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History 1302 - 20th Century People Who Changed Us

Final Exam Exercise: Identify as many of these 20th century people as you wish for 3 points each. The identification must include who the person is/was and why they are important in history. Don't forget to put your resource at the end of each identification. If it is an online site, just write the title. Do something other than Wikipedia once awhile, okay?



A
  • Bella Abzug
  • Jane Addams
  • Madaleine Albright
  • Muhammed Ali
  • Idi Amin
  • Marian Anderson
  • Maya Angelou
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Neil Armstrong
    B
  • Leo Baekeland
  • Josephine Baker
  • James Baldwin
  • Lucille Ball
  • Clyde Barrow (and Bonnie Parker)
  • Beatles
  • Simon de Beauvoir
  • Stephen Bechtel
  • Harry Belafonte
  • David Ben-Gurion
  • Tim Berners-Lee
  • Mary Bethune
  • Marlon Brando
  • James Brown
  • Louise Brown
  • Leo Burnett
    C
  • Al Capone
  • Willis Carrier
  • Rachel Carson
  • Fidel Castro
  • Willa Cather
  • Carrie Chapman Catt
  • Coco Chanel
  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Ray Charles
  • Cesar Chavez
  • Shirley Chisolm
  • Agatha Christie
  • Winston Churchill
  • Dick Clark
  • Bill & Hillary Clinton
  • Nat King Cole
  • Sam Cooke
  • Bill Cosby
  • Jacques Cousteau
  • Father Coughlin
  • Frances Crick (and James Watson)
  • Walter Cronkite
  • Marie Curie
  • Leon Czolgosz
    D
  • Angela Davis
  • Bette Davis
  • Eugene Debs
  • Charles DeGualle
  • Dolores Del Rio
  • Father Devine
  • John Dewey
  • Princess Diana
  • Babe Didrickson
  • Christian Dior
  • Walt Disney
  • W. E. B. DuBois
  • Isadora Duncan
  • Will and Ariel Durant
  • Bob Dylan
    E
  • Thomas Edison
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Albert Eistein
  • T. S. Eliot
  • Queen Elizabeth II
  • Duke Ellington
  • James Reese Europe
    F
  • Philo Farnsworth
  • John Henry Faulk
  • William Faulkner
  • Enrico Fermi
  • Geraldine Ferraro
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Alexander Fleming
  • Larry Flint
  • Jane Fonda
  • Henry Ford
  • Anne Frank
  • Sigmund Freud
  • Betty Friedan
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Robert Frost
    G
  • Indira Gandhi
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Marcus Garvey
  • Bill Gates
  • Marvin Gaye
  • George Gershwin
  • A. P. Gianni
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • John Glenn
  • Robert Goddard
  • Kurt Godel
  • Emma Goldman
  • Samuel Gompers
  • Jane Goodall
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Billy Graham
  • Katherine Graham
  • Martha Graham
  • D. W. Griffith
  • Che Guevero
  • Woody Guthrie
    H
  • Alex Haley
  • Hugh Hefner
  • Joseph Heller
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Sonja Henje
  • Jim Henson
  • Katherine Hepburn
  • Anita Hill
  • Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay
  • Hirohito
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Adolph Hitler
  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Billie Holliday
  • J. Edgar Hoover
  • Houdini
  • Edwin Hubble
  • Rock Hudson
  • Dolores Huerta
  • Langston Hughes
    I
  • Lee Iacocca
    J
  • Jesse Jackson
  • Michael Jackson
  • John Paul II
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Jim Jones
  • Mary Harris "Mother" Jones
  • Janis Joplin
  • Scott Joplin
  • Barbara Jordan
  • Michael Jordan
  • James Joyce
    K
  • Robert Kahn
  • Helen Keller
  • The Kennedys
  • Jomo Kenyatta
  • Jack Kerouac
  • Jackie Joyner Kersee
  • John Maynard Keynes
  • Ayatolla Khomeini
  • BB King
  • Billie Jean King
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Ray Kroc
    L
  • The Leakeys
  • Timothy Leary
  • Le Corbusier
  • Bruce Lee
  • Harper Lee
  • Vladimir Lenin
  • William Levitt
  • Jerry Lewis
  • John L. Lewis
  • Liberace
  • Annie Liebowitz
  • Charles Lindbergh
  • John Lomax
  • Huey P. Long
  • Joe Louis
  • Lucky Luciano
  • Patrice Lumumba
    M
  • Douglas MacArthur
  • Madonna
  • Malcolm X
  • Nelson Mandella
  • Chief Wilma Mankiller
  • Charles Manson
  • Mao Zedong (Tse Tung)
  • Guglielmo Marconi
  • Bob Marley
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • Louis B. Mayer
  • Joseph McCarthy
  • Hattie McDaniel
  • Aimee Semple McPherson
  • Margaret Mead
  • Golda Meir
  • Charles Merrill
  • Harvey Milk
  • Carmen Miranda
  • Margaret Mitchell
  • Martha Mitchell
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • J. P. Morgan
  • Toni Morison
  • Akio Morita
  • Mother Teresa
  • Benito Mussolini
    N
  • Chester Nimitz
  • Richard Nixon
    O
  • Sandra Day O'Connor
  • Georgia O'Keefe
  • Robert Oppenheimer
  • George Orwell
  • Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Jesse Owens
    P
  • Emmeline Pankhurst
  • Bonnie Parker (and Clyde Barrow)
  • Rosa Parks
  • Alice Paul
  • Pele'
  • Selena Quintanilla Perez
  • Frances Perkins
  • Commodore Perry
  • Jean Piaget
  • Picasso
  • Colin Powell
  • Elvis Presley
  • Gavrilo Princip
    Q

    R
  • Ma Rainey
  • A. Philip Randolph
  • Jeanette Rankin
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Walter Reuther
  • Sally Ride
  • The Rockefellers
  • Knute Rockne
  • Bill "Bojangles" Robinson
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein
  • Will Rogers
  • The Roosevelts
  • Pete Rozell
  • Babe Ruth
  • Ernest Rutherford
    S
  • Anwar Sadat
  • Andrei Sakharov
  • Jonas Salk
  • Haile Sallassie
  • Carl Sandburg
  • Margaret Sanger
  • Abe Saperstein
  • David Sarnoff
  • Albert Schweitzer
  • Bugsy Segal
  • Alan Shepherd
  • William Simmons
  • O. J. Simpson
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Upton Sinclair
  • William Shockley
  • Bessie Smith
  • Stephen Spielberg
  • Benjamin Spock
  • Joseph Stalin
  • Gertrude Stein
  • Gloria Steinem
  • John Steinbeck
  • Igor Stravinsky
  • Ed Sullivan
  • Billy Sunday
    T
  • Ida Tarbell
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Hunter Thompson
  • Jim Thorpe
  • Frances Townsend
  • Juan Trippe
  • Harry Truman
  • Barbara Tuchman
  • Alan Turing
  • Tina Turner
    U
  • Unknown Rebel at Tianemen Square
    V
  • "Pancho" Villa
    W
  • Barbara Walters
  • Sam Walton
  • Andy Warhol
  • Booker T. Washington
  • James Watson & Frances Crick
  • Thomas Watson, Jr.
  • Sarah Weddington
  • Lech Welensa
  • Ida Wells-Barnett
  • Mae West
  • Esther Williams
  • Tennessee Williams
  • Ian Wilmut
  • Bill Wilson
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Virginia Woolf
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Orville and Wilbur Wright
    X-Y-Z
  • Vladimir Zwoykin


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