American Social Leaders and Activists (American Biographies) by Neil A. Hamilton

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S. entry into the conflict but urged the federal government to admit refugees from Nazi-occupied countries, and after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, she supported the American war effort as a necessary evil to defeat totalitarianism. She won the Nobel Prize in peace in 1945. Balch, who never married, died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on January 10, 1961. In her work (1884–1981) civil liberties activist Founder of the American Civil Liberties Union, Roger Nash Baldwin was a pacifist who fought to ensure the civil rights of all people.

In so doing, Congress sided with Andrews over Epstein, who wanted a more uniform system that he believed would better serve the country’s highly mobile population. ” 20 Andrews, Stephen Pearl Further Reading Chasse, John Dennis. ” Journal of Economic Issues 25, no. 3 (September 1991): 799+. Harter, Lafayette G. John R. Commons: His Assault on Laissez-Faire. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1962. Andrews, Stephen Pearl (1812–1886) abolitionist Throughout his life Stephen Andrews pursued a variety of reforms, most notably abolitionism.

She criticized the push for the Fifteenth Amendment, which would prohibit denying a person the right to vote on the basis of race, and said that as voters, black men would join white men in oppressing women. Many of her comments included bigoted remarks, and in 1868 she began publishing The Revolution, a women’s rights journal financed by George Francis Train, a racist. In it, Anthony dealt with such issues as divorce, 22 Anthony, Susan Brownell A tireless crusader for women’s suffrage, Susan B.

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