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The American Red Cross

The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross
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This is a 18 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on The American Red Cross. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.

The American Red Cross was founded May 21, 1881. Since then it has been known by several names including: ARC, American Association of the Red Cross (1881 - 1892) and American National Red Cross (1893 - 1978).

The Red Cross, as it is commonly known, operates is a unique organization in the United States being the only congressional mandated organization to provide aid to victims of disaster and is responsible for fulfilling the mandates of the Geneva Convention within the United States

Clara Barton, is the recognized founder of the American Red Cross, prior to that she had been a schoolteacher and a clerk in the U.S. Patent Office. She volunteered as a nurse to help the wounded during the American Civil War. So appreciative were the soldiers that they nicknamed her the "Angel of the Battlefield.”

Both World Wars exponentially expanded the American Red Cross by significantly increasing Red Cross chapters, volunteers, and funds. The American Red Cross sent thousands of nurses overseas, helped organize the home front, established veterans hospitals, delivered care packages, organized ambulances, and even trained dogs to search for wounded. The American Red Cross has continued to be an important organization, offering aid to millions affected by wars and disasters.

The presentation covers the following:

Introduction
Founder
Angel of the Battlefield
Lobbyist
President
First Disaster Relief
Johnstown Flood
Congressional Charter
Revised Charter
Internal Struggles
Work Continues World War I
World War II
Blood Collection
Red Cross Today
End of Presentation

This is one of several power point presentations that I offer in my store on...nongovernmental organizations.
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