Eva Peron By Aubree high

Eva Peron was a highly influential Latin American woman. In Argentina, she acted as minister of health and labor. She also married the soon to be president of Argentina, Juan Peron. Eva Peron started the Eva Peron Foundation, which funded the building of hospitals, schools, orphanages, homes for the aged, and other institutions. It also helped the poor. Peron also helped with the women's' rights movement.

"When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas." - Eva Peron

This quote shows how Peron feels about the poor and how they are treated.

Eva Peron throughout her life.

Eva Peron was connected with two of the eight themes in world history.

Economics: Peron helped increase wages, and her foundation helped raise money for many charitable institutions. She helped people of all social classes.

Power and Authority: Eva Peron used her fame from being the first lady of Argentina (and an actress) to promote her ideas about women's suffrage. She was an early feminist, and formed the Peronist Feminist Party. Peron also was highly responsible for the passage of the woman suffrage laws.

"Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it." - Eva Peron

Works Consulted

"Eva Peron." Britannica School, 2017. Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed 20 Mar. 2017.

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