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  1. Emancipation Proclamation
  2. Frederic Winslow Taylor
  3. Henry David Thoreau
  4. Stonewall Jackson
  5. Horatio Alger, Jr.
  1. a Transcendentalist author known for his work "Walden Pond" (1854) and other writings
  2. b A presidential decree by President Lincoln, effective 1/1/1863, that freed slaves in Confederate-held territory; proclamation did not cover the 800,000 slaves in the slave-holding border states of Missouri, Maryland, West Virginia or Delaware, which had never declared a secession; slaves there were freed by separately state and federal actions
  3. c 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.
  4. d Confederate General known for his swift strikes against union forces; earned nickname "Stonewall" by holding his forces steady under extreme pressure at the first battle of Manassas.
  5. e Magazine writer; characters embodies the American dream of "rags to riches." most famous for his novels following the adventures of bootblacks, newsboys, peddlers, buskers, and other impoverished children in their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of respectable middle-class security and comfort. His novels about boys who succeed under the tutelage of older mentors were hugely popular in their day.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Known as the father of the American industrial revolution, brought textile ideas from Britain to the US
  2. Purchase by the United States from France for $15 million in 1803; doubled size of America
  3. Statesman from Kentucky; accused by Jackson of giving votes to John Q. Adams in return for post as secretary of state, Endorsed government promotion of economic growth, advocate of compromise of 1850
  4. photojournlaist; Reformer wrote "How the Other Half Lives;" describing the lives of poor immigrants.
  5. Colonial inventor, printer, writer, statesman; contributed to the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution

5 True/False questions

  1. Compromise of 1850Republican Senator from Massachusetts. Antislavery. Gave speech "The crime against Kansas". Was beaten with a cane by Preston Brooks, a member of the House of Representatives for the speech. He never fully recovered from the beating.


  2. In His StepsA college educated African American that began a crusade against lynching after 3 friends were lynched.


  3. XYZ AffairAmerican official met with French, french demand $250,000 & a $10 million loan, they wouldn't agree & it led to an un-declared naval battle between France & the US


  4. Joseph SmithFounder of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (or Mormons), in New York in 1830. Killed by a mob in Illinois in 1844.


  5. John Brown2nd President of the US 1797-1801. worked to relieve increasing tensions with France; defended soldiers accused of murder in Boston Massacre; argued in favor of the Declaration of Independence before the 2nd Continental Congress; conservative Federalist, he was one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States.


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