American Biographies: American Social Leaders and Activists

Editor/Author Hamilton, Neil A.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-7472-3
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 78
Book Status: Available
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American Social Leaders and Activists, Second Edition features more than A-to-Z entries on important American activists and social leaders from colonial times to the present.

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Table of Contents

  • A
  • Abbott, Grace
  • Abernathy, Ralph
  • Addams, Jane
  • Adler, Felix
  • Agassiz, Elizabeth Cary
  • Alcott, Amos Bronson
  • Alcott, William Andrus
  • Alinsky, Saul
  • Allen, Richard
  • Ameringer, Oscar
  • Ames, Jessie
  • Andrews, Fannie Fern
  • Andrews, John
  • Andrews, Stephen Pearl
  • Anthony, Susan B.
  • Aquash, Anna Mae
  • Avery, Rachel Foster
  • B
  • Baez, Joan
  • Baker, Ella
  • Balch, Emily Greene
  • Baldwin, Roger Nash
  • Banks, Dennis
  • Barnard, Henry
  • Barton, Clara
  • Beard, Mary
  • Beecher, Catharine
  • Beecher, Henry Ward
  • Bellamy, Edward
  • Berkman, Alexander
  • Berrigan, Daniel and Philip
  • Bethune, Mary McLeod
  • Blackwell, Alice Stone
  • Blackwell, Antoinette
  • Blackwell, Elizabeth and Emily
  • Blatch, Harriot Stanton
  • Bloomer, Amelia
  • Bond, Julian
  • Bonnin, Gertrude Simmons
  • Boulding, Kenneth
  • Bowditch, Henry
  • Bridges, Harry
  • Brower, David
  • Brown, John (abolitionist)
  • Brown, Lester
  • Brownmiller, Susan
  • Bruner, Joseph
  • Butler, Nicholas Murray
  • C
  • Carmichael, Stokely
  • Carter, Hodding
  • Catt, Carrie Chapman
  • Cervantes, Maggie
  • Chavez, Cesar
  • Child, Lydia Maria
  • Chomsky, Noam
  • Cleaver, Eldridge
  • Cloud, Henry Roe
  • Coffin, William Sloane, Jr.
  • Commoner, Barry
  • Cox, Harvey
  • Coxey, Jacob
  • Croly, Herbert
  • D
  • Darrow, Clarence
  • Davis, Angela
  • Day, Dorothy
  • De Leon, Daniel
  • Debs, Eugene V.
  • Dees, Morris
  • Delany, Martin R.
  • Dellinger, David
  • Deloria, Vine, Jr.
  • DePugh, Robert
  • Dewey, John
  • Dix, Dorothea
  • Donnelly, Ignatius
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • Dow, Neal
  • Dubinsky, David
  • DuBois, W. E. B.
  • Duke, David
  • E
  • Eastman, Charles Alexander
  • Eastman, Crystal
  • Eastman, Max
  • Echohawk, John
  • Edelman, Marian Wright
  • Eliot, Charles W.
  • Ely, Richard
  • Evers, Medgar
  • Evers-Williams, Myrlie
  • F
  • Farmer, James
  • Father Coughlin
  • Firestone, Shulamith
  • Flores Magón, Ricardo
  • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley
  • Foster, William Zebulon
  • Fox, Matthew
  • Friedan, Betty
  • Fuller, Kathryn
  • Fuller, Margaret
  • Fuller, R. Buckminster
  • G
  • Galarza, Ernesto, Jr.
  • Gale, William Potter
  • Garnet, Henry Highland
  • Garrison, William Lloyd
  • Garvey, Marcus
  • George, Henry
  • Gilman, Charlotte Perkins
  • Goldman, Emma
  • Gompers, Samuel
  • Gonzales, Corky
  • Goodman, Paul
  • Graham, Sylvester
  • Green, William
  • Grimké, Angelina and Sarah Moore
  • Grimké, Charlotte Forten and Francis James
  • Gutiérrez, José Angel
  • Guttmacher, Alan
  • H
  • Hall, Gus
