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  1. Hernan Cortez
  2. John Fremont
  3. Stephen Kearny
  4. Franklin Pierce
  5. Bernardo de Galvez
  1. a Spanish conquistador; he conquered Mexico and brought about the fall of the Aztec Empire
  2. b Governor of Spanish Louisiana; he captured key cities from the British, greatly aiding the American Patriot movement and enabling the Spanish acquisition of Florida.
  3. c American General who fought in the Mexican-American War, leading forces that captured New Mexico and helping in the capture of California from Mexico.
  4. d American explorer, Army officer, and politician; he was chosen as the first Republican candidate for president. Against the spread of slavery, he was rejected by all but the free states as a "single issue" candidate in the election of 1856.
  5. e Fourteenth president of the U.S.; he condemned Kansas' free-soil government as rebels, which led to the Sac of Lawrence.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. American essayist and poet; he was a supporter of the transcendentalist philosophy of self-reliance.
  2. German monk who protested against the Catholic Church in 1517; which led to the calls fro reform and the movement known as the Reformation.
  3. American philanthropist and social reformer; she helped change the prison system nationwide by advocating the development of state hospitals to treat the mentally ill instead of jails.
  4. African American abolitionist; he was an enslaved African who was eventually freed, became a leader of the abolitionist movement, and wrote The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano.
  5. American Revolutionary soldier and frontier leader, he captured the British trading village of Kaskaskia during the Revolution and encouraged Indian leaders to remain neutral.

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  1. William PittQuaker leader who founded a colony in Pennsylvania; the colony provided an important example of representative self-government and became a model of freedom and tolerance.

          

  2. William TravisQuaker leader who founded a colony in Pennsylvania; the colony provided an important example of representative self-government and became a model of freedom and tolerance.

          

  3. William Henry HarrisonAmerican politician; he served as the governor of Indian Territory and fought Tecumseh in the Battle of Tippecanoe. He was the ninth president of the United States.

          

  4. PocahontasAlgonquian princess; she waved the life of John Smith when he was captured and sentenced to death by the Powhatan. She was later taken prisoner by the English, converted to Christianity, and married colonist John Rolfe.

          

  5. George WashingtonFirst president of the U.S.; he served as a representative to the Continental Congresses and commanded the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.

          

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