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  1. William Lloyd Garrison
  2. James Polk
  3. Robert Fulton
  4. Alexis de Tocqueville
  5. Winfield Scott
  1. a American army general who fought in the War of 1812, the Mexican-American war and the Civil was; he also ran for president in 1852 but lost.
  2. b French philosopher, politician and author; his work Democracy in America encouraged American to form their own culture rather than mimicking that of the Europeans.
  3. c American journalist and reformer; he published the famous anti slavery newspaper, the Liberator, and helped found the American Anti-slavery society, promoting immediate emancipation and racial equality.
  4. d American engineer and inventor; he built the first commercially successful full-sized steamboat, the Clermont which led to the development of commercial steamboat ferry services for goods and people
  5. e Eleventh president of the United States; he negotiated the establishment or the Oregon Territory for the U.S. and acquired much land as a result of the Mexican American War.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. German monk who protested against the Catholic Church in 1517; which led to the calls fro reform and the movement known as the Reformation.
  2. American Educator and the daughter of Lyman Beecher; she promoted education for women in such writings as An essay on the Education of Female Teachers. She founded the first all-female academy.
  3. English colonist who was the first tobacco grower in Virginia, he helped make tobacco a profitable export to England; married Pocahontas.
  4. Actor and Confederate supporter who assassinated Abraham Lincoln.
  5. American lawyer, politician, and soldier; he led the U.S. settlers in a fight to secure Texas against Mexico and was instrumental in Texas' admission to the United States in 1845.

5 True/False questions

  1. Sitting BullNative American leader who became head chief of the entire Sioux Nation. He encouraged other Sioux leaders to resist government demands to buy lands of the Black Hills reservations.


  2. George WhitefieldBritish minister who held religious open air meetings throughout the American colonies during the Great Awakening.


  3. BrutusName used by Robert Yates, An American layer and leader of the Antifederalists, when writing letter s to the Constitutional Convention in opposition of the Constitution.


  4. Elizabeth Cady StantonAmerican suffrage leader; she organized the Seneca Falls Convention with Lucretia Mott. The convention was the first organized meeting for women's rights in the United States.


  5. John TylerTenth president of the U.S.; favored annexation of TX and signed the joint resolution of Congress into law three days before his term ended.


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