  • Hamer, Fannie Lou
  • Hamilton, Alice
  • Harper, Ida Husted
  • Harrington, Michael
  • Harris, LaDonna
  • Hayden, Tom
  • Haywood, William D.
  • Hernandez, Aileen Clarke
  • Higginson, Thomas Wentworth
  • Hill, Joe
  • Hillman, Sidney
  • Hine, Lewis
  • Hoffa, Jimmy
  • Hoffman, Abbie
  • Hooks, Benjamin L.
  • Hostos, Eugenio María de
  • Howe, Julia Ward
  • Huerta, Dolores
  • I
  • Ingersoll, Robert Green
  • Innis, Roy
  • Ireland, Patricia
  • Irons, Martin
  • Itliong, Larry
  • J
  • Jackson, Helen Hunt
  • Jackson, Jesse
  • K
  • Kameny, Franklin
  • Keller, Helen
  • Kelley, Florence
  • Kellogg, John Harvey
  • Kellogg, Paul
  • Kellor, Frances
  • King, Coretta Scott
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr.
  • Kramer, Larry
  • L
  • Ladd, William
  • Lathrop, Julia
  • Lease, Mary Elizabeth
  • Lens, Sidney
  • Lewis, John
  • Lewis, John L.
  • Limbaugh, Rush
  • Linus Pauling, social activism of
  • Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice
  • Lovejoy, Elijah
  • Lundy, Benjamin
  • Lynd, Staughton
  • M
  • Malcolm X
  • Mann, Horace
  • McDowell, Mary
  • McNickle, D’Arcy
  • Means, Russell
  • Meany, George
  • Meredith, James
  • Merton, Thomas
  • Mfume, Kweisi
  • Milk, Harvey
  • Millett, Kate
  • Montezuma, Carlos
  • Morgan, Robin
  • Moses, Robert Parris
  • Mother Jones
  • Mott, Lucretia
  • Muir, John
  • Muñoz Rivera, Luis
  • Murray, Philip
  • Muste, A. J.
  • N
  • Nader, Ralph
  • Nation, Carry
  • Nearing, Scott
  • Newton, Huey P.
  • Noyes, John Humphrey
  • O
  • O’Leary, Jean
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Ortiz, Alfonso
  • Owen, Robert
  • P
  • Paine, Thomas
  • Parks, Rosa
  • Paul, Alice
  • Payne, Roger
  • Peltier, Leonard
  • Penn, William
  • Phillips, Wendell
  • Pierce, William Luther
  • Powderly, Terence
  • R
  • Randolph, A. Philip
  • Reed, John
  • Reich, Wilhelm
  • Reuther, Walter
  • Rickard, Clinton
  • Riis, Jacob
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Rockwell, George Lincoln
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor
  • Rubin, Jerry
  • Rudd, Mark
  • Ruffin, Edmund
  • Rush, Benjamin
  • Rustin, Bayard
  • S
  • Sanger, Margaret
  • Savio, Mario
  • Scheffer, Victor
  • Schlafly, Phyllis
  • Schneiderman, Rose
  • Seale, Bobby
  • Sharpton, Al
  • Shays, Daniel
  • Sinclair, Upton
  • Spingarn, Joel
  • Spock, Benjamin
  • Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
  • Steinem, Gloria
  • Stephens, Uriah
  • Still, William
  • Stone, I. F.
  • Stone, Lucy
  • Strossen, Nadine
  • T
  • Tappan, Arthur and Lewis
  • Tenayuca, Emma
  • Terry, Randall
  • Thomas, Norman
  • Tijerina, Reies
  • Tourgée, Albion
  • Townsend, Francis E.
  • Trochmann, John
  • Truth, Sojourner
  • Tubman, Harriet
  • V
  • Villard, Fanny
  • Villard, Oswald
  • Vorse, Mary Heaton
  • W
  • Wald, Lillian
  • Walker, David
  • Walling, William
  • Washington, Booker T.
  • Wattleton, Faye
  • Wayland, J. A.
  • Welch, Robert, Jr.
  • Weld, Theodore Dwight
  • Wells, Ida B.
  • Wheeler, Wayne
  • White, Walter
  • Wilkins, Roy
  • Willard, Frances
  • Woodhull, Victoria
  • Wright, Fanny
  • Y
  • Young, Whitney, Jr.
  • Selected Bibliography