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Flashcards in Personalities of The Progressive Era Deck (16):
1

Jane Addams

Hulls House Settlement

2

Louis Brandeis

1st Jewish Associate to sit in the United States Supreme Court

3

Reuben Dagenhart

At 14 wanted to work at his fathers cotton mill

4

W.E.B DuBois

A-A Founder of the Niagra Movement

5

Samuel Gompers

Founder of AF of L (American Federation of Labor)

6

Robert M. LaFollette

Fighting Bob

7

John Mitchell

President of United Mine Workers in the Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902

8

Curt Muller

Forced Mrs.Elmer Gotcher to work for more than a 10 hour day

9

Alice Paul

Brought her fight for womans rights to vote to the white house and president Wilson

10

Gifford Pinchot

Advisor to president Roosevelt on matters of conservation

11

Homer Plessy

A-A who wanted to ride on whites only bus

12

Jeanette Rankin

1st woman elected to house of rep

13

Jacob Riis

Photographer (Danish)

14

Upton Sinclair

The Jungle, Muckracker for President Roosevelt

15

Ida Tarbell

Exposed Molopolistic oil company

16

Andrew Volstead

Anti Saloon League became the backbone for the 18th Amendment