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- Harriet Tubman
- Jacob Riis
- Atlanta Compromise
- Whiskey Rebellion
- a said to have saved the life of Indian captive John Smith in 1607 by placing her head upon his own when her father raised his war club to execute him; was captured by the English during Anglo-Indian hostilities in 1613, and held for ransom. During her captivity, she converted to Christianity and took the name Rebecca. When the opportunity arose for her to return to her people, she chose to remain with the English; she married tobacco planter John Rolfe
- b Unrest in 1794 caused by opposition to a tax on whiskey; a tax protest in Pennsylvania in the 1790s, during the presidency of George Washington. The conflict was rooted in western dissatisfaction with a 1791 excise tax on whiskey; the excise was unpopular among small farmers on the western frontier who could get their corn to market only by distilling it into whiskey, which was easy to ship by water. They used violence and intimidation to stop federal officials from collecting the tax.
- c In 1895 African American leaders stuck a deal with southern white leaders. The agreement was that southern blacks would work weekly and submit to white political rule, while southern whites guaranteed the blacks would receive basic education and due process in law.
- d "Conductor" on the Underground Railroad, which helped the slaves escape to freedom before the Civil War
- e photojournlaist; Reformer wrote "How the Other Half Lives;" describing the lives of poor immigrants.
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- led the millerites, believers became known as seven day Adventists, his idea focuses on the return of Jesus, but he was wrong & it became known as the great disappointment
- an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency; is regarded as the father of scientific management and was one of the first management consultants; was one of the intellectual leaders of the Efficiency Movement and his ideas, broadly conceived, were highly influential in the Progressive Era.
- served as the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, a secret vigilante organization which launched a reign of terrorism against blacks and Republicans during Reconstruction in the South
- Head of army during second part of the war and under his command, the Union Army defeated the Confederate military and ended the Confederate States of America; later became President; believed in attrition; 18th President of the United States 1869-1877. Commander of union forces who accepted Lee's surrender in 1865
- Republican; ran for President in the Election of 1796; Thomas Jeffersons' VP in 1800; killed Hamilton; helped with Essex Junto to plot secession; Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, third VP of the US under Thomas Jefferson; had progressive views against slavery and equal rights for women
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Shays' Rebellion → An uprising against taxes in Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787; war veteran of the American Revolution who was burdened with debt when returned from war and faced possibility of being jailed for debts; rebellion drove off tax collectors
Alexander Hamilton → Statesman from South Carolina who held many offices in the federal government. He supported slavery, state's rights; in 1850 foresaw future conflict over slavery; he urged nullification of the tariff.
Joseph Smith → A slave who filed a lawsuit to seek legal emancipation; was unsuccessful; case was based on the fact that although he and his wife Harriet Scott were slaves, he had lived with his master Dr. John Emerson in states and territories where slavery was illegal according to both state laws and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, including Illinois and Minnesota
The Federalist Papers → President of the Confederate States of America; ordered attack on Fort Sumter; US Senator from Mississippi; failed to raise sufficient money to fight the American Civil War and could not obtain recognition and help for the Confederacy from foreign governments
In His Steps → most famous for his "City upon a Hill" sermon (as it is known; its real title is A Model of Christian Charity) in which he declared that the Puritan colonists emigrating to the New World were part of a special pact with God to create a holy community. (The phrase "city upon a hill" is derived from the Bible's Sermon on the Mount); obtained a royal charter from King Charles I for the Massachusetts Bay Company and led a group of English Puritans to the New World in 1630; is