Paul Revere

Express Rider- a person that delivered messages on horse back
Boston Tea Party- when a group of Americans dumped thirty-two chests of tea into the harbor, because they did not want to pay taxes to the British

Silversmith- a person who makes items out of silver
Midnight Ride- when Paul Revere delivered a message that the British were about to attack

Frederick Douglass

Slavery- being under the control of another person
Emancipation Proclamation- a proclamation made by President Lincoln on January 1, 1863, to free all slaves
Abolitionist- someone who speaks against slavery

 Susan B. Anthony

 Abolitionist- a person who fought for slavery
Quaker- a religious group who wanted to end slavery and war and wanted people to have equal rights
 
Suffrage-
giving people the right to vote
Temperance- wanting people to stop drinking alcohol
 

Mary Bethune

Bethune-Cookman College- the name of the school that Mary Bethune started
Share Croppers-  farmers who give part of their crops back to help pay for the land
Missionary- a person who tries to spread his/her faith
 

Franklin D. Roosevelt

New Deal - programs that Franklin Roosevelt started to help many Americans gain rights and have jobs
Great Depression- a national crisis during Franklin Roosevelt's presidency due to people taking too much money out of the bank and spending it too quickly, which caused people to lose their jobs and homes.
Polio- Franklin D. Roosevelt had a disease called Polio. He got the disease in his legs. Franklin wasn’t able to walk and had to use a wheelchair.
Hyde Park, New York- Franklin D. Roosevelt was born and raised in Hyde Park, New York. When FDR died he was taken back there for the last time, and was buried in the backyard of his home as a child.
Warm Springs, Georgia- Warm Springs, Georgia was another place Franklin called home. Franklin bought some land there and bought a little cottage now known as the Little White House. Franklin started giving free treatments to people with Polio, because the waters there helped people with the disease. At the time Franklin had polio, but it only helped him a little bit.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Universal Declaration of Human Rightsa document that explains rights that all people should be given
United Nations – An organization that works to create world peace
League of Women Voters- Fights to make the government better

Inauguration Ball-A large dance that is given for the new president

Thurgood Marshall Voabulary

Civil Rights- the act of trying to end discrimination against people just because of their skin color
Discrimination- treating someone badly because of somthing they can not change
NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)-a group that works to end hateful feeling or actions toward a group of people 
Segregation-to seperate based on the color of people's skin (Examples: eating at restaurants, drinking from water fountains, using restrooms, going to school, or watching movies
)

Lyndon B. Johnson

Great Society- Lyndon Johnson’s plan to end harsh feelings toward African Americans and end poverty  
Medicare- Government money to help elderly people pay for health care
Medicaid – Government money to help poor people pay for health care
Assassination- When a public figure is killed 

Cesar Chavez

Immigrant- someone who has moved to the U.S.A. from another country
Fasting- not eating for a long time for a purpose

Vegetarian- eating no animal products whatsoever
Pesticides- spray put on plants to keep bugs away
Boycott- when a consumer does not buy a product because he or she is mad at the producer