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  1. John Smith
  2. Millard Fillmore
  3. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  4. Robert E. Lee
  5. William Travis
  1. a Thirteenth president of the U.S., oversaw the passage of the Compromise of 1850.
  2. b American general; he refused Lincoln's offer to head the Union Army and agreed to lead Confederate forces. He successfully led several major battles until his deeat at Gettysburg, and he surrendered to the Union's commander General Grant at Appomattox Court House.
  3. c English colonist to the Americas who helped found Jamestown Colony.
  4. d American lawyer and commander of Texas Forces at the Alamo.
  5. e American 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. American political philosopher and author he urged an immediate declaration of independence from England in his anonymously and simply written pamphlet, Common Sense.
  2. American abolitionist and writer. He escaped slavery and became a leading African American spokesman and writer. He published an autobiography, The Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass, and founded the abolitionist newspaper, The North Star.
  3. American reformer; she planned the Seneca Falls Convention with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the first organized meeting for women's rights in the United States.
  4. American Confederate general; he led the Shenandoah Valley campaign and fought with Lee in the Seven Days' Battles and the first and second battles of Bull Run.
  5. Leading Revolutionary figure, negotiator of the Louisiana Purchase, and the firth president of the United States. He put forth the Monroe Doctrine establishing the U.S> Sphere of influence in the Western Hemisphere that became the foundation of U.S. foreign policy.

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  1. Askia MuhammadRuler of the West African kingdom of Songhai; he was known for encouraging a revival of Muslim learning during his rule.


  2. James MadisonAmerican 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.


  3. Roger WilliamsPuritan separatist who was banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1635 for preaching that government and religion should be separate, and that settlers should compensate Native Americans for their land, rather than taking it. He later established a colony in Providence, Rhode Island where all religions were welcome.


  4. PocahontasAlgonquin Indian chief who was the head of the Powhatan Confederacy of Algonquin Peoples; father of Pocahontas.


  5. George McClellanAmerican Army general put in charge of Union troops and later removed by Lincoln for failure to press Lee's Confederate troops in Richmond.


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