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Early 20th century writer and advocate for Progressive causes
Fugitive slave whose arrest led to overturning the Fugitive Slave Act
Civil War humanitarian who influenced establishing hospitals for soldiers
Sauk war chief during the Black Hawk War of 1832
Jesuit missionary and first European explorer of the entire Mississippi River
Conservationist who inspired the establishment of our National Parks
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