Marbury vs. Madison
The 1st decision of the Supreme Court of the US to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional, establishing the doctrine of judicial review.
people who fought for emancipation of the slavesand to end the slave trade
Edgar Allen Poe
a US author and poet whose stories are famous for the cultivation of mystery and macabre.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
a US social reformer and women's suffrage leader.
a reclusive US female who is regarded as one of the greatest American poets.
a US abolitionist who founded the North Star.
Harriet Beacher Stowe
a US philanthropist who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin.
loyalty and devotion to one's country.
the principle that a state government can declare a law of the national government invalid within the borders of the state.
an American silversmith who warned of the advance of the British on Lexington and Concord.
the practice by political parties of rewarding partisans (favors) and workers after winning an election.
Susan B Anthony
a women's suffrage pioneer who also urged for emancipation.
a belief that alcohol consumption should be controlled through moderation and abstinence.
a system of secret safehouses and hiding places to aid runaway slaves who were escaping.
an ideal commonwealth whose inhabitants exist under seemingly perfect conditions.
his revolutionary poetry dealt with extremely private experiences and celebrated the collective experience of an idealized democratic American life.
William Lloyd Garrison
a US journalist who founded the radical newspaper The Liberator, and fought to abolish slavery.