she spent a short time at Mounth Holyoke Female seminary before returning to her family. Although she lived a poetic life, only fewer than a dozen of her 800 poems have been published.
10. Jack Londen - He was an American Author, journalist, and ocial activist. He was a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commerical magazine fiction and was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celeberity and a large fortune from…