an American pioneer and guide and explorer (1734-1820)
South Carolina Senator - advocate for state's rights, limited government, and nullification
United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River
United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)
American abolitionist and writer, he escaped slavery and became a leading African American spokesman and writer. He published his biography, The Narrative of the Life of Federick Douglass, and founded the Abolitionist newspaper, the North Star.
William Lloyd Garrison
United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
The seventh President of the United States (1829-1837), who as a general in the War of 1812 defeated the British at New Orleans (1815). As president he opposed the Bank of America, objected to the right of individual states to nullify disagreeable federal laws, and increased the presidential powers.
Francis Cabot Lowell
Boston merchant who had an idea to combine spinning and weaving under one roof. He formed the Boston Associates. They built a textile mill in Massachusetts. Had all machines needed to turn raw cotton into cloth
A Quaker who attended an anti-slavery convention in 1840 and her party of women was not recognized. She and Stanton called the first women's right convention in New York in 1848
native american woman who served as a guide an interpreter for the lewis and clark expedition
a famous chief of the Shawnee who tried to unite Indian tribes against the increasing white settlement (1768-1813)
Cherokee who created a notation for writing the Cherokee language (1770-1843)