Lewis and Clarke
explored the louisiana territory, mapping out the new land and describing what they saw
American slave who sued his master for keeping him enslaved in a territory where slavery was banned under the missouri Compromise
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Co-founded the 1848 Women's Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, New York also made the declaration of sentiments
1789-1795; First Secretary of the Treasury. He advocated creation of a national bank, assumption of state debts by the federal government, and a tariff system to pay off the national debt.
William Lloyd Garrison
1805-1879. Prominent American abolitionist, journalist and social reformer. Editor of radical abolitionist newspaper "The Liberator", and one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
dedicated to improving conditions for the mentally ill. led movement to build new mental hospitals and improve existing ones
native american woman who served as a guide an interpreter for the lewis and clark expedition
Francis Cabot Lowell
Visited England and returned to the US to open a mill in Mass. that brought spining and weaving in one building in a town named after him
America's first Vice-President and second President. Sponsor of the American Revolution in Massachusetts, and wrote the Massachusetts guarantee that freedom of press "ought not to be restrained."
General Robert E. Lee
Commander of Confederate Army. Great leader, Lincoln wanted him as the leader of the Union Army
Francis Scott Key
United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812
United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia