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1. Sitting Bull- Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies 2. George A. Custer- United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars. 3. Chief Joseph- Leader of Nez Perce. Fled with his tribe to Canada instead of reservations. 4. Geronimo- Apache leader who fought U.S. soldiers to keep his land 5. Helen Hunt Jackson- a writer. Author of the 1881 book A Century of Dishonor. The book exposed the U.S. governments many broken promises to the Native Americans 6. John Wesley Powell- a U.S. soldier, geologist, and explorer of the American West. He is famous for the 1869 Powell Geographic Expedition 7. Oliver H. Kelly- Founded "The Grange," helped improve the lives of isolated farmers 8. William Hope Harvey- Wrote a popular pamphlet titled Coin's Financial School 9. Mary Elizabeth Lease- became well known during the early 1890's for her actions as a speaker for the populist party 10. Frederick Jackson Turner- American historian who said that humanity would continue to progress as long as there was new land to move into. 11. James B. Weaver- American politician who leaned toward agrarian radicalism; he twice ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. presidency 12. Jacob S. Coxey- a wealthy Ohio quarry owner turn populist who led a protest group to Washington D.C. to demand that the federal government provide the unemployed with meaningful work. The group was arrested and disbanded 13. Eugene V. Debs- president and the organizer of the American Railway Union 14. William McKinley- twenty-fifth President of the United States, and the last veteran of the Civil War to be elected. 15. Marcus Alonzo Hanna- Used the money he made in the iron business to support William McKinley's presidential campaign. 16. William Jennings Bryan- leading American politician from the 1890s until his death. He was a dominant force...
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