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Civil Rights Law
Brief biography of Reuben Gold Thwaites
Father of the Social Security Act
Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
French Fur Trader
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
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