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Clara Barton

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Clarissa Harlowe Barton was a pioneering American nurse who founded the American Red Cross.

Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life.

The American Red Cross, also known as the American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief and education in the United States.

Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady is an epistolary novel by English writer Samuel Richardson, published in 1748.

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She was a hospital nurse in the American Civil War, a teacher, and patent clerk.

A patent examiner is an employee, usually a civil servant with a scientific or engineering background, working at a patent office.

The American Civil War was a civil war in the United States fought from 1861 to 1865.

A teacher is a person who helps students to acquire knowledge, competence or virtue.

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Nursing education was not very formalized at that time and she did not attend nursing school, so she provided self-taught nursing care.

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Barton is noteworthy for doing humanitarian work and civil rights advocacy at a time before women had the right to vote.

Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals.

Humanitarianism is a moral of kindness, benevolence, and sympathy extended to all human beings.

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She was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1973.

The National Women's Hall of Fame is an American institution created in 1969 by a group of people in Seneca Falls, New York, the location of the 1848 women's rights convention.

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