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Elizabeth Phillips

An American socialist and game designer, also known as Lizzie Magie. She is best known for her invention of The Landlord's Game, a board game that was the precursor to Monopoly. She created it around 1903 to demonstrate what she thought of as the abuses created by the capitalist system. Phillips lived from 1866 to 1848.
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From left: Rebecca Phillips, Elizabeth Hudson, Michelle Allan, Imogen Roe (planting) and Nicola Adams
Middle row: Paul Spedding, Rob Pilling, Matthew Coulson, Caroline Battye, Justy Phillips, Elizabeth Firth, Jessica Sullivan.
Honorable Mention: Douglas Anderson, Samantha Bedard, Kaitlyn Chenevert, Erik Christensen, Kelly Hall, Jacob Hamelin, Anthony Hillier, Casey Hoffman, Louis Lotfy, Ashley Morse, Timothy Phillips, Elizabeth Stefanilo, Jake Storey, Scott Vogel and Corey Watson.