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Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Barack Obama was the president of the United States from 2009-2017. He was the 44th U.S. president and the first Black president in American history. Barack Obama has spoken often …..

Victoria Claflin Woodhull

Victoria Claflin Woodhull

Victorial Claflin Woodhull was a controversial activist, socialite, and political figure of the 19th century. She is best remembered now as the first woman to run for president of the …..

Dorothea Dix

Dorothea Dix

Dorothea Dix is known for her tireless work in the 1800s to improve the treatment of the mentally ill. Dorothea Dix grew up in Maine and Massachusetts and was only …..

Helen Keller

Helen Keller

Helen Keller was, during the first half of the 20th century, the most famous handicapped person in the world. A severe fever at age 19 months left Keller blind and …..

January Jones

January Jones

January Jones — yes, that’s her real name — played Betty Draper, the jittery wife (and then ex-wife) of Don Draper in the television series Mad Men. January Jones grew …..

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