History's HEROES? Dated Febuary 27, 1934 - Still Alive(81 years old)

Ralph Nader

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John

Location

Winsted, Connecticut
Ralph Nader lived there during his early life.

Achievements

  • Wrote several books.
  • Helped pass the 1966 National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act
  • Major role in passing the 1967 Wholesome Meat Act

Characteristics

  • A good and strong leader
  • Good or moral (strong beliefs or principles)
  • Determined
  • Ambitious

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Quotations

"I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers." - Ralph Nader

A man acting

Ralph Nader was/is an author, consumer advocate, politician and Lawyer. He helped pass two important acts, ran for president multiple times and was the author of multiple books.

Ralph Nader grew up in Winsted, Connecticut. He later became a lawyer, a consumer advocate, an author, and even a politician. He helped pass the 1966 National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act by creating a book called Unsafe at Any Speed. He also and took the largest role in passing the 1967 Wholesome Meat Act. He also wrote other books. In his life of politics he bid, or ran, three times. His most recent run was in 2008, as a third party candidate. Though not completely successful in running for president, Ralph Nader was and is an influential man, helping bring safety to us and improving how things are done today.

Life in Ralph Nader's world

The 1900's were times of growth in many different ways. There was technological growth, political growth, economic growth and much more. By that time, America had developed itself into a state. In his early years, there would be less advanced technology, more racism, less rights for woman, different fashion,etc. He is living still today, so he has seen much change in all that was previously stated, leading up to what we live through today.

Was Ralph Nader a Hero?

  • Drove to help the way things work.
  • Was an inspiration to other consumer advocates.
  • Had good intentions and ideas.

Things you might not know about Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader starred in an episode of "Sesame Street" in 1988.
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