Who are some people in the U.S. history that:?

is ONE person or an Individual in U.S. history that did something or performed something to impact the United States. Ex. FOUGHT for equal rights, SYMBOLIZING/REPRESENTING a particular group, HELPING others, LEADING in a cooperative effort to protect human rights, etc. And left a legacy that affects us today.... show more is ONE person or an Individual in U.S. history that did something or performed something to impact the United States.
Ex. FOUGHT for equal rights, SYMBOLIZING/REPRESENTING a particular group, HELPING others, LEADING in a cooperative effort to protect human rights, etc.

And left a legacy that affects us today.
Ex: The plight of a person affects us all, changed the course of history.

He/She needs the significance at a state/national/global scale to give meaning to a movement.
It can be anyone IN U.S. HISTORY
If you can help me that would be great, i'm stumped....

(This is for my History Day project so don't give me info on any of these people.)
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