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Early leader of architecture

Louis Sullivan

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Chicago architect

Daniel Burnham

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Developer of Central Park

Frederick Law Olmsted

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Brothers who flew the first airplane

Orville and Wilbur Wright

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Inventor of the camera

George Eastman

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Prominent African-American educator

Booker T. Washington

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School headed by Booker T. Washington

Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute

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First African American to receive Ph.D from Harvard

W.E.B. Du Bois

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Insisted that blacks should seek a liberal arts education

Niagara Movement

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African-American reformer who tried to end lynching

Ida B. Wells

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Money one had to pay in order to vote

Poll tax

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Clause that allowed poor, uneducated whites to vote

Grandfather clause

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The word used to describe racial separation

Segregation

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Laws that helped keep whites and blacks separate

Jim Crow Laws

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Court case that upheld the Jim Crow Laws

Plessy v. Ferguson

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A system in which a person is forced to work to pay off debts

Debt Peonage

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Owner of the New York World newspaper

Joseph Pulitzer

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Owner of the New York Morning Journal San Francisco Examiner

William Randolph Hearst

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A school of painting that featured urban life and working people with gritty realism

Ashcan School

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Pen name of the novelist and humorist Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Mark Twain

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System that brought packages directly to homes

Rural free delivery (RFD)