Throughout her career, Lucas has been a vocal and progressive activist for causes she staunchly believes. Many see her as the powerhouse behind the Green Party’s rise into the public consciousness in the UK. Beyond her political leadership role, she has continues to be a force that shapes and incites national debate.
In 1928 Merrill became convinced that stock prices were too high and attempted to convince his clients to sell their shares, advice which President Coolidge ignored, effectively saving them from the great crash of 1929.
She was born on Christmas day in 1821 in Massachusetts. Her father had served in the Revolutionary War against the British and his stories made combat familiar to her. At age 15 she began school teaching. Later she established the first free school in New Jersey but resigned when officials appointed a male administrator as her boss (despite the fact she'd raised child enrollment in Bordentown from 6 to 600).
His magazines still remain hugely popular today, with Vogue and Vanity Fair leading the market in terms of reputation and content. He was a pioneer of a new era and an innovative man who altered the face of the publishing industry and started a unique empire that is still going strong today.
An influential leader whose determination and intellect led her to be only the second woman to serve as Secretary of State of the USA, and to have held the highest ranked position in a Presidential Cabinet of any black woman.
Confucius held strongly to a desire to bring Chinese civilisation to perfection, and to revive the properties of the classical Western Zhou Dynasty in order to form a ‘great, harmonious, and humanistic society’.