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  • Clara Barton

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    Clara Barton Clara Barton was a true pioneer and humanitarian. She is a well known woman in American history due to her participation in the Civil War and her founding of the American Red Cross. She became a teacher at a time where most teacher's were men. She was one of the first woman to ever be hired by the Federal government and was an inspiration for all women during her lifetime and forever after NATURE Clara Barton loved nature through her natural ability to nurture. As a very caring and

  • My Name Is Clara Barton

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    fear it, and while our soldiers can snad and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them” -Clara Barton. Clara barton lead the American red cross______.Clara barton was a humanitarian who proved courageous as a women and brave as an army nurse.____ I was born Christmas day in the small town of north oxford, Massachusetts. The year was 1821 and I was the 5th and last child of sarah and Stephen barton. We were a middle class family and my parents were hard workers who cared for me very much. I have

  • Clara Barton Quotes

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    Grace Davis Mrs. Shepard English Comp. II 31 January 2017 Clara Barton “I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.” A quote by Clara Barton, American civil war nurse and founder of the American National Red Cross (Lewis). By many, Clara is said to be “The Angel of The Battlefield”, how does one acquire such a title (Allen)? Through her family life, her efforts providing relief to soldiers on the front lines

  • Clara Barton Biography

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    husband’s platoon leader personally saying that your husband has been identified as a national war hero, giving his life to save many. You can thank Clara Barton for getting your husband the respect that he deserves. By 1869, her obliging assistants and she had identified over 22,000 soldiers who were unaccounted for or deceased (Edison 17). Barton is the first teacher to open a school in New Jersey, one of the first women to be employed by the federal government, a nurse who went to the front line

  • Clara Barton Contributions

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    Clara Barton was famous for being the founder of the American Red Cross organization. She was known as “an angel of the battlefield” for helping wounded soldiers during combat. Her life was devoted to caring and assisting others. Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1821, and was raised in North Oxford, Massachusetts. Barton was acknowledged for putting her life in danger to support and help soldiers, and for establishing an organization called the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross provides

  • Clara Barton Character Traits

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    were nurses but only one made history. Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born on December 25, 1821, in Oxford, Massachusetts. Clara’s mother, Sarah Stone Barton was a very independent woman known for her thriftiness. She lived from 1783-1851. Clara’s Father, Captain Stephen Barton was a businessman and Captain of a local army. He lived from 1774-1862. Clara had 4 siblings, Sarah Barton Vassall, Captain David Barton, Stephen Barton, and Dorothea Barton. At age 11, Clara tended to her older brother, David

  • Essay about Clara Barton

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    Clara Barton Introduction Fondly referred to as the "angel of the battlefield" (The Encyclopedia Britannica Online), Clara Barton served as one of the greatest humanitarians this country has ever known. Persistent beyond belief, Clara employed her remarkable interpersonal skills to teach unruly school children, to collect supplies to send to the battlefront, and to struggle to form the American Red Cross. An equal rights advocate, her most memorable successes consisted of improvements in education

  • Clara Barton : The Angel Of The Battlefield

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    Clara Barton said, “Offering a hand up is not a hand out”. This means to help people through their problems until they are able to solve them on their own. Clara Barton is most known for establishing the American Red Cross. Although, her many helpful, selfless careers, personal life and family, childhood, and all of her amazing accomplishments throughout her life helped her become known as the Angel of the Battlefield and a well known women of war. Born Clarissa Harlowe Barton, better known as Clara

  • Is Clara Barton A True Hero

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    heroic than he or she ever was by just showing selflessness to others. Clara Barton put herself in danger to treat the wounded during the Civil War and not only that, but she founded what is known today the American Red Cross ( Harriet Tubman helped many slaves to freedom in the north, also placing herself in peril. ( Florence Nightingale, who was a nursing innovator did the similar as Clara Barton, but during the Crimean War ( & All of these women

  • Clara Barton Biography Essay

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    Clara Barton Clara Barton, known as an American humanitarian, the “Angel of the Battlefield,” and known for being the American Red Cross founder accomplished many things during her life. Throughout her long commitment of service, Clara achieved honor as a teacher, battlefield nurse, lecturer, and founder of the American Red Cross. Through her many years of work, Clara made a huge impact on America that can still be felt at present times. Clara was born Clarissa Harlowe Barton on Christmas