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John Locke

Natural rights, government’s duty is to protect those rights

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Voltaire

Freedom of thought, expression, and religions

3

Montesquieu

Separation of powers in government

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Adam Smith

Wrote the “Wealth of Nations” and was the founder of Capitalism

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Maximilien Robespierre

Leader of the Jacobins and the “Reign of Terror” during the French Revolution

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Karl Marx

Wrote the Communist Manifesto, and was the founder of Communism

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David Livingstone

Scottish Minister who was the first European to explore the interior of Africa.

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Menelik II

Ruler of Ethiopia who beat the Italians when they tried to invade

9

Queen Liliuokalani

Last Queen of Hawaii

10

Emilio Aguinaldo

Leader of the Filipino army and resistance movement

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Franz Ferdinand

Archduke of Austria Hungary that gets assassinated

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Gavrilo Princip

Man who assassinated Ferdinand

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Nicholas II

Last czar of Russia

14

Rasputin

Supposed holy man who was murdered by Russian nobles

15

V. I. Lenin

Leader of the Bolsheviks and the USSR

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Joseph Stalin

Took control of the USSR after Lenin died

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Mohandas Gandhi

Leader of the Indian Revolution. Fought through the use of non-violence and civil disobedience.

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Mao Zedong

Communist leader of China

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Ho Chi Minh

Vietnamese nationalist/communist leader

20

Fidel Castro

Cuban Communist leader. Overthrew the corrupt Batista government and set up a communist government that still exists today.

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Mikhail Gorbachev

Last Soviet dictator. Led the peaceful destruction of the Soviet Union.