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  1. Noah Webster
  2. George Meade
  3. Mansa Musa
  4. Abraham Lincoln
  5. Nat Turner
  1. a American slave leader; he claimed that divine inspiration had led him to end the slavery system. He led the most violent slave revolt in U.S. history; he was tried, convicted, and executed.
  2. b American army officer; he served as a Union general at major Civil War Battles. He forced back General Lee's Confederate army at Gettysburg but failed to obtain a decisive victory.
  3. c American author who published works on American grammar and language, his most famous work was An American Dictionary of the English Language, included thousands of words that had not been previously defined in other dictionaries.
  4. d Leader of Mali who held power from 1307 to 1332.
  5. e Sixteenth president of the United States; he promoted equal rights for African American in the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates. He issued the Emancipation Proclamation and set in motion the Civil War, determined to preserve the Union. HE was assassinated in 1865.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Governor of Spanish Louisiana; he captured key cities from the British, greatly aiding the American Patriot movement and enabling the Spanish acquisition of Florida.
  2. Army officer sent of a mission to explore the West, he was ordered to find the headwaters or the Red River. HE attempted to climb what is now known as Pikes Peak in Colorado.
  3. American educator; he is considered the father of American public education
  4. American abolitionist who escaped slavery and assisted other enslaved African to escape. She is the most famous Underground Railroad Conductor.
  5. Queen of Spain, who together with her husband, King Ferdinand II, believed in uniting Spain under Catholicism; she funded Columbus' expedition in search of the New World.

5 True/False questions

  1. Robert AndersonAmerican statesman; he was a delegate toe the Constitutional Convention, the fourth president of the United States and the author of some of the Federalist Papers. He is called the "Father of the Constitution" for his proposals at the Constitutional Convention.


  2. James LongstreetAmerican politician and fifteenth president; he was chosen as the Democratic nominee for president in 1854 for being politically experienced and not offensive to slave states.


  3. James MonroeAmerican 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.


  4. Count de RochambeauAmerican politician and supporter of slavery and states; rights; he served as vice president to Andrew Jackson and was instrumental in the South Carolina nullification crisis.


  5. Olaudah EquianoFounder of the American Red Cross; she administered care to the Union soldiers during the American Civil War.


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