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Social Activist


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Susan B. Anthony
   was a/an   
Social Activist
1820-1906; leader in the women's suffrage movement
Rosa Parks
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Civil rights leader, 1913-2005
Bella Abzug
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Leader of the Women's Movement and member of Congress, 1920-1998
Dorothy Day
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement; candidate for canonization
Lucretia Mott
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Credited as being the first American feminist, 1793-1880
Sojourner Truth
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Born into slavery as Isabella Baumfree, 1797; abolitionist, women's rights activist (her speech, "Ain't I a Woman?," in 1851, galvanized the women's movement)
John Brown
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Abolitionist, advocated armed insurrection as a means to end slavery; hanged, 1859
Frederick Douglass
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Born into slavery, 1818; orator, writer and statesman; became leader of the abolitionist movement
Harriet Tubman
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Escaped slave, made 13 missions to rescue more than 70 other slaves; Union spy in the Civil War and activist for women's suffrage after the war; c. 1820-1913
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Abolitionist, early figure in the woman's movement; 1815-1902
Paul Robeson
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Active in civil rights and trade unionism
Dred Scott
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Slave who sued unsuccessfully for his freedom in the famous Dred Scott v. Sandford case of 1857; died, 1858
Pete Seeger
   was a   
Social Activist
American folk singer and social activist






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